Tonight’s guest is an RPG writing veteran with over 40 published adventures released over the last 10 years — most of them written for Goodman Game’s Dungeon Crawl Classics series. But in 2015, Harley turned the dial all the way up to 11 and wrote the swords-and-sandals inter-planetary adventure Peril on the Purple Planet, which thanks to a massive kickstarter went on to become both a boxed set and a classic setting for the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG. Tonight, we’re going to talk to Harley and explore this adventure’s roots in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter of Mars series and Robert E. Howard’s book “Almuric,” along with a few other surprising inspirational sources.
Works and influences discussed on this show:
Peril on the Purple Planet – DCC RPG
John Carter of Mars series by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Almuric by Robert E. Howard
The Art of Doug Kovacs
Frank Frazetta John Carter of Mars art
The Sword – Tres Brujas