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The Adventure Zone

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Rank #25 in Comedy category

Comedy
Fiction
Comedy Fiction
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Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad Clint for a campaign of high adventure. Join the McElroys as they find their fortune and slay an unconscionable number of ... you know, kobolds or whatever in ... The Adventure Zone.

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Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad Clint for a campaign of high adventure. Join the McElroys as they find their fortune and slay an unconscionable number of ... you know, kobolds or whatever in ... The Adventure Zone.

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Excellent Storytelling

By ArtTeacher009 - Dec 05 2019
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The McElroys are hilarious and TAZ is evidence of their excellent storytelling abilites.

Omg so good

By saddnessssssssssssspoo - Dec 05 2019
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Is it too funny? Is that legal?

iTunes Ratings

27113 Ratings
Average Ratings
26267
409
185
117
135

Excellent Storytelling

By ArtTeacher009 - Dec 05 2019
Read more
The McElroys are hilarious and TAZ is evidence of their excellent storytelling abilites.

Omg so good

By saddnessssssssssssspoo - Dec 05 2019
Read more
Is it too funny? Is that legal?

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The Adventure Zone

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Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad Clint for a campaign of high adventure. Join the McElroys as they find their fortune and slay an unconscionable number of ... you know, kobolds or whatever in ... The Adventure Zone.

Ep. 1: Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter One

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In this, the pilot episode of The Adventure Zone, the McElroys create the characters with which they'll build a new -- and hopefuly very, very lucrative -- fantasy fiction franchise. Join in the campaign as Justin (Taako), Travis (Magnus) and Clint (Merle), led by Dungeon Master Griffin, take their first steps into the unknown.

Dec 03 2014

1hr 58mins

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The Adventure Zone Presents: The Ballad of Bigfoot: An Amnesty Story

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Travis takes the reins in this not-remotely-canonical prequel to our recently concluded Appalachian supernatural drama. This is the wildest live episode of any podcast we’ve ever done. We’re still not entirely sure what happened up there.

Oct 17 2019

1hr 46mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 6

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A new menace encroaches on Kepler, West Virginia. Have our heroes kept up with their training in the months since their last monstrous encounter? Or has this latest abomination caught them unawares? Aubrey takes a dip. Duck shows off some new moves. Ned gets airtime.

Apr 12 2018

1hr 15mins

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Ep. 69. Story and Song - Finale, Part Three

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Our heroes reach their journey's end.

Additional Music by Reeder: https://iamreeder.bandcamp.com/

Aug 17 2017

2hr 42mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 1

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Our heroes begin a fateful day in the unassuming, rural ski town of Kepler, West Virginia. Duck answers a peculiar distress call. Aubrey puts on a memorable magic show. Ned plans his next grift.

Jan 12 2018

1hr 8mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 7

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The Pine Guard heads to the scene of last night's attack to gather valuable intel about the latest abomination -- but end up finding much, much more than they bargained for. Aubrey sees the unseen. Duck helps with the laundry. Ned takes a dive.

Apr 20 2018

1hr 2mins

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The Adventure Zone: Hootenanny - Live in Nashville!

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As we ready ourselves for the next season of Adventure Zone, we’ve got some special programming lined up for you! The first is this: Our live show from this past summer, live at the Ryman Theater in Nashville! It’s a country western space opera, or, if you will: A Space Opry. Enjoy!

Oct 03 2019

1hr 48mins

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Ep. 68. Story and Song - Finale, Part Two

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Two lights shine down from the sky. Their story passes through reality. His song fills their hearts.

The world fights back.

Music: "Voidfish (Plural) by Rachel Rose Mitchell - https://rachelrosemitchell.bandcamp.com/

Aug 01 2017

2hr 1min

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 36

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The curtain rises, and the machine is exposed. The Pine Guard stands in judgment of judgment itself. Two doors — two choices — illuminate the darkness.

The final episode of The Adventure Zone: Amnesty.

Thank you for listening.

Sep 23 2019

2hr 33mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 16

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With another accidental catastrophe averted, The Pine Guard catch their breath and split up to take care of some mid-Hunt business. Aubrey takes some magic lessons. Ned reflects on his larcenous past. Duck makes use of the In-fur-mary.

Oct 05 2018

1hr 40mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty — Episode 28

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The shadow of war looms over Kepler, West Virginia. A troubled Pine Guard must race to thwart a hundred insidious plans, all of which appear to be reaching toward a single, horrific conclusion. Duck opens the way. Aubrey takes a deadly risk. Ned writes his confession.

May 31 2019

1hr 57mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 2

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Our heroes take one step closer toward their joined destinies, and learn the truth about the woods outside Kepler in their own ways. Aubrey visits the Lodge. Ned shoots a fan film. Duck gets a visit from an old friend.

