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Dragon Talk - An Official Dungeons & Dragons Podcast

Dungeons & Dragons

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Go inside the walls of Dungeons & Dragons for exclusive interviews and previews! The D&D team sits down each week with celebrities and personalities from across gaming and pop culture to discuss one of the greatest fantasy brands of all-time. We'll t...Show More
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1:21:54 | Sep 12th

September is here and there is a lot coming your way this month! Greg & Shelly break it all down. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins returns to talk about elemental galleons and airships, which will be very helpful for those of you gearing up for...Show More

1:33:11 | Sep 5th

Gaurav Gulati stops in from PAX West and tackles double duty in both co-hosting and being this week's special guest! In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins gives us the "birds & the bees" talk regarding trolls. Afterwards, Gaurav gives us the details...Show More
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1:35:14 | Aug 29th

Shelly returns from vacation just in time to discuss Eberron: Rising From The Last War with Greg Tito! In Lore You Should Know, Adam Lee stops in to talk about creatures, vehicles, and general mayhem you may encounter in Avernus. Our special guest th...Show More

1:48:48 | Aug 22nd

Adam Lee taps in for co-hosting duties and tells Greg about how he got his job at Wizards of the Coast as a greeting card writer. In Lore You Should Know, we talk about Candlekeep. Our special guests this week are Chris Perkins along with Adam Lee fo...Show More

1:42:20 | Aug 15th

Do you need sunscreen in Avernus? Kate Welch tackles co-hosting duties and finds herself having to answer this question for Greg, along with an impressive display of robust boating nomenclature. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins drops in and tak...Show More

1:24:18 | Aug 13th

It's a special bonus episode of Dragon Talk! Kate Welch handles co-hosting duties for Greg Tito, along with Bart Carroll. The three discuss "meta-gaming" along with all-time favorite sidekicks and dragon tattoos. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkin...Show More

1:39:00 | Aug 8th

Do you know about Extra Life? Greg & Shelly let you know how you can get involved and grab some amazing perks and exclusive rewards all while helping kids at the same time! In Random Character Generator, Kate Welch stops by and builds out a new chara...Show More

1:29:54 | Aug 1st

What exactly is the anatomy of a centaur? This and other important quandaries are explored by Greg & Shelly during the show welcome. Later, Chris Perkins joins Kate Welch for our favorite Random Character Generator episode yet, which will surely "lea...Show More

1:34:01 | Jul 25th

September 17th, 2019 is going to be a big day! Greg & Shelly make sure you're in the loop. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins talks about the Mournland and the Lord of Blades. This week's special guest is New York Times and USA Today bestselling ...Show More

1:33:35 | Jul 18th

Greg consoles Shelly for getting absolutely obliterated in the Dungeon Mayhem tournament, as well as losing in the consolation bracket. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins talks about the Knights of the Shield & the Knights of the Unicorn. Our spe...Show More

1:47:47 | Jul 11th

Greg and Shelly start the show getting you all the info you need regarding the new D&D Essentials Kit! And by the way, just how long has Shelly Mazzanoble been working at WoTC? Greg gets to the bottom of it. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins go...Show More

1:30:15 | Jul 3rd

Greg and Shelly get things started by making sure you have all the information you need on the upcoming new releases headed your way, including Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus, Baldur's Gate 3, the new Acquisitions Incorporated book, and more! In...Show More

1:37:41 | Jun 27th

Greg and Shelly open the show introducing Gardens Of Fog, a new adventure for sale on the Dungeon Master's Guild, the brand new Acquisitions Incorporated book and more! Later, Chris Perkins stops by for another edition of Lore You Should Know all abo...Show More

1:39:58 | Jun 20th

Greg and Shelly open the show talking E3 2019, Baldur's Gate 3, Beadle & Grimm's Sinister Silver Edition of Ghosts of Saltmarsh, and more! Later, Kate Welch drops by for another Random Character Generator and together with Greg builds out a story for...Show More

1:53:52 | Jun 13th

We're talking all about inclusion on today's episode! Senior game designer and lead designer of the Player's Handbook Jeremy Crawford covers co-hosting duties for Shelly, and talks about being recognized for contributing an outstanding voice for brin...Show More

1:44:33 | Jun 6th

Greg and Shelly are back from D&D Live 2019 and recap everything you need to know, including an exploration of "The Devil's Mustard". In Lore You Should Know, D&D Narrative designer, adventure and book writer Adam Lee does a deep dive on Soul Coins. ...Show More

1:08:14 | May 30th

We're descending back to Los Angeles for a second special episode of Dragon Talk from D&D Live 2019! After a warm welcome from Greg and Shelly, host Anna Prosser interviews Stacy King, Shelly Mazzanoble, Kate Welch, and Jim Zub on the brand new produ...Show More

1:27:09 | May 23rd

On this week's special episode of Dragon Talk, we're taking you with us to Los Angeles as we unveil our brand new adventure, Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus from D&D Live 2019! First, Host Anna Prosser interviews Chris Perkins, Jeremy Crawford, a...Show More

1:35:58 | May 16th

Following another singing intro (don't worry folks, it doesn't last long), Greg and Shelly chat with an actual musician, Chris Funk of the Decemberists! Chris calls in to discuss Portland vs. Saltmarsh, upcoming musical recordings, and of course his ...Show More

1:48:10 | May 9th

Creator, actor, and storyteller Deborah Ann Woll comes on to discuss putting together Relics & Rarities, what the characters are like and what they'll be playing at D&D Live 2019: The Descent! The full schedule and updates, as well as a video dashboa...Show More

1:35:38 | May 2nd

Do you like pina coladas? Getting caught in the rain? How about joining Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble for this week's Dragon Talk! Eugenio Vargas (DM Jazzy Hands) joins them as Dungeon Master for the actual play podcast The Last Refuge (as well as ...Show More

1:42:12 | Apr 25th

Shelly is back in town and we are super psyched to banter the night away on the mic about all of the happening at D&D Live 2019: The Descent (dnd.wizards.com/dndlive2019). Also in town are Wolfgang Baur and Steve Winter from Kobold Press in the studi...Show More

2:10:56 | Apr 18th

Reuben Bresler has put together an amazing story set in the world of Ravnica in collaboration with The Tome Show and that story is called The Broken Pact. Reuben and cast-members Ashlen Rose, and Jorden Pridgen join host Greg Tito to talk about what ...Show More

1:39:39 | Apr 11th

Greg invited multi-time Dragon Talk guest and social media expert Lysa Chen to take on co-hosting duties for this episode. We talk about what to expect at D&D Live 2019: The Descent (http://dnd.wizards.com/dndlive2019). 3-day badges on sale now! Then...Show More

