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Proficiency + 6

Proficiency + 6

By Proficiency + 6
An all-queer DnD 5th Edition Actual Play podcast! Join our party as they explore the original world of Alloria!
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Closing Shift
Thank you for joining us for this episode of Proficiency + 6! The party now knows their next target: the powerful elemental bird, the archawk. They need to take one down to prove their mettle in order to enter the Festival of Thought, a rite of passage in Shattershome, so they can be granted a boon from the nation's Supreme Inventor, Jinglecrack Whizzbang. But the beast is a fearsome foe commanding elemental forces, so the party makes plans to prepare.  Xeness receives a rather interesting communication from home, Rhys prepares to contact a powerful entity, and Hrolf, Kathryn, and Waylan are all experience the trust horror of them all: a closing shift at a retail establishment... on a holiday weekend.  Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated to bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
01:13:31
August 14, 2021
Group Project
Thank you for joining us for this episode of Proficiency + 6! After arriving in Shattershome, the group had an evening paying respects to the Bringer's and planning their next move. Deciding on visiting the king, the party decides to request his aid. (due to technical difficulties, some of this got lost in the aether! Don't worry though, Hrolf will catch you up!)  After learning their new target is the archawk, a large elemental bird made of lightning, the party decided to go to the library to prepare. They have a wide variety of topics they're currently pursuing; will Xeness learn more about the mysterious book he was given? Will Rhys gain any understanding as to the source of his magic? Will Hrolf unearth any clues about his people? Find out in this episode of Proficiency + 6! Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated to bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
54:21
August 04, 2021
Quiet Conversations
Thank you for joining us for this episode of Proficiency + 6! On our previous episode, the party arrived in Shattershome and found a place to rest their heads in The Glass House, the inn run by the daughter of Waylan's former compatriot, a gnomish soldier named Lara. The group finds themselves at the Bringer's Rest, a memorial made to honor those lost in the Primal War.  As they pay respects and reflect, Waylan reveals his inner thoughts and has several emotional moments at the memorial reminiscing about his old family. Xeness has a harrowing evening and an interesting morning visitor, and Rhys gives a cooking lesson at the inn!  Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated to bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
01:09:05
July 27, 2021
Family's Respite
Thank you for joining us for this episode of Proficiency + 6! Picking up from last episode, our adventurers find themselves having survived their encounter with the Levin Angel, but not without a near-death experience for Rhys that haunted Kathryn for her inability to have saved him.  The group finds themselves inside Shattershome, the gnomish City of Glass and artifice capitol of Alloria! Not being actively pursued, attacked, or threatened for once, the family takes the night to relax in a curious tavern called The Glass House and take in some live entertainment. We learn more about Hrolf than even he knew, Kathryn expresses her confusion regarding new familial feelings towards Rhys, and Waylan takes the group sightseeing! All this (and some drunkenness from a certain witchy woman) and more await you this episode! Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated to bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
01:24:22
July 15, 2021
The Fall
Thank you for joining us for this episode of Proficiency + 6! We pick up where our previous episode left off, with the group on their way to Shattershome to learn something to help them in their fight against the Primal Phoenix, and hopefully save Kathryn's granddaughter, Renevide. Before they do so, they have to trek through the snowy plains of the Mova Polis countryside before beginning the long and arduous journey up the mountain itself. What horrors lay in wait among the thunderclouds and rubble? Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated to bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
01:57:32
July 07, 2021
Reunited
An adopted pirate haunted by a past he can't remember, a veteran dragged back into an all-too-familiar past, a librarian on a quest for knowledge and purpose, and twin warlocks who are starting to feel like pawns in a very large game... These are the heroes we follow as they navigate the world of Alloria, as well as their lives and turmoils, and grow together as a Found Family.   When the remains of a decades-old cult dedicated to the revival of the Primal Elementals threatens Alloria again, it's up to five unlikely companions to stop them and restore balance to the elements - no matter the cost. Sacrifices will be made, blood will be split, and tears will be shed; but also laughs had, smiles shared, and moments cherished, and they'll have each other through it all.  Thank you for joining us for the series premier of Proficiency + 6! Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated to bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
02:08:11
June 29, 2021
Meet the Family: Waylan Dranneth
Welcome back to our final episode in our Meet the Family series! This time we speak to the party's most experienced member, Waylan Dranneth, played by Jeff! Our DM Mike and Jeff break down the history of the Primal War and Bringers of Genesis, a massive conflict that shaped the face of Alloria that Waylan was directly apart of, over 60 years ago. They also unpack what it means for Waylan's story to be told for a second time, his fears for the Preserver's plans, and finding room in his heart for a second #FoundFamily.  With this being our final Meet the Family episode, keep an eye out for our first session release in a few days!  Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
20:44
June 25, 2021
Meet the Family: Xeness
In our third installment of the Meet the Family series, we meet the air genasi sorcerer, Xeness! An academic taking a very long sabbatical, Xeness is played by our friend Nacho in his first-ever DnD experience! Our DM Mike sits down with Nacho and they talk about his experience with DnD and Xeness' experience with new friends. Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
13:03
June 23, 2021
Meet the Family: Rhys Ordir and Elizabe-, I mean, Kathryn Olson
Next up on our Meet the Family series we're meeting the actual blood siblings, twin half-elf warlocks Rhys and Kathryn! Our DM Mike asks the Terrible Twosome how the twins are coping with the trials of the campaign, growing as spellcasters, and navigating a relationship they never expected.  Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
33:32
June 21, 2021
Meet the Family: Hrolf Sea-Spear
Join us for our first dip into Alloria with our Meet the Family series!  First up is our resident bunny boy, Hrolf Sea-Spear! The tall, buff, ranger with a heart of gold and a single brain cell! Our DM Mike sits down with Josh, the heart behind the hero, and talk about Hrolf's history, hopes, dreams, and fears.  Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer and BIPOC owned podcast and international family of nerds, dedicated bringing inclusivity and acceptance to the TTRPG community.
17:44
June 18, 2021
From the Ground Up
The world of Alloria has seen it's fair share of conflict, from the bloody Ageless War in eons past, where the gods tried to strike down their mortal children, to the Primal War, where an apocalyptic cult tried to subject the world to the will of the Primal Elementals. 60 years after the war, a found family of ragtag adventurers, including a veteran of the Primal War, tries to unravel a conspiracy as the cult attempts to resurface. With full episodes coming soon, Proficiency + 6 is an all-queer BIPOC owned podcast, starring international members of the LGBTQ+ community. Follow along as the party discovers the truth behind their past, Alloria's future, and the real meaning of family. Twitter: DM/Mike: @MiketheGayDM  Felicia/Kathyrn: @thefeliciabonee Jeff/Waylan: @jdroivas Josh/Hrolf: @steam_hunk Dylan/Rhys: @c0dwe1ss Nacho/Xeness: @isuarezaboy
02:19
June 18, 2021