Bone, Stone, and Obsidian

Robert Adducci and Jesse Heinig talk about Dark Sun from every angle, Dungeon Mastering, Playing, Races, Classes, History, Sorcerer Kings, City States, you name it. It's about survival on the sands of Athas on this show so grab a d20 and get ready to enter the arena.

Hosted by:
  • Jesse Henning
  • Robert Adducci

Episode 33: The Crimson Sphere

Jesse and Robert talk about the Crimson Sphere, a Spelljammer/Dark Sun crossover book produced by The Pristine Tower Development Group and

Episode 28: Tony DiTerlizzi

In this episode Robert and Jesse do the news, then Robert interviews Elves of Athas and City-State of Tyr artists Tony DiTerlizzi

Episode 27: Black Flames

In this episode now at our new home at Cast.Athas.Org Jesse and Robert discuss the Dark Sun adventure Black Flames.

Episode 26: Tom Baxa

In this episode, Jesse and Robert talk with legendary artist Tom Baxa about his involvement with Dark Sun over the years.

Episode 24: June Soler and Athascon

June Soler has stormed on the Dark Sun public scene in the past couple of years, we talk about how he contributes to the community and his latest project, Athascon

Episode 20: 5e Psionics

Jesse and Robert talk about Psionics for D&D 5e and what they might look like for Dark Sun 5e.

Episode 19: The History of Psionics

In this episode we talk about Psionics, their inspirations and use in D&D from inception through 4th edition and how it relates to Dark Sun.

Episode 17: Matt Forbeck and Mind Lords of the Last Sea

Matt Forbeck is a science fiction and fantasy novelist, editor and game designer. In this episode Matt talks about his history in the RPG industry, details of writing Mind Lords of the Last Sea, and what he's been up to since.

Episode 13: City-State of Tyr, Walter Baas memorial featuring Gary S Watkins

The City-State of Tyr is one of the foundational supplements for the setting. The credited author of the City-State of Tyr (and other Dark Sun products), Walter M. Baas passed away on June 1, 2019.

In this episode, we talk about Walter's life, his contributions to the setting, and the City-State of Tyr book. Our special guest for this episode is Gary S. Watkins, Gary brings with him a secret history to the book that we reveal in this podcast.

Episode 12: Defiling Magic

The power to defeat your enemies doesn't always come at the tip of a sword. Arcane magic draws energy from the land and defilers greedily use that precious energy with abandon. Come explore the evolution of defiling magic in Dark Sun.

Episode 11: Weapons

Sharpen your blades, whittle your sticks, chip your obsidian! Robert and Wayne get their choice from the arsenal before diving into the arena. Know your weapons and know your opponents!

Episode 10: Troy Denning (Part 2)

Join us for part 2 of our interview with Dark Sun co-creator Troy Denning! What secrets will be uncovered from the shifting sands?

Episode 8: Tim Brown

Dark Sun co-creator Tim Brown steps into the arena and prepares to do battle! The carnage! The spectacle! The cheering crowds!

Episode 7: Elemental Magic

What element will Robert and Wayne make a pact with in this episode full of air, fire, earth, and water? Which one will save them and which will doom them?

Episode 6: Bill Slavicsek

Bill Slavicsek joins Robert and Wayne this week on the arena floor as they fend of the savage questions from listeners!

Episode 5: Monsters of Athas

After a small technical hiccup, Robert and Wayne search Athas to find the monsters that prowl its sandy wastes. Will they come out alive...?

Episode 4: Draj

In this episode, Robert and Wayne wander into the mudflats of Draj to uncover its mysteries and avoid the Sorcerer-King’s sacrificial steps!

Episode 3: Races

In this episode, Robert and Wayne delve into the traditional D&D races and what they look like under the suns of Athas!

Episode 2: Survival

In this episode, Robert and Wayne talk about more than just sand and desert. Join us for a survival guide to Athas!

Episode 1: Templars

In this episode, Robert and Wayne talk about the roles templar play in your game: enemy, ally, and setting. Welcome to Dark Sun!