Episode 1: Cast Party talks Curse of Strahd
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!
Episode 2: Cast Party talks good DMs and good players
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.