Feature Interview: We get the skinny on all things Waterdeep: Dragon Heist from writer Chris Perkins and art director Kate Irwin including the inspiration for the cute little urchins depicted in four two-page art spreads in the book. Waterdeep: Dragon Heist is in game stores on Friday, September 7 – TOMORROW! - grab it & start playing in the City of Splendor! The adventure will be out everywhere on September 18. To get into the swing of the story, check out Podcast of Waterdeep on the Dungeon Delve RSS feed – an effort from the D&D audio community telling a continuous story across 10 podcast episodes starting on September 10.

Lore You Should Know: Chris Perkins let’s us know all about the Walking Statues in Waterdeep and where they came from.

Podcast/Notes

Here’s a guide to when each segment on the podcast begins:

00:00: Intro with Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito

12:30: Lore You Should Know with Chris Perkins

31:30: Interview with Chris Perkins & Kate Irwin

1:15:22: Outro with Shelly Mazzanoble and Greg Tito


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Your Podcast Hosts

Greg Tito

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.

Shelly Mazzanoble

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.