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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 6: Timeline Part Two and Combat Overview

* Listener feedback: Matt asks about Barsaive's current political status quo, and why certain changes were made.

* Timeline — The Scourge

* The Book of Tomorrow

* Council Compact and Slavery

* Elemental Clocks

* Long-lived Monarchs

* Opening the Gates and the Earthdawn

* Open mysteries and “Blank Spaces on the Map”

* One Tragedy: Blood Wood

* The Truth of the Ritual of Thorns

* An iconic take on ‘dark’ elves

* Another Tragedy: Parlainth

* System Basics: Combat Overview

* Initiative and Declarations

* Actions

* Damage: add up, not count down.

* Additional and multiple attacks

* Wounds and Wound Penalties

* Josh can’t remember spell names!

* Duration of effects

* But Josh can remember armor values!

* Default use of extra successes in combat

* “Fast” combat

* GM advice: Dangers of exploding dice in combat

* How fatal is your game?

Find and follow:


Twitter: @EarthdawnG

Josh on Twitter: @mataxes

Get product information, developer blogs, and more at

Earthdawn Guild Facebook Group

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