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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #59 – To Gravenhollow

The journey to Gravenhollow! Advanced expedition management. Random encounters, vanishing NPCs, and megalomaniacal illithids. Shane's amazing way cool new Underdark feature. Outpost building for fun and profit. Challenging "nova burst" parties. When should the expedition NPCs get involved in a ...
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Comics Scribe & Black Lightning Creator Tony Isabella! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 124

Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 11/11/2017: Comics Scribe & Black Lightning Creator Tony Isabella! Highlights: Veteran comics scribe Tony Isabella on his career, his favorite creation Black Lightning, and the First Church of Godzilla ...
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Comics Artist Timothy Lim! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 123

Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 11/4/2017: Comics Artist Timothy Lim! Highlights: Versatile comics artist Timothy Lim on his comics career, his new book THUMP: The First Bundred Days, and being an outspoken conservative in ...
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Star Trek Discovery & The Orville! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 122

Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 10/28/2017: Star Trek Discovery & The Orville! Highlights: Star Trek Discovery and The Orville with Gaaron Gilham (Trek Talk podcast) and certified geek Richard McBain. Shane Plays airs on ...
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All You Can Geek Buffet! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 121

Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 10/21/2017: All You Can Geek Buffet! Highlights: This episode has a little bit of everything: geek news, an update from RPG designer Douglas Cole of Gaming Ballistic, and Tolkien ...
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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #58

Mantol-Derith concludes as the party receives crucial help for reaching Gravenhollow and also confronts the duergar enclave. More fallout from a player's rash action. A hungry xorn and Yantha's dramatic fate. Puzzling fences and mending gems. Can enlarging duergar be ...
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D&D Character Rarity & OSR Gaming with Save or Die! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 120

Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 10/14/2017: D&D Character Rarity & OSR Gaming with Save or Die! Highlights: DM Carl & DM Chrispy of the Save or Die podcast join to talk D&D character rarity ...
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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #57

More Mantol-Derith as the party discovers Fraz-Urb'luu is truly a gem of a demon lord. Grave Insults to Drow for Dummies. Not so fast with that loot, buckos. Beholder snacking habits. Dual wielding in 5E. Gelatinous cubes as projectiles. Thoughts ...
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Frank Mentzer & Empyrea! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 119

Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 10/7/2017: Frank Mentzer & Empyrea! Highlights: Frank Mentzer (of "Red Box" fame) shares D&D history and discusses Empyrea, his multi-system fantasy RPG setting. Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at ...
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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #56

Mantol-Derith continues with plenty of svirfneblin, drow and zhentarim, oh my! An insane assassin, a rather ugly beholder, and a lovestruck gargoyle. That gem's not worth the price. Players taking unexpected courses of action. More thoughts on splitting the party ...
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The Apple II & Gaming History with David L. Craddock – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 118

Podcast version of the Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 9/30/2017: The Apple II and Gaming History with David L. Craddock! Highlights: Computer and gaming history with David L. Craddock, author of Break Out: How the Apple II Launched ...
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D&D Rules Crawl #1

Shane's D&D Rules Crawl, where we brave the dread labyrinth of D&D rules discussions and clarifications for fortune, fame and glory! This episode: Does a natural 20 or natural 1 apply to an ability check? What qualifies as an attack ...
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Let’s Play Sword Coast Legends Story Mode #47

Rhylfang's Lair starts with lots of spiders (shocker, that) plus plenty of drow and dreadful ritual victims. Hommet gets new threads. Shane gets annoyed that you can't put drow to sleep. This a let's play of the single player campaign ...
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Let’s Play Torment: Tides of Numenera #23

The Valley of Dead Heroes continues as we vicariously live as a series of six-eyed cats, meet a man who truly argues with himself, collapse a portal to another world and hope no one notices (sorry, Saint Prosper), drop the ...
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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #55

Embiggened duergar vs. emblurried svirfneblin in Mantol-Derith. Surprise, surprise the madness is here. A familiar name from Blingdenstone comes up. Daggers's epilogue. What does the party makeup look like now compared to when Out of the Abyss began? Let's split ...
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D&D with Gorebad of How Reroll (plus DM tips) – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 117

Podcast for the Shane Plays radio show from 9/16/2017: D&D with Gorebad of How Reroll (plus DM tips)! Highlights: D&D with veteran DM Gorebad of How Reroll (plus DM tips); Tomb of Annihilation is out; geek news. Shane Plays airs ...
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Sword Coast Legends

Let’s Play Sword Coast Legends Story Mode #46

Wrapping up the Ettenmoors as we rescue villagers from sticky, icky spider webs, go ingredient shopping for Andra, then confront her sudden but inevitable betrayal in a pretty tough fight. Next up: Rhylfang's Lair! This a let's play of the ...
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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #54

Leaving Gauntlgrym for Mantol-Derith with a metric stank ton of redshirts, er, NPCs. The finer points of leadership and expedition management. Passing helpful DM advice via an NPC. The Zhentarim assure the group that Mantol-Derith is an orderly place (yeah, ...
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GURPS Dungeon Fantasy Unboxing!

Shane unboxes the brand new GURPS Dungeon Fantasy boxed set from Steve Jackson games. What's inside?! Dungeon Fantasy is powered by GURPS, but is a completely standalone RPG. Everything you need to play is in this box ...
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D&D Tomb of Annihilation Review

Welcome to the Jungle! “Tomb of Annihilation is a story about death and the lengths individuals will go to avoid it.” -Chris Perkins, from the Foreword “Rest assured, your [playtest] characters didn’t die for nothing.” -Also from the Foreword If ...
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