Crit Academy: A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast-logo

Crit Academy: A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

Our podcast was created to deliver guidance to our heroes and provide them with new and reusable material for both players and DMs. We hope to inspire you with creative content that you can bring with you on your next adventure. Visit us at www.critacademy.com and subscribe to our emailing listing for a chance to win awesome prizes. ​Our podcast is broken into three segments! ​Crit Nation feedback! Where we dedicate and entire segment to the concerns, questions or anything you have to share with us. ​Main Topic! Our primary topic of discussion ranging from combat effectiveness, roleplaying and similar tips to help you learn or improve your gameplay experience! Our Unearthed Tips & Tricks Segment! Our favorite segment where we share with you ideas that you can use on your next adventure. This includes character concepts, magic items, encounter ideas, DM tips and player tips.

Our podcast was created to deliver guidance to our heroes and provide them with new and reusable material for both players and DMs. We hope to inspire you with creative content that you can bring with you on your next adventure. Visit us at www.critacademy.com and subscribe to our emailing listing for a chance to win awesome prizes. ​Our podcast is broken into three segments! ​Crit Nation feedback! Where we dedicate and entire segment to the concerns, questions or anything you have to share with us. ​Main Topic! Our primary topic of discussion ranging from combat effectiveness, roleplaying and similar tips to help you learn or improve your gameplay experience! Our Unearthed Tips & Tricks Segment! Our favorite segment where we share with you ideas that you can use on your next adventure. This includes character concepts, magic items, encounter ideas, DM tips and player tips.

Location:

United States

Description:

Our podcast was created to deliver guidance to our heroes and provide them with new and reusable material for both players and DMs. We hope to inspire you with creative content that you can bring with you on your next adventure. Visit us at www.critacademy.com and subscribe to our emailing listing for a chance to win awesome prizes. ​Our podcast is broken into three segments! ​Crit Nation feedback! Where we dedicate and entire segment to the concerns, questions or anything you have to share with us. ​Main Topic! Our primary topic of discussion ranging from combat effectiveness, roleplaying and similar tips to help you learn or improve your gameplay experience! Our Unearthed Tips & Tricks Segment! Our favorite segment where we share with you ideas that you can use on your next adventure. This includes character concepts, magic items, encounter ideas, DM tips and player tips.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Create a Seedy Dive in Dungeons and Dragons

10/4/2022
The best information adventurers in Dungeons and Dragons seek isn’t found in a Tavern or an Inn but inside a seedy dive. Stick around as we delve into how to create a great seedy dive for your more unscrupulous characters to gather information or pass their downtime. 🚩 *NOW LIVE on KICKSTARTER* Exotic Equipment Perks for 5e A collection of new perks for your 5th edition equipment! Your choice of weapons and armor will matter with these unique features! Learn More:...

Duration:00:34:11

D&D: The Right Zombie for the Job

9/29/2022
Unearthed Tips and Tricks Podcast 2 Crit Academy talks about the multiple benefits of using animate dead spells that are more than just zombie meat shields and so much more. 📢 See the Full Episode Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSqIGbuS3lE 📢 Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/fixing-problems-in-a-dnd-adventures 🚩 *NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER* Exotic Equipment Perks for 5e A collection of new perks for your 5th edition equipment! Your choice of weapons and armor will matter...

Duration:00:23:22

Fixing Problem in a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure

9/27/2022
Fixing Problem in a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure Occasionally, the characters decide to go exactly the wrong way, pursuing a path not covered in the adventure at all. They discover a shortcut that the adventure designer or GM didn’t anticipate and skip right to the climactic battle of the adventure. They traipse through encounter after encounter without breaking a sweat. What do you do? We answer this question and more. 📢 See the Full Episode Here:...

Duration:00:43:45

D&D: Roleplaying, Improvisation and More

9/23/2022
Unearthed Tips and Tricks Volume 1 Podcast Crit Academy brings you a body-snatching ooze, roleplaying advice, a unique spell reagent to enhance your magic spells and so much more for your Dungeons and Dragons game. 📢 See the Full Episode Here: https://youtu.be/aj1heH9SZAU 📢 Blog: www.critacademy.com/post/designing-a-fictional-alphabet-in-dungeons-and-dragons 🚩 *NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER* Exotic Equipment Perks for 5e A collection of new perks for your 5th edition equipment! Your...

