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Discern Realities

Discern Realities is a weekly discussion podcast about the roleplaying game Dungeon World.
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Jul 26, 2018

Timecodes
00:00:55 - How to GM Dungeon World
00:06:12 - GM Agenda
00:11:47 - GM Principles

Actual Play
00:28:43 - The ongoing story of Lucero Castafiel
00:30:02 - Rescue

Links
+1 Forward (Feed includes episodes about Principles & Genre, MC Moves, Player Principles & Agendas, and more!)
http://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/1-forward

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jul 1, 2018

Anatomy of a Playbook
00:00:22 - Overview
00:01:35 - Front Page
00:07:30 - Back Page

Actual Play
00:10:13 - Our ongoing comic strip actual play featuring Lucero Castafiel
00:13:24 - The Starlight Serpent
00:20:23 - The Voice

Links
Playbook PDFs
http://dungeon-world.com/downloads/Dungeon\_World\_Play\_Sheets.pdf

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jun 14, 2018

Dungeon World Basics 04

The Special Moves
00:00:27 - Overview
00:02:30 - Last Breath
00:08:04 - Encumbrance
00:09:55 - Make Camp
00:11:19 - Take Watch
00:12:17 - Undertake a Perilous Journey
00:17:29 - End of Session
00:18:22 - Level Up
00:18:39 - Carouse
00:19:46 - Supply
00:21:10 - Recover
00:21:38 - Recruit
00:24:07 - Outstanding Warrants
00:26:45 - Bolster

Actual Play
00:29:40 - Our comic strip AP featuring the story of Lucero Castafiel

00:31:38 - Voices in the heavens
(Discern Realities)

00:35:31 - The shaft


Links
The Perilous Wilds
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/156979/The-Perilous-Wilds?term=perilous+wilds&test\_epoch=0

Discern Realities Annual
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/237708/Codex--The-Discern-Realities-Annual?term=discern+realities+annual&test\_epoch=0

May 14, 2018

Non-Combat Basic Moves
00:01:26 - Defy Danger
00:09:27 - Spout Lore
00:15:00 - Discern Realities
00:21:19 - Parley
00:25:22 - Aid/Interfere

Actual Play
00:34:17 - The passageway
(Discern Realities)

00:37:18 - Cavern
(Discern Realities; Spout Lore)

Links
DR episode about Player v. Player conflict
http://discernrealities.libsyn.com/episode-4

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Apr 26, 2018

What happened here recently?
00:00:22 - Legerdemain

What should I be on the lookout for?
00:11:47 - Heart Points Podcast and ChimaeraCast

What here is not what it appears to be
00:17:48 - Riding the line between power gaming and playing to lose

What here is useful or valuable to me?
00:30:06 - Keepers of the Gauntlet contest results

What is about to happen?
00:46:48 - The ongoing story of St. Evelyn the White
00:47:54 - Bubbling flesh
00:52:30 - A drastic measure


Links
Heart Points Podcast

https://heartpoints.wordpress.com

ChimaeraCast

https://www.thechimaera.com/chimaeracast/

Apr 8, 2018

The Basic Moves - Combat
00:01:46 - Hack & Slash
00:04:45 - Weapon tags
00:09:24 - Volley
00:13:44 - Defend

Managing a Combat in Dungeon World
00:16:40 - No turn order
00:21:32 - Range
00:23:43 - Multiple enemies
00:25:00 - What counts as combat?

00:27:02 - Unlocking the 16 HP Dragon

Actual Play
00:34:15 - Notes & recap

00:36:13 - Ghoul
(Hack & Slash, Volley)

00:39:35 - Markings
(Discern Realities)

Links
The 16 HP Dragon article

https://www.latorra.org/2012/05/15/a-16-hp-dragon/

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Mar 29, 2018

Discussion 

00:00:32 - Who are we?
00:02:09 - Why are we doing this?
00:05:32 - What is Dungeon World?
00:09:12 - What is it like to play?
00:11:16 - Moves

Actual Play

00:17:30 - Lucero Castafiel (GM technique: Ask Lots of Questions)
00:23:05 - Brother Andrew (GM technique: Ask Lots of Questions)
00:25:43 - Catacombs (Discern Realities)
00:36:10 - “A nude, slick, hairless, white creature.” (Hack & Slash)

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com


Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet


Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG


Music: ”Volatile Reaction" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Mar 15, 2018

What happened here recently?
00:20:00 - Notes from a new campaign

What should I be on the lookout for?
00:12:50 - The conclusion of the Alford Soultaker AP

What here is not what it appears to be?
00:16:20 - Creating a play culture that embraces adversity

