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The 2017 Not Going to Gen Con Sale for Print Books

Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium

As you are gearing up for Gen Con, getting ready the year pilgrimage to Indianapolis, I am sad to say that JBE will not be attending this year. That, however, does not mean that you should be sad because we just relaunched our Not Going to Gen Con Sale. This year, it is all about the print books.

That’s right, this sale is on books you can hold in your two hands. Those that love the feel of the covers, the smell of paper, the sight of seeing the book on your shelf, and the ability to make notes in the margins, this sale is for you. You can grab these books for a nice discount.

How much of a discount you ask? Easy. All of our print books that are more than $10 are $5 off. If the book is $10 or less, it is $2 off. That simple. And this is on ALL of our print books, even the one we released only a few short months ago. So if there is a new release you wanted and you wanted it in print, now is your chance to pick it. Do you want to read it now? Well that is even easier. For $2 more, you can get the PDF. This means you can devour it now and still have the print book on your shelf.

Which books are on sale? Great question.

Monster Books (PFRPG)
Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes
Book of Beasts: Monsters of the Shadow Plane
Book of Beasts: Monsters of the River Nations

Adventures (PFRPG)
Deadly Delves: The Gilded Gauntlet
Deadly Delves: To Claw the Surface
Shadowsfall: Temple of Orcus

Player Races (PFRPG)
Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium
Book of Heroic Races Compendium
Book of Heroic Races: Half-Faerie Dragons
Book of Heroic Races: Seedlings

Traveller
d66 Compendium
Creatures of Distant Worlds Compendium
Mech Tech ‘n’ bot: Fighters and Small Ships
Character Datafile

Fifth Edition
Deadly Delves: Rescue from Tyrkaven

13th Age Compatible
Deadly Delves: Reign of Ruin

This sale is exclusively at DriveThruRPG and RPGNow. So hurry over there and order your books today. This sale will not last long. Share this sale with your friends on Facebook and Twitter as well as with your regular gaming group. I am sure they will want these books in their hands as well.

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Sale: Its the Black Friday 10-Day Sale

Black Friday 10-Day SaleThis year, we at Jon Brazer Enterprises are happy bring you our Black Friday Sale for 10 full days.

Whether you are playing Pathfinder, Traveller, 13th Age, or Legend, there is something here for you. Pathfinder GM’s can download anything in our Book of Beasts line or players can snag themselves some new spells from the Book of Magic series. Grab some new vehicles or ships for Traveller. Snag yourself some undead agents for your 13th Age game. Or join a cult with Legendary Factions.

Get some of our best titles for 40% off today at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow. Happy gaming.

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Pathfinder: Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes Now in Print

Book of Beasts: Legendary FoesThe Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes, the premiere monster book for for high level and mythic Pathfinder games, is now available in print. This book is chocked full of monsters of terrifying power, difficult to build NPCs to be feared, demigods that inspire awe and trembling, and traps to keep your players on their toes, all of which at a level of difficulty that few have seen to date. Order it today at your local game store, DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, Paizo, d20PFSRD, or many fine gaming websites.

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Pathfinder: Traps of Doom

Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes (PFRPG)

Book of Beasts: Legendary FoesAll week long we are looking at what is in the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes. Monday we listed all the monsters, NPCs, demigods and traps by CR. Tuesday we showed off the artwork within. Wednesday showed you how complex the NPCs were with all the class levels, archetypes, racial options, and templates layered on top of each other. Finally, today were are showing off the traps within.

High level traps are in short supply and imaginative traps that are more than a spell are even more rare. So we bring you a total of 12 traps covering CRs ranging from 15 to 24. Below are two such traps. We hope that these will be useful in making your players afraid and enhancing your world.

Collapsing Wall of Skulls CR 19
Type mechanical; Perception DC 29; Disable Device DC 29
Effects
Trigger location; Reset manual
Effect collapsing wall (20d6 bludgeoning damage); DC 25 Reflex avoids; multiple targets (all targets in a 5 ft. x 30 ft.-square area), onset delay (1 round)
Both sides of this thirty foot long hallway are composed entirely of humanoid skulls. One of the walls is a trap. The skulls on that wall are designed to fall on all those in the hallway, crushing them beneath their weight. The trap’s trigger is the five-foot space in front of the locked door at the end of the hallway. Any creature that stands on that spot for more than a round will trigger an avalanche of skulls. If a creature stands on the trigger and leaves before the end of its next turn, the trap’s timer resets. Trap cost: 4,750 gp. Construction DC: Craft (traps) 35.

