May Releases from Paizo

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Mar 272012
 

Buff Deck

$ 10.99 SRP

 

Track your hero’s bonuses and important status effects with the GameMastery Buff Deck! This beautifully designed accessory speeds up play and cuts down on rulebook consultation during battles by laying out your character’s relevant bonuses in an easy-to-add format. From spells like bless, haste, and prayer to class features like a bard’s inspire courage, the Buff Deck puts all the details at your fingertips, leaving you to concentrate on smiting your enemies!

 

 

 

 

Giants Revisited

$ 19.99 SRP

 

This sourcebook explores the societies, ecologies, mythologies, and secrets of ten of the most memorable races of giant-kind, including hill giants, stone giants, frost giants, fire giants, cloud giants, storm giants, rune giants, marsh giants, taiga giants, and Cyclopes. Each chapter includes full statistics for a sample leader or jarl as well as new rules like feats, spells, and magical items crafted not just by these towering monsters, but by those who seek to fight against them. by Jason Nelson, Brian R. James, Ryan Costello, Ray Vallese, Russ Taylor, and Jesse Benner

 

 

Raiders of the Fever Sea

$ 19.99 SRP

 

Chapter 2: “Raiders of the Fever Sea” by Greg A. Vaughan Now masters of their own ship, the adventurers can become pirates in their own right, but they must first rename and refit their stolen ship. But to be considered equals by the pirates of the Shackles, they have to prove themselves worthy of the name. When they discover a treasure map tattooed on a defeated pirate rival, the adventurers go in search of buried treasure. If found, they’ll have enough plunder to return to the Shackles as true Free Captains! A Pathfinder Roleplaying Game adventure for 4th-level characters, this volume continues the Skull & Shackles Adventure Path. This volume of Pathfinder Adventure Path also reveals details on Torag, god of the forge, as well as a gazetteer of locations and menaces that lurk beneath the waves of Golarion’s vast and varied oceans. New monsters from the depths of the sea and exotic islands also fill the Pathfinder Bestiary, while Robin D. Laws (author of the Pathfinder Tales novel The Worldwound Gambit) continues his tale of pirates and lost treasures in the Pathfinder’s Journal.

 

No Response from Deepmar

$ 13.99 SRP

A dungeon and wilderness exploration adventure for 8th-level characters The island penal mining colony of Deepmar off the north coast of Cheliax has provided the infernal House of Thrune with a steady supply of valuable crystals for decades, but now all contact with the island has ceased. Sent to the isolated island to investigate, the heroes must explore the eerily abandoned mining colony and the surrounding island to discover what sinister threat has silenced the settlement and interrupted the steady flow of minerals from the colony’s mines. Can the heroes discover the truth behind the disappearance of the island’s inhabitants and get the rich resources of Deepmar flowing to the mainland again, or will they too vanish, never to be heard from again?

 

 

City of the Fallen Sky

$ 9.99 SRP

 

Once a student of alchemy with the dark scholars of the Technic League, Alaeron fled their arcane order when his conscience got the better of him, taking with him a few strange devices of unknown function. Now in hiding in a distant city, he’s happy to use his skills creating minor potions and wonders—at least until the back-alley rescue of an adventurer named Jaya lands him in trouble with a powerful crime lord. In order to keep their heads, Alaeron and Jaya must travel across wide seas and steaming jungles in search of a wrecked flying city and the magical artifacts that can buy their freedom. Yet the Technic League hasn’t forgotten Alaeron’s betrayal, and an assassin armed with alien weaponry is hot on their trail…

 

 

Flip-Mat: Town Square

$ 12.99 SRP

 

Fend off invasion or throw a festival upon this sweeping tactical map depicting the central square of a fantasy town! Designed specifically for use with the opening encounter of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path but suitable for any urban engagement, this durable accessory sets a central scene for any tabletop fantasy campaign! This portable, affordable map measures 24″ x 30″ unfolded, and 8″ x 10″ folded. Its coated surface can handle any dry erase, wet erase, or even permanent marker. Usable by experienced GMs and novices alike, GameMastery Flip-Mats fit perfectly into any Game Master’s arsenal! On tabletops across the world, the Flip-Mat Revolution is changing the way players run their fantasy roleplaying games! Why take the time to sketch out ugly scenery on a smudgy plastic mat when dynamic encounters and easy clean-up is just a Flip away?

