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Episode 39 - How To Plan for a Party To Save the World

It's the penultimate episode of Season One! The party plots, plans, and schemes for their attack on the Soul Jar. Can you feel the tension rising? 

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Episode 38 - Meet the Deyns and Mourn the Slain

We're almost at the end of Season One! Be sure to visit us on Twitter @TFTGGW, and on Facebook at facebook.com/talesfromtheglassguardedworld. You can also email us at tftggw@gmail.com. The party is finally in Arrival, and their next destination is Tara's family home, Deyn Manor. The time has come for them to plot the destruction of the Soul Jar. Hopefully they won't encounter anyone annoying from Tara's past along the way. 

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Episode 37 - Destination: Arrival

If they're going to destroy the Soul Jar, the party has to get to Arrival. Unfortunately, the Iron Empire has other ideas. 

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Episode 36 - A New Munderstanding

It's time to discuss the Truths of Foresight with Mun the Immortal. Is it really a good idea to break the Soul Jar, freeing the souls of all the world's dead? How does Lumpen feel about being back at Mun's tower? What should they do next? Find out on today's episode!

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Episode 35 - Clearing Out the Quest Log

How are Bud and Bart doing? How much would Sigbert like a pair of Boots of Elvenkind? What's Carlton the Cruel up to these days? Is his aqueduct fixed, and if so, is he grateful? He didn't seem all that cruel, right? All these questions and more are answered in today's episode!

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Episode 34 - An Execution, a Nightmare, and Some Shopping

Having arrived safely in Luttenhaven, a port on the Magistracy coast, the party encounters an old frenemy and does some party management. 

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Aster vs. the Fast Food Magnate - Part 2

It won't take Aster long to take that beautiful Whistling Rapier, but what then? Surely that's not the last of the loot! And will they be able to escape with everything they've stolen? 

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Episode 33 - Draft Dodgers and Former Jolly Rogers

It's time for the adventurers to part ways with the Iron Empire while they still can. But can they? 

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Episode 32 - The Party Gets Hot, and the Hostess Gets Grumpy, But She's Still a Scream

Our heroes finish up their exploration of the abandoned house by checking out the basement. It doesn't go well, but fortunately, Tara pulls out the heavy weaponry.

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Episode 31 - Haunted House Party

They're trying to head back to talk to Mun the Immortal, but they get distracted by an opportunity that appears along the way. It's a sort of quest that they choose to undertake on the side. You could call it a "side quest", if you like. 

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Episode 28 - Going Snowhere Fast

Having failed to get to make friends in Drongledoon, our heroes travel over hills and through mountains to get to the Eastern Bubble, where they hope to uncover more of the Truths of Foresight.

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Episode 27 - High Noon At the Drongledoon Saloon

They've only just arrived in the Iron Empire, but they're already making a big impression on local officials. Now they're off to the Eastern Bubble in search of the Truths of Foresight, and they've picked yet another up a new companion. She's a bit of a loose cannon, though. 

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Episode 26 - Never Bring a Bookend to a Knife Fight

This wacky party is just getting started! After that, the party really needs to get back on task and make its way to and through the Iron Empire. They'll probably meet some colorful new characters along the way. 

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Episode 25 - Out of the Frying Pan and Into an Exploding Pork Pie

Will our heroes escape from the jail and the city of Two? Will they convince Sigbert to transport them to the Iron Empire? Will they clean his apartment, cook his dinner, and serve his guests at a dinner party? Yes, they will. 

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The Adventures of Aethelflaed - Part 2b

Aethelflaed and her new friend, Aster Fortuna, have broken into a museum to steal a powerful magic item. They've just encountered the security system, however! Will they evade the dangerous automaton? Will they they use the environment against it? No, not really. But I think the music turned out well!

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The Adventures of Aethelflaed - Part 2a

With all of our heroes in jail, surely nothing interesting is going to happen until the trial and their eventual execution, right? Wrong! It's time for Aethelflaed to have another exciting side adventure, this time with our new player character, Aster Fortuna (played by our new player, Chris)!

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An Interview with Paxton...or Frith?

Now it's Paxton's turn to face Zentha and her dulcet tones. Will she get anything out of him, or will he be disarmingly reasonable? Why do they hate this Frith guy so much anyway?

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An Interview with Tara Deyn

Our heroes have surrendered to the guards of the City of Two, and are now in jail, awaiting trial. Tara is next in line to be interviewed by a member of the Green Cloaks, a secretive organization of rangers and druids who work for the Great Forest. Tara has questions, too, such as:-"Can someone bring me a drink?"-"Why is this cell so awfully dirty?"-"Don't you know who I am?"

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An Interview with Aethelflaed

Our heroes have surrendered to the guards of the City of Two, and are now in jail, awaiting trial. Aethelflaed is the first to be interviewed by a member of the Green Cloaks, a secretive organization of rangers and druids who work for the Great Forest. The question is, does Aethelflaed actually know anything? 

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Recap 1, Episodes 1 through 24

We're taking a break from usual actual-play material to recap events so far. Also, you'll hear a little bit from our new player, Chris. 

