I have been away from gaming for a year because of loss in the family and commitments with school and work.
I friend kindly invited me to join their Giants game next week when they start at level 1.
Any suggestions for these adventures? I am greatly leaning towards either a Wizard (not a Sorcerer) or Alchemist (70/20% respectively), maybe taking a look at the Swashbuckler as well (10%), my friend said they need a strong spellcaster or ranged attacks.
The GM is very dangerous per my friend and pulls no punches, he has said we can make any PC we want from any of the rulebooks and the whole group are very optimized, are about 20 years older than me, and play together as a group for years, so I want to pull my weight with the boys.
My friend told me to go with Summoner but I really don't like the feel of the class. Not my cup of tea.
Any suggestions? Will a Wizard be useful?
Also I plan to pick up a copy or PDF of Occult Adventures, is there a class that is really strong in that book? Is there a class that does mind control and can take over opponents and monsters like an Enchanter?