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Andoran

Awesome!

Andoran

You might check out the Skin Changer class in the New Paths Compendium from Kobold Press!

The class works for you as is or you might find some ideas you can use :)

Andoran

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Yeah, this is very cool.

In fact, I'm working on an adventure and I will definitely be using some material from this :)

Andoran

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Lanitril wrote:
Kvantum wrote:
cartmanbeck wrote:

Am I the only one who is a little sad to hear that the Shaman got her own spell list? My reasoning is, if the class was to be allowed to choose spells from other lists, then spells from many of the Player Companions, Campaign Setting books, etc, would all be fair game. With the Shaman having a custom spell list, we won't be able to pick interesting spells from those books unless the developers specifically included them in the list. I'm sure in future books, spells will have things like "Shaman 3" right next to the Cleric and Witch in the spell description, but it severely limits the CURRENT spells that can be used, that's all.

Overall, though, I'm excited to see the Shaman in the final book!

It also really limits 3rd party usage as well. Deep Magic is going to need an update, at the very least.
Actually, even though it's a different "Shaman", I was just gonna let any Shaman players pick from the new spells in Deep Magic the same way I let any other player pick spells from Deep Magic. Carefully. Like. With a lot of consideration. Some of that stuff is strong.

I was going to say that same thing. Many of the spells in Deep Magic already DO list shaman in their class line, along side sorcerer/wizard, cleric/oracle etc. Even though in the case of Deep Magic, 'shaman' refers to the Shaman class in the New Paths Compendium, nothing says you can't allow ACG shaman players to pick them too!

Andoran

Looks great! I love that the music is Pippin's song from Return of the King - it really fit well!

Andoran

Wow, I think I killed the thread! ;(

Andoran

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A Shaman class and a Shaman archetype called the Witch Doctor that is really good at healing - sounds like great great ideas!

Sorry, couldn't resist ;)

In all seriousness, this sounds like a fun and interesting class. All in all, I am really excited to get my hands on this book!

Andoran

Nice! I'll definitely be downloading this!!!

Andoran

Not sure if this has come up already but ... anyone else notice this in the Graveknight entry?

Under Ability Scores it says: "As an undead creature, a graveknight has no Constitution score."

This makes perfect sense and is consistent with the undead rules.

And then the sample graveknight given in the entry has a Con score of 10?

Andoran

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Red Velvet Tiger wrote:
Ok let me check that. I check my e-mail once a month!

Wow!!!!

Andoran

This is reason #378 why Paizo is my favorite company

Andoran

Lord Gadigan wrote:


Wizard:
* A white necromancer who can animate non-evil undead (perhaps by summoning up ancestors / only being able to animate those who were willing prior to their death / using some manner of metaphysical trickery to get around the 'wrapping up a positive-energy soul with negative energy is evil because of how it affects the soul' thing)

It's an actual class as opposed to an archetype, but you might check out the White Necromancer class in the New Paths Compendium from Kobold Press!

The class does pretty much exactly what you are describing! :)

Andoran

BPorter wrote:
Wolfgang Baur wrote:

Really extremely pleased that this book got a nomination. It's loaded with good material from very savvy designers and writers.

I'd appreciate your vote in the Best Aid/Accessory Category!

Done!

Thank you sir!

Andoran

organized wrote:

I prefer the new design with bigger graphics and brighter colors. Show cases the art instead of hiding it.

Even if you can't get words on the spine a color stripe or printed pattern would help identify the book. For example Kobold Press's Trapsmith book extends the cover art onto the spine, so even though there are no words I can quickly recognize it.

I really enjoy the Legendary books I've picked up, that's just my one nitpick.

Keep in mind though - Kobold Press' art director and main graphic designer is extremely talented (not to mention painfully humble). Normal folks could certainly never hope to ascend to his loftly level of super-awesomeness! :)

Andoran

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Yeah, this is full of some very interesting ideas.

