Paizo Publishing, leading publisher of award-winning fantasy roleplaying games and novels, announces the release of NPC Codex for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, in-stores today, November 21, 2012.
NPC Codex is a 320-page, hardcover, must-have rules reference for the Pathfinder RPG. It contains more than 250 fully detailed non-player characters (NPCs) ready for instant insertion into your Pathfinder campaign. With full statistics and tactics for characters of every level of every class in the Core Rulebook, NPC Codex speeds prep time and adds new dimension to your campaign.
NPC Codex also provides dozen of commoners, warriors, and the like, scores of ready-to-use prestige-class characters, and a look at the iconic characters of the Pathfinder RPG with statistics at various levels of development, providing pre-generated player characters for any occasion. Gorgeous illustrations by Paizo’s finest artists appear on nearly every page of this beautiful volume.
"This is the first time an RPG company has attempted a book of ready-to-use NPCs at this magnitude," says Erik Mona, Publisher. "The overall approach is similar to a Pathfinder RPG Bestiary, with complete stat blocks and tons of full-color illustrations. The focus here is on utility, and I'm pleased to say I've already used the NPC Codex in my own Pathfinder campaigns and found it to cut prep-time and speed up play. Pathfinder fans are going to love the NPC Codex. For sheer in-game utility, it can't be beat!"
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Paizo Publishing®, LLC is a leading publisher of fantasy roleplaying games, accessories, board games, and novels. Paizo's Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game, the result of the largest open playtest in the history of tabletop gaming, is currently the best-selling tabletop roleplaying game in hobby stores. Pathfinder Adventure Path is the most popular and best-selling monthly product in the tabletop RPG industry. Paizo.com is the leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world. In the nine years since its founding, Paizo Publishing has received more than 50 major awards and has grown to become one of the most influential companies in the hobby games industry.