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Earthdawn Survival Guide

102 EpisodesProduced by Josh H & Dan BWebsite

A semi-official podcast dedicated to the Earthdawn role-playing game, hosted by Dan Boice and Earthdawn developer Josh Harrison.Whether it's rules basics, setting lore, or behind-the-scenes insights, this is the place to start building your legend.

102 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

EDSG Episode 89 - Usun

September 29th, 2021

41:36

* Josh is back from GenCon

* Great Dragons: Usun; aka “Vast Green”

* Solitary and does not look well on other Namegivers.

* Classic dragon …

EDSG Episode 88 - Taildancer

September 22nd, 2021

59:52

* Paths In Review: Taildancer

* Historical development background from the Earthdawn Journal to present day.

* One with the rhythm of the world.

* …

EDSG Episode 87 - Email and Earthroot

September 15th, 2021

1:00:54

* Email from George: Coming back to the game and praise for the show.

* Email from Jonathan: Can a Journeyman path join racially restricted paths by taking on aspects of that race?

* Ogres as Namegivers?

* Horror …

EDSG Episode 86 - Horror Stalker

September 8th, 2021

58:39

* Mystic Paths: Horror Stalker

* Development history of the Horror Stalker from first edition Discipline to fourth edition path.

* Uniquely Earthdawn—few fantasy games take an aspect of the setting and build a class or …

EDSG Episode 85 - Email and Charcoalgrin

September 1st, 2021

49:15

* Email from Anthony: Where can vendors get books?

* www.studio2publishing.com

* Email from Tim: Digital Travar map?

* Now available free on the FASA Web Shop

* Email from Insaniac99: Path requirements – Josh made a …

EDSG Episode 84 - Windmaster

August 25th, 2021

51:39

* Paths Series: Windmaster

* Background on windling-specific racial Disciplines from previous editions.

* Role of the Windmaster in fourth edition.

* …

EDSG Episode 83 - Emails and Alamaise

August 18th, 2021

53:06

* Emails and more dragon backgrounds!

* Email from K Scott: How about talking about secret societies?

* Email from Brian: What about all the great stuff on Panda Gaming Grove?

* http://pandagaminggrove.blogspot.com/

* …

EDSG Episode 82 - Mountainshadow

August 11th, 2021

39:39

* Great Dragon Backgrounds: Mountainshadow

* Far Scholar, “the meddler”

* Mountainshadow is toward the top of the list of ostensibly “good guy” …

EDSG Episode 81 - Email Madness

August 4th, 2021

59:16

* Email Madness!

* Email from Scott: Yes to dragon biographies, but also maybe Horrors?

* Email from Graham: Windling party is still going! Yes to more dragon stuff!

* Email from Leamon: Praise for paths and his growth …

EDSG Episode 80 - Fire Eater

July 28th, 2021

44:43

* Mystic Paths: The Fire Eater

* Essay by Opti from the Legends of Earthdawn podcast and Fraggin Unicorn games!

* The Fire Eater is the fully …

EDSG Episode 79 - Email, a soapbox moment, and more Dragons

July 21st, 2021

1:01:40

* New short series Earthdawn actual play from the Thornvale podcast, run by Rob from the Namegivers podcast!

* Email from Tom: Episode on adventure and campaign design?

* Josh provides some thoughts, including a …

EDSG Episode 78 - Woodsman

July 14th, 2021

39:38

* Mystic Paths: The Woodsman

* The development history from first to fourth edition.

* Originally the elven racial Discipline.

* Originally fit the “ranger” archetype, like the elves of Lothlorian.

* Lacked anything …

EDSG Episode 77 - Emails and More Dragons

July 7th, 2021

57:54

* Email from Brian F.: Shaman Spells feedback

* Email from Maciej P.: Question about dragons and the immortal elves.

* SPOILERS FOR DEEP LORE (About …

EDSG Episode 76 - Brother of Stone

June 30th, 2021

1:00:08

* Mystic Paths: Brother of Stone

* Development history and origins of Paths.

