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d&ds106 Monster Manual

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Submitted by: Jim Groom

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Take one of the people from ds106 and make them a monster profile a la Gary Gygax's classic 1977 Monster Manual. Make it a playing card, using a series of pre-defined qualities from the manual. You can see an example of this here:

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The two-headed Edtech Ettin: A D&D remix

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Brian Bennett, Flipped Video “Lord”

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Ben Rimes is a Monster

The first week of ds106 is coming to a close, and I needed to finish my design work for the week. I clicked on “try a random assignment” and got the D&D Monster Manual assignment. I’ve never played Dungeons & Dragons, but the imagination and storytelling that go into …

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Creating Lee el’Zebub, a set on Flickr.

Design Assignment 1. Go.
I had a lot of fun with this one, and I wish I had taken more time with it. But I felt encouraged by Jim Groom to almost zoom through it. No blame here, just a feeling.
I’ve included…

Design II — Monster of a Friend

Returning the favor, I decided to make a monster out of Joe Fehrman.  I decided to use MS Paint to draw one of my own, as I was uncertain about using one that was already made.  I kept to simple shapes, and followed the design for the back of the…

The ds106 99: #47 d&ds106 Monster Manual—Cogdog

This is an assignment I have been thinking about doing for a while, but once again never found the time. Well, now that I am a bit freer, I’ve decided to turn a series of people in my network into monsters in the spirit of the classic 1977 Monster Manual…

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