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  • Psionics Augmented: Soulknives This installment of the Psionics Augmented-series clocks in at 18 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1/2 page blank, leaving us with 13 1/2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this pdf with a selection of new blade skills for the soulknife to use: 34, to be precise – several of which, just fyi, are archetype-exclusives. In these cases, they sport the archetype’s name in brackets, acting as an additional prerequisite to the ones pertaining other blade skills. To give you an example: Animal Senses nets you low-light vision and scent as well as +2 to Perception, but is only available for the Feral […]

    Psionics Augmented: Soulknives

    Psionics Augmented: Soulknives This installment of the Psionics Augmented-series clocks in at 18 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, 1/2 page blank, leaving us with 13 1/2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   We begin this pdf with a selection of new blade skills for the soulknife to use: 34, to be precise – several of which, just fyi, are archetype-exclusives. In these cases, they sport the archetype’s name in brackets, acting as an additional prerequisite to the ones pertaining other blade skills. To give you an example: Animal Senses nets you low-light vision and scent as well as +2 to Perception, but is only available for the Feral […]

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  • April Augmented This Pay What You Want April’s Fool-release clocks in at 15 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 11 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The first new archetype herein would be for the currently-in-playtest discipline-using class, Medi…and it’s called Ambu-Lancer. These guys get Ride as a class skill and a mount with light armor proficiency at first level. When riding said mount, the ambu-lancer takes no armor check penalty to Ride skills and killed mounts can be replaced sans cost after just 1 week, analogue to the cavalier. Medic’s expertise is replaced with Mounted Combat and in an interesting twist, maneuvers that have a […]

    April Augmented

    April Augmented This Pay What You Want April’s Fool-release clocks in at 15 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 11 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The first new archetype herein would be for the currently-in-playtest discipline-using class, Medi…and it’s called Ambu-Lancer. These guys get Ride as a class skill and a mount with light armor proficiency at first level. When riding said mount, the ambu-lancer takes no armor check penalty to Ride skills and killed mounts can be replaced sans cost after just 1 week, analogue to the cavalier. Medic’s expertise is replaced with Mounted Combat and in an interesting twist, maneuvers that have a […]

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  • The Opened Mind This module clocks in at 25 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, leaving us with 20 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   First things first – this is intended as an intro-adventure to psionics, so went in without expecting it to produce exceedingly complex or odd storylines. 2 pages providing a total of 4 sample pregens are provided for the convenience of players and DMs alike. This module can be used in conjunction with the Third Dawn-setting, but is not limited to it.   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion. … .. . All […]

    The Opened Mind

    The Opened Mind This module clocks in at 25 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, leaving us with 20 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   First things first – this is intended as an intro-adventure to psionics, so went in without expecting it to produce exceedingly complex or odd storylines. 2 pages providing a total of 4 sample pregens are provided for the convenience of players and DMs alike. This module can be used in conjunction with the Third Dawn-setting, but is not limited to it.   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players should jump to the conclusion. … .. . All […]

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  • Path of War: The Warder This installment of the Path of War-series is 45 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page of SRD, leaving us with 42 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, one thing out of the way – I assume at this point that you’re familiar with the terminology of PoW, that you are aware that now per-encounter abilities have a precisely in-game defined time-frame and that PoW does NOT represent standard Pathfinder-balance – the aim of this series is to add power to martial characters, with special martial-arts style maneuvers and new classes. This means that balance, by design, is different from what you’d get in regular PFRPG. I’m […]

    Path of War: The Warder

    Path of War: The Warder This installment of the Path of War-series is 45 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page of SRD, leaving us with 42 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, one thing out of the way – I assume at this point that you’re familiar with the terminology of PoW, that you are aware that now per-encounter abilities have a precisely in-game defined time-frame and that PoW does NOT represent standard Pathfinder-balance – the aim of this series is to add power to martial characters, with special martial-arts style maneuvers and new classes. This means that balance, by design, is different from what you’d get in regular PFRPG. I’m […]

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  • Path of War: The Warlord This installment of the Path of War-series is 52 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 49 pages of content, so let’s take a look…   …wait. Since my review of The Stalker was met with downright hostility by some people (but not the designers, I should add!), let me make some things clear: I have excessive experience with To9S. And while I loved the basic concepts, its flaws became abundantly clear in game. One caveat DM’s ought to have in mind when using PoW is that the classes herein are INTENDED as a power boost. Multiple d6-bonus damage, attack negation etc. is beyond the capabilities of […]

    Path of War: The Warlord

    Path of War: The Warlord This installment of the Path of War-series is 52 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 49 pages of content, so let’s take a look…   …wait. Since my review of The Stalker was met with downright hostility by some people (but not the designers, I should add!), let me make some things clear: I have excessive experience with To9S. And while I loved the basic concepts, its flaws became abundantly clear in game. One caveat DM’s ought to have in mind when using PoW is that the classes herein are INTENDED as a power boost. Multiple d6-bonus damage, attack negation etc. is beyond the capabilities of […]

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  • Psioncs Augmented Vol. I In a display of superb customer-service, Dreamscarred Press offers the bonus-content scored from the Ultimate Psionics-hardcover-compilation-book as its own pdf, so let’s take a look, shall we? This pdf is 78 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a whopping 75 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We kick off this supplement with new races, first of which would be the Forgeborn – Half-constructs (the type is reprinted from the ARG) that have been engineered from people blended with what seem to be mineralized growths – thankfully setting them distinctly apart from the huge array of different construct races already available for PFRPG. […]