Duration:00:25:08

Designing a Fictional Alphabet for Dungeons & Dragons

9/20/2022
How to create your own alphabet for your stories and campaigns. Have you ever designed your own fictional alphabet for your Dungeons and Dragons world? Well, strap in as we discuss doing just that. These simple steps will bring a level of awesome to your campaign that you will never forget. 📢 Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/designing-a-fictional-alphabet-in-dungeons-and-dragons 🚩 *NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER* Exotic Equipment Perks for 5e A collection of new perks for your 5th...

Duration:00:33:19

Exotic Equipment Perks

9/14/2022
In 5e the single largest lackluster choice is the weapon. There isn’t much in the way of uniqueness to separate them, except for maybe the damage die and a few restricting traits. Not to mention, some of the weapons are literally EXACTLY the same (looking at you polearms). Today we discuss Exotic Equipment Perks! Make your choice of weapon and armor matter! 📢 Read Details Here: https://www.critacademy.com/post/exotic-equipment-perks-5e-weapon-options 🚩 ATTENTION! Your love of Weapon...

Duration:01:06:32

Big Changes coming to D&D Character Origins

8/30/2022
Wizards have announced the next evolution of Dungeons and Dragons, and it isn’t a new Edition! Today we discuss the first of many pieces of playtest material for the 2024 update for the Player’s Handbook for the world’s greatest roleplaying game, Character Origins. As always, the Unearthed Arcana material is playtest and is subject to change. Should mechanics and concepts pass onto the next steps of developing their strength with being rebalanced to have an appropriate level of power when...

Duration:01:02:16

How to Run Monster Hordes in D&D

8/24/2022
How do I Run Monster Hordes in D&D? Looking to pit your characters against the creatures of hell flooding through a rift? Well, today we teach you a simple technique to do just that. Join us as we share How to Run Monster Hordes in Dungeons & Dragons. 📢 Read Details Here: https://www.critacademy.com/post/how-to-run-monster-hordes-in-dungeons-and-dragons 🚩 ATTENTION! Your love of Weapon Perks has made it our bestselling book of all time. Now the next evolution is coming! Exotic...

Duration:01:07:31

The Best Worldbuilding Tool for Dungeon Masters

8/17/2022
Building an entire world for your roleplaying game is a HUGE amount of work. What if, with a click of a button you could have a world map, regions, cities, towns, villages, and more all created in just seconds? Well, with Azgaar’s Fantasy Map Generator, you can do just that! There are thousands of map generators in the world. But few in our experience can provide as much detail as Azgaar’s. So, what does it do? Well, it of course automatically creates an entire world map. Immediately the...

Duration:00:53:38

Wonders of the Multiverse

8/10/2022
The Wonders of the Multiverse continue to grow! The new Unearthed Arcana playtest is here! Stick around as we delve into a new race, the fate domain cleric, backgrounds, feats and more. 📢 Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/unearthed-arcana-wonders-of-the-multiverse 🚩 *𝗡𝗘𝗪* 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝘁 𝗔𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗺𝘆 𝗖𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗰𝘀 𝗕𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 Get 5 of our bestselling classics in one Bundle! 𝐒𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝟯𝟬% 𝗼𝗳𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝗿 𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗹 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀! 𝗕𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲...

Duration:01:00:40

Solasta Crown of the Magister

8/3/2022
Looking to scratch that Dungeons and Dragons itch while you wait for your next session? Well, Solasta: Crown of Magister is here to relieve that uncomfortable irritation. We are going to delve into the game and how it compares to its tabletop counterpart, as well as what it doesn’t do quite well. 📢 Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/solasta-how-does-it-compare-to-5e-tabletop 🚩 SPONSOR: Fantasy Feasting 🚩 *𝗡𝗘𝗪* 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝘁 𝗔𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗺𝘆 𝗖𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗰𝘀 𝗕𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 Get 5 of our...

Duration:01:09:37

Remarkable Cults and their Followers

7/27/2022
Hidden behind closed doors and lurking in unseen strongholds, dark forces gather. Today we reveal some of their secrets in Loresmyth’s Remarkable Cults and their Followers. 📢 Blog: www.critacademy.com/post/remarkable-cults-and-their-followers-a-must-have-dm-tool 🚩 *𝗡𝗘𝗪* 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝘁 𝗔𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗺𝘆 𝗖𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗰𝘀 𝗕𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 Get 5 of our bestselling classics in one Bundle! 𝐒𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝟯𝟬% 𝗼𝗳𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝗿 𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗹 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀! 𝗕𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝘀:...

