When we previewed some art from Bestiary 5 a few weeks ago, it merely looked like a cool book of monsters. Now that we’ve got our hands on it, we’re convinced that even the most jaded, been-there-done-that gamer is going to need a copy. This is a killer creature collection.
I can never, ever get enough monsters for my RPGs. Never. I will fill entire bookshelves, binders, and hard drives with nothing but monsters. I suspect I’m not alone, so check out this gallery of creatures from the upcoming Pathfinder Bestiary 5.
Two major RPG sourcebooks, Wizards of the Coast’s D&D Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide and Paizo’s Inner Sea Races for Pathfinder, both came out in the last few weeks! Here’s why you should skip them both, no matter what RPG system you’re using.
Space wizards casting spells through the ship’s turrets, enraged barbarians teleporting onto the enemy bridge, perilous occult mysteries that span planets, bizarre alien creatures lurking in the interplanetary void—Aethera is not your typical Pathfinder campaign setting.
The Martian is a love letter to science, but what does science think of The Martian? It’s time for a report card on what’s dead-on accurate, where the facts are fudged, and what’s plausible for a future that could one day happen.
Occult Adventures looks like the perfect guidebook to take your Pathfinder adventures in a much weirder direction. It includes new classes, spells, guides on occult rituals and psychic powers... let’s be honest, we probably had some of you at “occult.” For the rest, enjoy this preview!
As the cornerstone of the campaign world of Golarion, Rise of the Runelords laid the foundation for much of Pathfinder’s success. Now there are more ways to enjoy the revised and expanded 5th-anniversary collection, with integrated encounters for Hero Lab and a custom sound effects set, so you can experience these…
The Pathfinder Adventure Card Game is like a cooperative RPG, with stacks of cards instead of a DM. Explore forgotten ruins and haunted towers, battle weird undead cultists and hordes of goblins, and collect magical treasure, building your character's abilities for the challenges ahead.
In his latest novel, The Redemption Engine, James Sutter's "misotheist" hero Salim Ghadafar visits a catacomb-riddled city to solve a mystery involving missing souls. He talked with us about the novel, and atheist characters in worlds full of gods.
If you love the fantasy adventure of the Pathfinder RPG but really wish you could take your characters into space, then rejoice. A new setting, Distant Worlds, gives you an entire solar system to explore in your next campaign.
Lots of fantasy RPGs have toyed with the idea of "epic levels," where your characters become extremely powerful and face epically dangerous foes — but this concept has been hard to pull off. Until now. Mythic Adventures for the Pathfinder RPG lets your character take on unbelievably huge challenges.
This year’s Gen Con gaming convention featured a murder mystery, a demonic siege, record attendance and a truckload of exciting new releases that had gamers buzzing. Here are some of the coolest things from Gen Con.
Gygax Magazine launched earlier this year — named for one of the creators of Dungeons & Dragons, and featuring the involvement of Gary Gygax's sons. Now TSR's given us a sneak preview of their second issue, due next week, featuring a cover by Jeff Easley.
Plenty of gamemasters still use graph paper and three-ring binders to organize their role-playing campaigns, but there’s an arsenal of tools available to the tech-savvy GM. I talked to a bunch of experienced GMs to find out how they use digital tools to create and track their RPG adventures.
The Merciful Cousins is an order of cavaliers for the Pathfinder role-playing game that functions as a sort of D&D Red Cross. Now, if you buy the PDF that details how to use them in your D&D campaign, you can help the actual Red Cross bring aid to Oklahoma tornado victims.
Dungeons & Dragons has numerous editions and hundreds of sourcebooks and adventures — and most of them are out of print. But now, Wizards of the Coast has opened up a treasure trove of classic reprints and digital books.
Midgard is a fantasy world filled with wizard colleges, dragon lords, humanoid ravens, and masked gods. Yet it's bound to a map similar to Earth, and is filled with a mashup of mythological figures and folk legends. It can be used with a variety of RPG systems, but even if you're not a gamer, it's an amazing window to…
Every major studio hopes the films it showcases at Comic Con this year will be major hits. But if history's any indication, some of those movies will tank. Here are the biggest turkeys Comic Con has seen in years past.
Today, we use ion thrusters to correct satellite orbits and visit asteroids. In 100 years, we might be using them to propel massive generation ships that send colonists to a different part of the galaxy.