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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 85 - Email and Charcoalgrin

* Email from Anthony: Where can vendors get books?


* Email from Tim: Digital Travar map?

* Now available free on the FASA Web Shop

* Email from Insaniac99: Path requirements – Josh made a mistake!

* Dragons in depth: Charcoalgrin

* No physical description is presented in any official published material.

* Very talkative, vain, and self-important.

* Lairs in the former Imperial Palace of Parlainth.

* Game statistics for Charcoalgrin are in the ED4 GM Guide

* Josh muses on her role in Parlainth and the city being “walled off” from Earthdawn’s greater storyline.

* Charcoalgrin’s involvement with Parlaith, and possible role in the ritual that hid the city.

* Obsessed with events in the city during the Scourge and the fate of its residents.

* The Unforgiveables: Charcoalgrin’s eyes and ears.

* Josh muses on Charcoalgrin’s clutch-parent.

* Shut-in, depressive personality because of her backstory.

* Speculation on her friendship with Torgak.

* Goal to return Parlainth to its astral pocket to find possible survivors?
* Ideas, consequences, or complications of that objective.

* Charcoalgrin in campaigns; revolve around Parlainth.

* Discussion of her game statistics and the difficulty of using a single powerful creature as a combat encounter.

* Possible consequences of Charcoalgrin’s death.

* As always, remember that dragons are characters, not merely sacks of health you can stab.


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