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Paizo Adds Adam Daigle to Game Staff

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Feb 282012
 

Press release from Paizo

Paizo Adds Adam Daigle to Game Staff

Popular freelance designer to become Pathfinder Adventure Path Developer

February 27, 2012 (REDMOND, Wash.) – Paizo Publishing announces the addition of popular freelancer Adam Daigle to its in-house game design and development staff, effective March 15. Daigle will work with Pathfinder Creative Director James Jacobs and Developer Rob McCreary on Paizo’s popular monthly Pathfinder Adventure Path campaign supplements, as well as other projects.

As a freelancer, I’ve loved working with this crew in helping to build the world of Golarion and Pathfinder Roleplaying game, but that pesky day job kept getting in the way of giving more,” said Daigle. “I’m thrilled to be able to accept this position to give my full attention to this fantastic game and its community. This personal life transition was partially facilitated by the sage words of Hunter S. Thompson, ‘When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.’”

I’ve worked with Adam for years already—he’s been a contributor to numerous Paizo products as a freelancer, from smaller works like Pathfinder Bestiary monsters to larger projects like Lost Kingdoms or big Adventure Path articles,” said Paizo Creative Director James Jacobs. “The imagination, skill, and just plain-old professionalism Adam brings to each of his assignments would in and of itself have ensured him a constant role in Pathfinder products to come, but now that he’s joining Paizo as a full-time developer, you’ll see his handiwork in every product we produce—particularly in the Adventure Paths, where his assistance and input will be most welcome indeed!”

The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game is a fully supported tabletop RPG, with regularly released adventure modules, sourcebooks on the fantastic world of Golarion, and complete campaigns in the form of Pathfinder Adventure Paths like Skull & Shackles and The Rise of the Runelords. The Pathfinder RPG is also compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world’s oldest roleplaying game.

For more information about Pathfinder, please visit paizo.com/pathfinder.

I think this is very exciting.  Adam has been doing work as a freelancer for sometime.   I haven’t seen all of it, but I have like everything I have seen.  Here is a link to his past work.

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Paizo Announces the Top 8 in RPG Superstar

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Feb 222012
 

Top 8 Advance to Round 4 of RPG Superstar

Finalists to Design Original Encounters by End of Week

February 21, 2012 (REDMOND, Wash.) – Eight amateur game designers have advanced to Round 4 of Paizo Publishing’s RPG Superstar, the largest open-call tabletop roleplaying design contest in history. Celebrity judges Sean K Reynolds from Paizo, Necromancer Games president Clark Peterson, Goblinworks CEO Ryan Dancey, and RPG Superstar 2009 winner Neil Spicer critiqued the Pathfinder campaign-setting-specific creatures from Round 3 before public vote determined the 8 semifinalists.

I’m really impressed with the results so far,” said Sean K Reynolds. “The monster round had many excellent submissions, and several of them are practically ready for publication. Each round we see the voters selecting the most talented competitors for the next challenge, and the best designers step up and meet that challenge.”

The Top 8 finalists for RPG Superstar 2012 and their winning entries to date are:

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Pathfinder Battles Encounter Pack: Champions of Evil

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Feb 142012
 

Pathfinder Battles Encounter Pack: Champions of Evil

Heroes beware! An Evil Cleric commands three Zombies, while a Succubus and Scarlet Gargoyle torment adventurers with their own brand of villainy! Designed specifically to work with Dawn of the Scarlet Sun, the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game adventure slated for Free RPG Day 2012 (June 16 at participating hobby retailers), as well as any Pathfinder RPG campaign, the Champions of Evil Encounter Pack features six miniatures with all-new (alternate) paint schemes.

