RPG Superstar 2010 kicked off on December 4, 2009 and will continue through March 2010. Judges for the 2010 season include Clark Peterson, Sean K Reynolds, and F. Wesley Schneider, with such guest judges Jason Bulmahn, Rob Lazzaretti, and Greg A. Vaughan. Matt Goodall was declared the winning designer on March 23, 2010 and his adventure proposal, Cult of the Ebon Destroyers, is scheduled for a January 2011 release.
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Matt Goodall was declared the winner of the 2010 RPG Superstar competition at 2:00pm PST on March 23, 2010. His adventure, Cult of the Ebon Destroyers will be published in January 2011 as part of the Pathfinder Modules line.
The Top 4 contestants were announced on March 2, 2010.
Jim Groves Alexander MacLeod Matthew McGee
After a disqualification during round 3 voting, 8 contestants moved on to the semifinal round. The Top 8 contestants were announced on February 16, 2010. Each contestant was further challenged to detail a location on Golarion including a map and encounter details, including at least one monster from the previous round.
Jesse Benner Richard Hunt Benjamin Bruck Matthew Morris
The Top 16 contestants, chosen by the voting public from the Top 32 monster concept entries, were announced on February 2, 2010. Each progressing entrant submitted a monster statblock of one of the other Top 16's monster concepts from the previous round.
Dennis Baker Chris Mortika Lief ClennonD Tom Phillips Joshua Kitchens David Posener James Martin Jason Schimmel
Of the hundreds of contestants who submitted wondrous items for round 1 of the contest, the following contestants were selected as the Top 32 entrants. Announced on January 19, 2010, each of these contestants submitted a monster concept for public voting to determine the Top 16.
Kevin Akemann Erik Randall Jared Goodwin Stephen Sheahan RC Higgins Alex Shideler Eric Hindley Jeff Spencer Brian Hoffman Andrew Sun Sean McGowan Nick Waln Tobias Mullen Joe Wells Nicolas Quimby Seth White
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (December 1, 2009). Meet the Judges, RPG Superstar.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (February 16, 2010). Announcing your RPG Superstar 2010 Semifinalists!, Paizo Blog.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (February 2, 2010). 16 Finalists Advance to RPG Superstar Round 3, Paizo News.
- ↑ Paizo Publishing. (January 19, 2010). Paizo Announces RPG Superstar 2010 Top 32, Paizo News.