I was recently given the opportunity to contribute to Warlock, an ongoing publication by Kobold Press supported by their Patreons.
The person who reached out was Scott Gable, and I’ve worked with him in the past on this big project he’s been doing… not sure if you’ve heard of it… The Faerie Ring? (If you haven’t, you should check it out.)
At any rate, we’ve been a little behind on our projects here (though we were finally starting to progress on another NPC collection!), and I thought about trying to focus on them and saying no. The thing is I often really enjoy writing for other companies, and I find it to be so different than writing for my own.
So I said yes.
And the writing began.
Fast forward a bit and here we are!
The topic is the Undead, with options including undead magic, a rogue subclass, the Ghoul Imperium Deserter background, some truly skin-crawling planar locales, a legendary villain, and a new PC race. This booklet’s esteemed sections and designers are:
Dry Lands: Plane of Undeath, by Wolfgang Baur
Order of the Ebon Star, by Kelly Pawlik
The Wendestal Devil, by Chris Harris
The Shade: Voices Beyond Death, by Dan Dillon
This 32 page PDF is available on the Kobold Press website, and if you are a Patreon (and why wouldn’t you be?) you probably already have a copy of it, so go check it out and let me know what you think.
Did you love the exploration of the plane of undeath? Are you getting ready to incorporate the darakhul defectors into your next game session? Were you haunted by the backstory of the vampiric monster?
We want to know (and so does Kobold Press, I’m sure, because reviews and feedback are awesome!).