John Compton

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John Compton
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(Biography)
Hometown Redmond, WA
Position Developer (2013–2016)
Pathfinder Society Lead Developer (2016–2017)
Organized Play Lead Developer (2017–2019)
Starfinder Senior Developer (2019–)
Company Paizo Inc.
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John Compton is a developer at Paizo Inc., where he primarily works on Starfinder. Trained in archaeology, John previously served as a venture-lieutenant in the Atlanta, GA Pathfinder Society community and contributed to a number of uncredited campaign resources prior to his hiring. His first credited Pathfinder adventure was Words of the Ancients, released in April 2013.

Pathfinder credits

Adventure Credits

Title Date Notes
Words of the Ancients 1304 April 2013 PFS 1e #04-20
Library of the Lion 1312 December 2013 PFS 1e #05-11
Serpent's Rise 1505 May 2015 PFS 1e #06-97. Convention exclsuive.
Armored Fiends"Armored Fiends" 1506 June 2015 Ice Tomb of the Giant Queen, 62.
Ironbound Schism, TheThe Ironbound Schism 1508 August 2015 PFS 1e #07-04
Serpents' Ire 1605 May 2016 PFS 1e #07-98. Convention exclusive.
Serpents Fall 1607 July 2016 PFS 1e #07-29
What Grows Within 1701 January 2017 Strange Aeons #5. Also contributed to the Bestiary of this volume.
Bestiary 116"Bestiary" #116 1703 March 2017 Fangs of War, 78.
Bestiary 123"Bestiary" #123 1710 October 2017 The Flooded Cathedral, 82.
Reaper's Right Hand, TheThe Reaper's Right Hand 1806 June 2018 War for the Crown #5. Also wrote "Sayashto" and contributed to the Bestiary for this volume
Ecology of the Asura"Ecology of the Asura" 1811 November 2018 Temple of the Peacock Spirit, 68.
Bestiary 16"Bestiary" #136 1811 November 2018 Temple of the Peacock Spirit, 80.
Bestiary 137"Bestiary" #137 1812 December 2018 The City Outside of Time, 80.
Bestiary 138"Bestiary" #138 1901 January 2019 Rise of New Thassilon, 82.
Midwives to Death 1908 August 2019 Tyrant's Grasp (adventure path) #6. Also wrote "Iblydan Hero-Gods" for the Developer Showcase in this volume.
Who Speaks for the Ten 1908 August 2019 PFS 1e #10-23
Against the Scarlet Triad 1911 November 2019 Age of Ashes (adventure path) #5. Also wrote "Ecology of the Witchwyrd" and contributed to the Adventure Toolbox for this volume.
Mark of the Mantis 2202 February 2022
See also: Category:Works by John Compton

Sourcebook Credits

Title Date Notes
Pathfinder Society Primer 1307 July 2013
Inner Sea NPC Codex 1312 December 2013
Inner Sea Combat 1405 May 2014
Lost Treasures 1412 December 2014
Strategy Guide 1503 March 2015
Inner Sea Monster Codex 1506 June 2015
Occult Adventures 1507 July 2015
Inner Sea Races 1509 September 2015
Occult Bestiary 1509 September 2015
Heroes of the Streets 1509 September 2015
Distant Shores 1510 October 2015
Planes of Power 1609 September 2016
Divine Anthology 1609 September 2016
Blood of the Beast 1611 November 2016
Paths of the Righteous 1612 December 2016
Bestiary 6 1704 April 2017
Adventurer's Guide 1705 May 2017
Legacy of the First World 1705 May 2017
Elemental Master's Handbook 1708 August 2017
Book of the Damned (sourcebook) 1709 September 2017
Blood of the Coven 1710 October 2017
People of the Wastes 1711 November 2017
Ultimate Wilderness 1711 November 2017
Merchant's Manifest 1803 March 2018
Blood of the Ancients 1805 May 2018
Distant Realms 1806 June 2018
Planar Adventures 1806 June 2018
Plane-Hopper's Handbook 1809 September 2018
Faiths of Golarion 1812 December 2018
Concordance of Rivals (sourcebook) 1904 April 2019
Druma, Profit and Prophecy 1908 August 2019
Character Guide 1910 October 2019
Pathfinder Bestiary 1910 October 2019
Pathfinder Advanced Player's Guide 2007 July 2020
Pathfinder Society Guide 2010 October 2020
Pathfinder Bestiary 3 2103 March 2021
Mwangi Expanse, TheThe Mwangi Expanse 2106 June 2021
Secrets of Magic 2109 September 2021
Absalom, City of Lost Omens 2112 December 2021
Monsters of Myth 2112 December 2021
Guns & Gears 2110 October 2021
Book of the Dead 2203 March 2022
See also: Category:Works by John Compton

Fiction Credits

Title Date Notes
Red Raven, The"The Red Raven" 16XX Februray 2016 Meet the Iconics. Link
Aric"Aric" 1603 March 2016 Meet the Iconics. Link
See also: Category:Works by John Compton