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Loyal Patron of Prestige Archetypes,

This book will be full of caster prestige classes expanded into full 20 level classes. The idea is to make these prestige classes fun and easy to play and less dependent on planning and rules knowledge. You also get the prestige abilities sooner.

Caster prestige archetypes are a combination of a prestige class and a regular class. This can always be wizard but also commonly the arcanist, cleric, oracle, psychic, sacerdote, sorcerer, or witch. Each prestige archetype inherits spellcasting and some tricks from the parent class, but most of the abilities come from the prestige class,developing the concept of each class into a full 20 levels.


These are the prestige archetypes in this book will be:

1. Bloodmage
2. Cyphermage
3. Darkfire Adept
4. Davirat
5. Demoniac
6. Diabolist
7. False Priest
8. Mage of the Third Eye
9. Mystic Savant
10. Ren Monolith
11. Riftwarden
12. Souldrinker
13. Tattooed Mystic
14. Veiled Illusionist

We will be release two of these classes each month starting in November. The work-inprogress is set at half the price of the individual releases.

We thank you for your support. The classes will start magically appearing soon. Make
sure you have your settings at Rpgnow to receive emails from Purple Duck Games so
you don’t miss a release announcement.

- Mark Gedak

 
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May 12, 2017 5:17 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Just curious why two monster pdfs (Abassy and Alcetus) are in my subscription but I am not seeing the Souldrinker or Veiled Illusionist.
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Mark G May 13, 2017 10:38 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
The monsters are bonus content. The Veiled Illusionist has now been added (May 13th). The Souldrinker is still being worked on for our cosmology.
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Chris F April 14, 2017 1:54 am UTC
PURCHASER
Mark, why does the Riftwarden not have its Planar Guide class feature anymore?
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Mark G April 15, 2017 1:31 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
I have sent your question to Carl as he is the best to answer it. I'll post his answer when I get it.
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Carl C April 15, 2017 10:21 pm UTC
PURCHASER
The riftwarden as originally conceived is a very open prestige class, playable with many different classes, even martial classes or semi-martial classes like rangers.

A ranger/reiftwarden looks very different from a wizard/riftwarden.The Riftwarden prestige archetype as given here is more focused on spellcasters, and gains abilities that mesh with spellcasting. If I include the Riftwarden in a book of skilled/ranger archetypes, I might make a variant of the Prestige Archetype that drops the prestige classes' focus on spells and focuses more on abilities like planar guide.

Hope this explains my design decision.

/Carl (Author)
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Timothy B February 01, 2017 6:37 am UTC
PURCHASER
Have Demoniac and Diabolist been released, yet? I see downloads for 1-4, 7, and 8, but not for 5 or 6.
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Mark G February 01, 2017 12:50 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
They were in queue to be my January releases but they aren't quite gel-ing yet. So they are still in development and I moved forward with the False Priest and the Mage of the Third Eye instead.
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Timothy B February 02, 2017 4:15 am UTC
PURCHASER
Thanks for the update. Good to hear.
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Michael E December 04, 2016 5:41 am UTC
PURCHASER
The modular nature of the Build Classes is a HUGE bonus and ensures that these are going to see a good deal of use at my table. And I'm thrilled to see the sacerdote included. I can't wait for the rest to come out, and I'd like to thank everyone at Purple Duck for years of quality material.
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Mark G December 04, 2016 1:55 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
The credit for that goes to Carl. He saw it as a benefit. I was wary to change formats because the series has done well as it is. Still, it was the right choice to go forward. I am pleased to have talented freelancers to work with.
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