175 – Essentials Kit Review

We review the D&D 5e Essentials Kit. Disregard the positive reviews you’ve seen. It is not good.

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174 – re:play Electric Bastionland

Jim runs a homebrew adventure set within ELECTRIC BASTIONLAND, the new hotness from Chris McDowall and other luminaries.

Look for the Kickstarter in early November (2019).

Follow Chris’s blog for more info on Electric Bastionland: bastionland.com.

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173 – re:play Essentials Kit 4

The 5e Essentials Kit playthrough hits a VERY STRONG inflection point.

(NOW WITH JOHN) Here are the character sheets:

A preview of what’s to come:

And the ep itself. No video this time; camera died right at the end. Boomer tech 😦

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171 – re:play Essentials Kit 3

D&D 5e Essentials Kit continued.

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170 – Dear Gary 1

We start our very serious and important rpg advice column. Write in with questions of your own for next time.

Note: We know the mics are hot. Will fix that for next time.

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169 – re:play Essentials Kit 2

The Essentials Kit continues.

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168 – Insanity Elevation Contour Mapping

Daniel shows how to add elevation contour lines to a hex map, how to calculate sight lines in terms of hexes, how to navigate overland by means of such, and muses on why in the world one might desire to do so.

Erratum: show notes page for this one is ggnorecast.com/168, not /167, but you already know that because you’re here.

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167 – re:play Essentials Kit 1

We start our actual play of the new 5e Essentials Kit.

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166 – Essentials Kit Hype

We talk about the upcoming Essentials Kit for D&D 5, the actual play of which will be our next episode. We also touch on how we created characters, both mechanically and dramatically, and discussed more broadly the issue of suiting PCs to settings, especially when you don’t know what kind of themes will be present in the setting or module.

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