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12 Days of Sales for Fat Goblin Games!

12 Days of Sales for Fat Goblin Games!

Hello All,

We're already on The Tenth Day of Sales, but you can still pick up every release going forward as they become available!

Sales in RED are active now! Comeback each day to see the next!

The First Day of Christmas -- Call to Arms

Every Call to Arms Book for only $1 Each!

Call to Arms is a bookline for players and gamemasters alike. Each book focuses on a different type of item, expanding rules for those items and adding everything from new mundane and magical examples of the item to new character options related to the item.

The Second Day of Christmas -- Labyrinth Lord

Every Labyrinth Lord OSR Book for only $1 Each!

The Third Day of Christmas -- Race Book Bundle

A Single Bundle for only $5 of ALL our Race Books

(for Pathfinder & 5th Edition Fantasy)

The Fourth Day of Christmas -- Traveler's Guide to Hell

Our Traveler's Guide to Hell for $1,

the official Hell of the Shadows over Vathak setting.

Welcome to Hell.

Come along with our intrepid guide as he explores the myriad layers of Hell in all of its glory. Written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, this guide not only visits, but delves deep into the history, legends, and horrors that is the darkest and most deadliest of realms.

The Pits - Check out the worlds within worlds of Hell and visit Cocior, Belocor, Neir and other hellish realms.

Hierarchy of the Pit - Find out who the true rulers of Hell are and what motivates the likes of Baalzebul, Belphegor, the lovely and deadly Malfia and many more!

Tools of Hell - The crunch of the book! Learn about the various ways to arm yourself in Hell with new feats, magical items and spells to rock even the strongest of Archdukes.

Classes of Hell - Thirteen hellish archetypes await you including the Contractor (Wizard), Tongue of Sin (Bard), Nemesis (Inquisitor) and the unique Prestige Class, the Blood Knight.

If your party is going to Hell, then they need a guide. Fat Goblin's Travel Guide to Hell is that important manuscript for any adventuring party looking to take the ultimate plunge!

The Fifth Day of Christmas -- Stock Art Sale


All of our Publisher's Choice Stock Art and Templates for $1 each!

Including our Fantasy InDesign Template (regularly $14.95)

The Sixth Day of Christmas -- CLASSified


Every CLASSified book for only $1 each!

 The CLASSified product line from Fat Goblin Games is devoted to bringing you a new and exciting base class for your Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and includes complete rules for a single class or archetype and an assortment of other rules to bring your characters to life.

The Seventh Day of Christmas -- Fungal Kingdom


Both Welcome to the Fungal Kingdom and Fungifolk are available for only $1 each!

Welcome to the Fungal Kingdom!

Welcome to 8-Bit Adventures! Do you yearn for a simpler time, when video games scrolled right and you only had to deal with 2 buttons at a time? An era where blocky, colorful, vaguely recognizable shapes made up heroes that battled odd and often confusing villains with little to no context? Then Fat Goblin Games has you covered!
Not only do you get an amazing 8-bit bestiary with over 15 iconic 8-bit monsters, you get 11 mini-adventures in classic 8-bit worlds where these creatures play major roles! Take on the role of your favorite 8-bit hero and jump, hop, and climb your way through the various levels to do what else... rescue the Princess of course!
This product line is designed to take a nostalgic look at the iconic video games of the past and bring those adventures to life in your campaigns in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game with all new options. Each volume will include monsters, magic items and maybe more! The names have been changed, but the flavor remains the same to ensure that the references are easy to see. Each volume will describe a different game world, each inspired by a classic game sure to inspire nostalgia in even the most hardened of veterans.
This volume covers the incursion of the Turtle Legions into the peaceful Fungal Kingdoms. The Turtle Legions have a variety of lethal troops at their disposal, ranging from the lowliest CR 1/2 wrenchy raccoons all the way up to the imposing Turtle King himself, weighing in at a whopping CR 15. Most of the monsters included present optional variants to help encompass the vast array of foes found across the many incarnations of the Fungal Kingdom. These foes provide a wealth of options to challenge parties of any level.

