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 27 Handling Divination

Many game systems offer the opportunity to divine the future for both dramatic and mechanical effect. Since Storytellers are rarely granted ACTUAL glimpses of the future, however, this can...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 26 Danse Macabre

Haunted stories of revenge or greed turned sour could fill libraries. But how do you find a middle ground between slasher and Zom Com? Why, with dread, fear, anticipation...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 25 Genre, Style, and Theme

Stories can be told in so many ways, and each one is unique as the Storyteller. The world-building and rules systems can certainly lend structure and direction to a...

Storyteller Conclave – Questions and Discussions

We decided to take it back to our discord today. You’ve sent us questions and had some great discussions that we never really got to. So this episode is...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 23 World-building pt. 6: History

The discussion about world-building continues this week, as we step back into the history of our world. What lore exists? What events shaped its creation? Sara and Rob discuss...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 22 World-building pt. 5 : Geography

The discussion about world-building continues this week, as we broach the topic of creating the physical geography of your world. What is the overall scope of your world? How...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 21 World-building pt. 4 : Other Strangenesses

Part 4 of our discussion of world-building continues the topic of “What makes your world unique.” Is it magic? Strange creatures? Are there odd elements or plants that cause...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 20 World-building pt. 3 : Gods and Pantheons

As our multi-show discussion of world-building continues, we begin our delve into the big question of “What makes our world unique from our own world?” As this is a...

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...