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What did they add or take away from the Pathfinder Chronicles Campaign Setting guide when releasing the Inner Sea World guide [Spoilers?]
Off the top of my head, the Darklight Sisterhood and the timing of when the first gunpowder weapons were invented. The Darklight Sisterhood was excised completely. In the Campaign Setting the Gunworks (the main manufacturer of firearms) was founded in 1903 AR, but in the ISWG this was moved up to 4620 AR.
I'm sure there are many other things, but I can't think of them right now.
Was just looking at Heart of the Jungle today when I realized that the information on p. 28 about "Regions Farther South" mentions that the Kaliasso Jungle is south of Sargava and borders the sea to the west. Looking at the more recent Inner Sea Poster Map Folio, I see that this now seems to be called the Jungle of Hungry Trees. Are they one and the same?
The books you've already mentioned are really the only sources on your topics of interest. Other books make passing references to them, but add nothing substantive. As for future adventures set in Katapesh, who knows? I have heard nothing on the grape vine, but then again I am not as close to that vine as others.
What is the relationship between Ouat and Pahmet? Are Ouat basically a subset of Pahmet, or what?
I'll work more on those PFWiki articles soon :)
Yup! The Inner Sea World Guide is generally my go-to reference in the Pathfinder Campaign Setting. Looks like there's a bit of confusion as to what the proper language of the ancient cyclopes should be.
And just as an FYI, the Kasatha (as of right now) have not been mentioned in a Campaign Setting source, only in the Advanced Race Guide and Bestiary 4.
Karui Kage wrote:
Either that, or it was changed in Bestiary 4 because it's a "setting-neutral" source. But I think you are right, I think it was a typo, although I'll keep my eyes open for further instances.
Karui Kage wrote:
Excellent set of links :) I make use of all of those for my home games. I'll have to adjust my site to start hot-linking a lot of those languages from the Archives to the Wiki. I already do that for Deities and some Nations (in the Background Generator) but that's about it.
Thanks! Glad to know our work is of use to others. It's a constant work in progress, so if you see something, please feel free to let us know here or on the Wiki.
Great work, Karui Kage!
For descriptions of most of these languages, you can also check out PathfinderWiki's various pages on languages spoken in the Pathfinder Campaign Setting:
Anyone know where I could find or if somebody could post GMG Settlement stats for the cities mentioned in that book? (I know Whitethrone's been done already, in case you guys were wondering.)
The only way the most recent "city statblock" version (using the rules of the Gamemastery Guide) would exist is if the cities had been used since the printing of GMG as the setting of an adventure (such as in a module or in an AP or even just a lowly PFS scenario).
So what's the answer, as far as I know? Nope, except for Whitethrone, which you have already mentioned. Why is that? I'm guessing the cities that were included in "Cities of Golarion" were included because there were no plans on using them in any upcoming adventures, i.e. they were included because Paizo knew that a module or AP would not detail them further in the near future.
James Jacobs wrote:
Hey, I guessed it!
Just saw something else ...
The same timeline lists Queen Galfrey as taking the throne in Mendev in 4601 AR. Even if she was made queen when she was a baby, this means that she's 113 years old! Given that she's human (at least according to the "Faction Guide") is this a typo or has she been sucking on sun orchid elixir milk shakes for much of her life?
Just noticed something ...
In the timeline on the rear inside cover it lists that the god Aroden defeated Deskari's avatar at the Lake of Mists and Veils in 4433 AR. If this is correct, this is a big update from what the timeline was in the older books. Originally, according to the "Campaign Setting" p. 148, this happened before Aroden's apotheosis (i.e. before 1 AR). As far as I can tell, this would be Aroden's first documented direct intervention since he defeated Tar-Baphon in 896 AR. As far as I understood, I thought that Aroden withdrew from helping humanity directly after defeating the wizard-king. After all, he didn't personally interfere in the Shining Crusade in the 38th and 39th century AR. Any insight?
It works quite well, and is pretty straightforward and doesn't take long to get used to. It's almost like having any document detailing Golarion hyperlinked like the PFWiki itself. It's a little bit slower, of course, because you can't just click on a word, you have to highlight it first. Now we just have to add more articles to the wiki ...
I am cross-posting this from the PFWiki, as I think it may be useful to some of you!
OK, this is kinda cool and kinda geeky, so be forewarned. This is unfortunately also for Mac OS users only, as this application doesn't exist for other OS as far as I know. The app I am referring to is called PopClip and can be downloaded from the App Store for US $3 right now. Basically, it allows you to perform extra functions when you highlight something with your mouse. So instead of just copying and pasting, you can search for something, create a note for yourself, send an email, etc.
One of the software's most basic functions is to do a Google search on the selected term. If you go to the app's User Guide, however, it shows you how to use alternate search engines. Take a moment to read how to do that on the page I just mentioned. OK, done? Do you have the app installed? No? Go back and install the app!
Now do a search for "***" in our PFWiki search box on the website, highlight the URL it spits out and select "Select Search Engine" when it the PopClip menu appears (hold down the Shift key to make it the alternate search engine). Bingo! Now every time you do a search using PopClip (or an alternate search, if that's what you selected), you're searching the wiki! How freaking cool is that? This will work in any text document you are reading, including PDFs!
Now if you do a regular search using the app and the term you're looking for is only used in Paizo pubs, there's a good chance that the wiki will be the top Google search result anyway, but this saves you another click.
Let me know if anyone else ends up using this, or if I've gotten something in my instructions wrong.