The Rancor's Brothel | A Tabletop Gaming Podcast (general)

Lucas and Cody are back to discuss character creation.  They give advice on how to create unique and dynamic characters, and Cody leads Lucas through character creation in the horror RPG Don't Rest Your Head.  We also read our first piece of fan mail!

 

Like what you hear?  Want to leave us a comment or ask a question?  Have a topic for us to cover?  Let us know by writing in to betweentwocrits@gmail.com.  Be sure to leave a name and where you are from!

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Alexander Dane, freelance journalist, has traveled to southeast Asia to cover several important news topics in the region.  Yet while investigating the islands of Micronesia, the auteur finds himself in a sticky situation.  Will the WWI vet be able to survive in harsh conditions, or will he find his way out of danger once more?  Join the Rancor's Brothel as we start the third Monophobia game, Robinson Gruesome.

Starring:

Lucas as Alexander Dane

 

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The party is getting accustomed to the hazards of life on the road, making a few more enemies than they do friends.  Will they last traveling with dragon cultists for the next month, or will battle ensue?  I'm sure you don't need to listen to know that answer... join us as we continue our playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ26.mp3
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Still hot on the trail of the Cult of the Dragon, our fearless party awaits their arrival in Baldur's Gate in order to tail them north towards Waterdeep.  Yet a few complications arise along the way, including a couple of familiar faces that the group doesn't expect.  Find out what happens next by downloading our latest episode of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ25.mp3
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Having made it to Baldur's Gate, the party is tasked with two important tasks: Discovering the whereabouts of the cult, and keeping a low profile.  Will they accomplish either?  Find out by listening as we continue our playthru of the Dungeons and Dragons adventure, Hoard of the Dragon Queen.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ24.mp3
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An obelisk has appeared, and finding no solution to escape this isle of madness the survivors head towards it.  Yet, it seems clear that the monstrous inhabitants of this cursed island won't let them reach their destination without a fight.  Download now to listen to the final episode of Devourers in the Mist, a Trail of Cthulhu adventure.

 

Starring:

Spencer as Charlie Allred

Matt as Professor Ezekiel Brush

Cody as Leroy Currie

Daniel as Irina Krilov

Troy as Felix Strode

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Attention loyal brothelites; we're starting a new show and need your help.  Between Two Crits is our half mailbag half Q&A show where we will field questions, compliments, and gripes sent in by you, the listener!  So send an email to betweentwocrits@gmail.com along with your name and where you're from.  We'll put out another ep as soon as we have a few questions.  This time, Lucas and Cody chat about the fears of starting your first game and how to get over them.

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After some rest and relaxation (or at least as much as this party can stand) the guys have stumbled into the thick of the plot, led by Picklebritches' nosing.  Yet what have Frume and Leosin been up to, and exactly how far does the Cult of the Dragon spread?  Tune in to find out, as we continue our playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ23.mp3
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The group splinters as bullets fly around the wreckage of the downed plane.  Can this group get its act together, or will they fall to pieces and become easy prey for the monsters inhabiting the island?  Join us as we continue playing Devourers in the Mist, a Trail of Cthulhu adventure.

 

Starring:

Spencer as Charlie Allred

Matt as Professor Ezekiel Brush

Cody as Leroy Currie

Daniel as Irina Krilov

Troy as Felix Strode

Direct download: DITM4.mp3
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The adventurers have located Ontharr Frume and his merry band, but will they prove to be friends or foes?  And when will Leosin show up?  More importantly, what are these two men planning that they aren't telling the party?  Find the answer to these questions and a whole lot more in this week's episode, as we continue our playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ22.mp3
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And so the group has discovered they aren't the first ones marooned on this island, but it seems that those who came before them met tragic ends.  With the storm came a form lurking in the rain... will they survive the night?  Find out as the group continues playing "Devourers in the Mist," a Trail of Cthulhu adventure.

