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Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games. Pathfinder Society Member. 9,215 posts. No reviews. No lists. No wishlists. 1 Pathfinder Society character.

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Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

The first adventure in the epic Legendary Planet saga is available *NOW* for preorder, exclusively at the Legendary Games webstore, with files and print copies available starting August 17!

Head on over and reserve your copy today of Legendary Planet: To Worlds Unknown (Starfinder) by Jim Groves, Mike Welham, Jeff Lee, Jonathan H. Keith, Sean K. Reynolds, Chris A. Jackson, and Lyz Liddell. If you're going to be at GenCon, order your copy now and pick it up from us in person!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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First of all, we are excited to unleash the latest new world of adventure for you in the epic Legendary Worlds series by Legendary newcomer Joel Flank! In Legendary Worlds: Melefoni, pollution and strife rage on a war-torn water-world between the survivors of a fallen colony and the aquatic natives in this ready-to-play planet, available right now for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and soon for both 5th Edition and the Starfinder Roleplaying Game! Grab it today at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizo, and DrivethruRPG!

Check it out right here!

The first installment in this series for 5th Edition, Legendary Worlds: Volretz (5E), is complete and ready for layout, though due to travel and time commitments by our layout staff in and around GenCon, it may not be ready for release until later this month, after the con. We will see if we can get it out for you beforehand, but even if not it'll be ready for you before the end of August for sure! Similarly, the Starfinder Roleplaying Game versions of both Legendary Worlds books already out are heading to layout soon and will be in the queue for after GenCon.

Speaking of that new game, streaking towards its dazzling debut next week, let's talk Starfinder! First of all, you'll find the Starfinder product category logo on our vendor partners at Paizo and DrivethruRPG, as well as on our own site, of course, and this is the place you'll find the most incredible new products for the Starfinder Roleplaying Game!

And what will you find there? On launch day, you'll find the Legendary Planet Player's Guide and the first installment of the very first 3PP Adventure Path for Starfinder Roleplaying Game, developed and edited by the incredibly talented twosome of Lyz Liddell and Landon Winkler, who also just happened to edit the actual Starfinder Roleplaying Game itself! This new edition of To Worlds Unknown (Starfinder) kicks off the action for your soldiers, solarians, technomancers, and envoys right at 1st level and takes them on a pulse-pounding action-adventure through collapsing prison planets, escaped alien monstrosities, malevolent genetic engineers, and most dangerous of all the corrupt metropolis of a crossroads world!

Of course, we have much, MUCH more coming your way soon. In addition to those day-one releases, we have the following books already in production and scheduled for completion in the next month or two:

  • Legendary Planet: The Scavenged Codex - a 5th-level Starfinder adventure from the dark alleys of a planetary metropolis to the blasted wastes of a world cut off and ruined, in search of ancient secrets that may unlock the spaceways
  • Starfall - a 13th-level Starfinder adventure featuring a mysterious colony explorer ship of a forgotten race, haunted and hunted by a horror beyond comprehension as their crippled ship hurtles towards oblivion
  • Cyborgs - a 20-level character class specializing in body modification and cybernetic enhancement
  • Legendary Worlds: Volretz - a fiery foundry world where daring miners surf the slag-seas to extract wealth beyond imagining
  • Legendary Worlds: Carsis - a shattered jungle-world infested with hives of deadly sentient insects and their crawling kin
  • Legendary Worlds: Melefoni - a war-torn water-world where survivors of a crashed colony battle aquatic natives of a poisoned ocean
  • Treasury of the Machine - dozens of awesome new technological and magical items

And we're not stopping there! Those are just the products ALREADY on the way. Once that wave is up and out, you also can look forward to Starfinder supplements like these:

  • All other Legendary Planet adventures - Dead Vault Descent, Confederates of the Shattered Zone, The Depths of Desperation, Mind Tyrants of the Merciless Moons, and the epic climax, To Kill a Star!
  • Planetary Heroes - A full set of ready-to-play pregenerated characters with detailed backstories and histories, perfect for crewmates, rival adventurers,
  • Scorpions of Perdition - An android bounty hunter, an alien infestation, and the radioactive mines beneath a crashed starcraft await.
  • Stargates - A complete system for creating and manipulating interplanetary and interstellar gateways to span the stars, if you dare!
  • Legendary Aliens - A compendium of awesome alien enemies and allies from playable races to inhuman cosmic abominations!

