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Options May 5, 2013: Dungeons & Dragons Live!

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Artist Track Approx. start time
Led Zeppelin  Ramble On   Options 0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Wildildlife  Stormbringer   Options 0:04:12 (Pop‑up)
Thrones  Black Blade   Options  
T. Rex  Ride A White Swan   Options  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01am Matt from Springfield:

Live radio D&D and Gollum rock! What's not to like?

Good evenin' Chris M!
  3:02am map:

i hope to see some magic missiles
  3:02am map:

or hear them. however it's gonna happen
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03am Matt from Springfield:

Me too map! I'm going to get some Mountain Dew!
Avatar 3:04am Congolia:

I should have had some Dew. I mixed a Zombie. Does D&D have zombies? I was more of a Star Frontiers guy.
Avatar 3:07am KP:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07am fleep:

Dungeons & Dragons & Zombies is a game waiting to happen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07am Matt from Springfield:

(Toldja I'd probably make the beginning of this one! :)
Avatar 3:07am Chris M.:

hey everybody! we're getting our maps out and our dice. this is going to be great. NY peeps please check out the 20 Sided Store in Brooklyn twentysidedstore.com
Avatar 3:07am KP:

That's def, Jack Bruce, but what ?
Avatar 3:08am Sean D. Daily:

So, Chris, you gonna attack the darkness?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09am Matt from Springfield:

It seems that before "Community", the D&D comedy track was the most famous work of the Dead Alewives people!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11am Matt from Springfield:

It's a...g-g-g-g-g...GIRL!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12am Matt from Springfield:

As a fellow nerd, I approve of the name "20 Sided Store"!
Avatar 3:13am KP:

Matt are you into "Community"? I loved it.
Avatar 3:14am Sean D. Daily:

You mean you play Neverwinter WITHOUT a computer? Mind. BLOWN. ::sarcasm::
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:14am Matt from Springfield:

I still watch it occasionally, though it seems to have peaked after the first 3 seasons. The personnel troubles re: Dan Harmon and Chevy didn't help with that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16am Matt from Springfield:

I'll be Althorius, magic swordsmith.
Avatar 3:16am Sean D. Daily:

Well, at least the guy's trying to "protect" Neverwinter instead of "liberate" it. There... there is a difference, right?
Avatar 3:17am KP:

Right. i was introduced via an art student on twitter. She still is like biggest fan in world, still is. Has met all of then. Has sat at THE DESK. And does fantastic fan
Avatar 3:19am KP:

Oh god, embarrassing. Had wrong station on iTunes. Please forgive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19am Matt from Springfield:

@KP: That's awesome! I would still want to sit at their study table.
Though Tom Scharpling has worked with some of those actors before, he might have met them all as well.
Avatar 3:20am Congolia:

Portlastia isn't so funny as funnily accurate
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22am Matt from Springfield:

@Congolia: Though I liked when Aimee Mann appeared on there, as Gunderin the Elven Minstrel.
Avatar 3:30am Congolia:

This wizard is a pain. Grab a snack.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:34am Matt from Springfield:

Roll off! It's ON!
Avatar 3:35am Congolia:

Ohhhhh typical Creeplord, that coward.
Avatar 3:37am Sean D. Daily:

Wouldn't Wisdom be a better modifier for initiative than Dexterity? I mean, yeah, Dexterity is agility, which COULD imply quickness. However, Wisdom is used for Spot and Listen. That would imply situational awareness and preparedness, which seems a lot more important for initiative than fine motor skills or agility.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37am Matt from Springfield:

But now your Spider Damage Capability is down by 11 Points - if you don't find a recharge stone later, you'll have wasted your SDC on that little spider, leaving you unprepared for Shelob or any huge spiders you'd need it for.
Avatar 3:38am Sean D. Daily:

It'd also give the more cerebral characters, like wizards and clerics, a chance to go before the arrow sponges and meat walls.
Avatar 3:39am Sean D. Daily:

@Matt from Springfield: SDC? You play Pathfinder?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39am Matt from Springfield:

@Sean: I've had friends and acquaints who've role-played, but I myself haven't done RPGs. I'm not sure there are other mods, like Wisdom in this game or not. It would make sense to roll for a variety of mods throughout a game. Shift the focus and player advantages.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42am Matt from Springfield:

