Character Creation Guidelines

All characters are assumed to either live in the town of Sandpoint or have reason to visit the settlement at the time of the Swallowtail Festival. For ideas and information about creating characters suitable for this game, please read the Rise of the Runelords Player’s Guide, downloadable for free on the Paizo Publishing web site.

As a general rule, content found within the Pathfinder Reference Document is available for use. Rules from additional sources can be requested, and will be approved or disapproved on an individual basis. Player characters created for play in Rise of the Runelords must conform to the following guidelines:


Starting Level Level 1
Alignment Non-evil; no true-neutral or CN
Race Selection Any standard race presented in the Pathfinder Core Rules
Class Selection Any class presented in the Pathfinder Core Rules or the Pathfinder Reference Document as of July, 2011
Ability Scores 20 points
Traits Two traits selected from the Pathfinder Reference Document as of July, 2011, except Rich Parents
Starting Wealth Maximum gold based on character class.

Character Creation Guidelines

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