288 episodes

Our podcast was created to deliver guidance to our heroes and provide them with new and reusable material for both players and DMs. We hope to inspire you with creative content that you can bring with you on your next adventure. Visit us at www.critacademy.com and subscribe to our emailing listing for a chance to win awesome prizes.
​Our podcast is broken into three segments!
​Crit Nation feedback! Where we dedicate and entire segment to the concerns, questions or anything you have to share with us.
​Main Topic! Our primary topic of discussion ranging from combat effectiveness, roleplaying and similar tips to help you learn or improve your gameplay experience!
Our Unearthed Tips & Tricks Segment! Our favorite segment where we share with you ideas that you can use on your next adventure. This includes character concepts, magic items, encounter ideas, DM tips and player tips.

Crit Academy: A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast Crit Academy

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Our podcast was created to deliver guidance to our heroes and provide them with new and reusable material for both players and DMs. We hope to inspire you with creative content that you can bring with you on your next adventure. Visit us at www.critacademy.com and subscribe to our emailing listing for a chance to win awesome prizes.
​Our podcast is broken into three segments!
​Crit Nation feedback! Where we dedicate and entire segment to the concerns, questions or anything you have to share with us.
​Main Topic! Our primary topic of discussion ranging from combat effectiveness, roleplaying and similar tips to help you learn or improve your gameplay experience!
Our Unearthed Tips & Tricks Segment! Our favorite segment where we share with you ideas that you can use on your next adventure. This includes character concepts, magic items, encounter ideas, DM tips and player tips.

    Fixing Problem in a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure

    Fixing Problem in a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure

    Fixing Problem in a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure
    Occasionally, the characters decide to go exactly the wrong way, pursuing a path not covered in the adventure at all. They discover a shortcut that the adventure designer or GM didn’t anticipate and skip right to the climactic battle of the adventure. They traipse through encounter after encounter without breaking a sweat. What do you do? We answer this question and more.
    📢 See the Full Episode Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSqIGbuS3lE
    📢 Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/fixing-problems-in-a-dnd-adventures
    🚩 *NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER* Exotic Equipment Perks for 5e
    A collection of new perks for your 5th edition equipment! Your choice of weapons and armor will matter with these unique features!
    Learn More: https://rebrand.ly/exoticperks
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    Thank you so much for your support in growing this little channel of ours, to get out there and help more people and build this fantastic Crit Nation! Keep your blades sharp and spells prepared heroes!

    • 43 min
    D&D: Roleplaying, Improvisation and More

    D&D: Roleplaying, Improvisation and More

    Unearthed Tips and Tricks Volume 1 Podcast
    Crit Academy brings you a body-snatching ooze, roleplaying advice, a unique spell reagent to enhance your magic spells and so much more for your Dungeons and Dragons game.
    📢 See the Full Episode Here: https://youtu.be/aj1heH9SZAU
    📢 Blog: www.critacademy.com/post/designing-a-fictional-alphabet-in-dungeons-and-dragons
    🚩 *NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER* Exotic Equipment Perks for 5e
    A collection of new perks for your 5th edition equipment! Your choice of weapons and armor will matter with these unique features!
    Learn More: https://rebrand.ly/exoticperks
    -------------------------------- 💜 Support the Channel 💜 ---------------------------------
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    📚 Merch Shop: https://www.critacademy.com/critstore
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    Thank you so much for your support in growing this little channel of ours, to get out there and help more people and build this fantastic Crit Nation! Keep your blades sharp and spells prepared heroes!

