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Balduran's Guide to Kingdom Building (Fantasy Grounds)

Balduran's Guide to Kingdom Building (Fantasy Grounds)

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Balduran's Guide to Kingdom Building

Mighty armies and powerful cities. Towering walls and swinging trebuchets. Holy sites and vast libraries. Rich trade and hidden intrigue. Occult lore and loyal subjects. These wonders and more await you in this guide, now for Fantasy Grounds!

At long last. Kingdom-building rules written with the mechanics, and in the spirit, of fifth edition. Streamlined, story-driven, party-centered.

In this module, you will discover these wonders:

  • New rules for settlement-building, travel and exploration, and mass combat

  • 10 terrain types

  • 9 strongholds

  • 9 professional maps, DM and player versions

  • 9 adventures

  • 3 new monsters

  • 201 buildings

  • 97 mass combat units

  • 883 adventure hooks

  • 4 example settlements

  • 1 city sheet for tracking settlements

What Is This Guide? Balduran’s Guide to Kingdom Building is everything DMs and players need to add a new kingdom-building element to their D&D campaign.

Does It Play Nicely with D&D fifth edition? Absolutely. The guiding philosophy for this title from its inception has been that kingdom building should feel integral to D&D fifth edition. This guide is chock-full of 5e mechanics repurposed to support starting settlements and kingdom building. The last thing we wanted was for this to feel like a separate game that’s just tacked on. I’ve been there. It’s not fun.

Why Kingdom Building? There is only one reason to add kingdom building to your game. To make it more compelling, more memorable, and more fun. We believe Balduran’s Guide does all of that. In fact, we think that any group that employs a kingdom-building element using this guide will find their campaign reaches new heights of social interaction, exploration, and combat.

Wait. Who Is Balduran? Balduran was a seafaring adventurer who founded a settlement called Gray Harbor that would grow to become the famed Baldur’s Gate, the largest metropolis on the Sword Coast. You’ll get a glimpse of this figure inside this guide, though the historian scamp Volo couldn’t help but stick his oar in as well.

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Note: This product is for use in the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop. If you would like to purchase the PDF version, click here.

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James S March 16, 2020 7:27 pm UTC
Bought this yesterday and getting no option to download. Any help would be appreciated.
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Trevor A March 16, 2020 9:29 pm UTC
Hi James,
I re-posted the module, as there seems to have been an issue on the Guild's end. Please re-check to see if there is a download option now. If there is not, feel free to join our discord and reach out to me (Grimlore):
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