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Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook (OGL)

****½ (based on 122 ratings)
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook (OGL)
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Enter a fantastic world of adventure!

The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game puts you in the role of a brave adventurer fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil. Will you cut your way through monster-filled ruins and cities rife with political intrigue to emerge as a famous hero laden with fabulous treasure, or will you fall victim to treacherous traps and fiendish monsters in a forgotten dungeon? Your fate is yours to decide with this giant Core Rulebook that provides everything a player needs to set out on a life of adventure and excitement!

This imaginative tabletop game builds upon more than 10 years of system development and an open playtest involving more than 50,000 gamers to create a cutting-edge RPG experience that brings the all-time best-selling set of fantasy rules into the new millennium.

    The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook includes:
  • All player and Game Master rules in a single volume
  • Complete rules for fantastic player races like elves, dwarves, gnomes, halflings, and half-orcs
  • Exciting new options for character classes like fighters, wizards, rogues, clerics, and more
  • Streamlined and updated rules for feats and skills that increase options for your hero
  • A simple combat system with easy rules for grapples, bull rushes, and other special attacks
  • Spellcaster options for magic domains, familiars, bonded items, specialty schools, and more
  • Hundreds of revised, new, and updated spells and magical treasures
  • Quick-generation guidelines for nonplayer characters
  • Expanded rules for curses, diseases, and poisons
  • A completely overhauled experience system with options for slow, medium, and fast advancement
  • ...and much, much more!

The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook is a 576-page full-color hardcover.

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ISBN 978-1-60125-150-3

Core Rulebook Errata
Last Updated - 5/30/2013


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Average product rating:

****½ (based on 122 ratings)

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Oh my gosh, it's so big!

*****

This is the real entry point for Pathfinder players, after growing beyond the confines of the Beginner Box. It's a beautiful book, with a nice smell, thick paper and rich color. I'm not a huge fan of the spine binding but given its size (about an inch thick) it will suffice.

I have both the PDF and print versions of this book. Other reviews have covered the contents well. I just wanted to point out that the PDF versions are much more practical than the print version, even though I bring both. The PDF is good for reading sections in depth without breaking your back or giving yourself a hernia. The physical book is great for flipping through the pages to find something you're not really sure what you're looking for or where. Also good for handing off to new players at the table to look at.

My primary concern is that the e-book version is not available in non-PDF. I'd love to have this additionally as a mostly graphics-free MOBI or EPUB version. That would be vastly easier to search through and move through on my iPad. Yes, it's largely available in the SRD - but I want the official Core Rulebook in a much lighter primarily-text eBook instead of a beautiful PDF.


*****

The book that started it all.


*****

I have reviewed the Pathfinder RPG over on RPGGeek.com.


Most Useful Tool for both Players and GMs

*****

I, as both a player and a GM, in different campaigns, find this to be really useful. i used to play third edition D&D and since i picked this up i have been trying to incorporate the two. as a player i still refer back to my ravenloft book for some ideas but other than that i avoid other products because this provides so much


Perfect Grade A Work!

*****

I won't lie I was one of the few hold outs that still clung on to my 3.5 and 3rd edition books of the Oldest Gaming system until a few weeks ago and was of course still scared to actually go out and buy the books as i had my personal concerns despite player reviews and PR statements

I was wrong This is how IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN! Yes I do have a few questions here and there but this lacks the cash grab vauge-ness that requires more purchases to "complete" the core rules, that alot of the products the previous versions of the 3.5 system had.

Yes its price tag is daunting but I Don't think anyone who is serious or even casually involved in the hobby would complain.

Paizo You got me here is my money take it and keep putting out the good stuff!


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