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I'd happily pay $60+ for a larger first Bestiary. I also have to second the idea of prioritizing monsters from Adventure Path chapterss to supplement the core monsters in the book. More importantly, it would be really nice to have it available on release day with the core rules.


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I'm not quite sure what you're looking for here.

It may be that PF2 is not going to be a system you would enjoy playing.

Speaking for myself, I'm interested in the changes I've read / heard about, but I'm trying not to get too excited until the play test rules are released in August. Until then there isn't really enough information for me to make a totally informed decision.


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Ckorik wrote:
Nyarlathotep wrote:

I'm fine with alignment. It's sounds like it's a sacred cow that will live on in the 2nd edition.

I would like to see spells like Unholy Blight and others that affect only certain alignments disappear (or be reworked) though. Last 3 campaigns I've run, the majority of players are playing neutral characters to avoid being affected by spells and effects like this.

The fact that your players are 'gamifying' morality to avoid in game mechanics sounds like it has added depth and nuance to your game that help you plumb the depths of the moral fiber.

Or the opposite - and it's yet another example of why alignment tied to mechanics should go.

While I agree with many things you've said in this thread, this comment felt a little disparaging.

My players want a beer & pretzel "kick in the door, kill monsters and take their stuff" kind of game. They're not really interested in exploring morality and delving into ethics, social issues and mores. I would enjoy running that type of game but it's not for my particular group.

Obviously our experience and desires with the game don't trump anyone else but it is a valid play style and I feel that the mechanics of the system could be cleaned up in this regard.

Edit: corrected a spelling mistake.


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I'm fine with alignment. It's sounds like it's a sacred cow that will live on in the 2nd edition.

I would like to see spells like Unholy Blight and others that affect only certain alignments disappear (or be reworked) though. Last 3 campaigns I've run, the majority of players are playing neutral characters to avoid being affected by spells and effects like this.


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I'm outraged by this talk of 3rd edition and will be burning all my 2nd edition books immediately!


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Sharaya wrote:

Hi Nyarlathotep,

I'm sorry to see that we missed your post for so long!

Add what's in your cart now to your save for later section. Add the other items you want to your cart.

Let us know once that's done, and we can combine them and submit them from our side. We can make sure the code discount gets on there for you.

Thanks!
~Sharaya

Thanks for the reply Sharaya.

I've gone ahead and removed old saved items, moved the Season 8 and 9 scenarios into the saved for later and shopping cart. Please go ahead and finalize the order out. (My CC should be on file).

Thanks again!


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As long as the numbers are kept to +/-10 (or even +/-5) I'm okay with it. At my table we spend far more time trying to keep track of bonuses stacking than the dice rolling. For us, it wouldn't take much longer to say "Goblin rolls a 19 to hit, what's your AC? A 9? Sweet, prepare your backup character as the goblin inflicts x damage". I don't really see it slowing things down a whole lot (of course YMMV).


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Good afternoon,

I'm hoping to use my RAIN18 discount coupon today to purchase season 8 & 9 Pathfinder Society scenarios and I seem to have hit a limit to how many items I can add to my cart at once (31 items).

What would be the recommended method to adding all of season 8 and what is available of season 9 and use the discount coupon?

Thanks!


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Vanulf Wulfson wrote:

I"m looking for some advice on which AP to run for a group of my friends, three of which I've been playing with since high school (almost 35 years now) one of which has an attention deficit problem, another who has been playing for over 20 years, and one of my friends wives who is brand new to roleplaying.

We tried playing Kingmaker but the sandboxy nature of it and the wash, rinse, repeat of the exploration factor soon had them bored. So, to that end I'm looking for something a bit more railroady. Given the nature of the group I'd also like to avoid anything with a sub-system involved with it (ala Kingmaker).
I was thinking Mummy's Mask or Shattered Star might be a good fit but wanted to see if I'm overlooking any other AP's that might fit the bill.

Dotting for future


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I always felt Aroden's death was a cool concept that never went anywhere. I'm not sure if it's due to the timeframe (only 100 years ago) or if it's because his death has no effect on the world. Okay, yes it had an effect on the world as it was the catalyst for change in governments (Cheliax) or weather (Eye of Abendego), but aside from some one-off changes in the recent past, there is no effect in the current day.

