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The Campaigns: Ghosts of Saltmarsh Episode 1

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/The-RPG-Academy-Presents-Ghosts-of-Saltmarsh-Episode-1.mp3 Hello and welcome to The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The Rpg Academy. Here is episode 1 from our live streamed game The RPG Academy Presents: Ghosts of Saltmarsh with GM Tom Cantwell ( @BeskarTom ). We will follow the tragic tail of the Morgan brothers as they learn about the town they grew up in and the secrets it holds. Players – Jake – Morgan Morgan Troy – Gus Morgan Alex – Starik Morgan Tom – @BeskarTom as the Dungeon Master. As always, thanks for listening. Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Michael E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/gmail Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Watch the show live every other Wednesday on Twitch.Tv/TheRpgAcademy Watch the archived episodes on Youtube.Com/TheRpgAcademy Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get episodes early and other great rewards

1hr 2mins

17 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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The Reviews. Episode 2 – D&D Essentials Kit

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/The-Review-DD-Essentials-Kit.mp3 Hello and welcome to our 2nd ever ‘The Review’ show, this one Tom (@BeskarTom) and I review (and unbox, sorta) the D&D essentials Kit.  Use the link above to purchase a copy of the D&D Essentials Kit from Amazon and support our show. Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Thanks!! ~Michael E-mail us at Podcast@TheRpgAcademy Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Support our show by becoming a Patron at www.Patreon.Com/TheRpgAcademy Our Intro and Outtro music is Fly a Kite by Spectacular Sound Productions used via Creative Commons Attribution License

1hr 5mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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The Reviews. Episode 3 – Eberron Rising from the Last War Sourcebook

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/The-Review-of-Eberron.mp3 Hello and welcome to our 3rd ever ‘The Review’ show, this one Tom (@BeskarTom), Brad ( @ForceAndDestiny), Shane ( @Mundangerous ) and I review the newest WotC sourcebook: Eberron Rising from the Last War Use the link above to purchase a copy of the Eberron Sourcebook and support our show Big thank you to Shane from The Total Party Thrill podcast (also @TPTCast ) for joining us. Links to the their show(s) about the new Eberron Source Book can be found here:  TPT Cast episode 225 On January 1st we’ll be giving a copy of the Eberron Rising from the Last War book to one of our patrons on patreon.com Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Thanks!! ~Michael E-mail us at Podcast@TheRpgAcademy Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Support our show by becoming a Patron at www.Patreon.Com/TheRpgAcademy Our Intro and Outtro music is Fly a Kite by Spectacular Sound Productions used via Creative Commons Attribution License

1hr 43mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Trial of Descent into Midnight. Episode 0: Character and Setting Creation

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/DIM-Ep-0-Character-and-Setting-creation.mp3Hello and welcome to the Trial of Descent into Midnight a soon to be Kickstartering RPG from the minds of Richard Kreutz-Landry ( @rkreutzlandry ), Rich Howard ( @Umbralwalker ) and Taylor LeBresh ( @leviathanfiles ).In this episode, Richard our GM, leads myself (@TheRpgAcademy), The Caleb G (@TheCalebG) and Scott (@Geowtf) through character and setting creation. Find more info about the game and its creators at DescentIntoMidnight.Com Find them on Twitter: @DiMRPG Check out their Kickstarter when it goes live on February 15th HERE Enjoy! Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Thanks!! ~Michael E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/Gmail. Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Join our Google+ Community Page at: The RPG Academy Support our show by becoming a Patron at www.Patreon.Com/TheRpgAcademy  The music used during our intro and outro is a modified version of Fly a Kite by Spectacular Sound Productions  Used under the Creative commons Attribution-shareAlike License.