    Psionics Augmented Vol. I (Revised Edition)

    Psioncs Augmented Vol. I In a display of superb customer-service, Dreamscarred Press offers the bonus-content scored from the Ultimate Psionics-hardcover-compilation-book as its own pdf, so let’s take a look, shall we? This pdf is 78 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a whopping 75 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We kick off this supplement with new races, first of which would be the Forgeborn – Half-constructs (the type is reprinted from the ARG) that have been engineered from people blended with what seem to be mineralized growths – thankfully setting them distinctly apart from the huge array of different construct races already available for PFRPG. […]

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  • Psionics Augmented Vol. I In a display of superb customer-service, Dreamscarred Press offers the bonus-content scored from the Ultimate Psionics-hardcover-compilation-book as its own pdf, so let’s take a look, shall we? This pdf is 78 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a whopping 75 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We kick off this supplement with new races, first of which would be the Forgeborn – Half-constructs (the type is reprinted from the ARG) that have been engineered from people blended with what seem to be mineralized growths – thankfully setting them distinctly apart from the huge array of different construct races already available for PFRPG. […]

    Psionics Augmented Vol. I

    Psionics Augmented Vol. I In a display of superb customer-service, Dreamscarred Press offers the bonus-content scored from the Ultimate Psionics-hardcover-compilation-book as its own pdf, so let’s take a look, shall we? This pdf is 78 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with a whopping 75 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We kick off this supplement with new races, first of which would be the Forgeborn – Half-constructs (the type is reprinted from the ARG) that have been engineered from people blended with what seem to be mineralized growths – thankfully setting them distinctly apart from the huge array of different construct races already available for PFRPG. […]

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  • Psionic Bestiary: Deranged Trepanner This installment of the psionic bestiary-series is 5 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 2 pages, so let’s take a look!   Jim Hunnicutt’s CR 6 Deranged Trepanner is a construct can cloak itself as a column and absorb a third of the overchannel feat’s damage to the construct and may deal int-damage and power point-loss versus foes it manages to grab – ouch!   Conclusion: Editing and formatting are very good, I didn’t notice any significant glitches. The pdf comes sans bookmarks, but needs none at this length. The full color layout adheres to the 2-column standard and is drop-dead gorgeous – as is the cool […]

    Psionic Bestiary: Deranged Trepanner

    Psionic Bestiary: Deranged Trepanner This installment of the psionic bestiary-series is 5 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 2 pages, so let’s take a look!   Jim Hunnicutt’s CR 6 Deranged Trepanner is a construct can cloak itself as a column and absorb a third of the overchannel feat’s damage to the construct and may deal int-damage and power point-loss versus foes it manages to grab – ouch!   Conclusion: Editing and formatting are very good, I didn’t notice any significant glitches. The pdf comes sans bookmarks, but needs none at this length. The full color layout adheres to the 2-column standard and is drop-dead gorgeous – as is the cool […]

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  • Psionic Items of Legend: Dissonance, Wind of the Mind This installment of the Psionic Items of Legend-series is 6 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/introduction,1 page SRD, leaving us with 3 pages , so let’s take a look!   What is this item? Well, as you probably know by now, legendary items come with a set of prerequisites and improve over the levels. So what is Dissonance – first of all, the weapon is a meteorite hammer – a cool weapon type that hasn’t been covered. Story-wise, this weapon crafted from an amethyst meteorite, was created to make concentration for foes almost impossible, thus allowing the first wielders to throw off the shackles of the dreaded intellect […]

    Psionic Items of Legend: Dissonance, Wind of the Mind

    Psionic Items of Legend: Dissonance, Wind of the Mind This installment of the Psionic Items of Legend-series is 6 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/introduction,1 page SRD, leaving us with 3 pages , so let’s take a look!   What is this item? Well, as you probably know by now, legendary items come with a set of prerequisites and improve over the levels. So what is Dissonance – first of all, the weapon is a meteorite hammer – a cool weapon type that hasn’t been covered. Story-wise, this weapon crafted from an amethyst meteorite, was created to make concentration for foes almost impossible, thus allowing the first wielders to throw off the shackles of the dreaded intellect […]

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  • Hej everybody! Today, I’m going to take a look at Alluria Publishing’s   Cerulean Seas: Waves of Thought   This pdf is 98 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page list of thanks for the Alluria kickstarter, 2 pages of Index, 1 page inside the back cover and 1 page back cover, leaving us with a total of 88 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   This is a pdf I honestly thought I’d never see – Alluria Publishing has created THE definite book for underwater adventuring with their massive, stellar quality Cerulean Seas Campaign Setting. Unfortunately, after that, the company got put on hold and now, like […]

    Cerulean Seas: Waves of Thought

    Hej everybody! Today, I’m going to take a look at Alluria Publishing’s   Cerulean Seas: Waves of Thought   This pdf is 98 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page list of thanks for the Alluria kickstarter, 2 pages of Index, 1 page inside the back cover and 1 page back cover, leaving us with a total of 88 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   This is a pdf I honestly thought I’d never see – Alluria Publishing has created THE definite book for underwater adventuring with their massive, stellar quality Cerulean Seas Campaign Setting. Unfortunately, after that, the company got put on hold and now, like […]

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