D&D News Week 50 - Adventure League Personnel Changes/Free Adventure

December 13, 2017

We reveal the changes in Adventure League Personnel and why.  How to get a free WoC D&D 5E adventure.  In addition, D&D 5e One Ring Roleplaying Game has Moria box set coming. If you are looking for a bargen we tell about Troll Lord Games 40% off and Konold Press & Frog God Games Humble Bundle.  Also, we review two blogs that review the items on the DMs Guild.  It Takes 37 minutes & 5 Seconds

Links in Show Notes:

Changes in Adventure League

Cubicle 7 Announces a Moria Box Set for  The One Ring Roleplaying Game™ and Adventures in Middle-earth™.

Troll Lord Games 40% Off until December 19th on Drive Through RPG.

Kobold Press and Frog God Games D&D 5E Humble Bundle

Free D&D Adventure Based on Magic the Gathering Plane Shift: Ixalan Setting

Dungeon Masters Guild New Adventure League Adventures

DDAL07-06 Fester and Burn (5e)

Deluxe Digital Map Pack: DDAL07-06 Fester and Burn

DDAL07-06 Fester and Burn (5e)

Deluxe Digital Map Pack: DDAL07-07 Rotting Roots

DDAL07-07 Rotting Roots (5e)

Deluxe Digital Map Pack: DDAL07-08 Putting the Dead to Rest

 

 

 

Kickstarter:

Dungeons & Dragons 5E Location Module: Sylvanhome

POCKET MIMIC PODCAST EPISODE 16 – KAT’S DRUG FUELED ADVENTURE!

Blogs:

Merric's Musings:Xanathar’s Lost Notes to Everything Else – A First Look at the Subclasses

Loot The Room: Best of DMs Guild – November 2017

Adventure Anthology of PB Publishing

Jungle Treks

Mole’s Magnificent Items

Scroll of Strange Races

Sharkfolk Player Race

Draconomicon 1: Chromatic Dragons

Treasures and Trinkets for Tier 1 Adventure

All the Dragons! The Dragons! Volumes 1 and 2 Bundle

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D&D News Week 49 - Tomb of Beasts II, clues About 2018 D&D 5E Books, Free Magic Item

December 6, 2017

How to Get Free Magic Item, Tomb of Beasts II is being kickstarted, Clues about D&D 5E 2018 Products, New Job at WotC, Hear About Visit To D&D Office, New Survey Shows People Think Combat is Not Too Slow, New Adventure from Fat Goblin Games. Dice Monkey goes to WotC D&D Office and finds out why settings books are not too popular there. It lasts about 2 hours & 15 minutes.

 

The Links in the Show Notes:

UPCOMING D&D PRODUCTS FOR 2018

Dice Monkey Blogger Goes to Visit D&D Team

New at WotC Sr. Cloud Engineer Job

Erata of Elemental Evil Player’s Companion and Princes of the Apocalypse Posted

Elf Subraces Survey Out Now.

Fat Goblin Games Issues The New Adventure: Genesis

Sly Flourish Twitter Poll: Iss Combat too Slow and why?

Free Magic Item ( Snow Globe ) from Adventure League

Kickstarter:

Masters and Minions: A 5th Edition Supplement

The Blood Plague: D&D 5E Dark Fantasy Adventure

Dice Tower of Power - Simple Cardboard Dice Rolling Solution

For $7.00 you can get a wooden dice tower castle on Etsy

 

New Adventure Leage Adventures on DM’s Guild:

CCC-TRI-02 Impression Left Behind (Part Two of the Yulash Series)

CCC-TRI-01 Into the Darkness (Part One of the Yulash Series)

CCC-ODFC01-01 Hammer and Anvil

CC-ODFC01-02 Black Blades, Black Wings

CCC-ODFC01-03 Elders' Eyes Upon You

CCC-GHC-04 - Shade Of The Dark

CCC-GHC-05 - Trail Of Treachery

CCC-GHC-06 - What You Wish For

CCC-GHC-07 - The River Runs Red

CCC-GHC-08 - Death In The Ruins

 

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D&D 5E News, Week 46 - Adventure League & Miniatures Special

November 15, 2017

New Elf Subraces, New D&D WizKids Minitures & Adventure League Specal: Possible changes to the adventure league level advancement, gold and magic item rewards. Extralife Adventure League Rewards, Adventure League Survey. It takes about 1 hour 23 minutes.

 

Links in the show Notes:

Are the D&D Adventurers League Rules About to Change?

