Rolling with Difficulty

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Throughout the Planescape there are countless wars between good and evil, lawful and chaotic. Forces of great power shift the very nature of reality. These are not their stories... Join the crew of the Per Aspera as they make a living in the expanse of the scape. No job is too odd, no region too remote for this motley crew of adventurers. From the fiery City of Brass to the winding woods of the Feywild, they'll go wherever the day takes them aboard their trusty Spelljammer. Every episode of this D&D 5e actual play podcast follows a different entry in the adventures of the Per Aspera, and are intended to be watched in any order your heart desires. Follow the tale from the beginning, or jump in along the way, however you listen it's sure to be a wild ride!

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Throughout the Planescape there are countless wars between good and evil, lawful and chaotic. Forces of great power shift the very nature of reality. These are not their stories... Join the crew of the Per Aspera as they make a living in the expanse of the scape. No job is too odd, no region too remote for this motley crew of adventurers. From the fiery City of Brass to the winding woods of the Feywild, they'll go wherever the day takes them aboard their trusty Spelljammer. Every episode of this D&D 5e actual play podcast follows a different entry in the adventures of the Per Aspera, and are intended to be watched in any order your heart desires. Follow the tale from the beginning, or jump in along the way, however you listen it's sure to be a wild ride!

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English


Episodes

Rolling with Difficulty Season 3 Episode 5: “Ad Astra: Part 1”

2/3/2023
Beginning their search for the Ad Astra, the crew descends into the second layer of Acheron. This journey promises endless encounters, difficulty challenges, and plenty of strife, luckily, they've got an unlikely ally awaiting them... ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to World Anvil for sponsoring today's adventure! Use code PLUG at checkout for 40% off yearly...

Duration:03:49:27

Rolling with Difficulty Season 3 Episode 4: “Familiar Melodies”

1/27/2023
With a new ally in tow, the crew heads to an old friend for guidance as they search for the second layer of Acheron. A heading in hand, they make for the plane of endless war, but not everyone they meet wants to see them safely to the scrapyard it seems... ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to World Anvil for sponsoring today's adventure! Use code PLUG at checkout for 40% off yearly...

Duration:03:34:38

Rolling with Difficulty Season 3 Episode 3: “Emi”

1/20/2023
Off to pick up a precious moment for their new babysitter (and perhaps make some progress with Mystra), the crew of the Per Aspera returns to the plane Bytopia. Their simple mission is quickly sidetracked by a new arcane intelligence, and her mysteriously missing creator... ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to World Anvil for sponsoring today's adventure! Use code PLUG at checkout for 40% off yearly...

Duration:03:35:15

We're Level Nine!

1/16/2023
We're level 9! Dani gets fireball! Kyana may surprise you! VR-LA debates making another deal with the devil! Finbar continues to be the only adult in the room! Come listen for all the specifics of how our crew is growing mechanically! ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Rolling with Difficulty Patreon: patreon.com/rollingwithdifficulty Rolling with Difficulty...

Duration:00:17:47

Rolling with Difficulty Season 3 Episode 2: “Tales of the Planescape”

1/13/2023
On a forced vacation, each member of the Per Aspera crew sets off on their own mini adventure. From favors for old friends, heartfelt connections, indiscriminate sport violence, and some childhood wish-fulfillment, this anthology is truly a collection of tales from throughout the Planescape! ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to World Anvil for sponsoring today's adventure! Use code PLUG at checkout for 40%...

Duration:04:36:39

Rolling with Difficulty Season 3 Episode 1: “Ignition”

1/6/2023
VR-LA receives a contact from his new patron, but he's not the only one hearing from their employers. The crew returns to the City of Brass at the behest of Oto, unhappy with their truancy, and ready to send them on yet another dangerous mission. Will the crew manage to satiate their fiery funder? Or will the spark of adventure fizzle out? Things heat up in season three of Rolling with Difficulty! ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a...

Duration:03:44:40

Rolling with Difficulty Presents: "Curse of the Amulet"

10/31/2022
Welcome to a very spooky special from the Rolling with Difficulty team! We mix up who sits in the Keeper chair as Sophia runs a haunting one-shot in the Call of Cthulhu system. Joined by special guest Dominic Noble, the investigators find themselves embroiled in a mysterious haunting when a young man with a perculiar amulet enlists their help. Will they survive the night? ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Contact the...

Duration:04:12:36

Season 2 Q&A: "Wrap Up"

9/16/2022
This episode originally aired as a YouTube livestream! It's time for one last hurrah before closing the book on season 2! The cast gathers to answer questions for you, the fans! --Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!-- TV Tropes & Reddit: TV Tropes: https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.ph... Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Rollingwithd... Contact the Pod: rollwithdifficulty@gmail.com Twitter: @rollwdifficulty Instagram:...

