We start with the description of the continental map in X1 Isle of Dread, and talk about the different nations and my dad's perceptions/ plans of them. Outline the power and extent of the empire. Go on into some old hex maps in hex booklet my dad used in our games. also talk about ylaruam culture and ruling family.
start from leaving the lost valley; encounter tribes of hobgobs, and discover green ale(goblin blood); meet elves of alfheim; and royal family of ylaruam, and meet emperor in imperial city(darokin); and establish trade route. We then hear from karameikos and head down to investigate the black eagle barony. We infiltrate Fort Doom free an enslaved black dragon who helps us defeat the baron's army, and the dragon eats the baron. We finish setting up settlement with green ale tavern that will become the dragon city. We discover letter of Rory Barbarossa and decide to go to Isle of Dread. I also discuss my plans for the black eagle and threshold in my version of this setting many years after these events have taken place.
Recorded on 9 May 2018. This is split into 2 parts, we first talk about my dad running it for his friends, and then when he ran it for me and my siblings. The transcript for part 1 can be found here https://42ducktape.blogspot.com/2018/05/d-story-2-b1-in-search-of-unknown-part-1.html and part 2 https://42ducktape.blogspot.com/2018/06/d-story-2-b1-in-search-of-unknown-part-2.html
The story of how my dad got introduced to the game and his early D&D stories. Recorded on 4 April 2018. the transcript for this episode can be found at https://42ducktape.blogspot.com/2018/04/d-story-1-introduction-to-game.html