 

 

 

The Mini’s are supposed to be released in April.

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RPG Superstar News Flash Top 16 to advance

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Feb 072012
 

Press Release From Paizo

Top 16 Advance to Round 3 of RPG Superstar

Finalists to Design Original Monsters by End of Week

 February 7, 2012 (REDMOND, Wash.) – Sixteen amateur game designers have advanced to Round 3 of Paizo Publishing’s RPG Superstar, the largest open-call tabletop roleplaying design contest in history. 2009 RPG Superstar champion Neil Spicer joined celebrity judges Clark Peterson, Ryan Dancey, and Sean K Reynolds to critique 32 original organizations designed by Round 1 finalists. In this round, fan votes determine who advances to Round 3, in which the Top 16 will design original monsters with full game statistics. All finalist submissions, complete with judge and reader commentary, are posted to the paizo.com messageboards.

 “It’s always interesting to see how the competitors embrace each round’s challenge. Some play it conservatively, some appeal to a specific fanbase, and a few charge ahead to create something wild and innovative,” said judge and Paizo game developer Sean K Reynolds. “This year we had several traditional organizations like mercenary soldiers and seekers of lost knowledge, and unusual ones like a clan of succubus-geishas and a fleet of whale-riding pirates. As a judge, I’m always impressed with the creativity of the competitors—even the weird ones!”
The Top 16 finalists for RPG Superstar 2012 and their winning entries to date are:
Will Cooper (Auckland, New Zealand)
Ghostvision gloves, Stormsworn Company
Adam Donald (Toronto, Ontario)
Flask of Liquid Sunlight, The Red Bastards
Bob Drouin (Columbia, Maryland)
Figurine of Familiar Power, Fear, Fist and Flame
Andrew Marlowe (Cincinnati, OH)
Cayden’s Cup, Andoran Mercantile League
Jacob Michaels (Bethlehem, PA)
Haunting Glass, The Unfettered
Steve Miller (Raleigh, NC)
Night Monarch Vardo, Arcadian Interceptors
James Olchak (Raleigh, NC)
Rajah’s Silhouette, Cold Hearth Lodge
Tom Phillips (Fleming Island, FL)
Feywhisper Crown, Sisters of Chana-Zhol
Sam Polak (Apex, NC)
Moonlight Flute of the Ghost Hunter, Riders of the Black Steppe
James Raine (Fairfield, CA)
Spellbreaker Gauntlets, Besmara’s Chosen
David Ross (Petoskey, MI)
Clockwork Conscience, Dreamstitchers
Daniel Rust (London, England)
Elixir of Resurgent Flame, Anointed Choir of the Rapture
Chris Shaeffer (Lansfale, PA)
Scent of the Savored Sting, The Pure Line
Jacob Trier (Aarhus, Denmark)
Sunrise Shawl, The Maidens of Veiled Vengeance
Russell Vaneekhoven (Rancho Cordova, CA)
Chimaeric Mantle, The Foulgrip Rangers
Mike Welham (Kernersville, NC)
Raptoring Gloves, Monster Reformation Alliance
The Top 16 will now be required to design Pathfinder Roleplaying Game statistics for an original monster concept and submit their complete monster write-up by 2:00 PM Pacific time on Friday, February 10. On February 14, Paizo will reveal judge comments on all 16 submissions to the general public, who will then get to discuss the entries and vote for their favorites. Voting ends on February 20, and the Top 8 (by votes) will move on to Round 4.
The ultimate winner of RPG Superstar, announced April 3, 2012, will write a Pathfinder Module to be published in early 2013. The 2011 RPG Superstar champion module, Sam Zeitlin’s The Midnight Mirror, releases in April 2012.
For a complete schedule of RPG Superstar, including rules and a FAQ, visit paizo.com/rpgsuperstar.
About Paizo Publishing
Paizo Publishing®, LLC is a leading publisher of fantasy roleplaying games, accessories, board games, and novels. Paizo’s Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game, the result of the largest open playtest in the history of tabletop gaming, is currently the best-selling tabletop roleplaying game in hobby stores. Pathfinder Adventure Path is the most popular and best-selling monthly product in the tabletop RPG industry. Paizo.com is the leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world. In the nine years since its founding, Paizo Publishing has received more than 50 major awards and has grown to become one of the most influential companies in the hobby games industry.
Congratulations gamers.
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Pathfinder Character Creation Walk Through

