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Unfortunately, the luck I had last month has ended and this month I had to pay VAT+ for my shipment from June (Netherlands) again. I have forwarded the invoice to customer support, but thought I would keep everyone in the loop here as well.


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Thanks for the update Brian, I just e-mailed my PostNL receipts to the customer service e-mail. Store credit is a fine solution for me.


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captain yesterday wrote:

It has at least streamlined the process. Before the new system I'd post something here and get a response in one to two days. Now I get a response and my request is is handled within an hour or two.

The system works, it just takes time for for word to circulate, I highly recommend others try it.

I think it really depends on what kind of issue you have. I have a ticket that is over a month old and I hadn't received any communication about it since other than the initial automated response. I have even sent e-mails just asking if someone read them to rule out there is some kind of issue with my e-mail and those mails remain unanswered as well. Because of a topic on the forums, Brian took it upon himself to make sure I and others with the same issue will at least get some updates, but before that it was just radio silence.

In the past, on the QA forums, it was possible you had to had a few days on answers, but at least you could get a general idea of where in the queue you were based on answers from Customer Service Agents in other topics. Now, if your ticket remains unanswered, there is just nothing you can do. Can't even call a telephone number.


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Thanks Brian, I appreciate it quite a lot, especially the commitment to keep us informed. I think I hated the lack of acknowledgment or any reply to my support request more than the actual issue (which is also bad). Knowing that someone at Paizo is at least aware and working, makes me feel a lot less bitter about the whole ordeal.


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There have been quite a lot of posts asking about updates on support requests in the last few weeks, so I don't think it's limited to European customers...


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Some good news from my end. I just picked up the box with my May shipments from the local pickup point and for the first time in a long while I did not have to pay anything extra. No VAT or administration costs!


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Agorg wrote:


I don't think you understand. I bought the pdf and then the Foundry module, and SAVED money by doing so. This is Paizo telling customers who already own the AP that the correct way to buy their Foundry product is to first buy the collected pdf that they don't need or want.

I have no particular bone in this fight, but when I compare the price of the PDF ($ 38.99) it's equal to the discount for the Foundry module (59.99 - 21 = $38.99). You get the PDF for free if you buy the Foundry module, so how are you saving extra money by buying the PDF first?


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I've looked into it, and my postal service (PostNL) says I have to get a VAT refund from Paizo, because they have not received the correct information from you. The relevant text can be found here, under the "Have you already paid VAT during checkout?" header: https://www.postnl.nl/en/customer-service/international-shipments/objecting -customs-clearance-costs/


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I have the same problem in The Netherlands, but I have not contact the post office yet about it.


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Thank you!


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Hi,

I just received the order notification for the Pathfinder Bestiary 3 Battle Cards in the Pathfinder Accessories Subscription I have, but I think 46,29$ shipping costs is a bit too much for me to swallow, especially since I will also have to pay VAT when the product arrives in the EU.

Seeing as the subscription doesn't offer that many benefits over just buying the products locally, I would like to cancel my subscription. If it's somehow possible to also cancel the pending order (Order 36631334 ), that would be appreciated as well.

In addition to this question I was wondering if there are any solutions in the work for EU subscribers, since with the new VAT rules that now apply, it's become very expensive. I love Paizo and all the products that you release, but I feel like I'm paying more for the shipping than the products themselves and that sucks :(.

Thanks!


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Thanks Franz!

I am aware there are no PDFs for the cards, I'm just excited for the physical product ;-).


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Hi,

Order 13544920 contains all of my subscriptions for February.

Starfinder Adventure Path #25: The Chimera Mystery (The Threefold Conspiracy 1 of 6) has already shipped of the 13th and I have access to the PDF. I've been waiting for the rest of the items to ship because I'm really looking forward to reading the Gamemastery Guide and to have access to the Bestiary Cards, so I've been checking the Order Page regularly and yesterday I noticed the status switched to "Suspended / Pending".

It feels like something went wrong here? Can you please check on the status of this order?

Thanks!


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Thank you Sam, I'm very happy with the solution you proposed.

I also replied to your mail, but wanted to make sure the answer was visible to others as well.


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Unfortunately, today, 13 days after I contacted you about the issue, Order 8129186 was shipped with items that I didn't want and without the Critical Hit Deck :(.


