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Book of Monstrous Might for 5E Dungeons & Dragons DnD RPG

A project in New York, NY by Brian Berg

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An arsenal of new playable monstrous races, tactics and dirty tricks for use with the 5E Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game (RPG)!
Backers: 2571
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $139,971 of $5,000
Dates: Jun 10th -> Jul 20th (40 days)
Project By: Brian Berg
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Watch Party Details & FAQ

July 19th - via:
Good morning everyone! In order to join the watch party tonight, please go to and 'like' the page.  You'll be notified around 8PM CST when we go live. Also, I'm getting tons of questions in email, so I've attempted... (Read More)

100K, 60 HOURS TO GO + Live Watch Party?

July 17th - via:
Hey everyone!  Things have been just bonkers lately.  I've watched incredulously as we sailed past 100K last night thanks to your generous support.  As I've told many of my friends already, this really allows us to take our already popular ideas... (Read More)

What is or was YOUR favorite monster - any edition? Why?

July 15th - via:
Hey folks!  Whoa!  We just smashed through the 90k mark, now unlocking Draconic Ancestries!  You guys are the best!  This book is going to be chock full of delightful monstrosities... But that brings me to my question?  What's YOUR favorite... (Read More)

PDF Costs + The Umbral Elf

July 14th - via:
Umbral Elves (WIP) by Dio Mahesa ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TL;DR: I should have foreseen this success and planned out the pledge levels better.  PDFs will be awarded... (Read More)

UPGRADE to the DRACOLICH Pledge Level for BoMM HC & PDF

July 13th - via:
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The 100 Goblin Encounters Challenge - [Comment and Get Published!]

July 12th - via:
The 100 Goblin Encounters Challenge Share a unique goblin encounter below! Goblins are one of the most oft-encountered creatures in any D&D game.  As such, they are often presented merely as speed bump random encounters to help get your PCs from... (Read More)

BRAIN-GORGER SPAWN PDF - Download here now!

July 10th - via:
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TELL US: Player or GM and for how long?

July 10th - via:
Hey everybody, Things are still cruising along!  I'm still wowed every day when I see all the support.  Truly.  But today I want to talk about YOU!  Comment below and tell us if you are a player, GM or both.  Then tell us how long you've been... (Read More)

Join us on Nerdarchy at 11 AM CST!

July 8th - via:
Hey folks!  Want to hear more about how the campaign is progressing and what we're up to?  Join us on Nerdarchy at 11 AM CST if you can.  Otherwise you can catch the video here after it was live.  Comment below for... (Read More)

The Dragon Temple VTT Map

July 7th - via:
The Dragon Temple VTT Map For those of you following along, here's a killer first look at some of our mapwork for the Book of Monstrous Might.  Within the tactics section of this book, you'll see a number of mini-adventures highlighting the clever... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals and Retailer Level!

July 3rd - via:
Man... you guys are MONSTERS!  We crushed all of the stretch goals laid out for this campaign already, and I had to go back to the drawing board and figure out what else we could do to really make this exciting and reward you guys for your fantastic... (Read More)

Join us to build a monster tonight on 'Who's Monster is it Anyway' on Twitch!

July 1st - via:
If you tune in tonight at 8PM CST on Twitch, you can be part of the show where the audience makes the monsters!  This dread creation will be added to the Book of Monstrous Might! 8pm Central, Wednesday July 1st! Only on Twitch!... (Read More)

What are you playing? Tell me about YOUR character! :D

June 28th - via:
Hey everybody!  We continue to climb and break down the walls of stretch goal after stretch goal.  I'm amazed at your support and love of this project.  Let me assure you we are working diligently to come up with some more amazing stretch goals to... (Read More)


June 26th - via:
THE GARGOYLE PLAYER CHARACTER! Have a look at the work in progress of the gargoyle player race (artwork in progress by the talented Dio Mahesa)!  I think gargoyles have always been one of those fantasy monsters that we've all wished we could play at... (Read More)

500+ Backers!

June 24th - via:
Holy Shnikeys! I am absolutely knocked prone and granting advantage on all attacks from the showing of support for this project.  One of my major milestones was to see this hit 500 backers, a campaign milestone and level-up for myself.  Not only... (Read More)

Fun Interview with Brian on Frog God's 'Goddamnit Zach!'

June 22nd - via:
Hey folks, Today we're passing that 23k mark, and I'll share this super-fun interview I did over on Frog God's Goddamnit Zach! podcast.  Warning: This is NSFW and you'll probably learn way more than you wanted, lol. ... (Read More)

Let’s talk Tactics…

June 20th - via:
One of the major components of this book is tactics. I want to level the playing field for monsters a bit, and one of the major weapons monsters have is tactics. But there’s a lot of new blood in this hobby, and not every game master has 30... (Read More)

Let’s Talk Monsters… Part I

June 17th - via:
Let’s Talk Monsters… Part I Before we get deep into the monsters gullets, let me again thank you all for the crazy outpouring of support. This is a killer project (pun intended) and there’s a ton of great content and great folks working on it.... (Read More)

Blammo! Hardback, plus More Monsters & Submit Your Own Tactics!

June 14th - via:
Man, you guys continue to amaze and awe me!  We have successfully blown past our stretch goals and unlocked the hardcover.  I'll have enough money on this project to successfully do a full print run of gorgeous hardcover books.  I can't thank you... (Read More)

What an incredible start, all thanks to YOU!

June 12th - via:
Guys, I'm absolutely humbled as I'm writing this.  By no means is this my first Kickstarter.  In fact, Total Party Kill Games became a real entity thanks to Kickstarter.  That's why I'm so passionate about small businesses getting to use... (Read More)

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