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Pathfinder Adventure Path, Campaign Setting, Companion Subscriber. Pathfinder Society Member. 12,379 posts (12,508 including aliases). 84 reviews. No lists. 1 wishlist. 1 Pathfinder Society character. 10 aliases.


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Kalindlara! Kalindlara!

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Fourshadow wrote:
Thomas Seitz wrote:
I'm hoping for some updated devils from back in Council of Thieves. I mean we already got Nemesis Devil. Where's Cabal Devil or Chort? How about Firebreather devil?
If I recall my limited Russian correctly, "chort" means "devil"...so a devil called a devil--just Russian instead of English (or Common?)?

Chort = 'Demon' in oh so many Slavic languages. The word for 'devil' is 'diabol' or thereabouts.

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Nightterror wrote:
I'm not really happy with any re-prints this time around, rather seen 230 or so new monsters.

On the bright side, many of these will be reprints from Iron Gods which you missed out!


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TENTAKLE HENTAIIIIIIZZZ

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nighttree wrote:

"Lovecraftian yaddithian" 0-O ????

Wonder what they are about ???

Amazingly, the wondrous invention called the Internet provides an answer! Uncanny.

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I hope Ragathiel gets finally errata'd to LE with CE tendencies.

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I'd buy an anthology of Pathfinder short stories in a heartbeat. You could title it, say, "Glaives Against Gloom" ;-)

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Finally! :))))

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Crystal Frasier wrote:
Axial wrote:

Just want Crystal's word on whether Hobgoblin=getting attacked by town NPCs.

I'm kinda over it, anyway, I just wanted to hear Crystal's input. The lack of feats/traits/plot hooks and the constant time sink are what made me drop the idea.

Now, as for a little goblin...that might be interesting.

I do not exist as the developer to rubber-stamp anyone's character concepts

In your home game you're welcome to play whatever you, your GM, and your fellow players find entertaining. You can have hobgoblins in your homegame act like any of the core races, with some good and some bad. If you want to play a hobgoblin in this AP, it will require additional work on your GM's part.

*waves the Crystal Fanclub banner furiously*

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If it's not too late, I'd plug for a upper-med CR (9-11) humanoid aquatic undead. WotC had the Drowned, Tome of Horrors had the Brykolakalakakakas, I'd love to see something new here. Lacedons just don't cut at later levels :)

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Zaister wrote:
Never heard of the krampus.

But he's from ... *checks* ... ah, he's from Bavarian folklore, that ain't Germany ;-)

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GIEV ROBOTZ WITH LAZORS

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Extracting anything of note from fiction (which varies greatly in quality) is much more time-and-energy consuming than lifting a statblock or information from a support article. I'm paying stupid big money for my APs, I want my buck to give me a bang, ads and fiction don't give me the bang - I can live with ads (but honestly, print ads in 2016?) but fiction makes me grind my teeth since Burnt Offerings.

If I want to read quality prose, I have a massive backlog of great books from cool authors (including PF Tales!) waiting for me. I don't want to wade through some sometimes stellar, sometimes less so short stories stretchered over 6 months in order to perhaps find some nugget that might be relevant to the game I'm running.

Die, fiction, die.

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Axial wrote:
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Are you one of those people who want to play paladins in Skull & Shackles or a Cleric of Iomedae in Hell's Vengeance? ;)

...what?

No.

Playing the same race as the antagonists is not the same as playing a class or alignment which directly contradicts the theme of the game.

Yes, it's still trying to get a square block into a round hole. Your GM will have to put in lots of additional work into making it work. Why do you want to make your GM's life harder? Running a good game is enough work as it is.

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Sorry, but if want to read a novel, I buy a novel. Anything that's not directly applicable gaming material is lost on me.

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Are you one of those people who want to play paladins in Skull & Shackles or a Cleric of Iomedae in Hell's Vengeance? ;)

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Please tell me that fiction got ditched from this AP. I've been waiting 9 years for this to happen.

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Well, a good GM adjusts things on the fly to fit the group. Like Kali says, it seems like your GM did something weird: on the one hand, he made encounters harder, but it seems he wanted to balance it by faster XP track and stuff like free diamonds. I don't think it's a good move, bumping lethality of the campaign is something that should only be done if the party is 6+ PCs or the majority of the group is playing highly optimized characters. PCs dropping left and right is not fun. People get burned out and frustrated.

A solid campaign will likely have a couple spectacular PC deaths, but should never pass the frustration threshold.

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Isabelle Lee wrote:

For the record, I hope Starfinder doesn't put an end to Numerian technology and plotlines in Pathfinder.

(Also for the record, I don't expect it to.)

