To make up for the lack of a battle in last week’s Drunks and Dragons we fight for a really long time this episode. Like always, we go back and forth between dying and exploding the enemies with reckless abandon. Close your eyes and let the sounds of battle wash over you. Be sure to listen to the end since some pretty crazy cliff hangers occur.
The adventure continues with Tum Darkblade (Tim Lanning), Thom the Dragonborn (Mike Bachmann), Junpei Iori (Steven Strom), Aludra (Jennifer Cheek) and your Dungeon Master (Michael DiMauro).
Drunks and Dragons is a weekly podcast using the Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition ruleset. Please let us know what you think!
This one was one of my favorites!! I think it’s getting better and better. My one piece of advice is have a guest spot by Nick Bristow! Maybe he could be a surprise villain?? Fans would go crazy for that.
Nick Bristow??? I LOVE THAT GUY!
This is a great podcast, though I don’t prefer 4e. You guys are hilarious. Tom Darkblade should get a +5 to the recap rolls anytime his previous recap made at least 1 person laugh.
*Tum. (please call me Darkblade [for now])
Master Thumble could raise some cash by being the shady guy outside the gate offering to get people in for 10g just a thought for Master Tum Dorkblade Thumble.
I love your podcast! It has kept me entertained for hours. One comment: technically, Junpei Iori is a Githzerai, not a Githyanki. Githyanki are the evil cousins who choose to remain on their home plane and wage war. Githzerai retreated to other planes to escape their mindflayer overlords.
That being said, the story line is fantastic, and I look forward to finding out who each character really is.
Hey Jo! Junpei is not a Githzerai. It is weird, when using the character builder it isn’t super clear about which races are “monsters” and Githyanki make great Sha’ir due to their stats. So think of him as a Drizzt Do’Urden type character being hounded by racial animosity. But yes, he is definitely a Githyanki.
P.S. Why are you so racist? (jk)
I accept your logic. 🙂 Thank you for explaining. Now I sit back and just enjoy the hilarity.
I’m not convinced he is either. He is probably just a regular goblin.
Hey guys I have a question about how you run the character’s backstories. I’m finishing up a campaign now and possibly starting with a new group in a few months. I love the whole amnesia thing and the characters slowly figuring out who they are and their backstories. My question is, did DM Thrifty come up with everything and the players truly don’t know their own backstory, OR did the players make their backstories and it is left as a mystery to us (the listeners)? For dramatic purposes and whatnot.
Love from superfan,
Hey Steph! At the moment the players don’t know their backstories. I would have been open to them pitching backstories to me, but I never really asked them either. Honestly tons of the stuff on the show is ad-libbed. Even the brain devices!
Well, technically we do know that Thom the Dragonborn is a House Vidalis Griffon Rider. Says so on my character sheet.
I was listening to this episode, but when Mike Bachmann said “shake it off”, I was expecting a T-Swift reference, and realized that song didn’t exist yet… sad…
I can’t believe that someone else listened to this almost 3 year old podcast about strangers playing D & D on the same day as me. God is dead.
ditto the “shake it off” non-reference
Hello from the future!
I love your podcast guys! I used to play D&D with my dad when I was really young, and you guy shave inspired me to try and find a local group to play again!
Thanks for keeping me entertained at work!
Great episode. Best line:
Strom-I am apparently the most hated person on this podcast.
Tim-Well it has to be someone!