Players may be the heroes of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, but whole
worlds rest on the Game Master's shoulders. Fortunately for GMs, the
Pathfinder RPG GameMastery Guide is here to back you up. Packed with
invaluable hints and information, this book contains everything you need
to take your game to the next level, from advice on the nuts and bolts
of running a session to the greater mysteries of crafting engaging
worlds and storylines. Whether you've run one game or a thousand, this
book has page after page of secrets to make you sharper, faster, and
more creative, while always staying one step ahead of your players.
The 320-page Pathfinder RPG GameMastery Guide is a must-have companion
volume to the Pathfinder RPG Core Rulebook. This imaginative tabletop
game builds upon more than 10 years of system development and an Open
Playtest featuring more than 50,000 gamers to create a cutting-edge RPG
experience that brings the all-time best-selling set of fantasy rules
into the new millennium.
The Pathfinder RPG GameMastery Guide includes:
Tips and tricks for preparing and running a better game, suitable for
beginning GMs and battle-hardened veterans.
Step-by-step walkthroughs for creating campaign worlds, cities,
cosmologies, feudal systems, and alternate dimensions.
Difficult player types, and how to handle them gracefully.
New rules for subsystems like hauntings, chase scenes, fortune-telling,
gambling games, mysteries, and insanity.
Charts to help you generate everything from interesting NPCs and
fantastic treasures to instant encounters in any terrain.
Advanced topics such as PC death, game-breaking rules, overpowered
parties, solo campaigns, and derailed storylines.
Sample NPC statistics for dozens of common adventuring situations, such
as cultists, guardsmen, barmaids, and pirates.
... and much, much more!