* Broad overview of how a character joins and a path and the basic mechanics.

* Paths as a function of character development and campaign …

EDSG Episode 75 - Dragons

June 23rd, 2021

1:16:19

* Dragons!

* Dan brings up an old review of Earthdawn that says the game “does dragons right.”

* In Earthdawn, dragons are characters. They have …

EDSG Episode 74 - Emails and Shaman Spells

June 16th, 2021

47:34

* Talk about the weather!

* Email from Travelling Wizard: Josh made a mistake about who is working on updating old spells to ED4.

* Email from …

EDSG Episode 73 - Grab Bag of Options

June 2nd, 2021

50:42

* Episode 73 is a grab bag of optional rules!

* Piecemeal Armor

* First appeared in the first edition book Denizens Volume 2

* Attempt to simulate …

EDSG Episode 72 - Emails and Illusionist Spells

May 26th, 2021

49:44

* Follow-ups from Episode 71: Reviews and ratings depend on what the individual platform allows!

* Lou Prosperi comments on Josh’s commentary about …

EDSG Episode 71 - Email and Cara Fahd

May 19th, 2021

50:59

* Email from Insaniac99: Ideas for questors of Garlen going too far, whether healer or protector.

* Sidebar about movies related to overprotective parents.

* Geographic Exploration: Cara Fahd

* Cara Fahd has everything! …

EDSG Episode 70 - Passions and Questors: Lochost and Vestrial

May 12th, 2021

57:38

* Final entry in our series on Passions and Questors!

* Lochost: Passion of Rebellion, Change, and Freedom

* Often associated with adventurers, and …

EDSG Episode 69 - Email and Nethermancer Spells

May 5th, 2021

53:38

* Episode 69. Nice.

* Shipments from Empty Thrones have been showing up in people’s mailboxes in the US and overseas!

* Email from Leamon: Thanks and talking about group Names.

* Email from K Scott Rowe: Flame Weapon on …

EDSG Special 13 - Legends 5

April 28th, 2021

31:20

* We took a week off from our regular recording due to life issues, but Dan brings us another special episode.

* From The Book of Exploration:

* A …

EDSG Episode 68 - Passions: Mynbruje and Thystonius

April 21st, 2021

51:06

* Part Five of our series on Passions and Questors

* Passions to the extreme: Briefly revisiting Garlen and Dis

* Mynbruje: Passion of Justice, …

EDSG Episode 67 - Email and Elementalist Spells

April 14th, 2021

58:32

* Books from the Kickstarters in 2020 should be on their way to backers very soon!

* Email from Brian: Wizard Fifth Circle Karma ability and how it …

EDSG Episode 66 - Passions: Garlen and Dis

April 7th, 2021

56:27

* Part Four of our series on Passions and Questors

* Garlen: Patron of Hearth and Healing.

* Very popular, easy to work into a game.

* Questors often …

EDSG Episode 65 - Emails, First and Second Circle Wizard Spells

March 31st, 2021

58:41

* Email from Kendall: Kudos and comments about Sky Raider followers of Floranuus.

* Email from Sebastian: Magic use by dragons and Horrors?

* Where …

EDSG Episode 64 - Passions: Floranuus and Upandal

March 24th, 2021

54:31

* Part Three of Passions and Questors

* Floranuus: Passion of Revelry, Energy, Motion, and Victory.

* The thrill of speed or exhilaration, anything that makes you “feel alive”.

* Strong association with the element of …

EDSG Episode 63 - Email and Death's Sea

March 17th, 2021

51:00

* Most of the recorded streams from FreedoniaCon are available on the FASA Games YouTube Channel.

* Email from Riley: Ways of handling magician spell acquisition.

