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Taking Initiative

A podcast on The Spark Network, sporting some good ol' D&D fun. Featuring silly accents, shenanigans, and tomfoolery, with the occasional uh-oh moments. Twitter: @TI_pod Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast Website: www.thespark.network/ Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative Twitch: twitch.tv/thesparknetwork
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Sep 17, 2018

With the Death House finally in the past, it's about time the Death Walkers and friends accomplish their next task: take on Berez.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

Check out the Podcasts of Waterdeep going on now on the Wizards of the Coast Dungeon Delve RSS feed! For details, visit: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/events/podcasts-waterdeep

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 10/5/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below:

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Anguish," "Fantastic Dim Bar," "Lost Time," "Cryptic Sorrow," "Spider Eyes," "Very Low Note"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Sep 10, 2018

Barovia is a big place where many unfortunate people find themselves trapped. While Taking Initiative is currently focused on the Death Walkers, this side project will be looking at other poor souls, watching them struggle just to get out alive.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, art work, the Taking Initiative compendium, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Cast for "The Marionette"
Jonathan "Bucky" Buckmaster - DM
Casey (The Lucky Die) - Natalya Alexandrovna Alyokhina
Celeste Conowitch (The Venture Maidens) - T.A.N.K.
Jonathan Serna (Dungeon Drunks) - Billy Beau Bob Boom
Sage Stafford (The Venture Maidens) - Aeshlynn

Music credits for this episode:
Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the theme song

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). "The Marionette" was written by Robert Alaniz and the D&D 5e Adventurers League Team. It is the property of Wizards of the Coast. We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Sep 3, 2018

It's time to finish this house once and for all. Let's get Mykil back, shall we?

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

Check out the Podcasts of Waterdeep starting on 9/10/18 on the Wizards of the Coast Dungeon Delve RSS feed! For details, visit: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/events/podcasts-waterdeep

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 9/7/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below:

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"The Escalation," "Unrelenting," "Steel Rods," "Movement Proposition," "Ossuary 2 - Turn," "Tempting Secrets," "Corruption," "Promising Relationship"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Aug 23, 2018

*Episode edited by Nick Figueroa and Josh Perault

In this spin-off miniseries of Hackinstone's Gambit, Thunder, Raindrop and Biter find themselves in another part of Chult. Will they blunder this up or will they get some mysterious magical item?

Adam: @RetroArchetype
Joel: @GoddammitZammit
Josh: @XiroxisTheBeard
Nick: @nikofigs

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

"D&D is for Nerds" is a podcast with SansPants Radio. You can find them at:

Website: sanspantsradio.com
Twitter: @sanspantsradio
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sanspantsradio

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Long Note Four," "Hard Boiled," "Teller of the Tales," "Cool Vibes," "Twisting"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Tomb of Annihilation" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Aug 22, 2018

*Episode edited by Nick Figueroa and Josh Perault

In this spin-off miniseries of Hackinstone's Gambit, Thunder, Raindrop and Biter find themselves in another part of Chult. Will they blunder this up or will they get some mysterious magical item?

Adam: @RetroArchetype
Joel: @GoddammitZammit
Josh: @XiroxisTheBeard
Nick: @nikofigs

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

"D&D is for Nerds" is a podcast with SansPants Radio. You can find them at:

Website: sanspantsradio.com
Twitter: @sanspantsradio
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sanspantsradio

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Long Note Four," "Hard Boiled," "Teller of the Tales," "Cool Vibes," "Twisting"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Tomb of Annihilation" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Aug 21, 2018

*Episode edited by Nick Figueroa and Josh Perault

In this spin-off miniseries of Hackinstone's Gambit, Thunder, Raindrop and Biter find themselves in another part of Chult. Will they blunder this up or will they get some mysterious magical item?

Adam: @RetroArchetype
Joel: @GoddammitZammit
Josh: @XiroxisTheBeard
Nick: @nikofigs

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

"D&D is for Nerds" is a podcast with SansPants Radio. You can find them at:

Website: sanspantsradio.com
Twitter: @sanspantsradio
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sanspantsradio

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Water Lily," "Temple of the Manes," "Long Note Three," "Long Note Four"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Tomb of Annihilation" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Aug 20, 2018

Back down into the depths of the Death House we go. The first part of the house wasn't TOO bad. This will be fine, too. Right?

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

Check out the Podcasts of Waterdeep starting on 9/10/18 on the Wizards of the Coast Dungeon Delve RSS feed! For details, visit: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/events/podcasts-waterdeep

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 9/7/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below:

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Deadly Roulette," "Night Break," "One of Them," "Bump in the Night," "Chase Pulse," "Unseen Horrors," "Very Low Note," "Spiders Web"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Aug 6, 2018

This house still sucks.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 8/10/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below:

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Oppressive Gloom," "Darkest Child," "Deep Noise," "Ossuary 6 - Air," "Night of Chaos"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jul 23, 2018

Back inside we go...

