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 – Episode 19 World-building pt. 2 : Societies

World-building is a huge and complicated topic. One of the most important aspects of building an interesting world is societies, and the customs, politics, religion, and sub-factions that makes...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 18 Handling Difficult Situations at the Table

As with any form of storytelling, tabletop roleplaying games can bring up challenging emotional situations, both in and out of character. When emotions begin to rise, it’s not always...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 17 World-Building

Arguably, the most notable aspect of any role playing game is the world in which it takes place. Whether that world is a reflection of our own real world,...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 16 Playing the Long Game

Writing long, epic stories can be a daunting task. The sheer enormity of the task can overwhelm even the most seasoned storyteller. This week, Rob & Sara discuss tips...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 15 Writing One-Shots

One-shot games are great if you only have a short story to tell, want to dabble in a new system, or don’t have the time to run a regular...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 14 Campaigns – The Small Bites

Writing campaigns can feel daunting. There’s so much to write, so much story to tell, and it has to be engaging for your players every step of the way....

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 13 Storytelling Styles

Storytelling styles are as unique and individual as the storytellers themselves! Some of us prefer action-packed combat games, while others prefer sly political manipulation. Some like lighter gatherings with...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 12 Classes, Levels, and Roleplay (oh my!)

Classes and Levels and Dice are almost synonymous with tabletop roleplaying games. This isn’t always the case, though! This week we explore the pros and cons of various gaming...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 11 Dusting Off the Books

Gaming groups come and go, life gets in the way, and sometimes this means we have to step away from the game for months or years. Dusting off the...