I feel like his death would have much more impact to players if it had an actual game effect (maybe divination magic shouldn't work). The fact that prophecies are broken means nothing since there are no long term prophecies to be affected, they never seem to factor in to adventures or other campaign materials (and I'm not sure how prophecy would even work in a world where divination magic is available). Because there is no game effect to his death he has become entirely inconsequential to my players and myself.

It's a shame. I sure like the concept of a god's death.


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Awesome work!


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karpana wrote:

Hi There,

With the looming strike / lockout by Canada Post and its Postal Workers Union, (the date has been pushed back a few times, but currently expected to start on July 9th, 2016), I'm wondering what Paizo's plans are for redirecting lettermail (which would likely be USPS from your perspective) to other providers, or freezing the mailouts from the warehouse so mail doesn't get frozen at the border as we wait for CanadaPost to get back to work?

I recognize that other shipping/postal providers have different costs, so I'm curious what the next cheapest provider is that you work with, so that I can determine if I want to eat that cost during the postal event so I can get my subscriptions and other orders, or just freeze the outbound shipping of my orders (including my subs) until the event has ended.

Curious about this myself, should I just have my subscriptions held while waiting for Canada Post to go back to work?


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Chris Lambertz wrote:
We apologize for the inconvenience and will have this fixed soon. An email will be sent out alerting folks that the file has been updated also.

Thanks!


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Good afternoon Paizonians!

I got my shipping notification for Order #3950593 a couple of days ago. When I go into the My Downloads section of the website, it shows all my PDFs as normal with the exception of the PDF for "Pathfinder Adventure Path #107: Scourge of the Godclaw (Hell's Vengeance 5 of 6) (PFRPG)". Instead of listing the two usual options (One File per Chapter & Single File), it only lists once and it's the one file per chapter version.

I'd like to download the single file version. Could someone there give the appropriate server or application a kick and/or the requisite abuse to update the files?

Thanks!


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pauljathome wrote:
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I'll second this. If you live in Europe, I don't see any reason to subsribe. The discount doesn't come close to offsetting the shipping fees. I don't know how much it costs to ship to other continents, but I guess anything else than north America, isn't big enough as a market to justify distribution centers.
It probably won't make you feel any better, but tbe shipping to Canada is also pretty high. High enough that we also lose out big time if we subscribe

I hear you on that one. Last Paizo parcel to me was $109.25 (USD) worth of product and $37.50 (USD) worth of freight and then an extra $20.00 (CDN) for UPS to deliver it to me. It's starting to get hard justifying the expense.

$212.00 Canadian Pesos total, $70.00 of it for shipping.


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Skeld wrote:

It annoys you that when they ship you a package, they charge you what it actually costs to ship the package?

-Skeld

It is kind of monstrous of them. :)


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Please cancel my Pathfinder Tales subscription.

Thank You


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SoonerTed wrote:
Zahir ibn Mahmoud ibn Jothan wrote:
deusvult wrote:

Action classes in order of least restrictive to most restrictive:

Full Round, Standard, Move, Swift, Free, Immediate.

It makes little sense to say that an available action to the left of the action type normally required can't be expended in place of an action to the right is ignoring common sense and is embodying the worst stereotypes of the rules lawyer.

And yet you're wrong when it comes to Swift actions.

You get only one Swift per turn, that's it.

Source? I've never played in a game that wouldn't let me use a standard action to take a swift.

http://paizo.com/prd/combat.html

Not sure what the anchor is to get you to the appropriate section, but under the "action type" it says:

Swift Action: A swift action consumes a very small amount of time, but represents a larger expenditure of effort and energy than a free action. You can perform only a single swift action per turn.

Edit: Ninja'd!


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Where could one go about pre-ordering the Emerald Spire Module? Can't seem to find it on the site (and I'm sure to forget about it between now and the release date)


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ryric wrote:
... 10 points is "hard mode", 15 is "normal", 20 is "easy" and 25 is "beginner." ...

That's an awesome way of explaining it to players!


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I've got a Motorola Xoom tablet, HTC Desire smartphone and use a tablet laptop (Thinkpad x220t running Windows 7 Professional)


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I had picked up a 4' x 8' sheet of melamine (essentially whiteboard) from a hardware store. I'd think they'd be pretty easy to find anywhere. Scored it with a T square and a carpet knife.


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Are subscribers still getting emails when there are new releases for Slumbering Tsar? I haven't gotten one in ages to let me know there is a new volume out and I'd like to make sure it won't interfere with receiving the hardcover when it is released.


