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Sep 15

Live Play Podcast – Coming Soon!

Hello all, Evan and I have been working toward recording our D&D Games and then posting them on the site.  Our current issue has been the audio quality. We play in my basement which is unfinished so it’s cavernous and does not have very good acoustics.  On top of that, the furnace kicks on and …

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Sep 15

The Random-izer

The Random-izer The First thing you need to know about the Random-izer is that I, Michael AKA-Mumbles, roll 2d20’s for everything when I play. I haven’t “always” done this, but I have done it for a very long time.  Psychologically I think my dice roll better when I do this. I always use two different …

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Sep 08

Dungeon Talk Episode Disclaimer

Hi all. It just sort of hit me today that on Itunes our podcasts feature the Explicit tag since we do occasionally use adult language. However, we don’t have any sort of disclaimer on our webpage. So now we do. if you go to the Dungeon Talk Page I’ve added a header about the possibility …

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Aug 18

Character Template

character.template Instructions: This character template is a series of questions that forces you to think about and ultimately make choices about your character outside of their role as an adventurer. In the questions “YOU” refers to the PC, not the player. This information can and should be used by your Game Master to develop hooks …

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Aug 15

Dungeon Talk: Episode 3 – An Editing Adventure

Dungeon Talk: Episode 3 – An Editing Adventure Happy to bring to you episode 3!  We had a lot of fun recording this one, probably too much since we finished with about an hour and a half of recording.  I had to cut it down significantly to upload. If you don’t want to hear Michael …

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Aug 15

Dungeon Talk: Episode 2 – The Saga Continues

Dungeon Talk: Episode 2 – The Saga Continues We changed the intro a little this time, the old intro was too long before we started talking. Table Topic # 1 – Update on Evan’s game  00:24 – 15:00 Table Topic # 2 – We discuss me taking over Evan’s game  or starting my own   …

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Aug 15

Dungeon Talk: Episode 1 – The Beginning

Dungeon Talk: Episode 1 – The Beginning Well this is the first true episode of Dungeon Talk.  We call it # 2 in the beginning, but that’s because we had an Episode 0 for a while.  We chose a couple topics brought about by our game this past Monday. We begin with some things about …

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Aug 14

House Rule: The Matrix – Just the basics

Morpheus: Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. You would create the Matrix by having each of your Players roll a stat in turn using whatever method you would normally use.  You would record them in order going left to right (row 1). Once you …

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Aug 14

House Rule: The Matrix – An Alternative method for starting PC stats

The Matrix   One of the topics Evan and I plan on covering in an upcoming Dungeon Talk Episode is starting a new game. We believe that our audience will mostly be made up of newer Players and newer DM’s, so we wanted to give some thoughts on getting started. This article will cover an …

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Aug 14

House Rule: The “Bitch” and the “Whine”

The “Bitch” and the “Whine” This is a house rule I’ve been using for years. Basically during each gaming session the group has the option to declare any Die roll as the “Bitch” and then have that die re-rolled and take the new result. If the group decided to do this a second time during …

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