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Thevanan Quain

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Pathfinder Adventure Path, Card Game Subscriber. FullStarFullStarFullStar Pathfinder Society GM. 2,395 posts (4,315 including aliases). 16 reviews. No lists. No wishlists. 8 Pathfinder Society characters. 21 aliases.


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Grand Lodge

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Hello Marvelous Customer Service People,

Would it be possible to get this order moved to my sidecart, to ship with my next Adventure Path shipment?

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NASCRAG was one of my favourite things about Gen Con, until I got too busy in my days of GMing Pathfinder Society games. I still have an orange T-shirt around somewhere that I got as a prize from "Nexus: The Weather Stone". I'll have to try to get into a NASCRAG next year if all goes as planned and I attend.

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Ms Courts is an absolutely awesome person, and greatly admired by all the Shacklefolk. I'm sure that she will be incredible at whatever comes next.

However, if this impacts her convention attendance, the werewolf games just got a lot more unpredictable.

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Best wishes, Tanis.

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Daigle wrote:
Now, this is no reason for concern. I assure you that the Strange Aeons Adventure Path is fairly benign. You will not go mad from reading it; the books won't flap themselves from your shelf and scuttle about your home in the stygian hours of the night while you slumber—dreaming of things far more horrific, no doubt.

For some reason, my level of concern did not lower.

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Owen K. C. Stephens wrote:
Sundakan wrote:
For Owen: Does it bother you that James is Gallant and Rob is Beloved, but you merely Endure?

[sigh]

No. Not really.
...
I'm used to it. It's okay.
...
I'll manage
[sigh]

Poor Zathras.

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I think Kevin will be very happy with the adventure.

Rambler is.

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Erik Mona wrote:


Besides, if anyone at Paizo is going to shift to a lifestyle of Hollywood drug parties and playmates in hot tubs, I'm afraid to say it's going to be me, not Jacobs.

I mean, I think that much is clear.

Shift to??

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Well...
How did I get here??

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Joker, you should check out Kor's Gallery here.

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Email address is in Katina's post above.

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A fun adventure, for any system!

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The awesomeness of Ms Courts is beyond description.

It is known.

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Craig Shackleton wrote:
BadBobbyK wrote:

Just found the Bolt whatever archetype for gunslinger. Basically a crossbow-slinger. Is that too dependent on a particular weapon?

Truthfully, I'm happy to play whatever.

Okay, that was weird. Apparently I was still logged in under my friend's account who needed to do something on here on my computer a few weeks ago. I am sure I told Chrome not to remember his password.

Should be okay for now.

After this adventure, you can read the players guide and see what you think from there.

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For those of you who are unfamiliar, the Medium is pretty close to a Bard in role/power level.

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Craig Shackleton wrote:
Holy crap I have a lot of aliases.

pfft... check out my profile.

EDIT: so many one-joke aliaii

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I'm glad that everybody who didn't back this is now lucky enough to have it available for them.

A terrific adventure, and I'm now digging into "To Worlds Unknown"

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Regarding tie-ins to The Assimilation Strain...

I actually don't intend to give the players this guide until after running the first adventure, or at least only give them a heavily edited version.
It's not that I would hide anything about it, but rather that I'd prefer people hold off on playing something especially thematic (ex one of the new races) until To Worlds Unknown.

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Thanks, Sara Marie!

You and your team are awesome folks, and I hope you get told so on a daily basis.

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Wonderful customer service people, please cancel my ACG subscription for now.

I may restart after the next big box comes out.

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Awesome!!

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Kirrix? I doubt they exist.

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Pretty sure the writer of the blog is not the Brute Squad.

Bulmahn, maybe.

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There's always the Pathfinder Paper Minis.

While they don't use the painted Bestiary art, they do produce many Huge and Gargantuan monsters. And they're a reasonably priced alternative in the absence of pawns and minis.

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Scribbling Rambler wrote:


** spoiler omitted **

Oops. Apologies for missing that.

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Interesting.

