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SP09: Interview with Paizo Developer Ron Lundeen, Again!

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Welcome to another special edition of the Roll For Combat Podcast where we sit down and talk with Paizo Developer Ron Lundeen – again!

With the upcoming release of Pathfinder Second Edition, Ron and I had a lot to discuss! Not only did Ron write The Dead Roads, the first book in the new Pathfinder Adventure Path, The Tyrant’s Grasp, but he’s directly shaping the drastic changes to the world of Golarion. Find out from Ron the horrific changes coming to the world of Golarion and what else to expect when Pathfinder Second Edition is released later this year. Check it out!

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SP08: Interview with Pathfinder and Starfinder co-creator, James L. Sutter

If you enjoyed this interview make sure to check out our weekly actual play podcast where we’re playing through the Starfinder Dead Sun’s Adventure Path. And make sure to enter our free trip to PaizoCon 2019 contest! Check out full details here!

With the surprise announcement yesterday of the second edition of the Pathfinder lineup, we had a chance to sit down and talk with the co-creator of the Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying Games, James L. Sutter.

We discuss James’s latest release, the first book in the Starfinder Dawn of Flame Adventure Path, Fire Starters, and what to expect when adventuring inside the sun! We also discuss several other topics from James’s long career including editing Erik Mona’s classic Age of Worms adventure, The Whispering Cairn, crazy times during the Starfinder rules creation, what he’s working on for the second edition of Pathfinder, what he’s been doing since he left Paizo, various book recommendations, and much more. Check it out!

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SP07: Interview with Paizo Creative Director Rob McCreary

If you enjoyed this interview make sure to check out our weekly actual play podcast where we’re playing through the Starfinder Dead Sun’s Adventure Path as well as the occasional Starfinder Society adventure!

Welcome to another special edition of the Roll For Combat Podcast where we sit down and talk with Paizo Creative Director Rob McCreary.

With the surprise release of three new Starfinder classes available for public playtest – the Biohacker, Vanguard, and Witchwarper – we sit down with Rob to discuss each class, their abilities, their party role, how they were developed, the public playtest, and much more. We even touch upon the new Starfinder hardcover book expected in late 2019, the Character Operations Manual and what to expect from that new book. Check it out!

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061: Eoxbound and Down

One year ago, Rusty “died” from a horrible illness, but soon afterwards mysteriously came back to life stronger than ever. Ever since then listeners (and players) have wondered what happened to Rusty and how is he alive? Today is the day where all secrets are revealed… and by none other than Paizo’s Starfinder Managing Developer and author of Splintered Worlds, Amanda Hamon Kunz!

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SP06: Interview with Paizo Developer Eleanor Ferron

If you enjoyed this interview make sure to check out our weekly actual play podcast where we’re playing through the Starfinder Dead Sun’s Adventure Path as well as the occasional Starfinder Society adventure!

Welcome to another special edition of the Roll For Combat Podcast where we sit down and talk with Paizo Developer Eleanor Ferron.

We discuss Eleanor’s many influential contributions to the Starfinder universe and her first Adventure Path! We discuss perhaps the most-played Starfinder adventure to date, Starfinder Society Scenario #1-01: The Commencement, and some of the secrets behind writing that scenario and designing the faction leaders. Of course we perhaps her most famous creation to date – Strawberry Machine Cake! Learn how SMC started out as a fun little side-note and then grew into a full-fledged Starfinder phenomenon. Finally, we discuss Eleanor’s latest adventure, the second book in the Against The Aeon Throne Adventure Path, Escape from the Prison Moon. We also discuss cuttlefish… that’s right, cuttlefish. Check it out!

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SP05: Interview with Paizo Pathfinder Creative Director James Jacobs

If you enjoyed this interview make sure to check out our weekly actual play podcast where we’re playing through the Starfinder Dead Sun’s Adventure Path as well as the occasional Starfinder Society adventure!

We kick off the start of Year Two of the Roll For Combat Podcast with a special interview edition! Today we sit down and talk with Paizo Pathfinder Creative Director James Jacobs about all things Pathfinder.

With the release of the new Pathfinder Adventure Path, Return of the Runelords, we discuss the history of the Runelords and the first book in this Adventure Path, Secrets of Roderic’s Cove. We also discuss several other topics from James’s long career including the creation of the Adventure Path concept from his days at Dungeon magazine, his work on Age of Worms, Red Hand of Doom, Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk, Burnt Offerings, what to expect from the upcoming Pathfinder Adventure Path The Tyrant’s Grasp and even a little bit about the first Adventure Path for Pathfinder v2. Check it out!

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SP04: Interview with Paizo Developer Ron Lundeen

If you enjoyed this interview make sure to check out our weekly actual play podcast where we’re playing through the Starfinder Dead Sun’s Adventure Path as well as the occasional Starfinder Society adventure!

Welcome to another special edition of the Roll For Combat Podcast where we sit down and talk with Paizo Developer Ron Lundeen.

With the release of the new Starfinder Adventure Path, Against The Aeon Throne, we discuss Ron’s new book and the first book in this Adventure Path, The Reach of Empire. We also discuss Ron’s work on the upcoming Pathfinder Adventure Path Return of the Runelords, the upcoming Pathfinder Adventure Path The Tyrant’s Grasp (and Ron’s work on book one of that Adventure Path, The Dead Roads), why Ron left his lucrative career as an attorney to join Paizo full time, and much more! Check it out!

And don’t forget to become a supporter of the podcast our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/rollforcombat where you can help us while unlocking fun exclusive rewards for yourself!

SP03: Interview with Paizo Organized Play Lead Developer John Compton

If you enjoyed this interview make sure to check out our weekly actual play podcast where we’re playing through the Starfinder Dead Sun’s Adventure Path as well as the occasional Starfinder Society adventure!

Welcome to another special edition of the Roll For Combat Podcast where we sit down and discuss our experience with Book 2 of the Starfinder Adventure Path, The Temple of the Twelve, with Paizo’s Organized Play Lead Developer John Compton.

Last week we finished The Temple of the Twelve, and the gang gets to tell John exactly what we thought of his diabolic adventure! In addition, we discuss the many projects he’s currently working on including the very last Adventure Path volume for Pathfinder (version 1), what to expect in this of the Starfinder and Pathfinder Societies, what are some of John’s favorite Society adventures to date, and much more! Check it out!

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SP02: Pathfinder Playtest Interview with Stephen Radney-MacFarland

Make sure to read our review of Pathfinder Playtest Rulebook and listen to our review/discussion of the Pathfinder Playtest as well!

Welcome to a special edition of Roll For Combat, where we sit down and discuss the newly released Pathfinder Playtest with Paizo’s Senior Designer Stephen Radney-MacFarland.

We hit all the hot topics – Resonance Points, the action economy, the rarity system, what Paizo is going to do with all of that feedback during the playtest, and much more! Check it out!

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039: The Great Indoors

After two sessions of non-stop fighting, the guys are nearly out of hit points and the enemies are hunkered down in a defensive position. One team is going down as this dramatic fight finally ends. Or does it? Or Hirogi drop yet again?

Also this week, Stephen talks about how to utilize the new Pathfinder Playtest concepts of encounter, exploration, and downtime modes in your current games.

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