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After reading another post here regarding gift certificates, I'm considering getting myself a couple while the exchange rate is working in my favor.

Couple of quick questions:

1) Do gift certificates expire?
2) If I apply the certificate as a store credit, do I have a choice as to which orders to apply it to?
3) Is there a limit to how many gift certificates I can purchase/apply to my account?


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Filios wrote:
How do you convert to Kindle...PLEASE HELP?

Instructions to do this would be handy!

Edit: looks like you need to grab a program called calibre to convert epub to mobi, then you can copy the file to the appropriate folder on your kindle/tablet. Off to experiment more.


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Evil Lincoln wrote:
CuttinCurt wrote:

Its so good my daughter keeps stealing it from my collection.

Oh, and she calls Pharasma the Chair God... hmmmm

hahaha.... chair domain.

Her avatar/herald? Chairface Chippendale!


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Nylanfs wrote:
Lord Raptor wrote:
Just curious why Paizo does not carry them when you carry their print products. Also does anyone know if Catalyst releases their PDFs on hard copy? Thanks.

While I hate to point anyone away from the store they are asking the question in. Their in-house store sells hardback/PDF bundles. Or were you asking about if they sold physical copies of their PDF only releases?

http://www.battlecorps.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=28

I would never recommend buying PDFs from Battlecorps directly. If they ever update their files, you have a limited window to grab the files. Same thing if you buy the PDF. If you don't download right away (or say forget that you bought something), you can't grab it later. I've been trying to get the updated PDFs of all the core rulebooks that I bought and can't because the download time window has expired.

Since you can't get the PDFs at Paizo, you're far better off to purchase from DTRPG.com


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Great.

Now I have to hope my subscriptions get here before that happens :(


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Any chance we'll be seeing this available for purchase at the Paizo store?


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ConflictRoleplaying wrote:
DragonBelow wrote:
DragonBelow wrote:
Is this the new reprint with all the errata and clarifications?
Since this is the PFRPG version, I am going to reply to myself: yes
Yes, this is contains the errata and clarifications

I've been considering picking this up.

Does this version come with the PDF and the double sided map (similar to the one listed on the Conflict Games website)?


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I'm curious, do the security settings used preclude the use of some more advanced PDF features?

I took a look awhile ago at an Eclipse Phase PDF and I really like the way the PDF was structured. You had the option of turning off the background layers, art and other options to get clean text if you were printing something. This is something that I feel is lacking in Paizo's PDFs. Any chance of adding something similar to future PDF releases?


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Good Afternoon,

I'm wondering if I can suspend order #1543985 and have it sent with next month's shipment. (The shipping cost is hard to justify for a just a single item).


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Just to throw my 2cp in.

Like the OP I would prefer each side to have a seperate image on it, I've bought a couple of the various flip-mats, so if I need blank sides I've got them. Cool maps that I don't have to draw though... that would be very handy.


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Steel_Wind wrote:

Simple: There are a ton of gamers in Canada and, Amazon.ca aside, esssentially ZERO competition from online sources within Canada due to the difference in shipping costs and brokerage fees to Canada from the United States. All the competitors that are present in the American market are much less pronounced in Canada. There are a very large number of gaming shops in Canada.

Despite this, sales of Pathfinder are comparitively lower in Canada and Pahtfinder society play is virtually nil.

I not sure how to fix this, but I do know that in a situation where you have as large a market as there is north of the border which can essentially be serviced at the same cost as the American dmoestic market -- but which isn't buying your products to the extent they should be?

It's time to attempt to fix that as Paizo has clearly left some easy money on the table here. Pick it up.

this!

and an android app would be awesome.


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I was looking at one of the preview PDFs for Eclipse Phase and they have a really nice option to turn off the various layers of their PDFs. If Paizo could do something similar I would be very impressed (I DM from an older tablet and it's sometimes slow going browsing through the PDFs).


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Does the steel core extend all the way to the edge of the pad? I had two complaints about the original one. 1) the colors were too dark (resolved!) and 2) the edges were really flimsy with what seemed like a 1/2 inch border that there was no backing to.

I'd like to replace mine with something a little sturdier, but I'm nowhere near close to a FLGS/NSFLGS, so I sadly have no way of checking it out.


