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Vox Arcana is a Dungeons & Dragons podcast about game design, philosophy, storytelling, and role playing, from the perspective of three different Dungeon Masters.

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Vox Arcana is a Dungeons & Dragons podcast about game design, philosophy, storytelling, and role playing, from the perspective of three different Dungeon Masters.

    #67 Using Tropes

    #67 Using Tropes

    It is impossible to tell a story without tropes. In this episode, we dive into what tropes are, how to use them in your games, ensuring tonal consistency, and how to enhance some overused tropes.



    In the Question Vault, we answer a question about resisting the urge to metagame.



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    • 1 hr 14 min
    #66 Building Better Monsters

    #66 Building Better Monsters

    Adversaries are essential in all roleplaying games. Here’s how to make those enemies strike fear into the hearts of all PCs!



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    • 1 hr 9 min
    #65 Hot Takes

    #65 Hot Takes

    We heard hot takes are selling like hot cakes, so we decided to assemble a few of our own.

    Here’s our spicy, scalding, blazing hot takes about D&D and tabletop RPGs.



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    • 1 hr 10 min
    #64 Lasting Consequences

    #64 Lasting Consequences

    This episode we dive into gruesome injuries, lingering effects, and how to make combat more scary and less trivial. In the Question Vault we answer a question about essential GM supplies we each utilize at the table.



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    • 57 min
    #63 Interview with Matt Corley

    #63 Interview with Matt Corley

    Friend of the pod Matt Corley returns to talk about module design, historical fiction, and the tabletop RPG community coming together during crisis.



    Check out Matt's kickstarter right here:

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/37222410/the-devils-city-for-5e



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    • 1 hr 6 min
    #62 Large Parties vs. Small Parties

    #62 Large Parties vs. Small Parties

    Do you prefer your sessions bustling with players piled around the table or a smaller scale, more intimate experience? In this episode, William, Jake, and David discuss the pros and cons of small parties and large parties.



    Finally, we dig into the newly released Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount and create a backstory utilizing some of the random tables held within.



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    • 57 min

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