Tag Archives: Player Advice

My Way… of the Highway? (5 Pitfalls of “Author GMing”)

GMs in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game often become focused on telling “their story” or running “their adventure” particularly when they take the time to create their  own settings or encounters. A smaller part of this group treats their creation more … Continue reading

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I Will Not Take These Things for Granted (10 Ideas for Expressing GM Appreciation)

GMing is a lot of work,  particularly in systems as nuanced as the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Whether it is Organized Play or a weekly gathering in Tom’s kitchen, the realities of GMing include thoughtfulness, time and effort. Most GMs are … Continue reading

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Symbols…(Simple Immersion Exercise: I Saw the Sign!)

Whether it’s at an Organized Play Event or the precious four hours at a friend’s house, sometimes in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game we want to get into character fast. Rapid immersion helps get a game moving, improves verisimilitude, and helps … Continue reading

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Summer Skin (Re-Skinned Sci-Fi in Pathfinder)

Lightly touched on in yesterday’s look at androids, there is often a sense of the otherworldly, alien or intrusiveness to the worlds of “classic fantasy.” This attribute can prove decidedly resilient even when these elements are skinned to be more … Continue reading

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Ready to Go (Catching Them All… in Pathfinder)

With popularity of a certain game flooding our feeds with balls of red and white fun, some players may be looking for some similar fun in their Pathfinder Roleplaying Game sessions. Want to play a caster hell-bent on gathering exotic … Continue reading

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We Go Together (10 Reasons Why Prestige Classes Still Matter…)

During the 3.5 iteration of the ancestral system that birthed the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, prestige classes entered a golden age. Dozens of specialists and hybrids, niche powers or divine inspirations flooded our games. And shortly thereafter, perhaps, things moved beyond … Continue reading

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Free the Animal (Simple Immersion Exercise: Fauna For Now!)

Whether it’s at an Organized Play Event or the precious four hours at a friend’s house, sometimes in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game we want to get into character fast. Rapid immersion helps get a game moving, improves verisimilitude, and helps … Continue reading

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