d12 Monthly – Issue 9 – Dragon Issue

d12 Monthly zine - issue 9

Issue 9 of my Dungeons and Dragons zine is out!

Issue 9 is all about dragons. It will feature articles on dragon lairs and the cohorts who fill it, new kobold varieties to throw at your players, how to easily make dragon magic more powerful, an example dragon’s lair, and also a feature on a tavern that sells dragon meat, and much more! (See below for details).

You can get issue 9 here: d12 Monthly – Issue 9 (Dragons) PDF

d12 Monthly Issue 9 Cover

Previous issues are also available.


If you want to help support this project (and help keep them free), I have a Patreon which I launched that will help me develop these zines into something truly great.


Issue Themes

Each issue has a particular theme that most of the article will be about. Issue 9’s theme is Dragons.


Want to feature in the zine in an upcoming issue? Feel free to contact me via Twitter and let me know what you want to contribute.

Issue 9 Contents

Issue 9 is jam-packed with a lot of content and contains the following feature articles:

New Kobold Varieties – Some new kobolds to throw at your PCs.

Dragon Lairs – Where can they be – some new and interesting ideas.

Weapon Spotlight – This time we take a look at the bow.

Dragon Cohorts – Various creatures and monsters that will help dragons.

Dragon Magic – How to make dragon’s magic more powerful and deadly.

Example Dragon’s Lair – A fully mapped out lair of the black dragon, Gorthrax.

The Dragonfeast Tavern – A fully fleshed out tavern that serves dragon meat.

The Dragon’s Dead – Ideas and rules for harvesting a dragon.

And much more! 

Missing Spell

The illusion spell mentioned in article What Have We Here? on page 4 of the zine.

Minor Image

Illusion, level 2

Components: V, S, F

Casting Time: 1 action

Range: Long (400ft +40ft/level)

Duration: Concentration + 2 rounds

Saving Throw: Will to disbelieve after interaction

This spell creates a visual illusion with some minor sounds (but no discernible speech), of an object, creature, or force. The illusion does not create smell, texture, or temperature. You can move the image within the limits of the size of effect, which equals four 10ft cubes, plus one 10ft cube per level. 

Focus: A bit of fleece. 


The maps in this issue are supplied by Dyson Logos. Click to enlarge.

Dragon Lair

Dragonfeast TavernArt

Artists include: Axebane, Dean Spencer, Gary Smith, Patrick E. Pullen, Jack Badashski, Daniel Comerci, and Kirilot

Printed Copy

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Printing Instructions

Over to You

Feel free to leave any feedback on this issue in the comments below! 🙂


While You’re Here…

Since 2021 I have been publishing d12 Monthly, a monthly zine, which has a ton of articles for any edition of Dungeons and Dragons.

Printed copies are available in my store. The PDF is available on DriveThruRPG and you can get both, plus support my work, via my Patreon.

I will also be releasing some more products in the near future.

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