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12 Sided Guys

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Do you recall the halcyon days of yore - when Saturday mornings were for cartoons, the daily grind referred to leveling up your party, and 16-bit role playing games reigned supreme? Then join Paul, Matt, Sabrina, Scott, and Jordan on an epic actual play Dungeons & Dragons adventure as they use magic, airships, summons, and swords to battle an oppressive Empire and unlock the power of... The Crystal Codex!

Do you recall the halcyon days of yore - when Saturday mornings were for cartoons, the daily grind referred to leveling up your party, and 16-bit role playing games reigned supreme? Then join Paul, Matt, Sabrina, Scott, and Jordan on an epic actual play Dungeons & Dragons adventure as they use magic, airships, summons, and swords to battle an oppressive Empire and unlock the power of... The Crystal Codex!

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Do you recall the halcyon days of yore - when Saturday mornings were for cartoons, the daily grind referred to leveling up your party, and 16-bit role playing games reigned supreme? Then join Paul, Matt, Sabrina, Scott, and Jordan on an epic actual play Dungeons & Dragons adventure as they use magic, airships, summons, and swords to battle an oppressive Empire and unlock the power of... The Crystal Codex!

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@12sidedguys

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English

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Episodes

Crystal Codex - Ep. 81: The Ormechs’ Cradle

9/26/2022
Nari & the Boys fight their way past the scavengers’ frankensteined constructs and into the Imperial facility itself. Unaware of what horrors may await them in this tomb of destruction and decay, our heroes navigate these ruined halls led by their guide, Dr. Sydney. Her old office may contain valuable information for Nari & the Boys, but only if her magical locks have held strong. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out...

Duration:01:17:58

Crystal Codex - Ep. 80: Breaking & Entering

9/19/2022
On their airship full of ormechs, Nari & the Boys head west in search of answers to Ebi’s origins and the fate of his people. En route, our heroes receive an awaited message from an old friend and prepare for the difficulties that await them with a new one. Expecting resistance, Nari & the Boys descend toward this buried Imperial facility now occupied by Scavengers. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at...

Duration:01:28:09

Crystal Codex - Ep. 79: Renato’s Hoard

9/12/2022
Having succeeded in secreting two of their members into Pellow Manor, Nari & the Boys enact their two-pronged plan to free Renato’s remaining Ormechs. While Rousse and Ebi infiltrate inside playing the part of obedient servants, Pine and Nari remain outside preparing for an assault once the signal is given. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag, drip, or...

Duration:01:29:25

Crystal Codex - Ep. 78: Races & Wagers

9/5/2022
Nari & the Boys arrive at the races with a plan to swindle the wealthiest man in town out of his deacon servants. For step one, our heroes adopt personas more inline with high stakes betting: The Man of Menorest, free-spending gambler; June, bodyguard and hype-person; Pranceval, morally ambiguous valet; and Deacon 381, the prize. If you thought those names were meh, wait till you hear what Paul named the racehorses! Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit...

Duration:01:21:54

Crystal Codex - Ep. 77: A Fox’s Charge

8/29/2022
Now past the trap-filled chambers beneath the forest ruins, Nari and Rousse discover who exactly they’ve been chasing. As our heroes reconvene to decide what should be done, Ebi must deal with unresolved matters from his earliest memories. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag, drip, or whatever the kids call it nowadays. Join the 12 Sided Guys on Discord!...

Duration:01:26:34

Crystal Codex - Bonus: Ebi’s Awakening

8/22/2022
Before Nari & the Boys were “Nari & the Boys”... An unprecedented mechanical lifeform awakes to an unprepared world. Is he defective or functioning as intended? Maybe the voice in his head knows. Please enjoy this content which contains our first experiments with recording a podcast and, as such, may not meet our current audio quality standards. You may also notice minor changes that were made between recording this session 0 and the beginning of the campaign. We didn’t want you to miss...

Duration:01:24:59

Crystal Codex - Ep. 76: The Funhouse

8/15/2022
Not wanting to let the trail grow cold, Nari and Rousse continue their pursuit of the mysterious assailant. A dangerous path awaits them deep in the dark ruins south of Calta. Meanwhile, Ebi and Pine share a heart-to-heart and eat all the ceviche. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag, drip, or whatever the kids call it nowadays. Join the 12 Sided Guys on...

Duration:01:12:21

Crystal Codex - Ep. 75: Pursuit

8/8/2022
Nari & the Boys rush to the Wooden Palisade and the site of an ambush that nearly claimed Amarok. Discovering two leads to follow, our heroes split the party to pursue both. Also, Rousse literally has his hands full, Ebi counsels with an old friend, Nari gives her heart away again, and Pine chases a dog. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag, drip, or whatever...

Duration:01:10:42

Crystal Codex - Ep. 74: The Drowned City

8/1/2022
Nari & the Boys arrive in the drowned city of Calta near the facility where Ebi first awoke. Here our heroes hope to find the source of the former empire’s enslaved ormechs, as well as possible leads within the city of Almar. As Nari & the Boys begin their investigation among the citizens of Calta, they learn that their search may be more complicated than they initially thought. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out...

