• Ability Scores | Methods and Modifiers | Wandering DMs S02 E47

    Dan & Paul discuss Ability Scores for D&D player characters across the editions — Options for how they’re generated, what modifiers they produces, what in-game effects they have, and different ways to make an ability check. Considering all the different methods, do you prefer straight-roll, drop-lowest, point-buy, or standard array? Does the best choice differ if you have experienced players vs. newcomers? Bell-shaped or linear check systems? And when should raw ability outweigh experience level? Wandering DMs Paul Siegel and Dan “Delta” Collins host thoughtful discussions on D&D and other TTRPGs every week. Comparing the pros and cons of every edition from the 1974 Original D&D little brown books to…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 02 Episode 17

    The gang returns to Kemperbad only to discover their pal Sergei doesn’t have the quantities of product being demanded by Franc. A last minute plan is formulated to make a big score to get them out of their jam. Join…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 02 Episode 16

    Fearing the creepy castle that seems to inevitably call them towards it, the gang instead heads off to Altdorf to unload their cargo and try and learn a little more about the mysterious Von Wittgensteins. They also reconnect with their…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 02 Episode 15

    The gang returns to Kemperbad and plots their next step. There they meet up with an old friend, before setting off to the tower in hopes of finally putting use to Dagmar’s balls. Join us in the latest installment of…

  • The Tomb of Ra-Hotep with Web DM

    Special surprise for Halloween 2020 — the Wandering DMs host our friends from Web DM for a horrifying delve into the Lost Tomb of Ra-Hotep. It’s the adventure that predated and inspired Gary Gygax’s infamous Tomb of Horrors. Is this…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 02 Episode 14

    Announcing our new official full time fourth cast member: Andy Grimaldi! Andy joins us as Mina, the hapless apprentice of Etelka Herzen, just as the gang interrupts their strange ritual in a cave deep in the Barren Hills. Are they…