Gencon Derailed – Days 3 and 4

By | August 9th, 2016|Convention, Fiona's Posts, Gencon, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture, Roleplaying Games, Tom's Posts|

Click here for our Gencon story stream Tom: My last two days at Gencon were a blast. On Saturday morning, I played a system that's currently on Kickstarter called Pythos. My experience with it was pretty limited, but it has a very cool combat system based on rounds where everything happens simultaneously. Each player chooses [...]

Gencon Derailed – Day 2

By | August 6th, 2016|Convention, Fiona's Posts, Gencon, News, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture, Tom's Posts|

Click here for our Gencon story stream Tom: Today, I played a game of 13th Age and a game of an unpublished RPG called Playthings. 13th Age is a pet favorite system of mine that I don't get many chances to play, so I was excited for it. 13th Age is an homage to D&D [...]

Gencon Derailed – Day 1

By | August 5th, 2016|Convention, Fiona's Posts, Gencon, News, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture, Roleplaying Games, Tom's Posts|

Click here for our Gencon story stream Tom: Day 1 was pretty relaxed for me. I didn't have any events planned other than catching Suicide Squad at 7:00, so I was free to wander around and check out whatever I wanted. I bought a mug-scoop of random Chessex dice to add to my grab-bag collection. [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 60 – “Heredity and Hats” (LIVE)

By | July 19th, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 60 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 59 can be found here. Our heroes enter the elven city of Syngorn, now residing in the Feywild, to meet Vex and Vax's father and steal two yet to be revealed items as per the agreement with [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 59 – “Into the Feywild”

By | July 12th, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 59 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 58 can be found here. Vox Machina ventures forth and takes their first steps in the mystical but dangerous Feywild. Previously on Critical Role After surviving a surprise attack from the rakshasa and his hired band of [...]

Roll For Initiative: Overwatch – Part 1

By | July 1st, 2016|Game Mastering, Nick's Posts, Roleplaying Games, Roll For Initiative|

Hey everyone! Welcome to my new blog series, Roll For Initiative! Here I plan on grabbing all sorts of characters, creatures, items, or whatever from various pop culture source and, for shits and giggles, generating stats for them for the Fifth Edition of Dungeons & Dragons! Its no secret that us here at Derailed are [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 58 – “A Cycle of Vengeance”

By | June 28th, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 58 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 57 can be found here. After an evening of catching up with friends at Whitestone, Vox Machina has unwanted visitors in the night. Previously on Critical Role After visiting Vasselheim so Vax could commune with the Raven [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 57 – “Duskmeadow”

By | June 21st, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 57 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 56 can be found here. Vax leads the party back to Vasselheim so that he can answer the Raven Queen's summons. Previously on Critical Role While retrieving the Deathwalker's Ward, the armor of the champion of [...]

Critical Role Recap: Episode 56 – “Hope”

By | June 14th, 2016|Critical Role Recap, Nick's Posts, Pop Culture|

SPOILERS for Critical Role Episode 56 (obviously).  Go check out the full episode at GeekandSundry.com! My recap of Episode 55 can be found here. After a very combat heavy two episodes, Vox Machina takes a second to recharge and regroup with some stellar roleplay and great moments. Previously on Critical Role After liberating the city [...]