Paizo Previews Bards in Pathfinder 2.0

Bards = Best Class, in my opinion.
I’ve got two games I’m in right now, and my slightly-more-favorite character of the two is a bard. I just love ’em. So I’m interested to see how they’re changing in Pathfinder 2.0. And that’s what we get a preview of in this article.
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Paizo Looks at What is and isn’t Common in Pathfinder 2.0

This one’s a bit more cerebral in nature. Paizo has posted another preview of the upcoming Pathfinder 2.0 rules, this one focusing on what is and isn’t common in the game. But more than that, it’s kind of a breakdown of what it means for things to be common and not in certain settings.
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Paizo Previews Sorcerers From Pathfinder 2.0

Everything is getting an update in the new edition of Pathfinder. That includes all the base classes. In this preview, we get a look at the Sorcerer. These magic-users get their powers from ancient pacts and bloodlines. They’re born with magic in their veins, effectively. But how will that affect their abilities? Read on to find out.
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Paizo Previews Trapfinding in Pathfinder 2.0

It’s a trap!
Ok, obligatory reference out of the way, we can move on. Pressure plates. Tripwires. Buckets perched precariously on partially-open doors. The adventuring world is filled with all manner of traps of nefarious means. But how will they be handled in the new edition of Pathfinder? In this preview, we get ourselves a look. Just watch where you step. … Not because of traps, but because my neighbors don’t always pick up after their dogs…
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Starfinder Armory Coming This Month

In the far-off future that is Starfinder, technology has advanced by leaps and bounds. All sorts of new weapons and gear and armor exist. So, what sort of stuff will you equip your character with? You can figure that out by picking up the futuristic Sears Catalog that is the Starfinder Armory, coming this month.
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Paizo Previews Rangers For Pathfinder 2.0

Sneaking through the trees with their animal companion in tow, able to loose a volley of arrows or run up and stab opponents silently with a pair of blades, the Rangers in Pathfinder are in tune with their natural side. But how will they change in the new edition? In this preview, we get a look at just that.
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Paizo Previews Weapon Properties and Potions in Pathfinder 2.0

When you make a character in Pathfinder, the stats that you’ve got on your character sheet are only part of the tale. There’s also the magic items you’ll pick up along the way. Those include magical weapons. But how will magic weapons work in the new edition of Pathfinder? In this preview, we get a look. Also, the other ubiquitous item: the potion. How about them? They get a look, too.
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Paizo Previews Magic Items in Pathfinder 2.0

“We loot the bodies.”
How many times has that phrase been said in gaming tables all over the world? Sure, you can create the greatest character ever, but without loot, usually in the form of magic items, you’re really only ever about 2/3 of the way done. We long for that perfect magic item as much as we long for that perfect feat or spell our character will eventually get. In this preview for Pathfinder 2.0, we get a look at some iconic magic items and how they’re changing in the new edition.
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Paizo Previews Archetypes in Pathfinder 2.0

Character races and classes are, in and of themselves, pretty broad and general, letting players fill in some of the details themselves so they can create the character they want. A further way to refine what they’re playing is through Archetypes. They were a fan-favorite part of the original Pathfinder, so, of course, they’ll be making a return in the new edition. But, like everything, things are changing, and in this preview, we get a look at how that’ll work with the new form of Archetypes.
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The Book of Many Things Print Version Up On Kickstarter

Options. In an RPG, you can never have enough options, if you ask me. And The Book of Many Things gives both players and GMs just that, options. Lots, and lots, and lots of options, for just about everything. The print version of the Pathfinder version of the book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Paizo Previews Monks in Pathfinder 2.0

Confession: I never played a monk in Pathfinder. But I did play one in 3.5. Man, they were awful there. So, since Pathfinder played heavily with the OGL from 3.5, I never gave them a look. In the new edition of Pathfinder, though, everything is getting a rework. And as a class I was always interested in playing, but didn’t want to just hamstring my character, I’m interested to see what changes were made. And in this preview, I get a look at some of them.
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Paizo Previews Conditions in Pathfinder 2.0

I gotta find out what condition my condition is in.
Weakened. Sickened. Poisoned. Restrained. Prone. And on and on. Pathfinder has a lot of conditions you can find your characters in. But how will these change in the new edition that’s coming out. In this preview, we get a look at just that.
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Paizo Previews The Barbarian Class For Pathfinder 2.0

There’s a lot of you out there, I know, that can name all the Core Classes from Pathfinder. They’ve been around for much longer than even that game, and have seen quite a lot of changes over the year. Well, new change is coming in the form of Pathfinder 2.0. And, of course, the Core Classes are getting a makeover. In this preview, we get a look at the Barbarian.
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Paizo Previews Skill Feats in Pathfinder 2.0

