Deities and Demigods is a storied useful resource e-book from the primary version of Superior Dungeons and Dragons: between being copyright trolled by false claims of infringement on the Lovecraft property (and a extra legitimate copyright declare over using Elric of Melnibon mythos), and the overall uselessness of gods and demigods to the overwhelming majority of D&D campaigns, and the e-book’s usefulness to nutjobs who claimed that D&D was a computer virus for occult indoctrination, Deities and Demigods is a title whose popularity redounds even in the present day.
A few of that popularity is actually right down to Erol Otus’s amazing cover art for the unique hardcover, which is a standout even by the excessive requirements of the work he did for TSR.
That cowl options (naturally sufficient), an altar/shrine/temple with pretty Frazettaish gracenotes. Jim Pacek has replicated that shrine as a 3D-printable STL file on Thingiverse, which may be printed at 28mm scale, excellent on your D&D miniatures.
He even printed and painted one. It is superb.
(through Old School FRP)
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