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Making a Monster

Game designers show you their favorite monster, how it works, why it works, and what it means. Each bite-sized episode features a D&D or TTRPG designer and the monster of their choice.

Tracks

Ol' Chap Ettercap, ft. Critical Crafting
O'l Chap Ettercap is a monster whose story grew in the telling, from meaningless Download Ol' Chap Ettercap in every form a tabletop needs: https://scintilla.studio/monster-ettercap-critical-crafting/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Dillon Onley, Creative Director Cameron DeFord, Marketing Director https://www.critical-crafting.com/ Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com "Creepy Dungeon Ambience" by DrMinky from https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/# (Freesound.org)
20:30 10/11/2022
Mörk Borg's 7 Deadly Sins
Mörk Borg, the doom metal TTRPG by Free League, gets an adventure with seven deadly sins chained in an off-shore prison boat where nothing is as it seems. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-mork-borg-dolja/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Zac Goins, World of Game Design https://twitter.com/wogdesign Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
17:53 10/05/2022
Shoebill Cockatrices show a terrifying biodiversity of monsters
Many monsters are combinations of animals, like the owlbear - but which owl, and which bear? Atlas Animalia by Metal Weave Games shows a terrifying biodiversity of monsters, including the shoebill cockatrice. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-atlas-animalia/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Sarah Dahlinger: https://www.sarahdahlinger.com/about (https://www.sarahdahlinger.com/) Andreas Walters: https://metalweavegames.com/ (https://metalweavegames.com/) Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
32:23 09/21/2022
Migo: Stillfleet's bio-tech super-future scientists with Wythe Marschall
Wythe Marschall, creator of Stillfleet, shares a monster born in the frozen ammonia crystals of Yuggoth at the far reaches of our solar system 100 billion years in the future. Don't wait, get it now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wythe/the-stillfleet-core-rulebook Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Wythe Marschall: https://twitter.com/hollowearths Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
40:29 08/30/2022
Extinction: The Call of the Giant Beaver
The size of a black bear, this Ice Age giant didn't build dams, but it guarded the water with a fearsome call just the same. Meet the world's most complete fossil giant beaver with Heather Lerner, the ancient DNA expert who brought her to life! Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction (https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction) Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-giant-beaver/ Guides: Dr. Heather Lerner, Curator of the Joseph Moore Museum https://twitter.com/moore_museum Join the conversation: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter "Extinction Theme" by Alex Monroe, the Boy King of Idaho
59:55 08/22/2022
The Mukad: aberrant insect harbingers from Grim Hollow by Ghostfire Games
The mukad are insect-like aberrations following the orders of a slumbering god of destruction as they lurk in the walls. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-mukad-grim-hollow-ghostfire-games/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Joe Raso: https://twitter.com/_joe_raso Grim Hollow by Ghostfire Games: https://ghostfiregaming.com/grim-hollow/ Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
26:41 07/26/2022
Aurochs, De-Extinction, and the Racism of Orcs in D&D
Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction (https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction) Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-aurochs-nazis-orcs/ Guides: Steve Sullivan, director of the Hefner Museum of Natural History at Miami University in Ohio Jessica Marcrum, Uncaged Author and producer of the Threeflings actual play podcast, www.jessicamarcrumwrites.com James Mendez Hodes, game designer and orc historian: https://jamesmendezhodes.com/ Did you like this stat block? Let me know on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter "Extinction Theme" by Alex Monroe Closing music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
43:58 06/27/2022
The Frog of Holding, ft. Nature Check
A team of scientists encounter the Frog of Holding, a giant monstrosity with an extradimensional space for its young! Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction (https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction) Partial transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-frog-of-holding/ Guides: Sheryl, The Roving Naturalist: https://twitter.com/RvingNaturalist Ethan Kocak: https://twitter.com/Blackmudpuppy Chelsea: https://twitter.com/ChelseaHerps Maria Gatta: https://twitter.com/M_Gatta Did you like this stat block? Let me know on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter "Extinction Theme" by Alex Monroe
48:05 06/13/2022
Extinction: Dragon Bones & Cave Bears
