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Southlands: New Fantasy Options for Pathfinder RPG

A project in Kirkland, WA by Kobold Press

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Adventure beneath the pitiless sun! New monsters, new magic, and realms inspired by the Arabian Nights, Egypt, & pulp adventure tales!
Backers: 1044
Average Pledge Per Backer: $94

Funded: $97,728 of $16,000
Dates: Sep 15th -> Oct 18th (33 days)
Project By: Kobold Press
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Latest News

Art Preview: Doomspeakers Sketch, FUNDED: Martial Options, Scorpion Queen, Ape Demon, Labyrinth City

October 16th - via:
I failed to provide a decent mockup of the Doomspeakers cover in a recent post. That omission is now mended with the color sketch here (and I hope it is in time to avert the wrath of the anti-paladins involved!).   All backers who get the PDF... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours: Time to Fly!

October 15th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 This is it: the final 48 hours of the Southlands Kickstarter.  The video above - a hawk’s-eye view of the Soutlands map - shows just how high and far we’ve already... (Read More)

FUNDED: 10th Arabian Night, NEXT UP: Dice and Werelion Previews

October 13th - via:
The kobolds are delighted to have captured (that is, *convinced*), RPG Superstar Mike Welham to write one of the Ten Arabian Nights in the adventure collection.  We've updated the cover art and added a short description of that adventure to the... (Read More)

Ending Soon: Southlands

October 13th - via:
Did you ever wish that you could travel the sun scorched sand of Egypt and the Middle East in the leisure of your own home and without the nasty risk of heatstroke and getting sand in places that you never knew that you had? Well, Kobold Press promises a similar experience in their latest Pathfinder RPG release currently running on Kickstarter. And while the book is set in their Midgard campaign setting, the contents of the book and recently unlocked bestiary should work with any Pathfinder game. (Read More)

Treasure Trove So Far, 30 Extras Unlocked, 5 Days Left

October 11th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  Thanks to our more than 700 backers, the Southlands project has unlocked more than 30 stretch goals. It’s a bit difficult to see all the details from the project page, so... (Read More)

Mapping the Southlands, by Anna Meyer

October 11th - via:
To map a vast continent that stretches for thousands of miles is a major undertaking, and to make it stand up and match the creative fervor of the Kobold Crew and some of the best in the business doesn't make it easier. But as all brave adventurers... (Read More)

FUNDED: Art and Aasimar; NEXT: City of Crimson Pillars

October 10th - via:
The kobolds are hopping around celebrating the arrival of another big art goal, namely the Fred Fields art commission that backers have made possible. We'll sign the paperwork and ask Mr. Fields to fire up the sketching pencils post-haste! We hope... (Read More)

FUNDED: Doomspeakers, More Art; PREVIEW: Bestiary Monster

October 8th - via:
The stretch goals keep rolling in, and we're still floating on air about reaching 600 backers and unlocking the standalone Southlands Bestiary. What’s more, we're almost at 700 backers, which unlocks the poster map. This Kickstarter is kicking ass,... (Read More)

Unleash the Beasts! Southlands Bestiary is FUNDED

October 6th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

[PODCAST] Round Table 37 – Kickstarter and Southlands

October 6th - via:
I sits down with Dave Gibson, Rudy Basso, and Barak Blackburn to talk about crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and their massive effect on the modern TRPG industry. Then its an interview with Wolfgang Baur about Kobold Press‘ latest Kickstarter project, The Southlands, a Pathfinder RPG supplement that with a few more backers will have its bestiary ported over to fifth edition Dungeons and Dragons. This podcast was recorded on September 30 and October 4, 2014. (Read More)

FUNDED: Tomb-Palace of Nakresh the Many-Handed, Great Hive of Arbeyach

October 5th - via:
We're getting into the truly rich section of the stretch goals and supporter goals, and you are making it possible! Paizo freelancer Amber E. Scott is now funded as the author of the ninth Arabian Night! She's writing a dangerous adventure called the... (Read More)

PREVIEW Available; FUNDED: Red Portal Forum; NEXT UP: the Tomb-Palace

October 2nd - via:
There are just 14 days left in the Southlands Kickstarter--that means there are two weeks to see what's possible. Time flies when we keep meeting goals for interesting new cults and strange new races!  AVAILABLE: Southlands Preview   I'm... (Read More)

BEHIND THE SCENES: More about the Jinnborn

October 2nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

FUNDED: Servants of the White Ape and Floating Village, NEXT UP: Forum and Bestiary

September 29th - via:
And just like that, a stunning 550 Southlands backers have funded stretch goals for both the floating village and the demon cult PDF called Servants of the White Ape, which you see above (the art isn't quite final, but we're getting there!).  The... (Read More)

FUNDED: Hero Lab Files & Coin Add-Ons, Adam Daigle, Monolith Kingdom

September 29th - via:
YES! We hit 500 backers yesterday, and that means the Southlands team can generate a full set of Hero Lab files. Thank you to everyone who has backed the Southlands to make that support goal possible! In addition, you unlocked the coins and the... (Read More)

Kickstarter Roundup, 092814

September 28th - via:
Shane Hensley’s love letter to Star Frontiers and all the great sci-fi adventure we know and love so well. (Read More)

Hamunaptra Trio FUNDED!

September 25th - via:
Hey all, we're very happy to say that three more designers have joined the merry Kobold crew, namely the supremely talented Steve "Icons" Kenson, Ari "Mouseferatu" Marmell, and C.A. "Mummy: the Curse" Suleiman. All three were designers of the... (Read More)

12 Stretch Goals FUNDED! Plus Preview Roundup

September 22nd - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 The first week is done, and wow what a run so far!  Southlands has funded 12 stretch goals, including six expansions to the core book, as well as five PDF extras (Gnolls,... (Read More)

Jinnborn Art Preview

September 20th - via:
The Jinnborn book is now unlocked, and backers getting the PDF extras can now count 4 titles funded (Gnolls, Aasimar, and Jinnborn for players, and the Emerald Order for GMs). Designer Stephen Radney-MacFarland will provide some great new options... (Read More)

A Glimpse of Hieroglyphic Magic, by Ben McFarland

September 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 2: Three Bonus Books FUNDED

September 16th - via:
The pace doesn't seem to have slackened all that much today, and backers funded THREE, count 'em, bonus PDFs in addition to a stack of core book additions.  The PDFs shown above will be part of the Stretch PDF packages that many of you will get... (Read More)


September 15th - via:
I was hoping for a good launch for this project, but you, our backers, completely demolished my expectations. Thank you to everyone who helped us fund this project in just five hours! That is amazing, and I am deeply grateful.  While I'm a little... (Read More)

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