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So just received my Pre-order PDFs, and the interactive maps are only included in the file per chapter version, and half the maps are just blank, is this a known issue?

Has this been fixed yet Aaron and if not like it seems to be so far any ETA on this please?

Thanks

Tom


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We got that list because I asked them in a live post a few months ago for it (and miracle of miracles they came through), then in another thread I started in the Roll20 forums on Paizo products for Roll20, this

"Todd Roll20 Team
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Thanks Tom! Love the insights. Consider this HEARD.

And between you and me, Season of Ghosts might not have released day-and-date, but I wouldn't count it out of the cards just yet for a Roll20 VTT conversion."

That was 6 days ago so if Roll20 peeps start posting about what they are interested in seeing on Roll20 we just might get it (WINK)

Tom


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I'm just happy Roll20 is going to carry it:) And they will do a bit of PF I love to (finishing Return of the Runelords AP) WOW

Tom


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"Jenny Jarzabski Senior Developer Wed, Aug 23, 2023, 11:05 am | FLAG | LIST | REPLY
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IvoMG wrote:

Even though we don't know how Mechs and Starships will be in the new version I made this post so that Paizo could see things from a different side or a better even balance.

I'm not going to request some kind of crazy stuff but, when you guys are designing the gameplay for mechs and Starships, please take into consideration some types of campaigns that were not considered in the first Edition. That is 1 to 1, what I mean by this is one Pilot for one Mech or one Ship.

Why would I request this kind of design?
So that I could play campaigns like a dogfight in space where every player has their own unique starship (like star wars) for mechs I would Say, Evangelion, Gundam, or even Macross.

"DID SOMEBODY SAY MACROSS?!! *A sparkly pink mech bursts into the room like the koolaid man*

Don't worry, I agree with you and the team has had similar thoughts and discussions. Some of this may be implemented sooner than you think.

My advice is to play Mechageddon! when it releases next May. ;)

Edit for full clarity's sake: you can play Mechageddon! as a squad of mechs (that can transform into starships) with each PC controlling their own mech, or players can team up with groups of 2 or more depending on the mech frames they choose and work together. Hopefully, this will allow each group to play in the style that feels right for them, but we definitely assumed a squad approach when designing encounters."

OUTSTANDING Jenny!!

Tom


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And here's one with Paizo's own Jason Keeley and John chatting in Digital Divination about the Starfinder 2nd Ed news :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sHzw2Db-IQ

Tom


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkoso5AYQuE

Ya I suck at doing the link embeds......

GREAT to see the booth and aaron and Jeff chatting about SF II and PF II stuff!!

Tom

PS

I'll post other vids as well on SFII as I see em :)


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"First Things First​
First things first, there are still a few books coming for Starfinder 1st Edition. Starfinder Enhanced will be out in October. This is not a soft playtest of the new edition, but full of enhancements for your first edition characters. After that, there will be two more hardcover Adventure Paths: Scoured Stars and Mechageddon. These are the last books announced for first edition, but Thurston would not confirm that there aren’t any more coming.

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Speaking of Mechageddon, Jenny’s favorite mech is a swarm mech with little AI controlled bits and bobs that can be sent out to do limited things. Thurston’s is the clock mech that has too many numbers on its face.

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Now for 2nd Edition, it has been in the talks for years, but they have been trying to find the right time to bring it forward. It will be 100% compatible with Pathfinder 2nd edition and under the ORC license. This means there can be time travel shenanigans with gunslingers and operative snipers. This may have already been done with the development team.

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Thurston is super stoked about finally getting three action economy for the game so now the games will have parity and not always be one step behind each other. In fact, Jenny and Dustin Knight spent time with the Pathfinder Remaster team, helping them and working on the books. This means they have a great handle on the rules and can hit the ground running with 2nd edition.

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Field Testing at Gen Con​
As of opening day of Gen Con, Field Testing has been started for 2nd edition. This is really a chance for Paizo to keep their fingers on the pulse of the community and to allow fans to see the process of how the game is made. Already changes have been made to feats in the Soldier class because they were named the same as feats from other classes. If you got your hands on the physical copy of the Field Test, it will be different than the PDF online.

