Recorded 'live' from a hotel room at GenCon 2021, Russ shares his thoughts on the con this year, the hotness, and what was acquired!

Also, a detailed review of Dungeon Drop from Phase Shift games included the new expansion: Drop Deeper.


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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 12:41pm EDT
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In which we learn the value of rest, the difficulty of where to go next, and if you are going to get critical hit twice, be sure it’s by a goblin.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 4:48pm EDT
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Our DM Academy series continues with Raef interviewing Russ's brother John on his DM style which involves building worlds from scratch.  Very different from Russ, who prefers to leverage pre-made source material.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 4:38pm EDT
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In which we learn how to spring a trap, how to anger a god, & how exhaustion works in 5e.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 5:01pm EDT
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In which we see knives in the dark, a shiv in the gut, and an oath breaker delt with.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 8:22am EDT
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In this episode it's a bit of "Achievements in Gaming," looking at what's been on the table and screen lately including Krosmasters Arena and Cyberpunk 2077.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 9:30am EDT
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In which we learn why every party needs a Hodor.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 6:59am EDT
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In which owlbears are freed and everyone says "Ewww" 

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 8:37pm EDT
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In which we learn what hand signals are best for infiltrating a castle.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 6:53pm EDT
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Culling through the back of the game closet an old game is found.  Is it still worth keeping in the collection?

It's time to return that old game to the table and see. This time: Mage Wars.  How is it nearly 10 years after release?

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:01am EDT
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In which our party discovers what IS in the bottom of a well and the value of a well-made pole.

#VivaLaPole

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 6:56am EDT
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In this pip Russ reviews an oldie but a goodie: Smash Up.  And we get an update on the Song of Ice and Fire map-based campaign mechanics.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT
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In which Karluk makes a cyclops really hot, Pyrric slips Euphemia the tongue, & Thraal's rocks explode.

(All of that happened, and all of it is rated G)

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT
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Raef has still more questions for Russ on approaches to DMing. This time around we tackle pacing the 'rest'.  How do you keep your players from just continually resting to recharge their abilities?

Plus other DM type topics!

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT
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In which we learn how not to approach a pair of snacking cyclops. 
 
[We assume the plural of cyclops follows the deer/sheep rule] 

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 8:25am EDT
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Russ shares what furniture & techniques he & his oldest daughter chose to use to display his geekery.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT
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A minotaur loses consciousness.

A dwarf loses his memory.

And the party loses their horses. (Again)

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 7:25am EDT
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Raef interviews Russ on more Dungeon Master tips and tricks.  We cover a variety of topics from how to keep from waisting prep work to what to keep behind the curtain.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 9:39am EDT
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In which we learn how to harvest a dragon and what Klarg's been cooking.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 8:02am EDT
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In this pip our band of Roleplay 8 Charisma players level their D&D characters up from level 3 to level 4.  Listen to their thought processes and learn a few tips and tricks about leveling via Roll20.net virtual tabletop software.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:08am EDT
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In which cultists learn the downside of dealing with dragons, a dragon learns the downside of accepting a gift horse, and a new friend is made.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:19am EDT
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Russ shares his thoughts on the board game "Galaxy Hunters" from IDW Games. Mechs, biomutants, and worker placement? In space?  With dice? Yes, please.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 11:49am EDT
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Session 21 of our D&D live campaign in which the dwarves discover reverse psychology.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 7:46am EDT
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Craig & Russ give a classic D6G review of Cool Mini or Not's miniature war game A Song of Ice and Fire.

Later Raef interviews Aaron Lebauer, a business owner who finds a lot of value in Dungeons and Dragons.

Entrepreneurs & Dragons starts at the 1 hr mark.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 11:32am EDT
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In this D&D megasode we learn how to recover an axe lodged in a tree and why it isn't smart to invade a tree's personal space.

Also Russ shares his thoughts on the board game Roll Player.

Roll Player review begins at the 1 hour 58 minute mark. 

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 4:56pm EDT
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Raef, Craig, & Russ all in the same episode again?

You bet...although spread out.

Up first Craig & Russ discuss Craig's new home brew Song of Ice & Fire campaign we'll be starting featuring the miniature game from CMON.

Then later Raef "Hollywood" Granger hosts a panel with the players from our D&D live campaign discussing tips and techniques to bring your characters to life.

Character Acadamy starts at the 42 min mark.

Bonus content note: There are an additional ~50 minutes of Character academy available over in the lost chapters on Patreon. Unfortunately the language got a little too colorful for the main show.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 9:24am EDT
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In this DnD megasode we learn that halflings have backbone and Ullrick reads from the book of grudges.  Among other things.

Also, Russ shares his thoughts on the video game Desperaos 3 during the interlude.

Desperados 3: 1 hr 53 min mark.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 7:35pm EDT
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Craig and Russ discuss the newest game set in Frank Herbert's Dune universe: Dune Imperium. 

Will Craig enjoy a deck builder worker placement game with sandworms?

And later Raef returns for another "D&D Academy" segment.  This time Raef shares how he approaches making a character his own.

If you would like to fast forward directly: D&D Academy starts at the 40 minute mark.

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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT
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It's another D6G Megasode!  We've got two Dungeons and Dragons live play sessions, 15-16 in which the party finally makes it to Thundertree...and get's into some serious horseplay.

Between sessions, Russ shares his thoughts on the Forbidden Waters, one of the big 2020 releases from Plaid Hat games.

Forbidden Waters review starts at the 1 hr 31 min mark.


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Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:54am EDT
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