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Monsters of the Old World

A collection of creatures inspired by European folklore for 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons

Terrible monsters and valorous allies. Mischievous tricksters and sage advisors. Include in your games these new creatures coming directly from the European myths and legends.

This book was created by a multi-national team of writers, artists, and editors, originating from nearly a dozen different European countries. With this project, they hope to share a bit of their country’s history, lore, and mythology with you for use in the world’s greatest roleplaying game.

There is so much murdering monster magic in this thing that it is brimming with life. I can smell the musk from Fenris, feel the hatred rolling off of the trolls, and the manipulative energies stemming from the nokken.

– Comics, clerics & controllers

Monsters of the Old World is a great addition to a DM's bestiary, especially if your campaign uses medieval European motifs or themes.


What didn't I like about this? I don't think I didn't like anything! I really love the entire supplement, I really thought it's a great collection of monsters, really unique!

– DM Dango

Everything has come from somewhere or inspired from something from some other culture, history or country. They've done that here, they paid respect, they've done it very very well. So, in that regard, I have to give this a perfect 5 out of 5 on content.

– All Things Lich

Inside you will find:

-          More than 50 stat-blocks describing creatures between CR 0 and 30

-          The lore and description of creatures including suggestions about how to use them in your game

-          Drawings of each creature, including a lot of original art

-          Tables sorting the creatures according to CR, terrain and type

-          A pronunciation table for the creatures’s names.


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Featuring work by:

-          Andrea Maffia

-          Anne Gregersen

-          Cat Evans

-          Christian Eichhorn

-          Daniele Severin

-          Duncan Thomson

-          George Komis

-          Kim Frandsen

-          Ludovico Tellatin

-          Magnus Vogel

-          Marc Altfuldisch

-          Marco Bertini

-          Miłosz Gawęcki

-          Nikolas Totief

-          Ole Arnesen

-          Pedro Orrico

-          Robert P. Davis

-          Simon Collins

-          Simone Rossi Tisbeni

-          Wouter Florusse

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Thomas W September 06, 2019 6:28 am UTC
Is there any possibility that we will get a print on demand version?
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Andrea M September 06, 2019 6:34 am UTC
It's not for us to decide, but if they reach us with the opportunity we will definitely consider it!
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Cosimo Damiano F September 04, 2019 2:16 pm UTC
You have in mind to publish an Italian version?
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Andrea M September 04, 2019 3:58 pm UTC
At the moment we are not working on translations of this title, but if you are having some trouble in understanding some part of MotOW, then feel free to contact one of the Italian authors via facebook or twitter
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