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North By North Quest

North By North Quest

NxNQ

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North By North Quest is an Atlanta based storytelling podcast built upon Dungeons and Dragons. The NxNQ cast rotates GMs and showcases players with a genuine passion for story, and fun, who believe good stories make you feel things. With adventures across parallel story lines and memorable characters in vibrant homebrew worlds, it’s like a movie for your ears! However you found your way here, whichever realm you hail from, or whatever alignment you've chosen we welcome you to our table!Now, who’s ready for adventure?!

Latest Episodes

Episode 00 [Welcome] - Don't Panic

EHowever you found your way here, whichever realm you hale from, or whatever alignment you've chosen - welcome to North by North Quest. NxNQ - a show that champions the belief that good stories make you feel things. So we aim to do just that - set out on this adventure using dnd5e mechanics to add randomness to where the story takes us and lets see where it goes... Quick Notes for the New Listener: If you want a relatively stand alone episode to get the flavor of the show, its pacing, and the characters, try our Wizards of the Coast "Podcasts of Waterdeep" event Episode 70. The story is canon yet built as a one shot taking place in Waterdeep. It's the perfect example to see if our brand of storytelling and dnd gets you excited! If you want a jump in point - Volume 3 (Episode 74) begins with a frantic, goofy, yet informative recap of "Our Story So Far" to help the new listener jump in partway through and quickly get up to speed! The main story begins in Episode 7 (Volume 1). Leading u...

2 min2016 DEC 31
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Episode 00 [Welcome] - Don't Panic

Episode 01 [Origins] - A Fungi Too Far

EThe world of North by North Quest is not a fairy tale or fable, but a complex story with many threads. A coming together of lives at specific times, sometimes in their control and sometimes…not. We’ll ease you in slowly – how about starting with an adorable little druid named Rosey and her love of nature? Every trip starts somewhere. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit)

17 min2017 FEB 1
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Episode 01 [Origins] - A Fungi Too Far

Episode 02 [Origins] - Prestidigitation.gif

EWho can resist story that starts in a library? The account of a dark elf wizarding apprentice and the path set before him by the high priestess of Korolev. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit)

13 min2017 FEB 2
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Episode 02 [Origins] - Prestidigitation.gif

Episode 03 [Origins] - The Low Key Weapons Master

EJust a simple cautionary tale that things aren’t always as they appear especially when characters named Daggers are involved… Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit) Jason Carlile ("Game Master")

14 min2017 FEB 15
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Episode 03 [Origins] - The Low Key Weapons Master

Episode 04 [Prologue] - Code Word: Stairs

EIt’s time. Time to finally get the gang together! Enter the elusive, mysterious, questionable, yet knowledgeable Aeyokayn. Sylo, Valen, and Pascal finally meet one another and immediately find themselves locked in jail. Do they escape? Do they survive their first battle? Does Pascal make it back to the Underdark? Does Sylo snatch something cool and glowing? Does Val admire someone’s battlegear? I honestly don’t know, can ya let me know? I’m a little behind and need to catch up... Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. ...

41 min2017 MAR 1
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Episode 04 [Prologue] - Code Word: Stairs

Episode 05 [Prologue] - The Lovely and the Bird

EPirates!! Sylo gets drunk (again) and Val feels a special tingle towards the most beautiful dwarven bard you ever did saw. A farmer, a brothel, barkeeps, local brew, a somewhat there mostly dead pirate, and a totally there totally dead pirate king! Archimedes is finally accepted into the big bird brother program. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit) Guests: Zach Gaskins(...

96 min2017 MAR 15
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Episode 05 [Prologue] - The Lovely and the Bird

Episode 06 [Prologue] - Of Graves And Ghouls And Zombie Hoards

EConclusion to the two part prelude to the grand adventure that awaits our party... As our adventurers race against the setting of the moon, the group purges some stirges then contends with bridge luck. Pascal makes some fashion choices while Morebeek gains no fans in a graveyard. Ponine continues to shine with her grace while Val contemplates sharks. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo ...

