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SYNOPSIS: I know I promise news every month, but the pickings were slimmer than ever this time around. Summary of the GameHole Con panel, 2018 products, and not much more.

Direct download: RFB-138.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Dan goes chapter-by-chapter in this review of the newest 5th Edition supplement, and the first major 5e rules expansion.

Direct download: RFB-137.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Dan goes through the contents of the latest 5th Edition D&D adventure, and gives his personal feedback.

Direct download: RFB-136.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Updates on Xanathar's Guide, Goodman's reprints of B1/B2, Empyria, Thunderbolt Mountain, and new rules updates.

Direct download: RFB-135.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:59am EDT
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SYNOPSIS: In this episode we travel to the not-so-distant-at-all past of fourth edition and this book of short adventures which span the difficulty levels.

Direct download: RFB-134.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: New products, new apps, new options, and an interesting new Kickstarter campaign.

Direct download: RFB-133.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Dan takes you through what he saw as the highs and lows of Gen Con 50. From the out-of-game parts of the E.G.O., Consignment Store surprises, to the van-oven.

Direct download: RFB-132.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:45am EDT
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SYNOPSIS: All the news from August, including D&D Beyond, Fantasy Grounds, Unearthed Arcana, Starfinder, Star Wars, Reaper Bones IV, and more!

Direct download: RFB-131.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Dan walks you through the E.G.O. From Gen Con in a narrative based on the events of the sessions.

Direct download: RFB-130.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:49am EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Information regarding road conditions, weather, some recommendations, food info, retrospective information, a personal anecdote, and a bit of an editorial on WotC. You're probably not surprised on that last bit.

Direct download: RFB-129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: The RR series is back with this splatbook pioneer! Introducing kits to AD&D, adding proficiency rules, and more combat options.

Direct download: RFB-128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: I need to not make this a habit... News about Reaper Bones, Top Secret, D&D Beyond, and Gen Con.

Direct download: RFB-127.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am EDT
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GUEST CO-HOST: Al SYNOPSIS: Al and I talk about the connotations of "grognard," the original meaning, and how to get along with the new folks. And a whole lot of tangents that may or may not prove we've hit that grognard stage.

Direct download: RFB-126.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: A bit late but it's summer. News about the new storyline, other new releases, Reaper's giant Tiamat, D&D Beyond, and my E.G.O. events for Gen Con.

Direct download: RFB-125.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:34am EDT
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YOUR HOST: Dan

SYNOPSIS: The 80's D&D cartoon wasn't awful by any means, despite my jokes about it. This time around I take the side of defending this old classic for my generation.

Direct download: RFB-124.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:31am EDT
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YOUR HOST: Dan
SYNOPSIS: The news for May (what little there is)! Announcement of a new storyline, AMA from Mearls, and new Wizkids minis.

Direct download: RFB-123.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT
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YOUR HOST: Dan
SYNOPSIS: Tonight I talk through message hammers and the need to decree a "right way to play" D&D. You probably know where this is going.

Direct download: RFB-122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT
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YOUR HOST: Dan
SYNOPSIS: In this episode I give you my own personal rundown of the latest (and yet still oldest) set of adventures released for 5th Edition.

Direct download: RFB-121.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm EDT
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YOUR HOST: Dan
SYNOPSIS: WotC has choked off the news, but I've still found some new info for you all! New deckbuilder game, MIA Kickstarters, Article changes, and a ton of new old PDFs.

Direct download: RFB-120.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40pm EDT
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HOST: Dan
CO-HOST: Al

SYNOPSIS: Al joins us again to talk about various places that we can seek inspration for our new characters. We dig into both in-game methods and throughout media.

Direct download: RFB-119.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: News about e-tools, updated classics, miniatures, new products, and some rock & roll at Gen Con!

Direct download: RFB-118.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm EDT
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YOUR HOSTS: Dan & Shannon SYNOPSIS: Shannon returns to talk about a topic that she wanted to discuss with us all, that of magic items that aren't really combat-focused. We also take a slight diversion to talk about the Book of Wonderous Inventions (BECMI).

Direct download: RFB-117.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: February has come & gone, but here's what has been in the news for D&D for the month, as well as our monthly list of Cons to look forward to!

Direct download: RFB-116.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am EDT
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Episode 115: Edition War & Nerd Rage! Oh My!

YOUR HOST: Dan. SYNOPSIS: I try my best, without judgement of your favored version of the game, to look into the causes of the edition wars by comparing two transitions. I also try to kill the notion of "nerd rage."

Direct download: RFB-115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50pm EDT
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Episode 114: News Feed, January 2017

YOUR HOST: Dan. SYNOPSIS: Dan comes out of quarantine finally for an update on all the news for the new year, including the recently announced Tales From the Yawning Portal.

Direct download: RFB-114.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am EDT
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