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Mirror, Mirror, Make My Day!

Wondrous Items: Magic MirrorsThese 27 new magic mirrors by RPG Superstar Mike Welham expand the range of magic mirrors tremendously, including easily transported hand mirrors and surprising new mirrors for villains’ lairs and treasure hoards. In >Wondrous Items: Magic Mirrors you can discover the combat possibilities of themirror of blades, the relaying mirror, and the infinite mirror!

Or let your arcane flag fly with a mirror of ray trapping, the mirror of alternate realities, and a mirror of soul storing! Each of these mirrors creatures wild and wonderful effects that will shake up combat, empower new tactics, and change any encounter for the better. A little mirror magic can work wonders.

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The ENnies Voting Booth Is Live!

ENnies_LogoThe annual ENnie Awards have opened their voting booth, which means you can go vote. Kobold Press is delighted to be among so many wonderful nominees again this year. For reference, we have the Kobold Guide to Magic and the Midgard Bestiary: 13th Age Compatible Edition nominated.

Congrats again to all the nominees this year! We’re looking forward to the awards ceremony at Gen Con 2014, and hopefully we’ll see at least some of you there!

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Lost Magic: Disease of Debauched Decadence

Lost Magic LogoThe following spell from our Lost Magic contest entries might just provide both adventurers and GMs with an interesting challenge. What will happen if it is used in a heavily populated area?

Take a peek, and provide any feedback you want regarding story elements and mechanical elements in the comments below!

Disease of Debauched Decadence

School enchantment (compulsion, chaos, evil); Level bard 5, wizard/sorcerer 6

Casting 1 standard action

Components V, S, M (a bottle of high quality liqueur worth at least 100 gp, a drop of demonic blood)

Range close (25 ft. +5 ft./2 levels)

Targets One creature/2 levels, none of which can be more then 30 feet away from each other

Duration 24 hours

Saving Throw Will negates; Spell Resistance yes

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Tiamat Tuesdays: Closing In On the Cult

Tiamat TuesdaysAs I hinted in the installment of Tiamat Tuesday on July 8, episodes 5–8 of Hoard of the Dragon Queen are more open-ended than episodes 1–4. The second half of the adventure isn’t a sandbox; characters still have a mystery to unravel and an evil plot to stop. They will, however, face dilemmas that have no by-the-book solutions. The usual methods for shutting down an evil cult won’t work against the Cult of the Dragon. There is no single high priest whose assassination will cause the organization to crumble. The cult’s crucial magic relics are so well-hidden and so misunderstood by outsiders that characters can’t even locate them, let alone destroy them. The cult is too big, too organized, and too dispersed to be knocked out by any single blow or even a combination of blows. Killing this beast will take a thousand cuts, and they must be well-placed ones.

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