New Worlds to Discover: A Look at Paizo’s Gen Con 2024 Release Lineup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!: Paizo is debuting their lineup of new releases and updates at GenCon in Indianapolis this year. On August 1st, Paizo will unveil the highly anticipated Pathfinder Player Core 2 rulebook and the groundbreaking Starfinder Second Edition Playtest materials. Additionally, the remastered books are being published under the ORC License and the possibilities for creativity and collaboration for Tabletop Roleplaying Gamers and Designers are endless.

Pathfinder Player Core 2

The 320 page remastered edition of Pathfinder’s Player Core 2 rulebook contains updated rules, expanded options, and new features. It includes:

  • 8 remastered classes for a diverse range of character options
  • 40 archetypes to customize and enhance characters abilities
  • Expanded ancestries for even more variety in character creation
  • Feats, spells, and alchemical items to further personalize your character’s abilities and playstyle
  • Compatibility with previous Pathfinder Second Edition rulebooks, making it easy to incorporate into your existing game sessions

The new rulebook will be available in both hardcover and Special Edition. A Wayne Reynolds sketch cover will be offered exclusively through hobby retailers for 120 days, then will become available at

Pathfinder Curtain Call Adventure Path

The Curtain Call Adventure Path is a monthly three-part series of connected adventures that form a complete Pathfinder campaign for characters of 11th to 20th level where players can:

  • Fight an old enemy and bring stories of valiant victories to life
  • Stage magic, enchantment, and other theatrical amusements
  • Play three connected adventures to build an epic campaign for characters from levels 11-20

Pathfinder Adventure: Prey for Death

Perfect for 14th level characters, Prey for Death offers a high-stakes, high-level challenge for seasoned players. Prey for Death is a deluxe hardcover Pathfinder Second Edition adventure that will also be released as a Special edition. The adventure gives players the chance to play members of the world’s most notorious assassin’s guild and includes new items, lore, character backgrounds, and powerful monsters ready to threaten high level characters.

Starfinder Second Edition Playtest Rulebook

Enter the next phase of the Starfinder universe with the new 264-page Starfinder Playtest Rulebook, with new classes, ancestries, spells, equipment and more. Packed with new content that lets you create a science-fantasy character from level 1 to 20, participate in the Starfinder Playtest or use this new content in a Pathfinder campaign. The new rulebook is built on the same rules engine that powers the popular Second Edition of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and players will need a copy of Pathfinder Player Core and Pathfinder GM Core to use this product.

  • Explore new frontiers with six new classes and 10 ancestries
  • Customize your character with futuristic equipment, augmentations, and upgrades
  • Create unique abilities with the addition of new skills and feats
  • Unleash the power of science-fantasy spells in your adventures
  • Compatible with the popular Second Edition of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game for even more exciting possibilities.

Starfinder Second Edition Playtest Adventure: A Cosmic Birthday

A Cosmic Birthday is a complete Starfinder Second Edition Playtest adventure for 1st-level characters, and features fan-favorite Starfinder creatures updated to Second Edition, all-new cosmic horrors, and a mix of classic dungeon crawling and narrative-rich sandbox adventures. This adventure is designed to introduce the Starfinder Second Edition Playtest rules, giving players a chance to shape the new edition through feedback surveys about your playtest experience.

  • Explore the mysterious Ghost Levels of Absalom Station and uncover hidden dangers and secrets
  • Battle iconic Starfinder Creatures updated to Second Edition, along with all-new cosmic horrors
  • Immerse yourself in a narrative-rich sandbox adventure with a mix of classic dungeon crawling
  • Become part of Starfinder history as you help shape the future of the game through feedback surveys
  • All the action and adventure of Starfinder, plus the unique opportunity to influence its evolution

Starfinder Flip-Mat: Second Edition Playtest Multi-Pack

Explore Strange New Worlds and Uncover Ancient Mysteries while participating in the Starfinder playtest with this Dual-Sided Flip-Mat Collection for Starfinder Playtest Adventures. The two double-sided Flip-Mats feature four key encounter areas for two Starfinder Playtest Adventures: A Cosmic Birthday and Empires Devoured. One Flip-Mat features a futuristic space station and a science-fantasy cityscape—both abandoned and ready for investigation. The other features a dense fungus jungle and a futuristic settlement bordering the jungle for exciting sci-fi adventures on the borderlands.
All these products will be available in PDF starting August 1st and supported by licensed Paizo partners. Learn more at

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