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How to get into D&D - Ep104
Released Wednesday, 28th July 2021
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Ep 104 Community Spotlight:
Disclaimer: There’s not going to be a lot of talk about Magic this episode, so please let us know what you think of the episode
How long you’ve been playing D&D, how long you’ve done the DM thing, I know you got a module published, etc etc
Murder at Myrefall (A Cabin created adventure)
Drivethroughrpg.com (place to get these books)
The Studied Summoner
Collaborations with Carlos
History as it relates to D&D (Being the original that spawned the rest).
Different systems out there and what BJ is currently playing or has played.
Overview of TTRPG (Tabletop Roleplaying Games)
What are some things people can expect?
Why get into D&D?
Bare minimum, books, dice, etc
I used to really enjoy reading the manuals when I was a kid
No thank you evil (http://www.nothankyouevil.com/)
Does the bare minimum differ if you plan on being the DM?
What people might want to think about getting down the road?
What people need to start
What is the right number of people to be in a group?
Define stuff up front: How often you want to play, etc etc
Testing out gameplay through Adventure League or Pathfinder Society.
Forming a Group
VTT (Virtual Tabletops like Roll20, Fantasy Grounds, Maptools, etc..)
Online Character Builders
Online Rules Resources
What does it take to be a good DM?
Any tips for rookies just starting out on the DM path?
Setting expectations (IE What kind of campaign you’re running).
Being a Dungeon Master (DM)
What does it take to be a good player?
How a bad player can ruin the game for everyone (Not bad as in the don’t know the rules, but bad as in they are abusing the rules or the game itself for personal enjoyment).
Setting expectations (What are you looking to get out of the game?).
Being a player
Main Topic - How to get into D&D
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This is a weekly Commander podcast about Magic: the Gathering. Your hosts Ryan, and Zack attempt to entertain you with interesting anecdotes about the game of Magic, including their experience running a Commander league.
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