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You can never have too many monsters, and this book is filled with them! No matter what kind of campaign, there are foes galore to stock its wildernesses and dungeons, even the unknown depths of its mysterious oceans. This is a compendium that contains the monsters from the rulebook and many monsters from the First Edition of the original roleplaying game, but there are hundreds and hundreds of completely new beasts. Note: this is a second printing of the original Swords & Wizardry monster book, updated with errata and hundreds of illustrations.

The largest compilation ever of monsters for Swords & Wizardry/0e. If you play the very first edition (0e) of the game, or if you play Swords & Wizardry at the gaming table, this book is a must-have! 186 brand new monsters await, along with hundreds of the older monsters so that they're all in one book.!

Monstrosities was created with the generous help of the Swords & Wizardry internet community, as you can see from the list of unusually brilliant authors whose erudition and eloquence grace these pages. The book’s successes are due to them, whilst any errors or failures in the transcription of their noble work are doubtless my own.

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Mark G October 23, 2021 10:12 pm UTC
Are the stat-blocks here compatible with OSE's ascending AC, or are conversions required?
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John W October 29, 2021 6:53 pm UTC
There are an ascending and descending values in the stat-blocks.
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Nicolai N June 14, 2020 8:10 pm UTC
P.O.D. please!
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John H December 30, 2020 11:35 pm UTC
Yes please!!!
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Laramie W December 31, 2020 4:18 am UTC
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Laramie W December 31, 2020 4:19 am UTC
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Dillard R November 15, 2018 10:33 pm UTC
You need to review the price. There are many similar products out there. Please make this competitive.
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Peter S August 31, 2019 2:43 am UTC
Almost nothing like this. More than 500 pages? Please send me in the right direction for another OSR monster collection at this price point.
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Jeremy H August 31, 2019 5:44 am UTC
I'm not sure if you're interested in the whole Patreon thing. But I release at least 4 monsters a month for multiple editions of DnD. At $1 per month that is about a quarter a piece. And, at the $1 tier I also provide paper mini designs and VTT tokens of the creatures. Still not quite as good a deal as Monstrosities though I guess.
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Karsten M October 12, 2019 10:56 am UTC
How about the AD&D Monstrous Manual(384 pages for around $10) and one random compendium(for about 100 pages for $5)?
A retro clone book that costs 150% of a comparatively original book isn't really competitive
(Heck, you can get a printed version of the monstrous manual for what this pdf costs)
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Laramie W December 31, 2020 4:19 am UTC
I'm intrigued.
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Jonathan S May 10, 2022 10:52 pm UTC
I can think of a book that is of higher quality, is OSR, has more content, and actually goes on sale. It isn't 500 pages, but that's because they don't pad their book by putting 1 monster on each page with a lot of whitespace. The other thing this S&W book does to pad the page count is put different kinds of the same monster on separate pages. I like S&W but the Monster book from Castles & Crusades is better in every way, and it can be easily used with S&W.

This is just a link to the Castles And Crusades book. If you look at bundles, you can get it cheaper.
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