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Tome of Heroes: 5th Edition Character Options for Your Game

A project in Kirkland, WA by Kobold Press

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New 5E options to level up your heroes with new subclasses, variant races, high magic, and a treasury of new gear! Adventure awaits!
Backers: 6879
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $378,775 of $50,000
Dates: Aug 9th -> Sep 8th (31 days)
Project By: Kobold Press
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Latest News

24 Hours to Go!

September 7th - via:
The end of this Kickstarter is steadily moving toward us! Over the course of this campaign, you've unlocked 32 stretch goals, including 8 new subraces, 16 new subclasses, 12 new backgrounds, downtime rules for managing a manor or trading company, 2... (Read More)

48 Hours Left and Art Preview

September 6th - via:
With just 48 hours left in the Kickstarter, you have unlocked the gunmage subclass! The gunmage joins the gunslinger as new gunpowder-based subclasses that will go into Tome of Heroes. Here is a preview of the artwork for these two new subclasses: We... (Read More)

Downtime Activities Preview

September 3rd - via:
In today's preview, we explore some of the downtime activities that will appear in Tome of Heroes! Court Reputation - This downtime activity involves garnering favor with the upper class by spending time with them and being seen at the events and... (Read More)

Final Week!

September 1st - via:
That's right, folks! We have 7 days left of this Kickstarter. So far you have unlocked 24 stretch goals, which includes 8 new subraces, 13 new subclasses, a form-fillable character sheet, a dozen new backgrounds, new art for VTT tokens, new art for... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Subclass Preview

August 31st - via:
A Circle of Ash druid steps out from a cloud of ash. In today's preview, we explore some of the subclasses you've unlocked so far. This is just a sample of the subclasses that you'll find for the bard, druid, paladin, and rogue in the Tome of... (Read More)

Art Preview - Halflings and Zombies!

August 30th - via:
We have just over a week to go, and already you've unlocked 22 stretch goals! Also, welcome to all of the new backers! Thank you all so much for your support and for sharing this Kickstarter. We're so excited at all the unlocked stretch goals and new... (Read More)

Tome of Heroes Adds 50 Subclasses to Dungeons & Dragons

August 29th - via:
With ten new race options and over 50 new subclasses, the new hardcover contains both existing Kobold Press subclasses printed for the first time in hardcover and new subclasses designed just for the book. Some of the player options included in Tome of Heroes includes all-new monk paths, riverfolk halflings and expanded catfolk, the soulspy rogue, a Path of the Dragon for barbarians, new cleric domains, and new weapon and magic options for players. (Read More)

New Unofficial D&D 5e Supplement from Kobold Press Now On Kickstarter

August 25th - via:
Kobold Press has another new unofficial Dungeons & Dragons 5e supplement Tome of Heroes on Kickstarter. This book sounds like it is jam packed with tons of new character options, available in hardcover, PDF, and major VTT forms including Roll20, Fantasy Grounds, and Shard Tabletop which is great as it gives you a lot of options for where you want to build a new character. (Read More)

Subraces Preview

August 24th - via:
In today’s preview, we explore some dwarf, halfling, and minotaur subraces. This is just a sample of the kinds of races and subraces you’ll find in the Tome of Heroes! Dwarf: Spindrift – While most dwarves ensconce themselves in the earth,... (Read More)

Tome of Heroes Merchandise

August 20th - via:
As we have done for previous Kickstarters, we are debuting our brand new Tome of Heroes shirt! That's right, you can now get a shirt featuring the awesome Tome of Heroes cover art in a variety of colors and sizes! You can also get long sleeve... (Read More)

Spellcasting Class Preview

August 19th - via:
A drow warlock calls on the power of his Primordial patron to manipulate the earth itself! In today’s preview, we explore some of the subclasses for the cleric, sorcerer, warlock, and wizard. This is just a sample of the kinds of subclasses... (Read More)

RPG Crowdfunding News – Delta Green, Tome of Heroes, Mausritter, and more

August 18th - via:
Kobold has written for official 5e products, their books are among the most likely to be in FLGS next to Wizards of the Coasts’ products, and they have a large fanbase. All of that is to say, while Kobold Press’ 5e books are not official, they’re the next best thing. With the Tome of Heroes, they’re offering player options with 10 new ancestries, 50 subclasses, new schools of magic, and more. If you’re interested in solid, well playtested 5e material, this is likely to be another winner. (Read More)

Martial Class Preview

August 17th - via:
A Path of Booming Magnificence barbarian roars a ferocious challenge at her enemies! In today’s preview, we explore some of the subclasses for the barbarian, fighter, monk, and ranger. This is just a sample of the kinds of subclasses you’ll find... (Read More)

From the Editor - What's in the Book?

August 13th - via:
The short answer is: a lot! Over the years, we have released a large amount of player-focused content scattered across several publications. For Tome of Heroes, we wanted to compile all of that content in one place while also providing you with new,... (Read More)

Cover Art Preview and Wallpapers

August 12th - via:
In today’s update, we sat down with Kobold Art Director, Marc Radle, who gave us a peek behind-the-scenes at the creation of the cover. For the Tome of Heroes cover, we knew we needed something awesome, so I reached out to the great Craig Spearing.... (Read More)

Day 1 Recap

August 10th - via:
It’s been a wild and exciting first day and a half of this Kickstarter! With your support, Tome of Heroes was funded in under two hours, and you unlocked EIGHT stretch goals! Wow! As a thank you for all your wonderful support, here’s a sneak peek... (Read More)

Funded In Under Two Hours!

August 9th - via:
Wow! All our devoted Kobold Press followers have blown us away once again. Truly, it warms our little draconic hearts to see this kind of excitement and loyalty for Tome of Heroes. Thank you all so very much! We've seen our Kickstarter backer and... (Read More)

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