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Centre of the Universe

Centre of the Universe

By Centre of the Universe

A D&D actual play podcast where four mates journey through magical lands of high adventure! At the Great Gathering, a ritual went awry and Bubba, Marshall the Shady and Ups were sent on a quest by the Sorceress of Skalgard. Now join our intrepid heroes as they go over the hills and far away in the wondrous land of the fairies. Contains some naughty words from time to time. https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
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Knights of Rethmil: Deeper down into the dungeon
Knights of Rethmil: Deeper down into the dungeon
Centre of the Universe presents Knights of Rethmil: Deeper down into the dungeon - The Dungeon of the Cursed Three continues to thwart our heroes, but the end may be in sight! Above ground though evil still stirs in Zagramor in the southern Kingdom of Rethmil. Jody (DM) is joined by Craig, James, John and Wayne for swashbuckling action and adventure (and lots of dice rolling). Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/
02:39:13
January 25, 2023
Knights of Rethmil: Dungeon of the Cursed Three
Knights of Rethmil: Dungeon of the Cursed Three
Centre of the Universe presents Knights of Rethmil: Dungeon of the Cursed Three - Hot on the trail of a band of murderous cultists, our adventurers find themselves exploring dank and dripping tunnels underneath the cult’s bath house lair. Jody (DM) is joined by Craig, James, John and Wayne for swashbuckling action and adventure (and lots of dice rolling). Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/
02:19:18
January 11, 2023
Knights of Rethmil: Grisly discoveries
Knights of Rethmil: Grisly discoveries
Centre of the Universe presents Knights of Rethmil: Grisly discoveries - After completing their quest in the desert our heroes return to the Elfsong Tavern to find that all is not well. A bloody murder leads to an investigation in Zagramor in the southern Kingdom of Rethmil. Jody (DM) is joined by Craig, James, John and Wayne for swashbuckling action and adventure (and lots of dice rolling). Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/
02:48:22
September 12, 2022
Knights of Rethmil: A walk into the desert
Knights of Rethmil: A walk into the desert
Centre of the Universe presents Knights of Rethmil: A walk into the desert - Set in the southern Kingdom of Rethmil is a new campaign with new players. Jody (DM) is joined by Craig, James, John and Wayne for swashbuckling action and adventure (and lots of dice rolling) in a desert full of ancient secrets.
01:43:29
September 05, 2022
Knights of Rethmil: Get the party started
Knights of Rethmil: Get the party started
Centre of the Universe presents Knights of Rethmil: Get the party started - Set in the southern Kingdom of Rethmil is a new campaign with new players. Jody (DM) is joined by Craig, James, John and Wayne as we talk about the setting, generate characters and begin to explore the city of Zagramor.
02:12:11
August 29, 2022
An Icy Reception
An Icy Reception
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Episode 6: An Icy Reception - Before Bubba, Marshall the Shady and Ups can continue on their way they enter a spooky haunted glen, encounter an inept ghost and speak to a determined young girl about her quest for revenge. When all is said and done, all that is left is violence. Violence against an endangered species, the fearsome Yeti of the Glass Mountains. It's fur would make a damn fine coat however. Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by Dan Byron https://tapas.io/badeggcomic
42:06
August 24, 2022
Off to see the Wizard!
Off to see the Wizard!
