Friday, July 9, 2021

Monster Miens by Type

Here is a table with some Monster Miens, inspired by the lovely Troika! Method of attaching a tiny table to the denizens of adventures in order to give them a little personality. While I adore the ones that are bespoke for each individual creature, I figured it might be useful to have something like this in a slightly more generic form.

It uses the d12, because that die seems unloved and rather lonely. It is ostensibly arranged to work alongside the standard 2d6 Reaction Roll if you wish (although those results will be weighed accordingly). Still mulling over a more extensive “d36” one that directly interfaces directly with some of the dice metadata for that lovely table.

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  1. Great work. Miens are something that would definitely steal from Troika for my other games.

    (I will probably have to look some of these up however)

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    1. Thank you! I find it's always good to have a little bit more to go on for how to portray them if things end up more tense/less belligerent! Sorry for some of the more esoteric words, but I can't help myself when I stumble across one I feel captures things perfectly or seems really fun to portray :)

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    2. I love the esoteric words, to clarify, I think they add more depth and colour and you're right they portray things better. Onus is on me to improve my vocabulary (which is enjoyable and enriching in itself anyway) :)

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