Magic. It’s a core component of fantasy, but is often unevenly distributed and developed. On the outset, this seems sensical, until you dig into it a bit. At that point, other disparities and issues come into sharp relief. So this is a short post on decolonizing magic.
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Skip to ~4:40 for the content! This is a special episode, lookign at some of the take away from D&D Live 2019: The Descent, and then a short review of the Ghosts of Saltmarsh, followed by a look at how Ghosts of the Saltmarsh could be integrated into the Forgotten Realms setting. Don’t forget to like and subscribe!
This episode is all about the Batiri Goblins and the Grung, the technicolour terrors of Chult! Or, alternatively, one of the most unique goblin sub-species on Faerûn who are very much in the running for establishing a functional goblin civilization, and a group of little frog people who may be a bio-weapon created by the Batrachi to battle giants in the Days of Thunder! Bonus: watch me have a complete brain hiccough live! Skip to ~3:50 for content.
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In episode two, I dive into the lore around the Chultan Dwarf population, and it’s anything but what’s presented in the Tomb of Annihilation! With deep roots going back to the oldest Dwarf civilization on Faerûn, unique weapons, and the finest spell component grade gem mines, there’s a lot more going on than meets the eye! Skip to ~4:00 for content!
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Speculation and Bringing it Up to Date
So, Durpar. We covered the old information in the last part of this giant post, and if you haven’t checked it out yet, it’s a good place to start this.  This is much more challenging than the Gnolls were, but here I go.