New Starfinder Society Roleplaying Guild Takes Players to the Stars with New Adventures, Starship Combat and More
REDMOND, WA (March 8, 2017): Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, reveals today the first details of the new forthcoming Starfinder Society Roleplaying Guild, which will launch in tandem with the highly anticipated new science fantasy Starfinder Roleplaying Game at Gen Con in August 2017.
Starfinder Society will be a brand new global, cooperative roleplaying campaign with its own quests, scenarios, rules, documentation and characters. The team behind Starfinder Society will be a familiar one to gamers already playing in the Pathfinder Society, and will be led by organized play coordinator Tonya Woldridge, with John Compton taking on the role of lead developer of both Pathfinder Society and Starfinder Society, and the addition of Thurston Hillman to the team as Starfinder Society developer. Hillman has been a part of Pathfinder Society since Season One, when he authored Pathfinder Society Scenario #55: The Infernal Vault. The volunteer team of venture-officers will also remain the same for both campaigns.
Starfinder Society Roleplaying Guild will launch at Gen Con (August 17, 2017) with three scenarios, one pre-generated character special event, and one quest pack, with subsequent monthly scenarios for players worldwide thereafter.
Set thousands of years in Pathfinder’s future, the Starfinder RPG will be a stand-alone science fantasy game evolved from the Pathfinder RPG rules in which players take on the role of a rag-tag starship crew exploring the countless mysteries of a weird universe. Starfinder is also designed to integrate easily with the Pathfinder RPG, allowing players of either game to port over monsters, items, and adventures with a minimal conversion effort.
“From the very moment we announced the Starfinder RPG, players demanded a new organized play campaign to support the game,” says Paizo publisher and chief creative officer Erik Mona. “We’re thrilled to make the campaign a reality, and look forward to exciting adventures amid the stars for years to come!”
For more information, visit today’s Starfinder Society blog.
About Paizo Inc.
Paizo Inc. is publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Tales novels, as well as board games and accessories. The Pathfinder world, in which players take on the role of brave adventurers fighting to survive in a world beset by magic and evil, is currently translated into eight languages, and has been licensed for comic book series, graphic novels, toys, and apparel. Paizo.com is also a leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world.