Episode | May 21st, 2022 | 53 mins 40 secs
adding flavor, combat, dm tips, game prep, session zero, table rules
We look at a number of ways to spice up your combat, from streamlining play so players get to act more frequently, to adding just the right type of crunchy table rules to provide extra excitement. Join us as we discuss the best ways to strike a balance between speeding up combat rounds, and making it still feel meaningful and carefully considered.
Episode | April 29th, 2022 | 1 hr 8 mins
adding flavor, conditions, dm tips, game prep
Conditions are a fundamental component to D&D, but are often misunderstood, or poorly applied. We discuss better ways to use everything from grappling to poisoned, from incapacitated to invisible. Don't be stunned by our unrestrained conversation that is prone to being charming.
Episode | April 25th, 2022 | 1 hr 2 mins
adding flavor, cosmic horror, dm tips, game prep, monsters, spelljammer
We take a look into the newest announcement of D&D settings: Spelljammer. While we don't yet know all the details of how 5e will be different from 2e (the last time we saw official Spelljammer content) there are a few things we do know. Join us as we unpack this setting and look at some of its new monsters.
Episode | March 5th, 2021 | 45 mins 59 secs
adding flavor, dm tips, game prep, horror, session zero
We peer into the dark forbidden corners to reveal the elements that make horror jump out at your players in a way that regular campaign settings might not.