Episode 68: The Long Game

In a grand return for 2019, we take on a big topic: running long campaigns!

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Welcome to the Wonders of Thedas Podcast, your one-stop-shop for all your Dragon Age RPG needs!

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In our triumphant return for the new year, we hope we make up for our absence with this deluxe-sized episode with four guests, speaking on a very special topic: long-term campaign design! We take a lot of what we have learned in previous episodes and apply it to the ultimate goal of any RPG group: the campaign you remember for years to come. We discuss villain planning, writing ahead, and the harder logistics of running a game with real people. We catch up on Parsival’s questions, cats invade all of our recording spaces, and Jessica’s pun game is on the mend too…

You can read Andy Klosky’s adventure, Unwelcome Guests, here!

Below you can see the work of CatBat, a delightful artist who crafted this clever game token for their character!   

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Episode 67: Dog Lords

Leona joins Reyn to speak of the nobility of the rough nation of Ferelden!

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Visiting dignitaries had best prepare for the smell of dog, you wouldn’t want to anger these chaotic people of Ferelden! Even the high society of Thedas’ youngest nation has that streak of independence that helped them throw off countless hardships, and we’ll be covering that in this episode about the Ferelden Noble Background! We finally talk about Ferelden, and to help Reyn in this episode while Jessica is away is our loremaster Leona! Join us on this dog-walk in a rough and tumble politics of Ferelden!

You can read Andy Klosky’s adventure, Unwelcome Guests, here!

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Episode 66: What is Your Will?

We discuss making difficult decisions for your players in Dragon Age.

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It was a difficult decision to make this episode….not really, we were happy to talk about it, but deciding what to talk about when making decision was hard! We talk about Moral Challenges, the decision points that are exemplified in the Dragon Age video games, and how you can create your own for your Dragon Age adventures! We discuss stumbling blocks, ways to increase the tension and investment, and give a few examples to help you get started! We also talk about making some potions, and some very painful puns from the darkest depths of the Deep Roads…

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Episode 65: Dareth Shiral

Leona and Andy help us discuss the Keeper specialization!

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In this long-awaited episode (for some of our hosts) we examine the Keeper specialization, one of the elfiest things you can do in the Dragon Age RPG! Learn the secrets of their unique nature magic and how to maximize your time protecting your clanmates and guiding the Dalish to a brighter future! We also talk about our campaigns, the love and loss, and we bring Leona and Andy to talk about all of it! Join us for this frolic through the DARPG!

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Episode 64: Did You Hear That?

Join us for a discussion about creating immersion and ambiance in your games!

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Attune your ears to the discussion of crafting ambience and immersion in your games! We bring on Leona to tackle the topic of how to pull your players into the world of Thedas, planning games that you’ll talk about for years to come! We discuss sound design, lighting, prop creation, and good old-fashioned descriptive prose! We also tackle some design questions in our Codex and we are already wringing our hands about the next episode’s topic (don’t forget to vote on it!)

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Episode 63: Deserts and Darkspawn

We survive the Ander Suvivor background!

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We go to the desolation that is the Anderfels to talk about being an Ander Survivor! This background is for the tough and scarred hero of the far north, growing up in a harsh world with darkspawn, Grey Warden politics, and the fight for survival! Reyn is on point with their jokes and segment transitions, Jessica does some cat herding behind the scenes, and we announce our participation in Dragon 4ge day!

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You can read Saulo Ortega’s adventure Delving Deep here!

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Episode 62: Add the Companion to the Party

Jack Norris joins us to talk about the FAGE Companion!

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Settle in, because Reyn tackles a big topic, and they don’t do it alone! They are joined by Jack Norris from Green Ronin Publishing, one of the designers of the Dragon Age RPG and designer on other AGE titles! Jack is equipped with special knowledge of our topic today: the Fantasy Age Companion! This tome contains supplemental talents, races, backgrounds, optional rules, and more for Fantasy Age, and you can steal from it for Dragon Age! We go through the book and chat about what could fit easily, what might require some tweaking, and what might not be a good fit for Dragon Age! Enjoy this deluxe-sized episode and add the Companion to your party! We also talk about some custom smithing rules and how to talk to your players about how you want to play!

You can see liszante’s Smithing rules here, and follow the thread here!

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