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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 7: Spellcasting 101

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

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

* System Overview: Spellcasting

* Matrix Casting - Earthdawn’s “Spell Slots”

* Magicians have a lot of options

* Grimoire Casting

* Grimoire casting in various editions

* Raw Magic

* Threads in Spellcasting

* Dan’s “Meat Grinder” analogy

* Spellcasting target

* Extra successes from Spellcasting tests

* Why magicians are not heavy damage dealers

* Versatility versus power

* Earthdawn’s “utility infielder”

* Patience is a virtue

* Looking at shifting to weekly episodes in the new year

* Interviews with guests possible

Find and follow:


Twitter: @EarthdawnG

Josh on Twitter: @mataxes

Get product information, developer blogs, and more at

Earthdawn Guild Facebook Group

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