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TLG 8019 Monsters/Treasure of Aihrde

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Monsters & Treasure of Aihrde

Product Type/Format & Price: Softcover; $24.99

Written By: Stephen Chenault w/Mark Sandy & Todd Gray

Ordering Info: TLG 8019, ISBN: 978-1-929474-42-4
Monsters & Treasure of Aihrde in PRINT

Sourcebook, 176 pages, Softcover, ISBN 978-1-929474-42-4

Within Monsters & Treasure of Aihrde lies a veritable host of legendary monsters for your Castles & Crusades game. From the epic monsters of time's deep to the wandering miscreants of the savage plains, Monsters & Treasure of Aihrde brings your table wholly new and unique creatures, both good and evil. And for the first time the C&C bestiary is offered a twisted look into the Wretched Plains and the demons and devils who people tham. Creatures of such malign evil and incurable wickedness that they promise to offer your characters worlds of nightmarish adventure.

Each monstrous entry comes fully detailed with descriptions, habits, treasure, combat, special abilities, and details on culture where needed. Though created for TLG's default setting, After Winter's Dark: Aihrde, Monsters & Treasure of of Aihrde is fully compatible with other campaign settings.

With over 150 monster entries and scores of new specialized magic items this new work promises hosts of adventuring glory. Beautifully illustrated and fully compatible with any home grown setting or inserted into your Aihrde campaign this monstrous tome promises epic adventure.

Though the M&T of Aihrde includes the many monsters that have already debuted in The Crusader Journal, Monsters of Aihrde PDFS I-IV, adventure modules, and free downloads, it offers scores of new monsters and mounds of treasure never before seen. Expanded beyond the scope of the original Monsters & Treasure, this new work promises hosts of adventure glory that only you can wrest from the hands of creatures as powerful as the Mogrl, as small as the bogtilt, or as mysterious as the Moundrule.

Author: Stephen Chenault, with Mark Sandy & Todd Gray.

Cover Art: Jason Walton.

Interior Art: Peter Bradley, Jason Walton, Mark Allen, Nathan Nada, & Bryan Swartz.

Edited by Christina Stiles and Tim Burns.
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Holy eFF! That is some sweet, sweet news. This is going to be the next MUST HAVE Castles & Crusades book. No doubt. Where the heck does the line start? RIGHT HERE!

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Damn you Omote! I want to be first!

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*switches places with Rigon*

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Wow, your an awfully nice guy. Thanks.

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Is this going to be mostly new monsters, open content monsters or a little bit of both?

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All new....EXCEPT that it includes monsters that have appeared in previous TLG publications: Crusader, Monsters of Aihrde I-IV and Dragons of Aihrde, and the adventures

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Troll Lord wrote:
All new....EXCEPT that it includes monsters that have appeared in previous TLG publications: Crusader, Monsters of Aihrde I-IV and Dragons of Aihrde, and the adventures

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So does this mean that the Monsters of Aihrde $1 pdf line won't be expanding beyond its present edition?

Speaking of $1 pdfs, I can't wait until Davis can start putting out more along the lines of Orcs & Roadside Encounters. Those rock!

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Compiling the information into one tome from these sources is invaluable, and well worth it. However, the real gem is the new information. I cannot wait to see the new baddies and magic items. And at $24.99 this is probably agoing to be a 120+ page book. GLORY!!!
And have you seen the proposed cover art for this book? If you haven't, you can get a small slice of the amazing proposed cover on the TLG home page... just look at the banner.

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According to Steve's info in the Aihrde section, it's going to 150 pages+.

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This is going to rock! This is a definite must have.
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Great news! Before starting my campaign using the A series modules I was up in the air about what setting to run; it seems I made a wise choice.

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Great news! Before starting my campaign using the A series modules I was up in the air about what setting to run; it seems I made a wise choice.

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Over 120 monsters have been completed. Many new ones, all tied to Aihrde in one fashion or the other. The text however, is being crafted to allow you to use the Aihrde "background" and even port that into your home brew world.

