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Guest Episode - First Time DM With Devin

11/16/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we have our friend Devin join us to talk about his first time DMing and to waylay fears about jumping into the fray! We discuss the hurdles he had to overcome, worries that turned out to be groundless, and the sort of prep gone into a very first session! Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Spotify Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:27:17

Podcast Update - Useless Monsters & Next Year

11/9/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we briefly discuss what we view as the worst or most useless monsters in the monster manual. We also discuss our plans going into year 2. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Spotify Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:12:21

Episode 47 - Session Prep

11/3/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we discuss our own personal methods for prepping for a session. We discuss what aspects draw players in the most, what areas give you the most value for your time, and why sometimes less is more. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Spotify Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:28:40

Episode 46 - Druid: Circle of the Shepherd

10/19/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we discuss the resident summoner with the Circle of the Shepherd druid. We give an overview of their abilities, how you may modify them based on your game or environment, and what roles they may fill within your world. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Spotify Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:24:49

Episode 45 - Split the Party

10/12/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: Just like in real life when your group doesn't always agree on where you want to eat, sometimes your adventurers can't agree on where to go to next. While you will often reach a consensus, sometimes you just gotta do your own thing. In this episode, we don't use that terrible analogy, and instead discuss Matt Colville's semi-recent video on splitting the party and throw our own two cents in for good measure. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave...

Duration:00:25:02

Episode 44 - Golems

9/28/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we crack open Kobold Press's newly released Creature Codex and take a look at Golems. We discuss the utility of the lesser golems, the absurdity of the tougher golems, and how you can go about creating your own using this new resource as a stack of new templates. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Spotify Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:17:13

Episode 43 - Azer

9/21/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we discuss the benefits of overcooking your Dwarves. Azer, their fiery descendants, don't get enough love and we're here to shed some light on what they mean for your game! We discuss their abilities, ancestry, rivalries, and how they can provide a unique story beat to your campaigns! Through technical difficulties one of us manages to transcend to godhood momentarily, pardon the audio. Sources: Tribality Article Find Us...

Duration:00:15:13

Episode 42 - Triton

9/14/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: This week we take a look at some seafood as we put Tritons on our plate. They're like Gondor if Gondor didn't need to call for aid. They're like Transformers, but without explosions or transforming. They're like elves, but without being lame. We take a look at what Tritons bring to the table, and how you may tweak them for your own adventures. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Intro and Outro use...

Duration:00:21:20

Episode 41 - Magic Items Are Too Powerful

9/7/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we take a look at what to do when magic items are taking over your game, and ruining all your carefully laid plans. We talk about some common ways people try to sweep them under the rug, and concerns about keeping powerful objects around. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:22:26

Episode 40 - Monk: Way of the Long Death

8/31/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we have a not so long discussion about the Way of the Long Death monk. We discuss how the flavor text (fails to) tie in to the mechanics of the class, how you can inject your own flavor into it, and how it's mechanics enable a unique playstyle. This class can be found in the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide. Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:22:55

Episode 39 - The Library of Biblius

8/24/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we take a look at an adventure someone else cooked up. We discuss the ideas within the adventure we really liked, a few small criticisms we have with the adventure, and ways you can implement it into your own games at home. Let us know what you think! Sources: Find it on the DMs Guild: The Library of Biblius Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Google Play Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:24:47

Episode 38 - The Shadar-Kai

8/17/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we serve up three different complimentary flavors of creatures with the Shadar-Kai. We take a look at where they're from, how their abilities make them unique, and how you can adjust them into existing creatures you may already have in your campaign. The Shadar-Kai can be found on Pg. 225 of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by...

Duration:00:26:03

Episode 37 - Our GenCon Experience

8/10/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we discuss our recent trip to GenCon, and our first time observations on the con experience. A few of the things we cover include how convention and home players differ, how preparing for a convention is different than your games at home, and the importance of not starving to death. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:28:17

Episode 36 - Warlock: Fey Patron

7/27/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we discuss the Fey patron and how they flip the script on the traditional Warlock feel. We also take a look at how your different abilities may manifest, and what sort of tone they provide from an RP standpoint. Sources: Low-Magic Affixes You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:21:39

Episode 35 - Goliaths

7/20/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: Despite all the amazing content at our fingertips, sometimes it still feels like their are some giant voids that need to be filled. In this episode we discuss how you can adapt the Goliath race to other environments, and how to expertly craft names for your characters. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:17:39

Episode 34 - Drow 2.0

7/13/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: The Underdark is.. dark, and full of terrors. No more shall Drow be pathetic shells of their former selves, as Tome of Foes has given us Drow as they were always meant to be! In this episode we discuss Drow Society, the new Drow creatures available to throw at your players, and Polar Bear Elves. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Stitcher Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:36:33

Episode 33 - Troll Variations

7/6/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode both players and the monster are on the menu. We discuss the cannibalistic nature of dire trolls, the canon discrepancy of rot trolls, and more. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Leave Us A Review: iTunes Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:19:18

Episode 32 - Cults

6/29/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: For those of you who dig robes and bad role models, in this episode we dig into the diabolic cults provided in Tome of Foes. We'll discuss the motivations behind them, and how they can impact your game. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:20:42

Episode 31 - Eladrin

6/22/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we discuss the fickle nature of the Eladrin, and how they compare to the other elves in the game. We compare them to how they stack up to their Unearthed Arcana counterparts, and make a shameful golf analogy. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:20:28

Episode 30 - Abishai

6/15/2018
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A Taste of What You'll Find: In this episode we discuss a returning monster closely tied with Tiamat, the Abishai. We discuss their merits as a whole, individually, and how you can use them in your own campaigns & previous published content. You Can Also Find Us On: Facebook Twitter A Bite of D&D Intro and Outro use music by Visager

Duration:00:21:02