The Lizard Man in Dungeons & Dragons is a monster we all fight and unsurprising it hasn't changed much from its origin in 1975 through its appearance on this Monster Card by Jim Roslof.
Kobolds are in the DNA of Dungeons & Dragons. So let's take a look at the art for his ever-evolving monster, starting with the Jim Roslof Monster Card and moving onto its appearances in the 1st edition Monster Manual and 2nd edition Monstrous Manual.
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.