Category Archive: Down with D&D

Shawn and Chris getting Down with D&D. Segments range from What's New in D&D to breaking down campaign books chapter by chapter to give you a guide to help run those campaigns.

Jul 25 2017

DwD&D#109 – Gaming with Kids

Let’s get down with kids and teens playing some D&D with special guest Rory Merwin.

It’s the experience, the do’s and don’ts, and as much help as we can cram into 50 minutes for running D&D games for kids.

Jul 19 2017

Bone, Stone, and Obsidian – Episode 2: Survival

The sands of Athas are unforgiving to those without bone, stone, or obsidian to protect their water–and their lives. In this episode, Robert and Wayne talk about more than just sand and desert. Join us for a survival guide to Athas!

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  • Survival and scarcity: lore, story, and mechanics

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Bone, Stone, and Obsidian

  • obsidian@athas.org

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Jul 18 2017

DwD&D#108 – Initiative

Let’s Get down with the order of turns. We’re talking Initiative in D&D, RAW, DMG alts, and Greyhawk initiative, plus we throw a few of our own favs in there.

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Jul 15 2017

DwD&D#107 – Expectations for Published Adventures

Let’s get down with adventures, how they look, how they should look, and what we want inside them to make them easier to run. Shawn & Chris are looking at adventures and how their presented on the page.

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Jul 04 2017

DwD&D#106 – AP and Storytelling Podcasts

Let’s get down with Celeste Conowitch and James Introcaso as they chat with us about Actual Play and Narrative podcastings affect on the gaming landscape and some things to thing about if you wanted to get into making these kinds of podcasts.

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Jun 27 2017

DwD&D#105 – Investigation v Perception

Let’s get down with spotting stuff and knowing how it all goes together. Shawn and Chris talk about Investigation and Perception on this weeks Down with D&D.

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Jun 20 2017

DwD&D#104 – Origins 2017 Recap

Let’s Get Down. It’s all Origins all the time as the Mad Wizard recaps us on all the conventions hotness.

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Jun 13 2017

Bone, Stone, and Obsidian – Episode 1: Templars

The sands of Athas are unforgiving to those without bone, stone, or obsidian to protect their water–and their lives. In this episode, Robert and Wayne talk about the roles templar play in your game: enemy, ally, and setting. Welcome to Dark Sun!

Topic

  • Templar: lore, story, and mechanics

Contact

Bone, Stone, and Obsidian

  • obsidian@athas.org

Credits

Jun 13 2017

DwD&D#103 – Jungle Adventures

Let’s Get Down. It’s gettin hot in here, and bugs are buzzing, the plants are hungry, and the locals eat, well, us. Time to talk about jungle adventures as we get down with some D&D.

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  • No time for Links Dr. Jones

Jun 06 2017

DwD&D#102 – Stream of Annihilation

It’s time to get annihilated with the zombies, dinos, and zombie dinos. We’re talking the Stream of Annihilation. Go Green Devil Doorway.

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Jun 03 2017

DwD&D#101 – Eberron Noir

It’s Mark Knapik talking about Eberron and Noir. So let it rain…and be monochrome.

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May 23 2017

DwD&D#100 – Our Favorite D&D Things

Let’s get down with those D&D things we love for our 100th episode.

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May 16 2017

DwD&D#99 – Gnolls

Let’s get down with demonic hyenas. It’s all about Gnolls on DwD&D this week.

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There aren’t any links this week because the Gnolls destroyed them. They’re so mean.

May 09 2017

DwD&D#98 – Freelancing

Let’s get down with the work. It’s all about freelancing this week on Down with D&D.

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May 04 2017

DwD&D #96 – Making Monsters That Matter

Let’s get down with the creatures we find in dungeons. It’s all about making monsters that matter.

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Apr 26 2017

DwD&D#96 – Eberron: Two Fisted Pulp

Let’s get down on top of a lightning rail. Chris and Mark make their way to Eberron to talk about some two fisted pulpy action.

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Apr 18 2017

DwD&D#95 – Into the Dungeon

Let’s get down in the dungeon. It’s about exploration, combat, and role-playing on this track of down with D&D. We have the Mad Wizard and Cindy with Chris today. So tune in and get dank.

Congratulations to Space Rhino and Jordan Conrad for their winning submissions to the adventure generator contest.

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Apr 11 2017

DwD&D#94 – What’s New in D&D

Let’s get down with the recent happenings in D&D. Mark Knapik is in the house for this episode and we get a little goofy at times while talking about what’s going on.

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Apr 04 2017

DwD&D #93 – Adversarial DMs and Alignment

Let’s get down with the conflict and the good and evil or chaos and law of it all. It’s Adversarial DMs and Alignment on this track of Down with D&D.

Mar 21 2017

DwD&D#92 – Investiagtion

Let’s get Sherlocked. We’re talking investigation on Down with D&D this week as we delve into the mystery of it all.

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Mar 14 2017

DwD&D#91 – What’s New March 13th

Let’s get down with traps, Digital tools, Sci-Fi 5e, Demons in Freeport, and more on this track of down with D&D.

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Mar 07 2017

DwD&D#90 – Storm Kings Thunder Chapter 6

Are you ready to rock with the religious stone giants of storm kings thunder. We did. Hear all about chapter 6 on this episode plus we get into the Hasbro CEO on mad money and canon in rpgs.

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Hasbro CEO on Mad Money

Feb 28 2017

DwD&D#89 – What’s New in D&D Feb 28th

What. Is. Up. in D&D is what we’re talking about today. Mass Combat, Killer Kobolds, and Vampire Vines are on the docket so strap in and enjoy.

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DragonTalk Roundup

Unearthed Arcana – Mass Combat

Kobold Press – Midgard Kickstarter

Killer Kobolds

Adventure Title Generator from MT Black

Worldbuilder Blog – Vampire Vines

Feb 21 2017

DwD&D#88 – Storm Kings Thunder Chapter 5

Guh is in the house. No really. She’s in the house and we can’t move her. We could use a hand over here so get on down and help us move the largest of the Hill Giants. While you’re here we’ll chat about STK chapter 5.

Feb 14 2017

DwD&D#87 – What’s New in D&D Feb 13

Let’s get down with the sorcerer, Dragon Talk, and some new products for D&D.

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