Of course, that's just the beginning. There's a whole universe of adventure out there for the Starfinder Roleplaying Game, and every light-year of it is going to be Legendary!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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Welcome to a whole new world of adventure!

And welcome to Kate Baker with her first-ever LG publication!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Let the battle on the borderlands begin!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Now available!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Now available for fantastic fun in the forest!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Your heroes will get more than they bargained for when they make a deal with the fey!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

It's here, and a bargain at twice the price!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Take a walk on the wild side, if you dare!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Beasts of Legend: Fairy Tale Creatures brings you a bountiful harvest of fey both fearsome and friendly, as well as the strange and wondrous beasts that pour forth from the pages of storybook tales. You'll find all manner of creatures from fantastical forests like gallant unicorns and playful pixies to gruesome green hags or the sinister bogeyman that haunt the highways and byways of the world. Among fairy tale creatures, the little leprechaun kings are full of bombastic blarney, but it is the endless wails of the terror banshee that haunts and hunts the lands In addition, we are proud to include the creations of Lewis Carroll in this product, as the jubjub bird, frumious bandersnatch, and of course the legendary jabberwock himself, as well as the bizarre but benevolent boojum snark. With bloodthirsty redcaps, fanciful faerie dragons, sinister will-o'-the-wisps and more, you'll find an awesome array of legendary beasts to tantalize and torment the heroes of your 5th Edition campaign!

Beasts of Legend: Fairy Tale Creatures is the latest installment in the Beasts of Legend series from Legendary Games, bringing you richly detailed and evocatively described monsters for the 5th Edition of the world's most famous roleplaying game, drawing upon the myths and legends of the real world and throughout the history of RPGs. You can check out the fantastic flair of these monster accessories in the companion volumes Beasts of Legend: Coldwood Codex, Boreal Bestiary, Construct Codex, Serpents of Chaos, and Beasts of the East! Pick up any of these marvelous monster books today right here at Paizo and Make Your Game Legendary!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Step across space and walk between the worlds with this fantastic new system for star-spanning portals that will take you across the universe and back!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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Journey to a lost continent.

Uncover a deadly past.

And watch your future die.

Coming 2018 from Legendary Games - CONQUEST: RAGE OF WYRMS, a massive 20-level adventure saga and campaign setting featuring dragons, the dream-time, and the conquest of two worlds!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Updates on Legendary Planet, the Legendary Beginnings all-ages adventure series, the Aethera Campaign Setting, the Forest Kingdom Campaign Compendium and much, much more, plus exciting previews of:

- Upcoming Kickstarter projects!
- New product lines!
- And... the mysterious Project C!

Come for the prizes, stay for the fun, and meet the Legendary crew!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

The latest Legendary Beginning has begun!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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Who needs heroes when you can be VILLAINS! Check out the first preview for the upcoming Book of Exalted Darkness campaign setting project for 5E, launching this month!

This Decopunk compendium is a detailed campaign setting that caters to PCs running the gamut from antihero to omnicidal maniac, with companion adventures, rules for running evil PCs, and a bonus goal of an extra book for those lily-livered so-called heroes that would dare stand in their way. Check it out coming soon!

Long ago the world’s “heroes”–Tucker the Great & Co., The Order of the Shining Stone, and The Golden Redeemers–smote all of Askis’ evils, beating back corruption and nearly purging it from the planet. Centuries have passed since their victory and life has prospered, the modern world developing into a drone of well-meaning bureaucracy staffed by do-gooders and enjoyed by simpletons. All of their wonders are powered by a gift from deific beings that dwell in other realms, a substance known as inaequa that extends the lifespan of creatures with good in their hearts.

You, however, are not among them.

Your heart is as black as the night and twice as cold, the lengths to which you will go to achieve your goals much further than any of Askis’ weak-willed heroes would even consider. It is your destiny–no your right–to tear it all down, destroying civilization as a means to gain great power, exact terrible revenge, simply revel in the chaos of mayhem, or take the reigns of authority by force.