51mins

13 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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The Campaigns: Ghosts of Saltmarsh Episode 11

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-RPG-Academy-Presents-Ghosts-of-Saltmarsh-Episode-11.mp3 Hello and welcome  The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The RPG Academy. The conclusion to The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh! Things are not adding up now. The house was haunted and then it wasn’t and now it is again? Morgan Morgan has just discovered a strange artifact that appears to be left for him? The Morgans need to get this job done and leave the strangeness of the house behind. Players – Jake – Morgan Morgan Troy – Gus Morgan Alex – Starik Morgan Tom – @BeskarTom as the Dungeon Master. As always, thanks for listening. Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Michael E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/gmail Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Watch the show live every other Wednesday on Twitch.Tv/TheRpgAcademy Watch the archived episodes on Youtube.Com/TheRpgAcademy Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get episodes early and other great rewards

54mins

27 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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The Reviews. Episode 1 – Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/The-Reviews-Ep-1-Descent-into-Avernus.mp3 Hello and welcome to the first ever ‘The Reviews,’ the newest show from The RPG Academy where we will be reviewing TTRPG products.  For our first The Review we are joined by two special guests, Gwen Bassett – Artist and tabletop RPG streamer whose cover art is featured on numerous D&D 5E supplements. Twitter – https://twitter.com/gwendybee Website – http://gwendybee.com. and Justice Arman – RPG Designer and writer of The Devil’s Advocate, a DMs Guild supplement for adding extra sinister infernal contracts to your Decent into Avernus campaign. Twitter – https://twitter.com/justice_arman Website – https://norsedm.com for an in-depth review of the newest WOTC D&D hardback Module: Baldur’s Gate Descent into Avernus,. Big thank you to Gwen and Justice for joining us. Please note, there are some audible clicks in Justices’ audio we couldn’t edit out – Sorry! Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Thanks!! ~Michael E-mail us at Podcast@TheRpgAcademy Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Support our show by becoming a Patron at www.Patreon.Com/TheRpgAcademy Our Intro and Outtro music is Fly a Kite by Spectacular Sound Productions used via Creative Commons Attribution License

1hr 18mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Faculty Meeting # 138 – Playing in Established Settings with Chris

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/FM-138-Playing-in-Established-Settings-with-Chris.mp3 Hello and welcome to Faculty Meetings – The general advice and discussion podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is Faculty Meeting # 138. In this episode i’m joined with Chris Burlew (GM for the Redemption podcast, a star wars actual play) and we talk about the pros and cons of playing an RPG in an established setting like The Star Wars Universe. Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Thanks!! ~Michael E-mail us at Podcast@TheRpgAcademy Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Support our show by becoming a Patron at www.Patreon.Com/TheRpgAcademy Our Intro and Outtro music is Fly a Kite by Spectacular Sound Productions used via Creative Commons Attribution License

1hr 2mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #7

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The Campaigns: Ghosts of Saltmarsh Episode 10

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-RPG-Academy-Presents-Ghosts-of-Saltmarsh-Episode-10.mp3 Hello and welcome  The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The RPG Academy. The gig is up! The haunted house is really a smuggling den of the absolutely worst sort. There are still undead skeletons about to kill the Morgans but still…not haunted. The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh continues! Players – Jake – Morgan Morgan Troy – Gus Morgan Alex – Starik Morgan Tom – @BeskarTom as the Dungeon Master. As always, thanks for listening. Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Michael E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/gmail Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Watch the show live every other Wednesday on Twitch.Tv/TheRpgAcademy Watch the archived episodes on Youtube.Com/TheRpgAcademy Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get episodes early and other great rewards

1hr 4mins

20 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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The Campaigns: Ghosts of Saltmarsh Episode 7

https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/The-RPG-Academy-Presents-Ghosts-of-Saltmarsh-Episode-7.mp3 Hello and welcome  The Campaigns, the Actual Play podcasts from The RPG Academy. Its time to finally finish up business with Gellan Primewater and being the next phase of our adventure…The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh (yeah alliteration!) Players – Jake – Morgan Morgan Troy – Gus Morgan Alex – Starik Morgan Tom – @BeskarTom as the Dungeon Master. As always, thanks for listening. Comments and Feedback are always welcome. Michael E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/gmail Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Watch the show live every other Wednesday on Twitch.Tv/TheRpgAcademy Watch the archived episodes on Youtube.Com/TheRpgAcademy Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get episodes early and other great rewards

1hr 5mins

28 Feb 2020

Rank #9