“I think of myself as a bad writer with big ideas, but I’d rather be that than a big writer with bad ideas.” – Michael Moorcock
The subject of this episode is STORMBRINGER – Fantasy Role Playing in the world of Elric.
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SECTION 1: POTTED HISTORY (6:03)
Some background to the Elric stories.
The story of STORMBRINGER’s origins with new material from Ken St Andre – look out for a transcript of the conversation we had with him on theGROGNARDfiles.com, coming soon.
SECTION 2: OPEN BOX (16:59)
Blythy joins me in a faithful reconstruction of his teenage bedroom to discuss the early games we played of STORMBRINGER.
SECTION 3: THE WHITE DWARF (35:41)
A magnificent contribution by @dailydwarf about the dog-days of White Dwarf’s hey day and the brilliant The Madcap Laughs adventure for STORMBRINGER that appeared in the august journal.
SECTION 4: JUDGE BLYTHY RULES! (51:36)
The resident Agent of Law, Judge Blythy takes on the chaotic ‘Guantlet of Hand-Waving’ during an analysis of the rules
SECTION 5: THERE ISN’T ONE (01:23:00)
What to look forward to in Part 2 (supplements, a ‘show and tell’ of Moorcock miscellany’ and listener post bag).
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