Preview of Tome of Beasts: Mithral Dragon

As we kobolds are fond of joking: “Dragon!!!” But seriously, mithral? Where’s the candy floss dragon? Like staying alive isn’t hard enough already. The mithral dragon spits metal shards. That’s how badass [and completely metal \m/] they are. This  shiny partykiller was originally designed by Mike McArtor and updated to 5E for the Tome of Beasts by Chris Harris with art by Guido Kuip. Chris Harris says,...

Unlikely Heroes for 5th Edition is Now Available

 I really want to play a jinnborn. Wait, a dhampir. No, no, a dust goblin it is…! And all I need is Unlikely Heroes for 5th Edition, the just released player’s guide. This one growls at you when you open it. It’s now available in the Kobold store. Now, I love me some gnomes. And the dragonborn are certainly dandy. And humans do have their uses for sure… Sometimes, though, you just need something a little—or a...

Preview of Tome of Beasts: Flab Giant

We kobolds have a saying: “When a giant’s in the mines, workday’s over.” The flab giant is not someone you want to stop and ask directions from. It only wants you for one out of a handful of possible reasons… and none of them are good. This walking mountain was originally designed by Ryan Costello, Jr. and updated to 5E for the Tome of Beasts by Chris Harris with art by Bryan Syme. Chris Harris says, “The...

Let’s All Go to the ENnies

It’s that time of year! Yes, it is the time for picking blueberries and for tending to fireworks burns. But it’s also the time to announce the 2016 Nominees for the 2016 Gen Con EN World RPG Award—those most illustrious ENnies. We gleeful kobolds are ecstatic to announce two nominations: Southlands Campaign for Best Setting Southlands Campaign Map for Best Cartography Polls open next Monday (July 11). Now, all the nominees...

Deep Magic: Clockwork is Now Available

I got my goggles. And my hat. And my boom-clanking automaton. And… I got my Deep Magic: Clockwork, the just released magical tome that whirs and sparks when you dive inside. It’s now available in the Kobold store. When the Great Machine talks, great machinists need to listen. This book reveals new options for clerics, wizards, and warlocks in 5th Edition. Now, you get to be the golem. Are you steamed at the lack of timely new...

Kobolds Take the D&D Podcast

Your very own Kobold-in-Chief joins Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito on the latest episode of the D&D podcast—from now on known as Dragon Talk. Be regaled as Wolfgang, and I quote, “returns to tell us some more crazy stories, sing some Hall & Oates, and talk about what Kobold Press is putting up on the DMs Guild.” Are you not regaled?!...

And Straight On ’til Morning

A huge round of applause for Miranda! She’s done an amazing job of running the Kobold Blogmines for years. While I’m a wee bit sad to see her go, I’m greatly excited to see what great things she does next. When you slay some dragons, Miranda, come back and tell us all about them! It’s Deja Vu All Over Again As introduced, I’m Scott Gable, and I’ll be your new guide into all things Kobold. Those of you with...

Editor Shot the Food

Okay, well, maybe not, because who would do that? It’s food! I’m pretty sure we all need that badly. Anyway, as the byline states, this is Miranda, your friendly neighborhood Kobold Press blog editor, and I’m here to make my last post in that role after years of curating the Kobold Press blog. It has been a blast! I’ve enjoyed working with all of those who have made submissions to the blog, I’ve had a ton of fun...

Join the ARENA: FURY OF HELLAS Card Game Kickstarter

Hey, who doesn’t like to play god once in a while? Especially the gods of Greek mythology, who loved to compete against each other using mortals and monsters as pawns. If this sounds like hella fun*, check out our just-launched Kickstarter for ARENA: FURY OF HELLAS — the first ever card game from Kobold Press! ARENA: FURY OF HELLAS a quick-fire non-collectible card game for 2 to 4 players. Each player represents the gods of Greek mythology,...

Real Steel Contest: Date Extended

In an effort to gather more entries for our judges to enjoy — especially from those of you who were working on your taxes until today — we’re extending the contest deadline until April 25, 2016. So, if you haven’t yet pulled together an entry for this contest, you have some more time! If you’re not aware of this contest, please do check out the rules — the prizes are absolutely awesome and include something...

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...

Last Gasp: A Fifth Edition Adventure

Crack Open the Tomb, and Awaken Ancient Curses! Come, friends, and shake the desert from your hair! The chill of night falls swiftly upon the dunes, and we should keep the darkness at bay together. Ah, you have a discerning eye! This is the seal of an ancient king, uncovered by a terrible sandstorm. Shall I tell you of the folly of Menet-Ka and of those who breathed their last in his service? Last Gasp is an adventure set in the Southlands...

Walk the Path of the Trickster

Most tricksters are two steps ahead of the competition. A few know how to win before the race even begins! The trickster is a new Pathfinder Roleplaying Game compatible class which combines arcane magic with roguish skills. Use your special Forte ability to perform incredible acrobatics, summon a magical familiar to act as an accomplice, beguile enemies, or steal spells as they’re being cast! Outwit your foes and outrun your enemies. New Paths...

New for PFRPG: Advanced Races Compendium & Codex

2016: the year of monsters begins! Two great new books for Pathfinder Roleplaying Game players and GMs have arrived at the Kobold Store—and if you’re a fan of monsters, you’ll want to check these out. The Advanced Races Compendium gives you everything you need to play a monstrous adventurer in Pathfinder. Its pages are packed with player character racial feats, traits, spells, bloodlines, gear, magic items, archetypes, and more for...

Adventure in the Southlands with Tomb of Tiberesh

What Lives in the Tomb? Wondrous, Dangerous Things! Tomb of Tiberesh is an adventure for the Southlands Campaign Setting for five or six 2nd-level characters and uses the 5th Edition rules. It is easily adapted to any fantasy desert campaign. Just outside Per-Bastet, in the kingdom of Nuria Natal, lie the newly discovered remains of Anu-Asir, a city once believed to exist only in myth. The ruins of Anu-Asir lie submerged under accumulations of...


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