Pathfinder Online: A Fantasy Sandbox MMO

A project in Seattle, WA by Goblinworks Inc.

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A game where your actions are persistent, your characters can build kingdoms, and YOU are the storyteller!
Backers: 8732
Average Pledge Per Backer: $125

Funded: $1,091,194 of $1,000,000
Dates: Nov 27th -> Jan 14th (49 days)
Project By: Goblinworks Inc.
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Latest News

Kickstarter Enables Losers.

March 11th - via:
This is why Kickstarter is stupid, and why people pledging money in Kickstarter projects are at best misguided, (I use a polite word there as I myself fell into this trap when I pledged money for the Pathfinder Online project – incedently did any of you see their last video? Looking really shit guys, really shit.) (Read More)

Do any Kickstarter MMOs interest me?

February 20th - via:
We’re definitely living in a golden age of Kickstarter/crowdfunding video games, and whether this will see bountiful harvests or deflated failures or lukewarm efforts is the purview of the future. (Read More)

Make My MMO: Crowdfunding August 25 - September 7, 2013

September 7th - via:
If you build it, they will come. While that adage hold true for baseball diamonds in cornfields, it's a little bit different for MMOs. If you're set on developing a new virtual playground, you get them to come so you can build it! That's the philosophy behind crowdfunding, anyway, and many are latching onto it. (Read More)

One Week to GenCon!

August 8th - via:
One more week before GenCon! Here's a blog detailing our plans for the near future! hope to see a lot of Kickstarter Backers at the show!  Read the blog for details on how to get Koncrud AT GENCON -... (Read More)

Encumbrance & Durability Blog

August 1st - via:
Fans, it's Dev Blog Wednesday!A shout out to Pathfinder Online's First Questers! And a huge, meaty discussion of items, encumbrance and durability changing and updating lots of previous info!'d also... (Read More)

Milestone 2 Complete!

July 24th - via:
Greetings backers!  This weeks DevBlog post is a little more on the "how are we doing" side and less on the "what are we doing" side.  We have completed Milestone 2, and this blog reports what we did, why we did it, and what we're doing... (Read More)

PaizoCon Video!

July 17th - via:
A quick update this week - the video we showed at PaizoCon!  (Read More)

Dev Blog about Crafting and PaizoCon

July 3rd - via:
Dev Blog Wednesday! We got one in before the 4th of July holiday! Lots of info on how the crafting systems will work and how you'll turn dirt into swords. weekend is PaizoCon 2013.  Goblinworks... (Read More)

Dev Blog about Early Enrollment and Open Enrollment

June 17th - via:
Catching up on last week's dev blog; it's pretty important. We want to explain how we're going to roll out the game with Early Enrollment, what you can expect, how that transitions to Open Enrollment and what you can expect then as well. Lots of... (Read More)

Kickstarter Fulfillment System & Financial Info

June 5th - via:
This week marks a departure from our recent trend of design-heavy blogs. We're going to take a deep dive into the choices the community has been making in the aftermath of the Kickstarter, and talk about how we're using the funds we've raised to move... (Read More)

Blog about Alignment!

May 22nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Dev Blog: Combat Attack Details!

May 15th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Some FAQs about the Fulfillment system

May 3rd - via:
Backers we had a pretty exciting day yesterday as the Fulfillment tool got well and thoroughly "real world" tested.  :)  Thanks to everyone who put up with a few launch-day wrinkles.   Here's a few FAQs I've seen elsewhere consolidated into one... (Read More)

Goblinworks answers post-Kickstarter questions in latest Pathfinder livestream

January 15th - via:
So yesterday was a big day in the life of Pathfinder Online, what with the project meeting its Kickstarter goals and all. To celebrate, a gaggle of Goblinworks devs sat down for an impromptu livestream last night that gave fans and backers the opportunity to put some faces with forum names and ask a few questions of the newly funded project. (Read More)

Pathfinder Online Has 14 Hours to Hit its Kickstarter Goal

January 14th - via:
A Kickstarter campaign that was launched back in November last year to raise funds for Pathfinder Online – a fantasy sandbox MMO based on the titular tabletop RPG – is in danger of missing its target. At the time of writing, the campaign has fourteen hours left in which to raise approximately $125,000 to reach its goal of $1,000,000. (Read More)

Pathfinder Online Kickstarter now successfully funded [Updated]

January 14th - via:
Pathfinder Online's Kickstarter campaign is coming right down to the wire, and it's anyone's guess whether the game will achieve its funding goal of a million bucks before the campaign ends in six hours. As this is being written, the campaign has amassed $972,177, meaning that the campaign needs to pick up an additional 30 grand or so within the next six hours. (Read More)

Pathfinder Online Kickstarter Reaches $1M Goal in Final Hours

January 14th - via:
A Kickstarter campaign for Pathfinder Online, an online role-playing video game from Seattle-based Goblinworks Inc., surpassed its $1 million funding goal today, just five hours before the deadline. The crowdfunding campaign opened in November. To learn more about Pathfinder Online and its successful Kickstarter campaign, we posed a few questions via email to Goblinworks CEO Ryan Dancey. (Read More)

2012: The year of the MMO Kickstarter

January 9th - via:
Kickstarter is perhaps the biggest story in the world of gaming since the birth of the home video console or the integration of online components into consumer entertainment. No new product, innovation, or invention has carried with it such immense potential for shifting the way the industry plans, builds, and delivers its products. (Read More)

The Kickstarter Compendium

December 18th - via:
Update : Our regularly revised feature keeps you up to date on the Kickstarter games worth watching, and helps you track projects both before and after they’re funded. New this week is a horror game set underground, a space-based strategy game for iOS, and an open-source console/controller. (Read More)

A Brief Look At The 'Pathfinder Online' Sandbox MMO On Kickstarter

December 13th - via:
Pathfinder Online is a Kickstarter project aimed at translating the popular tabletop game into an MMORPG. (Read More)

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