Today in Podcasts: Behind the Bastards, “The Bastard Manifesto”

Sean here. Between work, recovering from work, and designing Covenant, I don’t have a lot of free time to read. I hate to admit this, but listening to podcasts has really been the only intellectual stimulation I’ve had for a while. Some of these have been integral to Covenant’s development. Others have helped me develop […]

Cecilia D’Anastasio on Gary Gygax, Dave Arneson, and Dungeons and Dragons’ Origins

Sean here. While researching Covenant, I decided that I needed, for whatever reason, to figure out what a roleplaying game is and how the differ from other types of games, like computer games. I put that to my gaming friends, and one of them (I think it was John, Roll20 has apparently eaten the message) […]

Meet the Acoes – Part 2

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!) Sean again. Yesterday, I told you about acoes. Now let’s look at some of the traits that you’ll use to make them in Covenant. Keep in mind, by way, […]

Meet the Acoes – Part 1

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!) Sean again. We’ve introduced you to the calerre (part 1 and part 2) and the chiroptim (part 1 and part 2). Now it’s time to meet the acoes! As […]

Radio Free Covenant: Episode 4 – Meet the Valka, Part 1

We’re a week and a day late, but Radio Free Covenant is back on the air! Sean had his hands full with a three-year-old niece last weekend, when he normally edits the podcast. That’s why it’s late. We have a treat to make up for it, though: one of the playable species in Covenant, the […]

Meet the Chiroptim – Part 2

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!) Sean again. Yesterday, I told you a little bit about the chiroptim. Now let’s see how they look in the Covenant game system. Keep in mind, by way, that […]

Meet the Chiroptim – Part 1

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!) Sean again. Last week, we introduced you to the calerre (part 1 and part 2). Now it’s the chiroptim’s turn! As always, remember that everything on this blog is […]