Episode 90 – Paladin and Druid Results and Optional Rules

Ryan and Ben discuss the Paladin and Druid UA results, look forward to the Players Handbook survey, and then discuss some of the optional rules found in the Player’s Handbook and the DMG.

Community Pages: Paladin and Druid UA Survey Results; Player’s Handbook UA Survey Launch video; UA 5 Player’s Handbook Survey; Optional Rules guide; DM’s Guild Fantastic Terrain.

Episode 87 – Culturally Consulting and Representation with Daniel Kwan

Ryan and Ben are joined the Daniel Kwan to talk about cultural consulting, representation, and the D&D Summit.

Daniel’s pages and work: D&D Summit Summary; Daniel’s Twitter; The Asians Represent Podcast; Daniel’s supplements; Daniel’s itch.io page.

Things mentioned on the show: Shou-Chiang: The Shou Alphabet; The Star Wars Chandrilan clothing on Andor.

Episode 84 – Druid and Paladin UA and fitting in backstory

Ryan and Ben take a look at the newest UA with changes for Druids and Paladins as well as touch on fitting in player backstories into your module and homebrew campaigns.

Community Pages: Survey Results and the Future of Playtest; Druid and Paladin UA; Demiplane 5e Nexus announcement; Daughter of Frankenstein Kickstarter.

Episode 83 – OGL Resolved and Handling Turn Ending Effects

Ryan and Ben discuss the outcome of the Wizard’s of the Coast OGL drama. Then they tackle how to handle turn ending effects like stun, paralyze, and charm.

Community Pages: OGL and Creative Commons announcement; SRD 5.1-CC; OGL discussion summary from the 3 Black Halflings Podcast; Mastering Dungeons interview with Kyle Brink; Polygon’s OGL controversy fuels rising indie sales article; The best actual play podcasts that don’t use D&D.

Episode 81 – The OGL and Unwinnable Fights

Ryan and Ben attempt to summarize the recent goings on with Wizards of the Coasts OGL 1.0 and discuss the various aspects of Unwinnable Fights.

OGL discussions: #OpenDND open letter; Gizmodo article; MyLawyerFriend article; DnDbeyond OGL update; Gizmodo Subscriptions article; LegalEagle video; Kobold Press announcement; MCDM announcement; Paizo Open RPG License.

Community Page: Abyssalbrews Twitter.