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Episode 24 - Sigbert Takes Them to a Giant Number Two

In which our heroes begin to take action to deal with the coming crisis, traveling to the other side of the world. Also, poop jokes. 

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Episode 23 - Mun Puns Would Be Fun, But I Have None, Hun

In which our heroes discuss observers with Mun, and then do business with Sigbert, who has updated his list of wacky magical items yet again. 

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Episode 22 - Goodbye Fin, Hello Plot Twist

In which our heroes speak to their lost friend one more time, then head back to Mun, only to receive some shocking news. 

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Episode 19 - In Case of Emergency, Do Not Break Glass

In which our heroes continue their murder investigation, interview a bunch of wizards, and generally make a nuisance of themselves. 

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Episode 18 - Better Off Detlev

Those wacky adventurers have stumbled into a murder scene! What crazy hijinks will ensue as they begin investigating? Find out in Episode 18!

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Episode 15 - Cows Love Soup

Our heroes begin their journey to the Western Research Facility, but quickly encounter some goblins who want to feed soup to cows. Again.

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Episode 16 - How Barely? Owl Bearly!

In today's episode, the adventurers encounter some wild and unnatural animals as they make their way through the Westlichstenwald. You'll never guess what sort of animal they are. 

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The Tower of Mun the Mighty - Part 2

Find out what happens to Bandybrad Gurrow and Linley Bever, as they rise through the floors of Mun's tower, and encounter some unexpected problems. Will they make it out with valuable treasure? More importantly, will they make it out alive?This is the second part of our test recording, from way back before we started the main podcast story. We'll go back to Tara, Finn, Paxton, and Aethelflaed next time. 

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Episode 13 - Chimera Chaos Chronicle

In which our heroes fight a chimera and make their way to the tower of Mun the Immortal. Also, Danielle's voice is gone. 

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TFTGGW at Freecon 2018

Live from Freecon 2018...It's Tales from the Glass-Guarded World!This is a recording of a one-shot game we played at Freecon 2018 at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Danielle couldn't make it, so the PCs are not the ones you are accustomed to hearing. Instead, we're going to follow some thieves through an exciting evening of burglary. You'll meet these thieves again, in an adventure that takes place 30 years in the past, in a few more episodes. 

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Episode 11 - Carnival Combat and Zombies in Zauberfeld

In which our heroes fight off some aggressive carnies, resume traveling to Zauberfled, encounter some strangely amicable zombies, and...maybe...just maybe...get rid of that wheat?

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Episode 10 - Beautiful Men and an Ugly Fair

In which our heroes encounter someone from Tara's past, and visit a strange carnival straddling the road to Zauberfeld. There's no combat this time, either, but at least we get close!

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The Adventures of Aethelflaed - Part 1

In which our new friend Aethelflaed undertakes an exciting night mission of her own! Can she infiltrate the wizard tower? Can she get alive? Find out in Part 1 of...The Adventures of Aethelflaed!

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Episode 9 - Paxton's Past and Shopping with Sigbert

In which our heroes wrap up their adventures on Pilgrim's Island, and then go shopping for magic items. Legal Notice: Sigbert's Sorcerous Sundries is not affiliated with any other shop (particularly from Baldur's Gate) by the name of Sorcerous Sundries. No trademark infringement is intended or implied. Trademark rules from Faerun do not apply in the Glass-Guarded World. 

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Episode 8 - The Only Thing Scarier Than Undead Shadows is Grumpy Tara

In which our heroes encounter another difficult door, then investigate a long-abandoned hidden complex under the monastery. 

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Episode 7 - Blob Mob and Door Chore

In which our heroes decide to investigate a ruined temple, and just can't give up on that frustrating door. 

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Episode 6 - Rock Climbing, Joel--Rock Climbing

In which our heroes climb an island of rock, meet a new friend, and encounter a frustrating door. 

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Episode 5 - Dwarf Glowers and New Towers

In which our heroes resolve the fight over the glassteel sword, travel to Newtower, and take a hike to a lake.


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Episode 4 - Glass Swords and Sassy Words

In which our heroes exit the goblin cave and deal with the consequences of Paxton's obsession with a glassteel sword.


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Episode 3 - Greasy Grimy Goblin Grotto

In which our heroes confront some goblins, and create a slippery situation. They're a bit embarrassed about it; I won't tell anyone what happened if you won't. This will just be between us.


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Episode 2 - Hay, blob

In which our stalwart adventurers encounter a strange creature, read someone else's mail, and develop paranoia about a guy following them. 

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Episode 1 - A Sackful of Grick

In which we meet our stalwart adventurers, and they meet a nasty creature, as well as a mysterious jerk in a grey cloak. 

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Episode 0 - Backgroundy Stuff, or, Setting the Stage

In which we introduce our actual-play Dungeons and Dragons podcast, and explain the campaign setting. This is our second recording of Episode 0; we decided to re-record it now that we have all our players, and everyone is more comfortable with the campaign setting. If you want to go straight to the story, skip to Episode 1.


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