 

Starring:

Spencer as Charlie Allred

Matt as Professor Ezekiel Brush

Cody as Leroy Currie

Daniel as Irina Krilov

Troy as Felix Strode

Direct download: DITM3.mp3
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The adventuring party returns to Greenest with loot in tow, only to find that Leosin has moved on.  Per his instructions, they follow north to Erlanthar, but the Pair of Black Antlers tavern isn't quite what they expected.  Join the Rancor's Brothel as we continue our playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ21.mp3
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The party's lack of survival skills is only outdone by their inability to get along... Irina has lost herself in the jungle and the four men cannot agree on a single decision.  Will they come together as a group, or will something lurking in the shadows pick them off one by one.  Download this latest episode of "Devourers in the Mist", a Trail of Cthulhu adventure.

 

Starring:

Spencer as Charlie Allred

Matt as Professor Ezekiel Brush

Cody as Leroy Currie

Daniel as Irina Krilov

Troy as Felix Strode

Direct download: DITM2.mp3
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Hey you, yeah you!  Ever wanted to listen to Brothel DnD but didn't know where to start?  Did you start listening but fall off due to stupid responsbilities like jobs and family?  Well, this is the podcast for you!  Check it out as our fearless Dungeon Master Cody goes over the game, the characters, and what has happened so far in our playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons episode.  This episode is perfect for those who have fallen off the bandwagon or want to jump on, and it will be a seamless segue to episode 21.  

Formatted in the style of a 90's clip show for your amusement.  Warning, Spoilers Ahead!

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Having gotten their hands on a rare black dragon egg, the group attempts to extract themselves from this cave of nightmares.  Yet what should be a simple task turns out to be anything but... can the low HP characters survive and make it back to the surface?  Find out in the latest episode of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ20.mp3
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Five people enjoying a luxury cruise to China suddenly wake up on the beach of a deserted island, surrounded by wreckage and bodies.  Exposed to the elements, will they band together, or will each shipwrecked soul be lost to infighting and backstabbing?  Join the Brothel this week as we begin "Devourers in the Mist", a debut of Trail of Cthulhu and the Gumshoe system!

 

Starring:

Spencer as Charlie Allred

Matt as Professor Ezekiel Brush

Cody as Leroy Currie

Daniel as Irina Krilov

Troy as Felix Strode

Direct download: DITM1.mp3
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When last we had left our valiant heroes, they had found themselves in a sticky situation.  A handful of pesky kobolds have dropped two low health players, and they have now turned on the rest of the party.  Will they survive this encounter?  Can they ever find any eggs?  Download now as we continue our playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ19.mp3
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Josephine believes she has finally found some answers, but as the truth seems within her grasp the world fell to darkness once more.  Can she stop this cycle of madness or is her soul doomed at the hands of this undead sorcerer?  Download the final episode in the Rancor's Brothel "Of Grave Concern" playthru.

 

Starring:

Jeff as Josephine Samways

 

Anyone interested in perusing the (free) Monophobia pdf can download it from the link below.

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After fighting off a second wave of kobolds, the group remains battered, bruised and busted.  Yet trhough all their exploring, they have yet to locate any dragon eggs or any of the valuables stolen from Greenest.  Can they complete their quest, or will the hazards within finish off the weakened warriors.  Find out as we continue our playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ18.mp3
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Deeper and deeper poor Josephine falls into the rabbit hole of despair.  She's found some clues, but they only raise more questions than they answer.  Download now as we continue the Monophobia "Of Grave Concern", a solo Call of Cthulhu adventure.

 

Starring:

Jeff as Josephine Samways

 

Anyone interested in perusing the (free) Monophobia pdf can download it from the link below.

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Direct download: ogc3.mp3
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After an epic battle leading to the death of a longtime foe, the party finds themselves exhausted and barely alive.  Yet the fight isn't over yet... Mondath escaped, and it sounds like she's sending a second round of warriors after our brave heroes.  Will they survive?  Download now as the DnD group continues their playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ17.mp3
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After a double length combat episode of Brothel DnD, we return this week to Of Grave Concern, the second Monophobia adventure for Call of Cthulhu.  In our last episode, Jeff woke up in a coffin and discovered he was a corpse... but then, he woke up as his normal self.  Is this a case of body switching?  Is the young Josephine hallucinating?  Or is it... aliens?  Download now as Jeff continues down the rabbit hole of horror.

 

Starring:

Jeff as Josephine Samways

 

Anyone interested in perusing the (free) Monophobia pdf can download it from the link below.