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 8/10/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below:

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Ritual," "Horror_Spacial Winds," "Come Play With Me," "Gathering Darkness," "Blue Sizzle"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jul 16, 2018

Barovia is a big place where many unfortunate people find themselves trapped. While Taking Initiative is currently focused on the Death Walkers, this side project will be looking at other poor souls, watching them struggle just to get out alive.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, art work, the Taking Initiative compendium, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord:https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Music credits for this episode:
Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the theme song

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). "The Beast" was written by Alan Patrick and the D&D 5e Adventurers League Team. It is property of Wizards of the Coast. We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jul 9, 2018

Credits Correction: The end credits state that Drew Tillman is playing the Revised Ranger from WotC's Unearthed Arcana.  This is incorrect.  He is playing the Consensus Ranger by ZIPPERONDISNEY on Reddit.

The mist around the Death House is gone. It's time for our heroes to meet back up where it all started.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 7/13/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below:

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Thank you to special guest Celeste Conowitch of the Venture Maidens podcast. You can find her on Twitter @cconowitch or the Venture Maidens @venturemaidens

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Earnest," "Smoking Gun," "Tempting Secrets," "Invariance," "The Descent"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jul 2, 2018

Barovia is a big place where many unfortunate people find themselves trapped. While Taking Initiative is currently focused on the Death Walkers, this side project will be looking at other poor souls, watching them struggle just to get out alive.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, art work, the Taking Initiative compendium, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (Network): @The_Spark_Net
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord:https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Music credits for this episode:
Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the theme song

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). "The Beast" was written by Alan Patrick and the D&D 5e Adventurers League Team. It is property of Wizards of the Coast. We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jun 25, 2018

It's a mad rush to get back some old friends!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 6/29/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below:

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net

Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast

Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Thank you to special guest Celeste Conowitch of the Venture Maidens podcast. You can find her on Twitter @cconowitch or the Venture Maidens @venturemaidens

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:

-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song

-"The Dread," "Spider Eyes," "Night on the Docks," "Sunset at Glengorm," "Earnest," "Village Consort," "Prelude and Action," "Tranquility Base"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jun 18, 2018

Barovia is a big place where many unfortunate people find themselves trapped. While Taking Initiative is currently focused on the Death Walkers, this side project will be looking at other poor souls, watching them struggle just to get out alive.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, art work, the Taking Initiative compendium, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (Network): @The_Spark_Net
Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast
Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord:https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Music credits for this episode:
Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the theme song

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). "The Beast" was written by Alan Patrick and the D&D 5e Adventurers League Team. It is property of Wizards of the Coast. We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jun 11, 2018

Disclaimer: This episode has a REAL rough moment. Barovia sucks hard.

We pick back up at the Blue Water Inn after a truly rough night.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 6/29/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below.

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast
Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Thank you to special guest Celeste Conowitch of the Venture Maidens podcast. You can find her on Twitter @cconowitch or the Venture Maidens @venturemaidens

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Fantastic Dim Bar," "Dark Fog," "Loss," "Laid Back Guitars," "Wounded," "Steel and Seething," "The Dread"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Jun 4, 2018

Bucky, Drew, and Josh discuss a bunch of new stuff!

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Jun 4, 2018

Barovia is a big place where many unfortunate people find themselves trapped. While Taking Initiative is currently focused on the Death Walkers, this side project will be looking at other poor souls, watching them struggle just to get out alive.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, art work, the Taking Initiative compendium, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (Network): @The_Spark_Net
Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast
Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord:https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Music credits for this episode:
Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) for the theme song

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). "The Beast" was written by Alan Patrick and the D&D 5e Adventurers League Team. It is property of Wizards of the Coast. We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

May 28, 2018

Time to get some bones back from some filthy biters.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 6/1/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below.

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
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Thank you to special guest Kristen DiMercurio. You can find her on Twitter @kdimerc and on her podcast "Ars Paradoxica" as Dr. Sally Grissom.

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Steel Rods," "Static Motion," "Deep Noise"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

May 21, 2018

Drop in to listen to the characters respond to some more Patreon backer questions! This episode features a questions PolishOgre, Lilth, Kit_Battlebeard, and Pinkiechu!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 6/1/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below.

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (Network): @The_Spark_Net
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Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

Music credits for this episode:
Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset, refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or one shot. We just enjoy playing!