1:21:26 | Apr 4th

No Shelly makes Greg feel sad, but he is excited to speak with Stephen David Wark from Ludia on the new mobile game Warriors of Waterdeep available everywhere soon. Greg also talks about D&D Live 2019: The Descent coming to L.A. on May 17-19. You'll ...Show More

1:34:11 | Mar 28th

Visiting the Wizards office was a dream for Tia Zimmer (@roleplayers_TV), and hosts Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito are known to MAKE DREAMS COME TRUE. Tia joins us for the introductions before we interview her on why Lolth and the Drow mean so much ...Show More

1:46:13 | Mar 21st

Dragon Talk hosts Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito talk about meta-gaming anxiety before they speak with Arnie Niekamp, creator and host of Hello from the Magic Tavern. The conversation with Arnie flows from game design, to improv comedy and dungeon m...Show More

1:27:12 | Mar 14th

Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito start this episode by laughing uncontrollably at each other's silly jokes before they bring on Jim Zub to talk about all of the awesome D&D things he is doing this year. And there is A LOT! From the Rick & Morty vs. D&...Show More

1:45:37 | Mar 7th

They're back! The snows are gone, and Greg and Shelly finally return to the podcast studio! With Ghosts of Saltmarsh finally announced, Kate Welch joins the fun to talk through this seafaring adventure. But first, Kate kicks off the new Random Charac...Show More

1:14:37 | Feb 28th

The god-like presence of actor Matthew Lillard and his gaming group partner-in-crime Bill Rehor stopped by the studio to talk to Shelly and Greg about Beadle & Grimm's Pandemonium Warehouse newest offering. Coming off of the recent announcement of th...Show More

1:29:18 | Feb 21st

The podcast is coming from inside the house! Once more, our hosts are buried under Seattle snow and recording this episode from their homes. Kelli Butler, aka The Opera Geek, joins them to talk about how to be a real-life bard as well as infusing bar...Show More

1:26:57 | Feb 14th

Braving the snow and ice from Seattle's strange wintry storms, Greg and Shelly run this podcast remotely! Their guest this week: Michael Mallen, Ph.D. a licensed psychologist who has been writing about Dungeons & Dragons and other gaming topics from ...Show More

1:54:10 | Feb 7th

It's birthday day on Dragon Talk! Happy Birthday Shelly! The amazing cartographer Deven Rue joins Greg & Shelly on her own birthday to talk about how she got started making maps (Hint: It has to do with D&D!), how she thinks about creating maps for D...Show More

1:48:19 | Jan 31st

Two extremely funny people are on this episode and we don't mean Greg and Shelly. Comedians Dan Telfer & Blaine Capatch from the Nerd Poker podcast call in from sunny L.A. to talk through how the podcast began all the way back in 2012, what the new c...Show More

1:29:36 | Jan 24th

The return of Shelly Mazzanoble in the introduction is immediately felt when we talk about the Bachelor and D&D before setting up the rest of the segments. As for the interview, it's hard to be aware of the medium of comic books and not realize the e...Show More

2:12:04 | Jan 17th

Dragon Talk returns with guest hosts Satine Phoenix & Tanya DePass joining Greg Tito chatting it up before Satine and Greg bring on JP McDaniel (@itmejp) & Max Gonzalez (@gassymexican) to talk about the big milestone episode coming up for their long-...Show More

1:20:16 | Dec 21st, 2018

Happy Holidays everyone! Shelly and Greg speak to James D'Amato, founder of one Shot RPG studio and podcast network in Chicago. Greg takes a moment to thank the listeners for sticking around all year long! For Lore You Should Know on what's becoming ...Show More

1:27:55 | Dec 14th, 2018

It's not often you get to talk to fan of Dungeons & Dragons who also happens to be involved in governing at the state level. Steve Hobbs is a State Senator and he splits sessions at the Capitol building in Olympia with D&D sessions with his friends. ...Show More

1:27:52 | Dec 6th, 2018

Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos have been playing D&D together for years, writing intricate backstories they shared only with other members of their group. They decided to channel that love of cooperative storytelling - and their experience editi...Show More

1:41:42 | Nov 29th, 2018

Behind every great game designers is… D&D. Rob Daviau, creator of the Legacy type of board game, calls in to speak to Greg and Shelly about where his career in games began: July 1981 with his first session of D&D. He then discusses how legacy games i...Show More

1:26:09 | Nov 19th, 2018

It should make sense that improv comedians have jumped into playing D&D but it's one of those things we need to speak to performers to really understand. Justin Michael and Eric Martin are two such performers and they essentially Dungeon Mastered an ...Show More

1:47:13 | Nov 15th, 2018

We at Dragon Talk believe the children are our future. We plan to teach them well and let them lead the way by reading them the amazing children's books – The ABCs of D&D and The 123s of D&D – out everywhere now. Author Ivan Van Norman & illustrator ...Show More

1:30:27 | Nov 8th, 2018

Most Dungeon Masters are happy with a satisfying end to a story arc in 20-30 sessions of play as a description for a long-running campaign, but Robert Wardhaugh puts that all to shame with his epic storytelling that has continued non-stop for more th...Show More

1:25:26 | Oct 25th, 2018

Bluejay is a veteran streamer on Twitch and she came to the studio to speak to hosts Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito about the rise of D&D streaming, and what D&D fans can expect at TwitchCon 2018. Watch all the games and panels live this weekend (Oc...Show More

1:59:24 | Oct 23rd, 2018

D&D has an iconic look and feel that's developed over the 44 year history of the brand. Authors Michael Witwer, Sam Witwer, Jon Peterson and Kyle Newman call in to talk to Greg and Shelly about their extensive research, their D&D collections, and whi...Show More

1:32:43 | Oct 18th, 2018

There are tons of fans of D&D who approach the game in different ways. Two of them are doing something cool in the Chicago area by bringing the love of well-roasted coffee beans and gaming together with the Initiative Coffee Company. Brian Thomas and...Show More

1:42:37 | Oct 9th, 2018

Years ago, Chris Perkins brought in Matthew Mercer to talk through the story that become Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, and hosts Shelly Mazzanoble & Greg Tito brought both of them into the studio to discuss that whole process. Along the way, Matt dishes o...Show More

1:40:51 | Oct 4th, 2018

Friends of the show, Wolfgang Baur and Meagan Maricle from Kobold Press, come back to discuss all of the fun monsters available in the Creature Codex. Many monsters are described, and we hear a bunch about the process Wolfgang and Meagan go through w...Show More

1:48:02 | Sep 27th, 2018

Who thought chocolate and peanut butter would go together so well? Authors Patrick Rothfuss (The Name of the Wind) and Jim Zub (Avengers, Legends of Baldur's Gate comics) call in to talk about their four-issue series pitting the characters of the pop...Show More

1:11:10 | Sep 20th, 2018

It's always great to speak with Bob. The creator of Drizzt Do'Urden and many of the most iconic characters in the Forgotten Realms called in to speak with Greg and Shelly about the latest book featuring the drow from down under. Lore You Should Know:...Show More