* Josh reveals Virag has 44 spells in her grimoire and …

EDSG Episode 62 - Passions: Chorrolis and Raggok

March 10th, 2021

1:02:05

* Passions Part Two

* Chorrolis: Passion of Wealth, Trade, Envy, and Desire

* Overlap of aspects and how that is expressed in different Passions.

* …

EDSG Episode 61 - Spell Acquisition

March 3rd, 2021

53:24

* Into the Weeds: Spell Acquisition

* Historical Retrospective: First Edition

* Start with PER Step in spell points.

* No free or granted spells after creation.

* Spells must be acquired through training with mentors, …

EDSG Episode 60 - Live from Freedonia Con

February 24th, 2021

55:44

* Episode Sixty LIVE from Freedonia Con 2021

* Brief look at show stats

* Email from Dustin: Thanks for the Astral Sight episode!

* Email from Nanander: Impressions provided by astral sight?

* Visibility of patterns …

EDSG Episode 59 - Passions and Questors: Astendar and Jaspree

February 17th, 2021

1:03:17

* Part one of our series on Passions and Questors

* Reminder: FreedoniaCon February 19-21

* The Passions

* Earthdawn’s version of deities.

* Questors can work together, but no large-scale formal religious organization.

EDSG Episode 58 - Emails and Blood Wood

February 10th, 2021

1:09:40

* Email Questions and Blood Wood

* Email from Matthew: Steps Desktop Version

* Email from Brandon: Comments and question on Forge Weapon

* Why was Ukraine chosen as the setting for Barsaive?

* Josh discovers ED4 doesn’t …

EDSG Episode 57 - Astral Sight

February 3rd, 2021

1:00:07

* Astral Sight and Astral Sensing

* Questions from Dustin

* Does a character directly perceiving astral space see native astral entities as imprints …

EDSG Episode 56 - Shaman Discipline

January 27th, 2021

59:10

* Discipline Review: Shaman

* Anthropological background on the term

* Some thoughts on the problematic origins and use of “shaman”

* Goals of the …

EDSG Episode 55 - Airships

January 20th, 2021

54:03

* We will soon be doing an episode focused on Astral Sight and astral perception. Get your questions in!

* Episode Fifty-Five: Airships

* Pop Culture …

EDSG Special 12 - Legends 4

January 13th, 2021

35:33

* As mentioned in Episode 54, this week Dan brings you another reading from Legends of Earthdawn, Volume One.

* The Love of Tonlaa and Enard

* …

EDSG Episode 54 - Forge Weapon

January 6th, 2021

1:12:36

* Happy New Year! Welcome to year two.

* Emails and Forge Weapon

* Email from Matthew: Condolences and praise for Dan’s Legends Readings

* Email from …

EDSG Special 11 - Legends 3

December 30th, 2020

38:30

* Brief recording hiatus for the holidays. We’ll be back next week. For now, enjoy more entries from Legends of Earthdawn Volume 1, and we hope you …

EDSG Special 10 - Tales from the Omniverse One Shot Part 5

December 25th, 2020

35:27

Happy holidays! In honor of the season, and with the kind permission of Critshow producer Rev, we bring you the Earthdawn one-shot Josh ran for the …

EDSG Special 9 - Tales from the Omniverse One Shot Part 4

December 25th, 2020

49:25

Happy holidays! In honor of the season, and with the kind permission of Critshow producer Rev, we bring you the Earthdawn one-shot Josh ran for the …

EDSG Special 8 - Tales from the Omniverse One Shot Part 3

December 25th, 2020

54:34

Happy holidays! In honor of the season, and with the kind permission of Critshow producer Rev, we bring you the Earthdawn one-shot Josh ran for the …

EDSG Special 7 - Tales From the Omniverse One Shot Part 2

December 25th, 2020

58:41

Happy holidays! In honor of the season, and with the kind permission of Critshow producer Rev, we bring you the Earthdawn one-shot Josh ran for the …

EDSG Special 6 - Tales from the Omniverse One Shot Part 1

December 25th, 2020

1:04:31

Happy holidays! In honor of the season, and with the kind permission of Critshow producer Rev, we bring you the Earthdawn one-shot Josh ran for the …

EDSG Episode 53 - Riverboats and Water Travel

December 23rd, 2020

1:01:41

* This one is episode Fifty-Three.

