Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Episode 81 Will Rid the World of All Evil... And That Means You!

Hello, everyone! We've got a great episode for you this week. We're joined by two guests- Angela and Jon, the hosts of The Cantrip! We have a lot of fun talking about campaigns with multiple DMs, using character voices, anime, and more. So give this episode a listen, and while you're at it, go over and check out Jon and Ang's podcast too!

I should also mention- Jeff has started releasing more Friendquest episodes! He and his friend Griff have started playing Hollow Knight and Little Nightmares- both great games. So check those out too!

This week's Chapel on the Cliffs drawing winner is Layth T! Congratulations, Layth! If you haven't gotten your reward in a day or two, let me know. And once you get it, be sure to leave Goblin Stone a review so they can keep making great products!

If anyone else would like to enter the drawing, it's super easy- just e-mail us at InterPartyConflict@gmail.com with "Chapel on the Cliffs" in the subject line. We're still running low on candidates, so you have great chances!

And remember, Goblin Stone is just one of the great content creators in the Critnation Fellowship! For more books and adventures, check out LoresmythAurican's Lair, and Jeff Stevens- and for more podcasts, visit our friends at Crit Academy and D&D Character Lab!

Thanks everyone, and see you next time!

Episode 81: Everyone's a Character

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Questions answered this episode:

1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of co-DMing a campaign?

2. How can I get better at creating and using character voices?

3. Do you think the market still has room and desire for Anime genre emulation or inspiration (see the 90s' Anime game boom) or have we moved past that?

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Noteworthy Links:

Dungeons & Dragons: The Cartoon

Pleasantville

The Binding of Isaac, a roguelike twin-stick shooter game for all current platforms

By Mennen

Mentos: The Freshmaker

Salazar Slytherin's Locket

Gameplay and Story Segregation (Warning: TV Tropes, only click if you have a healthy amount of time to waste)

I Know That Voice- a documentary about voice acting

Rush Hour

OpenRPG, a virtual tabletop that came long before Roll20

Big Eyes, Small Mouth, an Anime-themed RPG

Shut Up and Take My Money

Terminator Faces

The Adorable Gravorg from the 3rd edition Monster Manual 2

Betrayal Garden

Guinea Pig Armor

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Episode 80- A World of Possibilities

Hello, everyone out there in podcast land! We've got a great episode for you this week. We cover a few great topics- killing PCs, inter-dimensional travel, armor made from trees, and a healthy dose of tangents here and there. Come give us a listen, and be sure to let us know what you think!

This week's Chapel on the Cliffs drawing winner is Payton K! Congratulations, Payton! If you have any issues contact me. And be sure to let Goblin Stone know what you think!

If anyone else would like to enter the drawing, it's super easy- just e-mail us at InterPartyConflict@gmail.com with "Chapel on the Cliffs" in the subject line. We're running low on candidates, so you have a big chance of winning!

And remember, Goblin Stone is just one of the great content creators in the Critnation Fellowship! For more books and adventures, check out LoresmythAurican's Lair, and Jeff Stevens- and for more podcasts, visit our friends at Crit Academy and D&D Character Lab!

Thanks everyone, and have a great week!

Episode 80: Different Worlds, Different Stakes

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Questions answered this episode:

1. How lethal do you like combat?

2. I want to run a campaign where the players are all from different worlds/settings. What is the best plot device for bringing them together?

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Noteworthy Links:

Path of Exile

Crawl

Bloodborne Card Game

Hollow Knight on Friend Quest

Nerzugal's Dungeon Master Toolkit 2 on DM's Guild

Dragon Dice: Treefolk

Troll 2

Shield Doors in Dark Souls 2

Synthicide RPG

Time Lords

Tomb of Horrors

The World Serpent Inn, a transitive plane from 3e D&D

Sigil, the City of Doors, a hub location in the Planescape setting

Parallels, a movie about a dimension-travelling family

Sliders, a TV show from the 90s about dimensional travel

Erfworld, a webcomic written by Rob Balder

Secret of Evermore, an SNES action RPG by Squaresoft

Earthbolt, a Wu Jen spell from Complete Arcane

300: PG Version

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Episode 79 will live on FOREVER!

Hello, everyone! This week we cover a topic that was brought up recently on our subreddit: Immortality. Not just immortality- specifically, immortality as a character goal in a tabletop game and whether it's good or bad for the game. We also talk about swords that can trap your soul, erasing classes, creating classes, all sorts of stuff. I think we got some really good discussion in this one, so come along and see what you think!

This week's Chapel on the Cliffs drawing winner is Nathan H! Congratulations, Nathan! Be sure to check your spam folder, and if you haven't gotten an e-mail soon then contact me. And be sure to leave Goblin Stone a review so they can continue to make awesome products!