1:21:45 | Sep 13th, 2018

Game designer and author extraordinaire Matt Forbeck calls in to Dragon Talk to discuss the new series of four pick-your-path Endless Quest books he wrote which are out now in stores everywhere! Each of the four books have a protagonist that's one of...Show More

1:21:50 | Sep 6th, 2018

We get the skinny on all things Waterdeep: Dragon Heist from writer Chris Perkins and art director Kate Irwin including the inspiration for the cute little urchins depicted in four two-page art spreads in the book. Waterdeep: Dragon Heist is in game ...Show More

1:16:58 | Aug 30th, 2018

Waterdeep: Dragon Heist is coming to game stores on Sept. 7 and to celebrate we have Victoria Rogers & Josh Perault on to discuss Podcasts of Waterdeep, ten episodes of a continuous story recorded by artist from the D&D liveplay community. Victoria, ...Show More

1:19:57 | Aug 24th, 2018

Speaking with the folks behind digital games who are inspired by D&D is always such a joy and Arnie Jorgensen and Alex Thomas from Stoic Studio were no different. Alex and Arnie have just shipped their latest installment of The Banner Saga, finishing...Show More

1:26:17 | Aug 16th, 2018

It's the triumphant return of Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) to Dragon Talk! She returns to help Greg Tito (@gregtito) introduce the interview he did with Surena Marie and Brandon Stennis, two of the cast-members from Rivals of Waterdeep. They discus...Show More

1:21:30 | Aug 8th, 2018

Syrinscape is an awesome tool for Dungeon Masters to add sound effects and music to their game with a simple-to-use interface. Benjamin Loomes and Jenny Bendel stop by the office to record some voices for the Waterdeep: Dragon Heist sound pack coming...Show More

2:07:52 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Alex Kammer is a longtime D&D fan and collector, and he also just happens to be the founder of GameholeCon, co-owner of True Dungeon and an incredibly nice person. He called in to speak to Shelly and Greg about their recent trip to Origins Game Fair,...Show More
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1:56:13 | Jul 25th, 2018

Big announcement day on Dragon Talk with three fantastic guests! Keith Baker (creator of Eberron and lead designer on Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron), James Wyatt (lead designer on Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica), and Jeremy Crawford (managing editor a...Show More

1:56:13 | Jul 25th, 2018

Big announcement day on Dragon Talk with three fantastic guests! Keith Baker (creator of Eberron and lead designer on Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron), James Wyatt (lead designer on Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica), and Jeremy Crawford (managing editor a...Show More
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1:30:01 | Jul 19th, 2018

Kade Wells returns to the podcast after nearly 3(!) years with fellow educator Sarah Roman to talk about how teachers can start to use Dungeons & Dragons in the classroom. Find out more at teachingwithdnd.com. In LYSK, Chris Perkins discusses Skullpo...Show More

1:30:01 | Jul 19th, 2018

Kade Wells returns to the podcast after nearly 3(!) years with fellow educator Sarah Roman to talk about how teachers can start to use Dungeons & Dragons in the classroom. Find out more at teachingwithdnd.com. In LYSK, Chris Perkins discusses Skullpo...Show More
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1:16:48 | Jul 18th, 2018

Trent Oster from Beamdog and Eric Jordan from Codename Entertainment call in to talk about the Stream of Many Eyes, the awesome costumes on display there, and Deekin from Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition joining the ranks of heroes available in I...Show More

1:16:48 | Jul 18th, 2018

Trent Oster from Beamdog and Eric Jordan from Codename Entertainment call in to talk about the Stream of Many Eyes, the awesome costumes on display there, and Deekin from Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition joining the ranks of heroes available in I...Show More

1:20:38 | Jul 14th, 2018

Professional psychologist and gamer Dr. Megan Connell (@MeganPsyD) spoke to Shelly and Greg back in April about what it's like to run D&D for young people and the benefits of roleplaying games for players with social challenges. Your hosts can bar...Show More
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1:20:38 | Jul 14th, 2018

Professional psychologist and gamer Dr. Megan Connell (@MeganPsyD) spoke to Shelly and Greg back in April about what it's like to run D&D for young people and the benefits of roleplaying games for players with social challenges. Your hosts can bar...Show More

1:21:53 | Jul 5th, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito talk to Matt Baume, the DM for Queens of Adventure. Matt talks about the similarities between drag culture and D&D, what it was like to perform his first DMing session live in front of 100 people, and what's coming nex...Show More
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1:21:53 | Jul 5th, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito talk to Matt Baume, the DM for Queens of Adventure. Matt talks about the similarities between drag culture and D&D, what it was like to perform his first DMing session live in front of 100 people, and what's coming nex...Show More

1:15:06 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) go a little crazy talking to Wolfgang Baur and Anna B. Meyer all about the maps she creates for Kobold Press and the D&D setting of Greyhawk. Super fascinating stuff! We love maps! Heads-up: Th...Show More
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1:15:06 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) go a little crazy talking to Wolfgang Baur and Anna B. Meyer all about the maps she creates for Kobold Press and the D&D setting of Greyhawk. Super fascinating stuff! We love maps! Heads-up: Th...Show More
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1:28:32 | Jun 21st, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (#notreplaced, @shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) talk about what happened at the Stream of Many Eyes, Origins Games Fair, and on Monday when Shelly couldn't make it to work. In this episode's interview, Greg speaks to Elisa Teag...Show More

1:28:32 | Jun 21st, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (#notreplaced, @shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) talk about what happened at the Stream of Many Eyes, Origins Games Fair, and on Monday when Shelly couldn't make it to work. In this episode's interview, Greg speaks to Elisa Teag...Show More

1:30:32 | Jun 14th, 2018

After a week-long hiatus during the Stream of Many Eyes, our hosts return triumphantly to regale us with remarkable tales from the city of Waterdeep. Well, Greg Tito does; Shelly Mazzanoble didn't get to go. But, no matter. Shelly will soon be at Ori...Show More
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1:30:32 | Jun 14th, 2018

After a week-long hiatus during the Stream of Many Eyes, our hosts return triumphantly to regale us with remarkable tales from the city of Waterdeep. Well, Greg Tito does; Shelly Mazzanoble didn’t get to go. But, no matter. Shelly will soon be at Ori...Show More

1:09:54 | May 31st, 2018

We have reached Stream of Many Eyes eve everyone! In just a scant few hours, the show will commence! With a plethora of amazing Dungeons & Dragons live-play, detailed sets, cosplay, and exciting announcements, all streamed live on Twitch.tv/dnd, this...Show More
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1:09:54 | May 31st, 2018

We have reached Stream of Many Eyes eve everyone! In just a scant few hours, the show will commence! With a plethora of amazing Dungeons & Dragons live-play, detailed sets, cosplay, and exciting announcements, all streamed live on Twitch.tv/dnd, this...Show More
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1:18:22 | May 24th, 2018

