Dungeons & Dragons


Party Backstory Generator Up On Kickstarter

And you may find yourself living in a shotgun hovel. And you may find yourself in another part of the realms. And you may find yourself weilding a large axe. And you may find yourself in a run-down bar, with a run-down barkeep. And you may ask yourself, "Well, how did I get here?"

That's just what the Party Backstory Generator is here to solve. It's designed to get your gaming group together and have a cohesive narrative so you can get your adventure on.


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Limitless NPCs Up On Kickstarter

Limitless Adventures is running a new Kickstarter campaign. In this case, it's Limitless NPCs. Now, as much as it would be cool to actually be limitless, there aren't actually an infinite number of NPCs in the book. That would take too long to print. However, there are over a hundred of them for your 5th edition D&D games, and that's pretty good to fill up quite a few sessions in your games.


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The Forbidden Library Adventure and Sourcebook Up On Kickstarter

For all you bibliophiles in the audience, there's a new adventure and sourcebook up on Kickstarter for 5th edition D&D. It's called Tales and Tomes from the Forbidden Library. I've already had one author friend who I sent the link to go, "ooooooh!" in response. If you're a fan of books and want to bring that love to your character, this is your chance.


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Thunder of the Thorn 5th Edition Adventure Up On Kickstarter

GMs on the go need every advantage to keep their games rolling along. Pre-made adventures are perfect for that, as they're usually fairly plug-and-play, being able to be dropped into a campaign as necessary. Thunder of the Thorn is a new adventure up on Kickstarter for 5th Edition. What sort of danger lurks in the deep woods? (all sorts, so it would seem)


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There Was a Boss Fight! Encounters Up On Kickstarter

When you've got a group of encounters ready for your party, you wanna end that with a big boss fight. It's not really all that thrilling when you head through a dungeon or evil castle and it all just sort of "pfft" ends. No, you want that climactic battle at the end. That's where There Was a Boss Fight! comes in. It's a new book up on Kickstarter that focuses on encounters that end with, well, a boss fight.


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The Seas of Vodari Swashbuckling Setting Book for 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Yo, ho, ho, and a bottle of Sobe Citrus Energy. If you've got unbuckled swashes, then the Seas of Vodari setting book is just what you need to add some swash buckling action to your games of 5th edition. Hit the high seas, fight vicious monsters, board pirate ships, go in search of adventure. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Monte Cook running Arcana of the Ancients Science-Fantasy Setting Book Kickstarter

Monte Cook Games is looking to bring some giant robots to your fantasy RPG games, and I'm 100% ok with that. They're running a Kickstarter for Arcana of the Ancients, a science-fantasy book in the style of Numenera, over to 5th Edition.


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Humblewood Campaign Guide Up On Kickstarter

The vast Humblewood, a magical forest, has been ruled by the various bird peoples for as long as anyone can remember. But lately, mysterious fires have been set alight and the forest has been thrown into chaos. Whose responsible? Why are they doing it? What will happen to the Humblewood's residents? That's what you have to find out in Humblewood, a new 5th Edition campaign setting guide that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Tavern Encounters: The Heroes' Feast RPG Supplement Up On Kickstarter

Tavern Encounters: The Heroes' Feast is a little bit of several things. It's a cook book. It's an encounter guide for taverns in your games. It's a hosting guide. If it involves food and games, it's at least somewhat in there, it seems. That's fine with me, of course. And hopefully with you, too. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Spiral Isles RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Death, the final frontier. When your character dies in an RPG, it's time to roll up a new one, right? Maybe not so much. Spiral Isles, a new fantasy adventure for 5th edition and Swords and Wizardry, takes you to the underworld, where deceased characters can have a new chance at life. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Witch+Craft 5th Edition Supplement Up On Kickstarter

Crafting. Many of us would like to possibly do more of it in our RPGs, but there's not a very robust system for it. So, GMs are just left sort of shrugging and going, "I dunno. We'll just make something up." Which is fine, but not what a lot of people want. Thankfully, there's Witch+Craft, a new supplement for 5th edition that brings in crafting, as well as working with magic in a home-grown, Etsy-style. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Beings From Beyond Supplement For Dungeons & Dragons Up On Kickstarter

Having more options of things to throw at your players is always good. And when they've left the mortal plane, there's lots of different creatures and beings out there they could interact with. That's where Beings from Beyond comes in. It's a new supplement with rules for Demons, Devils, and Angels for your games of 5th Edition. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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WizKids Releases Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage D&D Miniatures Set

A whole new Dungeons & Dragons: Icons of the Realms figure set is available now from WizKids. Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage gives you a bunch more figures to use in your games. I always like to have the proper figure out there representing what my party is fighting, so having more options is always good.


