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GM Edition: The Last Tapestry

GM Edition: The Last Tapestry

Welcome back to Making a Monster Game Master Edition. Over the next few weeks of this mini-series you'll hear some of your favorite actual-play podcasters discuss what monsters mean to them. GM Edition will be a lot less polished and authoritative than Making a...

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Nikki Yager: A farmer lost his farm and it was burned down by some bandits. So he decided that he's just going to go out and kill all the bandits and make them suffer. But in actuality, he's deciding who a bandit is based purely off of appearance. So all of a sudden...

Avatar Legends on What Makes Azula Scary

Avatar Legends on What Makes Azula Scary

So, with Avatar Legends if I asked that eight year old, what makes Princess Azula dangerous? That eight year old would absolutely have a bunch of answers. And a lot of the answers would talk about her personality. She's ruthless. She's smart, she doesn't care. She's...

A bite-sized podcast where tabletop game designers show us their favorite monster and we discover how it works, why it works, and what it means.

GM Edition: The Last Tapestry

GM Edition: The Last Tapestry

Welcome back to Making a Monster Game Master Edition. Over the next few weeks of this mini-series you'll hear some of your favorite actual-play podcasters discuss what monsters mean to them. GM Edition will be a lot less polished and authoritative than Making a...

Beholder to No One

Beholder to No One

Nikki Yager: A farmer lost his farm and it was burned down by some bandits. So he decided that he's just going to go out and kill all the bandits and make them suffer. But in actuality, he's deciding who a bandit is based purely off of appearance. So all of a sudden...

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