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Rise of the Rulelords

20 EpisodesProduced by Pete ZupanWebsite

Rise of the Rulelords is a Pathfinder Second Edition educational podcast. Join your Adjective 1 and Adjective 2 Rulelord, Pete, as I try to educate new players and GM's on the rules of #Pathfinder2E in a fun and casual way.SUBMIT A C.U.P. VOICE OVER!!! Click "Message" and send your recording with a … read more

20 Episodes | 2021 - 2022

Session 5 - The Bad Conditions

June 8th, 2022


We cover all the "bad" conditions that players will want to avoid or impose on enemy creatures.

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Session ? - My GM Inspirations (& Beginner Box Day)

April 26th, 2022


I am exhausted from Beginner Box Day but it was great! In the spirit of so many awesome GMs running for new players, I reminisce about some of the GMs that have inspired me and lessons I learned from them.

Unchained 8 - Differences between D&D and Pathfinder ft. Secret Nerd Podcast

April 11th, 2022


I talk with Navaar Jackson of Secret Nerd Podcast about the differences between Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition and Pathfinder 2nd Edition. We go over everything from character creation, setting, mechanics, and more! …

Session _ - A Zen Reading of the Game Master Screen

April 1st, 2022


I read the game master screen for Pathfinder 2E. That's it. That's the episode.*


Unchained 7 - The Botanical Bestiary ft. Matt Cavanaugh (Orfane)

March 29th, 2022


Matt discusses his unhealthy obsession with Leshy's and his decision to turn it into a book

Session 4 - The Good Conditions

March 15th, 2022


We cover all the "good" conditions that players might want to have or aren't that bad to get.

Unchained 6 - Table Turmoil ft. Eli Herman of Deadly D8

February 28th, 2022


Eli of Deadly D8 discusses resolving player vs player conflict, ways we can avoid causing table turmoil, and keeping the game fun for everyone!

Session 3 - Basic Actions

February 1st, 2022


We cover all the basic actions every player (and monster) can use regardless of class or skill level.

Rise of the Rulelords Trailer

January 27th, 2022


Rise of the Rulelords is a Pathfinder Second Edition educational podcast. Join your Adjective 1 and Adjective 2 Rulelord, Pete, as I try to educate …

#UnionizePaizo with Jason Tondro, Senior Developer for the Pathfinder and Starfinder RPGs

October 18th, 2021


Find out more about the effort to #UnionizePaizo at the United Paizo Workers website

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Unchained 5 - Naltulth: Candulhurst ft Sean Fallon of Smunchy Games

October 12th, 2021


Naltulth: Candulhurst is a third-party Pathfinder 2e TTRPG setting live on Kickstarter! The frigid northlands of Naltulth are icy cold and covered in …

Unchained 4: Using Lore in Your Games ft Gloria of New Thassilon (Victoria Sullivan)

October 5th, 2021


Gloria of New Thassilon (Victoria Sullivan) goes over the lore of Golarion and how to create your own unique setting


September 23rd, 2021


I am joining the call for #PaizoAccountability. A number of allegations were brought up against Paizo and upper management. I would like to see …

Unchained 3: BattleZoo Bestiary interview with Mark Seifter and Stephen Glicker

August 30th, 2021


Roll For Combat, a licensed Paizo partner, is excited to launch a Kickstarter on August 31, 2021, for the RPG Superstar Battlezoo Bestiary, …

Session 2 - The Quick and Dirty Guide to GMing

August 24th, 2021


Ready to learn how to be a gamemaster for Pathfinder 2e? We go over GM basics, and cover C.H.E.E.R.S. - Challenges, Hazards, Environment, Encounters, Rewards, Story.

Unchained 2: GM Soft Skills with Quinn Murphy, Aubrey Knotts, and Vanessa Hoskins

August 3rd, 2021


On this episode we talk with experienced GM's and gain bonuses to wisdom and intelligence from their advice on being an effective game master!

Unchained 1: Dave of How It's Played

July 20th, 2021


We talk with Dave of the YouTube channel How It's Played! Incidentally, the channel just reached over 10K subscribers!

Session 1 - The Quick and Dirty Guide to Playing Pathfinder

July 5th, 2021


Need to learn how to play Pathfinder in under an hour? This episode of Rise of the Rulelords covers character creation and almost all the rules of …

Session 0 - Intro to Pathfinder 2E + Resources

June 21st, 2021


Is Pathfinder 2E the right game for you? In this session, we go over the history of 2E's development, the top 5 reasons to play, and resources to learn more!


June 13th, 2021


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