5E Friday is your Stronghold! And May the 4th Be With You Early!

Today we celebrate 5E Friday with the latest installment in our Ultimate line adding to your campaigns outside the dungeon. But unlike last month’s very personal Ultimate Relationships (5E), this time around we are all about protecting your favorite castle from the rampaging hordes with Ultimate Strongholds (5E)! This killer compendium of construction covers classic castles as well as fantastic fortresses, with a wealth of building materials from the mundane to the magical, along with a full treatment of siege warfare. Better still, you get a ton of brand-new spells and character options focused on fortifications and defending your home base, along with an array of incredible structures including castles of crystal, flame, ooze, webs, thorn-hedges, bones, quivering flesh, raw soul energy, and more! You can get this amazing 42-page expansion for 5E right here at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizo, DrivethruRPGand soon at Amazon! 

But that’s not all! It’s also SCI-FI FRIDAY, and a day early for the usual MAY THE FOURTH (be with you) festivities because I’ve got a busy weekend coming up so hey, why not launch a day early, especially when I’ve got something as cool as this for all of our Starfinder fans! Our last release, Star Relationships, got us in such a loving, generous mood that we just had to create a very special STARFINDER SUPER BUNDLE just for you, with over 500 pages of spectacular sci-fi supplements at over 80% off – just $20! Get character options, magic items, technological gear, spells, feats, playable races, ready-to-use exotic planets, spectacular stargate rules, and an assortment of adventures ranging from wasteland horror to the opening chapters of an epic saga! Check out the STARFINDER SUPER BUNDLE right now at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizo, and DrivethruRPG!

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Romance, Rivalries, and GRIM in SPAAAAACE!!!

We are excited and delighted to debut our latest awesome accessory for the Starfinder Roleplaying GameStar Relationships by Matt Daley and Mark Seifter! This terrific tome brings you a concise yet rich and layered system with tons of options for expansion to create rich and meaningful relationships between PCs and the key NPCs of your campaign! In addition to the base system and its milestones and ongoing benefits, you also get a trio of fully developed sample NPC archetypes (the Estranged Inhuman, Noble Heir, and Zealous Renegade) to drop into your campaign as they are or to use as models to build your own! You can get this amazing expansion right now at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG!

But that’s not the only new thing coming your way for Starfinder! We are also pleased to partner with Lou Agresta, Rone Barton, and the whole Grimmerspace team as they get ready to launch an amazing new Starfinder setting! This project is coming soon to Kickstarter, but right now you can get the introductory 90-page adventure Abattoir 8 by Legendary Games’ own Richard Pett teaming up with Sean Astin (yes, THAT Sean Astin) completely FREE! Check it out right now at DrivethruRPG!

If just the notion of getting a COMPLETELY FREE 90-page sci-fi horror adventure for Starfinder written by a titanic tandem of talents is just not enough for you to grab it immediately, you can check out further details right here about what you’ll find inside these blood-spattered pages! In space, no one can hear you scream, but they can definitely hear you SQUEE with delight at the dastardly details that await within!

And last but by no means least, check out the amazing Mythic Character Codex and Mythic Monster Manual 2 for Pathfinder, which had their dazzling debut last Mythic Monday and still hold the #1 and #2 spots among all Pathfinder products at DrivethruRPG with over 800 pages of mind-blowingly magnificent mythic material! If you haven’t checked them out yet, get on over there and grab them today and have a truly Legendary week!

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The Most Marvelous Mythic Monday!

Today we are unbelievably proud to debut two titanic tomes dedicated to making complete the mythic rules for Pathfinder, the Mythic Character Codex and Mythic Monster Manual 2! These killer collections bring you over 800 pages of amazing mythic material, including brand-new mythic bound, mystic, and reluctant hero paths, mythic class features for dozens of classes and archetypes from arcanists and swashbucklers to vigilantes, kineticists, psychics, shadowdancers, living monoliths, and more, the impact of mythic characters on the campaign world, mythic kingdom-building, new mythic monster abilities and lore, and hundreds upon hundreds of mythic feats, spells, and monsters from CR 1 to 30, from daemons and dragons to xorn, will-o’-wisps, rakshasa maharajahs, and titanic terrors like Scylla, Charybdis, the wendigo, and Fenris Wolf! You’ll find mythic updates of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Advanced Class Guide, Horror Adventures, Occult Adventures, Ultimate Intrigue, Ultimate Wilderness, Monster Codex, Villain Codex, Forest Kingdom Campaign Compendium, Pirate Campaign Compendium, and so much more! These incredible books bring an amazing array of new options to your Pathfinder campaign! Grab either one or both right now at the links below!

