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The tabletop RPG weekly news show! News and chat about the latest D&D and other tabletop roleplaying games!

Episodes

This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Mike Olson to talk about Skullkickers, the hardcover collection of the Jim Zub comic book with included RPG adventure. In the news, Rime of the Frostmaiden released for Dungeons & Dragons, previews of Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, Borderlands video game getting an RPG, RPG Superstar voting open, Level Up 5e playtest for the Fighter now live, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch featuring a suspiciously lucky player.

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Our Guest

Mike Olson on Twitter https://twitter.com/devlin1

Skullkickers: Caster Bastards and the Great Grotesque https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skullkickers/skullkickers-caster-bastards-and-the-great-grotesque

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News

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Released https://amzn.to/2RHhQck

Flowchart of Adventure League Compatibility https://i.redd.it/25ty5k4fpxn51.jpg

First Look at Tasha’s Lineage System in Adventure League Player’s Guide https://www.enworld.org/threads/a-first-look-at-tasha%E2%80%99s-lineage-system-in-al-player%E2%80%99s-guide-customizing-your-origin-in-d-d.674805/

Barbarian and Warlock Subclasses from Tasha’s Cauldron https://www.enworld.org/threads/two-subclasses-from-tasha-for-barbarian-and-warlock.674802/

Monte Cook’s Diamond Throne https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/herebedragonsgames/monte-cooks-the-diamond-throne-rpg

News Digest for the Week of September 18 (Borderlands Bunkers & Badasses RPG, New HeroQuest Game) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-september-18.674861/

Honey & Hot Wax https://site.pelgranepress.com/index.php/honey-hot-wax-an-anthology-of-erotic-art-games/

Next Pathfinder 2e Sourcebook and AP Set in Mwangi https://www.enworld.org/threads/pathfinder-2es-african-inspired-sourcebook.674773/

Stargate Roleplay Game https://stargatetherpg.com/

Into the Mother Lands https://www.geeknative.com/93841/into-the-mother-lands-twitch-funds-a-new-cortex-prime-rpg/

RPG Superstar Public Voting Open https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-superstar-public-voting-round.674830/

We Are All Mad Here Preview https://www.enworld.org/threads/we-are-all-mad-here-28-page-preview-of-mcgs-fairytale-game.674829/

Over the Next Hill: 5 Plug-in Settlements for Your 5e Game Kickstarter Launching Tuesday from EN Publishing https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/enworld/over-the-next-hill-5-plug-in-settlements-for-your-5e-game

Level Up 5e Playtest: The Fighter https://www.enworld.org/threads/level-up-playtest-document-2-fighter.674856/

D&D Celebration https://dnd.wizards.com/dndcelebration

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Kickstarters

Laser Ponies https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/leightonconnor/laser-ponies-an-rpg-for-everybody

The Devil’s Bridge https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/yellowmadhouse/the-devils-bridge-a-5th-edition-adventure

Into the Fey https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thedmlair/into-the-fey

Atma https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/meromorphgames/atma-a-roleplaying-card-game

Find all the tabletop RPG crowdfunding projects ending soon every week with Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-scion-demigod-into-the-fey-laser-ponies-and-more.674772/

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Skullkickers

Skullkickers: Caster Bastards and the Great Grotesque Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skullkickers/skullkickers-caster-bastards-and-the-great-grotesque

Skullkickers Trove Volume 1 (Hardcover Comic Collection) https://amzn.to/32Ku9Lh

Volume 2 https://amzn.to/2RHO72Y

Volume 3 https://amzn.to/2FROYM1

Kindle Edition https://amzn.to/3iLDtnD

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Don’t forget to join the Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1033145023517295/ and join us on Discord at https://discord.gg/VAuxX8M

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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September 17, 2020

Sketch #42: Barricade Bessie

Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, the old grognard teaches the young folks about the advantages of the Barricade Bessie.

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Keith Baker to talk more about Exploring Eberron plus announce the winners of last month’s contest! In the news, Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden preview, Peter Pan 5e setting announced, Pathfinder 2nd Ed Playtest, Official D&D Bearowl Trophy Mount, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the world and a rather average sketch about rolling a character.

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Our Guest

Keith Baker http://keith-baker.com/

Exploring Eberron https://www.dmsguild.com/product/315887/Exploring-Eberron?affiliate_id=36142

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News

The Gaming Gang Pages Through Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-gaming-gang-pages-through-icewind-dale-rime-of-the-frostmaiden.674650/

Neverland 5e Setting Coming from Andrews McMeel https://www.enworld.org/threads/neverland-its-peter-pan-for-d-d.674680/

Pathfinder 2nd Edition Playtest for Magus and Summoner https://www.enworld.org/threads/playtest-pathfinders-new-magus-summoner-classes.674679/

Alien RPG Destroyer of Worlds Adventure Available Now https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/320111/ALIEN-RPG-Destroyer-of-Worlds?affiliate_id=36142

