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Total Party Thrill is a podcast for GMs and players where we discuss our campaigns in order to inspire yours. We draw heavily from a 3-year, level 1-20 D&D (Dungeons & Dragons) 5th Edition Eberron campaign. Each episode covers a particular aspect of game planning and playing, and we share tips and advice drawn from our own experience. Then follow us into the Character Creation Forge, where we build iconic character archetypes from outside traditional D&D using the D&D 5E rules. Follow us on Twitter: @TPTCast

Total Party Thrill is a podcast for GMs and players where we discuss our campaigns in order to inspire yours. We draw heavily from a 3-year, level 1-20 D&D (Dungeons & Dragons) 5th Edition Eberron campaign. Each episode covers a particular aspect of game planning and playing, and we share tips and advice drawn from our own experience. Then follow us into the Character Creation Forge, where we build iconic character archetypes from outside traditional D&D using the D&D 5E rules. Follow us on Twitter: @TPTCast
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Total Party Thrill is a podcast for GMs and players where we discuss our campaigns in order to inspire yours. We draw heavily from a 3-year, level 1-20 D&D (Dungeons & Dragons) 5th Edition Eberron campaign. Each episode covers a particular aspect of game planning and playing, and we share tips and advice drawn from our own experience. Then follow us into the Character Creation Forge, where we build iconic character archetypes from outside traditional D&D using the D&D 5E rules. Follow us on Twitter: @TPTCast

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Episodes

TPT #215: Ambushes & The Cloaker

9/12/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane stay on the lookout for surprise attacks during a hushed discussion about ambushes. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders agree to help a witch, and the Cloaker hangs around unsuspecting victims in the Character Creation Forge. (54m) Sponsors: D&D Beyond: The official digital toolset, rules compendium, and character builder […]

Duration:00:54:32

TPT #214: Reincarnation & The Bodhisattva

9/5/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane are struck down and return in a new form as they discuss reincarnation. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders hatch a plan with a powerful xeno ally, and the Bodhisattva guides others with the wisdom of ages in the Character Creation Forge. (59m) Sponsors: Elderwood Academy: Check out fine gaming […]

Duration:00:59:27

TPT #213: Optional Rules for 5e D&D & Sly Cooper

8/29/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane discuss how to use (or not use) milestones, spell points, and other variant rules for 5th edition D&D. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders finally begin to understand, and Sly Cooper makes crime his platform in the Character Creation Forge. (51m) Sponsors: 1985 Games: Check out Dungeon Craft on Kickstarter! […]

Duration:00:51:51

TPT #212: Plots Hooks IV & The Warlord

8/22/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane aspire to inspire as they bring four brand new plot hooks to try out in your games. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders get a history lesson, and the Warlord directs traffic in the Character Creation Forge. (59m) Sponsors: Kobold Press: Check out the Kobold Guides on a wide […]

Duration:00:59:51

TPT #211: Gen Con 2019 Wrap-up & Trick Shot

8/15/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane recount their favorite games, panels, products, and people from this year’s Gen Con. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders get a lesson in following the rules, and Trick Shot fools enemies from afar in the Character Creation Forge. (57m) Sponsors: Elderwood Academy: Check out fine gaming accessories like dice, dice […]

Duration:00:56:50

TPT #210: Virtual Realities & The Minesweeper

8/8/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane discuss leaving the real world behind in favor of cyberspace, alternate dimensions, and other simulation spaces as they discuss virtual realities. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders meet an old friend, and the Minesweeper keeps everyone safe in the Character Creation Forge. (59m) Sponsors: Warlock: Support Kobold Press on […]

Duration:00:59:27

TPT #209: Tropes & The Acrobat

8/1/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane talk about using and abusing tropes and avoiding clichés. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders hide and live to fight another day, and the Acrobat lifts enemies up only to let them fall in the Character Creation Forge. (60m) Sponsors: Demigods: Check out this new Powered by the Apocalypse […]

Duration:01:00:26

TPT #208: Playing Neutral Good & The Rescue Ranger

7/25/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane continue their series on playing alignments as they discuss the default disposition of the every-hero, neutral good. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders play a familiar game that presses hard against the fourth wall, and the Rescue Ranger saves lives and acorns in the Character Creation Forge. (57m) Sponsors: […]

