D&D 5E News Week 03 2018 - FREE Adventure League Certification for Extra Life Awards/B2 Keep on the Borderlands 5E Conversion

January 17, 2018

B2 Keep on the Borderlands 5E Conversion Update from Goodman Games.          Magic the Gathering Crossover IXALAN Setting and FREE IXALAN adventure X Marks the Spot. This episode also contains information on two new adventure releases one by Kobold Press and one by Dias Ex Machina Games.  We also discuss FREE Adventure League Certification for Extra Life Awards.  In addition, We review two blogs.  In the first we tell you about Unearthed Arcana content now being added to D&D Beyond. In the second, DM David talks about 3 Pieces of Dungeon Masters Gear I Love. Not to forget 8 rules interpretations from Jeremy Crawford on Twitter. The time is 44 minutes 44 seconds


Links in the Show Notes:

Shawn Merwin becomes Full Time freelance RPG designer.

B2: The Keep on the Borderlands.

Wrath of the River King for 5th Edition

A Fistful of Dragons (An Adventure by Dias Ex Machina)

Dungeons & Dragons Beyond YouTube Video:Jeremy Crawford on School of Invention, Circle of Spores and the Brute

In Ixalan Dinosaurs Fight Vampires

Extra Life Adventure League rewards Available

click here to download PLANE SHIFT: IXALAN

D&D Beyond YouTube Video: Divine and Arcane Magic

Click here to download the IXALAN adventure  X Marks the Spot


Fantasy Magic Item Cards: RPG Items for 5E

New Adventure LEague Adventures on the Dungeon Masters Guild:

DDIA-XGE Underworld Speculation

CCC-SFBay-02-01 Old Enemies Arise



D&D: Unearthed Arcana Comes to DND Beyond

DMDavid: 3 Pieces of Dungeon Masters Gear I Love and 1 Failed Experiment



Encounter RP

Dungeon Draw

lDwD&D#131 – All About Setting





Dreamation 2017

Winter Fantasy

Origins Game Fair



D&D 5E News Week 02 2018 - The Eclectic Mix - Dale Esterling/Dead Man’s Hand

January 10, 2018

This week is an eclectic mix.  First, this Episode I am joined by Dale Esterling Writer of Dead Man’s Hand a magicless authentic Old American West Campaign.  In addition, find out how soon Critical Role is starting.  Then, we find what is the Best Class for Multiclassing, how to Enhancing the Death and Resurrection Part of the Game and the Cure for Murder Hobos, How you can find the Statistics for Playable Races for Monsters Out of the Monster Manual  Plus, Three New Subclasses Released in Unearthed Arcana.  The Introduction to Power Gaming by Consensus project.  Also, 31 Rule clarifications by Jeremy Crawford from Twitter. Plus, Three New Adventure League Adventures and Three New Blogs That Are Good to Read


Links in the show notes:

Dead Man’s Hand an D&D 5th Edition Adventure Series for the Old American West is Released by BDT Press

New Critical Role Campaign Starts This Week


Unearthed Archana Releases Three SubClasses

Death and Resurrection D&D Beyond Youtube Video


D&D 5E News Week 01 2018 - Mike Mearls Exploration/Autism

January 3, 2018

This week we look into Exploration & Mike Mearls Latest Posts on it.  Also, we talk about the D&D Movie. D&D helping Autistic people is another topic.  In addition we talk about the Philly hipster D&D scene. We go on to cover two New Adventure League Titles on DM’s Guild (one is free), three kickstarters, a blog by  +MIke Shay, two podcasts one hosted by Shawn Mearls and Chris Slezak and two conventions in the south. I do this all in a little over 32 minutes.

Links in the Show notes:

How slaying dragons and rolling dice can help people with autism

More D&D Movie News

Why are Philly hipsters now all playing Dungeons & Dragons?

Mike Mearls Explores Making Exploration a More Exciting and Interesting Pillar of D&D Play

On 12/29/2017 he tweeted a second Exploration Guide Sheet for Witchlite Fens

Here's the Travel domain (focusing on exploration pillar)




Dungeons & Dragons 5E Location Module: Sylvanhome

Anthro-Adventures RPG Setting, Now for 5E & Pathfinder

Hunters Mark 5E Adventure Book: Hunt for Monstrous Dinosaurs


New Adventure League Titles on DM’s Guild:

DDAL00-03 Those That Came Before

Do not forget the free adventure we told you about last week: DDAL00-04 Winter's Flame



Sly Flourish Making Awesome Dungeons



DwD&D #129 – Lysa Chen

The Tome Show: Dragon Turtle! (Monstrous Ecologist 002)



Paradise City Comic Con


D&D 5E News Week 52 - FREE Stuff

December 27, 2017

At least 3 free things! Mike Mearls Ask Me Anything Update - Comments on Mystic/Ranger/Artificer/It is beginning to look alot like Eberron/Planescape/Subclasses.  How to get a new FREE Adventure League Adventure. How to get a FREE adventure league certification for 10 FREE downtime days. How to get FREE Tomb of Annihilation Tomb of Nine Gods Maps.  Also 24 FREE paper Medieval miniatures. Moreover, we cover a podcast with a magic item you may wish to use for your home campaign. Additionally, how to get your FREE Pocket Mimic: After Dark Compendium no.1. Furthermore, we tell you about four upcoming conventions.

DDAL00-04 Winter's Flame (5e) =New Free Adventure League Adventure

24 Free Mideavil Paper Miniatures from evandro novel

Free Toumb of the Nine Gods Maps for Toumb of Anihilation FREE in Dragon + Magazine

Free downtime days for Adventure League

Mike Mearls Gets Promotion

Robert Adducci Takes New Position

Update from Mike Mearls Ask Me Anything on Reddit



Sly Flourish: Letter to a New Dungeon Master


Compilation of Sage Advice Segments on the Dragon Talk Podcast




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





Dungeons & Dragons 5E Location Module: Sylvanhome



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


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:


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


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



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.


The Forbidden Caverns of Archaia for 5E



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



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




3rd Annual Holiday Around the Moonsea

Stuffed COWS