Jan 18 2018

1hr 2mins

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Ep. 60. The Stolen Century - Chapter One

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We're nearly at our journey's end -- but before we can understand what lies ahead, we must first return to this story's true beginning. What brought our heroes together to the crisis they face today? What happened to the memories of their dear, forgotten friends? And just how long have they been running away? Taako learns a new language. Merle eats some beans. Magnus trains under an unlikely teacher.

Apr 13 2017

1hr 36mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 5

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Our heroes band together to hunt down the Beast terrorizing the woods outside Kepler. Ned remembers a fateful night. Aubrey receives a letter. Duck feels the weight of destiny.

Feb 09 2018

1hr 17mins

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Ep. 59. Lunar Interlude V: Reunion Tour - Part Two

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Our heroes are out of time, out of options, out of places to hide. The holes in their history are starting to fill in; but are they going to like the answers they receive? We're almost caught up, now. Taako fights his fears. Merle loses faith. Magnus hears music.

Mar 23 2017

1hr 45mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 3

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Fate draws our heroes towards the same spot in the Monongahela National Forest, where, at long last, their destinies entwine. Ned has a remarkable dream. Duck travels to a strange land. Aubrey starts a fire.

Jan 25 2018

1hr 10mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 8

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The Pine Guard’s prey proves too elusive for them to take down with their usual methods, forcing them to turn to outside help. Like … FAR outside. Ned fights his reflexes. Aubrey flames out. Duck gets his victory fanfare.

May 03 2018

1hr 10mins

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 4

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Our heroes learn the whole truth of Mama's endeavors while recovering from a strange evening, and begin planning their first hunt. Aubrey remembers a relic from her past. Duck gets a late night visit from Minerva. Ned gets stuck.

Feb 01 2018

1hr 2mins

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Ep. 2. Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter Two

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Our heroes’ first job is not going especially well. Taako, Merle and Magnus are hot on the trail of their employer’s kidnappers, leading them into a perilous gerblin den. Will they discover the fate of Gundren and his ward, Barry Bluejeans? Or will they find themselves held up by complicated gerblin office politics?

Dec 04 2014

1hr 7mins

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Ep. 67. Story and Song - Finale, Part One

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Our heroes' memories have returned. At the end of everything, will they stand together against the encroaching darkness? Or will their past sins leave them irrevocably driven apart?

Jul 13 2017

1hr 21mins

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Ep. 1: Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter One

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In this, the pilot episode of The Adventure Zone, the McElroys create the characters with which they'll build a new -- and hopefuly very, very lucrative -- fantasy fiction franchise. Join in the campaign as Justin (Taako), Travis (Magnus) and Clint (Merle), led by Dungeon Master Griffin, take their first steps into the unknown.

Dec 03 2014

1hr 58mins

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Ep. 1.5: Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter One (Super Cut)

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In this, the pilot episode of The Adventure Zone, the McElroys create the characters with which they'll build a new -- and hopefuly very, very lucrative -- fantasy fiction franchise. Join in the campaign as Justin (Taako), Travis (Magnus) and Clint (Merle), led by Dungeon Master Griffin, take their first steps into the unknown.

If you enjoy this episode, be sure to listen to the FULL first episode! Also, be sure share with friends!

Dec 03 2014

50mins

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Ep. 2. Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter Two

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Our heroes’ first job is not going especially well. Taako, Merle and Magnus are hot on the trail of their employer’s kidnappers, leading them into a perilous gerblin den. Will they discover the fate of Gundren and his ward, Barry Bluejeans? Or will they find themselves held up by complicated gerblin office politics?

Dec 04 2014

1hr 7mins

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Ep. 3. Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter Three

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With one half of their former employers effectively rescued, our party begins the hunt for Gundren Rockseeker in earnest. There are just a few things standing in their way: They don't know where he is, they're all Level Clown-Shoes, and also, a jelly monster.

Dec 18 2014

1hr 17mins

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Ep. 4. Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter Four

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After solving a particularly difficult jelly puzzle, our heroes journey ever deeper into Wave Echo Cave. Taako meets a kindred spirit, Merle does some missionary work and Magnus does some really cool stuff with some chains.

Jan 01 2015

1hr 5mins

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Ep. 5. Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter Five

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Merle, Taako and Magnus complete their rescue mission, but then completely fail an entirely new, far more important mission. Taako acquires a powerful artifact, and doesn't seem so stoked about it.

