Mar 092013

REDMOND, WA (March 8, 2013): From Paizo Publishing, LLC, leading publisher of fantasy roleplaying games, novels, game accessories and board games, and WizKids/NECA, Inc. comes Pathfinder Battles: Skull & Shackles, scheduled for release summer 2013.


Pathfinder Battles: Skull & Shackles is a stunning set of prepainted plastic miniatures, featuring 55 all-new sculpts drawn from the gorgeous art in the Pathfinder Adventure Path: Skull & Shackles. The minis will be available in standard four-figure booster packs, containing one large figure and three medium or small figures (MSRP $15.99), as well as the standard booster 8-count brick with 32 figures total, MSRP $114.99.

The new figures support Paizo’s popular Skull & Shackles Pathfinder Adventure Path, a 6-adventure campaign that casts players as the crew of a pirate ship battling for supremacy on the high seas. The set will feature several popular fantasy creatures that have never previously appeared in prepainted plastic, making the set a must-have for miniatures collectors and an essential accessory for seafaring play. All six Skull & Shackles Pathfinder Adventure Path volumes, as well as numerous support accessories, are currently available at stores worldwide.

Retailers who order a full case of Pathfinder Battles: Skull & Shackles figures qualify to purchase the set’s Gargantuan Skeletal Dragon promotional figure, a massive undead beast produced in extremely limited quantities. case subscribers can also qualify to purchase this very rare figure.


“Avast, me hearties, and hoist the black flag for Skull & Shackles miniatures,” says Paizo Publisher Erik Mona. “We’re thrilled to bring out this new set for fantasy gamers. Folks have been asking for prepainted pirate figures and aquatic creatures since we launched the Pathfinder Battles line, and this new set delivers more excitement than the sight of the king’s treasure fleet on the horizon!”


The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game builds on more than 10 years of system development and the largest open playtest in the history of tabletop gaming to create an unparalleled fantasy roleplaying experience. Players need only the Pathfinder RPG Core Rulebook to play, but Paizo Publishing produces a wide range of books and accessories to enhance your Pathfinder experience, from hardcover rules compendiums to complete campaigns to packets of beautiful, full-color maps. For more information, please visit


About Wizkids/NECA, Inc.

A wholly owned subsidiary of the National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA), WizKids/NECA is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. The HeroClix brand is the most successful collectible miniatures game on the market today, with over 250 million miniature game figures sold worldwide. For additional information, visit


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. 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 ten 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.

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