Dungeons & Dragons


Welcome to Gamer’s Tavern History Check! This episode, we explore the series of events that led to the formation of the gaming hobby as we know it going all the way back to the very origin of the concept of “roleplaying games”.

Gamer’s Tavern History Check: Origin Story Part 1


Ravenloft is the one of the most popular campaign settings created for Dungeons & Dragons. Tonight, we talk about the history and the fun that comes with roleplaying in the Demiplane of Dread! Bandwidth Sponsor Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s Savage Worlds – Fast! Furious! Fun! Our Sponsors Craft Beer Club – […]

Episode 50: Ravenloft, or Rod Serling Cats


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Magic has burned the world, and you’re left trying to survive this world of dangerous monsters, psionic powers, and Sorcerer Kings. Dark Sun is one of the first non-traditional fantasy campaign settings published by TSR in 1991 for Dungeons & Dragons. One of the original creators, Timothy Brian Brown, joins […]

Episode 49: Dark Sun, or Basically Fantasy Australia



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Gamer’s Tavern plays through the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set adventure. The group makes it to Phandalin to settle up their accounts, learn more about the town, and meet a new ally.   Morgan – Ross Watson Jovus – Sean Patrick Fannon Bellianne – Andrea Perez Magni – Gary Dowling […]

Game Table Ep 4: The Village of Phandalin


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Author Elizabeth Moon joins Ross, Darryl, and Gamer’s Tavern Social Media Coordinator Lauren Reber to talk about the siminal fantasy novel series about paladins, The Deed of Paksennarion! Bandwidth Sponsor: Savage Worlds – Fast! Furious! Fun! Our Sponsors Audible – Listen to the amazing works of Elizabeth Moon and get your […]

Gamer’s Tavern Ep 46: The Deed of Paksenarrion, or Elizabeth ...


Ross, Lauren, and Darryl were invited to the amazing ChupacabraCon in Austin, TX. During the recording, game designer Michael Sattron and convention chair Sheena Colbath joined us to talk about this great, intimate convention in the heartland of Texas. Bandwidth Sponsor: Savage Worlds – Fast! Furious! Fun! Our sponsors Drive Thru […]

ChupacabraCon 2015: Mace of Power



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ChupacabraCon Special Episode Legendary artist Jeff Dee and Talzhemir Mrr join us to talk about their work reviving the original Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting Tekumel through thier setting Bethrom, Jeff’s legacy as a game artist, their work on Pocket Universe, their games Quicksilver and Cavemaster, and so much more! Bandwidth […]

ChupacabraCon Interview: Jeff Dee and Talzhemir Mrr


Welcome to the Gamer’s Tavern playthrough of the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set! The party found the wagon of their patron, Gildar Rockseeker and Sildar Hallwinter, raided by goblins. Now they take the fight to their home ground! Episode One Episode Two Darryl Mott Jr: Dungeonmaster Ross Watson: Morgan Sean Patrick […]

Game Table D&D Ep 3: Dwarven Trap Detector


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Welcome to the Gamer’s Tavern playthrough of the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set! The party found the wagon of their patron, Gildar Rockseeker and Sildar Hallwinter, raided by goblins. Now they take the fight to their home ground! If they can track them down, that is. Episode One Darryl Mott Jr: […]

Game Table D&D Ep 2: Is There Something on My ...



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Want to see how conventions work? Maybe you want to start your on con? We have the best gaming conventions in the country, both big and small, to answer your questions about starting a convention! Our Sponsors Accursed: A dark fantasy setting for Savage Worlds where you play the monsters Audible: […]

Episode 43: Conventions, or a Peek Behind the Curtain



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Most gamers get their start in a dungeon crawl. Many of the classic modules from the system are dungeon crawls. Why do these style adventures stick with us so much? What makes them so much fun? How can we keep them relevant in the 21st century? Join us to find […]

Episode 41: Dungeon Crawls, or It Makes Thousands of Julienne ...