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This week, the Brothel DnD crew continues exploring the cultist lair in search of the dragon hatchery.  What they find instead leads the group to the most climactic event in the history of the series.  Download this double length episode now, as we continue playing Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ16.mp3
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This week the Brothel regulars switch gears from exploring dungeons to delving into a terrifying world of cosmic horror.  The guys continue with the second adventure in Monophobia by Unbound Publishing, a series of solo adventures for Call of Cthulhu.  Join us as Jeff discovers how horrible it can be to simply open your eyes.

 

Starring:

Jeff as Josephine Samways

 

Anyone interested in perusing the (free) Monophobia pdf can download it from the link below.

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Direct download: OGC1.mp3
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This week our brave adventurers set foot inside the cultists' cave in search of dragon eggs.  What they end up finding, though, is a whole lot of trouble.  Join us as we continue play through Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ15.mp3
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And so the party, influenced by the monk's money, set off to return to the cult's canyon.  Apparently, there be dragons... Will they be more successful than their last trip to the canyon?  Find out as the Rancor's Brothel continues its playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ14.mp3
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Last week the heroes made a heroic exit, just barely escaping the clutches of the dragon cult.  What's in store for them next?  Find out as we continue our play through of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ13.mp3
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When we last left the brave Brothel crew they were neck deep in cultists with the sounds of padding paws from horrific monsters close behind.  Can they escape the canyon and this heart of darkness?  Listen in as we continue playing Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ12.mp3
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Join the Brothel DnD guys as they continue playing the Dungeons and Dragons campaign Hoard of the Dragon Queen!

Last week, the hardy adventurers braved a cross country trek to find the Dragon Cult.  They now find themselves at the front door of the encampment.  Can they infiltrate the cult?  Will they make it out alive?  Download now to find out!

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ11.mp3
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The city of Greenest has survived, but the horror caused by the dragon cult is far from over.  Our fated heroes have taken the job from Governor Nighthill to track down the bandits and learn what they can.  They now find themselves sneaking up on part of the Horde.  Download now as the Rancor's Brothel continues its Dungeons and Dragons playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ10.mp3
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The sun has finally risen in Greenest, but what is left of the town after the horrific events of the night before?  And how do the adventurers fare, for that matter?  Download now hear the aftermath of Zebul's combat with the half dragon, and how he and the rest of the party pick up the pieces as the Rancor's Brothel continues its playthru of Hoard of the Dragon Queen, a Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ09.mp3
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Our heroes have returned to the keep after (sort of) defending the mill.  What will they find there?  I'll give you a hint, its an epic boss battle.  Download this episode right away, as the Rancor's Brothel continues its live play episodes of Dungeons and Dragon's Hoard of the Dragon Queen!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ08.mp3
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After a short work related hiatus, Cody resumed editing work to bring all the loyal brothelites a new episode of Hoard of the Dragon Queen.  We last left our heroes stranded in a burning temple, the door splintering around them.  How will they escape?  Download and find out now!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ07.mp3
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Dungeons and Dragons: Hoard of The DragonQueen... or is it Horde of the DragonQueen?

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Former cohost Dustin Leinenbach sits back in and tells us about geek culture in his new home! Dustin talks about life in New Mexico and his scenes as an extra in the hit show Better Call Saul!

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After a brutal and savage interrogation at the hands of the cleric, some rifts in the party occur.  But before there was a chance to settle any issues, an oddly draconic roar was heard from outside.  Will the party ever get through this night?  Listen as we continue this episode in the Dungeons and Dragons Campaign, Hoard of the Dragon Queen.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ06.mp3
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The brave adventurers of Brothel DnD have set off from the keep in Greenest only to find trouble brewing right outside the sewer grate.  Will the party be slaughtered because of one gnome's practical joking?  Suffice to say, this episode is no April Fool's Day prank.  Sit back, relax, and enjoy the shenanigans as we continue adventuring through the Dungeons and Dragons campaign, Hoard of the Dragon Queen!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ05.mp3
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Sorry for the delay everyone, but I feel that I explain the reasons behind it in this short public service announcement.  If you're a fan of anything we have done at the Rancor's Brothel, please listen to what I have to say for the next five minutes.  I would appreciate it.  Thank you, brothelites.