    • 25 min
    Designing a Fictional Alphabet for Dungeons & Dragons

    Designing a Fictional Alphabet for Dungeons & Dragons

    How to create your own alphabet for your stories and campaigns.
    Have you ever designed your own fictional alphabet for your Dungeons and Dragons world? Well, strap in as we discuss doing just that. These simple steps will bring a level of awesome to your campaign that you will never forget.
    📢 Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/designing-a-fictional-alphabet-in-dungeons-and-dragons
    🚩 *NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER* Exotic Equipment Perks for 5e
    A collection of new perks for your 5th edition equipment! Your choice of weapons and armor will matter with these unique features!
    Learn More: https://rebrand.ly/exoticperks
    NOTEWORTHY LINKS
    Exotic Equipment Perks Kickstarter
    Get D&D right to your Inbox!
    Gambler 5e Class
    Weapon Perks
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    Thank you so much for your support in growing this little channel of ours, to get out there and help more people and build this fantastic Crit Nation! Keep your blades sharp and spells prepared heroes!
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    • 33 min
    Exotic Equipment Perks for D&D 5e

    Exotic Equipment Perks for D&D 5e

    In 5e the single largest lackluster choice is the weapon. There isn’t much in the way of uniqueness to separate them, except for maybe the damage die and a few restricting traits. Not to mention, some of the weapons are literally EXACTLY the same (looking at you polearms). Today we discuss Exotic Equipment Perks! Make your choice of weapon and armor matter!
    📢 Read Details Here: https://www.critacademy.com/post/exotic-equipment-perks-5e-weapon-options
    🚩 ATTENTION! Your love of Weapon Perks has made it our bestselling book of all time. Now the next evolution is coming! Exotic Equipment Perks launches on Kickstarter on September 20th! Follow on Kickstarter now to be notified on launch day! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/critacademy/exotic-equipment-perks
    NOTEWORTHY LINKS
    Exotic Equipment Perks Kickstarter
    Visit Aelxbomb
    Get D&D right to your Inbox!
    Gambler 5e Class
    Weapon Perks
    Book of Ebon Tides
    💜 Support Crit Academy on Patreon: www.patreon.com/critacademy
    🎉Crit Academy is a Dungeons & Dragons talk show and bestselling D&D content publisher. Crit Academy’s mission is to provide tips, tricks, guidance, and inspiration to both new and veteran players and game masters. We have published over 25 5th Edition supplements in both PDF and print. Crit Academy continues to grow as an influencer in the tabletop RPG community.
    Visit our Patreon page (www.patreon.com/critacademy) where we release tons of new content every month. Follow us on social media @critacademy or visit us at www.critacademy.com.
    🎉 THANK YOU!🎉 : We have reached 10,000 SUBSCRIBERS! If you are not one of the 10,000 amazing subscribers we have, please join us! http://www.youtube.com/c/critacademy?sub_confirmation=1
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    Thank you so much for your support in growing this little channel of ours, to get out there and help more people and build this fantastic Crit Nation! Keep your blades sharp and spells prepared heroes!
    *Crit Academy may make a small affiliate commission when you purchase products using the links in our videos.*

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Big Changes coming to D&D Character Origins

    Big Changes coming to D&D Character Origins

    Wizards have announced the next evolution of Dungeons and Dragons, and it isn’t a new Edition! Today we discuss the first of many pieces of playtest material for the 2024 update for the Player’s Handbook for the world’s greatest roleplaying game, Character Origins.
    As always, the Unearthed Arcana material is playtest and is subject to change. Should mechanics and concepts pass onto the next steps of developing their strength with being rebalanced to have an appropriate level of power when compared to similar characteristics. The Crit Academy Team delves into these changes and provides some of our own thoughts on it.
    📢 Read Details Here: https://www.critacademy.com/post/characteroptions-one-dungeonsanddragonsreview
    🚩 ATTENTION! Your love of Weapon Perks has made it our bestselling book of all time. Now the next evolution is coming! Exotic Equipment Perks launches on Kickstarter on September 20th! Follow on Kickstarter now to be notified on launch day! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/critacademy/exotic-equipment-perks
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    Gambler 5e Class
    💜 Support Crit Academy on Patreon: www.patreon.com/critacademy
    🎉Crit Academy is a Dungeons & Dragons talk show and bestselling D&D content publisher. Crit Academy’s mission is to provide tips, tricks, guidance, and inspiration to both new and veteran players and game masters. We have published over 25 5th Edition supplements in both PDF and print. Crit Academy continues to grow as an influencer in the tabletop RPG community.
    Visit our Patreon page (www.patreon.com/critacademy) where we release tons of new content every month. Follow us on social media @critacademy or visit us at www.critacademy.com.
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    🥉Actual Play: https://rebrand.ly/CritAcademyPlays
    -------------------------------- 💜 Support the Channel 💜 ---------------------------------
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    🎲Dungeon Masters Guild Content: https://www.dmsguild.com/browse.php?author=Crit%20Academy
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    🎉 THANK YOU!🎉 : We have reached 10,000 SUBSCRIBERS! If you are not one of the 10,000 amazing subscribers we have please join us! http://www.youtube.com/c/critacademy?sub_confirmation=1
    Thank you so much for your support in growing this little channel of ours, to get out there and help more people and build this fantastic Crit Nation! Keep your blades sharp and spells prepared heroes!
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    How to Run Monster Hordes in D&D

