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Whiners size

Sun 03 Jun 2018, 10:20

How tall are whiners? The text says they are “small, skittish humanoids”, i am picturing very small creatures (30 cms) but it is unclear what the designers intent was here.
 
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Re: Whiners size

Sun 03 Jun 2018, 10:27

I pictured them more like 60 cm high when I wrote about them, but I really don't know the original measurements – these beings were modelled after the accompanying picture. Perhaps the whiners vary in size between 30-90cm according to social status and age – much like powerful persons were depicted in different sizes by the Egyptians.
 
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Re: Whiners size

Sun 03 Jun 2018, 11:03

I pictured them more like 60 cm high when I wrote about them, but I really don't know the original measurements – these beings were modelled after the accompanying picture. Perhaps the whiners vary in size between 30-90cm according to social status and age – much like powerful persons were depicted in different sizes by the Egyptians.
That sounds good. How big would the queen be in the Vale of the Dead adventure site?
 
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Re: Whiners size

Sun 03 Jun 2018, 15:07

It says in the GM book (under Halflings and Goblins p68):

"Goblins and halflings are half the size of humans, but twice as large as whiners."
“I’d say thistles, but nobody listens to me, anyway.” - Eeyore
 
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Re: Whiners size

Sun 03 Jun 2018, 15:52

I pictured them more like 60 cm high when I wrote about them, but I really don't know the original measurements – these beings were modelled after the accompanying picture. Perhaps the whiners vary in size between 30-90cm according to social status and age – much like powerful persons were depicted in different sizes by the Egyptians.
That sounds good.  How big would the queen be in the Vale of the Dead adventure site?
I more think of her as an insect queen. Bulging, unable to move and heavier than a human.
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