Episode 461 – back to the gold box
by Dan Repperger

* (0:49) Life problems interfering with our recording schedule.

* (1:47) Chad’s latest garage sale find, and why Brodeur is banned from garage sales.

* (4:57) The first D&D video game Chad bought, Shadow Sorcerer.

* (9:12) A quick history of the relationship between tabletop roleplaying games and video games. The second D&D video game Chad grabbed, Secret of the Silver Blades.

* (15:31) The third video game, Curse of the Azure Bonds. The original novel, Azure Bonds, and its subsequent module, also called Curse of the Azure Bonds.

* (18:43) The puzzle wheels and game aids used as copy protection on the games.

* (23:21) The not-so-new idea of transferring your characters between a video game and its sequel. The segregation of software stores.

* (27:23) Parts of the Forgotten Realms they said they’d never develop…and then did. Keef the Thief.

* (33:36) Bringing Alias to a new generation.

Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan

Comments (3)

ArturickOctober 10th, 2017 at 4:59 pm

I loved Keef the Thief, and look forward to hearing from the other two people.

VonSteubingOctober 17th, 2017 at 11:25 am

Right behind you Arturick! I can still hear that music and have nightmares of lockpicking, I think.

Chris HaiglerOctober 18th, 2017 at 9:45 am

I called the number. It’s been disconnected. That’s a shame.

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