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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 22: Email and Horrors

* Email from Brian: PDF tools - Nitro PDF Reader


* Email from Rob: Renaming the Weaponsmith?

* Putting best practices and advice for online play in the guides?

* Recording an actual-play session to complement the books?

* Coming soon: An Earthdawn one-shot with the folks from The Critshow

* How do new Disciplines come to be?

* Email from Aaron: What sourcebooks are must haves?

* Tips for keeping players focused on the game?

* How to find players online?

* The Horrors!

* Lovecraftian… but not really.

* A chance to bring in weirdness - outside typical ecologies

* Physically threatening and possible to wipe PCs.

* Should also be emotionally and mentally threatening.

* It can be difficult to have some Horrors affect a player character directly.

* It’s okay to run some Horrors as bizarre, physically powerful enemies.

* Resources and advice on managing mood and horror-genre conceits in RPGs

* FATE Horror Toolkit

* Nightmares of Mine

* Unknown Armies

* Delta Green

* World/Chronicles of Darkness (especially Changeling: The Lost)

* Danse Macabre by Stephen King

* Horrors Sourcebook

* Call of Cthulhu

* H.P. Lovecraft

* Edgar Allen Poe

* Clive Barker

* Effects of the Horrors on the world and setting.

* Gauging difficulty of an encounter in the ED4 GM Guide

* Horror Karma as a spice, not a main ingredient.

* Story arc and campaign-level adversaries.

* Horrors in published adventures

* Favorite Horrors

* Movie Recs: Event Horizon, In the Mouth of Madness, Hellraiser

* Kickstarter for Iopos: Lair of Deceit


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

Iopos: Lair of Deceit Kickstarter

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