The Grippli are a race of humanoid frog-like creatures that could make interesting allies to a party. That is, if they can overcome the grippli's monstrous appearance, as captured by Erol Otus, on this AD&D Monster Card.
The art for the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Monster Card for the Giant Weasel is by Jim Roslof. The Giant Weasel does not get the respect it deserves, so lets take a look at the adorable blood draining killers. Perhaps it will inspire you to add one to your next gaming session.
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I tackle the 1988 cult classic, Mac and Me. Despite knowing that his film is unintentionally funny, I find it charming and worthy of watching unironically.
Imagic's Atlantis for the Atari 2600 is a beautiful game that is sadly undone by its shallow and repetitive gameplay. It only become challenging when you play at higher difficulty level.
Erol Otus' Ghoul is a terrifying undead creation. It uses its shard disease-ridden claws and bizarre body hair to take down even the most seasoned of adventurers. Break out your holy symbol, we are about to take a look at AD&D Monster Card for the Ghoul.
The Frost Giant, as captured by Bill Willingham, is grim and terrifying. Let's take a look at its AD&D Monster Card art and other early examples of this Norse flavored early D&D monster.
Astroblast was the Astromash port for the Atari 2600. It is a delightful instance of a port of a game, despite having lower graphics, is actually better than the original.
The DIsplacer Beast is a terrifying space-shifting feline that has been around for the entire time Dungeons & Dragons has existing. So let's take a look at the Monster Card that was released for it in 1982 and learn a little bit about the origins of this iconic creature.
Released in 1983, Assault is a decent game from Bomb. It is fast based with good graphics and interesting gameplay. I am happy to have it in my Atari collection.
The Giant Constrictor Snake is a powerful serpent that does not get much attention from the Monster Manual. In the AD&D Monster cards though, it gets a beautiful color illustration by the unmistakable Erol Otus.