May 21, 2018

We were handed the Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes supplement to create a one shot for the Wizards of the Coast Podcasts of Foes event! Join us for an adventure following some high level tieflings and an eladrin dipping into some of the darker planes to prevent something awful. This episode was written/DMd by Bucky and features Drew, Josh, Morgan, and Nick as the players.

Find all of the other Podcasts of Foes podcast episodes on the Wizards of the Coast Dungeon Delve RSS feed!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast
Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The "Taking Initiative" logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Dragon and Toast,” “Spacial Harvest,” “Long Note One,” “Long Note Four,” “Ossuary 6 - Air,” “Black Vortex,” “The Descent,” “Zombie Chase,” “Lightless Dawn,” “All This,” “Quinns Song-First Night,” “Interloper,” “Very Low Note,” “Medusa,” “Corruption,” “Lasting Hope”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes" supplement refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or supplement. We just enjoy playing!

May 14, 2018

The party picks up Ferguson from his bath and head off to the Coffin Maker's shop. Time to play Bad Cop, Bad Cop and get those bones back!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 6/1/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below.

The Podcasts of Foes is running from May 7-20, 2018 on the Dungeon Delve RSS feed. Our episode is out TODAY, May 14, 2018.

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Twitter (The Spark Network): @The_Spark_Net
Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast
Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Thinking Music," "Umbrella Pants," "Fantastic Dim Bar," "Digital Bark," "Deep Noise"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

May 7, 2018

Bucky, Drew, Josh, and Nick become teenage superheroes in Nerds on a Roll's world of Halcyon City. Loren, NOAR's Game Master, has a special one shot whipped up for our TI team that runs parallel to an early NOAR arc. This three-part crossover series is from our Patreon a couple of months back.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to exclusive bonus episodes as well as crossover episodes like this one before anyone else, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" and "Nerds on a Roll" are podcasts on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network
Twitter: @TI_Pod // @NerdsOnARoll
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative // patreon.com/nerdsonaroll
Twitch: twitch.tv/thesparknetwork

The theme music comes from Nerds on a Roll. Details about the song can be found in their normal descriptions.

Apr 30, 2018

Leaving Argynvosthold behind them, the party heads back to Vallaki. Ferguson decides to have some time alone with his sword while the rest of the group tackles a good 'ol fashioned mystery!

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 5/4/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below.

The Podcasts of Foes will run from May 7-20, 2018 on the Dungeon Delve RSS feed. Our episode will go up on May 14th.

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast
Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/takinginitiative

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Past the Edge," "Snowdrop," "Lasting Home," "Plaint," "Walking Along"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

Apr 23, 2018

Bucky, Drew, Josh, and Nick become teenage superheroes in Nerds on a Roll's world of Halcyon City. Loren, NOAR's Game Master, has a special one shot whipped up for our TI team that runs parallel to an early NOAR arc. This three-part crossover series is from our Patreon a couple of months back.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to exclusive bonus episodes as well as crossover episodes like this one before anyone else, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

"Taking Initiative" and "Nerds on a Roll" are podcasts on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network
Twitter: @TI_Pod // @NerdsOnARoll
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative // patreon.com/nerdsonaroll

The theme music comes from Nerds on a Roll. Details about the song can be found in their normal descriptions.

Apr 16, 2018

The party's time in Argynvostholt is coming to a quick close, but it seems that Ferguson has an idea. I can't tell if that sentence is a good or bad thing. He's creepy.

Feel free to drop us a review on iTunes and cast Message to us over social media. It's only a cantrip. We'd love to hear from you! Also, we have a Patreon. Hop on over and see if you'd like to support the show. You can get your name on our website, access to bonus episodes, the chance to ask us questions for "Talking Initiative" and mailbag episodes, and our main episodes early!

The next "Talking Initiative" episode is 5/4/18 at 10pm ET and can be found at the Twitch link below.

"Taking Initiative" is a podcast on The Spark Network. You can find us at:

Website: thespark.network/takinginitiativepodcast
Twitter: @TI_Pod
Facebook: Taking Initiative Podcast
Tumblr: takinginitiativepodcast.tumblr.com
Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative
Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/MGv46RV
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/takinginitiative

The original artwork for the logo was created by Kati Kawaguchi (@_KidKati) from the "Nerds on a Roll" podcast.

Music credits for this episode:
-Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die" for the theme song
-"Wounded," "Thunder Dreams," "Interloper," "Anxiety," "Lightless Dawn," "Unease Piano," "Sunset at Glengorm," "Dreams Become Real,"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

All mentions to Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), including the 5e ruleset and the "Curse of Strahd" module refer to the property owned by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). We do not own the rules or module. We just enjoy playing!

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