Podcasts Archive | 4/20/2010
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Community & Creatures
(April 2010)
Mike Mearls & Jeremy Crawford

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Don't just read about D&D's latest news and announcements -- listen to them as well! And where better to find inside information than from the very halls of Wizards of the Coast.

In this episode, R&D's Mike and Jeremy discuss the current workings of our D&D online community with Trevor Kidd. We also look through the new Hammerfast supplement (which Mike designed), and ways to integrate it within your campaign—whether or not your campaign's situated in the Nentir Vale.

And with our Creature Competition already underway, we look through the initial brackets, asking our hosts to comment on which creatures they envision moving forward… or falling by the wayside. The first week's results of the competition have since gone live—so how did Mike and Jeremy fare in their predictions? Listen in to find out!

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About the Hosts

Mike Mearls started at Wizards in 2005 after working as a freelance writer and game designer since 1999. He’s been a developer, a designer, a lead developer, and now a lead designer. He started playing D&D back in 1981 and has managed to sit down and play every version of the game. His favorite games aside from D&D include Arkham Horror, Call of Cthulhu, Small World, and Left 4 Dead.

Jeremy Crawford has been editing and developing D&D products at Wizards of the Coast since 2007. His work currently focuses on the Player's Handbook series for 4th Edition, and he is closely involved in the continued development of the edition's rules. He also cohosts the official D&D podcast. Before joining Wizards, Jeremy worked as an editor and web developer by day and as an RPG editor and designer by night, contributing to books for the games Blue Rose, Mutants & Masterminds, and Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay.

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