POWER WORD TALK Episode 1: Cast Party talks Curse of Strahd (March 2021)
Join Tal Aviezer, Matt Gordon, and Rachel Tamarin for a discussion of one of our favorite adventures, Curse of Strahd. We discuss: Ravenloft history, the theme of toxic masculinity in Curse of Strahd, the Vistani & racism, “celebrity” NPCs Van Richten and Mordenkainen, chainmail bikinis, is Death House too death-y, is it possible to scare D&D players, memorable moments from our experiences running or playing this adventure, and more. Warning: FULL OF SPOILERS. This is a show for: DMs who have run or want to run Curse of Strahd, players who have already played it, or people who are certain they will never play it!
POWER WORD TALK Episode 2: Cast Party talks good DMs and good players (April 2021)
Join Tal Aviezer, Matt Gordon, Luke McCormick, and Rachel Tamarin as we discuss the tension of story vs game, player agency, fun, what to do in case of mutilation, homebrew rules, communication, happiness, mapping misery, being a fan of other players’ characters, alignment – what is it good for?, and much more.
POWER WORD TALK EPISODE 3: Cast Party talks character classes (May 2021)
Tal Aviezer and Matt Gordon on why players choose classes, what are our favorite classes to play and why, backseat driving, the most powerful class, what we want to play if we ever have the chance, and much more.
POWER WORD TALK EPISODE 4: Cast Party talks monsters (June 2021)
Tal, Rachel, Matt, Luke, John, and Dan enjoyed an audio chat in our Discord server discussing all our favorite monsters: goblins, dragons, mimics, revenants, hags, nightwalkers, imps, beholders, mind flayers, flumphs, and much more.