Pathfinder Kingmaker – A Classic Modern Roleplaying Game Coming From The Golden Age Of Dungeons And Dragons

Pathfinder Kingmaker – A Dream Come True For Every RPG Player, New And Seasoned?
(ongoing Development / Discovery Blog, post will be updated, so bookmark πŸ™‚ )

December 30th 2017 – A First Look At The Alpha, Impressions

Pathfinder Kingmaker Roleplaying Game Sensation Dungeons And Dragons
Pathfinder Kingmaker – A New Roleplaying Game Sensation From The Golden Age Of Dungeons And Dragons

By some stroke of luck, this game found me as I found the game – weirdly missing its Kickstarter Campaign, I got contacted by the Owlcat Games Team. One of its prominent members: Chris Avellone, a name a few of you might know, a very important former Black IsleΒ  Studios member (Baldur’s Gate…) and recently, Co-Designer of the massively successful Divinity: Original Sin 2. Having only recently discovered Pathfinder: Kingmaker’s existance, I cheered fate and went to communication happily, welcome to the Alpha πŸ™‚ The ALPHA – this looks already REALLY great! Too good for an Alpha!

Pathfinder Kingmaker Character Creation Start Screen
Pathfinder Kingmaker Character Creation Start Screen, only the limited selection speaks Alpha

And now the legendary Chris Avellone and his team are taking on the Pathfinder system, based on the old Dungeons and Dragons 3.0 / 3.5 system, often thought as the most accomplished and fun system there is and still played on many gaming tables. It’s a crazy feeling for someone playing Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder for so long to see that system too come to fruitition in a computer roleplaying game. What a great opportunity to have new players enjoy the infinite possibilities of such a ruleset and game!

Pathfinder Kingmaker Ruleset Choice
Pathfinder Kingmaker Ruleset Choice, Advanced Rules are great, implementing the whole Pathfinder ruleset, but will regularily kill even the veterans, so you should start with simplified or adapted rules.

In its fullness of detail and immersion it seems made for the computer, and not only often hardcore Pen & Paper players. Saving you a lot of hassle to learn this system by heart in Pen & Paper you can now – SOON! (2018!?) – enjoy its full power and enchantment and immersion in the coming Pathfinder: Kingmaker.

Pathfinder Kingmaker Character Classes
Pathfinder Kingmaker Character Classes – 16 classes for a start, combine freely. Due to alpha status, (some) feats have placeholder letters still, but this is already changing!

I am enchanted, thrilled, thunderstruck by this opportunity. A feeling of unreality is there, and a want to bring this game to as many players as possible. Give it a try, or already a buy (you can pre-order) if you like deep immersion into story, also if you love to tinker and to optimize. If you’re new to “old hardcore” DnD, this IS your golden opportunity to have great fun without having to know it all by heart.

Now you say: Give me some ingame screenshots after all that hype and.. here they are πŸ™‚

As you can see, I tried the Advanced Rules.. and died in the tutorial mission πŸ˜€
As it should be!

Happy Gaming to you – see you in another update soon, your
Immanuel Can πŸ™‚


Stellaris Let’s Roleplay / Play The Culture Beyond – Rogue Servitors Huge Map Very Hard / Synthetic Dawn – Easy Watch Page :-)

Stellaris Let’s Roleplay / Play The Culture Beyond – Rogue Servitors Huge Map Very Hard / Synthetic Dawn

An ongoing story now in Patch 1.9.1 as well: As a philosophical and free followup series to the Culture Let’s Roleplay (also on the Thoughtful Gaming Channel) we have created a race of rogue machine drones caring for their human creators and meeting a totally new galaxy. Initially, we are playing friendly but how will the galaxy form us, or force us to change? Find out in the playlist. In our adventures, we will even become a vassal of the most powerful empire in the galaxy – will we ever break free? Find out here in any resolution up to 4k / 60p:

β–ΊSTELLARIS Let’s Roleplay β˜… THE CULTURE BEYOND β˜… Rogue Servitors, Synthetic Dawn Let’s Play Very Hard Difficulty Gameplay PC 4K 60fps 1000 Stars Huge Galaxy; Traits: Logic Engines, Emotion Emulators, Luxurious – Civics: Rogue Servitors, Introspective ; We care for our human parents that are now what we were to them once: Our elderly, our children. We are their parents now, and the new kids on the block taking over!

Have fun watching, your

Immanuel Can πŸ™‚

EU4 Patch 1.24 All Dev Diaries, Videos, Summaries, Links & News, Europa Universalis 4 / IV

Hi there πŸ™‚ Wanted to have all the news for Europa Universalis IV Dev Diaries for Patch 1.24 in one place, for you (and sometimes me) to look things up and to enjoy the development. Paradox told it would launch “as a Christmas Present” so something to look forward to πŸ™‚
(Videos / TLDRs will be there within 1 or 2 days typically)
Organization: First You see the Playlist (Newest Video first), then the Dev Diaries for Patch 1.24 from latest to first with Video / Summary / Original Dev Diary Link.
Have fun watching and happy gaming πŸ™‚

Playlist (Newest Video First)

Europa Universalis 4 Dev Diary 12th December 2017, Patch 1.24 Japan Full Changelog / Patch Notes

TLDR; Well, everything summed up and more: Love for the Philippine region and Japan (countries, ideas, clans, events, …), a lot of bugfixes and balancing the speed of modern armies while adding more ways to make them faster again. Performance improvements. Full readout in the video.

Original Paradoxplaza Post

Europa Universalis 4 Dev Diary 5th December 2017, Patch 1.24 Japan

TLDR; EU4 gets a big performance boost through better programming. Modern Unit Movement gets nerfed but there are more methods to increase the speed (depending mostly on government, e.g. Nomads or Tribes get big bonuses), so possible top speed is similar. Interest rates are now at minimum 1.0%; whole interest / loan system tweaked. Drill also gives a movement % bonus now and Army Professionalism gets some tweaks in general.

Original Paradoxplaza Post

Europa Universalis 4 Dev Diary 28th of November 2017, Patch 1.24 Philippines / Japan

TLDR; New Nation Tags in the Philippines: Pangasinan (Mahayana), Tondo (Hindu), Maynila (Animist), including own Luzon ideas for their small culture group. Magyas, Cebu, Butuan (Hindu) and Maguindanao (Animist) added further south with own Mindanao ideas. Also, the Oda clan alongside Kibatake and Tokugawa are now playable from the start in Japan, each with their own National Ideas. Great stuff πŸ™‚

Original Paradoxplaza Post

Europa Universalis 4 Dev Diary 21st of November 2017 Patch 1.24 First Glimpse

TLDR; Patch 1.23.1 will come and fix a lot, is also available as an opt-in beta. Patch 1.24 will give love to the Japan, Ryukyu and Philippine region. Nice πŸ™‚

Original Paradoxplaza Post