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This is the most open playtest Paizo has put on and is a big behind the scenes on how your favorite games are made. They also promise to show some of their internal playtests and how they approach things. This could include blogs about their process and maybe streams of their playtests.

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“Gaming is about community. And by bringing the community into what we are doing, it’s going to make the product better,” said Thurston.
Changes Are Coming​
Changes are coming. Not just by bringing Starfinder into the 2E engine, but narratively. Who are the big players? What lore needs updating? Are there places in the setting that need tweaking? This edition will allow them to lay a good foundation for the setting and drill down into the roots of it to bring more flavor into the setting.

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“The classes you will see will be unlike classes you’ve seen before," said Thurston. “The classes we are doing for Starfinder 2nd Edition are not just sci-fi versions of Pathfinder classes.” They will be adding domains for Starfinder deities, even though there are no classes in Starfinder that need them. Those will be for when you bring over your Pathfinder classes into Starfinder. This means you can play a cleric in space.

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Some other tidbits Thurston and Jenny shared:
Spellcasters will be happy to note that there will be up to tenth ranked spellcasters for cool space wizardry.
If Jenny has anything to say about it, mechs will find their way back into Starfinder eventually, just not in the near future.
Solarian’s will be taken in an interesting way where their abilities key off different attunements for different results depending on your attunement at the time.

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2024 will see the release of the Playtest rulebook to allow fans to playtest the game and help the team work out any of the kinks in the system. This will allow the community to be very involved in the process and fill out a feedback survey.
2025 is the planned release of the 2nd edition.
Spoiler exclusive for E.N. World from Thurston: They are going to blow up a planet in the Pact Worlds, for reasons Thurston wouldn’t disclose. There will be a new Pact World joining, just not in the Golarion system."

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This " might" be of interest here and helps with a few questions posed at this point in time for SF II.

Cheers

Tom


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PERFECT, thank you sir and can't wait to pick it up!!

Tom


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Something totally new please as I did'nt like this AP to much back in the day

Tom


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I am now content as I was dead on these past few months, now to really dig into this "new SF II prototype Soldier"

Thank you Team Starfinder, Pf II team and all of Paizo for making this happen , a lot less to worry about now!!

Tom


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OUTSTANDING!!

Tom


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Starfinder 2nd Edition!!

All compatable with the way PF II Remastered system

next summer playtest, 2025 it will come out

Starfinder field test one can download is a taste of the way they are thinking

Soldier first 5 levels

Tom


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Well if thats the case then I think sales will go very poorly for this, I really hope your wrong, and I actually shocked there is nothing on Infinite yet.

Tom


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Well being announced and having it go live just might be in 2 different timelines, that should work and as I recall the books are off to the printers already it should work if playtest starts in Nov/Dec :)

just a thought that things are not just one thing or another, it can be flex as well, or so I hope anyways, or could be something else as well!!

Tom


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I need to see all the spells that changed to actually get the vibe of this rebalance, seems damage is not the only thing that is changing, but we will see in November.

Tom


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Its a bit concerning to some of my players but until we get the full picture its wait and see for my games and players.

Tom


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Posted in the Paizo Discord yesterday, NO panels from Paizo this year at GENCON, a few Paizo peeps will be in a couple of other panels , but that is it.

Hopefully this will only be a one off year for this but I can't quite understand this decision.

As there are still a lot of gamers are still moving away from 5th Ed, "they" (WotC) will be returning to GENCON this year in force and with the Remaster going on for Pf II and lack of Starfinder products and such.

I would think at least some panels could/should have been on the boards for this year, but maybe thats just me....

Constructive thoughts people or not a big deal for you all?

A very unhappy Tom (TRDG) And I took my usual vacation for this, SIGH!!! :(


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Sadly my wait for my next Paizo PC game is still ongoing, not into this type of game either.

Hope other have fun but no thank you here, waiting again for 2 years or more :(

SIGH...

