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A D&D comedy improv podcast, where two retired adventurers give questionable advice to the next generation of heroes. Starring Oliver Redboots (@OliverRedBoots) & Swan Maulsmith (@SMaulsmith), and broadcast every week from the Yawning Portal Tavern in Waterdeep. Send your questions to twitter.com/rodinflagon or show@rodinflagon.com

A D&D comedy improv podcast, where two retired adventurers give questionable advice to the next generation of heroes. Starring Oliver Redboots (@OliverRedBoots) & Swan Maulsmith (@SMaulsmith), and broadcast every week from the Yawning Portal Tavern in Waterdeep. Send your questions to twitter.com/rodinflagon or show@rodinflagon.com

Location:

United States

Description:

A D&D comedy improv podcast, where two retired adventurers give questionable advice to the next generation of heroes. Starring Oliver Redboots (@OliverRedBoots) & Swan Maulsmith (@SMaulsmith), and broadcast every week from the Yawning Portal Tavern in Waterdeep. Send your questions to twitter.com/rodinflagon or show@rodinflagon.com

Twitter:

@rodinflagon

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 30: Colleges & Traditions

12/22/2021
Highlights: - Question-palooza! - How to write an entry essay to your Bard College - Your party member may be a serial killer - Monastic traditions leave a lot of unanswered questions - Feather Fall etiquette - Where-wolves? - Revisiting sky daddies

Duration:00:53:28

Episode 29: The Winter Solstice

12/15/2021
Highlights: - Boots returns from the Astral Plane - We go deep on Elven high cuisine with Chalmont Percil, of Percil's Parcels - The slow food, low heat movement - Chalmont's specialties: chicken-seasoned hay, salted water, artisanal light, beef broth and lemon seeds - Serving at Persimmons through a policy of Culinary Inclusivity - Richard the Mimic joins us to discuss mimicry - Permission eating - The safety smoked turkey leg Happy Winter Solstice!

Duration:00:56:03

Episode 28: Post Mirt-em

11/24/2021
Highlights: - Getting arrested in Waterdeep after bar hopping with Mirt - Swan taking over some Luskan engineering - When upcasting goes wrong - Boots opens the chest, and finds something unexpected - Thou shalt not mix pocket dimensions - Some monks will love you to death - Beholder reproduction - Donations to the (recap) Salvation Army are appreciated

Duration:00:51:21

Episode 27: Mirt (with very special guest Ed Greenwood)

11/15/2021
We are joined this week by the legendary Mirt the Moneylender, played by the legendary Ed Greenwood - creator of the Forgotten Realms. Highlights: - An episode preamble by Elminster of Shadowdale - The importance of a consistent policy in adventuring - How Laeral keeps her wand at the ready - How Mirt and Durnan tackled the Undermountain - The secret to long life - Preferred method for dealing with tax collectors - Why tradesman don't all have Rings of Featherfall - The real scourge...

Duration:00:48:34

Episode 26: The First Rule of Adventuring

10/19/2021
Highlights: - Boots is part of the Order of Mages and Protectors - Swan has a picnic - We find an office - Spell Slots & Implosions - Bullywugs & Banshees

Duration:00:44:43

Episode 25: The Value of Wall Sconces

10/12/2021
Highlights: - Oliver has his chest stolen, and he's not happy - Developing that sixth sense for treasure - We need a work office - Gnolls are worse than you think - Brains in a jar fail the trolley problem - Coffee is magic, but not magic magic - Parting ways with a swordasexual - You can't stare your foe to death

Duration:00:39:55

Episode 24: Double Freedom Daggers

10/6/2021
Highlights: - Assembling the Stupidology - What kind of toenail? - Stormy is dating a young woman from a family of Eldath - Specters are Swan's weak point - Otyughs at the shore - Dying in a cool way - Grease is the word - Also please check out our friends at RPGsAnonymous ( https://linktr.ee/RPGsAnonymous ) who are featured in the mid-show break See you next week, don't die. Praise Gond.

