Browsing All posts tagged under »minicast« Minicast Ep. 6

May 10, 2010 by


Mike Shea from the Sly Flourish blog joins me in the latest minicast, and together we try to answer a listener’s voicemail about interesting houserules that can enhance the game.  Both of us provide a couple of houserules, with Mike providing one of the neatest uses for music yet at a D&D table. Mike can […] Minicast Ep. 5 now available

April 27, 2010 by


On this episode of the minicast, I am joined by Chris Sims, a former D&D game designer for Wizards of the Coast. Together, we attempt to help a listener who asks about how to best incorporate published adventures into his campaign world, along with how to bring in pre-published npc’s and location names. Chris Sims […]

Reader Voicemail: Presenting Your Adventure

April 14, 2010 by


I thought this voicemail would be better answered as a post, rather than on the minicast.  So here goes… How a DM prepares or presents adventures is something that I am sure varies from table to table.  In my particular case, and how I mentioned in our new “Dungeon Master Guys” podcast, I constantly seek […] Minicast Episode 4 is now available

March 29, 2010 by


Quinn Murphy from the At-Will blog joins me in the latest minicast, where a reader asks about scaling encounters for more than 5 players. Remember to call the voicemail at 305-349-3026 and leave a question for both the minicast, and the upcoming Dungeon Master Guys hosted by Phil the Chatty Dm, Dave Chalker and myself. […]

Mike Shea from on the minicast

March 22, 2010 by


Episode 3 of the NewbieDM minicast has been released.  In this episode of the minicast, Mike Shea, who runs the wonderful DM blog Sly Flourish helps answer a voice-mail from a listener asking for tips on what to do when players loot an NPC carrying far too many magical items. You can find the minicast […]

Wolfgang Baur joins me on the minicast

March 15, 2010 by


Episode 2 of the NewbieDM minicast has been released.  In this episode of the minicast, Wolfgang Baur, editor-in-chief of Kobold Quarterly helps answer a voice-mail from a listener asking for tips on how to encourage role-playing from players. You can find the minicast on the Itunes store by searching for, or just subscribe directly […]

The Minicast

March 10, 2010 by


I’ve decided to toss my fear of public speaking aside and go ahead with the launch of the minicast. As of now, it is active, with an rss feed, and an upcoming link in the Itunes store. The first episode runs just under 6 minutes, and features Phil Menard, The Chatty DM as my guest. […]

On podcasting…

March 3, 2010 by


I have two podcast related things to share with readers of today.  One is that Phil the Chatty DM, Dave Chalker from Critical Hits, and I are launching a DM related podcast.  The podcast will be called “The Dungeon Master Guys” and will focus on DM issues only, which means you won’t get the […]

Hating the sound of my voice…

March 1, 2010 by


Just a quick post to plug two things… I had the chance to join in on a discussion of the “Underdark” book over at “The Tome Show” podcast with the show’s host, Jeff Greiner and two additional guests, Mark from Dice Monkey and Chris from Icosahedrophilia. Go check it out if you want to hear […]