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Shadow Lodge

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Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the Paragon Racial Classes
Project Length: 10,000 - 15,000 words
Pay Rate: $.01 Per word

Additional details: I'm looking for authors to write three related paragon racial classes in the vein of Undead Paragon Classes I & II. The race should not be undead, but it can be any well-beloved creature in the bestiary that people might want to play. Please send me an overview of the direction you'll take the book (approximately 100-300 words), as well as your credits and a writing sample/published product (class related, if possible).

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Paragon Racial Classes Pitch"
Respond by: March 17th


Broken Zenith wrote:

Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the Paragon Racial Classes

Project Length: 10,000 - 15,000 words
Pay Rate: $.01 Per word

Additional details: I'm looking for authors to write three related paragon racial classes in the vein of Undead Paragon Classes I & II. The race should not be undead, but it can be any well-beloved creature in the bestiary that people might want to play. Please send me an overview of the direction you'll take the book (approximately 100-300 words), as well as your credits and a writing sample/published product (class related, if possible).

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Paragon Racial Classes Pitch"
Respond by: March 17th

My first thought was Rakshasa! So I checked the d20pfsrd for racial paragons only to discover it was already done by Rite Publishing... :(

Shadow Lodge

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Yup, make sure they aren't done by anybody else! Try to find that overlap between something people would want to play, and something that hasn't been done by somebody else.
(Non-humanoids are fine, if not encouraged).


Broken Zenith wrote:

Yup, make sure they aren't done by anybody else! Try to find that overlap between something people would want to play, and something that hasn't been done by somebody else.

(Non-humanoids are fine, if not encouraged).

I've not run into this concept, before: "paragon/racial classes"?

Other than picking this up in a published supplement, is there somewhere online that describes this well? I've not found anything on the d20pfsrd.

Curiously yours,
Sylvan


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Rakshasa Paragon Class on d20pfsrd.

Basically it's making a monster a playable class.


I am really interested in this... Just gotta find the right creature...


So say we all...


Drejk wrote:

Rakshasa Paragon Class on d20pfsrd.

Basically it's making a monster a playable class.

Gotcha; thank you!

Shadow Lodge

Please make sure that you do not pitch classes that have already been covered by other publishers. You can check on that here.

And don't forget, we are looking for three related paragon racial classes.

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@Broken Zenith: Jeff, I see the respond by date for pitches is 3/17, but do you have a deadline for delivery of the finished assignment yet? I don't want to pitch something if I know I won't have time to finish by the deadline.

Shadow Lodge

Hey Russ - the deadline for this would be about a month from when I accept it. Something like first draft by late April, and final draft by early May. I can be flexible on this one though.


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Fat Goblin Games is seeking a Line Developer for its successful Shadows over Vathak cosmic, Gothic horror setting for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Duties will include writing and editing multiple books in an ongoing series, that range from short 10 page adventures to full setting resource guides upwards of 500 pages. Compensation will vary depending on specific role for each book in the line (primary writer, content editor, line development only, etc.) but typically be paid as percentage of profits. Opportunities exist to revise and re-release many existing books as well as develop all new texts. Once part of the Goblin Hoarde of Fat Goblin Games’ freelancers, additional writing and development opportunities are possible depending on your availability and aptitudes.

Interested parties should contact Rick Hershey at fatgoblingames@gmail.com While no specific, minimum previous experience in tabletop roleplaying game writing and editing is required, you should plan to provide samples of your writing for both lore (fluff) and game mechanics (crunch) specifically for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and provide evidence of your ability to work in groups as well as manage a team of freelancers on a large project of this nature.

Note: Shadows over Vathak is a HORROR setting, and many of the topics and themes that the setting works in are… horrific. Providing clear evidence that you “understand” horror as a genre and are both comfortable writing about it, but also able to evoke the needed feel and terror of writing horror are clear asset we hope to find.

Shadows over Vathak Open Call Blog


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Wow... I wish I had more experience... I would be great at being part of a hoarde....


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Broken Zenith wrote:

Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the Paragon Racial Classes

Project Length: 10,000 - 15,000 words
Pay Rate: $.01 Per word

Additional details: I'm looking for authors to write three related paragon racial classes in the vein of Undead Paragon Classes I & II. The race should not be undead, but it can be any well-beloved creature in the bestiary that people might want to play. Please send me an overview of the direction you'll take the book (approximately 100-300 words), as well as your credits and a writing sample/published product (class related, if possible).