Swordsfall Signs Deal with Andrews McMeel https://www.geeknative.com/93014/afropunk-rpg-swordsfall-signs-with-andrews-mcmeel/

Cyberpunk RED Finished https://www.geeknative.com/93059/cyberpunk-red-the-ttrpg-prequel-to-cyberpunk-2077-is-finished/

DriveThruRPG Site Redesign https://www.enworld.org/threads/drivethrurpg-is-having-a-facelift.674693/

Level Up 5e Surveys:

Origins Overview https://www.levelup5e.com/news/level-up-survey-2-origins-overview

Dragonborn and Dwarves https://www.levelup5e.com/news/level-up-surveys-21-amp-22-dragonborn-amp-dwarf

Elf and Gnome https://www.levelup5e.com/news/level-up-surveys-21-amp-22-dragonborn-amp-dwarf-pf3gm

Halfling and Human https://www.levelup5e.com/news/level-up-surveys-25-amp-26-halfling-amp-human

Level Up 5e Origins Playtest Document https://www.levelup5e.com/news/playtest-document-1-origins

News Digest for the Week of September 11 (Bearowl Trophy Mount, Tigtone Adventure) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-september-11.674719/

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Kickstarters

Arium https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/adepticarus/arium

Aether and Steamworks https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/aetherandsteamworks/aether-and-steamworks-15

Find all the RPG crowdfunding projects ending soon every week with Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-legends-of-avallen-arium-65-enchanted-trinkets-and-more.674648/

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Exploring Eberron

Exploring Eberron https://www.dmsguild.com/product/315887/Exploring-Eberron?affiliate_id=36142

Adventure Zone Game Pre-Order Monthly Update Archive https://www.twogetherstudios.com/blog/2020/7/15/the-adventure-zone-game-preorder-monthly-update-archive

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Please support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/morrus

Don’t forget to join the Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1033145023517295/ and join us on Discord at https://discord.gg/VAuxX8M

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, The Greatest Warrior in the World is a bit pedantic in order to justify that title.

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Rick Heinz to talk about The Red Opera, with Colin Parks of the band DiAmorte joining for the first part of the show! In the news, Dungeons & Dragons has a new wilderness kit, the Forgotten Realms are coming to Magic: The Gathering, D&D Celebration schedule announced, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch where an adventurer must decide whether to admit if they ordered the Code Red.

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Rick Heinz

The Red Opera Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stonejamison/the-red-opera-rpg

DiAmorte https://www.diamorte.com/

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News

D&D Dungeon Master’s Screen Wilderness Kit https://www.enworld.org/threads/dm-screen-wilderness-kit.674480/

News Digest for the Week of September 4 (Magic: The Gathering Forgotten Realms set, The Wagadu Chronicles available for free, Solasta: Crown of the Magister going into early access) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-september-4.674588/

Dead Milkmen Adventure The Lost Tomb of the Bitchin’ Chimera https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-dead-milkmens-d-d-adventure-lost-tomb-of-the-bitchin-chimera.674546/

D&D Celebration Schedule Announced https://www.enworld.org/threads/d-d-celebration-schedule-announced.674565/

IGN Preview of Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden https://www.ign.com/articles/dnd-frostmaiden-first-look-preview-pages

NewbieDM’s Twitter Flip-Through of Rime of the Frostmaiden https://twitter.com/newbiedm/status/1301924306595831810

Level Up 5e Playtest Document https://www.levelup5e.com/news/playtest-document-1-origins

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Kickstarters

Over Arms https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rookiejet/over-arms

Dealing with your Demons https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/deployedandbackagain/dealing-with-your-demons-an-adventure-in-two-parts

Find out all the RPG crowdfunding products every week with Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-old-school-essentials-mnemonic-gun-slinger-and-more.674519/

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The Red Opera

The Red Opera website https://apotheosisstudios.com/the-red-opera

The Red Opera Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stonejamison/the-red-opera-rpg

DiAmorte https://www.diamorte.com/

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Please support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/morrus

Don’t forget to join the Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1033145023517295/ and join us on Discord at https://discord.gg/VAuxX8M

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

 

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This special episode is an audio archive of the UK Games Expo panel Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000 AD Q&A originally live streamed Saturday, August 22 on the EN Publishing Facebook page and on our Twitch channel.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2000adrpg/

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/enpublishing

EN Publishing Website https://enpublishingrpg.com/

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Justin Forkner to talk about the Dark Matter Starter Set. In the news, a new Dungeons & Dragons book, Rogue Trooper available in PDF and pre-order in hardcover, preview from the new Warhammer 40,000: Wrath & Glory sourcebook, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch about a unique jousting event.