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I sent an email to customer.service@paizo.com 11 days ago when I noticed that the Pathfinder Critical Hit Deck was not in my upcoming subscription items but the Critical Fumble Deck was. I started this subscription with the Critical Hit Deck and was looking forward to using it in my games.

I followed up 1 day later when I got my order confirmation (Order 8129186), and it suddenly included all the accessories that were released BEFORE the Critical Hit Deck. I already own several of these and am not interested in the others. The Critical Hit Deck still wasn't part of that order and is still not showing up.

Unfortunately, I haven't heard anything back and the order with the invalid items has been stuck on "Pending" for the past 10 days. I understand that everything is a bit chaotic after the release of PF2, but I think 11 days without even an acknowledgment of receiving my email is a bit long :(.

In order to speed up the process, this is what needs to happen to fix my issue:

In Order 8129186 remove the following items:

- Pathfinder GM Screen
- Pathfinder Character Sheet Pack
- Pathfinder Combat Pad
- Pathfinder Condition Card Deck

And add the:

- Pathfinder Critical Hit Deck


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Gunslinger is the only class that multiple of my players want to play that is unavailable at launch, so I hope that we can get some form of that in the future.

Magus is another class that has been played at our table, but we can kind of simulate it with multiclassing in 2E. I would still love to see 2E's take on it.

I'm also really interested to see the Witch return as well as the Inquisitor, because I want to see 2E's take on Hexes and Judgments.


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I've also seen an unannounced Advanced GM Screen.


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Ediwir wrote:
I have most of the calculations for P1 to PT already, and PT to P2 is very much oriented to just adjusting my PCs' characters, but I might post out my work in regards to P1 to P2.

I would love it if you could share those calculations! Always interested in how other GMs tackled this.


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I guess I just don't want to eyeball everything ;-). I've been doing that for the stuff that I've run so far and feel pretty confident about it at lower levels, but at the higher levels that confidence erodes and I'm looking for some guidelines.

There's a nice Conversion Guide to convert 3.0 to Pathfinder 1E. All I want to know is if we can expect something like this for 2E.


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Well, there are also DCs that need to be converted. I already noticed that on level 1 DCs should be 3 lower than they are in 1E because your maximum possible score is 3 lower; 1E: +1 rank, +3 class skill bonus and +4 ability score = +8 and in the Playtest it's +0 trained, +1 level, +4 ability score = +5. That's without taking Skill Focus into account in 1E, which could boost it even more. I have no idea how much the DCs will differ on higher levels and would like to know what the people that made the system think about it.

Also, I'm not sure if dividing the treasure by 10 (so gp becomes sp) will work out at higher levels. I know it's fine at level 1, but the Playtest assumes a level 20 character would have 20,000 gp of items, but in 1E it's 880,000 gp. Simply dividing treasure by 10 would lead to very wealthy PCs at higher levels.


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Will the Core Rulebook contain any guidelines to help convert the 10 years of Adventure Paths and Modules to the 2E ruleset, or will these be shared in another way (maybe a now GameMastery Guide???) after release?

I've been trying to convert the Price of Immortality trilogy to the Playtest rules, but I feel like I'm mostly guessing what all te numbers should be.


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I would like to also say that getting the PDFs is one of the main reasons I subscribe, since packages take weeks to ship to Europe and it allows me access to the content right away. I also use them heavily during prep by copy-pasting text or extracting maps to annotate and use on a VTT.

Sometimes the packages have enough stuff inside that I need to pay extra sales tax before I get my package (which is fine), which can increase the price to a point where it would have been (a little) cheaper to pick it up at a LFGS. The added value of the PDF is what makes it worth it though.


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Just to make sure. It looks like my current Pathfinder 1E subscription will automatically migrate to 2E and I don't have to separately preorder this or wait until other subscriptions become available?

Edit: Seems this is all answered in the FAQ, and it seems the answer is yes!


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How do you know what skill applies for a monster? I've been looking in the Core Rulebook and the Bestiary, but I haven't found anything.

For instance, the first first enemy in Doomsday Dawn would be identified with the Dungeoneering skill in 1E, but I don't think there's an equivalent skill in 2E, so which one do you use?

First enemy in Doomsday Dawn:
Sewer Ooze