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Musing With McWilley

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The Musing with McWilley Podcast is a collection of audio created as an outlet for the artist and for the results to be enjoyed by all. Currently it's mostly The ZWT Trials of Arn Dungeons and Dragons Campaign. A Homebrew Dungeons and Dragons Adventure in the Arnverse. If you like 80's Arnold movies and fantasy, you'll dig The Trials of Arn.
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The ZWT Trials of Arn: Mako No
The time warriors are revealed and Tom seeks revenge.  Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are role-playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:48:48
June 18, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: The Running Hand Part 2
The gauntlet of challenges continues and the ass kicking resumes.  Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are role-playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:49:34
June 18, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: The Running Hand
A gauntlet of challenges and slew of ass kicking.  Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are role-playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:43:17
May 21, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Need a Hand
Who is this red Tor de Shanks? And where are all these hands coming from?  Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are role-playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:43:51
May 9, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: From Blue to Red
The ZWT Crew have gained access to the underground arena known as Knight Club, now they just need to find Marcus and Joseph.  If there is one thing you should learn from episode 18, it's that you shouldn't take drugs...especially from a person you've never met before. Even if they seem like a reliable dude. Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are role-playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:49:02
April 29, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Prepping for Knight Club
It's episode 17 and the ZWT crew get outfitted in the finest of new clothes. During this time Kel starts seeing ghost, Ahnie sees a red dragon, Tor hear's music, and Tom just keeps it real.  Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are role-playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
03:13:23
April 15, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: You're A Bigg'n Aren't You
In Episode 16 we hear the origin story of Gobblecock.  Not really, but the ZWT crew do meet a talented Bard and a destructive Orc. Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:50:43
April 2, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: A Stealthing We Shall Go
Who sees a dragon and isn't stealthy at all? Listen to Episode 15 and find out. Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/ Or download previous episodes from the same place you downloaded this one.      The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.  
01:43:42
March 25, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: The Red Backstabber
It is episode 14 and the ZWT crew have escaped the Unity Carnival and made their way to Zamora.  But just when things start to look promising, betrayal reveals its ugly head. Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/. To receive live updates for new episodes and multiverse randomness, follow Tor de Shanks on twitter @tordeshanks.      The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:50:07
March 13, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Fog and Spears
When we last left the ZWT crew, they had just freed a carnival full of mongrels and intoxicate the nearby guards. Unfortunately a lard garrison approaches and there’s only one way out. What actions will they take? Find out in episode 13. Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/    The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:40:03
March 4, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Unity Carnival
In episode 12, we learn of Tom Strongwall’s side quest from episode 11 and of a horrific discovery that he’s made. Then during their travels, the ZWT crew discover an eerie carnival that has a glimpse of the future which used to be their present. Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/    The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:41:02
February 25, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Traversing Ho'yke East
Episode 11: Traversing Ho'yke East As the Trials of Arn continue, Ken Raish, Ahnie, and Tor de Shanks traverse the lands of Ho’yke in search of Skiofra and the missing pages of the mysterious Time Book. Meanwhile, Tom Strongwall has decided to stay behind and discuss business and loot with Vincent and the Grubbies.  Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/. The ZWT Trails of Arn is a Dungeons and Dragons (DnD or D&D) homebrew campaign in which the players are doing a role playing game (rpg) within the Arn Verse. Some call it a tabletop roleplaying game (TRPG or TTRPG) or pen-and-paper role-playing game. But since the Dungeon Master and DnD Characters are playing virtually, they are use Roll20 for dice rolls, spell casting and interactions with the environment.
