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Campaign Builder: Cities & Towns for 5th Edition

A project in Kirkland, WA by Kobold Press

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Create and run 5E adventures that crackle with rich lore, dark plots, and glorious NPCs! A homebrewer's guide to better fantasy cities.
Backers: 4150
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57

Funded: $236,252 of $30,000
Dates: May 9th -> Jun 10th (33 days)
Project By: Kobold Press
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Latest News

24 Hours To Go!

June 9th - via:
Final 24 hours! Nothing to do? Nowhere to go? Just want to be sedated? Visit us instead in our very own city...!  Over on our Kobold Chats Twitch channel, Dot and the viewers collaborated to make up their own city using guidelines from Campaign... (Read More)

48 Hours To Go!

June 8th - via:
Final 48 hours! The city's closing fast! Just 48 hours to go...  And we've just crested 200K with a current 3,460 backers and climbing rapidly. That's double stretch goals, so now the glorious Map Folio gets two additional maps, and all backers $25... (Read More)

Final Week!

June 3rd - via:
Final week! That's right, folks! We have one week left of this Kickstarter. So far you have unlocked 7 stretch goals, including a form-fillable city character sheet, a sample thieves' guild, a design seminar, an additional city growth map, 3 more... (Read More)

The City as Canvas for Adventure!

June 1st - via:
You want to adventure in the city? Then you should have suitable player options! Campaign Builder: Cities & Towns provides new class options for exploring and thriving within urban jungles. Here is a sampling of what you can expect... Arcane... (Read More)

Why Hire a Henchman or Hireling?

May 27th - via:
Even the greatest heroes need assistance occasionally. A strong back to haul chests of treasure. A wise historian to pinpoint the location of a lost city. An innkeeper to mind the adventurer’s tavern. Some muscle to help take down a ring of... (Read More)

Magic, You Say?

May 25th - via:
The prevalence of magic within your city can have major impacts on every aspect of city planning and public life. When the necessary functions of the city are carried out by magical means, it fundamentally changes the way a city operates, which in... (Read More)

What Does Your City Do?

May 20th - via:
That's a nice city and all, but... what's it do? Your city wasn't built overnight! Nor does it exist in a vacuum... unless *furious scribbling*…  But no matter, your city needs purpose. A civilization needs a reason to settle in a specific area.... (Read More)

So You Want to Join a Guild?

May 17th - via:
Joining a guild may not typically be as exciting as adventuring, but it can offer experiences that complement an adventuring lifestyle, like establishing contacts, crafting items and earning a little extra gold while doing something you love, and... (Read More)

Limited Edition!

May 13th - via:
If you have ever checked out one of Kobold Press's limited edition hardcovers, then you know how gorgeous they are. And this new design from Addison Rankin will be no exception.  This is a double-foil limited edition Campaign Builder: Cities &... (Read More)

Table of Contents!

May 11th - via:
What does Campaign Builder: Cities & Towns cover? It's a toolset that starts from the bottom and works through the options to build your city. The core book gives you as many options as possible along with the framework for putting them all... (Read More)

Map Folio!

May 10th - via:
This Campaign Builder project isn't just about building a city—it is also about running great adventures in your city!  So in addition to the hardcover, PDF, and VTT materials, you can also get the Campaign Builder: Cities & Towns Map Folio.... (Read More)

Big City, Here We Come!

May 9th - via:
And we’re off! You and us kobolds are starting another adventure together…! Except it’s not really an adventure this time. And it’s not monsters or magic. Or even Midgard. No, this time we’re trying something a little different. We’re... (Read More)

Grow Your Dungeons & Dragons Campaign's Cities and Towns With This Toolkit

May 9th - via:
Earlier today, Kobold Press launched the Kickstarter for Campaign Builder: Cities & Towns, a new rulebook designed to help GMs grow their homebrew world with bigger cities with more for their players to do. The new book comes with Temples and Guilds that can be inserted into any town or city, along with helpful NPCs and even tables filled with rumors and potential plots that can be inserted into the campaign. (Read More)

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