Duration:01:03:35

Spelljammer: Adventures in Space

7/20/2022
The world of Dungeons & Dragons has hundreds, even thousands of monsters for a Dungeon Master to choose from. But, we can often find ourselves using some of the same monsters on a regular basis. A goblin, kobold, and orcs to name a few. But there are so many more interesting monsters to flesh out your adventures and stories with. We polled our audience and discovered what are some of the most underused monsters in D&D. This is a continuation of a previous blog and youtube video right...

Duration:01:08:12

5 more Underused Monsters for your Dungeons and Dragons Game

7/13/2022
The world of Dungeons & Dragons has hundreds, even thousands of monsters for a Dungeon Master to choose from. But, we can often find ourselves using some of the same monsters on a regular basis. A goblin, kobold, and orcs to name a few. But there are so many more interesting monsters to flesh out your adventures and stories with. We polled our audience and discovered what are some of the most underused monsters in D&D. This is a continuation of a previous blog and youtube video. Not only...

Duration:01:00:51

Villainous Variety

6/29/2022
How do we create fun and interesting villains in our stories? Villains, every story needs one. The heroes of a Dungeons & Dragons campaign are likely to face dozens of villains before the campaign runs its course. Coming up with that many memorable villains can challenge any DM’s imagination. To help with that, we offer this extensive list of villainous attributes and characteristics. The purpose of these lists is not to roll out a ready-to-play villain, although they could be used that...

Duration:01:07:00

Worldbuilding Settlements

6/22/2022
Are your Dungeons and Dragons settlements as wondrous and captivating as your complex dungeons? No? Well then, stick around as we delve into our Guide for Worldbuilding Settlements in your Dungeons & Dragons game. The D&D world is a wide and wondrous place, filled with monsters and magic. However, most people live in relatively safe communities, and even bold adventurers need safe-havens. Such areas are points of light in a dark world, and they share common traits. When you think about...

Duration:01:07:04

Scene Grinder

6/15/2022
What is SceneGrinder? SceneGrinder is the first browser-based, 3D Virtual Tabletop. It can manage any Role-Playing Game System Ruleset, including our favorite, Dungeons & Dragons. This platform is visually stunning, mobile-friendly, and will be easy-to-use, with no server setups or application downloads. Full Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/scenegrinder-3d-virtual-tabletop 🚩 Sponsor: SceneGrinder! 3D Virtual Tabletop! 🚩 𝙀𝙭𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙧𝙮 𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 is...

Duration:01:07:11

D&D: DM Monster Tactics: Githyanki

6/1/2022
Do you want to play your githyanki to frightening effect? Well, let's delve into these legendary Dungeons & Dragons monsters so that your Spelljammer campaign combat is everything your characters deserve. To the delight or potential misery of their players. Full Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/dnd-monster-tactics-githyanki 🚩 Sponsor: SceneGrinder! 3D Virtual Tabletop! 🚩 𝙀𝙭𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙧𝙮 𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 is 𝙉𝙊𝙒 𝘼𝙑𝘼𝙄𝙇𝘼𝘽𝙇𝙀! Don't miss out on this book of...

Duration:00:58:14

Dynamic Combat with Monster Roles

5/25/2022
Dynamic Combat with Monster Roles So you want to design dynamic combat encounters in Dungeons and Dragons? You know, the kind that they will never forget? Well, luckily we’ve got exactly what you need. Today we will delve into giving you exactly the tools you need in a simple and easy-to-use way. Are you ready to learn how to build dynamic combat encounters using monster roles? There is no arguing the key to designing interesting and varied combat encounters is having just as varied groups...

Duration:00:57:15

Create Amazing Battlemaps for your RPG in seconds with Dungeon Alchemist

5/18/2022
Create Amazing Battlemaps for your RPG in seconds with Dungeon Alchemist What is Dungeon Alchemist? It’s an AI-powered map-making application on Steam that enables you to make high-quality content faster than ever! It is as simple as you can get. If you’re anything like me, time is a precious commodity. So a powerful tool like this is a game-changer. It is quite literally as simple as determining the map size and one of their themes. Once that is done, you just drag a cursor and make it...

Duration:00:46:59