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The Book of Many Things Volume 2: Shattered Worlds

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37 Races  7 Classes  34 Archetypes, Feats, Spells, Class Options, Magic Items, Equipment, Magical Locations, and more!

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It’s dangerous to go alone, so join us as we explore the races and classes of several different settings through the lens of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

Haven’t found it yet? We’ll add it!

The Book of Many Things Volume 2 is the latest repository of options built from fan requests related to its theme. Inside is a compilation of character options related to different video games, movies, cartoons, and other mediums; fleshed out and made playable. Surprise enemies with your array of combat options as a generational hero. Hunt dragon pirates through the realities, or become one yourself. Become a master of whip, sword, and cross as you stalk the creatures that go bump in the night. You could even become an outlaw, beast master, or shadow priest. A variety of different races, classes, archetypes, feats, and spells await within the Book of Many Things Volume 2.

The Book of Many Things is a series of regularly updated resources, with new content being added over time. If you have something you’d like to request, just reach out to us (details inside) and we’ll work with you to try and include it. You’ll even receive a thank you in the credits.

Recent Update 7/21/2018

This month's theme was decided on by our Facebook fans and Kickstarter Backers, and it is Final Fantasy. If you're a fan of this popular series of games, you'll find some wonderful nods to the concepts they introduce.

==General==
While we are keeping layers, it has increased the size of the file considerably. For those who require a smaller file, we have created a "light" version that sacrifices on the visuals for faster loading and reading. Please make sure to continue offering feedback on these so we can make them the best they can be by the time we're done in October.

==Races==

Catfolk: The maithar are a race of catfolk from the worlds of Fantas with close ties to their goddess and a love of bows and music.

Humans: Materians are humans who are tied to the life force that power their world, whether because they are born to it or infused with it later in life.

Moggish: The chisai moggish are small (sometimes Tiny) humanoids who were created by the fey from animals. They use their zim zims to accomplish simple tasks, breed bokochi, and run taverns and inns.

Ursaren: The enlightened ursaren of Fantas are often spiritual and worldly. Some even come from an ancient pirate heritage.

==Archetypes==
Burdened warriors lead the charge this month with a heavy heart and a destiny to fulfill. Beside these world-weary fighters stand cerberan gunslingers, who can set aside their firearms and transform into chaotic beasts to fight in melee, while edgeblasters draw their gunblades and prepare to do the same.

Overseeing their guilds' operations and missions are takusu inquisitors, while red magi and Fantasian dragoons strike out at enemies in their own unique ways. Even the roguish cannibalists will join the fray if there's some new cuisine they can try.

==Character Options==
Character options got a bulk of updates this month. Threat feats allow you to turn a failed critical hit into a small benefit, and noble paths bridge the gap between race and convergence.

==Equipment==

Bastard weapons, gunblades, strike balls and tower weapons open up equipment in July. Want something new and awesome to ride or drag around as an animal companion? Check out the bokochi, which can come in a variety of different colors.

==Magic Items==
What would a theme like Final Fantasy be without loads of  magic items? Fantasian orbs take the lead in this chapter, offering 8 different categories, from magic, to archetype, to job orbs which let you trade variable multiclassing in and out for a nominal fee.

Fantasian bane weapons give a stronger benefit for a narrower focus, and discovery items like the blessed bokochi feather, odin's tear, and the ultima weapon can be found if you know where, when, and how to find them.

 
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Samurai S July 26, 2018 4:00 pm UTC
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The July update for the Book of Many Things Volume 2 is officially live. Check out the summary below, and don't forget. there's less than 1 week left to pick up the campaign support bundle and snag some awesome, exclusive content.

This month's theme was decided on by our Facebook fans and Kickstarter Backers, and it is Final Fantasy. If you're a fan of this popular series of games, you'll find some wonderful nods to the concepts they introduce.

==General==
While we are keeping layers, it has increased the size of the file considerably. For those who require a smaller file, we have created a "light" version that sacrifices on the visuals for faster loading and reading. Please make sure to continue offering feedback on these so we can make them the best they can be by the time we're done in October.

==Races==

Catfolk: The maithar are a race of catfolk from the worlds of Fantas with close ties to their goddess and a love of bows and music.
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Samurai S June 19, 2018 8:39 pm UTC
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The June Update for the Book of Many Things is officially live! Check out the summary below, and don't forget, you can now preorder print copies of both volumes 1 and 2 through our Kickstarter.

==General==
We're trying out using acrobat layers so you can turn off the background to make it easier to print pages as references. Please let us know what you think of this option. If it seems to make the PDF too cumbersome, we'll take layers back out so it's easier to navigate again.

The June Update for the Book of Many Things is officially live! or those who may have been busy so far this month (We certainly have!).

==Races==
World Souls: a collection of races fit under the umbrella of world souls; races from the world of volwryn who fight an endless war against each other when their not uniting to take on a larger threat. These races include different takes on dwarves, elves, gnomes, minotaurs, trolls, and tieflings.

--- bison-fur minotaurs are wooly beasts...See more
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Samurai S May 15, 2018 2:12 pm UTC
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The May Update for the Book of Many Things Volume 2 is now live! Inside, you will find these new additions:

==Races==
Dragon souls: Whether you're a human, orc, catfolk, or reptoid, you may have been born with the soul of a dragon, which lets you create magic that takes others years to master.

Nerudes: A rotund, catlike race that prefers to sleep and eat, but will adventure in order to sleep, and eat.

Dalits: This amorphous race gains the option to transform into other races for a short time, much like a certain purple monster...

==Classes==
Astrologer: Gaze at the stars and use their power to help your companions and stop your enemies with this straight-forward spellcaster.

Gamer: Do you enjoy roleplaying complex classes like the druid, kineticist, or vigilante? Then the gamer is definitely for you.

Potentialist: Don't move! From a creative prompt by fellow designer Scott Gladstein, the potentialist gets more done by staying...See more
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Lewis C April 25, 2018 8:59 am UTC
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So how do you want people to contact you with ideas for the book? One could post here of course, but do you have a facebook page or email that you prefer?

Despite it being a mainstay in fantasy literature I have yet to see a decent arcane astrologer. Who uses the stars for divinations & learning the secrets of the world.

Considering that a summoner can call upon an angelic eidolon I am surprised we havn't seen an archetype for the class that gives them some paladin like abilities. Of course there would have to be a variation for anti-paladins that summon devils/demons.
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Samurai S May 01, 2018 12:36 pm UTC
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Hello Lewis! Let me jump in and help. Yes, we have a Facebook (Book of Many Things) that is mentioned on the back of the PDF as well as within the first couple pages. You are also more than welcome to make requests here as we try to check for them regularly.

1) The Book of Many Things Volume 1 actually has the Convoker, which is a paladin-esque summoner. I have made note of your request for an astrologer.
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Lewis C May 02, 2018 8:17 am UTC
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OK, thanks. I guess I need to get started on reading the first book then.
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Samurai S May 07, 2018 11:05 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
We've added a look at the astrologer on Facebook as of today. If you want to message the page, we can send you a full version ahead of release.
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Jason M April 19, 2018 11:59 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Hm... I wonder if something similar to the Holy Swordsman/Sword Saint from Final Fantasy Tactics would be possible in Pathfinder.
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Samurai S May 01, 2018 12:37 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
We can look into what makes them different from paladins and maybe it could be done as an archetype. You can keep an eye out for updates on this topic at our Facebook, and we'll be sure to post it in one of our future updates.
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Ashley B April 17, 2018 9:06 pm UTC
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Alright! I've been waiting for this to go live :D
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