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PM2 Basic Monsters Set 1
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PM2 Basic Monsters Set 1

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PM2 Basic Monsters, our second release, is the first of three monster books with printable fold-up paper miniatures designed for use with tabletop roleplaying games.

This ebook contains 37 monster minis for use with classic editions of the world's most popular role playing game, or more recent retro-clones based on those rules. Of course, the figures work with most other medieval fantasy game systems as well.

Set 1, this book, contains monsters with entries in the old Red Box from letter A to E. Included are many giant insects, great cats, the crawler and doppelganger, and of course the six iconic chromatic dragons!

In this set: Ant, Giant; Ape, White; Baboon, Rock; Bats - Giant, Vampire, Normal (swarm); Bandit; Bandit Leader; Bee, Giant; Beetle - Fire, Tiger, Oil; Bear - Black, Brown, Polar, Cave; Berserker; Boar; Bugbear; Crawler; Great Cat - Mountain Lion, Panther, Lion, Tiger, Sabertooth Tiger; Centipede, Giant; Doppleganger; Dragon - White, Black, Green, Blue, Red, Gold; Dwarf; Dwarf Leader; Elf; Elf Leader.

Set 2 contains monsters from letters F to M, such as the ghoul, gelatinous cube, and medusa. Finally, Set 3 will contain monsters from letters N to Z, such as the orc, snakes and zombie.

The PDF file uses layers, so you don't need to waste ink if you only need to print one or two figures. To avoid wasting paper when printing multiple copies of the same mini, using the top and bottom of the page, and printing on the reverse (may not work with some of the larger figures) top and bottom allows you to get four figures per sheet.

For less than the price of one metal mini, this book gives you all the monster minis you care to print. But if you're not sure that you want to purchase this set or not, check out our completely free sample first and get four more characters plus a couple of monsters!

All images were taken from public domain artwork and digitally modified for this work.

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Bruce M June 24, 2015 9:38 pm UTC
Thank you for the Update!
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Bruce M June 16, 2015 4:18 pm UTC
Thank you for the reply Dennis! Hopefully there will be an update with that in mind sometime here in the future. I look forward to it.
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Dennis L June 16, 2015 12:14 pm UTC
Bruce M, first off, thanks for purchasing Basic Monsters Set 1! I hadn't really considered ink costs. I live in South Korea, where printers are all refillable, so there's no reason for makers to price gouge. It should be a simple matter to re-do the bases in white and outlines in a light gray. Thanks for the feedback and for helping me make my products better!

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Bruce M June 08, 2015 12:05 am UTC
I recently purchased this product and when going through the pages I realized how much black printer ink will be used when I print these out. Is it possible to get a copy where the bases are white and the backs are either a light grey or just a simple black outline?
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