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Heroes Rise two hundred and twenty first entry: Just Getting Started

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 221st entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday August 6th, and released Wednesday August 10th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Lennon gets six different kinds of mappy Next we take gather around the campfire and engage in some Dissonant Whispers, reminiscing about our first times playing D&D After that we’ll take a Short Rest and head into the Archives of Candlekeep to get the low down on Orcus, the so very undead; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you have to say. Community Questions So what was your...

Heroes Rise two hundred and twentieth entry: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Demons

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 220th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday July 31st, and released Wednesday August 3rd over at heroesrisepodcast.com. This week we’re going to wander into the Market of Minauros to see what mysterious and magical items have filtered up for sale. Druid Wild Shape Reference Deck Maps and Monstrum Compendium A Guide to Guilds Next we take a Long Rest and digging up some Unearthed Mundana as we discuss the Satanic Panic. And after that we're heading straight into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions So Mrs. Pulling...

Heroes Rise two hundred and nineteenth entry: Hiffopotamous

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 219th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday July 22nd, and released Wednesday July 27th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. Unfortunately Ostron couldn’t be with us this week on account of the fact we’re covering Spelljammer stuff, so you have the honour of Tony's company for this evening. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Lennon shows us a new role he’s playing Next we check out some D&D News as we take a look at the recently released Spelljammer Academy from D&D Beyond, and take a look at the first trailer for the upcoming D&D movie Dungeons...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and eighteenth entry: A Tribe Called Quest

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 218th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Tuesday July 19th, and released Thursday July 21st over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Lennon gets fed up with gnomes and tells us all about a warlock’s workshop… Next we check out some D&D News as we bring you our first look at the latest hardcover adventure-slash-setting-book from Wizards of the Coast, Journeys Through The Radiant Citadel; and we take a peek at the latest Unearthed Arcana: Wonders of the Multiverse And because there's so much to cover we're going to be skipping the Short...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and seventeenth entry: Space Dragons in Texas

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 217th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, July 9th, and released Wednesday, July 13th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ryu shows us her Plaid Hat… wait, is that a mouse in there? Next we check out some D&D News as we're joined by Indigo Specter to discuss all things Adventurer's League, from the very basics of "What even is the Adventurer's League" through to the latest changes -- and we answer your hot Adventurer's League questions After that we take a Short Rest and head into the Gnomish Workshop to...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and sixteenth entry: We Built This City on Rock and Dead Things

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 216th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, June 25th, and released Wednesday, June 29th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ostron gets mappy Next we check out some D&D News as we take a look at the latest free release from D&D Beyond: the first chapter from Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel After that we take a Short Rest and enter the Archives of Candlekeep for part 2 on our deep dive into Giant lore; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Note: We're...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and fourteenth entry: Vec Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 214th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, June 11th, and released Wednesday, June 15th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Lennon is covering something we’ve already covered… don’t make me make you role 4 initiative… Next we check out some D&D News as we take a look at the latest free releases from D&D Beyond: The Vecna Dossier; and the Level 20 adventure “Don’t Say Vecna”. Plus we take a sneak peak at the latest mini from WizKids -- you’ll never guess who it is! After that we have even more...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and thirteenth entry: Huge… Barbarians

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 213th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, June 4th, and released Wednesday, June 8th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. Unfortunately Lennon was taking a trip this week and decided trying to ride the shambling mound would be faster than walking. That was a…slight…miscalculation. RaeRae’s stepping in to help while we figure out what piece of landscape Lennon’s a part of now. This week we’re going to wander into the Market of Minauros to see what mysterious and magical items have filtered up for sale.   Arora: Age of Desolation Monsters, Maps & Magic Items:...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and twelfth entry: Blood War I

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 212th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, May 21st, and released Wednesday, May 25th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ostron doesn’t appreciate how good he has it and decides infidelity is a better option. Next we check out some D&D News as we take a look at the latest release from Wizards of the Coast, Mordenkainen Presents: Monsters of the Multiverse After that we take a Short Rest and head into the Gnomish Workshop so that we can take a dip in the Astral Sea; before finally heading into the...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and eleventh entry: Volo’s Guide to Nothing

