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Pod Chatter 25 – Adventure Types

Our Pod Chatter episodes are for us to sit down and talk about something nerdy. Sometimes it’s a movie, sometimes it’s Stargate (let’s face it, that’s every time), and other times, we talk about something useful at the gaming table. … Continue reading

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Poisoned Whispers Episode 3 – Creation of Urth/Magician/Level 0

In this episode, we delve deep into the creation of Urth, the planet on which all adventures in Shadow of the Demon Lord happen. (Well, most, probably). We also talk about why the Magician is an awesome path to choose … Continue reading

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Poisoned Whispers Episode 2 – Cycle of Life / Characters

Every player has their character and every character comes from somewhere. In this episode, we talk about the cycle of mortal life in the game, Shadow of the Demon Lord, and then discuss creating level 0 characters. There is some … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 24 – Shaking Things Up

Sometimes, things just get a little stale at the table. That’s OK! Don’t feel bad about it. It’s an invitation to change things up a bit, to make them new and exciting! In this episode, Christopher and I talk about … Continue reading

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Sand Castle Episode 7 – Sky City – Power Swap

The end of our third season has arrived and we leave you with this episode to enjoy while we step back, rest, plan and run our APs for next season. In this episode, Christopher and I create an adventure for … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 23 – Houserules

We’ve got another Pod Chatter episode for you this week. In episode 23, Christopher and I discuss houserules! We all know what those are, those pesky things the GM keeps making up to gimp our characters into losing. Am I … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 22 – Using the Sand Castle

In this episode, Christopher and I chat about using the adventures created in our Sand Castle episodes. We don’t start out that way, we start talking about dice and dice rolls, continuing a conversation we were having off the mics. … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 20 – Being a Better Player

This episode is packed with useful advice and stories on being a better player. I know that we normally talk about GMing and GM advice, but we thought we’d give something to the players, without whom, there would be no … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 18 – Railroading: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

In this episode, Christopher and I chat about the much maligned practice of Railroading at the game table! Surprisingly, we had quite a few positive things to say about it! I also realized something about GMing that I hadn’t realized … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 14 – The Three Act Story Structure

In this episode, Christopher and I discuss using the three act story structure in games. Specifically, prepping and running games using this structure as a framework for the stories told at the game table. I think it’s a great tool. … Continue reading

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