Podcasts Archive | 6/30/2011
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D&D Podcast: Dragon Magazine, Questions, and Gaming
Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Rodney Thompson

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In this episode, we look back at Dragon magazine, as we celebrate the 400th issue and 35th anniversary celebrations. Plus, more of your questions answered—and what games R&D is playing these days, both at the office and at home!

Dragon Magazine

00:55—Mike Mearls

Mike Mearls looks back at the past issues of Dragon magazine that have resonated with him—especially considering their cover art. As an enhanced segment of the podcast, we've included the magazine cover art that corresponds with the conversation. When playing in iTunes, be sure to click the "Show or Hide Item Artwork and Video Viewer" arrow to show the artwork. Then, click on the artwork for a larger view.


08:35—Jeremy Crawford

Each podcast, we look to answer your questions! As always, if you have questions of your own, send them our way at dndinsider@wizards.com. This time, readers ask:

  • Lucas asks, if I use a power that says move 6 squares while my character is slowed—is this an intentional design mechanism to make certain powers advantageous in certain situations?
  • Ryan asks, do you provoke opportunity attacks if you use ranged attacks on prone targets that are adjacent to you (the Zomebieland double-tap)?
  • Russell asks, in what order do beginning of turn effects go off?

Good Gaming

16:20—Rodney Thompson

In this segment, Rodney discusses the release of Conquest of Nerath, the latest D&D board game, and how it’s being played around the office. Also, inFAMOUS and inFAMOUS 2 are out on the PS3, with comparisons made to a D&D sandbox campaign.


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