Our feature this week is about poison in AD&D. Sparked by this post on Dragonsfoot, we went back to Dragon magazine #81 for a read of Chris Landsea’s article, “Taking the sting out of poison: Another view on how to use toxic cocktails.” Unsurprisingly, Vince & Nick split with Jayson on readings of the article
In this issue, we talk about: Poison in AD&D – too complicated, or too simple? Playing Tips – Interrogation; not with a Paladin around? The Dragon’s Hoard – Girdle of Femininity / Masculinity Creature Feature Theater – Golems! The Library – Dungeons & Dorks Blackstone’s Vault – U3 The Final Enemy media.blubrry.com/rfipodcast/p/archive.org/download/RollForInitiativeVol1/RFI011.mp3Podcast: Play in new
The creature’s webbed feet slid silently across the cold stone floor. Its attention focused solely on the golden statuette. As it reached for the glittering item, it failed to notice the nearly invisible string attached to the base. With one pull, the heavy net fell from above and engulfed the vile thing. Hissing and shrieking,
In issue 10, we dive into the mailbag and the phonebag to answer some questions about laptops at the table, magic spells underwater, and whether Jayson sounds like Sheldon from some television show he’s never seen before. Topics this week: Miniatures in 1st Edition AD&D Creature Feature Theater – The Doppleganger Playing Tips – Establishing
According to DM Bill, Jayson sounds like Sheldon from Big Bang Theory, and Nick sounds like Drew Carey. He didn’t give Vince a dopplegänger, but Vince did do a pretty good William Shatner voice in this issue, so now all you listeners have a face to put to the voice for Vince as well. Here
Recently, we got an email from a listener named Tom, who supported using laptops during his AD&D 1e game, here is what he had to say: I am currently running a 1e campaign with a 5 players , 1 of whom ( my nephew) lives over 2000km away from my house. we play using skype
In Issue 4 we spoke of Wishes, how they are used, and what it is. Well there is two great articles in Dragon Magazine #49 about wishing, and I thought I would give you a teaser of that, by grabbing just “The General Principles of the Wishes”
Hey all! We want to know what you guys do to populate cities and towns. Plus, how would YOU use the disenchanter? Henchmen and hirelings: what’s your strategy? Let’s hear it folks! media.blubrry.com/rfipodcast/p/archive.org/download/RollForInitiativeVol1/RFI008.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
Issue # 9! We are back, bringing you the very best in AD&D 1E! On the slate this week, we talk about the Rust Monster
A small gaming convention that runs twice a year in the great state of PA. Tons of fun games, crafts, D&D and more
Join the DMs this week as they bring a small updated, and go into the letters in Sage Advice and then Stickler’s spot light talking about, Encumbrance rules. Blackstone’s second segment is included as well! Sit back and enjoy media.blubrry.com/rfipodcast/p/archive.org/download/RollForInitiativeVol1/RFI007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
So you finally let your players get a hold on The Robe of Useful Items, now what. Think about it. Do you want to come up with an item each time a player opens a pocket?
After a small break we are back! In sage advice we answer some emails, feature 1 we talk about Divine intervention, in the Creature Feature we speak of Flolites, Playing Tips we talk about DMs bringing in new players to an already running campaign, The Vorpal sword on the Dragons Horde, and Jayson talks some
….tips on grading your players and an interview segment with S&W developer Matthew Finch. Enjoy everyone! Happy New Year!
Another episode of RFI comes to you this week, as YOUR X-Mas gift! Listen in as DM Vincent and Jayson go through the game you loved to play