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Contributor. Goblin Squad Member. Pathfinder Society Member. 1,305 posts. No reviews. 1 list. 2 wishlists. 1 Pathfinder Society character.


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I was looking forward to having credit in a book with Neil...but my name got left out. Sad day. :(

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Guys, thanks for asking. I only have a handful of entries, but I will get some attention on the ones I do have. I apologize for the slow response, but I had to step away from the Internet for a bit. Life has been crazy and kicking my butt, but I still live and am moving forward.

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It's BEAUTIFUL!!!

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Great to see you doing PF, Steve! I always liked Lore of the Gods, too!

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Thanks, Liz!

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Same hotel?

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Not warrior women who make eunuchs?

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The purple rocked it!

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Anyone get a chance to read yet?

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Hmm, you are right, and it is a PDF. Not sure what that's about. Liz?

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Thanks for posting Liz--and fixing the typo!

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First backer reward went out to those of $25+ today from Tim Brannan.

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I'd still like to get Megan Robertson's Book of Shadows unlocked. This is a player-focused book to help bring the storytelling element of the trappings of witches of folklore or historical tradition. There will be room for a player to customize the book. This is also a great place for backers pledging to contribute to make their mark.

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We now have War Witches & Hexmavens, Marc Radle on for an archetype, and more Rogue Genius PDFs added!

We are now pushing toward the Book of Shadows by Megan Robertson. Then, Way of the Witch PDF for Pathfinder!

Let's do this!!!!!

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Bardess wrote:
As for my babies being available in the book or somewhere else, this is the Lady Medusa's decision. :P I only offered to write them to help people decide to pledge. If I had just a bit of success, I'm happy. ^_^

We will make sure they find a home!!!!

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Oliver Veyrac wrote:
Just backed the kickstarter Wootz!

Thank you!!!

We are one backer away from releasing more Rogue Genius Games PF PDFs to backers of $25 or more!

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I believe Chris Pramas said it would not be at PaizoCon.

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We initially promoted the book as a mega-compendium, and it didn't go over as well. We were wanting a 500-page book when we first launched and had to reboot the project.

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lastgrasp wrote:

Checking out the Kickstarter. I like the cover art but the rest of the art samples look cartoony. Is the art in the book going to be a bit darker in vibe considering the subject manner?

Also I like to back projects that have Creator who have finished previous commitments. I notice the creator has one outstanding Kickstarter campaign and three indiegogo campaign. That gives me a lot hesitation. What's the deal with that?

Thanks for answering my questions.

Sorry that you do not like the art. I am a huge fan of Jacob Blackmon's work. I've actually had more people say they do not like the Peter Bradley cover.

As to my open projects, Bite Me! Will be completed in a few weeks. I have 2 PDFs from that project out now. The Medusa project grew tremendously with people wanting to contribute to the book, so I still have pieces coming in. I will be releasing chunks of that in small PDFs.

If you look at the projects, you will note that I've maintained communication and have not abandoned them. Some life upheavals slowed down Bite Me! But it is moving forward. I hope that answered your concerns.

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We need just 1 more person to hit the 125 marker to unlock the "Direlock."

Also, the Lord Rogue Genius has offered to step in with a slew of witch-related PDFs to add to our project to increase backer numbers. Those at $25+ can get some very cool things. I'll reveal latter tonight just what those are.

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We hit 86% on funding, so we still have a ways to go. Only a few more backers gets those at $25+ an extra PDF from Forest Guardian Press.

Let's get this thing moving, so we can get some War Witches & Hexmavens from Morgan Boehringer!

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Yay for first Owen employee post.

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Bardess wrote:

We're at 104 now.

I'll work on the Flowering Minicactus (have you a cooler name?) first, and post it when we hit 110! :)

We are nearing 110 backers! Better get writing.

I'm away at ConCarolinas as the Gaming Guest of Honor this weekend, though, so I'm not sure how much time I'll be spending checking email and the Internet with all the cool events going on.

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Wereblooded and Playing Lycanthropes are two different PDFs. The former introduces palatable race who have the blood of lycanthropes in their veins, but who are not channelled. The latter provides a way to include lycanthrope characters in your game without upsetting character balance. This includes playing natural misanthrope. These particular Bite Me! PUFfs are pieces of the book that will be Bite Me: The Gaming Guide to Lycanthropes that was its own Kickstarter and is being offered on the Strange Brew one for those who missed out. The advanced races that will be released over the next few months are not part of that book, but they will eventually be collected into a book of their own.

Hope that helps.

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I have a 9.99 bundle of creatures valued at $56 up on RPGnow/Drivethru. Like Rick Hershey, I have an ill spouse whom I must provide for, and I could use a little help in paying for his doctor trips and 17 medicines. The bundle includes creatures for Pathfinder, Castles & Crusades, Mutants & Masterminds, and Savage Worlds. These are from Christina Stiles, Presents,Rogue Genius Games, Misfit Studios, and Louis Porter Jr. Design. It is a good deal, and I hope you will support it and/or spread the word. Thank you.

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Glad to hear you guys are back!

