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.
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We have to talk about the aurochs. It's maybe the biggest, hairiest cattle anyone has ever seen. In short, it's a bunch of bull. Aurochs were the...
Lucas: "I need you to gather a specimen for me. It is a very important piece of my research and, it is very important that it be taken alive. Have...
It's terrifying when the goblins ride a giant spider into battle, but more terrifying when they treat it better than you would. Follow wherever you...
We have to talk about the aurochs. It's maybe the biggest, hairiest...
Lucas: "I need you to gather a specimen for me. It is a very important...
It's terrifying when the goblins ride a giant spider into battle, but...
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Lucas Zellers, Host
Lucas Zellers is the host and producer of Making a Monster. He has been playing Dungeons & Dragons since 2015, and things like it all his life. He is a graduate student and freelance writer for independent games publishers like Mage Hand Press, Courtney Campbell, Saffron Quill, and many other creators on the DM’s Guild.
Lucas' Guest Appearances
- Book of Extinction on NPR: Can Dungeons & Dragons Help Save Endangered Species? | WYSO
- Episode 1, Jiangshi, on Live Thy Nerd: https://lovethynerd.com/jiangshi-lets-players-empathize-with-victims-of-systemic-racism/
- Dicegeeks appearance: https://www.dicegeeks.com/monster-first-tabletop-rpgs/
- House Sivis Echoer Station: Investigative journalist Thresher Cain on the Warforged Colossus
- Dungeon Master’s Guild House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfOHFm6tFv0&t=1587s
- Artfully Told: https://artfullytold.podbean.com/e/lucaszellers/
- Thinking Critically: https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk/monster/
- Appendix N Book Club: House on the Borderland, 02/07/22
- Tell Me About Your D&D Character: Coming Soon!