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Earthdawn Survival Guide

112 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.


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

* Iopos: Lair of Deceit Kickstarter is live!

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

* Legends of Barsaive production schedule

* PDFs and e-products?

* The first adventure.

* How long should a first adventure be?

* Newer players might need a strong goal or focus to avoid floundering.

* Highlight or incorporate Earthdawn’s different and distinctive aspects.

* Places to get inspiration for low prep adventure seeds.

* How long should a campaign be? As long as it needs to.

* The advantages of long-term play in Earthdawn.

* Humans!

* Earthdawn is one of the earliest games that gave something to humans - Versatility.

* Versatility can pose balance problems in dedicated hands.

* Humans don’t have a dominant culture like dwarfs or t’skrang.

* Discussion of various human sub-groups.

* Good examples of how to make humans distinct and interesting.

* Flexible and adaptable.

* A mechanical drawback of Versatility

* The Journeyman adept and Morphism

* Average attributes, slight karma advantage


Twitter: @EarthdawnG

Josh on Twitter: @mataxes

Get product information, developer blogs, and more at

FASA Games on Facebook

FASA Games Discord Channel

Earthdawn Guild Facebook Group

Earthdawn West Marches

Iopos: Lair of Deceit Kickstarter

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