We’ve got a lot of news to cover in our introductions, including D&D Celebtration, Tasha’s Cauldron Of Everything, Curse Of Strahd Revamped and more! Later, the mighty Chris Perkins returns for an Icewind Dale: Rime Of The Frostmaiden edition of Lore You Should Know, talking all things Ten Towns. Our special guest this week is actor, vocalist and TTRPG content creator, the Critical Bard Omega Jones!

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

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

00:00: Intro and news with Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble

14:30: Lore You Should Know with Chris Perkins

44:23: Interview with Omega Jones

1:41:17: Outro


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About the Guest:

Omega Jones

Omega Jones, also known as the Critical Bard, is a professional actor & vocalist & TTRPG content creator. One may have seen him as Kuzima, the Dragonborn Druid/Cleric on the D&D show, D4. He is the jingle artist for Critter Hug, a monthly show produced by Critical Role, and is the creator & host of the #BLACKAFRoundable, a series of talk shows showcasing black voices & the realities of racism within the tabletop community.

You can find Omega on Twitter and Twitch.


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.