The Adventure Zone Is Ending, And I’m Not Ready (Spoilers)

Extremely important update: The Adventure Zone ended, and I wasn't ready. This Thursday, August 17th, 2017, The Adventure Zone's first campaign, the Balance Arc, is coming to an end. While the finale has already had two episodes, it has been confirmed that this upcoming episode will be the final installment of the campaign. The Adventure Zone is an actual … Continue reading The Adventure Zone Is Ending, And I’m Not Ready (Spoilers)

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This Week in Podcasts: 7/23/17 – 7/29/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 7/23/17 – 7/29/17

This Week in Podcasts: 7/16/17 – 7/22/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 7/16/17 – 7/22/17

This Week in Podcasts: 7/9/17 – 7/15/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 7/9/17 – 7/15/17

This Week in Podcasts: 6/25/17 – 7/1/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 6/25/17 – 7/1/17

The Adventure Zone’s “Stolen Century” Closes As a Benchmark in Storytelling (Spoilers)

Before this review begins, please note that it will be filled with spoilers. If you'd like a review to explain why you should listen to The Adventure Zone, this is not it, but I can tell you that at the close of this arc, The Adventure Zone has set new standards for how I rate any fiction podcast. Last … Continue reading The Adventure Zone’s “Stolen Century” Closes As a Benchmark in Storytelling (Spoilers)

First Impressions: “Join the Party” Is the Best Crash Course in D&D and Roleplaying

Join the Party is a new Dungeons and Dragons podcast a la The Adventure Zone. The podcast currently has three main plot episodes released as well as several bonus episodes. The show centers on the adventures of Inara Harthorn, a mischievous elf rogue; Johnny B. Goodlight, a charismatic half-elf warlock; and TR8c, or "Tracey," a delightfully peppy robot barbarian. … Continue reading First Impressions: “Join the Party” Is the Best Crash Course in D&D and Roleplaying

This Week in Podcasts: 6/4/17 – 6/10/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 6/4/17 – 6/10/17

On The Adventure Zone, Fandom, and the Pitfalls of Black-and-White Reasoning

On June 1st, 2017, First Second Books released art for their upcoming graphic novel for The Adventure Zone, a popular D&D podcast. The art featured redesigns for the three main characters who were all depicted as white in their original designs, as shown in the title image for this post. The redesigns made one character black … Continue reading On The Adventure Zone, Fandom, and the Pitfalls of Black-and-White Reasoning

This Week in Podcasts: 5/14/17 – 5/20/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 5/14/17 – 5/20/17