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Merwin the Masterful (Round Table 185)

Round Table 185: Merwin the Masterful
Recording Time: 10/29/2020 7pm ET

In this episode, Ginny and Paige have a chance to chat with Shawn Merwin, long time TTRPG creator and all-around great person, about his experiences throughout the years, some of his current projects, and advice he has for folks looking to get into the hobby as a creator.

Get to Know You Question: In your opinion, what creature would make the best familiar and why?

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Our Fabulous Guests!

Shawn Merwin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/shawnmerwin
DMsGuild: https://www.dmsguild.com/browse.php?author=Shawn%20Merwin
Down with D&D: https://misdirectedmark.com/category/podcasts/dwdd/

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Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
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featsandfables - Twitch - Mondays 8pm ET

Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
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https://www.instagram.com/ginnyloveday/
https://twitch.tv/ginnyloveday  - Designer’s Den Sundays at 4pm CT
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Round Table - dndroundtable@gmail.com
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Talking with Sly Flourish (Round Table 184)

Round Table 184: Talking with Sly Flourish
Recording Time: 10/27/2020 7:30pm ET

Get to Know You Question: What is your favorite spell from any game? 

In this episode, we had the pleasure of sitting down to chat with Mike Shea, longtime fixture of the community. He’s contributed to several editions of D&D as a freelancer with a number of companies including Wizards of the Coast and Pelgrane Press. Perhaps what he’s best known for though is his website, Sly Flourish, and his Lazy Dungeon Master series of books and shows.

From the Show
Owlbear Rodeo - https://www.owlbear.rodeo/

Our Fabulous Guests!
Mike Shea (SlyFlourish)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SlyFlourish
Website: https://slyflourish.com/
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/slyflourish
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/sly_flourish
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsvUHa1A3lfloZqVxNd5uWw
Discord: https://discord.com/invite/C7bSuqZ

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Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
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Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
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So You Want to Get Paid to DM? (Round Table 183)

Round Table 183: So You Wanna Get Paid to DM? 
Recording Time: 10/22/2020 11pm ET

Get to Know You Question: What is your favorite adventure to run?

In this episode, we sat down to chat with one of the founders of Startplaying.games, Devon Chulick, about his startup which connects players with professional DMs to start up a game for players of any level of experience and their plans for the future.

Items from the Show
Take This Charity adventure: https://www.dmsguild.com/product/279037/Gardens-of-Fog

Our Fabulous Guests!
Devon 
https://twitter.com/DevonChulick
https://twitter.com/ttlprtychll
https://www.twitch.tv/totalpartychill
https://startplaying.games/

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Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
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Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
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Talking with The GM Tim (Round Table 182)

Round Table 182: Talking with The GM Tim
Recording Time: 10/20/2020

Get to Know You Question: What’s your favorite monster?

In this episode, we chatted with the fabulously talented GM Tim about being a paid DM, how he’s learned and grown his skills over the years, his advice for people looking to get into being a paid DM on their own, and also about some of the events he facilitates. Tune in for some enlightening conversation from one of our very favorite Canadians!

Our Fabulous Guests!
The GM Tim
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thegmtim
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thegmtim
Website: http://thegmtim.ca/
Twitch: https://twitch.tv/norsefoundry
Other: https://www.norsefoundry.com/ “gmtim” as a discount code

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Paige - http://twitter.com/paigeleitman
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Ginny - http://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
https://www.facebook.com/ginnyloveday
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Round Table - dndroundtable@gmail.com
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Crafting Horror Content with Rob Schwalb and Alan Patrick (Round Table 181)

Round Table 181: Crafting Horror Content with Rob Schwalb and Alan Patrick
Recording Time: 10/20/2020

Get to Know You Question: What is your favorite piece of horror content that you draw inspiration from?

