A podcast by Kole Ross and Gary Butterfield taking a monster-by-monster look at all of the goofy, inspired, and sometimes dull creature designs in the 2nd Edition Monstrous Manual of Dungeons and Dragons. Join us every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for short episodes about your favorite beasties.
September 16th, 2016 | 3 mins 52 secs
Exdragonanza closes with a whimper on a glorified manticore, and what amounts to a gigantic sea turtle.
September 14th, 2016 | 6 mins 7 secs
Now we enter a detour into the little guys, and hope we don't inhale a dragon faerie.
September 12th, 2016 | 4 mins 23 secs
Too chromatic for the metal dragons, too metallic for the chromatic dragons. Here we have the misfits. The outlaws. The rebels.
September 9th, 2016 | 6 mins 2 secs
Let's dig deeper an deeper into Dragonalia, with elemental dragons that skip back and forth between irrelevant planes of existence.
September 7th, 2016 | 4 mins 54 secs
And the miscellany rolls in, both aloof and pointless.
September 5th, 2016 | 11 mins 8 secs
A parade of depressing archetypes who will trap you into conversation, then leave you forever to go back to their home planet.
September 2nd, 2016 | 9 mins 11 secs
Welcome to the weirdo neutral dragons that time forgot, as their cruel creators shunted them into Monster Manuals with higher and higher numbers.
August 31st, 2016 | 11 mins 56 secs
It's a whole rainbow of shitty eternity lizards.
August 29th, 2016 | 7 mins 58 secs
Exdragonanza 2016 begins in earnest as we discuss dragonkind in general, before diving into specifics over the next few weeks.
August 26th, 2016 | 6 mins 6 secs
Contents of the Dracolich may be less bony than they appear.
August 24th, 2016 | 4 mins 20 secs
We are Gary and Kole. Please proceed as normal.
August 22nd, 2016 | 3 mins 55 secs
Somehow they made a real animal the most fantastical creature in this book full of sentient jelly and fire nymphs.
August 19th, 2016 | 3 mins 44 secs
If you come at the Displacer Beast, you best not miss.
August 17th, 2016 | 5 mins 23 secs
Tell me all your thoughts on dog, because I know we're going to talk about them.
August 15th, 2016 | 6 mins 51 secs
You can't hit what you can't accurately see.
August 12th, 2016 | 5 mins 57 secs
Somehow the Monstrous Manual made dinosaurs boring. Bra-fucking-vo.