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Pathfinder: Kingmaker

2 months ago

Feature: A dicey adventure

Pathfinder: Kingmaker review

Starting a new tabletop RPG campaign is a bit like joining an complicated polyamorous relationship. You have to make sure you like your companions, but most importantly, you and the Dungeon Master must share the same vision. ANYWAY, my point is that in a game of Dungeons & Dragons, some DMs like to follow the rules by the book, others just use rules as a…

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3 months ago

Feature: Chilling charts

Steam Charts: Prematurely Spooky Edition

It’s Halloween (month)! I don’t know about you lovely lot, but there’s nothing I find more spooky or chilling than charts detailing what the most popular video games are in a given week. That's me, Fraser, filling in for John who is on holiday. A terrifying holiday, I bet.

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Town-building hybrid RPG Pathfinder: Kingmaker is out now

I've always thought the best RPGs are the ones where you have a home to come back to, to celebrate victory and plan your next - Pathfinder: Kingmaker, you get your own town. Released today, Kingmaker looks like familiar Baldur's Gate-esque RPG adventuring, but with personal purpose. You're securing your lands, and in-between quests you get to develop your burgeoning kingdom. Based on the almost-D&D tabletop…

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5 months ago

Baldur’s Gate-ish pen & paper adaptation Pathfinder: Kingmaker due September 25th

Paizo's pen and paper RPG Pathfinder may not be Dungeons & Dragons, but it's as close as you can get to it while still being legally distinct, which makes it perfect source material for a Baldur's Gate-esque old school RPG. Successfully Kickstarted a year ago, Pathfinder: Kingmaker now has a release date - September 25th - and a very fancy new trailer below to accompany…

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1 year ago

Pathfinder: Kingmaker hits funding goal on Kickstarter

There are many ways to make your Kickstarter campaign attractive. A clear pitch and a realistic target are two of the big ones. But there’s only one way to make success a sure thing: ask Chris Avellone to get involved. Pathfinder: Kingmaker [official site] is the latest project to employ this tactic, and it’s hit its funding target.

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2 years ago

Pathfinder: Kingmaker bringing tabletop RPG to PC

Paizo's pen & paper fantasy RPG world of Pathfinder is being computerised in Pathfinder: Kingmaker [official site]. Developers Owlcat Games today announced the upcoming isometric RPG, also boasting that they've booked the narrative design services of Chris 'The Human Stretch Goal' Avellone. The game will visit the Stolen Lands wilds of the RPG setting for your usual questing duties, with a dash of kingdom-building. Probably…

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