Debugging My Creative Process

I Admit it…I Have Been Stuck It’s about time that I admit something: When it comes to game design, I’ve been stuck for a while now. I should clarify what I mean by “stuck.” I have been working on a concept for a yet-to-be-announced video game. I wasn’t struggling to …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 28

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Highlights Include Part 7 of our series on Parlainth: The Forgotten City The Smalls, and why you’re more likely to get lost than to get rich The Eastern Catacombs, and Twiceborn’s Kingdom of the undead A fun off-topic conversation about our other favorite game, Twilight Imperium Parlainth: The Forgotten City, …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 27

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Highlights Include: Part 6 of our series on Parlainth: The Forgotten City Rachel forgets the name of the podcast, but we still like her The Vaults and Charcoalgrin’s kingdom The Northern Catacombs and The Foul Folk Parlainth: The Forgotten City, from FASA Games https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_027.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 26

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Highlights Include: Part 5 of our series on Parlainth: The Forgotten City The Falsemen Wars in the War Zone Strange magical effects in the Western Catacombs Why the Laneways make for a terrible picnic spot Parlainth: The Forgotten City, from FASA Games https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_026.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 25

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Highlights Include: Part 4 of our series on Parlainth: The Forgotten City The Twists, and why you don’t want to live there The Southern Catacombs: Treasure seeker’s paradise? Chad hides in his office, but he has a good reason Parlainth: The Forgotten City, from FASA Games https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_025.mp3Podcast: Play in new …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 24

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We’re back for more Parlainth! Highlights Include: Chad has a cold but powers through it because he is a trooper Wrapping up our discussion of Haven Where to stay while you’re in town How to choose an adventuring guild Parlainth: The Forgotten City box set (FASA Store) Legends of Barsaive …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 23

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We are back! In our first post-Irma episode, we continue our journey through Parlainth. Highlights Include: Parlainth’s return to the world The founding of Haven Torgak attacks adventurers, and other misstatements by Chad and Rachel The Game Cave The Game Keep “FASA Official” Discord- Office Hours “Earthdawn-Westmarches” Discord Legends of …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 22

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Finally, the long-overdue interview with Lou Prosperi, Earthdawn 1st Edition Line Developer, author, and friend of the podcast. Highlights Include: Lou tells us what it was like to develop Earthdawn We discuss “The Imagineering Pyramid” and how you can use it in your creative projects Rachel and Lou discuss the …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 21

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Special guest: Graymayne, co-author of the recently released Earthdawn source book, Travar: The Merchant City. Episode Highlights: Learn how to make Travar a part of your campaign, no matter what type of game you prefer How the history of Travar ties in with the founding of Thera Bungee jumping, Earthdawn …

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Live from Barsaive: Episode 20

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Special Ludum Dare episode! We’re taking a one-episode break from talking about Earthdawn, to discuss our experience of participating in the Ludum Dare 39 game jam. You can download our print-n-play tabletop game, “You Can’t Handle the Tentacles” from this page. Episode Highlights: Rachel is tired and loopy this time …

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