What here is useful or valuable to me?
00:35:45 - The Omegatherion of Fasar

What is about to happen?
00:40:50 - The continuing story of St. Evelyn the White
00:42:19 - The rod
00:45:43 - Milk and bread
00:49:05 - Chandelier

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Feb 26, 2018

What happened here recently?
00:00:27 - Gloomhaven

What should I be on the lookout for?
00:12:13 - Codex is on DriveThru

What here is not what it appears to be?
00:13:50 - Recruit and Hirelings

What here is useful or valuable to me?
00:23:55 - The Cloak of Logan Stormbreaker
00:28:15 - The Glossary of Blades

What is about to happen?
00:31:56 - The ongoing comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White
00:33:31 - Marlene
00:38:05 - Resolve

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Feb 11, 2018

What happened here recently?
00:00:27 - When a player doesn’t like their playbook

What should I be on the lookout for?
00:08:47 - Session Zero #5

What here is not what it appears to be?
00:19:47 - Getting the most out of Make Camp and Take Watch
00:22:04 - Make Camp
00:27:57 - Take Watch

What here is useful or valuable to me?
00:31:13 - The Weeping Cells
00:34:50 - The Revenant Chord

What is about to happen?
00:40:06 - Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White
00:40:51 - The Beaten Barley
00:44:55 - A lament

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jan 25, 2018

What happened here recently?
00:26 - New campaign DW campaign–with pirates!

What should I be on the lookout for?
06:23 - Overview
07:23 - The Adventure Builder starter
10:01 - Discern Realities one-sheet starter

What here is not what it appears to be?
13:07 - Mission-oriented Dungeon World
16:17 - Bolster

What here is useful or valuable to me?
21:35 - The Knight of Mums
24:41 - Keeper of the Blood of Lursiss

What is about to happen?
29:30 - Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White
31:00 - Rations
34:40 - The Mad Saint

Jan 11, 2018

What happened here recently?
Reflecting on the We Hunt the Keepers! campaign (00:23)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Plundergrounds #5 (16:15)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Missed rolls on Cast a Spell (21:34)
Cast a Spell: Wizard (28:32)
Cast a Spell: Cleric (32:48)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
The Orphan’s Kiss (37:22)
The Joyous Pit (40:55)

What is about to happen?
Our ongoing Comic Strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White (44:44)
Hamich (45:29)
Spout Lore (49:19)

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Notes
Music: Hammer and Damper by Blue Dot Sessions is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions/Blue_Nocturnal/Hammer_and_Damper

Dec 16, 2017

What happened here recently?
Funnel World at Gauntlet Con 2017 (00:27)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Sword Breaker #5 (10:05)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Traps (17:53)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
New contest announcement (33:52)
The Horn of Nammu (36:37)
Old King Myrmiron (37:35)

What is about to happen?
Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White (40:49)
Discern Realities (42:30)
“God damn it!” (46:32)

Sep 27, 2017

What happened here recently?
Isabella & Logan (00:23)

What should I be on the lookout for?
The Dungeon World Newsletter (07:40)
First Session Cheat Sheet Cards (09:14)

What here is not what it appears to be?
The Heirloom move (12:45)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
The Lube Cube (25:57)

What is about to happen?
An ongoing comic strip AP telling the story of St. Evelyn the White (32:32)
“We have captured one of them” (33:37)
The stitched (34:52)
The crowd (37:40)
Lead the Flock (39:50)

Links
Gauntlet Con Writing Contest
http://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/keepers-of-the-gauntlet-contest.html

Dungeon World Newsletter
http://www.dungeonworldnewsletter.com

First Session Cheat Sheet Cards
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B74GInw5m2ICQTJxSEZZc29CeEU/view

Aug 29, 2017

What happened here recently?
Reflecting on 50 episodes of Discern Realities (00:22)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Fear of a Black Dragon (10:34)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Alignment in Dungeon World (19:56)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
The Elixir of Reality, Discerned (38:06)
The Discern Realities Annual (41:32)

What is about to happen?
Our comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White (46:05)
The crowd (47:08)
A crude cage (50:40)
Prayer (52:43)

Aug 18, 2017

This is a special production of Discern Realities, featuring the Comic Strip AP segments from the first 12 episodes of the show! We've stitched those AP segments together, recorded original music, and added foley. Enjoy this exciting look back at the origins of our show!

 

Show Notes:

Original Score by Joel Gutierrez

Sound effects by Hayden Sanders

Mix and Mastery by Joel Gutierrez

 

Special Thanks to the Freesound.org Community for awesome Sound Effects!

