Talking XP

Talking XP

Welcome to Talking XP where we discuss games, movies, and DnD. Join us every third Tuesday morning for new podcast episodes! Make sure to level up and we'll see you around!

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December 31, 2021 197 min

Welcome to our One-Shot of the Month #13!
We raised $200 for the charity, it was quite the scene!
The game was a delight, we all had lots of fun.
There were no sad faces here, not even just one.
We thank you for watching, we hope you enjoy the stream.
Until next time, Happy Holidays from all of our team!

How the Lich Stole Christmas: https://www.dmsguild.com/m/product/297220&affiliate_id=3004315

Writer: Steve "Jaspor&#...

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In this mega episode, we return after a two-month hiatus to talk about all things Marvel. Eternals, Hawkeye, and, of course, Spider-Man! Our initial conversation is spoiler-free, but make sure to stick around toward the end to get the full-spoiler discussion because we have a lot to talk about!

For our One-Minute One-Shot, Zack takes on the DM role to set forth a murder mystery where the king has somehow died. There is no evidence ...

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November 24, 2021 33 min

In this interview, we spoke with Phil Beckwith, writer of the one-shot, "The Haunt"! We had the pleasure of playing this in our One-Shot of the Month for Spooky October! Check it out here! (https://youtu.be/Ne-txif4u94)! We hope you enjoy watching!

Check out Phil's Twitter here! (https://twitter.com/PBPublishing1)

And make sure to grab "The Haunt" for yourself here! (https://www.dmsguild.com/product/360377/The-H...

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October 29, 2021 322 min

Welcome to One-Shot of the Month #11!   

Do you like spooky scary DnD 5e One-Shots? “The Haunt” is perfect for you! It's filled with tense and scary moments that are sure to bring a thrill to your table! We hope you enjoy our playthrough and please consider liking and subscribing to our channel if you enjoy our content!

The Haunt: https://www.dmsguild.com/product/206076/The-Haunt&affiliate_id=3004315

Phil Beckwith: Twi...

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October 1, 2021 242 min

Welcome to One-Shot of the Month #10!

Buckle up because this one-shot is filled with chaotic energy! The party is being tasked with finding Jahia Giantslayer to help the town, Frickley, from Yegor Bonecruncher, a Hill Giant that has been terrorizing the countryside. Will our level 1 adventurers be able to save the day?

Cast:
Ryan (he/him) as the DM: @RyanHewlettTXP
Jonny (he/him) playing as Ted Williams: @JonnyFlaucher
Z...

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Your party's wealthy patron owns an extremely powerful flower in their estate. It is said that the petals of the flower can ward off even terminal illnesses, including that of their own. A thieves' guild has caught word of this flower's existence and has kidnapped all of your party members except yourself. In this dire situation, you are faced with a choice of delivering the flower to the thieves' guild and betray y...

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September 21, 2021 95 min

We welcome our guest-star, Sabrina for this episode that is filled with awesome discussions with topics ranging from Marvel's "Shang-Chi" and "What If..?" to Star Wars: Fallen Order! We also briefly talk about Wizards of the Coast's newly released adventure, "The Wild Beyond the Witchlight"! For our D&D discussion, we talk about BBEG's and how to introduce, use, and roleplay them for your cam...

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In this interview, we spoke with Jon, creator and voice actor of "Tale of the Manticore", and creator of the one-shot, "One Shot in the Dark"! We talked about his history with D&D and TTRPG's, his creative process for writing episodes for "Tale of the Manticore", and how he made his awesome and easy-to-play game! We had the pleasure of playing his game in our One-Shot of the Month for August! Check i...

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September 7, 2021 21 min

The party was tasked by an old wizard-type to retrieve a golden lamp at the center of a cave system; however, there is only one rule... DON'T TOUCH ANYTHING BUT THE LAMP.

