19 Hits the Dragon

19 Hits the Dragon a bi-weekly podcast about Dungeons and Dragons, Tabletop RPGs and other nerdy things. Join Mike ah he sits down with some of his favorite creators in the TTRPG space to discuss aspects of the games we all love to play.

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Game Masters not just creators of stories, we are also enjoyers of stories. And with so many great stories that have been told throughout the history of humanity it's inevitable that you're going to f...
September 30, 2022
The Big Bad Evil Guy is a tried and true trope. No matter what story your game is telling there is going to be someone or something that is working against your players. Someone to personify the force...
September 9, 2022
Reality is weird, really weird. Scientists work to understand just how weird our world is and have given us many wonders to marvel at.  Today I'm joined my the twice graduated Reed, GM of Bring your O...
August 27, 2022
There are a ton of things that go into producing TTRPG supplements. Beyond creating whatever adventures, creatures, items and the like that are the focus of the supplement, there's artwork, layouts, e...
August 13, 2022
Planning for player choices is incredibly challenging. TTRPG players are notorious for going left when you wanted them to go right or making any choice other than the ones you thought of and prepared ...
July 30, 2022
Dungeon Master. Storyteller. Game Mom. Keeper of Arcane Lore. Whatever you are called, running any Tabletop RPG requires a lot of effort and a ton of labor on the part of the narrator. Countless hours...
July 16, 2022
There are so many different types of Game Masters out there. It can be easy to try and emulate what you've seen on Actual Plays or try to copy your previous GM in your own games. But how do you find y...
July 2, 2022
Often in my conversations with guests, we talk about how TTRPGs are really just a form of collaborative storytelling. But DnD and other games like it have a habit of becoming a situation where the pla...
June 18, 2022
I love sitting down at a table with people who are new to TTRPGs. New players are the best! They bring such life and nuance to games without any presumptions and expectations about what a game "should...
June 4, 2022
I've mentioned several times that Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition is a build-your-own TTRPG. The source books also do a great job of encouraging players and GMs to create their own content for the ga...
May 21, 2022

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