* Ship rules and Josh’s design goals for Fourth Edition.

* Link to the blog post about chase rules.

* There’s more …

EDSG Episode 52 -- Post-Hiatus Emails

December 16th, 2020

48:47

* We’re back from our hiatus with an email episode. Thank you for your patience.

* Remembering Mary Harrison

* Email from Lee: Suggestions about spirit desires and goals.

* First Email from Shane: Mounted path for other …

EDSG Special 5 - Legends 2

December 9th, 2020

36:35

* Regular episodes should resume next week. In the meantime, enjoy some more readings from Legends of Earthdawn Volume One.

* The Questor and the …

EDSG Special 4 - Legends 1

December 3rd, 2020

36:34

As mentioned in our social media feeds, regular episodes are on a short hiatus as real life has disrupted the normal production flow. To sate your …

EDSG Episode 51 - Emails

November 18th, 2020

53:55

* E-mail episode!

* Correction: Body Control does have a bonus equal to the one-handed size total for the adept using the talent.

* Email from Nick: …

EDSG Episode 50 - Empty Thrones with Kyle Pritchard

November 11th, 2020

51:28

* Episode Fifty with special guest Kyle Pritchard

* Potential spoilers within!

* Empty Thrones

* Five story arcs featuring Iopos, Jerris, Freewater, Daiche

* Journeyman tier challenges.

* Covers about a year of …

EDSG Episode 49 - The Gauntlet

November 4th, 2020

1:07:50

* Episode 49!

* The Gauntlet Discipline

* Design background

* Different approach to close combat

* Original flavor Purifier broken up into different themes

* In the lore originated with obsidimen

* Slow, deliberate …

EDSG Episode 48 - Knacks and Hazards

October 28th, 2020

1:02:29

* Talent Knacks

* Special use cases or enhanced uses for magical talents.

* May substitute a new effect.

* Special maneuvers for using a knack.

* Access to skills or other abilities related to the talent.

* Some knacks …

EDSG Episode 47 - Travar

October 21st, 2020

44:30

* Travar: The Merchant City

* Gushing about the map

* Travar is an old city

* The Road Wardens and their role

* The Travar citadel and the Scourge

* …

EDSG Episode 46 - Email and Multiple Disciplines

October 14th, 2020

58:01

* Email from Doomzy: Naming conventions for characters in the setting?

* Email from Ste: reNaming and passing on a title or name?

* Email from Matty: T’skrang and the Saurids from 1879?

* Email from Graham: Handling a …

EDSG Episode 45 - Spirits and Summoning

October 7th, 2020

1:01:18

* One year of the Survival Guide.

* Spirits and Summoning

* Four Types of Spirits

* A goal in ED4 was to try and make spirits more than just a stat block.

* Spirits are not common, but not unusual.

* Example spirits in …

EDSG Episode 44 - Scout

September 30th, 2020

55:37

* The Scout Discipline

* The Spy and the Wolf by Dakota Wind

* The Scout is the vanguard, the tracker, the ranger.

* Original Adept’s Way essay talks …

EDSG Epsiode 43 - More Email!

September 23rd, 2020

47:23

* Josh’s day gig has been a bear recently, so it’s another e-mail episode!

* Email from Scott: Is Shield Bash compatible with Second Weapon or Second Attack?

* Link to the Official Earthdawn Errata Document.

* Email …

EDSG Episode 42 - Emails, Getting a Game Off the Ground

September 16th, 2020

1:04:27

* Don’t listen to Dan. It’s okay if this is your first episode.

* Email from Rob: Spirit Talk talent. Errata about Ally and Beast spirits.

