Pathfinder Playtest

Playtest started in August 2018 with some early demonstrations at UK Games Expo. Pathfinder second edition launches August 2019. The Playtest is now in full swing with a schedule of adventures to test the game at all levels. Have your say by playing and then taking part in the surveys.

Playtest errata and updates



Doomsday Dawn Part 1 Surveys
Open Response

Doomsday Dawn Part 2 Surveys
Open Response  

Doomsday Dawn Part 3, Affair at Sombrefell Hall Surveys
Open Response

Doomsday Dawn Part 4, The Mirrored Moon Surveys
Open Response

Pathfinder Society Surveys

Rose Street PC

Arclord PC

Raiders PC


Pathfinder Playtest Frequently Asked Questions 
Levelling up 
Critical hits and critical failures 
All about spells 
All about Alchemy 
Eminent Domains   
Gearing up!
What’s your weapon?
Building Monsters  
Everyone has a Past     
Attack the stat block   
Learning takes a lifetime – skills  
Spending your downtime   
Feats of Skill  
Archetypes for all   
Multiclassing and Archetypes  


Goblins as player characters 
Big beards and pointy ears
Fuzzy feet and voles to meet  
Born of Two Worlds  

Class Previews

Fighter Class Preview 
Rogue Class Preview
Cleric Class Preview  
Paladin Class Preview  
Wizard Class Preview  
Barbarian Class Preview  
Monk Class Preview  
Ranger Class Preview  
Sorceror Class Preview  
Druid Class Preview  

Pathfinder Society

How will it affect Pathfinder Society play? – Part 1
How will it affect Pathfinder Society play? – Part 2 
The Playtest and  Pathfinder Society 
Playtest Scenarios  

Listen to “Crypt of the Everflame” converted on the fly to Pathfinder Playtest rules!

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. Listen to the Glass Cannon podcasts:
The Pathfinder Playtest part 1
The Pathfinder Playtest part 2
The Pathfinder Playtest part 3
The Pathfinder Playtest part 4

GameTrade podcast from GAMMA – Jason Bulman runs “Crypt of the Everflame” Playtest demo

Watch as Jason gives away many insights into the philosophy of the second edition. 
The Pathfinder Playtest demo from GAMMA

 For hardcore dedicated obsessives only

This is a blow-by-blow analysis and running update, by EnWorld