daily #dnd creator tip: Let's talk monsters! A well-designed monster's lore informs its rules, and its rules should hint at its use in encounters. At the same time, it should still be usable outside of its typical type of encounter.
— Shawn Merwin (@shawnmerwin) January 11, 2021
daily #dnd creator tip: Monsters! Though 5e removed monster roles like artillery, soldier and brute, they're still handy for envisioning how a monster acts in combat and fits into their society/ecosystem. Keep those in mind while designing without unduly limiting the monster.
— Shawn Merwin (@shawnmerwin) January 12, 2021