Blood Vaults of Sister Alkava Now Available

A Nightmare of Blood! The village of Karvolia has always paid its annual tribute of blood to the Red Goddess—but this year, none of the donors returned. Now the priestess commands the village elders to send another dozen young men and women to the edifice of stone that looms on the cliffs overlooking the village: the dreaded Blood Vaults. The terrified elders are willing to pay adventurers handsomely to find a way to make this second tribute...

Kobold Press Joins Tabletop Library

Kobold Press, Frog God Games, Troll Lord Games, Green Ronin, Hero Games, Rogue Comet, Pacesetter Games and Simulations, Eldritch Enterprises, Far Future Enterprises, and TableTopLibrary.com are jointly announcing that, effective immediately, our companies will all be offering our Fifth Edition, Pathfinder, Traveller, OSR, Hero System, Castles and Crusades, Fate, and other products through a new RPG download store called TableTopLibrary, as a...

Tome of Beasts: Fantasy Grounds Announcement

Fantasy Grounds Support for Tome of Beasts and Book of Lairs Big news for 5e players on Fantasy Grounds: Kobold Press and Smiteworks LLC are bringing Tome of Beasts and the Book of Lairs to the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop! Want to back just the Fantasy Grounds versions? We’re adding three new pledge levels to the Kickstarter: FANTASY GROUNDS BOOK OF LAIRS — $27 All the lairs, with all maps and needed tokens. FANTASY GROUNDS TOME OF BEASTS...

B is for Beasts

When I was a wee lad growing up in a rather Germanic household,the Advent calendar was one of the joys of each year. A picture or a chocolate lay behind each of its 25 little cardboard cutouts, and—because you only opened one per day—the last window in the Advent calendar was always for Christmas. It was a brutal way to learn patience; but hey, at least there was SOMETHING every day until the Christmas carnage arrived. Immediate Gratification...

Midgard Heroes for 5th Edition Now Available

HEROES, ARISE! — New Options for 5th Edition Heroes — Deep voices of the giants chant in the hills and forests. Red-cloaked cultists gather to perform their unholy rites, and howling tribes of dust goblins ride out of the Western Wastes to sack villages and towns. But you do not fear these things. You are a hero of Midgard—and by your skill, strength, luck, or the favor of the gods, you will become...

Larger Than Life: Stone Giants Now Available

Strong as the Mountains and Deep as the Caves! Most stone giants spend their long lives in peaceful pursuits on the rocky peaks of mountain ranges: raising livestock, contemplating the passage of history, and educating captured adventurers about the tribe’s peaceable intentions before releasing them. But hotheaded young stone giants would rather change the world than observe it — and a charismatic young leader with enough followers...

Larger than Life: Hill Giants Now Available

Nomad and Raiders! Hill giants don’t make world-dominating plans, but that makes them no less terrifying to their victims. Concerned mainly with finding food and shelter, these giants quickly consume all the game in their territory and start wandering into human settlements looking for easy prey—or enter service as shock troops for dragons and other, cleverer giants. Larger Than Life: Hill Giants is a new 15-page PDF from RPG Superstar Mike...

Demon Cults: Servants of the White Ape Now Available

The Law of the Ape is the Law of the Jungle! The son of a declining noble house, Josef Kortz sought his fortune in the Southlands and stumbled on an ancient vault of lore deep within a ruined city guarded by fierce white apes. Now, a decade after entering the dark heart of the southern continent, Kortz and his army of apes and magic-devouring undead have conquered the nearby tribes—and the brooding aristocrat turns his eyes to the countries of...

Demon Cults: The Hand of Nakresh Now Available for Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

No Treasure is Safe! Forty-Fingered Nakresh is the simian demon-god of wizards and thieves, whose eight hands grasp all there is to take. The five infamous crime lords who lead the cult of the Lowest Left Hand of Nakresh plot the most audacious and spectacular thefts imaginable to appease their god—and to outdo each other! Demon Cults: The Hand of Nakresh includes: 5 cult leader NPCs with stats: Lord Vermin (CR 10), Master Kiprak (CR 11),...

Larger Than Life: Thursir Now Available for Pathfinder RPG

Giant smiths and fierce pillagers! Though one of the least powerful of the known giants, thursir have the greatest impact on humanoid settlements unfortunate enough to exist near their enclaves. Most of the time, thursir work at their vast underground forges, creating armor, weapons, and incredible engines of war—interspersed with great banquets that last for days. But there are also degenerate thursir: clans of terrifying pillagers who will...

Advanced Races: Lizardfolk Available Now for Pathfinder RPG

Strength of Scale and Spear! The lizardfolk are an ancient people with a storied past and traditions untroubled by the passage of time. Their strength is hidden, their teeth and claws sheathed until the moment is right. Advanced Races: Lizardfolk is your essential guide to this ancient race of brutal warriors and cunning witches. Their mastery of blood and bone is deep and unforgiving; their wrath is slow but sure. This 13-page PDF by...

Book Review: Fire in the Blood by Erin Evans

The Sundering is a world-changing event that is ushering in the newest edition of the iconic Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. The activities surrounding this move by Shar, goddess of loss and secrets (amongst other things), were captured in a book series aptly named The Sundering. One of those books was written by Erin Evans and featured her two iconic tiefling twins, their dragonborn adoptive father, and several love interests and some...

Drama vs. Realism vs. Game: Scenes

The heroes are in the middle of a political campaign, trying to win the support of the populace for their next effort. A key constituency is the kobolds of the Kobold Ghetto, and the players have decided to gain its favor by showing the kobolds that they have a lot in common. They decide to help out in the mines, buy drinks for kobolds at the local taverns, hand out coins, and generally do a lot of little things that add up to the support of...

Prepared!

So your players went off on a tangent… We’ve all been there. Sometimes it’s unavoidable; you’re staring at ten single-spaced pages of adventure you wrote last week and your party just walked… right… by. Prepared! offers you solutions to player tangents while you figure out your next move. Unexpected traveling can be a stressful situation for a GM to facilitate. You want to provide your players with something more than: “It takes...

Report from the Southlands: The Editorial Side

Greetings, Southlanders! In just a few short months, the Southlands sourcebook and all the project’s shiny add-ons will be in your hands, at your tables, and ready to provide your gaming groups with unlimited adventures beneath the pitiless sun. We can’t wait to see what GMs and players do with the myriad story hooks, rich traditions, dastardly villains, and brave heroes—all inspired by the Arabian Nights and ancient Egypt—that the...


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