Acid Spray Trap CR 23
Type
mechanical; Perception DC 44; Disable Device DC 44
Effects
Trigger touch; Reset automatic (requires 1 day to regenerate acid); Bypass hidden lock (DC 35 Perception to locate, DC 40 Disable Device to open without a key)
Effect acid spray (16d6 acid damage) DC 29 Reflex half; multiple targets (all targets in a 40-ft. by 80 ft.-square room)
Triggering an acid spray trap requires touching the handle of a door that leads deeper into the dungeon. Once it is triggered, acid sprays out of a number of tiny holes in the stonework around the room (Perception check DC 45 to notice). Nowhere in the area is safe from the acid, although a Reflex save (DC 29) reduces the damage by half. A hidden lock, near the dungeon’s original entrance, prevents the acid from spraying. Trap cost: 28,000 gp. Construction DC: Craft (traps) 40.

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Pathfinder: Beyond Monsters, Legendary NPCs

Book of Beasts: Legendary FoesAll week long, we are sharing what is in the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes monster book for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Monday we showed you a listing of all monsters, NPCs, demigods and traps by CR. Yesterday, we showed you some of the beautiful full-color art within. Today we want to talk to you about the NPCs.

Originally, I was going to post another a monster from the book, but I have actually posted several monsters from the book both here on JonBrazer.com (such as the millennial worm and the blightrat) as well as some in our newsletter (sign up here for exclusive previews). So today I decided to share with you details on the NPCs.

At its core, the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes is a monster book, it is, however, so much more than that. This book contains within some of the hardest to build NPCs out there. You will not find any dwarf fighters here. We are talking about monsters with archetyped class level and templates stacked on top of each other to make a truly dizzying array of ability to throw at your players. We know how difficult it is to come up with some really spectacular array of NPCs across multiple books. So we took care of that for you.

Here are all of the options you will find within the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes:

  • Banshee witch 12
  • Awakened fortune-blessed unseelie dire tiger rogue (thug) 11
  • Half-fiend drider sorcerer 9
  • Fire giant ranger (skirmisher) 14
  • Oread worm that walks cleric 19
  • Wyrm magma dragon ravener
  • Aasimar lich sorcerer 13 dragon disciple 6
  • Ghost cyclops rogue 9
  • Shadow demon fighter 14
  • Ratfolk diviner (foresight) 3 oracle 6 mystic theurge 10
  • Dark stalker juju zombie antipaladin 19

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Pathfinder: Artwork of Legendary Foes

Book of Beasts: Legendary FoesAll week long we are previewing the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes. Yesterday we looked at the spread of CRs that this book covers. Today we are looking at the artwork. Did we mention this book is full color? That is right. All the artwork (and there is alot of it) is entirely in full color. Not just the PDF, but the print book as well. You are in for a real treat with this book.

The cover was expertly drawn by Rodrigo Martins, who’s artwork can be found throughout this book. Many other artists have artwork inside. Here are just a few of the pieces you will see inside.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Artist: Ryan Sumo
Artist: Ryan Sumo
Artist: Forrest Imel
Artist: Forrest Imel
Artist: Rodrigo Martins
Artist: Rodrigo Martins
Artist: Maxwell Song
Artist: Maxwell Song
Artist: Forrest Imel
Artist: Forrest Imel
Artist Ryan Sumo
Artist Ryan Sumo

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Pathfinder: Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes Unleashed

Prepare to be Afraid

The Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes, the latest in the award-winning Book of Beast series, details the deadliest and most frightening monsters ever to grace your gaming table. Bring new life and peril to your mythic adventures with these fierce monsters and high level NPCs.

This 68-page, beautiful full-color monster tome features:

  • 34 brand new monsters ranging from CR 15-25
  • 11 high level NPCs and classed monsters, each are difficult builds, saving you considerable work
  • 3 demigods with enough detail and NPCs for you to build an entire campaign around
  • 12 brand new traps ranging from CR 15-24, to keep your players on their toes
  •  Easy-to-use references and links, allowing you to look up rules you are sure of with a minimum of effort

Make your players afraid of monsters again. Make them tremble with fear.

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Pathfinder: Legendary Foes by CR

Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes (PFRPG)

Book of Beasts: Legendary FoesAll week long we will be releasing preview of Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. This high level monster book is is ideal for your mythical adventures. Today we are sharing with you exactly how many monsters and other dangers at each CR this book contains. We hope you enjoy it and it will enhance your game.