The Users with attribution licenses will be credited here:

 

S: cellar_door_wooden_corridor2_INT.wav by matucha

S: STAIRS: by German1990

S: Ambience_Cave_00.wav by LittleRobotSoundFactory

S: Footsteps, Concrete, A.wav by InspectorJ

S: Door 3.WAV by Ninafoletti

S: Rockburst7.wav by Cheddababy

S: Bricks, stones, tumble, rockslide by nebulousflynn

S: chains.wav by mshahen

S: River by viznoman

S: BodyDrag2.aif by bennychico11

S: Footsteps Pacing Back and Forth by ultradust

S: Door shake by ColdAir

S: walk underground passegeway 70m Kijkduin Den helder 130910_01.wav by klankbeeld

 

Aug 2, 2017

What happened here recently?
Anglekite campaign (00:22)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Codex - Crystal (10:35)

What here is not what it appear to be?
Giving player characters hold to ask questions (15:09)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
Three Magic Swords (24:39)

What is about to happen?
Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White (29:48)
Breaking bread (30:35)
Fellbit (36:32)

Links
Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jul 19, 2017

What happened here recently?
Lord Caspian Gal (00:22)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Gauntlet happenings (07:47)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Bend Bars, Lift Gates (12:30)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
Library of the Wordfey (22:32)

What is about to happen?
Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White (27:49)
Arnie (28:53)
Invocation (32:45)
Venka’s burdens (35:00)


Links
Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jul 5, 2017

What happened here recently?
Running DW for players new to the game (00:20)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Session Zero DW zine (17:41)

What here is not what it appears to be?
The Ritual move (27:05)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
The Cliff of Shuachi (50:57)
The Ever-drilling Shrine of Gnozzinu (58:44)
The Shrine of Alamas (01:05:14)

Links
Session Zero zine
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/210150/Session-Zero-Issue-1--The-Smoldering-Swamp

Sword Breaker zine
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/206544/Sword-Breaker-Issue-No-1--The-Tyrant-Machine

Jun 11, 2017

Help David and Jason determine the two runners up for the Shrine Contest! 

David’s Remaining Finalists
The Shrine of Solaris (09:23)
The Observatory (10:57)
The Altar of Kar-Suet (12:43)
The Shrine of Mamon (13:49)
Gnozinu (15:47)

Jason’s Remaining Finalists
The Cliff of Shuachi (18:32)
The Idol of Sprague-el (20:10)
The Shrine of Niseria (22:04)
The Shrine of the Abyss (23:23)
The Shrine of the Unwritten (25:16)

Jun 8, 2017

David and Jason are joined by Phil from Encoded Designs!

What happened here recently?
The Airy Peaks (1:10)
Wrapping-up Song of the Milk-White Putrescence (02:49)

What should I be on the lookout for?
The Legacy Weapon (07:46)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Herculean Appetites (21:11)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
The Shrine of the Sorrowful Queen (31:39)

What is about to happen?
Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the story of St. Evelyn the White (37:09)
“Stop in the name of Fellbit!” (37:56)
Venka (39:22)
Alfred and Beckett (41:31)
Lead the Flock (44:07)

Links
The Legacy Weapon
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/207958/The-Legacy-Weapon--A-Dungeon-World-Artifact-and-One-Shot?src=hottest\_filtered

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

May 17, 2017

What happened here recently?
The Song of the Milk-White Putrescence (00:23)

What should I be on the lookout for?
DR Annual #1 (09:10)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Using love letters to account for missing players (11:55)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Rakaela the Forever Shield Maiden (20:07)

What is about to happen?
St. Evelyn the White (26:28)
The road to Fellbit (31:16)
Soldiers (33:24)

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

May 3, 2017

What happened here recently?
Alford Soultaker Comic Strip AP (00:20)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Codex back issues (06:19)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Dangers and Grim Portents (10:39)
Using Grim Portents as a way of building the tension (12:33)
Putting Grim Portents right in the face of the player characters (15:36)
Using Dangers as a way to convert OSR modules (18:42)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
Shrine of Melchior (22:27)

What is about to happen?
Our ongoing Comic Strip AP featuring the adventures of Ramshackle Crow (28:04)
Discern Realities (28:50)
Retreat! (30:35)
The most blatant nudging toward a Spout Lore roll ever (31:49)

Links
Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Apr 19, 2017

What happened here recently?
Anglekite mid-season finale (00:38)

What should I be on the lookout for?
Sword Breaker zine (09:22)

What here is not what it appears to be?
Aid or Interfere (17:46)

What here is useful or valuable to me?
Shrine contest details (26:57)
Rakrin (28:27)

What is about to happen?
Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the adventures of Ramshackle Crow (33:00)
Enormity (34:18)
This is your life (36:41)
A distinct hissing sound (38:04)

Links
Episode 4 - Discussion about PvP
http://discernrealities.libsyn.com/episode-4

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

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