Duration:01:36:06

Crystal Codex - Ep. 73: Unburdening

7/25/2022
At the Temple to Lord Laremi in Marlek, half-cured Rousse continues the dangerous ritual to cleanse himself of his cursed swords. Should he fail, the consequences would be dire. Also, Pine provides a professional reference, Ebi discovers a creative use for an old spell, and Nari fails to turn heads. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag, drip, or whatever the...

Duration:01:09:54

Crystal Codex - Ep. 72: The Temple of Swords

7/18/2022
Nari & the Boys make their way to Marlek and the final phase of Rousse’s cure; en route they have an important lesson on gun safety. While Rousse struggles with his demons (literally), Ebi blusters at a bureaucat, Nari criticizes religions that don’t prominently feature axes, and Pine takes a kid to school. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag, drip, or...

Duration:01:20:17

Crystal Codex - Ep. 71: The Bishops of Baker Way

7/11/2022
The exchange of the crystal has turned to chaos as Nari & the Boys, agents of King Tenor, The Disciples of Danger, and the Fractured Force all vie for the prize. Ebi has freed two Bishops from Arcolvi’s control, but now our heroes must fight for the survival of their newly freed allies and possession of the stolen crystal. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own...

Duration:01:18:49

Crystal Codex - Ep 70: The Crystal Caper

7/4/2022
Nari & the Boys agree to help their old friends and allies in the Fallen Rose recover property stolen by the unironically named “Disciples of Danger.” Infiltrating the illegal sale of the stolen crystal is further complicated when our heroes learn that they aren’t the only interested party tipped off to its location. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag,...

Duration:01:20:10

Summer Q&A Announcement

6/27/2022
The 12 Sided Guys are holding another Q&A session! Submit your questions directly to Paul on the Discord by July 18th, 2022. We'll answer your questions on Patreon at the beginning of August. We look forward to getting your burning questions! Discord: https://discord.gg/SJZnpCCx6N Patreon: patreon.com/12sidedguys‌‌

Duration:00:01:25

Crystal Codex - Ep. 69: Divide & Conquer

6/27/2022
Nari & the Boys return to Arcolvi to find a nation preparing for war. Not wanting to draw attention to themselves, our heroes split up to pursue various leads and goals throughout the city. Ebi performs some fetch quests, Nari learns of some “dangerous” thieves in town, Rousse risks lead poisoning, and Pine heads to LeVar Burton’s favorite spot in town. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at...

Duration:01:31:42

Crystal Codex - Ep. 68 - The Breath of Pavantis

6/20/2022
Nari & the Boys wrap up their visit to Woodbridge with a viewing of the new living canvas, but what could her prophetic tattoos portend? Meanwhile the ormech crew of the Allele Eagle experience their own disturbing omen. As our heroes say their goodbyes they must decide what their next stop will be on their mission to free Rousse from his curse and push back against Inevitability. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out...

Duration:01:13:52

Crystal Codex - Ep. 67: JV3

6/13/2022
Summer Special 2022 - We last heard from Burt, Hop, Ember, and Artis Last Christmas, but much has happened in the 5 years since the shattering of Pavantis. Now a little bit older, a little bit tougher, and a little bit… darker, our other heroes arrive under cover of night at a camp of cultists. Their contract: to find a former member of these zealots to the Faith of Inevitability and secure his Freedom! If the JV Team is too Careless even something as quiet as a Whisper could bring the...

Duration:01:37:44

Crystal Codex - Ep. 66: To the Skies!

6/6/2022
Aboard the airship the Allele Eagle, Nari & the Boys get to know their ormech passengers as they head northeast to the mountain valley of Nari’s home. While Nari reconnects with her surviving family, Rousse seeks help from an old friend, Ebi considers the effects of his past actions, and Pine keeps a watchful eye out for falcon-wolves. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your...

Duration:01:34:46

Crystal Codex - Ep. 65: The Free Peoples

5/30/2022
Nari & the Boys leave Taybury in good hands, traveling north to retrieve their hidden airship from the Free Peoples of Allele on this first leg of their trek to visit Nari’s people in the mountains and to seek a cure for Rousse. Also, Pine judges a science fair, Rousse prays to a god with no followers, Ebi inspires the rising generation, and Nari finds a familiar hiding spot. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our...

Duration:01:21:22

Random Saved Game - The Forest Cathedral

5/23/2022
This week we’re plopping Nari & The Boys down into a Random Saved Game! A missing queen, a cold-blooded ally, and a case of mistaken identity; can Nari & the Boys survive the dangers of the mysterious cathedral? Maybe these nuns can help them in their search. Join us for this actual play D&D adventure inspired by our favorite 16 bit era RPGs. We have merch! Check out our shop at 12sidedguys.com/shop and get your very own swag, drip, or whatever the kids call it nowadays. Join the 12 Sided...

Duration:01:07:45