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D&D Stranger Things Starter Set: Unboxing & First Thoughts

Let's take a look at the D&D Stranger Things Starter Set. Interest in D&D, Stranger Things, and all things retro is running high. Is this combined D&D / Stranger Things introductory tabletop RPG starter set a non-starter at the gate, or is it amazing enough to turn your gaming entertainment upside down? Watch ...

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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #83 – The City of Spiders / Against the Demon Lords

THIS IS IT! "Against the Demon Lords"! The final, ultimate showdown with the nasty big two-headed baddy! Will Demogorgon prevail and the Abyss fall to Lolth, or will our brave heroes manage to save the day? Either way, can they survive a betrayed Vizeran's wrath? Four demon lords throw down at the Tower of Vengeance! ...

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KeyForge Starter Set Unboxing & First Look (Unique Deck Game)

Unboxing and first look at the cards and material components of the KeyForge: Call of the Archons unique deck game Starter Set from Fantasy Flight Games (designed by Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield). This isn't an in-depth overview of how to play, but it does have: One-handed unboxing stunts! Thrills! Spills! The pathos! The ...

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Let’s Play Sword Coast Legends Story Mode #50

Into the Underdark! First stop: the Forlorn Cliffs and associated puzzling magic portals as we search for Tezzarea's camp. Those quasits were tougher than we expected. Umber hulks, hook horrors, and *oops* we pulled on Fletcher a just a tad too hard.

Interview with game designer Rodney Thompson about the new Spectaculars superhero RPG from Scratchpad Publishing! Plus: What's Rodney reading right now? What the heck is Neon City Outlaws? What are the design differences between Dusk City Outlaws and Spectaculars? And: Surprise appearances by the Emerald Stranger and Shane's archenemy Shane ...

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Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History – “Unboxing” and First Reactions!

What are Shane's first thoughts and reactions to an advance copy of Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History? Hint: he may squee (okay, he actually squees at one point and he's a big manly man not known for his squeeing). Make sure to watch the parts with ...

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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #81 – The City of Spiders

The City of Spiders continues and its into Menzoberranzan proper for our intrepid heroes. Drow patrols! Mysterious rescuers! Alley chases! A certain swashbuckling drow mercenary! Spell area of effects. Armor donning and doffing times. Monster CRs and spell saves. Plus: Soul-sucking adventures in the DMV! Social media has spoken and it desires Shane's players to ...

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D&D Out of the Abyss Notes #80 – The Fetid Wedding / The City of Spiders

Burying the dead after the monstrous Juiblex battle, a visit to Gauntlgrym, and then it's off to lovely Menzoberranzan, the City of Spiders itself, for a ridiculously dangerous infiltration and retrieval mission sans expedition. Speaking of spiders, even low CR opponents can be dangerous to higher level parties in the right circumstances. Is it the ...