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Welcome to The Knowledge Check, a D&D 5e Discussion podcast where Eric and Philip dive deep into the system to see what wonderful things we can discover and share with you.

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Welcome to The Knowledge Check, a D&D 5e Discussion podcast where Eric and Philip dive deep into the system to see what wonderful things we can discover and share with you.

    Ep. 43 Narrating Combat

    Ep. 43 Narrating Combat

    One trap that fighters, rogues, barbarians, and many other martial characters fall into is the “I hit” description. Philip and Eric spend this episode of the Knowledge Check explaining how they keep martial and magical attacks interesting through their descriptions, and also tips for DMs on encouraging the behavior at your table.

    Then they answer YOUR questions varying from how to keep the party on track campaign-wise and keeping combat from bogging down too much.

    This episode is brought to you by the generous donations of our amazing Show Sponsors: Laura Pickrahn, Darrin Katzska, Irene Viorritto, Ryan Royce, Darrell DeLaney, Jessica Smith, Charles Compton, Richard Cree, Nastasia Raulerson, The Kamm Family, David Scrams, Elizabeth Clark, Andy Dossett, Rebekah Miller, deviouspoptart, Eðvarð Arnór Sigurðsson, Michael Clark, Eric Witman, and Dustin Troupe.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ep. 42 Exploring Eberron “Planes of Existence” Discussion with Keith Baker

    Ep. 42 Exploring Eberron “Planes of Existence” Discussion with Keith Baker

    This week Eric and Philip continue where they left off in the Patron-exclusive review of Exploring Eberron with Chapter 5, “Planes of Existence”. However, they realized they could use some help wading through the dense knowledge of this book so they enlist the help of the creator of Eberron himself, Keith Baker!

    This episode is brought to you by the generous donations of our amazing Show Sponsors: Laura Pickrahn, Darrin Katzska, Irene Viorritto, Ryan Royce, Darrell DeLaney, Jessica Smith, Charles Compton, Richard Cree, Nastasia Raulerson, The Kamm Family, David Scrams, Elizabeth Clark, Andy Dossett, Rebekah Miller, deviouspoptart, Eðvarð Arnór Sigurðsson, Michael Clark, Eric Witman, and Dustin Troupe.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Ep. 41 Mythic Odysseys of Theros Review

    Ep. 41 Mythic Odysseys of Theros Review

    This time on The Knowledge Check Philip and Eric discuss the latest offering from Wizards of the Coast: Mythic Odysseys of Theros! Come listen in and find out if the guys think the book is worth the pick up.

    This episode is brought to you by the generous donations of our amazing Show Sponsors: Laura Pickrahn, Darrin Katzska, Irene Viorritto, Ryan Royce, Darrell DeLaney, Jessica Smith, Charles Compton, Richard Cree, Nastasia Raulerson, The Kamm Family, David Scrams, Elizabeth Clark, Andy Dossett, Rebekah Miller, deviouspoptart, Eðvarð Arnór Sigurðsson, Michael Clark, Eric Witman, and Dustin Troupe.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Ep. 40 The Fear of Failure

    Ep. 40 The Fear of Failure

    This time around Philip and Eric sit down to talk about all things failure. Whether it is failed checks, failed sessions, or failure of characters, Eric and Philip break it all down to see how we can deal with failure at the table.

    This episode is brought to you by the generous donations of our amazing Show Sponsors: Laura Pickrahn, Darrin Katzska, Irene Viorritto, Ryan Royce, Darrell DeLaney, Jessica Smith, Charles Compton, Richard Cree, Nastasia Raulerson, The Kamm Family, David Scrams, Elizabeth Clark, Rebekah Miller, deviouspoptart, Eðvarð Arnór Sigurðsson, Michael Clark, Eric Witman, and Dustin Troupe.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Ep. 39 Eberron: Rising from the Last War Overview

    Ep. 39 Eberron: Rising from the Last War Overview

    Eric and Philip get the band back together to take a look at the latest Eberron offering from WotC, Eberron: Rising from the Last War. Join them as they discuss the highlights and what they wish were included in the book.

    This episode is brought to you by the generous donations of our amazing Show Sponsors: Laura Pickrahn, Darrin Katzska, Irene Viorritto, Ryan Royce, Darrell DeLaney, Charles Compton, Douglas Popp, The Kamm Family, David Scrams, Elizabeth Clark, Rebekah Miller, and Michael Clark.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Ep. 38 Picking A Game Back Up After A Hiatus

    Ep. 38 Picking A Game Back Up After A Hiatus

    Eric and Philip host another live stream as they take questions and discuss how to pick a game back up after a long hiatus in the campaign.

    This episode is brought to you by the generous donations of our amazing Show Sponsors: Laura Pickrahn, Jessica Smith, Irene Viorritto, Ryan Royce, Darrell DeLaney, Jon Cary, Charles Compton, The Kamm Family, and David Scrams.

    • 1 hr 17 min

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