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Everyman Minis: Kangaroos Unchained (PFRPG) PDF

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For the Pathfinder RPG customer who wants a little more, Everyman Gaming is proud to introduce Everyman Minis! Uniting several high-quality Pathfinder RPG freelancers under a single product line, each week a different Everyman Gaming author or freelancer tackles an exciting new topic by creating a miniature product specially designed to scratch that product’s particular itch.
This installment of Everyman Minis includes: 1,000 words unchaining the game’s most woefully oppressed mammal—the kangaroo. Gone are the days where the noble kangaroo is incorrectly represented in Pathfinder. Be unchained, little kangaroo! Be unchained…. Also included is a stat block for an awakened kangaroo so GMs can kick their player’s butts with extra class, and an all-new Kangaroo Style feat chain for players and GMs alike to enjoy.
Because at Everyman Gaming, we’re hopping mad about properly depicting the raw power and grace that is the kangaroo!

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Was this supposed to be available on the 1st? ;P


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That's when we uploaded it, but of course the 1st was a weekend this year so no one was at paulo to make it live. Ideally we'd have uploaded it earlier in the week, but that's not how our work week went. :P
But it's a real, useable product, so we still want it up for sale.


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Interesting typo (Paizo/paulo), heh.

I figured as much that is what happened. I doubt I will ever use this but for $2 (well, more like $3-ish in Canadian money), it might be worth the amusement from reading it. I will have to ask my players if they are interested. Any chance though you guys might do something similar (but not as a joke) for ferrets/mongoose? I want to include additional anthropomorphic races in my Kingmaker campaign and the ferret/mongoose seem like a natural fit.

CB


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I was literally just thinking about maybe making a character with a kangaroo animal companion/mount. Clearly, this is a sign. (*cart*)

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Canadian Bakka wrote:

Interesting typo (Paizo/paulo), heh.

I figured as much that is what happened. I doubt I will ever use this but for $2 (well, more like $3-ish in Canadian money), it might be worth the amusement from reading it. I will have to ask my players if they are interested. Any chance though you guys might do something similar (but not as a joke) for ferrets/mongoose? I want to include additional anthropomorphic races in my Kingmaker campaign and the ferret/mongoose seem like a natural fit.

CB

So this doesn't give a kangaroo race; it is an update to the kangaroo monster stat block. It also includes an awakened kangaroo Unchained fighter NPC, as well as a new style feat chain (Kangaroo Style). I've had a request for an update to the kangaroo animal companion using this new kangaroo update; I'm going to see what I can do in that regard.

Also, I had *no* idea that kangaroos were going to be this popular. If end up seeing a demand for a short kangaroo race as an Everyman Mini, then I don't see why I couldn't do a race. But the interest needs to be there first.


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Amusingly, what I'd actually like to see unchained would be the bear and bear animal companion...looking at them compared to other predators such as lions and cheetahs, and, well...

...it's unBEARable.

...sorry. Couldn't resist.

I'm not sorry.

Away!


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Alexander Augunas wrote:

I've had a request for an update to the kangaroo animal companion using this new kangaroo update; I'm going to see what I can do in that regard.

Also, I had *no* idea that kangaroos were going to be this popular. If end up seeing a demand for a short kangaroo race as an Everyman Mini, then I don't see why I couldn't do a race. But the interest needs to be there first.

I was just actually coming on here to say that I'm disappointed about not having rules for an "unchained" animal companion, so this was cool to read. That said, I'm still happy with the purchase. It's fun, and it got me curious enough about real world kangaroos to go to Google, so it's educational too! ;)

(Also second Luthorne's desire to an "unchained bear" animal companion.)

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Luthorne wrote:

Amusingly, what I'd actually like to see unchained would be the bear and bear animal companion...looking at them compared to other predators such as lions and cheetahs, and, well...

...it's unBEARable.

...sorry. Couldn't resist.

I'm not sorry.

Away!

Maybe? Its sort of a slippery slop from, "Let's fix another animal," to "Let's redo ALL of the animals." I did kangaroo because the original kangaroo's abilities didn't mesh with how those animals actually defend themselves. Without having a book in front of me, I'm pretty sure that that the bear stat block is more accurate in that front. Whether or not its CR is properly balanced other animals? I'm not sure sure that's as huge of a deal.

Also, "Unchained Kangaroos" is the most awesome April Fools' Day product name ever. There's something just inherently silly about it. ;-)

In any case, this isn't me saying, "I'm never going to unchain anther monster again." This is me saying, "I'm not as inclined to unchain other monsters as I am the kangaroo." Of course, I'm always open to changing my mind—if this product sells well enough that its clear there's a demand for some more monster unchainings, I'd certainly oblige. :)


More kangaroos please. <3

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zidders wrote:
More kangaroos please. <3

I’ll try to have something even bigger for you next April 1st. ;-)

Scarab Sages

Unchained kangaroos? Does no one listen to the dying requests of Australians anymore?


RGG wrote:
This installment of Everyman Minis includes: 1,000 words unchaining the game’s most woefully oppressed mammal—the kangaroo.

[Emphasis mine.] Kangaroos are marsupials, not mammals. Oppressed yes, by nomenclature as well as PF's original treatment.


ObsessiveCompulsiveWolf wrote:
Kangaroos are marsupials, not mammals.

??? Is this a reference to something that I'm not aware of? Marsupials are mammals.


Pathfinder Companion, Maps, Modules, Roleplaying Game Subscriber; Starfinder Charter Superscriber

Marsupials are a subset of mammals, unless the nomenclature has changed in recent decades.


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Reviewed first on endzeitgeist.com, then submitted to Nerdtrek, GMS magazine and posted here, on OBS, etc.

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Endzeitgeist wrote:
Reviewed first on endzeitgeist.com, then submitted to Nerdtrek, GMS magazine and posted here, on OBS, etc.

Glad to see another fan is hopping mad for unchained kangaroos! Thanks, End!


Aye, they are amazing! As are many of your minis - currently trying to catch up, at least partially, with them. There is some seriously wicked cool stuff in the series!!

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Endzeitgeist wrote:
Aye, they are amazing! As are many of your minis - currently trying to catch up, at least partially, with them. There is some seriously wicked cool stuff in the series!!

My authors and I certainly try for that feeling! It doesn't always come out perfectly, but every Everyman Mini is definitely a learning experience. (And if you had asked me this time last year whether I felt I could maintain two products a week alongside graduate classes, the answer would have been very different then it is now. :) )

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