Paizo Publishing, makers of the popular Pathfinder
role-playing game, intends to release no less than ten new Pathfinder
products in August—just in time for the Gen Con game fair—including the long-awaited Ultimate Equipment Guide
hardcover book, and the Bestiary Box
The Ultimate Equipment Guide will be a 400-page hardcover tome featuring all kinds of magic items and adventuring gear from mundane camping equipment to earth-shattering artifacts, including rules, price lists, and random treasure tables. Over 1000 different items are described. The suggested retail price will be $44.99.
The Bestiary Box
is the companion accessory for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary
book. This boxed set includes more than 300 cardboard stand-up pieces with full-color images of the monsters in the Bestiary
, suitable for use as game pieces and sized to work with traditional miniatures. Suggested retail price: $34.99.
Also releasing in August:
The conclusion to the Skull & Shackles Adventure Path will be entitled From Hell’s Heart. This is volume 60 of the on-going Adventure Path series, and is designed for 13th level characters. This adventure puts the players in command of a pirate fleet resisting an invading naval force.
The next Adventure Path
story arc, called Shattered Star,
will begin with its first adventure, Shards of Sin
. Intended for 1st level characters, the adventure pits rookie Pathfinders against a known rogue agent.
Both Adventure Path modules will have a suggested retail price of $19.99.
The Pathfinder Player Companion: Varisia, Birthplace of Legends
provides details and gameplay options for characters based in the region of Varisia, including background information on the peoples of the region, character archetypes, gear, and maps. Designed for players who want to flesh out their characters. Suggested retail price: $10.99.
The Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Paths of Prestige
is a 64-page book of prestige class options for every major character class in the Pathfinder
game. Descriptions of 30 prominent faiths and factions of the Inner Sea setting are also described. Suggested retail price will be $19.99.
A stand-alone Pathfinder
adventure module, The Moonscar
reveals a long-lost portal linked to the demon-moon Golarion. Designed for 16th level characters, the 32-page adventure challenges the players to explore an abyssal jungle and confront the demon queen. Suggested retail: $13.99.
Written by fan-favorite designer/author Robin Laws, Pathfinder Tales: Blood of the City
is a 368-page mass market paperback that tells a tale of urban fantasy adventure set in the city of Magnimar, featuring murder and political intrigue. $9.99 suggested retail price.
Paizo’s ambitious August release schedule is rounded out by two more accessory kits:
GameMastery Map Pack: Rooftops
presents 18 full-color 5 x 8 inch map tiles showing a variety of rooftop terrain features. Designed for use with miniatures, and suitable for use with any fantasy role-playing game. Tiles are coated for use with wet and dry erase markers. Suggested retail price will be $12.99.
GameMastery Item Cards: Shattered Star Adventure Path
is a deck of 54 illustrated cards detailing some of the treasure and magic items that will be featured in the new Shattered Star Adventure Path
. Suggested retail: $10.99.