More previews coming soon, but you can check out the first teaser poster right here!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games


Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Our amazing Forest Kingdom Campaign Compendium project is steadily striding towards 5 times its funding goal at $20,000 and beyond, bringing with it new occult options fit for forest-faring 5E heroes, adding to nearly 300 pages of adventures, character options, monster, magic items, spells, and expansive new rules for fey creatures and their influence on the world, along with royal tournaments, festivals, and more! Plus bonus goals just a few backers away, and new surprises from superfan GM Solspiral ahead as well! You can check out the latest Kickstarter update here; meanwhile, keep spreading the word to get even more 5E fans and Pathfinder players #IntoTheForest, and let's see how high these trees can grow in the final 10 days!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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The Forest Kingdom Kickstarter is less than $150 away from its next stretch goal, and one of the things people always ask about Kickstarters is "Does it have HeroLab files?" At the moment, this project does not, but that very well might change; however, it got us to thinking about some questions:

Do you love using HeroLab, Fantasy Grounds, d20Pro, Roll20, RealmWorks, or a similar program?

Do you love Pathfinder and/or 5E?

Do you like earning cash money and/or free product?

That leads us to a bigger question, and that question is this:

How would you like to become a paid coder for Legendary Games?

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

The forest is the heart and lifeblood of fantasy, from sun-dappled fairy glades to tangled thickets infested with monsters, and if you are a fan of classic RPGs adventure, this one is for you! 3... 2... 1... LAUNCH!!!

The Forest Kingdom Campaign Compendium Kickstarter is HERE!

This incredible accessory incorporates our entire series of River Kings/Kingdom-Building Adventure Path Plug-Ins for Pathfinder and 5th Edition, most of which have never been available in print before. In addition to classic LG adventures like Cold Mountain and Horns of the Hunted, you'll find marvelous monsters from the Boreal Bestiary and Coldwood Codex, magnificent magic items from Treasury of the Kingdom, ready-to-play characters from Conquering Heroes, and incredible new rules subsystems for fey in Faerie Mysteries and Faerie Passions. Stretch goals will provide not only enhanced artwork but also an ever-expanding bestiary of beasts of the wild. PLUS bonus goals also will bring you incredible never-before-seen content including new forest feats, archetypes and character options, as well as the long-awaited rules for royal tournaments and festivals of every kind! You also can add on copies of our award-winning kingdom-building and mass combat books like Ultimate Rulership, Ultimate Battle, Ultimate War, and Kingdoms for Pathfinder or 5E, or our classic Gothic Campaign Compendium if you want to add a taste of horror to the heart of the forest!

The book's final page count depends on stretch goals, but we expect it to end up around 280-300 pages, and almost all of the planned written content (including stretch goals) and artwork is already done, and we have artists standing ready to take on newly sponsored artwork chosen by YOU, should any of you wish to be dubbed Knights of the Woodland Realm or crowned as part of the Royal Court of the Forest!

This Kickstarter project runs through Monday, April 24th, but you want to get your pledge in TODAY, and help us spread the word. Please like, share, +1, retweet, and comment when you see us on social media to help spread the word and make sure everyone knows about this book. If you've got questions, let us know on Facebook, Google+, Twitter (@LegendaryGamesJ), the Paizo messageboards,, ENWorld, or directly by email at!

We appreciate the support of so many fans and friends and all you do to help make our work possible, and we hope you that this exciting new book will absolutely Make Your Game Legendary!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Let the Descent BEGIN!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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The wait is over, and now the tale can be told...

Welcome to the worlds of AETHERA, brought to you by Encounter Table Publishing and Legendary Games!

This magnificent and MASSIVE (nearly 600 pages) interplanetary adventure setting combines hard sci-fi, cosmic horror, magical fantasy, alien invasions, and mystical noir in a unique blend that suits all manner of genre-crossing campaigns. It’s a spectacular setting to use on its own with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game rules, as a more sci-fi-heavy companion to the Legendary Planet Adventure Path, or as a more magical setting for the upcoming Starfinder Roleplaying Game.

These two great companies have teamed up to bring you the very best in beautiful, richly detailed, expertly crafted, intricately designed, and most of all flat-out fun sci-fi/fantasy products possible for your game. Many Legendary Games and Encounter Table Publishing authors and artists have worked together individually, but with a shared commitment to creating gaming supplements of unsurpassed quality, it is a joy and a delight to join forces on this project and many more going forward. You will not believe what Robert Brookes and I are cooking up for next year, but that's another story. This awesome alliance begins RIGHT NOW with an exclusive one-week presale of the Aethera Campaign Setting right here at the Legendary Games webstore before it goes into wide release next Friday!

