A Croak for Help

A Croak for Help 004 – Night Flight

Croak gets a new job: higher stakes and higher pay. For the first time in his life Croak is being sent up the towers. What wonders will greet him there, unseeable from his lowly ground existence? Will he lose his lunch on the way? Click below for resources to provide insight into the world of Shadows of Pindus.   Pindus Campaign Brief p1 Pindus Campaign Brief p2 Pindus City Map Credits: Gamemaster: Darren Steele Player: Read more…

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A Croak for Help

A Croak for Help 003 – Smash and Grab

Croak finds the gangsters who mugged him. He gets his money back. There is blood.   This is the last of the three episodes we are launching this podcast with. If you’ve gotten this far you might just be enjoying yourself. We’ve got a special treat we’d like to give away to one lucky listener. It’s a $100 gift certificate to a terrific Edmonton game and hobby store called Apt to Game. Their website is Read more…

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A Croak for Help

A Croak for Help 002 – Peter the Child

Croak has found an ally, and a lead, but there remain obstacles. If the bloodsucking wildlife that dominates the city’s broken ecology don’t put an end to Croak’s quest, a long-lived little boy may. Also, who wants to go to a casino? Please please please review us on iTunes! It’s one simple thing you can do that would mean the world to us. Credits: Gamemaster: Darren Steele Player: Paul Paul Worldbuilding: Darren Steele and Will Read more…

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A Croak for Help

A Croak for Help 001: Where’s My Money?

The inaugural episode of Shadows of Pindus: A Croak for Help. Croak, a Drow street urchin is kicked awake by a pair of thugs he runs drugs for. He missed his rendezvous after a delivery the night before and lost the money for the deal. He’ll have to shake out the cobwebs and get on the scent of his previous evenings whereabouts to avoid harsh punishment. A goblin child with shrewd negotiation skills is willing Read more…

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How to Duet – 1 Player, 1 DM, 5 Tips

You can duet with your wife. You can duet with a friend. Just the other week I got to duet with a professor. If you want to run games that are more focused on story and easier to get together, find someone to duet with now! One on one Dungeons & Dragons holds a special place in my heart. It’s how I was first introduced to the game by my library summer camp buddy at Read more…

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A Croak for Help

Podcast Trailer Video and Launch Party

Edit: our iTunes feed is now live, subscribe now Things are picking up at Shadows of Pindus. We are going live with our podcast worldwide June 18, and at a special launch party in Edmonton one day early: June 17. Whet your whistle on this: And if you’re lucky enough to be local to the towering megalopolis of Edmonton, Alberta, you might just like to come out and party at our launch. Our launch party Read more…

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