D&D 5E News, Week 40 - Jared Rascher & poll on 5E Assumptions

October 5, 2017

This show  Jared Rascher joined us to discuss a revealing poll about D&D Assumptions he conducted.  In addition, you are told about the change of Dungeon Masters Guild Adept Products. Not to forget, you find out who is the keynote for PAX Unplugged.  To add to that,  we look at  Xanathar’s Guide previews and Tomb of Annihilation tips. Then, the kickstarter section has Grognard Frank Mentzer’s new kickstarter.  Furthermore, you are introduce to four blogs with tips and information to help you strategize how you will run Tomb of Annihilation.  Finally, the DM’s DM, Les Foster is here to add his insight and opinion. The running time is 2 hours 16 minutes.

 

SHOW NOTE LINKS:

Xanthar’s Guide to Everything New Bard College of Glamor

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything New Cleric Domain Forge Cleric

Time to Crunch Some Data! (D&D Survey Results and My Take)

Who is kicking off PAX Unplugged? Wizards of the Coast president Chris Cocks

Adept Products Legal for Play in Adventure League

D&D Beyond’s Latest Information

 

Podcasts:

DwD&D 118 – Is D&D doing what it set out to do

POCKET MIMIC PODCAST AFTER DARK #12 – MAGICAL LOCATIONS.

Kickstarter:

Lost Hall of Tyr: A 5e Adventure (Dungeon Grappling support)

Frank Mentzer's Empyrea Fantasy Setting for 10 RPG Systems

Limitless Monsters - 100 DnD5e monsters

And now a Word from a Gamer

The Folio: Storyteller's Arcana 1E & 5E gaming supplement

Aquilae: Bestiary of the Realm (Dark Obelisk, Pathfinder/5E)

 

Blogs

 

Power Score: Dungeons & Dragons - How to Run Tomb of Annihilation

Skalds Forge: Tomb of Annihilation Hex Crawl Procedure

Power Score: Dungeons & Dragons - How to Run Tomb of Annihilation

NewbieDM Review: Tomb of Annihilation

 

Power Score: Dungeons & Dragons - Tomb of Annihilation Review

SLy Flourish DM's Deep Dive with James Introcaso on Roll20

Podcasts:

DwD&D 118 – Is D&D doing what it set out to do

GM WORD OF THE WEEK Assassin

POCKET MIMIC PODCAST AFTER DARK #12 – MAGICAL LOCATIONS.

Conventions:

FalCon

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D&D 5E News, Week 39 - D&D 5E News, Week 38 - Xanthars Guide to Everything Previews

September 27, 2017

This week we tell you about Xanthars Guide to Everything previews Subclasses and tables.  Also the new D&D Digital Reader.  In addition we Let you know about Kobold Press’ Deck of Beasts, Review of Tomb of Annihilation Dice set.  There's more, We tell  you where you can get the My Little Pony Dice.  There is at least two more fun & interesting topics.  Finally, we have the recurring topics, Rules Questions from Twitter, Blogs, Podcasts, New Adventure League Modules on Dungeon Master's Guild and new kickstarters!

From EN World: Xanathar Previews: Random Encounters & Character Names

From D&D Beyond You Tube Channel: Horizon Walker , Cavalier  & Rouge Inquisitive from Xanthars Guide to Everything

Xanathar's Guide To Everything is now available for pre-order on D&D Beyond.

Mike Mearls Combat Poll on Twitter

Dungeons & Dragons Finally Goes Digital with the D&D Reader

Kobold Press’ Deck of Beasts: Low-Level Creatures with Tuck Box

'Dungeons & Dragons' now has a Kindle-like app to ease the book burdens

From EN World: Here's A Sneak Peek At Tomb Of Annihilation On Fantasy Grounds

Kobold Press’ Deck of Beasts: Low-Level Creatures with Tuck Box

My Little Pony Dice Available from Amazon

From EN World: Here's A Sneak Peek At Tomb Of Annihilation On Fantasy Grounds

From EN World: Xanathar Previews: Random Encounters & Character Names

Here Are D&D's New Official Dinosaur Racing Rules

The Eladrin & Gith Survey

New Adventure League Adventures on DMs Guild:

CCCROZK01-01 Binder's Torment

CCCROZK01-02 Zhentarim's Lament

CCCROZK01-03 Necromancer's Ascent

CCC-QCC2017 Delusions of Grandeur, Dreams of Revenge

 

Kickstarter

D&D Adventurers League at PAX Unplugged 2017

World of Myrr Adventures Vol 2 & Handbook for Fifth Edition

 

Blogs:

Geek Dad: Read and Learn ‘How to Write Adventures Modules That Don’t Suck’

NewbieDM Review: Tomb of Annihilation dice

THe Kind DM: DMs Guild Review – Going Underground

 

Podcasts:

The Tome Show: The Beholder! (Monstrous Ecologist 001).

POCKET MIMIC PODCAST EPISODE 14 – CUTE CREATURES

DwD&D 117 – James Introcaso on the Adepts Program and the DM’s Guild

 

Conventions:

G.A.M.E.

