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tl;dm - A D&D DM Podcast

Aug 28, 2017

Part 2 of our third Live Play session! Tyler continues to DM Alan and Jeff in a flashback side-quest to explore the roots of Jeff's Firbolg Jason Bigman and his new best friend, Pepperon Cini the "Dwarf".

Their adventures take them deeper into the forest and truly into the rest of their lives. Once more, the magic of...


Aug 25, 2017

Welcome to another Live Play from the tl;dms!

Tyler's game had a week where only Alan and Jeff could play, so Tyler improvised a flashback session by jumping back 500 years into Jeff's Firbolg's past. Alan put together a spitfire little Halfl--... Dwarf... named Pepperon Cini using Matt Mercer's Gunslinger archetype....


Aug 9, 2017

Alan and Tyler talk about their most recent sessions and how they each tried a different technique to pull in their players. They also read a 5-star iTunes review and promise more where that comes from!

After the session updates, they talk about "squeaky wheels", players who aren't "that guy" but also seem to need a...


Aug 2, 2017

 A frequent topic in Dungeons and Dragons support forums, especially for DMs/GMs, is dealing with problem players at the table. Whether it's "doesn't play well with others" character build archetypes or simply disrespectful out-of-character conduct, the TL;DMs spend some time breaking down what to look out for...


Aug 1, 2017

Sometimes the parts that we cut from episodes about other topics are just good enough to warrant release on their own.

In this bonus episode, Alan & Tyler talk about the Fifth Edition economy and some strategies they're trying out to make money feel valuable without distracting too much from the other aspects of...