CritStorm Cast

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

Episode 16- All’s Faren Love and Score

August 22nd, 2019

 Episode 16 still has our heroes in the darkened sewers beneath the slums of Talkure in search of Ireland, the man who stole some money from the Diamond Ravens.  Soon back on the trail to fine Ireland, the CritStorm gang deals with rats, bugs and even make... a friend?  Check out what happens on this weeks Critstorm Cast!

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

Special thanks to Dan Coleman and the "Ebonclad" module.  

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Eye of the Storm- New Players to the Game

August 15th, 2019

In this episode of Eye of the Storm, DM Drew is joined by Sam (Twyddle)  from Fate and the Fablemaidens to discuss tips and tricks on running Dungeons and Dragons for brand new players as well as running games for your local community. We also discuss inspiration for helping to roleplay those characters for new players and easing them into the game without any anxiety. 

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 (both Dungeons and Dragons and others), races, classes, attributes, weapons, spells and much more all in the confines of the Eye. Be sure to check in for these episodes in between our normally scheduled actual-play.

Beginner Character Sheets (Baby steps)
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxTaDcSMIkaaOThQMGRNcG82aDg 

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jni-rcSm87cbysbC1IArZWOhiu5u_lWH 

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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Eye of the Storm- Leveling & Inspiration

August 8th, 2019

This time in Eye of the Storm, Thomas (Pok) is back with DM Drew to discuss what might be the best way for you as a DM to level your players and to hand out those lovely Inspiration Points!  

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 (both Dungeons and Dragons and others), races, classes, attributes, weapons, spells and much more all 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 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 15- Sewer-Side Squad

August 1st, 2019

In Episode 15, our heroes get their feet wet and a smell in their nose.  Tracking the man who stole from the Diamond Ravens wont be easy, especially when it requires going through the sewers under Talkure's slums.  But more awaits them than a terrible stench... let's hope everything comes out alright.  

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

Special thanks to Dan Coleman and the "Ebonclad" module.  

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Eye of the Storm- NPCs

July 25th, 2019

In this episode DM Drew and guest Matthew discuss how to use NPCs in your RPG.  From silly voices, importance of their roles and iconic characters there's plenty to get engaged in.  

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 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 14- He Stole My Purse!

July 18th, 2019

 In Episode 14, our heroes enter a world unlike they've ever known and are soon "recruited" into the folds of the Diamond Ravens.  It's from here they're charged with going on a mission for the guild to retrieve some coin and deal with the man responsible for taking it.  But danger lurks where the gang is heading... let's see if these fledglings can fly.  

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

Special thanks to Dan Coleman and the "Ebonclad" module.  

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Eye of the Storm- Skill Checks

July 11th, 2019

In this episode of Eye of the Storm, DM Drew is joined by Therinor (Jordan) in discussing.... skill checks!  All those important aspects of roleplaying that go beyond the simple hack & slash of RPG's.  

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 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 13- Free Fallin’

July 4th, 2019

In Episode 13 our heroes deal with the remnants of the bandit gang that ambushed them... the Diamond Ravens!  Later on the gang takes a "leap of faith" after finding a secret hideout, only to find their path leads into pitch dark.  Will they ever make it to the chapel? Find out and brace the storm with us!

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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Eye of the Storm- Women in Gaming Month

June 27th, 2019

In this last week of June we are celebrating Women in Table Top Gaming Month. For today's episode our very own Juju(Aoife) hosts special guests Pepperina, Starla, and Rhys from the All Natural Twenties(@allnaturaltwenties). Join us for this fun discussion about how women are getting involved in D&D, and some of the challenges we face as women who game. 

Want to learn more? Check out @tabletopwomen on Twitter and search #womenintabletop. Watch the All Natural Twenties streaming on Twitch and catch up on older episodes on their YouTube.

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

Check us out on social media:
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Or email us at :
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Episode 12- “Snookie” and the Bandits

June 20th, 2019

Footsteps echo down the stairs of the library basement where our heroes are hiding after retrieving the bones of the lost "cold child".  It's from there a secret note gives lead to a trip along a country road towards the Blue Chapel.  But not before a group of bandits stop their path, blocking their way as weapons are drawn.  Will our adventurers survive?  Will the Cult of Osybus win?  Well, grab your dice and lets find out. 

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

Special thanks to John Henry Adams and the "Silence at the Blue Chapel" module.  

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