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Episode 46 - 'Sup Dudes?

In which our heroes fight some mimics and decide to finish investigating the area above ground. The shape of this season will finally start becoming clear in the the next couple episodes. 

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Episode 45 - A Brief Look Outside and a Letter to the Dead

The party finally looks around outside, but decides (to their DM's secret consternation) that it's more interesting indoors. So they look around the Hall of Scholars some more, find a very old note, and investigate a secret room. 

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Episode 44 - How to Train Your Snakey Beaky Tentacle Things

The party gets an alarming update from Eppalima, and returns to the building containing their own world in search of the monster that has killed some of the refugees. 

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Episode 43 - A Fast-Moving Dead Guy and a Long Nap

As they explore the rounds around their glass world, the party encounters weirder and weirder stuff. Now they've run into a dead guy who's acting like he knows Paxton--but he's calling him Kwiyeh. Also, they still haven't taken that long rest in a safe place so that they can level up!

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Episode 42 - Going Boldly Where No One Has Gone in a Long Time

In which the party further explores their immediate area, and opens a securely locked door to a potentially dangerous area...and leaves it open!

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Episode 41 - The Revenge of the Ants

We're back with the first episode of Season 2! It jumps right in where we left off at the end of Season 1. Be sure to visit tftggw.com and check out the artwork, or leave us a message! You can also email us at tftggw@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter or on Facebook!

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TFTGGW Season 2 Announcement

We're back with new episodes starting this Saturday! We also have a new website for the podcast at tftggw.com, and you can find a lot of fantastic art from Ignacio Corva there.We'll also be releasing the artwork over the next few days on Twitter, Facebook, and RedditTake a look at Ignacio Corva's Portfolio here, and consider hiring him for your next project. His work is incredible; I wish I were half as talented. 

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Season 2 Soundtrack Preview: The Fight with Rickert

We should be back in one or two weeks, if all goes according to plan. Here's a song that will be in an early Season 2 episode.
I can't really play guitar, but with modern editing tools, I can sort of make it sound like I can. The drums aren't great, either, because the style switches around quite a bit, and the drums aren't ideal for all the different styles. Still, it was an interesting experiment for me.
See if you can figure out who the different sections and themes might be used for.


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TFTGGW Soundtrack: The Owlbear Fight

This is another looping combat track. Before I figured out how to score an entire episode, I just wrote a track that I would loop over and over again for combat. It works fine, and it's less work than scoring the whole episode. It obviously gets repetitive, and the more interesting the song is, the more annoying that gets. Also, this is probably the second track I did with upgraded horn sounds. The strings are still crummy, but I like how the horns turned out.


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TFTGGW Soundtrack: The Adventures of Aethelflaed Theme

Here's the second of this week's character themes. This one is used to introduce "The Adventures of Aethelflaed" side episodes. It's supposed to sound bright and cheerful, and maybe even innocent. That's definitely part of Aethelflaed's character.
On the other hand, she is not reluctant to gut a person. I don't know if that makes her complex or just scary.


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TFTGGW Soundtrack: Aster's Theme

This week we're releasing two short character themes. First is Aster Fortuna's dramatic, heroic theme, usually played when he introduces himself.

The strings used in this are the low-quality strings that come with the Cakewalk Sound Center. They sound good enough that I never bothered upgrading them to the higher quality versions I now have available.


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TFTGGW Soundtrack: Foresight Theme

This is a looping song that was played whenever the players were discussing the Truths of Foresight. I originally intended it to just be something to play during any thoughtful, pensive conversation, but it kept being used for this one thing, so it became Foresight's Theme.


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Welcome to our glass menagerie (sort of)!

Welcome to the official website of the Tales from the Glass-Guarded World Podcast! We'll be updating this with episodes, player character and non-player character bios, art, music, and whatever else occurs to us.

Have a look around, send us a message, listen to some audio, and enjoy yourself!

End of Season 1 Commentary

We're on break for a while to rest, write, and record. We'll be back in a few months with Season 2. Enjoy this Season One post-mortem, and be on the lookout for occasional bits of music, or maybe even a one-shot!


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Episode 40 - Exit, Stage...Up?

We're finally here at the end of Season One! Will our heroes smash the Soul Jar? If they do, what happens next? What does it all mean?
We'll have a Season One "post-mortem" episode next week, and then we'll be on hiatus for a while. Thanks for listening! Be sure to check in with us on Twitter and Facebook, or send us an email at tftggw@gmail.com!


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