Brutal subjugation, slivery and a weird modern fetish for them by people mistaking their democratic system for the Iroquois one that is actually in wide use?All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health...
[...] I'm a big Hobgoblin guy, having them as sort of even-more-Evil Romans (as Ancient History and Archaeology student I already regard the Roman Empire as wildly Evil in a D&D sense). But I don't think one really needs both. They have different styles, but not different enough.
That's what I do with my hobgoblins (as a matter of fact, I can't even think the last time I used orcs - but I use hobgoblins a lot) - even more evil and even more expansionist Romans.
Man, there's a surprising amount of anti-Roman sentiment in this thread.Brutal subjugation, slivery and a weird modern fetish for them by people mistaking their democratic system for the Iroquois one that is actually in wide use?
I run my own version of Greyhawk for 24 years, and I exclude certain monsters, my take on those you mention:I was thinking about my current homebrew …
Agreed. Was just (virtually) flipping through MMotM and was thinking how much wasted (in my opinion) energy and creative space went into more and more pointless devils and demons.Demons and Devils. I was probably one of the few (if not lone) people that was glad to see them disappear for most of 2E.
It’s the only logical name for a bear with an owl head.
“ We killed an owlbear We killed an owlbear!,” she yelled excitedly. Intrigued about how she clearly knew about owlbears despite never playing before, I asked her about it
“ Oh, everyone at my school knows about owlbears,” she replied.