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Pathfinder Playtest Preorder Launches

Print editions of the Pathfinder Playtest RulebookPathfinder Playtest Adventure: Doomsday Dawn, and Pathfinder Playtest Flip-Mat Multi-Pack, all scheduled for release August 2, are available for preorder on the Paizo website now through 11:59 PM Pacific on May 1.

Orders can be shipped worldwide, and Gen Con 2018 attendees can opt to pick up their preorders at the Paizo booth. Many retailers are also accepting preorders; players should contact their favorite retailer directly to ask about their preorder policies and deadlines. Paizo will use preorders to determine the number of copies that will be printed, so preordering is strongly recommended.

The 400-page Pathfinder Playtest Rulebook contains everything players need to create characters and run Pathfinder adventures from levels 1–20. It will be available in three editions: softcover, hardcover, and deluxe hardcover with foil-debossed faux-leather cover and ribbon bookmark. The 96-page Pathfinder Playtest Adventure: Doomsday Dawn contains seven multi-encounter scenarios designed to introduce the new rules and put them to the test. The Pathfinder Playtest Flip-Mat Multi-Pack includes two double-sided, miniatures-scale, full-color, 24″ x 30″ Flip-Mats for use with the Playtest Adventure.

The massive multi-month free playtest begins August 2.

Paizo to Start Weekly Pathfinder and Starfinder Streams on Twitch

Paizo will begin weekly live streaming Pathfinder and Starfinder news and entertainment on Fridays at 4 PM Pacific on Twitch.

The inaugural episode on Friday, March 30 will feature Paizo’s Director of Game Design, Jason Bulmahn, who will answer questions about the Pathfinder Playtest. Fans can join in the discussion and hear the latest news coming from the design team.

In future live episodes, the channel will expand to include gameplay, interviews, seminars and interactive events.

Pathfinder Vol.2: Of Tooth And Claw TP First Look

Pathfinder Vol.2: Of Tooth And Claw TP

writer: Jim Zub
artist: Ivan Anaya, Sean Izaakse, Kevin Stokes, Jake Bilbao
cover: Carlos Lopez
FC | 216 pages | $19.99 | Teen +

COLLECTS ISSUES 7-12 + BONUS MATERIAL

When Valeros and his companions are tasked with tracking down a mysterious beast scarring the locals of Sandpoint, they find far more than they bargained for! A seemingly simple monster hunt becomes a twisted tale of danger and betrayal as the Cult of Lamashtu exacts its revenge on our iconic heroes.

With an action-packed story written by Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Skullkickers) and lavish artwork by newcomers Sean Izaakse and Ivan Anaya, this second volume continues the thrilling adventures of the Pathfinder heroes in the richly envisioned fantasy world of Golarion. Bonus materials include over thirty-pages of encounters and world detail for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #1 Preview

Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #1

writers: Crystal Frasier (main), Erik Mona (backup)
artist: Tom Garcia (main), Diego Galindo (backup)
covers: Diego Galindo (A), Jonathan Lau (B), Marco Santucci (C), Jen Vaughn (D)
Diego Galindo (RI-B/W), Jonathan Lau (RI-B/W), Marco Santucci (RI-B/W)
FC | 40 pages | $4.99 | Teen +

As the Pathfinder plunge into the history and mysteries below Kaer Maga—the no-holds-barred ‘City of Strangers’—Valeros plunges far deeper into the great beyond, defending his immortal soul in the courts of the dead! From Pathfinder author Crystal Frasier comes this scintillating tale of life, death, and what lingers when we’re gone.

Bonus: Starfinder backup story! Thousands of years in Pathfinder’s future, the Starfinder Society spreads adventure across the solar system!

Paizo has Announced Pathfinder 2.0

Pathfinder is one of the most popular roleplaying systems and settings out there and Paizo Publishing has announced a new edition for the game.

The game publisher has also announced they will begin playtesting the game starting August 2, 2018.

On that date the Pathfinder Playtest Rulebook, Pathfinder Playtest Adventure, and Pathfinder Playtest Flip-Mat Multi-Pack will launch.

The rulebook clocks in at 400 pages and contains everything one needs to create characters and run adventures from levels 1-20. It’ll be available in softcover, hardcover, and deluxe special editions, as well as the free pdf.

