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!


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Storyteller Conclave – Episode 31 Environmental Storytelling

Environmental Storytelling can be the difference between a world feeling static, and feeling alive. But what is “Environmental Storytelling”? How does one use it to bring a feeling of...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 30 A Story of Hope

In light of the holiday, Sara and Rob will be giving thanks and reflecting on “hopeful settings”. This week will cover not only hope and thankful moods but also...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 29 Pacing

The pacing of your story can be tricky to do right. It is an important aspect of storytelling, but is difficult to quantify, which makes it likewise difficult to...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 28 Our Favorite Games (Patreon Submission)

This week, our topic comes from our Top Tier Patreon, Nox-in-a-Box! Nox requested that we spend some time talking about our favorite game systems, and what really speaks to...

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...