172 – Dear Gary, Am I the Witchy One?

Our RPG advice column reprises with more questions from the internet and our patrons.

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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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165 – Inferno 2

Daniel got it into his head to run a Dante’s Inferno tactical D&D war/storygame. Unfortunately, Roll20 doesn’t let you export entire campaigns; so we’re dumping all the assets out there for you to use if you want—or at least for you to get an idea of the kind of assets that would be involved were you to want to do something similar.

Here’s all the public domain image assets (mostly from Gustave Doré) Daniel used to do this in Roll20: https://imgur.com/a/uenONOl

Here’s the translation of the Inferno he used: Esolen (2003) (aff)

Here’s the sequence of scenes he used:

 

Here’s a GDoc of all the flavor text, plus monster stats. Most of it is composed of quotations from Inferno (Cantos I-III), with some transitional prose by a lesser author.

In the episode, Daniel talks about the process for creating such a campaign and how you might go about doing your own literary homage-campaign. 

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164 – re:play Dungeon Academy 10

The party continues into a labyrinth of the kobold lair, has to navigate using verbal description only, and gets into a dicey fight. Later that night, back in the real world, Saggitarius witnesses something that will have serious implications in the future.\

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Dramatis Personae

The PCs

Saggitarius (Tim)

Nike (John)

Luna (Jim)

 

The NPCs

Patroclus (Drak Spears 1-B)

Nero (Naut Spears 3-A)

 

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