Monthly Archives: November 2016

Episode 13: After the Goblin King…

…Comes the Portal. And also a God Lich. No big whoop. The final episode of season one is here! Who will live and who will die? Will Gonsalvo be undone by another critical rope failure? Can Barabosa outmuscle an ancient sorcerer? Our cleric is low on spells, our monk is pondering the nature of transcendence, the elf is […]

Episode 12: To Thaw a Dwarf

The party thaws an ancient techno dwarf and cuts their way through a horde of dwarven zombies. And you thought dwarves smelled bad on the outside! The end game is in sight in this penultimate episode of season one. The band of murderous hobos also known as an adventuring party comes closer to fulfilling the quest Fay’zuz […]

Episode 11: Do Over!

Ever have a gaming session for your podcast, realize the microphone was off, and then record the whole thing again the next month? Oh. Us neither.   The party thaws out an ancient dwarf played by Jason Rennie of the Hugo Nominated Sci Phi Journal. Who knew Thorson’s dwarven ancestors all had Australian accents? This may […]

Episode 10: A Web of Egos

The Bard finally does something helpful and heroic…and then promptly blows it. What dungeon crawl is complete without spiders of unusual size? The party explores subterranean fungal gardens, battle through webs and monsters and–gulp–is the end of Season 1 finally in sight? Oh, and if you want to be the first to read some of […]

Episode 9: Dungeon Confusion

The party misses its best chance to lose the Bard with the mouth, who survives by the narrowest of chances when facing an ancient Dwarven Construct. From there, they search the maze-like confines of the lost city, trying to find that plot point, er… portal.     Oh, and if you want to be the […]

Episode 8: Ghosts! Feat. Scott & Missy Meyer

A Pair of Ghosts offer the party some BASIC INSTRUCTIONS about the afterlife! The party raided an ancient tavern and fell into deep trouble with ghostly monks, the former brew-masters, who aren’t keen on the new faces haunting their old watering hole. A total party kill seems imminent, which is what happens when you run up […]

Forbes West: An Interview

Sometimes you meet someone who has a different viewpoint than most folks. The viewpoint can sometimes be bad and sometimes be good. It can also be refreshing. One of those viewpoints I find refreshing belongs to Forbes West, a writer, producer and a podcaster. When I sat down to do this interview with Forbes, I […]

LTBI: The TC Elliott Interview

  We bring author TC Elliott on to tell us about the JFK assassination, the American Jack the Ripper, and Todd Barselow rattles his drink full of ice to be a jerk as it screws up the sound for our show and make it more uncomfortable than usual at the Benbow Inn. TC Elliott is […]

Live@The Benbow: The Greg Wilkey Interview

  Todd Barselow sticks his nose into the tent and makes it uncomfortable for everyone as I try to conduct a proper interview with Greg Wilkey, successful indie writer of the “Mortimer Drake” series of novels. When Greg Wilkey has a chance to speak, he talks of writing, creativity, and Anne Rice. Powered by Thirdscribe. […]

Vote Forbes West 2016 Now

    Look, I’m no real politician. Most days I’m just a regular joe like you, sitting at home and staring at a broken television in a heroin stupor and wondering why I’m still wearing a swimsuit when the last time I went swimming was, like,  a week ago. But I need your help. I […]