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April 10, 2019

#43: Why is D&D So Popular?

This week, Morrus and Peter attempt to definitively answer the question of why D&D is so popular. In the news, our sketch becomes reality as Wizards of the Coast announces the announcement for the announcement for the new Dungeons & Dragons product, John Wick and 7th Sea are going to Chaosium, a D&D cookbook, and more! Plus our favorite game in all the world, a new sketch based on a classic gaming tale, and Patreon Asked Questions!



Acquisitions Inc. Book Officially Announced

…and available for pre-order

Dungeons & Dragons Cookbook

Chaosium Buys 7th Sea, Hires John Wick

The Journal of the Traveller’s Aid Society Returns

D&D Stream The Descent Announced

ENWorld News Digest (Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage Adventure Board Game, Paranoia Video Game)!

Paizo Product Roundup

Matt Corley Teases New Project

New York Times on Dungeons & Dragons

Starfinder Beginner Box Unboxing

Stranger Things D&D Starter Set Arrives Early to Amazon



Ultimate Spheres of Power

An Inner Darkness



D&D’s Popularity

Note: Many TV shows, movies, and songs were discussed in the show, but I’m focusing on the ones that are harder to find as they’re not by well-known, mainstream artists or studios.

Flashlight Brown “Ready to Roll”

Connor Anderson “Like a D6” (Parody of Far East Movement “Like a G6”)

Stephen Lynch “D&D”

The Gamers

The Gamers: Dorkness Rising

The Gamers: Natural 1

The Gamers: Season 0

The Gamers: The Shadow Menace

Dark Dungeons (much better than Mazes and Monsters)

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