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Greetings from the Far Realms! A conversational Dungeons & Dragons podcast exploring everything from the game's current mechanics to its ancient history. Join co-hosts, Skyler and Justin, on their never-ending quest to become better game masters. Also, we have beer.

Greetings from the Far Realms! A conversational Dungeons & Dragons podcast exploring everything from the game's current mechanics to its ancient history. Join co-hosts, Skyler and Justin, on their never-ending quest to become better game masters. Also, we have beer.
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Greetings from the Far Realms! A conversational Dungeons & Dragons podcast exploring everything from the game's current mechanics to its ancient history. Join co-hosts, Skyler and Justin, on their never-ending quest to become better game masters. Also, we have beer.

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Far Realms Radio - Ep. 7 - Alignment

9/16/2019
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It's finally here - our obligatory episode on alignment in D&D! But don't worry, we aren't going to walk through the matrix box-by-box and assign alignments to different pop culture characters. We know you've already seen the memes. Instead, join us for an introspective on how the concept has evolved over editions, how it's woven into the very fabric of the D&D multiverse, and, more importantly, how you can use alignment as a tool to improve your games. Our beverage of choice today was...

Duration:01:40:33

Far Realms Radio - Ep. 6 - Character Creation

9/10/2019
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While character creation is many players' favorite part of D&D, it can also be a daunting and arduous process - where do you start? Join us as we discuss everything from that initial bit of inspiration to putting the finishing touches on your character sheet. Our beverage of choice today was the always refreshing Icelandic White Ale by Einstök Ölgerð Music by JLP: soundcloud.com/j-lp

Duration:02:11:05

Far Realms Radio - Ep. 5 - The Role of the Dice

9/3/2019
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Are you taking your dice for granted? All kinds of games, including modern TTRPGs, rely on dice. But where do dice come from, how did they make into games like D&D, and how has their role evolved? Well, get ready for a History Check because humans have been using these random number generators for over five millennia and counting. Let's get rolling! Our beverage of choice today was Augustiner Edelstoff by Augustiner-Bräu. Music by JLP: soundcloud.com/j-lp

Duration:01:52:21

Far Realms Radio - Ep. 4 - The Role of the DM

8/26/2019
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A lot of RPGs have Game Masters, but only one game has a Dungeon Master! Join us as we explore the history, evolution, and modern philosophies relevant to this iconic gaming role. Our beverage of choice today was the one and only Gulden Draak by Brouwerij Van Steenberge Music by JLP: soundcloud.com/j-lp

Duration:01:08:58

Far Realms Radio - Ep. 3 - Session Zeros

8/19/2019
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Most of the common problems that ruin D&D campaigns can be avoided with a solid Session Zero. Not exactly sure what a Session Zero is or how to implement them? Don't worry the Far Realms crew is here show you how to avoid some headaches and get any campaign started on the right foot! Our beverage of choice today was the legendary Delirium Tremens by Brouwerij Huyghe. Music by JLP: soundcloud.com/j-lp

Duration:01:32:45

Far Realms Radio - Ep. 2 - Player Types

8/13/2019
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From the powergamer to the dirty casual, the idea of player stereotypes are common nowadays. But where did they come from, why do they persist, and how can we utilize player type frameworks to improve our games? Our beverage of choice today was the very fitting Dragon's Milk by New Holland Brewing. Music by JLP: soundcloud.com/j-lp

Duration:01:50:02

Far Realms Radio - Ep. 1 - What is D&D?

8/13/2019
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In this episode, we ask the age-old question - what exactly is Dungeons and Dragons? For some players it's a collaborative storytelling experience, for others it's a roleplaying game about killing monsters and taking their stuff; join us as we dive into the how, what, and why of the world's greatest roleplaying game. Our beverage of choice for this week was the Prismatic Juicy IPA by Ninkasi Brewing Company. Music by JLP: soundcloud.com/j-lp

Duration:01:03:40

Far Realms Radio - Ep. 1 - What is D&D?

8/6/2019
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In this episode, we ask the age-old question - what exactly is Dungeons and Dragons? For some players it's a collaborative storytelling experience, for others it's a roleplaying game about killing monsters and taking their stuff; join us as we dive into the how, what, and why of the world's greatest roleplaying game. Our beverage of choice for this week was the Prismatic Juicy IPA by Ninkasi Brewing Company.

Duration:01:03:40