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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 55 - Airships

* We will soon be doing an episode focused on Astral Sight and astral perception. Get your questions in!

* Episode Fifty-Five: Airships

* Pop Culture References: Firefly, Red Dwarf, Star Trek, Killjoys, Battlestar Galactica, The Orville, Farscape

* Wooden Airships

* Airboat: Smallest airship, small capacity, short range. Flying rowboat.

* Drakkar: “Longship”, scout or patrol vessel. Common among highland troll raiders.

* Most common vessel that a PC group would have.

* Owning an airship would have ongoing costs, not just a purchase price.

* Style and design of airships as a campaign aspect.

* Galley: Merchant or military vessels. Travels between major population centers.

* Faster than a traditional caravan, but limited cargo space.

* Galleon: Largest Barsaivian airship. Limited number. Flagships of naval forces.

* Stone Airships

* Vedette: Equivalent to the drakkar. Transport, scouting, elemental mining.

* Kila: Flying fortress. Display of Theran might. Gunship or carrier equivalent. Primary focus of Theran naval forces.

* Theran airships in adventures.

* Behemoth: Flying city. Rare and powerful. When it shows up, things are serious.

* Behemoths are a campaign-shaping display of Theran power. The “Death Star” of the setting.

* Refer to supplement Prelude to War for info on the behemoth.

* Ghost ships: Any kind of airship that has befallen a disaster or problem; can be the focus of an adventure.

* Ships as characters; drama and story potential of airship crew.


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