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Pathfinder #1—Rise of the Runelords Chapter 1: "Burnt Offerings"—Alternate Cover (OGL)

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This special alternate-cover edition was initially available only at Gen Con Indy 2007, and is now a paizo.com exclusive!

Note: This alternate cover edition is not automatically included with ongoing Pathfinder subscriptions. Subscribers interested in this cover should order this item separately.

Chapter 1: "Burnt Offerings"
by James Jacobs

The Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path begins in the small coastal town of Sandpoint. In a time when rumors of rampaging dragons and massing armies of giants have everyone on edge, the people of Sandpoint eagerly anticipate the coming festival to commemorate the consecration of a new temple. Yet, at the height of the ceremony, disaster strikes. A band of goblins assaults Sandpoint, and it falls to the heroes to defend the new temple.

In the days that follow, a mysterious malady that leaves its victims monstrously deformed and dangerously insane spreads through the town. The PCs must not only determine what’s causing this strange contagion, but also discover the sinister connection between the plague, the goblin attacks, and the emergence of a strange rune from an empire thought to be long dead.

This volume of Pathfinder also includes extensive details on the town of Sandpoint, several new monsters, and information on the mysterious ancient empire of Thassilon, whose cruel and despotic rulers may not be as dead as history would have us believe.

For characters of 1st to 3rd level.

Pathfinder is Paizo Publishing's 96-page, perfect-bound, full-color softcover Adventure Path book printed on high-quality paper that releases in a monthly volume. Each volume is brought to you by the same staff which brought you Dragon and Dungeon magazines for over five years. It contains an in-depth Adventure Path scenario, stats for about a half-dozen new monsters, and several support articles meant to give Game Masters additional material to expand their campaign. Because Pathfinder uses the Open Game License, it is 100% compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's most popular fantasy roleplaying game.

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We Be Goblins! You Be Food!

*****

Due to a mix up, I was very late in getting this, the first Adventure Path. But I have to say it plays like a dream; my players are hooked. Check out my full review: Burnt Offerings


Cover usefulness

*****

The alternate cover becomes very useful from the get go. The figure standing there with the flaming glaive is mentioned in this book and many others of the series. Get it while you can.


Well thought out.

*****

I am currently running a 4th lvl party through this adventure, tweaked with nastier bulked up enemies of course, it is a solid, well thought out run. This path will likely keep my party on the edge of there chairs for many sessions.


Burnt Offerings

*****

I haven't read it but I'm playing in it on a pbp and having a lot of fun. Cool twist on goblins, and a quasit that JUST WON'T DIE!!!
I hate quasits now.
Good times!!!


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