The cave bear is more than just a monster variant on MM 334. It's the source of piles of dragon bones in caves all over Europe, and fulcrum where archaeology turned from fantasy to science. Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction (https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction) Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: www.patreon.com/scintillastudio Join the conversation: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter "Extinction Theme" by Alex Monroe
09:38 05/30/2022
Giant spider chucking goblins in the MCDM monster book
How does it square with your heroes when the bad guys treat their animals better than the good guys? What if your villain pets the dog? Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-war-spider-mcdm/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: James Introcaso: https://twitter.com/JamesIntrocaso (https://twitter.com/JamesIntrocaso) Flee, Mortals! The MCDM Monster Book: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mattcolville/mcdm-monster-book (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mattcolville/mcdm-monster-book) Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
42:37 04/18/2022
Solarpunk in Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel
Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel's creator was inspired by the solarpunk and hopepunk movements, but what even are those? Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-solarpunk-journeysthroughtheradiantcitadel Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: David Somerville, author, Planegea: https://www.twitter.com/Planegea (https://www.twitter.com/Planegea) Mike Rugnetta & Taylor Moore: https://www.twitter.com/funcityventures (twitter.com/funcityventures) Kierán Suckling, Executive Director and Founder of the Center for Biological Diversity https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/ Tierra Curry, Senior Scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity https://twitter.com/TierraMussel Music credits: "Limousine" by Jason Shaw "Extinction Theme" by Alex Monroe
24:28 04/15/2022
Extinction: The Florida Fairy Shrimp
Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction (https://www.scintilla.studio/extinction) Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-florida-fairy-shrimp Guides: Tierra Curry, Senior Scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity https://twitter.com/TierraMussel Did you like this stat block? Let me know on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter Music credit: "Extinction Theme" by Alex Monroe
36:59 04/11/2022
The False Hydra & Larry the Kung Fu Kraken
The best game-breaking exploits in D&D. This week: the false hydra, the most terrifying homebrew monster ever made; and the Kung Fu Kraken, an ancient titan of the deep somehow less effective than a straw dummy. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-false-hydra-kung-fu-kraken/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Jeremy Vine: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/talumin (www.twitter.com/talumin) Jarrod Jahoda, Mid-Level Adventurers: https://twitter.com/midlvladventure (www.twitter.com/midlvladventure) Danilo Vujevic, Thinking Critically: https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk/ (https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk/) Rebecca Gray and Steven Myers, Eberron: A Chronicle of Echoes: https://www.sivisechoerstation.com/ (https://www.sivisechoerstation.com/) Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
34:02 03/21/2022
Arrow of Destruction & The Wireless Troll
D&D players have spent almost 50 years breaking the game. This week: the arrowhead of total destruction, nuclear warhead powered by extradimensional spaces; and the wireless troll, communication via regeneration. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-arrow-of-destruction-wireless-troll/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Jeremy Vine: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/talumin (www.twitter.com/talumin) Jarrod Jahoda, Mid-Level Adventurers: https://twitter.com/midlvladventure (www.twitter.com/midlvladventure) Danilo Vujevic, Thinking Critically: https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk/ (https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk/) Rebecca Gray and Steven Myers, Eberron: A Chronicle of Echoes: https://www.sivisechoerstation.com/ (https://www.sivisechoerstation.com/) Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
36:08 03/14/2022
Peasant Rail Gun & Quantum Ogre
D&D players have spent almost 50 years breaking the game, creating exploits that became monsters in their own right. This week: the peasant rail gun, an army of hirelings with a light-speed projectile; and the quantum ogre, the monster who is everywhere until it is observed. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-peasant-rail-gun-quantum-ogre/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Jeremy Vine: www.twitter.com/talumin Jarrod Jahoda, Mid-Level Adventurers: https://twitter.com/midlvladventure (www.twitter.com/midlvladventure) Danilo Vujevic, Thinking Critically: https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk/ (https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk/) Rebecca Gray and Steven Myers, Eberron: A Chronicle of Echoes: https://www.sivisechoerstation.com/ (https://www.sivisechoerstation.com/) Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
35:31 03/09/2022
Luthic the Blood Moon Witch in Uncaged Goddesses
Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-luthic-uncaged-godesses/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: Jessica Marcrum: https://twitter.com/angrynerdgirl David Markiwsky: https://twitter.com/DavidMarkiwsky https://www.dmsguild.com/product/382873/Uncaged-Goddesses?affiliate_id=1485089 Music by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
36:53 02/21/2022
Extinction: Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, D&D's celestial Questing Bird
Declared extinct less than three months ago, the ivory-billed woodpecker is the holy grail of birders all over the U.S. Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://store.magehandpress.com/products/book-of-extinction-preview Get the Questing Bird stat block by joining the Mage Hand Press Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mfov Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-ivory-billed-woodpecker/ Guides: Kieran Suckling, Executive Director and Founder of the Center for Biological Diversity https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/ Ben Gilsdorf, amateur ornithologist https://www.audubon.org/conservation/science/christmas-bird-count
36:43 12/15/2021
Extinction: Thylacine, Ghost Tiger of the Feywild
The thylacine of Tasmania becomes the ghost tiger of the Feywild: a tragic figure as enchanting as it is terrifying. Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://store.magehandpress.com/products/book-of-extinction-preview Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-thylacine/ Guides: Steve Sullivan, Director of the Hefner Museum of Natural History at Miami University http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/centers/hefner-museum/ Kieran Suckling, Executive Director and Founder of the Center for Biological Diversity https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/ Andrew Coons, First Watch: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu5p4VD1CxwndFhal7DF0mA House Sivis Echoer Station: https://www.sivisechoerstation.com/echoes/cyre-once-again Like this stat block? Did I miss something? Let me know on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter
29:30 12/10/2021
Extinction: Great Auk, the Ocean Master
The great auk is a powerful bird with a bone-chilling extinction story. It's getting a second life as a D&D monster. Get the great auk and two other extinct animals for your D&D campaign: https://store.magehandpress.com/products/book-of-extinction-preview Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-great-auk/ Guides: Kieran Suckling, Executive Director and Founder of the Center for Biological Diversity Tierra Curry, Senior Scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity Stan Rachootin, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at Mount Holyoke University Appearing courtesy the Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College Like this stat block? Did I miss something? Let me know on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter
18:39 11/22/2021
Extinction: Passenger Pigeon, the Feathered Tide
Passenger pigeons were once the most numerous bird on the planet, a swarm of Tiny beasts covering the sky. Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in D&D: https://store.magehandpress.com/products/book-of-extinction-preview Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-passenger-pigeon/ Guides: Steve Sullivan, Director of the Hefner Museum of Natural History, Miami University Stan Rachootin, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at Mount Holyoke University Appearing courtesy the Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College Like this stat block? Did I miss something? Let me know on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter
28:48 11/18/2021
Making a Monster: Extinction
Extinct animals get a second life in D&D. It's only fair, since the biodiversity of our natural world is responsible for fantasy storytelling. Get three extinct animals raised to life as monsters in Dungeons & Dragons: https://store.magehandpress.com/products/book-of-extinction-preview Episode transcript: https://scintilla.studio/monster-extinction-animals-in-dnd/ Guests: Steve Sullivan, Director Hefner Museum of Natural History, Miami University Additional voices: Matt Davids, https://www.dicegeeks.com/monster-first-tabletop-rpgs/ Joe Gaylord, https://twitter.com/LabLazarus Nat Biggs, https://scintilla.studio/monster-displacer-beast/ Join the conversation: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter
15:44 11/08/2021
Planegea, the Stone Age setting for D&D
Body-snatching jungle aliens called the Kelledros roam the prehistoric, stone-punk of Planegea, a new setting for D&D 5th Edition by Atlas Games and designer Dave Somerville. Learn how identity and mystery shape the nature of horror in your D&D game. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-planegea-atlas-games/ (https://scintilla.studio/monster-planegea-atlas-games/) Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/atlasgames/planegea (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/atlasgames/planegea) https://www.twitter.com/Planegea (https://www.twitter.com/Planegea) https://twitter.com/AtlasGames (https://twitter.com/AtlasGames) Music by Audionautix www.audionautix.com
35:09 10/25/2021
Fizban's Treasury of Dragons with Amy Vorpahl
