Matt Colville posted a wonderful video about Fantasy vs. Fiction in D&D, contrasting how he runs the narrative of his campaign with how Matt Mercer runs his. The whole thing is great, and vastly expands the part I’ve clipped out here, so go watch it and support him (because otherwise I’ll feel bad for clipping … Continue reading The D&D War Story
This collection is part on my ongoing effort to consolidate all descriptions of Percy’s guns. This is a collection of the initial information, stated in the episodes, about Animus. If you like this transcript, please consider donating to Critical Role Transcripts, @CRTranscript, to help them provide closed captioning to Critical Role. We’d like to share … Continue reading Transcript Ep69 0:17:29, Ep70 3:01:29 Initial descriptions of Animus
This is one of the best insights we get into Scanlan's core philosophy. Not happy-go-lucky so much as comforting nihilism. In being irreverent towards death, he accepts its inevitability and enjoys what he can. At 2:31:26, Scanlan says, "Everything before this was not as good. This is better, that's why. It's very simple. You had … Continue reading Transcript Ep45 2:30:06 Scanlan, how do you do it?
All of this transcription was done by Critical Role Transcripts. I’ve merely reformatted it from closed captions to paragraphs, and added the timestamps and links. The longer Critical Role has run, and characters have developed, the clearer it is that the telling of their backstories shows some very core personality traits, beyond the mere history … Continue reading Transcript Ep5 0:1:50 Character Backstories
Inspired by Critical Role Ep81 I love Dungeons & Dragons! You think you know how much you love this game, and then you play or watch one of those games that are so freaking magical that you find a whole ‘nother level of love. I am a salty, bitter, jaded cranky pants that usually hates … Continue reading Your Stranger Comrades (a love letter to D&D)
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This is a compilation, as near as I can assemble it, of every description Taliesin has ever given of Percy’s guns, in chronological order. For any artists and gun enthusiasts, you now have you answers in one permalink. If you have any corrections, additional citations, or other information to contribute, I’d love to hear from … Continue reading Research: Percy’s Guns