Pipe-smoking tigermen through the ages

Monster of the Week: Rakshasa (DnD)

Assassins. Sorcerers. Tigers. Rakshasas are some of the most sinister villains Dungeons and Dragons has to offer. Now, I admit I’m a cat lover, but they’ve won that title fair and square. They’ll win you over, too. Or just eat you. I doubt they care very much one way or the other. But first, some […]

Grief and Monsters

I’m not writing a typical Monster of the Week post this week. After this weekend’s massacre, I’ve struggled with many feelings. Pain, anger, defiance – worst of all, the insidious feeling of powerlessness. We’ve all heard the saying about pens and swords. Against an AR-15, my words do not feel very mighty. I tried to […]

Monster of the Week: Mammoth Trampoline

This week’s post delves into the world of meta monsters, those devious little suckers that everyone who has ever tried programming has come to fear (while grudgingly accepting their inevitability) — bugs. Uh, in this case, it’s a mammoth-shaped bug. Let’s take it back to Skyrim, Bethesda’s fifth Elder Scrolls game released in 2011 and […]