CR 15
Blightrat, Daveron Steves (General of the Green Order), Dragon Stirge, Empowered Polar Ray Trap, Great Caretaker, Grim Reaper Trap, Millennial Worm, Megabola Spider
CR 16
Blood Lion, Exploding Column Trap, Rhydusan, Seglar Qlippoth, Saber-Toothed Moose, Skeletal Storm
CR 17
Breana Starfall (High Inquisitor of Pazuzu), Doombat, Double Fireball Trap, Giant Swinging Axe Trap, Godling, Jack-In-Irons, Mazon Libetus
CR 18
Fire Lever, Lava Worm, Millennial Tigermoth, Skarn Delven
CR 19
Collapsing Wall of Skulls, Dhvaen Orddras, Fallen Angel, Guardian of the Mountains, Memory of Rage, Starak, Water Serpent
CR 20
Bladecypher Protean, Cat Sidhe, Demammoth, Granite Worm, Jaliktaj, Master White Scale, Razor Pit Trap, Wind Sentinel
CR 21
Deific Guard, Frozen Reaper, Overloaded Fireball Trap
CR 22
Arrow Storm Trap, Ooze Dragon, Serrataur Qlippoth, Sether’ishik, Walleye
CR 23
Acid Spray Trap, Darkblood Titan, Tza’dorn, Will-O’-Wisp Swarm
CR 24
Crushing Wall Trap, Shadow of the Void, Vemiurge, Voidstone
CR 25
Bloody Bonnie, Eldikar, Gibbering Blob, Saber-Toothed Gerbilsaurus
CR 28
Green Knight, Libet (Deity of the Inner Self)
CR 29
Pazuzu (Demon Lord)

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Pathfinder: The Worm that Rises Once Per Millennium Awakes

Book of Beasts: Legendary FoesOne of the inspirations for monsters from the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes is the idea of the ancient monster that sleeps and awakes once every [insert any large unit of time here] to devour the entire countryside. The millennial worm is one such monster. Once it eats its fill, it goes into a cocoon and transforms into a millennial tigermoth. This even deadlier monster also appears in the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes, just in case the players fail to destroy the worm or locate its hidden lair before the monster reawakens.

Millennial Worm
With a white body larger than a house, this worm devours anything in its path.
Millennial Worm CR 15
XP 51,200
N Gargantuan vermin
Init -1; Senses low-light vision, tremorsense 120 ft.; Perception +7


Defense


AC 30, touch 5, flat-footed 30 (-1 Dex, +25 natural, –4 size)
hp 231 (22d8+132)
Fort +19, Ref +6, Will +14
Defensive Abilities pliable body; DR 20/piercing; Immune mind-affecting effects


Offense


Speed 40 ft., burrow 40 ft.
Melee bite +28 (4d6+24 plus 4d6 acid plus grab)
Ranged acid spit +11 touch (10d6 acid)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
Special Attacks swallow whole (10d6 acid damage, AC 22, 29 hp)


Statistics


Str 43, Dex 8, Con 22, Int —, Wis 25, Cha 2
Base Atk +16; CMB +36 (+40 grapple); CMD 45 (cannot be tripped)


Ecology


Environment any forest, mountains, or underground
Organization solitary, pair, groveling (3-8)
Treasure none


Special Abilities


Acid Spit (Ex) As a ranged touch attack with a range of 60 feet, a millennial worm can shoot its stomach acid at a target, priming it for digestion. Upon a successful ranged touch attack, the acid spit deals 10d6 points of acid damage.
Grab (Ex) A millennial worm can grab a creature of Medium size or smaller without gaining the grappled condition itself.
Pliable Body (Ex) A millennial worm’s body is soft and takes half damage from bludgeoning weapons after accounting for its damage reduction.
The deadly millennial tigermoth and worm were last seen a thousand years ago. Scholars recorded the widespread devastation these creatures brought upon the land with unmistakable fear in their words. Mere months after death came from below as the millennial worms sprang up and devoured everything they could find, terror came from the skies as eclipses of the millennial tigermoths blotted out the sun and decimated cities. The bravest warriors of the land hunted them down in their caves, killing these creatures and destroying their eggs. While most scholars believe their kind are long since eradicated, a few believe that these creatures still exist—and that their eggs should be hatching soon.

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Pathfinder: Legendary Foes Approaching

Book of Beasts: Legendary FoesWith the PDF being released in a mere 2 weeks, it is time to start the previews for the Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes. We are starting off today with one of the lowest level monster in the book, a CR 15 creature. That’s right, this book starts at CR 15. So if you like your games at high levels, this is the monster book for you. This monster book is exactly what you need to run a high level game. It has a total of 34 vicious monsters and 11 hard to construct NPCs you can use in your game right away. Today’s monster is the blightrat. This monster is particularly scary to dwarves since it can make all your hair fall out. That’s right dwarves, so proud of your braids and beards. We bring you the “rust monster” of hair. Happy hunting.

