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Collection of Curiosities: The Boiling Pot

As many of us consider tomorrow’s feast here in the United States, it might also be fun to consider what you might find in that pot that’s boiling in the kitchen of whatever edifice the adventurers are within. You can roll randomly for a result below, or use the handy number provided with each entry…

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Building a Better Nemesis

“Wits and swords are as straws against the wisdom of the Darkness…” —Robert E. Howard, “The Phoenix on the Sword” When it comes to roleplaying games (as with any engaging drama), conflict is king. An adventurer is nothing without the mountain impeding his path. And since the earliest days of D&D, the eponymous dungeons have…

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Monster Mondays: The Eyeless Horror

A vaguely humanoid figure in tattered robes floats in the air. Its legs are splitting into a tangle of tentacles hanging just a few inches above the ground. The creature’s skeletal head turns around as if scanning nearby surroundings despite evident lack of eye sockets. The Eyeless Horror CR 7; XP 3,200 CE Medium Aberration…

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Kobold HQ Closed Nov 25th-30th: December Sale Coming!

The kobold warrens will be closed from Tuesday, November 25th, through Sunday, November 30th. No signs of life will be seen: no shipments of books, shirts, patches, scraps of cloth, rusty gears or dead gnomes will travel in or out of its depths. Inquiries shouted through the keyhole about orders already placed will be answered,…

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Book Review: Reign of Stars by Tim Pratt

Alaeron is a killer—or at least he was. He’s not your normal stone-cold killer type, but more the “I caused the death of a very powerful captain of the Technic League in the mysterious and treacherous land of Numeria” kind of killer. But that was a long time ago and in a land far, far…

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