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Podcast: B is for Blood of Heroes


Dungeon Chatter Podcast
Episode 2: B is for Blood of Heroes
In this episode, Travis and Victoria discuss the swords and sorcery setting they’re building.

Soundcloud Link
https://soundcloud.com/dungeonchatter/002-b-is-for-blood-of-heroes

Works Discussed
TTRPGs
AD&D, Middle Earth Role Playing (MERP), Rolemaster (RM), Mage: The Ascension (Sorry I couldn’t remember the name at the time), StarWars the RPG

Video Games
Wasteland, Bethesda generally

Literature
Harry Potter, JRR Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, Mickey Zucker Reichert

Concepts
The majesty and prevalence of dragons, ritual magic/divine magic, blood magic/demonic magic

Show Notes
Occasional fireworks because it was July 4th

The Pitch
Swords (technology level) and Sorcery (there is magic)
The flavor of Republican (and possibly Imperial) Rome (technology and flavor)
Dragons as rare but incredibly powerful
Magic as truly arcane, also possibly establishing some “good vs. evil” possibilities, but it’s complicated.

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