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Ottawa Game Publishers Podcast

Apr 2, 2008

WARNING: Instances of very strong language may offend some listeners.

Accidental Survivors: the Modern Gaming Podcast
sponsored by Sword's Edge Publishing
All music in podcast by Mindscape Music

This episode we welcome Mike Lafferty the author of Wizards & Wiseguys, Modern Dispatch (#118): Pirates20: The Golden Age of Piracy, the 6th Seal, and Defcon 1, among others.

1. News & Views
PCGen v5.13.12 (Beta) released! Release notes here.

In memory of the late E. Gary Gygax, Sword’s Edge Publishing will be donating its revenues from March and April to the Christian Children’s Fund, a charity to which his family has indicated Mr. Gygax was much endeared.

The Escapistcast

2. Feature: Franchise Fiasco
Get read for the flood of links! Stand well away from the screen.

Brotherhood of the Wolf
d20 Past
A Mighty Fortress
Savage Worlds of Solomon Kane
Chuck's Web novel, Hellstrom Voyage
Patrick O'Brien
Master and Commander
Last of the Mohicans
Beast of Gévaudan
His Majesty's Dragon
William Walker
British East India Company
The Thing (and the original)
HP Lovecraft
Sir Richard Burton (the explorer)
First Footsteps in East Africa
Mountains of the Moon
Mutants and Masterminds
DC Universe
Gotham by Gaslight
Transcontinental Railway (Canada)
Sewers of Paris
Steampunk Musha
Crimson Skies
Saving Private Ryan
Dog Soldiers
An American Werewolf in London
The Keep
Operation Jedburgh and the adventure from Empty Room Studios

Game Bag Review Show

3. Inspiration
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The Difference Engine and the In Our Time episode with Ada Lovelace
Tunguska Event
Cast a Deadly Spell
Public Enemies
The Imperial Age line from Adamant Entertainment, specifically London, British India and the Gamemaster's Guidebook to Victorian Adventure
The Anubis Gates

4. The Hook
One explanation of the Tunguska Event
Tesla (and the David Bowie reference)

5. Feedback
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6. Pimpage Zone
Don't forget to check out Defcon 1.