I'm very excited about this book.

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Troll Lord wrote:
I'm very excited about this book.

So say we all.

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So say we all.

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Troll Lord wrote:
Over 120 monsters have been completed. Many new ones, all tied to Aihrde in one fashion or the other. The text however, is being crafted to allow you to use the Aihrde "background" and even port that into your home brew world.

I'm very excited about this book.

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I'm curious. Are the Leech Wyrms going to be in this product as well?

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Yes they are. So no need to buy this book if you are wanting the M&T of Aihrde. I had planned a 3rd in this series, Great Wyrms, but these will be in M&T of Aihrde as well so I dropped it from the schedule.

We went ahead with leech wyrms because it was so embedded in the line up.

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Leech Wyrms is a very cool 24 pages. I am going to be using some of these baddies at the very first available opportunity. Lots of nice artwork to from Pete Bradley.

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Really looking forward to this book. It believe it will infuse new life into the game and bring some much needed freshness to the table.
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Troll Lord wrote:
Over 120 monsters have been completed. Many new ones, all tied to Aihrde in one fashion or the other. The text however, is being crafted to allow you to use the Aihrde "background" and even port that into your home brew world.

I'm very excited about this book.

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I'm really looking forward to this one as well.
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Count me in for two.

I just purchased Leech Wyrms yesterday, it snugs up nice with Miasmal. I would definately like to purchase Great Wyrms in a matching format. Maybe after Monsters/Treasures of Aihrde is released?

I imagine fans of Wyrms buy these products, and not only C&C players.

Just curious here, will there be any text and/or art changes regarding the Wyrms in the Aihrde book?

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stoneshape wrote:
Count me in for two.

I just purchased Leech Wyrms yesterday, it snugs up nice with Miasmal. I would definately like to purchase Great Wyrms in a matching format. Maybe after Monsters/Treasures of Aihrde is released?

I imagine fans of Wyrms buy these products, and not only C&C players.

Just curious here, will there be any text and/or art changes regarding the Wyrms in the Aihrde book?

I believe Steve wrote somewhere in these forums that the Wyrm books would be wrapped into the M&T of Aihrde book, but that the Leech worms project had progressed so far and was so eagerly anticipated he decided to release it as a sole book. So if you buy M&T of Aihrde when it comes out you will have both the Miasmal and Leech Wyrms included plus the other Wyrms of Aihrde which had been planned to have their own book too. Steve or someone else please correct me if I'm wrong.
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Miasmal Wyrms and Leech Wyrms will be included in the M&T Aihrde release. The third book in the series, Great Wyrms, as I understand it will instead be just available in the M&T Aihrde book.

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Looking forward to this, and the revised codex. Airhde rocks.
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In the pages of The Crusader we've seen a lot of interesting Aihdrian creatures. Now I wonder what the treasures are going to be like?
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Omote wrote:
In the pages of The Crusader we've seen a lot of interesting Aihdrian creatures. Now I wonder what the treasures are going to be like?
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I'm hoping to see some of the items from the back of the Codex make an appearance. Those are some wicked cool items.

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Good point Derrick. I have been so excited about the monsters, I forgot about the glorious treasure. Items specific to the world will add so much to the setting.....this is going to be a great thing!

Steve said he hopes to finish in a few weeks, so I am hoping we see it released in the next couple months here. I am trying to flesh out an Airhdian series of adventures, and it will really help make the series less generic.
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No doubt. Monsters & Treasure of Aihrde is going to really put some life into the setting. For a long time Aihrde needed something like this. But honestly, I don't play in the Aihrde setting. But the monsters have been so unique thus far, they have been included in the games I have run within my homebrew setting, and others. These monsters are going to spruce up my home campaigns as well. So I am really looking forward to this ti spruce up the home campaign as well.

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I've finished up the monsters and will begin organizing the treasure section. This book is coming in a bit larger than we anticipated I think. We are into the editing/layout section. And I'm on to the CKG, Page 1.

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