COMING FALL 2023

Monstrous Book Cover Mock Up_White BG_Small.png

Designed and drawn by hardcore monster enthusiasts, MONSTROUS is the Game Manager’s go-to reference for telling better stories through monsters.

In it, Kyle "Map Crow" Latino’s lavish illustrations bring to life dozens of classic monsters from myth, legend, and high-fantasy RPGs.

 

The bad guys in this book have been remixed by the designers at Cloud Curio so their rich backstories tie directly into their motivations and actions. You can build a campaign around them or drop them into an existing one.

 

Additionally, each type of monster will have a workbook page for Game Manager's to design their own versions of these flavorful monsters for their homebrew games. MONSTROUS focuses on flavor and narrative impact and is compatible with any fantasy roleplaying game.

SIGN UP TO STAY INFORMED!

Subscribe to the Cloud Courier for monthly updates on all our projects

and news, including when MONSTROUS goes live for crowdfunding.

Thank you for your interest!

Page Elements-02.png
Monstrous Lich.png
Website Background.png

LICH

No. I shall not accept death. I shall not submit to decay, these vulgar processes. With patience I shall wrest understanding from senselessness, as water from the stone. And when I have ground all wisdom from the stones, their dust will commingle with the marrow of your bones. I will wring that grist of its meager worth and pray it may serve a nobler purpose—mine.

If you create your own FORM of a Lich,

please share it with us on social media.

FOLLOW US ON

  • Twitter
  • Instagram
Page Elements-02.png
Map Corw Logo-01.png

MAP CROW

MONSTROUS began as a video series on the YouTube channel Map Crow! If you want to see the early creative directions the team is exploring for this project, check out the Building Better Monsters Playlist! The Map Crow channel is run by Kyle Latino, an artist and professor in Columbus, Ohio. His videos are approachable educational resources on art and game design.

Page Elements-02.png

MONSTROUS IS A MAP CROW

map crow x cloud curio-05.png

CLOUD CURIO COLLABORATION.