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RPG Rundown 13 | Tales of the Valiant (Season 2 Finale)

It’s our final episode of Season TWO, and we are pumped to have played Tales of the Valiant with some of our faithful players! We played the first part of the intro adventure “Caverns of the Spore Lord”. We talk about first impressions and some of the differences we saw between ToV and Wizards D&D.

RPG Rundown 12 | D&D Beyond (Horrible)

So much recent news to cover! We talk about Wizards of the Coast changing DnDBeyond (for the worse), Critical Role launching their own paid service, and other recent and upcoming launch news! Plus we talk about going to GenCon!

RPG Rundown 11 | Top 10 TTRPG Campaign Settings

Jeff & Seth talk about our top ten campaign settings for TTRPGs and take a look at recent TTRPG news.

RPG Rundown 10 | A Look at the AlchemyRPG Virtual Tabletop

We’re talking about any news that we missed, as well as take a look at the Virtual Tabletop Seth backed on Kickstarter called AlchemyRPG. We also get back to our regular Campaigns and talk about what we’ve played recently.

RPG Rundown 9 | The Rundown on the Daggerheart Open Beta

We’re reviewing the Daggerheart Beta!! Both of us have had a chance to play the Darrington Press & Critical Role TTRPG that was released in open beta on March 12th. We will talk about what’s in the Beta documents, our playtest experiences, and our thoughts and concerns!

Forbidden Jungle In-Depth

Craig Falvo takes a deep dive into the latest entry in the Forbidden... series - Forbidden Jungle - and shares why it's a family favorite.

Lorcana In-Depth

Craig Falvo takes a deep dive in the Disney-based tabletop deck building game "Lorcana" with everything you need to know before jumping in!

Mansions of Madness In-Depth

Craig Falvo takes a deep dive in the tabletop game "Mansions of Madness" with everything you need to know before jumping in!

Free Play 146 | Review Bombed

Community Content Producer Andy - aka Prodigas - asked us our thoughts on review bombing, why people feel the need to score games 0 out of 10 that haven’t even been released or give 0 or 1 scores to balance out the ratings of popular games with high ratings. Horizon Forbidden West is one such game that got hammered by negative reviews before it was even out yet. What about the idea that art is subjective? And can you share your experience with something in a review in a constructive way, even if it wasn’t necessarily a good experience? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play podcast.

Free Play Ep. 36 | LTN: Year One (Free Play Finale)

2018 is almost over and that means so is the first year of Love Thy Nerd.  It’s been a crazy 10 or so months and we’ve seen some amazing things happen.  Our community has grown to over 1,300 people, we’ve done 2 recon trips and our website, podcasts and social media presence are all killing […]