--Cody

 

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The adventure continues with the first episode of our second session.  The players have made it to the keep of Greenest, but is it as safe as it may seem?  They probably shouldn't get too comfy... start your download now to continue our Brothel Dungeons and Dragons campaign, Hoard of the Dragon Queen!

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HoTDQ04.mp3
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This week on the Brothel, we welcomed Cody's brother in law Daniel back to the podcast to chat about his thoughts on the second year of Indiana Comic Con.  The guys also discussed Scott Snyder's storyline Endgame in the Batman comic, Nos 4 A U by Joe Hill, and the Watchmen by Alan Moore.  

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The trusty band of adventurers have finally found some adult survivors, but the news they bear isn't very good.  Can the group make it to the temple as they intended?  Join us for our latest installment of Dungeons and Dragons, Hoard of the Dragon Queen.

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

 

P.S- Apologies if this episode is a bit lackluster, the DM kept these guys up past their bedtime!

Direct download: HoTDQ03.mp3
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Inclement weather has delayed a typical episode, Brothel fans, so that means you get part two of our Dungeons and Dragons campaign, Tyranny of Dragons: Hoard of the Dragon Queen.  Be sure to check out last week's episode where we begin our adventures, as well as the Monophobia for more Brothel gaming!

 

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

Direct download: HotDQ02.mp3
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And so, brothelites, an epic quest begins for the Brothel crew.  Hosts Cody and Matt invite frequent show guests Lucas, Troy, and Jeff into an ongoing DnD 5th edition game, Hoard of the Dragon Queen.  Follow along as we learn the game together!

Starring:

Lucas as Yas the Drow Fighter

Troy as Xander Darkwood, the Half-Elf Paladin

Matt as Zebul Seabane, the Human Cleric

Jeff as Bernard Picklebritches, the Gnome Wizard

 

Stay tuned for more episodes on the Brothel feed soon!

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Recording in a comic shop is my new favorite thing! Apologies for the sound quality as we couldnt mic everybody in the store.

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What does the Secret Wars storyline hold for the future of Marvel? Let's walk down that lonely road together, maybe with some "Walking Away Hulk" music

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This week your dose of Brothel is bursting at the seams with mystery, conspiracy, and Gillian Anderson's shoulder pads.  Piggy backing off of last week's discussion with Jeff, Cody and Matt discuss the recent news that Fox is thinking about continuing their landmark franchaise.  Toss in references to David Duchovny's sex addiction, Matt's fear of alien abduction, and Cody's childhood Valentine's Day box, and you have a whale of an episode ahead of you!

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It is finally here, brothelites, the oft suggested yet never before recorded podcast on The Dresden Files, a detective noir series about the Chicago based wizard Harry Dresden.  We lost Matt along the way, but after updating software superfan Jeff and Cody were able to discuss the series at length.  Pick up your blasting rods and strap on your shield bracelets as these two Dresden fans get you up to speed on this wildly popular fantasy series by Jim Butcher.

Direct download: dresden.mp3
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It's the end of 2014, brothelites, and this week Matt and Cody have put on their thinking caps to come up with the best of geekdom over the past year.  Categories include Best Theatrical Release, Best Continuing Series, Best Convention of the Year, and many others.  So if you need a pick me up on the way to a boring New Year's Eve party (or a cure for a healthy hangover) why not check out this latest episode?  You know you want to learn who won Mr. Brothel 2014...

Direct download: Brothel_best_2014.mp3
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We hit it all for Geek Holidays so sit back and enjoy!

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This is it, brothelites, the penultimate showdown between William Townsend (played by Matt) and the spectre of Ethan Blaine.  Expect fisticuffs, tome reading, and a good old fashioned night in jail as we finish our play through of Vengeance From Beyond, a Call of Cthulhu Monophobia scenario.

Direct download: VFB_pt_4.mp3
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After two days of searching, William Townsend (played by Matt) has finally come face to face with Ethan Blaine.  Will he get the Scripture of Shul back?  Find out as The Rancor's Brothel continues its Actual Play of the Monophobia "Vengeance From Beyond", a Call of Cthulhu scenario.

