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How I Play D&D – and Why It’s Fun (Part Two)

dungeonmastering.com - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 23:39
Part Two: The Butt Kicking Begins – So, Too, Does the Fun I haaaaated (loathed) the DM and he wasn’t much of a fan of mine, either. He was boring, lackluster, couldn’t out act Tommy Wiseau, and never...

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How a Newbie Played D&D- and Why It’s Fun (Part One)

dungeonmastering.com - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 01:53
  Whenever I play Dungeons & Dragons, I always take it seriously, but that doesn’t mean that I never have fun. After all, F-U-N is precisely the whole point of playing this old school game,...

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NewbieDM Minicast Episode 14

Newbie DM - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:48
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-14.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

In this, the final episode of the original run of  the Minicast, released in February of 2011, I was joined by Dave “The Game” Chalker, Editor-in-Chief of the Critical Hits website. Together we attempted to help a DM with a question about a problem player at the table. You can reach the minicast via voicemail at 305-349-3026, or by email at newbiedm@newbiedm.com


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 13

Newbie DM - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:45
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-13.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

In this episode of the minicast, I was joined by Tracy, author of the SarahDarkmagic.com blog, and together we answered a question regarding whether a new DM is better served by using published materials versus homebrew material. This episode was released on December 2010. You can reach the minicast via voicemail at 305-349-3026, or by email at newbiedm@newbiedm.com


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 12

Newbie DM - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:39
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-12.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

In this episode of the Minicast,  I was joined by Mark Meredith,  writer of the Dice Monkey blog. Together we offered advice to a DM whose players are rolling a lot worse than he was at the table.

This episode was released on October 2010. You can participate in the minicast by calling 305-349-3026 or emailing a recorded question to newbiedm@newbiedm.com


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 11

Newbie DM - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:36
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-11.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

In this episode of the Minicast, I was joined by Jeff Greiner, host of The Tome Show, a long running D&D podcast. Togethered we offer advice to a video game player looking to get his friends off the TV, and unto the D&D table.

This episode was released on June 2010. You can participate in the minicast by calling 305-349-3026 or sending a recorded question to newbiedm@newbiedm.com


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 10

Newbie DM - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:31
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-10.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

In this, the 10th episode of the NewbieDM.com Minicast, I was joined by Quinn Murphy.  Together, we attempted to help out a DM who had a problem with over aggressive PC’s in his game. You can call into the NewbieDM.com Minicast at 305-349-3026 and email the show at newbiedm@newbiedm.com.


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 9

Newbie DM - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:29
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-9.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

In this ninth episode of the minicast, I was joined by Mike Shea of the Sly Flourish blog.  Together we attempted to answer a listener’s question about monsters and how they would respond to a PC’s mark. You can reach the minicast via voicemail at 305-349-3026, or by email at newbiedm@newbiedm.com


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 8

Newbie DM - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 22:27
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-8.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

This episode featured Dustin Snyder walking us through 4e’s organized play website for DM rewards, etc. This material is probably obsolete and outdated.

I am making the episode available for posterity. I will devote a 5e episode exclusively to 5e organized play.

 


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 7

Newbie DM - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 06:56
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-7.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

In this episode I was joined by game designer and Editor-In-Chief of Critical Hits, Dave “The Game” Chalker, and a listener called in asking how to encourage players to learn the rules of the game.

This episode was released on May 2010. You can participate in the minicast by calling 305-349-3026


Dragonkin Rider

Flickr Dungeons and Dragons Tag Feed - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 01:34

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Dragonkin Rider

These people have a special truce with the dragons. An exchange of services that benefits them both.

Categories: Dungeons and Dragons

Devourer

Flickr Dungeons and Dragons Tag Feed - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 01:34

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Devourer

The Devourer steals souls to power his massive dead body.

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NewbieDM Minicast Episode 6

Newbie DM - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 00:13
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-6.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

Mike Shea from the Sly Flourish blog joined me in the minicast, and we tried to answer a listener’s voicemail about interesting houserules that can enhance the game.  Both of us provided a couple of houserules, with Mike providing one of the neatest uses for music yet at a D&D table.

This episode was released on May 2010. You can participate in the minicast by calling 305-349-3026


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 5

Newbie DM - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 23:53
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-5.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

This was the fifth episode of the original run of the Minicast, where I was joined by Chris Sims, a D&D game designer for Wizards of the Coast.  Together, we attempted to help a listener who asked about how to best incorporate published adventures into his campaign world, along with how to bring in pre-published npc’s and location names.

This episode was released on April 2010. You can participate in the minicast by calling 305-349-3026


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 4

Newbie DM - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 23:06
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-4.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

This was the fourth episode of the original run of the Minicast, where I was joined by Quinn Murphy from Thoughtcrime Games, with advice for a listener on how to scale up encounters for more than 5 players.

This episode was released on March 2010. You can participate in the minicast by calling 305-349-3026


NewbieDM Minicast Episode 3

Newbie DM - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 22:39
https://newbiedm.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/newbiedm-com-minicast-ep-3.mp3

As I prepare to relaunch the NewbieDM Minicast, this time focused on 5e, I am making the 14 original 4e episodes available as originally produced.

This was the third episode of the original run of the Minicast, where I was joined by Mike Shea from the SlyFlourish blog, and together we try to help a DM with a question about what to do when an over equipped NPC unexpectedly dies, the PC’s grab his magical items, and a treasure parcel becomes somewhat unbalanced.

This episode was released on March 2010. You can participate in the minicast by calling 305-349-3026


Four Simple Questions for Dungeon Crawls

dungeonmastering.com - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 20:57
Four Simple Questions (A Play Dirty Look at Dungeon Crawls) Hello Dungeon Masters! My name’s John and I design games. Lots of ‘em. But more importantly, like you, I’m the guy who usually ends up...

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Wrackspawn

Flickr Dungeons and Dragons Tag Feed - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 01:56

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Wrackspawn

Sometimes, a condemned soul is punished with distorting, deforming pain. And sometimes those ones are given weapons and sent out to wreak havoc.

Categories: Dungeons and Dragons

Mezzoloth

Flickr Dungeons and Dragons Tag Feed - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 01:56

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Mezzoloth

The foot-soldiers of the Yugoloths are quite stronger than they appear.

Categories: Dungeons and Dragons

Angel Of Justice

Flickr Dungeons and Dragons Tag Feed - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 01:56

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Angel Of Justice

The Cold Hand of Justice, that is!

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