What happens to the 1st Edition PRD?


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I don't recall seeing this in the FAQ for the playtest, but I'm curious about whether or not Paizo will continue to maintain the PRD. Has anyone seen/heard anything about this? I use the site often as a reference tool, and I'd hate to see it go. Anyone have any insight on this?


I'm sure Paizo could just segment a PF1 and PF2 srd into different folders on its website. As for d20pfsrd, that is unlikely to go anywhere.


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Nardis wrote:
I don't recall seeing this in the FAQ for the playtest, but I'm curious about whether or not Paizo will continue to maintain the PRD. Has anyone seen/heard anything about this? I use the site often as a reference tool, and I'd hate to see it go. Anyone have any insight on this?

Check out the Playtest FAQ page.

One of the questions they answer is
I want to keep playing PF1

FAQ wrote:
we DO plan to keep paperback Pocket Editions of First Edition rulebooks in print as long as enough people are buying them, so even in the era of Pathfinder Second Edition, First Edition adherents should be able to find their preferred version of the game in print without too much trouble. Our First Edition PDF products will also remain available.


Bloodrealm wrote:
Hey, look, more personal insults. Isn't it great how we can have opinions and be individuals?

You are in fact being hostile and childish. You know next to nothing about the new system, and yet are tossing around condemnations. Spewing hate is not an acceptable expression of opinion or individuality. Have a nice night.


CrystalSeas wrote:
Nardis wrote:
I don't recall seeing this in the FAQ for the playtest, but I'm curious about whether or not Paizo will continue to maintain the PRD. Has anyone seen/heard anything about this? I use the site often as a reference tool, and I'd hate to see it go. Anyone have any insight on this?

Check out the Playtest FAQ page.

One of the questions they answer is
I want to keep playing PF1

FAQ wrote:
we DO plan to keep paperback Pocket Editions of First Edition rulebooks in print as long as enough people are buying them, so even in the era of Pathfinder Second Edition, First Edition adherents should be able to find their preferred version of the game in print without too much trouble. Our First Edition PDF products will also remain available.

Paizo hasn't updated the PRD in a couple years despite releasing material under the OGL, and I can't help but wonder if they aren't going to jettison their (now) 1sr Edition PRD. It costs money to maintain this stuff, and while they'll keep first edition in print, and keep selling PDFs, it isn't clear whether they'll keep the PRD site up. I understand if they don't, but I really hope they keep the PRD site going.


Might be moved to a new spot, but don't see them removing it

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Nardis wrote:
Paizo hasn't updated the PRD in a couple years despite releasing material under the OGL, and I can't help but wonder if they aren't going to jettison their (now) 1sr Edition PRD. It costs money to maintain this stuff, and while they'll keep first edition in print, and keep selling PDFs, it isn't clear whether they'll keep the PRD site up. I understand if they don't, but I really hope they keep the PRD site going.

It's just hypertext, so it's fairly inconsequential in terms of storage space. So they will probably keep it up for as long as they have a website. However, the chances of them actually updating the PRD to include the newer releases since they stopped bothering has pretty much dropped to 0%.

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