Show Notes

Welcome to the first episode of series 50, everyone! This series, we welcome Aram and Dylan from the Kill Every Monster Podcast, to revisit Dungeons and Dragons 5E by utilizing supplements to enhance your games. This episode we dive into commentary on D&D itself, what makes something D&D, and a lot of other great discussion before we dive into a very interesting character creation session!


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Aram Vartian @AramVartian


Dylan Malenfant @DJMalenfant


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Games and Tools discussed this episode:

Dungeons and Dragons 5E:


D&D Beyond:


Monsters of the Multiverse (Orc Ancestry):


Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica (Loxodon Ancestry):


Tales of Arcana 5e Race Guide (Hologod and Vroom vroom Ancestries):


Planet Apocalypse (TBD):


Nightfell (Rogue Variant, Backgrounds):


  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:12:38 – Introductions
  • 00:15:42 – What’s in a game? – What makes something D&D?
  • 00:20:59 – What would Aram’s and Dylan’s own D&D setting look like?
  • 00:37:12 – What other tools or accessories would be recommended for D&D?
  • 00:46:18 – What kinds of themes is D&D best at and what does it not do well?
  • 00:53:31 – What should GMs have characters do aside from adventuring in D&D?
  • 01:14:54 – What is the most uniquely interesting thing Aram and Dylan saw in D&D?
  • 01:24:49 – The history of D&D is evolving
  • 01:33:06 – Terms and Concepts
  • 01:33:43 – Race, Background and Class
  • 01:34:13 – Stats and Skill Proficiencies
  • 01:34:40 – Class Abilities, Feats, Hitpoints and Armor Class
  • 01:35:57 – Let’s make some people!
  • 01:36:58 – Picking our Races, Classes and Backgrounds
  • 01:50:47 – Call to Action
  • 01:57:45 – Credits
  • 01:59:40 – Show Blurbs – Neoscum



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