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Jan 262012
 

We have gone ahead an made a character with the tools in the Pathfinder Beginner Box.  Just to show you how easy the process is. Ryan has chosen to make a cleric.  Well sort of, he rolled a die to determine class and race.  Here are the Results Ryan has come up with.

 

 

 

There you have it Pathfinder Character creation is as easy as A,B,C.  Hopefully in the near future we get you some more Pathfinder content.

 

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Paizo Announces RPG Superstar Finalists

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Jan 252012
 

From the Paizo Pres Release

 

anuary 24, 2012 (Redmond, Wash.) – Paizo Publishing today announced the finalists for RPG Superstar, the largest open-call tabletop roleplaying game design contest in history. Judges Ryan Dancey, Clark Peterson, Sean K Reynolds, and Neil Spicer selected the Top 32 from hundreds of submissions in an initial contest to design a wondrous item using the rules from the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, available in stores and in electronic form on paizo.com. The Top 32 wondrous items are now on display at paizo.com, complete with judge commentary and additional comments from 2011 RPG Superstar finalists Sam McGowan, Jerral Toi, and winner Sam Zeitlin. Gamers are invited to contribute their own comments to the entries.

“RPG Superstar is a unique opportunity for gamers to become professional designers and for Paizo to discover new, talented writers,” said judge and Paizo game developer Sean K Reynolds. “As a developer who regularly works with about a dozen notables from previous competitions, I look forward to seeing these designers grow and improve over the next four challenges. Congratulations to this year’s Top 32!”
The Top 32 finalists (and their winning wondrous items) for RPG Superstar 2012 are (in alphabetical order):
Chad Bartlett
Gloves of Reconnaissance
Alexander Bennett
Dustings of Darkness
Jim Callaghan
Cloak of the Swashbuckler
Will       Cooper
Ghostvision gloves
Adam Donald
Flask of Liquid Sunlight
Bob Drouin
Figurine of Familiar Power
Anthony       Guillotte
Bottled Time
Mark Hart
Spellblight Cage
Dan Jones
Claw of the Crawling Spell
Mikko Kallio
Vexing Spirit Lamp
Jacob Kellogg
Cloak of Energy Reversal
N. Edward Lange
Sunblossom
Thomas LeBlanc
Metamorphosis Saddle
David Ludwig
Basilisk’s Eye Sight
Andrew Marlowe
Cayden’s Cup
Jacob Michaels
Haunting Glass
Steve Miller
Night Monarch Vardo
Greg Monk
Shadow Box
Eric Morton
Boots of the Phantom Staircase
Joshua Murphy
Gloves, Charlatan
Jason Neals
Binder of Unbound Forms
James Olchak
Rajah’s Silhouette
Tom Phillips
Feywhisper Crown
Sam Polak
Moonlight Flute of the Ghost Hunter
James Raine
Spellbreaker Gauntlets
David Ross
Clockwork Conscience
Daniel Rust
Elixir of Resurgent Flame
Chris Shaeffer
Scent of the Savored Sting
Ian Studebaker-Grey
Silhouette of the Phantasmagoria
Jacob Trier
Sunrise Shawl
Russell Vaneekhoven
Chimaeric Mantle
Mike       Welham
Raptoring Gloves
2012’s alternates are Benjamin Medrano, Andrew Newton, and Alex van der Kleut.
The Top 32 will now be required to design a concept for a new organization to the specifications of the RPG Superstar judges and submit that concept by 2:00 PM Pacific time on Friday, January 27. These round two submissions will be revealed to the general public on January 31 with judges’ comments and the public will then get to discuss the entries and vote for their favorite. Voting ends on February 6 and the Top 16 by votes will move on to round three.
The ultimate winner of RPG Superstar, announced April 3, 2012, will write a Pathfinder Module to be published in early 2013. The 2011 RPG Superstar champion module, Sam Zeitlin’s The Midnight Mirror, releases in April 2012.

