H&B Podcast Episode 10: with Tales from the Fandom Podcast host David Ginsburg

December 4, 2017

Is this a podcast or an interview? Not really sure, but it was an absolute pleasure having Gnome chat tabletop gaming with the host of Tales from the Fandom podcast, David Ginsburg! 

David interviews different guests from every fandom imaginable on his podcast, so Gnome flipped the table and turned the questions on him! Learn about David's favorite fandoms, his passions and experience in tabletop gaming, upcoming actual-play podcasts, now-successful Kickstarters, old school role-playing, and much more

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Topics Discussed

Firefly, Brooklyn 9-9, Eberron, Keith Baker, Inspectors, Fiasco, Numenera, Tales from the Loop, Savage Worlds, Action Cats, Schleyscapes, Dungeons and Dragons, Vampire the Masquerade, The Last Airbender, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, My Little Pony, Ikea, AOL Roleplay, InsaneJournal

Audience Question

Our question to you is: do you roleplay? Have you roleplayed? What got you into roleplay? Is it something that you discuss publicly? We'd love to hear your experience regarding this! Let us know in the comments or on Twitter!

H&B Reviews: Cantrip Candles

November 25, 2017

Hexes & Bows Podcast is BACK! We are beyond thrilled to be back behind the mic talking tabletop shop! Tara and Gnome team up to review Cantrip Candles, created by Christoff Visscher! These scents aid in immersion gameplay for your tabletop adventures and boy do they trigger some great gaming memories! Give this episode a listen and try out Cantrip Candles for yourself at: http://www.cantripcandles.com.

Cantrip Candles Social Media:

Twitter: @cantripcandles
Instagram: @cantripcandles
Facebook: Cantrip Candles

Important Upcoming Dates:

December 8, 2017: Extra Life 24 hour charity gaming marathon begins at 8PM CST on twitch.tv/gnomedic! Help us raise $1,000 for sick and injured kids at CMNHospitals! We'll have raffle prizes such as dice, dice mats, painted miniatures, and more for donors and will be playing a D&D 1-shot audience-participation game, along with games like Overwatch and Minecraft. Come play games, cheer us on, and help raise money for amazing kids! 100% of proceeds goes Extra Life. You can donate here!

December 16, 2017: Hexes & Bows Live D&D 5e Campaing on twitch.tv/gnomedic continues! Join Grohl, Talial, Teak, Makaria, Ricochet, and new adventurers Lyllah and Bulwas, as they finally sit down and uncover the mystery of the Feywild Queen, Subu. Show starts at 5PM CST!

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H&BP Interview with One Shot’s James D’Amato!

August 2, 2017

Hexes & Bows Podcast sits down with the ever talented and creative James D'Amato from One Shot Podcast! We learn more about his journey into epic podcasting, storytelling, and, his newest Kickstarter campaign: Dungeon Dome! (More info coming soon)

H&B Podcast Game Review: Manicdotes

June 5, 2017

hexesandbows.com Gnome and Tara get their hands on Manicdotes! This social, storytelling card game is a fun way to kickstart your gamenight. Players tell tall tales to tally points against one another by using 5 pre-selected words from a deck of cards. Opponents listen to the story closely and try to decipher which words used were from the card! These Hexes & Bows Podcast co-hosts take their time in playing and reviewing Manicdotes as honestly and openly as possible! Manicdotes is available for purchase on Amazon.com!

RPG Book Interview with Author Tristan Zimmerman

June 1, 2017

In this special podcast, Gnome sits down with co-author Tristan Zimmerman of Archive: Historical People, Places, and Events for RPGs which is available on Kickstarter until June 5th! Learn how to use this tremendous RPG resource book to craft rich, detailed, and memorable experiences and NPCs in your next RPG campaign setting!

H&B Podcast Reviews: Die Hard (Dice!)

May 25, 2017

hexesandbows.com's Tara and Joey review some legendary dice from Die Hard Dice at dieharddice.com! Nothing makes a statement at the gaming table when you pull out some metal dice and let them roll! The thundering sound adds an element of flare and Die Hard Dice delivers you some of the best dice we've gotten our hands on! From their enchanted-relic looking glow-in-the-dark dice to their very own custom mold d6s, Die Hard offers good deals and creative ways to enhance your tabletop gaming experience!

Episode 009: Star Wars Talk with guest Darryl Vincent

May 22, 2017

www.hexesandbows.com Mandalorian Merc Costume Club member and Star Wars expert, Darryl Vincent, joins the Hexes & Bows cast in today's episode! Due to technical difficulties (blame it on the Jawas) much of the footage was lost. However, thanks to a diligent gnome and some digital duct tape, we're still able to enjoy the conversation with Darryl about his experiences with Star Wars: X-Wing, Clone Wars, and some old-fashioned AOL roleplaying! We appreciate your patience with this episode and hope you enjoy it!

Darksilver Forge Dice Review

May 15, 2017


Join Mr. and Mrs. Gnome as they test out and review two legendary metal dice sets by Darksilver Forge! Use code "hexes" at checkout for 10% off your entire order at www.darksilverforge.com!

Episode 008: Did Someone Say Kickstarter?

May 8, 2017

hexesandbows.com In this week's episode of Hexes & Bows Podcast we wrangle up almost the full cast and dive headfirst into Kickstarters we're super excited for! We also touch on our recent C2E2 adventures, chat about Star Wars roleplaying games (hey, it was May 4th, we had to!), and lay out some plans for the future of Hexes & Bows!

Adventure Scents Review

May 1, 2017

Hexes & Bows Podcast reviews tabletop enhancement products from Adventure Scents! www.hexesandbows.com For our first review podcast, H&BP hosts Joey and Tara team up to test and share their experience with Adventure Scents! Adventure Scents is a product made by Jennifer Howlett to help better immerse your players at any roleplaying game table by using scented pearls to match the setting! There are 60 scents to choose from, but we'll be reviewing eight of them today including Mummy's Tomb, Pirate Ship, and Magic Shoppe! Does this product enhance your tabletop gaming experience? Listen to today's episode and find out, then check out Adventure Scents for yourself and let us know what you think: www.adventurescents.com