Our resident royals of the Dragon Talk domain, Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito), are joined today by veteran actor Matthew Lillard (@matthewLillard) and professional Dungeon Master extraordinaire, Mark Hulmes (@sherlockHulmes)...Show More

1:18:22 | May 24th, 2018

Our resident royals of the Dragon Talk domain, Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito), are joined today by veteran actor Matthew Lillard (@matthewLillard) and professional Dungeon Master extraordinaire, Mark Hulmes (@sherlockHulmes)...Show More

1:23:48 | May 17th, 2018

Today's episode of Dragon Talk begins with Kelly Lynne D'Angelo (@kahlanrock) and Rachel Seeley (@sunnyseeley) from the popular L.A. based, all-female D&D actual-play podcast: Girls, Guts, Glory (@girlsgutsglory), calling in to talk about how they go...Show More
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1:23:48 | May 17th, 2018

Today’s episode of Dragon Talk begins with Kelly Lynne D'Angelo (@kahlanrock) and Rachel Seeley (@sunnyseeley) from the popular L.A. based, all-female D&D actual-play podcast: Girls, Guts, Glory (@girlsgutsglory), calling in to talk about how they go...Show More
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1:19:18 | May 14th, 2018

We begin with a stream of many exciting announcements to kick-off this week’s Dragon Talk with Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). The Stream of Many Eyes (#SoMEDnD) is taking place on June 1-3rd! You can even experience this ev...Show More

1:19:18 | May 14th, 2018

We begin with a stream of many exciting announcements to kick-off this week's Dragon Talk with Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). The Stream of Many Eyes (#SoMEDnD) is taking place on June 1-3rd! You can even experience this ev...Show More
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1:22:34 | May 3rd, 2018

The eyes have it! The Stream of Many Eyes (SoME) event has officially been announced! Listen as Greg Tito (@gregtito) and Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) regale us with the exciting details of this 3-Day extravaganza of Twitch streamers, actors, cospl...Show More

1:22:34 | May 3rd, 2018

The eyes have it! The Stream of Many Eyes (SoME) event has officially been announced! Listen as Greg Tito (@gregtito) and Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) regale us with the exciting details of this 3-Day extravaganza of Twitch streamers, actors, cospl...Show More
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1:14:15 | Apr 26th, 2018

Comedian and Magic personality, Reuben Bresler (@MoxReuby) is live in the studio today. Reuben is a man of many talents. He has made a living as a professional poker player and has entertained audiences in comedy clubs across the nation as a stand-up...Show More

1:14:15 | Apr 26th, 2018

Comedian and Magic personality, Reuben Bresler (@MoxReuby) is live in the studio today. Reuben is a man of many talents. He has made a living as a professional poker player and has entertained audiences in comedy clubs across the nation as a stand-up...Show More

1:22:11 | Apr 19th, 2018

We get motivated while the wine flows as hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) kick off another exciting episode of Dragon Talk. Our guest today is writer and motivational speaker B. Dave Walters (@BDaveWalters). Here's a...Show More
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1:22:11 | Apr 19th, 2018

We get motivated while the wine flows as hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) kick off another exciting episode of Dragon Talk. Our guest today is writer and motivational speaker B. Dave Walters (@BDaveWalters). Here's a...Show More

1:16:11 | Apr 12th, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito chat with artist Claudio Pozas and writer Teos Abadia today, then on Lore You Should Know we learn all about the gun powder loving Giff from Chris Perkins and Matt Sernett. Here's a guide to when each segment on the...Show More

1:13:56 | Apr 5th, 2018

Russell Tomas, CEO and Lead Designer at gaming company Dreamlords Digital, is on for the interview today. For Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins and Matt Sernett explore the enigmatic Star Spawn.

1:20:50 | Mar 29th, 2018

We begin today's Golden Geek Award nominated podcast with some important public service announcements from our illustrious hosts, Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) ) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). Don't stand too close to an open staircase and beware the un...Show More

1:20:18 | Mar 22nd, 2018

UX Designer, gamer, and extraordinary DM/Narrator Mario Ortegon joins our hosts Greg Tito (@gregtito) and Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) to talk about his work on "Una Partida Mas" (One More Game) which brings Dungeons & Dragons to Spanish speaking p...Show More

1:19:57 | Mar 15th, 2018

We begin by welcoming this week's guest…Bob Ross? Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) let their imaginations soar with the possibilities of Axis & Allies & Bob Rosses! Tremble in fear at the thought of an all-out assault of legi...Show More

1:13:46 | Mar 8th, 2018

As we begin this week's Dragon Talk, our hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) seem to be lost in time again! Using a cellphone just to make…phone calls? Myspace? Friendster!? Thankfully we return to the present just in time ...Show More

1:25:58 | Mar 1st, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) kick-off another exciting ride through a portal to the land of Dungeons & Dragons with the always radiant Shelly and an energized, coffee fueled Greg. Today they welcome the superbly talented a...Show More

1:28:03 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) begin as Greg fails his perception checks to discover this week's guests – Kat Kruger (@katkruger) and Jen Vaughn (@thejenya) from d20dames.com, a Bi-weekly D&D storytelling podcast. The Dames...Show More

1:23:17 | Feb 15th, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) start off harmonizing a new frog and toad duet intro song before welcoming this week's guests – Alan Patrick (@warfteiner) and Lysa Chen (@mercyfuldm), community managers for the Dungeons & Dra...Show More

1:25:59 | Feb 8th, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) sit down with Kate Irwin and Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) to talk all about the upcoming Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes. After discussing the pros and cons of having more Kates in the office...Show More

1:36:48 | Feb 1st, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) kick off this week's podcast with a reveal of our new Avalon Hill game, “What is up with this house?!” and Shelly's super hero persona, The Interupter, before being joined by Hawke Robinson (@r...Show More

1:49:55 | Jan 25th, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) are joined by Travis Woodall (@TravisWoodall) and Claire Hoffman (@DragonvuClaire) of the D&D Adventurers League. Claire and Travis talk to us about managing the creative side of D&D AL, guidin...Show More

1:06:48 | Jan 18th, 2018

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) are joined by Joe Trier (@HWRPodcast) and Eoghan (@HowWeRollEoghan) from the How We Roll podcast. Joe and Eoghan tell us about their journey from meeting on League of Legends to running through...Show More

1:11:06 | Jan 11th, 2018

Bill Benham (@BillBenham2) and Greg Marks (@Skerrit7h3green) of the Adventurers League join Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). After assigning classes to the cast of The Facts of Life and explaining Sausage Races, the crew jum...Show More

1:09:42 | Dec 21st, 2017

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) close out 2017 with a final podcast with Lysa Chen (@mercyfuldm) and Ryan Wheaton (@sirwheaton). We talk about Ryan's (currently free) holiday adventure, Winter Flame, which you can find on Dun...Show More

