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D&D Player’s Handbook Chapter 6 (#12)

Show Notes In this episode we’ll discuss Chapter 6 of the Player’s Handbook which is entitled “Customization Options” but focuses primarily on multiclassing. There are a few caveats you should know about multiclassing and we’ll go over many of those as well as discussing feats. What The Geek! Classic TV Shows That Geeks Will Love https://www.forevergeek.com/classic-tv-shows-that-geeks-will-love/ Shazam 2 Fury Of The Gods Teaser Trailer https://youtu.be/ASv687MKU80 Tom Holland Says Spider-Man: No Way [...]

2021-10-23T18:15:36-07:00October 23rd, 2021|

My Favorite DM Town & Shop Generators

Your players will inevitably end up in some city, town, or village during the campaign. Setting the scene as a DM can be quite challenging, but there's no reason you have to start from scratch every time. In this article, I'll introduce some of my favorite tools to build out town and shop experiences for my players in the hopes that you will benefit as well. If you have any additional suggestions, please feel [...]

2021-09-19T11:51:31-07:00September 19th, 2021|

My Favorite DM Tools for Dungeon Maps

Maps are a fantastic visual aid for creating a fun and immersive experience for your D&D players. They are also a great tool for a DM to plan and plot to provide a challenging and entertaining story. However, creating maps can be a time consuming and exhausting process. That's why I thought it would be fun to share a few of the dungeon generators I've collected to help me build maps without the hours [...]

2021-09-16T06:19:45-07:00September 16th, 2021|

My Favorite DM Tools for Ambience

Being a Dungeon Master (DM) is no walk in the park, but it's a rewarding and fun way to express your creativity. You get to be the boss, that's always fun, but more importantly you get to narrate a fun and imaginative story. Setting the mood with sound effects and music will really pull your players into their imagination. I put together a list of my favorite DM ambience tools that I have used in [...]

2021-09-16T06:17:22-07:00September 15th, 2021|

D&D Player’s Handbook Chapter 5 (#11)

Show Notes In this episode I’m going to talk a about Chapter 5 of the Player’s handbook which deals with equipment and expenses that your character has to manage. Equipment can be a bit challenging sometimes, but hopefully I’ll help shed some light on the subject. What The Geek! Dune Official Main Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9L9w9XUUPy0 Nerds Candy with 7 custom D&D adventures https://nerdvanamedia.com/gaming/rpg/dungeons-dragons-live-2021-g4/151625/ The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers season 2 (Tom’s Guide): [...]

2021-09-15T15:04:41-07:00September 12th, 2021|

D&D Player’s Handbook Chapter 4 (#10)

Show Notes In this podcast going to talk about Chapter 4 of the Player’s Handbook which describes how to build your character’s background and personality. If you’re starting on this podcast, I suggest going back and listening to episodes 6 through 9 to get caught up. What The Geek! Owen Wilson joins the MCU: https://youtu.be/7y4-WSywiSY Lord of the Rings Anime: https://geekculture.co/lord-of-the-rings-gets-anime-film-at-warner-bros-entertainment/ What if ‘Sweet Tooth’ Was real Life: https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/crowds-react-to-hybrid-baby-in-Sweet-Tooth-prank-video Show Links [...]

2021-09-15T15:05:13-07:00June 11th, 2021|

D&D Player’s Handbook Chapter 3 (#9)

Show Notes I’ve been discussing the Player’s Handbook which is one of the three core rulebooks of Dungeons and Dragons or as we like to call it D&D. If you’d like to get caught up, check out Episode #6 for a quick intro to D&D, Episode #7 is from Chapter 1 of the PHB and discusses the process of creating a character and getting started, and Episode #8 talks about Chapter [...]

2021-09-15T15:05:47-07:00May 30th, 2021|

D&D Player’s Handbook Chapter 2 (#8)

Show Notes Learn a little more about the Player’s Handbook and the different core races, I also throw in four non-standard races that are fun and unique. Our Links Send us an email or visit our social media: https://geektastic.link/contact Visit our podcasts: https://geektastic.link/podcast Support our podcast: https://geektastic.link/support Leave me a voicemail and I’ll play it on my show: https://geektastic.link/voicemail Credits Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com [...]

2021-09-15T15:06:12-07:00April 10th, 2021|

D&D Player’s Handbook Chapter 1 (#7)

Show Notes Join me while we delve into the wonderful world of D&D and the famed Player’s Handbook. Starting with Chapter 1 where we discuss basic character creation and what we need to know for good role play as you devise your first (or next) character. Fantasy Name Generator: https://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/dungeons-and-dragons.php   Music: Fiddle-De-Dee by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

2021-09-15T15:06:33-07:00February 11th, 2021|

Introducing Dungeons & Dragons (#6)

Show Notes This is a short episode to do a brief introduction into the wonderful world of Dungeons & Dragons. We’ll talk about what D&D is, a brief history of D&D, as well as how to get started. Things mentioned in the show Geek & Sundry Satanic Panic Articles: https://geekandsundry.com/tag/satanic-panic/ 60 Minutes “Is Dungeons and Dragons Evil?”: https://youtu.be/yShqF1YSfDs Critical Role Handbooker Helper Videos: https://critrole.com/filter/handbooker-helper/ Critical Role YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpXBGqwsBkpvcYjsJBQ7LEQ Critical Role [...]

2021-09-15T15:06:55-07:00February 6th, 2021|
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