Dragonlance Canticle #69 – The Horror! The Horror!

In this episode, our spirit guides take us on a tour of horror in gaming and how to evoke this most delicate of genres in your game.  They also prove that there is more to Dragonlance horror than bored Kender, and then dissect our first live play.There should be something to whet the appetites of anyone seeking to add a dash of horror to their game in time for Halloween (and beyond).

The links mentioned in the show are:

The Book of Unremitting Horror (Pelgrane Press)
(Reader discretion is advised)

Notable kickstarter projects:

Bones 2

Dragon Kings (not to be confused with the Dark Sun supplement)

Ghosts: Trampas, Chuck, Tristan, Weldon, & Connie.

Dragonlance Canticle #68 – Women in Dragonlance (Part Two)

Rejoice! Tinker Gnomes have discovered, and cobbled together, the fabled Part Two of Women in Dragonlance! Excavated from the depths of the logic engines of Mount Nevermind, this episode covers:

  • The portrayal of women in Dragonlance novels and art
  • How does (and should) Dragonlance handle sexism?
  • What types of female characters do we want to see in Dragonlance?
  • And Weldon gives us a new take on Raistlin’s Daughter…

Hosts: Trampas, Chuck, Weldon, Connie, and Grace.

Dragonlance Canticle #67 – New Age Novels

(running time: [01:32:13])

In this episode, the round table discusses the novels published after March 2000, with a special emphasis on the War of Souls. The major points covered include the strength of character and plot development, the role of serialised fiction in Dragonlance, and whether ultimately the classic era gave fans a better novel experience.

Also covered are [00:01:50] The hosts discuss the latest movies such as World War Z, Iron Man 3, RIPD, and The Lone Ranger, [00:08:20] Firefly RPG, [00:10:32] Novels discussion, [00:47:37] Weldon joins the conversation, [01:00:18] Serial fiction for Dragonlance.

Hosts: Trampas, Chuck, Weldon, and Adrian

Dragonlance Canticle #66 – Classic Era Novels

Welcome back, Companions!

In this episode, Chuck springs a mystery topic on the panel.  With no preparation, the round table must discuss the high and low points of the ‘classic era’ novels – and hilarity ensues!

If you would like to follow along at home, the page used to delineate the novel eras is: http://www.dlnexus.com/products/chronological.aspx

Hosts: Trampas, Chuck, Weldon, and welcome back Grace.

Dragonlance Canticle #65 – Raistlin and Draconians

Was Raistlin the only choice Par-Salian had to become his “sword?” Is Par-Salian even Good in alignment? Are draconians still evil?

Plus Adrian is wrangling tinker gnomes. All of this and more on this episode of the Dragonlance Canticle!

Dragonlance Canticle #64 – Banter and Small Topic Roundup

Adrian joins the crew as the new producer, but what has he gotten himself into? Our fearless crew discusses the best of each D&D edition, pacing RPG book releases, and so much more. Plus Chuck hates on…well, the list is too long to post here. And Trampas wants to play a kender warlord!

All of this and more on this month’s installment of the Dragonlance Canticle!

NOTE: Apologies, but we had technical difficulties with part 2 of the Women in Dragonlance discussion. Be assured that the discussion was quite intelligent, insightful, and mature. As much as we can be all of those things.

Dragonlance Canticle #63 – Women in Dragonlance (Part One)

This month, Tristan, Grace, Connie, Chuck, and Trampas discuss women in Dragonlance. As ever, there are tangents. Part one of two.

This month is also the episode where I, Tristan, say goodbye. I leave to join the Navy in a few days, and don’t know when (if ever) I will next be on the mikes. Running the Canticle has been a wonderful experience, and I will miss all of you, dear listeners.

As ever, feedback, marriage proposals, hate mail, and show topics can be sent to podcast@dlnexus.com. We respond to every person who emails us.

 Here’s a link to the Hawkeye Initiative.

Dragonlance Canticle #62 – More New DL Content in Dragon!

Tristan, Trampas, and Chuck discuss Dungeon Command, board games, and the two Dragonlance articles in the latest issue of Dragon magazine!

If you are a woman with a microphone and you would like to be part of the discussion for the ‘women in Dragonlance’ episode (and we hope you will!) please email us to let us know.

Feedback and show topics are the best, and can be sent to Podcast@DLnexus.com.

Episode 62 is delayed because we love you.

The March issue of Dragon Magazine has two (count ’em!) articles about Dragonlance in it. Since this is the March episode of the Canticle, we really should cover this. However, the issue was not out by recording time, so we’ve pushed recording back by a bit. The March episode will be out in the next few weeks.

Long live the lance!

-Tristan

Dragonlance Canticle #61 – Iconic Locations

In this episode, Tristan, Trampas, and Chuck discuss some of Dragonlance’s most iconic locations. Also, next month, part of the discussion will be on book one of the Ogre Titans trilogy: The Black Talon.

Part 1 of Tristan’s interview with Fear the Boot can be found here: http://www.feartheboot.com/ftb/index.php/archives/3088

Visit DLnexus.com to find the latest from the Ongoing Adventures team!

Feedback is amazing (especially show topics), and can be sent to Podcast@DLnexus.com. We respond to every emailer.

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