1:28:41 | Dec 20th, 2017

Shelly's rock star Avalon Hill life has her pretty busy so Greg Tito (@gregtito) mixed things up by having two guests on at once in this episode of Dragon Talk. Wolfgang Baur (@monkeyking), head kobold of Kobold Press, and Meagan Maricle (@GMMoonwolf...Show More

1:13:03 | Dec 19th, 2017

Before calling up President of Beamdog Trent Oster (@TrentOster), Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) talk about Greg's taste in musicals and preparing for the holidays. Trent joins us to talk about all the work and features goin...Show More

1:47:33 | Dec 14th, 2017

The time traveling adventures of Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) have come to a close as they return to talk to Alexandra Erin (@alexandraerin) this week. After Shelly establishes that her potato leek soup tastes like vomit a...Show More

1:40:58 | Dec 12th, 2017

Shelly is out performing Avalon Hill miracles, so Greg Tito is flying solo this week as he recovers from all the time travel he's done lately. James Haeck (@jamesjhaeck) and Ruty Rutenberg (@RutyWoot) call in to talk about the work they and their col...Show More

1:21:45 | Dec 7th, 2017

The incredibly talented and ridiculously humble Ivan Van Norman (@Hydra_Lord) calls in to chat it up with Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). Ivan talks about all the cool stuff he's doing with Geek & Sundry and streaming, how m...Show More

1:17:48 | Dec 5th, 2017

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) hop into the time machine and discuss the best and worst Halloween candy before talking to Erika Fermina (@astylepixie) about all the cool stuff going on for Girls Guts Glory. Erika chats about...Show More

1:27:53 | Dec 4th, 2017

After educating us on Hollywood Squares, Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) talk with Graeme Barber (@POCGamer) of POCGamer. Graeme recounts how his first D&D character was promptly thrown in jail after failing a pickpocket rol...Show More

1:06:08 | Nov 28th, 2017

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) open up this week's Dragon Talk podcast with a musical number before calling Kevin Wilson (@KevinWilson42), designer of the Tomb of Annihilation adventure system board game. Kevin shares the st...Show More

1:27:52 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Animator, director and D&D player Kyle Balda calls in to Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) to talk about going from his humble D&D beginnings Dungeon Mastering his friend's paladin Scorch, all the way to his work animating and ...Show More

1:14:37 | Nov 21st, 2017

Greg Tito (@gregtito) is all alone this week and continues to have problems with time travel. Frederic Tremblay from BKOM calls in to talk about Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation, including converting the board game to a digital game and so...Show More

1:30:56 | Nov 16th, 2017

Josh Perault (@XiroxisTheBeard) and Jon “Bucky” Buckmaster (@bucky_masters) from the Taking Initiative podcast call in from the far away demiplane of New York city to talk to Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). We learn about Jo...Show More

1:07:53 | Nov 14th, 2017

Joe Della Bella, Dungeon Master for the live D&D play podcast You Meet in a Tavern calls in to Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). That's right, this week Shelly has transformed into Bart – don't ask how that works. Joe tells us ...Show More

1:20:43 | Nov 9th, 2017

Adam and Joel from the D&D is For Nerds podcast on Sanspants Radio (@SanspantsRadio) (@cconowitch) call in to Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) to teach us a little Australian slang while they talk about their Podcast of Annih...Show More

1:13:49 | Nov 7th, 2017

The amazing Celeste Conowitch (@cconowitch) calls in to Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) to talk about forming up The Venture Maidens (@VentureMaidens) for their live D&D podcast, inheriting the mystical Red Box from her uncle...Show More

1:12:14 | Nov 6th, 2017

The delightful pair that's a big part of Encounter Roleplay, Will Jones (@encounterRP) and Sydney Shields (@sydshields), calls in to Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) to talk about their new show on the D&D Twitch channel, Lear...Show More

1:45:14 | Oct 31st, 2017

Fantasy author Tad Williams (@tadwilliams) calls in to talk about his long career and interest in gaming & roleplaying while Greg Tito (@gregtito) tries not to fanboy out while Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) keeps it real (until her kid Quinn drops i...Show More

1:59:47 | Oct 26th, 2017

The architect of D&D Beyond (@DnDBeyond) - Mr. Adam Bradford (@BadEyeAdam), and the videographer of the business, Mr. Todd Kenreck (@toddkenreck), stop by after PAX West to chat with Greg Tito (@gregtito). Hey, Dragon Talk will be releasing two episo...Show More

1:30:31 | Oct 24th, 2017

Actor Matthew Lillard (@MatthewLillard) is in the house to talk about secret D&D stuff with the team, but also to chat with Greg Tito (@gregtito) about his longtime love of the game, and his journey through the creative business alongside that fandom...Show More

1:35:33 | Oct 19th, 2017

Fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss (@PatrickRothfuss) pops in for a special interview while he's in the office working on some special fun projects. The conversation goes on an amazing journey to discuss playing with kids, violence in games and storytel...Show More

1:11:54 | Oct 17th, 2017

Lead Designer of Neverwinter (@NeverwinterGame), Thomas Foss, stops by the studio before PAX West to talk about his work on the Tomb of Annihilation storyline. Dragon Talk will be releasing two episodes per week for the rest of 2017 because hosts She...Show More

1:15:03 | Oct 12th, 2017

Mike Mearls (@mikemearls) and Chris Dupuis (@gameguruchris) discuss their work on concepting, producing, designing, and testing the new board game from Avalon Hill, Betrayal at Baldur's Gate with hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@g...Show More

1:10:50 | Oct 5th, 2017

Lysa Chen (@mercyfuldm)is one of the Dungeon Masters Guild Adepts and she calls in to talk about what all that means to her and how she got started playing D&D in sunny New Jersey! Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) survived the...Show More

1:08:18 | Sep 28th, 2017

In the D&D office, we refer to Chris Lindsay (@onnatryx) as the Architect of the Dungeon Masters Guild and Master of Grung – not really. He jumped into the studio with Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) to discuss the Guild Ade...Show More

1:24:30 | Sep 21st, 2017

Adam Johns (@adamjohns) and Adam Davis (@HerestoPandsPen) from Wheelhouse Workshop (@wheelhousews) drop into the studio to talk about how they use D&D to help kids and adults practice social skills and make friends. Sage Advice – Jeremy Crawford (@je...Show More

1:26:08 | Sep 15th, 2017

Dylan Sprouse (@dylansprouse) calls in to chat about Force Grey: Lost City of Omu. Set within the new Tomb of Annihilation storyline, this ultimate game of D&D finds our intrepid adventurers—Dylan Sprouse, as well as Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll...Show More

