Southlands

Collection of Curiosities: At the Oasis

To celebrate the Southlands Kickstarter, we have some things you might stumble across at the oasis. You can roll randomly for a result below, use the handy number provided with each entry to figure out your result on a d12. You can also pick the one that works for the area in which your characters …

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Demon Cults Hand of Nakresh

Southlands Artist Interview: Subroto Bhaumik

Marc Radle recently interviewed Southlands Kickstarter project illustrator Subroto Bhaumik so that you could see how this artist started a career in the industry and more! Read on to learn more… When did you decide to become an illustrator, and why did you make this choice? I used to love drawing as a kid, and …

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Real Steel: Coins of the Southlands

Coins. Gold, silver, bronze, and copper. Throughout history, they’ve been struck, cast, engraved, and cut. Their style and artwork are a reflection of the culture that created them. It’s no surprise that coins are being used in gaming. They can help build the flavor of a world and give insight into the religions and art …

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Aeromancers

The Aeromancers of Aerdvall, Masters of Air Magics

Join us for another look at the colorful and evocative gaming options provided by the Southlands project, which is currently being Kickstarted. On the opposite side of the crescent desert from Nuria-Natal lies the wondrous sky-city of Aerdvall. Roughly 2,100 years ago, refugees from far Sikkim raised their city to hover high above the foreboding …

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Arabian Nights: Maxfield Parrish

Antagonists of the Southlands

Leaning casually against the edge of the balcony opening, the lion-headed rakshasa peered at the heroes with yellow cat-eyes. Gunnar stepped forward, hefting his thrice-blessed axe. “Foul creature! We shall free this land of your evil touch!” “DO WE HAVE GUESTS, BHUKASTA?” The booming voice crashed down upon them as a massive face appeared beyond …

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Princess Parizade Bringing Home the Singing Tree: Maxfield Parrish

Let There Be Monsters!

It’s a not-so-secret fact that I’m a total monsterholic. The Monster Manual was the first hardcover book I bought for AD&D, the Bestiaries from Paizo are totally my gaming addiction, and I am always excited to get new and original monsters in my hands, whether it is from a design contest, a book of mythology, …

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Southlands and the Arabian Nights

Some things naturally go together, like cake and ice cream. Among them are incredibly rich and unique campaign settings and adventures that stir them to life. Kobold Press combines the distinctive flavor of the Middle East, Egypt, and Africa with the Southlands Kickstarter. Southlands draws upon those exotic lands and distinctive cultures to add even …

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Southlands Scarab

Why I Love the Southlands

For those who love high adventure in mysterious places…lost mines and desert tombs…mighty viziers and powerful djinn…jungle valleys where white apes and dinosaurs guard fabulous treasure…. the Southlands Kickstarter is here. Allow me to confess my deep and abiding love for all things wild and free, dangerous and ancient, roguish, magical, and lost in a …

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Genie Shaitan Matt Bulahao

Southlands: Favorite Player Options

The assagi stabbing spear…Aeromancers exchanging their spells for air-themed powers…werelions!…animal hide armors…zebra mounts…the huge elemental companions of the Tamasheq paladins…the Kijani, a playable race of symbiotic plants…tactical feat trees of the Narumbeki Legions…the bounty of poisons and medicinal plants of the Living Jungle of Kush… The Southlands project has generated an amazing slate of player …

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Southlands Teaser Image #1

The Southlands Comes Alive: Venture Forth With Us

The Southlands is a vast space, full of mysterious ruins and thriving cities alike. Big adventure—with ancient hieroglyphic magic, powerful genie lords, and some monsters that would give Sinbad nightmares—is the keystones of what you’ll find in this soon-to-be-Kickstarted project. To share a hint of what’s to come, we asked Ben McFarland and Brian Suskind …

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