By Aaron Campbell, Robert Randle
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Every episode, Aaron and Rob take a simple idea for a role playing game, like Dungeons & Dragons, and develop it into a scenario that listeners can use for their own one-shot, complete adventure arc, or even base an entire campaign around. Adventure Hook topics get chosen at random from a list of 20 different ideas which are then replaced by listener submitted suggestions.
||ExplicitEpisode 18: The New Land on the Horizon - Adventure Hook||Today’s Hook: A costal village awakens one morning to discover a vast new landmass has suddenly appeared upon the horizon. - Could this harken the return of an Atlantean-style society? Could the landmass have somehow arrived from another dimension...||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: A Very Lovecraft Christmas - Adventure Hook||Today's Hook: Chris Lackey of H.P Lovecraft Literary Podcastand Rachel Watches Star Trek joins us to turn the Lovecraft poem "Yule Horror" into a festively fun Call of Cthulhu adventure! Yule Horror (Festival) There is snow on the ground,||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: The Fool’s Errand - Adventure Hook||Today's Hook: What could amount to a fool’s errand for an inexperienced NPC could possibly mean great success for the party. A hapless NPC, the last of a hallowed bloodline, has gotten himself in over his head and has come to the PC's to aid him i...||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15: The Witch in the Hunting Grounds - Adventure Hook||Today's Adventure Hook: A lord of ill repute offers a handsome reward to any who can bring him the head of the witch that haunts his hunting grounds. A lord lies lame. Taken to his bed,||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14: Heretic in the Sanctuary - Adventure Hook||Today’s Adventure Hook: A Notorious Herectic has taken sanctuary in a local temple. A new thieve’s guild may be forming from among those “penitents” who enjoy the protection from the law granted by the church.||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: A Bad Wizard in a Scary Tower - Adventure Hook||Today's Adventure Hook: Our first critical fail! There's a bad wizard in a scary tower. With special guest, Comicbook creator Tim Seeley! - Joining us today for our first Halloween special is Tim Seeley, Comicbook writer, artist,||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: Stop the Magical Slave Trade - Adventure Hook||Today's Hook: Stop the magical slave trade. Behold The Death's Head Market! Central hub of the Githyanki Slave Trade for the entire Astral Plane, and perhaps even the whole of the multi-verse itself. - Here a small group of gladiators,||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11: Some Mystical Thing - Adventure Hook||Today's Hook: Some mystical thing happens at some mystical place at some mystical time every mystical increment. !!!DISCLAIMER: No "Ills of Illipur" players listen! Spoilers abound!!! Something is about to awaken in the depths of Fra Mondragon's...||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Let’s go on a Pilgrimage! - Adventure Hook||Predicting his death at the hands of his greatest foe, a famous sensei sets his remaining students upon a great quest retracing the path of his own storied history. But will these students be able to decide who will be the true inheritor of his dojo?||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Countdown to the Full Moon - Adventure Hook||Misty morning, clouds in the sky. Without warning, the wizard walks by, bringing the Beastlands, weaving his spell. River Styx, falls from the sky. Never talking, Just keeps walking, spreading the Beastlands. Humanity disappears.||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: The Improbable Location - Adventure Hook||Welcome to the fabled tropical island of Kualha! Half of its inhabitants give offerings to their eternally erupting volcano while the others instead make sacrifice to the ever-growing iceberg upon which the fiery mountain rests.||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: The Cursed Town - Adventure Hook||No one in the region speaks of the isolated Village of Four Seasons and all who know avoid going too near to the landmarks that loom on its outskirts. For any traveller unfortunate enough to find themselves on the village side of the spring malpole,||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: The Assassination Target - Adventure Hook||After the party heals a local they are set upon by assassins! But are the assassins the real enemy? Sometimes the good samaritan ends up the dead samaritan. In this episode Aaron and Rob get inspired by The Decemberists and use The Rake's Song t...||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: The Mysterious Item - Adventure Hook||What do you do when you acquire a cursed music box that creates enchanted jewelry out of your enemies? No, seriously... what do you do? Join Aaron & Rob as they delve deeply into the darkest corners of their psyches and find out: what's in the box...||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: The Unprovisioned Town - Adventure Hook||She's the daughter of a Knight of Solamnia. He's the son of a Dragon Highlord. What's the only thing those potential in-laws can agree on? Their wedding isn't happening! Can love truly conquer all even when they're up against an army?||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: The Lights in the Woods - Adventure Hook||What do you do when you see those mysterious lights in the woods that your elders always warned you to avoid? Why follow them into the unknown, of course! Join us as we wander the Path into Fairy and learn the Laws of the Feywild... the hard way! -||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: An Item Coveted by All - Adventure Hook||What’s the best way to overthrow a tyrannical despot? By opening a magical soup kitchen of course! Join the Spoon Resistance and find out why on this episode of Adventure Hook where the Player Characters possess an item coveted by all!||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPilot: Rats in the Cellar - Adventure Hook||What’s the best way to introduce a Dungeons & Dragons campaign about extra-planar genocidal maniacs animating the corpses of dead gods to lay waste to the world? Why, with pesky rats infesting an innkeeper’s cellar of course!||5/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A really entertaining podcast full of great ideas and useful insights for running your own games!
Worth Your Time
An entertaining listen, and excellent resource for all Gam eMasters out there.