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Absconding Indie RPG Zine Up On Kickstarter

I told you that RPG Zines were really becoming a thing. In this instance, we have Absconding, a new indie RPG zine that looks to add new content for 5th edition in all forms. Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and anything else they might find interesting as they fill in whatever gaps they might find in the regular release schedule.


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Dragon+ Issue 24 Now Available

The air is cold outside once more. Winter is reminding everyone here in Atlanta that yes, it is still officially that season, despite the fact that it'd been up near 70 for quite some time previous. Best to stay inside and curl up with a good gaming magazine, and Dragon+ Issue 24 is available now for your downloading and reading pleasure.


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The Ruins of Mistemere Fantasy RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

There's a lot of classic adventures out there. Some haven't been played in quite some time. Such as the original red box adventure from Dungeons & Dragons. Well, the folks at Fail Squad Games is looking to update that adventure for a 5th edition crowd, and they've taken to Kickstarter in order to fund it. Go check out the campaign for The Ruins of Mistemere.


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Love's Labour's Liberated 5e RPG Zine Up On Kickstarter

There's still about a week left of February, the month of love. And that's about how much time is left in the Love's Labour's Liberated 5th Edition zine that's up on Kickstarter now. The project looks to bring more love-themed characters and items to your games.


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Modiphius Releases Free Odyssey of the Dragonlords Player's Guide

Who doesn't like getting something for nothing? Nobody, that's who. And Modiphius is currently giving you that something for nothing. They've put their Player's Guide for the Odyssey of the Dragonlords setting for Dungeons & Dragons up on their website for free. Go get yourself a copy now.


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Rise of the Drow: Collector's Edition Up On Kickstarter

Sometimes, a GM wants a pre-made adventure so they can fill in a gap in their own plot. Sometimes, the pre-made adventure is the plot. Rise of the Drow takes players from Level 1 all the way to Level 20, and there's a Collector's Edition that's up on Kickstarter now. Who needs to see the sunshine, anyway?


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Terry Mancour's Spellmonger Setting Book for Pathfinder and 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

If you've read Terry Mancour's Spellmonger series and really wanted to get deeper into the setting, now's your opportunity. There's a Kickstarter campaign up to make a book that lets you play either Pathfinder or Dungeons & Dragons in that world.


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WizKids Announces Dungeons & Dragons: Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage Board Game

WizKids has a new board game they're working on that takes place in one of the most iconic locations in the Forgotten Realms. It's Dungeons & Dragons: Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Players head through Undermountain in search of treasure. Will you make it out alive? WizKids is offering both a standard and a deluxe version of the game.


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CYB_R Cyberpunk Setting For 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

A lot of people have used and are very familiar with the Dungeons & Dragons system of rules. But sometimes you don't want to play in a fantasy setting, but don't want to learn a new set of rules to get there. That's where something like CYB_R comes in. It's a setting book for D&D 5th Edition that lets you use the rules you know with cyberpunk setting you want.


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WizKids Announces Icons of the Realms: Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage

When I play Dungeons & Dragons, I like to have minis out on the table to represent my character, as well as the various monsters we might be facing. To help with that, there's minis sets that you can get, and WizKids and Wizards of the Coast are teaming up for a new one. It's Icons of the Realms: Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Have a look.


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Magignosis Character Classes Up On Kickstarter

Whenever a character levels up in an RPG, it should be something cool. You get better at whatever you've been doing this whole time. But, sometimes, you have a class that doesn't really get anything when they gain a level. It can be sort of a "well, that was pointless" moment. The four classes that are part of the Magignosis Kickstarter give you something every time you level.


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