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Episode 5: Off to see the Wizard! - Join Bubba, Marshall the Shady and Ups as they speed through Fairyland astride noble racing snails borrowed from Gnorman the Gnome. They are trying to evade Bluebeard and all the Queen's men on their quest to find the Ice Wizard who dwells in the Glass Mountains. Who else will they meet along the way? Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by Dan Byron https://tapas.io/badeggcomic
44:38
August 17, 2022
Gnorman's Garden of Chill
Gnorman's Garden of Chill
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Episode 4: Gnorman's Garden of Chill - A tale as old as time, three travellers have crossed the boundaries between worlds and found themselves in the magical land of the Fae. With just a talking dog to guide them and an angry mob of Gnomes on their tails they search desperately for an ally to explain this strange place. Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by Dan Byron https://tapas.io/badeggcomic
52:32
August 10, 2022
Mithrilfast Nights part 2
Mithrilfast Nights part 2
Bubba the Gnome Sorcerer accepted a job offer from his smuggler friend Solly. Together, they have sailed across the Midnight Sea to Mithrilfast - a bustling city of industry and intrigue, and the capital of the League of Nerath. Their mission may have gone awry, but they can still go to the ball! If they escape the clutches of the dastardly Crimson Council. Guest  starring Maria as Solly and podcast regular Alex as other NPC's. Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse  Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by  FLYGOHR https://twitter.com/Flygohr
01:02:25
August 03, 2022
Mithrilfast Nights part 1
Mithrilfast Nights part 1
Before he met Marshall and Ups, Bubba was a down on his luck criminal on the streets of Fiddlerton. If only someone could come to his rescue and get him out of this sticky situation. Someone with an eyepatch and a fast ship! Enter Solly the Smuggler and her trusty first mate Binty. Seaman jokes have been edited out to maintain artistic integrity. Guest starring Maria as Solly and podcast regular Alex as other NPC's. Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by FLYGOHR https://twitter.com/Flygohr 
01:05:28
April 07, 2022
Three Outsiders and a Talking Dog walk into a Gnome Bar
Three Outsiders and a Talking Dog walk into a Gnome Bar
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Episode 3: Three Outsiders and a Talking Dog walk into a Gnome Bar - In which Bubba, Marshall the Shady and Ups travel along the Road of Fortune. They meet many weird and wonderful occupants of the Land of Fairy and see some weird stuff. What do weary travellers do at the end of the road? They go to the pub of course! Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by Dan Byron https://tapas.io/badeggcomic
01:05:34
March 31, 2022
The Fates were Fair at the Fairies Ferry
The Fates were Fair at the Fairies Ferry
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Episode 2: The Fates were Fair at the Fairies Ferry - Our brave heroes continue their journey through the Enchanted Woods. They must appease the guardians at the Witches Ferry in order to cross the River of Darkness. What could possibly go wrong? Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by Dan Byron https://tapas.io/badeggcomic
54:12
March 24, 2022
Green Hill Zone
Green Hill Zone
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Episode 1: Green Hill Zone - Bubba, Marshall the Shady and Ups have found their way into the Feywild on their quest to cleanse the sacred stones of the shadowy influence. Join them as they marvel at the impossible geometry, learn the rules of Fairy Land and try to navigate the mysterious Enchanted Woods. Follow the podcast by checking out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse Music by Dave Pritchard https://defectivepenguin.com/ and artwork by Dan Byron https://tapas.io/badeggcomic
53:40
March 17, 2022
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Trailer
Centre of the Universe Season 2 Trailer
Get ready for more from Bubba, Marshall the Shady and Ups as they make their way through the Feywild.
01:18
March 11, 2022
Centre of the Universe Season 1 Trailer
Centre of the Universe Season 1 Trailer
Centre of the Universe is a D&D podcast where four mates journey through a magical land of adventure! Coming soon every Wednesday.
00:60
August 21, 2021
Episode 18: Blood Mountain part 2
Episode 18: Blood Mountain part 2
In the thrilling conclusion of Marshall the Shady’s solo adventure our hero and his trusty canine companion must face deadly challenges and discover terrible truths on the slopes of Blood Mountain. To follow the podcast please check us out on https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
01:03:01
June 17, 2021
Episode 17: Blood Mountain part 1
Episode 17: Blood Mountain part 1
This is our 2nd solo one shot this time featuring everyone’s favourite half-orc barbarian Marshall the Shady. Featuring our first guest Joe! Can he defeat the challenges of the legendary Blood Mountain? I hope so, otherwise it’d be a crap prequel!
