Our heroes faced their moment of truth at last in this final installment of their encounter with D&D 4th Edition. It was a moment of high drama, low comedy, lower dice rolls, and yes, even a near-death experience.
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The folks at Penny Arcade and PvP sat down with R&D’s Chris Perkins to play 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons (for some of them, it was their very first game of D&D). How did it go? Well, they recorded the entire session—which we’re thrilled to offer in episodic podcasts, along Penny Arcade comics commemorating the game!
In this episode, the players make their most difficult decision: What to name their characters. And although they don’t quite meet the infamous rat king, they do experience the horrors of a rat swarm.
At last! The party tracks down the legendary Irontooth—but what does he have in store against them? And is that even his real name? Typographical—or is it topographical—questions ensue as a major battle erupts.
Nothing messes up your day quite like recovering consciousness at the feet of Orcus, even if he is just a statue. Still, it’s hard to ignore the river of blood and the yawning portal of darkness …