Our Fabulous Guests!
Rob Schwalb
Twitter: https://twitter.com/schwalb_ent
Facebook: Robert J Schwalb
Website: https://schwalbentertainment.com/
Content: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/8782/Schwalb-Entertainment

Alan Patrick
Twitter: https://twitter.com/warfteiner
Content: https://www.dmsguild.com/browse.php?author=Alan%20Patrick
On sale now: https://www.dmsguild.com/product/178793/DDAL0402-The-Beast-5e

Contact The Round Table Cast:

Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
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Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
https://www.facebook.com/ginnyloveday
https://www.instagram.com/ginnyloveday/
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Round Table - dndroundtable@gmail.com
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Creative Design - Oliver Darkshire (Round Table 180)

Round Table 180: Creative Design - Oliver Darkshire 
Recording Time: 10/17/2020 2pm ET

Get to Know You Question: What is your favorite monster, and why?

In this episode, Paige and Ginny had a chance to talk to prolific DMsGuild creator Oliver Clegg (Mr. Darkshire now after his recent marriage!) about his start as a creator, his rise in popularity through the guild and on Twitter and some of the strange and wonderful ideas that he’s come up with over the years. We also talked about the gay agenda, including his product Curse of Hearts, the controversy surrounding it, and the battle of censorship of gay artwork in the world. 

Our Fabulous Guests!
Oliver Darkshire (formerly Clegg)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/deathbybadger
Website: https://www.dmsguild.com/browse.php?author=Oliver%20Clegg

Contact The Round Table Cast:

Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
https://www.facebook.com/paige.leitman
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Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
https://www.facebook.com/ginnyloveday
https://www.instagram.com/ginnyloveday/
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Round Table - dndroundtable@gmail.com
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Red Dirt D&D Actual Play Group (Round Table 179)

Round Table 178: Red Dirt D&D Actual Play Group
Recording Time: 09/24/2020 7:30 pm ET

Get to Know You Question: When did you first start playing RPGs? What game was your first?

In this episode, we meet the cast of Red Dirt D&D, dive into their characters, their world, and what’s it’s like to do an actual-play podcast. Red Dirt D&D is an Oklahoma-based actual-play D&D 5e podcast. Their adventures take place in a completely unique setting called the Ka'alban Frontier, a Southwest-inspired world where cowboys fight dragons and goblins rob trains. Join the players on an epic, weekly journey to uncover the secrets of the Ka'alban Frontier! Red Dirt DnD is a proud participant in Oklahoma City's 2020 Extra Life fundraising event! Every year, Oklahoma gamers come together to raise money for our local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

Our Fabulous Guests!
Red Dirt D&D 
https://www.reddirtdnd.com/
https://www.facebook.com/RedDirtDnD/
https://twitter.com/RedDirtDnd
https://patreon.com/RedDirtDnd

Ashley "Ash" King
Twitter: @lashadowedheart
Instagram: @ash_the_chaosfox

Michael Cross
Twitter: @kosumichaelc
Twitter: @okiegeekpodcast

Brook Bullock
Twitter: @BullockBrook
Instagram - BrookBullock3

Kyri Hester
Twitter: @gingerhalfling
Instagram: @kyridannielle

Johnnie Payne
Twitter: @thejohnniepayne
Instagram: @johnniepayne

Contact The Round Table Cast:

Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
https://www.facebook.com/paige.leitman
https://www.benandpaigewrite.com

Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
https://www.facebook.com/ginnyloveday
https://www.instagram.com/ginnyloveday/
https://www.ginnyloveday.com

Round Table - dndroundtable@gmail.com
https://twitter.com/dndroundtable
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Fall 2020 TTRPG Kickstarters (Round Table 178)

Round Table 178: Fall 2020 TTRPG Kickstarters
Recording Time: 10/03/2020 6pm ET
Get to Know You Question: How did you get started as an RPG creator?

Questions for Guests:
● What’s your Kickstarter project about? 
● What was the inspiration behind your kickstarter project?
● What audience are you appealing to?
● Do you have any really cool stretch goals?
● What makes your project unique?
● Why did you choose to do a kickstarter rather than publish on DTRPG or a similar platform?
● Any other thoughts you want to share?

