94 minutes | Jul 31, 2021

Tékumel Revisited with Victor Raymond - Episode 245 - 7-31-2021

Tékumel is a deep setting with published fiction, multiple tabletop RPGs, a miniatures wargaming scene, and more. We revisit this fascinating science-fantasy world with Tékumel Foundation president Victor Raymond. Learn how Tékumel and the Empire of the Petal Throne are so much more than just the "first RPG setting published" (and its creator Professor M.A.R. Barker is a fascinating character). Different versions of Tékumel RPG games. What is the important role the Tékumel Foundation plays? Cons with Tékumel gaming. Tékumel has a video game. Some OD&D history. Some love for Elder Scrolls and Morrowind. Shane and Victor have an udderly good time with the bad joke of the week. Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #245 - 7/31/2021 Like what you hear? Support Shane Plays Geek Talk on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays Shane Plays Geek Talk is carried on Krypton Radio! Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi http://kryptonradio.com/ Listen to the Shane Plays Geek Talk podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Amazon Music, Podbean and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories). Hey, you! Yeah, you! Buy cool stuff, support Shane Plays Geek Talk with these affiliate links! Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com?partner=shaneplays DriveThruRPG.com https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?affiliate_id=488512 SHOW NOTES Tékumel: The Empire of the Petal Throne & M.A.R. Barker with Robert Alberti – Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode 232 – 11-13-2020 https://shaneplays.com/tekumel-empire-of-the-petal-throne-mar-barker-robert-alberti-podcast/ Tékumel gaming products at Noble Knight Games: https://www.nobleknight.com/Search?text=tekumel Bethorm Tékumel RPG at Jeff Dee’s UNI Games https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/138315/Bethorm-the-Plane-of-Tekumel-RPG?affiliate_id=488512 FATE of Tékumel RPG (forthcoming) http://fateoftekumel.blogspot.com/ Tékumel Miniatures Sources: Howard Fielding’s 28mm miniatures The Tékumel Project https://thetekumelproject.blogspot.com/ The Tékumel Club (shopping and ordering) https://thetekumelclub.blogspot.com/ Jeff Dee’s Uni Games Bethorm Paper Minis: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?keywords=bethorm+paper+minis?affiliate_id=488512 Choice of the Petal Throne - Tékumel Computer Game https://www.choiceofgames.com/petal-throne/ Dragon #24 (Volume 3 #10) - “Choir Practice at the First Church of Lawful Evil (Orthodox) - The Ramifications of Alignment” Lawrence Schick article on RPG pantheons Tékumel Discord Server invite https://discord.gg/v535Q9X4ms Tékumel Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/16107501733 --- Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition Shane's book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat https://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Desktops-History-Computer-Role-Playing/dp/1138574643/
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