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Dr. Alan Caranac returns from abroad to find one of his best friends has been murdered. Seeking the culprit leads him into a tale of past lives and supernatural horror. Will true love prevail or will Alan end up a shadow of his former self? Find out in this episode!

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Merrit, A.: CREEP, SHADOW, CREEP; MOON POOL; DWELLERS IN THE MIRAGE; et al

“The most immediate influences upon AD&D were probably de Camp & Pratt, R. E. Howard, Fritz Leiber, Jack Vance, H. P. Lovecraft, and A. Merrit” — Gary Gygax


Abraham Merrit

born 1884, died 1943

Wikipedia names H. Rider Haggard, Robert W. Chambers, Helena Blavatsky and Gertrude Barrows Bennett (writing as Francis Stevens) as “heavy influences.”

He was a major influence on Appendix N authors H. P. Lovecraft and Michael Moorcock. He was referenced in the Lensman series by E. E. Smith.

Born in Beverly, New Jersey. Primarily a journalist. Assistant editor of The American Weekly from 1912 to 1937 and then editor until his death in 1943.

Merrit’s first fantasy story was “Through the Dragon Glass” (1917)



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James Introcaso sits down with Liz TheisSam Dillon, and Wade Kemper to talk about the Unearthed Arcana article featuring variant rules for fifth edition Dungeons and Dragonsthe first round of fifth edition D&D errata, and the June D&D survey. This podcast was recorded on July 2, 2015.
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Furies of Calderon (Tome Book Club)

The Tome Show is catching up on some old Book Club episodes! In this Book Club episode Jeff and Tracy are once again joined by Tome Book Club regular Eric M. Paquette. In this episode the group discusses Furies of Calderon, by Jim Butcher, the lauded author of the Dresden Files books... how does his fantasy fare compare to his more famous novels? Listen to find out! 

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Spellcasting Part 2 (Bonus Action 009)

James and Sam are back with a new episode of the Bonus Action podcast! In this episode they discuss the difference in spellcasting rules between classes. This is a follow-up episode to Bonus Action 007 - Spellcasting Basics, so if you haven't listened to that one in a while, take a few minutes to go back and give yourself a refresher course on spells and terms in 5th edition D&D.


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D&D 5e Basic PDF: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/basicrules

James’ blog: http://www.worldbuilderblog.me

Sam’s blog: http://www.rpgmusings.com


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Round Table 78 - EN5ider and Champions of the Elements

In this special Round Table James Introcaso sits down with James Haeck the editor of EN World's EN5ider Magazine to talk about this great online publication which creates content for fifth edition. Then it's an interview with author, editor, and designer Susan J. Morris to discuss her latest D&D for kids adventure Monster Slayers: Champions of the Elements. This podcast was recorded in June 2015. 


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*EN5ider* "Give Chase" 
*EN5ider* "Get Sick" 
*EN5ider* "King and Country I" 
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*EN5ider* "Player Pets" 
*EN5ider* "The Business of Emotion" 
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Ed Greenwood (Gamer to Gamer)

James Introcaso sits down with living legend Ed Greenwood. Ed's the creator of the Forgotten Realms, a novelist, librarian, and game designer. They talk about Ed's past, present, and future in gaming. You won't believe what he has coming down the pike! This podcast was recorded on July 7, 2015.

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Vision PC (Tome 251)

In this episode, number 251, Jeff and Tracy join senior Tome Show editor, Sam Dillon, to create a 5th Edition D&D PC based on inspiration gained from Vision, the Marvel Superhero. The gang discussed the option chosen, the reasons why, and the difficulties and triumphs of making a PC based on inspiration from another property. How did the PCs turn out? Listen to find out!


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Round Table 77 - Legendary Planet

James Introcaso sits down with Neil Spicer and Jim Groves to talk about the Legendary Games latest project - a Kickstarter for a 700+ page sword and planet adventure path called Legendary Planet for fifth edition and Pathfinder. This podcast was recorded on July 12, 2015.

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D&D V&G 7 Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

The Time Wizard has Returned!  And this time he's berating Rudy BassoAlex BassoVegas Lancaster, and Gregory Blair for thinking ill of Dark Sun: Shattered Lands, a 1993 turn based party RPG set in... Dark Sun!  Listen in as the V&G boys are teleported back in time once again to give this game a fair shake among its peers.

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Deryni Rising (Tome Book Club)

The Tome Show is catching up on some old Book Club episodes! In this Book Club episode Jeff and Tracy are once again joined by Tome Book Club regular Eric M. Paquette and Book Club irregular Christine Bellemere. The group discusses Deryni Rising, by Katherine Kurtz. 

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