    How to Run Monster Hordes in D&D

    How do I Run Monster Hordes in D&D?
    Looking to pit your characters against the creatures of hell flooding through a rift? Well, today we teach you a simple technique to do just that. Join us as we share How to Run Monster Hordes in Dungeons & Dragons.
    📢 Read Details Here: https://www.critacademy.com/post/how-to-run-monster-hordes-in-dungeons-and-dragons
    🚩 ATTENTION! Your love of Weapon Perks has made it our bestselling book of all time. Now the next evolution is coming! Exotic Equipment Perks launches on Kickstarter on September 20th! Follow on Kickstarter now to be notified on launch day! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/critacademy/exotic-equipment-perks
    📢📢Sponsor: Find your gaming buddy on eBlitz.
    iOS - https://lynxshort.com/caeblitzios

    Android - https://lynxshort.com/caeblitzgp
    NOTEWORTHY LINKS
    Get D&D right to your Inbox!
    Gambler 5e Class
    💜 Support Crit Academy on Patreon: www.patreon.com/critacademy
    🎉Crit Academy is a Dungeons & Dragons talk show and bestselling D&D content publisher. Crit Academy’s mission is to provide tips, tricks, guidance, and inspiration to both new and veteran players and game masters. We have published over 25 5th Edition supplements in both PDF and print. Crit Academy continues to grow as an influencer in the tabletop RPG community. Visit our Patreon page (www.patreon.com/critacademy) where we release tons of new content every month. Follow us on social media @critacademy or visit us at www.critacademy.com.
    🎉 THANK YOU!🎉 : We have reached 10,000 SUBSCRIBERS! If you are not one of the 10,000 amazing subscribers we have, please join us! http://www.youtube.com/c/critacademy?sub_confirmation=1
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    ▶️ Playlists ✅
    🥇 1 Minute D&D Tips: https://rebrand.ly/OneminuteDnDTips
    🥈 Live Shows: https://rebrand.ly/CritAcademyLive
    🥉Actual Play: https://rebrand.ly/CritAcademyPlays
    -------------------------------- 💜 Support the Channel 💜 ---------------------------------
    🐉JOIN PATREON: www.patreon.com/critacademy
    🎲Dungeon Masters Guild Content: https://www.dmsguild.com/browse.php?author=Crit%20Academy
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    Thank you so much for your support in growing this little channel of ours, to get out there and help more people and build this fantastic Crit Nation! Keep your blades sharp and spells prepared heroes!
    *Crit Academy may make a small affiliate commission when you purchase products using the links in our videos.*

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
129 Ratings

129 Ratings

iron_oak_pants ,

New Format

I prefer the old format

Pete124427/ ,

Listen!

I’m both a DM and a player and they cover some interesting things that help improve both my DMing and how I play my character. Give it a listen!

Jason-in-Raleigh ,

Good show

I like the show a lot. But one of the guys talks so fast I can’t understand him.

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