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Ellestron Makkarios, wizard (diviner) of Liberty's Edge, has helped liberate the Dwarven Sky Citadel of Jormundun. After achieving the 12th rank of wizardry, he is prepared for new challenges
Also, Bella Pixie also was part of the expedition and has achieved seekerhood. (I am not sure if the player posts on the board often.)
In a campaign that I played in for many years, we had two drow characters created before Drizzt ever came out. As they lived underground, they decided to worship an Earth goddess. Fleeing their homeland, they joined up with a group of rogues and others to take over a trade city and began trading with their relatives. The characters were neutral, with some good tendencies for one character. (The older character was lawful neutral to an extreme degree.)
I tend to hate "all evil" for mortal races. I can understand mostly evil or good for cultural reasons, especially in a world with active deities.
A drow character on Golarion, regardless of alignment, should expect to face considerable prejudice. However, if a player and GM wants to work on a story on how someone overcomes their background and defines himself or herself, more power to them. Sometimes, playing against type can be fun.
Disk Elemental is correct. So, a Liberty's Edge character who took Hunter's Eye when the Andoran faction was active can use it. However, I cannot have a new character take the trait.
The place to check is the Pathfinder society Guide for Organized Play, which on pages 17-18 under Faction Retirement states.
There is also the possibility that a divine or fiendish influence could impact the birth of a child to become an aasimar or tiefling. For example, someone who associated with fiends greatly may find that an offspring has developed fiendish traits. Or a deity may decide to reward a follower with an unusual birth. (This may be appropriate to Lamashtu, as tieflings in Cheliax are not seen as blessing from Asmodeus.) Or someone who has associated with angelic beings may find that his or her lineage has been touched by an angel or a divine blessing. For example, someone cured of infertility by a deity or deity's servants may have a child "blessed" with special gifts.
My advice is to use an explanation that works for your character. In our own world, there are tales of unusual births. So, perhaps an Oracle of the Heavens might claim that her mother was cured of infertility by a visiting angel who foretold part of her destiny and her tiefling companion may be the child of someone who allied with devils and was rewarded with a gifted child.
Ed Reppert wrote:
I believe that his post should be passed out by professors in business schools as it shows how a company can go from a success to a failure. I only learned that TSR had come into a crisis when Dragon magazine was unavailable and was pleased that WotC came to the rescue. I think that the first thing that a business leaders need to do is listen to their customers.
There are many good games out there, and if Pathfinder does not work for a group try others. Having read what Sean K. Reynolds is working on, I will say that I like many of his ideas. (Ironically, I have been in games where fighters were dominant because the players used every supplement that they could get their hands on and had a ton of magic items. That and the GM did not understand campaign balance very well despite being a great story teller.)
I flagged both posts. Let's just flag them and let the mods ban them.
I will say that I appreciate the work that it takes to keep this site going. Having been involved in many online communities, I know the the jobs of moderators is not easy.
Sean, I like many of your ideas and have enjoyed your work for many years. (Your Scarlet Brotherhood supplement for Greyhawk made that group a favorite villain of mine.)
I do feel that splitting the base did not help TSR. Let me share this link Acquiring TSR in which Ryan Dancey.
Either moving onto the full PFRPG or finding another system seems better than splitting an existing customer base. No game can satisfy everyone, so my advice is to find something that fits your needs.
The newer material being the most accurate is a general principle of Paizo, from what several people have said here, including James Jacobs as I recall. I did not find errata specifically for this product on the resources page.
Chris, Brian D. Mooney posted this in another thread last week.
Having read some of the Pathfinder novels, here are some ideas.
Ruins: There are ruins in Kyonin, dating back to before Earthfall. The party may be asked to investigate.
Elven border party: An elven border patrol has to rusn to a crisis, and asks the PCs for some help. (Ideally, the leader can be someone that they encountered before or is connected to someone that they have worked with before.) As for the threat, how about a group of Razmiran cultists who have uncovered an artifact tied to the Old Ones and are now about to try to modify an elf gate to let something from the Dark Tapestry in to Golarion. Or have the cultists trying to infiltrate Kyonin.
From the depths: Something is causing some elven farmers or horse ranchers to disappear, and the party is tasked to get to the bottom of it. Enemies could be drow, aboleth or other horrors.
King Xeros Gambit. See the Pathfinder Wiki entry on King Xeros of Old Azlant, which is featured in a PFS adventure. An uncovered carving shows that the ship visited Kyonin and a diviner has determined that it will appear again soon in Kyonin -- near the border with Treerazer's turf. The party must get to the ship before some of Treerazer's agents do and try to rescue a helpful NPC -- who can hep advance the plot.
Both adventure sound interesting. I am somewhat surprised that the Sovereign Court faction is concerned about slavery. On reading the entry, I thought Liberty's Edge would be followed in the description by the Silver Crusade. (As I recall, many in Absalom were not happy about the resumption of the slave trade, so perhaps a noble in Absalom is active in opposing it -- and the Sovereign Court truly wants to work with this potential ally.)
Charon's Little Helper wrote:
Well - maybe I'll try it at next Origins and have a high ranking judge (VL level or higher) weigh in on it. And I'll use a level 1 character so that I can re-spec if they decide to make it suck.
Well, since it is terribly written and Rhatahema's research shows it was not used as Charon's Little Helper thought, is there a weapon that comes closer to his desire to have a very versatile weapon to use for a throwing build?
I suspect that there will be a reckoning between Brea and Deagan. Let us say that the Kallistocracy is not looking very favorable here. I am reminded of a philosopher of the past century who said that when anything -- race, creed, or nation -- is elevated above hunanity, it turns to evil. In the case of this story, I think we have a good fictional case study.
Javin Swifthand wrote:
I could see Deagan having some contingencies. I am not ruling out a set up, as there would be many who would benefit from his demise or disgrace.
Still, I think that we will see some investigation and confrontation next time. At a minimum, Deagan has some very bad information been given out as I think most people would distinguish between a hobgoblin and a goblin as a threat.
I got the joke! I imagine that due to Golarion's outer planes having multiple powers, there would be trouble for Hell and perhaps for Abadar.(I imagine Abadar would try to figure someway out of the mess, but if everyone's worshippers are impacted by the scam, he may want to hide in the First Vault.)
Ross Byers wrote:
It could well be a set up. However, some people are arrogant enough and foolish enough to do so. So far, Deagan has demonstrated that he is arrogant and has displayed poor judgment. I shall eagerly await the next installment of this series.
The casualty count is very high for Brea's soldiers. Suffice it to say, I expect there will be a reckoning soon. It could well be that someone has set up Deagan, but would not exposing and blackmailing him be much more of a punishment in Druma?
Well, for my highest level character in PFS, Ellestron Makkarios, I took a Welsh first name and a Gaulish last name.
Amanar Bakare is a Thuvian ranger. His first name is Berber (Tamazight) for the constellation Orion and his last name is Egyptioan.
Cael Ardan, a refugee from Ramziran who would like to see Ramzir's head and body on a pike, has his name drawn from Celtic sources.
Kelannon, an elven rogue, has a name that is vaguely Celtic.
Tevieil Ellyllion is derived from a Hebrew word for world and Ellyllion, Middle Welsh for "Of the Elves"
Alarun Rachlav is a mixture of Norse and Slavic names for a Varisian/Ulfen witch.
Feel free to use a lot of different sources, and remember that people do move about on Golarion or from beyond. (Hey, at least we don't have many names like Mayor Charles Oliver O'Kane from Ravens Bluff in the Forgotten Realms. I thought that I could find that one in the Chicago phone book. ;) )