Intro to Role Playing Games

On the video we talk about getting started in Role Playing Games. 

If you like to purchase some of the games we talked about in the episode please use the following links.

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Dungeon and Dragons Player Handbook:
Dungeon and Dragons Starter Set: – Only about 12 dollars
Call of Cthulhu RPG:
Pathfinder Core Rule Book:

Other Links and Info

Geek Collaborative Gaming for the GM less RPGs:
Wendy’s RPG:

Great Content Creators to Learn from:

Matt Colville
  * On Twitter as @mattcolville
  * Founder of MCDM productions
  * Author of Strongholds and Followers (Kickstarter)
  * Fantasy author of Priest (Ratcatchers series)
  * Running the Game on YouTube (this started right around the same time I began playing and running D&D)
Deborah Ann Woll
  * On Twitter as @DeborahAnnWoll
  * DMed the show Relics and Rarities for Geek and Sundry
Lysa Penrose
  * On Twitter as @lysapenrose
  * Behold Her Podcast is a monthly #podcast of interviews and audio stories from women in #TTRPG. Hosted by @mercyfuldm.      Edited by @rudybasso. @DontSplitThePod network.
Mike Shea a.k.a. Sly Flourish
  * On Twitter as @SlyFlourish
  * – Sly Flourish: Building the Better D&D Dungeon Master
  * Author of The Lazy DM
Keith Ammann
  * On Twitter as @KeithAmmann
  * – The Monsters Know What They’re Doing
  * Author of The Monsters Know What They’re Doing: Combat Tactics for Dungeon Masters
Dael Kingsmill
  * On Twitter as @DailyDael
  * On YouTube as MonarchsFactory
Merric Blackman
  * On Twitter as @MerricB
  * – Merric’s Musings: Reviews and Play

Great Prewritten Adventures to Start with:
  * A Most Potent Brew by Richard Jansen-Parkes–A-Basic-Rules-Adventure?term=a+most+potent+brew
  * Rats of Waterdeep by Lysa Chen and Will Doyle
  * The Witch of Underwillow by Merric Blackman

Basic Rules for D&D free at:

Stories of Game
  * Used old character as addition to big bad guy.
  * Fought dragon, broke its paw with a Staff of the Woodlands.

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