Open Design and Kobold Quarterly are trying to conquer the world. Two worlds, really, if you count Wolfgang Baur’s Midgard and Earth. You can help and win some gaming stuff in the process — a lot of of stuff if you happen to spend some time down south. Way down south.
You have to love it when two things you really enjoy mesh together perfectly. In this case, those two things are”D&D” and “getting stuff for free.”
Five years ago, gaming industry veteran Wolfgang Baur decided to create an independent game company with an interesting business model. He called the company Open Design. Using the patronage model, in which customers pay into a fund to support projects they want to see go to print, Open Design has enjoyed five years of success. [...]
We have established two basic facts: Kobold Quarterly is awesome, and getting things for free is awesome. As everyone knows, awesome + awesome = double awesome!
Kobold Quarterly has been around for a couple of years now, and has really settled into its role as a fine D&D magazine in the mold of those other fine D&D magazines that were so abruptly taken from us. The fall issue is a good one, and it’s also a typical one.
Bizarre creatures and strange new races populate this collection of monster ecologies from Kobold Quarterly, a magazine that is the spiritual successor to Dragon. Why does a derro’s hair stick up like that? What do cloakers think of us? How is a fungal horror related to a mi-go? Your thirst for knowledge will soon be [...]