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The Lich! part 3 Erandis Vol (Monstrous Ecologist 006)

The Lich! part 3 Erandis Vol!!

Your Host: Jeremiah McCoy: http://jeremiahmccoy.com
 
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Sources:
3rd edition D&D Monster Manual Wizards of the Coast 2000
3.5 edition D&D Monster Manual Wizards of the Coast 2003
4th Edition D&D Monster Manual Wizards of the Coast 2008

The Lichfiend Sources:
Libris Mortis, Wizards of the Coast 2004
Chris Perkins. "Asylumn" Dungeon 116 November 2004 pg 40-63

Dracolich Sources:
Ed Greenwood "The Cult of the Dragon" Dragon #110 June 1986 pg 8-14
Draconomicon, TSR 1990
Draconomicon, Wizards of the Coast 2003

Erandis Vol sources:
Eberron Campaign Setting. Wizards of the Coast 2004
Faiths of Eberron. Wizards of the Coast 2006
Eberron Campaign Guide. Wizards of the Coast 2009

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The Lich! part 2 VECNA (Monstrous Ecologist 005)

The Lich! part 2 VECNA!!

Your Host: Jeremiah McCoy: http://jeremiahmccoy.com
 
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SOURCES
2nd Edition Monster Manual
Monstrous Compendium appendix 3: Ravenloft 
Van Richten's Guide to the Lich 
Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume One
Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume Two

Further information
"Core Beliefs: Vecna" in Dragon #348
 
 
First mention of the Vecna
Eldritch Wizardry

Vecna Modules

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The Lich! part 1 (Monstrous Ecologist 004)

Your Host 
Jeremiah McCoy: http://jeremiahmccoy.com
 
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SOURCES
"The Death of Halpin Frayser" By Ambrose Bierce
"The Sword of the Sorcerer" By Gardner Fox
 
Lich First Appearance
"The Death of Halpin Frayser" By Ambrose Bierce
"The Sword of the Sorcerer" By Gardner Fox
 
Original D&D Suppliment Greyhawk 
 
First Edition first appearance
Monster Manual
 
Further information
"Blueprint For a Lich" in Dragon Magazine #26
 
 
First apperance of the Demi Lich and Acererak
Tomb of Horrors
 

The Tarrasque! (Monstrous Ecologist 003)

In this episode of the Monstrous Ecologist we tackle the dread Tarrasque, possibly the most dreaded monster in D&D lore. 
 
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Jeremiah McCoy
 
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SOURCES
The Golden Legend by Jacobus de Voragine
originally published in 1260
 
 
Tarrasque first appearance
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual 2
 
2nd Edition Monstrous Compendium Volume Two
 
SJR4 Practical Planetology 
 
3rd Edition Monster Manual
 
3.5 Monster Manual
 
"Ecology of the Tarrasque" Dragon #359
 
4th edition Monster Manual 
 
5th Edition Monster Manual
 
Forgotten Realms Comics by DC Comics issues #5 through #8
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Dragon Turtle! (Monstrous Ecologist 002)

In this episode of the Monstrous Ecologist we tackle one of the oldest and one of the largest monsters in D&D, the Dragon Turtle!

Your Host: Jeremiah McCoy
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SOURCES

Chinese Mythology, A to Z by Jeremy Roberts

Wu Za Zu, Xie Zhaozhe (note: I could only find excerpts of English translations. The full book is hard to acquire.)

Chinese Art, Stephen W. Bushell

Dragon Turtles first appearance: 

Dungeons and Dragons Original Edition; Book 2 held the first image and Book 3 had the first description of the monster.

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual

2nd Edition Monster Manual

3rd Edition Monster Manual

3.5 Monster Manual

(note: there are no 4th edition Dragon Turtle official write ups)

5th Edition Monster Manual

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The Beholder! (Monstrous Ecologist 001)

This is the debut episode of one of the Tome Show's new feature programs - The Monstrous Ecologist! In this episode your host, Jeremiah McCoy, tackles one of the most iconic monsters of D&D - the Beholder!

Eye of the Beholder (phrase meaning)

Interview with Gary Gygax

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Where the Beholder has appeared:

Original D&D Supplement 1: Greyhawk

Advanced D&D 1e Monster Manual

Dragon Magazine issue 76

D&D 2e Monstrous Manual

I Tyrant

D&D 3e Monster Manual I

D&D 3.5 Monster Manual I

D&D 4e Monster Manual

D&D 5e Monster Manual

Volo's Guide to Monsters

 

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