Creatures are an integral part of any RPG. Wether they lurk in a deep dungeon or a scary forest encountering a fierce creature should always be a memorable experience. I’m trying to engage my players with painted creature minis, whenever possible.
Beings possessing truly alien anatomy, abilities and / or minds.
More or less mundane animals with no innate capacity for language or culture.
Beings created from mostly mundane materials or items, which were animated using science and / or magic.
Reptile-like creatures, usually winged, with magical or unusual abilities. Generally grow vastly more powerful with age.
Beings either completely made up of or infused with elemental matter.
Usually humanoid shaped, ageless creatures closely tied to nature. Their unique sense of morality often clashes with other beings.
Generally humanoid shaped beings of greater than usual size.
Humanoid humanoid beings, both civilized and savage, generally with an established language and culture.
Not quite natural beasts, usually with higher intelligence and supernatural abilities.
In most aspects similar to humanoids, but with monstrous or animalistic features and more often than not some form of magical ability.
Gelatinous creatures that rarely have a fixed shape and are usually mindless.
Mostly non-ordinary flora, often ambulatory and sometimes carnivorous.
Once living creatures now animated to a state of undeath, usually through necromancy.