Jan 15 2015

58mins

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Ep. 6. Here There Be Gerblins - Chapter Six

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In this, the thrilling conclusion to our first Adventure, Merle, Taako and Magnus pursue their engulfed employer into the heart of Phandalin. Will they be able to douse him before things get out of hand? Also, are you going to finish that Luna Bar?

Jan 29 2015

57mins

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Ep. 7. Moonlighting - Chapter One

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In this interlude chapter to the Adventure Zone saga, the mysteries of the universe are revealed to our heroes. Magnus has a good cry to some elevator music. Taako further unravels The Eldritch Riddle. It's about to get super weal up in here.

Feb 12 2015

1hr 5mins

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Ep. 8. Moonlighting - Chapter Two

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Now that they can finally understand like, anything that anybody important is saying, our heroes seek employment in the Bureau of Balance. Merle brags about how smart he is. Taako accidentally encounters some life-changing intel. Magnus does horrible, horrible things to an automaton. 

Feb 26 2015

1hr 13mins

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Ep. 9. Moonlighting - Chapter Three

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Having passed the Bureau of Balance's punishing test of initiation, our heroes stock up on supplies and learn abilities that will help them immeasurably in the future. Merle finds a new god. Taako has a difficult encounter with a coin slot. Magnus advocates for moon-dogs.

Mar 12 2015

1hr 6mins

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Ep. 10. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter One

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Our heroes are sent out on their first mission as Reclaimers for the Bureau of Balance. Their initial task is an impossible one: Do they possess the competence required to be on time for a train? The answer may surprise you, but — no, actually, it probably won’t.

Mar 19 2015

1hr 6mins

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Ep. 11. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Two

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Our heroes attempt to make the best out of a swampy situation, and race to Rockport before they miss a fateful train. They also meet a beloved radio personality and spokesperson, and hold him ransom for MaxFunDrive donations. Magnus exhibits his upper body strength. Taako gets charming. Merle takes a stink-bath.

Mar 26 2015

1hr 3mins

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Ep. 12. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Three

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Our heroes board their fateful train to Neverwinter, and are rude to just about every single person aboard. Merle strikes out at evangelism. Magnus learns that he may not, in fact, have the biggest muscles. Taako just wrecks some baby carrots.

Apr 16 2015

59mins

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Ep. 13. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Four

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As you might have guessed from the title of the past few episodes, our heroes' journey isn't going to be an especially calm one. Because of all the murder, I mean. Taako mourns the dead. Merle finally plays his part. Magnus does one of the absolute coolest punches ever.

Apr 23 2015

56mins

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Ep. 14. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Five

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The game is afoot! The game of murder-solving, I mean. The game of Dungeons & Dragons has been afoot for a while. Magnus finds unorthodox uses for furniture. Taako practices his interrogation techinques. Merle becomes a robot mom.

May 07 2015

58mins

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Ep. 15. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Six

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In this penultimate chapter in the Rockport Limited murder fiasco, our players deduce the true culprit of the titular heinous crime. Merle runs out of magic. Taako finds more creative applications for Levitation. Magnus gets some fresh air.

May 21 2015

1hr

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Ep. 16. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Seven

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In the final chapter in the Rockport Limited story arc, our heroes have little time to stop their runaway train from colliding with Neverwinter, potentially ruining some other group's D&D session. Magnus takes a tumble. Merle channels Gary Sinise. Taako does some pretty dope magical stuff.

Jun 04 2015

1hr 2mins

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Ep. 17. Lunar Interlude I: Carnival Chaos

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In this brief interlude between adventures, our heroes attend an office party — well, a carnival — at the Bureau of Balance’s lunar headquarters. They also hit up the Fantasy Costco, where they must match wits with their most fearsome mercantile foe yet. Taako makes a discrete trade. Merle tries on some cool-ass slippies. Magnus finally finds a friend.

Jun 18 2015

1hr 11mins

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Ep. 18. Petals to the Metal - Chapter One

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In this first chapter in a new Adventure Zone story, Merle, Taako and Magnus are in hot pursuit of a master criminal in the metropolitan city of Goldcliff. Can they stop The Raven before her crime spree tears the town apart? I don't know, because we haven't finished playing this part of the campaign yet. Magnus does some chopping. Taako learns to Nightcrawl. Merle has a genuinely upsetting encounter with some vines.

Jul 02 2015

1hr

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Ep. 19. Petals to the Metal - Chapter Two

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Our heroes attempt to reconcile with Trent the Treant; a task made difficult by the fact that one of them just cut him in half. After that, buckle up y'all, because it's ELEVATOR TIME. YEEEEAAAAHHHHHH ELEVATORS. Merle befriends a crowbar. Taako does a rope trick. Magnus holds on for dear lives.

Jul 16 2015

55mins

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