It's not often you get to talk to fan of Dungeons & Dragons who also happens to be involved in governing at the state level. Steve Hobbs is a State Senator and he splits sessions at the Capitol building in Olympia...
The amazing Celeste Conowitch (@cconowitch) calls in to Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) to talk about forming up The Venture Maidens (@VentureMaidens) for their live D&D podcast, inheriting the mystical Red Box from her uncle and her adventures with D&D. We also discover who’s the Kelly Ripa and who’s the Regis Philbin of our podcast host duo. Lore You Should Know - Matt Sernett (@Sernett) and Chris Perkins (@ChrisPerkinsDnD) explain to us what happens when Bahamut and a Bahamut worshiper love each other very much and lots of other Dragonborn lore. Watch Dragon Talk recordings live on twitch.tv/dnd Mondays at 2pm PT!
Here’s a guide to when each segment on the podcast begins:
28:48 – Interview with Celeste Conowitch (@cconowitch)
01:08:41 – Outro with Greg & Shelly
Watch Dragon Talk recordings live on twitch.tv/dnd Mondays at 2pm PT!
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Here’s video of the interview segment from today’s podcast:
Lore You Should Know - Dragonborn:
Interview with Celeste Conowitch (@cconowitch):
Celeste has been a gamer since the first day her little 10 year old self inherited a pristine red box Dungeons and Dragons set. Through AD&D, 3.0, 3.5, 4th Ed, and now 5th Ed she's loved every minute in the tabletop RPG world. When not DM'ing she's PC'ing wizards of all races and varieties (that's right, prepared spells ftw). By day she does theatre and watches lots of TNG re-runs. Hit her up @cconowitch to chat about the latest cons or the best new board games from Europe.
Greg Tito has had weird and long career as an Off Broadway stage manager, a playwright, a theater carpenter, a secretary, an RPG designer, a games journalist, and now a PR/Marketing person. He has loved Dungeons & Dragons ever since 1985 when he found an old copy of the AD&D Dungeon Master’s Guide on his brother’s bookshelf and he honed that love of fantasy storytelling in the dark streets of Sasserine by way of the Upper West Side gaming group he joined in 2004. He moved his family (wife + two young kids) to Seattle in 2015 to work on D&D and he’s never looked back. You can find Greg on Twitter.
Shelly Mazzanoble will always play a magic-user. There. She said it. Enough pretending to want to break out of her comfort zone. She’s a magic-user. She’s also the brand lead for Avalon Hill and loves talking about that one time she played Diplomacy and SOMEONE (okay, it was Ben Petrisor) stabbed her in the back and took over her beloved Russia. If you enjoy tales of sorcery, board game upheavals, and reasons her 3 year-old is crying (HINT: She tried to make him eat a Nutella crepe), find Shelly on Twitter and Facebook.