If anyone else would like to enter the drawing, just e-mail us at InterPartyConflict@gmail.com with "Chapel on the Cliffs" in the subject line. Easy peasy!

And remember, Goblin Stone is just one of the great content creators in the Critnation Fellowship! For more books and adventures, check out LoresmythAurican's Lair, and Jeff Stevens- and for more podcasts, visit our friends at Crit Academy and D&D Character Lab!

Thanks for listening, and come back next week for more!

Episode 79: Achieving Immortality

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Question answered this episode:

1. What should a DM do when a player has outrageous goals for their character, beyond the scope of the campaign?

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Noteworthy Links:

D&D meets Magic: The Gathering

Tyler Kamstra's Monstrous Races guide

Arcade Memories Podcast

Treasure of the Broken Hoard, a five-part adventure I've been running

G Gundam Toonami Intro

Spirit Sword on Yu Yu Hakusho

Fullmetal Alchemist

Romance on The Office

Death Becomes Her - A movie from the early 90s about the dangers of immortality

Epic Destinies from 4th Edition

American Horror Story: Hotel

Kender are terrible

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Episode 78: Featuring the DM Liar! (That's what he said, right?)

Hello everyone out there in Podcastland! This week we've got a great episode for you- and a wonderful special guest, Luke Hart from the DM Lair Youtube Channel! I met Luke through Reddit and I love his channel. So go check it out right now!

Luke is joining us to discuss leaving a gaming group, jealousy between players, and making your climactic encounters even more climactic. (I sometimes plan for episodes to follow a certain theme, but in this episode they fit together nicely all on their own.) And we had a great time making this episode, so I hope you love it!

Oh, also- I've been talking about it for weeks, but the first episode of the Arcade Memories Podcast is finally up! Go check it out, and tell your friends about it! I won't be releasing episodes very often- maybe every two months or so- but I'll keep making more as long as I keep getting submissions, so send me your stories at ArcadeMemoriesPodcast@gmail.com!

We have a new patron this week! We already said it on the podcast, but let us give a big thank-you to Nathan H! You're great and you help make the show awesome.

This week's Chapel on the Cliffs drawing winner is Jeff R! Congratulations, Jeff! Be sure to check your spam folder, and if you haven't gotten an e-mail soon then contact me. And let Goblin Stone know what you think!

If anyone else would like to enter the drawing, just e-mail us at InterPartyConflict@gmail.com with "Chapel on the Cliffs" in the subject line. It's that easy!

And remember, Goblin Stone is just one of the great content creators in the Critnation Fellowship! For more books and adventures, check out LoresmythAurican's Lair, and Jeff Stevens- and for more podcasts, visit our friends at Crit Academy and D&D Character Lab!

Thanks for joining us, and we'll see you again next week with another great episode!

Episode 78: Multiple Conflicts

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Questions answered this episode:

1. What makes you want to leave a gaming group?

2. How can I deal with jealousy between players?

3. How do you make the perfect boss fight?

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Noteworthy Links:

Octopath Traveler

The tram from Ironforge to Stormwind

Nerzugal's Dungeon Master Toolkit 2 on DM's Guild

Luke Hart's adventure modules

Noah Wizard's Fiverr page

Treasure of the Broken Hoard, a collection of five one-hour adventures on DM's Guild

The Head of Vecna

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Episode 77: This Episode is Bananas

Welcome back, listeners! We've got a fun episode for you this week, and we cover realism in roleplaying games, starting levels for D&D, and how to make your players want to explore their own property investments. We also get a bunch of goofs about bananas and monkeys and all that, so there's something in this episode for everyone!

I want to briefly mention the project I've been working on- the Arcade Memories Podcast. I've gotten the first episode finished, and it's currently awaiting review on iTunes. But in the meantime, you can listen to it at https://soundcloud.com/arcadememories/episode-01!

This week's Chapel on the Cliffs drawing winner is Jake M! Congratulations, Jake! Be sure to check your spam folder, and if you haven't gotten an e-mail soon then contact me. And let Goblin Stone know what you think!

If anyone else would like to enter the drawing, just e-mail us at InterPartyConflict@gmail.com with "Chapel on the Cliffs" in the subject line. That's all it takes!

And remember, Goblin Stone is just one of the great content creators in the Critnation Fellowship! For more books and adventures, check out LoresmythAurican's Lair, and Jeff Stevens- and for more podcasts, visit our friends at Crit Academy and D&D Character Lab!

See you all next week, with a very special guest!

