Last week the friendly folks at Big Finish announced
that they are going to produce a series of audio dramas based on the Pathfinder role-playing game. And we're talking full cast productions, not simply someone read a novelization. Big Finish are best-known for producing Doctor Who
radio plays featuring the Fourth through Eight Doctors.
I thought this was really neat as some friends and I are in the middle of a Pathfinder adventure, Rise of the Runelords, and we are really enjoying it. The first series of audios will be adaptations of RotR which has six chapters. My only concern is that each audio will only be one hour. The first chapter, Burnt Offerings, took us a while to complete. Either each episode will be the equivalent of going through the adventure perfectly or part of the story will be lost. I'll have to probe executive producer Nick Briggs' mind at Chicago TARDIS come November.
The first audio comes out in January.
While I'm at it, I'll also mention that BF will be producing radio plays based on The Avengers
- the classic 1960s British TV show - as well as Survivors
, a BBC show from the 1970s chronicling survivors of a worldwide plague. The latter was created by Terry Nation, inventor of the Daleks. (And Blake's 7
Labels: Audio Drama, Big Finish, Pathfinder