• Tracking… Pirate Loot | Know Direction

    In Tracking… Ryan Costello, Jr catches up with people of note in the Pathfinder community. Designers of items of interest, third party publishers, and significant volunteers. Today, we're tracking Pirate Loot, a new Kickstarter by Jason Bulmahn.

  • Ryan Costello, Jr. | RPG Designer | BoardGameGeek

    Project manager and writer Ryan Costello, Jr is a prominent figure in the 3.5 online fandom thanks to his website and podcast 3.5 Private Sanctuary () as well as Know Direction, the fan-generated Pathfinder RPG news, reviews, and interviews podcast. Contributing author …

  • YOU GAME? - DriveThruRPG.com

    by Ryan Costello, Jr. Pathfinder druids wild shape their class. Ecology of the Giant Ant 14 by Jonathan McAnulty The ants come marching two by two. Reasons to Ride 26 by David Adams 4th Edition mounted combat springs into a gallop. Rig This! 34 by John Flemming Portable traps for thieves on the go. Pits of Despair 38 by Andrew Hind

  • Welcome Me to the Sandbox – RPG MUSINGS

    Now I have a long list of ideas and seeds to build from that, when combined with my original story concept, and the campaign I designed on Tome episode 190 (with Ryan Costello Jr. from the 3.5 Private Sanctuary) and yet there's tons of things not designed and holes to fill in in the world.

  • GenCon, The LFG:RPG & You

    Aug 11, 2014· The LFG Roeplaying Game was designed by Ryan Costello, Jr, with more than 50 pieces of original art by Aurélie Martin and Lar DeSouza, and maps by d20 Monkey's Brian Patterson. It includes: Two new races (lifeless, based on Richard and …

  • Threats of Violence (Combat) – d20PFSRD

    Your words are more frightening than your weapon. Prerequisite: Cha 15.. Benefit: When performing the throat threat combat maneuver (see below), you may substitute your CMB roll with an Intimidate skill check opposed by your target's CMD.. THROAT THREAT COMBAT MANEUVER. When you catch an enemy off-guard, you can take him hostage.

  • Gluttony - The Eye

    Written by Ryan Costello, Jr. Editing by Spike Y Jones Cover Art by Cory Trego-Erdner Interior Art by J Riley Layout and Graphic Design by Marc Radle Published by Wolfgang Baur Compatibility with the Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game requires the Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game from …

  • Kobold Press Archives - GMS Magazine

    May 18, 2017· Miek Franke, Christina Stiles, Phil Minchin, Ryan Costello Jr., Mike Furlanetto, Robert Hahn, Spike Y Jones, Carlos Ovalle, Rory Toma -ladies and gentlemen, you have created the most intelligent Freeport adventure out there – with philosophical themes and a brilliant adversary, Dark Deeds in Freeport pretty much has one of the most awesome ...

  • Monsters of Sin 7: Wrath - GMS Magazine

    Dec 12, 2012· By Thilo Graf. This pdf from Open Designis 11 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD and 1 page back cover, leaving us with 7 pages of content, so let's check out the final installment of the monsters of sin-series!. As is the tradition with the series by now, we kick off with an introduction to the sin at hand as well as the wrathful creature simple template (CR+3 ...

  • About | Know Direction

    Aug 13, 2014· Hosts Ryan Costello. Ryan started 3.5 Private Sanctuary as a proud 3.5 loyalist who wanted to build a community for other fans of the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest roleplaying game, but his passion quickly converted to Pathfinder enthusiasm as soon as Paizo released 3.5's successor.

  • Private Sanctuary podcast archive - 20140218 : Ryan ...

    Feb 18, 2014· An archive of the Private Sanctuary podcast, complete as of 2014-02-18. From the podcast website: "Ryan and Cathy look at the classes and the races, the flavour and the crunch, the best and the worst of the Pathfinder RPG and its 3.5 heritage."

  • Is Gaming in Your Blood?

    by Ryan Costello, Jr. 52 Kobold Diplomacy Interview with Chris Pramas by Jeremy L. C. Jones & Christopher L. Dinkins 54 Kobold Diplomacy Freeport Options for Dragon Age by Chris Pramas 60 Cartomancy The Wreck of the Goodwife by Jonathan McAnulty with Brandon Hodge On the Cover The cover for Spring is the "Green Gods", in a rite of wild abandon.

  • RPG Review - Dark Deeds in Freeport - GMS Magazine

    Jun 27, 2016· By Endzeitgeist Dark Deeds in Freeport is a mega-adventure/anthology and clocks in at 82 pages of content, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 2/3 of a page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 77 1/3 pages of content, so let's take a look! Disclaimer: I was a patron of […]

  • Kobold Quarterly #13; and Romance in RPGs - RPGnet RPG ...

