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Competitive podcast that pits brothers wielding original D&D 5e characters against one another for tabletop validity and no prize of consequence. Come play with us in the lab!

Competitive podcast that pits brothers wielding original D&D 5e characters against one another for tabletop validity and no prize of consequence. Come play with us in the lab!
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Competitive podcast that pits brothers wielding original D&D 5e characters against one another for tabletop validity and no prize of consequence. Come play with us in the lab!




Look, Ma! No Hands! (Monstrous Races 2)

This week, Dan and Garin get their hands dirty in the newest supplement by Tyler Kamstra, "Monstrous Races 2"! In this newest addition to the Monstrous Races works, Tyler makes playable races out of all of the monsters featured in Volo's Guide to Monsters, fully equipped with flaws, as well as design notes to justify the builds. Garin also peppers in a special Barbarian subclass, that we are sure you'll love! You cannot miss out on this episode, or the supplements featured. Be sure to...


History Lesson (5e)

This week, Garin and Dan create 5th edition characters of prominent figures in history. Dan gets a little help from a Patron in his build, and Garin time travels to end a world war. Crack open your history books and track along with the Lab Boiz. Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab facebook: http://facebook.com/dndcharacterlab twitter: http://twitter.com/dndcharacterlab DMs Guild Stuff: https://bit.ly/2nNGA3M Shirts and Merch: http://shop.spreadshirt.com/dndcharacterlab


Dragons & Dragons

This week Garin and Dan dive into the best part of the game this week: Dragons. With a little help from the supplement entitled, "The Book of Dragons for 5th Edition" by Connor McCall (https://bit.ly/2NEy6eu). This supplement features 3 Player Races: Dragonkin, Half-Dragon, and Platinum Dragonborn, as well as 11 Subclasses, a brand new class: The Dragonbound, new Dragon-based player feats, Rules for Dragon Barding New Dragon-based magical items and artifacts, 6 unique new dragon types: the...


Hedges and Highways

This week, Garin and Dan venture into the world of escaped fugitives and nomads. The supplement they use this week, entitled "Hedges and Highways" features: - 15 new subclasses such as the Travel Domain, the Hedge Knight Martial Archetype, or the School of Chiromancy Arcane Tradition. - 4 new backgrounds. - 12 new feats such as Knife Fighter and Saddleborn. - 22 new magic items such as ancient weapons and the locksmith's ring. - 31 new spells including Animate Rope, Browbeat, and Prayer of...


Faerun's Got Talent!

This week, Garin and Dan dive into two different supplements for their character builds. Both of these supplements are the type of supplements that users can implement into any and all of their character builds. The first, "Volo's Complete Subrace Handbook" (https://bit.ly/2MmyFnN) details 50 total subraces that all have unique characteristics and flavor. The Second "Character Options: Talents" (https://bit.ly/2Mp1GiZ) contains backgrounds and "diet feats" of sorts that player's can use...


Sci-Fi Skin Graft

That's right! This week in the lab, Garin and Dan are performing makeshift surgeries on our PCs in order to reskin them to their liking. While they may be a far cry from MDs, these mad scientists retheme the classes and races as they are written to encourage listeners to create PC builds that are outside of the confines of the text, and fully inside the confines of their imaginations. Get in here, and let's have some fun! Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Unusual Oaths:...


Rad Dadz

This week, Garin and Dan revisit the lush offerings of the Midgard Heroes Handbook from Kobold Press one last time to create Level 18 PCs. The results are a halfling being raised by elves, and a Labryinth Magic Minotaur, duking it out for tabletop supremacy and backstory bragging rights. Be sure to check out the amazing offerings of the Midgard Heroes Handbook for 5th Edition (https://bit.ly/2FP10Ri) to take advantage of the multitude of character creation options offered within! Patreon:...


DanDy Creations

This week, Garin and Dan veer off course into the ridiculous to convey an important public service announcement... Be careful of the content you bring into your home games, lab rats! As they venture into the world of dandwiki.com, Garin and Dan exploit all of the website's beautiful game-breaking glory for this week's characters. None of it makes any sense and please don't use any of this content in your game. Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab DanD Wiki: http://DanDwiki.com Shirts:...


Revisiting the Dungeon Master's Guild

This week, Garin and Dan dive back into the vast world of content that is offered on DMsGuild.com to feature some new and noteworthy content from the D&D community to build their level 12 babies! Dive right in with them and see what's new! **Unfortunately, the race supplement that Garin used for this episode is no longer offered on DMsGuild.com, so we do not have a link to provide for that at this time.** Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Elminster's Guide to Divination:...


Haunted Ones with Cig Neutron!

