Episode 85 – Fred Saberhagen’s “The Black Mountains” with special guest Jason Vey

Jason Vey joins us to discuss Fred Saberhagen’s “The Black Mountains”, owlbears, waiting for the fun evil parts, the Swords trilogy, cold war themes in a post-apocalyptic world, wizards with swords, the root of the lich, making magic unique, designing for 5e vs DCC RPG, mutations tables, and much more!

2 thoughts on “Episode 85 – Fred Saberhagen’s “The Black Mountains” with special guest Jason Vey”

  1. For a folkloric origin on the Lich Phylactery (itself a potentially problematic term) see the Russian tales of Koschei the Deathless.

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