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Paizo Announces Public Playtesting for Pathfinder 2

Pathfinders, Paizo has just announced some big news on their blog—Pathfinder Second Edition will be released at Gencon 2019. That’s not all, though: they’ll be launching an open playtest of Pathfinder 2 at Gencon this year, in August. Paizo Blog: First Look at the Pathfinder Playtest Paizo Blog: All About Actions Playtest Details For those […] Read More

Roll20 and Paizo Partner Up

Roll20 and Paizo have announced a long-rumored and expected licensing deal. The first content is Thurston Hillman’s installment of War for the Crown, Crownfall, which is now available for preorder and will be released on March 22nd.  According to Polygon, Starfinder content will follow later this year. We’ll be looking to see if we get any bonus […] Read More

FAQ Tuesday: More Ultimate Wilderness

The design team has posted two more FAQs related to Ultimate Wilderness. First, we have a fix for a feat: Animal Ferocity: The ferocity prerequisite of animal ferocity seems to do what the feat does and more? How should it work? Animal Ferocity lets you take a full attack while disabled, but all attacks are at […] Read More

FAQ Tuesday: More Shifter Updates

Paizo continues the process of rebuilding the Shifter class, and we have two updates to the base class plus an update to the Oozemorph shifter archetype. First up, we have some updates to the Shifter major forms: Shifter Major Forms: The shifter major forms are supposed to tell me everything I need aside from the […] Read More

FAQ Tuesday, Special Wednesday Edition: Shifter claws and wild shape

Paizo’s development team has posted a pair of FAQs for the Shifter class from Ultimate Wilderness: Shifter Claws: Shifter claws can bypass a wide variety of damage resistances, even epic, but not magic. Is that intentional? No, at 3rd level, the shifter’s claws should also count as magic.   Shifter Wild Shape: If my 4th […] Read More

Humble Book Bundle Features Pathfinder and Pathfinder Society!

Thanks to the latest Humble Book Bundle, announced today, you have 13 days (plus some) to pay a low low cost for big set of Pathfinder books, modules, scenarios, and comics! While there’s a lot of good stuff in here—core books, Worldscape, maps—this bundle also nets you a number of scenarios, including every scenario from […] Read More

New Pathfinder and Pathfinder Society FAQs: Animal Companion and Familiar Edition

Not too long ago, Pathfinder Society released an update to the organized play campaign’s animal companion and familiar guidance and rules. That has recently made it onto the FAQ page. The Pathfinder Design Team also recently released–and then revised–an FAQ on calculating costs and multipliers for armor. This FAQ doesn’t mention animal companions, but they […] Read More

FAQ Friday: What’s magical ammunition good for, anyway? Bypassing DR with a bow. (Updated)

This one’s a little bit of a doozy. The most recent FAQ describes how ammunition bypasses DR, and the answer is not how most of us have been running it: Magic Ranged Weapons and Ammunition: When a ranged weapon shares its enhancement bonus with its ammunition, does this count as “true” enhancement bonus or more […] Read More

FAQ Friday: new klarifications

From the Pathfinder Design Team this Friday: Klars: A traditional klar “counts as a light wooden shield with shield spikes”, and a metal klar “counts as a light steel shield with shield spikes”. What exactly does this mean? Particularly, a klar is a one-handed weapon that deals damage like a heavy spiked shield, and it […] Read More

FAQ Friday: New Pathfinder FAQ on positive and negative energy

From this thread: Positive and Negative Energy: These two terms show up in a variety of abilities, but they have no definition outside those abilities, and the abilities aren’t always consistent. How do positive and negative energy work? Positive and negative energy are two damage types, though despite their name, they are usually not included […] Read More

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