    Kobold Quarterly is a magazine started by Wolfgang H. Baur in 2007 as a response to the cancellation of Dragon magazine. It was originally exclusively 3.5E, but later moved to also include Pathfinder, 4E, Dragon Age, and 13th Age content.

  • Boon Traps for Pathfinder RPG - Kobold Press

    Boon Traps for Pathfinder RPG. By Ryan Costello, Jr. Adapted from Scott Murray's "Spiked Pits, Poisoned Arrows, and Healing Words" from Kobold Quarterly #12. As discussed the previous article, traps can impede a party in more ways that just a poison arrow or a snare.

  • T lven enTanglemenT - The Trove

    By ryan costello, jr The elven enTanglemenT PATHFINDER SOCIETY SCENARIO #5–05 TIER 7–11. ... the Pathfinder RPG Core Rulebook, Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Combat, ... Lead Designer • Jason Bulmahn Design Team • Stephen Radney-MacFarland and Sean K Reynolds

  • The Definitive Guide to Clever Warriors

    Designer — Ryan Costello, Jr. Contributor — Sean O'Connor Editor — Connie J. Thomson Publisher — Robert W. Thomson Art Director — Hugo Solis Cover Artist — Kate Bradley Cover Layout, Cover & Logo Design — Kristen M. Collins Interior Artists — Jason Ammons, Kate Ashwin, Alan Cooper, Juan Diego Dianderas, Hugo Solis

  • Envy - The Eye

    by Ryan Costello, Jr. TM. Introduction: We Do It To Ourselves 3. Envious Ceature (template) 3 Bone Swarm 4 Emerald Eye 5 Doppelganger, Re-Echo 6. Embodiment of Envy 7 Envy in Midgard 8 Open Game License 9 Written by . Ryan Costello, Jr.

  • About the Looking For Group Pathfinder Game

    The LFG Roeplaying Game was designed by Ryan Costello, Jr, with more than 50 pieces of original art by Aurélie Martin and Lar DeSouza, and maps by d20 Monkey's Brian Patterson. It includes: Two new races (lifeless, based on Richard and the …

  • Pathfinder #057: Tempest Rising | RPG Item | RPGGeek

    From the back of the book: The time has come for the heroes to take their places as true pirate lords. But doing so will require more than a ship, a scallywag crew, and a hold full of plunder—they’ll need to win the esteem of the Hurricane King himself. If they succeed, they’ll earn the right to claim even greater glory by participating in the Free Captains’ Regatta, a ...

  • Kobold Quarterly (Issue 18 - Summer 2011) | Issue | RPGGeek

    From publisher's website: Kobold Quarterly issue #18 is our big pre-Gen Con summer issue, fully 100 pages! It's like a kobold beach party ice chest, but instead of being packed with gnome jerky, KQ #18 has savants, cavaliers, beast masters and dragon hunters for Pathfinder RPG; Divine Gifts for AGE System by Green Ronin's Steve Kenson; minotaur ecology for 4th Edition D&D; and new ...

  • New Paths Compendium (Expanded Edition) | RPG Item | …

    From publisher blurb: Choose Your Path! Shadows are falling across the land: monstrous things stir in the depths, schemers spin their plots in the towers of the powerful, and unholy threats rise from the grave to menace the living. It's an age of terrors and wonders…and heroes! This expanded edition of the New Paths Compendium gives you all-new options to create your new favorite character.

  • Ultimate Campaign | RPG Item | RPGGeek

    Publisher's blurb: Take Charge! Where the dungeon ends, another adventure begins! Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Campaign takes you on a guided tour through the parts of the game that happen between monster attacks and quests for ancient artifacts. As some of the most powerful and prestigious heroes around, do your player characters want to build up a kingdom of their own, or lead …

  • Bruce Costello | Board Game Designer | BoardGameGeek

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  • Geek Together 000 – Ryan Costello, Jr | Know Direction

    The Know Direction Network is your premier source for Pathfinder and Starfinder coverage, from podcasts to blogs and more! Every two weeks, the Know Direction podcast covers Pathfinder with news, reviews, and interviews, recorded live in front of a Twitch audience and available for download wherever you get your podcasts.

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  • Prelaunched Kickstarter Board Game Projects | BoardGameGeek

    Designer: Ryan Costello Artist: Ryan Lee Publisher: Blind Ferret Entertainment Players: 3-5 Play Time: 60 min Description: Every high ranking member of the Scorp Corp said they could do a better job dominating the world than their current leader, Scorpion Supreme. When Scorpion Supreme suddenly died, the time for talk had passed.

  • Blood Caster – d20PFSRD

    A blood caster can sace hit points to gain new spells per day. For every hit point saced, she gains a blood point. Sacing hit points for blood points is a move action that does not provoke attacks of opportunity.Blood points last 1 round/class level. Any number of hit points up to her Constitution score can be saced each day. Blood points can be spent to cast additional ...