Gen Con 2013: Paizo’s Field Guide

Pathfinder_RPG_Core_Rulebook_cover.jpegPaizo Publishing, the company best known for Pathfinder, has released some of what you can expect from them at Gen Con 2013, kicking off this coming week. You can find them at booth #203 in the exhibit hall.

General Ongoing throughout Gen Con

Giveaways at the Paizo booth throughout GenCon

  • Free collectible buttons, a new one each day
  • Free promo card for the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
  • Spend $50 or more at the Paizo booth and get a free KonKrud goblin mini
  • Spend $100 or more at the Paizo booth and get a free Pathfinder RPG tote bag

Kid’s Track – Room #231

Beginner Kid’s Track:

This adventure is for children ages 6-10, with little to no roleplaying experience.

Advanced Kid’s Track:

This adventure is for children ages 6-10, with some roleplaying experience.

Charity

Pathfinder Society will be holding a silent auction for exclusive Pathfinder items and in-game boons to benefit the Gen Con charity, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Indiana. Bidding takes place daily throughout the convention in the Sagamore Ballroom.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday

6:00pm:  Goblin Horde flash mob

Join Paizo Publishing for the Gen Con Pre-Show Party/Keg-Tapping, outside on Georgia Street at 6pm. We’ll be assembling a goblin horde flash-mob to sing the goblin song. Get there early for your own free goblin facemask!

Thursday

11:00am—noon Seminar: Pathfinder 101 – Room #231

Whether you’ve never played a tabletop roleplaying game in your life, or you’re a veteran dice-roller looking for something fresh, Pathfinder 101 is your introduction to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and the ever-growing world around it. Panelists: Adam Daigle, Liz Courts, James L. Sutter, John Compton

1:00—2:00pm Seminar: New Pathfinder Adventure Path reveal – Room #231

Join Paizo Creative Director James Jacobs, along with Art Director Andrew Vallas and Developer Adam Daigle as they reveal and discuss the plan for next year’s Pathfinder Adventure Path.

Booth Signings:

Dave Gross: 9:00am—1:00pm, 4:00—6:00pm

Howard Andrew Jones: 1:00—2:00pm, 4:00—5:00pm

Chris Jackson: 9:00am—noon, 4:00—6:00pm

Jim Zub: 9:00am—noon, 2:00—3:00pm

Andrew Huerta: 9:00am—noon, 1:00—6:00pm

Wayne Reynolds: 2:00—3:00pm

Friday

7:00pm—midnight: Gen Con Special 1000-person Pathfinder Society mega event! – Sagamore Ballroom

Designed to be run as an epic, multi-table event in which the actions of each table has the potential to turn the tide of battle, Siege of the Diamond City sets a new standard of interactivity for the fan-favorite convention special format.

Booth signings:

James Sutter: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—5:00pm

Dave Gross: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—5:00pm

Howard Andrew Jones: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—5:00pm

Chris Jackson: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—6:00pm

Richard Byers: 10:00—11:00am

Jim Zub: 11:30am—1:00pm 3:00—4:30pm

Andrew Huerta: 11:30am—2:00pm, 3:00pm—6:00pm

Dead Gentlemen: 2:00—3:00pm

Wolfgang Bauer, Colin McComb, Ben McFarland, Brian Suskind: 1:00—2:00pm, 3:00—4:00pm

8:00pm ENnie Awards

Paizo and Pathfinder-related products are up for 8 ENnie awards!

Saturday

Booth Signings

Dave Gross: 1:00—4:00pm

Howard Andrew Jones: 1:00pm—3:00pm

Chris Jackson: 1:00pm—3:00pm

Richard Byers: 10:00am—11:00am

Jim Zub: 11:30am—1:00pm, 3:00—5:00pm

Andrew Huerta: 10:00am—1:00pm, 3:00—6:00pm

Wayne Reynolds: 3:00—4:00pm

Steve Jackson: 5:00—6:00pm

Sunday

10:00am—4:00pm: Family Fun Day! – Room #231

Stop by the Pathfinder Society Kids Track (room #231) for a free goblin mask!

