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Goblin Squad Member. Paizo Charter Superscriber; Pathfinder Deluxe Comics Subscriber. Pathfinder Society Member. 3,256 posts (3,276 including aliases). 1 review. 8 lists. No wishlists. 1 Pathfinder Society character. 1 alias.


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Dragon-Focused AP in Avistan - sure. Solar System AP - sure, too. But an AP taking place fully on Triaxus? Not really.


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I think "In the Mouth of Madness" is one the most convoluted and incomprehensible movies I've ever seen.


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Xroud wrote:

I seem to have the same issue as Zaister with:

Package Tracking
Originally expected to ship in an unknown time frame
Waiting for backordered product(s)

This has changed now to

Quote:

Package Tracking

Originally expected to ship in 2 to 14 business days
Not trackable

I hope it doesn't take 14 days...


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Alexander Augunas wrote:
Zaister wrote:
Alexander Augunas wrote:
And yes. We made a Rocket Raccoon race for our technology book. Because we love you almost as much as we knew we'd love Guardians of the Galaxy.
Argh! I'm going to have to graciously overlook that race. :)
Aw, don't say that! The nashi have been in my home game for about two years now. D:

Don't worry, it's just me. If theres one thing that completely destroys the attraction of a movie or something similar for me, it's talking and/or anthropomorphized animals. I just can't stand that. So, to "Guardians of the Galaxy", for me, it's just NO. :)


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Aha! The confirmation email about the changes order has now arreived.


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Sara Marie wrote:

The good news is that you can see the same information on the order's order history page!

Hmm. The order's order history page (order #3222543) still lists the Add-on Deck and says this:

Quote:

Package Tracking

Originally expected to ship in an unknown time frame
Waiting for backordered product(s)


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Alexander Augunas wrote:
And yes. We made a Rocket Raccoon race for our technology book. Because we love you almost as much as we knew we'd love Guardians of the Galaxy.

Argh! I'm going to have to graciously overlook that race. :)


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Hmm. Would it perhaps be possible to get the PDF now and upgrade that to a Print/PDF bundle later, or will I need to have to wait for a bundle to be announced?


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I just got an email explaining the situation. However, it also says

THE EMAIL wrote:
You should already have received a new confirmation email for your order showing the Character Add-On deck and August promo cards moved to your sidecart.

I didn't get any such email, though.


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That's great!


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Sara Marie, thanks for your work and for keeping us in the loop!


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Oooh, that looks mighty interesting. Any chance of a print edition?


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I remember I rather liked the movie at the time.


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dun dun DUNNN...


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I can't really relate to all the Final Fantasy game references, as I don't play games on consoles, but what's funny considering this thread is, I saw the "Final Fantasy" movie many years ago, and if I recall correctly, it was a purely science fiction film.


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Ah OK, thanks for clearing that up.


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Liz made some remarks on the Base Set product discussion set that sound like it's not only the Add-on Deck causing the hold-up, but that there are no Base Sets to ship to waiting subscribers either. Am I understanding this correctly?

At this point, can't you just put the card game stuff on back order and ship the remaining stuff, when it's probably unknown when the rest will be available. Hmm, on the other hand, though, that might cost me an addidtional $50 in shipping, so I better just wait.

Sigh.

EDIT: Liz cleared that up, she was referring to something different; Base Set are available. Well, ship it then, I say! :)


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Liz Courts wrote:
Hobbun wrote:
Any word on release date or even a pic yet of the Adventure case?
I have not seen or heard anything about it yet.

Wait... does that mean you don't have Base Sets to ship to subscribers either? I though it was just the Add-on Deck that caused the hold-up?


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Some of us are still waiting for part 1...


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Dragon78 wrote:
The Spiritualist might be the first class with a undead companion mechanic.

You mean the first class since the shadowdancer, right?


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So are these three adventures the same as the introductory scenarios in the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Skull & Shackles Base Set?


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Thank you, Vic, for posting this explanation. I can definitely understand that you are most likely more unhappy about the situation than any of us.

What's so annoying about the situation is that it's not just that the new card game set is held up—I could easily live with that—but that this hold-up also keeps my remaining role-playing game subscriptions from shipping.

As I work in software development, I can certainly understand, however, that it's probably not easy to says, "well then let's just ship the rest", when your software doesn't support a move like that. It's annoying but understandable.

I've bought an Advance Class Guide now at my FLGS, and I guess I will have to find someone in one of my groups to pass on my subscription copy once it arrives, but that's probably not a problem. The rest will just have to wait...

Anyway, I hope Paizo's future is not going to significantly impacted by this issue, though.


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Elezar wrote:
Zaister wrote:
Elezar wrote:
My biggest issue with the whole thing is they took my money when they knew they did not have the product. There should have been no payments taken and no shipping emails sent until the product was in the warehouse.
No matter what's actually happened, I'm quite sure, THIS is not it.
This IS it. The payment was taken from my account on 8/8 and Erik just said they were hoping to get them by the 22nd.

You might be misinterpreting your credit card statement. They never do that, because, as far as I understand it, it's against the law in the US to do so. What you are seeing probably is the the authorization pre-charge, which makes sure a customer's card has enough credit for when the day comes to actually charge the card.

If you're saying the amount was actually deducted from your account (and not your credit card) then there might actually be something fishy going on on the end of the card provider.


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Elezar wrote:
My biggest issue with the whole thing is they took my money when they knew they did not have the product. There should have been no payments taken and no shipping emails sent until the product was in the warehouse.

No matter what's actually happened, I'm quite sure, THIS is not it.


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Insnare wrote:
4) Debate is healthy and in this case there is really no right or wrong answer.