Mythic Character Codex at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG!

Mythic Monster Manual 2 at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG!

PLUS, as a bonus you can now get all three of the original mythic hardbacks and their PDFs at $10 off – just $19.99 each for over 900 pages of magnificent mythic material, including over 2,000 mythic spells, 1,000 mythic feats, mythic traps, skills, magic items, psionics, universal monster abilities, universal advancement abilities, answering the challenges of mythic play, and SO MUCH MORE! Get the Mythic Hero’s Handbook, Mythic Monster Manualand Mythic Spell Compendium and make your mythic collection complete!

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Start a Relationship on 5E Friday!

 

Today we are excited and delighted to present the latest installment in our killer collection of 5th Edition supplements for expanding your campaign beyond the dungeon! Get ready to embrace romance and rivalry, building from acquaintanceship to alliance, with a clear and concise yet rich and robust system for crafting unique relationship opportunities for your heroes to grow into with the important NPCs in your campaign! You get not only the rules framework for building camaraderie and reaping the rewards of making your relationship grow, but you also get six ready-to-use archetypal NPC roles that you can easily drop into your campaign, tailor for your game, or use as models to build relationships of your own! Grab this 32-page 5E supplement today and really make those opportunities matter as your characters enjoy finding their place in the world! Ultimate Relationships is available now in PDF and print from the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG

But that’s not all, because coming soon we have an incredible addition to the Ultimate line for 5E with Ultimate Strongholds, a remarkable resource for all things fortified in your campaign. It’s nearly finished in layout and hopefully will be ready for release on the next 5E Friday, or at the latest the following week. What can you expect to find within its pages? Check it out!

Ultimate Strongholds brings you an awesome array of fantastic fortifications for your 5th Edition Campaign! This exhaustive encyclopedia integrates all levels of 5E play, from classic party-level adventuring to an easy system for creating buildings of your own, on up to the expansive kingdom-building and management rules in Kingdoms from Legendary Games! Explore tons of new options for buildings, rooms, augmentations, and fortified buildings, as well as unusual building locations. Dive into siege warfare with an array of siege weapons, ammunition, and special structures and building materials. Ultimate Strongholds goes far beyond the basic building blocks, of course, with a wealth of information for buildings integrated with kingdom and settlement attributes and a host of exotic strongholds and structures, from cloud castles to water walls, flesh piles to crystal palaces, hedge forts to ghostly redoubts, with rules for damaging such bizarre and magical constructions and the hazards they bring! Plus, you get over two dozen new spells ideal for defending your stronghold or breaching the holds of your enemies like battering bolt, deathless defenders, and spiritual pike wall, along with spells to enhance the fortress itself like elemental architecture and haunted ruin! Last but not least, you also get the brand-new castellan arcane tradition that guides and guards a fortress like no one else can!

Last but not least, if you like to blend a little star-spanning sci-fi into your 5E cup, don’t miss Legendary Worlds: Polaris 7 (5E)! At the farthest edge of explored space, this frozen world is the source for a rare life-giving mineral seething with raw power, with corrupt corporate overlords, savage intrigues between rival factions, and deadly xenomorphic monsters awakened from their deep tunnels to destroy the invaders from above! You’ll find new feats, magic items, pharmaceuticals, and a brand-new monster too! If your heroes happen to slip through the wrong magical gateway or portal to the great beyond, you’ve got a perfect planet of peril to unleash upon them before they can make their escape back home! Grab this 20-page 5E supplement at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG

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Ultimate Relationships is coming for 5E!

At long last, we are ready to bring you the latest expansion for your 5E campaign with the amazing Ultimate Relationships by Mark Seifter and Matt Kimmel, bringing you a concise yet robust system for building exciting and enriching relationships between your PCs and the characters around them in the game world. This 32-page guide contains the base rules for building relationships, including benefits and boons as well as dealing with rivalries, romances, and more, plus six sample NPC relationship roles ready to use! What is this book all about? Check it out!