Extra Life Raised $114,000 so Adventure League Players Get a few rewards

Adventure League Survey

Elf Subraces in This Week’s Unearthed Arcana

How to Create Your First Dungeons & Dragons Character

WizKids Commemorates First Edition 'D&D'

New Miniatures: Monster Menagerie III

Wiz Kids is going to make Terain

Regarding two known Sexual harassers people do not want at conventions:

Frog God Games CEO Bill Web was investigated by his own partner that admitted he did it and said it was inappropriate and upsetting.

Frank Mentzer’s actions are well documented on a twitter string

Also Frank Mentzer situation is explained by James Introcaso in Table Top Babel 41.

Kickstarters:

The Forbidden Caverns of Archaia for 5E

 

Blogs:

DM David: Would You Play With a Dungeon Master Who Kept Your Character Sheet and Hid Your PC’s Hit Points?

Tribility: TOP WAYS TO TERRIFY YOUR PLAYERS, PART 2

Podcasts

DwD&D#124 – Xanathar’s Guide to Everything DM Stuff

POCKET MIMIC PODCAST EPISODE 15 – GOLD STARS FOR EVERYONE!

 

Conventions:

3rd Annual Holiday Around the Moonsea

Stuffed COWS

AnonyCon

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D&D 5E News, Week 45 - Xanathars Guide to Everything Spells & Common Magic Items Previews

November 8, 2017

How to make better boss Battles (from Sly Flourish Blog),Xanther’s Guide to Everything Spells & Common Macic Items preview, Job at WoC. More sexual harassment discussions regarding Mongoose Publishing and North Texas RPG Convention.

Game Designer Job at WoC Available

A Player’s Guide to Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire

Mongoose Publishing removes Misogynous Titles from Their Inventory

 

Jeremy Crawford Previews Spells in D&D Beyond You Tube Video

New Race Feats Appearing in D&D's 'Xanathar's Guide to Everything

 

WoC Dragon+ Webzine has preview of Xanathar’s Guide to Everything

Dread Gazebo Posted List of Subclasses in Xanather's Guide to Everything

Xanather’s Guide To Everything is out at Your Friendly Local Gaming Store Depending When You are Listening Could Be Now since release date is November 10 or In A Day or Two.

DM’s Guild New AL Adventures:

DDAL07-03 A Day at the Races (5e)

DDAL07-04 A Walk in the Park

DDAL07-05 Whispers in the Dark

 

Blogs

Brandes Stoddard has 5 new Magical Bows and an arrow for you on his Harbinger of Doom blog.

Sly Flourish: Collected Experiences Running D&D 5e Boss Fights

WoC Dragon+ Webzine has preview of Xanathar’s Guide to Everything

Dungeons on Demand: Volume Four

Dread Gazebo Posted List of Subclasses in Xanather's Guide to Everything

Xanathar's Guide to Everything Nerdarchy Flip Through and First LOOK!

Xanther’s Guide To Everything is out at Yo Friendly local Gaming Store Depending WHen You are Listening Could Be Now since release date is November 10 or In A Day or Two.  

Podcasts:

DwD&D#123 – The Mechanics of Campaigns

Conventions:

MEPaCon

U-Con

PAX Unplugged

Wiz Kids at PAX Unplugged

    1. PAX UnpluggedEats:

      1. Reading Terminal Market

        1. Out front of convention center walk left to 12th street.  Turn right on twelth street .  When you get to Culthburt it will be on your left
        2. Best things to eat:
          1. Pressed duck Sang Kee Peking Duck House:

            1. Great rice greens and duck
          2. Soft Pretzel at Miller's Twist
            1. Soft PRetzels are special to Philly.
          3. Pita with Chick pea Sauce at Kamal’s Middle Eastern
            1. Delicious salad on pita.  Has a nice clean wholseome taste.
          4. Spataro's for a cheesesteak
            1. You should not leave town without eating one
      2. Hard Rock Cafe
        1. Out front of convention center walk left to 12th street.  When you get to market you should see the huge guitar on your left.  The doors are on the corner.
      3. Vietnom Resstaraunt
        1. Out front of convention center walk left to 11th street. Take left on 11th.Walk about 5 blocks .  Crossover Race then Cross over Spring.  It will be on your right. On your left id the vietnam palace which is good, but not as good as the vietnam.
      4. Chinatown
        1. Out front of convention center walk left to 11th street. Take left on 11th.Walkabout 3 blocks .  Take a right on Race street.
        2. Pick any restaurant they are all good.
      5. Sang Kee Peking Duck House
        1. One of my favorites in China town.
        2. Take a right on Race street. When yoou get to ninth street take a left .  Go two blocks it will eb on your left on the end.
        3. Great duck .  You can get to to go.  It will be cold.  Through it in your trunk and take it home to eat with your family & friends.  I have taken it home and microwaved it and it is still good.
      6. Philly Cool places
      7. Geno’s Steaks & Pat’s King of Steaks
          1. The two steak houses claiming to be the original
          2. Out front of convention center walk left to 9th street. Take right on 9th. Walk 16 blocks until you hit Passyunk Avenue. About 34 minutes.
          3. Here will be Gino’s Steaks.  
          4. Crossover Passyunk to get to pat’s king of Steaks.  
          5. There probably will be a line in the evening.
          6. THey are the originals but not all Philadelphians think they are the best.  There are bragging rights to eating these places .  You can always say I had a Gino’s Cheese Steak and I think such and such about this steak.  They are like the standards you measure all cheesesteaks against.
        1. Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)
          1. 22 minute walk
          2. Take a left out the front of the convention center to 12th. Take a left on & follow 12th eight blocks until spring garden street and turn right.Go six big blocks until you get to seventh street.  Take a left on seventh.  Poe’s house is about a half a block on the left.
          3. The basement has a hidden area that they tie into one of Poe’s scary story the park rangers tell on the tour.
        2. Independence Square (Liberty Bell Visitors Center Independence Hall)
          1. Take a left out the front of the convention center to 6th. Follow 6th past Market then Chestnut.  Independence square will be on your left.v
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D&D 5E News, Week 44-Professional Dungeon Mastering, and More Xanathar’s Guide to Everything Previews

