Category Archives: D&D

Words of Wisdom for new Pathfinder Society GMs

This was sparked from a question on the VL boards. Some things for a new GM: 1. Be prepared. Read the scenario a few times. 2. Miniatures help, but are not necessary. The Bestiary Box is a great substitute for plastic minis. 3. You don’t have to know all of the rules. You have to …

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Review: PFS 1-39 Citadel of Flame

A Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 5th level characters (Tiers: 1–2 and 4–5). Once the home to a cult preaching self-sacrifice by immolation in order to achieve paradise, the Citadel of Flame in Qadira’s Meraz Desert was presumably wiped out decades ago after Sarenrae dervishes led a crusade to end its morbid message. …

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Ode to the Yellow Dice

Step up players. Welcome to my table. Before we begin, I must tell you a fable. When I start this scenario behind my GM screen. I will roll open and honestly, and not be mean. With an arrow pluck or great axe slice, You will meet my devastating yellow dice. Translucent dice, each box contained six. …

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Review: Master of the Fallen Fortress (module)

A dungeon-based adventure for 1st-level characters. The ruined siege castles outside Absalom have long beckoned adventurers looking to make a name for themselves. Now an earthquake has cracked open one of these fabled ruins, and its lost mysteries and fantastic treasures lie exposed for the first time in centuries. But the tower’s empty halls once …

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Review: PFS 4-05: The Sanos Abduction

A Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for levels 3–7. The Pathfinders are sent to the Sanos Forest in central Varisia to assist an agent researching the fey who inhabit the remote wood. But like many seemingly routine tasks in a Pathfinder’s adventuring career, the simple support mission quickly turns into an adventure the PCs aren’t soon …

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Skull & Shackles update

Sometimes ghouls > PCs. The players got to the stockade where Arron Ivy (renamed to Sharron Ivy) was living. Instead of having Ivy attack the PCs, she was the last living survivor of the ship Infernus. The PCs needed a healer, boom, instant healer. Well, they stayed there overnight, and all of the ghouls that I didn’t …

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Skull & Shackles AP

During PaizoCon this year, I decided to try my hand at running one of Paizo’s Adventure Paths. The Rise of the Runelord AP that I’m in is going a little slowly, so I have AP time available. I decided to pick Skull & Shackles, which is the pirate themed AP. I bought the first module, The …

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Review: PFS3-18 God’s Market Gamble

A Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for levels 1–5. Valuable relics of religious natures have been disappearing on their way into Absalom and the Pathfinder Society stands to lose countless irreplaceable artifacts if the cause isn’t found. Amid the bustling markets of the God’s Market in the shadow of the Starstone Cathedral, the Society sets a …

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GenCon 2012

My cousin TJ and I went to GenCon a few weeks ago. Lots of Pathfinder. I would even go as far as saying too much Pathfinder. With the inclusion of Scotty’s Brewhouse, I GMed 8 games. I played none. I even got drafted into running the special without reading it. Man, I don’t like specials. …

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Review: PFS03-24 : The Golden Serpent

A Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for levels 5–9 The Pathfinder Society sends a team of agents to meet an important contact in an unassuming restaurant in Absalom’s Ivy District, but not everything is as it seems. What the Pathfinders find there will lead them into a lion’s den of danger and intrigue in the City …

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