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Sexual Harassment and the Gaming Community (Tome 295)

In this episode Jeff Greiner sits down with Ginny Loveday and Paige Leitman to discuss sexual harassment and the gaming community. Does it still happen? What can you do if you witness harassment at a gaming event, convention, or home game? What can we do to make sure the people in our lives feel safe while gaming? Learn the answers to these questions and more!

Links:

Ginny Loveday on Twitter

Ginny Loveday on Facebook

Paige Leitman on Twitter

Paige Leitman on Facebook

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

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Skullsworn (Tome Book Club)

In this episode, Tracy, Jeff, and Eric are joined by Jeff Wikstrom to discuss Skullsworn by Brian Staveley.

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Behind the DM Screen (Dec 2017)

I this episode Sam, Jeff, and Mike talk about their games from December 2017. 

Links:

Mike on Twitter

SlyFlourish.com

Sam on Twitter

RPG Musings

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

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Verdant Passage (Tome Book Club)

In this episode, Tracy, Jeff, and Eric discuss The Verdant Passage, book 1 of the Prism Pentad series by Troy Denning. Their review is followed by an interview with the author!

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Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (Tome 294)

In this episode Jeff sits down with the Tome Show's Social Media Guru, Ishmael Alvarez, Total Party Thrill Podcast host I-Hsien, and The Basics of the Game's Jeremiah McCoy to discuss Wizards of the Coast's latest 5e D&D release, Xanathar's Guide to Everything. This group pulls no punches as they talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly found in this guide!

Links:

Xanathar's Guide on Amazon (Affiliate Link)

 

Ishmael Alvarez on Facebook

Fat Goblin Games

I-Hsien on Twitter

Total Party Thrill Podcast on Twitter

Total Party Thrill Podcast on the Web

Jeremiah McCoy on the Web

The Basics of the Game

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

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Dragon Turtle! (Monstrous Ecologist 002)

In this episode of the Monstrous Ecologist we tackle one of the oldest and one of the largest monsters in D&D, the Dragon Turtle!

Your Host: Jeremiah McCoy
http://jeremiahmccoy.com

Questions should be emailed to TheTomeShow@gmail.com

Thank you to our sponsors: Noble Knight Games

SOURCES

Chinese Mythology, A to Z by Jeremy Roberts

Wu Za Zu, Xie Zhaozhe (note: I could only find excerpts of English translations. The full book is hard to acquire.)

Chinese Art, Stephen W. Bushell

Dragon Turtles first appearance: 

Dungeons and Dragons Original Edition; Book 2 held the first image and Book 3 had the first description of the monster.

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual

2nd Edition Monster Manual

3rd Edition Monster Manual

3.5 Monster Manual

(note: there are no 4th edition Dragon Turtle official write ups)

5th Edition Monster Manual

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Maps vs Theater of the Mind (Tome 293)

In this episode Jeff and Tracy sit down with guests Ishmael Alvarez, Mike Shea, and Sam Dillon to discuss map use in your D&D games. The use of maps and minis necessarily differs from so-called theater of the mind play, and this group discusses the ins and outs of both methods. Lots of great tips and advice come out the discussion no matter which style you prefer.

Links:

Sly Flourish's Guide to Narrative Combat in 5e D&D

Mike on Twitter

SlyFlourish.com

Ishmael Alvarez on Facebook

Sam on Twitter

RPG Musings

Tracy on the Web

Tracy on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

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Behind the DM Screen (Nov 2017)

I this episode Jeff, Mike, and Sam talk about their games from November 2017. Included in their campaign talk is a quick discussion on how to traverse a maze-like enviornment or a long journey without resorting to throwing a meaningless random encounter at the party every time the PCs get lost.

Links:

Mike on Twitter

SlyFlourish.com

Sam on Twitter

RPG Musings

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

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Matt Mercer (Gamer to Gamer)

In this Episode, Jeff sits down with Matt Mercer, DM of the very popular Critical Role Podcast and creator of the Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting (listen to our review of the book in Tome episode 289). Matt talks D&D - how did he get started with RPG gaming, answers whether he enjoys playing or DMing more, and talks about the carzy ride of being on a popular D&D video-cast! 

Thanks to our sponsor: Noble Knight Games - where out of print is available again! Be sure to tell them that the Tome Show sent you!

Thanks to Amy Vorpahl for our opening bumper music!

Links:

Matt Mercer's You Tube Channel

Geek & Sundry Critical Role Podcast Page

Matt Mercer on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

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Tomb of Annihilation Review (Tome 292)

In this episode, Jeff and Tracy sit down with Allison Rossi and Jonathan Green to talk about the latest D&D hardcover adventure book, Tomb of Annihilation. They discuss the story elements, main villains, timing constraints, death curse, the trap filled final dungeon, and everything in between. Is it worth the price? Listen to this episode to find out!

 

Links:

Allison on Twitter

Jon on Twitter

Tracy on the Web

Tracy on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

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