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Matt continues his adventure as William Townsend on the search for the Scripture of Shul in our second installment of the Monophobia "Vengeance From Beyond," a solo Call of Cthulhu scenario.  Armed with a list of potential contacts and a sketch of the thief Ethan Blaine, will he have any sucess in finding the man, or is madness and death in Matt's future?

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This week in lieu of a typical episode the boys debut their first actual play, Vengeance From Beyond, a scenario by Unbound Publishing for the Call of Cthulhu RPG.  Matt takes up the role of Mr. William Townsend, and Cody is the Keeper of Arcane Lore.  For those of you not familiar with CoC or BRP rules, Cody runs Matt through the basics before the investigation begins.  Enjoy!

 

Anyone interested in perusing the (free) Monophobia pdf can download it from the link below.

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After a week off due to work conflicts, Matt and Cody are back at it.  This week the guys continue to rave about great comic book television.  They also take a trip down memory lane and discuss Scream through rose tinted glasses.  Be sure to join us at the Indypendent Show this coming weekend where we will be recording live!

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Join us, dear listeners, as Matt and Cody descend into the dank, dark halls of madness and horror.  This week, the guys discuss all manner of spooky things, including those dread things out of the dark that terrorize them to the core.  Give it a listen, then do yourself a favor and go out and experience the change of seasons. 

 

Have a spooky Samhain and terrifying Halloween!

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Hello again listeners.  This time Matt and Cody chat at Brothel North studios about Awesome Con, Jason Aaron, Silence of the Lambs, Gotham, and Agents of Shield.  Matt also makes it to the very end and only swears one time throughout the show.

 

Enjoy!

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This week in Cody's kitchen the guys meet up with local comic creator and self publisher John Graham, the founder of Indianapolis' Indypendent show, a gathering of the local area's independent comic creators.  The guys have fun chatting about the upcoming shows and conventions as well as discussing various nerdy topics.

 

Thanks for listening.

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No full show this week, but we encourage you all to check out other fabulous Follow Networks podcasts such as

The Heel Angle

MadChat with Matt and Chad

Instant Film Review

 

See you all on the 1st of October!

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No more teasing folks, it is time for our gargantuan episode.  Two weeks ago Heel Angle podcast host Lucas and our Brothel own Cody spent all day in The Android's Dungeon in Avon, talking about comics with a number of fun and chatty people.  The day culminated in a the Android's Dungeon Book Club discussion on Black Science.  Enjoy the extra long content.

 

Below are some links to Jon Parrish's work.  Check it out!

 

https://www.comixology.com/CLUSTERF-K/comics-series/26286

 

http://www.storenvy.com/products/574655-secrets-and-shadows-1

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The Brothel sits down once more at Cody's dinner table and he and Matt discuss the merits and history of fantasy sports for this week's main topic.  Cody is still pissy about his week one loss, and Matt has some interesting innovations for future fantasy sports.

In What We've Been Reading, Matt talks about six month old Ultimate Universe stuff, while Cody discusses God Hates Astronauts, Avengers, and the Death of Wolverine.  

Geek Movie of the Week, Matt salivates over Kevin Smith's return to the director's chair with Tusk, but Cody's dogs aren't quite so pleased about him making three movies in one year.

 

Sit back and enjoy the nerdiness.

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This week on the Brothel our dynamic duo is back in action, having recovered from various late summer flus and other commitments.  Both our hosts are still behind in reading but have an interesting, spoiler filled chat about the latest Walking Dead issue. For the main topic, Matt discusses his love of cryptozoology, while Cody plays the skeptical card.  Settle in for some laughs and a suprise quiz in this week's episode of the Rancor's Brothel.  

 

Be sure to head to the Android's Dungeon this Saturday for a live recording of the Brothel with Cody and Heel Angle host Lucas!  They will be chatting all day with customers and attending the Book Club discussion of Black Science afterwards.

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Sorry for the delay, Brothelites, but Gen Con got the better of Cody, who is suffering from a case of both nerd coma and the flu.  He and Matt forged ahead though, to discuss the history of the convention and its effects on our city.  The guys plan to return to more regularly scheduled content next week.  Enjoy!