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KarlBob wrote:
Christina Stiles wrote:


Yep, I've shown up at many a table as the only woman there. My most unusual game was where there was one guy, the 5 other women player, and a woman GM. It was a Savage Worlds game of Ponyville Horror.

I don't mean to sidetrack the thread, but Ponyville Horror is an awesome concept for an RPG.

Legal issues would prevent someone from writing it, I would imagine. Erica Balsley runs this Savage Worlds game at various NC cons. It is a blast!

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A 5-star review is up! Read the review to see if this product is what your gaming table needs.

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I've made the post. We add in Forest Guardian Press's generous offer when we reach 125 backers. The Direlock Base Class received Endzeitgeist's rare Seal of Approval, so this is an excellent addition to the rewards.

I'll have a post from Morgan Boehringer and Christos Gurd about their inspirations for their piece of this project--which yet remains out of reach. Don't you want some War Witches and Hexmavens? I LOVE that title!

Spread the word. Let's get the backer count up!

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Bardess wrote:

I have been asked to write some unusial familiar, like aberrations or plants. When I'm done I'll post the results here and in the kickstarter page.

Someone has some suggestions? ^^ Do you want walking flowers or cat-headed flying hamsters? (My 4-years old boy asked me that... ^^;)

Sounds great to me!

I've got to get a post out today on the project!

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I'm never offended by anyone holding the door for me. I hold the door for others, as well.

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Tinkergoth wrote:


So it's going to be OGL compatible, but not Pathfinder Compatible (in that it won't be able to show the Pathfinder Compatible logo). What's this 3.75 logo? I know that Pathfinder has been unofficially referred to as D&D 3.75 at times, but I've never seen a logo. Is this just something you're creating for the book?

Right. It will be OGL, using Pathfinder rules. Most people get that saying 3.75 is saying Pathfinder, so we just created a logo with that on it. We used it for Bite Me! Playing Lycanthropes recently, as I included a little risqué picture of a were mantis eating after mating. The art and subject matter will be something that Paizo will want removed from their name, and I totally respect that.

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Additionally, I assume you're taking into account the need to make sure that the tie-in stuff for Strange Brew will meets the Pathfinder Compatibility License terms as well?

Yes, we'd have to make sure whatever we include with the compatibility logo on it will have to meet its standards. That may mean putting material in a different PDF--or changing the logo.

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I also saw over in the favourite classes thread that you said Alexander Auganas is going to be contributing something? Could we get an update about what exactly he's working on?

He will be working on an archetype he is calling ravaged vessel for the warlock. I'll have some more information on this posted to our KS soon, and then I'll release more information about it here. I'm happy to have him on board!

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I will be doing a related t-shirt fundraiser. For those who missed supporting the creation of the book, I will have a tier to acquire the PDF when it is complete.

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1.Bard
2. Cleric
3. Oracle
4. Witch
5. Fighter

I generally play one character for a long length of time, so I haven't gotten to play the 3PP classes, let alone most of the core ones. I thought many of the things Marc Radle did for Kobold Press looked totally interesting, though.

Btw, not to derail the thread, but Misfit Studios is doing a witch/warlock kickstarter--in case you are interested. We just got Alex Augunas to work with us, since he's a Master of Pact Magic. Marc Radle will be working on something, as well, for the book, and we'll have Owen Stephens' The Talented Witch to offer backers in June or July.

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scary harpy wrote:


70% and 17 days.

We are doing great!

Doing ok. Need more backers. :)

I'm in talks with Legendary Games's Jason Nelson, btw, as a stretch goal.

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Here's what I posted on the KS update:

Margherita Tramontano, better known as Bardess on the Paizo Messageboards, has agreed to contribute something to Strange Brew if we reach 100 backers today. We need 7 (now 5) to make that happen. What you may not know is that Margherita, along with Will Wells, is working on the Book of Passion for me, a Pathfinder book that will tackle the issues discussed in The Book of Erotic Fantasy done for D20 back in the day. They have over 100 pages at the moment, and they both believe there are tie-in possibilities with Strange Brew. I'm curious to see what those would be, myself.

I you are interested in finding out what they might be, reach out to several friends to join the Strange Brew kickstarter. I think it will be quite intriguing!

Also, she and Will think their book might make a very excellent stretch goal book. Let us know what you think about that.

Added here: For obvious reasons, Bardess's book will not bear the compatibility logo. It will have a 3.75 logo on it.

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Charles Evans 25 wrote:

I seem to remember a writer called 'Shelly Mazzanoble' writing articles (and later possibly even books) giving accounts of her experiences as a first-time female gamer. I also remember a certain amount of derision being poured upon them from some quarters of the gaming community.

I think some of her articles may have been posted on the Wizards of the Coast dungeon/dragon site during the period that the magazines were online but there was free access to online content; I don't know if they're still there (or accessible).

Yes, I'm vaguely aware of that book. I think it tried to take a comical approach to the topic. We are dead serious. :)

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I will post that, Bardess!

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Thanael wrote:

To quote myself [slightly edited and updated] from this old Recommendations for 3PP products thread:

What do you seek? Tell us about your campaign, your PCs, or where you want your campaign to go.

