Mharoti Master Chef: A Background

Food, an essential—and delicious—component of life. Those that can work its magic are highly valued in any culture. Fine victuals are cherished in politics, business, and religion throughout Midgard, and you aspired to no less than the exceptional and the exotic. You were destined for more than lording over a three-star Trioloan restaurant or cooking aboard a luxury Siwali sandship. Draconic fine dining was your calling, nothing less would...

Heritage of Heroes: Gem Dragonborn

For all the races in all the worlds… what about the subraces? Heritage of Heroes brings you variant racial features for Midgard to help your hero stand out from the pack. The following variant traits allow you to play a dragonborn descended from gem dragons. Your other dragonborn traits remain the same. Gem Dragonborn Traits Draconic Ancestry. Choose one type of dragon from the Draconic Ancestry table. Your breath weapon and damage...

Kobold Quarterly #18 Now Available

Kobold Quarterly issue #18, our big pre-Gen Con Summer issue, is out! It’s like a kobold beach party ice chest, but instead of being packed with gnome jerky, KQ #18 has savants, cavaliers, beast masters, and dragon hunters for Pathfinder RPG; Divine Gifts for the AGE System by Green Ronin designer Steve Kenson; a minotaur ecology for 4th Edition D&D; and three new adventures! Characters powered with divine magic are common in fantasy RPGs....

Beatific Drake

(Illustration by Chris McFann) It’s raining drakes! Find a whole slew of these fierce mini-dragons in the Book of Drakes. Masters Daigle and Welham can show you the way… __ This miniature dragon, radiating near-blinding illumination, flies effortlessly toward a group of shambling zombies. The creature bursts into an improbably brighter ball of light, and moments later, nothing remains of the undead but piles of ash. Typically found in temples...

Arachnidrake

(Illustration by Chris McFann) It’s raining drakes! Find a whole slew of these fierce mini-dragons in the Book of Drakes. Masters Daigle and Welham can show you the way… __ An impossible combination of spider and dragon stares at you with its six eyes while its mandibles clack in hunger. Hundreds of bright red spiders on the drake’s hide give the appearance of crawling skin. Upon seeing prey, the creature spits out a sticky glob,...

Dragon Maladies (Part 5 of 5)

Dragons are huge, powerful creatures feared by one and all, but just as the mightiest human warrior can be laid low by the flu, so too can dragons contract, be weakened by, and even die from various diseases. What follows is a description of some, but by no means all, of the maladies and draco-disorders afflicting the great reptilian race… [previously] __ Wing Rot: In a case of wing rot, a dragon’s wings become infected with flesh-eating...

Dragon Maladies (Part 4 of 5)

Dragons are huge, powerful creatures feared by one and all, but just as the mightiest human warrior can be laid low by the flu, so too can dragons contract, be weakened by, and even die from various diseases. What follows is a description of some, but by no means all, of the maladies and draco-disorders afflicting the great reptilian race… [previously] __ Scale Lice: Scale lice feed under the scales of any scaled creature, such as dragons,...

Dragon Maladies (Part 3 of 5)

Dragons are huge, powerful creatures feared by one and all, but just as the mightiest human warrior can be laid low by the flu, so too can dragons contract, be weakened by, and even die from various diseases. What follows is a description of some—but by no means all—of the maladies and draco-disorders afflicting the great reptilian race… [previously] __ Hatchling Fever: While rare among dragons dwelling in either cold climates or dry, desert...

Dragon Maladies (Part 2 of 5)

Dragons are huge, powerful creatures feared by one and all, but just as the mightiest human warrior can be laid low by the flu, so too can dragons contract, be weakened by, and even die from various diseases. What follows is a description of some—but by no means all—of the maladies and draco-disorders afflicting the great reptilian race… [previously] __ Halitosis: In humans, halitosis is simply bad breath, but among dragons, it...

Dragon Maladies (Part 1 of 5)

The following is a translation from the chapter “Maladies and those Diseases Besetting and Afflicting the Greater and Lesser Wyrms” from Vol. III of the eight-volume set Wyrms of the Modern and Ancient Wyrld by Lohik Aarme the Elder with contributions and annotations by Lohik Aarme the Younger as found in the Great Library of the Five Fiefdoms of South Norry… OK! Fine! Enough! Why are the ancient sages always so longwinded? On with it… __...


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