Beta 2 Incoming!
As promised, we are releasing our second beta build this month. In fact, we're expecting to push it out on Steam at the end of this week, if... Read more
New Race Unlocked - Join The Forum Poll!
When our Kickstarter campaign ended, we promised that all funds generated by pre-orders and pledge upgrades on https://owlcatgames.com/preorder would go towards unlocking new stretchgoals. And we are happy to... Read more
Paizo Brings The Kittens
Check out our new trailer!
Teaming up with legendary Paizo writers
As you all know, we really want Pathfinder: Kingmaker to feel like the real thing.... Read more
Introducing Linzi: Your Own Personal Chronicler
Before we begin - please check out our companion miniature poll
Dear Pathfinders! As you may recall, one possible add-on for backers of the boxed edition of Pathfinder: Kingmaker is... Read more
Blood, fog, lighting and shadows - Adding love and detail to the Stolen Lands
It's time for another peek behind the curtains. Today's update is all about lighting, shaders, floral dispersion and all those fun details and effects, which add a bit... Read more
Owlcat Tabletop Adventures
For today's update, let's take a small break from the Pathfinder computer game. As you know, we play a lot of pen-and-paper Pathfinder here at Owlcat Games.... Read more
Tristian, Favorite Of The Everlight - A Touch of Sunlight
Meet another one of your future companions: a young cleric of Sarenrae called Tristian.
The Stolen Lands are unforgiving, known for their dangerous inhabitants and harsh weather, and leave... Read more
Rest comfortably with our Camp UI
Our first alpha testing phase is coming to an end. If you're a tester or consider grabbing the alpha add-on through the pledge manager, don't worry -... Read more
UIX and Focus Testing: How user feedback lets us make a better game
The first alpha test is almost here!
Our first testing stage for Pathfinder: Kingmaker begins this week! Everyone who selected alpha access add-ons in the pledge manager... Read more
Alpha Tests Starting Soon!
Those among you, who have pledged to get alpha access to Pathfinder: Kingmaker will be able to get started at the end of this month! In order to... Read more
Game Basics: a companion’s guide to companions - Part 2
Companions are one of the most important parts of any party-based RPG. Today's update is part 2 about our approach to writing and developing the companions who will... Read more
Game Basics: a companion’s guide to companions - Part 1
Companions are the meat and potatoes of every good party-based RPG. Today's update is the start of a small series of articles about our approach to writing and... Read more
Going with the flow - The water in Pathfinder: Kingmaker
Today's update is all about water rendering in our game. Water is the most complicated rendering object from a technical point of view. To make the magic happen... Read more
Harrim: The Frailty of Life
Pathfinders! Today we introduce another one of your future companions: a brooding dwarf cleric called Harrim.
In the world of Golarion, religion is not a topic for abstract philosophical discussions,... Read more
The Combat Log - It's how we roll!
Battles are essential to the experience of Pathfinder: Kingmaker. Some of them are quite easy while others are very challenging. Many systems, such as character generation and leveling... Read more
The Art of the Deal - Our Vendor UI
Ahh yes, to be an adventurer! Exploring the Stolen Lands, battling hordes of of bandits, trolls and other baddies, fighting for the cause and never forgetting what's most... Read more
Amiri: Unleash the Rage
Our Kickstarter campaign may be over, but the updates keep on coming! We will continue to post news about the state of our game and our current progress.... Read more
We did it together!
After 35 days of the most intensive ride in our life, 18,508 backers (157 from backer portal), over 4,000 comments, and a final total of $918,313 (plus $9,256 from PayPal),... Read more
Goblin companion joins the party!
OMG! It is almost unbelievable - you made it!
You helped Nok-Nok find new friends and make his first and very important step in becoming the Fifth Goblin Hero!... Read more
Dress to kill
The final countdown
Looks like this is gonna be the last update we post while the Kickstarter campaign is running.
The goblin companion is still within reach, but... Read more
Archetypes are funded! Moving on to Goblin companion!
WOW! It took just a little more than one day to fund the Archetypes! You are absolutely incredible!
Now, not only the narrative designers run around the office with... Read more
The final 24 hours! Are you ready to join us on Twitch?
24 hours to go!!!
The last 2 days brought us a lot of good news. Thanks to your tremendous contributions, we have unlocked the extra story... Read more
Watch live-gameplay and learn how we bring events to life
Watch us play!
We are excited to announce that this Monday we are going to stream some gameplay with Alexander Mishulin (Creative Director) and Chris Avellone (Narrative Designer). We... Read more
The final 48 hours! Reddit-AMA on Monday and some city music for your listening pleasure.
It's been great fun answering your questions during our Reddit-AMA last time.
We are constantly receiving a lot of new comments, and happy to answer as many... Read more
Extra story chapter is funded! New stretch goal - Goblin companion.
Extra story chapter is funded!
