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About Kevin

I have been playing D&D since about 2012 and enjoy Fantasy, Sci-fi, and studying history. I have been a GM for since 2016, and am now running alternating campaigns with Zachary.

Episode 20 – Stock Races

Today Zachary, Kevin, and Seth discuss how to use the stock races in other worlds.

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Blindless of Pelor – Episode 3- What Lies Beneath

Today our Heros start their journey to the temple of Pelor and encounter some of the white-band-eight who stand in their way. We would like to thank Joseph McDade for his generous donation of the music, “Glacial Wave” his website … Continue reading

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Blindless of Pelor – Episode 2 – White band aides and where to find them

Today our heroes work to purify a temple that has been taken over by the “White band 8” or “white band aides” as they like to call them! We would like to thank Joseph McDade for his generous donation of … Continue reading

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Blindless of Pelor – Episode 1- Come together so everyone gets a kenku encounter

This is the kickoff episode of our campaign, “The Blindless of Pelor”. Today our heroes gather after kenku encounters at a mysterious mansion. We would like to thank Joseph McDade for his generous donation of the music, “Glacial Wave” his … Continue reading

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Zal’adore – Episode 2 – Secrets Revealed

Sitting in the Tavern our heroes see a collaborator in a racketeering scheme in Greshold and take action.

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Zal’adore – Episode 1 – A Genasi, an elf, and an “elf” walk into a bar

Holy cow! We are back, after some time we have come back for a new set (one of two). We introduce a new placer this game and a brand new world! Today Our characters all arrive at the town of … Continue reading

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Episode 19 – Guildmaster’s guide to Ravnica

Today Kevin, Seth, and Zachary do an overview of the “Guildmaster’s guide to Ravnica” We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of the music, “Squarewave delight” his channel can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/adric22 We would … Continue reading

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New Season coming!

We are currently working on the recording and editing of the new season! With the new season comes exciting new changes! A new cast member! Named Episodes A brand new world called Zal’adore Stay tuned for the new episodes as … Continue reading

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Gith Live Play – Final Part 2

In our final Episode of the “Children of Gith” series, our heroes having had their ship transform due to the amount of flying snakes that are on bord into a giant kiju fight an ancient red dragon and have a … Continue reading

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Episode 18 – Season 1 Wrap up

Today Kevin, Zachary, and Seth discuss the wrapping up of the two campaigns. Topics discussed are the massive technical issues that plagued Kevin’s “Companions” campaign, some stumbles by both GMs, and favorite moments between the games.

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Gith Live Play – Final Part 1

Today our Heroes begin their fight to re-capture Gith after freeing her upon the multi-verse. We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of the music, “Squarewave delight” his channel can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/adric22

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Gith Live Play Episode 3 – Part 7

Today Our Heroes work to prove they are worthy of the teacher to assist them in freeing Gith

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Gith Live Play Episode 3 – Part 6

Today our heroes hitch a ride on a Dragon, to go where they must face six challenges to prove their worth for assistance in freeing Gith

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Gith Live Play Episode 3 – Part 5

Today our Heroes find the mysterious “Tradailia”, can she be trusted?

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Gith Live Play Episode 3 – Part 4

Holy Cow! Two weeks in a row with published Episodes!! Today our Heroes wake up to find a Yuanti watching over them as they sleep. They soon fine a large six headed beast, how will they survive?

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Gith Live Play Episode 3 – Part 3

Today our heroes fight a terrifying vampire on the plane of Tytherian!

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Gith Live Play Episode 3 – Part 2

In our last post of the year our heroes find themselves negotiating in Tytherian with one of the former lords of the nine hells. They are compelled to free Gith and are trying to locate her prison.

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Website Updates

We are currently working on some website updates as we prepare for our new set of campaigns! We are hoping to be able to add the character backgrounds (Thorival’s from the “Children of Gith” is up and being worked on … Continue reading

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Gith Live Play Episode 3 – Part 1

Today our heroes find themselves in the first layer of hell and Tytherion

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New Episodes Coming

Sorry for the delays but we had a bit of a move on our hands (in real life) getting more episodes created and ready to go!

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Gith Live Play Episode 2 – Part 5

Today our her’s fight the against Hope and Dread’s mother in Wraith form

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Gith Live Play Episode 2 – Part 4

Today our heroes find themselves attacking an undead that seems to recognize Hope and Dread

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Episode 17 – Our favorite Xanathar Classes

Today Kevin, Seth, and Zachary talk about their favorite sub-classes from Xanathar’s Guide to Everything  

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Gith Live Play Episode 2 – Part 3

Today our hers find themselves in an unknown city and in a museum dedicated to “The Six”, those heroes of the past who had freed Gith from her imprisonment.

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Gith Live Play Episode 2 – Part 2

  Today our hers after finding themselves in a strange and unfamiliar city attempt to locate the astral galleon.

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Gith Live Play Episode 2 – Part 1

Today our Heroes venture from Farwall in search of an Astral Galleon! We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of the music, “Squarewave delight” his channel can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/adric22

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Episode 16 – Liches

Today Kevin, Seth, and Zachary discuss the Lich

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Episode 15 – Oh the Humanity!

In today’s Episode Kevin, Seth, and Zachary discuss Humans in D&D.

