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Traveller: Spaceports, Crashed Ships, and Fruit

January 12, 2016 Leave a comment

d66 Reasons Why the Ship is CrashedHappy New Years, Travellers. We are starting off the new year with new d66 lists to help with your game. We are happy to bring you:

  • d66 Reasons Why the Ship is Crashed
  • d66 Spaceport City Names 2
  • d66 Random Spaceport Events
  • d66 Native Fruits

These list will give you the idea you need for your game.

Download these and other d66 lists today at DriveThruRPG and RPGNow today.

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Pathfinder: Android Artwork

December 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Book of Heroic Races: Advanced AndroidsLast week and this week we are showing off what is inside of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids for Pathfinder. Last week, we saw the racial traits, one of the archetypes, and some of the feats that androids can take. Today we are sharing with you the interior artwork.

Combined with the cover arcane spellcaster and homunculus on the cover, we included an android priestess, ninja, magus, and archer. We hope you enjoy the artwork.

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Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids is part of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Subscription. Purchasing the subscription gets you Advanced Skinwalkers, Advanced Lizardfolk, Advanced Samsarans Advanced Elans, Advanced Merfolk, Advanced Wyvarans, Advanced Changelings, Advanced Catfolk, Advanced Tengu, and Advanced Favored Class Options as well as Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids and 2 more races as soon as they are finished plus the upcoming Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium when it is finished. Download today at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, d20PFSRD, and Paizo.com.

Android-Mage

Android-Cleric

Android-Archer

Android-Ninja

Pathfinder: Electric Feats

December 18, 2015 Leave a comment

BoHR Advanced AndroidsWe have been sharing with you a number of previews for the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids. So far we share the androids racial traits and one of the archetypes. Today we are talking feats.

Being a race of circuitry, androids have electricity flowing their entire bodies. So the androids racial feats makes more better able to handle electricity damage than most other races. As you can see from these feats, androids can use electricity to their advantage, regardless of the situation.

Conductive Body

Your body can conduct and diffuse even sudden bursts of electricity.
Prerequisite: Con 15, Toughness, android.
Benefit: You gain electricity resistance 5.

Improved Conductive Body

Electricity energizes your nanites, accelerating your body’s self-repair routines.
Prerequisite: Con 15, Conductive Body, Toughness, android.
Benefit: Whenever you take electricity damage that exceeds your electricity resistance, you gain fast healing 1 for a number of rounds equal to your Constitution modifier.

Magitech Spell (Metamagic)

You can infuse your spells with crackling energy from your circuitry.
Prerequisite: Elemental Focus (electricity) APG, android.
Benefit: A magitech spell deals 1d6 points of electricity damage per spell level, in addition to any damage it normally deals. A successful Reflex save (whether or not the spell normally allows a save) reduces this extra damage by half.
A magitech spell uses up a spell slot two levels higher than the spell’s actual level.

Overcharged Strike

You can bolster your unarmed strikes with bursts of electricity from your circuitry.
Prerequisites: Con 13, Wis 13, Elemental Fist APG, Improved Unarmed Strike, android, base attack bonus +8.
Benefit: Your unarmed strikes deal an additional +2 electricity damage at all times. When you use the Elemental Fist feat to deal electricity damage with an unarmed strike, you add an additional 1d10 electricity damage on a successful critical hit.
Special: A monk of 6th level or higher can choose Overcharged Strike as one of his bonus feats. So long as he possesses the Elemental Fist feat, the monk need not meet this feat’s other prerequisites to select it as a bonus feat.

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Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids is part of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Subscription. Purchasing the subscription gets you Advanced Skinwalkers, Advanced Lizardfolk, Advanced Samsarans Advanced Elans, Advanced Merfolk, Advanced Wyvarans, Advanced Changelings, Advanced Catfolk, Advanced Tengu, and Advanced Favored Class Options as well as Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids and 2 more races as soon as they are finished plus the upcoming Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium when it is finished. Download today at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, d20PFSRD, and Paizo.com.

Pathfinder: Android Specific Archetypes

December 17, 2015 Leave a comment

BoHR Advanced AndroidsAll week long, we are showing off what is inside the new Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids. Yesterday you saw the android racial traits. Today we are sharing with you one of the archetypes designed specifically for androids.

With tomorrow being Star Wars Day (or today, or whatever), I thought I would share with you one of the psionic archetypes. The cryptic from Ultimate Psionics is one of my favorite classes. So when I saw this archetype, I had to share it. With an androids ability to recognize patterns, the cryptic is a sure fit to the race.

Wiremind

Androids, being hyper-logical, naturally see the patterns and structure in all things, and those who become cryptics and investigate the hidden patterns in the world around them sometimes turn their exploration inward toward the intricate patterns of their own circuitry. These wireminds learn to spread their mind’s energies throughout their biological circuitry, gaining greater insight into their own psionic potential.
Associated Class: cryptic
Associated Race: android
Replaced Abilities: trapfinding, trapmaker, swift trapper
Modified Abilities: pattern designs
Mind and Body: Through meditation, the wiremind harnesses the power of his circuitry to enhance his mental capabilities. He adds 1/2 his level to Autohypnosis checks made to memorize and to recall information (minimum +1). He also adds this bonus on Knowledge (psionics) checks.
Pattern Designs (Su): A wiremind’s powers show up on his body as tattoos much as they do for other cryptics, but these designs intertwine and interact with his circuitry-tattoos, giving him an intimate familiarity with his own abilities. When making a Spellcraft check related to a psionic power he knows, the wiremind gains a competence bonus equal to his class level.
Circuitry Focus (Su): Beginning at 6th level, the wiremind can psionically focus his circuitry in the same manner which he normally gains psionic focus. Whenever he would need to expend or maintain psionic focus for an effect, he can expend or maintain his circuitry’s psionic focus instead.