82 min2017 MAR 29
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Episode 06 [Prologue] - Of Graves And Ghouls And Zombie Hoards

Episode 07 [Volume 1] - Patrons Of The Library

EThe remaining group members ripped from their boat by a sudden portal-laden storm are thrown into a very large, dimly lit library. More questions are raised than answers given. Meeting the iron maiden Edwina and the ragged knight Valor Bax, they embark upon a new land: Locnar. Val begins her journey of self-discovery, Sylo moves on from mummified men, and Pascal gains some sweet new threads as our new Patrons set forth to find Boomer the Odd! …er… Bard! These three patrons hope to forestall the darkest timeline, truly unaware how daunting the trials of Locnar will be… Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay t...

54 min2017 APR 12
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Episode 07 [Volume 1] - Patrons Of The Library

Episode 08 [Volume 1] - The Druidic Exploration of Locnar, or Nine Pink Toads and a Blue Dragon

EWatch out for The Rhythm! Val learns the meaning of love tap from a bugbear. Sylo the matchmaker befriends the very colorful flora and fauna of Locnar and makes a new friend in the great Francisco! Archimedes finally finds his voice! The monster of metal has finally been revealed, and frankly, it would make Tolkien wet his pants. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit) Jaso...

65 min2017 APR 26
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Episode 08 [Volume 1] - The Druidic Exploration of Locnar, or Nine Pink Toads and a Blue Dragon

Episode 09 [Volume 1] – Bu-shimmer

EThe monster of metal and its gnoll entourage arrive, greeted by gnomish hospitality. The group demonstrates their ability as stealthy tacticians then learns a little something about the gnoll chain of command. Pascal’s phone etiquette is a mess but he does at least (maybe?) get some useful health advice. Sylo explores! Plus let’s meet wasted Val! The monster of metal and its gnoll entourage arrive, greeted by gnomish hospitality. The group demonstrates their ability as stealthy tacticians then learns a little something about the gnoll chain of command. Pascal’s phone etiquette is a mess but he does at least (maybe?) get some useful health advice. Sylo explores! Plus let’s meet wasted Val! Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatr...

90 min2017 MAY 10
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Episode 09 [Volume 1] – Bu-shimmer

Latest Episodes

Episode 00 [Welcome] - Don't Panic

EHowever you found your way here, whichever realm you hale from, or whatever alignment you've chosen - welcome to North by North Quest. NxNQ - a show that champions the belief that good stories make you feel things. So we aim to do just that - set out on this adventure using dnd5e mechanics to add randomness to where the story takes us and lets see where it goes... Quick Notes for the New Listener: If you want a relatively stand alone episode to get the flavor of the show, its pacing, and the characters, try our Wizards of the Coast "Podcasts of Waterdeep" event Episode 70. The story is canon yet built as a one shot taking place in Waterdeep. It's the perfect example to see if our brand of storytelling and dnd gets you excited! If you want a jump in point - Volume 3 (Episode 74) begins with a frantic, goofy, yet informative recap of "Our Story So Far" to help the new listener jump in partway through and quickly get up to speed! The main story begins in Episode 7 (Volume 1). Leading u...

2 min2016 DEC 31
Comments
Episode 00 [Welcome] - Don't Panic

Episode 01 [Origins] - A Fungi Too Far

EThe world of North by North Quest is not a fairy tale or fable, but a complex story with many threads. A coming together of lives at specific times, sometimes in their control and sometimes…not. We’ll ease you in slowly – how about starting with an adorable little druid named Rosey and her love of nature? Every trip starts somewhere. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit)

17 min2017 FEB 1
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Episode 01 [Origins] - A Fungi Too Far

Episode 02 [Origins] - Prestidigitation.gif

EWho can resist story that starts in a library? The account of a dark elf wizarding apprentice and the path set before him by the high priestess of Korolev. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit)

13 min2017 FEB 2
Comments
Episode 02 [Origins] - Prestidigitation.gif

Episode 03 [Origins] - The Low Key Weapons Master

EJust a simple cautionary tale that things aren’t always as they appear especially when characters named Daggers are involved… Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit) Jason Carlile ("Game Master")

14 min2017 FEB 15
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Episode 03 [Origins] - The Low Key Weapons Master

Episode 04 [Prologue] - Code Word: Stairs

EIt’s time. Time to finally get the gang together! Enter the elusive, mysterious, questionable, yet knowledgeable Aeyokayn. Sylo, Valen, and Pascal finally meet one another and immediately find themselves locked in jail. Do they escape? Do they survive their first battle? Does Pascal make it back to the Underdark? Does Sylo snatch something cool and glowing? Does Val admire someone’s battlegear? I honestly don’t know, can ya let me know? I’m a little behind and need to catch up... Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. ...