Tom


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The Basics so far

Level 3 -18 (3 books but in long form, as well as new lore and different mech mechanics, feats and such)

Starts on Planet Daimalko (Located in Inner Space)

Book 1. You are part of the New Valor Defense Force defending a city from "Giant Creatures" :)

Book 2 you go off planet into Inner Space

Book 3. go back to the planet to fend off a new or just realized threat (A Demon from PF I is going to pop up here!! SWEET)

There will be Mech combat but will also feature regular combats as well off and on

4 side jobs that you can run in the AP or as one shots.

Spring 2024 release date at this point in time.

GREAT start and can't wait, hope to be a player for this but ya know....... Probably won't happen :(

Might not be a thing but it was mentioned, would'nt it be cool to have a starship change to a Mech and have a starship combat, and vise versa

Tom


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DANG, no city map for this, I'll have to fish around for a good map to represent the city!!

Tom


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As someone noted there is more than a small number of areas in the Starmap in Ports of Calls that are not shown/listed on the map!!

But maybe we can puzzle them out and pin/pen them in from all our experience, and maybe even a starfinder team member might help us out as well??!! (pretty please)

Running games tonight but maybe start with a list of the places we would like to have on the map that is'nt there might be a good start!!

Thanks

Tom

I'll be updating my virtual map in Roll20 myself as we hopefully get this going :)


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Sounds quite interesting and very unexpected as well. Are our Rangers going to get some wild updates as well??

Can't wait for the live panel!!

Tom


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Roll20 now has it up for sale as well, AND they will have Stolen Fate AP out as well when the 3rd module drops on the street date!!

Still a bit bummed no free PDF as it still does'nt have one here, but now I got my virtual cards at least!!

Thanks Paizo and Roll20!!

Tom


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It does'nt really say that in that interview........

Here is a fresher one that Jason Keeley comes back to Paizo from Renegade, (PF II though) and a really great youtube chat.

SF II about 3 years out, give or take.

:)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgU7cWCS_s4

Tom


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And a promotion as well, as a PF II Senior developer, Starfinder will miss ya but PF II only benefits!!

Hope to see ya in the PAIZOCON panels :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgU7cWCS_s4

Tom


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QUITE bummed with the direction that Paizo and BCOM took with this, I'm sure this will work for some, but sadly not for me.

Lets hope the 2nd unannounced game is more Owlcat like and would like it to be on a 6 Parter AP. As those are going to be pretty rare these days sadly!!

Tom


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I'll be keeping Alignment in all my games regardless, but nice to see ORC results and some tweeks to the game.

Tom


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Thanks Mika, Thursty chimed in on the reasons in the Starfinder AP general discussion sub forum in one of my threads there, for those interested.

Tom


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I would think that would be reserved for the Mech AP after this one.

And I would assume that is now delayed another half year as well, but who knows. I am getting more and more concerned with my fav RPG Company, but at least its not as bad as the Revised 5th Ed mess thats been going on.

But this is not the thread to discuss that fiasco!! :)

Tom


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What kinda worries me is will there be anything to fill in that gap?

I'm fully expecting that at PAIZOCON we should get some sort of explanation to us faithfull Starfinders that keep this system alive and well.

Honstly not to happy with what has been going on, yes I expect changes from time to time, but.....

SF, Hard cover only for the time being, with no solid plans after that, GULP.

Yes I understand that change can be good but having that first product delayed by a good half year, with well over half the material written years ago, just need to rewrite so they are linkable as an ongoing campaign.

And I am assuming this will delay the Mech AP by half a year as well. Can't really having them both come out at about the same time, but who knows.

Hoping for the best but all the staff hits that went over to Revised 5th Ed (as it is now officially called) over the past few years, as well as to Roll for Combat and the GI Joe franchise. Really took a toll on SF, and PF II.

Now for PF II they will no longer do 6 part AP's, so super frustrated with that decision, but thats for a different thread in a different part of the forum.

Hope for some good news for once, Enhanced is nice but one needs the actual AP's to use that book. New players coming in has plenty of choice but us vets of SF are running out of content sadly.

