Another couple weeks have passed, and again its time for another Saving Throw.
This week we have three reviews and also the launch of our new Create-a-Monster monster
contest. Read on below for information on the reviews and the contest.
After the news glut that was GenCon, information has been rather light of late.
Wizards of the Coast has been trickling out information about Dungeons &
Dragons 4th Edition, but so far it has been just enough to make the curious even
more curious about the new version.
Our reviews this week are of Monster Manual V, Sharn: City of Towers,
and Shadowdale: The Scouring of the Land; making a Dungeons and Dragons
Ever fancied yourself a master monster creator? Ever built a monster
solely for the thrill of the TPK? Now is your chance to use that skill to score yourself
some loot. Simply submit your monster, template, or new race to
Be sure to include stats, a sample monster, a detailed description and any other information
such as tactics, ecology and lore regarding the monster. Sketches are not necessary, but
feel free to include them. The Saving Throw staff will narrow the submissions down to seven
and then our guest celebrity judges, Erik Mona and James Jacobs, will choose a grand prize
winner and runner up. We have a copy of Expedition to the Ruins of
Greyhawk, autographed by the three authors; Erik Mona, James Jacobs and Jason Bulmahn,
and other prize we have is a copy of Shadowdale: The Scouring of the Land. The
grand prize winner has his or her choice of which title they want.
1. All submitted materials must be submitted by October 7th at 11:59:59 PM PDT.
2. All submitted materials must conform to OGL/3.5 rules.
3. By submitting an entry in this contest, you give RPGamer the right to post said
materials on www.rpgamer.com.
4. Winners will be notified via email on or before October 15th, 2007.
5. Winners must respond by within three business days, or another winner will be selected.
6. Judges decisions are final.
7. This contest is open to anyone with a valid email address and valid mailing address,
except for the employees of RPGamer and their immediate families, and the celebrity judges
and their immediate families.
There you have it, another column. Be sure to start working on those monsters and
get them ready for battle. Next time, we'll have reviews of Expedition to the
Ruins of Greyhawk, The Book of Templates: Deluxe Edition and possibly more,
if my schedule permits.
Again, if you have any suggestions, ideas, or other things you think might improve the column,
just click on the email link below and send me an email.