Category Archives: Art

More Monsters from A.J. Fosdick

I’ve mentioned his work before, and I’ll do it again. Check it out: The Abyss Stares Back AJ Fosdick Interview Fierce Folklore The Third Way Out Mastodon cover Title Unknown Can you name the artist if he didn’t tell you? … Continue reading

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More Maps of Old Dungeons by Jason Thompson

Here’s a few I missed somehow along the way: Steading of the Hill Giant Chief Isle of Dread Glacial Rift of the Frost Giant Jarl Ravenloft Slave Pits of the Undercity Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth And a map for a … Continue reading

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City Geomorphs

When one is creating a city for roleplaying, one usually has to do it himself. There are some programs out there that are getting better, but none that do the job as far as I’m concerned. Lankhmar, the City of … Continue reading

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Hero Forge Custom Miniatures

A friend steered me to Hero Forge, a Kickstarted miniatures company that allows you to design your own character and then order a 3d printed version in ultra detailed hard plastic. They are available in 30 mm ($25), 3″ tall … Continue reading

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The Amazons from Rejected Princesses as Characters in a RPG

You may already know about the site Rejected Princesses which celebrates “women too awesome, awful, or offbeat for kids’ movies.” It is “illustrated in a contemporary animation style with accompanying writeup” and updated on Wednesday. It’s also now on Facebook … Continue reading

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Prophet by Simon Roy

Remember that awful comic by Rob Liefeld? Well this has almost nothing in common. The art is by Simon Roy from Vancouver, and is spectacular and foreign. Roy really lays out some alien worlds and the story is just as … Continue reading

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By the Book

I found a fun web comic called By the Book. A group of monsters turns adventurers, and some silly but richly illustrated adventures ensue. If you like dungeon crawls or rpgs at all, the first story is a fun one. … Continue reading

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D&D Classic Dungeon Walkthrough Maps

I’ve mentioned these wonderful maps before, but there is a great new opportunity to get prints of the Mock Man Press dungeon walkthrough maps. If you fondly remember Expedition to the Barrier Peaks (my personal favorite), Isle of Dread, Lost … Continue reading

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Space: 1999, or John Byrnes and Joe Staton at Charlton

On an unrelated note, I was reading through my old comics this week and stumbled across Space:1999 from Charlton Comics, issue 6 (1976). It was a jolt from the past, because I suddenly remembered how I identified the alien in … Continue reading

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Robin Parry

Does anyone else remember the illustrations that Robin Parry used to do for the Adventurer magazine back in the 1980s? Beautiful stuff. Here’s an example, a poster of his cover for Adventurer #1. Robin wrote the cartoon “Once Bitten” for … Continue reading

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