Linda Zayas-Palmer Archive

  • Trail of the Apprentice This massive book clocks in at 295 pages; 292 if you take away editorial, foreword, etc.   Now, if you’re new to Trail of the Apprentice: This is basically a campaign that strives to teach new gamers, both players and GMs, the ropes – for Pathfinder’s beginner’s rules or those provided for 5e D&D, it is intended as an experience of the basics of adventuring. Theme-wise, it is a campaign intended for family gaming night and as such is significantly less “dark” or “scary” than some other published modules – as a whole, I believe that kids ages 8+ should not experience any issues in this campaign, unless they are particularly sensitive. Conversely, if your kids […]

    Trail of the Apprentice

    Trail of the Apprentice This massive book clocks in at 295 pages; 292 if you take away editorial, foreword, etc.   Now, if you’re new to Trail of the Apprentice: This is basically a campaign that strives to teach new gamers, both players and GMs, the ropes – for Pathfinder’s beginner’s rules or those provided for 5e D&D, it is intended as an experience of the basics of adventuring. Theme-wise, it is a campaign intended for family gaming night and as such is significantly less “dark” or “scary” than some other published modules – as a whole, I believe that kids ages 8+ should not experience any issues in this campaign, unless they are particularly sensitive. Conversely, if your kids […]

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  • Treasury of the Kingdom This collection of magic items, intended primarily for use in the Kingmaker AP, clocks in at 20 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages how-to-use/introduction, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 12 pages of raw magic items, so let’s take a look, shall we?   As has become the tradition in Legendary Games’ item-books, this one begins with a handy list of items by price-point, this time running the gamut from 200 gp to artifact-level. The pdf begins with a new tower shield that not only allows the respective character to assume tree shape or veil as a tree…and the item can also […]

    Treasury of the Kingdom

    Treasury of the Kingdom This collection of magic items, intended primarily for use in the Kingmaker AP, clocks in at 20 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages how-to-use/introduction, 1 page advertisement, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 12 pages of raw magic items, so let’s take a look, shall we?   As has become the tradition in Legendary Games’ item-books, this one begins with a handy list of items by price-point, this time running the gamut from 200 gp to artifact-level. The pdf begins with a new tower shield that not only allows the respective character to assume tree shape or veil as a tree…and the item can also […]

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  • Ultimate Commander This massive class-pdf clocks in at 42 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 4 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with a massive 30 pages of pure content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   Before we get into the details of the general class, let me explain some of the basic premises of this class. If you’ve been following my reviews *VERY* carefully, you may be aware of the fact that I consider the troop-subtype awesome – much like swarms, it makes the pitchfork-wielding mob a challenge and its level of […]

    Ultimate Commander

    Ultimate Commander This massive class-pdf clocks in at 42 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page ToC, 2 pages of introduction, 1 page SRD, 4 pages of advertisement, 1 page inside back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with a massive 30 pages of pure content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   Before we get into the details of the general class, let me explain some of the basic premises of this class. If you’ve been following my reviews *VERY* carefully, you may be aware of the fact that I consider the troop-subtype awesome – much like swarms, it makes the pitchfork-wielding mob a challenge and its level of […]

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  • Pirate Codex This massive supplement clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page how to use AP-plug-ins, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page introduction, leaving us with 26 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The very first page herein sports a table of thematically fitting characters provided, conveniently linked to d20pfsrd.com within the pdf to bring you directly to their respective statblocks at a simple mouse-click, where applicable. Beyond that, the handy table sports the class/race information as well as the CR for the respective character, with those ranging from the CR 1/4 drunken fisherman to the CR 16 gunslinger (buccaneer).   So, […]

    Pirate Codex

    Pirate Codex This massive supplement clocks in at 34 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page how to use AP-plug-ins, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page introduction, leaving us with 26 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   The very first page herein sports a table of thematically fitting characters provided, conveniently linked to d20pfsrd.com within the pdf to bring you directly to their respective statblocks at a simple mouse-click, where applicable. Beyond that, the handy table sports the class/race information as well as the CR for the respective character, with those ranging from the CR 1/4 drunken fisherman to the CR 16 gunslinger (buccaneer).   So, […]

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