Share your best Pathfinder advice in one sentence


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Silver Crusade

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Bruno Breakbone, a very handsome and beautiful Tetori monk, invite you to share your best simple one-sentence advice.

This thread inspired because Bruno was recently was tickled by this on Reddit by /u/vastmagick:

"Fort and Ref save you, Will normally saves your party."


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Split up duties with your team, so you don't have to do everything yourself.


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Work with your friends instead of trying to do it all yourself.


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Don't get so caught up on the rules of the game that you miss out on the fun of it.


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Cook everything, otherwise it could return and eat your brain.


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Pathfinder Adventure, Companion, Lost Omens, Rulebook Subscriber

Just have fun and split the loot evenly.

Grand Lodge

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Have fun, and help the others at the table have fun.


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Use Dreamscarred Press material over Paizo stuff whenever possible.


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Split up, and if you make it to the end, hand everything to Tammy and she'll give you ultimate power, or whatever.


"The point of alignment is to get people to think about their character's internal motivations/justifications for their actions; so no, the Paladin should not fall if they can explain why they did it."


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"Be a full caster."

or

"Read the book."

Grand Lodge

Whatever you do, don't roll a 1.


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Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'entrate...


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Don't draw any cards.


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quibblemuch wrote:
Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'entrate...

Abandon all hope, you who enter here...


Don't awaken the Tarrasque, He'll usually be hungry for heroes/villains; that's usually you.

Silver Crusade

Threeshades wrote:
Don't draw any cards.

and if you must, be a 10th level Harrower. Suckers!


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Don't judge the game on an experience with strangers.


As a GM talk to your players and as a player talk to your GM.

Play the game do not let the game play you.

MDC


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Always carry a ranged weapon.


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If you’re wondering how it works
And other logical things
Then repeat to yourself ‘It’s just a game,
I should really just relax.’”


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Just as Teddy Roosevelt said: "Max your diplomacy and carry a great sword."

Scarab Sages

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"you'd be amazed how many encounters can be solved by throwing a pig at them."


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dont split the party

Grand Lodge

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"You'd be surprised how many encounters can be resolved by throwing a dwarf at it."


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Don't let everyone else pay all the expenses, buy all the equipment, fight all the fights, and take all the risk, lest people leave if you're playing.


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In combat try to contribute every round. It doesn't have to be effective, but do something.


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Keep the dm from getting thirsty

The Exchange

Everyone loves cake.


There is no such thing as too many tanglfoot bags.


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Try not to die.

Scarab Sages

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As in improv theatre, so in RPGs: Don't negate the premise!


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The best memories are when the whole table has fun.


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This is my opinion, but hey it might be yours too: It's not so much about making the best character and winning it all, but about making a character that you and the rest of your group will remember fondly.

Grand Lodge

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Pathfinder Battles Case Subscriber; Pathfinder Companion, Maps Subscriber

"Don't be a Robin, ride the Dragon!"

Grand Lodge

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Adventure Path Charter Subscriber; Pathfinder Starfinder Adventure Path Subscriber

Don't take anything you read about this game on these boards too seriously.

-Skeld


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Always split the party.


Boosting armor is the easiest way to make your enemies miss, but there is a practical limit.


Never forget to buy a few rations so you do not starve to death in a dungeon.

Every adventurer should have a back pack, 50ft of rope, and a grappling hook.


Don't take it to seriously no one gets out alive.... >.> (wait or is that life?)


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Always wear sun screen. (and don't forget your towel.)

Grand Lodge

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Adventure Path Charter Subscriber; Pathfinder Starfinder Adventure Path Subscriber

I just thought of another piece of advice that might help:

Don't get hung up on the rules because they really aren't important.

-Skeld


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Always...no...never forget to check your references.


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Don't be a dick--okay, be a bit of a dick, but only sometimes.


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It's all fun and games until someone fails a saving throw.

Liberty's Edge

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Pathfinder Companion, Pathfinder Accessories Subscriber; Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Superscriber

Healing is a waste in combat they say. But a party with no way to heal will soon be dead

Silver Crusade

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Pathfinder Adventure Path Subscriber

Never let rules and dice rolls get in the way of fun.


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Win together, die alone.


As Limp Bizkit once said: "Just keep rollin', rollin', rollin'."


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Before rolling your dice, it's usually best to look your GM in the eye and ask 'do you feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?'

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