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Earthdawn Survival Guide

110 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 81 - Email Madness

* Email Madness!

* Email from Scott: Yes to dragon biographies, but also maybe Horrors?

* Email from Graham: Windling party is still going! Yes to more dragon stuff!

* Email from Leamon: Praise for paths and his growth into the Windmaster.

* Email from Lee: Spell Matrix item legend point cost and rank restrictions?

* Possibility of paths for Lightbearers, Bodyguard, other secret societies, or the like?

* Expansive scenario to illustrate using different perceptive abilities (Perception/Awareness, Astral Sight, Danger Sense, etc.).

* Email from Jesse: Yes to dragons. Inclination and ability to release Little Treasures?

* Email from Insaniac: Choice paralysis!

* Gamemastering Advice Toolbox

* Plan scenes, not stories.

* Balancing efficiency of prep and player character freedom of action.

* Session Zero and setting expectations.

* Improvisation and recommendation of book “Improv for Gamers” from Evil Hat.

* Knowing your players and what they are likely to do, or how to nudge them (when necessary).

* Provide multiple clues, think of multiple ways an obstacle or problem might be dealt with.

* Opponent motivations and evil.

* Know when to break the rules!

* Interweaving storylines.

* Email from Relative Dimension Joe: Drakes and Namegiver forms?

* Email from Aaron: Yes, more dragon stuff!

* Episodes on Horrors or Thera as opposition?

* Declaration phase of combat? And some Initiative discussion.


Twitter: @EDSGPodcast

Josh on Twitter: @LoreMerchant

Dan on Twitter: @boice_voice

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