Rise of the Runelords

Pathfinder 1e on Roll20

Pathfinder 1e


About the adventure

Play the adventure that launched pathfinder. From the idyllic, peaceful coastal town of Sandpoint to ancient lost cities at the top of the world, Rise of the Runelords takes a party of adventurers from 1st to 18th level and delves into the mysteries of Varisia's ancient past. Millennia ago, the powerful empire of Thassilon ruled the land, dominated by despotic runelords who maintained their control through the power of rune magic. Thought gone forever, the workings of Thassilon continue and a runelords plan to return to power is already in motion. Only the brave adventurers stand in there way.

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How to prepare

Please come with a mic. We will be playing using discord for voice and roll20 for the game. You can either make your character by yourself and then turn it in to me for review or we can work on them together via voice chat.

What I provide

The game will be on roll20 and will feature a library complete with dozens of NPC's to interact with, dynamic lighting in dungeons, and handouts of important information and pictures.

Gameplay details

Content warnings: This game includes horror elements, descriptions of blood and gore, violence against animals (goblins hate dogs), and mentions of suicide. This game is run using the pathfinder game system. It is a rules heavy system so if you are new expect a learning curve. I've taught literally dozens of people how to play and will do my best to make your experience great regardless of experience level as long as you are ready to learn. Players of all experience levels are welcome.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

We use the following character creation rules: 20 point buy HP: max first level, then average rounded up (HD/2+1, so if your class rolls d8's, you will get 5 hp from your class each level after first) Core, featured, and uncommon races Any class Alignment: any non-evil Regional languages are used 2 bonus traits at first level Starting wealth: class average (or wealth by level if you join later) Have your character up on roll20 for review before the first game. If you want help making your character we can schedule character building sessions at no cost.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: Open to all

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Price per player-session
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  • Duration: 3.5 to 4.5 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
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