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 211th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, May 14th, and released Wednesday, May 18th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Lennon shows us… Ok, I think that’s actually the name of a Pokemon… Anyway Next we gather around the campfire and engage in some Dissonant Whispers on content ownership After that we take a Short Rest and head into the Archives of Candlekeep and learn all about the Tieflings; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions As we mentioned in the Dissonant...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and tenth entry: Only Thing to Sphere is Sphere Itself

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 210th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, May 7th, and released Wednesday, May 11th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ryu shows she can also bring items for the 1% to the table Next we check out some D&D News as we bring you details of the new starter set, D&D’s after school club, and a couple more things about everyone’s favourite space setting (including the appearance of some creatures from a planet with a darker sun) Next we take a Short Rest and head into the Gnomish Workshop and learn...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and ninth entry: Full of Ship

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise.This is the 209th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, April 30th, and released Wednesday, May 4th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. This week we’re going to wander into the Market of Minauros to see what mysterious and magical items have filtered up for sale. Next we check out some D&D News as we bring you previews of the Spelljammer DM screen, all the details of all the minis WizKids have in store for us, and Wizard’s 2nd attempt at the Kender Next we take a Short Rest and head into the Archives of Candlekeep and meet our best friend,...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and eighth entry: Spelljammer confirmed. Ostron… Not so much

 Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 208th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, April 23rd, and released Wednesday, April 27th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ryu tries to find a tool to replace Ostron… He’s still not here? Fiiiiine… Next we check out some D&D News as we bring you everything announced from D&D Direct 2022, including but not limited to Spelljammer: Adventures in Space and the D&D Digital Library Next we take a Short Rest and head into the Archives of Candlekeep for a tour of Sharn, the City of Towers; before finally heading into...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and seventh entry: The More Things Change…

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 207th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, April 9th, and released Wednesday, April 13th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. Ryu's away this week so Lennon and Ostron take a moment to reflect on some older Adventurer's Packs. After all, the more things change, the more they stay the same...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and sixth entry: And then the Hickmans got involved…

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 206th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, April 2nd, and released Wednesday, April 6th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ostron’s messing with our wallets again, but this time he’s adding something rather than emptying them. Next we take a Long Rest and head into the Archives of Candlekeep to learn the history of Dragonlance Finally we head into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Links Ajit George on Radiant Citadel: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1509234343008296960.html Community Questions Do you have a favorite Dragonlance character? Do you have a least favorite Dragonlance...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and fifth entry: Journey’s Through the Radiant Sigil

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 205th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, March 26th, and released Wednesday, March 30th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. This week we’re going to wander into the Market of Minauros to see what mysterious and magical items have filtered up for sale. Bones 6 Bergin's Book of Beasts The Herbal Journal of Cicely Longbottom Next we check out some D&D News as we bring you everything we know about the next Wizards’hardcover adventure compilation, Journey Through the Radiant Citadel Next we head into the Archives of Candlekeep to find out what’s behind door 5374; before...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and fourth entry: Ruidium Hats

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 204th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, March 19th, and released Wednesday, March 23rd over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ryu shows us some nice dice… Nie die? Nices dices? Next we check out some D&D News as we give our first impressions of Critical Roll: Call of the Netherdeep;and speculate on a recent teaser image from Wizards of the Coast With all the talk on Critical Role we thought it’d be a good idea to head into the Archives of Candlekeep for a rerun of Excursion to Exandria; before finally heading...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and third entry: Lenny the Kender Defender

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 203rd entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, March 12th, and released Wednesday, March 16th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ostron would like to have a Word with us Next we check out some D&D News as we take a look at: The latest Unearthed Arcana: Heroes of Krynn After that we head into the Archives of Candlekeep for a primer on the races of Dragonlance; before finally heading over to the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions So what is your take on the New...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and second entry: Things We Wish We Knew

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 202nd entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, March 5th, and released Wednesday, March 9th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Lennon closes to within 5 feet of his battle mats. Next we gather round the campfire for some Dissonant Whispers as we find out everything we wish we knew when we started playing D&D. After that we head into the Archives of Candlekeep and look at the Gifts of the Aboleth; before finally heading over to the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions What tidbit of...

