episode 11 – nobles: the shining host

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Settle in, because this is a long one… the raw audio for this recording was the longest we’ve had by far. But that’s because Nobles: the Shining Host, the first Changeling book to delve into Kithain nobility, covers a lot of bases. It’s not quite “Kithbook: Sidhe,” but there’s enough about them in there to …

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episode 10 – rage across appalachia

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Finally, we enter the double digits of episodes (well, unless you count our introductory one) as we discuss Rage Across Appalachia. Despite the cover art, the font and border styles, and the overwhelming majority of the content all suggesting this is a supplement for Werewolf: the Apocalypse, there is in fact the note that says …

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episode 9 – autumn people

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This episode we’ll be talking about The Autumn People, which gave extensive information and options about Banal antagonists for Changeling as part of White Wolf’s first annual event, 1995’s “Year of the Hunter.” It’s a short book, but densely packed with information, as well as some curious layout choices. Overall, it did its job of …

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episode 8 – werewolf + changeling with josh heath

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Another special guest joins us this week! Josh Heath from Werewolf: the Podcast is here to talk about Werewolf: the Apocalypse and its synergies with Changeling: the Dreaming. What are some of the similar themes? Do the Garou and Kithain have shared history to call out? How should one set up a crossover between the …

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episode 7 – freeholds and hidden glens

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As we enter the Seelie half of the year, it’s time to talk about Freeholds and Hidden Glens, which gave us seven thorough descriptions of the spaces where changelings get together for the doing of all manner of sundry things. Each of the freeholds is rather different, offering a range of ideas and story setting …

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episode 6 – immortal eyes: the toybox

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This week, we’re taking a look at the (debatable) “first chronicle book for the World of Darkness”, Immortal Eyes: The Toybox (not to be confused with its tie-in novel, The Toybox) (things gets complicated sometimes). The first in a trilogy of game supplements that follows the oathmates of the Immortal Eyes storyline, this is primarily …

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episode 5 – book of storyteller secrets, player’s kit, cantrip cards

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Herein we talk about the first proper supplement for Changeling: the Dreaming, 1995’s Book of Storyteller Secrets (not to be confused with the identically-named supplement for Vampire: Dark Ages the following year). Following hard on the heels of the corebook, Changeling’s BSS clocks in at 64 pages, most of which are taken up by a …

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episode 4 – interview with ian lemke

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Our first interview episode! This time around, we are chatting with noted White Wolf figure Ian Lemke. After helping to develop the Mind’s Eye Theatre LARP system, he was tapped as an author and the first developer of Changeling: the Dreaming, which he steered through its formative years—note that the cantrip cards were not his …

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episode 3 – 1st edition corebook

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This is the first of our deep dives into the individual books for Changeling, so naturally, we’re starting at the beginning, with the First Edition corebook. Released in July 1995, it was the last of the original lineup of five games for the World of Darkness. We go through each section of the book in …

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episode 2 – the fae before changeling

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In this episode, we discuss some of the conceptions of the fae in the World of Darkness before Changeling came out (and indeed, before it was even certain that it would). Behold some snippets of faerie lore from eons past, by which we mean the early 90s: … From the 1st Edition Vampire Storyteller Handbook …

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