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Re: Monster Mythology Update Project

Post by Boneguard » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:11 am

AuldDragon wrote:
Boneguard wrote:Interesting idea and well executed.
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You're welcome,

Oh I,ve noticed that the PDF needs to be updated to include who serves him though (the blog was updated, but not the file).
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Post by AuldDragon » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:14 am

Boneguard wrote:You're welcome,

Oh I,ve noticed that the PDF needs to be updated to include who serves him though (the blog was updated, but not the file).
Force a refresh. I updated both at the same time and I just verified it has the updated PDF.

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Re: Monster Mythology Update Project

Post by Boneguard » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:15 am

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Boneguard wrote:You're welcome,

Oh I,ve noticed that the PDF needs to be updated to include who serves him though (the blog was updated, but not the file).
Force a refresh. I updated both at the same time and I just verified it has the updated PDF.

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Oh yeah I see it now. Yeah, I think my brain is fried from my week I had at work.
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Post by AuldDragon » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:18 am

Boneguard wrote:Oh yeah I see it now. Yeah, I think my brain is fried from my week I had at work.
No worries. :)

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Shekinester the Three-Faced Queen

Post by AuldDragon » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:55 pm

Shekinester the Three-Faced Queen, creator and queen of the nagas, is one of the most complex deities in the D&D multiverse. She has three distinct aspects, each representing a different alignment, with different portfolios of interest, but all elements of her overriding portfolio of Wisdom.

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Post by Knightfall » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:25 am

Jeff, man. You're a machine! More great work here, as usual.
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Post by AuldDragon » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:22 pm

Thanks! :)

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Post by Zeromaru X » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:32 am

Hi, AuldDragon. I have a question. Since you did create entries for minor draconic gods such as Elemtia and Arcanic, are you going to create entries for they new draconic gods introduced in 4e?

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Post by AuldDragon » Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:27 am

Zeromaru X wrote:
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Hi, AuldDragon. I have a question. Since you did create entries for minor draconic gods such as Elemtia and Arcanic, are you going to create entries for they new draconic gods introduced in 4e?
Probably not. I've found that a lot of the later deities serve as replacements for existing pantheons, not compliments; it's the same reason I'm not planning to work on the demihuman deities published in the various 3e "Races Of" books.

Plus, I wasn't aware of any new 4e Draconic deities. :)

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Post by willpell » Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:59 pm

AuldDragon wrote:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:27 am
Probably not. I've found that a lot of the later deities serve as replacements for existing pantheons, not compliments; it's the same reason I'm not planning to work on the demihuman deities published in the various 3e "Races Of" books.
Aww...the Illumian pantheon has two of my favorite gods in it: Soorinek, the god of doubting that there are gods, or at least that they deserve worship, and Wakathu, the god of silence and unmaking who wants to reverse the ritual that created his entire race. Admittedly, the other four gods in the same pantheon are pretty redundant.

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Post by AuldDragon » Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:49 am

Flying through the skies of the upper planes is Remnis, the Great Lord of the Eagles. He is said to be the ultimate aerial hunter, and with his great eyesight, he spies out secrets throughout the planes. He perches on the heights of Mount Celestia and in the boughs of the World Tree Yggdrasil, awaiting the call to service.

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Post by Seethyr » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:17 pm

I’m really enjoying reading through these. I come back every few days and read up on another few. I checked out your draconian deities and saw that you even get some of the really obscure ones. Have you considered Graughthotlor? Talk about obscure - he’s the so called king of the equally obscure ferrous dragons. It’s an article from a Dragon Magazine that I can’t seem to find the number...

Edit: I did a search to find out the proper dragon issue number and lo and behold I find your blog on the ferrous dragons! Lol. I guess you’ve done him already! Sorry about that.
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Post by Boneguard » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:26 pm

Good thing I looked at the older articles, I would have missed your take on the Specialty Priests of Dukagsh.
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Post by AuldDragon » Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:00 pm

Seethyr wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:17 pm
I’m really enjoying reading through these. I come back every few days and read up on another few. I checked out your draconian deities and saw that you even get some of the really obscure ones. Have you considered Graughthotlor? Talk about obscure - he’s the so called king of the equally obscure ferrous dragons. It’s an article from a Dragon Magazine that I can’t seem to find the number...

