Kate Welch sits in as co-host with Shelly this week and discusses her very first experience being a Dungeon Master! Later, we debut a new segment, How To DM! Shelly Mazzanoble interviews D&D game designer, as well as Dungeon Master for The World Tree Burns for Kobold Press, Dan Dillon. This week's special guest is writer, performer and Dungeon Master of Not Another D&D Podcast, Brian Murphy.

Dragon Talk is executively produced by Greg Tito, Shelly Mazzanoble & Wizards of the Coast. Show production by Lisa Carr & Ryan Marth of Siren Sound. Podcast recording, editing, mixing and mastering by Ryan Marth & Siren Sound.

 

Podcast/Notes

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

00:00: Intro with Shelly Mazzanoble and Kate Welch

14:36: How to DM with Dan Dillon

42:02: Interview with Brian Murphy

1:34:09: Outro with Shelly Mazzanoble and Kate Welch


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About the Guest:

 

Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy is a comedy writer/performer and the Dungeon Master of Not Another D&D Podcast (NADDPOD)! His previous projects include CollegeHumor, Adam Ruins Everything, and Hot Date (PopTV, Netflix).

Find him on:

Twitter: @chmurph

Instagram: @murphaxmurph

Website: www.naddpod.com

 


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.