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Mike Shea (Gamer to Gamer)

Jeff Greiner sits down for another Gamer to Gamer episode - this time he interviews SlyFlourish himself, the unforgettable Mike Shea! Mike discusses how he got into gaming, his RPG books and projects, D&D advice, and his current Kickstarter project. 

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Links:

Mike on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

 

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 41 - Adept’s Gambit by Fritz Leiber

The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 41 - Adept’s Gambit by Fritz Leiber
 
 
Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr.
December 24, 1910 (Chicago) - September 5, 1992
“American writer of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He was also a poet, actor in theater and films, playwright and chess expert. With writers such as Robert E. Howard and Michael Moorcock, Leiber can be regarded as one of the fathers of sword and sorcery fantasy, having in fact created the term. Moreover, he excelled in all fields of speculative fiction, writing award-winning work in fantasy, horror, and science fiction.” - Wikipedia
 
introduced Fafhrd and Grey Mouser in August, 1939 in Unknown magazine, edited by John W. Campbell
early influences were H. P. Lovecraft and Robert Graves; received a letter of encouragement from Lovecraft in 1936
earned little money as a writer; addicted to alcohol and downers
actually received royalty checks from TSR for games based on Lankhmar
1975 - named Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy by the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon)
 
“Adept’s Gambit” first appeared in
Night’s Black Agents
published 1947 by Arkham House
 
and later in
Swords is the Mist
first published 1968 by Ace Books
third of seven volumes
 
Co-hosts:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
twitter - @jeff_wik
 
Geoffrey Winn
twitter - @geoffreydwinn
 
Geoffrey Winn
gdwinn@comcast.net
 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Behind the DM Screen (February 2017)

Stepping ever closer to the elusive condition of being caught up! Sam, Jeff, and Mike are back to discuss their games from February 2017.

 

Links:

Mike on Twitter

Sam on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

www.nobleknight.com

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 40 - “The Dweller in Darkness” and “The House on Curwen Street” by August Derleth

August Derleth expands the Cthulhu Mythos and shows us the darkness can be held at bay with just a little bit of bathtub gin in your belly. What hidden secrets lie behind the dark glasses of Laban Shrewsberry?
 
 
August William Derleth
born February 24, 1909 in Sauk City, WI; died July 4, 1971
 
The House on Curwen Street (aka The Trail of Cthulhu) - Weird Tales, March 1944
 
The Dweller in Darkness - Weird Tales, November 1944
 
My guests:
Louis Brenton
twitter - @revlouisbrenton
website - louisbrenton.com
 
Mike Grasso
twitter - @museummichael
 
Co-hosts:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
twitter - @jeff_wik
 
Geoffrey Winn
twitter - @geoffreydwinn
 
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All About Bards! (Tome 277)

In this episode, Jeff and Tracy sit down with Topher Kohan to discuss BARDS! What is so great about this class? WHo should play a bard? What are the best bard abilities? Who should avoid this class? What does the DM need to know about the class? And more...

 

Links:

Topher on Twitter

Tracy on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

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www.nobleknight.com

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Behind the DM Screen (January 2017)

We are almost caught up to the current month here in BtDMS-land! Mike, Sam, and Jeff are at it again - discussing their games from January 2017.

 

Links:

Mike on Twitter

Sam on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

www.nobleknight.com

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Behind the DM Screen (November 2016)

The BtDMS-Extravaganza continues! In this episode, Sam, Jeff, and Mike talk about their campaigns from November 2016!

 

Thanks to Open Gaming for sponsoring us this month! OpenGamingStore.com

 

Links:

Mike on Twitter

Sam on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

www.nobleknight.com

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Behind the DM Screen (October 2016)

The BtDMS catch-up continues! Sam was unavailable this episdoe, so Jeff and Mike were joined by David Gibson! In this episode the guys talk about their games from October 2016!

 

Links:

David on Twitter

Mike on Twitter

Sam on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

www.nobleknight.com

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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Behind the DM Screen (Sept 2016)

Mike, Sam, and Jeff are back in this episode to talk about their games from September 2016!

 

Links:

Mike on Twitter

Sam on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

www.nobleknight.com

 

 

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Behind the DM Screen (Summer 2016)

Sam is finally making his way through the editing dungeon and has hit the motherload! He has found all of the old Behind the DM Screen episodes that were not previously released! In this episode, Jeff, Sam, and Mike talk about their campaigns from summer 2016!

 

Links:

Mike on Twitter

Sam on Twitter

Jeff on Twitter

Thetomeshow.com

Patreon.com/thetomeshow

www.nobleknight.com

 

 

Dungeons & Dragons Classics

 
 
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