Live from Barsaive: Episode 17

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Part 2 of our Earthdawn Crash Course: Learn the ins and outs of magic in the world of Earthdawn Detailed discussion of game rounds and combat Specific phases of casting a spell NOTE: We originally intended to finish the Crash Course in two episodes, but we ended up going into …

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Live from Barsaive: Podcast Announcements and Company News

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I just wanted to update everyone on the status of the podcast. The Bad News In case you missed my recent Twitter rant, here is the summary: I broke my foot Broken feet swell a lot and need to be kept elevated Unless I hang from the rafters like a …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 16

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Part 1 of our Earthdawn Crash Course: How to get your first Earthdawn game up and running quickly Lightning fast overview of the world of Earthdawn Learn which gaming supplies are required and which are optional https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More

Live from Barsaive: Episode 15

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Episode 15 Highlights: Chad is joined by special guest, Mr. Johnson, of the Arcology Podcast Mr. Johnson makes a big announcement Lots of great info about Shadowrun 400 percent less coughing than in previous episodes Legends of Earthdawn, actual play podcast The Arcology Podcast (Shadowrun) https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 14

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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

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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

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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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