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0. Introduction

A brief introduction both for those who are totally unfamiliar with roleplaying games and for those who may have played TTRPGs before, but don’t know much about Pathfinder.

  1. What is a Role Playing Game?
  2. What is Pathfinder 2e?
  3. Books and Other Source Material

1. The Basics

The absolute basic rules of the game. This is the foundation upon which the rest of the game is built.

  1. Dice
  2. Math
  3. Proficiency
  4. Playing the Game

2. Ability Scores, Skills, and Perceptions

3. Exploration and Social Interaction

4. Combat

5. Items and Equipment

6. Magic

7. Creating a Character

8. Finding or Forming a Group

Appendices and Supporting Articles

1st Edition to 2nd Edition Transition Guide

An examination of everything that has changed between 1st and 2nd edition, intended to highlight new and potentially unfamiliar mechanics.

Beginner Box Guide

An overview of the Pathfinder 2e Beginner Box with tips and suggestions on how to get started with Pathfinder 2e using the Beginner Box.