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Behind the DM Screen (July 2017)

In this episode, Jeff, Mike, and Sam talk about their games from July 2017, and follow it up with a discussion about maps, minis, and Dwarven Forge in your game.

Thanks to our sponsor for this episode: Noble Knight

Links:

Mike on Twitter

SlyFlourish.com

Sam on Twitter

RPG Musings

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Improv at the Table (Performance Check 002)

Performance Check is a monthly show focused on how to be better roleplayers. Some shows focus on skills to use at the table to make more interesting and memorable characters that shine. We'll also be interviewing players from Actual Play podcasts and Twitch streams, learning how they have crafted their characters and what we can learn from them. Performance Check isn't about mechanics or making the best build or the most technical character, it's about making a character that people remember and love for years to come

Please visit our Sponsor http://www.nobleknight.com

Guests:

Tony Byrne

David Marino

Hosts:

Jon Green

Émylie Bonneville

  • Twitter: @mistressmylie4
  • Instagram: MistressMylie

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Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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All About Paladins! (Tome 285)

In this episode Jeff is joined by the Tome Show's social media coordinator, Ishmael Alvarez, and cohost of the Performance Check podcast, Jon Green! They sit down to talk about Paladins! What's so cool about these holy warriors? How different are Paladins from Fighters and Clerics? Why should you play a Paladin? How do you make a Paladin awesome? They discuss all of this and more on this episode of the Tome.

Thank you to our sponsor, Noble Knight Games!

Links:

Ishmael Alvarez on Facebook

Jon Green on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Behind the DM Screen (June 2017)

In this episode, Mike, Sam, and Jeff talk about their games from June 2017!

Thanks to our sponsor for this episode: Easy Roller Dice!

Links:

Mike on Twitter

SlyFlourish.com

Sam on Twitter

RPG Musings

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 44 - Mazirian the Magician by Jack Vance

The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 44 - Mazirian the Magician by Jack Vance
 
How many spells can you prepare in one day? Discover the reason spell-casters in Dungeons & Dragons work differently from spell-casters in any other fantasy fiction. What’s more, get lost in the cold, enchanting beauty of Earth’s last days in the Tales of the Dying Earth.
 
 
John Holbrook “Jack” Vance
born August 28, 1916 in San Francisco
died May 26, 2013
 
Vance spent childhoon in San Francisco and then Oakley, CA
attended the University of California, Berkeley
weak eyesight prevented him from entering military service, but in 1943 he became a merchant marine
 
wrote the stories that would become The Dying Earth during WWII, published in 1950, Hillman Periodicals
 
Jack Vance didn’t become established as a writer until the 1970’s
won a ton of awards, including a Hugo
he also wrote mysteries and even wrote three books under the name Ellery Queen
 
Vance most often cited Jeffery Farnol as one of his influences
also P. G. Wodehouse, L. Frank Baum, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert W. Chambers and Jules Verne
George R. R. Martin edited a tribute Songs of the Dying Earth in 2009
Neil Gaiman was a fan
 
“The Dying Earth”
first collection of short stories that would become The Dying Earth series
Jack Vance himself preferred the title “Mazirian the Magician” for this first collection
published 1950, Hillman Periodicals
 
Guests:
Peter Foxhoven
 
Co-hosts:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
twitter - @jeff_wik
 
Geoffrey Winn
twitter - @geoffreydwinn
 
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Traits of Good DMs (The Data of D&D 002)

Welcome back Data and D&D lovers! Ever wonder what makes a Google DM? well so did we can we asked folks and the brilliant Mike Shea took that info and does what he does and then tries to explain it to me. Let the fun tiles roll!

Thanks to our sponsor for this episode: EasyRollerDice.com

Panelist:

1)Topher Kohan (Co-Host)

Email: topheratl@gmail.com

Twitter: @TopherATL

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/topher.kohan

 

2) Mike Shea (Co-Host)

Email: mike@mikeshea.net

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/slyflourish/

Site: http://slyflourish.com

Other: https://dontsplitthepodcastnetwork.com/dms-deep-dive/

 

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Topic 1)

Three most important traits for a good D&D dungeon master

http://slyflourish.com/dm_traits_analysis.html

80/20 rule - Pareto Principle:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareto_principle

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Embracing Low Stats (Performance Check 001)

Performance Check – Episode 1: Embracing the Low Stats

Hello Tome Show listeners! We have a new show on the Tome Show network and you are about to listen to the first episode! The show is called Performance Check and is all about roleplaying in D&D. The hosts of this new show are Jon Green and Émylie Bonneville and I think they have some great episodes planned for you!

Thanks to our sponsor for this episode: EasyRollerDice.com

Hosts: 

Jon Green (Twitter: @jon_m_green)

Émylie Bonneville (Twitter: @mistressmylie4)

Instagram: MistressMylie

 

 

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Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 

 

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All About Clerics! (Tome 284)

In this episode Jeff and Tracy are joined by the Tome Show's senior editor, Sam Dillon, and artist and D&D enthusiast Jason Thompson - you know him, he's the one that does the cool comic walk throughs of iconic D&D modules! They all sit down to talk about Clerics! What's so cool about clerics? How does clerical spellcasting work? What domain should you take? What are the best roleplaying opportunities for a cleric? They discuss all of this and more on this episode of the Tome.

Thanks to our sponsor for this episode: EasyRollerDice.com

Links:

Jason Thompson on Twitter

Jason Thompson on the Web

Jason Thompson's priestess class for 5e

Sam on the Web

Sam on Twitter

Tracy on the Web

Tracy on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 43 - What Mad Universe by Fredric Brown

The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 43 - What Mad Universe by Fredric Brown
 
A science fiction magazine editor is transported to another world. “What Mad Universe” is a hilarious satire of science fiction, sort of a precursor to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and an amazing adventure story in its own right.
 
 
Thanks to our sponsor: Easy Roller Dice
 
Guests:
Siobhan K
twitter - @ordquelu
 
Chris Constantin
Dark Revelations the Roleplaying Game - http://drevrpg.com
 
Co-hosts:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
twitter - @jeff_wik
 
Geoffrey Winn
twitter - @geoffreydwinn
 
Email us with your comments!
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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 42 - The Carnelian Cube by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt

The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 42 - The Carnelian Cube by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
 
 
Thanks to our sponsor: Easy Roller Dice
 
Murray Fletcher Pratt
April 25, 1897 (Buffalo, NY) - June 10, 1956 (age 59)
 
Lyon Sprague de Camp
November 27, 1907 - November 6, 2000 (age 92)
 
“The Carnelian Cube”
(hardcover) Gnome Press, 1948
(paperback) Lancer Books, 1967
 
Guests:
Louis Brenton
twitter - @revlouisbrenton
website - louisbrenton.com
 
 
Co-hosts:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
twitter - @jeff_wik
 
Geoffrey Winn
twitter - @geoffreydwinn
 
Geoffrey Winn
gdwinn@comcast.net
 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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