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Earthdawn Survival Guide

172 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 35 - Email and Trolls

* Empty Thrones Kickstarter until July 31!

* Fragging Unicorn Games Kickstarter Gangs of the Undercity!

* Artisan Dice are good people as well!

* Josh will be on Seize the GM Podcast!

* Email from Chris: Questions and discussion about following multiple Disciplines.

* Email from Shannon: Metaplot focus on politics and factions?

* Email from Rafael: Beast Form spell and non-magical animals?

* Email from Brandon: Feedback and production questions.

* Josh pushes back against digs at other systems.

* Introducing new players to Earthdawn and RPGs?

* Trolls!

* “The dual people”

* Measures of extremes, very little gray area.

* Troll philosophy and culture shaped by their environment.

* Balance between frenetic and calm activity; oneness with the moment.

* Differences between troll and ork “live in the moment” attitude.

* Troll Honor - Racial, Clan, and Personal Honor

* Not using honor to be a jerk or disrupt the fun of your fellow players.

* Troll traditions of birth, Naming, marriage, and death.

* Game statistics; only drawbacks are a minor Perception penalty and low Karma.

* Really strong Warrior, Sky Raider, Beastmaster, Swordmaster.

* Josh’s second favorite race.


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

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