On today’s episode we discuss table manners as well as character creation 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.
00:00:35 - Introductions
00:04:23 - D20 For Your Thoughts?
00:04:54 - How do you approach character creation?
00:18:04 - How does D&D compare to other systems for character creation?
00:24:19 - How do the mechanics of the game lead to character immersion?
00:32:56 - How is our group’s cohesion?
00:35:17 - Character Development and Customizing Skills
00:50:10 - Take It Up A Level!
01:00:28 - Episode Closer
01:03:46 - Outtakes
Guests and Projects:
Neal Powell: @joatmoniac
Block Party Podcast Network: https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/
Dungeon Master’s Block: @DMs_Block
Whelmed: The Young Justice Files: @theYJfiles
Tomes and Tentacles: @TentaclesPod
From LP to RP: https://www.thestruggleisneal.com/
Encounter Roleplay: @EncounterRP
Learn By Play on the D&D Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/dnd
The Vice can be found on Twitch: https://twitch.com/tallsquall
Game System used in this episode:
Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition by Wizards of the Coast.
Player's Handbook 5th Edition (Dungeons & Dragons): https://amzn.to/2J4DXE3
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D Core Rulebook): https://amzn.to/2GkPbTd
Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide (Dungeons & Dragons): https://amzn.to/2Gi5VdO
Character Inspired Dice Sets
Chessex Phantom Teal with Gold: https://amzn.to/2E3uHfR
Swirling colors to represent her “potions” and gold for her desire for wealth
Easy Roller Ancient Earth: https://amzn.to/2J3oPa5
Worn and unassuming, but still effective
Easy Roller Oracle: https://amzn.to/2GTObGE
Earth and metal, but not opulent since he is still quite young and inexperienced
Hestya Red Copper Metal: https://amzn.to/2GDQmQR
Rich metals to represent the dwarven ancestry and his life experience
Clip 2: DMNastics opening theme
Clip 4: Turncloaks opening theme
Character Creation Cast: @CreationCast
Amelia Antrim: @gingerreckoning
Ryan Boelter: @lordneptune