Nerdarchist Dave welcomes Matt Click and Tim Kearney from Absolute Tabletop to live chat #45 to talk about Oath of the Frozen King, their latest Kickstarter project. With a solid history of RPG content creation, AbTab’s latest offering is the Adventure Kit, which they describe as “versatile, flexible frameworks for roleplaying game adventures.” The modular presentation […]
Episode 37 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One. This is our very first ever live stream with a questions and answers format. At this point we had streamed games using Google Hangouts. Most of which were Dungeons and Dragons, but we hadn’t ever did one of our talk about live videos at this point. Funny […]
You are a busy Dungeon Master. While there are lots of great adventures bouncing around the ranging, wide Internet (both free and pay versions), it is always useful to have some quick NPCs at hand to populate a tavern, throw a shoulder at a PC while they walk down the bustling street of your fantasy […]
On Last Monday’s “Nerdarchy: Live Chat,” the chat itself talked for more than a half hour about different kinds of blind characters. I figured I’d expand on the lore a bit more.
Episode 36 of Nerdarchy the Podcast. This was our 1st go at comparing two of 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons arcane caster classes from the Player’s Handbook- The Sorcerer and the Wizard. These make up half of the full arcane caster classes from the PHB. The other two being the bard and the warlock. Wizards […]
Well … it happened. I got to introduce someone I was in a relationship with to a table top roleplaying game I was involved in. I have actually done this several times, and have witnessed it from others. In my years I have actually learned a few things from what I have done right and […]
Like a lot of kids who grew up in the 1970s, I watched a lot of Star Trek. I’m talking the original series here. This was when the notion of a Star Trek movie was just a dream, and the very idea of another television show (let alone a half dozen) was beyond imagination. But […]
Episode 35 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One. We’ve got another world building episode. This time we look at monsters in your fantasy world and how they can shape your campaign setting. How to Build a Campaign World| Beware Of Monsters| Game Master Tips Game Master Tips| How to Build a Campaign World| Beware Of […]
All the Out of the Box D&D Encounters in one place Greetings all! I can remember a particular time when Nerdarchist Dave said, “We have to find a way to collect all of these (encounters) together. There must be some way.” Wish granted!
Sans guest, Nerdarchists Dave and Ted hung out with fans live, answered viewer and Patreon questions and talked about nerdy stuff during live chat #46. The classic Nerdarchy camaraderie was in full swing as these OG Nerdarchists chatted with each other and interacted with a lively chat room.
Nerdarchy friend and regular gamer in Nerdarchist Dave’s Gryphongaff game, Anthony Amato from Cardboard Fortress Games joined the daily live chat to talk nerdy. Amato is a graphic designer, illustrator and game designer. Along with fiance and longtime business partner Nicole Kline, they’ve created several tabletop games like RESISTOR_. He’s also contributed work to other games […]
Episode 34 of Nerdarchy the Podcast. Here is one of our early discussions delving into the nature of D&D terms like adventurer. Or at least the way they are used in tabletop rpgs. Adventure has become this weird medieval fantasy career path. Role Playing Tips Dissecting the Adventurer’s Career Path In RPG Games Role-Playing Tips- […]
There is oh, so much talk floating around about evil characters and good characters in tabletop RPGs and how you should or shouldn’t mix them in parties. Every time you get people together talking about Dungeons & Dragons, this is something that’s going to come up. It’s an inevitability. Dungeon Masters ban evil alignments from […]
Here we are at episode 33 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One. Here is another one of our world building videos. Here we work on the Deities & Demigods in our campaign setting. How to Build a Campaign World| Deities & DemiGods| Game Master Tips Game Master Tips| How to Build a Campaign World| Deities […]
In my previous article, I talked about the pitfalls we fall into when creating character concepts, or more specifically how we overcomplicate the process. That got me to thinking about another side of it. Why are we adding to the game? What’s our endgame? Are we adding to the story, or introducing a mechanic? Or, are […]