Episode 40: Deviant The Zawadzki

Onyx Pathcast

In which Matthew and Dixie talk about the interview that Eddy and Dixie had with Eric Zawadzki. Also, so many pop culture references. So many.

  • Eddy isn’t here (he’s still recovering from surgery). But who is the mysterious Editor?
  • Some Buffy, Smallville, and Supernatural discussion
  • Eric started on Paranoia XP
  • Dixie’s first book was the Demon Translation Guide
  • Moving into co-developer of Deviant: The Renegades
  • The high-level view of Deviant
  • The drawbacks of using powers
  • A wide number of inspirations, and some spoilers for Orphan Black
  • Customizing your conspiracies and magnitude of play
  • Deviant is not a superhero game, but superhero media flaws can help understand Deviant
  • What’s the tone of Deviant?
  • The thread of anger in Deviant
  • Creepy relationships and conviction touchstones
  • Balancing powers
  • New developer excitement
  • Will Matthew Dawkins die during the podcast?
  • Deviant sounds very cool! Also, a few more pop culture references
  • Hat and a trenchcoat as a perfect disguise
  • Lunars Kickstarter is doing very well. Check it out! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/lunars-fangs-at-the-gate-for-exalted-3rd-ed
  • More Onyx Path YouTube videos! https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath/videos
  • Eddy blooper at the end

  1 comment for “Episode 40: Deviant The Zawadzki

  1. karpomatic
    February 23, 2019 at 10:16 am

    I hadn’t really given deviant much thought at all until this pathcast. No I’m really intrigued by it. I anxiously await the Kickstarter. Except for that revenge/anger similarity to Changeling the Lost, this sounds like a nice change from the rest of the CofD games. TAKE MY MONEY!

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