Ultimate Intrigue Review

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Jan 132017

20161229_115649Ultimate Intrigue

Published by Paizo Publishing

The latest of the Ultimate series books is packed with a ton of themed information. This is a gem for any espionage player or GM. Ultimate Intrigue features the Vigilante base class, new archetypes, feats, intrigue systems, social combat, new spells, and gear.

Vigilante base class has some pretty cool perks. The first and the coolest is the ability to have dual identities – like Batman! The class has the option for each identity to have a different alignment. My GM would have a lot of fun with that concept, and as a player it would be a great challenge to role-play. Beyond that you get to pick a path of specialization as an avenger or a stalker. An avenger gains an attack bonus equal to the character level, while a stalker capitalizes on stealth to gain 1d8 precision damage on flanked, flat-footed or otherwise unaware foes. This increases 1d8 every two levels. There are also several Vigilante talents. My favorite has to be Blind Spot. It allows the character to hide from creatures with special senses like Tremor Sense. That’s something I could have used in my last adventure.

There are of course several new archetypes in Ultimate Intrigue, and while many of them are specialized most can be used without too much difficulty. My favorite is the Guild Breaker, a Ranger who specializes in taking down an enemy organization. The difference is that the bonuses they get are applied to an enemy organization instead of to a favored enemy. This archetype also gets Deep Cover, which allows bonuses to Bluff and Disguise against the enemy organization.

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 D&D, Wizards of the Coast  Comments Off on NEVERWINTER PLAYSTATION® 4 NOW AVAILABLE
Jul 192016
Experience the Sword Coast in Free-to-Play Dungeons & Dragons-based MMORPG
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – July 19, 2016 – Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced that Neverwinter – the Dungeons & Dragons-based, free-to-play MMORPG – is now available for PlayStation®4. Along the Sword Coast of the Forgotten Realms, Neverwinter players will experience a fully realized roleplaying-game based on Wizards of the Coast’s storied franchise with a living world and immersive fantasy storylines.

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Pathfinder Module: Ire of the Storm

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Apr 292016

icePathfinder Module: Ire of the Storm



Pridon’s Hearth is Sargava’s newest colony, pushing the country’s borders further south than ever before and attracting treasure-hunters, fortune-seekers, and troubled souls hoping for a fresh start. But unnaturally powerful storms rock the tiny settlement just as the local lizardfolk tribe declares war on the colonists within. Are these threats somehow related? What became of the heretical cult of Gozreh that journeyed to the region a century ago, and do its corrupt teachings hold the key to calming the growing hurricane? Can the heroes protect the growing community from raging tempests and hostile monsters alike? And what role does the shadowy Aspis Consortium play in these recent dangers? These challenges and more await heroes willing to face down the Ire of the Storm!

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 Paizo Publishing, Pathfinder  Comments Off on NEW INNER SEA RACES HARDCOVER
Oct 102015


From Golarion’s Unique Human Ethnicities to Common Foes Like Orcs, Goblins, and Strix, Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races Provides Rules, History, and Cultural Details to Make the Denizens of the Pathfinder World Come Alive
REDMOND, WA (October 7, 2015): Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, announces today the release of the Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races hardcover, a companion to the Inner Sea World Guide for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

The peoples of the Pathfinder Campaign Setting have raised empires, mastered the greatest secrets of magic, and explored their world and beyond. Inner Sea Races delves into their histories, cultures, and powers, with details on all the major races that shape the Inner Sea Region. From elves and dwarves to celestial-touched angelkin and subterranean dark elves, to details on a variety of rare and mysterious populations, Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races is a tome of secrets to the roots of the people of Golarion, including:

  • In-depth discussions of the natures, histories, and cultures of all seven core races, including 12 different human ethnicities, plus races like maniacal goblins, crow-headed tengu, fiend-blooded devilborn, and more.
  • New feats, spells, magic items, armor, and weapons for characters of all the races commonly found in the Inner Sea Region.
  • A summary of the rules for building a character of any featured race, as well as alternate heritages for races with diverse origins.
  • Character traits to help players get the most from a character’s cultural history, beliefs, and backstory.
  • Glimpses of rare races hardly ever seen in the Inner Sea Region!

Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races, MSRP $44.99, is available in hobby game shops and bookstores nationwide, as well as on paizo.com.

In the best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil. The Pathfinder RPG is currently translated into eight languages, and the vibrant Pathfinder universe has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, miniatures, plush toys, and apparel, and is being developed into a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game.

About Paizo Inc.
Paizo Inc. is publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Tales novels, as well as board games and gaming accessories. The Pathfinder world, in which players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil, is currently translated into eight languages, and has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, toys, and apparel, and is being developed into an MMORPG. Paizo.com is also a leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world.

Star Wars: Force and Destiny: Chronicles of the Gatekeeper

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Jun 202015

Forces of DestinyStar Wars: Force and Destiny: Chronicles of the Gatekeeper



“If you choose the quick and easy path, as Vader did, you will become an agent of evil.”

   –Master Yoda


Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce Chronicles of the Gatekeeper, an adventure supplement for the Star Wars: Force and Destiny roleplaying game.

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Wizards Announces Elemental Evil

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Jan 252015

Sorry guys I missed this announcement.

From WotC

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the latest Dungeons & Dragons storyline, Elemental Evil, which includes new product offerings for both digital and tabletop RPG players.


The Elemental Evil storyline will begin this March and run through mid-summer allowing players to explore the Forgotten Realms and defeat the secret cults that threaten to wipe out the Sword Coast.


Some of the exciting new product offerings tied to the Elemental Evil story line includes:


  • Neverwinter: Elemental Evil, a new module for the MMORPG
  • Princes of the Apocalypse  tabletop RPG adventure, including new options and spells for players
  • Player content including more new races, plus the content found in Princes of the Apocalypse, available as a free downloadable PDF
  • Elemental Evil-themed Dungeon Master Screen and unpainted resin miniatures from Gale Force Nine
  • Temple of Elemental Evil adventure system board game and pre-painted collectible miniatures that support the Elemental Evil storyline from WizKids Games


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Learn more about the Elemental Evil storyline at DungeonsandDragons.com.