Getting closer...how about a list of familiars or bloodlines?


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I'm looking for a little more teaser material, please. Something else to look forward to. As a big fan of arcane familiars, an advance list of some of the critters would be cool. Or sorcerer bloodlines?


Brian Brus wrote:
I'm looking for a little more teaser material, please. Something else to look forward to. As a big fan of arcane familiars, an advance list of some of the critters would be cool. Or sorcerer bloodlines?

Nothing, huh?

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We're a month out. I think at this point you know whether or not you want the book, and have already pre-ordered, so you'll get it before the release date. I don't see why they'd post anything more about it, since it will all get loaded onto the SRD and fan websites when it comes out.

Not that I'd say no to a consolidated familiar list, of course; like you, I want it now now NOW NOW! But that won't change things. le sighe.


BobChuck wrote:
We're a month out. I think at this point you know whether or not you want the book, and have already pre-ordered, so you'll get it before the release date. I don't see why they'd post anything more about it, since it will all get loaded onto the SRD and fan websites when it comes out.

You have a crappy, dismissive attitude. For all the chat that takes place here, picking apart every little detail about class "balance" and wish lists, THIS is the sort of response a simple listing request deserves?

Your assumptions about my decisions are off base, too. I had no idea that Paizo was releasing these new books until about a week ago when I randomly surfed to the site. So don't prattle on about knowing already whether I'll buy the damn product. Consumer enthusiasm drives purchases, and I'm sure the hell not developing any tonight.


Brian Brus wrote:
BobChuck wrote:
We're a month out. I think at this point you know whether or not you want the book, and have already pre-ordered, so you'll get it before the release date. I don't see why they'd post anything more about it, since it will all get loaded onto the SRD and fan websites when it comes out.

You have a crappy, dismissive attitude. For all the chat that takes place here, picking apart every little detail about class "balance" and wish lists, THIS is the sort of response a simple listing request deserves?

Your assumptions about my decisions are off base, too. I had no idea that Paizo was releasing these new books until about a week ago when I randomly surfed to the site. So don't prattle on about knowing already whether I'll buy the damn product. Consumer enthusiasm drives purchases, and I'm sure the hell not developing any tonight.

Awww! Don't be cranky!

Dark Archive

I hear lots of talk about making new blood lines but I'd like to see changed or synergies to the blood lines already out. Like, an alternate to the Draconic blood line, the bloodline already gives "Dragon Resistances" to armor and resisting energy so giving the getting the resist energy spell and mage armor spell are kind not needed. Even fly is not needed when you gain wings later. And since “These spells cannot be exchanged for different spells at higher levels." That hurts. I'd like to see a feat of trait that allowed Draconics to later trade gained spells for spells of the same level that Ancient dragons of the same color can cast. That is not just for the draconic blood lines but all; they should have the option to choose different spells but stay within the theme. Aberrant class will do the same with spell casting Aberrations in the Bestiary. Infernal and Celestial could use their spell casting counterparts.

And I'd also like to see the gain familiar feat, for all spell casters

And while I'm spouting off wants, I want the lantern archon to be an attainable familiar. (I know it might be too late for suggestions)

P.S. Paisa staff (if you’re listing), I am really jonesing for more previews of ultimate magic. APG came out in august and here are the previews for July. http://paizo.com/paizo/blog/2010/july UM is so close; just need gradual exposure so my head doesn't explode when I read it.


how about halfling, gnome or kobold familiars with the Greater Improved Familiar feat (Int 16, Cha 14, caster level 18th)? or perhaps the mighty Aeonic bloodline? the Deific bloodline? or the Alien Orphanbloodline (which enables the sorcerer to planeshift to and from any Outer Plane in the PF cosmology or the ol'great wheel, or even the crappy 4th edition one? the Amazonic tradition bloodline which enables the female sorcerer to gain a male commoner familiar (use the stats of the village idiot presented in the Game Mastery Guide)?

...all of this is just silly jokes from me, but if you feel like implementing them into your campaign as house rules....


My point: I don't actively play the game anymore. I have the players handbooks I and II on my shelf and I occasionally browse through them for fun. If I've got $40-$50 to spend on my limited budget, I could just as easily pick up the next Starman hardcover omnibus (DC Comics) instead of a Paizo product. ... UNLESS some sort of enticement or anticipatory excitement tilts the balance.


Brian Brus, part of the problem may be that you're posting in the wrong place. This is the Playtest forum, not the product discussion forum (or the product's own page). You may still get an answer here, but with the playtest phase pretty much over, you may not get a response from anyone at Paizo.

Teasers and previews are probably going to be in the book's main page, or at least on the Paizo Products forum.


I my self would love to know what the Sorcerer bloodlines are. I also love the idea of alternate stuff for existing bloodlines as well and the ability to get a familiar for any spellcaster.

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