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New Paths Compendium Hardcover Preview: Theurge

We’ve previewed many of the 12 new and expanded Pathfinder Roleplaying Game classes in the recently released hardcover edition of the New Paths Compendium. Next up—the theurge! Some spend their lives poring over ancient tomes and texts. Others devote their lives to the gods, acting as emissaries of the divine. The theurge seeks to achieve a perfect balance between the divine and the arcane, blending both kinds of magic into a powerful and...

New Release: Eldritch Lairs

To seasoned adventurers, the doom-laden chanting of priests and the cackling of evil wizards means only one thing: deadly peril and the chance for treasure! (Okay, that’s two things.) Eldritch Lairs brings you eight complete 5th Edition compatible adventures for 4th‑ to 8th-level player characters, set in magic‑blasted wastes, dungeons, and deserts. Venture into the dark depths of the earth, through the twisted alleys of a town stricken with a...

New Paths Compendium Hardcover Preview: Mystic Archer

Ever want to play a spell-using, kick-ass archer right from 1st level? Introducing the mystic archer, one of the 12 new and expanded Pathfinder Roleplaying Game classes in the recently released hardcover edition of the New Paths Compendium. Dedicated to mastery of the bow, a mystic archer seamlessly blends the damage-dealing potential of the arcane with the deadly skills of an archer, using spells to enhance her natural abilities. A mystic...

February 2018 Kobold Press Wallpapers

It’s February! So here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. This month’s teases the upcoming release of Eldritch Lairs with a piece by the astounding Marcel Mercado. This month, consider getting back into the important things in life—magic rituals! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Please, click on the image you want to download to expand it into a downloadable...

New Paths Compendium Hardcover Preview: White Necromancer

Not ALL necromancers are evil! Introducing the white necromancer, one of the 12 new and expanded Pathfinder Roleplaying Game classes in the recently-released hardcover edition of the New Paths Compendium. Most necromancers are foul, twisted individuals obsessed with corruption and death. A few, however, embrace the fullness of true necromancy—which involves tapping the essence of life as well as that of death and unlife. These enlightened few...

New Paths Compendium Hardcover Preview: Warlock

What would you get if there was a strange and unholy union between the witch, the wizard… and Elric? You’d get the warlock, that’s what! The warlock is just one of the 12 new and expanded Pathfinder Roleplaying Game classes in the recently released hardcover edition of the New Paths Compendium. The warlock gains his power through contact with mysterious and sometimes forbidden forces, using his bond weapon as a conduit. He receives not...

New Paths Compendium Hardcover Preview: Tinkerer

We recently previewed the skin-changer, one of the 12 new and expanded Pathfinder Roleplaying Game classes in the recently released hardcover edition of the New Paths Compendium. Continuing in this tradition, we’d like to present the tinkerer! Master inventors, builders, and engineers, tinkerers are experts with all manner of mechanical contraptions and devices. While some tinkerers are content to spend their days happily puttering away in...

January 2018 Kobold Press Wallpapers

It’s January! So here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. This month’s teases the later-this-year release of Midgard Worldbook with a map by the awesome Anna Meyer. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Please, click on the image you want to download to expand it into a downloadable...

Creature Codex: Kickstarter Updates

The Creature Codex is bringing over 300 new monsters to 5th edition, including lotus golems, wasteland dragons, shadow goblins, and so much more. Backers can submit original monster designs for possible publication or commission monsters, plus fund monster pawns, encounter maps, and more! Just a couple days left for the Creature Codex Kickstarter. The project’s snagged the golem stretch goal, thanks to your support! These golems are...

New Release: New Paths Compendium

It’s here! The New Paths Compendium (Expanded Hardcover + PDF) is a big beautiful book of new player options for Pathfinder. Choose Your Path Shadows are falling across the land: monstrous things stir in the depths, schemers spin their plots in the towers of the powerful, and unholy threats rise from the grave to menace the living. It’s an age of terrors and wonders… and heroes! This expanded, hardcover edition of the New Paths...

RPG Resolutions for Dragon Eve

New Year’s Dragon Eve is here! And as the Creature Codex is heading into the final stretch, it’s a good time to consider the road ahead. So I resolve to be a better, smarter, more entertaining and more often in-character adventurer. I will resolve to… Buy healing potions before a party member starts making death saves Try to keep my friends out of the 20-foot-radius fireball when casting Not fall asleep on watch in the...

Creature Codex: Kickstarter Updates

The Creature Codex is bringing over 300 new monsters to 5th edition, including lotus golems, wasteland dragons, shadow goblins, and so much more. Backers can submit original monster designs for possible publication or commission monsters, plus fund monster pawns, encounter maps, and more! The campaign is moving well along and surpassing stretch goals. Happy to say, we added three monstrous spellcasters to the book with the latest. ALSO we sent...

Merry Monstermas!

Kobolds and gearforged and a golem that smashes Cackling liches and devils with lashes Wererats, and demons, and dragons with wings, these are a few of our favorite things! When the claw swipes, when the trap clicks, when you’re turned to stone, Gather a few of your favorite beasts, and maybe you’ll roll that saving throw! —From Your Kobold Friends & the Creature...

Creature Codex: Kickstarter Updates

The Creature Codex is bringing over 300 new monsters to 5th edition, including lotus golems, wasteland dragons, shadow goblins, and so much more. Backers can submit original monster designs for possible publication or commission monsters, plus fund monster pawns, encounter maps, and more! We’re still in the middle of the campaign, and yet we’re putting out the call for playtesters?! Yes indeed! The Creature Codex monster design and...

Creature Codex: 5th Edition Monsters, Now on Kickstarter

Kobold Press is at it again, with a lethal and highly entertaining horde of 5e-compatible monsters to challenge new players and veterans alike. The Creature Codex will bring over 300 new monsters to 5th edition, including lotus golems, wasteland dragons, shadow goblins, and so much more. All Creature Codex Kickstarter backers can submit an original monster design for possible publication, while high level backers can commission Kobold Press to...

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