So, we got a look at how Skills will be changing in the 2nd edition of Pathfinder. But that was only part of the information on how those will work. There’s also going to be Skill Feats, and players are going to get a lot of them! But what are they and how do they work? Glad you asked, because Paizo’s here to answer.
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Paizo Previews Skill Changes In Pathfinder 2.0

Skills. They’re those things you use when you’re not just hacking some poor kobold or goblin apart. They’re a pretty big part of the RP experience, and where you put your skill points can really define your character. With Pathfinder 2.0 coming up, people are wondering how this vital part of the game will be changed. Well, in this preview, we get a bit of a look.
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Paizo Releases Blood of the Ancients for Pathfinder

Where you come from can tell you a lot about where you’re going. While certainly not beholden to any particular genealogical path, one’s bloodline can certainly have an effect on your current life. In Blood of the Ancients, that is even more evident. The new book for Pathfinder from Paizo, it gives players a chance to fully tap into their ancient lineage and gives players and GMs more options at the gaming table.
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Paizo Previews the Wizard Class From Pathfinder

One of the big news stories of late has been the announcement that Pathfinder is getting a new edition. But what’s changing? Well, the core classes are getting an overhaul. So, what can you expect? At PaizoCon, players will get a chance to see these new classes first-hand, but even us that won’t be in Seattle can still get a look. In this preview, we see how the Wizard class has been changed.
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World of Alessia Campaign Primer Up On Kickstarter

There’s a lot of settings out there that can feel rather “samey.” You know, there’s the elves and the orcs and the castles and the dragons. Or even if it’s a sci-fi campaign, it seems like just a re-hash of something you’ve seen. World of Alessia looks to create an all-new universe that, while inspired by others, is its own thing. It’s got technology. It’s got magic. It’s got… well, there’s still dragons, but dragons are cool. The Campaign Primer is up on Kickstarter now.
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Pathfinder/5th Edition Adventures Up On Kickstarter

Having pre-made adventures to toss at your players is always a handy thing for a GM. It really helps cut the prep time for games, and makes it so they can enjoy what’s going on as much as the players do, since a lot of the heavy lifting is done. Dark by Design is currently running a Kickstarter campaign that’s got two books just full of adventures for your parties to go on.
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WizKids Announces Pathfinder Battles: Jungle of Despair Set

I just recently got into a new RPG group. The game takes place in a whole new world I’ve never played in before, with players I’ve never gamed with before. So it’ll be interesting to see how everything works out. The DM does use a gridded map for when we play, and brings out the minis for us to fight against. But with a game like that, it’s always tough to find just the right mini. Well, that’s where the plastic sets come in. In this case, WizKids has announced a new one. It’s Pathfinder Battles: Jungle of Despair.
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Starfinder: Pact Worlds Now Available

In Starfinder, players can go anywhere they want within a vast universe of planets, moons, and stars. But just going haphazardly around isn’t going to be the best. Instead, it’s best to know what you’re getting into. That’s where the Pact Worlds book comes in. It gives you stats and info about 14 different major worlds.
And, I mean, you can go fight tyrannosaurus-aliens. How cool is that!?
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Ponyfinder: From the Ashes Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Wars are pretty brutal. They can leave scars in the land and in populations that remain for generations. In the wake of the war between the fey and humanoid races, the land was left scorched and even the sky had been changed. Into this wasteland, groups of creatures that had been on opposite sides realized that it was only by working together that they would survive. That’s where you find yourselves in the new Ponyfinder adventure, From the Ashes. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Ponyfinder: From the Ashes Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Terrible wars tend to have terrible consequences. When the Humanoids and the Fey went to war, it was truly a terrible war. At the climax, the energy that held back the Everglow was unleashed. This wave of primal forces reduced everything it touched to ashes. Very little was spared. In the aftermath, the survivors realized what they had done and hostilities ended, as everyone realized that life was already going to be much tougher in this grey world. That’s where you find yourselves in Ponyfinder: From the Ashes, a new adventure sourcebook that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Paizo Launching Weekly Twitch Show

Twitch is a great way for people to watch live events right from their own computer. Paizo is looking to launch their own show, with the inaugural one coming this Friday. Since there’s a new edition of Pathfinder coming, this first episode will focus mostly on that, being hosted by Paizo’s Director of Game Design, Jason Bulmahn. Join in, ask your questions, and see what’s gonna be happening in Pathfinder‘s future.
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Crownfall: War of the Crown 1 Pathfinder Adventure Available To Order On Roll20