A good RPG campaign, like any good story, needs conflict and antagonists to lend it immediacy and drama. But a campaign with pure conflicts, without allies, family, romances, and other connections to friendly characters, quickly grows stale. Much like Shakespeare’s comedic drunken porter scene in Macbeth released tension intentionally to strengthen the impact of the revelation of Duncan’s murder just after, so too can points of lower intensity spent with friendly NPCs increase the impact of the game’s dramatic high points. And sometimes, the relationships themselves can provide their own high points, their own drama, and powerful transformations that make a character more than just a set of statistics or an unrealistically uncaring avatar. This book contains a system for relationships that provides a meaningful progression and story for each NPC, secrets to uncover as the relationship progresses, and hurdles for the PC and the NPC to overcome together. Unlike other relationship systems that bottleneck on certain skills, often Diplomacy, Ultimate Relationships allows everyone to progress and reveal the NPC’s story at their own rate; it just might take some characters longer than others. Much like the strong traditions of literature and television series about journeys, the physical journey is also a metaphor for the inner journey that each character takes along the way, progressing into someone different than they were at the beginning. With Ultimate Relationships, your PCs can join each NPC along his or her own personal journey. With their lives and fates intertwined, your game will never be the same.

Coming THIS 5E Friday from Legendary Games! 

 

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Mythic Monday Monster Mega-Bundles and More!

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes getting the print versions of the magnificent Mythic Character Codex and Mythic Monster Manual II ready at the printer… and the first books are finally starting to ship! These massive expansions for Pathfinder are coming your way NEXT Mythic Monday, but we are excited and delighted to debut a dynamic duo of monsterly mayhem, because YOU demanded it! For the true completists out there, we are offering not one but two Mythic Monster Bonus Bundles – spanning issues #31-40 and #41-50 of our marvelous Mythic Monsters series, each of them offering over 300 pages of monstrous material, including over 130 mind-melting mythic monsters, plus tons of new spells, magic items, class options, monster templates, and so much more! And all at killer discount of 70% off the original MSRP, just $2 per PDF or $20 total!

Mythic Monsters #31-40 at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG!

Mythic Monsters #41-50 at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG!

PLUS, in honor of these two bodacious bundles, we’re also taking an extra 25% off the original Mythic Monster Mega-Bundle, now just $45 for THIRTY Mythic Monsters PDFs, featuring over 400 mythic monsters and a plethora of amazing extras!

You can get an incredible deal on a sizzling selection of mythic monsters, of every kind, and of course you also can look forward to this titanic tome of monstrous menace coming your way next week!

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Starfinder Saturday brings the latest Legendary World!

Today brings us the latest in our fantastic series of Legendary Worlds, the pulse-pounding peril of Polaris 7 by Russ Brown, now available for Starfinder! This terrifying ice planet of corrupt cartels and malevolent megacorps pushing past the boundaries of safety in pursuit of precious, precious energy, awakening a xenomorphic plague that threatens to destroy all they have built! You can already get this amazing micro-setting for Pathfinder and 5E (check the links right here) and now you can get the new version for Starfinder right now at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizoand DrivethruRPG!

This is by no means all, of course! We’ve just sent off the spectacular Star Relationships to layout, bringing all of the awesome relationship rules from our best-selling Ultimate Relationships book integrated with spacefaring flair, with new sample NPCs like the Estranged Inhuman, the Noble Heir, and the Zealous Renegade, integrated with the rules from Star Intrigue! 

Plus, we’ve got something VERY special coming for Starfinder fans next month, just in time for May the Fourth!!!

 

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Legendary Planet… that star is almost ready to KILL!

We got a ton done over last weekend and earlier in the week but had to pause for a few days to work on payroll and taxes before getting going again last night. We also had a layout cycle pause, as one layout artist had to pack up for a cross-country move, but our backup on this project was ready to go by Thursday and he now has the in-progress InDesign files and already has begun work on keeping the momentum going! In fact, I’ve got layout samples to show below! But first, the Complete-o-Meter!

1.  The Flesh Pits of the Jagladine are finished (and in a way that I think really honors the creepiness of the jagladine as one of the long-running villain groups of the story, as well as presenting certain problems for the high-level heroes that you just can’t punch or stab) and the Chiroptiary Barracks begun. These are the last sections of Chapter 3, so once those are finished and we do a last cleanup pass on the chapter as a whole, it’ll be ready to go and then on to developing Chapter 4.

2.  5E Conversion on Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 is done! The 5E team has pivoted over to the appendices, and the Bestiary section is mostly done as well, as is Adventuring in the Void. They should be finishing those up soon, just in time to pivot back to Chapter 3 when we send out the final version.

