Tag Archives: third party mechanics

Ground Floor Groove – (Patreons for 3pp Lovers)

Patreon is an exciting way to support artists and other creatives in their endeavors and to gain one of a kind access to their creative processes. The Pathfinder Roleplaying community is no exception when it comes this means of accessing … Continue reading

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Battle Cry (The Art of Gish – 3pp Upgrades)

In yesterday’s look at gish combat, that is melee combat spellcasters, we only really considered core Paizo options. Adding the world of Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s third party publishers there are a lot more viable options to make melee-casters. In fact … Continue reading

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Two is Better Than One (Altered State: Spell Sourcing)

Sometimes a gaming group in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game wants to engage a party that diverges from the normal metabalance of the game. Frequently this arises when a majority of the party (or all of it) want to play spellcasters. … Continue reading

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Best Thing I Never Had (Understanding Elements of Balance – Conditional Damage)

When we sit down to talk about class balance in the in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, a lot of people struggle to understand it. Recent looks at the kineticist have illustrated just how much value versatility might be to a … Continue reading

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Forever (Permissive Gaming Example: Eternal Mage)

Recently we mentioned kineticist as a clear outer edge for balance and its usefulness in evaluating a third party class for inclusion in your home game. Today we want to give an example of such an balance evaluation for a … Continue reading

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All I Need is a Miracle (A Visit to the Buff-et: Divine Channeler)

Yesterday we discussed the aether blade as a potential “fifth wheel” class of the “buff-er” or support role. A great support character can fill in for missing character roles or make the going much easier on a larger party. We’ll be looking at some of the … Continue reading

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You Give Good Love (A Visit to the Buff-et: Paramour)

Yesterday we discussed party metabalance and the “fifth wheel” class of “buff-er” or support roles characters. A great support character can fill in for missing character roles or make the going much easier on a larger party. We’ll be looking at some of the more unusual … Continue reading

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