Woodland Wizards

Tales of the Old Margreve: 5th Edition Forest Adventures

A project in Kirkland, WA by Kobold Press

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5th Edition roleplaying adventures in the deep and menacing forest, for PCs level 1 to 10. Explore the ancient woods & their mysteries!
Backers: 1797
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $105,280 of $15,000
Dates: Sep 27th -> Oct 26th (29 days)
Project By: Kobold Press
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Latest News

Thank You from the Dark Heart of the Forest

October 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We are in the final hours of the Tales of the Old Margreve Kickstarter. We've run through all our planned stretch goals, and surpassed over $100,000 of funding to make this book a reality. Thank you. But don't just listen to me, listen to... (Read More)

Welcome to the Home Stretch: Less than 24 Hours To Go!

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone,  The Kobolds are working furiously to create, edit, assemble, and print all of the content you've unlocked since the beginning of this Kickstarter campaign. You've truly blown us out of the water with your support; the Margreve Pawns... (Read More)

Two Days Remain, Finding Inspiration Everywhere, and a Sneak Peek

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
They may be based off of my girls, but they can't hold a candle to the real thing. Finding Inspiration At Home Anyone that follows me on Twitter or who listened to my interview on Table Top Babble may know that I am a single dad with two amazing... (Read More)

Three Days Left: Can We Unlock the Pawns?

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Only three days remain to back Tales of the Old Margreve. But more importantly, we're so close to unlocking our premium stretch goal: Tales of the Old Margreve Pawns! We've brought in Kobold Art Director Marc Radle to show you why high-quality... (Read More)

Venture into the Virtual Woodland!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Roll20 Brings Kobold Press Adventures like Eldritch Lairs to Life! Tales from the Old Margreve is a project that makes full use of virtual tabletop tools. Every day, more and more people find ways to use virtual tabletops to enhance their game... (Read More)

Arrived at the Bluebell: A Backer Brainstorm

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
A tavern much like this one awaits within the forest... Dear backers and travelers into the wildwood, we’ve arrived at the old Bluebell, one of several small and typically quite cozy coaching inns along the Great Northern Road through the forest.... (Read More)

Brand-New Monsters Soon? And, Over 1,000 Backers!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We've Surpassed 1,000 Backers!Thank you for your incredible support, backers! We have over 1,000 brave adventurers on this quest now, and this massive party just keeps on growing. Please keep telling your friends about this Kickstarter; if we keep... (Read More)

Testing the Queen

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Last summer, before I was officially part of this Kickstarter, I had the very distinct privilege of playtesting one of the adventures in Tales of the Old Margreve with my group. We had already started a Zobeck-based campaign, kicking it off with... (Read More)

Behind the Cover

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Final Cover for Tales of the Old Margreve One of the things I love about my role with Kobold Press is getting to interact and work with so many different artists. I work with newer artists, established artists, and even industry legends! The best... (Read More)

Look at How Far We've Come (And What's Still Left to Achieve!)

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Backers, We're not quite in the final week yet... but we've accomplished so much and broken through so many huge stretch goals, it kind of feels like we're already in the home stretch. I want to take a look at where we've been since first funding,... (Read More)

Beware the Bramble

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
The Fearsome Briar Man What Follows is a Grim Tale of the Old MargreveThe first time I met a Child of the Briar I was lost, hungry, and thirsty in an ancient wood. The curious creature offered to lead me to safety in exchange for an acorn cap of my... (Read More)

Creating the Circle of Oaks

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Druid of the Circle of Oaks When approached to write a section on druids for the Old Margreve book, I immediately thought of a forest-oriented Circle. As a central premise, I assumed that the great forests themselves were aware and sentient—and a... (Read More)

Mysteries and Encounters in the Margreve

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
What secrets lurk within the forest's heart? One of my favorite updates to Tales of the Old Margreve was the creation of a comprehensive set of encounter tables. I love a good set of tables, especially when I’m running a less defined campaign for... (Read More)

We Heard You: PDF Tiers Now Available

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
In the end, some experiments are interesting but not successful. For this Kickstarter we'd planned to focus on print and VTT; but the backer support for PDF is too huge to ignore. So as of today, Tales of the Old Margreve includes PDF options!   In... (Read More)

Great Adventures Need Great Maps!

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
A great adventure needs many things—excellent writing, engaging plot, interesting monsters, unique treasure and magic, awesome art… But perhaps the single most important thing great adventures need are great maps!! A great map can inspire GMs and... (Read More)

Update on Status Rules

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Backers, Thank you for all of your support! With more than 3 weeks to go we’re over 250% funded and smashing through stretch goals left and right. One of the stretch goals we hit the first day is a new chapter exploring Status within the Margreve,... (Read More)

What's New in the Old Margreve?

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Tales of the Old Margreve is a book filled with a mix of old and new content. If you're an avid Pathfinder player, you may notice a few old favorites remixed and updated to the modern day. But if you're a new 5th Edition player, all of this content... (Read More)

Bearfolk of the Old Margreve

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Into the Wilds! Funded in 3 Hours

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Life in the Margreve Begins... Dear Backers, Thank you all for making this one sprout so quickly; funding it in 3 hours was amazing! The kobolds expect to show you much more growth and flourishing greenery in the coming weeks as we unlock some of... (Read More)

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