April 3, 2020

A quick look at some forgotten words from an unusual book that made their way into Dungeons & Dragons books.

Dungeons & Dragons’ co-creator, Gary Gygax, liked using obscure words in his writings. One source of these words is from a book titled, "Poplollies & Bellibones:...

April 1, 2020

An in-depth look at the origins of the shadow and the influernce of A. Merritt's novel, Creep, Shadow, Creep!, in Dungeons & Dragons.

The original pulp appearance of Creep, Shadow, Creep! in 1934 (right), and a 1942 reprint (left).

Most classic undead monsters featu...

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