Gen Con 2013: Paizo’s Field Guide
Paizo Publishing, the company best known for Pathfinder, has released some of what you can expect from them at Gen Con 2013, kicking off this coming week. You can find them at booth #203 in the exhibit hall.
General Ongoing throughout Gen Con
Giveaways at the Paizo booth throughout GenCon
- Free collectible buttons, a new one each day
- Free promo card for the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
- Spend $50 or more at the Paizo booth and get a free KonKrud goblin mini
- Spend $100 or more at the Paizo booth and get a free Pathfinder RPG tote bag
Kid’s Track – Room #231
Beginner Kid’s Track:
This adventure is for children ages 6-10, with little to no roleplaying experience.
Advanced Kid’s Track:
This adventure is for children ages 6-10, with some roleplaying experience.
Pathfinder Society will be holding a silent auction for exclusive Pathfinder items and in-game boons to benefit the Gen Con charity, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Indiana. Bidding takes place daily throughout the convention in the Sagamore Ballroom.
Schedule of Events
6:00pm: Goblin Horde flash mob
Join Paizo Publishing for the Gen Con Pre-Show Party/Keg-Tapping, outside on Georgia Street at 6pm. We’ll be assembling a goblin horde flash-mob to sing the goblin song. Get there early for your own free goblin facemask!
11:00am—noon Seminar: Pathfinder 101 – Room #231
Whether you’ve never played a tabletop roleplaying game in your life, or you’re a veteran dice-roller looking for something fresh, Pathfinder 101 is your introduction to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and the ever-growing world around it. Panelists: Adam Daigle, Liz Courts, James L. Sutter, John Compton
1:00—2:00pm Seminar: New Pathfinder Adventure Path reveal – Room #231
Join Paizo Creative Director James Jacobs, along with Art Director Andrew Vallas and Developer Adam Daigle as they reveal and discuss the plan for next year’s Pathfinder Adventure Path.
Dave Gross: 9:00am—1:00pm, 4:00—6:00pm
Howard Andrew Jones: 1:00—2:00pm, 4:00—5:00pm
Chris Jackson: 9:00am—noon, 4:00—6:00pm
Jim Zub: 9:00am—noon, 2:00—3:00pm
Andrew Huerta: 9:00am—noon, 1:00—6:00pm
Wayne Reynolds: 2:00—3:00pm
7:00pm—midnight: Gen Con Special 1000-person Pathfinder Society mega event! – Sagamore Ballroom
Designed to be run as an epic, multi-table event in which the actions of each table has the potential to turn the tide of battle, Siege of the Diamond City sets a new standard of interactivity for the fan-favorite convention special format.
James Sutter: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—5:00pm
Dave Gross: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—5:00pm
Howard Andrew Jones: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—5:00pm
Chris Jackson: 10:00—11:30am, 4:00—6:00pm
Richard Byers: 10:00—11:00am
Jim Zub: 11:30am—1:00pm 3:00—4:30pm
Andrew Huerta: 11:30am—2:00pm, 3:00pm—6:00pm
Dead Gentlemen: 2:00—3:00pm
Wolfgang Bauer, Colin McComb, Ben McFarland, Brian Suskind: 1:00—2:00pm, 3:00—4:00pm
8:00pm ENnie Awards
Paizo and Pathfinder-related products are up for 8 ENnie awards!
Dave Gross: 1:00—4:00pm
Howard Andrew Jones: 1:00pm—3:00pm
Chris Jackson: 1:00pm—3:00pm
Richard Byers: 10:00am—11:00am
Jim Zub: 11:30am—1:00pm, 3:00—5:00pm
Andrew Huerta: 10:00am—1:00pm, 3:00—6:00pm
Wayne Reynolds: 3:00—4:00pm
Steve Jackson: 5:00—6:00pm
10:00am—4:00pm: Family Fun Day! – Room #231
Stop by the Pathfinder Society Kids Track (room #231) for a free goblin mask!
