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Explore the many themes and features of Eberron as a tabletop role-playing game setting. In each episode, the hosts choose a topic and discuss how GMs and players can use the setting's lore in their campaigns.

Manifest Zone: Exploring the World of Eberron Keith Baker, Wayne Chang, and Imogen Gingell

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    • 5.0, 86 Ratings

Explore the many themes and features of Eberron as a tabletop role-playing game setting. In each episode, the hosts choose a topic and discuss how GMs and players can use the setting's lore in their campaigns.

    The Eldeen Reaches

    The Eldeen Reaches

    Keith, Wayne, Kristian, and their new co-host, Imogen Gingell venture into the wilds of the Eldeen Reaches.







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    * – Introduction* – New Co-host: Imogen Gingell!* – Readings:* Catching Up and the Eldeen Reaches* Druids in Eberron* – Druidic Magic as an Adopted Cultural Tool* – Who Signed the Treaty of Thronehold on Behalf of Oalian* – Oalian and the Wardens of the Wood* – New Chapter* – Druid-like Communities and Characters* – Leveraging the Wardens of the Wood * – Wardens are the Protective Barrier between the Wild and the People* – The Dangers of the Eldeen Reaches* – Range of Adventures in the Eldeen Reaches* – Fey and the Greensingers* – Manifest Zones and Powerful Threats * – The Conflict with Aundair* – Character’s Views on Aundair* – Opportunities for House Vadalis* – Archetypes of the Eldeen* – How Did the Secession Affect You?* – Characters Touched by the Fey* – Concept: Lost Soldiers Emerging into a Changed World* – Change Happens* – Special Announcement* – Wrap Up

    • 56 min
    Dwarves of the Mror Holds

    Dwarves of the Mror Holds

    Keith, Wayne, and Kristian delve deep into the Mror Holds to dig into the dwarves.















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    * – Introductions* – Readings:* Dwarves of the Mror Holds, Part 1* Dwarves of the Mror Holds, Part 2* Dragonmarks: Dwarves* Dragonmarked* Exploring Eberron (Coming Soon™)* – Dwarves in Eberron vs. Traditional Settings* – Dwarves and Craftsmanship* – Exiles from The Realm Below* – Using Symbionts* – A Concrete Place for the Daelkyr* – Dwarvish Artifacts* – Dwarves in Exploring Eberron* – How Dwarves Tell Stories* – Using Lore to Create Characters* – Symbionts and Darkblood Dwarves* – Dwarf Stories* – Colonizing the Realm Below* – The War Below* – Khyber’s Demiplanes* – New Symbionts as Living Tools* – The Jhorash’tar* – Exploring Eberron for Players* – Wildemount’s Heroic Chronicles* – Dwarf Player Character’s Views and Stories* – Dwarven Aging* – Subraces, Darkblood Dwarves, and Rusty’s ‘Sunglasses’* – Wrap Up







    Thank you to Joseph Meehan for assisting with identifying the timestamps for the chapter markers.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Khoravar/Half-elves

    Khoravar/Half-elves

    Keith, Wayne, and Kristian explore the culture and identity of Eberron’s half-elves.















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    * – Introductions* – Readings* The Khoravar: Half-elves of Khorvaire* Dragonmarked* Player’s Guide to Eberron* – History of Khoravar as a Distinct Race* – Half-elf Lifespans* – Eberron’s Half-elves vs. D&D’s Half-elves * – Giving Half-elves Their Own Story* – No Nation of Khoravar* – Building a Racial Identity* – The Power of House Lyrandar as a “Nation”* – The Subtlety of House Medani* – Broader Khoravar Community* – Half-elven Districts? * – Bridge between Two Worlds* – Khoravar Cant* – Exception to Nationality over Race* – Playing a Khoravar vs. Newborn Half-elf* – Your Half-elf Character’s Age* – Do You Feel a Tie to a Dragonmarked House?* – Are You Interested in Your Elven Heritage?* – Where’s Your Family/Community Base?* – Newborns Blending into Khoravar Communities* – Khoravar Are Really Just Changelings!* – Wrap up

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Treaty of Thronehold

    The Treaty of Thronehold

    Keith and Kristian examine the Treaty of Thronehold, how it has shaped the continent of Khorvaire, and what effects it can have in your campaign.















    * – Introduction* – Readings?* – Two Years before and after the Signing* – New Nations and Shifted Borders* – From Galifar to the Current Map* – Galifar Code of Justice* – Warforged as Citizens* – Adhering to the Code of Galifar* – Sentinel Marshals as Enforcers* – Sidenote: Reinforcing the Treaty of Thronehold* – Difference between Sentinel Marshal and Tharashk Bounty Hunter* – Who Enforces the Treaty?* – The Nations Still Figuring It Out* – The Cold War and Adventuring Risks* – How Much Weight Does It Carry in Your Campaign?* – Warforged Breaking Indentured Servitude* – Losses and Gains from the Treaty* – Wrapping Up

    • 58 min
    Orcs and Half-orcs

    Orcs and Half-orcs

    Keith and Kristian venture to the outer regions of Khorvaire to study the various cultures of orcs and half-orcs.















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    * – Introduction* – Readings* Dragonmarks: Orcs and the Gaash’kala* Dragonmark 3/19/14: Orcs, Mean Streets and More* The Dragon Below Trilogy* The Binding Stone* The Grieving Tree* The Killing Song* – What Sets the Orcs of Eberron Apart* – Specific Orc Subcultures* – Shadow Marches Orcs* – Tribes, Clans, and House Tharashk* – Player Motivations* – Half-orc Status* – Cults of the Dragon Below* – The Jhorsh’tar* – Droaam Orcs* – Orcs in the Demon Wastes and the Ghaash’kala* – New Chapter* – Why Orcs are Great* – Meme Reference: Gatekeeper vs. Valenar* – Half-orcs: The Bridge between Worlds* – For Players* – Designing the Orcs of Eberron* – Ghaash’kala and the Prophecy* – Oracles of the Draconic Prophecy* – Alternative Gatekeeper Seals* – Wrap up







    Special thanks to Joseph Meehan for his assistance with capturing and submitting time markers on this episode.

    • 55 min
    Eberron: Rising from the Last War

    Eberron: Rising from the Last War

    Keith, Wayne, and Kristian talk about all of the exciting content and accessories to be released for Eberron and explore Eberron: Rising from the Last War.

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
86 Ratings

86 Ratings

araklusta ,

Straight from the mouth of the creator himself!

Since the beginning of D&D 5e, Eberron was one of the settings most looked forward to and asked for. Before we got Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron or Eberron: Rising From the Last War, we had to look outside of WotC for information about the setting, and for me Keith Baker's blogposts and this podcast are where I would (and still!) go. It is so insightful to hear from Keith's own mouth what his views on Eberron are and what his take on the lore is. The other hosts and guests are fantastic voices as well, and every thoughtful episode leaves me wanting to start up a new Eberron game. Thanks guys!

IM EM Psy ,

I love Eberron

I’ve loved Eberron since the first edition in 3.0/3.5! The world is truly a fantasy setting like no other and has so much nuance and natural story hooks.

This podcast explores the world from player and DM perspective in a great level of detail without getting bogged down in D&D mechanics or minutia. And you can’t beat getting the world building perspective straight from the horse’s (hellcow’s) mouth!

Keith Baker also gives great general DM-ing and scenario building tips throughout.

dont need no stinkng nickname ,

By Eberron for Eberron

Serrano’s voice is a smooth as the Jazz played in downtrodden Calanshan.

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