Podcast #35: Sci-Fi Games with Ed Jowett

This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Ed Jowett of Shades of Vengeance to talk about science fiction roleplaying! The guys talk about Era: The Consortium, NEW, Paranoia, Traveller, Eclipse Phase, Star Trek, and others along with what makes sci-fi roleplaying different. In the news, information on the Relics & Rarities premier, Kickstarter’s ZineQuest promotion is in full swing, new miniatures from WizKids for Pathfinder and Dungeons & Dragons, hints about the new D&D book, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World, a new listener-submitted sketch, and a new review!
Ed Jowett
Shades of Vengeance https://www.shadesofvengeance.com
Era: The Consortium https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/146452/Era-The-Consortium--Rulebook-Primer?affiliate_id=36142
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What’s Caught Our Eye
Crafting Better Puzzles for RPGs https://www.nerdolopedia.com/articles/2018/7/13/crafting-better-puzzles-for-roleplaying-games
The “Spirit Of” Dice Series Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/163050832/the-spirit-of-dice-range?ref=enworld
Cats & Cats Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/daytheelf/cats-and-cats?ref=enworld
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News
Relics & Rarities http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6017-Relics-Rarities-Special-Guests-Are-Kevin-Smith-Daredevil-s-Charlie-Cox
ZineQuest Kickstarter Promotion http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6021-RPG-Kickstarter-Zine-Quest-News-%96-The-Initial-Seven-Zines
D&D Beyond Statistics Part 1 http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6028-90-of-D-D-Games-Stop-By-Level-10-Wizards-More-Popular-At-Higher-Levels
D&D Beyond Statistics Part 2 http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6037-Humans-Fighters-and-Life-Domain-Most-Popular-On-D-D-Beyond
News Digest (WizKids Minis, Talisman New Edition, D&D on Fox News) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6029-News-Digest-New-D-D-and-Pathfinder-Minis-from-WizKids-Judge-Dredd-Arrives-and-more!
BAMFsies http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6031-2018-Bamfsies-Awards-for-Best-Superhero-RPGs-Announced
New Star Trek Adventures Books http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6030-Science-Division-Alpha-Quadrant-Trouble-on-Omned-III-For-Star-Trek-Adventures
WOIN W4: Spirits of Manhattan (PDF) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/266150/WOIN-W4-Spirits-of-Manhattan?affiliate_id=36142
WOIN W4: Spirits of Manhattan (Physical) https://amzn.to/2E8bHzQ
Upcoming Nautical D&D Book http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6035-Pages-From-The-Upcoming-Nautical-D-D-Book!
Abuse Allegations Against Zak S aka Zak Smith aka Zak Sabbath http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6042-RPG-Writer-Zak-S-Accused-Of-Abusive-Behaviour
Since recording, a second statement was made by another ex-partner of Zak’s documenting allegations of abuse (WARNING: This is a very detailed account of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse): https://www.facebook.com/VivkaCriesWolf/posts/2478145012257909
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Kickstarters
Carbon 2185 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dragonturtlegames/carbon-2185-a-cyberpunk-rpg?ref=enworld
Awaken: The Liborian Saga https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2084336794/awaken-the-liborian-saga?ref=enworld
Dark Naga – Haunting of Hastur https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/darknaga/dark-naga-haunting-of-hastur-hardback-5e-and-osr?ref=enworld
The Tome of Magical Mystery https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sessionzero/the-tome-of-magical-mystery-5e-compatible?ref=enworld
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Sci-Fi Games
Era: The Consortium (Amazon) https://amzn.to/2IkjUp4
Era: The Consortium (Drive Thru) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/146452/Era-The-Consortium--Rulebook-Primer?affiliate_id=36142
N.E.W. (Amazon) https://amzn.to/2SUC6K0
N.E.W. (Drive Thru) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191271/NEW-The-Science-Fiction-Roleplaying-Game-v12?affiliate_id=36142
Paranoia https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191159/Paranoia-Red-Clearance-Edition?affiliate_id=36142
FASA Star Trek https://amzn.to/2I8ao83
Eclipse Phase https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/211293/Eclipse-Phase-Second-Edition-Open-Playtest?affiliate_id=36142
Traveller https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/171643/Traveller-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=36142
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