LoM Livestream 100th Episode Special | 25 Feb 17 | Origins

In this special “Legion of Myth: Origins” episode:

  • MaxLiao captions LoM’s history and gives thanks to the LoM community – past, present, and future.
  • Special guest, Josh Harrison, Line Developer of the Earthdawn product line for FASA Games, Inc., answers questions from Legion of Myth and provides great insight into Earthdawn 4th edition.
  • Elgarion tells us what video game as a youngster turned him into the gamer he is today.
  • Heathendog re-reviews two anime that influenced him as a child.
  • Garthon reviews three comic books that drew him into the comic book genre.
  • In the RNG segment: Legends of Tomorrow, older console games, and iZombie.

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JOHN “MAXLIAO” SCHLOE: LEGION OF MYTH ORIGINS:

  • 0:01 – MaxLiao captions LoM’s history and gives thanks to the LoM community – past, present, and future.

SPECIAL GUEST JOSH “LOREMERCHANT” HARRISON TALKS ABOUT EARTHDAWN:

  • 11:17 – Josh is working on the Travar sourcebook and tells us the first ever tabletop RPG he played.
  • 13:02 – How Josh got involved with Earthdawn, specifically how he took on the challenge of 4th Edition.
  • 16:45 – How Josh and FASA Games, Inc. distanced itself from the soured community opinions of the RedBrick Limited days.
  • 20:35 – Josh answers questions about Talent Knacks and Talent Crises.
  • 22:30 – Josh tells us about the continuation of Earthdawn game lore in 4th Edition.
  • 27:15 – Josh is asked about the type of player that annoys him.
  • 31:04 – Josh is asked what he thinks makes 4th Edition the premiere edition of Earthdawn; and talks Success Levels and Exploding Dice with Heathendog.
  • 46:19 – Josh is asked about his favorite Earthdawn Discipline.
  • 48:02 – What are the chances of an Earthdawn video game?
  • Please follow Josh and Earthdawn on Twitter: @mataxes | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/earthdawnguild/ | http://fasagames.com

RICK “ELGARION” HART: VIDEO GAME ORIGINS:

  • 54:57 – Rick “Elgarion” Hart’s video game origin story starts with Wasteland [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wasteland_(video_game)]. Does it still hold up as a game to love over 25 years later? Rick says it’s a wonderful trip down memory lane, and gives it a 3/5 (in current rating currency).

BRETT “HEATHENDOG” GRISAMER: ANIME ORIGINS:

  • 1:13:27 – Fist of the North Star (北斗の拳) [1986] – Is it still “the most violent, action packed anime of all time,” and does it stand up to Heathendog’s ‘test of time’ standard?
  • 1:21:05 – Golgo 13: The Professional (ゴルゴ13) [1983] – How does the story, violence, and artistry of this 30+ year old anime hold up in 2017?

ALEX “GARTHON” MARSH: COMIC BOOK ORIGINS:

  • 1:28:00 – Secret Wars #1 through #12 [1984] – After an initial audio issue, Garthon tells us why this series has a special place in his heart; and engages Josh to discover he’s a comic book fan as well.
  • 1:36:39 – The Amazing Spider-Man #300 [1988] – The importance of this issue in the Spider-Verse and Garthon’s comic book growth.
  • 1:42:38 – Uncanny X-Men #212 [1986] – The series that showed an impressionable Garthon that comics aren’t always honey and roses. Did he enjoy re-reading this book after so many years?

RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR (RNG):

  • 1:53:51 – Josh enjoys Legends of Tomorrow, talks about the series’ virtues, and encourages listeners to give the series a good look – “A good second season.”
  • 2:01:58 – Garthon continues to play older console games and is having ‘super fun.’
  • 2:02:31 – Elgarion brings up the Netfix series, Frequency, and Josh expresses his excitement for the upcoming season of iZombie.

Don’t miss our Legion of Myth Weekly Livestream every Saturday evening at 8:00pm CST on twitch.tv/legionofmyth — anime, comic books, video games, and more!

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- Alex "Garthon" Marsh is the anchor of the Legion of Myth Weekly Livestream, and the host of Garthon's Comic Pull.