Aussie D&D podcast and official Wizards partner is playing Descent into Avernus
I Speak Giant is an Australian “Dungeons & Dragons actual-play show” that started in 2016. This weekly podcast has partnered with Wizards of the Coast to showcase the upcoming adventure Baldur’s Gate: Descent Into Avernus. I Speak Giant has been playing Descent into Avernus since early July on both the weekly podcast and a monthly Twitch stream on the official Dungeons & Dragons channel.
According to the I Speak Giant, the podcast is;
is the ongoing misadventure of unlikely underdogs who scrape, scrap, and snark against tyrannical despots, eldritch entities, nefarious villains, and, above all else, the fact they’re a heartwarming (if horrifically dysfunctional) family.
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Descent into Avernus is a new adventure from Wizards of the Coast launching on September 17 but I Speak Giant has been playing the adventure since early July. Their time in Baldur’s Gate is nearly at an end, however, there are still a few weeks before the end of the campaign.
The final livestream will take place on October 4 with weekly audio podcasts until then.
Wizards synopsis of the new adventure is;
Welcome to Baldur’s Gate, a city of ambition and corruption. You’ve just started your adventuring career, but already find yourself embroiled in a plot that sprawls from the shadows of Baldur’s Gate to the front lines of the planes-spanning Blood War!
Do you have what it takes to turn infernal war machines and nefarious contracts against the archdevil Zariel and her diabolical hordes? And can you ever hope to find your way home safely when pitted against the infinite evils of the Nine Hells?
Designed for players from level 1 through 13, Descent into Avernus introduces infernal war machines to fifth edition as well as DMs having the ability to tempt players with devils’ deals.
If you’re a fan of D&D check out the podcast and livestreams and get a taste for what’s to come in Descent into Avernus. I Speak Giant will also be giving away prizes from Audio Technica and Elderwood Academy.
To catch up on all of the action, head to the website.