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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 12: Nothing but Email

* Emails! Lots of Emails! Please forgive Josh’s audio quality.

* From Ryan: Thread item design advice.

* From Guillaume: Thoughts about playing characters emerging from a kaer.

* From Matt: Changes to Bartertown in the wake of Throal’s increased isolationism?

* From Scott: Voluntarily lowering Spell Defense in ED3?

* (Found on page 134 of the ED3 Player’s Guide: “Lowering Spell Defense”)

* From Joao: Trolls can be Archers in ED1!

* Sky Raider talent choices: Why are Air Sailing and Wind Catcher talent options?

* Questions about the magical Theran locus under Vivane.

* Forge Weapon talent: Changes in timeframe of work?

* A sidebar about creatives being paid for their work, and FASA’s current approach

* From Jasper: Session Zero and advice on setting up a new game.

* Railroad vs Sandbox.

* Attentiveness at the table and cross-talk.

* Player grandstanding, spotlight hogging, or power play.

* Pacing. Action vs downtime. Significant vs minor events.

* Half-Races? Dragon blood characters?

* Map material planned for Shosara and Sereatha?

* (It IS the Baltic Sea.)

* Birth of the Wyrm Wood?

* Are Namegivers aware the Earth is round?

* Sidebar about colonialism and assumptions about other cultures.


Twitter: @EarthdawnG

Josh on Twitter: @mataxes

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