Series 1.1 - D&D with Neal and Tallsquall (Creation)

On today’s episode we create a group of player characters for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition, a game created by Wizards of the Coast. We are joined by Neal Powell from the Dungeon Master’s Block podcast and Tallsquall from Encounter Roleplay.



00:00:33 - Introductions

00:07:27 - What’s in a Game?

00:31:27 - Let’s Make Some People

00:31:40 - Class Selection

00:35:52 - Ability Scores

00:41:15 - Race Selection

00:52:21 - Ability Score Reasoning

00:57:42 - Episode Closer


Guests and Projects:

Neal Powell: @joatmoniac


Tallsquall: @tallsquall


Game System used in this episode:

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition by Wizards of the Coast.

Player's Handbook 5th Edition (Dungeons & Dragons):

Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D Core Rulebook):

Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide (Dungeons & Dragons):


Character Inspired Dice Sets


      • Chessex Phantom Teal with Gold:

        • Swirling colors to represent her “potions” and gold for her desire for wealth



      • Easy Roller Oracle:

        • Earth and metal, but not opulent since he is still quite young and inexperienced


      • Hestya Red Copper Metal:

        • Rich metals to represent the dwarven ancestry and his life experience



Clip 1: Cambodean Odessy by Kevin MacLeod

Clip 2: DMNastics opening theme

Clip 3: BMX Hero by Pierlo

Clip 4: Turncloaks opening theme

Main Music: Hero (Remix) by Steve Combs


Our Podcast:

Character Creation Cast: @CreationCast

Amelia Antrim: @gingerreckoning

Ryan Boelter: @lordneptune

Our Website: