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May 2020 Paizo Releases for Pathfinder and Starfinder

This Spring to see a huge amount of RPG content from Paizo

This coming May will see a ton of big releases from Paizo Inc for both Pathfinder and Starfinder. All of the items below should arrive at your FLGS on May 27th.

From Paizo:

Pathfinder Lost Omens: Absalom, City of Lost Omens (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Lost Omens: Absalom, City of Lost Omens

For nearly 5,000 years, the great city of Absalom has stood at the center of the Inner Sea’s culture, commerce, and prophecy. Now, with the death of the city’s founder-god Aroden, the disappearance of the city’s lord mayor, and newly launched attacks from some of its greatest foes, Absalom stands at the gateway to a new and uncertain destiny!

This lore-packed 296-page hardcover guide to the locations, denizens, and adventures of Pathfinder’s most famous city is the largest Pathfinder city sourcebook to date, presenting a fascinating locale suitable for years of adventure! A huge 8-panel poster map of the city sets the scene in unprecedented detail, allowing your heroes to walk upon streets paved with centuries of history, following the steps of generations of questing heroes to chart a new path for the City at the Center of the World!

Hardcover MSRP $46.99

Pathfinder Adventure Path #155: Lord of the Black Sands (Extinction Curse 5 of 6) (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Adventure Path #155: Lord of the Black Sands (Extinction Curse 5 of 6)

On the hunt for a life-giving aeon orb far below the surface world, the heroes venture into a blighted Darklands waste known as the Vault of the Black Desert. Facing off against lurking, vampire-like urdefhan and even stranger subterranean beasts, the heroes track the lost artifact to an enclave of undead dark elves in the twisted city at the vault’s blackened heart, where they must confront the malevolent mummy who strives to become the desert’s eternal sovereign!

“Lord of the Black Sands” is a Pathfinder adventure for four 15th-level characters. This adventure continues the Extinction Curse Adventure Path, a six-part, monthly campaign in which the heroes lead a traveling circus as they unravel a plot to eradicate all life from the islands of the Inner Sea. This volume also includes a gazetteer of the ominous city of Shraen, new monsters, and new rules.

Each monthly full-color softcover Pathfinder Adventure Path volume contains an in-depth adventure scenario, stats for several new monsters, and support articles meant to give Game Masters additional material to expand their campaign. Pathfinder Adventure Path volumes use the Open Game License and work with both the Pathfinder RPG and the world’s oldest fantasy RPG.

Softcover MSRP $24.99

Pathfinder Adventure Path: Curse of the Crimson Throne Pocket Edition (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Adventure Path: Curse of the Crimson Throne Pocket Edition

The kings and queens of Korvosa have long ruled under the shadow of the Curse of the Crimson Throne—an infamous superstition claiming that no monarch of the city of Korvosa shall ever die of old age or produce an heir. Whether or not there is any truth to the legend of the curse, Korvosa’s current king is but the latest victim to succumb to this foul legacy. Now, the metropolis teeters on the edge of anarchy, and it falls to a band of new heroes to save Korvosa from the greatest threat it has ever known! This softcover compilation presents the fan-favorite campaign for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game First Edition, including new and revised content and nearly 500 pages packed with mayhem, excitement, and adventure!

The Curse of the Crimson Throne Pocket Edition contains:

  • All six chapters of the original Adventure Path, expanded and updated for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game First Edition.
  • An in-depth gazetteer of the city of Korvosa as it exists under the rule of its new queen.
  • An array of new rules options for characters, ranging from campaign traits to spells to magic items.
  • An expansive appendix with statistics, descriptions, backgrounds, and rules support for the 12 most important NPCs in the campaign.
  • A bestiary featuring nine monsters from the original Adventure Path.
  • Dozens of new illustrations, never-before-seen characters, location maps, extensive new encounter locations, and more!

Softcover Digest Sized MSRP $29.99

Pathfinder Gamemastery Guide NPC Pawn Collection (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Gamemastery Guide NPC Pawn Collection

The spotlight isn’t always on heroes or monsters. Some encounters call for a whole cast of nonplayer characters, and the Pathfinder Gamemastery Guide NPC Pawn Collection is the best way to bring the most useful and commonly encountered NPCs to your gaming table! This value-packed collection contains every NPC presented in the Pathfinder Gamemastery Guide, and is perfect for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game or any fantasy RPG. NPCs include beggars, guards, judges, jailers, pirates, a cult leader and cultists, innkeepers, executioners, surgeons, bandits, torchbearers, acrobats, and more. Printed on sturdy cardstock, each pawn slots into a size-appropriate plastic base from the Pathfinder Pawns Base Assortment, making them easy to mix with traditional metal or plastic miniatures. The Pathfinder Gamemastery Guide NPC Pawn Collection is the best way to ensure you’ve got the perfect character for every Pathfinder Roleplaying Game encounter!

MSRP $25.99

Pathfinder Flip-Tiles: Haunted Woodlands Expansion (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Flip-Tiles: Haunted Woodlands Expansion

Some forests are darker, danker, and more possessed than others! Pathfinder Flip-Tiles: Haunted Forest Expansion is the newest expansion to the Pathfinder Flip-Tiles: Forest Starter Set. With 24 full-color 6 x 6-inch double-sided tiles, each stunningly crafted by cartographer Jason A. Engle, you explore dark paths where fierce monsters dare to tread and warrens of twisted trees swaying and moaning with dreadful animus. All perfect for the next time the heroes take a wrong turn deep in the forest!

Suitable for experienced GMs and novices alike, this product fits perfectly into any Game Master’s arsenal. Wet, dry, and permanent markers erase from the tiles! These double-sided forest tiles come in convenient packaging for easy storage. Why map an overgrown woodland when these tiles can do it for you!

MSRP $19.99

Pathfinder Flip-Mat Classics: Bandit Outpost (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Flip-Mat Classics: Bandit Outpost

There are bandits in the hills, and Pathfinder Flip-Mat Classics: Bandit Outpost lets heroes take the fight to the enemy’s lair! From the look-out tower to the prison cells to quarters for the goons, the Bandit Outpost is a perfect set-piece for any campaign, and easily doubles as a suitable home for the heroes after they have rescued it from evil.

The most-popular Pathfinder Flip-Mats in history return! These fan-favorite maps feature versatile adventure settings—city streets, forests, ships, taverns, and more—and now they’re back for a repeat performance. Durable and lavishly detailed, these essential adventure set pieces are sure to bring excitement to your game table for years to come!

A special coating on each Flip-Mat allows you to use wet erase, dry erase, AND permanent markers with ease! Removing permanent ink is easy—simply trace over any permanent mark with a dry erase marker, wait 10 seconds, then wipe off both marks with a dry cloth or paper towel. Each Flip-Mat measures 24″ x 30″ unfolded, and 8″ x 10″ folded.

On tabletops across the world, the Flip-Mat Revolution is changing the way players run their fantasy roleplaying games! Why take the time to sketch out ugly scenery on a smudgy plastic mat when dynamic encounters and easy cleanup is just a Flip away?

MSRP $13.99

Pathfinder Spell Cards: Arcane Deck (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Spell Cards: Arcane

Magic explodes from your fingertips when you hold Pathfinder Spell Cards in hand! This must-have accessory for arcane spellcasters contains more than 200 spell reference cards, covering every arcane spell in the Pathfinder Core Rulebook, giving players immediate access to key game details without the need to slow down play to flip through a giant book.

Players can easily arrange and plan their spells within moments, and a quick scan of the cards presents a caster’s tactical options at a glance. Take your first step toward arcane mastery with Pathfinder Spell Cards, and never go into a fight unprepared again!

MSRP $24.99

Pathfinder Spell Cards: Divine Deck (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Spell Cards: Divine

Call down the glory of the gods with Pathfinder Spell Cards! This must-have accessory for divine spellcasters contains more than 150 spell reference cards, covering every divine spell in the Pathfinder Core Rulebook, giving players immediate access to key game details without the need to slow down play to flip through a giant book.

Players can easily arrange and plan their spells within moments, and a quick scan of the cards presents a caster’s tactical options at a glance. As always, go with the gods, but always go with Pathfinder Spell Cards!

MSRP $24.99

Pathfinder Spell Cards: Focus Deck (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Spell Cards: Focus

Get the most out of your inner magical power with Pathfinder Spell Cards! This must-have accessory for focus spellcasters contains more than 150 spell reference cards, covering every focus spell in the Pathfinder Core Rulebook, giving players immediate access to key game details without the need to slow down play to flip through a giant book.

