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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 24: Cavalryman

* Cavalryman

* Least played Discipline?

* Primary issue with Cavalryman: Their mount.

* Size and logistics when kaer diving.

* Remember though, kaers can be big.

* The Cavalryman is great world building.

* Josh’s campaign wish list: Cavalry focused game.

* Bond between rider and mount.

* Pop culture references: Sparhawk and Faran, Phoebus and Achilles, Sleipnir

* Karma Ritual

* Important Attributes

* Half Magic

* Starting mount choices

* Novice Discipline Talents

* Charge Talent

* Trick Riding

* More Pop Culture References: Brisco County and Comet, Xena and Argo, Lone Ranger and Trigger

* Mount enhancing talents.

* Morgan has some alternate animal companion material on his blog:

* Novice Talent Options

* Where you define the rider’s style.

* Blood Share

* Journeyman Discipline Talents

* Wheeling Attack

* Wheeling Defense

* A brief aside about Defense bonuses

* Lots of mounted versions of other talents

* Journeyman Talent Options

* Mounted archery

* Spirit Mount

* Cool Discipline, it’s a shame the obstacles hinder them appearing more as PCs

* Strength of the windling cavalryman

* Mounted combat primer page 397 of Player’s Guide


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