Tag Archives: third party mechanics

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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Time Again (Book of Beyond: Echo Strike)

Introduced in Interjection Games’ base class expansion for classes rooted in  Shadow Magic the concept of residuum is one we have explored in part for liminal power users to enhance spellcasting and power usage from other quasi-planar energies. Casters and antipodal … Continue reading

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Crisis Time – (3pp Atlas is in Sight!)

Just a quick note to point out that the next stretch goal for the Crisis of the World Eater kickstarter is the 3pp Atlas. Why should that matter? It will be one of the first products to link awesome worlds … Continue reading

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Ready for the Weekend (10+ Useful Pathfinder Resources)

With the success of the Paizo’s Pathfinder RPG Humble Bundle, it is quite likely our hobby and game just got a  lot of new players (even assuming only 1 in 100 were actually new). It’s also the weekend and if … Continue reading

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Little Bit (Book of Beyond – Expanded Residuum)

Introduced in this fine source on Shadow Magic from Interjection Games, the concept of Residuum, a remnant energy from using Radiance or Shadow powers (called waypoints) brought us the concept of harvesting small bits of left over energy when utilizing power. … Continue reading

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Hosts with the Most: Big Daddy (Benchmark: Medium)

The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Occult Adventures book is fascinating to explore not just for its cool psychic magic, but also because the classes it brought into the play environment almost all had third-party analogs BEFORE it came out. Exploring all … Continue reading

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Power Glove – Contextual Balance

Okay. Recently I was playing in a friend Craig’s rather awesome homebrew campaign and one of the best examples of the REALITY of game balance hit me upside the head like a fist. I am playing a tiefling magister with access … Continue reading

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