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There are many conventions that make a gamer’s heart beat like the drums of war, but none like GenCon. In their heroic fashion, Paizo has been teasing it for a while (as you could see with their earlier Playtest) but has now finally given us the sweetest addition to our RPG libraries: Pathfinder Second Edition. Check out their exciting launch video, press release and photo gallery:
REDMOND, WASHINGTON (August 1, 2019): Today, Paizo released the highly anticipated second edition of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The 640-page Pathfinder Core Rulebook contains everything players and Game Masters need to build deeply customizable characters and weave fantastic stories and adventures, while the 360-page Pathfinder Bestiary contains more than 400 monsters from Aeons to Zombies, with more lore and more intuitive game stats than ever before. A new Adventure Path, a standalone adventure, character sheets, condition cards, and more all launch today, providing players with a full slate of adventures and accessories for their campaigns.
“We’ve spent years of development improving the design of Pathfinder to provide deeper character customization, faster gameplay, and crafting rules that are easier for players to learn. We’re excited to see how Pathfinder Second Edition empowers your storytelling and creates shared experiences that last a lifetime!” said Erik Mona, Paizo’s Publisher and Chief Creative Officer.
Your story awaits! Dive into a murder mystery with the 64-page Fall of Plaguestone standalone adventure. If epic campaigns that take your character all the way to 20th level are more your style, start with the Hellknight Hill adventure and embark on a continent-spanning conflict against cultists, slavers, and a fiery draconic devastation in the Age of Ashes Adventure Path.
For a single evening of storytelling, join tens of thousands of players as an agent of the Pathfinder Society, a legendary league of explorers, archaeologists, and adventurers dedicated to discovering and chronicling the greatest mysteries and wonders of an ancient world beset by magic and evil. The new season starts today, so it’s the perfect time to join! Learn more at PathfinderSociety.club.
Pathfinder accessories, like the double-sided Fall of Plaguestone Flip-Mat, GM Screen, Combat Pad, Character Sheet Pack, and Condition Cards, also release today immerse Pathfinder players even more deeply in their new adventures.
Paizo’s official licensed partners also join us for the launch of Pathfinder Second Edition!
Accessories: Campaign Coins releases Pathfinder Hero Point Tokens, a new dice tray, and the Pathfinder Second Edition logo pin. Q-Workshop adds a Second Edition dice set. Dog Might launches the Pathfinder Valhalla GM Screen and Dragon Sheath.
Actual Play: Join The Glass Cannon as they play Silent Tideon YouTube, as well as their live performances in Indianapolis during Gen Con! Don’t miss Geek & Sundry’s weekly Knights of Everflame Tuesdays at 4 p.m. Pacific, Paizo’s very own Oblivion Oath Thursdays at noon Pacific, and Dragons & Things live on Twitch at 6 p.m. Pacific every Friday.
Audio: Syrinscape releases the Fall of Plaguestone SoundSet, giving GMs and players a deeper and more immersive experience as they adventure through the Fall of Plaguestone adventure.
Miniatures: WizKids releases the Legendary Adventures Preview Pack, featuring 8 monsters and heroes from Pathfinder Second Edition, followed in September by the 44-figure Legendary Adventures booster set and Goblin Villagepremium set.
Online Rules: Archives of Nethys has the official Pathfinder Second Edition SRD available at PFRD.Info.
Terrain: Dwarven Forge begins preorders on the Fall of Plaguestone Adventure Kit.
Translations: New Order Editora launches Pathfinder Second Edition in Brazil with the Pathfinder Core Rulebook (PDF) in Portuguese, with additional products released in October and December. Devir (Spanish), Ulisses Spiele (German), and Black Book Editions (French) are all at work on Second Edition releases as well. Stay tuned!
Pathfinder Second Edition is one of the most-supported roleplaying game launches in history with more than 1,000 pages of rules, lore, adventures, and accessories available for purchase now. Pathfinder products are available at your favorite local game store, book store, online retailer, and paizo.com. PDFs are available exclusively at paizo.com.
To start playing today, visit PathfinderSecondEdition.com.
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