The adventure is 96 pages and contains seven short multi-encounter scenarios for different levels of play. The mat multi-pack containts to double-sided miniatures-scale maps for use in playtest.

Digital editions of all three products will be available for free on that date at their website. A limited number of print editions will be available at game store and bookstores as well as Gen Con.

You’ll be able to preorder print editions of all three playtest releases from local game stores now, or from their website between March 20 and May 1. There will be no additional reprints of these items.

Playtest surveys will be released online and begin August 6.

The game was originally launched for playtest back in 2008 to help create the first edition.

Paizo Announces Partnership with Roll20: Virtual Tabletop Coming for Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying Games

Roll20 and Paizo Inc. have unveiled the official support of Pathfinder and Starfinder roleplaying games on the Roll20 virtual tabletop.

Pre-orders for Crownfall, the first volume for the Pathfinder War for the Crown Adventure Path, are now available on Roll20. Thereafter, more War for the Crown volumes, monstrous Bestiary content, and Starfinder support will roll out in 2018.

In addition to the new Adventure Path, the Pathfinder character sheet will be available for early preview to Pro subscribers on March 6th and free for all subscribers on March 22nd.

The Roll20 Virtual Tabletop provides a full suite of easy-to-use digital tools so players can build characters and run campaigns seamlessly through their web browser. With character sheet automation, simple click-to-roll attacks, and built-in video and voice communication, players can quickly craft stories as a group. Pre-made adventures and fully-integrated bestiaries allow Game Masters to run games with minimal setup, while effortlessly enjoying features such as dynamic lighting and advanced fog of war to build tension on what’s right around the corner… or creeping up from behind.

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Warlord of Mars Preview

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Warlord of Mars

writer: Roberto Castro | artist: Erik Mona
cover: Roberto Castro
FC | 24 pages | $19.99 | Teen+

“Rebels Without a Planet!” A battle against a vicious red dragon maroons John Carter and the Martian Tars Tarkas in a dangerous jungle filled with monsters and the greatest soldiers of three worlds… including the Warlord of Mars’ old adversary from the Civil War!

NOTE: Limited quantities. Allocations may occur.

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Lord of the Jungle Preview

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Lord of the Jungle

writer: Roberto Castro | artist: Christopher Paul Carey
cover: Giovanni Valletta
FC | 24 pages | $19.99 | Teen+

“Forest of Nightmares!” Tarzan clashes head-on with the original feral heroes of mythology: the demigods Romulus and Remus! The Lord of the Jungle must then brave the deadly wilds of the Worldscape to free his friends from slavery!

NOTE: Limited quantities. Allocations may occur.

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Red Sonja Preview

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Red Sonja

writer: Roberto Castro | artist: Erik Mona
cover: Tom Mandrake, Moritat, Matt Gaudio
FC | 24 pages | $19.99 | Teen+

“Dungeon Queen of Mars!” The unrivaled warrior Red Sonja must work with Cave Girl and King Rex to escape a dungeon with a religious icon of Issus, Goddess of Death and Life Eternal, to use as a bargaining chip in the grim political war of the Worldscape!

NOTE: Limited quantities. Allocations may occur.

Pathfinder (and Starfinder) Gets a New Comic Series with Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones

Dynamite Entertainment and Paizo Publishing have announced their latest Pathfinder adventure, Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones! Crystal Frasier, best known for her work as writer, developer, and graphic designer on the Pathfinder line of roleplaying games, has been tapped to serve as writer, and will be joined by artist Tom Garcia for the upcoming March 2018 release.

As the Pathfinders plunge into the history and mysteries below Kaer Maga-the no-holds-barred ‘City of Strangers’-Valeros plunges far deeper into the great beyond, defending his immortal soul in the courts of the dead! From Pathfinder author Crystal Frasier comes this scintillating tale of life, death, and what lingers when we’re gone.

The debut issue of Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones features a wide selection of cover variants, providing fans and retailers with the freedom of choice! Four art covers feature the talents of Marco Santucci, Diego Galindo, Jonathan Lau, and Jen Vaughn, respectively. Limited variant editions in “Black & White” and “Virgin Art” formats are also available as retailer incentives for comic shops that support the launch issue by achieving stocking thresholds.

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