Welcome to The Hall of Blue Illumination, the podcast dedicated to the fantastic world of Tékumel. In this judiciously-timed episode, our hosts discuss and compare Tèkumeláni holidays. Then they take up the “graduate level” Tékumel subject of the Undying Wizards. Show Notes: [00:00:30] Holidays in the Five Empires! The Intercalary Days are five days at […]
Hall of Blue Illumination
Episode 53, “Eyes and the Clan House”
Welcome to The Hall of Blue Illumination, the podcast dedicated to the fantastic world of Tékumel. In this episode, our hosts discuss “Eyes”, a unique class of magical item commonly encountered by players in Tékumel. Then James and Victor discuss the peculiar Tsolyáni institution of the clan house, its importance to Tsolyáni society, and how […]
Episode 52, “South Seas and Mazes”
Episode 51, “The H’lüss and Science Fiction”
This episode explores the relationship between the inimical nonhuman H’lüss and science fiction.
Episode 50, “Languages and Real Tékumel”
In this episode, our hosts discuss the use of languages in Tékumel games, before answering a question concerning the placement of Prof. Barker’s novels within the “game” and “real” Tékumel distinction.