I followed many of the DnD shows in itmeJP‘s Rollplay lineup a few years ago. In the past two or so years I found myself unable to enjoy role-playing shows online, as I always just end up wishing I was playing (that and a lack of time to dedicate to watching all of them). I still remember all of them fondly, as well as the communities that grew around them.
Rollplay: The West Marches was a show tailored around having parties of recurring guests. As such the full cast of the show grew to a very large number. Several streamers would frequently join in for a session, some with several different characters over the course of the shows run time.
As I have gone on record saying before: Dwarves are the BEST! The West Marches introduced streamers CohhCarnage and Ezekiel III as the brothers Ironheart, Maldrick and Shaldrick. One was a cleric, the other a rouge, and though they may have had their differences, the bond between them was strong enough to last even through Maldrick’s tragic death. Shaldrick would keep his brothers remains close by him, in the hopes to one day find a way to bring him back. Throughout that time Maldrick would engage in conversation and pass on sage advice to his brother from beyond the grave. Or was Shaldrick just going crazy? That is also a possibility…
Original posting on DeviantArt here.