Steve: One of the coolest things about old school D&D were the ridiculous numbers under "NO. APPEARING." That's 12d12 Monodrones.
Zack: I remember playing D&D once when we encountered 15 orcs or goblins. It took ten minutes just to figure out the order in which everyone would attack. Imagine encountering 123 of them.
Steve: It should be your first red flag that whoever put this in the Monster Manual never intended for anyone to actually use them in a game.
Zack: Or whoever put the Modrons in the book was an autistic kook obsessed with huge random tables and square roots and rolling dice. Take your pick.
Steve: When you say huge do you mean medium?
Zack: I mean generating data tables that require you to roll three ten-sided dice.
This is your typical consumer model throne. If you just want a cheap prop, it's fine. If you want to actually sit like a king, pony up the cash and get yourself a prosumer model. This entry level stuff is more for a duke or baron at best.
Do you wish to know what computers will be doing in the year to come? With a sigh I shall exert the minimal effort it takes to reveal all. Feel free to print out these predictions and share them with your friends via fax.
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.