Know Direction 164 – Gen Con Recovery

Outside the Gen Con Hall at Opening

Gen Con has come and gone, but we’re not done just yet! Ryan and Perram are joined by Pathfinder community members Lucas Servideo and Bob Jonquet to talk about the joys and triumphs that was Gen Con 50. There is a lot to talk about.

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Bob Jonquet and Lucas Servideo

  1. ConCrud PSA
  2. Just a couple of ordinary wild and crazy guys.
    1. Bob Jonquet  
      1. HQ veteran
        1. Responsibilities
        2. Motivation
    2. Lucas Servideo
      1. Cardboard Cutout Mastermind!
  3. View from HQ
    1. Seats
    2. Pathfinder Academy
    3. Pathfinder Society
      1. Standard vs Core
      2. Card Game
    4. Overnight
    5. The Specials and the other insight
      1. Thursday
      2. Friday
      3. Saturday
      4. Sunday
    6. Starfinder Society
    7. Starfinder Quests
  4. Hints of GenCon
  6. Other thoughts, and shout outs


  1. Starfinder Sold Out in Four Hours.
    1. Limited Editions were gone by the time it took me to walk across the hallway.
    2. Also gone: Dead Suns Vol. 1, Starfinder GM Screen, Starfinder Initiative Tracker, Flip Mats, Ruins of Azlant Vol. 1
    3. 50% More than any product ever
    4. “Surprised” says Owen KC Stephens
    5. “A good problem to have.”
  2. Return of the Rune Lords
    1. Will take care of the last five Rune Lords
      1. Krune and Karzoug are dead already
    2. James Jacobs at the Lead
    3. Longer Adventures per Volume
    4. Will go to Level 20
    5. Will face Mythic foes, but will not be mythic PCs.
  3. Planar Adventures
    1. Low Level Planar Travel
    2. Psychopomp 0-HD race
    3. Planar Corruption (Infusion) ‘story feat’
  4. Starfinder Pact Worlds
  5. Slowing down the soft covers to one every other month.
  6. Pocket Editions of all Hardcovers coming, new ones every few months. Starfinder, too, once they’re sure on Errata.
  7. PACG going to a neutral core set, instead of big box sets.
  8. Map Packs changing to 6” Tiles. Double Sided. “Flip Tiles”
  9. Speed Wrap Up

Jefferson Thacker

Before Perram joined Know Direction as the show’s first full time co-host, the podcast could have best been describe as a bunch of Pathfinder RPG stuff. Perram brings a knowledge of and love for Golarion to Know Direction, something any Pathfinder podcast is lacking without. On top of being a man on the pulse of the Pathfinder campaign setting, Perram is the founder of the superlative site for Pathfinder spellcasters, Perram’s Spellbook, a free web application that creates customized spell cards.