Hey Folks. Today we’re talking about games that we believe matter to game design and have influenced the gameosphere as a whole. We also social media up and there was a lot of it this week. The G+ community was rocking. Thanks everyone.
Tag Archive: D&D
Aug 31 2016
Aug 22 2016
Are you ready to get down. It’s Chris and Shawn talking about the Unearthed Arcana on the Faithful and then delving into an article posted on ENWorld on Mike Mearls talking about actual plays influence on game design and then giving a few opinions of our own. Break it down for D&D.
Topic 1 – Unearthed Arcana: The Faithful
Topic 2 – MIKE MEARLS ON THE ROLE OF ACTUAL PLAY ON GAME DESIGN
Aug 13 2016
Jul 29 2016
Lets get down with some more sentiment. It’s what does D&D mean to you this time as we go to the community with Randy Farmer among others, and outside of it to some others who work on and around D&D. We have audio from James Intercaso, Phil Vecchione, and Greg Marks. We have words from Mike Mearls and Chris Sims, and we hear Shawn Merwin’s thoughts on D&D and what it means to him. Get Down.
Jul 26 2016
Hey Folks. This week Phil, Chris, & Bob talk about deliberate practice and how you can be a better GM through deliberate practice as well as a little Pre GenCon talk and a little about Mexico. Thanks for listening and leave some feedback here or in the G+ community.
1:21 – What’s Going On
21:42 – The Workshop: Deliberate Practice
1:14:47 – The Social Media Depository
Emily Care Boss’ Romance Trilogy is available for Pre-Order shared by Eric Farmer
1:42:24 – The Podcast Round Up
Jul 23 2016
Let’s get down and we’re doing it without the Mad Wizard Merwin. That’s right. I went to my very deep bench to grab some friends to talk about what D&D means to them. I have Mark, Tom, and Brett to help me out, get down, and spin some wonderful tales about family and gaming. So get in and get down and lets go kill some monsters.
Jul 12 2016
Hey Folks. This week we take some hits and let the pain settle into our bones. That’s right, we’re talking about damage. We also get into the Ennies and the Diana Jones Awards in the social media depository. Hope you enjoy and thanks for helping us become a 2016 Ennie nominee for Best Podcast.
1:34 – What’s Going On
8:52 – The Garage: Damage
1:16:24 – The Extra Dimensional Social Media Depository
1:40:34 – Podcast Round Up
Jul 08 2016
Jun 24 2016
Jun 21 2016
Hey Folks. This is the first episode of Advantage to Insight, a D&D podcast by @Visionary. You can find more of their content by following this web link. Feel free to let us know what you think of the show.
“This is Advantage to Insight! Where we roll two d20s and…”
“…we immediately forget our Wisdom modifier!
“Welcome to the show where we talk about Dungeons & Dragons until we get completely off topic!”
“My name’s Wayne.”
“And I’m Alex.”
Why?: hard to find the right balance of prep and unused prep
- module or open world?
- if module, repercussion ready for straying too far.
- Some NPCs sketched out
- Where are they likely to go
- Ideas for maps, but we both tend to map as we go
- will they ever go back?
What are you preparing?
Prep which layer of game
- Setting (home brew or established)
- Campaign (module or no)
- Story Arc (chapter)
- How comfortable are you with prep
Prep vs improv
Thank you Chris of Misdirected Mark
Hall of the Mountain King Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
Jun 08 2016
Hey Folks. On this episode we reopen the salon and talk about the geeky books, TV shows, and movies we’re into and how we can relate them to games. Also it’s only me, myself, and Bob as Phil is out of town for the first of two Philess weeks. Enjoy and let us know what you think of the Salon.
1:14 – Have you met Bob
3:50 – What’s Going On
7:28 – The Salon
54:24 – The Social Media Depository
1:10:46 – Podcast Round Up
Jun 03 2016
May 27 2016
Are you ready to get down. Lets do this thing with Curses of Strahd and Merric Blackman and the News and all the good stuff you love to get down with. Alright, you’ve been primed. Now dance and dice on.
May 20 2016
May 16 2016
May 13 2016
May 06 2016
Apr 22 2016
Are you ready to get down. I am. I am. It’s pop culture in D&D inspired by Michael Bedensky and then we finish up with the Underdark and finally emerge from the Abyss, a little crazier but still sorta there. Now for the bad news. My audio got messed up bad so I had to go to the back up recording. It’s not as good as our normal fare but next time I promise it’ll be solid. Get Down. Be Solid. Wave your tentacle arms in the air like you just don’t care. Peace.
Apr 18 2016
Apr 14 2016
It’s time to get down. Shawn and Chris bring you a bunch of the new things that are going on in D&D the past two weeks and go Gothic with the newest Unearthed Arcana and the vague casting becomes more clearly defined as if it’s emerged from the mists.
Apr 06 2016
Hey Folks. This week we’re bringing Phil back from the dead of his terrible cold and in doing so he brought his view point on resurrection into the garage. It doesn’t smell as bad as you’d think. Of course there’s the social media depository and the podcast round up. Also if you’re not in the chatroom on Tuesday nights I hope you’re having as much fun as the crazies in there are. #chatroom4life.
0:49 – What’s Going On
17:01 – The Garage: Resurrection
1:19:14 – The Social Media Depository
1:34:04 – Podcast Round Up
Apr 02 2016
Mar 17 2016
You down with D&D? You know I am. So lets get down on this slightly longer episode of the newest edition of the underdark hip hop sensation sweeping the podcast nation. It’s Out of the Abyss and What’s New in D&D but not in that order and as a sweet treat James Intercaso, host of the D&D Round Table, has his tones coming through in the intro and outro tune this week and from now on. Feel free to send me your “Yeah, you know me” to Chris@misdirectedmark.com and I’ll be happy to mix you in too.
- Table Top Library Opens to Compete with DriveThruRPG
- Tenkar’s Tavern on Table Top Library
- DMs Quests Released for Adventurers League
- Unearthed Arcana looks at 3 Notable DMs Guild Products
- Pre-order Siege of Dragonspear Castle expansion for Baldur’s Gate video game
- D&D Comes to Middle Earth
Mar 10 2016
Come Get Down With Us. Time to look at a bunch of stone that is covered with mist and horror and romanticism and time travel and we might just throw in the kitchen sink. It’s D&D with Chris and Shawn on Ravenloft and the Out of the Abyss campaign book. Bringing it on strong.