3.  The maps are complete! I’ve been working with Michael Tumey back and forth this week on some refinements and finishing elements, with the Ultari Parliament building for Chapter 4 the last in the bunch. One last edit on some troublesome staircases (no, really) and that’s it.

4.  Word count is currently over 56,000 and climbing, just for the adventure. Final count will probably land around 65,000 when it’s all said and done. Add that to the five appendices at a total word count of over 25,000 and you’ve got a total book that’s double the size of the earlier already-massive chapters in the saga.

Hey, I cannot apologize enough about how long this project has taken, but one thing is for sure: At the end of the day, no one will be able to say this finale wasn’t EPIC!

I’ll be taking my youngest to go see Shazam! today, then back to the word mines. (I saw it once already with my older son and we had a great time – check it out if you haven’t!) But first, FINISHED LAYOUT PREVIEWS!

A brand-new monster from Steve for Chapter 4 alongside one created by a backer!

*sigh* Yes, there’s a typo, but the rest of it is totally rad!

If there’s a theme for this adventure, it just might be… BOOM! 🙂

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Sci-Fi Friday brings Spheres of Arcforge! Wait, what?

The amazing Arcforge product line keeps on getting bigger, with its unique blend of magic and mecha, technology and psionics, and this week it gets even better for both Starfinder and Pathfinder fans with another dual-system project that unlocks a ton of new content for people who love the Spheres of Power and Spheres of Might rules! Plus, it gets even better, because not only does this amazing new supplement offer exciting rules content for both systems, it also unveils the first chapter of the amazing high-tech world of Vandara! Get to know the spectacular city-states that draw their power from the mighty Arcforge itself and struggle to rebuild civilization of citizens and cyborgs in the wake of the Qlippoth War! Grab this amazing 46-page two-system supplement right now from the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizo, DrivethruRPGand soon at Amazon! 

You can get all of our epic Arcforge products, as well as the amazing Aethera Campaign Setting, and the sensational Legendary Planet as well in our Aliens and Space product category, with products available for Pathfinder, Starfinder, and 5th Edition! Get brand new titles like the Aethera Field Guide for Pathfinder, Star Battles for Starfinder, and Legendary Worlds: Polaris 7 for 5E and Pathfinder (and just about done in layout for Starfinder too)!

Of course, it’s not just all about sci-fi these days, as we are just finishing layout on two new fantasy-focused 5E products in Ultimate Strongholds and Ultimate Relationships, and the incredible Ultimate Kineticists for Pathfinder bringing you an unbelievable encyclopedia of everything you could possibly want to know about the kineticist class! So much good stuff coming your way!

Plus this is the final weekend of our 8th Anniversary BOGO Sale – buy almost any product at the Legendary Games webstore and email us after and get another product of equal or lesser value for free! PLUS our Legendary MEGA-BUNDLES – 3 for 5E at $20 each, 3 for Pathfinder at $30 each – with THOUSANDS of pages of awesome stuff 90% off!!!

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Aegis of Empires Adventure Path is coming your way!

We announced some time ago that we were working on an epic fantasy adventure saga, courtesy of the gregarious Greg Vaughan, set in the amazing setting of The Lost Lands that Greg spent the last decade designing in delightful detail. If you can’t get enough of old-school fantasy, you’ve got just TWO HOURS LEFT to hop on board the Lost Lands Kickstarter to grab this killer campaign setting for yourself!

Meanwhile, just to update you on our progress, adventures #2, 4, and 5 are completed in development for Pathfinder, with 5E development in progress now. Maps are with the cartography team, and we’ve added new folks to the team because there are a LOT of maps to be done! The art for ALL THREE of these adventures is nearly complete, as we’re working ahead to get this sublime saga truly ready to go. Greg has just sent over the art orders for adventure #1 and should have development complete by the end of the month, with #3 and #6 to follow in short order thereafter.

Our plan is to release the first and second adventures for both Pathfinder and 5th Edition by late spring or early summer, and to also begin working on converting both for Pathfinder 2nd Edition in preparation for its GenCon release. We’ll be running preview events at PaizoCon in May, with authors Alistair Rigg running The Book in the Old House and Matt Goodall running When Comes the Moon, to show off the awesome adventures coming your way. We’ll continue releasing the individual adventures as they are ready, including having our initial adventures ready for release at GenCon, and as things get close to completion we’ll be planning a Kickstarter launch later this year to create a killer compilation version of the entire saga for all three systems! This AP is going to come in like a wrecking ball… or maybe more like a WRECKING VAMPIRE!!!

 

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