April 2017 Newsletter

Spring has arrived along with several new items and some exciting packages coming soon for 5th Edition and Call of Cthulhu!

In case you missed it, we’re still accepting applications for our web developer position. Do you know a developer who would love to work with our team? Let them know!

Veteran Web UI/Front-End Application Developer (#1701) – We’re seeking an experienced web application developer with proven ability in all aspects of web front-end development to join our team. The right candidate will play a pivotal role in the evolution of Hero Lab, spearheading work on the next generation of our software.

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  • Looking for Pathfinder bug fixes, enhancements, and data file authoring changes? You can read all about those on our forums!
  • To read the full Pathfinder RPG update please go here.


New Bundles!

As we mentioned in our previous newsletter, we’ve put together discounted Pathfinder bundles with books from 2008 all the way up to 2016 to help you catch up on your collection. Want it all? We’ve even included a completist bundle for those who need the entire catalog from years past. You can read about these new packages on our pricing page and pick up your favorite bundle 20-30% off in our store!


If you’re looking for something new we bring you cutting-edge techniques for tracking beasts, slaying behemoths, and outwitting otherwise-overpowering creatures in the Monster Hunter’s Handbook! Now that you have the tools to defeat the monsters, the Ironfang Invasion Adventure Path awaits with “Trail of the Hunted,” a tale of desperate survival set against the invasion of a ruthless hobgoblin army—the Ironfang Legion! And finally, if you you’ve ever wanted to play a prince or princess now’s your chance with the Pathfinder compatible Royal Class from Playground Adventures!

Fans of H. P. Lovecraft rejoice! The seventh edition of Call of Cthulhu is coming to Hero Lab! Even better, it will be 25% off to current edition users who choose to upgrade in the first 30 days. Get ready to make the best investigator possible with the latest edition of everyone’s favorite horror roleplaying game. Look for the release announcement later this month!



  • 5th Edition Hero lab version 2.2 is available now! Be sure to update if you haven’t already and check out our 5th edition data packages while you’re at it!
  • Looking for a list of bug fixes and enhancements? You can find those here.


A Horde of New 5th Edition Monsters is Descending Upon Us


Whether you need dungeon vermin or a world-shaking personification of evil, the Tome of Beasts has it. More than 400 new foes for your 5th Edition game-everything from tiny drakes and peculiar spiders, to demon lords and ancient dragons.

Tome of Beasts includes monsters from the entire history of Kobold Press, with longtime favorites such as:

  • Clockwork creatures
  • Drakes and dragons
  • Devils and arch-devils
  • Dangerous flavors of the fey
  • Undead-and much more!

Look for an announcement next week!



It’s only been a few weeks since our last update, and as we all know, development takes time. We’re still hard at work putting the appropriate mechanisms in place for Phase Three of our plans! Users should see Streets of Zobeck arriving in the coming month as we work to make it into our final phase of releasing the Content Market.  Additionally, a new version of Realm Works is available for download! Please be sure to download the new version well before a game as it will require logging in and syncing your realms. Don’t forget to check out the release notes for a long list of minor improvements!

If you haven’t picked up your free loot yet, now’s your chance to get a first glance at what official content looks like in We Be Goblins, Isle of Kandril, and Pixies on Parade. You can read more about our plans, and grab your free content, here!

Our fantastic Army Builder volunteers have been hard at work bringing you new versions and bug fixes this month! Read on for a list of changes.

9th Age – v1.39 has been released with the April bug fixes

40k 7th Edition has been updated to v1.61 which features Gathering of Storm II & III as well as other updates

Our Spanish gamers can look forward to Warhammer: Age of Strife being updated to v1.4

Dystopian gamers had a release which puts them at v5.9. This release has modular battleships for the Covenant of Antarctica, Republique of France, Russian Coalition as well as new vessels from ‘The Corsican Incident’.


Spring is in the air and many of our friends and partners have Kickstarter fever! You won’t want to miss these offerings from Frog God Games, Legendary Games, and Adventure a Week!

Forest Kingdom Campaign Compedium

Step under the shadowed boughs of the forest realm to find a wild world of magic, mystery, monsters, and more! The Forest Kingdom Compendium is a fantastic collection of adventures, magic, monsters, new rules, and more for fey and forest-themed campaigns using Pathfinder and 5E!


Frog God Games Starfinder Roleplaying Game Compatible Line

Are you excited about Starfinder? Frog God Games is too! Their latest Kickstarter is well on its way to bringing us an entire planetarium, a tome of aliens, and more! Join the Frogs as they make their first foray into space!

Underworld Races & Classes

The Underworld Races & Classes tome for 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game (two separate books) includes devious drow, deep mining svirfneblin, psychedelic funglets,  semi-crystalline colliatur and more: a total of 14 new races and over 25 classes clocking in at 250+ pages!

Don’t forget to connect with us on social media for news and release updates throughout the month!

Until next month – Happy Gaming!