Cover art for podcast Earthdawn Survival Guide

Earthdawn Survival Guide

111 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 66 - Passions: Garlen and Dis

* 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 have Alchemy, Physician, or Medicine to supplement.

* Hearth and Home aspects often overlooked, defenders and protectors. Not just healers!

* Powers: Heal the wounded, comfort the frightened, travel to any home at a moment’s notice.

* Discussing the Garlen essay in the Questors book (which Dan wrote)

* Acts of devotion

* Devotions and powers available to questors of Garlen

* Many powers relating to and powered by Recovery Tests

* Non-adept questors of Garlen as Player Characters

* Dis: Mad Passion of confusion, slavery, and unnecessary work.

* Association with slavery can make them easy to bring in as an antagonist force.

* Rules and regulations for their own sake rather than the good of society.

* References to classic Asterix comic/cartoon, movie Office Space

* Wage slavery, lives broken and ruined in the heartless gears of society

* Powers: Confusion, obedience

* Discussing the Dis essay in questors; operational depression.

* Devotees of Dis and engaging the Passion’s ideals with player characters.

* Symbolic chains

* Devotions and powers available to questors of Dis

* Dis as a dark mirror of Upandal

* Many powers relating to mental domination and control

* Questors of Dis as antagonists; often operates with a network of compelled but innocent followers.

* They present social and mental obstacles rather than physical.

* Following Dis as a player character.


Twitter: @EarthdawnG

Josh on Twitter: @mataxes

Dan on Twitter: @boice_voice

Get product information, developer blogs, and more at

FASA Games on Facebook

FASA Games Discord Channel

Earthdawn Guild Facebook Group

Earthdawn West Marches

Educational emoji reaction


Interesting emoji reaction


Funny emoji reaction


Agree emoji reaction


Love emoji reaction


Wow emoji reaction


Listen to Earthdawn Survival Guide


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens