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Taking Initiative

A D&D 5e actual-play podcast with a bit of audio drama flair. Featured in the Wizards of the Coast "Podcasts of..." events. Twitter: @TI_pod Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative Twitch: twitch.tv/takinginitiativepodcast
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Jun 29, 2020

Within the ice cave, Xel decides to avoid the creepy massacre. Nope.

 

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You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

Lost Frontier by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4004-lost-frontier

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Stormfront by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4421-stormfront

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Decisions by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3629-decisions

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Plans in Motion by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4225-plans-in-motion

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Jun 15, 2020

Newly within an ice cave, the party comes across the first of an unknown amount of threats.

 

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Get your free Idle Champions Gold Chest using the code RACH-HABU-HARD. Code is valid from 6/15/2020 at 12:30 am ET thru 6/29/2020 at 12:30 am ET.

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

Malicious by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4014-malicious

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

All This by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3351-all-this

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Virtutes Vocis by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4591-virtutes-vocis

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

I Knew a Guy by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3895-i-knew-a-guy

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Giant Wyrm by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3807-giant-wyrm

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Truth in the Stones by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4550-truth-in-the-stones

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman


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

Jun 1, 2020

New trek, new shopping montage.

 

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Get your free Idle Champions Gold Chest using the code GORI-DADO-DADO. Code is valid from 6/1/2020 at 12:30 am ET thru 6/15/2020 at 12:30 am ET.

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

Ancient Rite by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5739-ancient-rite

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Pippin the Hunchback by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4219-pippin-the-hunchback

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Soaring by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4386-soaring

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Temple of the Manes by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4468-temple-of-the-manes

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Shamanistic by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4343-shamanistic

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Echoes of Time v2 by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3698-echoes-of-time-v2

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

May 18, 2020

With loot abound and giants down, the party makes preparations for their journey.

 

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Get your free Idle Champions Gold Chest using the code FLUE-COHO-SOUT. Code is valid from 5/18/2020 at 12:30 am ET thru 6/1/2020 at 12:30 am ET.

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

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Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

Bittersweet by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3440-bittersweet

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Touching Moments One - Pulse by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4537-touching-moments-one---pulse

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3770-folk-round

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Industrious Ferret by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3912-industrious-ferret

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Relent by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4274-relent

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

May 4, 2020

After the fight for Bryn Shander, the party comes back together to discuss the next steps.

 

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Get your free Idle Champions Gold Chest using the code ALAP-HIES-RESH. Code is valid from 5/4/2020 at 12:30 am ET thru 5/18/2020 at 12:30 am ET.

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

5 vor 12 by Sascha Ende

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/2973-5-vor-12

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Moorland by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4079-moorland

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Relent by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4274-relent

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

The Day After Tomorrow by Sascha Ende

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/412-the-day-after-tomorrow

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Sneaky Adventure by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4383-sneaky-adventure

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Magic Forest by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4012-magic-forest

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Apr 20, 2020

Meanwhile! The Bryn Shander giant fight rages from Surreal’s perspective.

 

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You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

Movement Proposition by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4088-movement-proposition

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Future Gladiator by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3793-future-gladiator

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Clash Defiant by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3510-clash-defiant

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Le Grand Chase by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4670-le-grand-chase

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Firebrand by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3757-firebrand

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Stormfront by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4421-stormfront

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Thunderbird by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4527-thunderbird

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

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

Apr 6, 2020

Meanwhile! When the rest of the party was meeting Luther, our favorite barbarian found herself face to face with past relationships…

 

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Get your free Idle Champions Gold Chest using the code DIRT-NADA-YODS. Code is valid from 4/6/2019 at 12:30 am ET thru 4/20/2020 at 12:30 am ET.

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

Crowd Hammer by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4983-crowd-hammer

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Drums of the Deep by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3681-drums-of-the-deep

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Long Note Two by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3994-long-note-two

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Suonatore di Liuto by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4440-suonatore-di-liuto

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Teller of the Tales by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4467-teller-of-the-tales

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

 

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

Mar 23, 2020

Luther and the party look out into the night and prepare themselves for battle.