I'm in the process of fine-tuning up an adventure I'm writing which just happens to have a magic mirror in it ... and you can bet I'll be using a cool idea or two from this!

Andoran

Lemmy wrote:
Hey, VM Merc, here's the perfect spell-less Ranger that you wanted. :)

Um .... ;)

Andoran

Last 2 hours!

Last call for the red & black Q-Workshop Dwarven Dice, 3 Kingsburg d6's and tokens, AND Gallant Hand's Gamers Gear 5x7 Skull & Crossbones dice bag :)

Q-Workshop Red & Black Dwarven Dice

Andoran

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Sounds an awful lot like another class I know ;)

Seriously, though - great job, this looks very cool!

Andoran

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Remember when the thread was about the new Harry Potter universe movies? Those were good times ...

Andoran

Sounds interesting! I wouldn't mind checking this out ... :)

Andoran

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Oceanshieldwolf wrote:


I do love me some Sinister Secrets of Saltmarsh etc, but I'm hoping Marc Radle's sahuagin adventure for Raging Swan Press scratches that itch...

Hey, wow! I'm reading through the thread, learning all this cool stuff about the upcoming Giantslayer Ap and never expected to see a shout out! I REALLY appreciate it though - I'm incredibly proud of the The Sunken Pyramid, which is absolutely an homage to the awesome Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh AD&D adventure!

I actually wrote a couple of design blogs about the adventure over on the Raging Swan site including this one which goes into more detail about how the adventure really is kind of my love letter to the Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh:)

Since I'm feeling all nostalgic about the Sunken Pyramid, I'll leave you with a few teachings from the sahuagin cal’mecac ("sayings of the old"):

Where is your heart?
You give your blood to each thing in turn
Carrying, you do not carry it...
To give your blood is to give your soul
To spill blood from your enemy is to know strength
There is much blood to spill - everyone is your enemy

— from the sahuagin cal’mecac ("sayings of the old")

Blinding light and flowing dark,
Life, death, strength, weakness, blood and stone
From the Time of the Seven Caves, to the Time of the End
and all is for us!

— from the sahuagin cal’mecac ("sayings of the old")

No one comes to the world to stay
Not stone, not gods, not bone or sea
Yet blood is eternal,
Soul and forever, flowing like fire in the deep.

— from the sahuagin cal’mecac ("sayings of the old")

Battle is the song of a thousand cries
Let yours sound loudest
Your beating heart the most sought after prize
To give it, the most sacred gift

— from the sahuagin cal’mecac ("sayings of the old")

OK, enough of that! Back to more Giantslayer goodness!

Andoran

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Hey everyone - hopefully you'll indulge me, but I wanted to mention that a number of the class concepts that have come up in this thread are already available in the New Paths Compendium from Kobold Press!. If you use non-Paizo material in your game, please give the book a look!

A number of folks have said they want a martial, non-caster shapeshifter. Take a look at the skin-changer, a variant of the spell-less ranger class that trades out things like hunter's bond and combat styles for a druid-like animal shape ability right from 1st level and a specialized animal combat style

For those looking for a full 20 level Mystic Theurge style arcane/divine base class, the New Path Compendium presents the theurge!

Looking for a spontaneous casting version of the druid, with abilities and flavor like the sorcerer or oracle - the NPC has the shaman, complete with totem secrets and an animal spirit guide.

Looking for a class a bit like the warlock, a martial caster with energy blasts which can be modified as he increases in level? Check out the battle scion - the ultimate martial blaster. :)

The NPC has received 11 5-star reviews, including one from Endzeitgeist himself and there's a lot of other good stuff including a number of other new classes (including the spell-less ranger, white necromancer, elven archer, and savant) so please check it out. Those of you looking for unrealized Pathfinder RPG classes might find that the New Paths Compendium from Kobold Press! is just what the doctor ordered! :)

Andoran

I'm looking forward to the first reviews! :)

Andoran

Marc Radle wrote:
Marc Radle wrote:

2 days left!

