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Volume 7 Issue 196 - Campaign Beginnings

This week DMs Vince, Matt, & Chrispy are back and discuss the starting new campaigns, covering the initial campaign and PC creation, laying out house rules and more. We then open the treasure chest and find some gauntlets created by none other than the EvilDM himself. And there are just ...

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Volume 7 Mini Issue 10 - Too Much Gold?

DM Vince and DM Matt are back this week with a mini issue, and the topic is a golden one, just how much gold is too much. What are the pitfalls of running a 'Monty Hall' game where the characters have more coinage than Scrooge McDuck? How do you manage ...

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Volume 7 Issue 195 - Indomitable Domain of Terlath the Tenebrific

Roll For Initiative is back with a jam packed show. DM Matt does a run down of the historic Gen Con 50, recapping the Gen Con Museum and the some of the retrospective panels among other topics. And then in the main part of the show, review a module by ...

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Volume 7 Mini Issue 9 - Rick Loomis and Flying Buffalo

At Gen Con 50, DM Matt had a chance to sit down and talk with Rick Loomis of Flying Buffalo. Matt and Rick talk about all things Flying Buffalo, from it's early days as a play by mail game company, to the origins of Tunnels and Trolls and Nuclear War. ...

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Volume 7 Issue 194 – We're Back!

RFI is back and better than ever! Join the gang as they recap the WotC panels from Origins and preview some of the Restropective Panels at Gen Con. And then they delve into the history of the Wraith and variants to torment your players in this weeks Roll For ...

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The Library: Quag Keep

The book in our library this week is Quag Keep, the first novel ever written in a Dungeons & Dragons setting. I stated that this book was out of print, and quickly learned from a listener possessing the Power of Google that there is, in fact, a current printing available: Quag Keep on Amazon

Re-binding your books

We’re not collectors, we’re players – but that means our TSR books end up with wear and tear, and can even lose their binding. If you’re pulling out dusty tomes that saw a lot of action in your teenage years, there’s a fair chance that they’re not in mint condition. While there are plenty of

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Volume 1 Issue 3 – Bringing Your Old Game Books Back to Life

Week number 3 talks about re-binding your old hardcover books, and features a mysterious scroll delivered from the world of Greyhawk… This week’s chapters: Re-binding your books Letters From Greyhawk: Thane’s Tale Creature Feature Theater: The Beholder Playing Tips: Alignment The Dragon’s Hoard: Glowing Globe Sticker’s Spotlight: Keeping Track of… The Library: Quag Keep media.blubrry.com/rfipodcast/p/archive.org/download/RollForInitiativeVol1/RFI003.mp3Podcast:

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Article – The Dungeonmaster Has Died

One of the seminal influences in fantasy in the twentieth century has left us for Valhalla. Gygax was a giant, a man whose enthusiasm and sense of adult play took a weird cerebral offshoot of board and strategy games and turned it into an accessible, endlessly stimulating, life-changing mythology for the Star Wars/Lancer Conan/”Frodo Lives!” generation of the 1970s and 80s.