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Goblin Squad Member. RPG Superstar 6 Season Dedicated Voter, 7 Season Star Voter. 234 posts (239 including aliases). 2 reviews. 1 list. No wishlists. 1 alias.


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I shall watch these eagerly!

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I could not love this anymore!
I LOVE that she's a dwarf! I LOVE that dwarves have a whole venerable, ancient tradition of the rivethun. I LOVE that she's a shaman! I LOVE her tuatara (which somehow I missed the very first time I read this, back when it was first published).

Last of all, I LOVE Wayne Reynold's character design!

Oh... and I LOVE how many awesome trans characters (including an Empyreal Lord or two!) that Paizo now has. A growing smorgasbord...

Yay yay yay to Crystal, Shardra, and Paizo! I wish I had a rivethun shaman I could go to (bearing a gift or two) and ask her advice on the year ahead...

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I'm pretty sure it's a BUNGLE of goblins.

But I think it's BUNGLE.

Or maybe the city is built around a flare-up of the Positive Energy Plane. What's coming through is raw (positive) power, which then is passed through 4 separate 'filters' or lenses- which renders the raw energy into each one of the 4 core Elements.

Am I totally thinking of this?


Earth Air Fire Water.
Chunks from each of the 4 core Elemental Planes combine together to make the city.

The Earth plane contributes the landmass itself - and minerals, metals, building stones, etc.
Elemental Fire powers the city and can also act as waste disposal as someone else said upthread.
Elemental Air contributes both the airy cushion the city floats on, as well as the weather-livability magic topside: breathable air (for higher altitudes), moderate temperatures, good climate for agriculture, etc.
Elemental Water provides the rivers and lakes and rain and drinking water, etc.

A bit torn from each plane, by long-ago mages.

Elemental factionalism could crop up, plus maybe many elementals from the 'home' planes HATE this city for its ancient planar thefts.

(A lot of this is basically what @Ciaran Barnes was saying...)

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I don't believe in dice. I don't think they exist.
I have a LOT of trouble playing tabletop RPGs.

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7

I only voted for two:

Treant's Crossing (!)
Gravepit Basin of Fallen Cersai (sorry if I'm butchering the name)

I only vote for stuff I'm head over heels for me: that's just me

good luck, everyone

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7


Levi Miles FTW!

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So, if my calculations are correct, Hell's Rebels will be the 'gonzo' AP, following the more 'conservative/traditional' Giant Slayer one. Any ideas/hints as to what gonzo elements will be introduced in H.R.?

I'm loving the gonzo APs, myself…

Where are the two maps?

Am loving this series of sneak peaks, mind you…


Zon-Kuthon - before he was all cray-cray and slice-happy - i.e., when he was Dou-Bral (sp?)
was not only around pre-Starfall, he was also actively present for the imprisonment of Rovagug. His contribution way back then was basically the last thing he did in helpful collaboration with the other gods, before he went out a'wandering and came back changed.

In one of the Mythic supplements, it states that Dou-Bral made some unique stitchings, if you will, into the 'flesh' of Golarion itself (via mythic monuments), to help seal shut Rovagug's prison. A foreshadowing of his later, creepier interest in bindings and clamps and piercings and other charming whatnot...


F. Wesley Schneider wrote:
cannon fodder wrote:
F. Wesley Schneider wrote:
years and years of Bastardhall awesomeness, to be continued at Paizocon 2014.
So you're saying that you're announcing the Bastardhall AP in Paizocon? Sweet!
Maybe. Though it might be Paizocon 2020.

Hey, I'll take it!

Very excited to read the whole of this.
I love planar stuff and long for ever more of it.
And Mr. Sutter has thrilled me several times over with both Distant Worlds and City of Strangers. I enjoyed the first Salim novel as well, and this one seems even more enticing.
Am happy, too, we're getting some gay male characters in this. We've come a long ways as a hobby since the days when I got charbroil flamed for starting a thread back on the WotC boards merely inquiring if there *were* any LGBT characters in Forgotten Realms canon. (Shout-out to Elaine Cunningham, btw, who defended my honor, as it were, on said board!)
(May I also take a moment to heartily commend Wes Schneider, and others, for bringing several awesome transgender characters into Golarion? Go, Paizo, go!)

Anyway- looking forward to this novel! Devils and psychopomps ahoy!


Thanks, Sara Marie!
When I saw the cheaper price yesterday, it was enough to move me past the deadly sin of Sloth, and into pro-active action-taking mode! (Seriously, you have no idea how crippled by laziness I can be. Who knows when I would have ever ordered the darn CD, much as I wanted it! Sometimes, that little extra discount is all it takes…)

If Rise of the Runelords does well, is there the thought of tackling other APs?

Regardless, I'm Über-excited for this series. Because:
1. Paizo so rarely disappoints
2. I love RotRL, (I love Golarion in general!), and
3. Brits do grrrreat audio-dramas, by and large.

I'm in. Will no doubt subscribe- though I already went ahead and purchased the first volume cause I'm just the eager to get my ears on it...

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7

No one's started this yet? Ok, I guess I'll go...

One big vote for Robert Brookes' On Fertile Ground

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Oh please.
This map is a LIE.
Mighty Razmir would never permit the Worldworld to encroach on His demesne!
Our Lord would send those demons packin' before you can say "participation mystique!"

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7

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I really hope I make it into the Top 32! I didn't submit an item, but I'm counting on the voters/judges/community to not be so prejudicial and elitist.