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Paragon Racial Classes Pitch"
Respond by: March 17th

Pitch Sent


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Pitches sent to both Fat Goblin and Zenith Gaming.

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Broken Zenith wrote:

Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the Paragon Racial Classes

Project Length: 10,000 - 15,000 words
Pay Rate: $.01 Per word

Additional details: I'm looking for authors to write three related paragon racial classes in the vein of Undead Paragon Classes I & II. The race should not be undead, but it can be any well-beloved creature in the bestiary that people might want to play. Please send me an overview of the direction you'll take the book (approximately 100-300 words), as well as your credits and a writing sample/published product (class related, if possible).

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Paragon Racial Classes Pitch"
Respond by: March 17th

Question. Would it be possible to pitch more than one concept of related paragon racial classes. (two sets of three for example)?

Shadow Lodge

Mark Thomas 66 wrote:
Broken Zenith wrote:

Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the Paragon Racial Classes

Project Length: 10,000 - 15,000 words
Pay Rate: $.01 Per word

Additional details: I'm looking for authors to write three related paragon racial classes in the vein of Undead Paragon Classes I & II. The race should not be undead, but it can be any well-beloved creature in the bestiary that people might want to play. Please send me an overview of the direction you'll take the book (approximately 100-300 words), as well as your credits and a writing sample/published product (class related, if possible).

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Paragon Racial Classes Pitch"
Respond by: March 17th

Question. Would it be possible to pitch more than one concept of related paragon racial classes. (two sets of three for example)?

Sure, if you like. Just make sure that you are giving me concepts and brief overviews of mechanics for each class.


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Pitch sent.

RPG Superstar 2009 Top 16

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Pitch sent

Liberty's Edge Contributor, RPG Superstar 2012

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Likewise :)


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Likelikewise. :P


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Louis Porter Jr Design looking for adventure writers for our NeoExodus Legacies Organized Play line
Project Length: 10,000 words
Pay Rate: Flat rate of between $100 to $250 (based on experience). Paid on final acceptance of work via Paypal.
Additional details: We are looking for writers who have experience in writing adventures specifically for organized play / living campaigns like Pathfinder Society, Living Greyhawk, Living City and Living Arcanis.
Respond to: LMPjr007@gmail.com with your name and credits. Subject line should be "NeoExodus Legacies OP writer"
Respond by: March 16, 2017


Did you mean April 16?


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LMPjr007 wrote:

Louis Porter Jr Design looking for adventure writers for our NeoExodus Legacies Organized Play line

Project Length: 10,000 words
Pay Rate: Flat rate of between $100 to $250 (based on experience). Paid on final acceptance of work via Paypal.
Additional details: We are looking for writers who have experience in writing adventures specifically for organized play / living campaigns like Pathfinder Society, Living Greyhawk, Living City and Living Arcanis.
Respond to: LMPjr007@gmail.com with your name and credits. Subject line should be "NeoExodus Legacies OP writer"
Respond by: March 16, 2017

Did you mean April 16?

Yes I didn't. But if you can travel back and time and let me have it before I knew I knew I need it, that would ultimately get you the job.

Shadow Lodge

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Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the The Simple NPC Codex
Project Length: 80 NPC Statblocks
Pay Rate: $1.50 Per Statblock or by experience

Additional details:This is a bit of an usual one. I'm looking for authors to write out statblocks for NPCs levels 1-20 in four new classes: The Simple Fighter, Simple Wizard, Simple Cleric, and Simple Rogue (80 Statblocks total). These classes (which I will provide) are designed with complete simplicity of play in mind. They don't earn feats and have very straightforward rules. They are used for NPCs or players new to the game.

You must be extremely proficient in creature statblocks. These will be the easiest statblocks you have ever written, but you should still have a good handle on things. Please send me your credits and a writing sample/published product (including monster statblocks, if possible). If you would be happy to work for less than $1.50 per Statblock, then please let me know. You don't need to pitch anything for this book.

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Simple NPC Codex Writer"
Respond by: May 7th


Broken Zenith wrote:

Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the The Simple NPC Codex

Project Length: 80 NPC Statblocks
Pay Rate: $1.50 Per Statblock or by experience

Additional details:This is a bit of an usual one. I'm looking for authors to write out statblocks for NPCs levels 1-20 in four new classes: The Simple Fighter, Simple Wizard, Simple Cleric, and Simple Rogue (80 Statblocks total). These classes (which I will provide) are designed with complete simplicity of play in mind. They don't earn feats and have very straightforward rules. They are used for NPCs or players new to the game.