Blightrat

This brown, four-legged creature has a nearly-hairless, eleven-foot tall body with bulging eyes, a mouth full of sharp teeth, and a rat-like tail.
Blightrat CR 15
XP 51,200
NE Huge aberration (earth)
Init +14; Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 120 ft.; Perception +28
Aura aura of disease vulnerability (30 ft., DC 23)


Defense


AC 30, touch 18, flat-footed 20 (+10 Dex, +12 natural, –2 size)
hp 225 (18d8+144); regeneration 10 (electricity)
Fort +14, Ref +16, Will +18; +4 vs mind-affecting
Immune acid, disease; SR 26


Offense


Speed 60 ft., burrow 40 ft., climb 40 ft.
Melee bite +23 (2d6+12/18–20 plus blightbite disease), 2 claws +23 (1d8+12 plus nauseating disease), tail +21 (1d8+6)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks powerful bite
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 17th, concentration +21)
At will—contagion (blinding sickness only, DC 18)


Statistics


Str 34, Dex 31, Con 26, Int 16, Wis 24, Cha 19
Base Atk +13; CMB +27; CMD 47 (51 vs overrun, trip)
Feats Acrobatic Steps, Cleave, Cleaving Finish UC, Great Cleave, Improved Initiative, Intimidating Prowess, Multiattack, Nimble Moves, Power Attack (–4/+8)
Skills Acrobatics +31 (+43 when jumping), Climb +41, Intimidate +37, Knowledge (dungeoneering) +24, Perception +28, Stealth +23 (+31 when underground), Survival +28; Racial Modifiers +8 Steath when underground
Languages Aklo, Undercommon


Ecology


Environment cold or temperate underground
Organization solitary, plague (2–5), pox (30–70)
Treasure standard (all gems and magic items)


Special Abilities


Aura of Disease Vulnerability (Su) A creature within a blightrat’s 30-foot aura of disease vulnerability that is not immune to disease must succeed on a Fortitude save (DC 23) or suffer a –8 penalty to all saving throws against disease for 1d4 minutes. A creature affected by this ability multiple times increases the penalty by –2 each time. The save DC is Charisma-based.
Blightbite Disease (Su) Bite—injury; save Fort DC 27, onset 1d2 days, frequency 1 day, effect 1d4 Charisma damage, cure 2 consecutive saves. The diseased creature’s hair falls out in small clumps every day the save is failed. A creature with little hair, such as an elf or human, loses all of its hair after 2d3 days of failed saving throws. Hairier creatures, such as dwarves, lose all their hair after 2d6 days. Creatures with fur, such as catfolk and ratfolk, have no hair left after 2d10 days. Remove disease has no effect on this ability; only limited wish or more powerful magic will remove the disease. A creature that loses hair or fur from this disease begins to regrow its hair 1d2 weeks after the disease ends. The save DC is Constitution-based.
Nauseating Disease (Su) Claw—injury; save Fort DC 27, onset 1d3 days, frequency 1 day, effect 1d3 Constitution damage plus nauseated, cure 2 consecutive saves. A successful remove disease attempt removes the nauseated condition for the day; it has no other effect on this ability. Only limited wish or more powerful magic will remove the disease. The save DC is Constitution-based.
Poweful Bite (Ex) A blightrat’s bite attack naturally has a critical threat range of 18–20.
Even the drow know to stay away from a blightrat and the region where a full pox nests. This creature is a nightmare for those that are vulnerable to disease and value their hair, such as duergars and other dwarves, who think twice before facing a blightrat.
Highly aggressive and fiercely territorial, a blightrat will attack any creature that enters its territory unless the creature comes bearing tribute. Leaving a token of good will, such as moldy cheese or a mound of maggot-filled, spoiled meat about the size of a Medium creature, at the edge of the blightrat’s territory will often appease the creature. Blightrats also value gemstones and magic items, which they add to their hoards. Providing such gifts earns favor with a blightrat, paving the way for negotiations with it.
A blightrat stands 11 feet tall when on its hind legs and weighs about 3,000 pounds.

The Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes will be available for download on July 16th from DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, Paizo.com or d20PFSRD. Also, the print book will be available at your Local Game Store, Paizo and DriveThruRPG/RPGNow.

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Pathfinder: Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes Cover

Legendary Foes WIPEarlier this month, we held a pole to determine which monster should be on the cover of Book of Beasts: Legendary Foes. I am pleased to announce that the winner is the Guardian of the Mountains. The artist, Rodrigo Martins, is working hard is making this cover far and away the best cover of a monster book. We are right there with you in being excited to see the final cover image. This book will be indispensable for any high level or Mythic Pathfinder game you run for your players.

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