Have a COW (Creature of the Week) #20: The Complete Dread List

Crazy enough, we’ve covered all of the Dread since we started the Creature of the Week effort a year ago! So it’s time to pull all of them together into one complete list of links for easy access… Design Thoughts As we’ve spoken about multiple times through this series, the Dread are the worst type…

Have a COW (Creature of the Week) #17: Dread Harvester

A few folks have asked about the Dread, so I thought it was time to talk about them in a bit more detail. We cover a number of Dread varieties in the book — The Monarch, Queens, Brutes, Soldiers, Lords, Harvesters, and Hollows. Though we cover them at a high-level, we really only provide stats…

Have a COW (Creature of the Week) #13: Dread Harvesters

A few weeks ago, I provided a bit more about the Dread — the big baddies in the Aliens & Asteroids universe. We talked about Brutes and Hollows. Design Thoughts Unlike the creatures of Alien, I wanted to give the Dread a bit more of an “infestation” aspect. Sure, the classic Alien had eggs and face-huggers to…

The Hollows are Coming

One of the biggest features of the Dread in Aliens & Asteroids is their ability to drain the life from a world one life-form at a time. We’re not talking plant-life here either. Any higher-order creature with a sizable life force that can be used to fill a battery for the Monarch, whose hunger has no…

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