You must be extremely proficient in creature statblocks. These will be the easiest statblocks you have ever written, but you should still have a good handle on things. Please send me your credits and a writing sample/published product (including monster statblocks, if possible). If you would be happy to work for less than $1.50 per Statblock, then please let me know. You don't need to pitch anything for this book.

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Simple NPC Codex Writer"
Respond by: May 7th

What does 'by experience' mean here, and are we to assume that stat blocks are going to be around 150 words? I mean a standard stat block is around 600-700 words, can your classes really condense it down that much? You talk about not needing feats, but that's maybe 40 words at most for a lot of stat blocks.

Shadow Lodge

Elegant Egotist wrote:
Broken Zenith wrote:

Zenith Games is looking for Authors for the The Simple NPC Codex

Project Length: 80 NPC Statblocks
Pay Rate: $1.50 Per Statblock or by experience

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Simple NPC Codex Writer"
Respond by: May 7th

What does 'by experience' mean here, and are we to assume that stat blocks are going to be around 150 words? I mean a standard stat block is around 600-700 words, can your classes really condense it down that much? You talk about not needing feats, but that's maybe 40 words at most for a lot of stat blocks.

Statblocks will probably be between 100 - 250 words.

Given the project, you won't need to come up with creative backstories, write plot, generate ideas, playtest, etc. About half of the word count is pregenerated, and about 95% of the word count is repeated between levels. ... Essentially, you'll just need to run the calculations.

"By experience" means that if you want to get your feet wet and are happy to do it for less than $1.50 per statblock, let me know.

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Would we be provided with lists of equipment etc per level and have the responsibility of ensuring the numbers reflect the equipment/stat/class ability upgrades?

Shadow Lodge

Mark Thomas 66 wrote:
Would we be provided with lists of equipment etc per level and have the responsibility of ensuring the numbers reflect the equipment/stat/class ability upgrades?

Yes, that's about right. The equipment is going to be the standard ring of protection, weapon + armor +, headband of x, belt of x ... you'll need to figure out the appropriate level and cost of each per level. Going up one level at a time, you'll basically need to look at how much money the NPC gets, upgrade one thing, and leave everything else the same.

RPG Superstar 2009 Top 16

Okay, thanks for the clarification.

Shadow Lodge

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Zenith Games looking for Playtesters for We Be Leshys
Project Length: 1 playtest 3-4 hours long
Pay Rate: Copy of final module

Additional details: I'm looking for a few groups to playtest our upcoming We Be Leshys module by Jeff Gomez and Mike Welham . The module is about 3-4 hours long. It has its own custom leshys that the players will be play testing, so it's unlikely to fit into your existing campaign. After you run it, I'd like a few paragraphs on your thoughts, and I may ask additional questions. Your group will be credited in the final module (if you like), and you will receive a copy of the final module.

You'll need to be able to run it and get notes back to me before the end of May.

We Be Dragons will be found on our products page as well as Paizo and RPGnow.

Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits (if any - not required), and when you would be able to play. Subject line should be "We Be Leshys Playtester"
Respond by: May 10th, 2017 (though the sooner the better)


How many players is this designed for? And what level, or level range?

Shadow Lodge

Java Man wrote:
How many players is this designed for? And what level, or level range?

3-5 Players, but easily adjusted for more or fewer.

The "Level" is 6, but the player characters are provided within the module.


Broken Zenith (regarding the Simple NPC Codex) wrote:


Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Simple NPC Codex Writer"
Respond by: May 7th

So, is there really likely to be much of a pitch, in this case? It sounds like the traditional sense of a pitch ("here's my cool idea I want to expand on") doesn't really apply too well to this. Is that a correct interpretation? Or is there more to this than calculations and bookkeeping?

Shadow Lodge

Kobold Cleaver wrote:
Broken Zenith (regarding the Simple NPC Codex) wrote:


Respond to: zenithgames.blog@gmail.com with your name, credits, and pitch. Subject line should be "Simple NPC Codex Writer"
Respond by: May 7th
So, is there really likely to be much of a pitch, in this case? It sounds like the traditional sense of a pitch ("here's my cool idea I want to expand on") doesn't really apply too well to this. Is that a correct interpretation? Or is there more to this than calculations and bookkeeping?

Good call, that's a copy paste error - there's no initial pitch for this. Thanks KC!

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