Conan is the classic barbarian. Most artwork for this class depicts someone from a tribal background in some type of leather clothing covering only the bare essentials to be considered “decent,” wielding a sizable weapon. While there is nothing wrong with that image of a barbarian, it is only one interpretation of a barbarian. The problem with it came in when some versions of the game mechanically reinforced it. As late as… Read More
Do you love the cover to the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium as much as we do? Now you can have it on your computer, your phone, or wherever you desire. Download the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium wallpaper today. Download Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium today at the JBE Shop, DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, the OpenGamingStore, and Paizo.
Work on the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium started around the time that Paizo released the Technology Guide for the Pathfinder Campaign Setting. Since Paizo added to the PRD some of my authors thought that it could be referred to like any of the books in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game book line. Alas, Paizo did not allow it so I had to constrain my authors, initially. When we were ready to… Read More
Much like our post on 10 True Things about Catfolk, we have 10 things about elans. Instead of things that are true, we bring to you misconceptions concerning this adjusted race. Submitted for your enjoyment, 10 Elan Misconceptions. Elan are not fey. While truly fair in aspect, elan are creatures of pure psionic energy and are not related to the Fey, even if the individual elan’s original form was. Elan are not… Read More
Heroes Assemble! From the seas below to the skies above, from the land to the stars, heroes are all around us, and they come in many different forms. Now you can go beyond the common races and play a member of these 12 imaginative races in your game. Delve into each race’s culture and see the world from their unique point of view. Play a character that you have always dreamed of… Read More
I asked some of our authors to write 10 True Things about their race. And with the impending release of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, we thought we’d share them with you. Today we are sharing catfolk. We hope you enjoy them. 10 True Things About Catfolk Catfolk tend to be quite superstitious, and pick up even more such behavior from people of other races… Read More
Tuesday February 14th—Valentine’s Day—sees the launch of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium. This has been a work in progress for over two years. So what exactly is inside it? Well each race has about 16 pages of material, describing the race, their culture, their view on the world, how others of their kind interact, their religions, and of course plenty of Pathfinder gaming stats. Like what? Well we start off… Read More
We’re getting ready to release Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Catfolksoon. Today, I thought I would share the artwork from it. We decided early on with catfolk that we are not going to tell you which style of catfolk to play, whether human-like catfolk or a cat-like catfolk. We decided to you decide. As such, we made sure to reflect it in the artwork. We hope you enjoy these images. Download the… Read More