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Word Creation – Part 2

Another feature you need to look to in world building is how the gods are represented in your world, if there are even gods at all. You can have a multitude ways they are there or not there. In the … Continue reading

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Episode 14 – Dragonborn

Today Kevin, Zachary, and Seth discuss the Dragonborn in D&D.

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 8

Today our heroes run into several Devils after defeating the Ghouls that attacked in the night. We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of the music, “Squarewave delight” his channel can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/adric22

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Episode 13 – Half Elf

Today on Episode 13, Kevin, Seth, Zachary, and Tina discuss the Half-Elf race in D&D. Further information on Kevin’s view of the “Half Elf Ranger” can be found here on this post: Half-Elf Ranger – An Overused Trope?

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World creation – Part 1

I have played my entire D&D game time within pre-made worlds. I started in the Points of Light Setting when i started playing ~5 years ago in 4e with Zachary and Tina. From there we moved into the Forgotten Realms … Continue reading

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 7

Today our Heroes stop to rest in the tunnels after defeating the Gnollish presence within the tunnels, however not all is as it seems. We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of the music, “Squarewave … Continue reading

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 6

Today our heroes continue their fights with the gnolls in the tunnels near Farwall, with Hope Possessed by a ghost determined to complete its mission in life. We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of … Continue reading

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Episode 12- Aging and Maturation

Today Kevin, Zach, Seth, Megan, Kim, and surprise guest baby Gwen discuss aging and maturation between the various races in D&D. Please note that we did try a new editing scheme for this podcast so some of the audio is … Continue reading

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 5

Today our heroes continue their fights with the gnolls in the tunnels near Farwall, with Hope Possessed by a ghost determined to complete its mission in life. We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of … Continue reading

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 4

Today, in the “Children of Gith” campaign our Heroes explore the ruins near Fallcrest and assist the cleric of Ioun in finding new information from the ruins. We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of … Continue reading

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Half-Elf Ranger – An Overused Trope?

All tropes have a genesis, in the fantasy realm for the Half-Elf Ranger that genesis from, what I can gather, Aragorn from Lord of the Rings. From here the H-ER (Half-Elf Ranger) seems to have become a Fantasy trope that … Continue reading

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 3

Today, in the “Children of Gith” campaign our Heros finish their 6 week rest in Fallcrest and start to explore tunnels in ruins around the city. We would like to thank The 8-bit Guy for his generous donation of the … Continue reading

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Episode 11 – Tieflings

Today, Zachary, Seth, and Kevin discuss the Tiefing race from the Player’s Handbook.

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Episode 10 – The Sorcerer

Today Kevin, Zachary, and Seth discuss the Sorcerer class.

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Episode 9 – The Ranger

Today, Kevin, Zachary, and Seth discuss the Ranger class from the Player’s Handbook.

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 2

In Today’s Adventure Our team continues their Six week rest in Fallcrest. We would like to thank David Murray aka the 8-bit guy for his donation of “Squarewave delight” his channel can be found here: www.youtube.com/user/adric22

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Gith Live Play Episode 1 – Part 1

Today we start the Gith Campaign with Zachary as GM, our Heroes are taking a break after defeating the Mind Flare’s nest.We would like to thank David Murray aka the 8-bit guy for his donation of “Squarewave delight” his channel … Continue reading

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Episode 8 Barbarian

Today Michael, Kevin, and Zachary discuss the Barbarian class.

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Episode 7 – Monster Types

In Today’s Podcast Kevin, Zachary, and Michael Discuss using Monster Races as Player Characters as put forth in Volo’s Guide to Monsters

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Episode 6 – Bards

Today Kevin, Seth, and Zachary discuss the Bard Class

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Episode 5 – Fey Creatures

In today’s podcast Zachary, Kevin, Michael, and Seth discuss Fey Creatures.

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The Companions Live Play Episode 1-Part 3

Today Our Heroes fend off a Goblin invasion of Hartbuckler;Our Music, “Squarewave Delight”, was provided by David Murray aka “The 8-bit Guy” his Youtube channel can be found here

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The Companions Live Play Episode 1-Part 2

Today our heroes work to keep the town of Heartbuckler safe from goblins and figure out why they are attacking the towns.We have the following Players:GM-Kevin,Trin-Zachary,Lady Casreal- Megan,Anastasya Lanova-Kim,Olgath Chulaga-Seth,Holg-Michael,Dekak – Tina;Our Music was provided by David Murray aka “The … Continue reading

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Episode 4 – The Cleric

Today Kevin, Seth, and Zachary discuss the Cleric class in D&D

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The Companions Live Play Episode 1-Part 1

Today we Kick off our live play. This series is called “The Companions” where our heroes looking for wealth and fame throughout the default setting of D&D. We have the following Players: GM-Kevin Trin-Zachary Lady Casreal- Megan Anastasya Lanova-Kim Olgath … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – The Monk

Today Kevin, Zachary, and Michael discuss the Monk class in D&D. How it has evolved since 2E and how it is played in 5E. Our Music is “Extreme Action” provided by Bensound.com

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Episode 2 – Alignments

In today’s episode we discuss the different alignments as well as different ways to play those alignments.

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Episode 1- Wizard Schools

Today we talk about the different official schools of Wizards in D&D. Please visit us at https://www.companionsofperception.net http://www.companionsofperception.net/Podcasts/Episode1.mp3

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Home of the Companions of the Perception Check. Here we will be talking all things Dungeons and Dragons. We hope to have live play posted with two different campaigns soon!

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