Little known fact*

Gelatinous Cubes came into being when a 1-inch cube of Lime Jello fell on a dungeon map* during an early Gary Gygax rpg session. It totally enveloped the miniature for the mage Bigby. Rather than clear it up, Gygax told Bigby’s player he had been enveloped by a monster, and was dissolving.
This is why the Wizard Spell Compendium books mentioned the spell Bigby’s Transform Gelatinous Cube to Edible Gelatin***
*totally not a fact
**If it has been a wilderness map, Gelatinous Cubes would be 30-feet square. This is true, even though the actual story isn’t.
***Go ahead, go check for that. I the forward, they didn’t actually include the spell.

About okcstephens

Owen K.C. Stephens Owen Kirker Clifford Stephens is the Starfinder Design Lead for Paizo Publishing, the Freeport and Pathfinder RPG developer for Green Ronin, a developer for Rite Publishing, and the publisher and lead genius of Rogue Genius Games. Owen has written game material for numerous other companies, including Wizards of the Coast, Kobold Press, White Wolf, Steve Jackson Games and Upper Deck. He also consults, freelances, and in the off season, sleeps.

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