Edit: I did a search to find out the proper dragon issue number and lo and behold I find your blog on the ferrous dragons! Lol. I guess you’ve done him already! Sorry about that.
He is listed explicitly as not being a deity, and "Graughlothor" is more of a position than a single individual. Whenever "Graughlothor" dies, another Iron dragon takes his place. I considered ignoring that and making him a deity, but since he was never even passingly referred to such by other products (unlike Sardior), I decided against it. :)

The material on the Ferrous Dragons on my blog was an attempt to mimic the Monstrous Compendium sheet. :)
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Good thing I looked at the older articles, I would have missed your take on the Specialty Priests of Dukagsh.
Yeah, I'd been thinking about re-working his entry, but just haven't gotten around to it, so I put up the reworked specialty priest. :)

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Post by Boneguard » Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:20 pm

AuldDragon wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:00 pm
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Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:26 pm
Good thing I looked at the older articles, I would have missed your take on the Specialty Priests of Dukagsh.
Yeah, I'd been thinking about re-working his entry, but just haven't gotten around to it, so I put up the reworked specialty priest. :)

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I would love to see what you would do with it...maybe lump him over with the Missing Demihuman gods :)
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Post by AuldDragon » Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:31 pm

Nearly insane, Blibdoolpoolp the Sea Mother is patron of the declining subterranean race of kuo-toa. She hates humanity for the ancient wars that drove her race underground, and is well pleased when her followers sacrifice them to her. She is rumored to know great secrets of ancient magics, but in her insanity, she shares them with no one.

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Merrshaulk the Serpent Lord

Post by AuldDragon » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:22 pm

While still powerful, the somnolent Merrshaulk the Serpent Lord is in a slow decline. His chosen followers are the insidious yuan-ti, who lurk in ruins of ancient cities, either remnants of their own past or the remains of places they corrupted and destroyed. His lack of direct attention to his followers has led to a usurpation of his power by other deities on more than one world, however.

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Post by Boneguard » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:04 pm

Oh that's a nice one to have. I love Yuan-to, they are great villains to have.
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Post by AuldDragon » Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:46 am

Glad you like it! Since I finished up the Avian deities recently, and the Aquatic and Reptilian deities are nearly done, I'll be adding the Centaur deities into the mix soon, which should be interesting since so many of them are barely more than a name.

Those can be both tough and rewarding. :)

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Linroth Fleet-Hoof

Post by AuldDragon » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:50 pm

One of the four minor centaur deities mentioned in Dragon Magazine #103, Linroth Fleet-Hoof is a deity of speed, traveling, and merchants. I drew some inspiration from nomadic steppe peoples for the write-up, as well as some elements from Greek mythology.

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Persana, Guardian of the Deep

Post by AuldDragon » Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:40 pm

Persana, Guardian of the Deep is the creator and patron of the tritons, having sculpted them from elemental water and breathed life into them. He is known as one of the greatest architects of the multiverse, having designed a wide variety of wonders throughout the planes. While aloof and generally uninterested in the affairs of others, he recognizes that the other good and neutral races of the deep are more likely to keep to agreements and defend allies in need, and so has thrown his lot in with them.

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Post by Boneguard » Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:41 pm

That's a nice one.

Once either the Aquatic/ Reptilian gods are done, you'll be adding the Lycanthrope gods inyo the fray. Correct?
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Post by AuldDragon » Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:28 pm

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Once either the Aquatic/ Reptilian gods are done, you'll be adding the Lycanthrope gods inyo the fray. Correct?
Yep! :)

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Semuanya the Survivor

Post by AuldDragon » Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:59 am

Wrapping up the reptilian deities is Semuanya the Survivor, the patron and creator of lizard men and their kin. Semuanya is an aloof deity who exists and survives for the sake of surviving and existing, and teaches his followers that survival and propagation is of paramount importance.

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Post by Digitalelf » Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:55 am

I absolutely love this series!

I was wondering when you "plan" (I write that in quotations, as I know plans change and you have a lot on your proverbial plate) on getting around to the "Lost Gods" of Monster Mythology, particularly "The Elder Elemental God"?
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