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By ArchaeoRPG Collective
Still Digging - is a biweekly podcast where a group of archaeologists gets together to discuss the world of archaeology. Rituals & Rolls - is a biweekly podcast of an actual play TTRPG. Played by a group of archaeologists. Season one will take place in the Dungeons & Dragons campaign Tomb of Annihilation. Rituals & Rolls: Recap - Discusses the events of the campaign. Additionally, the panel with discuss archaeological themes that exist within the game. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and become a patron at to get access to our discord server.
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Rituals & Rolls - S1E1 - Funeral for a Friend
A group of adventurers comes together after years apart to celebrate the life of a friend. This death leads the crew to investigate the origins of the "Death Curse." Introcaso, James Cellar of Death. 2018. From Dungeons Masters Guild Tomb of Annihilation. Renton, WA: Wizards of the Coast, 2017. To support our efforts on this campaign and join our Discord, become a patron. Twitter @archaeorpg Email DM                                       Bill-@archaeothoughts Aranel                                 Serra-@archyfantasies Tyvindr                                Ama-@amasugiru Thomag                              Tom-@tcuthbertson13
September 26, 2019
Rituals & Rolls: Recap - Episode 0 - Introductions
Hello and welcome to the Rituals & Rolls recap show, where we discuss our ongoing actual play tabletop role-playing games. This season our adventurers enter the Jungles of Chult to play the Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition campaign Tomb of Annihilation. I am your host Bill and the panel includes Ama, Serra, and Tom. Today we are going to be talking about what exactly is "Rituals & Rolls", what is Archaeogaming, How is this Public Archaeology, and an introduction to some of the Player Characters. Roll for initiative. Tomb of Annihilation. Renton, WA: Wizards of the Coast, 2017. To support our efforts on this campaign and join our Discord, become a patron. Twitter @archaeorpg Email DM                                       Bill-@archaeothoughts Aranel                                 Serra-@archyfantasies Tyvindr                                Ama-@amasugiru Thomag                              Tom-@tcuthbertson13
September 21, 2019
Still Digging - Episode 7 - Poop Knife
This week, the panel discusses a scientific paper regarding poop knives and an interaction of the collective had with author Scott Wolter. (Episodes 5 and 6 had technical difficulties and require further editing. We hope to have them to you soon. Sorry for the interruption.) Eren, Metin I., Michelle R. Bebber, James D. Norris, Alyssa Perrone, Ashley Rutkoski, Michael Wilson, and Mary Ann Raghanti. “Experimental Replication Shows Knives Manufactured from Frozen Human Feces Do Not Work.” Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 27 (October 2019): 102002. Nielsen, Richard, and Scott F. Wolter. The Kensington Rune Stone: Compelling New Evidence. Place of publication not identified: Lake Superior Agate Pub., 2006. Wolter, Scott F. Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: the Mysteries of the Hooked X. St. Cloud, MN: North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc., 2013. Twitter @archaeorpg Email Bill-@archaeothoughts Serra-@archyfantasies Ama-@amasugiru Tom-@tcuthbertson13
September 20, 2019
Rituals & Rolls: Episode 0 - Game Session Zero
Join the ArchaeoRPG collective as we finalize our characters and go over the ground rules for our forthcoming live play campaign. Who will be the characters that enter the jungles of Chult? Become a patron Twitter - @archaeorpg Email - Bill - @archaeothoughts Serra - @archyfantasies Ama - @amasugiru Tom - @tcuthbertson13
September 17, 2019
Technical Difficulties - episode 4
The ArchaeoRPG crew gather to talk about archaeology, gaming, and pop culture. They will also be taking questions from the chat. This the original livestream. Many technical issues occurred. An edited version where these issues were addressed will also be upload. Sorry for the inconvenience. Watch our bi-weekly roundup of archaeology, pseudoarchaeology, and gaming. We Need a New Science of Progress: Humanity needs to get better at knowing how to get better. PATRICK COLLISON and TYLER COWEN, JUL 30, 2019, Atlantic Magazine. Virginia Archaeology Network Archaeology in the Community Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: The Mysteries of the Hooked X by Scott F Wolter Become a patron Twitter - @archaeorpg Email - Bill - @archaeothoughts Serra - @archyfantasies Ama - @amasugiru Tom - @tcuthbertson13
September 05, 2019
#AskAnArchaeologistDay - episode 3
July 17, 2019 was Ask An Archaeologist day. Join the ArchaeoRPG crew as we answer questions collected from social media and from the live chat.  Patreon Twitter @archaeorpg Email Bill-@archaeothoughts Serra-@archyfantasies Ama-@amasugiru Tom-@tcuthbertson13
August 22, 2019
In D&D, you don't kill your darlings, your players do it for you. - Still Digging - episode 2
 Join the ArchaeoRPG collective discussion. Tonight we will discuss public archaeology, the legacy of Tolkien regarding identity and race, and a sneak peak of our upcoming liveplay role-playing world.   Register of Professional Archaeologists   Articles by James Mendez Hodes   Tomb of Annihilation   Twitter @archaeorpg  Email   Bill-@archaeothoughts  Serra-@archyfantasies  Ama-@amasugiru  Tom-@tcuthbertson13 
August 08, 2019
Introductions - S1E1
 The ArchaeoRPG collectives live show discussing archaeology, gaming, and pop culture. First live discussion of the ArchaeoRPG collective. This episode we dicuss things such as racism in Dungeons & Dragons, the intersection between archaeology and RPG's, Mortimer Wheeler, RPG's as a teaching tool, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, what makes a "real' archaeologist, public archaeology, queering of Dungeons & Dragons, and archaeology in the media. And that's just the first hour! Support us on Patreon   Twitter - @archaeorpg   Bill-@archaeothoughts   Serra-@archyfantasies   Ama-@amasugiru   Tom-@tcuthbertson13 
July 25, 2019
Still Digging - teaser
Coming soon from the ArchaeoRPG collective, Still Digging, the biweekly chat show where a group of archaeologist get together to discuss archaeology, role-playing games, and pop culture. Subscribe today!
July 18, 2019