James over at Grognardia asked folks to post about their re-imagining of iconic D&D creatures. This is something you really couldn't do with Tunnels & Trolls creatures, as there really isn't much of a template to look at, at least in editions prior to 7e.
T&T 5.5e and prior doesnt have any sort of monster manual. Creatures have a MR and little more. Pretty much everything a GM would need to introduce to a campaign would come from his own imagination or would be borrowed from another game system.
7e introduced monster books to T&T. Better late then never, I see them more as gap fillers then all encompassing, as the D&D MMs tend to be.
In Tunnels & Trolls, most monsters are a first-imagining. ;)
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