[March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge 2

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Re: Flesh Legion

Postby Vaelorn » Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:20 am

Elfie wrote:Cultist worshipers of Urthemiel, the Old God of beauty, created this terrible abomination by sewing together all of the pieces of their victims that they found to possess the most beauty. The result, however, is anything but beautiful. The head has multiple faces sewn to it, all with vacant stares. Each arm or leg is actually several arms and legs sewn together. And, the body itself is a seemingly random collection of chunks of flesh and grafts of skin. Due to the numerous lives that went into its creation, when the cultists summoned a demon to give life to this monstrous body, not just one came, but many. They are Legion.


That's excellent - and creepy! I like the way the various 'chunks' take on different powers too!
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby 5trangeCase » Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:28 am

Is editing your entries allowed?
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Saisei » Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:09 am

Good god Elfie, do you hate your players? lol

They're really cool.
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Elfie » Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:48 am

Hate my players? Of course not! My players are awesome! That's why I have to always make sure that terrible horrible things happen to their characters!
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Saisei » Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:29 am

*smack*

You see what you make me do!?

*smack smack*

You're making me do this!

*smack smack smack*

....

That's how I envision your relationship with your players ;)
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby HalWhitewyrm » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:44 am

5trangeCase wrote:Is editing your entries allowed?

Sorry I missed this during the weekend. If you need to, go ahead and do it only during this week. Just add a note to the entry saying what you edited and the date. The earlier the better as I'll be reading through at some point to pass judgement, all Zeus-like.
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby HalWhitewyrm » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:46 am

The contest is over. Thanks to all the participants. I'll be reading and making my choice and the winner will be announced next Wed, 4/11.
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby 5trangeCase » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:28 am

HalWhitewyrm wrote:
5trangeCase wrote:Is editing your entries allowed?

Sorry I missed this during the weekend. If you need to, go ahead and do it only during this week. Just add a note to the entry saying what you edited and the date. The earlier the better as I'll be reading through at some point to pass judgement, all Zeus-like.


Alright, thanks I've edited it and noted what I did.
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby HalWhitewyrm » Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:34 pm

The winner has been chosen and will be posted to the DAO on Tuesday, Apr 10. On Apr 11, the winning monster will appear on the blog as well.

Thanks to everyone.
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Elfie » Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:44 am

I ran the Flesh Legion against a group of 5 level-5 PCs last night. Went great. And they had even just battled a Wyvern without taking a breather or healing (totally their fault). The consensus was "that was nuts, but awesome." I felt like the fight dragged on a little more than I would have liked, but nobody else seemed to think so, so I'll chalk it up to the wine :wink:
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Saisei » Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:43 am

Oh sweet. I may squeeze the Flesh Legion into the next adventure I run.

I plan on having the Reaper appear as part of a story arc soon.
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Elfie » Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:11 pm

I solicited specific feedback from one of my more expert players. He agreed that it was a great fight, but it felt a little long. We both like the idea of making it so that the Smalls do NOT generate Tinies upon death, but each of the other tiers (Large, Medium, and Small) do generate Tinies upon taking 15 points of damage at once (an ability usually reserved for Large).

He doesn't know this, but I plan to have them run into at least one more of these before the current adventure is done, so I'll let you know how it turns out with that revision.
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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Bardwulf » Fri May 04, 2012 3:19 am

Love it, great stuff guys!

I actually made a video about this subject of monsters and went as far as to suggest that they should be mostly uniques, as in only one of them in the world. I mainly refer to Dragon Age in my talk.
You can watch that video here, if you're interested :)

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Re: [March Monster Madness] The AGE Monster Design Challenge

Postby Elfie » Fri May 04, 2012 11:27 am

Quote from the session where my players first encountered the Flesh Legion... after hearing me describe what it looks like "Oh ****, it's probably got at least one penis for a finger." "Yes! You have said it and therefore it is now fact. It totally has a dick finger. *rolls dice* And it hits you with it. It just hit you in the face with its dick finger!"
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