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Our Guest

Justin Forkner http://magehandpress.com

Dark Matter Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/magehandpress/dark-matter-starter-set-science-fiction-for-dnd-5e

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News

Rogue Trooper PDF Release, Hardcover Pre-Order https://www.enworld.org/threads/rogue-trooper-preorder-now.674236/

News Digest for the Week of August 28 (Business Wizard, Warhammer 40,000 Wrath & Glory Forsaken Systems Player’s Guide Art Preview, https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-august-28.674402/

Fragnarok https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/325447/FRAGNAROK?affiliate_id=36142

BattleMapp.io https://www.battlemapp.io/ (Two Ps)

Level Up 5e Development Team Announced https://www.levelup5e.com/news/meet-our-team

Sign up for emails about Level Up 5e developments and participate in the surveys https://mailchi.mp/enpublishingrpg/level-up

Kate Welch Talks About Leaving Wizards of the Coast https://www.enworld.org/threads/kate-welch-on-leaving-wotc.674400/

Teases for Big D&D Announcement https://www.enworld.org/threads/iggwilv-tasha-to-join-volo-xanathar-and-mordenkainen-updated.674231/

Dungeons & Dragons Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-new-d-d-book-tashas-cauldron-of-everything.674284/

War of the Burning Sky #9: Festival of Dreams https://www.enworld.org/threads/war-of-the-burning-sky-5e-9-festival-of-dreams-17th-level.674268/

2CGaming (Dragon Flight and Epic Legacy) https://www.2cgaming.com/

The Red Opera https://apotheosisstudios.com/the-red-opera

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Kickstarters

The Grim & Deliberate Beast https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zombiecircusgoats/these-monsters-have-minds-of-their-own

To Catch a Unicorn https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/andersthenightowl/to-catch-a-unicorn

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Dark Matter

Dark Matter Hardcover https://store.magehandpress.com/products/dark-matter-hardcover?variant=31291017494610

Dark Matter Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/magehandpress/dark-matter-starter-set-science-fiction-for-dnd-5e

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Please support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/morrus

Don’t forget to join the Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1033145023517295/ and join us on Discord at https://discord.gg/VAuxX8M!

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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This special episode is an audio archive of the UK Games Expo panel EN Publishing Q&A originally live streamed Saturday, August 22 on the EN Publishing Facebook page and on our Twitch channel.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/woinrpg

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/enpublishing

EN Publishing Website https://enpublishingrpg.com/

EN5ider https://www.patreon.com/ensider

Level Up 5e https://www.levelup5e.com/

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Richard August to talk about Epic Encounters! In the news, Level Up 5e survey results are in, Pathfinder Kingmaker comes to consoles, Baldur’s Gate III Early Access details, UK Games Expo happening this weekend, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch where Merlin’s soothsaying abilities come into question.

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Richard August

Epic Encounters https://steamforged.com/epic-encounters

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News

Level Up 5e Survey Results https://www.levelup5e.com/news/survey-results-1-broad-outlines

UK Games Expo https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/virtually-expo/

Hellboy Quickstart https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/324717/Hellboy-The-Roleplaying-Game-Quickstart?affiliate_id=36142

EN Publishing Panels for UK Games Expo Video Archives https://www.enworld.org/threads/watch-en-publishings-two-ukge-livestreamed-panels.674237/

News Digest for the Week of August 21 (Kate Welch Left Wizards of the Coast, Baldur’s Gate III Early Access Details) https://www.enworld.org/threads/news-digest-for-the-week-of-august-21.674201/

Combat Wheelchair Minis https://www.enworld.org/threads/you-can-now-get-minis-for-the-d-d-combat-wheelchair.674147/

Sword Chronicles from Green Ronin https://www.enworld.org/threads/green-ronins-sword-chronicle-now-available.674146/

Pathfinder Kingmaker Definitive Edition for Consoles https://www.enworld.org/threads/pathfinder-kingmaker-definitive-edition-now-on-consoles.674145/

A Total War Saga: Troy https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/a-total-war-saga-troy

Icewind Dale Dice Set Delay https://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/icewinddale-dice-miscellany-delay

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Art Preview https://www.enworld.org/threads/icewind-dale-preview-the-panopticon.674096/

Anyone’s Game Conference Open Call for Submissions https://twitter.com/AnyonesGameCon/status/1293248676740169728

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Kickstarters

Trilemma Adventures: The Servants of Memory https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/trilemma/trilemma-adventures-the-servants-of-memory

Tales of Pride https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jackrosetree/tales-of-pride-an-rpg-anthology-for-pretty-fairy-princesses

Wanderhome https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jdragsky/wanderhome

The Great American Witch https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/greyauthor/the-great-american-witch

Find all the RPG crowdfunding projects ending soon with Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfinding News https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-twilight-2000-wanderhome-trilemma-adventures-and-more.674060/

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Epic Encounters

Epic Encounters https://steamforged.com/epic-encounters

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Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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Each week we revisit a short skit from the main podcast, a year or more back. In this one, sometimes players just can't get into the spirit of a campaign setting.

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