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Jul 31, 2021

Tékumel is a deep setting with published fiction, multiple tabletop RPGs, a miniatures wargaming scene, and more. We revisit this fascinating science-fantasy world with Tékumel Foundation president Victor Raymond. Learn how Tékumel and the Empire of the Petal Throne are so much more than just the "first RPG setting published" (and its creator Professor M.A.R. Barker is a fascinating character). Different versions of Tékumel RPG games. What is the important role the Tékumel Foundation plays? Cons with Tékumel gaming. Tékumel has a video game. Some OD&D history. Some love for Elder Scrolls and Morrowind. Shane and Victor have an udderly good time with the bad joke of the week.

Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #245 - 7/31/2021

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SHOW NOTES

Tékumel: The Empire of the Petal Throne & M.A.R. Barker with Robert Alberti – Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode 232 – 11-13-2020
https://shaneplays.com/tekumel-empire-of-the-petal-throne-mar-barker-robert-alberti-podcast/

Tékumel gaming products at Noble Knight Games:
https://www.nobleknight.com/Search?text=tekumel

Bethorm Tékumel RPG at Jeff Dee’s UNI Games
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/138315/Bethorm-the-Plane-of-Tekumel-RPG?affiliate_id=488512

FATE of Tékumel RPG (forthcoming)
http://fateoftekumel.blogspot.com/

Tékumel Miniatures Sources:
Howard Fielding’s 28mm miniatures
The Tékumel Project
https://thetekumelproject.blogspot.com/
The Tékumel Club (shopping and ordering)
https://thetekumelclub.blogspot.com/
Jeff Dee’s Uni Games Bethorm Paper Minis:
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?keywords=bethorm+paper+minis?affiliate_id=488512

Choice of the Petal Throne - Tékumel Computer Game
https://www.choiceofgames.com/petal-throne/

Dragon #24 (Volume 3 #10) - “Choir Practice at the First Church of Lawful Evil (Orthodox) - The Ramifications of Alignment” Lawrence Schick article on RPG pantheons

Tékumel Discord Server invite
https://discord.gg/v535Q9X4ms

Tékumel Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/16107501733

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Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition
Shane's book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat
https://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Desktops-History-Computer-Role-Playing/dp/1138574643/

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