Player Advice Episodes

Tips for enabling collaborative play and ensuring you extract the maximum enjoyment from every session, while helping other players to achieve the same.
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Improvisation

Feb. 26, 2021

This episode I'm joined by Daniel, a.k.a @eos_rakonto , and we talk about the fine art of improvisation. Starting with the frankly embarrassing realisation on my part that almost everything that happens in a given game is im…

Guest: Eos Rakonto
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Time

Jan. 1, 2021

Back on home turf with Tim Hill who plays Ulrik in our actual-play podcast Dungeons, Dice, and Dudes . In this episode we discuss not only the mechanical impact of time in-universe on topics such as split parties, but also a…

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Emotion

Dec. 11, 2020

Another international episode! I found my "Dungeon Master Friend" in Manny, a.k.a Growed Up Geek , who's enthusiasm is infectious. We cover the gamut from DM loneliness and anxiety, all the way up to eliciting those emotiona…

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Happiness

Nov. 27, 2020

This time I'm joined by Simon Eustace , and this episode is chock full of life lessons; you're going to come out the other side a better human being. Simon brings his four years of experience of playing unique D&D characters…

Guest: Simon Eustace
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Experience

Nov. 6, 2020

In this first of a two-parter, Ian Langton and I discuss how the "experience" of Dungeons & Dragons has shifted, not only since earlier editions, but also as the players mature. Ways to get "good" experience, and how differi…

Guest: Ian Langton
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Ability

Oct. 30, 2020

Jack Wain and I discuss what "ability" means within the 5e context. We take a look at what makes an effective player and how those skills are transferable to being a successful DM. We discuss ability skills and how some, suc…

Guest: Jack Wain