Tag Archives: paizo

Review – Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Race Guide (OGL)

   Earlier this month Paizo released a anticipated sourcebook, the Pathfinder RPG: Advanced Race Guide. The book not only offers hundreds of options to play more than 30 already defined races, but also contains a system to create entirely new races if we want.    I’m really a big fan of using exotic creatures in my games, both… Read More »

Mike Welham has won Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012

   After five rounds of competition and weeks of hard work Mike Welham has won Paizo‘s annual RPG Superstar competition. Congratulations to him !    This means, that his  adventure, Doom Comes to Dustpawn, was chosen by the gamer community to be produced as a full Pathfinder adventure. Most likely it will be released by Paizo in 2013… Read More »

The final round of voting for RPG Superstar 2012 is open !

   As you may know, this year’s RPG Superstar contest is close to it’s end, as Paizo yesterday revealed the final four entries. So for now, the voting is open !     I think this part of the contest is the most complex, since now the participants had to create full adventure proposals with a plot, encounters, background… Read More »

Review – Pirates of the Inner Sea (PFRPG)

   In February Paizo released a new Player Companion product, partly to support their new adventure path Skull & Shackles. The new Pathfinder Player Companion : Pirates of the Inner Sea is providing both background information and in-game support for pirate campaigns.   The book is divided into two discernible part : the first chapter Dangerous Waters is… Read More »

Review – Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Distant Worlds (PFRPG)

  In February Paizo released a highly awaited supplement for their Pathfinder RPG, campaign setting Distant Worlds. This sourcebook deals with the solar system of Golarion from it’s sun to the farthest planets and asteroids, and their many inhabitants. Now it’s time to leave planetary boundaries !   I have to admit, that before reading this supplement I… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar Round 4

  Earlier this week Paizo revealed the Top 8 entries for RPG Superstar 2012. for this round the hopeful participants had to design a Golarion location with an encounter. Of course for the top 8 it wasn’t that easy.   The round featured some additional limitations : They had to design a two-tier, variable CR encounter (with 3… Read More »

Short News updates – Youtube channel, Game of Thrones, Jade Regent campaign and more

Hi fellow players ! I just collected several short news regarding roleplaying and tabletop games, and Rpg.Org itself. The cover of the new A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying has been revealed   This week Green Ronin Publishing revealed the new cover for the A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying – A Games of Thrones Edition… Read More »

Campaign Journal – Jade Regent (PFRPG) #1

Hi fellow players,   Recently we started a new campaign with my players using the Jade Regent Adventure Path, so I decided to do something I haven’t done in years : to write an online campaign journal about our gaming sessions. Hopefully I can provide updates in every 2-3 weeks on the matter.   I hope I could… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 3 is finished ! Plant monsters rule!

  The end of RPG Superstar 2012 is getting closer, as the third round of the competition is finished yesterday. For this round the participants had to create CR 7 monsters with some limitations : they couldn’t create a construct, dragon, ooze or outsider, and the monster have to be tied to Golarion in some way. Also, the… Read More »

Review – Pathfinder Player Companion: Dragon Empires Primer (PFRPG)

  In January Paizo released the Pathfinder Player Companion: Dragon Empires Primer, the second book about the continent of Tian Xia, further expanding our knowledge and player options based on this area. It’s a nice addition to the Dragon Empires Gazeteer, but how useful is it ? I decided to take a look, as I just started the… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 2 is finished ! Voting is open !

  The long days of waiting has ended, as the second round of RPG Superstar 2012 is finished yesterday. For this round the participants had to design an antagonistic Golarion organization which could oppose the player characters.I think this round has very mixed results, as there are some really innovative ideas, while others dropped the ball entirely by… Read More »

Review – The Ruby Phoenix Tournament (PFRPG)

  Today I take a look at The Ruby Phoenix Tournament, an adventure module  for level 11th characters, released by Paizo for their Pathfinder roleplaying-game in this January. During the adventure the players compete in a honorable tournament of martial arts and skills for unimaginable rewards, but not everybody around the tournament as honorable as they are. This… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 Round 1 is finished !

  The first round of Paizo‘s annual RPG Superstar 2012 is ended yesterday, meaning that round 2 is already started. In the first round the applicants had to create a new Wondrous Item suitable for the Pathfinder roleplaying-game, while avoiding certain pitfalls. The 32 items selected by the judges is available on Paizo‘s homepage, here. Personally I have… Read More »

More information and toughts about Pathfinder Online !

  The third blog about Pathfinder Online was recently went online, and now we received more information about how player characters will work in the game. Honestly, I have somewhat mixed feelings about this project. What do we know ?   It seems they are doing something similar to the EVE Online skill system, but with 4 interconnected… Read More »

Review – Pathfinder Bestiary 3 (OGL)

  Player groups are always need more monsters and creatures to face, or only to meet in a memorable moment of a campaign. This is why we are always happy when we receive a new book filled with creatures. Pathfinder Bestiary 3 is the third monster book from Paizo, and it’s really filled with content which will make… Read More »

New Pathfinder releases : Bestiary 3 and Dragon Empires Gazetteer !

Paizo released two new sourcebooks to appease eager Pathfinder fans. these are a new campaign setting, Dragon Empires Gazetteer, and Bestiary 3, a sourcebook filled with more than 300 monsters and creatures.   Two new releases are available from Paizo for their Pathfinder roleplaying-game : the Pathfinder Campaign Setting : Dragon Empires Gazetteer and the brand new Bestiary 3 sourcebook.… Read More »

Paizo’s RPG Superstar 2012 is officialy launched today !

Today Paizo launched their annual RPG design competition for the Pathfinder roleplaying-game, RPG Superstar 2012 open for all applicants. During it’s five rounds, participants should be able to present abilities in several different aspects of game design. The competiton have 5 rounds, all with a completely different task at hand. The first round, which is about creating an… Read More »

PaizoCon 2012, July 6-8th

  Paizo Publishing will have it’s yearly PaizoCon 2012 from July 6th to 8th at Redmond. While the very first PaizoCon was about 50 people, it has grown much bigger through the years, and now it will be even greater than ever.   For those few folks who don’t know Paizo Publishing : it’s a very successful publisher… Read More »

More info on Paizo and WizKids’ forthcoming mini line, with a handy Q&A section.

Directly from Paizo’s outbox to you, here’s an update on the minis! Beginner Box Release Resurrects Pre-Painted Plastic Fantasy Miniatures Paizo Publishing and WizKids Games announce a new partnership whereby WizKids Games will produce a special set of pre-painted plastic miniatures for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Beginner Box, an introductory boxed set slated to …

Paizo and WizKids Announce New Minis Line!

Just got this press release in my inbox. Paizo and WizKids have announced a new Pathfinder pre-painted plastic minis line. Since the end of D&D Miniatures, I’ve wondered if anyone was going to step up and do this. Turns out, someone did. No pricing has been announced, but they should be out sometime this fall.  Here’s a link to…