 

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You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

“Hitman,” “Hot Pursuit,” “Round Drums,” “Industrial Cinematic,” “Long Note Two,” “Drums of the Deep,” “Stormfront,” “Clash Defiant,” “Peace of Mind,” “Evening Fall Harp”

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Luther - UA Artificer by Wizards of the Coast

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Mar 9, 2020

With Surreal out and about, the rest of the party leave the bar and meet a new friend.

 

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Get your free Idle Champions Gold Chest using the code LAIC-KEAS-GOWD. Code is valid from 3/9/2019 at 12:30 am ET thru 3/23/2020 at 12:30 am ET.

 

You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

“Evening Fall Harp,” “Peace of Mind,” “Long Note Two,” “Drums of the Deep,” “Stormfront”

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Luther - UA Artificer by Wizards of the Coast

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Feb 24, 2020

Puzzles? Check. Giant fight? Check. Oversharing dreams? Check. Let’s get out of here.

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You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

“Comfortable Mystery,” “Cool Vibes,” “Decline,” “Folk Round,” “Marty Gots a Plan,” “Sneaky Adventure,” “Tranquility Base”

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Feb 10, 2020

Hello Mr. Dead Librarian, might we have some lore?

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You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

Website: takinginitiativepodcast.com

Twitter: @TI_Pod

Patreon: patreon.com/takinginitiative

Discord: https://discord.gg/VS7F3Hd

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCwWvHLXdUS2G3RE7CRr71w

 

The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Achaidh Cheide", "Comfortable Mystery", "Long note One", "Lost Time", "Nervous", "Relent", "Shores of Avalon", "Thunder Dreams", "Thunderbird", "Tranquility Base", "Virtutes Instrumenti"

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Jan 27, 2020

The party found the keeper of the tomb and, well...things aren’t looking too great.

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You can find "Taking Initiative" at:

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Twitter: @TI_Pod

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

"Clash Defiant", "Dama-May", "Myst on the Moor", "Despair and Triumph", "Grim League", "Infados", "Lost Time"

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

Haunted Giant

“Creature Codex” from Kobold Press

Written by Wolfgang Baur, Dan Dillon, Richard Green, James Haeck, Chris Harris, James Introcaso, Chris Lockey, Shawn Merwin, and Jon Sawatsky.

Developed and Edited by Meagan Maricle

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Jan 13, 2020

Deeper into the ancient giant place we go...

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

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"Dreams Become Real,” “Lightless Dawn,” “The Path of the Goblin King,” “Lightless Dawn,” “Echoes of Time,” “Mysterioso March”

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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Dec 30, 2019

Lore and puzzles, puzzles and lore, tales and stories, blood and gore.

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 1/11/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

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"Trio for Piano Cello and Clarinet,” “Long Note Two,” “Clash Defiant,” “Lost Frontier,” “At Rest,” “Hero Down,” “Agnus Dei X”

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Dec 16, 2019

Oooo, looks like there are puzzles in here! Hey everyone! Come check out the Giant puzzles!

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 1/11/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Dreams Become Real", "Long Note Two", “Prelude and Action,” “Heartbreaking,” “Killers”

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Dec 2, 2019

Into the tomb we go…

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 12/14/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Dreams Become Real", "Drums of the Deep", "Fluidscape", "Lightless Dawn", "Long Note Four", "Long note One", "Tranquility Base", "Truth in the Stones"

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Nov 18, 2019

After a brief stay in Bryn Shander, a town way up in the North, the party went to a recently uncovered ancient Giant location nearby.  Xel opened the door and the group made their way inside…

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 12/14/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Achaidh Cheide,” "Crossing the Chasm,” "I Feel You,” "Infados,” "Just As Soon,” "Lost Time,” "Midnight Tale,” "Peace of Mind,” "Thinking Music,” "Whiskey on the Mississippi"

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Nov 18, 2019

Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms: http://www.codenameentertainment.com/

 

Founders Pack II: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1141015/Founders_Pack_II/ 

 

Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms is an official Dungeons & Dragons strategy management game.