If you backed the Kickstarter for this incredible book, you know how amazing it is. If you didn't... now's your chance to get a piece of the interstellar action! One week only at the Legendary Games webstore, and then available everywhere Pathfinder products are sold!

You can get all the details at the link right here!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

In the slums of the city, treasures steal YOU unless you steal them first! Come and get em!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

It's a Forest Friday at Legendary Games as we celebrate the green with the announcement of the FOREST KINGDOM CAMPAIGN COMPENDIUM Kickstarter for Pathfinder and 5th Edition! This incredible project will be launching in just a few weeks, providing around 300 pages of adventures, monsters, magic items, character options, new rules for fey creatures, tournaments, ready-made characters, and more! We'll have more updates coming soon, but we'll be ready to launch in just a few weeks - get ready!

Check out the first preview here!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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Time to cackle with glee!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

They're heeeeeeerrrrrreeeeee

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

It's a fabulous 5E FEY-DAY today, as we bring you Faerie Mysteries (5E), the latest expansion for making fey creatures and the wild and wonderful realms of faerie magic a truly impressive part of your 5th Edition campaign. This book gives you variant fey creatures and more importantly a robust system of escalating levels of strangeness and distortion of reality when the natural becomes supernatural because of the touch of the fey! Check it out this week, and 5E fans also should take advantage of the revival of our 20 FOR 20 5E MEGA-BUNDLE - over 550 pages of fantastic 5th Edition PDFs for just $20, over 80% off the cover price of $117.

Have a Legendary weekend everybody, and check out all the previews, artwork, and links to buy right here!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Fabulous fey fun for 5E!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Whether you're running this as part of the "Red Queen" AP as a side-trek or playing a little one-on-one as the kickoff of the One Player Guildmaster Adventure Path, you're gonna love this fantastic new adventure by Matt Goodall and Michael Allen!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

It's alive... IT'S ALIVE!!!!

Do you want 1,487 pages of incredible 5-star-awesome Pathfinder products worth $337... FOR JUST 30 BUCKS?

Yes. Yes you do. Get 60 fantastic PDFs at over 90% off during the month of March right here at Paizo and at the Legendary Games webstore!

Check out the full list of products under the spoiler tag above, and then SAVE BIG MONEY! The perfect present for your GM on GM's Day - March 4th and save!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games


Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

There's power in the blood! Come and get it today!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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Hi everybody,

A number of folks have been asking if I'd do an AMA thread, and I said to myself, "Self, you should totally do that!"

This is Ask Jason Nelson ANYTHING, so it's not necessarily limited to just talking gaming (as in, hey, actually PLAYING games) or publishing or writing or whatever. If you've got questions about any of the products I've worked on for Paizo or Legendary Games or anyone else, future plans and products, or non-gaming stuff like sports, religion, history, or whatever else, fire away.

Just remember Wheaton's Law, and we'll all have a good time. :)

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Now available to devour your heroes and rend their sanity into teensy-tiny little bits!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Now available!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

It's a kind of magic!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

If you ever wanted to sample the wares of Legendary Games, the time is NOW, with the 60 BOOKS, 30 BUCKS Pathfinder mega-bundle! Get 1,487 pages of fantastic Pathfinder products from adventures and rules supplements to magic items, monsters, and so much more! Plunder the tombs of the pharaohs, turn back a demonic invasion, explore the faerie forest, or roam the seven seas and back again. From dark ages savage frontiers to high-tech and mad science where sci-fi and fantasy collide, and from beginner adventures to apocalyptic mythic magic and monsters, you'll find a treasure trove of Pathfinder PDFs here at over 90% off the regular retail price of $337, on sale all month long at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, and DrivethruRPG (and next month at Paizo). Check it out and Make Your Month Legendary!

Check it out at the Legendary Games website!

PS - Don't forget to check out the brand-new Intrigue Archetypes and Magitech Archetypes from Legendary Games, on sale now, with even more great products coming every Friday!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Unleash mad science or spectacular sci-fi sorcerery in your game today!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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Hi all,

To the surprise of no one, Legendary Games will be creating a Starfinder-compatible version of our epic interplanetary adventure path, Legendary Planet!

