Thursday, May 14, 2015

Episode 12.2: Our Favorite Published Campaign Settings

Donn is not younger than Adam. It's a fact.

Our Guests
+Mark Donkers
+Roy Snyder

Show Notes after the Jump

Show Notes

First Loves

Dark Sun - Roy
Palladium Multiverse - Roy
Greyhawk - Mark
Forgotten Realms - Donn
Dragonlance - Adam

Current Favorites

Warhammer FRP's Old World (more from the 1e rpg materials, less from the WHFB)
WH40k Rogue Trader-era universe
Lankhmar - Fafhrd & the Grey Mouser for life!
Thieves' World - all urban adventure!
(Mark gives some love to Adam's Ur-Hadad)
Hyborian Age - world of Conans!
Al-Qadim - world of Aladdins!
Aereth - Goodman Games' default setting
Aihrde - Troll Lord Games' default setting
Spelljammer - Adam still loves it
Earth Dawn - not just fantasy Shadowrun, it's a post-supernatural-horror-apocalypse fantasy from the folks who brought you Shadowrun
East Mark - From Adventures in the East Mark

What Do We Change to Make a Setting Our Own?

Donn - Races. De-Tolkein-ify them.
Adam - Aesthetic. Then I only change things that get us there.
Roy - Sandbox or railroad? Then, what sort of rules changes are implied by the setting?

Third Rail of Gaming: Race-and-Class or Race-as-Class?

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