RPG Superstar 2012
|RPG Superstar 2012|
|Module||Doom Comes to Dustpawn|
|Judges|| Ryan Dancey|
Sean K Reynolds
RPG Superstar 2012 began on December 6, 2012 and ran through April 3, 2012. The judges for the popular contest's fourth year include Sean K Reynolds, 2009 winner Neil Spicer, Open Gaming guru Ryan Dancey, and Necromancer Games publisher Clark Peterson, as well as guest judges Mark Moreland, James Jacobs, Rob Lazzaretti, and three of the top four contestants from RPG Superstar 2011.
On April 3, 2012, Mike Welham was declared the winner of the contest, and his Pathfinder Module, Doom Comes to Dustpawn, will be released in 2013. Additionally, the remaining three Top 4 contestants will each have the opportunity to write a Pathfinder Society scenario during Season 4.
- See also: RPG Superstar
Mike Welham was declared the winner of RPG Superstar 2012 on April 3, 2012. His adventure, Doom Comes to Dustpawn will be written over the next year and is expected to be released in January 2013 as part of the Pathfinder Modules line.
The Top 4 contestants were announced on March 13, 2012. The three runners up will be given the opportunity to write a Pathfinder Society Scenario during Season 4.
The Top 8 contestants were announced on February 21, 2012. Each was tasked with crafting a tiered encounter with a map, in the style of a Pathfinder Society Scenarios, which were given a week for the public to playtest before voting opened.
Adam Donald Daniel Rust Sam Polak Russell Vaneekhoven
The Top 16 contestants, chosen by the voting public from the Top 32 archetypes in Round 2, were announced on February 7, 2012. Each progressing entrant submitted a monster concept and statblock.
Will Cooper James Raine Bob DrouinD David Ross Andrew Marlowe Chris Shaeffer Jacob Michaels Jacob Trier
Of the hundreds of contestants who submitted wondrous items for round 1 of the contest, the following contestants were selected as the Top 32 entrants. Announced on January 24, 2012, each of these contestants submitted a villainous organization for public voting to determine the Top 16.
Chad Bartlett N. Edward Lange Alexander Bennett Thomas LeBlanc Jim Callaghan David Ludwig Anthony Guillotte Greg Monk Mark Hart Eric Morton Dan Jones Joshua Murphy Mikko Kallio Jason Neals Jacob Kellogg Andrew Newton Ian Studebaker-Grey
- ↑ Paizo Publishing, LLC. (December 5, 2011). Meet the Judges, paizo.com.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (April 3, 2012). Mike Welham Named RPG Superstar 2012!, Paizo News.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (March 8, 2012). RPG Superstar: Top 4 Announced!, Paizo Blog.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (February 21, 2012). Top 8 Advance to Round 4 of RPG Superstar, Paizo News.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (February 7, 2012). Top 16 Advacne to Round 3 of RPG Superstar, Paizo News.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (January 24, 2011). Paizo Announces RPG Superstar 2012 Top 32, Paizo Blog.