First Look at Beginner Box Heroes Set
June 21, 2011 (REDMOND, Wash.) – Paizo Publishing and WizKids Games today revealed product images and additional pricing and release details about the highly anticipated Pathfinder Beginner Box Heroes prepainted fantasy miniature set scheduled for an October 2011 release.
The Pathfinder Beginner Box Heroes set includes four highly detailed prepainted plastic miniatures for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The four heroes included in the set also appear as the four pregenerated characters in Paizo’s Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Beginner Box, also an October 2011 release, making this an ideal supplement for new gamers.
The Pathfinder Beginner Box Heroes fantasy miniatures set has an MSRP of $12.99. All figures are on 1-inch round bases and are fully compatible with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and other major fantasy RPG game systems.
The Pathfinder Beginner Box Heroes set includes (from left to right): Merisiel (Female Elf Rogue), Ezren (Male Human Wizard), Valeros (Male Human Fighter), Kyra (Female Human Cleric)
Pathfinder RPG Beginner Box Heroes prepainted fantasy miniatures will be available at paizo.com and through WizKids distribution partners worldwide starting in October 2011.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Will there be additional Pathfinder prepainted plastic miniatures from Paizo and WizKids?
A: The current partnership agreement covers the production of this single set. Gamers interested in seeing more prepainted Pathfinder miniatures are encouraged to preorder the Pathfinder Beginner Box Heroes set to show their support for potential future releases.
Q: Are these prepainted plastic miniatures included in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Beginner Box?
A: The Beginner Box includes more than 80 full-color pawns, but it does not include any prepainted plastic miniatures. The Pathfinder Beginner Box Heroes fantasy miniatures set is a separate product designed to complement the Beginner Box or stand on its own.
Q: Are the miniatures in this set randomized?
A: This is a fixed set containing the four miniatures listed above.
Q: Will this set be part of Paizo’s Pathfinder Roleplaying Game subscription?
A: This set is produced by WizKids under license from Paizo, and is not part of any Paizo subscription.
Q: How does this affect the Pathfinder Miniatures line from Reaper Miniatures?
A: Reaper Miniatures has been producing unpainted metal Pathfinder Miniatures since Fall 2009, and they will continue to do so.
Q: Do these miniatures use Reaper’s sculpts?
A: These miniatures use all-new sculpts by WizKids.
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