Rolling with Difficulty

Rolling with Difficulty

Throughout the Planescape there are countless wars between good and evil, lawful and chaotic. Forces of great power shift the very nature of reality. These are not their stories... Join the crew of the Per Aspera as they make a living in the expanse of the scape. No job is too odd, no region too remote for this motley crew of adventurers. From the fiery City of Brass to the winding woods of the Feywild, they'll go wherever the day takes them aboard their trusty Spelljammer. Every episode of this D&D 5e actual play podcast follows a different entry in the adventures of the Per Aspera, and are intended to be watched in any order your heart desires. Follow the tale from the beginning, or jump in along the way, however you listen it's sure to be a wild ride!

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September 16, 2022 120 min

This episode originally aired as a YouTube livestream!

It's time for one last hurrah before closing the book on season 2! The cast gathers to answer questions for you, the fans!

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In this the season 2 finale, the crew of the Per Aspera race Elyse and Davian through the Beastlands. Just finding their twilight fruit is only the beginning of their trouble, as there is still the matter of the impending competition with the entire Searing Tongue!

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After defeating the Topaz dragon awaiting them on the Plane of Salt, the Per Aspera and her crew settle in for a relaxing week of downtime. After catching up on their respective to-do lists, they find themselves once more drawn to the Chef's Guild. This time, for a contest! With a prize as desirable as the Connoisseur offers, will their relationships survive some friendly competition?

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Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia

Hot on the tails of the attack on the guild, the crew of the Per Aspera and the much angrier Elyse chase their Genasi to the Plane of Salt. In the greyscale wasteland, all sorts of terrors await. Will the crew get their revenge? Or will their spirits fall victim to the Shadowfell's aura?
 
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Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia

Exiting the cave lair of the fanatical fungi, the crew of the Per Aspera and Riggs take a moment to breathe. Just a moment though, as a call from Sigil sends them rocketing back as fast as they, and their ship, can go. Will they return in time to stop whatever nefarious plot is cooking? Or will their attempts to overclock their spelljammer leave them stranded in the Astral Sea?

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Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia

A moment's respite in the City of Brass is cut short by a dire message from a familiar face. Will the crew be able to rescue their charge in time? Or will the rot claim another cook?

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August 3, 2022 16 min

After an adventure with Hans, the gang was feeling a little...stronger. Come listen and find out what new abilities the crew has at level eight!

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August 1, 2022 67 min

We answer questions from you about the ongoing adventures of the Per Aspera!

This episode was originally recorded as a livestream on the Rolling with Difficulty YouTube channel

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When an unusual cleric asks for passage to Mt. Celestia, who is the crew to refuse? Offering their helping Hans, they find themselves victim of not only a comedy duo, but the more sinister side of the Plane of Lawful Good. Will they be able to guide their passenger to his godly task?

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Content Warning: Gun Reference and Use (Pistol), Psychological Horror, Nightmares, Trauma, Descriptions of deadly injuries

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Finbar has a welcome surprise for the rest of the crew! After an evening of merriment with dear friends and valued c...

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When a familiar face turns up in the City of Doors, the crew finds themselves on the hunt for an exiled queen. What they find instead is a mysterious ziggurat, eerie apparitions, and a stranger. Will the crew be able to bring her majesty to safety? Or will they end up lost among the stars?

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Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia

Trapped by polite society, the crew must navigate the delicate waters of a gala they weren't necessarily invited to. Just as all hope for pleasantries and pastries seems lost, they're saved by an encounter they do know how to handle! Will these party crashers stop these...other? party crashers? You'll have to listen to find out!

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Content Warning: Rot, Fungi, Trypophobia

Four idiots and a Spelljammer are back baby! And in the season 2 premiere, the crew of the Per Aspera gets up to all their usual hijinks, from wrangling a frosty lizard to dealing with the space DMV, this episode has it all! So what are you waiting for? Get to listening already!

Come level up with the gang and get a sneak preview of some of the abilities you'll see in action in season 2!

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May 27, 2022 17 min

Season 2 is on the way, but while we await July 2nd, the crew got a little...stronger...

Come level up with the gang and get a sneak preview of some of the abilities you'll see in action in season 2!

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Opening the Rolling with Difficulty vault, we're sharing our practice run pre-season one, session 0! A little rough, a little tumble, but still a fun adventure with the Per Aspera crew...before they were even the crew!

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March 18, 2022 129 min

The cast gets together for one last hurrah (until we record season 2 but anyway) to recap season 1 and answer fan questions! Also to bully Austin, but that's just justice for all the mindflayers this season...

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In the wake of Kyana's capture, the rest of the gang is of one mind. They will make for the Material Plane, and they will get their monk back. What horrors await them? What sinister purpose do the Mind Flayers have for Kyana and her ilk? Find out on the season finale of Rolling with Difficulty!

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Pulling the tread of VR-LA's newest recollections, the gang makes for Mechanus. In the land of gears and law, they run into a powerful figure from the past, reorganize their inventory, and face their greatest foe, a door! Don't get too comfy, this trip isn't all fun and games...

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On the heels of their unexpected reunion with the Prior, the crew of the Per Aspera finally returns to the City of Brass to finish their contract with the shrewd fire genasi, Otto. Debts are paid, armor is smithed, and Dani bullies a grown man. While all these vignettes play out, VR-LA begins to unravel the threads of mystery that surround our heroes...

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Having successfully defeated the bandit bunnies threatening Finbar's hometown, the crew takes a well-earned breather and Yub Nubs it up with the Firbolgs of the Feywild. Emotions and stories are shared, gifts exchanged, and at the end of it all the gang returns to Sigil. What they find waiting for them should be an easy ride back to the city of Brass....but a figure from Kyana's past has other plans...


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