As the party descends deeper into the cave, all goes well until the party finds a giant chamber filled with treasures beyond their wildest dreams. Keeping to the task, the party finds the lamps; however, just before reaching it, the Rogue touches a priceless g...

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Welcome to One-Shot of the Month #9!

This month, we tried something different! We decided to play "One-Shot in the Dark" a classic fantasy TTRPG based on a deck of cards that can be played solo or up to four players! It's super easy to set up, kid-friendly, and it is lots of fun! We hope you enjoy playing it and make sure to find it here!

One-Shot in the Dark:
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/366526/One-Shot-in-the-...

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August 24, 2021 86 min

In this episode, we have a chat about Marvel's new "What If" series,  Suicide Squad, and Free Guy. We also talk about the big update for the  Avengers game and the newly released Boyfriend Dungeon. Lastly, we talk about the new Star Wars hotel in Disney World, what's included, and how much it costs.

For our One-Minute One-Shot, Daniel leads the group through a simple and fun encounter where we are required to perfo...

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August 17, 2021 74 min

Our cast read through "Sabriel" by Garth Nix, then came together to discuss how we felt about the book! There are heavy spoilers for the book, so make sure you have already read the book if you don't want to hear how it ends!

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Welcome to One-Shot of the Month #8!   

This month, we are highlighting DM Dave, once again with their team's one-shot, "Shrine of the Emperor of Bones"! This was an awesome dungeon-crawler filled with interesting and exciting encounters that can easily be switched out for a party of level-1 or level-5 adventurers making this an extremely flexible quest! Additionally, this adventure is Roll20 ready making it easier on t...

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Tasked with transporting a local lord's comatose son to a distant wizarding school, your party sets up camp off the road in a small clearing on the night of the 4th day of travel. The party pulls straws for who will keep watch and, naturally, the Rogue drew the short straw.

The night continues as the Rogue gets too comfortable, falling asleep at their post, which allows a group of Wood Elves the perfect opportunity to grab your...

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July 20, 2021 29 min

In this mini-episode, we talk about what we have liked and disliked about the Black Widow movie. Buckle up because there are a lot of points we make about Taskmaster! We hope you enjoy our discussion!

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July 20, 2021 81 min

In this episode, we have a non-spoiler chat about Loki and Black Widow. Then, we talk about the new Sea of Thieves update along with some of our favorite animes including the newly released movie, "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba".?

For our One-Minute One-Shot, Jonny leads the group through an escape from a trap-filled ancient dungeon. When the exit is in sight, the party's Rogue fails their Dexterity saving throw with a...

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July 20, 2021 28 min

In this mini-episode, we talk about what we have liked and disliked about the Loki series so far along with our predictions for what we thought the end of Loki would be. We hope you enjoy listening to our discussion!

Follow Talking XP on our social media to keep up to date for news and updates on our content!
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Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TalkingXP
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In this interview, we spoke with Jeremey, the lead writer for Mimics and Miniatures' campaign module, "The Reign of the Necromancer"! We had the pleasure of playtesting the material in our One-Shot of the Month for June! Check it out here! (https://youtu.be/k01X94NAPgE)! Hope you enjoy!

Check out Mimics and Miniatures here!
Website: https://www.mimicsnminiatures.com/
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mimicsnminiatures
Ki...

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Welcome to our seventh One-Shot of the Month!   

This month, we are highlighting Mimics & Miniatures' Kickstart campaign world, "The Reign of the Necromancer"! Join us as our motley crew travel through "Paradise", or so they were told. In truth, Paradise is a vast wasteland filled with magical storms and terrifying creatures! Check out the Kickstarter at the link below and please like and subscribe to our ch...

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The final battle against the god of secrets and lies, Vecna, has gone terribly wrong. All members of your party lay slain on the ground except for one. Your partner. The Cleric of the group. However, Finger of  Death will soon be cast on them. Just before this happens, it comes to your turn in the initiative. As the party's Wizard, you held onto your  last spell... Wish.  

In this moment, what would you wish for? To turn back t...

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