Category Archives: Dinosaur Island

10 Sorcerous Plots

Here are some grandiose and mostly evil plans stolen from Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard, and loads of other pulp writers and comic book scribes. I haven’t sorted out this list to match plots with specific Dinosaur Island sorcerors – I … Continue reading

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The sorcerors of Dinosaur Island

  The Dinosaur Island archipelago is currently ruled by ten sorcerors, not by any plan or mutual agreement, but because that just happens to be the temporarily stable situation at the time the party reaches the isles. Although certain sorcerors … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Island: the T. rex fight

Here’s how the much-anticipated T. rex fight went down. From a local neanderthal tribe we hired two mammoths with their mahouts and six spearmen. Also along were our three hirelings, Gustav the greataxe-wielding barbarian, Vaskin the archer, and Blixa the … Continue reading

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More Dinosaur Island tables: interesting hex features, and death and dismemberment

In the last post I mentioned that the party had taken refuge in a randomly-generated necropolis. Here’s the table for that, in PNG (pictured) and PDF (link below). Dinosaur Island hex features I also tweaked Trollsmyth’s awesome death and dismemberment … Continue reading

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Dinosaur hunting for low-level wimps

I’ve been rereading Robert E. Howard’s original Conan stories, inspired in large part by this awesome Kickstarter. Not all of the Conan stories, just some. I find REH like Lovecraft or Burroughs: I get occasional manias for them, but I … Continue reading

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Denizens of Dinosaur Island: the Diplodocobra

Armor Class: 14 Hit Points: 136 (13d12+52) Speed: 25 ft. STR 25 (+7)  –  DEX 15 (+2)  –  CON 19 (+4)  –  INT 6 (-2)  –  WIS 12 (+1)  –  CHA 9 (-1) Skills: Perception +4 Senses: passive Perception 14 … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Island map

Not mine, I took the “Map of the Lost Islands” from Dyson’s Dodecahedron, overlaid a hex grid, and colored it in GIMP. Hexes will be 5 miles across for my campaign, but you could make them any size. Green areas … Continue reading

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