Podcasts Archive | 6/12/2009
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Eberron
(June 2009)
Mike Mearls & Jeremy Crawford

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Don't just read about D&D's latest news and announcements -- listen to them as well! And where better to find inside information than from the very halls of Wizards of the Coast. Presenting Eberron.

4th Edition Eberron

In this episode, we sit back with R&D's James Wyatt to discuss the 4th Edition release of the Eberron campaign setting—starting with June's Player's Guide and July's Campaign Guide. As James mentions, 4E Eberron has updated and emphasized four key points to bring out in the setting:

  • The Last War
  • The Draconic Prophecy
  • Khorvaire as a points-of-light setting
  • Threats DMs can use

As discussed, the Player's Guide includes the following map of Eberron:

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About the Hosts

Mike Mearls is the dark hope of chaotic evil: young, handsome, well endowed in abilities and aptitudes, thoroughly wicked, depraved, and capricious. Whomever harms Mearls had better not brag of it in the presence of one who will inform the Demoness Lolth!

Evil to the core, Mearls is cunning, and if the situation appears in doubt, he will use bribery and honeyed words to sway the balance in his favor. He is not at all adverse to gaining new recruits of any sort, and will gladly accept adventurers into the ranks, but he will test and try them continually. Those who arouse suspicion will be quietly murdered in their sleep; those with too much promise will be likewise dealt with, for Mearls wants no potential usurpers or threats to his domination.

Jeremy Crawford is an editor at Wizards of the Coast, who does editing, development, and design for Dungeons & Dragons. His recent credits include the Player's Handbook, Player's Handbook 2, Martial Power, and Divine Power.

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