Episode 58: Sword and Sorcery Games

From Conan to Elric to Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser to Thieves’ World, the stories of sword and sorcery fantasy have been seminal in defining fantasy gaming. But what about the games based on those stories? What makes the genre different than other types of fantasy gaming? What kind of stories can you tell in the genre? This week, Richard Baker and John Dunn join us to discuss exactly that.

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Our Guests

Rich Baker

Sasquatch Game Studios

Primeval Thule

Dungeons & Dragons: Princes of the Apocalypse


Atomic Dragon Battleship

John Dunn


Melior Via Games


Warhammer 40K Roleplay

Star Wars: Force and Destiny

What We’ve Been Playing Lately

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Darryl)

Skylanders (John)

XCom Board Game (John)

DC Heroes (John)

Temple of Elemental Evil (Richard)

World of Warcraft (Richard)

Accursed (Ross)

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition (Ross)

The Widening Gyre (Ross)

Luche Libre (Ross)


Sword & Sorcery Games




Red Sonja

Solomon Kane

Hypberborean Cycle

Thieves’ World

Primeval Thule

Iron Heroes

On Mighty Thews

Dark Sun

Beasts & Barbarians

Lamentations of the Flame Princess

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