When two friends, Krigs and Joxxer, come to a hunting town looking for work, they find themselves teamed up with Davon and Gwen and her best chipmunk friend, Dale. But the hunt is not what it seems, and there are much darker forces at play. Join this group of The Hired Swords as the DM Michael guides them through a homebrew world in this family-friendly actual play podcast.

Series Status

Ongoing - Multiple seasons / arcs

Episode Frequency & Length

Weekly
30-60 Minutes

Type & Channels

Podcast
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Pocket Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Breaker, Twitter, Instagram, Website
The Hired Swords
2020
When two friends, Krigs and Joxxer, come to a hunting town looking for work, they find themselves teamed up with Davon and Gwen and her best chipmunk friend, Dale. But the hunt is not what it seems, and there are much darker forces at play. Join this group of The Hired Swords as the DM Michael guides them through a homebrew world in this family-friendly actual play podcast.

Rules & Source Material

Home Brew, Game Book / Manual
Dungeons and Dragons 5E
Almost True Play, Rule of Cool, Comedy, PVP

Format, Setting & Vulgarity

Single Continuous Campaign / Season
Fantasy, Historical Era
Child-Friendly, Gore and Violence

Cast & Player Characters

Professional Voice Actors, LGBTQ+, Female, Male, Family, Childhood Friends, Co-Workers, Total Strangers, Random Mix, All Knowledgeable of the Rules, Mostly Knowledgeable of the Rules
Fighter, Magic User, Healer, Sneaky, Druid, Tinkerer, Custom Classes

Cast Voice Distinctness

Fairly Distinct

Audio Quality & Equipment

XLR Mics, At Home, Audio improves within first 10 episodes
Includes Music, Includes Sound Effects, Includes Original Compositions

Editing Style

Fully Edited , Mastered

Video (if applicable)