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The only & original podcast about 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons

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The only & original podcast about 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons

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Catching Up

By Copeland CD - Jun 02 2019
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I’m about 10 years behind, but will catch up, and I have listened to some of the recent stuff too. Great show!

Great Show

By The Speed Force Reviewed this. - May 16 2017
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I enjoy old school and all the shows that WGP Produces, thanks guys!

iTunes Ratings

245 Ratings
Average Ratings
208
16
9
6
6

Catching Up

By Copeland CD - Jun 02 2019
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I’m about 10 years behind, but will catch up, and I have listened to some of the recent stuff too. Great show!

Great Show

By The Speed Force Reviewed this. - May 16 2017
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I enjoy old school and all the shows that WGP Produces, thanks guys!
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Roll For Initiative

Latest release on Apr 26, 2019

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The only & original podcast about 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons

Rank #1: Volume 3 Issue 113 – Dungeon Magazine

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This weekend RFI is joined by DM Chrispy, as they cover the adventures contained in Dungeon Magazine #5 Intro 0:00:000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ Critical Wits – www.critcalwits.info Sage Advice (Vince) 5:00.078 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI

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May 01 2013

2hr 22mins

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Rank #2: Volume 3 Issue 116 – Druids

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Intro – 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ Sage Advice – 23:02.577 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call in line 570-865-4210 or Via E-mail RFIStaff@gmail.com Roman Military Organization – Dragon Magazine Issue 24 pg 12 The Imperial Gods – Dragon Magazine Issue

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Jun 07 2013

1hr 57mins

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Rank #3: Volume 3 Issue 104 – Slave Pits of the Undercity

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Intro – 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ Sage Advice – 25:22.778 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call in line 570-865-4210 or Via E-mail RFIStaff@gmail.com Table Manners- Plot Hooks for the Adventure – 1:00:44.943 DM Rules- Tournament Rules

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Jan 01 2013

2hr 7mins

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Rank #4: Volume 2 Issue 77 – Greyhawk Revisited

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Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org RFI Actual Play http://rfiactualplay.tk/ D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ The Legend of Fin Fang Foom www.epicwords.com/fin Miskatonic University Podcast www.mu-podcast.com/ Hirst Arts Fantasy Architecture – www.hirstarts.com/ Sage Advice – 9:33.122 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call

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Mar 19 2012

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Rank #5: Volume 3 Issue 110 – & Magazine

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This week RFI is joined by Bryan Fazekas, the editor-in-chief of & Magazine, a 1st Edition AD&D Magazine. This is a free magazine that is in PDF format…. Intro – 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ Tim

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Mar 06 2013

1hr 51mins

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Rank #6: Volume 2 Issue 78 – The Underdark

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Intro 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org RFI Actual Play http://rfiactualplay.tk/ D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ The Legend of Fin Fang Foom www.epicwords.com/fin Sage Advice – 16:27.314 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call in line 570-865-4210 or Via E-mail RFIStaff@gmail.com Table Manners – The Dark

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Mar 24 2012

1hr 38mins

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Rank #7: Volume 2 Issue 94 – The Ghost Tower of Inverness

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Intro – 0:00:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ Unseen Servant Dice Roller www.unseenservant.com/ Unseen Servant Forums www.unseenservant.us/forum/ Sage Advice – 27:16.037 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call in line 570-865-4210 or Via E-mail RFIStaff@gmail.com Email 1 From Ivan

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Sep 30 2012

1hr 57mins

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Rank #8: Volume 7 Issue 200 – Issue 359

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RFI is back once this time, with Issue 200. We talking about gaming with the Demogorgon in Table Manners. DM Rules cover bringing ritual casting to your. And some very non-teen Titan are the star of our Creature Feature. And finally there is a big announcement regarding a new project from the guys of RFI.

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Nov 29 2017

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Rank #9: Volume 3 Issue 106 – Assault on the Aerie of the Slave Lords

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This time the guys will sit down and plan their Assault on the Slave lords by reviewing in detail A3: Assault on the Aerie of the Slave Lords. Emails are answered, laughs are had and fun is implied! Check it out… Intro – 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative

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Jan 17 2013

2hr 11mins

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Rank #10: Volume 7 Issue 199 – Curses, Sixguns and Sorcery

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This week join RFI as they delve into the world of of sixguns and sorcery, as the cover blending Boot Hill into your AD&D campaign. In DM Rules, Chrispy covers using curses in your campaign and we round things out with the Witch NPC Class in the Creature Feature in this weeks issue of Roll

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Nov 01 2017

1hr 46mins

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Rank #11: Volume 3 Issue 143 – A Beginner’s Guide to 1st Edition AD&D

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Intro -0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com  Greyhawk Weather Generator suuronen.eu/wf/ Dragonlance Weather Generator www.dlnexus.com/weather/ Table Manners – Character Creation – 27:36.423 1. DMG p11 – dice rolling method 2. PHB p.15 to 17 Choose Race 3. PHB p14 apply

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May 06 2014

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Rank #12: Volume 3 Special Insert 5 – Tim Kask

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This week, DM Vince and DM Nick sit down with Tim Kask and talk Eldritch Enterprises, Gygax Magazine and much more, with this special insert. This interview was a lot of fun to do as we sat down with Tim, it felt like we were at his gaming table as we chatted away with him!

