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  • other books in the award-winning kobold guide series

    Complete Kobold Guide to Game Design

    Kobold Guide to Board Game Design

    Kobold Guide to Worldbuilding

    Kobold Guide to Magic

    Kobold Guide to Combat

    Find all Kobold Press titles at www.koboldpress.com

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  • With essays byJames Jacobs

    Jeff GrubbWolfgang Baur

    Robert J. SchwalbSteve Winter

    Clinton J. BoomerKevin Kulp

    Margaret WeisRee SoesbeeRichard Pett

    Ben McFarlandZeb Cook

    Amber E. Scott

    Edited by Michele Carter

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  • Kobold Guide to Plots and Campaigns

    KOBOLD Guide to Plots and Campaigns 2016 Open Design

    Editor Michele CarterCover art Marcel MercadoInterior art Tyler WalpolePublisher Wolfgang BaurAccountant Shelly BaurArt director/graphic designer Marc Radle

    All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of this book in any manner without express permission from the publisher is prohibited.

    OPEN DESIGNP.O. Box 2811Kirkland, WA 98083

    WWW.KOBOLDPRESS.COM

    Most product names are trademarks owned by the companies that publish those products. Use of the name of any product without mention of trademark status should not be construed as a challenge to such status. Open Design, Kobold Press, Kobold Quarterly, and the Kobold logo are trademarks of Open Design.

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  • Kobold Guide to Plots and Campaigns

    Table of ContentsBeginning a Campaign James Jacobs

    Other Peoples Stories Jeff Grubb

    Choosing an Ending First Wolfgang Baur

    Take a Walk on the Dark Side Robert J. Schwalb

    Otherworldly Visions Steve Winter

    When Last We Left Our Intrepid Heroes Clinton J. Boomer

    Tricks from the Oral Tradition Kevin Kulp

    Action Scenes: More Than Just Flashing Blades Margaret Weis

    Tone and Bombast Wolfgang Baur

    Branching Storylines and Nonlinear Gameplay Ree Soesbee

    Crooked Characters Richard Pett

    Fashioning the Enemy Ben McFarland

    Pacing, Beats, and the Passage of Time Wolfgang Baur

    Complex Plotting Kevin Kulp

    Sharpening Your Hooks Steve Winter

    The Art of Letting Go Zeb Cook

    Plotting a Generational Campaign Ben McFarland

    Using Cliffhangers Effectively Amber E. Scott

    An Improv Adventure: The Journey from Here to There Zeb Cook

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    Kobold Guide to Plots and CampaignsPraise for Kobold GuidesOther books in the award-winning Kobold Guide seriesCredits and legalTable of Contents

    Beginning a CampaignOther People's StoriesChoosing an Ending FirstTake a Walk on the Dark SideOtherworldly VisionsWhen Last We Left Our Intrepid HeroesTricks from the Oral TraditionAction Scenes: More Than Just Flashing BladesTone and BombastBranching Storylines and Nonlinear GameplayCrooked CharactersFashioning the EnemyPacing, Beats, and the Passage of TimeComplex PlottingSharpening Your HooksThe Art of Letting GoPlotting a Generational CampaignUsing Cliffhangers EffectivelyAn Improv Adventure: The Journey from Here to ThereMake your Game Your own! Kobold Guides Ad

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