Except there is. Paizo have published an extensive article about the "ecology of the android" in Fires of Creation about the nature of androids, and the creative director has already contradicted your position in this very thread. Your view of androids is definitely not what androids in the Pathfinder Campaign Setting is.


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What a poser indeed. :)


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Same here...


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I have yet to see him posing.


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Deadmanwalking wrote:
Insnare wrote:
I would disagree, I would say androids aren't human and they aren't living beings which means to me that they should be "it" not her nor him...
Calling a sapient being with an obvious gender 'it', regardless of whether they are 'artificial' is basically racist b**+%!$+. And generally a giant dick move.

In fact I would recommend to Insnare watching the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Measure of a Man", which deals with this exact issue in a masterful way.


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Thanks for the file, from me, too!


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Insnare wrote:
I would disagree, I would say androids aren't human and they aren't living beings which means to me that they should be "it" not her nor him...

Actually they are living beings, and they have a soul. In game terms, they are humanoids with the android subtype, and thus affected by anything that targets living creatures. They do, however, have the Constructed extraordinary ability, similar to inevitables, so they are also target by effects that constructs. The fact that they have souls and outward sexes implies that they also have gender, and as such should not be referred to as "it" unless you have the intention of insulting them.


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That review mostly serves to show Gorbacz's age. :)


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Codanous wrote:
Either way, I apologize for my continued misunderstanding.

No need to apologize.


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Kairos, I understand, bit I'm curious now, did you never play Tomb Raider for example?


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I use PDF Expert, mainly because it offers a full text search across all documents, a great feature for a library of Paizo PDFs.


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I have a file called UW-Interior_v21.pdf in my downloads at makeyourgameslegendary.com. Weird.


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Codanous wrote:
** spoiler omitted **

Spoiler:
I think you still misunderstand. First, the mayor ist called out as a lashunta in the city stat block. Second, nowhere is it said, or even implied, that she came to Golarion with the Divinity or that she is that old. There is no such association, no indication that the Divinity ever even visited Castrovel. She's just a lashunta that found her way from there to Golarion in her own way.

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Got it!

But why is the PDF missing the cover?


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Yeah right, especially me. :)


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Kairos Dawnfury wrote:
I played it 3 times too, but don't do female characters because I like trying out different romance options.

There are even more romance options to try out if you play as female Shepard, you know?

Kairos Dawnfury wrote:
You're basically telling a vegetarian that she's missing out on the best filet mignon in the world. Not for me, great that it's for you.

I don't usually think highly of vegetarianism, but this really is a silly comaprison.


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Alex Cunningham wrote:
I expressed some pretty extreme disappointment, earlier in this thread, that Obsidian's designers' talent was being wasted on a port of a vapid card game.

The card game is most certainly anything but vapid. You may be thinking of deckbuilding collectible card games, but the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game nothing like these games.

Respectfully, I think you have no clue what you are talking about. The card game is an awesome game.


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Strange indeed, product entry not updated two weeks before the supposed shipping date to the subscribers.


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So, now the 22nd has come and gone, and still no shipment. At least we got an explanation, although I have a hard time following why Paizo can't allocate a contingent of the Add-On deck to their most important customers, when the deck is obviously available to be sold at GenCon. Shifting the Add-On deck to September is OK; but that could have been decided a week ago. I wonder why the promo cards get shifted as well, though.

Considering that the whole process of delivery to Germany including customs handling of such a big package is likely to take at least two, probably three weeks, it looks like my players are able to get their hands on new products, especially the ACG rulebook a full month earlier than me by simply buying it the games store here in Germany, and two weeks earlier than I'm even able to just look at my PDFs. That's not really what I'm subscribing for.

Anyway, I got no email as indicated by Erik.


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Lissa Guillet wrote:
SW:TOR does character voices for the players character. Jennifer Hale is the voice of the female bounty hunter I think. =) It does a lot of things really right but the game play itself is not my favorite. Fun stories though.

Ah ok, that makes sense. I've never played any MMORPG, as online multiplayer gaming holds absolutely no interest for me. For these kind of games, I'm only interested in the single player experience, in a story. So I'm not really familiar with the games, I was just assuming.


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Concerning Mass Effect, the male voice acting by Marc Meer can't hold a candle to the female by Jennifer Hale. Her performance is one of the best things of the trilogy. If you haven't played as a female Shepard, you're really missing out on these games.


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Nothing yet. And no D&D book either. I got "The Strange", though, yesterday.


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Samy wrote:

Huh. From the screenshots it looks QUITE a lot based on OGL, yet it's a videogame.

Are they just flying under the radar?

You have some confusion of your terms here. The OGL is just the licence, and it can be applied to anything. The game mechanics are not the OGL, the OGL just says what can or can't be done with mechanics published under the OGL.

What you mean is "based on the SRD". The SRD is the game mechanics published by Wizards of the Coast under the terms of the OGL.

You can, however, easily publish under the OGL any kind of game that has nothing whatsoever to do with the contents of the SRD. Unfortunately this is often confused.


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Samy wrote:

He said SW:TOR so I would assume he means SW:TOR. Why would he say A while meaning B?

In any case, Jo Wyatt wasn't in KOTOR, so that seals it.

Bringing up an MMO game in this context threw me off, so I wanted to make sure it wasn't just a mistake. Also naming voice actors – I'm surprised an MMO game actually has a need for "name actors" who are usually used for plot characters.


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Do you mean SW:TOR (ie the MMO), or KOTOR, the Single Player game?


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That's really not an art style that fits with the established style. And iconics are always drawn by Wayne Reynolds anyway.

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