01:37:07
February 18, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Episode 10 Soggy Grubby Light
It's episode 10 of the Trials of Arn and it is guaranteed to get your imagination wet because it has a cave of wonders.  Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/.    #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #dice #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #dndcharacter #tabletop #tabletoprpg #digitalart #polyhedraldice #tabletopgaming #roleplay #bhfyp #roll20 #zwtguild #trailsofarn #arnverse
02:07:30
February 12, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Episode 9
The adventure continues...again. I'm catching up on lost episodes. So here's episode 9! Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/.    #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #dice #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #dndcharacter #tabletop #tabletoprpg #digitalart #polyhedraldice #tabletopgaming #roleplay #bhfyp #roll20 #zwtguild #trailsofarn #arnverse
01:55:24
February 12, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Episode 8
The adventure continues as we catch up on lost episodes. So here's episode 8! Watch or listen to all of the ZWT’s adventures at http://www.mcwilley.com/zwt/.    #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #dice  #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #dndcharacter #tabletop  #tabletoprpg #digitalart #polyhedraldice #tabletopgaming #roleplay #bhfyp #roll20 #zwtguild #trailsofarn #arnverse
01:45:11
February 12, 2021
The ZWT Lives On...Line
The Trials of Arn have continued but I, the keeper of the recordings have slacked off. However, the Dungeon Master has been doing a good job of keeping youtube in order.  To view the ZWT Trials of Arn venture over to the Dungeon Master's Youtube Channel. #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #criticalrole #dice  #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #fantasy #art #dndcharacter #tabletop  #pathfinder #tabletoprpg #dndart #dnddice #diceporn #dndmemes  #digitalart #polyhedraldice #cosplay #tabletopgaming #miniatures  #dungeonsanddragonsart #roleplay #fantasyart #warhammer #bhfyp
01:45
February 2, 2021
The ZWT Trials of Arn: Jingle All to Slay
No description is needed, when you can listen and find out for yourself.  #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #criticalrole #dice  #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #fantasy #art #dndcharacter #tabletop  #pathfinder #tabletoprpg #dndart #dnddice #diceporn #dndmemes  #digitalart #polyhedraldice #cosplay #tabletopgaming #miniatures  #dungeonsanddragonsart #roleplay #fantasyart #warhammer #bhfyp
01:42:12
December 16, 2020
The ZWT Guild: It Bled, So We Killed It
After defeating an angelic force with zombie meat sacks as henchmen, the ZWT continue to search for Shelfra...Sellfra...Sielfra?  Her; because she has the information the crew needs. But something lurks in the woods and action must be taken.  Listen for adventure, looting, animation of dead bodies and other such things! #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #criticalrole #dice  #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #fantasy #art #dndcharacter #tabletop  #pathfinder #tabletoprpg #dndart #dnddice #diceporn #dndmemes  #digitalart #polyhedraldice #cosplay #tabletopgaming #miniatures  #dungeonsanddragonsart #roleplay #fantasyart #warhammer #bhfyp
01:52:47
December 6, 2020
The ZWT Trials of Arn: It's So Meaty
The new band of adventures has found their first fight.  Can you kill what isn't alive?  Let's find out.   Producers note:  No additional sfx or music beds were added this week.  Please use the Theater of the Mind when necessary.   #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #d #rpg #dungeonmaster  #dragons #tabletopgames #dndmemes #ttrpg #roleplay #tabletop  #dungeonmasterlife #dndcharacter #fantasy #dice #geek #roleplaying  #criticalrole #dungeon #nerd #dandd #tabletoprpg #rpgdemesa  #dungeonsanddragonsmemes #roleplayingame #instanerd #dndnext #bhfyp
02:07:52
November 22, 2020
The ZWT The Trials of Arn: The Return
After a long shift and shutter in the multiverse, the ZWT Guild return to action.  But change is ahead and this change is metal.  Additional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #criticalrole #dice #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #fantasy #art #dndcharacter #tabletop  #tabletoprpg #dndart #dnddice #diceporn #polyhedraldice #tabletopgaming  #dungeonsanddragonsart #roleplay 
01:39:20
November 14, 2020
Music Musing with McWilley: Planning is for Fools
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
Spotify told me my original submission didn't have a good talking/music ratio. I take that as a compliment Spotify.
42:45
October 26, 2020
The ZWT The Trials of Arn: Episode 3 The Ruins
Our D&D adventure begins with Tom Strongwall, Tillian Jin, Kel Raish, and Tor de Shank leaving town on their mission with Kindle, Solomon & Vlora the rangers tasked with escorting them to Dillon's Forrest. They are to investigate the disappearance of a previous research group looking into a possible Snake Cult finding. Skiofra, the guild records keeper, was with this first group and is the party's only hope of finding out the missing information to locate Arn in the past. After encountering a couple of Displacer beasts, it seems that the forest has more than one trial to offer their survival. Will they find Skiofra or be met with their doom? For more live action role play, check out the DM on Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/lunchbauks #dungeonsanddragons #e #rpg #ttrpg #d #criticalrole #dice #tabletopgames #dungeonmaster #fantasy #art #dndcharacter #tabletop  #tabletoprpg #dndart #dnddice #diceporn #polyhedraldice #tabletopgaming  #dungeonsanddragonsart #roleplay
