History on the origin of some D&D icons

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jedion357
February 8, 2018 - 4:57pm
http://diterlizzi.com/essay/owlbears-rust-monsters-and-bulettes-oh-my/
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!
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JCab747
February 8, 2018 - 5:17pm
So, a bunch of cheap plastic toys from Japan are the basis for some D&D monsters? 

Hey, why not!
Joe Cabadas

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Tchklinxa
February 27, 2018 - 8:58pm
Excellent!
 "Never fire a laser at a mirror."

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Shadow Shack
February 27, 2018 - 9:33pm
The trick, of course, was looking at these oddball dinosaurs and deducing that it can cause metal to rust and what not.
No, I'm not overly fond of Zeb's Guide. Nor do I have any qualms in stating why. Tongue out

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jedion357
February 27, 2018 - 9:49pm
https://rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/87361/who-is-that-demon-on-the-cover/115311#115311
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!

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jedion357
February 27, 2018 - 9:52pm
Background on the Trampier cover to AD&D players handbook cover.
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!

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Tchklinxa
February 28, 2018 - 4:41am
Nice.
 "Never fire a laser at a mirror."

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Shadow Shack
February 28, 2018 - 9:34am
I always thought it was an efreeti statute --- it looked similar to the efreet on the DMG cover, and then there was the "efreeti bowl" mentioned in the magic items section of the DMG too.
No, I'm not overly fond of Zeb's Guide. Nor do I have any qualms in stating why. Tongue out

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