New Monster: Dire Gazebo

Some comedian added the “Dire Gazebos” to the list of new monsters in the TSR AD&D module “Conan against darkness” in Wikipedia. I’m sure this is in no way a comment on the quality or reliability of information you’ll find there.

Here’s a nice pic of a Dire Gazebo constructed from parts cast in Hirst Arts molds.

The details are here. That’s pretty cool.

By the way, of the actual new monsters in the module (this one of the very few AD&D modules I kept when I gave a lot away), the fire guardian seems totally to go against Howard’s sensibilities, being largely impervious to weapons.

This last paragraph is just here to mention that I couldn’t be less interested in whether or not a particular blog or company or writer is properly referred to as “old School” or not, or part of the OSR or not, or who is offended by what looks for all the world like an inoffensive paean to the OSR at LOTFP. Fuck, does that mean I just took a side? Leave me out of it.   The real tragedy is that this kerfluffle is overshadowing the latest installment of the Cold Text files.

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  1. Dire Gazebo FTW!!!

    I hear Wizards is going to make Dire Gazebo a PC race option… with it’s own book! Awesomeness!!!


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