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Get more life out of your favorite monsters with Book of Beasts: Monster Variations. This collection of 21 traditional monsters are varied in ways to keep them feeling fresh and unique. Plus there are designer’s notes that take you through the various steps of modifying these monsters and the reasons behind it. This will help you in creating unique takes on old monsters for your game. This book which will enhance your… Read More

Last year, Jon Brazer Enterprises won an award for the Book of Beasts: Monsters of the River Nations. As this is our first award, we are thrilled. We want to thank everyone that helped make this award possible. We appreciate that you believed in this book enough to vote for us and we thank you for that. The Gaming Genius Awards, or “Golden Pawns,” are awards bestowed by the International Gamers Guild… Read More

Long time followers of my twitter feed might remember #MonsterTweets. They were a 140 character way of saying get this monster by using this monster stat block and add this template. As time went on I tried to make them more and more complex, but 140 characters was really limiting to what I could do. So I began a new project: Monster Variants. Initially this started off as: take a monster, add… Read More

We’ve recently got some excellent reviews of some of our books and every last one was a 5-Star review! So I thought I would share excerpts and links to them for you. First up, we have the book that everyone loves: the Book of the River Nations: Complete Player’s Reference for Kingdom Building. The first review comes from a gentlemen named Gregg Helmberger. Here are some of the highlights from his 5-Star… Read More

I’m taking a break from my regular posting of a faction. I’m still working on my first sorcery faction and I need a little more time. In the meantime, I figured I’d post a monster. I noticed people talking on the Legend forums about a lack of beastmen. So I thought I would make one. Fans of RuneQuest will recognize this monster as being inspired by the Broo. However, I am drawing… Read More

Longtime followers of JBE will know that I run a Kingmaker Pathfinder game at home. We’re currently playing in our alternate adventure path (Carrion Crown) while I do a rewrite of adventure 4. Short of the long, the group has gone a little off the very loose AP rails and adventure 4 is being tossed for my campaign. While I’m using some of it as a basis, I need new material. The… Read More

Earlier today, the Book of Beasts: Monsters of the Shadow Plane picked up its FOURTH 5-STAR review. We figured we’d share a few of the wonderful things being said about the book and the monsters inside with you. Thilo Graf (aka Endzeitgeist) “prime example of stellar monster design” “they feel wholly distinct from any regular creatures of the same CR. Kudos!” “Grognards … get a nice blast from the past/homage” “this book… Read More

Fight the Dark Side The Book of Beasts: Monsters of the Shadow Plane details the deadly and frightning monsters that go bump in the night. More than 50 brand new monsters for your Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, these monsters will frighten players and challenge their characters in new and exciting ways. This monster book is the latest in the award-winning Book of Beasts series and is the bestiary to the Shadowfall series, premiering… Read More

With the Book of Beasts: Monsters of the Shadow Plane PDF going on sale next week, we’re spending this week showcasing the monsters in the book. First up is the Unquiet Giant. We’re starting with this one because it is one of our favorites. Click on the image to the left to see the full preview page. First thing you should notice is that this is a CR 13 monster. That’s big… Read More

As you may know we’ve been releasing variant monsters to Twitter. You can follow them with the tag #MonsterTweet. Every so often we’ll be posting a template that you can add to monsters and showing you how easy it is with twitter. So follow us on Twitter to make sure to catch all of our MonsterTweets. Today we’re posting the Negative Energy Charged Template. Negative Energy Charged Creature, CR +2 “Negative energy… Read More