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Changelog

4.21 -> 5.00 (May 5, 2022)

The Pact Worlds

Added Minor Factions for season 5: The Advocates, The Cognates, The Manifold Host.

Community Standards and Expectations

Fixed out of date sentance implying that engaging in PvP awards infamy. Non-consensual PvP is never allowed.
Updated Campaign Leadership list

Player Basics

Clarified that you can buy items on a chronicle sheet even if they are not normally allowed in play.
Fixed link to mnemonic editor boon

4.2 -> 4.21 (March 1, 2022)

Players

Player Basics
  • Include in main body of Guide existing rule (limit one companion) from current place in glossary (definition of "companion")
  • Add text: 2- and 3-player tables receive the 4-player adjustments
  • Add text: Bounties do not grant Downtime
Character Creation
  • Add note: see FAQ for more information on races accessed with a boon that have since become always available
Player Rewards
  • Add SF Bounties to typical AcP rewards table

Game Masters

Additional Adventures
  • Add information on SF Bounties to Sanctioned Adventures
  • Remove temporary section on revised rewards (for some adventures published before August 2021) since the affected sanctioning documents have all been updated
GM Rewards
  • revise and extend GM Credit text, aligning with PFS2 Guide and clarifying
  • Remove SFS #1-39 from 5-Nova Qualifying list (sunset date: March 1, 2022)

Glossary

  • Add page navigation links
  • Revise definition of "companion" (not limited to class features; does include purchased creatures)

4.03 -> 4.2 (February 1, 2022)

Getting Started

Welcome to Starfinder Society
  • Minor revisions to character and pregen references for clarity and succinctness
Community Standards and Expectations
  • Added rules for rebuilding PCs when changes are made to "class features for which there are multiple options (such as a biohacker's field of study)"

Players

Player Basics
  • Restored and revised rules on default 2 chronicles per player (1 as a PC, 1 as a GM)
Factions and Reputation
  • Extensive revisions due to the elimination of Fame / transition to AcP
  • Year of the Scoured Stars boon now available with AcP (and re-added here)
  • Clarify that Starfinder Body Recovery is for situations when your party cannot feasibly recover your body themselves
Retired Rewards
  • Remove Year of the Scoured Stars boon; reactivate and restore to Factions and Reputation
  • Add Fame boons not converted to AcP boons
  • Add Alien Archive Admittance boon

Game Masters

GM Rewards
  • Listed Nova-qualifying scenarios, including SFS #1-39 sunset as of March 1, 2022.

Starships

  • Restored Tier 6 Drake Port coilgun.

Glossary

  • Added Character, Evergreen, and NPC definitions
  • Revised Fame, PC, and Sanctioned Adventure definitions

4.02 -> 4.03 (Nov 11, 2021)

Pact Worlds

  • Added note regarding additional information for each faction.

Player Basics

  • Added Note regarding Updated Adventure Rewards for early adventures.

Player Rewards

  • Updated to reflect transition to ACP

Factions and Reputation

  • Updated "End of Fame" link in first paragraph to point to most recent announcement.

Additional Adventures

  • Added Note that Chronicles for Adventure Mode adventures are assigned at the end of an adventure
  • Added revised adventure reward section to bring early adventures up to similar rewards as later adventures.

Starships

  • Fixed some weapon entries on the Pegasus that referenced a weapon that did not exist

4.01 -> 4.02 (Aug 3rd, 2021)

Main Page

  • fixed copy -paste error.

The Pact Worlds

  • Degendered text

Recent History

  • Minor gramatical edits

Player Basics

  • Degendered text
  • Added references to AcP
  • removed a reference to "gold"
  • Added instructions for downloading chronicle boons

Character Creation

  • Minor gramatical edits
  • Degendered text

Playtest Rules

  • Added Evolutionist playtest.
  • Updated playtest rules to re-insert the requirement that playtest characters must be single-classed.
  • Updated the expected date for Galactic Magic.

Player Rewards

  • Degendered text

Factions and Reputation

  • Degendered text
  • Added AcP costs
  • Clarified replay boons.

Game Master Basics

  • Updated "Where to buy" to include new product lines.
  • Cleaned up grammar and generally clarified "Filling out Chronicle Sheets"

Additional Adventures

  • Added: When playing an adventure using a SFS character, the chronicle *must* be assigned to that character.
  • Added Beginner Box

GM Rewards

  • Degendered text
  • Added limitation that a given special can not account for more than three of the 10 specials needed to qualify for 5 novas

Table Variation and Creative Solutions

  • Degendered text
  • Added AcP references

Dealing with the Unexpected

  • Degendered text

Starships

  • Fixed minor errors on Azata.
  • Incorporated Azata into the Starship overview section.



4.00 -> 4.01 (July 1st, 2021)

Full Guide

  • Fixed spelling error.

Starships

  • Added Azata Tiers 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
  • Added ranges to starship weapons

Changelog

  • Added missing change in changelog 3.00 -> 4.00
    The maximum table size has been reduced to 6. (Tables of 7 players are no longer legal. )

3.00 -> 4.00

Getting Started

  • No Rules Changes

Player Basics

Major Changes
  • Players are responsible for Downtimes
  • Pregen / GM Downtimes use the skills of the character applied to.
  • Purchased condition removal automatically succeeds
  • The maximum table size has been reduced to 6. (Tables of 7 players are no longer legal. )

Minor Changes
  • Negtive Condition removal clarified and consolidated.
  • Applying/transferring weapon fusions text added (free at HQ)

Character Creation

Minor Changes
  • Characters can pick (Named?) worlds from the Veskarium / Near Space

Rewards

Minor Changes
  • Added "Boons which unlock over time" section for boons with checkboxes. Two options drafted.

Reputation Boons

Minor Changes
  • Hireling text along the lines of PFS text, re: Hirelings can only perform recall knowledge checks in combat, nothing else.

Retired Player Rewards

Minor Changes
  • Season Boons are Cumulative boons, not capstone boons.

Game Master Basics

  • No Rules Changes

 

Game Master Rewards

Minor Changes
  • GMs may not chose mutually exclusive rewards on chronicles.

 

Additonal Adventures

  • Page created to host rules for running Sanctioned Adventures
    • Sanctioned Adventures
    • Modes of Play
    • Character Types
    • Sanctioning Documents

 

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