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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Brief Live from Barsaive Hiatus and a Few Announcements

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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

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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

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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

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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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Live from Barsaive: Episode 7

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Some Highlights Include: Part 1 of a 4 part series on the Serpent River and the T’Skrang An overview of the Serpent River setting. How to be a civilized pirate. Another shameless plug, this time for our new merchandise store Lava Monkey Merch Store https://lavamonkeygames.com/podcastfiles/LiveFromBarsaive_007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | …

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Flibitz Update and a New Podcast

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I have, yet again failed to update the blog on an even slightly acceptable basis. No excuses, I just didn’t get it done. But things have been happening. We released Flibitz in the App Store. Currently it is only available for iPads (all versions), but we have decided to release …

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