RPG Superstar Archive

  • VICTORIA JACZKO WINS RPG SUPERSTAR 2014 Largest Global Open-Call Game Design Contest Comes to a Close Paizo Inc., publisher of the world’s best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, as well as novels, game accessories, and board games, is thrilled today to announce the winner of the 2014 RPG Superstar™ contest. After 4 months, more than 1000 submissions, and nearly half a million votes, game designer Victoria Jaczko is 2014’s RPG Superstar. Paizo will publish Jaczko’s winning Pathfinder RPG module, The Daughters of Fury, set to release November 2014. “Victoria’s design decisions—a grief-based magic item, an undead warhorse, a haunted chapel in a land torn by revolution, and a city besieged by a devil trying to collect a debt–are all unusual and interesting choices, showing she has the […]

    VICTORIA JACZKO WINS RPG SUPERSTAR 2014

    VICTORIA JACZKO WINS RPG SUPERSTAR 2014 Largest Global Open-Call Game Design Contest Comes to a Close Paizo Inc., publisher of the world’s best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, as well as novels, game accessories, and board games, is thrilled today to announce the winner of the 2014 RPG Superstar™ contest. After 4 months, more than 1000 submissions, and nearly half a million votes, game designer Victoria Jaczko is 2014’s RPG Superstar. Paizo will publish Jaczko’s winning Pathfinder RPG module, The Daughters of Fury, set to release November 2014. “Victoria’s design decisions—a grief-based magic item, an undead warhorse, a haunted chapel in a land torn by revolution, and a city besieged by a devil trying to collect a debt–are all unusual and interesting choices, showing she has the […]

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  • RPG SUPERSTAR 2014 GAME DESIGNER CONTEST OPENS TODAY   Paizo Publishing Launches Largest Open-Call for Amateur Game Designers Paizo Publishing, LLC, publisher of the world’s best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game announces the kick-off of the 2014 RPG Superstar game designer contest. Going on its 7th year, RPG Superstar is Paizo’s annual competition to find the best and brightest unknown game designers, and give them the opportunity to have their work critiqued by industry veterans, game design rockstars, and the fan community. Entries are reviewed and critiqued by industry veterans, game design rockstars, and the Pathfinder community. The RPG Superstar contest is hosted by Paizo Designer Sean K. Reynolds, This year’s panel includes: Peter Adkison, Gaming Legend                 Rich Baker, Writer Judy Bauer, […]

    RPG SUPERSTAR 2014

    RPG SUPERSTAR 2014 GAME DESIGNER CONTEST OPENS TODAY   Paizo Publishing Launches Largest Open-Call for Amateur Game Designers Paizo Publishing, LLC, publisher of the world’s best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game announces the kick-off of the 2014 RPG Superstar game designer contest. Going on its 7th year, RPG Superstar is Paizo’s annual competition to find the best and brightest unknown game designers, and give them the opportunity to have their work critiqued by industry veterans, game design rockstars, and the fan community. Entries are reviewed and critiqued by industry veterans, game design rockstars, and the Pathfinder community. The RPG Superstar contest is hosted by Paizo Designer Sean K. Reynolds, This year’s panel includes: Peter Adkison, Gaming Legend                 Rich Baker, Writer Judy Bauer, […]

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  • Paizo Publishing Kicks off Search for 2013’s RPG Superstar! Leading Roleplaying Game Publisher hosts annual open contest to find the best and the brightest amateur game designers Paizo Publishing proudly announced yesterday the launch of RPG Superstar™! Now in its 6th season, RPG Superstar™ is Paizo’s annual contest to find the newest talent in game design, and an opportunity for budding game designers everywhere to have their work seen and critiqued by game industry leaders. The call for entries opened on December 4, 2012 at 2 PM Pacific time and runs through December 18, 2012. RPG Superstar™ consists of five RPG design challenges spanning several weeks, led by a team of celebrity judges, consisting of industry luminaries and Paizo game […]

    Paizo Publishing Kicks off Search for 2013’s RPG Superstar!

    Paizo Publishing Kicks off Search for 2013’s RPG Superstar! Leading Roleplaying Game Publisher hosts annual open contest to find the best and the brightest amateur game designers Paizo Publishing proudly announced yesterday the launch of RPG Superstar™! Now in its 6th season, RPG Superstar™ is Paizo’s annual contest to find the newest talent in game design, and an opportunity for budding game designers everywhere to have their work seen and critiqued by game industry leaders. The call for entries opened on December 4, 2012 at 2 PM Pacific time and runs through December 18, 2012. RPG Superstar™ consists of five RPG design challenges spanning several weeks, led by a team of celebrity judges, consisting of industry luminaries and Paizo game […]

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  • Weighing in at 52 pages, with 6 pages going to the basics (cover/OGL/etc.), 1 page going to a fully linked TOC, which I love to see, as sometimes I don’t want to waste my screen space with the bookmarks (which this PDF is fully stacked on as well by the way) dashboard open. One nice touch added throughout the PDF is a link BACK to the TOC, so that if you are using it in-place of the bookmarks, you actually can navigate via this method. So, counting with me? We’re down to 45 pages currently, from there we have 15 pages of maps…yes, 15. Two of those are the same full ship, dissected by levels (with a style that reminded […]

    Grave Undertakings: The Ship of Fools

    Weighing in at 52 pages, with 6 pages going to the basics (cover/OGL/etc.), 1 page going to a fully linked TOC, which I love to see, as sometimes I don’t want to waste my screen space with the bookmarks (which this PDF is fully stacked on as well by the way) dashboard open. One nice touch added throughout the PDF is a link BACK to the TOC, so that if you are using it in-place of the bookmarks, you actually can navigate via this method. So, counting with me? We’re down to 45 pages currently, from there we have 15 pages of maps…yes, 15. Two of those are the same full ship, dissected by levels (with a style that reminded […]

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  • PAIZO LAUNCHES RPG SUPERSTAR 2012 Open Call RPG Design Challenge Seeks New Talent  December 5, 2011 (REDMOND, Wash.) – Paizo Publishing is proud to announce RPG Superstar 2012, the fifth season of its popular RPG design contest. The search for the newest talent in RPG design begins December 6, 2011 on paizo.com. “Over the last five years, RPG Superstar has discovered some of the best new RPG designers in the business,” said Lisa Stevens, CEO of Paizo Publishing. “We’re excited to see the great new talent out there, and look forward to working with the winners for years to come!” RPG Superstar consists of five RPG design challenges spanning several weeks. After a team of celebrity judges winnows down all open call […]

    PAIZO LAUNCHES RPG SUPERSTAR 2012

    PAIZO LAUNCHES RPG SUPERSTAR 2012 Open Call RPG Design Challenge Seeks New Talent  December 5, 2011 (REDMOND, Wash.) – Paizo Publishing is proud to announce RPG Superstar 2012, the fifth season of its popular RPG design contest. The search for the newest talent in RPG design begins December 6, 2011 on paizo.com. “Over the last five years, RPG Superstar has discovered some of the best new RPG designers in the business,” said Lisa Stevens, CEO of Paizo Publishing. “We’re excited to see the great new talent out there, and look forward to working with the winners for years to come!” RPG Superstar consists of five RPG design challenges spanning several weeks. After a team of celebrity judges winnows down all open call […]

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