The question then, of course, is what else you'd love to see from the Legendary library updated to Starfinder rules, and what kinds of new products you'd like to see coming your way!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

The secret is out - let the intrigue begin!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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We are excited to debut today's latest supplement for urban and intrigue campaigns, Intrigue Archetypes! A true team effort, this 40-page extravaganza authored by N. Jolly, Jason Nelson, Clinton J. Boomer, Jonathan H. Keith, Julian Neale, and David N. Ross contains dozens of new archetypes, feats, class features, and more options for characters and campaigns delving into courtly intrigue or the seamy underbelly of the urban jungle! You can pick it up right now at the Legendary Games webstore, Open Gaming Store, Paizo, DrivethruRPG, and Amazon!

Intrigue Archetypes is the perfect addition to any Pathfinder game set against a backdrop of courtly intrigue, clever manipulation, and urban decay, crime, and corruption. This 40-page class supplement features 10 incredible new archetypes replete with panache and flair, from the scheming priest and mastermind psychic to the trickshot sniper vigilante, wild card swashbuckler, spell hacker wizard, and cityscape hierophant druid. Each has an incredible array of unique and flavorful abilities that will make urban adventuring come to life like never before. You'll also find over two dozen new intrigue and urban-focused feats and alternate class features like arcanist exploits, magus arcana, and vigilante talents, plus the metallomancy of the clever coinmage prestige class. Capping it all off, we bring you The Grey Shadow, a vengeful vigilante ready to use as an ally or adversary for your urban PCs while showing off some of the fantastic new options in this book. Your characters may delve the deepest dungeons and traverse the widest wilderness, but the siren song of the city calls, and when it's time to answer your characters will be ready! Add Intrigue Archetypes to your Pathfinder campaign today and Make Your Game Legendary!

While Intrigue Archetypes delves into the amazing possibilities of the fantasy city, it also can be used in more modern campaigns and even those with a sci-fi flair, but for those who want a more explicitly technological take on that sci-fi/fantasy combination, however, next Monday we'll be unleashing the next of our incredible class compilations, Magitech Archtypes!

Magic and machinery are meet in magnificent ways with this incredible class supplement for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game! You'll find seven amazing archetypes that straddle the genres of sci-fi and fantasy, from the astrologer and engram channeler to the necrotech master, robot fighter, and penumbral arcanist! This book also includes a brand-new element for kineticist characters, the machine element, plus over 50 awesome infusions, wild talents, and more, from diesel heart and bloodrust infusion to construct hacker, technograft, mech synthesis, and forced reboot! Plus, new feats for technokineticists and technopaths of every kind! Whether you are adding a dash of sci-fi to your fantasy campaign or exploring a dead and blasted world peopled entirely with lifeless and deathless undead and constructs, you'll find tons of exciting options here for battling robotic overlords, interfacing with alien lostech, and making the power of the machine yours to command!

But wait, that's not all! We are continually expanding our virtual tabletop options, and the latest for you from Fantasy Grounds is the incredible Scorpions of Perdition, a sci-fi/fantasy/horror/western adventure by Alex Riggs and Nicolas Logue, now available for virtual use for Pathfinder and coming soon for 5E! Head on over to Fantasy Grounds and grab your copy today!

In Legendary Planet news, we are putting the finishing touches on Confederates of the Shattered Zone (5E) in layout this weekend and should have that ready to go for our backers next week, and we'll be rolling right into layout on Dead Vault Descent for Pathfinder. Dead Vault Descent (5E) is in the conversion process right now, but should be ready soon thereafter, hopefully by the end of February.

Last but not least, Paizo Inc. has just formally released the first wave of product announcements for the upcoming Starfinder Roleplaying Game, including the Starfinder Compatibility License. Legendary Games has, of course, signed up for that license and will be preparing an array of Starfinder-compatible products once the game is released, including a Starfinder version of the Legendary Planet adventure saga, and much, much more! If you've got requests for Starfinder products that you'd love to see from LG, let us know, and we'll be sure to Make the Stars Legendary!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

I, for one, welcome our new yakuza overlords!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

It's a Far East Friday at Legendary Games! We have not one but TWO terrific new Pathfinder products with a Far Eastern flavor ready for you to devour!

- Get 110 incredible new arcane, divine, and psychic spells for every spellcasting class from 1st to 9th level in the Asian Spell Compendium!

- Unleash an exciting new class option for you heroes and villains with Legendary Hybrids: Yakuza, a 20-level hybrid class focusing on stealth, subterfuge, treachery, and teamwork, complete with 8 archetypes, favored class bonuses, and a ready-made sample NPC ready to rock the sleazy underbelly of your campaign!

