Fantastic Lairs: Boss Battles & Final Encounters for 5e D&D

A project in Vienna, VA by Mike Shea

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A book of drop-in villainous lairs and dynamic combat encounters for your fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons games.
Backers: 3894
Average Pledge Per Backer: $18

Funded: $69,372 of $15,000
Dates: Jun 1st -> Jul 1st (30 days)
Project By: Mike Shea
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Latest News

We Have No More Stretch Goals! This is the Point You’ve Pushed Us To!

June 30th - via:
The support of all the incredible backers of Fantastic Lairs started off strong, and then pushed to amazing, and then went to astonishing, and then hit stupendous — and it still hasn’t stopped. We’re in our last 24 hours of the campaign, and we... (Read More)

$52,000 Crossed! The Backer Lair is a Go!

June 26th - via:
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$46,000 Crossed! The Full Slate of Adventure Outlines is Set!

June 22nd - via:
We have crossed the $46,000 level of the campaign, and are thrilled that our upwards-of-2,500 (!) backers have made it possible for us to produce the full set of ten adventure toolkit outlines to accompany Fantastic Lairs!  Casey Machado, Colette... (Read More)

$42,000 Crossed! Three More Adventure Outlines Added!

June 18th - via:
As we cross the $42,000 stretch goal, Jen Vaughn, Leon Barillaro, and Willy Abeel join the Fantastic Lairs team! Each designer will be writing an adventure outline for us. Four more adventure outlines are up next. If we reach the $46k level, Casey... (Read More)

$38,000 Crossed! Three Adventure Outlines Added!

June 14th - via:
You all are incredible and have done it again. ANOTHER stretch goal has fallen to our mighty backers. Thanks to your support, TK Johnson, Lysa Penrose, and LaTia Jacquise will all create adventure outlines for Fantastic Lairs. Three more adventure... (Read More)

$34,000 Crossed! Hardcover and Monster Appendix Confirmed!

June 11th - via:
To all our amazing backers — we are humbled and grateful beyond description at your support for our little project. Thank you, thank you, and thank you again. Having crossed the $34k threshold last night, we’ll be able to make the print version... (Read More)

$30,000 Crossed! The Full Slate of Lairs is Set!

June 8th - via:
The last* of the twenty lairs we’ve been hoping to be able to share with you has been set! Our latest stretch goal has been broken through by our incredible backers, meaning that the tier 4 Put the Monster Back and Blood and Gold encounters will be... (Read More)

$27,000 Crossed! Two More Lairs!

June 6th - via:
Another stretch goal has fallen to our mighty backers! Thank you so, so much for your support. This means Blood Rain and the Lich’s Sanctum, our first tier 4 lair, will also be added to the book! That means it is time to reveal the next stretch... (Read More)

$24,000 Crossed! Two More Lairs!

June 5th - via:
Fantastic Lairs is knocking down stretch goals like a fighter cleaving through a zombie horde. We just crossed our $24k stretch goal, meaning the book will now cover sixteen lairs including the Blade Queen’s Throne and the Tomb of the Dragonlords!... (Read More)

$21,000 Crossed! Two More Lairs and an Art Book!

June 4th - via:
Thanks to your support, we have now crossed $21,000! Fantastic Lairs will now include Ithrix Blackblood and the Blue Dragon Spellthief. All backers will also get access to the Fantastic Lairs Art Book! This separate PDF (and a print-on-demand book... (Read More)

$18,000 Crossed, Two More Lairs!

June 3rd - via:
Holy cow, we crashed through our first stretch goal! Fantastic Lairs will now include twelve lairs, including Bumpy Ride and Deadtention and we’re on to our next stretch goal! At $21,000, we’ll add the following two lairs: Ithrix Blackblood (Tier... (Read More)

Fantastic Lairs has funded!

June 3rd - via:
We did it! Thanks to you, Fantastic Lairs will become a reality! We can’t thank you enough for your outstanding support. We now begin heading toward our first stretch goal. We have a number of stretch goals planned for the campaign, which we hope... (Read More)

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