Heroes Rise, two hundred and first entry: The Shortle Package

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 201st entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday, February 26th, and released Wednesday, March 2nd over at heroesrisepodcast.com. This week we’re going to wander into the Market of Minauros to see what mysterious and magical items have filtered up for sale: Epic Legacy: Tome of Titans Crucible Magazine Downtime Center Next we open up our Quest Logs as Indigo Specter takes us through the Horrors of Hill House After that we hear some Wisdom of the Masters on Architectural Philosophy and the Five Room Dungeon; before finally heading over to the Scrying Pool to...

Heroes Rise, two hundredth entry: The One We Recorded Live

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise! This is the 200th entry into our chronicle, recorded live at twitch.tv/heroesrisednd on Saturday, February 12th, and released Wednesday, February 16th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ryu shows us how she handles conflict in games… this can’t be good… Next we check out some D&D News as we uncover: Some details from the Hasbro Earning’s Call and a touch of NFT controversy A new line of minis (1, 2) from WizKids partnership with Death Saves And some more info on the Dark Souls RPG, this time their take on armor, items, weapons and how...

Heroes Rise “Best” of 2021

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Heroes Rise: Dissonant Whispers – Monsters

Welcome, brave adventurers to the fourth episode of Heroes Rise: Dissonant Whispers, a Patreon Exclusive show for all backers regardless of tier that will air every few weeks exclusively on our Patreon page. If you like what you hear then head on over to our Patreon page to sign up. Tiers start from just $4 per month which will also get you access to the main Heroes Rise show unedited and early each week, and there's even some Heroes Rise swag up for grabs....

Heroes Rise: Dissonant Whispers – What happens when a player leaves a campaign & Alignment

Welcome, brave adventurers to the first episode of Heroes Rise: Dissonant Whispers, a Patreon Exclusive show for all backers regardless of tier that will air every few weeks exclusively on our Patreon page, but we thought we'd let everyone get a taste of the first episode. If you like what you hear then head on over to our Patreon page to sign up. Tiers start from just $4 per month which will also get you access to the main Heroes Rise show unedited and early each week, and there's even some Heroes Rise swag up for grabs....

Heroes Rise, seventeenth entry: Podcast of Dave

Welcome, brave adventurers to the seventeenth entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 24th March 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 28th March 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, sixteenth entry: Dragon In A Guest

Welcome, brave adventurers to the sixteenth entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 17th March 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 21st March 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, fifteenth entry: 2e or not 2e

Welcome, brave adventurers to the fifteenth entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 10th March 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 14th March 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, twelfth entry: Wild Parties

Welcome, brave adventurers to the twelfth entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 17th February 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 21st February 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, tenth entry: Mordy’s Foam of Toes

Welcome, brave adventurers to the eighth entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 11th January 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 17th January 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, ninth-and-a-half entry: Party Wipe

Welcome, brave adventurers to the ninth-and-a-half entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded at various points in 2017 & 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 31st January 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, eighth entry: Recorded in 1d6 takes

Welcome, brave adventurers to the eighth entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 11th January 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 17th January 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, seventh entry: Palatable Kender

Welcome, brave adventurers to the seventh entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 6th January 2018, and made available for download on Wednesday, 10th January 2018 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, fifth entry: A Deck of Merry Things

Welcome, brave adventurers to the fifth entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 23rd December 2017, and made available for download on Wednesday, 27th December 2017 at heroesrisepodcast.com...

Heroes Rise, second entry: D&D Next

Welcome, brave adventurers, to the second entry into the Heroes Rise chronicle. This episode was recorded on Saturday, 2nd December 2017, and made available for download on Wednesday, 5th December 2017 at heroesrisepodcast.com...