Plus, don't forget this week's debut of Mythic Monsters 45: Middle Eastern Monsters, or the delightful designation of the 5-star-seal-of-approval-awesome Past Lives: Secrets of Reincarnation as our TWO$DAY product of the week - just 2 bucks!

Next week will bring even more killer character class options with Intrigue Archetypes and Magitech Archetypes, but right now it's all about unleashing the East in your campaign!

Check out the Legendary Games website for more details!

What would you like to know more about? Ask a question and get a preview!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

From the CRADLE (of civilization) to the GRAVE (of your PCs), the new Mythic Monsters are here!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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We've been hard at work in the word mines and layout factories here at Legendary Games getting things ready for you. We've been putting a lot of resources into tying up the next couple of adventures in the Legendary Planet Adventure Path, with the Pathfinder version of Richard Pett's Confederates of the Shattered Zone going out to Kickstarter backers last weekend (and on track for wide release next month) and much more to come, including its 5E cousin and both versions of Matt Goodall's Dead Vault Descent. But that doesn't mean we don't have some other great new stuff coming your way, and the first preview for you is here!


This terrific new book by Legendary newcomer Ben Walklate brings the danger and intrigue of politics home to the kingdom your heroes have worked so hard to establish. They must successfully navigate the politics and rivalries of other power brokers, political groups, pious religious institutions, merchant councils, and more. Check out the product preview and get ready for this book to arrive THIS FRIDAY!

The sultan’s grand vizier is secretly plotting against him with other members of the court. The guilds are trying to bully small businesses. The neighboring country have spies in the palace. The city guard in the capital are under the pay of the thieves’ guild. The local druid circle aren’t happy about all the farms being built, or the woodcutting in the forest, and want the kingdom’s Councilor to help them persuade the king to put a stop to it.

All of these are themes from fantasy stories, but the core kingdom building rules introduced in Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Ultimate Campaign and expanded in Ultimate Rulership from Legendary Games focus primarily on your heroes and the decisions they make as the ruling council of their own kingdom. With Ultimate Factions, we provide you with detailed rules for different political factions, religious sects, and any number of influential power brokers and wealthy elites devoted to rising up and seizing whatever they can hold. Your heroes may play off their rivals against one another and use their wits to consolidate their own power and secure their throne from threats that can't be defeated by sword or spell. In the great game of houses and thrones, your heroes must triumph!

Check out a cover preview right here!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

The Legendary Monks are here!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

Plenty of good stuff here, plus I just uploaded Legendary Monks!

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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This was an exciting year for the Legendary Games team, as we continued to broaden our reach and our product offerings. We published a total of 135 products, including 39 for 5th Edition and the remainder for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Some of these products were short PDFs and free supplements, but we still created over 100 full-size supplements, offering most in print as well as PDF, with a growing selection of our products available on virtual tabletops like d20Pro and Fantasy Grounds as well as on HeroLab! Legendary Games has published a huge array of products in the past year, including adventures, bestiaries, magic items, class supplements, setting material, and more, from 3-page Mythic Minis to the 300+ page Trail of the Apprentice Adventure Saga for Pathfinder and 5E.

The Trail of the Apprentice project is an adventure series aimed specifically at new and younger players, taking them from 1st to 5th level in a series of five adventures of growing complexity, helping them to learn not just the rules of the game but also the way to play a tabletop RPG. We launched this project with the aid of Kickstarter, funding at well over triple our initial goal and delivering the entire project in less than six months, including deluxe books, customized character sheets and swag, and character and creature cards. We have also used the Trail of the Apprentice saga and the growing Legendary Beginnings product line to host our first 5th Edition Summer Camp and to run mini-adventure delves at conventions. We are delighted to be part of growing the hobby and passing down the best games around to the next generation of gamers.

Legendary Games is an independent RPG publisher based in Seattle, Washington, but we are actively involved in the convention circuit, hosting booths and events at PaizoCon (including our second-annual massive multi-table Legendary Planet team event), GenCon, WolfCon, Gamehole Con, and the online AetherCon. We love getting in touch with fans directly and introducing them to our products, as well as sitting down and throwing dice with them! We are proud to offer support for many local conventions even when we cannot physically attend, and this year we provided prize support to 72 local cons (, as well as for RPG contests like Iron GM, the Four Horsemen Open at GenCon, and Here Be Monsters!

