The Long Road: Chapter 1A: Recovery

Having failed in their quest, the survivors begin the long process of recovery from a terrible journey.

Dark Dice is an Actual Play podcast created using the 5th edition rules of Dungeons and Dragons. Dialogue with NPC's has been replaced with a full voice cast and immersive sound effects create an added layer of immersion.

Story by Travis Vengroff (Game Master)

Produced, Co-Edited, and with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff

Transcription and Production Assistance by Hem Cleveland

Dialogue Editing by Sarah Buchynski

Mixed, Mastered, and Additional Dialogue Editing by Marisa Ewing of Hemlock Creek Productions



Narrator / Game Master – Travis Vengroff

Father Sindri Westpike – Eyþór Viðarsson

Rowena Granitepike – Hem Cleveland

Aud – Theo Merksamer

Neddard - Ryan Philbrook


Music: (in order of appearance)

Music Director - Travis Vengroff

"Empty Hearts" – Arranged and Performed by Travis Vengroff, stock media provided by avinograd/ Pond5

"Ilmater's Hope" written and performed by Steven Melin, with Scott Semanski on Cello, Matheus Souza on Violin, Enzo Puzzovio on Hurdy Gurdy & Hammer Dulcimer, Copyists Peter Jones & Steven Melin, and featuring Budapest Strings (orchestra) recorded by Musiversal

Dark Dice art by Allen Morris with lettering by Kessi Riliniki

Special Thanks to:

Our Patreon supporters! | Hem Cleveland | The Lucky Die Podcast | Carol Vengroff

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Content Warnings:

Memory Loss, References to Cannibalism & Murder,...

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