November 2, 2017

Professional Dungeon Mastering, New Rules Compendium, and More Xanathar’s Guide (Eldritch Invocations) and PAX Unplugged updates, Frog God Games’ Bill Webb Sexual Harassment Scandal, Listings of Free WoC D&D Adventures You Can Download, Jeremy Crawford’s Broken Foot, New Adept Product & New Chance to Win  Lost Tales of Myth Drannor!. Plus our regular Rules Clarification Update, Podcasts, Blogs and Convention Updates. It takes 1 hour & 58 minutes.

 

This Guy Is Living His Best Life as a Professional D&D Dungeon Master

Updated Rules Compendium for October Posted

New Chance to Win  Lost Tales of Myth Drannor!

Share Your Stories page.

Jeremy Crawford Broke His Foot and is Not Going to Game Hole Con

D&D's Barbarian Path of the Storm Herald in Xanathar's Guide to Everything

Paladin: Oath of Redemption Is Coming to D&D's Xanathar's Guide To Everything

D&D's Monk: Way of the Kensei in 'Xanathar's Guide to Everything'

D&D's Druid: Circle of the Shepherd Appearing in 'Xanathar's Guide to Everything'

More Sexual Harassment Allocations This time D&D5E 3rd Party Publisher Frog God Games  CEO Bill Webb at Paizocon

New Adept Product: Encounters in the Jungles of Chult

The Uncanny Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

 

Scald’s Forge Collected links to free WoC Adventures

Kobold Press Warlock Patreon Goes over $1750

 

New Adventure League Adventures on DM’s Guild

CCC-BMG-19 HULB2-1 Winter's Frosty Kiss

 

Blogs:

WIZARDS CAN STILL SURPRISE ME - TOMB OF ANNIHILATION REVIEW

GIVE ME THE FEELS – EMOTIONAL GAMING

Geek Dad: 5 Reasons the Critical Role Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting Is an Essential Buy for Any D&D Fan

 

Podcasts:

Game Master's Journey 183: The Astral Plane

DwD&D#122 – Endings

Conventions:

Mace

MEPaCon

PAX Unplugged:

PAX Unplugged Convention Schedule Posted

PAX Unplugged Convention Schedule Posted

 

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D&D 5E News, Week 42- See the list of 76 new spells for the Wizard in Xanathar’s Guide to Everything. Find out about additional sub classes

October 18, 2017

How to get a free copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor. New PC race on DMs Guild. See the list of 76 new spells for the Wizard in Xanathar’s Guide to Everything.  Find out about additional sub classes in Xanathar’s Guide to Everything and where to find it. The most poular races and classes out of a sample of 100,000 charicters built on D&D Beyond.  Blogs on Abilities by Angry DM and 5 Minut Adventuring Day.  Podcasts on starting a campaign & An encounter featuring a feast.  Conventions from Texas to Australia.  Finaly three New Adventure League Adventures on DMs Gild and how to get two free Toumb of Annihilation encounters/adventures from DM David.  Runs about 2 hours & 4 minuts.

 

THE LINKS IN THE SHOW NOTES:

How to get a free copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor

List of Wizards spells from Xanathar’s Guide to Everything

Xanathar's Guide To Everything Cleric Grave Domain

Xanathar's Guide To Everything: Rogue Scout

Meet the Hexblade Warlock in Xanathar's Guide to Everything

The War Wizard Is Appearing In Xanathar's Guide To Everything

Barbarian subclasses, straight out of the Xanathar’s Guide table of contents.

