New Player Guide (under construction)

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Chilon
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New Player Guide (under construction)

Post by Chilon » Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:01 pm

I. GETTING STARTED
__A. Your First Time
____1. You don't need to bring or buy anything.
____2. You do need to decide how adventurous you are.
______a. "I climbed Mt. Everest in winter." -- skip to II. CHARACTER CREATION
______b. "Pass the hot sauce." -- select a pre-generated character, preferably from the Core Rulebook.
______c. "I'm leaving the house, isn't that enough?" -- skip to IV. BEFORE YOU PLAY.
__B. Your Second Time
______a. Create a character
______b. Write in pencil
_________Level one characters can be changed at any time, so don't worry about being perfect.
______c. Get some help
_________If you post in the forum for your game shop, somebody should be able to meet you there and help with character creation.
__C. Your Fourth Time
_____Once you play a character at second level, character creation is set in stone.
II. CHARACTER CREATION
__A. Print Your Pages
____1. Character Sheet (pp. 43-44 of Pathfinder Society Roleplaying Guild Guide -- see below)
____2. Inventory Tracker (pp. 45 of Pathfinder Society Roleplaying Guild Guide -- see below)
____3. Faction Journal Cards
__B. Choose Your Campaign
____1. Campaign and character type are like noun and verb: they have to agree. Both campaigns use the same scenarios, the difference is
______which rule set was used during character creation. Core is smaller and simpler; regular is the original.
____2. Regular Campaign
______a. Allowable resources
______b. Player Reference Document
____3. Core Campaign
______a. Allowable Resources
________A) Core Rulebook
________B) Pathfinder Society Roleplaying Guild Guide
________C) Character Traits Web Enhancement
III. CHARACTER REGISTRATION
__A. Create New Account
____1. Fill in the form
____2. If we already gave you a six digit number and confirmation code, enter them on the left. If not, click the right-hand button.
__B. Create New Character
____1. Register a New Pathfinder Society Roleplaying Character (regular campaign)
____2. Register a New Core Roleplaying Character (core campaign)
IV. BEFORE YOU PLAY
__A. Choose Your Store
____1. Recess
____2. Critical Hit
__B. Choose Your Scenario
____1. The current week's game are always at the top, in the announcements.
____2. The next week's game are just beneath that, in the stickies.
____3. Reply in the thread, preferably with the character class and level that you will be playing.
V. WHILE YOU PLAY
VI. AFTER YOU PLAY