Live from Barsaive: Episode 14

Episode 14 Highlights: Final episode of the Serpent River series Magical locations along the Pilgrimage Route The ongoing struggle between House Syrtis and House Ishkarat Boatloads of swordmasters If you’re looking for physical copies of older Earthdawn books, or other RPG stuff, check out Wayne’s Books. https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_014.mp3Podcast: Play in new …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 13

Episode 13: The Mid Reach of the Serpent River Why House Syrtis is in decline The Cliff City of Lalai Gorge Chad is a wisenheimer, but it’s not his fault Shivalahala Syrtis…coolest character ever! Rachel levels up on her nerd cred https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_013.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | …

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Starting a Tabletop / App Hybrid Game Project

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I’m officially starting a new project today. This is an idea that I have been kicking around, in one form or another, for several years now. The concept is still very nebulous, but it’s starting to shape up. I regret that I did not blog more actively while doing one …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 12

Episode 12 Highlights Include: Where on Earth have we been?!? More about the Boatman t’skrang-specific discipline Running games in the seaport city of Urupa Urupa’s heavy defenses Urupa’s school for adepts Dueling embassies Serpent River sourcebook (ED1) Check out Stickman World, a new iOS/Mac game from our buddies at Dilmer …

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Roadmap for Becoming a Professional Programmer

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This post is a heavily-adapted version of a Reddit reply that I made to a computer science student who was struggling with learning the C language. If you’re interested, you can find the original version HERE. There’s a Map in the Glovebox I didn’t go to college for computer science. …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 11

Episode 11 Highlights Include: Not our usual format, more of a freeform interview. Rachel’s brother, Everett, discusses his “extreme” modding and house rules of Earthdawn. The airing of grievances. How to be a Windling accountant. Who are we kidding? This episode is freeform, an unordered list is futile. FASA Games …

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Brief Live from Barsaive Hiatus and a Few Announcements

Greetings, fellow Barsavians! Wow, that looks even geekier on my screen than it sounded in my head. Taking a Very Short Break Due to some situations beyond our control, we will need to take a couple of weeks off from the podcast. It’s nothing too major and should be very …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 10

Episode 10 Highlights: Continuing our series on The Serpent River. T’skrang only Boatman discipline What makes Rachel want to “get all smacky.” How to get kicked out of the floating city of V’strimon on Lake Ban Crazy, drunk, and unreliable Windling messengers. Chatting with Fire Elementals. https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_010.mp3Podcast: Play in new …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 9

Episode 9 Highlights: Lots of detail about the soon-to-be-released source book on the City of Travar Info about the upcoming 4th Edition Earthdawn Companion: High-circle talents, alchemy, creature “masks” system, and much more Other upcoming source books: “Questors and Passions” and “Elven Nations” How to submit adventures and source books …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 8

Some Highlights Include: Part 2 in our series on The Serpent River. Special guest, Rachel’s brother, Everett. Overview of the T’skrang houses, and how to work them into your campaign. Chad and Rachel both mispronounce “Omasu,” with a clever use of vowels. How Kevin Costner is like the Silver necklace …

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