Episodes

DM Advice Role Playing Season 1

Roles

Nov. 20, 2020

The second international episode! I'm joined by Howie, a.k.a the Blue Collar DM , and hooo boy do we hit some big topics. Everything from representing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to how to role play earnestly, and stay…

Homebrewing Season 1

Design

Nov. 13, 2020

A landmark episode! I'm joined by Karim, a.k.a FeverDreamStudios , and we get real deep into the design of D&D. How it's designed, how to design for it, and ways that PCs and DMs can design around and with each other. Too ma…

Player Advice Role Playing Season 1

Experience

Nov. 6, 2020

In this first of a two-parter, Ian Langton and I discuss how the "experience" of Dungeons & Dragons has shifted, not only since earlier editions, but also as the players mature. Ways to get "good" experience, and how differi…

Guest: Ian Langton
Player Advice Rules Role Playing Season 1

Ability

Oct. 30, 2020

Jack Wain and I discuss what "ability" means within the 5e context. We take a look at what makes an effective player and how those skills are transferable to being a successful DM. We discuss ability skills and how some, suc…

Guest: Jack Wain
DM Advice Role Playing Season 1

Conflict

Oct. 24, 2020

Rob McPerhson and I discuss how "conflict" is an intrinsic part of the D&D experience; constructive and destructive conflict between PCs, but also how every PC requires an internalised conflict pushing them to adventure. We …

Guest: Rob McPherson
Special

Trailer

Oct. 7, 2020

Podcast trailer for Thinking Critically: A D&D Discussion. A discussion show with different guests each episode. We take a single concept or idea and discuss what that means within the D&D framework to help you get the most …