* Email from Vince: Spell creation mechanics and why there are no plans for it …

EDSG Episode 41 - Sky Raider

September 9th, 2020

1:03:10

* Third time is the charm!

* Sky Raiders

* “Ruthless pirates”

* Sky Raider vs. Air Sailor

* Crystal Raider vs. Theran Empire

* Important Attributes

* Conceptually the aggressive, “barbarian-style” fighter

* Karma Ritual …

EDSG Special 3 - FASA Games Panel Orichalcum 2020

September 2nd, 2020

1:18:26

There were technical difficulties getting out next episodes together. We know you want your weekly Earthdawn fix, so here's the audio from the FASA …

EDSG Episode 40 - Email and Obsidimen

August 26th, 2020

1:14:33

* Episode Forty!

* Any ideas on one-year anniversary special?

* Any ideas for spreading the word about Earthdawn?

* Email from Lee: Windling Archer and weapon selection?

* Link to Fang from the Developer’s Blog

* Email …

EDSG Episode 39 - Nethermancer

August 19th, 2020

1:01:38

* Nethermancers!

* Spooky, unsettling.

* Josh plays Virag, a Nethermancer in the Legends of Earthdawn game.

* Not Necromancers. An Earthdawn twist on a well-worn archetype.

* Focus on denizens of the astral realm and …

EDSG Episode 38 - Attitudes and Interactions

August 12th, 2020

1:01:15

* Attitudes and Interaction Tests

* Josh addresses social mechanics and roleplaying.

* Some Disciplines are socially oriented and should leverage the …

EDSG Episode 37 - Email and Masks

August 5th, 2020

53:10

* Follow-up on Beast Form spell email from episode 35

* Email from Jesse: Information from an anthropologist about line marriage.

* Email from Cory: …

EDSG Episode 36 - Swordmaster

July 29th, 2020

1:02:11

* A brief mention of listener metrics.

* Swordmasters!

* No lack of pop-culture references for Swordmasters

* But not Jedi

* Panache, style, …

EDSG Episode 34 - Illusionists

July 15th, 2020

58:06

* Don’t forget the Kickstarter for Empty Thrones!

* Disregard what Josh said — Uhl *will* be on the poster.

* Illusionists!

* Magician Discipline, masters of illusion, deception, and mental magic.

* Common perception as …

EDSG Episode 33 - Email and Character Advancement

July 8th, 2020

1:02:29

* Email from Steven: Tips on converting old adventures to 4th Edition?

* Email from Matty S: Tips on managing small parties?

* Email from Aaron: …

EDSG Episode 32 - Email, Group Patterns, and Rewards

July 1st, 2020

1:01:04

* Bombshell dropped in Earthdawn Webcomic Champion’s Challenge - Uhl is Dead

* PDF of Iopos sourcebook is out.

* New Kickstarter! Empty Thrones!

* Email from Kendall: Namegivers Podcast

* Email from K Scott: Magicians …

EDSG Episode 31 - Thief

June 24th, 2020

1:05:58

* The Thief Discipline

* Language lesson: Josh says “larcenical” is not a word.

* Two new Earthdawn actual play podcasts: Namegivers Podcast and

EDSG Episode 30 - Email and Orks

June 17th, 2020

1:08:08

* Episode 30!

* Email from Jan: Questions about the Servos Jungle and ruins within.

* Shorthand for appearance of Barsaivian cultures?

* A deep dive …

EDSG Episode 29 - Elementalist

June 10th, 2020

1:00:54

* Elementalist

* The Five Elements: Air, Earth, Fire, Water, Wood.

* Important Attributes: Perception and Willpower.

* Karma Ritual.

* Elementalist as a guardian of the natural balance.

* Elemental specialists and the …

EDSG Episode 28 - Blood Magic and Creatures

June 3rd, 2020

1:03:04

* A few words on recent national events.

* Intro

* Josh walks back his suggestion about Swordmaster Discipline talents.

* Email from Kosmit: Will we talk about Kratas?