Duration:02:00:25

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 10: “What the Heart Wants: Part 2”

9/2/2022
In this the season 2 finale, the crew of the Per Aspera race Elyse and Davian through the Beastlands. Just finding their twilight fruit is only the beginning of their trouble, as there is still the matter of the impending competition with the entire Searing Tongue! ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to Campfire for sponsoring today's adventure! Check them out at...

Duration:04:18:54

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 9: "What the Heart Wants: Part 1"

8/26/2022
After defeating the Topaz dragon awaiting them on the Plane of Salt, the Per Aspera and her crew settle in for a relaxing week of downtime. After catching up on their respective to-do lists, they find themselves once more drawn to the Chef's Guild. This time, for a contest! With a prize as desirable as the Connoisseur offers, will their relationships survive some friendly competition? ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13...

Duration:03:14:04

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 8: "Against Entropy"

8/19/2022
Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia Hot on the tails of the attack on the guild, the crew of the Per Aspera and the much angrier Elyse chase their Genasi to the Plane of Salt. In the greyscale wasteland, all sorts of terrors await. Will the crew get their revenge? Or will their spirits fall victim to the Shadowfell's aura? ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to Adventurer's Overture for Sponsoring...

Duration:04:21:25

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 7: "Overclock"

8/12/2022
Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia Exiting the cave lair of the fanatical fungi, the crew of the Per Aspera and Riggs take a moment to breathe. Just a moment though, as a call from Sigil sends them rocketing back as fast as they, and their ship, can go. Will they return in time to stop whatever nefarious plot is cooking? Or will their attempts to overclock their spelljammer leave them stranded in the Astral Sea? ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul...

Duration:03:40:41

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 6: "Reversals"

8/5/2022
Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia A moment's respite in the City of Brass is cut short by a dire message from a familiar face. Will the crew be able to rescue their charge in time? Or will the rot claim another cook? ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to Campfire for sponsoring today's adventure! Check them out at...

Duration:04:20:29

We're Level Eight!

8/3/2022
After an adventure with Hans, the gang was feeling a little...stronger. Come listen and find out what new abilities the crew has at level eight! ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Contact the Pod: rollwithdifficulty@gmail.com Twitter: @rollwdifficulty Instagram: @rollwithdifficulty RSS Feed: https://rollingwithdifficultypod.transistor.fm/ Merch:...

Duration:00:16:13

Season 2 Q&A: Halfway There

8/1/2022
We answer questions from you about the ongoing adventures of the Per Aspera! This episode was originally recorded as a livestream on the Rolling with Difficulty YouTube channel ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Contact the Pod: rollwithdifficulty@gmail.com Twitter: @rollwdifficulty Instagram: @rollwithdifficulty RSS Feed: https://rollingwithdifficultypod.transistor.fm/ Merch:...

Duration:01:07:39

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 5: "Ascent"

7/29/2022
When an unusual cleric asks for passage to Mt. Celestia, who is the crew to refuse? Offering their helping Hans, they find themselves victim of not only a comedy duo, but the more sinister side of the Plane of Lawful Good. Will they be able to guide their passenger to his godly task? ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to World Anvil for sponsoring today's adventure! Check them out at...

Duration:04:13:04

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 4: "Stowaway"

7/22/2022
Content Warning: Gun Reference and Use (Pistol), Psychological Horror, Nightmares, Trauma, Descriptions of deadly injuries ---This episode deals with the crew's trauma and nightmares post the 1 hour and 13 minute mark. If you just want the fun party and none of the fighting your demons, tune out after that time.--- Finbar has a welcome surprise for the rest of the crew! After an evening of merriment with dear friends and valued comrades, the weary wanderers return to the Per Aspera, only...

Duration:03:15:06

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 3: "Mothership"

7/15/2022
When a familiar face turns up in the City of Doors, the crew finds themselves on the hunt for an exiled queen. What they find instead is a mysterious ziggurat, eerie apparitions, and a stranger. Will the crew be able to bring her majesty to safety? Or will they end up lost among the stars? ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to World Anvil for sponsoring today's adventure! Check them out at...

Duration:03:58:44

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 2: "All Dressed Up and Spore-Where To Go"

7/8/2022
Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia Trapped by polite society, the crew must navigate the delicate waters of a gala they weren't necessarily invited to. Just as all hope for pleasantries and pastries seems lost, they're saved by an encounter they do know how to handle! Will these party crashers stop these...other? party crashers? You'll have to listen to find out! ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional foul language), treat us like a PG-13 program!--- Thank you to...

Duration:03:29:06

Rolling with Difficulty Season 2 Episode 1: "Everything's Gotta Eat"

7/1/2022
Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia Four idiots and a Spelljammer are back baby! And in the season 2 premiere, the crew of the Per Aspera gets up to all their usual hijinks, from wrangling a frosty lizard to dealing with the space DMV, this episode has it all! So what are you waiting for? Get to listening already! Come level up with the gang and get a sneak preview of some of the abilities you'll see in action in season 2! ---Our show contains fantasy violence (and the occasional...

Duration:03:58:11