Ep. 104 – Critiquing our own Dming and how we improved

This week we talk about our experiences at each others tables, mainly the things that we could improve on and how we go about doing that.  We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know:Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 103 – Homebrew rules to bring to your table Ft. Dragon Wings and the Dice Dungeon

This week we’re joined by our friends from Dragon Wings, and Ben from our sponsor, The Dice Dungeon, to talk all about the homebrew rules we bring to our tables. Theres a lot of people on this episode, so sit back and enjoy the nonsense that ensues while maybe finding that next rule to bring to your game. Check out Dragon Wings and their adventures with a giant chicken HERE We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know:Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 102 – How to bring prestige classes back into D&D 5e

This week we dig up the old Unearthed Arcana for prestige classes in 5e. We’ll shine the spotlight onto the community and talk about how we think prestige classes should look in 5e.  We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know:Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 101 – How to move on when your session just doesn't go well

This week, after finally playing a game of D&D after the dry spell, we talk about what when down in our games and how to work with players doing things you just don’t plan for. Plus, this week it’s all about how to move on when you have a bad session. We’re all human, so we’ll talk about some of our bad sessions and what we do to pick ourselves back up. We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know:Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 100 – What Tasha's Cauldron of Everything means for your D&D Game

Can you believe it? 100 episodes. Thank you so much for joining us here in our community, even if this is your first stop by, it means a lot to have you here. To celebrate we’ll announce the 4 winners for the 100th episode giveaway in this episode. Plus this week we’re talking about our best bits and favourites, and we’ll delve into what the new book, Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, means for your games.  We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know:Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 99 – Puzzles, Traps and their place in your game

This week we’re talking about puzzles, traps and how they fit in to every D&D game. Got a Dungeon? TRAPS. Got a thief hitting a shop? TRAPS. Puzzles on the other hand… they might be used the way you expect.  We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know:Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82 From the Free Music Archive CC by NC…

Ep. 98 – How to create and reward players with Epic Boons

This week we’ll finish off naming and building the lore for a brand new set of Arcane Prison dice by the Dice Dungeon. We’ll talk all about the betrayal in our recent games, and how to create and reward with Epic (and less epic) boons! We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know: Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 97 – Should you use the Spell Point and Death Save variant rules

This week we’ll talk about our interest in the spell point variant rules and talk about an altered death save system. Plus our partners at the dice dungeon have a mission for us as we get closer to our 100th episode.  We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know: Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 96 – Tales from the table and using Floating AC

This week we’ll delve into what’s going on in our games! The stories, the tales and how we pulled them off – plus how the players went in completely different routes than we planned for. We’ll also talk about AC and a floating rule variant.   We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://www.thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know: Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…

Ep. 95 – How to run established NPC's that have in game Lore

How do you approach running a ‘famous’ NPC? You’ve picked up Dragon Heist and all the villains are well known characters, so where do you start? We’ll talk about our approaches to setting up and successfully using NPC’s with LORE.  We Speak Common is bought to you in partnership with The Dice Dungeon. Get beautifully crafted metal sets of dice for your D&D game at https://www.thedicedungeon.co.uk/ Use Code ‘WeSpeakCommon’ at checkout for 10% off your order while supporting the show. Didn’t hear the one thing that’ll get your creative brain going? let us know: Find us on twitter: @WeSpeakCommonEmail us at wespeakcommon@hotmail.comVisit us online at https://wespeakcommon.com/ Music: “Street Dancing” by Timecrawler 82From the Free Music ArchiveCC by NC…