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Pirate Campaign Compendium (5E)

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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 450 pages of amazing expansions for any nautical campaign using the 5th Edition of the world’s most famous roleplaying game. This beautiful book is perfect for embarking on epic journeys of exploration above or below the waves, voyages to distant shores, or full-on pirate campaigns of plunder and pillage! The Pirate Campaign Compendium brings you an incredible collection of rules for nautical campaigns of every kind, including:

  • Dozens of archetypes, class features, feats, and more for nautical characters like the privateer, and ship mage, new sorcerer metamagic and wild shape options, and tricks for underwater combat like Eel Strike and Sea Shooter, plus new character backgrounds and expanded firearm rules!
  • Maritime magic with over 60 new magic items and nearly 70 spells 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!
  • FIVE complete adventures for characters from 4th to 14th level! 
  • Over 40 savage sea monsters ranging from Challenge 1/8 to 23, from coral golems and seaweed leshies to deep ones and the star-spawn of Cthluhu
  • Nearly 70 ready-to-use NPCs from common pirates to officers of the line, as well as richly detailed and evocative heroes and villains ideal as recurring characters and playable pirate PCs.
  • Simple and advanced ship-to-ship combat rules, plus a dynamic and exciting fleet battle system for running major naval engagements and modular rules for shipbuilding and special ship modifications.
  • Plus tons of bonus material for navigation and storms at sea, fame and infamy, aquatic and underwater terrain, shipwrecks and plunder, shipboard roles, pirate punishment, grog, seasickness, sea shanties, a pirate glossary, and even peg legs and eyepatches

The Pirate Campaign Compendium is your indispensable resource for any 5th Edition 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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Ron M June 20, 2019 6:18 pm UTC
I own the printed copy from the publisher, it's excellent!
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Stacie W May 19, 2019 2:29 pm UTC
I also support the idea of a Pod option here. It can only help you make more money after all, to have another print option available.
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Marcel B February 19, 2019 3:42 pm UTC
Seems like there will be no answers anymore from the publisher concerning the problems of physical books outside his homeland...
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Murray O February 10, 2019 11:16 am UTC
+1 for POD
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Marcel B February 06, 2019 12:04 am UTC
Again, consider POD, please. I really would like to have this book, like many others from your company. But those I could buy as POD+PDF bundle.
If I would buy the book from you I would have to pay more for sending it and paying taxes than the book it self costs! And that is not even considering my time at the custom-office which is one city away...
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Daniel C January 31, 2019 12:09 pm UTC
What are the five complete adventures offered in this compendium? I'm considering the "Islands of Plunder" titles, as well as "Fort Scurvy". Knowing whether any of these adventures are in the compendium would save me from purchasing a duplicate title.
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Jason N February 01, 2019 10:22 am UTC
Those are the same five adventures contained in this book - the four Islands of Plunder plus Fort Scurvy.
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Daniel C February 02, 2019 7:08 pm UTC
Thanks for clarifying! That saves me a bunch of money.
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Jason N October 27, 2018 12:54 am UTC
Hi all,
This book is at the printer right now, as we are doing a full print run of 1000 copies rather than doing it as print on demand. That means it won't be available through DrivethruRPG, since they only sell hardcopies through their own POD system; however, it will be even more beautiful when it arrives. The printer estimate is that books will arrive in Seattle in January and we will begin shipping them out then. You can preorder the hardback at the Legendary Games website; if you've already ordered the PDF here at DrivethruRPG let me know at and I'll be happy to give you a discount on the print book.
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Dave M January 31, 2019 10:25 am UTC
Please consider adding a POD version here for those in the UK as your website doesn't include us as a shipping destination. Even if it did, going by the cost of shipping to the Isle of Man (the nearest location to me in your list), it would be too much: $40!
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Jason N February 01, 2019 10:24 am UTC
Our website has a strange glitch with some UK customers (don't know why it's only some and not others), but if you email me directly at I can set up a transaction manually and might be able to save you on shipping.
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Dave M February 01, 2019 2:00 pm UTC
Thanks, I've emailed you.
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Antony M October 26, 2018 7:07 pm UTC
I agree - PoD please! Books that size need to be hardbound and glorious!
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Luc L October 26, 2018 10:00 am UTC
I second that...When POD hardcover color ?
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Carmen S October 02, 2018 1:30 am UTC
Any idea when this becones PoD?
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