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Converting Blackmoor 3E Sourcebooks to Pathfinder?

Post by Angel Tarragon » Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:56 am

I am curious who has experience playing and/or running Blackmoor with D&D 3E. I'd love to know how true to the lore the 3E books are to the setting and if it might be okay to upgrade Blackmoor from 3.5 to Pathfinder.
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Re: Converting Blackmoor 3E Sourcebooks to Pathfinder?

Post by Havard » Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:53 pm

Angel Tarragon wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:56 am
I am curious who has experience playing and/or running Blackmoor with D&D 3E. I'd love to know how true to the lore the 3E books are to the setting and if it might be okay to upgrade Blackmoor from 3.5 to Pathfinder.
Hi Angel,
If Pathfinder is your game of choice, I think converting Blackmoor to that system is a good idea.

3.0/3.5 Blackmoor is a good introduction to the setting so I think that would be a good starting point for a Pathfinder conversion, especially since both games are based on the SRD.

I'm not sure what you mean by "true to the lore"? Some fans prefer the setting as detailed in the material from the 1970s and 1980s, but the d20 Blackmoor line is fairly close to the older material.

Now, many of the feats, spells and PrCs added across the 3E Blackmoor books are very generic and have very little to do with Blackmoor. In a conversion project I would probably ignore most of them unless you really like that particular feat/Spell/PrC.

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