Please, please, please let some Dev make a Squirrel encounter as an homage to that vid. That was awesome.
Which non-raid-boss monsters in DDO do you find the most memorable and engaging to interact with, and why?
Memorable in a good way: I'm still a fan of the original invented monsters in DDO: Flesh Renders, Fire Reavers, and Ice Flensers. Their model design is awesome, their attack animations look great, and their sound design is fantastic. Whenever I hear one before I see it, I still admire how awesome it is. I'm a sucker for good design as a total package. Take any element of model design, animation, or sound... and even if two of the three are awesome and one is off then the monster becomes less memorable in my opinion. For that reason I also love Beholders. Again, the total package. The eyeball lick when idle, the bass roar when they agro, and their attack... all perfect.
Memorable in a bad way: Giants, in particular Hill Giants. Also, enough with the reskinning of things. Yeah, I know it's easier on resources... but a Feindish Troll is just a Troll with a sunburn. It's not really a new creature at all in that case, and I've always hated seeing a reskin touted as "new". It's not - it just got a new paint job. If I take my '71 Ford Pinto to the shop and get it painted purple instead of blue - it's not a brand new car.
Thanks for posting - hope to see more from you in the future. I'll admit, I'm a late-bloomer in this post simply because I didn't know the name, and I thought it was a player making a "Let's Talk" thread till I saw what forum subsection this was in.