Ah, the Rust Monster.  It has become fashionable to dislike the rust monster because “it isn’t fun when it destroys a character’s weapon, armor, etc.” 
Anyway, rust monsters have always been pretty silly looking, but the execution of its illustration here is pretty good.  Did you know what it was inspired by a cheap plastic toy Gary Gygax found?

Ah, the Rust Monster.  It has become fashionable to dislike the rust monster because “it isn’t fun when it destroys a character’s weapon, armor, etc.” 

Anyway, rust monsters have always been pretty silly looking, but the execution of its illustration here is pretty good.  Did you know what it was inspired by a cheap plastic toy Gary Gygax found?

  1. cadaverchris reblogged this from monstrousparty and added:
    I owned that very same “cheap plastic toy” as a child. perhaps it was already written in prophecy what would come to...
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