Extralife Threshold Reward Goal Release: Pages Xanathar’s Guide to Everything for Clerics Forge Domain

Sly Flourish Top Tips from a Sample of 4,000 Dungeon Masters

I Kill Giants Movie Uses D&D to Help Explore Heavier Issues.

Upgraded maps for Running DDAL 7-02 Over the Edge

Frank Mentzer's Worlds of Empyrea Is hitting Problems and is Rebooting as a kickstarter

Little Survey on Twitter you may find interesting

A second survey from Twitter you may find interesting

One Grung Above

Arc Knight Flat Plastic Miniatures DM Starter Set - Curated by Sly Flourish

Is Your D&D Character Rare?

Arc Knight’s Flat Plastic Miniatures DM Starter Set - Curated by Sly Flourish

Little Survey on Twitter you may find interesting

New Adventure League modules on DMs Guild

CCCTHENT01-01 Beneath the Surface

CCCTHENT01-02 Those That Dwell Beneath

CCCTHENT01-03 The Dreaming Relic

 

Blogs:

Blogs:DDAL07-02 OVER THE EDGE (REVIEW)

Mixing Threats from Weak to Lethal in a Dungeons & Dragons Game

Making the Best of the 5-Minute Adventuring Day

The side treks

To Steal a Primordial(article)/To Steal a Primordial(downloadable adventure)

The Giant Ship (article)/ Side Trek for Storm King’s Thunder (downloadable adventure)

Podcasts:

POCKET MIMIC PODCAST AFTER DARK #13 – THE FEAST…

DwD&D#120 – Starting Your Campaign

 

Convention:

Midwest GameFest

Gamehole Con

Carnage XX

Nekocon 2017

GaMExpo

CROW-CON

MEPaCon

PAX Unplugged

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D&D 5E News, Week 41 - Xanathar’s Guide previews, Update on AU Ranger, Mystic & Artificer Status

October 11, 2017

We have the latest info on the Mistc, Artificer Classes & UA Ranger. In Addition,  a flood of Xanther’s Guide To Everything Previews. The Previews include Subclasses Divine Soul Sorcerer, Arcane Archer, Monster Slayer, Warlock Celestial, Shadow sorcerer and Background Life events chart,  Also,we tell you about the 5E Sci-Fi game Hyperstorm under development. To add to that we have a D&D movie update. You also get,in the blog section we have a review of an DMsGuild Adept product Ruins of Mezro. Running time is 1 hour 36 minuts.

THE LINKS IN THE SHOW NOTES:

Artificer & Mystic Update

New Unearthed Arcana (UA) Ranger Update

Xanthar’s Guide to everything Bard College of Whispers

Xanthar’s Guide to Everything Preview of Divine Soul Sorcerer

Xanthar’s Guide to Everything Preview of Arcane Archer

Xanthar’s Guide to Everything Monster Slayer Ranger Subclass

Xanthar’s Guide to Everything Warlock Celestial

Xanthar’s Guide to Everything Shadow Sorcerer

Xanathar's Guide: Sample Life Events Unlocked!

Unearth Archana Released Fiendish Options THis Week

Jeremy Crawford did a YouTube Video on this

Mike Mearls Fiendish Options Follow -Up Tweet Wednesday 11 October

Something to think about: A Mike Mearls Tweet About a PC Too Good in Combat

 

 

Random Poll On Twitter about Dungeons You May Find Interesting

D&D Movie Update

A new Sci-Fi D&D5E variant:Hyperstorm

Electric Lit Site :Why All Writers Should Play Dungeons & Dragons

Shades of Magic: Spiteful Doom

D&D Beyond Updates

Kickstarter:

Mini-Dungeon Tome for 5th Edition or Pathfinder RPG

New DM’s Guild Adventures:

CCC-SRCC01-01 Trouble in the Old City

CCC-SRCC01-02 Down the River of Snakes

CCC-SRCC01-03 Altar of the Smoldering Eye

Blogs:

Power Score: Tomb of Annihilation 4 - The Boon of Nangnag

Raging Owlbear: GM 101: Basics of Stealth and Hiding in D&D

PoweR Score: Dungeons & Dragons - Ruins of Mezro

Newbie DM: Tomb of Annihilation on DnD Beyond

Conventions:

Carnage XX

Quest-Con

FalCon

Save Against Fear 2017

Dallas Fan Days 2017

Mississauga Comic Expo

Dallas Fan Days 2017

OPEN at UC Berkeley, Lost Temples of Lake Luo

SherCon

MEPaCon

PAX Unplugged

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