Go AP! Nice exposure of your adopted table!
Avatar 3:43am Sean D. Daily:

@Matt from Springfield: That's actually an interesting idea - using different attribute modifiers depending on the situation. I doubt it'd translate to a tabletop game, though. Too much math on the fly. Now, a computer game, which does all the bookkeeping for you... maybe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54am Matt from Springfield:

Stealin' ma ale!
Avatar 3:54am Congolia:

Order some Cold Goose
Avatar 3:55am Congolia:

The Finest MacGuffin Brand Cold Goose in all ye lands
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56am Matt from Springfield:

What a shady recruiter!
Avatar 3:59am Sean D. Daily:

Creeplord: "Yes, my child, let me... REASSURE you, slobber drool slaver."
Avatar 4:02am Chris M.:

i don't trust Creep Lord one bit
Avatar 4:03am Congolia:

you shouldn't I sense a trap
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03am Matt from Springfield:

Creep factor increased by x3...
Avatar 4:05am Sean D. Daily:

Creeplord has a +10 circumstance bonus to his Making You Feel Uncomfortable and Like You Need a Shower skill checks.
Avatar 4:06am Congolia:

Where is Asst Prod Kirsten? Where hath she be?
Avatar 4:08am Sean D. Daily:

So you guys are playing for what, two-and-a-half hours? Man, we wouldn't have even left the tavern after 2.5 hours at my Saturday game.
Avatar 4:08am Sean D. Daily:

Is this worth a "dunh dunh DUUUUNNNNNNH"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:12am Matt from Springfield:

@Sean: That seems typical--individual "games" lasting months on end, progressing very slowly night-to-night.
Avatar 4:14am kiemzi:

i'm right here in studio neverwinter! you prolly heard me laughing at that weirdo creep lord!
Avatar 4:14am Sean D. Daily:

He is not "Slave Boy," sir. His Christian name is "Butt Boy", and I will have you remember that.
Avatar 4:15am Congolia:

ok. Just checking. This is fun and was a good idea.
Avatar 4:15am Sean D. Daily:

@Matt from Springfield: I've had games go on for YEARS. Granted, we didn't play every week, but still...
Avatar 4:16am Sean D. Daily:

Or every month, for that matter...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:18am Matt from Springfield:

@Sean: Know what you mean; Radford U's Role Players Guild had various overlapping games of different types going on, and it seemed they would never end.

Butt Boy, after Neverwinter's legendary wizard-abbot St. Butt de Boi.
Avatar 4:18am Sean D. Daily:

"The dandelions are... regrowing! Do you know what this means?" "Sure do! ALL THE DANDELION GREENS SALAD WE CAN HANDLE! w00t!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:19am Matt from Springfield:

Hey kiemzi! I agree, this is a fun (and prob unique) radio idea!
Avatar 4:20am Congolia:

I could never keep it "serious" enough for a real game. I've seen dudes cry when their characters were killed.
Avatar 4:20am Chris M.:

this is the first time this has ever been done on WFMU!
Avatar 4:20am Sean D. Daily:

I'm digging it, too. Interesting to hear how another DM runs her games.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:22am Matt from Springfield:

Wow, I thought this was a first! And if it's a FMU first, it's almost certainly a radio first!

(Ken & Andy might have considered something like for 7SD, but they couldn't possibly get schooled enough on D&D AND play it within their one hour slot).
Avatar 4:22am Sean D. Daily:

And just like that, the game turns into The Walking Dead. And hey, some of you guys even have crossbows!
Avatar 4:25am Sean D. Daily:

I'm going to be upset when they Chris has to go off the air at 6. I'm really getting into this.
Avatar 4:26am Sean D. Daily:

And why's he allowed to roll two d20's? House rule? Or character ability?
Avatar 4:26am Sean D. Daily:

And why's he allowed to roll two d20's? House rule? Or character ability?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27am Matt from Springfield:

@Congolia: The Radford RPG held some hearings/proceedings on killings of characters. (Though actually, it was to hold the "killer" to account in cases where they believed he killed to get back at the other human player for outside "real world" issues. Strictly prohibited from bringing outside drama into the self-contained worlds).
Avatar 4:29am Congolia:

I don't know the full scenario (it was 22 years ago), but knowing this guy, he had it coming
Avatar 4:30am Sean D. Daily:

The zombies are going after Creeplord? GO ZOMBIES!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31am Matt from Springfield:

Nothin' like a sheet o' flames! From the fingertips to your enemies!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:33am Matt from Springfield:

Good audio on the dice hitting the table.
Avatar 4:34am kiemzi:

wai'minute... is this guy called T-Rexicon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:36am Matt from Springfield:

Uggh, typical selfish hoarder!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:37am Matt from Springfield:

The new edition may have changed his name from "Marcbolanion".
Avatar 4:38am kiemzi:

i love it.
Avatar 4:39am Congolia:

Use the Slider
Avatar 4:40am kiemzi:

Avatar 4:40am kiemzi:

PLAY the slider!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:41am Matt from Springfield:

"Stay tuned for the thrilling conclusion...the game is real, only the radio is imaginary!"
Avatar 4:41am Congolia:

Speaking of Zombies, don't ever let me make you one. I think i alcohol poisoned myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43am Matt from Springfield:

Is a Zombie the fruit juice and lots of rum and brandy cocktail?
Avatar 4:44am Congolia:

yeah. I used the Trader Vic's recipe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:46am Matt from Springfield:

I imagine the bigger danger is people throwing back more than 1 of those, at a party or someplace fun and not keeping track. Only to lose their dinner later.
Avatar 4:46am kiemzi:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:47am Matt from Springfield:

Oh FUCKS YEAH!!! "Ride a White Swan"! Thanxamillion, kiemzi!
Avatar 4:48am Congolia:

Bolanaise on the show sammich
Avatar 4:49am Sean D. Daily:

This may be apropos of nothing, but so far I've starred every single song played on this show. Granted, there weren't a LOT of them, but still...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:49am Matt from Springfield:

Bolanaise on a Bolagnese show sandwich.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:50am Matt from Springfield:

@Sean: Since the feature was introduced, I consider a good show to have 4+ tracks starred. So glad Chris could oblige! :)
Avatar 4:51am Congolia:

Quorthon, how goes the Viking Metal biz?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:52am Matt from Springfield:

"I really don't like flavor."
Avatar 4:52am Congolia:

Use the spell of Crustening
Avatar 4:53am Sean D. Daily:

My Illustrated Man will serve you some Dandelion Wine, then I'll tell you some Martian Chronicles... WAIT! Something Wicked This Way Comes!
Avatar 4:56am Congolia:

wait, is it Tourettesacon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56am Matt from Springfield:

"AlChemically Castrated"?!? :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:57am Matt from Springfield:

@Congolia: Thereseacon is on tomorrow at midnight..
Avatar 4:58am Congolia:

Avatar 5:00am kiemzi:

plot twist!
Avatar 5:01am Sean D. Daily:

Phylactery? LICH? Oh HELLS no...
Avatar 5:02am kiemzi:

wait what is phylactery!?!
Avatar 5:03am Sean D. Daily:

A phylactery is a magic item owned by a monster called a lich. And a lich is... yeah, they're nasty.
Avatar 5:04am kiemzi:

whoa! stuff's gettin' inTENSE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04am Matt from Springfield:

Sultans? Are the Saracens invading now!?
Avatar 5:05am Congolia:

When people stop being enchanted...and start getting real
Avatar 5:07am Sean D. Daily:

So, wait a minute, you're shoving us out the door with this snot-nosed runt who's going to pull fire down on us from EVERYTHING EVIL WITHIN A HUNDRED MILES, not to mention a LICH... yeah, um, I'd love to help you guys, but... yeah.
Avatar 5:14am kiemzi:

visual aid... twitter.com...
Avatar 5:16am Sean D. Daily:

@kiemzi: Good idea! I should do that at my games.
Avatar 5:20am Sean D. Daily:

One zombie attack. Nine animated statues. Gratuitous dandelion ink. Sword Fu. Eyeball Fu. Rage Fu. Three stars. Joe Bob says check it out.
Avatar 5:20am kiemzi:

more action goin' on in this place... twitter.com...
Avatar 5:49am Congolia:

Thanks to all show participants for a fun night.
Avatar 5:50am Sean D. Daily:

And with 11 minutes to go, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:55am Matt from Springfield:

Have a good night, real and game personae!
Avatar 5:59am Sean D. Daily:

Great game and show!
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