CritStorm Cast

An actual-play Podcast with a group of friends, rolling dice and laughing at all the right moments. This is CritStorm.

Episode 10- Gained a Few Mounds

May 23rd, 2019

We find our heroes in the depths of the orphanage underbelly, surrounded by shrouded figures chanting "One Must Die..." over and over.  It's here that the group find themselves dealing with a hidden evil, ready for them to become it's new victims.  

This group of heroes may be untested and inexperienced, but they are ready to prove their mettle and forge a new path. What they lack in experience they make up with uncanny humor, an advantage on sarcasm, and attacks of wit. They are ready to fight through the tempestuous storms that will arise. They are ready to face the CritStorm!

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible

Special thanks to Darren Curtis at www.darrencurtismusic.com

Plus a HUGE thank you to Syrinscape for their amazing sound effects and Nicholas Redding for the chanting.
Also many thanks to Sword Coast Soundscapes

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Eye of the Storm- Resurrection & Side Effects

May 16th, 2019

In this episode of Eye of the Storm, DM Drew and Donnie from CritStorm Cast discuss the different spells in Dungeons and Dragons 5e that can allow for someone to come back from the dead.  However with these spells, to add a little bit of flavor, the guys discuss the possible side effects for a character returning from the "great beyond".  

Eye of the Storm is your place to sit back, relax and learn a little bit more about all things role playing. In these episodes DM Drew and guests will go over different aspects of role playing games, Dungeons and Dragons and advice for both players and DM's alike. Races, classes, attributes, weapons, spells and much more will be found in the confines of the Eye. Be sure to check in for these episodes in between our normally scheduled actual-play.

d200 Side Effects Chart

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible

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Episode 9- Only Slightly Dead

May 9th, 2019

Episode 9 is exciting enough to wake the dead or even bring new life into the adventure itself!  Our adventurers learn a bit about life after death, delve deeper into the crypts, find some "interesting" items left behind and finally come across the origin of where all that chanting is coming from.  But now it is clear... our heroes are not alone.

This group of heroes may be untested and inexperienced, but they are ready to prove their mettle and forge a new path. What they lack in experience they make up with uncanny humor, an advantage on sarcasm, and attacks of wit. They are ready to fight through the tempestuous storms that will arise. They are ready to face the CritStorm!

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible

Special thanks to Darren Curtis at www.darrencurtismusic.com

Plus a HUGE thank you to Syrinscape for their amazing sound effects and Nicholas Redding for the chanting.
Also many thanks to Sword Coast Soundscapes

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Eye of the Storm- Being a Better Player Part 1

May 2nd, 2019

In this episode DM Drew shares his insight on what it takes to be a better player at the gaming table when it comes to RPG's.  From how to engage yourself in the campaign, game prep and how to handle yourself among the other players. Today we're going to discuss the ins and outs of how to be the best you player you can be. 

Eye of the Storm is your place to sit back, relax and learn a little bit more about all things role playing. In these episodes DM Drew and guests will go over different aspects of role playing games, Dungeons and Dragons and advice for both players and DM's alike. Races, classes, attributes, weapons, spells and much more will be found in the confines of the Eye. Be sure to check in for these episodes in between our normally scheduled actual-play.

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible
Special thanks to Jota-R for the background music. 

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Episode 8- Weekend at Lemmy’s

April 25th, 2019

Episode takes a strange turn as our players fight to try and save their fallen compatriot Lemmy.  Our heroes also venture deeper into the underbelly of the orphanage, finding deeper secrets, dark chanting and even scarier dangers.

This group of heroes may be untested and inexperienced, but they are ready to prove their mettle and forge a new path. What they lack in experience they make up with uncanny humor, an advantage on sarcasm, and attacks of wit. They are ready to fight through the tempestuous storms that will arise. They are ready to face the CritStorm!

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible

Special thanks to Darren Curtis at www.darrencurtismusic.com

Plus a HUGE thank you to Syrinscape for their amazing sound effects and Nicholas Redding for the chanting.
Also many thanks to Sword Coast Soundscapes

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Eye of the Storm- Ghosts

April 18th, 2019

Today DM Drew discusses Ghosts for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition.  Today we'll learn about the stats and abilities of ghosts, but also how to use them in your game.  Don't miss out... this episode is to DIE for!

Eye of the Storm is your place to sit back, relax and learn a little bit more about all things role playing. In these episodes DM Drew and guests will go over different aspects of role playing games, Dungeons and Dragons and advice for both players and DM's alike. Races, classes, attributes, weapons, spells and much more will be found in the confines of the Eye. Be sure to check in for these episodes in between our normally scheduled actual-play.

Special thanks to CO.AG. Music and Soul Candle for the background music for this episode.

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible

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Episode 7- Undying Love & Secret Basements

April 11th, 2019

In Episode 7, we follow our heroes as they deal with the barkeep and his wife as they enter the abandoned orphanage. Soon a family reunion happens, Therinore gets an upper "hand" on the situation and eventually everyone ventures downward towards the underbelly of the house into the dark... where an unsettling chanting follows every footstep.  

This group of heroes may be untested and inexperienced, but they are ready to prove their mettle and forge a new path. What they lack in experience they make up with uncanny humor, an advantage on sarcasm, and attacks of wit. They are ready to fight through the tempestuous storms that will arise. They are ready to face the CritStorm!

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible

Special thanks to Darren Curtis at www.darrencurtismusic.com

Plus a HUGE thank you to Syrinscape for their amazing sound effects and Nicholas Redding for the chanting.

Also many thanks to Sword Coast Soundscapes
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Eye of the Storm- Character Creation

March 28th, 2019

Eye of the Storm is your place to sit back, relax and learn a little bit more about all things role playing.  In these episodes DM Drew and guests will go over different aspects of role playing games, Dungeons and Dragons and advice for both players and DM's alike. Races, classes, attributes, weapons, spells and much more will be found in the confines of the Eye.  Be sure to check in for these episodes in between our normally scheduled actual-play.  

Today DM Drew and Thomas (Pok from Crit Storm) go through the process of creating a character for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition.  Thomas is wanting to make a new character for another game he'll be participating in.  So today we'll be delving into the creation process for making a Sorcerer.  Buckle up kids, schools in session.  

Episode 6- Forever Young

March 13th, 2019

Episode 6 brings us back to our heroes in the midst of battle with a  defensive, yet motherly spectre in the abandoned orphanage.  It is only later that our companions find that there are indeed inhabitants of the home... and they want to play.  After unearthing some horrid truths of the past, it's clear what our adventurers need to do.

This group of heroes may be untested and inexperienced, but they are ready to prove their mettle and forge a new path. What they lack in experience they make up with uncanny humor, an advantage on sarcasm, and attacks of wit. They are ready to fight through the tempestuous storms that will arise. They are ready to face the CritStorm!

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible
Special thanks to Darren Curtis at www.darrencurtismusic.com

Plus a HUGE thank you to Syrinscape for their amazing sound effects.

Also many thanks to Sword Coast Soundscapes
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Episode 5- Mother May I?

February 28th, 2019

Episode 5 begins with our heroes trekking through the old orphanage where Aoife is being attacked by an animated suit of armor. They soon come across a disgruntled, yet seemingly protective spirit in one of the abandoned rooms. Now the group must handle this ghostly figure in order to see what's beyond the door it is protecting.

This group of heroes may be untested and inexperienced, but they are ready to prove their mettle and forge a new path. What they lack in experience they make up with uncanny humor, an advantage on sarcasm, and attacks of wit. They are ready to fight through the tempestuous storms that will arise. They are ready to face the CritStorm!

Thanks to Jonathan Howell for our intro & outro. Check him out on Twitter @minimpossible
Special thanks to Darren Curtis at www.darrencurtismusic.com

Plus a HUGE thank you to Syrinscape for their amazing sound effects.

Also many thanks to Sword Coast Soundscapes
Check us out on social media:
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Or email us at :
CritstormCast@gmail.com