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Malaclypse wrote:


But people got riled up, started being rude and ..well.. here we are.

lol


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Malaclypse wrote:
Herald wrote:


Why would you want to insult Americans and their work culture?
I don't - I was simply surprised at the strong reaction to my post. It seems that a week-long delay is something that seems acceptable to most people here. Maybe I misjudged the situation...

I think it was the tone of your post.


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noretoc wrote:
I ran a store for years and used to ke\ick people like this to the curb all the time while they screaming that I should be bending over backwards to keep thier business. Never hurt my sales at all. Sooner or later, they all get a wake up call and realize the world dosen;t owen them crap.

Same experience here. I appreciate good customer service but as a retailer I think people need to be good customers too. I'll bend over backwards to help out a customer who is polite and reasonable, but when confronted by aggressive or offensive behaviour my first thought is "how much time and effort do I devote to this before I fire this customer".


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I think the iconics should be removed (certainly from the AP, I can see an argument for leaving them in the Pathfinder Module line). If iconics were to be provided for the APs, rather than putting them in the actual AP itself, 1st level versions (of all the iconics) should be added to the Player's Guide to the AP.

I'd like to see a product similar to Enemies & Allies (I think that's what it was called) from the original 3.0 releases. Something that has all the iconics from level 1 - 20. I occasionally do one-shot sessions and it would be useful having a roster of characters for someone dropping in for just a session or two.


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I'm prepping for my Kingmaker game today and I have a quick question about Boggards. I see they get a "Sticky Tongue" attack that can be detached as a free (as opposed to swift/immediate action). When they are stuck to a target they can't move more than 10' away. My question is: what happens if the target tries to move more than 10' away on its turn? Does it drag the boggard with it (since the boggard can only detach on it's turn)?


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So I've started checking out Pathfinder podcasts and I keep hearing that this one is supposed to be really good and I'd like to check it out.

How would one go about finding what URL to use to subscribe to the podcast if one did not use iTunes? (I use Media Monkey).


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So here's something that came up for my weekend game. I was trying to find the Abadar article and couldn't locate it (until I busted out the google).

With all this fantastic material coming from Paizo, it would be nice if there was some type of online article index for the Companion/Chronicles/AP product lines. Any chance of seeing something like this in the future?


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1st death in the 1st session.

Name: Hugo Alahandros
Race: Human
Classes/levels: Paladin 1
Adventure: Stolen Lands
Location: Thorn River Bandit Camp
Catalyst: A poorly thought-out attack against Kressle & the bandits
The Gory Details: After defeating the bandits at Oleg's, the PCs kept one prisoner alive, promising to release him if he led the group to the bandit camp. Once they arrived, a quick bit of scouting by the rogue and a clue as to the enemy's location, a plan is hatched. The rogue will take care of the sentry, while the rest of the group attacks the bandits hiding in the clearing. Seems like a good plan until...

a) the PCs decide to change the plan on the fly, sending one character up the trail towards the camp (splitting the party yet again).
b) realizing that some of the party was still wounded before starting the fight and still going ahead with it.

Kressle & co suffer some losses, but Kressle manages to down the paladin, cleric & barb of the group before demanding that the survivors surrender (which is where we ended the session).


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Does anyone know if one of the 2 remaining Adventures deal with the Iron Wraiths (the group sent off to pacify the Tiger Barbs)?


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Jason Kossowan wrote:

Thought some may be interested in checking out our campaign blog. Very easy to set up with Blogspot.

http://kingmaker-campaign.blogspot.com

I really like the little summation of the political scene in Brevoy, it nicely wraps up the charter issue with a reason for it to be issued (something that Stolen Lands didn't do so well IMO). The write ups are interesting as well...

I'll be keeping my eye on this one :)


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I subscribed to this unit and would like to go grab Chapter 2... where do I go to download it?


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I'm prepping a Kingmaker campaign to start in the next couple of weeks. I've got a pretty good handle on the region and the scope of play, but I do have one question that I can't seem to find the answer to.

Who are the Swordlords of Restov? Are they an actual political organization? Are they a collective of Aldori duelist who wield political power? Do they have any relation (official or unofficial) to the Lord Mayor?

Basically, I need to know who gives the charter to the PCs. Any suggestions?


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So does this replace the Slumbering Tsar that was released by Necro?


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Funny,

I was looking for a project to do with my fancy new Matrix jewellery CAD design program. Now I'll have to spend my weekend experimenting :)

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