Spoiler:
Especially as my group is just returning to the Hut on Triaxus after recovering a bearskin.

Family members of those who have 3 design credits are still eligible, right? ;)

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I remember starting a 1st-ed campaign this way with my brothers (I think). Fun!

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Absolutely brilliant cover.

Did Mr Mona have a hand in that choice of homage?

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I blame Cosmo for the rainy plains of Spain.

And other show tunes.

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MikeMyler wrote:
(perhaps due to your capacity to overly indulge in wine at all times of the day or night)

Far more likely, sir, that it was the lead poisoning which also led to my inability to differentiate circles from squares.

I will be sure to check it all out.

For those of you who may be unfamiliar with Mr Myler, I can attest to the fact that his spur-of-the-moment creativity is on a par with any of the finest gamers I've met.

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Karloch wrote:
Scribbling Rambler wrote:

Except that several company reps told several people at Gen Con (including me) that they could not give a firmer date than "soon", and could not even narrow it down to a couple of quarters (I asked).

Considering we're almost finished the 3rd quarter, if they cannot narrow it down to a couple of quarters at this point, it's extremely unlikely to be this year.

I think you'll find this very enlightening

I'm quite happy to be wrong.

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But sir!!
Will it have rules for transporting a heard of alpacas through the Appalachians??

Best of luck with this KS, Mike! It looks like a lot of fun.

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It's not in general release yet, and I don't usually review adventure products until after I've run them, but my excitement for this product line spurred me on a little early. I'm no Endzeitgeist, but I hope people find this useful or interesting.

"The Assimilation Strain" is a 1st-level adventure which serves as an optional introduction to the Legendary Planet Adventure Path.

It's a visually appealing product. The art is reminiscent of pulp sf books, with an added touch of early RPG products. I like the added touches of the starscape headers and otherworldly footers, along with the planetary symbol around the page numbers. Layout and font are attractive and easy to read. I was impressed that I only noticed one typo, considering how fast this was produced to get it out for Gen Con. And the extra pdf of all of the maps and art, including player-friendly versions of the maps, is a fantastic bonus.

Among my all-time favourite beginner adventures are "The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh", "Against the Cult of the Reptile God", and "Burnt Offerings". While I don't believe "The Assimilation Strain" will supplant any of those, it's not far off. And it has a lot in common with those great adventures: a well-written investigative adventure with multiple layers of adversaries, taking place in a small town populated by three-dimensional NPC's.
I don't believe that I've been this excited to start a campaign since I picked up a book with Karzoug on the cover 8 years ago.

The only minor flaw so far is that a map (ground floor of the manor) is absent from the original pdf and print version. It is included in the bonus map file, and I'm sure it will be put into an updated pdf. And the descriptions in the adventure are sufficient for most GM's to create an appropriate map.

Well done, Legendary! I'm eagerly awaiting "To Worlds Unknown"!

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I also find the Q-Workshop dice beautiful to look at, but often hard to read. I greatly prefer plain dice these days.

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Except that several company reps told several people at Gen Con (including me) that they could not give a firmer date than "soon", and could not even narrow it down to a couple of quarters (I asked).

Considering we're almost finished the 3rd quarter, if they cannot narrow it down to a couple of quarters at this point, it's extremely unlikely to be this year.

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Awesome!
Thanks, Diego!

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In my opinion, a few of the "expansion" factions were ill-advised, the Shadow Lodge among them.

A mysterious group within the Society running counter to the Decemvirate makes a great source of conflict, or set of NPC adversaries. In a small home campaign, it would work well for PC's.

When they added the Shadow Lodge as a playable faction, they removed one possible source of rivals for the scenarios. And many (a small percentage, but still many) players missed the point of how to be subtle rivals.

For me, the question is not why the Shadow Lodge was removed, but why it became playable.

This is not meant to disrespect anyone who enjoyed playing their legal Shadow Lodge characters. I just personally found it clashed with the goals of the campaign. Don't get me started on the Sczarni.

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Mea culpa!!