Oh, and because I'm a swell guy, I added a free Gallant Hand's Gamers Gear 5x7 Skull & Crossbones dice bag :)

Click below to check everything out!

Q-Workshop Red & Black Dwarven Dice

Cool picture of the dice bag added :)

Andoran

Amanda Hamon wrote:
WOW -- the Kobold Guide to Magic sounds awesome. Especially since previous Kobold Guides have been so popular (and award-winning!).

Hey everyone - the Kobold Guide to Magic has been nominated for an Ennie! Please be sure to head over and vote!

The 2014 ENnies Voting Booth is Now Live!.

While you're at it, be sure to cast a vote for Kobold Press - Favorite Publisher :)

Andoran

Hey everyone - the Kobold Guide to Magic has been nominated for an Ennie! Please be sure to head over and vote!

The 2014 ENnies Voting Booth is Now Live!.

While you're at it, be sure to cast a vote for Kobold Press - Favorite Publisher :)

Andoran

Marc Radle wrote:

2 days left!

Oh, and because I'm a swell guy, I added a free Gallant Hand's Gamers Gear 5x7 Skull & Crossbones dice bag :)

Click below to check everything out!

Q-Workshop Red & Black Dwarven Dice

Andoran

2 days left!

Oh, and because I'm a swell guy, I added a free Gallant Hand's Gamers Gear 5x7 Skull & Crossbones dice bag :)

Andoran

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I mentioned this in the other thread but figured it's appropriate here as well :)

Folks looking to play a mystic theurge right from 1st level might want to check out the Theurge base class contained in the

New Paths Compendium from Kobold Press

Andoran

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Interesting thread!

Folks looking to play a mystic theurge right from 1st level might want to check out the Theurg base class contained in the

New Paths Compendium from Kobold Press

Andoran

I have a full set (d4, d6, d8, d10, d100, d12, d20)of very cool red & black Q-Workshop Dwarven Dice plus 3 bonus Kingsburg d6's and tokens for sale

Please check out the link below if you're curious:)

Q-Workshop Red & Black Dwarven Dice

Andoran

Axial wrote:
I recommend minotaurs. The stat penalties for them in Midgard Campaign Setting seem a bit harsh, but they're a flavorful species that could really benefit from support.

Might I suggest you read Wolfgang's comment again? There might be a clue in there somewhere ...

Or maybe not, what do I know? :)

Andoran

They are absolutely doing it. The movie takes place in and around New York, 70 years before the events of Harry Potter, so some time in the 1940's ...

The movie is about Newt Scamander, the author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a textbook used by the students at Hogwarts.

Now an old man, he is retired. He has a grandson named Rolf, who married Luna Lovegood some time after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

I would not be at all surprised if they start the movie in the near future, after after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows where Scamander recounts the adventures of his youth when he gains all the knowledge and experience that eventually lead up to his writing the book he became famous for ... similar to how the Hobbit movie began with an old Bilbo recounting his There and Back Again tale to Frodo.

Andoran

@silverhair2008 - awesome! Sounds like a fun game

@nightflier - looking forward to it!!!!

Andoran

Yeah, this one is very cool. Obviously my main focus is on the layout, graphic design etc ... but I do tend to sneak in a little reading as well :)

I'd be very keen to play a gnoll now! :)

Andoran

Slaunyeh wrote:
Pan wrote:
Did Jar Jar Binks make you happy?
Who?

Correct answer.

Andoran

LMPjr007 wrote:
Oh look, we just got in the 2nd rough draft of the cover. Frank Frazetta would be proud.

Unfortunately those of us who don't use Facebook can't see it ...

Is there any reason you don't just make stuff like this freely accessable to everyone?

Andoran

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Wolfgang Baur wrote:

I do have an update! The New Paths files are very close.

Right now, it's looking like July is a long shot but possible. If it is not out in August I will wear a funny gnomish and dance a jig.