01:23:53
October 1, 2020
The ZWT Guild: Let's Go Shopping
It is always smart to go shopping before a quest.  You need potions, maps, Vienna sausages, and of course knowledge.  Our ZWT Guild members take to the mall and stock up. While there they meet an old dead, friend and discover strange, flat stones that show images.  Are they magic or something else?   The ZWT Guild Adventures are the recording of a Dungeons and Dragons game played through Roll20.net. The Trials of Arn is a homebrew campaign being tested by Dungeon Master: Lunchbauks.  #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #roll20 #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons  #rpg #dungeonmaster #dragons #tabletopgames  #roleplay #tabletop #roleplaying #dice #dungeonmasterlife #dndmemes #fantasy #nerd #dndcharacter #dungeon #geek #gaming  #tabletoprpg #memes #tormentarpg #dnddice #funny #tordeshanks #trialsofarn
01:45:34
September 12, 2020
The ZWT Guild: I Ain't Got Time To Bleed
After being ambushed by an unknown force using some sort of futuristic magic weapons, the ZWT Guild find themselves warped outside of their own guild.  The one who has the answers is bleeding out on the shoulders of Tor de Shanks. And despite his claims that he isn't from their time, the mysterious Kel is being treated as if he had the highest of commands.   #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #roll20 #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons  #rpg #dungeonmaster #dragons #tabletopgames  #roleplay #tabletop #roleplaying #dice #dungeonmasterlife #dndmemes #fantasy #nerd #dndcharacter #dungeon #geek #gaming  #tabletoprpg #memes #tormentarpg #dnddice #funny #tordeshanks #trialsofarn
01:43:22
August 30, 2020
The ZWT Guild: A Child Named Arn
Having narrowly escaped Death House two members of the ZWT Guild have moved on and those that remain find themselves in the town of Barovia.  But something seems off about time itself, as if it's starting to shutter.  Why is there an old woman selling pies for babies? Why is the lightning acting erratically? And who is Kel and how does he know so much about the ZWT Guild? Find out those answers and discover more questions as the ZWT Guild kicks of Season 2 in the Trials of Arn.  #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #roll20 #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons  #rpg #dungeonmaster #dragons #tabletopgames  #roleplay #tabletop #roleplaying #dice #dungeonmasterlife #dndmemes #fantasy #nerd #dndcharacter #dungeon #geek #gaming  #tabletoprpg #memes #tormentarpg #dnddice #funny #tordeshanks #trialsofarn
01:47:50
August 19, 2020
The ZWT Guild: Season 2 Teaser
The D&D adventure continues...eventually.
00:44
August 10, 2020
The ZWT Guild: Curse of Strahd - Fin
The ZWT Guild make their way to the basement of Death House and find a horror that is more horrific! #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #roll20 #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons   #rpg #dungeonmaster #dragons #tabletopgames  #roleplay #tabletop  #roleplaying #dice #dungeonmasterlife #dndmemes #fantasy #nerd  #dndcharacter #dungeon #geek #gaming  #tabletoprpg #memes #tormentarpg  #dnddice #funny #tordeshanks #curseofstrahd #mcwilley #vampire
02:50:45
July 25, 2020
The ZWT Guild: Curse of Strahd - Ghoul Today, Ghoul Tomorrow
The ZWT Guild continue their way through Dead House.  What mysteries lay ahead? What evil lurks from around the corner?  What could go wrong if I jump down this well?  Find the answers you seek with Episode 3: Ghoul Today, Ghoul Tomorrow.  You can watch the DM perspective at https://youtu.be/2DbOwAQ6lT8  #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #roll20 #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons   #rpg #dungeonmaster #dragons #tabletopgames  #roleplay #tabletop  #roleplaying #dice #dungeonmasterlife #dndmemes #fantasy #nerd  #dndcharacter #dungeon #geek #gaming  #tabletoprpg #memes #tormentarpg  #dnddice #funny #tordeshanks #curseofstrahd #mcwilley
01:52:37
July 18, 2020
The ZWT Guild: Curse of Strahd - Where's Walter
Tor  de Shanks and the ZWT Guild ask themselves, "What could go wrong by helping creepy children find their baby brother? Also, will there be loot?" It's a dead house but something is disturbing the dust.  Find out what in The Curse of Strahd: Episode 2 - Where's Walter    You can watch the DM perspective at https://youtu.be/XVrOQ37ijpU #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #roll20 #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons   #rpg #dungeonmaster #dragons #tabletopgames  #roleplay #tabletop  #roleplaying #dice #dungeonmasterlife #dndmemes #fantasy #nerd  #dndcharacter #dungeon #geek #gaming  #tabletoprpg #memes #tormentarpg  #dnddice #funny #tordeshanks #curseofstrahd
02:00:30
July 12, 2020
The ZWT Guild: Curse of Strahd - The Tale of Two Snakes
Tor de Shanks and the ZWT Guild introduce themselves as they start the Curse of Strahd Dungeons and Dragons module. Can the team learn to fight as one? Or will their individual ideals destroy them where they stand?  What has a shipwreck and scary children?  Episode 1 - The Tale of Two Snakes does! You can watch the DM perspective at https://youtu.be/m19_AMoCbSk #dnd #dungeonsanddragons #roll20 #dungeons #dnd #dungeonsanddragons  #rpg #dungeonmaster #dragons #tabletopgames  #roleplay #tabletop #roleplaying #dice #dungeonmasterlife #dndmemes #fantasy #nerd #dndcharacter #dungeon #geek #gaming  #tabletoprpg #memes #tormentarpg #dnddice #funny #tordeshanks #curseofstrahd
02:19:27
July 2, 2020
The People vs Area 51
I talk about why a group of human approaching Area 51 at once. Then i contemplate on how to slow/speed up time as needed.
17:23
July 12, 2019