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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 32 - Email, Group Patterns, and Rewards

* Bombshell dropped in Earthdawn Webcomic Champion’s Challenge - Uhl is Dead

* PDF of Iopos sourcebook is out.

* New Kickstarter! Empty Thrones!

* Email from Kendall: Namegivers Podcast

* Email from K Scott: Magicians who can’t summon spirits?

* A sidebar on niche protection, Discipline theme and focus, and design choices.

* Group True Patterns.

* A deliberately created magical enchantment.

* A group of adepts in common cause swear an oath to work together and can gain power from that.

* Pop culture example: The Avengers.

* Walkthrough example: The Redeemers of Cynoc from Legends of Earthdawn.

* Group Name.

* Group Symbol.

* Individual items to represent each member of the group.

* Perform creation ritual and swear blood oath.

* The group as a “conceptual” place.

* Weaving threads to group pattern and the benefits that can provide.

* Oath of Blood Peace.

* Obsidimen, blood oaths, and group patterns.

* Death of a group member, adding or removing members.

* Legend Awards.

* Different categories of awards.

* Where the numbers on the chart came from.

* Josh’s Under the Hood Legend Award blog post.

* Legend awards are a pacing mechanic.

* Monetary rewards.

* Under the Hood Financial Awards blog post


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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