Tag Archives: mythology

[RPG] Fleshing out Kalkedos the Swamp Troll

By | 11th December 2014

Okay, so in our previous post about designing mythologically inspired monsters we came up with the basics for a creature called Kalkedos, once a greedy man who was cursed by the god of merchants when he killed his neighbour (a loyal follower of the god) after the man rebuffed Kalkedos’ intent to woo his daughter,… Read More »

[RPG] Monstrous Questionnaire

By | 11th December 2014

As a companion piece to my GM Tips – Making monsters monstrous video, please find below a quick checklist for creating monsters based on a mythological model, answering these questions will give a bit of extra background and interest to truly monstrous monsters. Questionnaire 1. How was the monster created? – A result of divine… Read More »