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Feb 12 2013

1hr 42mins

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Rank #13: RFI Podcast Volume 9 Issue 212 – D&D Cartoon – The Lost Children

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 9, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the twelfth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 12 – The Lost Children Original air date:

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Oct 03 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #14: Volume 2 Issue 67 – Ravenloft

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Intro 00.00:000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org RFI Actual Play http://rfiactualplay.tk/ D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ Sage Advice – 9:40.688 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call in line 570-865-4210 or Via E-mail RFIStaff@gmail.com Table Manners – Roleplaying in the Land of Barovia 16:26.799 “Good

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Oct 28 2011

1hr 26mins

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Rank #15: Volume 6 Issue 191 – Unearthed Arcana!

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Join Vince, Chrispy and Nick take a close look at the Unearthed Arcana book from 1985, where most consider the start of AD&D 1.5E. The boys go over the history of the book, talk about things happening at the time of printing of the book and how this book saved TSR’s butt, when money was

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Feb 15 2017

1hr 22mins

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Rank #16: Volume 2 Issue 81 – Knights and Cavaliers

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Intro – 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org RFI Actual Play http://rfiactualplay.tk/ D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ The Legend of Fin Fang Foom www.epicwords.com/fin Sage Advice- 4:21.000 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call in line 570-865-4210 or Via E-mail RFIStaff@gmail.com Tim: I served as a

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May 01 2012

1hr 27mins

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Rank #17: Volume 2 Issue 85 – Sci-Fi in AD&D

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Intro – 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org RFI Actual Play http://rfiactualplay.tk/ D20 Radio Forums http://www.d20radio.com/forums/ DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ The Legend of Fin Fang Foom www.epicwords.com/fin Interview with DriveThruRPG diehardgamefan.com/2012/06/13/origins-2012-coverage-interview-with-sean-patrick-fannon-and-matt-mcelroy-of-drivethru-rpg/ Sage Advice 20:38.988 Seeking Sage Advice? Contact RFI via our call in line 570-865-4210 or Via E-mail RFIStaff@gmail.com

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Jul 16 2012

1hr 33mins

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Rank #18: Volume 3 Special Insert 2 – The Maps of Greyhawk

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This week DM Vince and DM Will sit down and talk with Anna Meyer of the Maps of Greyhawk website, an online project to make the most comprehensive Greyhawk map ever. Visit the Maps of Greyhawk website at ghmaps.net/ Also an important note for subscribers to the MP3 feed. We are currently in the process

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Dec 24 2012

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Rank #19: Volume 3 Issue 120 – The Last Slave Lord

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Intro – 0:00.000 Roll For Initiative Website www.rfipodcast.com Roll For Initiative Twitter www.twitter.com/rfipodcast Roll For Initiative Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/RFIpodcast OSR Gaming Forums www.osrgaming.org DM Vince’s Blog http://www.theevilgm.com/ & Magazine – www.and-magazine.com Ennie Award Voting – ennie-awards.com/vote/ Table Manners – The Last Slave Lord 14:56.141 “The Last Slave Lord ” – Dungeon Magazine Issue 215 Outro – 1:58:08.739

Jul 30 2013

1hr 59mins

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Rank #20: Volume 1 Issue 27 – Tricks & Traps

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Julie Hoverson joins us from 19 Nocturne Boulevard this week as we talk about traps, tricks, and ten foot poles. Jim & Debbie from Gamers Rule show us The Ultimate Unofficial Collector’s Guide to AD&D, and we smash Nick’s monster to bits in the Creature Feature Theater. Errata – we mention the new book from

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Aug 18 2010

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RFI Podcast -Volume 10 Issue 220 – Non-Weapon Proficienies

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RFI is back this week, with DM Nick and DM Matt delving in to a late addition to 1st Edition. We talk their origins, usages, and how they were a reflection of gaming at the time and more in this week issue of Roll For Initiative. Follow us on Twitter • The Show – @RFIPodcast

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Apr 26 2019

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RFI Podcast Volume 10 Issue 219 – Racial Level Limits and Table Rules

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RFI Podcast is back for another episode, join Vince, Matt and Nick as they talk about the racial level limits in the PHB, Unearthed Arcana and the history behind it. Then they finish up the show with talking about respecting the rules at the table, and the Dungeon Master who provides them. Link from the

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Mar 14 2019

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RFI Podcast Volume 10 Issue 218 – Creation of Magical Items

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RFI is live again with another show, as this week Vince, Matt and Nick flip to P116 of the Dungeon Master’s guide and talk about creating magical items, potions, scrolls and other things. They go over what’s needed and then speak about how they handle it in their campaigns. They also talk about the Enchant

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Feb 28 2019

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RFI Podcast Volume 10 Issue 217 – Greyhawk Primer

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Welcome back to the RFI Podcast, where we are kicking off our 10 years on the air celebration with a setting primer, Greyhawk! Listen in as the boys talk about what you need to play Greyhawk, things you should read if you want to really dive into it and sound off on some lesser known

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Jan 31 2019

1hr 12mins

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RFI Podcast Volume 9 Special Insert – Christmas show!

