Author: Joe

Glass Cannon Releases SoundSets on Syrinscape

I was sitting in Skid Maher’s old apartment in Long Island City, guesting in a long running Rise of the Runelords campaign, the first time Syrinscape nearly killed me. I’m sitting there, minding my own business, playing the obligatory “guest healer”, when the screech of a naga seemed to tear into my chest cavity and […]

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Bottle Caps Nearly Claim Life of Local Nerd

Cranford, NJ — March 22nd, 2018 Local nerd Joe O’Brien was missing for several hours yesterday afternoon during an attempt to deliver bottle caps in a blizzard, police reported Wednesday. The nerd, who had only recently moved to Cranford, NJ after several years of geeking out in Astoria, Queens, was reached for comment late Wednesday […]

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A Pathfinder Journey

The mic on my earbuds died only hours before Dan Tharp, Paizo’s Marketing Manager, called Troy and me to tell us that Paizo has been working in secret for nearly two years on the new Pathfinder. “I’ve got big news for you guys,” he said as I pressed the receiver of my cell phone into my ear. […]

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We Are Stupid – Episode 136

We inexcusably misread the rules on the reincarnate spell and in so doing, ended up with a very different interpretation of the story. I’ve said before that when we were unsure of a rule, we generally went with what makes sense. In this case, I would argue that we still did exactly that. In fact, I’d like to make a case that our interpretation of the spell, though conflicting with the text, is actually a far cooler way to play it.

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We Are Stupid – Episode 123

Some people know all of the rules to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but many, many more do not. Here’s a list of the things we screwed up in our never-ending search for Pathfinder perfection… 17 Episodes. 17 Episodes since we last made a mistake. Or was it 17 episodes since I last admitted we made a mistake? […]

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We Are Stupid – Episode 106

Some people know all of the rules to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but many, many more do not. Here’s a list of the things we screwed up in our never-ending search for Pathfinder perfection… We have a long standing tradition on this show of screwing up Cover and Concealment and Episode 106 is no exception. […]

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We Are Stupid – Episode 91

Some people know all of the rules to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but many, many more do not. Here’s a list of the things we screwed up in our never-ending search for Pathfinder perfection… Every once in a while I get the opportunity to freshen these columns up with something we haven’t seen before. This […]

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We Are Stupid – Episode 90

Some people know all of the rules to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but many, many more do not. Here’s a list of the things we screwed up in our never-ending search for Pathfinder perfection… This week, I’m reminded of saying which is often (apparently incorrectly) attributed to Mark Twain: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, […]

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We Are Stupid – Episode 89

Some people know all of the rules to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but many, many more do not. Here’s a list of the things we screwed up in our never-ending search for Pathfinder perfection… Welcome to the late-week edition of We Are Stupid. I missed a glaring error in Episode 89, and it wasn’t until […]

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We Are Stupid – Episode 88

Some people know all of the rules to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but many, many more do not. Here’s a list of the things we screwed up in our never-ending search for Pathfinder perfection… And the winner for cheater of the week goes toooo… Me! (with a solid Honorable Mention for Matthew.) Let’s start with […]

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