57:30
June 09, 2021
Episode 16: The Heist part 2
Episode 16: The Heist part 2
In part 2 of The Heist find out if Ups and her new acquaintance Docrash can get into the manor house and find the treasure. The map we used was made by Mike Schley for a D&D Encounters adventure and can be purchased from the artist's site here: https://tinyurl.com/a9jur8jk To follow the podcast please check us out on https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
01:03:08
May 26, 2021
Episode 15: The Heist part 1
Episode 15: The Heist part 1
In the first of our solo adventures, we go back to Up’s’ circus days. She meets a mysterious Dragonborn who has a job he needs help with. The map we used was made by Mike Schley for a D&D Encounters adventure and can be purchased from the artist's site here: https://tinyurl.com/a9jur8jk To follow the podcast please check us out on https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
55:16
May 19, 2021
Episode 14: Path of the White Raven
Episode 14: Path of the White Raven
Welcome to the final episode in series 1 of Centre of the Universe! Our brave adventurers have traveled far in order to heal the village stones of the shadow energy. Now they must face their toughest challenge yet! To follow the podcast please check out - https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
01:42:14
May 12, 2021
Episode 13: The Darkness
Episode 13: The Darkness
It’s the penultimate episode in series 1! The Loremaster’s Tower supplied some clues and Bubba, Marshall and Ups continue their search for the Path of the White Raven. To follow the podcast please check out - https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
50:01
May 05, 2021
Episode 12: Let the looting begin.
Episode 12: Let the looting begin.
Marshall and Ups leave no stone unturned in finding all the loot they can while Bubba is asleep. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse J8UR7fNu3VCHJrbFODCQ 
50:07
April 28, 2021
Episode 11: Nothing less attractive than desperation
Episode 11: Nothing less attractive than desperation
Having made friends with the elves of the forest, our heroes search for a crossing to the Feywild. To follow the podcast please check out - https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
48:01
April 21, 2021
Episode 10: Ooh! Elf friends!
Episode 10: Ooh! Elf friends!
Having made it to the forest of White Raven, our heroes must convince the elves to help them in their quest. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
42:31
April 14, 2021
Episode 9: A Hot One - Advanced bullying techniques
Episode 9: A Hot One - Advanced bullying techniques
In which we get to know the gangs new travelling companion on the way to the ancient forest of the Elves.
01:01:30
April 07, 2021
Episode 8: On The Road
Episode 8: On The Road
It’s time to hit the road as our brave adventurers have been entrusted with the magic village stones and must seek out a Fey Crossing in order to undo the effects of the failed ritual.
53:10
March 31, 2021
Episode 7: We Are Literally Heroes
Episode 7: We Are Literally Heroes
Not wanting to leave any stone unturned, our heroes kill a cave dwelling squid and head back to Castle Frostspear. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
56:05
March 24, 2021
Episode 6: Familiar-ish Faces
Episode 6: Familiar-ish Faces
Our heroes do their best to finish their quest for The Baron. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
55:09
March 17, 2021
Episode 5: The Shepherd, The Sorceress and The Stranger
Episode 5: The Shepherd, The Sorceress and The Stranger
After the ritual went badly wrong The Baron and The Sorceress enlist our heroes and give them some career advice. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
53:55
March 10, 2021
Episode 4: Strange things are afoot at the Great Gathering
Episode 4: Strange things are afoot at the Great Gathering
The morning after the night before brings some new friends and a familiar face. The ritual doesn’t go to plan. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
01:15:44
March 03, 2021
Episode 3: Flashbacks
Episode 3: Flashbacks
Bubba, Marshall the Shady and Ups finally arrive at the Great Gathering and immediately go to the pub. We also learn a bit more about their back stories diddly-do-diddly-do-diddly-do... To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
01:22:24
February 24, 2021
Episode 2: The End of the Beginning
Episode 2: The End of the Beginning
After battling some angry Orcs our heroes decide to investigate the nearby cave where the raiders came from. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
01:04:02
February 17, 2021
Episode 1: The Beginning
Episode 1: The Beginning
In which our heroes meet by a fire on the road to Castle Frostspear. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
55:22
February 10, 2021
Episode 0: On the origin of PC’s
Episode 0: On the origin of PC’s
We started recording in January 2019 and before we starting rolling dice the guys chose their characters. We also ate Lebanese food. To follow the podcast please check out https://linktr.ee/centreoftheuniverse
44:52
February 10, 2021