This week, Garin and Dan are graced with the presence of a fantasy legend in the lab: Cig Neutron! The winner of Face-Off All-Stars, and "Grizz" on the Inkwell Society stream (https://bit.ly/2rsffpY) presented by the Maze Arcana crew, goes head to head with Garin and Dan with characters themed around the "Haunted One" background! Come and see what kind of twisted stuff these three conjure up this week! Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Inkwell Society: https://bit.ly/2rsffpY...


Jacks(h*ts) Of All Trades

This week, Garin and Dan create level 4 characters that have multi-classed 3 times since embarking on their journeys as level one babies. That's right, this means that both characters are level one in four different classes. Needless to say, we don't suggest doing this because... well... Just listen. Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Shirts: http://shop.spreadshirts.com/dndcharacterlab Twitter: http://twitter.com/dndcharacterlab Facebook: http://facebook.com/dndcharacterlab


Just Like Clockwork

This week, Garin and Dan dive back into the Kobold Press supplement: Midgard Heroes Handbook-- seriously, just buy it (https://bit.ly/2FP10Ri). Come on in and check out what they chose from amongst the 48 archetypes, 11 new races, over 300 spells, and over 20 backgrounds available in this amazing supplement. Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Twitter: http://twitter.com/dndcharacterlab Facebook: http://facebook.com/dndcharacterlab Shirts and Merch:...


Party Of Fourve

This week, Garin and Dan cram the lab full of eight Level 1 characters. That's right. Both Dan and Garin created an entire party of four character babies, all set for their new adventures at level one. They bend the rules a bit, but don't worry. The episode is still every bit as confusing as it sounds! Get in here and see what they have in store for you! Party on! Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Shirts: http://shop.spreadshirt.com/dndcharacterlab Twitter:...


Return To Middle Earth

Garin and Dan return to Middle Earth this week, thanks to the Middle Earth Adventures: Player's Guide from Cubicle 7 Publishing (https://amzn.to/2GSLjZZ). Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Shirts: http://shop.spreadshirt.com/dndcharacterlab twitter: http://twitter.com/dndcharacterlab facebook: http://facebook.com/dndcharacterlab


Middle Earth Adventurers

This week, Garin and Dan dive into the rich world of Middle Earth, thanks to the Middle Earth Player's Guide from Cubicle 7 Publishers (https://amzn.to/2EhaZNB). This supplement allows player's to create their very own inhabitants of Middle Earth with new Backgrounds, Feats, Classes, Sub-Classes, Races, and mechanics! Come check out the low-magic babies that Dan and Garin bring in this week, and see if they're cut out for the next Lord of the Rings sequel! Patreon: https://bit.ly/2q4FB0D...


Heroes of the Midgard!

This week, Garin and Dan dive into the newest supplement from Kobold Press, "Midgard Heroes Handbook" to create brand spankin' new PCs ready to tackle whatever the Midgard throws at them. Come in and take a listen. This supplement features over 300 new spells, 30+ subclasses, new races, feats and backgrounds for a completely unique game experience! Midgard Heroes Handbook: https://bit.ly/2FP10Ri Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab


You're the Worst: Part II

Garin and Dan return to the lab with the worst possible creations that they could muster for one another, derived from any source they could find. The results are... well, terrible. Lowest score wins. Get in here. Just don't blame us if your ears bleed. Don't say we didn't warn you. Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Shirts: http://shop.spreadshirt.com/dndcharacterlab


That Sh*t Flay (Monstrous Races)

This week, Garin and Dan dive into the "Monstrous Races" supplement available on DMs Guild, by Tyler Kamstra. This supplement turns every last darn monster from the 5e Core Monster Manual into a playable race! Though tough to choose just one, Garin and Dan bring in their best monster baby creations and go head to head in the lab. Check it out!! Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Shirts: http://shop.spreadshirt.com/dndcharacterlab Monstrous Races: http://bit.ly/2IkoKOQ


Bonus Episode: Lab Rats Chat- Tyler Kamstra

In the lead up to this week's episode where we dive into the exciting supplement known simply as, "Monstrous Races" --that features all of the Monster Manual Monsters as PLAYABLE 5E PC RACES!-- we dive deep into the mind of the genius behind it, Tyler Kamstra. So, grab a potion, and stay a while. We're chattin'. Monstrous Races: http://bit.ly/2oV1LBP Our Patreon! http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab


Twitter Chooses!

This week, Garin and Dan bring in PCs that were completely chosen by twitter polls. These babies are quite unoptimized, and the LabBoyz do their best to make a case for themselves. Get in here and see whose baby is best! Patreon: http://patreon.com/dndcharacterlab Twitter: http://twitter.com/dndcharacterlab Shirts: http://shop.spreadshirt.com/dndcharacterlab Facebook: http://facebook.com/dndcharacterlab