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Re: Weird creatures...
Posted By: Talia, on host
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2004, at 12:59:33
In Reply To: Re: Weird creatures... posted by Lucky Wizard on Sunday, October 17, 2004, at 11:09:41:

> > > I have made it through every AGL game except for POA (which I am working on) and the mysterious subscriber goodie, I'm working on Murkons Refuge, and I've played many rounds of Enchanted Forest.
> > >
> > > There are some odd monster names in some of the games.
> > > Can someone please tell me what the following monsters are, or if Sam just made them up:
> > > A "kobold"
> > > A "gwuil"
> > > and a "beefhead"
> > >
> > > If I come across any others I'm confused about, I'll add them to the list. Thanks in advance.
> > >
> > > (By the way, sorry if this is the wrong forum, but since this pertains to the games on Rinkworks I thought it went here.)
> >
> > I know a kobold is not made up, you can find it in many "Dungoens and Dragons" games. It is a doglike creature. In other games they are normally found in packs, becuase they tend to be not very strong alone. I belive that the other two are made up, but I could be wrong. Maybe they can be found elsewhere. ~Talia
> Kobolds are much older than D&D; in fact, the metal cobalt is named after them because Germans associated the metal with kobolds.
> When I played GOA, I figured Gwuils were made up (because of something about the way they were described) and indeed the FAQ for Murkon's Refuge confirms this.
> I'd been wondering about beefheads myself.
> Oh, and what about:
> "cosmop"
> "night lord"
> "skeletal lord"
> "sap hound"
> "displacer"
> "owlbear"
> Lucky "hmm, any others?" Wizard

Thanks, I don't know anything much older than D&D, I have played in games where there are skeletal lords. They were by the "Forgotten Realms" series. They have them, I don't knwo if anyone else did before them. A night lord sounds familiar, from elsewhere (not Rink works), but I cannot recall where. The others I am not totally sure about. ~Talia

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