I don't myself play Pathfinder, but I do think Paizo does a lot of things really well. I was very impressed by their Game Mastery Guide, and am even more impressed by their upcoming Pathfinder RPG Beginner Box. They seem to have hit all the nails when it comes to what a brand-new player would need with this product. Here's Headless Erik Mona going through the box, explaining what's what.
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