Wolfgang speaks the truth! I've been exchanging a quite a few e-mails with the team doing the Hero Lab files for the New Paths Compendium, so I can confirm that they are well under way!!!

Andoran

My family and I loved the books and the movies. I'm willing to give Rowling the benefit of the doubt. She seems like a pretty decent person who just really loves writing stories, especially stories that take place in the Potter world she created.

As long as these new movies are well written and well done, I have no problem with them at all.

Andoran

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Me too. In all the many years I've played the game, and all the different people I've played with, I've actually never, *ever* seen anything but some form of true roll your stats character creation!

I like rolling way too much. That sense of randomness, anticipation and excitement from rolling stats is just too much a part of the game's fabric for me to ever want to give point buy much serious consideration

So, to the OP I say absolutely ditch point buy and give rolling a shot.

Andoran

Dexion1619 wrote:
Before you put a bunch of work into this, have you looked at the Shaman Class from Kobold Press (New Paths Compendium)? It's almost exactly what you are describing.

I was about to suggest the very same thing :) Please check it out!

New Paths Compendium

Here's the store text for the shaman to give you a little better idea what the class is about:

The Spontaneous Druid

It's odd that the mystic druid must prepare spells ahead of time—so now he doesn't! The shaman is a nature and spirit-focused spontaneous caster, with otherworldly new abilities and an animal spirit guide.

The removal of prepared spells makes this a more mystical and freeform nature-based caster, and the new powers and expanded wildshape and totem abilities mean that the Shaman is both flexible and powerful. Marvel at the new spirit dance, improved wildshape powers, and totem secrets, which grant additional powers beyond the ken of mere druids.

The New Paths Companion also includes three new shaman archetypes - the elemental shaman, primal shifter, and witch doctor, plus new feats and spells specific to the Shaman that make them masters of the spirit world and an expanded list of animal spirit guides. The book even includes a host of tracking sheets, including ones for animal spirit companion (easily used for standard animal companions as well) and wildshape forms.

Andoran

You might take a look at Learning Curve: Apprentice-Level Characters from Tricky Owlbear Publishing

Apprentice-Level Characters allows players to (among other things!) start their adventuring career as a half-level PC and is perfect for creating realistic yet still playable young characters

Andoran

It's cool ... Cool to the power of seven :)

Andoran

Heck of a game! Germany was definity the better team though and deserved to win.

And that goal was awesome!

Andoran

Oceanshieldwolf wrote:
Marc Radle wrote:

Oh, and did I mention the very cool stretch goal/backer reward I am super over the moon excited about??? :)

Actually no, no you didn't. ;)

Well, it's pretty cool:)

Andoran

I'm anxious to see some reviews on this one!

Andoran

I can say that the art that's coming in for this is AMAZING!

Oh, and did I mention the very cool stretch goal/backer reward I am super over the moon excited about??? :)

Andoran

Was Silva hurt? I thought he missed the game due to 2 yellow cards/red card. If if was a card issue, then he should be available to Saturday's game I believe, yes?

I'm also curious how that game will go. It seems to me Brazil will either be so demoralized and defeated mentally and emotionally that they will play horribly OR they will be so desperate to save face after their 7-1 crushing that they will come out and play with an absolute vengeance. I don't see much of a middle ground between those two scenarios.

I'm not a huge Germany fan, but I respect the heck out of them and I REALLY want to see Germany over Argentina on Sunday.

Andoran

Just over an hour left!

Click now, or forever hold your peace :)

Psionics Unleashed

Psionics Expanded

Andoran

Kthulhu wrote:
Expecting Ultimate Psionics imminently, I take it?

Heh - close :) The books are my son's and I got him Ultimate Psionics for his birthday (the full color, hardback version ... yeah, I'm an awesome dad :)

So, since he no longer needs the Psionics Unleashed or Psionics Expanded, we figured why not let some other psionics fan get the benefit of these books :)

Both auctions end tomorrow (Friday, so this is pretty much last call :)

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