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Geekery in General 265: Historical Gaming-The New Testament part 3

December 23, 2020 @ 8:15 am

In part 3 of a 2 part series Al and Chad continue to discuss ways to run a D&D campaign in the time of the New Testament with a focus on the cleric and wizard classes.

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Geekery in General 264: Historical Gaming-The New Testament part 2

December 20, 2020 @ 10:30 am

Al and Chad discuss ways to run a Dungeons and Dragons game during the time of the New Testament. We discuss Jewish zealots, Roman legionaries, gladiators, and thieves.

Originally this was to be a two part episode but due to the amount of material presented we are breaking it up into three parts. Part 3 will be coming later this week!

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Geekery in General 263: Historical Gaming-The New Testament part 1

December 8, 2020 @ 6:09 pm

For the next couple of episodes of Geekery in General we will be discussing how to run a Dungeons and Dragons game in the time of The New Testament. This episode will cover the background of this time period before we get into the gaming aspects.

Part 2 should drop a few days before Christmas.

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Geekery in General 262: Historical Gaming-Puritans and Pilgrims

November 21, 2020 @ 11:31 am

Thou hast played Dungeons & Dragons, but art thou ready for Puritans & Pilgrims?

For this episode we'll be taking a look at some ways to run a D&D game in the time of the pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving.

CORRECTION: I mentioned a white wizard kit in the A Mighty Fortress source book. The correct name of the kit is the scholarly mage.

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Geekery in General 259: Legendary Weapons part 14-China

July 20, 2020 @ 11:30 pm

Al discusses some weapons from Chinese folklore and how you might convert them for use in Dungeons and Dragons.

 

CORRECTION: I referred to the staff as the Godfather of Weapons. The correct term is "The Grandfather of All Weapons."

 

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Geekery in General 257: WotC and Diversity

June 27, 2020 @ 2:31 pm

Al gives his thoughts on the 6/17 statement Wizards of the Coast issued regarding diversity in Dungeons and Dragons.

CORRECTION: I mentioned the Complete Drow Handbook. The actual book is Drow of the Underdark from AD&D 2E.

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Geekery in General 254: Legendary Weapons part 13-India

April 27, 2020 @ 7:38 pm

Al takes a look at astras, powerful weapons from the Hindu religion.

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Geekery in General 248: Legendary Weapons part 12-Persia

February 1, 2020 @ 4:54 am

Al takes a look at some weapons from Persian legend and one weapon from Arabian lore.

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Geekery in General 245: Toxic Fandom

December 19, 2019 @ 2:53 am

Al and Chad discuss toxic fandom, the real world effect it has had on some actors, D&D edition wars, and why we think some people engage in this behavior.

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Gamer’s Gambit 13: Bloodstained, D&D games, Turbographix 16, and doctors playing games

June 19, 2019 @ 1:48 am

Lucky number 13! Al and Wayne discuss a variety of news and topics.

Bloodstained Ritual of the Night is out!

Final Fantasy 7 remake release date announced

Crunch time in the video game industry

Dungeons and Dragons PC games coming to consoles

Doctors and video games

Netflix to license their titles to video game developers

Turbographix 16 retro system

Opinion: Games as a service-would it be good or bad?

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