Don't just read about D&D's latest news and announcements -- listen to them as well! And where better to find inside information than from the very halls of Wizards of the Coast? Presenting Episode 12: Mailbag, Part 1!
This episode, we answer questions from the D&D Mailbag, as solicited from players throughout the past several podcasts. Our thanks to everyone who submitted questions, and look for the second part of the D&D Mailbag podcast coming at the end of the month (yes, two podcasts this month!), July 27th.
01:30: Chuck asks: How do you handle criticism?
03:30: Nick asks: What is your favorite cleave story?
06:05: Matt asks: Do you think the familiar system needs tweaking?
- For more on familiars, take a look at Rules of the Game series on the subject.
- More on Descent, from Fantasy Flight Games, can be found on their homepage.
- Vlad Taltos is the featured character in the series of novels by Steven Brust.
09:15: Joseph asks: How much do you think fudging dice rolls, or bending rules for PCs, is healthy for the game?
12:50: Sean asks: What is your most memorable encounter, as a player or DM?
- In Whispers of the Vampire Blade, the masquerade ball takes place on pg. 11, which includes dancing lights, an elf quartet, and NPC interactions with diplomats from the Five Nations.
- The Siege of Kraty's Free Hold appeared in Dungeon Magazine #33, written by Ted James Thomas Zuvich.
- The Falcon module series included WGA1: Flacon’s Revenge, WGA2: Falconmaster, and WGA3: Flames of the Falcon.
17:25: Amy asks: What are your most memorable experiences with your players taking unexpected directions?
24:30: Matt asks: What is your funniest encounter, as a player or DM?
27:40: Luke asks: It’s stated that 10% of encounters should be easier, if handled properly; what does handled properly mean to you?
Finally, in our last podcast we asked your opinion of the drow. Here are the results from that polls:
Drow—love ‘em or leave ‘em?
Love 'em: 69.6%
Leave 'em: 30.4%
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