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Earthdawn Survival Guide

135 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 101 - Email, Vasdenjas

* Email from Sebastian: Thoughts on a homebrew alchemist Discipline.

* Design insights on new talents and knacks.

* Email from Chad: Group symbol and vinyl stickers.

* Email from Lee: Pop culture and historical references for Alchemy.

* Email from Aaron: Difference between “elder” and “great” dragons?

* Dragons in Depth: Vasdenjas, aka Talespeaker

* Killed during the assault on Sky Point during the Second Theran War.

* Loremaster: Dragon equivalent of a Troubadour.

* Keeper of the dragon’s history and etiquette.

* Believed in sharing information with the Younger Races, but selectively.

* Preferred talking and diplomacy to fighting, but still powerful.

* Laired in Mount Wyrmspire in the Scytha Mountains.

* Very skilled at dragonsight, pattern reading, and thread weaving.

* Helped develop the Dance of the Blue Spirits.

* Rite of Succession to determine new Loremaster and the distribution of his hoard.

* Talespeaker’s servants and allies; drakes, Namegivers, and adult dragons.

* Roles the adult dragons could play in a campaign as part of Vasdenjas’s legacy.

* Vasdenjas as a character from his appearances in Earthdawn products like Creatures of Barsaive.

* Impact of his death on the setting, as well as from a meta-standpoint.

* Other hooks and story ideas related to Talespeaker’s lair and legacy.

* Closing thoughts on our series about dragons.

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Dan on Twitter: @boice_voice

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