Steve: Paraelementals are way cooler than regular elementals. It's like, about boundaries and between states.
Zack: I think it's about their need to come up with more versions of the same monsters, but they couldn't do a Diablo palette-shift.
Steve: What? Paraelementals are classic. Gygax dreamed them up. They come from the paraelemental planes. Where the elements mingle.
Zack: Where does the ice come from?
Steve: Where air meets water.
Zack: That would be soda or something. Ice would be where cold meets water.Steve: A-ha, but cold isn't an element, it's negative energy. From the negative energy plane.
Zack: So what happens when water and negative energy plane combine?
Steve: They don't touch, water touches the negative material plane and makes salt.
Zack: They form the paraelemental plane of salt?
Steve: No, salt is quasielemental not paraelemental.
Zack: Burn forever.
Steve: That would be on the elemental plane of fire.
Your lair. Maybe you lure victims to it, maybe you hide in it between killings, or maybe you haunt it 24/7 because you’re tragically confined by a curse. Whatever the situation, for most of us monsters, a living/un-living space is an important part of our identities. In this column, Monstergeddon award winners share their lair tips and techniques!
Works great on my child, who hasn't barked at all for as long as she's worn the apparatus. When she turns three, we will remove it for a trial period.
The famed gonzo otaku journalist writes about the death of gaming culture in 2014.
Try not to break your console while I try not to break my cyber brain.
Zack Parsons, Steve "Malak" Sumner, and friends tackle bizarre role playing game products that make them wonder, "What the fuck!?" From the early days of Gygax to contemporary role playing games, none will be spared.