Paizo and Dynamite Host 8-Hour Pathfinder RPG Marathon Charity Event, Q&A's on Worldscape, Starfinder, and More
Humble Bundle Offers More than $500 of Games, Comics, and Miniatures at a "Pay-What-You-Want" Price
In celebration of the launch of the "Humble Comics/RPG Bundle: Pathfinder Worldscape Ultimate Crossover Bundle", Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Dynamite Comics, publisher of best-selling comic book titles and properties, will host a live 8-hour Pathfinder and Starfinder gaming marathon on Twitch to benefit Camden's Concert, a Cystic Fibrosis research charity.
The marathon event launches tomorrow, October 11 at 11am Pacific Time live from Paizo headquarters and streamed at twitch.tv/officialpaizo. Kicking things off is "War for the Worldscape," a multi-genre adventure based on Dynamite's Pathfinder Worldscape comic, GM'd by Paizo Publisher and Pathfinder Worldscape author Erik Mona. The marathon will also include a live game demo and an audience Q&A with the Starfinder RPG design team. Pathfinder Society developer John Compton will host "Year of the Risen Rune" to wind up the all-day gaming marathon.
The schedule for the livestream is as follows:
11am-1pm: Pathfinder RPG: War for the Worldscape (GM: Erik Mona)
1pm-2pm: Pathfinder Worldscape Q&A (Erik Mona and Christopher Paul Carey)
2pm-4pm: Starfinder RPG Live Demo (GM: Owen K. C. Stephens)
4pm-5pm: Starfinder RPG Q&A (Starfinder RPG Design Team)
5pm-7pm: Pathfinder Society: Year of the Risen Rune (GM: John Compton)
Customers can support the charity effort by visiting the Humble Bundle campaign page at: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/pathfinder-worldscape-ultimate-book-bundle.
The event also marks the launch of the "Humble Comics/RPG Bundle: Pathfinder Worldscape Ultimate Crossover Bundle" two-week campaign, featuring more than $600 of comics, games, and miniatures at a pay-what-you-want price of $1.00 or more. Bundle offerings include comics featuring Pathfinder Worldscape guest stars like Herbert West Reanimator, Vampirella, Red Sonja, John Carter of Mars, and Tarzan, while Pathfinder RPG components provide rules and adventures similar to the "anything goes" multi-genre events in the popular new Pathfinder Worldscape sword & sorcery crossover event (hardcover collection of issues 1-6 newsstands now). Pathfinder Worldscape was called "One of the best comic book events of 2016" by OutrightGeekery.com.
The bundle also includes a collection of four exclusive Pathfinder Worldscape one-shot comics (each with a short Pathfinder RPG appendix and a pull-out poster map), as well as four Pathfinder Worldscape gaming figures based on Red Sonja, John Carter of Mars, Tars Tarkas of Mars, and Tarzan. Additionally, the campaign will include an exclusive preview Starfinder figure compliments of Ninja Division, who is currently running the Starfinder Masterclass Miniatures Kickstarter effort at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/325468910/starfinder-masterclass-miniatures/description.
The special Pathfinder Worldscape issues are:
Pathfinder Worldscape: Herbert West, Reanimator One-Shot by Erik Mona
Pathfinder Worldscape: Warlords of Mars: Dejah Thoris One-Shot by Christopher Paul Carey
Pathfinder Worldscape: Vampirella One-Shot by Erik Mona
Pathfinder Worldscape: Swords of Sorrow One-Shot by Erik Mona
These special issues will not be available in stores, ever. They will be collected in the eventual Pathfinder Worldsape comics hardcover and a limited number with a Paizo-exclusive cover will be available months later for Pathfinder subscribers.
About Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle sells digital content through its pay-what-you-want bundle promotions and the Humble Store. When purchasing a bundle, customers choose how much they want to pay and decide where their money goes -- between the content creators, charity, and Humble Bundle. Since the company's launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has raised more than $85 million through the support of its community for a wide range of charities, providing aid for people across the world. For more information, please visit https://www.humblebundle.com
About Dynamite Entertainment
Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, The Shadow, Red Sonja, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more. Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity,and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt. In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high-profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, Neil Gaiman, Andy Diggle, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner, Gail Simone, Steve Niles, James Robinson, and a host of up-and-coming new talent. Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles - including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger's Project Superpowers - have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005, Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisherand another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.
About the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game
In the best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil. The Pathfinder RPG is currently translated into eight languages, and the vibrant Pathfinder universe has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, miniatures, plush toys, and apparel, and is being developed into a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game.
About Paizo Inc.
Paizo Inc. is publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Tales novels, as well as board games and accessories. The Pathfinder world, in which players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil, is currently translated into eight languages, and has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, toys, and apparel, and is being developed into an MMORPG. Paizo.com is also a leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world.