 

#TakingInitiativeChampions Giveaway Dates

Giveaway #1 (Founders Pack II & Idle Champions T-Shirt): 11/18-12/1

Giveaway #2 (Founders Pack II & Idle Champions T-Shirt): 12/2-12/15

Giveaway #3 (Founders Pack II & Idle Champions T-Shirt): 12/16-12/29

 

Each person will be entered once per giveaway period. All winners will be announced on Twitter the day after the giveaway ends and will be put in contact with Idle Champions to claim their gift.

Nov 4, 2019

Six months after Nightstone...

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 11/16/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Drums of the Deep,” "Folk Round,” "Midnight Tale,” "Mister Exposition,” "Teller of the Tales,” "Virtutes Instrumenti,” "Willow and the Light,” "Windswept"

Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Oct 21, 2019

After dealing with Snigbat’s concerns and the goblin/prisoner issue, the party quickly finds themselves in an ogressive situation.

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 11/16/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Clash Defiant,” “Hitman,” “Five Armies,” “Crossing the Chasm,” “Dreams Become Real,” “Reawakening”

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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

 

Bardy - College of the Maestro Bard by Matthew Mercer

Moose - UA Beast Conclave Ranger by Wizards of the Coast

Mortimer - Holy Heart Fighter by Anne Gregersen (Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea)

Surreal - Path of the Storm Herald Barbarian by Wizards of the Coast

Xel - Way of Time Monk by Drew Tillman

 

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

Oct 7, 2019

Operation: Snigbat is underway as the party begins their trek into the goblin cave to save the people of Nightstone.

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 10/19/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Long Note Two," "Amazing Plan," "Scheming Weasel Slower Version," "Dreams Become Real," "Long Note Three"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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

 

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

Sep 23, 2019

After the interrogation and a rather disturbing chat with The Master Archivist, the party gets ready to set out and do...hero things?

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 10/19/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

"Gymnopedie No 1," "Marty Gots a Plan," "Magic Forest," "Oppressive Gloom," "Bittersweet," "Sneaky Adventure," "Investigations"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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

 

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

Sep 23, 2019

Syrinscape: https://syrinscape.com/

 

Syrinscape is a revolutionary sound design app that adds evocative, immersive, ambient background sound and a movie-like sound track to your tabletop RPG gaming experience. Syrinscape conjures every aural landscape imaginable, from ethereal forests and stony shorelines to dank vermin-filled dungeons and the spooky depths of the underdark.

 

#TakingSyrinscape Giveaway Dates

Giveaway #1 (Avernus SoundSets): 9/23-10/6

Giveaway #2 (Avernus SoundSets): 10/7-10/20

Giveaway #3 (Avernus SoundSets): 10/21-11/3

Giveaway #4 (6-Month Syrinscape Subscription): 9/23-11/17

 

Each person will be entered once per giveaway period. Giveaway #4 will have a maximum of 4 entries per person (1 per each 2 week period). All winners will be announced on Twitter the day after the giveaway ends and will be put in contact with Syrinscape to claim their gift when it is ready to be released.

Sep 9, 2019

With the Seven Snakes stopped in their steps (some permanently), the party brings their prisoners back to the Nightstone guards for questioning.

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 9/21/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Clean Soul", "Hidden Agenda", "I Knew a Guy", "Investigations", "Lightless Dawn", "Lost Time", "Stay the Course", "Tranquility Base"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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

 

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

Aug 26, 2019

The Seven Snakes, a Zhentarim group, are at the gates of Nightstone and it seems that negotiations fell short. With one of Moose's arrows firing straight at the newcomers, it looks like the party has some combat on their hands.

 

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The next episode of "Talking Initiative" is on 9/21/2019 at 2 pm ET and can be found on Twitch at the link below.

 

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Twitter: @TI_Pod

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The original artwork for the logo was created by Caio Santos (@BlackSalander).

The theme song was created by Neil Martin (@BardicMartin) of "The Lucky Die."

 

"Clash Defiant", "Drone in D", "Industrial Cinematic", "Investigations", "Mountain Emperor", "Scheming Weasel (slower version)", "Take a Chance", "Volatile Reaction"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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

 

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

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