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The Tome Ep 101: Players Handbook 2

April 8, 2009

This episode, looking at the new Players Handbook 2 has a whole bevy of guests.

Guest:

Jeremiah McCoy

Phillipe-Antoine Menard

Will Wong

and Ed Healy

Sponsors:

RPG Now

Pick of the Episode: Hard Boiled Armies

Other Links:

Critical Hits

Jeff on Twitter

Vorpal Network on Twitter

We looked at the PH2 and used a scale of:

Good (G) = liked it

Unaligned (U) = eh...whatever

Evil (E) = didn't like it

We looked at...

Races:

Deva - Good McCoy - U/G Will - G Phil - G Ed - G Jeff - G

Gnome - Unaligned McCoy - G Will - G Phil - U Ed - G/U Jeff - U/G

Goliath - Good Will - G Ed - G Phil - G McCoy - G Jeff - U/G

Half-Orc - Unaligned Ed - U McCoy - U Phil - U Will - U/G Jeff - G

Shifter - Good Phil - U/E McCoy - G Will - G Ed - G Jeff U/E

Racial Paragon Paths - Good Unanimously - G

We also looked at the new classes like...

Avenger - Good Unanimously - G

Barbarian - Good Unanimously - G

Bard - Good Will - U Ed - G Phil - U McCoy - G Jeff - G

Druid - Unaligned/Good McCoy - U/G Ed - G Phil - U Will - G Jeff - U

Invoker - Good Everyone but Jeff - G Jeff - U

Shaman - Good Everyone but McCoy - G McCoy - U

Sorcerer - Unaligned McCoy - U Phil - G Will - U Ed - U Jeff - G

Warden - Good McCoy - E Phil - G Ed - U Will - G Jeff - U

And we also talked about Epic Destinies, Backgrounds, Feats, Items, Rituals, and Errata.

Phew...big episode, I hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed recording!