Roll20’s a great way to get people from literally all over the world all gaming at the same table (virtual table, that is). It’s like being together, playing your favorite RPGs with your friends, but on your computer. And they’re happy to announce that their first ever Pathfinder adventure is now available to order over on their site. It’s the first of the War of the Crown adventure path, entitled Crownfall.
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Paizo Announces Pathfinder 2.0, Online Playtest Coming

Pathfinder is one of the most popular RPG systems out there. Paizo has long-ran this game, with dozens of supplements and even the Starfinder version that takes players up into the stars. But, as with every game, as it goes on, things can begin to feel old or stale, and it’s time to freshen them up. So Pathfinder is getting itself a new edition. There’ll be online playtest materials for the game, coming this August. Be on the lookout for that.
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Paizo Announces Partnership with Roll20: Virtual Tabletop Coming for Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying Games

I love playing RPGs. However, finding enough locals to play can be tricky. I’ve got friends all over the world that’d love to play, but the commute from Australia, Sweden, and Seattle can be a bit rough. Thankfully, there’s Virtual Tabletops like Roll20. They’ve announced that they’re teaming up with Paizo to support official Starfinder and Pathfinder material on their platform. Crownfall, the first of these, is available to pre-order now.
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Legendary Games Running Pirate Campaign Compendium for 5E and Pathfinder RPG Kickstarter

Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants!
Set sail, mehearties! ’tis time for some high-seas adventure! Hoist the misenmast and set that yardarm and … other stereotypical piratey sayings! Legendary Games is looking to inject some swashbuckling action into your 5th Edition and Pathfinder RPG games. They’re running a Kickstarter campaign for a Pirate Campaign Compendium with plenty of characters and equipment and adventure paths for a whole bunch of pirate play.
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Ponyfinder – Blevik – City of Shapeshifters Now Available

Blevik is a city dominated by doppelgangers. So, while it can be a nice place to visit, you’re never 100% sure who you might be interacting with. This new book for Ponyfinder (also Pathfinder and 5th Edition) gives you details of this strange city, along with new spells, traits, and other class options. You can pick up your copy now.
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Path of the Black Flag Pathfinder Supplement Up On Kickstarter

One of the series I watch on YouTube is Renegade Cut. Recently, they had a video about Anarchy as it pertains to the movie V for Vendetta. Anarchy isn’t quite what most of us think about, at least not in its traditional sense. And while I can’t say that I’m an Anarchist, it’s interesting to read about. Even if you’re not an Anarchist, either, you might want to bring some Anarchy into your RPGs. The Path of the Black Flag supplement for Pathfinder will let you do just that. It’s up on Kickstarter now.
Listening to the Sex Pistols not required while reading their pitch… but it helps.
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Skirmisher Publishing Releases The Mutant Race Player’s Guide

Whenever DNA divides, there’s a chance that an error might be made, and the sequences aren’t 100% like they had been. When those new DNA bits recombine, it’s a mutation. Many times, mutations are bad. But, just occasionally, they can really cause some interesting and possibly beneficial things to happen in the organism. That’s where the Mutants come in. And if you want to play one in your Pathfinder games, Skirmisher Publishing has a whole player’s guide for you to check out.
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Skirmisher Publishing Releases Coldblooded: A Player’s Guide to Lizardmen

While there’s certainly nothing wrong with playing a character in an RPG that’s an elf or a dwarf or a human or a halfling, but, for me, I always liked getting a bit more creative with it. Minotaurs, goliaths, and such like that. Well, if you want something a bit more scaly, Skirmisher Publishing has released Coldblooded: A Player’s Guide to Lizardmen.
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Ponyfinder: Hidden Draft Book Now Available

Many of us know about the three main types of ponies: pegasi, unicorns, and earth ponies. Some of you might also know about gem ponies and a couple other types. Well, the Hidden Draft book for Ponyfinder gives us another type: The Krava. They’re ponies… or maybe not… Either way, there’s plenty of new options for players and GMs to make new and unique characters to encounter during your travels. The book is available now.
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The Chapel on the Cliffs Horror Module Up On Kickstarter

Just because Halloween’s over doesn’t mean you have to put away all the scary stuff until next July 5th (seriously, that’s when I started seeing Halloween stuff this year). You can certainly infuse some horror into your RPG sessions. And a pre-made adventure like The Chapel on the Cliffs is a great way to do so. The module for Pathfinder is up on Kickstarter now.
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Pathfinder Battles: Maze of Death Figures Now Available

When I’m playing an RPG, I like to have the right miniature on the board to represent what the PCs are fighting. And I know my PCs like to have a mini that as closely as possible represents their character. As such, it’s always good to have more options available. And that’s what we’re getting with Pathfinder Battles: Maze of Death. It’s a new set of figures available from WizKids.
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