Tag: Learn D&D

Nov 14

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Ep 33 w/ @KickAssEmily

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention!   This episode of Detention is sponsored by Galatune.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the edges, with less editing to reflect a more conversational tone. They also include more of the tangents, bad jokes, and adult language that we tend to use when we’re …

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Oct 31

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Episode 32 w/ Dani and Scott

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention!   Detention is sponsored by BattleBards and Easy Roller Dice.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the edges, with less editing to reflect a more conversational tone. They also include more of the tangents, bad jokes, and adult language that we tend to use when …

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Oct 24

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Episode 31 w/ Quinn Wilson & Scott

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention!   Detention is sponsored by BattleBards and Easy Roller Dice.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the edges, with less editing to reflect a more conversational tone. They also include more of the tangents, bad jokes, and adult language that we tend to use when …

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Oct 17

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Episode 30 w/ Craig Campbell

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention!  This is episode #30 with Craig Campbell from Nerdburger games, designer of Murders & Acquisitions and the currently in development CAPERS 1920 supers game. Detention is sponsored by BattleBards and Easy Roller Dice.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the edges, with less editing to …

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Oct 10

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Episode 29 w/ Rich Malena

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention!  This is episode # 29 with Rich Malena from the Going Last Podcast as well as Atomic Game Theory on Youtube.   Detention is sponsored by BattleBards and Easy Roller Dice.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the edges, with less editing to reflect a …

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Sep 28

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Episode 28 w/ Darcy L. Ross

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention!   Detention is sponsored by BattleBards and Easy Roller Dice.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the edges, with less editing to reflect a more conversational tone. They also include more of the tangents, bad jokes, and adult language that we tend to use when …

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Sep 21

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Episode 27

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention!   Detention is sponsored by BattleBards and Easy Roller Dice.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the edges, with less editing to reflect a more conversational tone. They also include more of the tangents, bad jokes, and adult language that we tend to use when …

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Aug 29

GM Advice – Reskinning a Storm Giant into a Thunderstorm

Reskinning is an amazingly easy way to get extra mileage out of the Monster Manual and/or throw more experienced players for a loop when you describe a creature as one thing (goblin), but use the mechanics of another creature (Hydra!) I’ve been reskinning monsters for years but recently decided I wanted to take things a …

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Aug 29

GM Advice – Modified Skill Challenges

Skill Challenges, as far as I’m aware, first made their appearance in D&D 4e. The idea was to present a challenge to the players that had to be defeated or overcome through use of Skill or Ability Checks checks – almost like a combat encounter, but with less stabbing. So, for example – navigating through …

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Aug 22

Welcome to Detention – LIVE, Episode 25

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to Detention! WARNING – THIS EPISODE’S AUDIO IS REALY ROUGH.  MICHAEL WAS HAVING TECHNOLOGY ISSUES THAT WE DIDN’T CATCH UNTIL AFTER THE EP.  BUT YOU CAN HEAR OUR GUEST JUST FINE. Detention is sponsored by BattleBards and Easy Roller Dice.   As usual, these episodes are a little more rough around the …

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