11:00am—noon: Writing for Paizo

Seminar with Patrick Renie, Sean K. Reynolds, Judy Bauer and John Compton

1:00-2:00pm: Developing Pathfinder

Seminar with Wes Schneider, Adam Daigle, Patrick Renie

Booth signings:

Dave Gross: 11:00am—noon, 1:00—3:00pm

Chris Jackson: 10:00am—noon, 1:00—2:00pm

Ed Greenwood: 10:00am—noon

Jim Zub: 11:30am—1:00pm

Andrew Huerta: 10:am—1:00pm, 2:00—4:00pm

New Paizo and Pathfinder-related products releasing at Gen Con

Mythic Adventures

Mythic Adventures also offers a new way to play the Pathfinder RPG, using familiar rules but adding a new layer to the game. Mythic adventurers are elevated above their non-mythic counterparts, gaining powers and abilities beyond their reach that allow them to take on tougher foes and more daunting challenges. A Mythic character takes on the agents of deities, rushes headlong into the abyss, and strives to build a legend, all while facing-off against a wide variety of foes from common monsters to other mythic characters and legendary creatures. Mythic Adventures has an MSRP of $39.99.

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords

Designed by Mike Selinker and Lone Shark Games, the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game (PACG) translates the most popular Pathfinder Roleplaying Game (RPG) into an entirely new breed of card game, where players adventure, battle monsters and villains, and acquire new feats, items, weapons, and allies—all without a Game Master! The Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set, based on the award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path, includes dice, nearly 500 illustrated cards, and everything one to four players need to create characters and begin their adventures for an entirely new Pathfinder gaming experience. The base set has an MSRP of $59.99.

Visions of WAR: The Art of Wayne Reynolds

Visions of WAR: The Art of Wayne Reynolds is a journey through the amazing worlds of master artist Wayne Reynolds, a 256-page hardcover retrospective of more than 10 years of work from today’s leading fantasy illustrator. Packed with full-color covers, interior art, and card art from award-winning work on brands like the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Dungeons & Dragons, World of Warcraft, Magic: The Gathering, and more, this book has an MSRP of $29.99.

Wrath of the Righteous Adventure Path

When the Worldwound opens and unleashes a horde of demons from the infernal Abyss, it will take more than mere mortals to deliver the Wrath of the Righteous and save Golarion from a demonic fate. This summer’s new Adventure Path includes:

  • Pathfinder Campaign Setting: The Worldwound by Jonathan Keith, Jason Nelson, Todd Stewart, and Tanith Tyrr
  • Pathfinder Adventure Path #73: The Worldwound Incursion by Amber E. Scott
  • Pathfinder Adventure Path #74: Sword of Valor by Neil Spicer
  • Pathfinder Adventure Path #75: Demon’s Heresy by Jim Groves
  • Pathfinder Adventure Path #76: The Midnight Isles by James Jacobs and Greg A. Vaughan
  • Pathfinder Adventure Path #77: Herald of the Ivory Labyrinth by Wolfgang Baur
  • Pathfinder Adventure Path #78: City of Locusts by Richard Pett
  • Pathfinder Tales: King of Chaos by Dave Gross
  • Pathfinder Cards: Wrath of the Righteous Item Cards

Pathfinder Goblins! comic series (exclusive Gen Con cover!)

The much-adored and feared goblins of Pathfinder will get their own comic book series, published by Dynamite Entertainment. Each book of the 5-issue monthly series, Pathfinder: Goblins! will feature two goblin-themed short stories by different creative teams. Issue #1 includes “The One-Eyed Goblin is King,” written by Adam Warren with art by Carlos Gomez, and “Prize Pupil,” written by Paizo Publisher Erik Mona an illustrated by Shane White.

Pathfinder Battles: Skull & Shackles minis

Pathfinder Battles: Skull & Shackles is a stunning set of prepainted plastic miniatures from WizKids, featuring 55 all-new sculpts drawn from the gorgeous art in the Pathfinder Adventure Path: Skull & Shackles. The minis will be available in standard four-figure booster packs, containing one large figure and three medium or small figures (MSRP $15.99), as well as the standard booster 8-count brick with 32 figures total, MSRP $114.99.

Munchkin: Pathfinder

The award-winning game of killing monsters and taking their stuff meets the award-winning universe of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game in Munchkin Pathfinder! Try out new classes like Alchemist and Witch. Join a faction to become an Eagle Knight or a Red Mantis Assassin. Arm yourself with the T-Bone Stake and the Armor of Insults. You’ll need them to defeat the Ghoul Friday, the Whispering Tyrant, and especially Lamashtu, the Mother of Monsters. But first you’ll have to fight your way through all those goblins… and kill them and take their stuff! Play it by itself, or combine it with the original Munchkin and as many supplements as you like. 168 cards, one six-sided die featuring the iconic Pathfinder goblin, and a rulesheet, in a 6″ x 9″ box. MSRP$24.95

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