Dragon Talk - An Official Dungeons & Dragons Podcast
By Dungeons & Dragons
About this podcast
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 talk about the tabletop roleplaying game, as the latest in D&D video games, comics, novels, movies, and television, plus listen to our live play-throughs featuring Penny-Arcade's Acquisitions Incorporated.

Episodes (Total: 125)
May 25, 2017 · 01:12:34
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 (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) find out from the Australians what makes their game special. Lore You Should Know –Matt Sernett and Chris Perkins discuss Baldur’s Gate. Here’s a guide to when each segment on the podcast begins: 00:00 – Intro with Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble 05:00 – Lore You Should Know – Baldur’s Gate 21:45 – Interview with Benny Davis and Edan Lacey from Dragon Friends! 01:19:40 – Outro with Greg and Shelly
May 18, 2017 · 01:16:57
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 (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) interview the interviewers on getting info on the new D&D; storyline, and all the awesome groups playing D&D; on the Stream of Annihilation. Lore You Should Know – Loremaster Matt Sernett talk about the progenitor races of the Forgotten Realms. Here’s a guide to when each segment on the podcast begins: 00:00 – Intro with Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble 04:45 – Lore You Should Know – Amn 34:18 – Interview with Satine Phoenix and Ruty Rutenberg from Maze Arcana! 01:12:00 – Outro with Greg and Shelly
May 11, 2017 · 01:16:57
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 on getting info on the new D&D storyline, and all the awesome groups playing D&D on the Stream of Annihilation. Lore You Should Know – Loremaster Matt Sernett talk about the progenitor races of the Forgotten Realms.
May 4, 2017 · 02:00:47
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 Advice – Jeremy Crawford goes into all the thinking and potential pitfalls behind multi-classing in D&D fifth edition.
April 27, 2017 · 01:35:16
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 about superheroes and kids puking. Sage Advice – Jeremy Crawford speaks about stealth, but you need to roll Wisdom (Perception) check to determine if you can hear him.
April 20, 2017 · 01:05:37
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 Tito (@gregtito) talk briefly about headphones, which are called “cans” in the audio business, I swear. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) and Chris Perkins (@ChrisPerkinsDND) talk about the funny, wondrous creatures called Flumphs.
April 13, 2017 · 01:20:23
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 Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) goes into the story behind two deities in D&D - Lathander and Amauntaur. Thanks to @jimdabison for the topic suggestion!
April 5, 2017 · 01:23:00
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) struggle through Greg's sickness to keep the energy up! Sage Advice - Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) discusses at length the complexities of the Druid class feature Wild Shape.
April 5, 2017 · 01:23:00
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) struggle through Greg's sickness to keep the energy up! Sage Advice - Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) discusses at length the complexities of the Druid class feature Wild Shape.
March 30, 2017 · 01:25:29
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 talk about The Bachelor. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) explores the area of Chult in the Forgotten Realms. Thanks to @VeritableTwenty for the topic suggestion!
March 23, 2017 · 01:06:31
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, before Greg gets the date of Meltdown Shopping Network debut on Mar 24 consistently wrong in this recording – sorry Gaston! Check it out on Twitch.tv/wotc_dnd Mar. 24 starting at 4pm PT! Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) talks about the multitude of entities in D&D lore from which a warlock can draw power. Thanks to @monkib0y for the topic suggestion!
March 16, 2017 · 01:15:15
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 (@gregtito) do some time-traveling talk of snow. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) talks about the fun of the Moonshae Isles, an archipelago full of interesting and sometimes contrasting cultures. Thanks to @VeritableTwenty for the topic suggestion!
March 9, 2017 · 01:18:24
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 Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) goes into depth on White Plume Mountain, one of the adventures from Tales from the Yawning Portal.
March 2, 2017 · 00:55:57
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 music and how D&D is a throughline. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) speaks with missing host Greg Tito on the Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan.
Feb. 16, 2017 · 00:56:28
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 (@ChrisPerkinsDND) go into the first series of adventure modules published by TSR, collectively called Against the Giants.
Feb. 16, 2017 · 01:16:32
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 Chris Perkins (@ChrisPerkinsDND) discuss the iconic Tomb of Horrors adventure in Tales from the Yawning Portal. Plus, guest host Bart Carroll joins the podcast to talk about Dragon+.
Feb. 9, 2017 · 01:22:11
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 D&D, fantasy, and comics. Sage Advice – Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) goes over reaction timing in initiative order.
Feb. 2, 2017 · 01:36:43
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 design and confusion about it.
Jan. 26, 2017 · 01:26:17
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 happenings in the Forgotten Realms.
Jan. 19, 2017 · 01:30:40
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 away the muck to provide clarity.