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D&D PHB Ch 10, Ch 11, and Appendices (#17)

Show Notes In this episode I will wrap up my run on the Player’s Handbook and discuss Chapter 10, Chapter 11, and I’ll summarize the Appendices. I hope you have enjoyed this run, because it’s been fun and educational for me! What The Geek! Review: Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Premiere “The Star Gazer” Watch the teaser trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Trek: Strange New Worlds | Teaser Trailer [...]

2022-03-09T18:54:06-07:00March 9th, 2022|

My Favorite Discord Bots for D&D

Playing D&D virtually has obviously become more of a thing due to covid. I think the most useful tool out there so far has been Discord. It's free, it's easy to use, and cross platform compatibility. I ran a group for a couple of years on Discord, and am currently a player in that same group (with another person DM'ing) and we still use Discord. On top of the platform, we have become fond [...]

2024-06-18T12:38:05-07:00March 6th, 2022|

D&D PHB Chapters 9 (#16)

Show Notes Welcome to 2022!! This is the first episode of the new year and it will be dedicated to Chapter 9 of the Player’s Handbook which is focused entirely on combat. We’ll have a lot of fun stuff to discuss and should be super fun, because if you’re anything like me … you’ll love encounters and combat in the game! What The Geek! Bel-Air Review Jurassic World Domination [...]

2022-02-12T16:23:51-07:00February 12th, 2022|

Merry Christmas 2021 (#15)

Show Notes Both 2020 and 2021 have been rough on us, so I wanted to do an episode where I can just say a few words about Christmas. Christmas can take on different meanings for different people, but I want to tell you what this holiday has meant for me growing up and what it means for me now. Our Links Send us an email or visit our social media: [...]

2021-12-21T21:53:27-07:00December 21st, 2021|

D&D PHB Chapters 7 & 8 (#14)

Show Notes In this episode, I’m going to combine Chapters 7 and 8 of the Player’s Handbook. Chapter 7 deals with things like your ability scores, advantage and disadvantage, ability checks, and savaging throws. Chapter 8 will guide us through adventuring topics such as the passage of time, movement, your environment, and so on. What The Geek! Moon Knight, She-Hulk, and More: All the MCU Announcements at Disney+ Day: Details [...]

2021-11-13T11:16:35-07:00November 13th, 2021|

Interview with a Noob (#13)

Show Notes Today’s episode will be focused more on what it’s like being new to D&D, and I have a good friend who is my guest and she is fairly new to playing D&D. What The Geek! Dune Sequel Confirmed by Legendary: Cowboy Bebop Tours the Solar System in Live-Action Series’ First Trailer Cowboy Bebop Fans Wondering About Ed ‘Will be Delighted,’ Netflix Showrunner Says Link Tank: Stranger [...]

2021-10-26T22:14:47-07:00October 26th, 2021|

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 Shazam 2 Fury Of The Gods Teaser Trailer 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|
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