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  This is fun, and certainly gives one ideas for some interesting conversions... :lol:

 

A researcher fed the names of D&D beasts into a neural network, and let it come up with it's own names for some new D&D creatures based on the patterns it detected.

 

https://kotaku.com/d-d-creatures-created-by-a-neural-network-are-weird-1824059929

 

 

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The computer should have to provide pictures. What's a Hatfright look like? And a Purple Bird is either rather boring, or utterly horrifying, depending on which parent it takes after...

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I have this mental picture of some sort of largish crustacean, like a hermit crab, but instead of a shell, it steals hats. And once you've got one in your helmet, you'll have to kill it to get your helmet back... and if you're a wizard or rogue, just give it UP, man, that hat is GONE...

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1 hour ago, Dr.Bedlam said:

I have this mental picture of some sort of largish crustacean, like a hermit crab, but instead of a shell, it steals hats. And once you've got one in your helmet, you'll have to kill it to get your helmet back... and if you're a wizard or rogue, just give it UP, man, that hat is GONE...

 

 

I love that!

 

Pity the poor soul who puts their helmet on their head without looking inside first...

 

 

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2 hours ago, Chris Palmer said:

 

 

I love that!

 

Pity the poor soul who puts their helmet on their head without looking inside first...

 

 


Exactly. A nuisance creature encounter over breakfast and spell memorization... albeit a nuisance encounter with a HELLACIOUS AC.

And worse if your wizard, rogue, or whoever has a magic hat.

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11 hours ago, Cyradis said:

I never sold a hatfright when I was selling hats. Gosh darnit!!

 

 Maybe you did and just didn't know it...

I hear they've developed a hunting method involving sneaking into hat shops to be sold, devouring the customers who bought them, and then sneaking back into the shops to be sold again.

 

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6 hours ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

take the hat sprue 03202, and the crab familiar 03608 and combine to make a frightening hat

 

Now summoning @Froggy the Great

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6 hours ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

take the hat sprue 03202, and the crab familiar 03608 and combine to make a frightening hat

Think Geek has got you covered!

e7f8_half-life_headcrab_hat_NEW.jpg

 

Everybody sing!

 

 

The Auld Grump

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9 hours ago, Mad Jack said:

 

 Maybe you did and just didn't know it...

I hear they've developed a hunting method involving sneaking into hat shops to be sold, devouring the customers who bought them, and then sneaking back into the shops to be sold again.

I get it now!

 

Hatfrights are mimics with fashion sense. Why should furniture and household items get all the attention?

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5 hours ago, Cranky Dog said:

I get it now!

 

Hatfrights are mimics with fashion sense. Why should furniture and household items get all the attention?

 

No. Nonono... MIMIC FAMILIAR!

 

All those witches and wizards that wear those huge, pointy hats; the hats are actually mimic famliars! It would explain the habit of a good many wizards - and witches - to go around with this ridiculous hat and no apparent familiar, AND how they can go through all kinds of stuff - falling off horses, getting smacked around, laying the smack down - /without losing the hat/.

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