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A shorter show this week folks, as we lack Matt, who has fallen ill.  Cody was undeterred though, and pushed through his co-host's absence to bring you some tips on attending Gen Con this year.  Joining Cody in the Brothel Cave this week was newcomer Fodrea, a lifelong friend and fellow Gen Conner.  Stay tuned for rants, advice, and a chafing discussion.  Enjoy!

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This week on the Brothel Cody invites Matt and guests Daniel and Austin into his dining room to discuss the outbreak of esports in the gaming community.  This subculture of video games has become prominent over the last few years, culminating in major international tournaments played in front of large crowds for millions of dollars.  Cody, Austin, and Daniel are all players and fans of the growing sport, whereas Matt has a very different viewpoint on the subject.

What We've Been Reading: Austin discusses Black Mirror and American Vampir, while Cody reviews Wicked and the Divine #2.  The guys also discuss the upcoming female Thor title.

Geek Movie of the Week: Devil's Pass, a found footage film about the Dyatlov Pass Incident, provokes a strong discussion of the paranormal, time travel, and flaming alcohol bloopers.  Shout out to the podcast Blurry Photos for a fascinating episode that prompted the watching of this film. 

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*And by at Comic Con we mean we saw footage of it on the interwebs.

 

This week, hosts Matt and Cody discuss some of the big news out of San Diego Comic Con.  Included subjects are Gotham, The Flash, Arrow, Constantine, Ant-Man, Wonder Woman, Superman vs. Batman, Age of Ultron, Agents of Shield, and more.

 

In Geek Movie of the Week, Matt invites everyone to check out Amazing Spiderman 2 with him at the Dollar Movie Theater.

 

Cody catches us up on Batman Eternal in What We've Been Reading

 

My apologies for the sound quality in this episode, I have done my best to eliminate any clicks and pops without distorting the waves.  -C

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This week, Matt and Cody start off by revealing shameful secrets.  They also need more sleep, can you tell?

 

We go backwards in this episode, as we start with a long discussion of amusement parks and why we find them enjoyable.

 

Matt discusses his latest reads of Death of the Family and Game of Thrones while Cody gives a spoiler filled update of Marvel's summer event Original Sin.

 

We really need to stop podcasting late at night.  Enjoy the show!

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This week on the Rancor's Brothel we invite fellow Follow Networks podcaster Lucas Patterson on the show to discuss the Comic Book Club at The Android's Dungeon in Avon.  This past weekend the club met for the second time to discuss the first volume of the Walking Dead, and much conversation and hilarity ensued.

 

We also talk about what we've been reading.  Matt shows some love for Warren Ellis, Lucas updates the guys on the indepedent scene, and Cody catches up and some much needed comic books.

 

And in our movie of the week, the group discusses the first Transformers film thanks to Matt's sentimentality.  Happy Anniversary to Matt and Nat!

 

That plus all the Gargoyles love you can handle in this episode of the Rancor's Brothel.

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This week on the Good Ship Brothel we invite our resident sound designer and music man Ian Shannon along for the ride to discuss his first ever viewing of the Ridley Scott classic, Alien.  Be prepared for a surprisingly intellectual conversation about horror, xenomorphs, and predators that eventually descends into chaos and tomfoolery.

 

Enjoy!

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This week we mix it up a bit and just have a random conversation covering some broad topics.  In this episode, you will find:

Wolverine against a Sith Lord

Android's Dungeon Book Club

ASH Show review and how to not get swindled

Game Time

Kickstarter

... and the Brothel's new favorite holiday.  Abandon hope, all ye who enter the Rancor's Brothel

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In this episode a stunning duo of brave podcasters leap from the future of 2013 into the present of the 70's to save Nixon... or was it the 80's to protect a senator?  Have no fear though, brothelities, your time traveling hosts will sort it and the rest of the X-Men loopholes out... or at least struggle vainly to make sense of it all.  Join us in the time warp, will you?

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In this week's episode we chat about HBO's latest hit, True Detective, and the bizarre themes and topics the show naturally evokes.  The crime procedural/cop buddy tv show takes a bizarre twist into dark realms of nilhilism, cult activity, and the truly profane.  Our conversation is suprisingly light on spoilers, so if you want a taste of the madness come on in to the brothel and we'll see how far down the crazy rabbit hole goes.

Our reading segment covers two new awesome books by Jason Aaron, as well as a discussion on Batman.

