Trapsmith Now Available

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OPDTRAPSMITHE_500After many years of research, the kobolds are ready to share some of their most treasured secrets: their traps and a set of trapsmithing rules, as discovered by expert trapsmith Maurice de Mare!

Traps make your game better and add a sting of surprise to any encounter. The Trapsmith sourcebook provides you with more than 100 original, easy-to-run traps for almost every Challenge Ratings, and each trap has been maximized for in-game flavor and mechanics by master trap designer Maurice de Mare.

All Trapsmith designs come complete with statistics for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The book includes:

  • 120 traps spanning a wide range of Challenge Ratings
  • Inventive locks and many useful rogue items
  • Guidance for creating fun, appropriate traps for your own adventures
  • A complete trap-heavy adventure called Whispers of Wyrmhood

Put a little fear into your next dungeon crawl with this collection of trigger-ready traps, and revel in the deathtraps of the old-school dungeon! Pick up Trapsmith today at Paizo, DriveThruRPG, or RPGNow, and unleash a couple surprises in your next game!


  1. Congrats to Maurice, your trap related articles was one of the reasons I wanted write articles for Kobold Press. I’ll be picking up a copy.

    frank gori

    July 5, 2013

  2. That’s the spirit Frank!

    Your doing well, keep at it and I’ll buy something you wrote in the near future :-)

    Maurice de Mare

    July 5, 2013

  3. I just picked this up and I have to say…Wow! I can’t wait to put these to use. You can never have enough traps.


    July 5, 2013

  4. De Mare, when you come to PaizoCon you WILL sign me a copy! Congratulations!

    James Thomas

    July 9, 2013

  5. @Mike, good to hear, and yes, traps love company. It is a sad thing that the guests never extend their stay…..weirdly enough.

    @James, if you have a copy, I’ll sign it. This may occur at PaizoCon 20xx or sooner :-)

    Maurice de Mare

    July 9, 2013

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