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Deep Magic ebook Now Available for iOS 7

Have you ever been caught spell-less by a gang of hungry gnolls? Do your hirelings groan under the weight of carrying your magical library through the wilderness? Now you can carry a massive tome of spells in your pocket! The Deep Magic Spell Reference for iPad and iPhone (with an Android version coming this summer) includes hundreds of Pathfinder Roleplaying Game compatible spells from Deep Magic, the mammoth collection out now from Kobold...

Hoard of the Dragon Queen Autographed Edition EXCLUSIVE at the Kobold Store

If you’ve paid attention to the Dungeons & Dragons news over the past couple of weeks, you know that Kobold Press designed two adventures to support the upcoming Tyranny of Dragons storyline—Hoard of the Dragon Queen (out in August) and The Rise of Tiamat (October). These adventures are the first to work with the new D&D rules set. Now we’re happy to announce a special exclusive: You can pre-order Hoard of the Dragon Queen...

Kobold Press Designed Tyranny of Dragons Adventures for the New Edition of the Dungeons & Dragons Tabletop Roleplaying Game

Somehow, words like “happy,” “pleased” or even “excited” don’t do this announcement justice. So just imagine the dazed grins on our faces when we say… …Kobold Press, working as a design studio for Wizards of the Coast, has designed two adventures to support the upcoming Tyranny of Dragons storyline—Hoard of the Dragon Queen (out in August) and The Rise of Tiamat (October). These adventures are the first to work with the new rules set. Veteran...

Real Scrolls Now Available

Like most gamers we love old books and scrolls and such. That’s why our new Real Scrolls line — now available at DriveThruRPG — was so much fun to create. We worked with calligrapher Kathy Barker to make printable handouts that give players the sense of really holding a scroll with a spell on it. And in addition to bring decorative, they have all the info needed about the spell, compatible with Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. You...

We Need GMs for PaizoCon 2014!

The Kobold King needs you! BY THIS FRIDAY we need 2 or 3 GMs on board to run Kobold events for Pathfinder RPG at PaizoCon 2014 July 4-6. We’d also welcome a GM to run a 13th Age table for Team Kobold. We can offer a badge, swag and undying gratitude. (But not plane fare or hotel accommodations, sorry.) Willing and able to commit? Email wolfgang@koboldquarterly.com!

Theurge Class – 13th Age Compatible

The theurge is one of the most popular classes in our New Paths Compendium for Pathfinder RPG.  Now, Ryven Cedrylle offers this distinctive class for your 13th Age roleplaying game… Theurge Wizards cast spells. Clerics utter prayers. Sorcerers draw on their magical bloodlines and druids draw on the power of nature. You do none of these things, or perhaps all of them. For you, magic is simply magic, regardless of from whence it arises. ...

Deep Magic Now Available

Unlimited spellpower is yours to command!  Deep Magic is here at last — a 376-page, full-color tome bound in the hide of an unknown planar being who materialized at Kobold World Headquarters, gave a piteous squawk, and died on the carpet. It contains some of the strangest, most wondrous, and most powerful arcane and divine magic ever devised, ready for use in any Pathfinder Roleplaying Game campaign. Deep Magic is an essential volume for any...

Kobold Guide to Magic Now Available

The newest volume in our award-winning series of game design guides goes deep into a single topic: the burning, shimmering, prismatic heart of fantasy itself… What makes a fantasy fantastic? Magic, of course! Whether it’s unearthly beasts, scheming sorcerers, legendary swords or locales that defy logic and physics, a compelling fantasy story needs magical elements. The tricky part is that in order for the story to work, you have to get...

13th Age: Dragonleaf Tree

For various reasons, some monsters from the Midgard Campaign Setting didn’t make it into the Midgard Bestiary: 13th Age Compatible Edition. One of these was the deadly dragonleaf tree, cultivated in the Mharoti Empire. Here are five of these exotic enemies to spring on your unsuspecting players, complete with nastier specials and magic items.  Dragonleaf Tree Standard dragonleaf tree abilities: All dragonleaf trees have the following 2...

A Pathfinder/3.5 Player’s Guide to 13th Age by Jonathan Tweet

Kobold Press has recently released a version of the Midgard Bestiary that is compatible with 13th Age, the new d20-style RPG by Rob Heinsoo and me. Wolf Baur and I go back 20 years, and he asked me to explain a little about 13th Age to his audience of Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and 3.5 players. As the lead designer on D&D 3E, I’m heartened to see people still playing a version of the game system that my team and I developed. I’m especially...

Midgard Bestiary: 13th Age Edition Now Available

“The Midgard Bestiary combines Kobold Press’s dedication to quality and originality with Ash Laws’ enthusiastic and accomplished take on the 13th Age to serve you a gallimaufry of ghouls and golems.” – Simon Rogers, 13th Age publisher Make your icon rolls—and hope for sixes! The Midgard Bestiary: 13th Age Compatible Edition brings 100 weird, warped and unpredictable new monsters to the fight. Designer ASH LAW (of Tales of the 13th Age...

Advanced Races 8: Lamia Now Available

Sinister Serpents! Lamia tread a strange path of violence and magic — and for a tiny few, redemption. Though extremely rare, lamia adventurers do exist. They are almost exclusively outcasts who have struck out on their own or escaped the wickedness of their brethren. Cut off from the matriarchy and its debauched rituals, might they be something more than monsters? Might they become… heroes? Advanced Races 8: Lamias gives you everything...

New Paths: Ranger Talents for 13th Age

The New Paths Compendium contains a number of new, exciting options for Pathfinder players looking to expand on the traditional class molds. As it turns out, a number of options in the Compendium are also useful for 13th Age players after a bit of translation. Let’s start by giving the Ranger some new Talents to expand her suite of abilities. Animal Empathy You gain a free +5 Background called “Wild Empath.” Consider renaming it to something...

Kobold Guide to Magic: Gender and Magic

The Kobold Guide to Magic is written by a star-studded cast of designers and authors. In this preview, we look at gendered magic in an excerpt from the essay by RPG writer Amber E. Scott. Pre-order the Kobold Guide to Magic at the Kobold Store! “Gender” can be thought of as a social construct that defines a set of accepted behaviors and attitudes for a group of individuals, usually (but not always) based on biological sex. Defining gender...


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