1:18:07 | Sep 8th, 2017

Matt Mercer (@matthewmercer) calls in to chat about Force Grey: Lost City of Omu. Set within the new Tomb of Annihilation storyline, this ultimate game of D&D finds our intrepid adventurers—Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll, Brian Posehn, Utkarsh Amb...Show More

1:11:22 | Aug 31st, 2017

James Wyatt (@aquelajames), currently on the Magic: the Gathering team, jumps on to discuss his history with D&D as well as his project of making Planeshift articles allowing fans to play D&D in the Magic universe. He most recently created Planeshift...Show More

1:14:44 | Aug 24th, 2017

Force Grey: Lost City of Omu adds Joe Manganiello and Deborah Ann Woll to the cast and Nathan Stewart (@nathanbstewart) and Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll) share what it was like being in the room with all that crazy talent. Watch Force Grey: Lost City ...Show More

1:21:09 | Aug 17th, 2017

Holly Conrad (@hollyconrad) is an amazing roleplayer and costume designer, and D&D fans know her from playing the Tiefling "trash-witch" Strix in Dice Camera Action with Chris Perkins. Hosts Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll), filling in for Shelly, and Gr...Show More

1:16:46 | Aug 10th, 2017

You may have been watching Jared Knabenbauer (@ProJared) on his YouTube channel, but many fans of D&D know him as the rogue, Diath, in Dice Camera Action with Chris Perkins. Hosts Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll), filling in for Shelly, and Greg Tito (@g...Show More

1:29:47 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Comedian Dan Telfer (@dantelfer) calls in to talk about his stint as Dungeon Master on Brian Posehn's Nerd Poker D&D live play podcast. Hosts Greg Tito (@gregtito) and Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) get into some very interesting territory with Dan s...Show More

1:20:02 | Jul 27th, 2017

The amazing actress Deborah Ann Woll, who you may know from her roles on Daredevil and True Blood, calls in to speak about her love of D&D and what it was like to play with Joe Manganiello and the rest of the Force Grey cast for the new season premie...Show More

1:26:59 | Jul 20th, 2017

Roleplayer, Twitch host, and cofounder of Misscliks, Anna Prosser Robinson (@annaprosser) comes on the show to discuss her character Evelyn, women wrestling shows, and what it's like playing with Chris Perkins on Dice Camera Action each Tues. on twit...Show More

1:15:52 | Jul 13th, 2017

Aram Vartian (@vartian) calls in to chat about his actual play podcast, and forthcoming world book, for Godsfall. Lore You Should Know – Chris Perkins and Matthew Sernett talk about Port Nyanzaru/Tomb of Annihilation. Watch Dragon Talk recordings liv...Show More

1:24:55 | Jul 6th, 2017

Game designer Quinn Murphy (@qhmurphy) calls in to chat about his time in fourth edition and how you can apply some of that to playing fifth. Hosts Greg Tito (@gregtito) and Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) talk about Shelly's time at Origins Game Fair...Show More

1:40:43 | Jun 29th, 2017

Over the course of his career Stan Brown (@stannex) has worn a lot of creative hats, but he now serves as a producer for the tabletop RPG at D&D. Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll) fills in as host for Shelly Mazzanoble while she recovers from Origins Game...Show More

1:18:29 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Mr. Wolfgang Baur (@MonkeyKing) drops by the office after picking up a new shipment of Tome of Beasts to talk about what Kobold Press (@KoboldPress) is doing next. Watch Dragon Talk recordings live on twitch.tv/dnd Mondays at 2pm PT! Lore You Should ...Show More

1:17:27 | Jun 15th, 2017

Suzanne Wallace (@iamasnarkypants) is the Brand Manager of Roll20, an online tabletop platform you can use to play D&D adventures, and she stops by to talk about the Stream of Annihilation, Curse of Strahd coming to Roll20 and Danielle Steele novels....Show More

1:02:09 | Jun 1st, 2017

Watch the Stream of Annihilation on June 2&3 at 10am PT on twitch.tv/dnd with streamed D&D games with all kinds of amazing people, including our guests from Girls, Guts, Glory, Kim Hidalgo and Erika Fermina. Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Ti...Show More

1:14:24 | May 30th, 2017

Watch the Stream of Annihilation on June 2&3 at 10am PT on twitch.tv/dnd with streamed D&D games with all kinds of amazing people, including our guests from HighRollers, Chris Trott, Mark Hulmes and Katie Morrison. Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and ...Show More

1:12:34 | May 25th, 2017

Watch the Stream of Annihilation on June 2&3 at 10am PT on twitch.tv/dnd with streamed D&D games with all kinds of amazing people, including our guests from the Dragon Friends, Benny Davis (@bennymofodavis) and Edan Lacey. Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellym...Show More

1:16:57 | May 18th, 2017

Watch the Stream of Annihilation on June 2&3 at 10am PT on twitch.tv/dnd with streamed D&D games from our guests Satine Phoenix (@satinephoenix) and Ruty Rutenberg (@rutywoot) and some of their Maze Arcana group from L.A. Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymo...Show More

1:16:57 | May 11th, 2017

Watch the Stream of Annihilation on June 2&3 at 10am PT on twitch.tv/dnd hosted by the amazing Anna Prosser Robinson (@annaprosser) and Kelly Link (@hellokellylink). Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) interview the interviewers ...Show More

2:00:47 | May 4th, 2017

Strap in, this is a LONG episode. Our new friends from Curse Media call in to chat about the digital tools coming this summer in D&D Beyond. Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) reassert their love of voice-acting C-3PO. Sage Advi...Show More

1:35:16 | Apr 27th, 2017

Breaking into freelance D&D writing is tough, but James Haeck (@jamesjhaeck) joins us to tell us how his talents were discovered with a little help from a Critical Role. Greg Tito (@gregtito) is joined by co-host Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll) to chat ...Show More

1:05:37 | Apr 20th, 2017

Senior Graphic Designer Emi Tanji and Art Director Kate Irwin come to the studio to talk about putting together Tales from the Yawning Portal, a much different book than the D&D team has made in the past. Hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg...Show More

1:20:23 | Apr 13th, 2017

Mike Mearls (@mikemearls) stops by the podcast to chat about the latest book from D&D, Tales from the Yawning Portal. Hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) talk about old-school cosplay and evil horses named Fury. Lore You Sh...Show More

1:23:00 | Apr 6th, 2017

The writer of Planescape: Torment, Mr. Chris Avellone, and Philip Daigle from Beamdog join us to talk about what's updated for the Enhanced Edition and the legacy of the 1999 classic. Hosts Trevor Kidd (@the_trevor_kidd) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) str...Show More

1:25:29 | Mar 30th, 2017

A major part of the fun of D&D is seeing the miniatures on the table and Justin Ziran, head of WizKids, works with D&D art director Kate Irwin to make them memorable for fans. Hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) try not to ...Show More