For Geek Movie of the Week, Matt attempts to sell Cody on watching the RoboCop reboot.

And this week's Vs. pits RoboCop against DC's Cyborg.

We also spent too much time talking about camping... and we hate trains.

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Its a short but sweet episode this week as we forgo our typical format in order to recap Indy Pop Con.  The weekend was long but enjoyable, and we were able to meet a few heroes and make some new friends.  Here about our experiences, likes, dislikes, and general drooling over some of our favorite comic book folks.  Also, be sure to check out the recording of our Comic Book Making panel over on the Instant Film review podcast.

 

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This week we invite the Heel Angle podcast and Marvel's Agents of Brothel co-host Aaron into our lair to discuss the season finale of one of our favorite TV shows, including possible future storylines, the various ties the show has to other Marvel media, and our unhealthy love of Clark Gregg.

 

In comics, we piss off Matt with the issue 2 of Future's End as well as tales of creepy clowns.

 

And for this week's showdown, we put the ultimate puzzle master vs. the supreme puzzle solver.  Who will win?

 

Come in to the Brothel, the water's warm... I think because someone peed in it.

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We're a bit late but never fear, the Brothel duo is finally here!  After sorting out some scheduling problems we hit the ground running with a quick discussion of upcoming Fall shows including Constantine, Gotham, and our sincere hope for another season for Agents of Shield.

In What We've Been Reading your crime fighters discuss some must read Free Comic Book Day books as well as new necessary items for your pull list.  And yes that includes another DC weekly book.

VS pits the Arnold T-800 against Agent's of Shield's Deathlok.

And for our main topic, since Matt is slowly transitioning into a cyborg and Skynet in inevitable,we talk all things Terminator quadrilogy... so come with us if you want to nerd!

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This past weekend the stars aligned with the two holiest of nerd holidays, Free Comic Book Day and May the 4th.  In this episode of the Brothel we discuss our love of Star Wars, and Cody puts Matt and this week's guest Daniel on the spot with some Super Hard Jedi Trivia... can you outdo them?  

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Fuck it, I dont know what to type. Just download this show. Its funny and informative. Get your geek on. 

Who would win in a fight between a Predator and a Klingon? 

Is Batman a sociopath?

Is The Watchmen Alan Moore's best on screen adaptation? 

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Agents of SHIELD companion pod

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Anne MotherFu**ing Rice is returning to The Vampire Chronicles with "Prince Lestat" on October 28th 2014! I hope it makes me as sexually confused as the previous novels did...er...never mind. Enjoy!

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I was right!!! Super sorry if you watched tonights Shield episode without having watched Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Spoilers.

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A Game of Thrones vs, Cody bought too many comic books and we talk about the new Captain America movie! Enjoy!

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Who can Coulson and Skye trust?

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yeah man, episode 4.20

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We tackle the Hunger Games, a vs between Katniss and Merida from Brave plus some nerdy chit-chat. Happy Birthday Cody!

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Almost there!

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No big topic, just the two of us doing what we do best, gossipping about nerdy crap!

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3 more episodes down the hatch. Cliffhanger!!!

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I'd like to Sif her panties...What?

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Wow! South Park has been on the air for 17 seasons! Seems like only yesterday we were all sick of the Scuzzlebutt repeat and now there're over 240 episodes to choose from!

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We found Earth!!! And it sucks... who is the final Cylon?

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Holy CrapNuggets! Was that a Mother Frakking Kree?!?!

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Best vs of 2014! Let's talk about supporting your local comic shop and local conventions. Yeah San Diego is great but your hometown needs you!

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My God, this franchise has meant so much to me over the years. My first literary love, my first big screen anticipation, lost my virginity to the soundtrack..

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Two dorks get sidetracked trying to talk about BSG episodes 'Faith' and 'Guess Whats Coming to Dinner'

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Pushing through Season 4 of the BSG. Its getting pretty intense. Mutiny!

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Welcome back Listeners! Do you watch Game of Thrones? This show doesn't just capture your imagination, it puts it in a well in the basement and demands that it rubs lotion all over.

Ok, not convinced? Well we have plenty of other content so join us and check out our whole network. www.followthe.tv

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