The Once And Future Nerd

The Once And Future Nerd

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Help Us Reach Our New Goal
March 03, 2019

We're trying to hit $500/episode by March 24th to make the show more sustainable for everyone involved. And we've added some cool new rewards to do it! Please help us spread the word, or consider pledging if you're able. -

Chapter 5 Release Dates! (And Other Announcements)
January 16, 2019

First! The announcement you've all been waiting for! Release dates for our next chapter. THE ONCE AND FUTURE NERD Book 2 - Myth Made Flesh Chapter 5 - "An Impregnable Missive" Part 1 - March 24, 2019 Part 2 - April 7, 2019 Part 3 - April 21,

Audio Bonus Content #21 - What We Do When We Tell Stories (with Amanda, Julia, and Eric of Multitude)
October 21, 2018

Today's bonus content is a conversation that Zach and Christian had with Amanda McLoughlin, Julia Schifini, and Eric Silver of Multitude fame. We talked about the role that storytelling plays in society and how that intersects with roleplaying and self...

July 01, 2018

Here's the audio from our #AskTOAFN livestream for Book 2 Chapter 4. It's been lightly edited for length and clarity, but you can still watch the full video stream on YouTube. - Some shout-outs and announcements: -

I’ve Been Working On The Whale-Road, Pt. 4
June 17, 2018

In the heart-stopping conclusion of Chapter 4, Regan and Ren navigate some treacherous waters. (That's literal and metaphorical, you see.) Meanwhile, General Traft makes some new friends. And Ry'y lo-Th'yyt catches a lucky break.

I’ve Been Working On The Whale-Road, Pt. 3
June 03, 2018

The Party is in for yet another of their many culture shocks as they make their way aboard Ren's notorious Red Reaver (except for Regan of course). Billy questions his role in the group, and Arlene levels up the vital bardic skill "read the damn room.

I’ve Been Working On The Whale-Road, Pt. 2
May 20, 2018

Regan negotiates with Ren to get her crew to Armstrungard. Jethro the Woodsman explains more of his unusual beliefs to General Traft. General Riverfell has his evening plans disrupted. - The script for this episode can be downloaded here. -

I’ve Been Working On The Whale-Road, Pt. 1
May 06, 2018

Welcome back, dear ones! - In the premiere of Chapter 4, our party must reap what they have sown aboard the Otto Olafsson's merchant vessel. (Hint: It's pirates.) Meanwhile, the High Council of the White Forest has some questions for Ry'y lo-Th'yyt.

2018 Scheduling Announcement
April 08, 2018

Some scheduling announcements for our upcoming episodes. - Book 2 Chapter 4 premieres on May 6, 2018. We'll see you then!

December 19, 2017

Today's bonus content is the cleaned up audio from our last end-of-chapter livestream (along with the Chapter 3 blooper reel). You can watch the video of this conversation here. - Podcast Shout-Out's this episode: Greg: Til Death Do Us Blart,