1:06:31 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Dylan Sprouse (@dylansprouse) has been playing D&D since he was on set as a child actor and he's jumped into it full force with his Pug Crawl streams on Twitch. Hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) talk about snow again, bef...Show More

1:15:15 | Mar 16th, 2017

Geoffrey Zatkin (@geoffreyzatkin) and Demetri Detsaridis (@detsaridis) from Experiment 7 call in from GDC to unload their D&D-cred on us and the possibilities of VR starting with Dungeon Chess! Hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gre...Show More

1:18:24 | Mar 9th, 2017

Jerry Holkins from Penny Arcade calls in to speak effusively about his Acquisitions Inc. C Team stream, what he's doing during PAX East, and blacking out on stage with a loopy Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). Lore You Should ...Show More

55:57 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll) and Trevor Kidd (@the_trevor_kidd) take over hosting duties as John Darnielle, leader of the folk-rock group The Mountain Goats (@mountain_goats), dropped by the office to chat about his new novel Universal Harvester, his...Show More

56:28 | Feb 23rd, 2017

The veteran game designer from Cryptic Studios, Thomas Foss, rejoins the podcast to discuss the next module coming to Neverwinter based on four mages returning to the city. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) and Chris Perkins (@ChrisPerki...Show More

1:16:32 | Feb 16th, 2017

Tanya DePass (@cypheroftyr) has played D&D for years and she brings her experience in talking about diversity in gaming to creating D&D characters and her shared love of Dragon Age 2 with Greg Tito. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) and ...Show More

1:22:11 | Feb 9th, 2017

You may know Joe Manganiello (@JoeManganiello) from True Blood and the Magic Mike films, and he'll be playing Deathstroke in the next Batman movie. In talking to Greg Tito (@gregtito) and Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo), Joe geeks out about all things...Show More

1:36:43 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Video game and fantasy writer Matt Colville (@mattcolville) talks with us about getting into Dungeon Mastering, which he expounds upon in his YouTube videos. Sage Advice – Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) discusses temporary hit points and some the...Show More

1:26:17 | Jan 26th, 2017

Two early adopters of streaming live D&D play online, J.P. McDaniel (@itmejp) and Adam Koebel (@skinnyghost) call in to chat with us about their inspiration. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins and Matt Sernett go into detail on the recent happeni...Show More

1:30:40 | Jan 19th, 2017

Kobold in Chief Wolfgang Baur visits the show to check in with us, talk about his recent DMing for Girl Scouts and what's coming down the pipe in 2017 for Kobold Press. In Sage Advice, Jeremy Crawford wades into the mire of spell targeting and clears...Show More

1:32:59 | Jan 12th, 2017

The son of D&D co-creator Gary Gygax calls in to talk with about his father's legacy and the upcoming GaryCon he runs in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. In Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett and Chris Perkins talk more about Blackstaff and what that means i...Show More

1:25:19 | Jan 5th, 2017

Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito speak to Monica Valentinelli, a prolific creative writer with heavy involvement in all forms of D&D from adventure writing to running and playing games with new players. In Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett and Chris...Show More

1:18:42 | Dec 22nd, 2016

Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito talk with an old friend of Dragon Talk, Mr. Jeff Greiner from second longest running D&D podcast: The Tome Show! In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins and Matt Sernett go over holidays and the calendar in the Forgotte...Show More

53:21 | Dec 15th, 2016

Special guest David Eddings from Gearbox Software calls in and talks (a lot) about how he got way into D&D late in life, how he recorded the voice of an iconic character from Borderlands, and how he spoke about his cousin the fantasy author with Geor...Show More

1:20:41 | Dec 8th, 2016

We hear from some of the folks (DM Reid and Kelsey who plays Brenna) behind the awesome Sneak Attack Podcast, a live play but slightly edited D&D audio adventure. The return of Lore You Should Know! – Matt Sernett and Chris Perkins join Greg Tito to ...Show More

1:08:10 | Dec 1st, 2016

D&D is all about creativity and David Reid from MetaArcade (@pokethulhu) talks about a product he's bringing to mobile and PC to help burgeoning D&D players write their own simple adventures for their friends to enjoy. Sage Advice - Jeremy Crawford (...Show More

1:28:42 | Nov 24th, 2016

On this special Thanksgiving Day episode, we are proud to present a previously unknown part of D&D history – a pilot for a D&D radio show created in 1982 by TSR. Archivist Jon Peterson uncovered this recording and allowed us to present it in full, wi...Show More

1:27:29 | Nov 17th, 2016

Our friends from L.A., Satine Phoenix and Ruty Rutenberg call in to talk about starting a D&D live stream, playing Eberron in fifth edition and where to get good elf ears, not necessarily in order. We also introduce a new segment called Sage Advice w...Show More

1:07:04 | Nov 10th, 2016

Veteran author, Matt Forbeck, calls in to chat about his long history with D&D and what you can find in Dungeonology, an introduction to adventuring in the Forgotten Realms. Lore You Should Know – Goblins are crazy little jerks, but Matt Sernett and...Show More

1:12:20 | Nov 3rd, 2016

The D&D team has honed the process of making books like Volo's Guide to Monsters down to a science and Jeremy Crawford and Emi Tanji are a big part of the reason why. Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble get them to open up about what you can find in that...Show More

1:03:52 | Oct 27th, 2016

Rock musician Ben Kweller has been a fan of D&D for a long time and we spoke with him about what it's like to play with his crew while on tour, and getting his kids into the game. Lore You Should Know – Chris Perkins explains what makes gnolls specia...Show More

1:14:43 | Oct 20th, 2016

The author of the Legend of Drizzt Do'Urden finishes up the Homecoming series with Hero due out on October 25th, and R.A. Salvatore calls in to speak with Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) about the book. Lore You Should Know –...Show More

1:23:44 | Oct 13th, 2016

The Decemberists are big fans of gaming and D&D, and they asked Keith Baker (@HellcowKeith) of Eberron fame to design a game based on their album, The Hazards of Love. Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) asked guitarist Chris Fun...Show More

1:04:55 | Oct 6th, 2016

Erin M. Evans (@erinmevans) calls Trevor Kidd (@the_trevor_kidd) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) to chat about what it's like writing the conclusion to the Brimstone Angels saga. Chris Perkins goes over the Shadwfell in Lore You Should Know.

