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...

October 19, 2019

How long does a ghoul paralysis last in 1st edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons? That depends on what book you look in.

Older editions of Dungeon & Dragons have many odd quirks. Many finds these idiosyncrasies endearing, while others find them frustrating. One of those...

April 10, 2019

This article takes an in-depth look at the attributes and resistances of undead in the 1st edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game.

Undead rank among some of the most iconic monsters found in the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game. However, despite their prevalence in ma...

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