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SYNOPSIS: It's time again to jump down the hole in the Yawning Portal and spend some quality time in Halaster's playground! How does the 5th Ed. trip to Undermountain fare when compared to the 2e, 3.5 and 4e delves? Let's find out!

Direct download: RFB-159.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: There's gold in them there.... um... sewers or something? After a very stressful few weeks, Dan's back with his take on the newish Waterdeep - Dragon Heist, because it would be silly to do the review for DotMM first.

Direct download: RFB-158.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Get ready to raid the Tomb of Damara again! This time I'm taking on the AD&D 2nd Edition First Quest box set, which was created as an intro to the AD&D game. We'll talk about the contents, the pared-down rules, the adventures, and of course the CD.

Direct download: RFB-157.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33pm EDT
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HOSTS: Dan & John. SYNOPSIS: We take a moment or an hour to talk about not only where 5th Ed. has gone over the past four years, but also where we'd like to see some of the products go. Someone please convince WotC to listen to this!

Direct download: RFB-156.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Dan finally gets back in gear to bring another entry into the Retro Review series, this time a late 1st Edition classic.

Direct download: RFB-155.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48pm EDT
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VERY SPECIAL GUESTS: Shannon & Devon. SYNOPSIS: The three of us discuss how the convention went, including the EGO II, the Final Fantasy TCG, Devon's ocarina, and Shannon's anime fix.

Direct download: RFB-154.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:49pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: News on the new settings, streams, the Dwarven Forge Kickstarter, gift sets for Christmas, Gen Con guests & I-65 closures, and how to completely fail at an announcement.

Direct download: RFB-153.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:49pm EDT
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GUEST CO-HOST: Al. SYNOPSIS: Al & Dan break out the cards from the AD&D Trivia Game (released in 1991) and see how bad they score, proving that verbatim knowledge of the rules does not make one a better or worse player.

Direct download: RFB-152.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:43pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: My summary of the contents of the book as well as my overall thoughts on the product itself.

Direct download: RFB-151.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54pm EDT
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GUEST HOST: Al. SYNOPSIS: Dan & Al talk about the benefits and difficulties of rotisserie gaming, where each week there is a different DM and potentially different PCs.

Direct download: RFB-150.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: New product announcements, beta races in UA, EGO II news, and more.

Direct download: RFB-149.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT
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VERY SPECIAL GUESTS: Rhiannon & Devon. SYNOPSIS: Tonight I sat down with the kiddos to talk about their first D&D session and what they thought about it. Note that while I tried to explain how to talk in the microphone they were a bit mousy so they aren't as loud as I am.

Direct download: RFB-148.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: News on Into the Borderlands, teases of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, D&D goes METAL, and more! \m/

Direct download: RFB-147.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15pm EDT
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SPECIAL GUEST: Al. SYNOPSIS: With con season coming up, Dan & Al talk about some of the unique situations that happen when running a game in this environment, from pre-gens and pacing to the various differences between con games and your home game.

Direct download: RFB-146.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: News about Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, new pre-painted minis, new POD offerings, a new way to listen to RFB, and some rumors about Spelljammer & Dark Sun.

Direct download: RFB-145.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: In this second musical episode, Dan discusses how the influence of Rush inspired gamers with their music and lyrics.

Direct download: RFB-144.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm EDT
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GUEST CO-HOST: Al. SYNOPSIS: Tonight we had a discussion on using the wilderness and travel to the fullest, instead of simply rolling for encounters. From using the environment to add a challenge to peppering the journey with sights and interactions, we talk all the ways to make the travel part of the adventure.

Direct download: RFB-143.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:29am EDT
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SYNOPSIS: News on products from the early 90s and early 80s that are ready for you to buy them again; a new 3.5 class that smells like your deodorant, UA wilderness rules, and more.

Direct download: RFB-142.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:32pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: News on the upcoming Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, Goodman's Into the Borderlands, new DM's Guild rules, another unfortunate loss in the D&D community, and more.

Direct download: RFB-141.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:55pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: Dan goes back to some missed 5th ed. products that could use a review but didn't due to the lack of content of each on their own. Included are the DM's Screen, DM's Screen Reincarnated, D&D Adventure Grid, Dungeonology, Character Sheet Folder, and Cloud Giant's Bargain.

Direct download: RFB-140.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT
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SYNOPSIS: News about the D&D Movie, new minis from Reaper, Dragon+, Gen Con & The E.G.O., and Star Frontiers! (For real! Star Frontiers!)

Direct download: RFB-139.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT
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