Making Custom Monsters Using DND Monster Maker
I’ve mentioned before that I’m gearing up to DM for a larger than recommended party for D&D within the next two weeks. We ran a custom, combat heavy, one-shot as a test run because I wanted to try a few things out with them, particularly how combat would work in such a large group. Thankfully everyone seemed to have their act together and genuinely enjoy it so I have high hopes.
One of the things I wanted to test in this quick one-shot was my ability to make custom monsters. I tend to throw in a big boss creature in most dungeons; partly because it’s my style and partly because everyone in the group is an avid gamer and tends to enjoy the big boss fights.
To do this I had to first figure out what would be a good CR or total EXP for a boss encounter. I wanted…
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