11:00am—noon: Writing for Paizo
Seminar with Patrick Renie, Sean K. Reynolds, Judy Bauer and John Compton
1:00-2:00pm: Developing Pathfinder
Seminar with Wes Schneider, Adam Daigle, Patrick Renie
Dave Gross: 11:00am—noon, 1:00—3:00pm
Chris Jackson: 10:00am—noon, 1:00—2:00pm
Ed Greenwood: 10:00am—noon
Jim Zub: 11:30am—1:00pm
Andrew Huerta: 10:am—1:00pm, 2:00—4:00pm
New Paizo and Pathfinder-related products releasing at Gen Con
Mythic Adventures also offers a new way to play the Pathfinder RPG, using familiar rules but adding a new layer to the game. Mythic adventurers are elevated above their non-mythic counterparts, gaining powers and abilities beyond their reach that allow them to take on tougher foes and more daunting challenges. A Mythic character takes on the agents of deities, rushes headlong into the abyss, and strives to build a legend, all while facing-off against a wide variety of foes from common monsters to other mythic characters and legendary creatures. Mythic Adventures has an MSRP of $39.99.
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords
Designed by Mike Selinker and Lone Shark Games, the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game (PACG) translates the most popular Pathfinder Roleplaying Game (RPG) into an entirely new breed of card game, where players adventure, battle monsters and villains, and acquire new feats, items, weapons, and allies—all without a Game Master! The Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set, based on the award-winning Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path, includes dice, nearly 500 illustrated cards, and everything one to four players need to create characters and begin their adventures for an entirely new Pathfinder gaming experience. The base set has an MSRP of $59.99.
Visions of WAR: The Art of Wayne Reynolds
Visions of WAR: The Art of Wayne Reynolds is a journey through the amazing worlds of master artist Wayne Reynolds, a 256-page hardcover retrospective of more than 10 years of work from today’s leading fantasy illustrator. Packed with full-color covers, interior art, and card art from award-winning work on brands like the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Dungeons & Dragons, World of Warcraft, Magic: The Gathering, and more, this book has an MSRP of $29.99.
Wrath of the Righteous Adventure Path
When the Worldwound opens and unleashes a horde of demons from the infernal Abyss, it will take more than mere mortals to deliver the Wrath of the Righteous and save Golarion from a demonic fate. This summer’s new Adventure Path includes:
- Pathfinder Campaign Setting: The Worldwound by Jonathan Keith, Jason Nelson, Todd Stewart, and Tanith Tyrr
- Pathfinder Adventure Path #73: The Worldwound Incursion by Amber E. Scott
- Pathfinder Adventure Path #74: Sword of Valor by Neil Spicer
- Pathfinder Adventure Path #75: Demon’s Heresy by Jim Groves
- Pathfinder Adventure Path #76: The Midnight Isles by James Jacobs and Greg A. Vaughan
- Pathfinder Adventure Path #77: Herald of the Ivory Labyrinth by Wolfgang Baur
- Pathfinder Adventure Path #78: City of Locusts by Richard Pett
- Pathfinder Tales: King of Chaos by Dave Gross
- Pathfinder Cards: Wrath of the Righteous Item Cards
Pathfinder Goblins! comic series (exclusive Gen Con cover!)
The much-adored and feared goblins of Pathfinder will get their own comic book series, published by Dynamite Entertainment. Each book of the 5-issue monthly series, Pathfinder: Goblins! will feature two goblin-themed short stories by different creative teams. Issue #1 includes “The One-Eyed Goblin is King,” written by Adam Warren with art by Carlos Gomez, and “Prize Pupil,” written by Paizo Publisher Erik Mona an illustrated by Shane White.
Pathfinder Battles: Skull & Shackles minis
Pathfinder Battles: Skull & Shackles is a stunning set of prepainted plastic miniatures from WizKids, featuring 55 all-new sculpts drawn from the gorgeous art in the Pathfinder Adventure Path: Skull & Shackles. The minis will be available in standard four-figure booster packs, containing one large figure and three medium or small figures (MSRP $15.99), as well as the standard booster 8-count brick with 32 figures total, MSRP $114.99.
The award-winning game of killing monsters and taking their stuff meets the award-winning universe of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game in Munchkin Pathfinder! Try out new classes like Alchemist and Witch. Join a faction to become an Eagle Knight or a Red Mantis Assassin. Arm yourself with the T-Bone Stake and the Armor of Insults. You’ll need them to defeat the Ghoul Friday, the Whispering Tyrant, and especially Lamashtu, the Mother of Monsters. But first you’ll have to fight your way through all those goblins… and kill them and take their stuff! Play it by itself, or combine it with the original Munchkin and as many supplements as you like. 168 cards, one six-sided die featuring the iconic Pathfinder goblin, and a rulesheet, in a 6″ x 9″ box. MSRP$24.95