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 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...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 10 Managing with missing players

As storytellers we run games and focus on plot hooks, compelling story and intriguing scenes. But all of this can feel thrown out the door when someone is missing....

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 9 Gaming Group Etiquette

We play roleplaying games in countless ways, across all ages, genders, creeds, and cultures. No matter the game being played, though, we are a group of people gathered around...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 8 Creating Dynamic Characters

Characters are the gears that make our stories move, and of all characters in our stories, the Player Characters are the most important. A major role of the Storyteller...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 7 Player and Group Dynamics

Players are a crucial part of our group – without them, we have no game! This episode, we discuss how to find players and form your specific group, what...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 6 So, You Want to Be a Storyteller

It can feel positively daunting to be the Storyteller for the first time, whether this is your first game ever, or you’re a player moving behind the DM screen....

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 5 Tools of the Trade – Gaming in the Digital Age

We all have dice, paper and pencils right? But what do we need to run a game in the 21st century? What tools do you bring to the table?...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 4 Villains, Antagonists, and Henchmen (Oh My!)

Every story needs a good villain! But what IS a villain, exactly? What makes a good villain? What about antiheroes and antagonists? This episode, we explore the ins-and-outs of...

Storyteller Conclave – Episode 3 – Managing NPCs

NPC’s are a necessary part of any story. Be it a bar keep, enchanter, local constable, or King. Each has a purpose but also has a story of their...