Dan's Con of the Vale

CinCityCon

Nuke-Con

TsunamiCon 2017

Fan Nexus

Save Against Fear 2017

MEPaCon

PAX Unplugged

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D&D 5E News, Week 38 - Tortal

September 20, 2017

First, (TOA)New Race the Tortle. Goodman Games Latest for the release of 5E Update of B2 Keep on the Borderland. (TOA) AL-MI'RAJ (Unicorn Rabbits) paper minis, Also,Using Monster’s Passive initiative, Sly Flourish’s Survey Results, Grognard Frank Mentzer's new kickstarter, New $10 adventure, Troll Lord Games New Deal & New Unpainted Minis. New AL module on Adventure League.  We fit this all into 1hour and 36 minuts.

New Adventure League (AL)Legal Race the Tortle

More information from Goodman Games on Conversion on Classic D&D Adventures

Passive Initiative

Toumb of Annihilation AL-MI'RAJ (Unicorn Rabbits) Paper minis from Stuart Robertson’s Patron

New Product from Avalon Games!

Dark Naga Adventures Releases Free Side Encounter

River Crossing

Roll 20 Major Update & Delay of Xanathar’s Guide to Everything

NEW! UNPAINTED MINIS From Wizkids

Collect them all! Click here for a full list of figures from the product line!

New Bundle Deal From Troll Lord Games on Drive Through RPG

Frank Mentzer is Back with a new kickstarter Worlds of Empyrea

Click here for link to Worlds of Emyrea Website

 

New Adventure League Modules on Dungeon Masaters Guild:

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

 

kickstarter:

Artifices of Quartztoil Tower - 5E Adventure - Only $10!

Blogs:

Sly Flourish-5e Dungeons & Dragons Facebook Survey Results

RPG MUSINGS Why I don’t fudge rolls or change stats on the fly

 

Other Podcasts:

Advantage to Insight- Chris Sniezak on Adventure WritingPOCKET MIMIC PODCAST AFTER DARK #11 – DESIGNING TRAPS!

DM Word of the Week: Ranger

Conventions:

Snake River Comic Con

Senshi Con 2017

Save Against Fear 2017

MEPACON – Mid-Eastern PA Gaming Convention

PAX Unplugged

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D&D 5E News, Week 37 - Toumb of Annihilation Book, Dice Out, New DM Screen, New Dragon+, lots of Toumb of Annihilation Stuff in General.

September 13, 2017

This week many of Toumb of Annihilation (TOA) related Things! Tomb of Annihilation Book & Dice, New DM Screen, New dragon+ and the cool TOA contents, Eladrin & Gith playtest classes, Newly Released  TOA Guild Adept Products, New RPG notebooks & Four Essential Qualities of a 4-Hour Dungeons & Dragons Adventure

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D&D 5E News, Week 35 - Jeremy Crawford’s 9 Insider Hacks for players and DMs, New Ranger, Mystic & Artficer

August 30, 2017

This week we tell you about Jeremy Crawford’s 9 Insider Hacks for players and DMs, Will the Revised Ranger be in new printings of the Player's Handbook? Updated Mystic & Artificer Update Timetable, New D&D Survey, Creating Memorable NPCs, 4 Ways D&D is all about story, Power VTT - The new Virtual Table Top, Psionics Intro into D&D

D&D Rules Developer's 9 Insider Hacks For Players and DMs

4 WAYS DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS IS ALL ABOUT THE STORY

New D&D Survey

Power VTT

Inside The Hilarious Variety Show That Killed 175 Level 1 D&D Characters

Hickman's Killer Breakfast / Episode 1

Dungeons & Dragons Promises to Make the Game More Queer

Cubicle 7 Adventures in Middle-earth Supplement The Road Goes Ever On available for pre-order now.

Roll20 Tomb of Annihilation Module

Revised Ranger Added to New Printings of player Handbook?

Artificer or Mystic Update?

Kickstarter:

The Compendium of Wild Beasts 5E

RPG Wilderness Maps - 5e, Pathfinder, Cthulhu, Savage etc.

Dimgaard Vol. XXI - 5e DnD Adventures

Blogs:

Biased Bill: Restricting Movement

Merric's Musings: D&D Accessory Review: D&D Character Sheets

How Psionics Accommodated D&D’s Critics

The Yawning Portal: MEMORABLE VILLAINS

Podcasts:

Down with D&D:GenCon 2017

Pocket Mimic Episode 12:#NODONUTS4KAT

Conventions:

DragonCon

Queen City Conquest

Carnage Con XX

ZiegeCon

From the Vaults 2017

Totalcon End of Summer Sizzler

PAX Unplugged

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D&D 5E News, Week 34 - Tomb of Annihilation Primer Preview, Mike Mearls advice on creating characters

August 23, 2017

DM Benny is joined by the DM's DM, Les Foster.  We tell you what is in Tomb of Annihilation Primer Preview, Relate Mike Mearls advice on creating characters, and go over more of Jeremy Crawfords Rules interpretations. Upcoming Convention Information.  Also, this is where Shawn Merwin gets his 5E news! This is as much news as we can fit into 1 hour & 12 minutes.

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Metagaming Moments VIII - We Read You Adventure League’s A Guide to the Factions of Faerun

August 14, 2017

Know How you can get magic items from your factions or how to mentor in your faction and what the benifits are from that?  Well download this and listen to it and you will find out what is in the A Guide to the Factions of Faerun. One other thing you can get is accelerated training.

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