Amy Vorpahl is the voice of Fizban, multiverse-spanning god of dragons, in Fizban's Treasury of Dragons. We discuss this character's view of the world, how to write for D&D, and whether Fizban is fun to hang out with. Spoiler alert: he is. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-fizbans-treasury-of-dragons-with-amy-vorpahl Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guest Amy Vorpahl: https://www.twitter.com/VorpahlSword https://www.amyvorpahl.com/ Music by Audionautix:www.audionautix.com
33:23 10/18/2021
Bonus: Skitterwidgets, from Amy Vorpahl's Candlekeep Mystery
Amy Vorpahl couldn't resist adding a cute little Pokémon to her Candlekeep Mystery. Here's more about the skitterwidgets, what Pat Rothfuss could gain from a little more magic, and how to stay motivated while writing. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-amy-vorpahl-candlekeep-mystery Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guest, Amy Vorpahl: https://www.twitter.com/VorpahlSword https://www.amyvorpahl.com/ Music by Audionautix:www.audionautix.com
10:01 10/15/2021
GM Edition: Fun City, Mike Rugnetta & Taylor Moore
Fun City is the best Shadowrun actual play podcast on the Internet, and its two GMs, Mike Rugnetta and Taylor Moore, crafted a beautiful, dimension-spanning arc with the most thought-provoking villain this show has featured yet. Making a Monster: GM Edition asks actual play podcasters how they use the monsters in their games. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-fun-city-mike-rugnetta-taylor-moore Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests, Mike Rugnetta and Taylor Moore: https://funcity.ventures https://www.twitter.com/MikeRugnetta https://twitter.com/taylordotbiz https://www.YouTube.com/MikeRugnetta Music by Nihilore and Audionautix http://www.nihilore.com/license www.audionautix.com
72:27 10/11/2021
GM Edition: Chosen Ones D&D
Chosen Ones is a visual-novel style D&D podcast on YouTube with an all-artist and LGBT+ cast. DM Cassiroll and I discuss playing too much D&D, too little combat, and the window between heroism and villainy. Making a Monster: GM Edition asks actual play podcasters how they use the monsters in their games. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-chosen-ones-dnd/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guest: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqa9_zBgST-wPRCVL7PXwvw https://twitter.com/ChosenOnesDnD Music by Nihilore and Audionautix http://www.nihilore.com/license www.audionautix.com
43:55 10/04/2021
GM Edition: The First Watch
The First Watch is a cinematic actual play podcast making the most of genre-based storytelling. DM Andrew Coons and I discuss the seven types of conflict in literature and how heroes make the courageous, if stupid, choice. Making a Monster: GM Edition asks actual play podcasters how they use the monsters in their games. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-first-watch/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guest Andrew Coons: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu5p4VD1CxwndFhal7DF0mA https://twitter.com/firstwatchshow Music by Nihilore http://www.nihilore.com/license
33:08 09/27/2021
GM Edition: The Last Tapestry
The Last Tapestry is a tech-noir, Eberron-inspired actual play D&D podcast. DM Dan Locke and I discuss "monster monsters" and the definition of villainy. Making a Monster: GM Edition asks actual play podcasters how they use the monsters in their games. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-the-last-tapestry/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter Meet my guest Dan Locke from the Last Tapestry: https://www.thelasttapestry.com/ Music by Nihilore http://www.nihilore.com/license
38:33 09/20/2021
GM Edition: Nikki Yager, Beholder to No One
Nikki Yager makes D&D podcasts. Like, a lot of D&D podcasts. Like a lot. Her favorite villains are the ones who think they're the hero. We talk about heroism and villainy on a dimmer, and the many, many times gamers seem to end up at Denny's. Making a Monster: GM Edition asks actual play podcasters how they use the monsters in their games. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-beholder-to-no-one/ Meet my guest Nikki Yager: https://linktr.ee/BeholdertoNoOne Get stat blocks, bonus bits, and other monstrous perks: www.patreon.com/scintillastudio Join the conversation: www.twitter.com/SparkOtter Music by Nihilore http://www.nihilore.com/license
41:38 09/13/2021
Avatar Legends on what makes Azula scary
Avatar Legends brings the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender to your tabletop as an RPG. The game has a balanced take on what it means to be a villain and a monster. Join designers James Mendez Hodes and Sharang Biswas and discover how the Apocalypse World engine becomes a faithful representation of the show. Read the transcript and get more from the show: https://scintilla.studio/monster-avatar-legends-the-rpg/ Get stat blocks, bonus content, and other monstrous perks: https://my.captivate.fm/www.patreon.com/scintillastudio (www.patreon.com/scintillastudio) Join the conversation: https://my.captivate.fm/www.twitter.com/SparkOtter (www.twitter.com/SparkOtter) Meet my guests: https://jamesmendezhodes.com/ https://sharangbiswas.myportfolio.com/ Opening music: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57e83f709de4bbd550a2fdba/57e846065016e1b28d2eed7c/58151cdc46c3c4f1cb1b8a0d/1477778778602/Shapes+Within+the+Jade.mp3 (Shapes Within the Jade) by Nihilore Closing tune: Pennywhistle by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com
38:18 09/01/2021