Here’s our latest webcast. It was all about Sword & Sorcery this week. We talked a bit about the origins, definition, and some of the iconic S&S characters, such as Conan. There was also a good bit about Dungeons and Dragons rpg. Enjoy!
- 00:01 – theme and intro
- 01:45 – definition, waxing poetic on S&S, some examples
- 07:11 – it isn’t just for dudes, dude – awesome women of S&S
- 12:40 – dungeons and dragons, The Gamers, YogsQuest
- 25:22 – S&S movies – a few examples
- 28:50 – short discussion on Slayers anime, World of Warcraft
- 30:50 – some other works – Wizards, Fire and Ice, and the anti d&d – Mazes and Monsters
- 32:53 – summary of S&S and theme music
Robert E. Howard – Conan, King Kull, Bran Mak Morn.
C. L. Moore
E. R. Eddings – The Worm Ouroboros
Andre Norton – Witch World
Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman – Dragonlance novels
Forgotten Realms novels
Other resources – The Demarcation of Sword and Sorcery