We're in luck, James Jacobs confirmed in his AJJA thread that science fiction isn't going away because Starfinder is a thing.

It's not going away.

It will be there.

Robotz with lazors will keep returning.

Let thaaaaat siiiiink iiiiiin...

ROBOTZ WITH LAZORS.

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Is making Paizo.com somewhat more friendly for mobile device users anywhere on the table? I mean, using my fingertip to hunt for elusive pixels is a skill which helps in ... many ... other ... real-life situations, but I am painfully aware that as my sight and muscles deteriorate over the years, this is not going to get any easier.

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Molthune is not-Prussia.

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OLD MEN YELL AT CLOUDS.

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An excellent Player's Guide. The bits where it helps to ease the players into an unfamiliar (well, at least unfamiliar for D&D dungeonhackfests) opening and assumptions, it's golden.

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Nikosandros wrote:
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captain yesterday wrote:
Except, they eliminated the message boards to save money.
Except it wasn't to save money. It was to ignore the massive groundswell against 4th edition. They can restart their message boards now that they have a decent product.
WotC forums were closed less than a year ago, so it had nothing to do with 4th edition.

And now BioWare is closing theirs. Shifting fan interaction to social media is a trend, and while between PFS and general anti-tech sentiment of the fanbase the Paizo forums will last a few years longer, I believe we won't be posting here in 5 years tops.

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Wow, and there I thought Ursula K. Le Guin is compulsory reading material! Go read her ASAP, you'll emerge stronger.

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Wish there was a murderkillrageBURNBURNBURNKILL! PrC for Ragathiel...

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Quandary wrote:

I'm hopeful for Ironfang, and am happy with setting and actors, although unsure how they develop it...** spoiler omitted **

Not liking the idea of Azlanti AP introducing new underwater combat rules, if those rules are needed they should be issued as Errata. Doing it this way deprives others of these rules, and means future APs/modules with...

Open content, Internet, XXI century.

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Yes, Maybe, Yes, Likely Yes.

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Most of contemporary Europe is built out of Billy bookcases, including my apartment.

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Marco, do you have any life outside monitoring worlwide warehouse inventory of Paizo products? Just curious :)

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If I want Fantasy Europe, I play Warhammer. Grime, illiteracy, ignorance, religious zealotry, pestilence, rot, age expectancy ca. 35, you name it, you got it.

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M'naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

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I believe Galt is something that didn't really pick off with anybody at Paizo, perhaps except Erik, who is far too busy answering Marco's never-ending questions about minis to do anything else. ;)

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CorvusMask wrote:
Umm ._.; I was planning to pre order the Curse of the Crimson Throne hardcover, but it seems like it will be cheaper for me to buy hardcover over here from local gamestore and pdf separately :'D Delivery from USA to here just costs so ridiculously much...

It's fine. Direct sales give Paizo more profit, but local sales keep the business present where you buy it. Especially important for non-US/Canada :)

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Scott Romanowski wrote:
I cancelled my adventure path subscription because of this AP. If I'd wanted to play Call of Cthulhu, I'd be playing that RPG, not Pathfinder.

Except this isn't Call of Cthulhu. CoC is about puny, terrified humans armed with knives, revolvers and perhaps some unreliable magick up against things that come from beyond. It's a game about hopeless horror in face of the cosmic unspeakable.

Whereas Pathfinder is about SUMMONING HOSTS OF SOLARS WHILE THE VIVISECTIONIST ALCHEMIST TEARS THE STARSPAWN OF CTHULHU A NEW ONE AND THE CATFOLK ARCANIST CASTS QUICKENED MAXIMIZED ENERVATION ON THE DIMENSIONAL SHAMBLER AND ALL THE WHILE, YOUR GODS GOT YOUR BACK AND WON'T LET ANY HIGH PRIEST OF A REMOTELY RELEVANT ENTITY FROM BEYOND THE STARS MESS UP THEIR TURF.

Basically, Strange Aeons will be about throwing Lovecraft and high-powered fantasy into a blender. It's something totally different from purist Call of Cthulhu.

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HOMOLOG!

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SPIRES OF TRUCKMOTHERING NEX!

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VARISIA!

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DISTANT WORLDS.

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Yes. You can swing a two-handed axe. Or a greatsword. Or a piano. This is a fantasy game, not a medieval warfare simulator. The sooner you stop validating every your idea against the notions of a) realism b) adherence to canon, the sooner you'll actually start having fun, instead of self-defeating yourself.

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GreyWolfLord wrote:
Andor of course.

I heard Falcon's Hollow is a great place to move in with your kids.

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GALT!!!

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