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The Ghoulish Empire and the Pathfinder RPG

The Ghoulish Empire and the Pathfinder RPG

After much travail and careful reworking of the 3.5/OGL material, the Pathfinder Imperial Gazetteer is finally complete and ready to unleash on the world. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the deadly lands of the undead, the principalities and the realms subterranean.

The vampires and spectral knights long ago claimed the surface countries of Morgau & Doresh as their own, leaving the ghouls with their own empire deep beneath the earth.

Both worlds are fully detailed in this volume. The Imperial Gazetteer takes you deep within the palatial crypts where death fears to dread, providing Pathfinder Roleplaying Game…

  • A history of the undead nations above and below the earth
  • A giant cast of undying antagonists and allies
  • A new race that allows players to experience the life of the living dead
  • The underground capital of the Emperor of the Ghouls
  • Undead-themed gods and magical items
  • A bestiary containing more undead than you can shake a stake at

All hail the emperor and the necrophagi! All hail the Hunger God! All hail the Imperial Gazetteer!

(Open Design cannot be held responsible if your soul is eaten.)

11 thoughts on “The Ghoulish Empire and the Pathfinder RPG”

  1. How much of this content is OGC? I’d need to know before purchasing. It looks *extremely* appealing but will only purchase if there is a great deal of open content.

  2. From the inside:

    “The spells and magic items in the “Ghouls” chapter and the Defense/Offense/Statistics/Tactics/Ecology sections of the “Monsters” chapter are open content. All other material — including descriptions, proper names, characters, story elements, designer’s notes, setting material, flavor text, and society information — is product identity.”

    I’m not sure if that constitutes a “great deal,” and I might be biased, but I think it’s a pretty fantastic book. Nice to see a lot of material from _Empire of the Ghouls_ get the Pathfinder treatment.

    -Ben.

  3. Bill "Varianor" Collins

    Congrats! Glad to see that in print. (How much of it duplicates Empire please? That’s a factor in a buy decision.)

  4. Pretty darned sweet.

    @Bill: It looks like there’s at least a quarter or a third of new stuff, but many updates to the old stuff and lots of shiny new art. I definitely think it was worth it.

  5. I’m with Catdragon here, I purchased the 4e version and that’s something I’m not going to use EVER, and seeing this as a Pathfinder product makes my eyes water and my pocket hurt. Thou is true that its a different product, an “pathfinder-update” option for 4e buyers would be great :)

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