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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...

December 2017 Kobold Press Wallpapers

It’s December! So here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. These come from New Paths Compendium with art by Claudio Pozas. 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...

New Paths Compendium Hardcover Preview: The Skin-Changer

The expanded, hardcover edition of the New Paths Compendium presents 12 new and expanded Pathfinder Roleplaying Game classes from level 1 through 20—plus new feats, new spells, and new archetypes. One of these 12 classes is the skin-changer, a full BAB martial class that truly embraces the untamed, animalistic aspects of nature. Rather than bonding with an animal companion, the skin‑changer instead assumes the form of animals himself. He excels...

November 2017 Kobold Press Wallpapers

Kobolds and Fallen Leaves It’s November! So here’s a set of wallpapers for your computer, your smartphone, or whatever electronic device you’ve got. These come from Prepared 2: A Dozen One-Shot Adventures for 5th Edition. So, your players went off on a tangent—AGAIN? A Dozen 5th Edition One-Shot Adventures for Levels 1 to 11 Never fear—Prepared 2 offers you 12 quick solutions to keep the game moving and players entertained,...

October 2017 Kobold Press Calendar Wallpapers

2017 Kobold Press Calendar It’s October! 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’s scene is by Russell Jones. Kobolds in the Pumpkin Patch 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...

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