Category Archives: Podcasts

Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 224th entry into our chronicle, recorded on Saturday September 3rd, and released Wednesday September 7th 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. Sebastian Crowe’s Guide to Drakkenheim Amethyst Revelations Dungeon Delver’s Guide Next we check out some D&D News as we discuss Wizard’s of the Coast’s latest terrible idea: Spelljammer origin lore for the Hadozee. After that we take a Short Rest and open our Adventurer’s Journals for a class in tactical falling; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions What’s your story of when the biggest enemy your character faced was gravity? Was it a nice, gentle conclusion or a hard stop at the end? Are you familiar with Advanced 5e?…

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Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 223rd entry into our chronicle, recorded on Sunday August 27th, and released Wednesday August 31st over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ryu… OK, Ryu has clearly been rifling through my stuff… AGAIN! (Beneos Battlemaps, Beneos Battletokens) Next we check out some D&D News as we dissect and discuss the first entry into the One D&D Playtest: Character Origins After that we take a Short Rest and head into the Archives of Candlekeep as we bring the four elements together and learn all about the Genasi; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions The first official piece of the next evolution, or One D&D, is now live. What are your thoughts? Are criticals and failures ruined forever? How well will the feats fit into new character builds? What do you…

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Welcome, brave adventurers, to Heroes Rise. This is the 222nd entry into our chronicle, recorded on Sunday August 21st, and released Wednesday August 24th over at heroesrisepodcast.com. In this week’s Adventurer’s Pack, Ostron plays with the market. Next we check out some D&D News as we take a look at the recently released Spelljammer: Adventures in Space, and tell you the One thing we learned at Wizards Presents With so much news we’re skipping the Short Rest segment, so after the news we’ll be heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions What are you most excited about from the announcements out of Wizards Presents? New Dragonlance adventure? Heists? Or are you biding your time for Planescape? Spelljammer’s here; Ostron could not stop it. So what do you think? Do you share his and Tony’s gripes about gravity, naming, and playing fast and…

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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 first fifth edition character? Did they joyfully climb to the heights of accomplishment and vanquish all their foes with friends aplenty. Or were they an abject failure, relegated to obscurity and death and replaced at the earliest opportunity? What’s your latest experience with the undead? Were…

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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 was convinced D&D was a gateway to demon worship and Satanism. How about you? What do you think D&D creates for the players? What organization will you create to make people aware of this? Wrong answers only. Heroes Rise are always on the lookout for new…

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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 and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves After that we take a Short Rest and head into the Archives of Candlekeep to discuss the duality of the Demogorgon; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions Demogorgon is a classic…

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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 Rest and heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you have to say. Community Questions So there’s a new racial option from the UA. Do you think the glitching is overpowered? Should it be a Modron instead? The cleric is finally getting some love. Do you…

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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 Analyze the Attack; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions If you were introduced to D&D in your younger years, what was your on ramp? Did you play a linked board game, a modified TTRPG system, or…

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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 taking next week off as it’s the July 4th weekend. Our next live show will be June 9th. Community Questions What are your impressions of the introduction of the Radiant Citadel? Did it meet your expectations? Were any of your reservations or fears realized? The introductory…

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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 Vecna goodness for you as we take a Short Rest and enter the Archives of Candlekeep to learn all about the original big-bad-evil-guy; before finally heading into the Scrying Pool to see what you [all] have to say. Community Questions So what’s your experience with Vecna? Has…

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