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The Scarlet Citadel: A 5th Edition Dungeon of Secrets

A project in Seattle, WA by Kobold Press
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A classic multi-level dungeon for 5th Edition gaming, a place of dungeon crawling, treasure looting, and morphing battle maps!
Backers: 2575
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $155,429 of $30,000
Dates: Sep 14th -> Oct 16th (33 days)
Project By: Kobold Press
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Latest News

THANK YOU, BACKERS!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Simply incredible. From funding in two hours to unlocking dozens of different stretch goals—from new adventure and content to additional PDFs for backers and more—our fantastic backers have blown us away at every turn.  From the bottom of our... (Read More)

Dungeon encounter table, Black River expansion, and Void magic PDF UNLOCKED!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW—the finale of the Scarlet Citadel campaign is shaping up to be truly, draconically epic! Thanks to our amazing backers, we've gone further than our scaly hearts ever hoped. We've just unlocked a brand-new dungeon encounter table, an expansion... (Read More)

The Clacking Caverns UNLOCKED!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Pure. Scaly. Elation. That describes the mood in the warrens right now. Our fantastic backers have unlocked an entire new level for the Scarlet Citadel adventure: the Clacking Caverns! We are over our hoards with joy that this all-new adventure... (Read More)

Art Preview: Ruined Keep

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share the opening piece for Chapter 1: Ruined Keep! Even the most inexperienced adventurers... (Read More)

Twenty-four hours left!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This is it, my scaly friends—the Scarlet Citadel Kickstarter project’s final 24 hours! For our parts, the kobolds are pleased as a dragon’s punch at how much fantastic additional content our incredible backers have unlocked. We’ve added new... (Read More)

New character point-of-view art UNLOCKED!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
There's joyous kazoo-playing happening in the warrens right now, because our incredible backers have blown through yet another stretch goal! Thanks to your support, there are now three brand-new additional pieces of art destined to appear in the... (Read More)

Art Preview: Dwarf Barracks

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share the opening piece for Chapter 4: Dwarf Barracks! The Scarlet Citadel dungeon complex... (Read More)

Secret of the Citadel: The Black River

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Art Preview: Arcane Scriptorium

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share the opening piece for Chapter 3: Arcane Scriptorium! Discovering a dusty library full... (Read More)

Thank you backers—$120k reached!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! Even as the last few days of the Scarlet Citadel crowdfunding project tick down, our esteemed backers continue to astound us with milestones reached. We’ve just hit $120,000, and with that, another stretch goal unlocks! This one grants a copy... (Read More)

Four days left!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
The time has truly flown on this project! Thanks to our fantastic backers, we’ve unlocked a dozen stretch goals—adding a slew of fantastic content in the process—and welcomed more than 1,800 backers into this project’s ranks. Now, we’ve... (Read More)

Art Preview: Hezrou

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share a brand-new half-page illustration: Hezrou! Conventional wisdom might suggest that... (Read More)

Scarlet Citadel - Kickstarter Spotlight

October 8th - via: apotheosisstudios.com
For a dungeon crawl to be fun and effective, it has to be both dynamic and integral to the story. Better yet, what if the dungeon crawl was the story? What if the entire adventure was one legendary dungeon crawl? That is a concept I get behind and it is precisely what the fine folks over at Kobold Press are bringing to us with their latest creation: The Scarlet Citadel. (Read More)

Preview: Special edition cover!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Player handouts unlocked!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
There is much rejoicing in the warrens today! Thanks you to, our wonderful backers, the Scarlet Citadel adventure will now include three player handouts to make delving into this dungeon adventure even more dynamic and immersive than ever. The... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Preview: The Clacking Caverns side level

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
One of the biggest additions to the Scarlet Citadel adventure, after the addition of the Redtower chapter, is the inclusion of new levels and side quests. The first of these we hope to see funded is the Clacking Caverns, our $140,000 stretch goal. If... (Read More)

Art Preview: Family Crypt

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share the opening piece for Chapter 2! On the first level of the Scarlet Citadel dungeon,... (Read More)

Art Preview: Sphere of Annihilation

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share a brand-new half-page illustration! Deep within the Scarlet Citadel lurks a nasty... (Read More)

Secret of the Citadel: Scarlet mead

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Art Preview: Bat Cavern

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share the opening piece for Chapter 5! Deep belowground in the fourth level of the Scarlet... (Read More)

Scarlet Citadel Wednesdays on Kobold Press’s Twitch channel!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Here in the warrens, there has been much chattering and buzzing about all things Scarlet Citadel. Why not, we figured, bring our excitement about this project straight to our fans every week via the Kobold Press Twitch channel? That’s exactly what... (Read More)

Scarlet Citadel shirts and Teepublic sale!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Can’t wait to plumb the depths of the Scarlet Citadel dungeon? Love the look of this project’s art? Fly your adventuring flag high with two brand-new Scarlet Citadel t-shirt designs, available now at the Kobold Press Teepublic store! Designs... (Read More)

Preview unlocked: Owlbear bezoars!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Huzzah! Thanks to our incredible backers’ support, the Scarlet Citadel project has breached $90,000. That means it’s time for a preview! In addition to harrowing traps, mysterious denizens, and treasure galore, the Scarlet Citadel tome will... (Read More)

Art Preview: The Black River

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be sharing sneak peeks of some of the fantastic art set to appear in the pages of the Scarlet Citadel adventure. Today, we share the opening piece for Chapter 6! Flowing deceptively still through a sinister cavern,... (Read More)

Secret of the Citadel: Owlbears

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Kobold Press's The Scarlet Citadel for 5e smashes through 1,000 dungeon explorers

September 18th - via: geeknative.com
The Scarlet Citadel is an old school style multi-level dungeon for Dungeons & Dragon’s 5e rules. The project hopes to produce six core times; a hardcover book in regular and limited editions, a hand-tooled edition, a poster-sized map, a well-constructed PDF and digital editions for Roll20 and Fantasy Grounds. (Read More)

Artist’s Corner: The Cover Piece!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
In today’s Kickstarter update, cover artist David Auden Nash provides insight into the creation of Scarlet Citadel’s breathtaking cover art. You can see more of David’s work at davidnashart.com. When Marc Radle, Kobold Press’s Art Director,... (Read More)

Thank you, backers: Four goals down!

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
From the bottom of our little scaly hearts, we’re so thankful to all of our backers! More than 1,000 of you have now tossed some coins to your kobolds to help fund this dungeon-delving adventure and its companion map folio. We’re at $71,000 and... (Read More)

Origins of the Scarlet Citadel: Don't Go There!

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Periodically, the kobold crew will be updating you with thoughts from the creative team behind the Scarlet Citadel project. In this update, Kobold-in-Chief Wolfgang Baur discusses the genesis of the project’s titular dungeon. The original Scarlet... (Read More)

All about maps!

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the most exciting things about the Scarlet Citadel project is how beautifully the adventure is mapped. Cartographer Jon Pintar certainly blew our expectations right out of the warrens! The project’s Scarlet Citadel Map Folio is a printed... (Read More)

Funded in under two hours!

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, you’ve blown all our scales off! The Scarlet Citadel project is now fully funded, thanks to your fantastic support. Now, on to the stretch goals!  First up, if we hit $40,000, we’ve got three pieces of beautiful, full-color character... (Read More)

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