Thanks to your incredible support, we have just reached the stretch goal that will expand original Pathfinder Kingmaker AP story! O_o... Read more
Your Neighbors in the Stolen Lands: Future Allies and Adversaries
We have already told you about the inhospitable realm known as the Stolen Lands — the place destined to become the foundation of your very personal barony, and... Read more
The final 3 days! Fan feedback, games media impressions and Skydiving!
As we're approaching the end of our Kickstarter campaign, we're giving it everything we've got to reach those stretch goals. This means we are going to... Read more
Companions: Regongar - the meanest magus on this side of the Inner Sea
It’s time for another companion update! Picking up where we left off, we’re now introducing Regongar, a half-orc magus whose fate is closely intertwined with Octavia's (we... Read more
Luck is merely another word for skill
You can now support our game through PayPal
Got any friends who want to help our project, but can't use the payment methods accepted by Kickstarter? Visit https://owlcatgames.com/preorder... Read more
The art of UI design
In today's update, we would like to share with you our approach to User Interface (UI) development.
Interfaces are a huge part of any CRPG game.... Read more
Magus unlocked, archetypes on the horizon!
Magus is at your service, Baron!
Thanks to your help, we have just reached our second stretch goal! The Magus is in the bag! Thank you, Pathfinders! We... Read more
Octavia: Tough Cookie
Another update, another companion! We're about to introduce you to the first half of an exciting duo that shares a lot - tragic backstory, magical aptitude, and affection... Read more
The Music of Pathfinder: Kingmaker by Inon Zur
A good soundtrack doesn't just help set the mood and transport emotion. It follows you on your journey and tells a story. Let me show you the creative... Read more
First stretch goal achieved - check out what's next!
You never cease to amaze us with your enthusiasm and support for our project. You have just knocked out our first stretch goal!... Read more
Pathfinder builds character: A look at our Character Sheet
Creating and developing your character is one of the pillars of any RPG, be it a computer game or pen-and-paper gaming. Most beginners find this process very complicated.... Read more
It's a Kind of Magic - The Spells & FX of Pathfinder: Kingmaker
Today we will be talking about spells – lifeblood of more than half of the Pathfinder classes. Since the release of their signature product, Paizo published numerous rulebooks... Read more
Companions: Jubilost Narthropple — a humble servant to no one
Are you ready to meet another one of the companions, who will share your adventures in the Stolen Lands? Today's update is all about a character, who... Read more
WOW! You made our dream come true!
WE HAVE REACHED OUR FUNDING GOAL! WOOHOO!
It's hard to find the words to describe just how overjoyed and excited we are to have the support... Read more
Global Map Exploration
Here's a brand new video update for you. Exploration is an important part of the Pathfinder: Kingmaker experience. We want you to have a great time traveling through... Read more
Chris Avellone: Growing a Story
I’ve wanted to do a Pathfinder RPG for quite some time. When the opportunity came up, Owlcat explained they wanted to do something surprising – take one... Read more
Characters and animation
We have prepared a brand new video for today's update. As you've certainly guessed by our headline, it's all about characters and animation. Our technical director Alexey Drobyshevsky... Read more
Companions: Introducing Ekundayo, the Grim Ranger
We continue our story about those who will accompany you on your journey to the Stolen Lands. Many heroes rightfully call themselves Pathfinders – from the mighty Fighters... Read more
Reddit-AMA on Friday: You can ask us anything!
As you all know, communicating with our community is a pretty big deal to us. We're constantly checking comments, messages and social media to answer as many of... Read more
Bringing Fantasy to Life: The Sounds and Music of Pathfinder
Sound and music became an essential part of every pen-and-paper RPG session, and it is an even more important part of the computer game. While working on Pathfinder:... Read more
A night in the woods - setting up camp in Pathfinder: Kingmaker
We are closing in on our main goal and again we want to express our heartfelt thanks for your interest and support for our project!
We... Read more
The Art of Map Design
The Stolen Lands cover a vast territory (35,000 square miles). On your journey, you will experience many fascinating tales and visit well over a hundred different locations. ... Read more
How Tabletop Gaming Inspires Our CRPG
You all have your favourite memorable events in the Kingmaker Adventure Path and many of you wanted to know, if and how they will make it into the... Read more
Companions: Introducing Valerie, the Brevic Fighter
The Stolen Lands are a dangerous place! Fortunately, you will meet other brave adventurers on your quest, who will fight by your side or who may ultimately... Read more
Build the Kingdom YOU want!
One big and important part of our game is the kingdom feature. We don't want the kingdom to be a simple gimmick - imagine the kingdom like an extra... Read more
Gameplay Mechanics: Character Building and Difficulty
Once again, we would like to thank all of you so much for your support!
We received a ton of questions about game mechanics from you and this... Read more
You are truly amazing!
Our campaign has launched 24 hours ago and you have already pledged 36% of our funding goal. We are extremely happy and excited by your support and would like to... Read more