Episode 77: Investing in Real Estate

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Questions answered this episode:

1. Is realism more important than fun?

2. What is your ideal starting level for a campaign?

3. How to make a player's property investments interesting?

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Noteworthy Links:

A Case of the Mondays

Chult, a jungle in the southern reaches of the Forgotten Realms

Indiana Jones

Midas Hand death from Tomb Raider

Q*Bert, the lovable ape from the arcade that collected bananas

Treasure of the Broken Hoard, a collection of five one-hour mini-adventures I've been running

Minecraft

A locked door in Fallout 3

All your need to know about Kobayashi

Tree Fiddy

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Episode 76: Title Needed

Hello, listeners! We're back this week with another episode. This time, we talk about a topic that might be a little bit controversial- specifically, whether Jeff and Gabe (mainly Gabe) likes listening to D&D stories, and what makes a D&D story good or worth telling. We also cover a couple other topics, including physical props at the table, opening locked doors, and sneaky ways to hear secret conversations. So come along and join the discussion!

This week's Chapel on the Cliffs drawing winner is Scott! Congratulations, Scott! Let me know if you haven't gotten your copy within a day or so (and be sure to check your spam folder!). And be sure to visit Goblin Stone's website and give them your feedback!

If anyone else would like to enter the drawing, just e-mail us at InterPartyConflict@gmail.com with "Chapel on the Cliffs" in the subject line. That's it!

And remember, Goblin Stone is just one of the great content creators in the Critnation Fellowship! For more books and adventures, check out LoresmythAurican's Lair, and Jeff Stevens- and for more podcasts, visit our friends at Crit Academy and D&D Character Lab!

Have a great week!

Episode 76: Wanna Hear a Story?

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Questions answered this episode:

1. Am I the only one who hates hearing people's D&D stories?

2. What are your favorite physical props you've used?

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Noteworthy Links:

Scoville Scale, a scientific scale measuring the "heat" of spicy foods

An adorable video on Youtube that I found while googling "Bacon"

Nerzugal's Dungeon Master Toolkit 2 on DM's Guild

Stranger Things

Claws of Madness, a 5e adventure from Loresmyth

Old Man Yells at Cloud

Challenge of Champions, a series of puzzle-based adventures in Dungeon Magazine

Newsies

Seven of Nine, a character from Star Trek Voyager

Planescape: Torment, an old PC game featuring a Rogue Modron as a playable party member (and voiced by Dan Castellanetta)

Dig Dug, an old Arcade game where you killed enemies by inflating and exploding them

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Episode 75, with Jeff and Gabe and Dan and Garin

Welcome back, everyone! We've got a great episode in store for you today. We're joined by two amazing podcasters- Dan and Garin from the D&D Character Lab podcast! Every week they produce an incredibly fun show where they make characters and pit them against each other- we've talked about them more times than I can count but if you haven't given them a listen yet, you should!

This week we talk about remembering character names (or not being able to remember them), playing the same character or character type multiple times, and monster races. We also get some fun out of character voices, and figuring out what CR a Couatl is. (Spoiler: It's 4.) So come along for the ride!

Yet again, we have a new patron! Thank you so much, Doug W! You're so awesome and we appreciate your patronage more than we can say. If anyone else out there would like to join the ever-growing family and get cool bonus content too, so head over to Patreon.com/InterPartyConflict and think about contributing!

This week's Chapel on the Cliffs drawing winner is peacejoypancakes! Congratulations, PJP! Let me know if you haven't gotten your copy within a day or so (and be sure to check your spam folder!). And of course, let Goblin Stone know what you think!

If anyone else would like to enter the drawing, just e-mail us at InterPartyConflict@gmail.com with "Chapel on the Cliffs" in the subject line. That's it!

And remember, Goblin Stone is just one of the great content creators in the Critnation Fellowship! For more books and adventures, check out LoresmythAurican's Lair, and Jeff Stevens- and for more podcasts, visit our friends at Crit Academy and D&D Character Lab!

Have a great Independence Day! "Welcome to erf!"

Episode 75: Our Good Friends

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Questions answered this episode:

1. How do you remember everyone's character names?

2. Do you have a character or character type that you play in every campaign?

3. Do you feel that beast races are appropriate for a party? Orcs, Hobgoblins, Kobolds, Bugbears, and Yaun-Ti are all good, but what about a doppelganger, or a frost giant, a centaur, or maybe even a displacer beast? How far can one go if they want to play a monstrous race?

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Noteworthy Links:

I Like Turtles

The DanDWiki episode of D&D Character Lab

Mustard Plug and Skanking in one Youtube video

Couatl

Shield of Heroic Memories (which we apparently covered on episode 25 but I completely forgot)

Auron, a character from Final Fantasy X

A Wikidot site that I made to catalogue NPCs

Steam Summer Sale

Savage Species

Monstrous Races for 5th Edition from Tyler Kamstra

Ted, a 2012 movie starring Mark Wahlberg and a talking teddy bear