For a complete schedule of RPG Superstar, including rules and a FAQ, visit paizo.com/rpgsuperstar.”

Congratulations to all the contestants and good look in the upcoming rounds.

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The Empty Throne From Pathfinder in February

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Jan 162012
 

Chapter 6: “The Empty Throne” by Neil Spicer War has come to Minkai! As resistance rises against the Jade Regent’s tyranny, the PCs must escort their friend Ameiko to one final site—the Imperial Shrine on a hidden island in the capital’s harbor. Here, Ameiko and the PCs must seek the blessing of Minkai’s dead emperors if they hope to have a chance to liberate the nation, but even here the Five Storms and the Jade Regent have their influence, and hungry demons and ravenous ghosts must be defeated before the ancestor spirits of the empire will give their blessings. Only then can the PCs take the battle to the Imperial Palace and confront the Jade Regent and his allies in the Five Storms. “The Empty Throne” is a Pathfinder Roleplaying Game adventure for 14th-level characters. This volume concludes the Jade Regent Adventure Path, a sweeping quest that takes the heroes from familiar territory in Varisia all the way across the ice fields of the Crown of the World to distant Tian Xia, the land of the Dragon Empires. This volume of Pathfinder Adventure Path also features a gazetteer of the sprawling city of Kassai, capital city of the nation of Minkai. Extensive suggestions and support for GMs eager to continue their Jade Regent campaign beyond the end of the adventure are included as well, plus several new monsters drawn from Japanese mythology in the Pathfinder Bestiary, new adventures of Varian Jeggare and Radovan (stars of the Pathfinder Tales novels Prince of Wolves and Master of Devils) in the Pathfinder’s Journal, and much more!

 

The Empty Throne has an expected release of February 15th and an SRP of 19.99.

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Pathfinder Tales Hits #3 On Barnes & Noble Best Fantasy Of 2011 List

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Jan 122012
 

PATHFINDER TALES HITS #3 ON BARNES & NOBLE BEST FANTASY OF 2011 LIST

Paizo.com Launches THREE-FOR-ALL Sale to Celebrate!

January 9, 2012 (Redmond, WA) – Paizo Publishing’s Pathfinder Tales novel Death’s Heretic, by James L. Sutter, has been named the #3 best fantasy release of 2011 by Barnes & Noble’s SciFi and Fantasy Blog, and paizo.com is celebrating by offering a THREE-FOR-ALL sale on all Pathfinder Tales novels, ebooks, and short fiction! From now until the end of January, paizo.com customers who purchase two Pathfinder Tales novels will receive a third FREE novel! This offer also extends to electronic novels and short fiction, with the purchase of any two earning a third Pathfinder Tales product of the same format. Just add them to your cart, and Paizo will discount the lowest-priced qualifying item at checkout.

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Pathfinder Bestiary 3

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Dec 182011
 

The hive-mind here at Paizo has pulled out all the stops for Bestiary 3: we’ve opened up tattered books on mythology, scoured dusty tomes at the library, and written notes on cocktail napkins as we read our favorite classic pulp fiction and literature to bring you a cornucopia of creatures for your Pathfinder Roleplaying Game! Like both of our previous Bestiaries, these creatures will take your game to a whole new level, whether you’re using them as foes to strike fear into your players, allies to aid them, or new races for them to meet!

 

You can read more and buy it here from Paizo

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