In 2016 we were able to finish up several long-running projects, including finalizing the HeroLab additions to our massive three-hardback expansion to the Pathfinder mythic rules (, which we continue to support in our ongoing Mythic Monsters, Mythic Minis, and Mythic Magic product lines. We also delivered the cyberpunk/supers Hypercorps 2099 setting and companion adventures, including our first novella, An Undying Contract, and launched and funded the Hypercorps 2099 Wasteland expansion late this year.

Our last big project still in progress is the epic star-spanning Legendary Planet adventure saga, a sword-and-planet campaign for Pathfinder and 5E, featuring 100+ page adventures with bestiaries of new monsters, gazetteers of new worlds, new magic items, bonus articles, and an ongoing fiction saga to help flesh out the world. This ambitious project has gone more slowly than we would like, but with new additions to the development team we've managed to break through some logjams and are getting back on schedule, with an aim firmly in view of having the final hardback compilation available for GenCon 2017!

Legendary Games has a history of providing focused support on different campaign themes, with entire product lines devoted to Gothic Horror, Far East, Egyptian, Righteous Crusade, Metal Gods (sci-fi/fantasy), Pirate, Occult, Red Throne (urban intrigue), River Kings (and faerie forests), Mythos, and Winter-themed campaigns. These products are ideal supplements for the similarly themed official Adventure Paths from Paizo, Inc., but work equally well in any campaign that touches on the same genres. Our first Kickstarter project back in 2013 was the Gothic Campaign Compendium, taking 17 separate products combining them into a beautiful hardback. We are nearing completion on several more product lines, and we are definitely looking at running one or more similar projects to create hardback compilations for some of our other product lines in the new year.

We also are greatly expanding our offering of class-focused supplements for both heroes and villains. In addition to past heroic products focused on rogues, paladins, and swashbucklers, and villainous books dealing with antipaladins, evil clerics, and dark druids, 2016 brought us Legendary Kineticists and Legendary Vigilantes, plus Legendary Villains: Vigilantes. It also saw our first two hybrid classes, with the Kinetic Shinobi and Deadeye Hexer. We'll continue offering amazing class support in the new year, with Legendary Monks and Legendary Hybrids: Yakuza already in layout and Legendary Fighters, Legendary Gunslingers, Legendary Villains: Wicked Witches, and Legendary Hybrids: Doomguard coming soon thereafter. This is in addition to thematic class-focused products like Asian Archetypes: Martial and Asian Archetypes: Magical!

Adventures aplenty await as well, from The Hero's Ritual to On the Siberian Line, along with bestiaries like Mythic Monsters: Greek, Mythic Monsters: Middle East, and Mythic Monsters: Celtic, along with Beasts of Legend: Medium Monsters for when you want powerful monsters that aren't just high-level NPCs but also aren't titanic terrors twenty feet tall! Magic will also be found in plenty with terrific supplements like Treasury of the City and the Asian Spell Compendium!

A life of adventure doesn't begin and end in the dungeon, however, and we've long been huge fans of supporting the kingdom-building and mass combat system for Pathfinder. This year, we brought that same system to 5th Edition with Kingdoms (5E), and we have created 5E versions of our hit Ultimate Rulership, Ultimate Battle, and Ultimate War books. Of course, we're still expanding the system for Pathfinder as well, with Ultimate Factions in layout now and Ultimate Armies still on the docket for completion this year.

For gamers who enjoy a wide variety of systems, we are also pleased to announce that in 2017 we will be offering products for the Savage Worlds game system, starting with our series of pirate adventures. We've been looking forward to making our adventures available for this system.

To sum up, 2016 has been a tremendously productive year for Legendary Games. Even at that, we didn't complete everything we wanted to get done, but we are pleased with our progress and always keep our goals and our standards at the highest level. It's part of our core values as a company: Rule #1: We write what we want, how we want, when we want. Rule #2: Always Be Awesome. We've got a long history of working with incredibly talented and experienced writers, but this year we've also brought in some new contributors whose talents make up for a lack of experience. There is great diversity out there in the gaming world, and Legendary Games is happy to be a part of making sure that diversity shows up in the game industry as well, with authors and artists from all walks of life and all over the world.

