Mike Mearls (@mikemearls) stops by the podcast to chat about the latest book from D&D, Tales from the Yawning Portal. Hosts Shelly Mazzanoble (@shellymoo) and Greg Tito (@gregtito) talk about old-school cosplay and evil horses named Fury. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) goes into the story behind two deities in D&D - Lathander and Amauntaur. Thanks to @jimdabison for the topic suggestion!

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

00:00 – Intro with Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble (and Mike Mearls!)

09:05 – Lore You Should Know – Lathander and Amauntaur

31:00 – Interview with Mike Mearls

01:17:18 – Outro with Greg and Shelly

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Mike Mearls

Mike Mearls is the Senior Manager of the Dungeons & Dragons creative team at Wizards of the Coast. He is a game designer and writer who was the co-designer of 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons.

Bibliography for Amaunator and Lathander

Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide

Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide (4E)

Netheril: Empire of Magic


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