Any interest in a guide for a psionic class?


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Howdy, I'm interested in trying my hand at all this guide crafting business. I'd like to do something that hasn't been done yet, and I'm a big fan of psionics. I'd be glad to do a guide for any of the psionic classes released by Dreamscarred Press, if anyone is interested.

Which specific classes would you like to see? Psion, Wilder, Soulknife, Psychic Warrior, one of the Psionics Expanded classes?

Scarab Sages

I'd love to see Psychic Warrior!

Just a heads up that there are some guides to the pathfinder psionic classes knocking around though massively incomplete.

Soulknife
Tactician
Vitalist


Interesting, I'm surprised there are Psionics Expanded guides. So one person wants a psychic warrior? Good. I'm also considering doing a cryptic guide since I'm about to play one.


i want either Psychic Warrior or Psion. probably with a different chapter for each role.


I'd totally love a guide to the Soulknife, Aegis, and Metaforge (my three favorite psionic classes).


Jackissocool wrote:
Interesting, I'm surprised there are Psionics Expanded guides. So one person wants a psychic warrior? Good. I'm also considering doing a cryptic guide since I'm about to play one.

I'd like to see a guide to the Cryptic. It seems like a really fun class with a nice variety of options.

Liberty's Edge

Pathfinder Starfinder Adventure Path Subscriber
Jackissocool wrote:
Interesting, I'm surprised there are Psionics Expanded guides. So one person wants a psychic warrior? Good. I'm also considering doing a cryptic guide since I'm about to play one.

I also would like to see a psychic warrior guide


Ok, so it seems like psychic warrior is, at the moment, the most requested. I'll wait till I get a few more opinions in, but that looks like it will probably be my first one.

Grand Lodge

Pathfinder Adventure Path, Starfinder Roleplaying Game Subscriber

Yes, but this should be in the homebrew forum as psionics is not at this time part of the Pathfinder rules set and it's very likely that if Psionics is brought into the game, it's not going to be the 3.5/Dreamscarred variety.


I assume by home brew you mean third party. I suppose it could go there, but I think it fits equally well in advice. I'm thinking it would eventually go in the Guide to the Class Guides, so posting it in the same forum as that makes the most sense to me.


As long as it's noted where the actual class is coming from (Dreamscarred press with a link to the info on the d20pfsrd site) I see no issue with a guide to soul knives.


To be honest, soulknife is probably what I would feel least comfortable with. Maybe after a while, once I've done two or three others. I'm thinking that since nobody else on the paizo boards is doing it and I love psionics, I can be the psionics guide guy.


Well from totally personal POV. I would want to see psychich warrior, since that is the one that interest me while still not being that familiar to me. That said I would love to see Psion quide, just because it is such a massive amount of different routes and most not sharing thing apart from the rough basics.

Grand Lodge

Pathfinder Adventure, Rulebook Subscriber; Pathfinder Battles Case Subscriber

I could use a psychic warrior guide myself. Never had a chance to play one, so some pointers would be nice.


Yes.


Alright, psychic warrior it is for the first guide. Not sure how long this'll take me. A couple of days or a couple of weeks, I'd guess. But here goes nothing!


Given how complex psionic classes can be I suggest taking your time on it. Soul knife is actually one of the easier ones to understand and read. :P

Dark Archive

I would read all of the Psionics class guides as a lover of what 3/3.5 and Dreamscarred Press did with it. I have played two psychic warriors before and hope to do try other stuff when DMs are open to it but I sure would love to return to the psychic warrior again.

Do not know if it would step on copyright infringement but mentioning the kalastar of eberron would be nice. Even if only as a footnote pointing people in the direction of a few books with them.


A guide to Wilders would be wonderful.


TarkXT wrote:
Given how complex psionic classes can be I suggest taking your time on it. Soul knife is actually one of the easier ones to understand and read. :P

I don't find them anymore complex than their non-psionic equivalents, generally. The psychic warrior is certainly a lot simpler than the magus, its obvious counterpart.


I've been working on a Psion Guide for a while now, with the class abilities, feats, etc already in rough draft form. Working on power lists now, then will need a re-edit. Was taking it a bit slow, but I'll see if I can get a first draft out soon.


The aquanaut is different enough of a class that it would be interesting to see a guide for it.


Caedwyr wrote:
The aquanaut is different enough of a class that it would be interesting to see a guide for it.

I'm not familiar with the aquanaut, is that from seas of thought or whatever the alluria psionics book is?

Dilvias wrote:
I've been working on a Psion Guide for a while now, with the class abilities, feats, etc already in rough draft form. Working on power lists now, then will need a re-edit. Was taking it a bit slow, but I'll see if I can get a first draft out soon.

That's great! I'm glad somebody else is with me on this endeavor. I'd eventually like to cover all of them, even the dread, which bores me to no end. A guide might just change my opinion on it.

I've begun work on the psychic warrior guide. I've completed the introduction (What is a psychic warrior, why should I play one, how have they changed from 3.5, etc.), overview of class abilities, and a couple of paths. I'll put it up once I've finished all the paths and races, and then I will continue to add each section as I complete them.

I'm thinking I will do the powers next, and then the feats. How in depth should I go for the feats from paizo? Most of those will simply be the same as for a fighter, just without being able to take ones that require fighter levels. Also, the average PsyWar will be taking a lot of psionic feats over normal feats due to psionic proficiency. Thoughts? Not on optimizing a PsyWar, but on optimizaing my guide.

EDIT: Oh yeah, after feats and powers I'll move on to archetypes, multiclassing, and prestige classes. I probably won't discuss traits. Anything else to cover?


Jackissocool wrote:
Caedwyr wrote:
The aquanaut is different enough of a class that it would be interesting to see a guide for it.

I'm not familiar with the aquanaut, is that from seas of thought or whatever the alluria psionics book is?

Yes, it is from Waves of Thought.


Waves of Thought, right. I don't have that book (although I have heard nothing but good things about it)so I can't really make a guide on it. Maybe I'll get it and make a guide for it, but it would be a lot lower priority for me than the DSP ones.


Paths are done! On to the races. Once I've finished those, which should be tomorrow or Tuesday, I will post the guide. Then powers, then feats, then archetypes, then prestige classes, then multiclassing.

Silver Crusade

minoritarian wrote:

I'd love to see Psychic Warrior!

Just a heads up that there are some guides to the pathfinder psionic classes knocking around though massively incomplete.

Soulknife
Tactician
Vitalist

I have a guide for Psychic Warrior. It was very disturbing.


GM Elton wrote:
minoritarian wrote:

I'd love to see Psychic Warrior!

Just a heads up that there are some guides to the pathfinder psionic classes knocking around though massively incomplete.

Soulknife
Tactician
Vitalist

I have a guide for Psychic Warrior. It was very disturbing.

Well hopefully I can manage not to disturb anybody.

The guide, with races and paths, should be up today. I will update powers by the level, and I expect I'll have all seven done by friday.

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