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Like A Boss - A Book of Boss Encounters

Blackmon_-_Qlippoth_small_dtrpg.pngBoss (ˈbȯs , ˈbäs )
  • noun - Somebody who is in charge, powerful, or dominating in both countenance and demeanor.
  • adjective - Excellent, outstanding, or beyond cool.
Like a Boss summons the biggest and scariest boss fights to punch your player characters in the face. Crafted by some of the greatest game designers the gaming industry has to offer, these bosses will challenge your players across many systems. Why would we put so many terrifying creatures in the same book? When one member of our party is attacked, we all roll initiative. Purchase Like a Boss, a charitable publication to help boss game master, Owen K. C. Stephens battle cancer. Help us ensure there are more boss fights yet to come.

Contents Include (as of 7/20/2023)

Pathfinder 1e (CR): Black Mass Morass (13-14), Cold Comfort (18), The Dungeon Fixer (16), Fairy Queen (30), I, Myself (15), Imledoth (28), The Kudzu King (9), Leviathan's Grasp (8), Lord Farthain Brighthammer (11), O'Wean of the Ocean (17), Shadow Heart (15)

Pathfinder 2e (level): Carver's Folly (5), Cold Comfort (severe 20), The Dungeon Fixer (16), O'Wean of the Ocean (severe 14), Waiter There are Flies in My Soup (5)

5th Edition: The Dungeon Fixer (16), The Haunted Gems (18), The Immortal Egoist (20), Mardog the Great Beast (1 or 7), O'Wean of the Ocean (deadly 14), Technomagical Catastrophe (6 or 7;  5e and A5e)

OSRIC (level): The Throne of Angraboda (heroic 5)

HERO: The Witch of the Hills

Starfinder (CR): The Astra Explorer (11), Beneath a Blood Red Sky (18), The Dungeon Fixer (16)

Cypher System (Tier): Stealing Tomorrow (1)

Contents Upcoming

Pathfinder 1e: Dead Man's Hand (gambling option by Nick Sampson of Epic Realms

Other: Conversions. We'll try to get some more in. What would you like to see converted?

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Additional Authors (Site can't fit all): Alyssa FadenScott Gladstein, Margherita Tramontano, Nick Sampson

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Thomas V January 13, 2024 4:36 pm UTC
I'm a little torn over supporting this product as I dont want to support Wandering Star after their terrible performance with a kickstarter: using the money to develop the setting but because they took so long and the rule system they were supposed to publish under is obsolete they published their material under another rule system and told their Kickstarter investors that they could pay extra to get that product and since I'm good friends with one such investor I'm boycotting Wandering Star till they set things right.
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Lewis C January 13, 2024 4:53 pm UTC
I can't blame you for boycotting them, but the majority of the content is from other publishers. More importantly, the proceeds from this are going towards helping Owen K C Stephens's health bills, rather than going to the publishers. So in this case you wouldn't be hurting them so much as not helping him.
On the positive side, you have brought attention to what they did to a wider audience. So your statement did make a difference.
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Lewis C July 03, 2023 4:54 pm UTC
This is a great idea to get money for Owen. There are some intriguing names for some of these bosses, it really suggests how you will use them. A bit of a shame that the Dungeon Fixer is only for 5th edition though. Sounds like he/she/it would be fun to add to my Pathfinder (1E) game.
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Samurai S July 04, 2023 5:27 am UTC
I'll see if I can arrange that with the update coming out later this month. :)
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Lewis C July 04, 2023 6:11 am UTC
Thanks, that sounds great.
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