Pathfinder Day: February 2023 [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Venture Into The Vault!
Pathfinder Treasure Vault reveals the glittering hoard of a terrifying dragon, as presented by the creature’s plucky kobold assistant. This 224-page hardcover rulebook presents a catalog of new gear from nearly every category of equipment and magic item available in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game while introducing entirely new categories of items. Give your character the perfect tool for the job with signature weapons, customizable relics, and wondrous items to fit your every need while preparing for any eventuality with potions, elixirs, wands, and more!
STARFINDER SOCIETY TO CONFRONT BLOODY CRIMINAL SYNDICATE IN SCIENCE FANTASY SETTING [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Paizo has announced that the new Year 6 Starfinder Society metaplot will center around a mysterious and powerful criminal syndicate and be called The Year of Fortune’s Fall. It will begin at PaizoCon Online 2023, over Memorial Day Weekend in May. It will run for a full year and told over the course of seven Starfinder Society Scenarios.
Paizo Starfinder Society Developer, Jessica Catalan, gives the set-up, “The Starfinder Society stands proud and united, yet trouble gathers on the horizon. When a mysterious and powerful criminal syndicate, dubbed the Organization, enacts a bloody attack…
Lovely Ladies of DarkestGoth: The 2017 Spokesmodel Announcement [NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENT]
Each year, the DGM Spokesmodel represents DarkestGoth and the Gothic community at large through spokesmodel galleries, event coverage, promotional material, articles, and interviews. To help accomplish this, they receive press credentials so that they have the special access they require to events, festivals, cons, and parties. This is not only a rare honor, but it’s also a responsibility, because they are helping our readers to live vicariously through them throughout the year they reign.
Roleplaying for Charity: Pathfinder RPG rasies $250k with Humble Book Bundle [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, is thrilled to announce today that the recent Pathfinder RPG Charity Marathon and corresponding Humble Book Bundle campaign raised more than $250,000 for charity, including the Extra Life Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Camden’s Concert, a charity benefiting cystic fibrosis research, and became the best-selling Humble Book Bundle of all time.
What Lies Beneath: Explore Your Roots With Pathfinder’s New ‘Inner Sea Races’ Hardcover [RPG PRESS RELEASE]
From Golarion’s Unique Human Ethnicities to Common Foes Like Orcs, Goblins, and Strix, Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races Provides Rules, History, and Cultural Details to Make the Denizens of the Pathfinder World Come Alive..
Folklore: The Affliction is LIVE on Kickstarter [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Face your fear, bring your faith, fight your nightmares! Build your character and embark on a dark fantasy RPG board game adventure.
Greenbrier Games with Twin Fire Productions’ design team is collaborating with Adam & Brady Sadler, Jason Engle, and Ed Greenwood to give you an amazing tabletop gaming experience. Read about our collaborators on the Kickstarter page.
Mark Rosewater’s “Drive to Work” [RECOMMENDED PODCAST]
Type: Podcasts – MtG Design Retrospective
Slogan: “As much as I love talking Magic, what I love even more, is making Magic!”
Description: During his daily commute, lead designer of Magic the Gathering, Mark Rosewater, tells stories of his nearly twenty years designing cards for the hugely successful Collectible Card Game that started it all!
How’d We Run Across Him: “I and a number of our writers started playing Magic after Spellslingers blew up and we were curious to know more about the guy behind the curtain. MaRo’s hilarious anecdotes about creation and design will give you a greater…”
Martial Arts: The Card Game [RECOMMENDED STUFF]
Type: Stuff – Strategy/Card Games
Description: Taking various types of fighting styles, from Boxing to Mua Thai to Karate, this game allows you to use your wits to attack each other, using strategic blocks, checks, and reversals to turn the odds in your favor.
How’d We Run Across This: “I had a chance to play this at Gen Con before interviewing the creator, Alex Lim. As a black belt in karate myself, I was really impressed with how well the game used real fighting without ever getting bogged down. One of the most surprisingly impressive (and FUN) games I previewed at that Gen Con.” [J.T. H.]
Nerd’s Domain Podcast [RECOMMENDED PODCAST]
Type: Podcasts – Gaming News & Reviews
Slogan: “Fighting the zombie apocalypse, one review at a time!”
Description: Reporting on, interviewing, and reviewing all things related to nerdy culture from RPGs to board games to books.
How’d We Meet Them: “Worked together with Matthew interviewing Jeremy Crawford (of D&D) at GenCon 2015. Really awesome folks over here!” [J.T. Hanke]
Spellslingers [RECOMMENDED VIDEOS]
Type: Videos – CCG/Trading Card Gaming Series
Slogan: “May you go forth. May you fight the good fight and defeat all the Blues. And of course, may you draw well.”
Description: Designated as “Sean Plotts plays Magic the Gathering with his nerd friends,” Spellslingers is the most professionally done show surrounding Magic the Gathering currently in production. It easily introduces new players to the game, while more experienced players will find some of the advanced deck gameplay intriguing.