Download the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids for Pathfinder at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, Paizo.com, and d20PFSRD.

Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids is part of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Subscription. Purchasing the subscription gets you Advanced Skinwalkers, Advanced Lizardfolk, Advanced Samsarans Advanced Elans, Advanced Merfolk, Advanced Wyvarans, Advanced Changelings, Advanced Catfolk, Advanced Tengu, and Advanced Favored Class Options as well as Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids and 2 more races as soon as they are finished plus the upcoming Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium when it is finished. Download today at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, d20PFSRD, and Paizo.com.

[Pathfinder] What Exactly is an Android?

December 16, 2015 Leave a comment

BoHR Advanced AndroidsFirst off, my apologizes. My day job has been kicking my butt lately and I have not done as good of a job of keeping up on my previews and other communication as I would have liked. Having said that, let’s dig into Advanced Androids.

The Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids is a sharp change from our normal races, in that we are covering what cannot be considered a fantasy race. While it is true that the living machines have their origins in Frankenstein/Living Prometheus, this race is quite different from that story. This race is all about an artificially intelligent machine that has a human-like core to them. Since their base type is humanoid, an argument can certainly be made that this race is closer to the Borg (particularly the Hugh Borg) than to Commander Data and should be called cyborgs instead of androids. However, that would not account for the living soul within that can do and a new soul coming into the body. That separates them from cyborgs since members of that race die when the body dies. Androids live on, even if the soul exits the body and a new one enters.

So what exactly is an android then and how does it fit into a fantasy RPG? They fit in in the same way that Expedition to the Barrier Peaks fits into fantasy, by having science fiction crash land into your fantasy game. Certainly, the race is not for everyone. However, the exact same can be said about psionic races, dragon people, undersea characters, lizardfolk, or any other race in this the upcoming Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium. That was one of the reasons why we chose to include it.

Down to the business of what exactly an android is in terms of Pathfinder. Well the best way to answer that is to share with you their racial traits.

Android Racial Traits

+2 Dexterity, +2 Intelligence, –2 Charisma: Androids have swift reflexes and are very intelligent, but have difficulty relating to others.
Humanoid: Androids are humanoids with the android subtype.
Medium: Androids are Medium creatures and receive no bonuses or penalties due to their size.
Exceptional Senses: Androids have darkvision out to a range of 60 feet and low-light vision.
Alert: Androids gain a +2 racial bonus on Perception checks.
Constructed: For the purposes of effects targeting creatures by type (such as a ranger’s favored enemy and bane weapons), androids count as both humanoids and constructs. Androids gain a +4 racial bonus on all saving throws against mind-affecting effects, paralysis, poison, and stun effects, are not subject to fatigue or exhaustion, and are immune to disease and sleep effects. Androids can never gain morale bonuses, and are immune to fear effects and all emotion-based effects.
Logical: Androids have problems processing emotions properly, and thus take a –4 penalty on Sense Motive checks.
Nanite Surge: An android’s body is infused with nanites. Once per day as an immediate action, an android can cause her nanites to surge, granting a bonus equal to 3 + the android’s character level on any one d20 roll; this ability must be activated before the roll is made. When an android uses this power, her circuitry-tattoos glow with light equivalent to that of a torch in illumination for 1 round.
Languages: Androids begin play speaking Common. Androids with high Intelligence can choose any additional languages they so desire (except for secret languages such as Druidic).

Download the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids for Pathfinder at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, Paizo.com, and coming soon to d20PFSRD.

Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids is part of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Subscription. Purchasing the subscription gets you Advanced Skinwalkers, Advanced Lizardfolk, Advanced Samsarans Advanced Elans, Advanced Merfolk, Advanced Wyvarans, Advanced Changelings, Advanced Catfolk, Advanced Tengu, and Advanced Favored Class Options as well as Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids and 2 more races as soon as they are finished plus the upcoming Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium when it is finished. Download today at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, d20PFSRD, and Paizo.com.

[Pathfinder] Androids Unleashed

December 15, 2015 Leave a comment

image Circuits and Wire with a Beating Heart

Mysterious technology so advanced, many think it is magical. Androids know not their true origins, but make their own way in a primitive world of gods and magic despite being creatures of science and electronics. Play this race from the stars and show the world your true mettle.

Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids is the essential guide for playing an android character. This 23-page supplement features:

  • Racial Traits to play an android, 5 alternate racial traits, and 2 new character traits to customize your character for this unique play experience
  • 9 New Character Class Options, including the nanoshade ninja archetype, the wiremind cryptic archetype, 2 new rogue talents, and a new barbarian rage power
  • 7 New Feats, including several that increase the power of your nanites
  • 5 New Magic and Mundane Items and 4 New Spells
  • A New Philosophy, which provides its followers a robotic view of birth, life, and death
  • Details on android adventurers as well as suggestions on how to incorporate this race into your world.

Be Heroic With This Advanced Race Today!

Download the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids for Pathfinder at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, Paizo.com, and d20PFSRD.

Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids is part of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Subscription. Purchasing the subscription gets you Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Skinwalkers, Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Lizardfolk, Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Samsarans Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Elans, Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Merfolk, Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Wyvarans, Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Changelings, Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Catfolk, Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Tengu, and Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Favored Class Options as well as Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Androids and 2 more races as soon as they are finished plus the upcoming Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium when it is finished. Download today at DriveThruRPG/RPGNow, d20PFSRD, and Paizo.com.

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November 23, 2015 Leave a comment

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