Thanks to every one of our team for all their hard work in making our products Legendary, and to all of our customers for supporting us in the work we do. Happy gaming to all, and to all a great 2017!

Legendary Games Team Members: Alex Augunas, Jesse Benner, Clinton J. Boomer, Robert Brookes, Benjamin Bruck, Paris Crenshaw, Matthew Goodall, Jim Groves, Amanda Hamon Kunz, Steven T. Helt, Thurston Hillman, Tim Hitchcock, Victoria Jaczko, Jenny Jarzabski, N. Jolly, Jonathan H. Keith, Jeff Lee, Michael Kortes, Nicolas Logue, Will McCardell, Julian Neale, Jason Nelson, Jen Page, Richard Pett, Tom Phillips, Alistair Rigg, David N. Ross, Amber Scott, Mark Seifter, Tork Shaw, Mike Shel, Loren Sieg, Neil Spicer, Todd Stewart, Russ Taylor, Greg A. Vaughan, Mike Welham, Linda Zayas-Palmer, and Clark Peterson
Publisher: Jason Nelson

Executive Partner: Neil Spicer

Business Director: Rachel Ventura

Layout Artists: Liz Courts, BJ Hensley, Rick Kunz, Daniel Marshall, Dain Nielsen, Lj Stephens

New 5E Print Products in 2016
Beasts of Legend: Beasts of the East 5E
Beasts of Legend: Boreal Bestiary 5E
Beasts of Legend: Construct Codex 5E
Beasts of Legend: Serpents of Chaos 5E
Beneath the Festered Sun 5E
Cold Mountain 5E
Conquering Heroes 5E
Faerie Passions 5E
Feasting at Lanterngeist 5E
Horns of the Hunted 5E
Hypercorps 2099 5E
Legendary Planet: The Scavenged Codex 5E
Legendary Planet: To Worlds Unknown 5E
Scorpions of Perdition 5E
Shrine of Serpents 5E
Starfall 5E
The Lost Library of Thoth 5E
Trail of the Apprentice 1: The Bandit's Cave 5E
Trail of the Apprentice 2: The King's Curse 5E
Trail of the Apprentice 3: The Thieves' Den 5E
Trail of the Apprentice 4: The Oracle's Test 5E
Trail of the Apprentice 5: The Wizard's Dungeon 5E
Trail of the Apprentice Adventure Path 5E
Treasury of the Pharaohs 5E
Under Frozen Stars 5E

New Pathfinder Print Products in 2016
Ancient Curses
Ancient Idols
Ancient Tombs
Asian Archetypes: Martial
Crimson Heroes: Pregenerated Characters
Crusader Codex
Egyptian Heroes
Horrific Curses
Hypercorps 2099
Hypercorps 2099: An Undying Contract
Killer Clowns from Hell
Legendary Assassins
Legendary Hybrids: Deadeye Hexer
Legendary Hybrids: Kinetic Shinobi
Legendary Kineticists
Legendary Planet: Planetary Heroes
Legendary Planet: The Scavenged Codex
Legendary Planet: To Worlds Unknown
Legendary Vigilantes
Legendary Villains: Vigilantes
Mythic Magic: Horror Spells
Mythic Magic: Intrigue Spells
Mythic Magic: Occult Spells
Mythic Monsters 35: Demons Too
Mythic Monsters 36: Mesoamerica
Mythic Monsters 37: Robots
Mythic Monsters 38: China
Mythic Monsters 39: Slavic
Mythic Monsters 40: North America
Mythic Monsters 41: India
Mythic Monsters 42: Halloween
Mythic Monsters 43: Africa
Mythic Monsters 44: Elementals
Occult Archetypes
Occult Character Codex 4: Mesmerists
Occult Character Codex 5: Mediums
Occult Character Codex 6: Kineticists
Past Lives: Secrets of Reincarnation
Path of the Reluctant Hero
Scorpions of Perdition
Shrine of Serpents
The Lost Library of Thoth
The Robot Summoner
Trail of the Apprentice 1: The Bandit's Cave
Trail of the Apprentice 2: The King's Curse
Trail of the Apprentice 3: The Thieves' Den
Trail of the Apprentice 4: The Oracle's Test
Trail of the Apprentice 5: The Wizard's Dungeon
Trail of the Apprentice Adventure Path
Treasury of Winter
Winter Heroes

Scarab Sages Contributor, RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4, Legendary Games

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