1:15:24 | Sep 29th, 2016

Kobold-in-Chief Wolfgang Baur (@monkeyking) drops by the D&D offices again to show off a copy of Tome of Beasts from Kobold Press to Shelly (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito). Lore You Should Know – Chris and Matt discuss the relationship between...Show More

1:04:47 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) speak with a special guest Ben Cameron on his experiences running D&D for kids' events, as well as games for adults, all within the same shard universe created by his crazy imagination. Lore Yo...Show More

46:33 | Sep 15th, 2016

Recorded June 2016. Two of the cast members of Critical Role come on to chat about what it's like playing twin characters for more than three years, while in Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins and Matt Sernett jump into discussing an elusive group i...Show More

1:09:04 | Sep 8th, 2016

A new D&D show emerges from FunHaus in L.A., and we speak to Dungeon Master Dan Schneider and player Elyse Willems about the crazy shenanigans on Twits & Crits. In LYSK, we delve into the final faction, the Emerald Enclave, and talk about what a new ...Show More

1:19:12 | Sep 1st, 2016

Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito pick Chris Perkins' brain about how he writes such epic adventures like Storm King's Thunder, and what to expect in the book that will be available everywhere on September 6th. Lore You Should Know - Matt and Chris mov...Show More

1:12:07 | Aug 25th, 2016

The latest module for Neverwinter is out and it's a doozie. Thomas Foss, the new (old) lead designer of Neverwinter comes on Dragon Talk to talk about the three new zones, characters you'll meet and playing Chainmail in 80s. An apt Lore You Should Kn...Show More

1:04:10 | Aug 18th, 2016

Caleb Gillombardo and Michael Ross from the RPG Academy podcast stop in to talk about Michael's Gen Con experience and their D&D origin stories. Lore You Should Know - Matt and Chris delve into the Zhentarim and the Order of the Gauntlet factions and...Show More

1:05:09 | Aug 11th, 2016

Binwin Bronzebottom himself, Scott Kurtz of PVP and Acquisitions Incorporated fame, calls in to Dragon Talk to chat about what's happening at PAX West 2016 with Acquisitions Incorporated appearing in movie theaters across the U.S on September 4th. Ch...Show More

1:11:36 | Aug 4th, 2016

Stefan Pokorny, founder and chief sculptor of Dwarven Forge miniature scenery, calls in from Brooklyn along with the director of a new documentary, Josh Bishop. Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito discuss Stefan's love of D&D and what it was like to work...Show More

42:40 | Jul 28th, 2016

Friend of the show, Ethan Gilsdorf, drops in to chat about his recent TEDx talk that shows the good that D&D can do for kids and adults. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@sernett) and Chris Perkins (@ChrisPerkinsDnD) elaborate on a magic item wit...Show More

1:17:32 | Jul 21st, 2016

Taking his character from Critical Role and previous gameplay, Orion Acaba talks about creating an audio narrative series called Draconian Knights centered around a family of dragonborn heroes. Lore You Should Know - Matt and Chris stop by to elucida...Show More

41:19 | Jul 14th, 2016

The new head of Wizards of the Coast, Chris Cocks, comes to talk to Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble about his gaming history and where he thinks D&D will go from here. In Lore You Should Know, Chris Perkins and Matt Sernett jump into discussing the l...Show More

1:17:48 | Jul 7th, 2016

Ed Greenwood, Father of the Realms, graces us with his presence to discuss his newest novel, Death Masks, and why it's important to limit the powers of Elminster when you're telling a murder mystery. Before that, Lore You Should Know discusses the gi...Show More

59:31 | Jun 30th, 2016

After we learn about the background of Force Grey from Adam Lee and Matt Sernett in a new segment called Lore You Should Know, Greg Tito delves deep into the design and development of the new board game, Tyrants of the Underdark, published by Gale Fo...Show More

1:02:10 | Jun 23rd, 2016

We speak to a very special Dungeon Master, Robert Warbaugh, about his D&D campaign that's been running 2 sessions per week for 34 years. Jason Hashimoto provides the player's perspective to Warbaugh's campaign.

47:40 | Jun 16th, 2016

Tim Lanning and Micheal DiMauro from Dragons & Drunks call in to talk about their liveplay podcast that's super strong on story and silliness.

1:07:15 | Jun 9th, 2016

Screenwriters John August (Big Fish) and Craig Mazin (The Hangover Part II) from the Script Notes podcast come on to talk about their D&D group full of film and TV writers.

48:27 | May 26th, 2016

D&D Brand Director Nathan Stewart gives the inside scoop on what's up at Meltdown in the upcoming D&D Live from Meltdown event, in which we'll be announcing the newest D&D story and product line-up.

1:00:16 | May 19th, 2016

Another D&D alum, Mike Selinker, stops by to chat about his work on D&D third edition, the Betrayal at House on the Hill board game, and, more recently, the first expansion to Betrayal called Widow's Walk.

1:03:00 | May 12th, 2016

Wolfgang Baur returns to tell us some more crazy stories, sing some Hall & Oates, and talk about what Kobold Press is putting up on the DMs Guild.

58:42 | May 5th, 2016

Psychotherapist Dr. Raffael Boccamazzo visits the office to talk about using Dungeons & Dragons to help autistic kids learn social skills.

56:43 | Apr 28th, 2016

Yogcast folks Mark Hulmes and Kim Richards call in from across the pond in England to talk about playing their new but popular stream High Rollers.

49:01 | Apr 21st, 2016

Author Saladin Ahmed stops by to talk about how Dungeons & Dragons inspired his 2011 novel Throne of the Crescent Moon and what it's like playing with him at conventions.

52:35 | Apr 14th, 2016

Darius Kazemi and Courtney Stanton of Feel Train come on to talk about the Madame Eva Twitter bot, how bots might be used in D&D going forward and what the heck a "bot" is anyway.

1:04:35 | Apr 7th, 2016

Anna Prosser Robinson and Stephanie Powell, two of the cofounders of online gaming outfit Misscliks, call in to chat with us about coming to D&D late in life and their new projects.

1:00:10 | Mar 31st, 2016

Dungeon Masters Nadja Otikor and Jess Timmons from the Misscliks talk about what it's like to come to D&D late in life and play for a video streaming audience.

56:11 | Mar 24th, 2016

Lauren Urban came to the WOTC offices to talk with Shelly and Greg about what it's like to Dungeon Master for the Dungeons & Dragons & Drunks portion of the Glibshark podcast. We giggled a lot.

57:35 | Mar 17th, 2016

Husband and wife Kurtis Wiebe (writer of the comic Rat Queens) and Shannon Woodhouse (D20 Babe) split the party to talk about their livestream and the inspiration behind Rat Queens.

55:42 | Mar 10th, 2016

Comic book writer Jim Zub (Marvel, IDW, Image) joins us to talk about his new Dungeons & Dragons comic from IDW taking the characters from Legends of Baldur's Gate into Strahd's realm.

38:46 | Mar 3rd, 2016

Executive Producer of Neverwinter, Rob Overmeyer calls in from Cryptic Studios to give us the lowdown on the upcoming expansion, The Maze Engine.

47:04 | Feb 25th, 2016

The play "She Kills Monsters" by Qui Nguyen is a weird combination of madcap comedy and heartbreaking coming-of-age drama all told inside a D&D module from the 90s. We talk to Lance Gharavi and Antoinette Martin-Hanson, the director and star of a new...Show More