Just some random thoughts that I've been having lately. I did like the post Drift module 3 stories in one, that was pretty cool at least. And my Drift crisis games are going strong , so at least thats something :)

Tom


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Well the first Hardcover SF AP (Scoured Stars) just got pushed back to 2024, so this might also be pushed back as well.

Has me a bit worried about this new Hard Cover direction for SF AP's honestly :(

Tom


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Yep, just checked out a playthrough on You tube, not to bad.

So they might be able to pull it off!!

Tom


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Waves at Aaron, oh you sly one!!!

:) Tom


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If PF II then I hope for Age of Ashes, or maybe they will update a PF I AP to II??

Owlcat really missed the boat I think as Kingmaker in Space has been done, and or the year long Drift event and 2 3 part AP's. But with SF II looming on the howizon in a year or two, after Starfinder Enhanced comes out, a SF PC game might be long in coming sadly. But great fun to speculate!!

But for now PF PC games full speed ahead, be it PF II, or I!!!

:)

Tom


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Quite interested, no clue if this company will do these justice like good old Owlcat, but great to see progress again for PC games.

Now where is our Starfinder games :)

And is it going to be 1st or 2nd ED PF ??

Tom

GREAT JOB team Paizo!!!


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Thanks Aaron for the heads up, by the by bud, will you be in any PAIZOCON Live panels? I know your promo from last year kept ya out as I recall but hoping you make it in at least as a mod if not more :)

Tom

PS

And yes as usual took vacation to get in on all the panels LIVE!! Ha Ha Ha


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Excited for the 4 part AP, the lore books much less so, but nice to see others happy for them.

Tom


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Its going to seem so weird to level up the group almost every session, as I tend to focus on the RP aspect and having each players character come alive than just a combat fest.

But the Mech AP (I have super high hopes for that one, really need to start a thread on that me thinks in the SF forum) is still a good year away give or take so this will have to work somehow, or so I hope.

Tom


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A new ship combat sub system would be a great thing, thats for sure!!

Tom


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Hey James, any idea if it will somewhat work for the same classes from Gatewalkers as one of my groups is in that then want to change over to this with the same characters for this one once that is done.

Thanks

Tom


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So still not fixed yet I take it? Anyone at Paizo who could give us a time line please for this?

PSSSTT........ (Looking at you Aaron!!)

Tom :)


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Elegos wrote:
I was being paranoid then. Glad to hear. Still hoping to get a bit of a better idea of the future of Starfinder Adventures and especially Adventure Paths- do we have anything forecast after Drift Hackers that isn't recycled SFS content?

Jenny let slip with a little humorous prodding (from little old me mostly) at one of the Live GENCON Twitch streams that there is a Mech AP in the works.

That's about all we know right now and I am assuming its going to be the 2nd hardcover . Then they will see the sales and either continue, go back the way it was or try another different thing :)

Can't really call then new guards as they have been with SF for a long while now, quite curious to see the "newer Blood" take the reigns and see what their take on Starfinder is.

Welcome upper management and congrats!!

Tom :)


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So seems like a fix is still in the works, so I'll hold off buying for now myself, liked the Players guide for this though :)

Tom


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Was there any fix to this yet or still a mess? Won't buy it for a while as I'm still running Crashers, but nice to know the product is functioning on a basic level ya know.

Tom


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Yep, thats the word, so sad, and they really could'nt make any money on them , or is it more lack of Starfinder peeps to design then write em??........

Tom


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For me, not quite "afraid" just a bit worried about the next couple years of Starfinder and the direction the AP's, modules and one shots might be going.

Not the right thread for this for that topic me thinks!!

My group I'm running this and I are looking forward to this AP, once they survive the first one that is, LOL

Tom


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Hecke wrote:
Excited! PLEASE more high-level play in Starfinder!

I'll be looking doing this as well, nice call!!

Tom :)


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Refresh your Demi account, then check back here. Also I got the great people of Demi to get us the hex map without the hexes in the map, and a hi res at that :).

Demi is doing wonders these day

Tom


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Worked for me when I got it, recheck your Paizo code or send a ticket into Roll20 I would say.

Tom


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Thats actually not to bad for the size of the books, for me anyways.

Tom

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