Duration:00:57:11

TPT #207: Creating Lively NPCs Quickly & The Greensinger

7/18/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane talk about how to breathe life into last-minute additions to the game world. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders log on, and the Greensinger mixes music and the magic of nature in the Character Creation Forge. (50m) Sponsors: Elderwood Academy: Check out fine gaming accessories like dice, dice boxes, dice […]

Duration:00:50:54

TPT #206: D&D Product Review Roundup

7/11/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane catch up on the slew of recent Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition releases, including Ghosts of Saltmarsh, Beadle & Grimm’s Ghosts of Saltmarsh Sinister Silver Edition, Acquisitions Incorporated, and D&D Essentials. The Rogue Traders and Character Creation Forge have the week off. (68m) Sponsors: Demigods: Check out this new Powered by […]

Duration:01:08:56

TPT #205: Awarding Treasure & The Treasure Hunter

7/4/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane spread the wealth in a discussion about what kind of loot to offer and how much of it to give. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders serve punch and cake, and the Treasure Hunter finds hidden riches in the Character Creation Forge. (63m) Sponsors: Warlock: Support Kobold Press on […]

Duration:01:03:18

TPT #204: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Campaign Setting & Spider-Man

6/27/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane discuss making the most successful film franchise of all time your own for your game as they cover the Marvel Cinematic Universe campaign setting. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders sue for peace, and Spider-Man swings into the Character Creation Forge. (65m) Sponsors: D&D Beyond: The official digital toolset, […]

Duration:01:05:24

TPT #203: Running Wartime Campaigns & Scorpion

6/20/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane cross their fingers and rush the next hill as they discuss how to play compelling wartime scenarios. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders plan a shindig, and Scorpion politely beckons in the Character Creation Forge. (64m) Sponsors: D&D Beyond: The official digital toolset, rules compendium, and character builder for 5e […]

Duration:01:04:52

TPT #202: Underground Adventures & The Sapper

6/13/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane get their hands dirty as they dig in to discuss adventuring underground. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders become the cops, and the Sapper lowers the boom in the Character Creation Forge. (63m) Sponsors: D&D Beyond: The official digital toolset, rules compendium, and character builder for 5e D&D! Kobold Press: […]

Duration:01:03:45

TPT #201: Playing Goblins & The Bugbear Bear

6/6/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane endure infighting and bullying to bring you a discussion on playing goblins. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders suffer a tongue lashing, and the Bugbear Bear packs plenty of organic reach in the Character Creation Forge. (62m) Sponsors: Kobold Press: Check out Eldritch Lairs for 5th Edition now! The Iron […]

Duration:01:02:50

TPT #200: Mega-Mailbag Anniversary & The Modern Major-General

5/30/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane celebrate another improbable milestone with tequila and two hours of mailbag questions. The Dynasty Unwarranted campaign takes the week off while the Modern Major-General wins hearts and minds in the Character Creation Forge. And seriously, thank you for listening. We never thought we’d make it for four years. (138m) Sponsors: Kobold […]

Duration:02:18:10

TPT #199: Dungeon Crawls & The Stardust Crusader

5/23/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane stay alert and inch their way through a cautious discussion of one of the original RPG experiences. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders become hostile investors, and the Stardust Crusader ‘stands’ in harm’s way in the Character Creation Forge. (63m) Sponsors: The Iron GM: Makers of the Grimmerspace Starfinder […]

Duration:01:03:25

TPT #198: Playing Lawful Evil & Vegeta

5/16/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane continue the alignment series with the outlook of those who demand to re-write the rules for their own benefit as they discuss playing lawful evil characters. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders put their faith in the Emperor, and Vegeta is over 9,000 in the Character Creation Forge. (58m) […]

Duration:00:58:39

TPT #197: Dinner Parties & The Gourmand

5/9/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane practice their table manners for a night of gossip, diplomacy, verbal jousting, and background heists. It’s the party of the season, and everyone will be there. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders get cozy with the Kroot, and the Gourmand eats the competition alive in the Character Creation Forge. […]

Duration:00:54:18

TPT #196: Resurrection & The Shinigami

5/2/2019
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Hosts I-Hsien and Shane prove death is only the beginning as they discuss dying, the afterlife, and resurrection… in games. In the Dynasty Unwarranted campaign, the Rogue Traders learn from their mistakes, and the Shinigami ferries souls to the afterlife in the Character Creation Forge. (54m) Sponsors: Elderwood Academy: High-quality dice and gaming accessories. Kobold […]

Duration:00:54:47