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Sword Breaker

Sword Breaker is a podcast about the Dungeon World role playing game and playing in fantasy settings by the creators of the Sword Breaker zine. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

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Episode 18 - Barbarians

Conan! Thundarr! Fafhrd! Khal Drogo! Let's talk about BARBARIANS! YAAAAAAAHEEE! Call-in from Froth Sof of the Thought Eater blog and podcast! Bumper by Ray Otus!  Find him on the Plundergrounds podcast and zine and the Jellysaw website!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

7mins

11 Apr 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 16 - Roads

Interview with Wayne Peacock of MOTiVE zine and Podcast!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

17mins

3 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 3 - Never-Never-Wonderland

In this episode Jesse Ross and I talk about playing with young players and bringing very fantastical settings to life! Check out Yochai Gal's One Shot World https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/242339 And Tam's Blog https://exposit.github.io/katarpgs/ And Brian Holland's Session Zero https://www.patreon.com/BrianHolland/posts--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

31mins

31 Oct 2018

Rank #3

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Episode 6 - Elves

A chat about what elves are and what they've become in role playing games. Great suggestions from Colin Green, Ray Otus, Brian Holland, Rob C and Yochai Gal. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

16mins

16 Jan 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 4 - Mass Combat

In this episode I introduce Brian Holland's newest Session Zero zine Halo, Fang and Horn and offer up some ideas for adding spice to your battlefields. Ray Otus treats us to some Plundergrounds zine goodness and I get the call from Colin Green that means I've made it as an Anchorite! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

11mins

10 Nov 2018

Rank #5

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Episode 24 - Airships

They're one of the favorite ways to cross those big fantasy maps!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

11mins

7 Jun 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 7 - Spell Books

Let's talk about spell books! What are we missing? How can we make them more exciting?  Great ideas from Steven Karnes - https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/9300/Rocks-and-Roots?term=rocks+and+roots --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

15mins

31 Jan 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 22 - Wizards

What can we borrow from the greats to make our own game wizards more interesting? Call ins from Joe Richter and Jim Yoder! Go to Jellysaw to see the 10 fantasy novels Ray Otus picked as foundational works of fantasy!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

14mins

8 May 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 8 - Clerics

Inspired by Brian Holland of Session Zero and Cody M. of the No Save For You podcast, I'll share my thoughts on clerics. I'm a big fan of the class and feel there are serious missed opportunities that we can tackle together!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

25mins

7 Feb 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 17 - Something Borrowed...

I was challenged by Ray Otus and I did not back down!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

11mins

10 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 9 - Equipment

Equipment as world building--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

7mins

11 Feb 2019

Rank #11

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Episode 5 - Castles

A discussion about making castles memorable. Messages from Brian Holland (Creator of the Session Zero zine), Colin Green (Spikepit podcast), and Jason Hobbs (Hobbs & Friends, Random Screed, and Hextalk)--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

12mins

4 Jan 2019

Rank #12

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Episode 11 - World Building

Yochai Gal requested an episode about world building. Here it is! Interviews with:  Yochai Gal Brian Holland Greg Soper Tam Ray Otus --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

40mins

21 Feb 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 19 - Halflings

And now for the little people! Fun new Sword Breaker Theme mix from Lu Quade who has an Anchor podcast of his own called   Songs from the Surface of the Earth--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

12mins

25 Apr 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 25 - Kaiju

How do you drop some of that delicious Toho magic into your games? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

16mins

10 Jul 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 15 - Curses

Chatter about curses and their role in games versus fiction.  Call in from Stephen Karnes of Rocks and Roots!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

10mins

29 Mar 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 23 - Bards

Check out Ray Otus' Plundergrounds! We are both responding to a prompt from Jim Jones about Bards!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

9mins

15 May 2019

Rank #17

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Episode 20 - My 3 Top Monsters

3 of my favorite monsters and 8 variations on goblins!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

7mins

26 Apr 2019

Rank #18

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Episode 21 - Adventuring Parties

Lots of great call-ins! Ray Otus, Benjamin Hinnum, RFED, and Joe Richter. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

11mins

6 May 2019

Rank #19

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Episode 12 - Rangers

This is a short episode about the Ranger Class. I had some great input from: Ray Otus: Colin Green: Rob C.: --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sword-breaker/support

8mins

1 Mar 2019

Rank #20