Advanced Class Guide Archive

  • Samsaran Compendium The second of Everyman Gaming’s massive racial supplements clock in at 31 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 28 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, after Alxander Augunas’ passion project, the Kitsune Compendium, the second installment of what I’d call the Everyman Compendium-series depicts the Samsaran. Where kitsune had a problematic standing as per the default rules-coverage of Pathfinder, the issue is much further exacerbated for the poor Samsarans, whose rendition is not only less present in our mass culture due to less representations in media like anime, I couldn’t, for the life of me, mention a single RPG-supplement covering the race or its […]

    Samsaran Compendium

    Samsaran Compendium The second of Everyman Gaming’s massive racial supplements clock in at 31 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a massive 28 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   So, after Alxander Augunas’ passion project, the Kitsune Compendium, the second installment of what I’d call the Everyman Compendium-series depicts the Samsaran. Where kitsune had a problematic standing as per the default rules-coverage of Pathfinder, the issue is much further exacerbated for the poor Samsarans, whose rendition is not only less present in our mass culture due to less representations in media like anime, I couldn’t, for the life of me, mention a single RPG-supplement covering the race or its […]

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  • Advanced Races: Lizardfolk This installment of the Advanced Races-series clocks in at 13 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   So, with the lizardfolk getting shafted in the ARG (apart from being used as an RP-example), we receive a full-blown depiction here – following the ARG, the lizardfolk receive +2 Str and Con, -2 Int (though I would have preferred the second bonus to fall on the mental attributes for a more versatile focus) , receive a swim speed of 15 ft (including +8 to Swim checks) and a 1d3 bite and two 1d4 claw primary natural attacks. They also receive […]

    Advanced Races: Lizardfolk

    Advanced Races: Lizardfolk This installment of the Advanced Races-series clocks in at 13 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 10 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   So, with the lizardfolk getting shafted in the ARG (apart from being used as an RP-example), we receive a full-blown depiction here – following the ARG, the lizardfolk receive +2 Str and Con, -2 Int (though I would have preferred the second bonus to fall on the mental attributes for a more versatile focus) , receive a swim speed of 15 ft (including +8 to Swim checks) and a 1d3 bite and two 1d4 claw primary natural attacks. They also receive […]

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  • Advanced Options: Warpriest Blessings This installment of Rogue Genius Games’ Advanced Options series clocks in at 12 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving s with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We begin this pdf with a brief introduction to the matter at hand, namely 16 blessings devoted to the terrain/animal-themed domains as presented in Ultimate Magic back in the day. Each of the blessings comes with a minor and a major ability, with e.g. the aquatic blessing netting a scaling bonus to swim checks for a limited time, while the mayor ability functions as a combined water breathing/freedom of movement – pretty useful! Now […]

    Advanced Options: Warpriest Blessings

    Advanced Options: Warpriest Blessings This installment of Rogue Genius Games’ Advanced Options series clocks in at 12 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving s with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We begin this pdf with a brief introduction to the matter at hand, namely 16 blessings devoted to the terrain/animal-themed domains as presented in Ultimate Magic back in the day. Each of the blessings comes with a minor and a major ability, with e.g. the aquatic blessing netting a scaling bonus to swim checks for a limited time, while the mayor ability functions as a combined water breathing/freedom of movement – pretty useful! Now […]

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  • Feats of Legend: 20 Warpriest Feats This pdf clocks in at 6 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   -Crusader: +1 to atk with favored weapon, 1 max dex cap limit less in armor, 1 armor check penalty less. Okay.   -Extra Blessing: +1 BLESSING. Not “use of a blessing”, full-blown blessing – minor + mayor. This is very powerful.   -Extra Fervor: +3/day uses of fervor.   -Project Aura: Expend fervor as a full-round action to project aura as a 15-ft.-cone and treat your warpriest level as twice as high for the purpose of stunning creatures, for they are treated as if […]

    Feats of Legend: 20 Warpriest Feats

    Feats of Legend: 20 Warpriest Feats This pdf clocks in at 6 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   -Crusader: +1 to atk with favored weapon, 1 max dex cap limit less in armor, 1 armor check penalty less. Okay.   -Extra Blessing: +1 BLESSING. Not “use of a blessing”, full-blown blessing – minor + mayor. This is very powerful.   -Extra Fervor: +3/day uses of fervor.   -Project Aura: Expend fervor as a full-round action to project aura as a 15-ft.-cone and treat your warpriest level as twice as high for the purpose of stunning creatures, for they are treated as if […]

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  • Advanced Options: Slayer Talents and Lethalities This installment of the advanced options line, now dealing with the slayer base-class from the ACG, clocks in at 12 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 2 pages editorial/SRD, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Now first of all, even if you do *not* like the slayer hybrid-class, this actually has some merit in owning – why? Well, are you aware of the rather popular talented versions of base classes RGG puts out? Well, the slayer talents and lethalities herein can be potentially used in conjunction with just that system! SO yes, even if, due to (imho partially more than valid) balance concerns or just […]

    Advanced Options: Slayer Talents and Lethalities

    Advanced Options: Slayer Talents and Lethalities This installment of the advanced options line, now dealing with the slayer base-class from the ACG, clocks in at 12 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 2 pages editorial/SRD, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Now first of all, even if you do *not* like the slayer hybrid-class, this actually has some merit in owning – why? Well, are you aware of the rather popular talented versions of base classes RGG puts out? Well, the slayer talents and lethalities herein can be potentially used in conjunction with just that system! SO yes, even if, due to (imho partially more than valid) balance concerns or just […]

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  • Developer of the World’s Best-Selling RPG Calls on Players Worldwide to Help Shape the Game’s New Rulebook   Paizo Publishing, LLC launches a worldwide open playtest for the forthcoming Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Class Guide hardcover rulebook. Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Class Guide introduces ten new classes to the Pathfinder RPG, each offering new opportunities and abilities, and supported with a wealth of new rules, archetypes, feats, spells and magic items. The new classes include arcanist, bloodrager, brawler, hunter, investigator, shaman, skald, slaver, swashbuckler, and warpriest. “Nothing gets Pathfinder players excited like new classes,” said Paizo Publisher Erik Mona, “but since the rules for class design touch almost every aspect of the Pathfinder rules system, it’s more important than ever that we put […]

    PAIZO PUBLISHING OPENS WORLDWIDE PLAYTEST FOR PATHFINDER RPG: ADVANCED CLASS GUIDE

    Developer of the World’s Best-Selling RPG Calls on Players Worldwide to Help Shape the Game’s New Rulebook   Paizo Publishing, LLC launches a worldwide open playtest for the forthcoming Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Class Guide hardcover rulebook. Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Class Guide introduces ten new classes to the Pathfinder RPG, each offering new opportunities and abilities, and supported with a wealth of new rules, archetypes, feats, spells and magic items. The new classes include arcanist, bloodrager, brawler, hunter, investigator, shaman, skald, slaver, swashbuckler, and warpriest. “Nothing gets Pathfinder players excited like new classes,” said Paizo Publisher Erik Mona, “but since the rules for class design touch almost every aspect of the Pathfinder rules system, it’s more important than ever that we put […]

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