|RPG Superstar 2011|
|Module||The Midnight Mirror|
Sean K Reynolds
RPG Superstar 2011 began on December 3, 2010, and ran through March 22, 2011. The judges for the popular contest's fourth year included Sean K Reynolds, RPG Superstar 2009 winner Neil Spicer, Open Gaming guru Ryan Dancey, and Mark Moreland.
On March 22, 2011, Paizo announced that Sam Zeitlin was the winner of the contest, and that his proposed adventure, The Midnight Mirror would be published as a Pathfinder Module and released in 2012. In addition to Zeitlin's adventure proposal published as part of the Pathfinder Modules line, the remaining three Top 4 contestants were each given the opportunity to write a Pathfinder Society scenario during Season 3; two of the three runners-up took advantage of this opportunity.
- See also: RPG Superstar
The Top 16 contestants, chosen by the voting public from the Top 32 archetypes in Round 2, were announced on February 1, 2011. Each progressing entrant submitted a villain concept of employing an archetype (either published or from one of the Top 32's entries from the previous round.
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 18, 2011, each of these contestants submitted an archetype for public voting to determine the Top 16.