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Tome of Beasts Pawns Now Available

A Horde of New 5th Edition Monsters—as Playable Pawns Fully 300 pawns for your 5th Edition game featuring fearsome new monsters from the Tome of Beasts, from tiny to huge! Pawn stands not included, but readily available from FFG, Paizo, and local hobby stores. SMALL Ardni Ash Drake Azza Gremlin Bastet Temple Cat Behtu (2) Beli Bone Collective Bone Crab (2) Burrowling Clurichaun Dau Derro Antipaladin Derro Fetal Savant Dust Goblin (2) Erina (2)...

Deep Magic: Blood & Doom Now Available

Dark Magic of Unutterable Evil “A field produces no crops until the farmer slices it open with a blade.” —Mstislav, Butcher of the Steppes Antipaladins and blood mages are amoral, self-centered, and uncompromising. This is a bad combination where party harmony is concerned—but they make excellent evil NPCs and villains for your campaign. Deep Magic: Blood and Doom contains the secrets of antipaladin and blood magic for 5th Edition, featuring:...

Behind the Curtain: So Much Art

We’ve got a ton of products in the works, so we wanted to give you a small taste of what’s to come. While the authors are off, working their fingers to nubs, art director Marc Radle is wrangling illustrations. So we poked our noses in… KP Blog: Hey, Marc. Watcha doing? Marc: Hey everyone! There’s a TON of activity going on behind the scenes on the art front. For the three upcoming Midgard books alone, I think I’ve...

May 2017 Kobold Press Calendar Wallpapers

2017 Kobold Press Calendar It’s May! So here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. These come from our Kobold Press 2017 Calendar. This month, we feature the art of Marcel Mercado (also the cover for the Blood Vaults of Sister Alkava adventure). May the Kobold Be With You Discover Midgard, a fantasy realm of dark roads and deep magic! The 2017 Kobold Press...

Deep Magic: Dragon Magic Now Available

Magic that Roils in Blood and Bone The dragons were among the first creatures to master all types of magic: controlling the elements, enchanting their lairs with innate defenses, and teaching their arts to their humanoid servants. Today, their kin—true dragons and lesser creatures—are heirs to this powerful magic. Kobolds serving great wyrms learn spells that harness their innate draconic natures. A human with an ancient draconic ancestor might...

5E Tome of Beasts on Hero Lab Now Available

A Horde of New 5th Edition Monsters Whether you need dungeon vermin or a world-shaking personification of evil, the Tome of Beasts has it. More than 400 new foes for your 5th Edition game-everything from tiny drakes and peculiar spiders, to demon lords and ancient dragons. This is one book you won’t want to miss! Tome of Beasts includes monsters from the entire history of Kobold Press, with longtime favorites such as: Clockwork creatures Drakes...

Kobold Guide to Gamemastering Now Available

Decades of GMing Experience at Your Fingertips! “Kobold Press builds on its excellent track record with another great release—new and provocative,”—Mike Mearls Whether it’s advice from grognards who were running games at the dawn of RPGs, or suggestions from the new generation of game designers, these 21 essays by experts are here to help you improve your GMing skills and create fun, amazing, memorable campaigns that’ll be talked about for...

April 2017 Kobold Press Calendar Wallpapers

2017 Kobold Press Calendar It’s April! So here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. These come from our Kobold Press 2017 Calendar. This month, we feature the art of Evgeni Maloshenkov. No Fooling Around Discover Midgard, a fantasy realm of dark roads and deep magic! The 2017 Kobold Press Calendar brings you 13 scenes of wonder, mystery and adventure. From the...

Deep Magic: Ring Magic Now Available

Deep Magic of the Dwarf Rings Since the dawn of the world, dwarven smiths have fashioned rings of surpassing beauty—but it is not for the sake of beauty alone that these rings are made. There is power in them, which can be unlocked by the wise. Ring magic practitioners channel their magic through these rune-etched metal bands, increasing the devastation wreaked upon their foes; and can even imbue them with spells that someone else can unleash...

March 2017 Kobold Press Calendar Wallpapers

2017 Kobold Press Calendar It’s March! So here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. These come from our Kobold Press 2017 Calendar. This month, we feature the art of Marcel Mercado from the cover to Deep Magic 5E: Clockwork. . Marching Onward Discover Midgard, a fantasy realm of dark roads and deep magic! The 2017 Kobold Press Calendar brings you 13 scenes of...

Ask the Oracle: Cellphones

Dear Kobold Oracle, The newest player in my group is constantly checking their cell phone despite that I’ve mentioned more than once that we don’t usually use electronics at the table. On top of that, the rest of our party uses real dice, but he insists on using his cell phone for die rolling, so there’s no way to know if he’s cheating. I’m also convinced he’s looking up the stats for monsters we encounter and using them to decide character...

Midgard Kickstarter for 5th Edition and Pathfinder is Live!

Like the strong, dark dwarven beer of the Ironcrags, the Midgard Kickstarter project has been a long time fermenting—and it’s now live! The dark roads await us, and the deep magic calls. Check it out here. This Kickstarter will bring a whole new world to 5th Edition, and expand the options for Pathfinder RPG players. We’re creating a new Midgard Campaign Setting book, with new maps, new chapters and an expanded timeline that moves...

Gen Con Badges and GMing

Gencon is coming, and 4-day badges are more expensive this year! But the Kobold can help, and you can help the Kobold. Just run 4 or more full-table, four-hour games at Gencon and your badge will be compensated. We have the adventures, you’re the GM! Event submission begins on January 22nd, just weeks away. When you commit to running 4 or more events, you can get your badge compensated and possibly pick up some Kobold swag. Email...

January 2017 Kobold Press Calendar Wallpapers

2017 Kobold Press Calendar It’s a new year! And may 2017 be the year you always wanted. Here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. These come from our Kobold Press 2017 Calendar. This month, we feature the art of Marcel Mercado. To a Fantastic New Year Discover Midgard, a fantasy realm of dark roads and deep magic! The 2017 Kobold Press Calendar brings you 13 scenes...

Beyond Damage Dice Now Available

A Weapon is Much More than Just the Damage It Deals… Down to 5 hp and fighting for your life against trolls, dragons, werebeasts, or worse? You’ll need to use your weapons to their fullest potential: to confuse, disorient, and disadvantage your enemies before moving in for the kill. Beyond Damage Dice offers unique maneuvers for specific weapons found in the core Fifth Edition rules and the Midgard Campaign Setting—giving them a distinct...

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