That said:

Misfit Studios: Misfit takes an in-depth look at topics and classes in greater depth. For instance, the Bite Me! line looks at lycanthropes and their kin for use in your PF games. The upcoming Strange Brew: The Ultimate Witch & Warlock delves into those classes, expanding the possibilities at your gaming table. We have one in the works for shamans, as well. We also do some smaller PDFs on Forces of Darkness. We'll be revamping SpirosBlaak for Pathfinder, as well.

Rogue Genius Games: There is more than just crunch from RGG. Check out the Waysides line. Plus, I'll be releasing an adventure by Mike Welham in the near future.

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Smoo979 wrote:
Will there be a magic item section? Cauldrons and such.

Yes, that is definitely in the plans. :)

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Lincoln Hills wrote:


Which brings me to one point I hope was covered - the not-uncommon and not-particularly-desirable scenario in which one female player has to deal with an entire table of male gamers. I don't think I could write a good one myself. Aside from the fact that I'd have to try to write around my own blind spots, I'd almost certainly jump from categorizing male gamers to general mocking. It's who I am.

Thanks for your post.

Yep, I've shown up at many a table as the only woman there. My most unusual game was where there was one guy, the 5 other women player, and a woman GM. It was a Savage Worlds game of Ponyville Horror.

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Ok, keep a note for corrections and additions that we need to make, Rob.

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Thanks, Liz!

There's a 5-STAR REVIEW over at RPGNow.com.

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Btw, the book has a 5-star review over at RPGNow.com. Congrats to Rob and Rich and Jeff!

If you are on the fence about this product, the review just may sway you--we hope so!

Also, if you haven't checked out Ben McFarland's Bite Me! Wereblooded, you will want that PDF as well. Bite Me! More Wereblooded by Mike Welham is on deck after Bite Me! Skindancers.

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Rob, here was a question on the KS:

In the book for how to play lycanthropes, it mentions that if you want to make a natural weapon silver, check the spell Silver Fang. Where does one find that spell? It's not in this book.

I'm thinking we might have missed something OGC?

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Write 'em up, Lord Mhoram! I'd be willing to take a look and publish them! I love it when something I help produce inspires someone. :)

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Thanks for the questions and good comments on the book! Before we finalize the big book, we can add that information in.

Be on the lookout for Bite Me! Skindancers by Robrt H. Hudson, Jr., for this line next.

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Unleash the Inner Beast with Bite Me! Playing Lycanthropes.

Bite Me! Playing Lycanthropes presents rules and advice for playing natural and afflicted lycanthropes in the Pathfinder system, as well as a new and customizable natural shapeshifting race balanced against other advanced races, all written and designed by two-time Ennie-nominee, Robert H. Hudson, Jr.

Everyone knows the story about the character that failed their saving throw and contracted lycanthropy, messing the whole game up. That’s because they didn’t have this book to help them! Written for players and GMs alike, this is the definitive work on the issues involved in playing and GM'ing for someone who howls at the moon, and how to work with them to create characters and storylines that mean when you tell your story about the guy that contracted lycanthropy.

The response will be “Cool!” instead of “Oh man, I’m so sorry!”

A new race for your Pathfinder RPG campaign, natural lycanthropes offer players and GMs a way to bring lycanthropes into their campaigns from the start without overshadowing other races, and the extensive discussion of potential issues and ways to handle them will help make games involving lycanthropes easy to run and play.

What You get with Bite Me! Playing Lycanthropes

Within the pages of Bite Me! Playing Lycanthropes you'll find:


  • A look at natural lycanthrope society, relations with other encountered races, a discussion of alignment and religion, naming conventions for the race, and reasons they go adventuring. </li>
  • An advanced race that allows you to play as a natural lycanthrope of virtually any animal species, plus alternate racial traits, subtypes, and feats that allow for further customization of natural lycanthrope characters.
  • Race-specific favored class options for all player-oriented core and base classes to allow further customization when gaining new levels besides a simple hit point or a skill point.
  • A lengthy, detailed discussion of the issues involved in Playing Lycanthropes—natural or afflicted—and how to work with your GM and fellow players to make playing one a memorable, fun experience for all involved.
  • A detailed discussion of the issues involved in running a game where one or more of the players is a lycanthrope—afflicted or natural—and how to work with your shapeshifter players to keep your game on track, your sanity intact, and make certain that everyone remembers the campaign for years to come—in a good way.
  • A pair of sample characters showing you the wide range of options available to natural lycanthropes, complete with plot seeds to allow GMs to insert them into a game with ease.

Pick up a copy of Bite Me! Playing Lycanthropes, and get your shift together!

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Timothy Brannan has provided me a preview copy of The Witch, a book that is added in at the $25 tier and above on the Strange Brew Kickstarter.

Take a look at The Witch.

The $25 tier and above currently includes:

The Talented Witch PDF by Owen K.C. Stephens
The Warlock PDF by Timothy Brannan
The Witch PDF by Timothy Brannan
Strange Brew: The Ultimate Witch & Warlock PDF by Timothy Brannan
+ Stretch Goal PDFS

I'll be adding something else to the bundle soon!

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Wow, great reading!

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