Running a tabletop roleplaying game like Dungeons & Dragons can be a daunting task, even for experienced players. Rob and Sara share their combined 50 years of gaming experience across multiple game systems every week to help make that task easier and enjoyable for everyone! Whether you’re new to tabletop RPGs and want to try running one, or an experienced Dungeon Master looking to take your game to the next level, this podcast is for you!


All Episodes

Storyteller Conclave – The Quarantine Episode

Because we’re cursed to live in interesting times, many of us are self-quarantined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, just because you shouldn’t gather in person right now, doesn’t...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 45 Massive Combat

Giant monsters demolishing whole cities! Fleets of ships firing barrages of cannons! Giant armies littering battlefields with broken bodies! Sara & Rob discuss the hows and whys of massive...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 44 Story and Game Scope

Tabletop roleplaying games allow us limitless potential to tell stories, with only our imaginations to set boundaries. This can make telling those stories daunting, though, trying to account for...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 43 System Spotlight : 7th Sea

In the first of our series of system spotlights – a series aimed at introducing our listeners to different RPG systems – we will be talking about the high-seas,...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 42 Who Built This Dungeon!?

Who built this dungeon!? A psychopath?? It’s an endless maze of corridors that lead nowhere, rooms that seem to have no purpose but to house elaborate puzzles with statues...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 41 Romance in TTRPGs

Tabletop role-playing games tell all types of stories, from action, to adventure, to horror and revenge! But what about romance? In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Sara & Rob...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 40 Taking the “Random” Out of Random Encounters

Games use “random encounters” all the time, but what are they? How can we best use them, and avoid them feeling TOO random? This week, Rob & Sara dissect...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 39 The 1-Hour Story

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with the prospect of coming up with a “new story”? Don’t know if you can do it? Sara and Rob are going to give...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 38 Dynamic Storytelling (Patreon Submission)

This week’s show comes from our Patreon supporter Nox-in-a-Box, who asks, “How do you make player choices matter to your story? Please speak a bit about dynamic storytelling!” Making...