You may have been watching Jared Knabenbauer (@ProJared) on his YouTube channel, but many fans of D&D know him as the rogue, Diath, in Dice Camera Action with Chris Perkins. Hosts Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll), filling in for Shelly, and Greg Tito (@gregtito) ask him all about his favorite character and how he got started with D&D. Lore You Should Know – Chris Perkins (@ChrisPerkinsDND) and Matt Sernett (@Sernett) delve into the history of the lich Valindra Shadowmantle, a villain featured in Neverwinter.  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:

00:00 – Intro with Greg Tito (@gregtito) and Bart Carroll (@bart_carroll)

04:56 – Lore You Should Know – Valindra Shadowmantle

19:48 – Interview with Jared Knabenbauer (@ProJared)

01:14:01 – Outro with Greg and Bart

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Here’s video of the interview segment from today’s podcast:

Jared Knaubenbaur interview:

Lore You Should Know segment:

 

ProJared

ProJared is a reviewer, comedian, gamer with an emphasis on RPGs and retro games—most people have never heard of! Jared is playing Diath Woodrow, a human rogue he's played in several previous campaigns.

 

Host Bios

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. You can find Greg on Twitter.

Bart Carroll

Bart Carroll has been a part of Wizards of the Coast since 2004, having worked with the Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Magic: the Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons brands through the years. He’s also been a D&D player since 1980 (with fond memories of coloring the illustrations in his 1st Edition Monster Manual), and is thrilled that his current role includes the D&D website and Dragon+. His favorite monster is the brain in a jar. You can find Bart on Twitter.