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Set Sail for Adventure!


From the jeweled islands of the tropics to the ice-choked polar seas and everywhere across the bottomless briny blue, the Pirate Campaign Compendium from Legendary Games offers over 500 pages of amazing expansions for any nautical campaign. This beautiful book is perfect for embarking on an epic journey of exploration, a harrowing journey to a far-distant land, or a full-on pirate campaign of plunder and pillage! The oceans offer infinite possibilities for adventure beyond the horizon or beneath the waves, and it is small wonder that nearly every coastal culture has tales of golden voyages in search of fortune and glory, daring the mystery that reaches off the edge of the map to the place where all that anyone knows is Here There Be Monsters!


The Pirate Campaign Compendium brings you an incredible collection of rules for nautical characters of every kind, with nearly 70 archetypes, class features, feats, and traits, from the pearl knight paladin and privateer ranger to the sargasso siren kineticist and boarder cavalier, plus feats like Eel Strike, Hoist the Colors, Naval Commander, and Cetacean Smash! Maritime magic is here in plenty as well, with nearly 50 spells and almost 60 magic items drawn from traditional Caribbean pirate lore but also from the distant corners of the fantasy world, from Arabia to the Arctic, to the Far East and South Pacific! Pair your captain’s cutlass with a cannonball breastplate or unleash a marid’s curse in your aba of fair winds, with treasures and enchantments enough to delight the scurviest seadog that ever followed a treasure map!


You’ll find challenges aplenty within these pages with five complete pirate adventures for characters from 4th to 14th level! Plus, you can enhance your own aquatic adventures with over 40 savage sea monsters from CR 1 to CR 25, with friendly merfolk and seaweed leshies to the star-spawn of Cthluhu! Nautical campaigns have more than monsters, of course, and you’ll also find a spectacular assortment of cutthroats and crew for every level. Over 80 incredible NPC stat blocks include common pirates and officers of the line, as well as richly detailed and evocative heroes and villains ideal as recurring characters and playable pirate PCs!


In addition to traditional adventuring, the Pirate Campaign Compendium contains incredible resources for running a pirate-themed campaign, with simple and advanced ship-to-ship combat rules, a dynamic and exciting fleet battle system for running major naval engagements, and modular rules for shipbuilding and special modifications, so you can be as detailed as you like. You’ll also find tons of bonus material for navigation and storms at sea, fame and infamy, aquatic and underwater terrain, a complete plunder system, and all manner of nautical details like shipboard roles, punishments, grog, seasickness, sea shanties, a pirate glossary, and even peg legs and eyepatches!


The Pirate Campaign Compendium is your indispensable resource for any Pathfinder Roleplaying Game campaign that charts a course for adventure on the open sea! Grab this book and your compass and sextant; it’s time to leave the shore behind and Make Your Game Legendary!


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Michał M November 25, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Hey there, are you planning to release the pathfinder and 5e versions for FantasyGrounds VTT as you did some of your other books? I want to buy it a second time and I am too lazy to put all the data in myself ;)
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Jason N November 26, 2018 12:16 am UTC
It's on the list of things to do for Fantasy Grounds, but I'm not sure where it is in the queue. Probably available sometime next year. I know that some of the individual products within it (like the adventures) are already available on Fantasy Grounds.
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Ross M August 19, 2018 4:28 pm UTC
Thank you god!
Gary Gyax smiles on my day now!
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Jason N September 17, 2018 6:28 pm UTC
Ha, guess I should have read all the comments! Glad you were able to get it! :)
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Ross M July 31, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
You gotta be kidding me
I was waiting to buy the Hard copy and now I CAN'T?
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Jason N September 17, 2018 6:28 pm UTC
We discovered a problem was happening with the printer so we pulled the book while we got the printer situation sorted out. All good new - come and get it, YO HO HO!
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Ross M September 21, 2018 11:35 pm UTC
Starting up a Pirate game and this was a must buy
Glad you were able to sort it out ^^
good sailing
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Eugene B July 18, 2018 7:50 pm UTC
Keeping an eye on this and hoping it might go on sale or for a better USD to Canadian exchange rate at least.
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JEROME M July 25, 2018 3:15 am UTC
Don't miss the Christmas in July sale!
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Daniel Enoch T April 29, 2020 5:27 pm UTC
Will this be in this Christmas in July sale (2020)?
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Alexander M June 14, 2018 1:07 pm UTC
Hello all,

Does anyone know when the D&D 5th version is due for release?
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Jason N June 16, 2018 12:00 am UTC
We're expecting the 5E dev team to finish up by the end of June, so then it's over to layout to finish up (and they've already laid out the 7 or 8 finished chapters, so it should be a fairly quick turnaround), so off to backers in early July and then available for sale after that here at Drivethru and elsewhere probably in mid to late July.

We are doing a full print run of the 5E version rather than print-on-demand, which means you won't be able to buy the print version on this site, but you certainly can preorder it from the Legendary Games website once the PDF is available to the general public.
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J. Michael L June 20, 2018 5:40 am UTC
Looking forward to the 5e version.
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Alexander M August 21, 2018 1:02 pm UTC
Thank you for clearing it up for me Jason.
Has there been a delay in production? I still can't seem to find anything.
I hope the conversion hasn't been dropped :'(
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Jason N September 17, 2018 6:30 pm UTC
I got the final review PDF of the 5E version at the end of last week and sent back corrections. It should go out to backers this week and should be available to the general public a bit later.
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THOMAS B May 25, 2018 8:03 pm UTC
I look forward to when I can get my copy, especially since I can then put together a campaign with this book... plus the Cerulean Seas Campaign Setting and perhaps even Paizo's Aquatic Adventures.

These books, the rules and options they provide, should be all that I'll need for adventures across and under the high seas. Of pirates, merfolk, and all manner of creatures of coast and seas.
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Jason N June 15, 2018 11:57 pm UTC
Print version and print/PDF bundle now available!
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THOMAS B May 25, 2018 7:55 pm UTC
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