41 min2017 MAR 1
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Episode 04 [Prologue] - Code Word: Stairs

Episode 05 [Prologue] - The Lovely and the Bird

EPirates!! Sylo gets drunk (again) and Val feels a special tingle towards the most beautiful dwarven bard you ever did saw. A farmer, a brothel, barkeeps, local brew, a somewhat there mostly dead pirate, and a totally there totally dead pirate king! Archimedes is finally accepted into the big bird brother program. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit) Guests: Zach Gaskins(...

96 min2017 MAR 15
Comments
Episode 05 [Prologue] - The Lovely and the Bird

Episode 06 [Prologue] - Of Graves And Ghouls And Zombie Hoards

EConclusion to the two part prelude to the grand adventure that awaits our party... As our adventurers race against the setting of the moon, the group purges some stirges then contends with bridge luck. Pascal makes some fashion choices while Morebeek gains no fans in a graveyard. Ponine continues to shine with her grace while Val contemplates sharks. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo ...

82 min2017 MAR 29
Comments
Episode 06 [Prologue] - Of Graves And Ghouls And Zombie Hoards

Episode 07 [Volume 1] - Patrons Of The Library

EThe remaining group members ripped from their boat by a sudden portal-laden storm are thrown into a very large, dimly lit library. More questions are raised than answers given. Meeting the iron maiden Edwina and the ragged knight Valor Bax, they embark upon a new land: Locnar. Val begins her journey of self-discovery, Sylo moves on from mummified men, and Pascal gains some sweet new threads as our new Patrons set forth to find Boomer the Odd! …er… Bard! These three patrons hope to forestall the darkest timeline, truly unaware how daunting the trials of Locnar will be… Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay t...

54 min2017 APR 12
Comments
Episode 07 [Volume 1] - Patrons Of The Library

Episode 08 [Volume 1] - The Druidic Exploration of Locnar, or Nine Pink Toads and a Blue Dragon

EWatch out for The Rhythm! Val learns the meaning of love tap from a bugbear. Sylo the matchmaker befriends the very colorful flora and fauna of Locnar and makes a new friend in the great Francisco! Archimedes finally finds his voice! The monster of metal has finally been revealed, and frankly, it would make Tolkien wet his pants. Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatreonand leave a rating and review on iTunes or your favorite podcast source! Get a free audio book atAudible! We don’t pay to advertise so word of mouth and reviews are crucial for new listeners finding the show. So please spread the word! Cast: David Alvord(Pa's "Pascal" Scaltula) Tiffany Alvord(Valen Mor) Chelsea "Little Red Dot" Steverson(Sylo Scibin Sporelit) Jaso...

65 min2017 APR 26
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Episode 08 [Volume 1] - The Druidic Exploration of Locnar, or Nine Pink Toads and a Blue Dragon

Episode 09 [Volume 1] – Bu-shimmer

EThe monster of metal and its gnoll entourage arrive, greeted by gnomish hospitality. The group demonstrates their ability as stealthy tacticians then learns a little something about the gnoll chain of command. Pascal’s phone etiquette is a mess but he does at least (maybe?) get some useful health advice. Sylo explores! Plus let’s meet wasted Val! The monster of metal and its gnoll entourage arrive, greeted by gnomish hospitality. The group demonstrates their ability as stealthy tacticians then learns a little something about the gnoll chain of command. Pascal’s phone etiquette is a mess but he does at least (maybe?) get some useful health advice. Sylo explores! Plus let’s meet wasted Val! Connect: Twitter Discord Facebook Instagram Website Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or your favorite podcasting platform! Also if you post on social media and use the hashtag #NxNQ, your name might even get picked for an NPC in a later episode. Support: Visit ourPatr...

90 min2017 MAY 10
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Episode 09 [Volume 1] – Bu-shimmer
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