Tabletop Escapades - Official Discussion Thread [Spoilers]



  • Personally, I love the two saga's so far. The Island really has had just as many great moments as the city. Blowing up the sailor with magic missile to euthanizing the Gold Boy #1 is just as funny to me as Law's demands to the Priest or punching a hole through a steel cell.

    The story has been relatively grounded until certain aspects of the Island as well as this mirror maze. Remember, we went almost majority of the series without much combat or many actual challenges (presented by DM as opposed to the bunch creating their own conflicts) so I'm certainly happy with the direction the last few episodes have taken. I don't see it going into semantics about meters and logistics like, say, the balancing floor did on TTA. Ben has already sort of taken Pomper on a linear path and returned him with great powers.

    I have to say that the Fiasco episode "Regina's Wedding" was very funny as well. I actually just bought Fiasco and it will be my first table top RPG experience. I cannot commit to DnD atm (nor afford the DM-guide, Monster Manual, and Starter Set) so I am excited to play Fiasco with my friends. We were built for that type of game. Thinking of beginning on Fiasco High or Regina's Wedding.



  • @GoTaco
    Check out Dungeon World. It's similar to DnD but both easier and cheaper to play and focuses a lot on role playing and relationships between characters.



  • @Olf_Himself

    Thanks man. In under 12 months I'll have graduated university and hopefully never have to worry about school work and guilty procrastination again. At that point I intend on learning and trying some new things and DnD or some sort of similar RPG will be one of them.



  • The newest, #29, was an absolute joy to watch. This time all that talk and dialogue just felt really great and fun to listen and it surprised me time after time. Especially Yogalla delivered big time this week. A really good episode.



  • @Sentinel-Beach Yep, this one was one of my favorites so far. Super invisibility and the heist in general had me cracking up.



  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSq4MhBkgzA <---- OST of Episode 29 (second act)

    great 'sode all around, tho what happened to all em sailors in the end? Shouldn't Pomper feel the burden of not actually rescuing them from the Mirrormaze, or is Pomper having some kind of Law syndrome?

    ...Who am I kidding? The main reason why im in love with Tabletop Escapades(/Adventures) is the true chaotic nature of adventurers; constantly forgetting the bigger picture and focusing on the smallest of details possible.... Just charging HEAD ON into the new settings and making Ben's plans for "real DnD" to fall apart with ridiculous consequences :full_moon_with_face: BEST IN THE BIZ, hands down



  • I burst out laughing when yogalla tried to convince everone that he also saw a green dragon



  • This most recent episode was arguably the funniest one yet. So many priceless moments. I also loved when Ben/Moof tried to steer the party in a different direction, only to be immediately shut down. Classic.



  • I skipped the 2nd spin off episode (ft Jones) just so I can catch up to the main story. Should I dedicate nearly 2 hours into watching that one?



  • @GoTaco It's fun so watch it if you want but it has no impact on the overall story so if you feel you don't have time it doesn't matter if you skip it.



  • Episode #33: Huber still has the best lines. :) Oh man, I had to take a break at that point and go make something to eat while all the while laughing and repeating that phrase. "You won't see me again."

    What was the thing that Necator and Yogalla hid behind in the cathedral? Started with a P, how do you spell it? That kind of church vocabulary is new to me.



  • @Sentinel-Beach It's called a pew, basically these bad boys.

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  • @SabotageTheTruth Thanks. I knew what he (Kyle) meant, but I couldn't google it, as I had this blackout that what's the term even in Finnish, lol. (They're just basically "church benches" here, as my mind now works again.)



  • A week to learn what the status of the moon is. I never thought I could anticipate such a small detail for a week, but I already know I will be.



  • When they were going over details from previous episodes, I immediately thought, "Oh, I wonder if they forgot about Yogalla's doom scroll." So happy they didn't!



  • Still haven't watched the latest episode but I have a question. Actually two:

    1. Does Pomper still have the staff from the powerful wizard he killed on the island? The wizard that the gang met in the city and followed on the boat and into the island? I swear he got his staff then it hasn't been mentioned much since or maybe I'm missing something?

    2. Isn't Necator invisible? He went into that dimensional portal invisible, no?



  • What did Kyle and Ben talk about at the end about the fan art? I didn't get the joke, I mean something about an episode taken down or something?



  • @Sentinel-Beach Ben had said he wouldn't put up nude representations of the characters due to YouTube's policies and fear of getting it taken down. They had mentioned making an "after dark" video for patrons only, but I'm (fairly) certain that portion was a joke. With this group though, you never know. There was at least one story element with Law being drawn nude, so there's at least a canon reason for the art to exist.



  • After we watched the "Story So Far" episode, my roommate made a quick but thorough sketch of the demise of Law. It really made me laugh. I'm convincing him to paint it in time for the Fan Art episode.

    Let's just say the city looked small as a result of how far Law missed his mark. Very funny.



  • I hope Pepe and Timothy's wife eventually turn up in the show. I don't remember if Yogalla still has the nude drawing of her through.