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Trailblazer Academy

Trailblazer Academy is an informative entertainment podcast about the Pathfinder TTRPG.

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Book Review: Advanced Player's Guide (1E)

This episode reviews the Advanced Player's Guide (1E).There is a clean version of this episode on this feed as well, should you prefer that.

1hr 29mins

25 Apr 2019

Rank #1

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305 - Usefull Magic Items & Gear (1E)

This episode covers a large list of useful magic items. Gear will be covered in the extra credit. The show notes contain the list of items as well as criteria we used and list of books we had access to when looking at the items. Show Notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1soiO1y3ZcVsSElT9yr0OMlbUPYDoYC-idPuLL4PHLCo/edit?usp=sharing Editor's Note: There are a few times (mostly in the beginning of the episode) where my plosives make a weird effect on the audio. This is because I was too close to my mic, sorry about that.

2hr 56mins

17 May 2018

Rank #2

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102 - Skills Detailed: Part 1 (1E)

This episode cover, in detail, all of the skills available to characters in the game. Make sure to check out extra credit where we go over the Craft skill in more detail.

1hr 33mins

23 Apr 2015

Rank #3

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Class Overview: Occult - Spiritualist (1E) (Extra Credit)

In this extra credit we go over the Phantoms' stats and emotional foci.

49mins

5 Jul 2018

Rank #4

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Class Overview: Ninja (1E)

Detailed overview of the Ninja class published in Ultimate Combat (1E).

46mins

4 Aug 2017

Rank #5

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Book Review: Mythic Adventures (1E) [ft. Robert Dunn]

This episode reviews Mythic Adventures (1E).

1hr 34mins

30 Aug 2018

Rank #6

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Class Overview: Core - Druid (1E)

Detailed overview of the 1E Druid class published in the Core Rulebook.

32mins

15 Nov 2018

Rank #7

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210 - GMing Philosophies

This episode covers some pretty controversial topics regarding philosophies that GMs have on how they run their games answering questions like, 'Do you always do whatever the dice tell you?'  'Optimized' and 'De-optimzed' sound bites taken from this channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/commentiquette

1hr 32mins

24 Mar 2016

Rank #8

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2nd Edition Playtest Feedback

After having a lot of experience with the Pathfinder 2nd Edition Playtest we're ready to give you our feedback on the playtest system. From playing through and GMing the entire Playtest Adventure Path Doomsday Dawn on the feedback schedule, to GMing our own home games afterword, we spent a lot of time with the system. We will be discussing the system at it's most current updated state (1.6). This episode was recorded on 12/19.

4hr 14mins

20 Dec 2018

Rank #9

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201 - GMing Basics (1E)

This episode is a must-listen for any first-time Pathfinder RPG GMs. Professors Caleb and Christian go over the basics of how to run a session as a GM.

38mins

29 Oct 2015

Rank #10

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107 - Character Creation (1E)

This episode goes over how to make a first edition character from scratch. Feel free to download a character sheet and follow along. Here are links to the sheet we made during this episode:  http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/pdd/images/d/d8/JeevesCharacterSheetPage1.JPG/revision/latest?cb=20151015031032 http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/pdd/images/2/27/JeevesCharacterSheetPage2.JPG/revision/latest?cb=20151015031042

1hr 6mins

15 Oct 2015

Rank #11

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Class Overview: Kineticist (1E)

Detailed overview of the Kineticist class published in Occult Adventures (1E).

57mins

1 Feb 2018

Rank #12

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Book Review: Bestiary 1 (1E)

This episode reviews Bestiary 1 (1E).

1hr 49mins

6 Jul 2017

Rank #13

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Race Overview: Dwarf (1E)

Detailed overview of the Dwarf race published in Advanced Race Guide (1E).

44mins

21 Apr 2016

Rank #14

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104 - Combat Detailed: Magic (1E)

This episode covers all the different kind of actions you can take in combat in regard to combat with magic. Make sure to check out extra credit where we go over words of power.

1hr 16mins

28 May 2015

Rank #15

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305 - Usefull Magic Items & Gear (1E) (Extra Credit)

In this episode we cover a large list of useful mundane items and gear. The show notes contain the list of items as well as criteria we used and list of books we had access to when looking at the items. Show Notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1soiO1y3ZcVsSElT9yr0OMlbUPYDoYC-idPuLL4PHLCo/edit?usp=sharing

2hr 11mins

21 Jun 2018

Rank #16

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205 - Making Good Encounters

This episode covers how to create interesting and fun encounters for your players. Covers things from average encounters, to boss battles.

1hr 1min

4 Feb 2016

Rank #17

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Book Review: Technology Guide (1E) [ft. Tim from Trailblazers]

This episode reviews the Technology Guide, a Sci-Fi based player companion.

1hr 8mins

7 Dec 2017

Rank #18

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Race Overview: PC Race Wish List (1E)

In this episode we discuss races we want to see next, as well as look back at the RO series.

1hr 23mins

23 Nov 2017

Rank #19

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103 - Combat Detailed: Weapons (1E)

This episode goes over all the different kind of actions you can take in combat in regard to combat with weapons. Make sure to check out extra credit where we go over the mounted and underwater combat, possible conditions you can contract, as well as some useful charts for grappling and attacks of opportunity.

1hr 18mins

14 May 2015

Rank #20