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Month: December 2018

Optionsmas is Neigh: Cast Haste on the Webteam Edition!

Can you believe we get two AR updates in two weeks? Those handsome folks in the Additional Resources team clearly deserve a round of applause. In all seriousness, everyone should take the opportunity to thank our Organized Play Coordinator(s) and/or the Paizo web team for all these new toys we get to unwrap early. So let’s take a minute to shake the boxes under the trees and ready our adamantine scissors incase the boxes fight back…and take a minute to moan the loss of one particularly hyped archetype.

Adventure Paths:

    • The scant material in the first five books of Return of the Runelords are all legal now. There is a Familiar, some Ashava information, an Oozeclot unguent and an item called the Shadow Stylus.
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Optionsmas is Neigh: Fluffy Tail Edition

First and foremost I want to thank our Paizo Overlords for such a timely release! There are lots of cool books this time around, and I’m here to help you sort out the most interesting and flavorful options for your next character. And whether your making Edward Eldric from Full-Metal Alchemist, a Kitsune Rogue who steals with her tails, or a Magus who hoverboards with their Floating Disk, these books have something for you! So without further ado, let’s dive in!

Adventure Paths:

    • City in the Lion’s Eye: The bardic pretender and sneak training talents are legal for play.
    • Reaper’s Right Hand: Equipment: The band of triumph and seeking lens are legal for play. Spells: The halfling vengeance, mass halfling vengeance, and word of beckoning spells are legal for play but are accessible only to worshippers of Thamir Gixx.
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Aid Another: GASPing for Air

Everyone has been in a situation wherein they are still in combat but are feeling hopeless. Maybe the enemies are immune. Maybe you can’t reach or see them. But assuming you have actions, there are oftentimes options other than Delaying until the end of the round or Full-Round Defense!

Just remember GASP: Gear, Aid, Skills and Prepare.

>GEAR: Remember your items, especially consumables you and your team have looted! Consumable loot is meant to be consumed. Preparing to use gear is critical. Even if its just pulling out a weapon so you provoke or a smoke-pellet in case the battle turns and you gotta tactically retreat.

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