Duration:00:41:33

Episode 23: Not the Brightest Light Spell

9/29/2021
Highlights: - We're joined by Tygram, Warlock for Graz'zt, to share some road stories - How Tygram crashed a flying tower - The power of walking sticks - Swan's healing potion testing - The deplorable habit of trying to seduce dragons - Research is important - Everywhere doesn't mean everywhere

Duration:00:40:25

Episode 22: Tiefling Music

9/21/2021
Highlights: - Swan talks podcast audio quality from the Yawning Portal - A blue tie fling musician writes us our new intro - Monsters of the week: Rust Monster & Harpy - Find Traps is a stupid, stupid spell - Tasting Healing Potions - Best potions, if you can pick - The new outro

Duration:00:40:43

Episode 21: Hot Forge Talk

9/14/2021
Highlights: - Swan gives Boots & Morgan a tour of the Forge - Swan explains working with first year acolytes - Early success as quest givers, and our quest giving rates - Round two of Don't Poke The Owlbear: drums, rhinos, gods, and the Giant steeplechase - Take care of your monks, and they will take care of you

Duration:00:38:14

Episode 20: Caveat Emptor

9/7/2021
Highlights: - A message from the High House of Wonders - The start of our cataloging bad ways to die - This week's sponsor: Wandsworth Gently Used Wands - Kicking off our new feature (Don't Poke the Owlbear): Flying Swords and Trapped Rugs - Enchanters are terrifying - The man with the Iron Flask

Duration:00:42:56

Episode 19: Funeral for a Friend

9/1/2021
Highlights: - The unfortunate passing of Paco The Ranger - Stupid ways to die while adventuring - From quest takers to quest givers - Boots was once approached to help rule a level of the underworld - Staying in shape in retirement through unorthodox means

Duration:00:42:59

Episode 18: Serial Cultists, Featuring Balthazar The Grim

8/24/2021
Highlights: - We rekindle our on-again, off-again acquaintance with Balthazar the Grim, a serial cultist - Cult free-lancing, the new old gig economy - Knowing your lane - Benefits of being in cult middle-management - Young liches are impatient - The importance of a good tailor, that can make 800-year old fashion

Duration:00:53:33

Episode 17: Awkward Treasures

8/17/2021
Highlights: - First world sorcerer problems - Random encounters of the worst kind - Order of the Ancient Philosophy lacks conviction - The treasure you don't want - Terrible sorcerer parents - The flying halfling problem

Duration:00:45:15

Episode 16: Fruit Basket Diplomacy

8/10/2021
Highlights: - The unwilling transition to semi-retired adventurers - Swan discovers a bad spy - How to apologize to high level adventurers - Kobolds are not pets - The spell 'Heat Metal' for smelting - How not to tip a squire - Boots is angry

Duration:00:40:02

Episode 15: Live, Laugh, Love, Abjuration

8/3/2021
Highlights: - Boots and Swan take on their biggest challenge yet: fundraising - Artistic genius of destruction - The paperwork of producing golems - Abjuration wizards and you! - Meathead fighter, meet tanning paladin - Tips for dealing with embarrassing moments from high school - The best magic items are not the same thing as your favorite magic items

Duration:00:41:20

Episode 14: Forget it Swan, it's the Feywild

7/27/2021
Highlights: - Boots & Swan return from an unplanned trip to the Feywild - The Feywild is amazing and annoying for so many reasons - Ajax the Warpoodle delivers an important question from Dr. Zed (@RPGsAnonymous1), and we deliver well-meaning advice of questionable value - The absolute wrong use for a Bag of Holding - The worst Club Sport at Waterdeep Community College

Duration:00:42:27

Episode 13: A Pan-tastic Wedding

6/22/2021
Highlights: - The amazing wedding of the Clerics of Pan - The Zhentarim dishwasher intercepting the mail - Blow drying your weasel - Using a doppelganger to get out of jury duty - Bathing your owlbear - The clothing stipend for your werewolf - Druids protecting horrible monsters to save the environment - Read your weapon's manual

Duration:00:42:24

Episode 12: Waterdeep HOA

6/15/2021
Highlights: + Swan gets annoyed by the Castle Ward HOA + Boots tests his magic on Vincent + Messing with warlocks + Apologizing through prayer + The factions of Waterdeep + The fancy balls of the Lords Alliance + Planning to crash a wedding

Duration:00:39:08

Episode 11: Thief Emeritus

6/8/2021
We're back after our short time away! This week's highlights: Swan visits his sister in Tribor and does some forge sightseeing Boots has Thieves Guild business that involves a dinosaur Ten foot poles are beyond stupid Carry the tiny shiny Never trust a weapon that thinks for itself You could do worse than a Warforged companion

Duration:00:38:54