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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 46 - Email and Multiple Disciplines

* Email from Doomzy: Naming conventions for characters in the setting?

* Email from Ste: reNaming and passing on a title or name?

* Email from Matty: T’skrang and the Saurids from 1879?

* Email from Graham: Handling a group of five windlings and a troll?

* Multiple Disciplines

* A disclaimer about assumptions.

* Should consider philosophical compatibility and character personality.

* Josh discusses multi-Discipline consideration for Virag from the Legends of Earthdawn game.

* Discussion of likely incompatible combinations as examples.

* Air Sailor and Sky Raider

* Weaponsmith and Thief

* Cavalryman and Sky Raider or Air Sailor

* Archer and Swordmaster

* Josh makes a good case for Weaponsmith and Archer

* (Josh misspeaks and says Archer/Swordmaster in his discussion.)

* Swordmaster and Thief

* Josh argues that Thief is a tough second Discipline

* Some likely unconsidered but good combinations

* Beastmaster and Cavalryman or Warrior

* Beastmaster and Scout

* The order you learn Disciplines can make a notable difference

* Magician combinations

* Elementalist and Weaponsmith

* Cost of learning spells can make it more difficult

* Expanded questor and path rules reduce the need for multiple Disciplines

* Check out The Adept’s Way from first edition for more insight into combinations.


Twitter: @EarthdawnG

Josh on Twitter: @mataxes

Dan on Twitter: @boice_voice

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