Tales of the Valiant RPG: Launching Black Flag Roleplaying

A project in Kirkland, WA by Kobold Press

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The heart of 5th Edition: core rules for high fantasy games, including a Monster Vault and a Player's Guide to power your campaign!
Backers: 10057
Average Pledge Per Backer: $115

Funded: $1,151,914 of $100,000
Dates: May 23rd -> Jun 23rd (32 days)
Project By: Kobold Press
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Latest News

Making the ToV Video and Only 2 Days Left!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Today we have an interview with the team behind the Tales of the Valiant video you see on the main page of this Kickstarter. Our teams had a lot of fun creating the video, and we hope you enjoyed watching it as much as we enjoyed creating it. You can... (Read More)

Project Black Flag Comes To Life As Tales Of The Valiant

June 20th - via: forbes.com
While Dungeons & Dragons prepares for a new core book release next year other role playing game companies are hoping to take advantage of the shift. Whether called a new edition, a revised edition or what have you, there will always be those folks who are unhappy with the direction of the line. (Read More)

Sneak Peek, Gen Con Playtesting, and Other Goodies

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Last week, we showed you a sneak peek of the Astral Destroyer and today we have a sneak peek of the art for the deep gnome, ettercap, black pudding, and basilisk. We’re working to re-imagine many classic fantasy monsters, like making the ettercap... (Read More)

Design Diary - Monsters

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, we have another design diary! This time the diary is from designer JB Little, who reworked many of the traditional monsters you see in the preview PDF, like the goblin and its new goblin captain. To help make the more traditional monsters... (Read More)

Halfway There and New Stretch Goals

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! We’re only halfway through the Kickstarter, and your support so far has been phenomenal! Here’s a quick summary of the 14 stretch goals you’ve unlocked so far, including links to the updates where you can get more details about some of... (Read More)

Sneak Peek - Astral Destroyer

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Although we are putting our unique Kobold spin on the monsters you know and love from the SRD, we are including over 50 brand-new, never-before-seen monsters in Monster Vault. Today, we’re taking a sneak peek at one such monster: the Astral... (Read More)

Design Diary - Let's Talk Compatibility

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Today, we have another design diary from the lead designer behind Tales of the Valiant, Celeste Conowitch! This design diary discusses what 5E compatibility means to us. To us, 5E compatibility means: You don’t need to relearn how to play the game.... (Read More)

Making the Look of ToV - Cover Art and Wallpapers

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Today we hear from Art Director Marc Radle about the covers for Tales of the Valiant and what it was like creating the overall look and feel of ToV. ------ Art has always been an important part of every Kobold Press project, but the art and general... (Read More)

Design Diary and Discord AMA

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, we have a design diary from the lead designer behind Tales of the Valiant, Celeste Conowitch! This design diary discusses the changes that have happened to Tales of the Valiant since the first playtest packet released in February of this year.... (Read More)

What is the Labyrinth? How Can You Contribute?

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
You continue to blow through stretch goals and leave our little kobold heads spinning! Thank you so much for your support! Yesterday, you unlocked stretch goals about the Guide to the Labyrinth PDF and backer world summaries for that guide. Today,... (Read More)

Kobold's 'Tales of the Valiant' Brings a Fresh Take on D&D 5E to Kickstarter

May 25th - via: belloflostsouls.net
Kobold Press’ take on the 5th Edition D&D ruleset, Tales of the Valiant formerly known as Black Flag hit Kickstarter with a bang. (Read More)

Addon Talk: Partner Pack and Dice...and a Character Sheet??

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
In today’s update, we take a deeper dive into the big add-ons in this Kickstarter: the Partner Adventure Pack and dice! And we include links to download the form-fillable Tales of the Valiant character sheet you unlocked in yesterday's stretch... (Read More)

Unlocked Stretch Goals on Day 1!

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Not only did we fund in less than half an hour, you have unlocked several exciting stretch goals! Here are details about a few of them. Caverns of the Spore Lord Caverns of the Spore Lord is an introductory adventure for 1st-level characters. It is a... (Read More)

Funded in Only 27 Minutes!!!

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Jolly jumping dragons of fire AND lightning! Over 800 of you helped Tales of the Valiant fund in ONLY 27 minutes!!! We are very grateful for your support, and we would like to extend an extra-special thank-you to those of you who shared, liked, and... (Read More)

Kobold Press’ new RPG is DnD 5e “with teeth”

May 23rd - via: wargamer.com
Tales of the Valiant, a Kobold Press “remaster of DnD fifth edition” launching on Kickstarter, has gone by many names during development. It was first introduced to the world as ‘Project Black Flag’, with the tabletop RPG’s official name revealed later on. (Read More)

Tales of the Valiant RPG: Launching Black Flag Roleplaying

May 23rd - via: tenkarstavern.com
Tales of the Valiant (ToV) keeps all the best of 5E D&D and adds a Kobold Press spin to the well-loved game. It combines the Creative Commons foundation of 5th Edition with new elements to create a powerful Kobold-style 5E with teeth. (Read More)

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