* Email from Brain: Elves and single child families.

EDSG Episode 27: Email Bonanza!

May 27th, 2020

1:01:59

* Email bonanza!

* From Matthew: New Earthdawn novels?

* From Carl: Artisan tests and Horror taint?

* From Brian: Past technology in Earthdawn?

* …

EDSG Episode 26: Troubadour

May 20th, 2020

56:10

* How are you doing?

* Troubadours

* Dan raves about A Knight’s Tale

* Shakespeare

* Entertainers, storytellers, actors and songsmiths.

* Oral …

EDSG Episode 25: Emails, Metaplot, and Elves

May 13th, 2020

1:09:33

* Email from Spencer: Getting back into Earthdawn and thanks for the podcast!

* Email from Rob: Clarifying earlier comment about recorded actual play.

* Any plans for the EDSG to talk about the connections with 1879?

* …

EDSG Episode 24: Cavalryman

May 6th, 2020

1:00:48

* Cavalryman

* Least played Discipline?

* Primary issue with Cavalryman: Their mount.

* Size and logistics when kaer diving.

* Remember though, kaers can be big.

* The Cavalryman is great world building.

* Josh’s …

EDSG Episode 23: Parlainth, Weapons and Armor

April 29th, 2020

1:03:26

* Parlainth

* Important in what it represents

* Review of Parlainth’s History

* Haven: An adventuring boom town

* Original boxed set available in PDF

EDSG Episode 22: Email and Horrors

April 22nd, 2020

1:07:53

* Email from Brian: PDF tools - Nitro PDF Reader

* https://www.gonitro.com/pdf-reader

* Email from Rob: Renaming the Weaponsmith?

* Putting best …

EDSG Episode 21: Warriors

April 15th, 2020

1:05:12

* Episode Twenty-One!

* The Warrior Discipline

* Soldier, mercenary, “the fighting’ guy”

* Important Attributes Dexterity Strength and Toughness

* …

EDSG Episode 20: Email, Adventures and Campaigns, and Humans

April 8th, 2020

1:03:43

* Iopos: Lair of Deceit Kickstarter is live!

* Email from Brandon (and his character): More scenarios?

* Legends of Barsaive production schedule

* …

EDSG Episode 19: Beastmasters

April 1st, 2020

1:11:42

* Beastmasters in Depth

* Josh often uses them as pre-mades in his demo games!

* A “pet class” that can revolve around animal companions.

* Potential …

EDSG Episode 18: Questions and a dive into Throal

March 25th, 2020

1:01:05

* Email from Ste: What else might have been lost because of the Scourge?

* A brief word about canon “Inspiration, not dictation.”

* Differences in …

EDSG Episode 17: Apologia, Emails, Patterns, and Threads

March 18th, 2020

1:01:07

* An apology and some useful context.

* Email from Matthew: Pronunciation of Floranuus

* What’s up with the dwarfs of Scytha?

* Anything from LRG’s …

EDSG Episode 16: Weaponsmith

March 11th, 2020

1:18:28

* Weaponsmiths!

* We will avoid the weeds of Forge Weapon

* Dan’s first character was a Weaponsmith.

* Fills the narrative niche of craftsman or …

EDSG Episode 15: E-mails and Tails

March 4th, 2020

1:10:09

* Email question from Ste: Immortal elves?

* Email questions from Joel: Resizing of magic items?

* Bluff talent? (With an extensive sidebar about social mechanics)

* Crushing Blow versus Down Strike?

* How to help other …

EDSG Episode 14: Archer

February 26th, 2020

1:10:44

* The Archer as folkloric archetype.

* Throwing Weapons

* Philosophy of targets and missiles

* Paths are deeply personal philosophies, but there is …

EDSG Episode 13: Timeline Part 4 - Prelude and War

February 19th, 2020

1:09:43

* Josh’s audio quality is still off.

* Timeline: Landing of the Triumph to the release of Fourth Edition.

