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The complete podcast of Sly Flourish, the Lazy Dungeon Master. Building the better D&D dungeon master.

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The complete podcast of Sly Flourish, the Lazy Dungeon Master. Building the better D&D dungeon master.

    Wild Beyond the Witchlight Session One Retrospective

    Wild Beyond the Witchlight Session One Retrospective

    Mike talks about his first full session of Wild Beyond the Witchlight.


    Contents
    00:00 Show Start

    02:10 Seven D&D Tips from Last Night's Game

    12:31 The Theme of Witchlight and the Dreadful Incursions

    16:42 The Characters in my Witchlight Campaign

    21:22 First Witchlight Session Retrospective

    45:11 Prep for my Next Session

    59:49 Listing the Cool Dreadful Domains for Dreadful Incursions


    Links
    Subscribe to the Sly Flourish Newsletter

    Support Sly Flourish on Patreon

    Buy the Lazy DM's Companion

    Buy Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master

    Buy Wild Beyond the Witchlight on Amazon (affiliate link)

    Wild Beyond the Witchlight Notion Template

    Wild Beyond the Witchlight One-Page Campaign Guide

    Eventyr's Complete DM's Bundle for Wild Beyond the Witchlight (affiliate link)

    Using Notion.so for Lazy D&D Campaign Planning

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Lazy GM Prep: Blades in the Dark Session 3

    Lazy GM Prep: Blades in the Dark Session 3

    Mike prepares for his Blades in the Dark game.


    Blades in the Dark

    Blades in the Dark Cheat Sheet by Justin Alexander

    Blades in the Dark Notion Campaign Notebook

    Using Notion.so for Lazy D&D Campaign Planning

    Subscribe to the Sly Flourish Newsletter

    Join Sly Flourish's Patreon

    Buy Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master

    • 34 min
    Lazy D&D Talk Show: Final Lazy DM Companion Art, Witchlight thoughts, D&D is not WoW

    Lazy D&D Talk Show: Final Lazy DM Companion Art, Witchlight thoughts, D&D is not WoW

    Mike talks about all things D&D! Sorry about the plosives in the recording, I was speaking too much into the mic (no need to comment =))


    Contents
    00:00 Show Start

    00:41 Lazy DMs Companion Update - All is Great!

    05:02 Thoughts about Wild Beyond the Witchlight Sesson Zero

    15:42 More on D&D Not Being Like World of Warcraft

    33:05 Patreon Questions

    33:28 Patreon Question: Revisiting Old Eliminated Prep Areas

    36:04 Patreon Question: Preparing Multiple Sessions in Advance

    38:35 Patreon Question: Handling Unexpected Character Deaths

    41:25 Patreon Question: Publishing Homebrew Campaigns

    45:14 Patreon Question: Favorite and Least Favorite Parts of 5e Seven Years In

    51:07 Patreon Question: Evaluating Published Adventures

    55:30 Patreon Question: DCs Higher than 30 and Choosing DCs based on the Characters


    Links
    Subscribe to the Sly Flourish Newsletter

    Support Sly Flourish on Patreon

    Buy Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master

    Preorder the Lazy DM's Companion

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Lazy D&D Talk Show – Friday Night Mic Check

    Lazy D&D Talk Show – Friday Night Mic Check

    Mike's special mic-check episode of the Lazy D&D Talk show. Just general chatter about lots of random stuff.


    Contents
    00:00:00 Show Intro

    00:01:16 What Did I Do Today?

    00:03:33 Cobra Kai

    00:05:15 Reddit on Character Race Changes

    00:13:12 Checking my Mic

    00:16:58 Predictions on the Next D&D

    00:18:47 Jim Collins's "Good to Great" and Wizards of the Coast

    00:28:07 Lots of Monster Books Coming

    00:28:50 Dangerous Destinations by Nord Games

    00:32:32 Potential Numenera Campaign Adventures

    00:45:17 Alphastream's New Patreon

    00:49:23 My Dream: An RPG Industry Talk Show

    00:52:45 Mike's Next Thing... (Join Patreon to find out!)

    00:55:35 Latest Lazy DM's Companion Preview

    01:06:54 How do you Grow Your Patreon


    Links
    Subscribe to the Sly Flourish Newsletter

    Support Sly Flourish on Patreon

    Buy Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master

    Preorder the Lazy DM's Companion

    Good to Great

    Five Stages of Decline

    Dangerous Destinations Preorder Page

    Alphastream's New Patreon

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Lazy GM Prep: Blades in the Dark Session 2

    Lazy GM Prep: Blades in the Dark Session 2

    Mike prepares for his full Blades in the Dark game.


    Blades in the Dark
    Blades in the Dark Notion Campaign Notebook

    Using Notion.so for Lazy D&D Campaign Planning

    Subscribe to the Sly Flourish Newsletter

    Join Sly Flourish's Patreon

    Buy Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master

    • 38 min
    Wild Beyond the Witchlight Session Zero Prep

    Wild Beyond the Witchlight Session Zero Prep

    Mike prepares for his session zero of Wizards of the Coast hardcover adventure Wild Beyond the Witchlight! Video contents


    00:00 Show Intro

    01:09 How I feel about Wild Beyond the Witchlight

    07:41 Running a Session Zero

    12:15 Witchlight Campaign One-Pager

    39:26 Reading and Absorbing Wild Beyond the Witchlight

    44:04 Adding Dreadful Incursions for Combat Options in Witchlight

    57:13 Prepping the First Session at the Witchlight Carnival


    Links
    Buy Wild Beyond the Witchlight on Amazon (affiliate link)

    Wild Beyond the Witchlight Notion Template

    Eventyr's Complete DM's Bundle for Wild Beyond the Witchlight (affiliate link)

    Using Notion.so for Lazy D&D Campaign Planning

    Buy Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master

    Subscribe to the Sly Flourish Newsletter

    Support Sly Flourish on Patreon

    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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I’m a DM and find Mike’s prep and discussion to be entertaining and educational. Nice to hear how his campaign is going, and what he is doing to prepare for the upcoming one. Great tips and tricks. Always looking forward to when a new episode drops.

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