Conflict rages across many portions of Golarion, but no two nations are defined and shaped by the war that rips through them quite like Molthune and Nirmathas. More than 8 decades of bitter unrest and violence inextricably links these two countries; imperialist Molthune seeks to bring rebellious Nirmathas back into its fold, while fiercely independent Nirmathas can't help but rabble-rouse even when peace seems at hand.
Beyond these basic details from the Inner Sea World Guide, though, we've said little about Molthune and Nirmathas—until now. Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Lands of Conflict is just hitting shelves now, and it contains 64 pages about these two complex nations. I couldn't be more proud about how it turned out.
For the first time, we provide an in-depth look at the inner workings of these two lands, including the complex governmental structure of Molthune and the disparate populace of Nirmathas. The illustrious Amber E. Scott—our superstar author guest of honor for this year's PaizoCon!—did a phenomenal job fleshing out both nations, their history and motivations, the ongoing conflict, and the wild adventures you could set there. Amber has turned Molthune and Nirmathas into living, breathing places that Game Masters could use as a setting for years to come.
Speaking of, if you're interested in adventures that take place here, you'll want to check out the upcoming Ironfang Invasion Adventure Path, developed by Crystal Frasier, in which a hobgoblin army invades Nirmathas!
But deep lore and context is not all this book offers. We've also included a new militia system designed to allow any party to build, advance, and lead their own band of fighters. It's particularly appropriate for the Ironfang Invasion Adventure Path, though this subsystem can easily be used in any game. The militia system marks the debut of author Lissa Guillet, who is also Paizo's own systems administrator. Lissa did a great job building and parsing rules that can slot seamlessly into any appropriate backdrop.
Beside all of the above, Lands of Conflict includes a host of new Molthuni and Nirmathi troops, large gazetteers of each nation, robust nation and settlement maps, and much more. And check out these all-new character shots below!
Amanda Hamon Kunz