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Merry Christmas everyone! In this episode Vince, Matt and Nick sit down and talk about a game called Four Against the Darkness, a Solitaire dungeon-delving pen-and-paper game, how it works and then talk about a free adventure called Four Against Krampus, giving you ways you can use this little module for your 1e games. Each

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Dec 14 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 9 Issue 216 – D&D Cartoon – The City at the Edge of Midnight

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We are back for RFI Podcast, Volume 9, as Matt and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon, season 2 start, as we recap the sixteenth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 16 – The City at the Edge of Midnight

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Nov 25 2018

42mins

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RFI Podcast Volume 9 Issue 215 – D&D Cartoon – The Treasure of Tardos

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We are back for RFI Podcast, Volume 9, as Matt and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon, season 2 start, as we recap the fifteenth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 15 – The Treasure of Tardos Vince’s Video for

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Nov 17 2018

29mins

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RFI Podcast Volume 9 Issue 214 – D&D Cartoon – The Girl Who Dreamed Tomorrow

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We are back for RFI Podcast, Volume 9, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon, season 2 start, as we recap the fourteenth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 14 – The Girl Who Dreamed Tomorrow Original air

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Oct 25 2018

52mins

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RFI Podcast Volume 9 Issue 213 – D&D Cartoon – PRESTO Spells Disaster!

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 9, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the twelfth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 13 – PRESTO Spells Disaster Original air date:

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Oct 20 2018

47mins

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RFI Podcast Volume 9 Issue 212 – D&D Cartoon – The Lost Children

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 9, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the twelfth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 12 – The Lost Children Original air date:

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Oct 03 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 9 Issue 211 – D&D Cartoon – The Box

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 9, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the eleventh episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 10 – The Box Original air date: 26

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Sep 29 2018

38mins

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Gen Con 51 Special Insert 2 – MetaArcade’s Cthulhu Chronicles

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Here’s another interview from Gen Con 51, where DM Matt sat down with Sam Riordan, of MetaArcade, and discuss their newest release, Cthulhu Chronicles. We delve into what it takes to bring the Call of Cthulhu RPG experience to the mobile platforms and lesson learned from their first release Tunnels & Trolls Adventures. MetaArcade -https://www.metaarcade.com/

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Sep 25 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 8 Special Insert – Buzz Dixon Interview

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Well here is the interview we teased about, Vince sits down with legendary writer of various cartoons from the ’80s and ’90s, Buzz Dixon! Listen in as Buzz, talks about his time working with Gary Gygax at his house in California, along with writing the for the D&D cartoon. Buzz touches upon his time writing

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Sep 10 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 8 Issue 210 – D&D Cartoon – The Garden of Zinn

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 8, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the tenth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 10 – The Garden of Zinn! Original air

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Sep 06 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 8 Issue 209 – D&D Cartoon – Quest of the Skeleton Warrior!

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 8, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the ninth episode, talking about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 9 – Quest of the Skeleton Warrior !

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Aug 31 2018

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Gen Con 51 Special Insert 1 – Japanime Games

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Here is the first of some interviews DM Matt conducted at Gen Con 51. In this one, he had an opportunity to talk with Cherise, Product Mananger, for Japanime Games about their three upcoming Robotech board games. They also go into board gaming over in Japan, what they are looking for when bring board games

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Aug 29 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 8 Issue 208 – D&D Cartoon – Servant of Evil!

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 8, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the eighth episode, talk about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 8 – Servant of Evil! Writer: Jeffrey Scott

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Aug 15 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 8 Issue 207 – D&D Cartoon – Prison Without Walls

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 8, as Vince and Nick start review of the D&D cartoon as we recap the seventh episode, talk about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 7 – Prison without Walls Writer: Steve Gerber

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Aug 09 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 8 Issue 206 – D&D Cartoon – Beauty and the Bogbeast

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 8, as Vince and Nick start the long requested review of the D&D cartoon. Listen in as we recap the sixth episode, talk about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 6 – Beauty

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Aug 03 2018

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RFI Podcast Volume 8 Issue 205 – D&D Cartoon – In Search of Dungeon Master

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We are back for a new Volume of RFI Podcast, Volume 8, as Vince and Nick start the long requested review of the D&D cartoon. Listen in as we recap the fifth episode, talk about things along the way, and how we can use it in an adventure. Fun for all! Episode 5 – In

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Jul 26 2018

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iTunes Ratings

245 Ratings
Average Ratings
208
16
9
6
6

Catching Up

By Copeland CD - Jun 02 2019
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I’m about 10 years behind, but will catch up, and I have listened to some of the recent stuff too. Great show!

Great Show

By The Speed Force Reviewed this. - May 16 2017
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I enjoy old school and all the shows that WGP Produces, thanks guys!