* A brief mention of the forked ED2/ED3 …

EDSG Episode 12: Nothing but Email

February 12th, 2020

1:19:00

* Emails! Lots of Emails! Please forgive Josh’s audio quality.

* From Ryan: Thread item design advice.

* From Guillaume: Thoughts about playing characters emerging from a kaer.

* From Matt: Changes to Bartertown in the …

EDSG Epsiode 11: Wizards

February 5th, 2020

1:14:20

* Introductory levity

* Wizards!

* Wizardly “design niche” in relation to other magicians

* Bookish, scholars, study magic as magic

* Karma Ritual

* …

EDSG Episode 10: E-mail, Bartertown, and Dwarves

January 29th, 2020

58:32

* Email: Pronunciation of Ayodhya?

* Email: Determining what spell is being cast when weaving threads?

* Email: Where is the info about Therans “pausing” the mana cycle?

* Email: Old plot threads or story hooks that …

EDSG Episode 9: Air Sailor

January 22nd, 2020

1:09:00

* Air Sailors!

* Earthdawn development context

* Elevator pitch: What is the Air Sailor’s theme?

* Inspiration: Age of Sail

* Air Sailor vs Sky Raider

* Specialists, not primary combatants

* Karma Rituals

* Half Magic

* …

EDSG Episode 8: E-mail and Timeline Part 3

January 15th, 2020

57:17

* Email: Why don’t the spell lists in ED4 match the ones from earlier editions?

* Email: Can magicians use grimoire casting to cast spells from other Disciplines?

* Email: Thoughts on the effect of the mana cycle …

EDSG Episode 7: Spellcasting 101

January 1st, 2020

1:10:35

* Email: Throal sent out scouting parties before the elemental clocks stopped?

* Email: Wizard spell Flame Flash is pretty powerful, damages target …

EDSG Episode 6: Timeline Part Two and Combat Overview

December 18th, 2019

1:19:51

* Listener feedback: Matt asks about Barsaive's current political status quo, and why certain changes were made.

* Timeline — The Scourge

* The Book …

EDSG Episode 5: Success Levels, Karma, and Windlings

December 4th, 2019

1:17:19

In this episode:

* Follow-up on derived values from Attributes

* Success Levels in Fourth Edition

* Karma in Context - Historical and Design

* …

EDSG Special: Earthdawn Elevator Pitch

November 28th, 2019

3:24

As mentioned in a previous episode, here is a short "elevator pitch" that gives a brief setting overview you can use to pitch Earthdawn to potential players.

EDSG Episode 4: Mechanics behind a character

November 20th, 2019

1:08:26

Let's talk making characters!

* Point-buy vs Random Roll.

* Decide what you want Discipline and/or race to play before you start.

* Mechanics of …

FASA Games Earthdawn Panel - GenCon 2019

November 13th, 2019

55:18

This is a recording of the Earthdawn panel presented by FASA Games at GenCon 2019.

Panelists: Kyle Pritchard, Michael Allegro, Tiffany Ragland, Morgan Weeks, Josh Harrison, Russell Zimmerman, and Andi Watson.

Audio …

EDSG Episode 3: History, Geography, and Linguistics

November 7th, 2019

1:26:54

A little longer, and a little rougher. It's a learning process!

In this episode:

* Josh as a Horror!

* Listener E-mails

* History Lesson: Founding of Thera to the Scourge

* A broad geographic survey of Barsaive.

* …

EDSG Episode 2: Game Basics

October 23rd, 2019

55:57

In this episode:

* The Elevator Pitch

* What is Earthdawn?

* Broad setting conceit: What do you do?

* Underlying theme of stories and legends.

* Magic items with histories that grow along with your character.

* All …

EDSG Episode 1: Introductions

October 9th, 2019

58:35

It's our premiere! Meet your hosts, Dan Boice and Josh Harrison.

In this episode:

  • Josh and Dan each tell the story of they came to discover …
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  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens