PaizoCon Online will include seminars and live-plays on Twitch, games scheduled via Warhorn and run on a variety of VTT platforms such as Roll20, Fantasy Grounds, Astral, and D20Pro, an official PaizoCon Online Discord server as a general hangout for con-goers, plus blogs on paizo.com, and more!
Paizo and Fantastic Worlds Productions have announced that Fantastic Worlds has become an officially licensed partner. They will premiere a new actual-play tabletop roleplaying game podcast adventure, The Greatest Show on Earth!set in the circus-themed “Extinction Curse Adventure Path” for Pathfinder Second Edition. They also will continue their immersive podcast in which they struggle against the wintry witch Baba Yaga, set in the Pathfinder Reign of Winter Adventure Path, using the first edition Pathfinder rules.
Established in August 2018, the Fantastic Worlds crew includes Game Dad (GM) Dustin Alexander who harries the team via the machinations of the Witch-Queens of Irrisen in Reign of Winter, Jess Negin takes the reigns as the nefarious Ring Master (GM) in Extinction Curse, Abbie Lammel, Angel Espinoza, and Logan Mayne-Rizzi—who just try to keep their characters alive.
Diamond Comic Distributors has revealed the top-selling products for March 2020. Paizo Publishing dominated the month with eight out of the top ten items ordered. The items are ranked by dollars invoiced.
It was a strange month overall and it’s unknown exactly how the pandemic impacted orders for the month.
The top item for the month was thePathfinder Gamemastery Guide HC. Pathfinder took the top four spots on the chart.
Dynamite Entertainment’s Elvira: Mistress of the Dark Spectral Switchboard was #6 and Ten Speed Press‘ Wizards & Spells: A Young Adventurers GuideHC came in at #10.
Check out the full top ten below and read the full analysis of Diamond’s announcement at Graphic Policy.
TOP 10 GAMES BY DOLLARS INVOICED
PATHFINDER GAMEMASTERY GUIDE HC (P2)
PATHFINDER: LOST OMENS: GODS & MAGIC HC (P2)
PATHFINDER GAMEMASTERY GUIDE SPECIAL EDITION HC (P2)
PATHFINDER CORE RULEBOOK HC (P2)
STARFINDER RPG CORE RULEBOOK HC
ELVIRA: MISTRESS OF DARK SPECTRAL SWITCHBOARD
TOME OF BEASTS POCKET EDITION
PATHFINDER ADVENTURE PATH: THE EXTINCTION CURSE VOLUME 1 (P2)
Paizo has announced that PaizoCon 2020 will be online! The annual game convention of all-things-Paizo, originally scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend in Seattle, will fall-back, regroup, and expand to six days of gaming at a safe social distance online May 26-31.
The event will include seminars and live-plays on Twitch, games scheduled via Warhorn and run on a variety of VTT platforms such as Roll20, Fantasy Grounds, Astral, and D20Pro, an official PaizoCon Online Discord server as a general hangout for con-goers, plus blogs on paizo.com, and more!
Q Workshop has unveiled official Adventure Path dice sets designed and manufactured for the Pathfinder Extinction Curse, Starfinder Attack of the Swarm! and Starfinder The Threefold Conspiracy under a license with Paizo. Each is a complete set of seven polyhedral dice (d4, d6, d8, d10, d100, d12, d20) made from durable plastic and designed with precision engravings.
Two Pathfinder Extinction Curse Adventure Path Dice Sets
The Extinction Curse Adventure Path is a six-part, monthly campaign in which the heroes lead a traveling circus as they unravel a plot to eradicate all life from the islands of the Inner Sea. These sets include dice in red and blue, with yellow painting in complexly carved engravings. The Performer’s set contains a blue d20, d10, and d4. The Entertainer’s set is made with a red d20, d10, and d4. On the highest face, there is the symbol of a circus tent to help players take the stage and win the crowd.
Starfinder Attack of the Swarm! Adventure Path Dice Set
The theme for this campaign is the invasion of the Swarm – a highly intelligent and always hungry monolithic hive-mind with gargantuan living ships. This set is glacier blue with cloudy admixture that resembles mist covering dangers, emerging out of the blue. Q WORKSHOP adorned the faces with pale yellow painting to mark the digits looking like insects and larvae. On the highest faces of all dice, there are symbols of the archenemy of the campaign – the Swarm.
Starfinder The Threefold Conspiracy Adventure Path Dice Set
The Threefold Conspiracy Adventure Path is a six-part, monthly campaign in which the heroes unravel the machinations of insidious aliens who have infiltrated galactic society. Imagine that there are dice for revealing cosmic conspiracy theories. These dice could be a player’s best choice in their fight against twisted alien masterminds and their sinister plot. This set is dark gray with yellow paint to mark the digits and rich engravings. The whole design is inspired by science fiction movie thrillers, where the enemy is alien, unknown and hidden in dark corners of spaceships. On the highest face, there is the symbol of mysterious three triangles that symbolize three layers of space conspiracy.
Each dice set has a $13.00 MSRP. Pathfinder Extinction Curse Adventure Path Performer’s Entertainer’s Dice Sets are available today at paizo.com and q-workshop.com. The Starfinder Attack of the Swarm! and Threefold Conspiracy Adventure Path Dice Sets will be available April 24 and 29, respectively.
PaizoCon 2019, the 11th annual 4-day hobby game convention with gaming, workshops, panels, and more, runs this Memorial Day weekend (Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels, at the SeaTac Airport. Many events will also be live-streamed on Twitch. Badges will be available onsite.
This year’s PaizoCon lets gamers play the Pathfinder Second Edition roleplaying game for the first time, plus adventure through the all-new Pathfinder Adventure Card Game! Quick games of both Pathfinder and the Starfinder Beginner Box will be available through the demos near registration, and Pathfinder Society and Starfinder Society organized play events will be occurring throughout the weekend. Stop by, roll up a character, and have some fun!
PaizoCon also welcomes author Liane Merciel, artist Wayne Reynolds, and the Glass Cannon Network! Stop by and get an autograph, a signed print, or shop at the Paizo store onsite.
Paizo and Know Direction Network will be partnering to stream select PaizoCon seminars live on the OfficialPaizo Twitch channel. The scheduled topics include Ask the Paizo GMs, Secrets of Golarion, Worldbuilding with Liane Merciel, Secrets of the Pact Worlds, Oblivion Oath, and more.
The PaizoCon Banquet will be held on Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 PM Pacific time and emceed by Paizo Publisher, Erik Mona. It will preview future 2019 product releases across the Pathfinder Second Edition and Starfinder product lines, along with Pathfinder and Starfinder society revelations.
Single Day Badges will be available at the PaizoCon Convention store. Regular Single Day Badges will be $25 each, and Single Day Kid’s Badges will be $15 each.
Dynamite Entertainment has announced a Kickstarter campaign for the first-ever resin statue for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. This continues the publisher’s long partnership with Paizo Inc. following years of expanding the lore of the game’s world through comics. Backers can preorder their copies of the limited-edition statue and bundle in a range of extras currently available only through the Kickstarter.
Seoni, one of the most popular iconic heroes in the Pathfinder universe, was an obvious choice for the statue. The powerful Varisian spellcaster is perfect with her intricate tattoos and patterned clothing. The high-quality resin statue stands approximately 12 inches tall. The tattoos and other details like “dirt” and battle damage are all hand painted.
The statue is available in multiple variants. A “Spellcasting” edition portrays Seoni using her signature magic using a plastic energy effect. The “Battle Ready” edition swaps that out for her staff and an alternate pose. The Spellcasting version is available unpainted for the DIY enthusiasts.
Supporters can choose among a range of reward tier options, including Dynamite’s well-received comics, from the recent Spiral of Bones series to a complete set of nine graphic novel volumes – over 1,600 pages of Pathfinder content! Another option is the campaign setting book Sandpoint, Light of the Lost Coast signed by author James Jacobs. And of course, t-shirts! Or go big and get all the above!
Most exciting is the opportunity for tabletop devotees to collaborate with Dynamite and a professional sculptor to develop and create 10 custom pewter miniatures up to 35 millimeters tall.