I suspect I'm out of luck now that it is pending, but is it possible to remove "We Be Goblins Free" from this order?

I forgot that it was in my sidecart, and picked it up at Gen Con.

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Fair enough. It is an awesome cosplay.

edit: Tho I also wish that her Imperial Devilishness Majestrix Abrogail was eligible :)

Grand Lodge

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All are fantastic costumes.

I'm putting in a vote for Lini.

However, tho it's a great costume, wasn't Sajan from last year?

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I also enjoyed the Players' Guide for the campaign.

However, I suspect that I will hold it back from my players until after "The Assimilation Strain", allowing anybody who wishes to create a new 2nd-level PC at the start of "To Worlds Unknown".

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Adding my voice to the chorus of praise for the map/art folio.

Extremely well done and very useful!

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A customer service team that good deserves Moar Special Lunches!

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There isn't.
There could be.
Time will tell.
:)

I'd love to see one as well, but there isn't one planned out of the next 3 AP's. And I fear that it is lower on the priority list (purely personal speculation).

There is Cult of the Ebon Destroyers. As well, there is a Pathfinder Society scenario set in Jalmeray (Assault on the Kingdom of the Impossible), but it doesn't really have anything to do with Vudran/Jalmeray culture.

Edit:Ninja'ed and corrected by the T Rex himself!

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Sara Marie wrote:
Sorry for the post deletion. I've ultimately ruled that overheard was a hair over the line and removed it.

Too bad. I was thinking #GenConpickuplines could become a thing.

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I picked up the Southlands Campaign Setting and Bestiary at Gen Con while visiting the booth shared with the Legendary folks, partly due to the salesmanship of Mike Shel.

So far I have only glanced thru the Setting, and looked slightly more in-depth at the Bestiary, but OMG what a pair of beautiful books. And those maps!!

I run many Pathfinder AP's, and don't really have time to sink wholesale into another setting (especially after adding Legendary Planet). However, I see many ideas in these books that could be used in Mummy's Mask, Serpent's Skull, Skull & Shackletons, or a homebrew campaign. And I see many creatures in the Bestiary that a GM/writer could use as an exotic import to more northern climes.

I look forward to getting further into these books and posting a review.

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CurseTheseMetalHands wrote:
And if the sales were abysmal? Well, I think that'd a pretty clear statement that those sort of miniatures just aren't all that desirable by the masses and, as such, probably shouldn't be shoehorned into regular sets either, lest you diminish the overall appeal and damage sales of those sets as well.

The problem is that a set with abysmal sales would have a strong probability of killing the line completely.

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Robert Hetherington wrote:

Just wanted to take a moment to say thank you Erik for taking some time to check in and help clarify various stuffs.

I look forward to working with Paizo next year and having GenCon be even more awesome than ever.

As well as the clarifications, the thank you talk to the demo crew went a long way.

I saw a fraction of what a crazy convention Erik had: performing job interviews, interviewed for tv and print, meetings and seminars, the Ennies, constantly conducting business when the rest of us were having fun...

Erik is one of the most approachable guys imaginable, and he loves to talk about Pathfinder, books, minis, etc with the fans (like me). I know that he only had time to put in token appearances at some events he attends regularly.

Bottom line, I know that he had to make an extra effort to get out and be involved the way he was, even if it was less than he may like. And I appreciate it a lot.

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That's a cool idea!

Last year, I got almost all of the sharks to sign the interior of my S&S box.

And those folks are enthusiastic about PACG and Apocrypha. Almost like they enjoy games or something.

:)

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pH unbalanced wrote:
Steven Lau wrote:
Most of my GenCon was spent Demoing and helping Organizing the Demoing of the Card game near the Paizo Booth. I had very little free time to socialize.
Mine too. Wish I'd said 'hi' -- now I'm trying to figure out which other demoer you were.

It was nice to meet you Ph.

Steven was the clean-shaven VL who wore his green shirts.
I'm Neil, the "mature" gent who did a lot of the player greeting on Thursday. (and by greeting, I mean chasing them as they approached in the aisles)

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