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7

I too get an error message after clicking the vote button- and in the very first set I think at least one item is indeed one I saw last year... (have only tried to vote once)

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Homosexuality + Pathfinder, in the news: o-my-coming-out_b_3072636.html

Check it out- my LGBT brethren & sistren: o-my-coming-out_b_3072636.html

Read down to basically the last line...

That's cool!
May this media coverage birth a few dozen new players!

More Jim Zub comicky goodness here on the Know Direction podcast/vlog:

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Heads up (or has this already been mentioned in this thread)
the lovable guys over at the Pathfinder "Know Direction" podcast just did an episode entitled "Homosexuality in Golarion" (this thread is cited, btw).

Wes Schneider himself is on hand to do a great talk re. the subject.
I particularly like his comments re. lack of trans representation in RPGs (Pathfinder included) up till now- and how that's a failing. To me, he did a great job of modeling how to be non-defensive when you're basically called out on an internalized 'norm' - and how you set about addressing it. (= he hints that an upcoming Empyreal Lord will be on the trans spectrum! Exciting!

Gotta love Paizo!

oh- and shout-out to Know Direction- check out their podcasts (which are now also videos) - they're great!

I love the call-back to your earlier short-story run starring Alareon the alchemist, who's also the protag of your excellent CITY OF THE FALLEN SKY, Tim.

And it was fun to hear the barrow-run as told by the OTHER side!

This story is one of my new favorites of the online Pathfinder fiction series!

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7

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My fellow Bay Arean!

As of last round, you became the guy I most to win...and you still are!
But 'cocktail' ? Cocktail??? Don't taze me, bro!

Dude- "Egelsee Effluent" is RIGHT THERE for the picking!
It alliterates, it sounds grosser & more toxic (inna good way), and is more semantically precise to boot.

Or even Egelsee Sludge. Or Swill.

Regardless- I still dig this monster, it absolutely gets my vote, and you are still the guy I want to win!

Go forth, my brother! Prevail!

Can't wait!

And amazing art, as ALWAYS.
(Last night I Liked the FB Pathfinder Art group - where had it been all my life?)

In other news, I am not particularly comfortable with the fact that I find the illustration of the protagonist so attractive. (Brunet hipster males with cool hair being my especial weakness.)

What's that word in Golarion for humans who "like" halflings?

This is not a welcome bit of self-knowledge!

Good work, Mr. Romine- I enjoy both these two characters, the setting, the influence of the sun and other stars - I look forward to seeing how everything plays out!

~New fan

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7

Go, Team Us!

Dedicated Voter Season 6, Star Voter Season 7

That is all!


Feel free to add your own voting milestones (serious or comical).

Berik wrote:
Yep! I added to the list above that you took the ninth day.


(And I like your politics too- going by at least some of your very recent postings. Double-win!)

Berik wrote:

Just getting into the Christmas spirit! And you've got it Winter Born, will get it to you in the next couple of days.

And here's a summary for clarity. Still 12 things to go guys![/QUOTE="Berik"]

Distant Worlds for Marcus?

Am I doing this right?

And ORACLES have been known to speak in verse, if I'm not mistaken...
and I do so love the oracle class...


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So, I really dug Kevin A Murphy's alchemist-in-Galt stories. Like, a ton.
I think I said as much in the comments section back in the day- but in case I didn't- let me repeat: I like them a ton.

Smart, packed full of erudition, beautiful prose, and characters that I actually got sad about. But the stories also had some great 'pulp' action, deft twists and turns.

So- I would like at least one whole Pathfinder novel by him, please.
I'm not picky- it doesn't have to feature the alchemist. Entirely new characters in a relatively unknown Golarion country would be fine by me...

I also liked all of the clever poems Mr. Murphy did for y'all, back in the day!

Have we had a novel with a bard main character yet?


One player can play the card game - like, solitaire?
That would be great!

Totally didn't see that coming: our main character's former occupation/affiliation...

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Kajehase wrote:

The Wrath of Deskari

and on a similar theme: Wrath of the Righteous

Ding ding ding!

Congrats to Kajehase!

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PART ONE: The Choreographed Incursion
PART TWO: Sword of Shakira
PART THREE: Demon's Power-Ballad
PART FOUR: The Midnight Isles of C-List Guest Stars
PART FIVE: Herald of the Ivory Keys
PART SIX: City of Locusts (If By "Locusts" We Mean Ke$ha's Fans)

Dang, this is starting to sound GOOD.
Next stop, Kickstarter! ; )

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Tels wrote:
Marcus Ewert wrote:

"An Adventure Path Very Much Like the TV Show GLEE Except That Instead of a High School It's Set in a Smoking Rift of Demonic Corruption; Also, There's Not Quite as Much Singing"

....has a certain ring to it

"Also Involves The Mutilation And Decapitation Of Any One Who Spontaneously Bursts Into Song And Dance"

Seriously, this AP name rolls off the tongue.

"...Culminating in the Sacrifice of Ke$ha on the Tainted Altar of Deskari in an Exceedingly Very Special Episode"

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"An Adventure Path Very Much Like the TV Show GLEE Except That Instead of a High School It's Set in a Smoking Rift of Demonic Corruption; Also, There's Not Quite as Much Singing"

....has a certain ring to it

Kain Darkwind wrote:

Dirge of the Demonsong

The Demonwar
Scars of Sin

Would have been what I suggested, if I hadn't been too late.

For what it's worth, Kain, I really like "The Demonwar"-

The Dusk Crusade

A Plague of Wings

The Plague Vow

Lords of Vermin

Mikaze wrote:

Speaking of locusts and demons...


Ooh, I like that one, Mikaze!

Lord of the Locust Host

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