Please forward this error screen to 77. Arthur Ashe Explore, report, cooperate. This article will be a workflow of how to learn to play Pathfinder Pathfinder pre generated characters pdf, with links to the appropriate resources peppered throughout, to make joining PFS a smooth and easy process.
I recommend bookmarking the links I provide in a bookmark folder for PFS. That will make it quick and easy for you to access and use the wealth of information and resources the internet provides for Pathfinder and PFS. Create a Character’ tab on that link, you should be able to get through all your registrations easily. If you are already familiar with Pathfinder RPG, but new to Society play, this will be a fairly simple transition. The breakdown of a Society session is as follows: You’ll sit down at the table with 2-6 other players and a GM. The GM will then brief the players on their mission. The players will then accomplish this mission to the best of their abilities.
They will then be given a chronicle sheet detailing what their rewards are, including any boons usable in the future. Core races are those from the Core Rulebook: human, elf, dwarf, etc. If you are not familiar with the core concepts of Pathfinder RPG, don’t panic. One should give the Getting Started and the Combat sections of the Core Rulebook a read after your first or second game. It’s actually a pretty fun rule-set to read, in my opinion. No need to be afraid to ask questions of other players or the GM, or even online.
From here on, I’ll dive into the rules that differentiate PFS from a Pathfinder home game. GM still has appreciable discretion over rules interpretation. Campaign Directors, rather than at the whim of whatever GM happens to be at your table. Honestly, I think Paizo does very well in what options it permits and which they leave out. I’ll take it from the top and give some quick-and-dirty need-to-know basics. The one I linked here is a fillable .
There are a wealth of character sheet options out there. 20 point buy system, which is explained in the Core Rulebook. Additional Resources, you may use that option. Archives of Nethys is accurate on the PFS legality of character options the vast majority of the time, but not always. Be sure to check with Additional Resources before playing with a new character option.