Players can easily arrange and plan their spells within moments, and a quick scan of the cards presents a caster’s tactical options at a glance. Take your first step toward mastering your inner power with Pathfinder Spell Cards, and always stay focused on your magic!

MSRP $24.99

Pathfinder Spell Cards: Occult DeckPathfinder Spell Cards: Focus Deck (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Spell Cards: Occult

Your hero knows the mysterious secrets of the multiverse, so how come you’re always flipping through the rulebook when it comes time to cast a spell? This invaluable set of Pathfinder Spell Cards contains more than 200 spell reference cards for every occult spell in the Pathfinder Core Rulebook, giving you just as much mastery over the secrets of Pathfinder’s magic as your player character!

Players can easily arrange and plan their spells within moments, and a quick scan of the cards presents a caster’s tactical options at a glance. It’s a complex, fantastic world full of occult secrets. Pathfinder Spell Cards help you master that mysterious world in style!

MSRP $29.99

Pathfinder Spell Cards: Primal DeckPathfinder Spell Cards: Occult DeckPathfinder Spell Cards: Primal Deck (Paizo Inc)Pathfinder Spell Cards: Primal

Unleash the fury of the natural world with Pathfinder Spell Cards! This must-have accessory for primal spellcasters contains more than 175 spell reference cards, covering every primal spell in the Pathfinder Core Rulebook, giving players immediate access to key game details without the need to slow down play to flip through a giant book.

Players can easily arrange and plan their spells within moments, and a quick scan of the cards presents a caster’s tactical options at a glance. Primal magic offers plenty of perplexing possibilities, but Pathfinder Spell Cards make you a natural!

MSRP $24.99

Starfinder Adventure Path #28: The Hollow Cabal (Paizo Inc)Starfinder Adventure Path #28: The Hollow Cabal (The Threefold Conspiracy 4 of 6)

After discovering that a sinister force has infiltrated the Stewards, the heroes travel to the floating bubble city of Roselight, in the clouds of the gas giant Liavara, to warn members of the law-enforcement agency! As the heroes navigate the seedy underbelly of this pristine metropolis, they learn that their enemies are fighting a battle of their own against another malevolent faction of mind-controlling aliens. If the heroes want answers, they will have to figure out who to trust in a time where no one is what they seem!

“The Hollow Cabal” is a Starfinder Roleplaying Game adventure for four 7th-level characters. This adventure continues the Threefold Conspiracy Adventure Path, a six-part, monthly campaign in which the players unravel the machinations of insidious aliens who have infiltrated galactic society. This volume also includes a gazetteer of the affluent city of Roselight and the grungy space station Upwell, an article describing the mysterious fungal dycepskians, and a selection of new and cryptic monsters.

Each monthly full-color softcover Starfinder Adventure Path volume contains a new installment of a series of interconnected science-fantasy quests that together create a fully developed plot of sweeping scale and epic challenges. Each 64-page volume of the Starfinder Adventure Path also contains in-depth articles that detail and expand the Starfinder campaign setting and provide new rules, a host of exciting new monsters and alien races, a new planet to explore and starship to pilot, and more!

MSRP $22.99

Starfinder Flip-Mat: StadiumStarfinder Adventure Path #28: The Hollow Cabal (Paizo Inc)Starfinder Flip-Mat: Stadium

Whether the heroes are spectators at a championship brutaris tournament or fighting for their lives in a televised post-apocalyptic deathmatch, no Game Master wants to spend time drawing every antigrav goalpost and automated obstacle. Fortunately, with Paizo’s latest Starfinder Flip-Mat, you don’t have to! This line of gaming maps provides ready-to-use science-fantasy set pieces for the busy Game Master. This double-sided map features a zero-gravity athletics stadium on one side and a lethal death sports arena on the other. Don’t waste time sketching when you could be playing. With Starfinder Flip-Mat: Stadium, you’ll be ready the next time your players take the field!

A special coating on each Flip-Mat allows you to use wet erase, dry erase, AND permanent markers with ease! Removing permanent ink is easy—simply trace over any permanent mark with a dry erase marker, wait 10 seconds, then wipe off both marks with a dry cloth or paper towel.

MSRP $14.99

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  1. Wait, this says it’s Extinction Curse number 5 of 6 but the description says it’s the finale. Which is it?

    1. Where does it say it’s the finale? Granted, the fact it’s for level 15 characters would lead you to think it’s the final entry in the campaign but nothing in the sell sheet info says it wraps up the adventure path.

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