Jürgen Hubert (jhubert) wrote in gentlereaders,
Jürgen Hubert
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Fifth Book

Book(s) I am currently reading
Old World Bestiary
Talislanta 4e

Book I have recently finished reading
Lord Erbian's Stellar Bestiary (Fading Suns, HDI)

Lessons learned
How to do a bestiary right.

Opinion
While I'm no longer the fan of "Monster Books" that I used to (compare my collection of AD&D2E monster manuals to that of D&D3E), I am a raving Fading Suns fan boy, and so this book was a must. And it didn't disappoint - the various in-character descriptions really helped bring the creatures to life (or whatever the specific equivalent is for the creature). I can recommend this to anyone interested in monsters for science fiction, fantasy, and science fantasy campaigns, even though the d20 stats are a bit dodgy at times...

Books read and reviewed

01. GURPS Fantasy (SJGames)
02. Orphaned Races: Ascorbites & Hironem (Fading Suns, HDI)
03. Exalted: The Fair Folk (White Wolf)
04. GURPS Fantasy: Harkwood
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