The Eighth Day of Christmas -- vs. M Engine


All our vs. M Engine Products (except the all new Krampusnacht adventure) are available for $1 each!

The Ninth Day of Christmas -- Warlock & Drow

Our Warlock class book and Return of the Drow Books are all $1 each!

The Tenth Day of Christmas -- Worldbuilding Journals


A Bundle of All our GM Journals for $10!

The Eleventh Day of Christmas -- 5th Edition Fantasy


All of our 5th Edition Fantasy products are available for $1 each!

The Twelfth Day of Christmas -- Shadows over Vathak

Come back December 23rd for a link!

And Much More!

If you do the quick math, you'll realize all these sales run till Dec 23rd! The Fattest Goblin has something extra special planned for December 24th (Christmas Eve) and December 25th (Christmas Day) -- so be sure to take a moment away from the family and friends to check out those great deals too! 

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Why I LOVE designing 5th Edition Races - GOBLINS!

Why I LOVE designing 5th Edition Races - GOBLINS!

I am sitting here staring at the latest work by Rick Hershey and I am just agog. Yes.. I said agog. (What the hell agog is.. not sure.. think it is a 2nd edition monster but more on that later).

Check out the detail, from the stitching on the shoulder armor to the faces on the plates and bracers.  This is NOT someone that you want to meet in a dark alley. What is worse is that it is a goblin, who hardly ever travel by themselves. Imagine meeting several of these in a dark alley?

Tomorrow we release our third 5th Edition Race book and I want to look back and tell you why I LOVE creating 5th edition races. But first.. let’s have a look at the cover I was talking about? As I look at the cover I also remember the words that Tony Petrecca put into this, his second volume for Fat Goblin Games in our 5th Edition Racial line.

“Most goblins are vile and malicious creatures motivated by greed and filled with anger and hatred. They are scornful and jealous of peoples larger, stronger, and more civilized than their tribes, but are afraid of direct confrontation with powerful foes. They relish the opportunity to wreak havoc on the weak and poorly defended amongst gentlefolk, and when victorious over the easy prey they choose they celebrate in tasteless glee.”

Right there that tells me that I am stepping on potentially dangerous ground here. I am not publishing a goody-two-shoes race that will blithely go around bonking orcs on the head while singing songs from Mary Poppins. Rick, Luke, and Fat Goblin Games are unleashing something dark to your 5th edition games. We put out Kobolds already and they were not nice. But goblins?

We started with Aasimar and I was lucky enough to write that one. I KNEW that Aasimar were already covered in the Dungeon Masters Guide, but I chose to completely ignore it. I wanted my own take on aasimar… something new. Not a re-hash and build up of something that had already been published. I had my fans for that decision, and I also had my detractors. “Why would I buy a book that has material that was already covered in the DMG?” someone asked.

Because they took a page and a half. I took 15. I broke Aasimar out of their tired shells and gave them wings darn it. Literally, as there is a racial feat in there that allows them to have wings!


Then Tony came along. You all know Tony right? Gold selling RPG author over at Complete ninja when it comes to weaving a story in to rules and making everything work? Well he gave us Kobolds. These little trapmonkeys turned out to be a hoot to edit and even more fun to build a few of them.

Tony wasted no time though, wanting to tackle something bigger… and possibly a bit darker. Enter Goblins.  I hope you check them out in the next few days because they really are quite stunning…. And scary.

I wonder what this is attached to?

If you think that is awesome?  Next week you see Hobgoblins.. And after that… Bugbears. The entire goblinoid family laid out before you as playable races. Or perhaps the next big bad in your campaign. You decide!

I love designing 5th Edition races…: - )

Take care, and good gaming!

5th Edition Lead
Fat Goblin Games

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