Our Fabulous Guests!
Darrin Anderson - Dalreth: Haven in the Ice
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarrinMAnderson
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dalreth
Website: https://www.dalreth.com/
Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/darrinmanderson/5e-tabletop-rpg-for-dalreth-haven-in-the-ice?

Anthony Joyce - Nazi Dracula Must Die (Project Manager)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thrawn589
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CrystalQPress
Website: https://anthonydreams.com/
Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nazidracula/nazi-dracula-must-die-campaign-setting-for-dnd-5e

Sadie Lowry - Nazi Dracula Must Die
Twitter: https://twitter.com/incandescaent
Website: https://www.sadielowry.com/

Jeff Stevens - Adventures from the Potbellied Kobold
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jcorvinstevens
Website: https://www.jeffstevensgames.com/
Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/587512440/adventures-from-the-potbellied-kobold-for-5e

Sites to include:
https://www.rpgwriterworkshop.com/
https://quillsilver.com

 

Contact The Round Table Cast:

Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
https://www.facebook.com/paige.leitman
https://www.benandpaigewrite.com

Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
https://www.facebook.com/ginnyloveday
https://www.instagram.com/ginnyloveday/
https://www.ginnyloveday.com

Round Table - dndroundtable@gmail.com
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Layout & Editing - Behind the Scenes in TTRPGs (Tome Roundtable 177)

Round Table 177 - Layout & Editing - Behind the Scenes in TTRPGs
Recording Time: 9/8/2020 6:30pm CT

Get to Know You Question: What is your favorite setting and why?

Questions for Guests: 
Tell our guests what you do in the world of TTRPGs?
How did you get started out doing layout/editing?
Did you always dream of doing this kind of work?
What are the most common mistakes that creators make that are easy to avoid?
AND how can creators create better documents so things are easier on the editors/layout?What’s one project you worked on that you never would have imagined doing?
Laura - What was it like working on Eberron with Keith?
Joshua - Can you tell us a bit about Sina Una?
How do you find new work?
Is this your full time job? Do you want it to be your full-time job? Can one make a living doing this?
What would you say to anyone interested in getting into editing/layout for TTRPGs?
You both maintain a pretty active Twitter presence. Would you say that’s important for anyone wanting to be well-known in TTRPGs? Other social media platforms?

Our Fabulous Guests!
Name Laura Hirsbrunner
Twitter: @laura_hirsb
Website: http://laura-hirsb.carrd.co/

Name Joshua Mendenhall
Twitter: @HTTPaladin

Swordsfall https://www.swordsfall.com/ 
Writing With Style https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/217525/Writing-With-Style-An-Editors-Advice-for-RPG-Writers
Sina Una https://thedeckofmany.com/collections/sina-una 

 

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Paige - https://twitter.com/paigeleitman
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Ginny - https://twitter.com/GinnyLoveday
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Round Table - dndroundtable@gmail.com
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Living Tal’dorei (Round Table 176)

Round Table 176 - Living Tal’dorei

Recording Time: 03/17/2020 10pm ET
Get to Know You Question: Tell us about your favorite class in 5E and why?

Questions for Guests:
Introduce yourself and tell our audience a bit about you?
What is living Tal’dorei?
What do you mean by “living”? [what is “organized play”]
How is this different from “regular” 5E?
How is this different than regular adventurers league?
Why did you make these decisions?
Do you have special events?
How did this all get started?
What are your “build guidelines” and “campaign rules”?
You’re on season 2. How did Season 1 go? Do people need to play S1 before S2?
What lessons did you learn that surprised you?
What went really well?
What did you learn that you needed to change?
What conventions did you go to last year?
You did a Store tour as well? What was that like?
How do people get involved?
How do I run/play?
How to help the campaign?
What does the future hold?

Our Fabulous Guests!
Phil Cole
Blas Javier

Living Tal’dorei
https://www.twitter.com/livingtaldorei
https://livingtaldorei.com/
https://www.facebook.com/livingtaldorei/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7nwW995dWv2I22wwv7BFBA?view_as=subscriber
https://discord.gg/SXUnWqY
https://www.reddit.com/r/LivingTalDorei/

 

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