Starter Set - A Dungeons & Dragons po...

Starter Set is the podcast that takes you deeper into the pages of Dungeons & Dragons. If you’re new to the game and want to get started or have been playing and need something else all things DnD in your life, this is the podcast for you!

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More Miscellaneous Marvels - Yuan-ti / EP 132
We're revisiting our races and talking Yuan-ti! Let's get snakey!
27 min
2
Tales of Tarthage: EP 15 - The Watch
The new case starts but the team feels like they're already behind
16 min
3
More Miscellaneous Marvels - Creating Spells / ...
We're rounding up stuff we've missed and this week we're talking creating your own spells!
27 min
4
Tales of Tarthage: EP 14 - The Work
Blue Unit pick themselves up and get a new case...
21 min
5
Campaign Chronicles 18 - In Harm's Way
A run in with the locals interrupts our heroes as they battle to stay ahead of a new foe...
14 min
6
Tales of Tarthage: EP 13 - The Fall
We return to Tarthage as the ECU are torn apart...
15 min
7
Adventuring 101 - Meta / EP 130
What's the fourth pillar of adventuring? We've made our own!
24 min
8
Adventuring 101 - Social Interaction / EP 129
What makes a great story and how do NPCs help?
26 min
9
Adventuring 101 - Combat / EP 128
Where does fighting sit in your campaign? Let's talk!
27 min
10
Adventuring 101 - Exploration / EP 127
We're breaking down the pillars of adventure in our brand new series!
26 min
11
Campaign Chronicles 17 - Messages in the fog
Our heroes regroup with new passions and old fears taking over...
15 min
12
Inspiration Points - Bards pt 2 / EP 126
Brand new mechanics to build your Bard and tour the land!
28 min
13
Inspiration Points - Bards pt 1 / EP 125
Prepare your best story and let's change the world!
23 min
14
Inspiration Points - Rogues pt 2 / EP 124
We've got brand new backstory options and mechanics for your Rogue!
27 min
15
Inspiration Points - Rogues pt 1 / EP 123
Let's get sneaky and deep dive on Rogues!
26 min
16
Inspiration Points - Wizards pt 2 / EP 122
You want Wizard mechanics? We got those! You want a teleporting bathtub? We got that too!
30 min
17
Inspiration Points - Wizards pt 1 / EP 121
What makes a Wizard a true wizard? The answer might surprise you!
27 min
18
Inspiration Points - Fighters pt 2 / EP 120
This week we've built some awesome game mechanics to bring your Fighter to life!
27 min
19
Inspiration Points - Fighters pt 1 / EP 119
We discuss what makes a Fighter a Fighter when it comes to storytelling and building your character?
22 min
20
Starter Set origin story
Before Starter Set there was Sam's podcast, Thinking Out Loud, and Ed was a guest...
57 min
21
Campaign Chronicles 16 - New Friends
Maelstrom is under fire but a new ally makes themselves known...
8 min
22
Fantastical Subclassical - Order of the Symbiot...
For our Fantastical Subclassical we're building a brand new subclass on the show!
32 min
23
Fantastical Subclassical - The Detonator Rogue ...
It's all gone a little bit Guy Fawkes as Ed unveils his new explosive Rogue!
28 min
24
Tales of Tarthage: EP 12 - The Train
Season one concludes as our heroes close in on the killer...
13 min
25
Tales of Tarthage: EP 11 - The Barrowman Pull
Answers finally reveal themselves but is it already too late?
19 min
26
Fantastical Subclassical - The Cohort Ranger / ...
For the good of the crew AND you! We're making Rangers cool again!
26 min
27
Tales of Tarthage: EP 10 - The Peaceful and the...
As Morthos strikes again, those close to the election face their demons.
16 min
28
Fantastical Subclassical - The Bastion Fighter ...
Grab your shields and get ready to deal some damage!
25 min
29
Tales of Tarthage: EP 9 - The Warning
The clues aren't adding up but there's bigger concerns as the election approaches...
18 min
30
Fantastical Subclassical - The Way of the Four ...
We're homebrewing a brand new subclass for your Monks!
26 min
31
Tales of Tarthage: EP 8 - The Chase
So close and so far, the killer is on the run but are the ECU close to catching up?
14 min
32
Fantastical Subclassical - The Wild Spirit Patr...
We're homebrewing subclasses starting with Warlocks who want to be a bit more Druidic
27 min
33
Tales of Tarthage: EP 7 - The Visitors
A trip to the Eastern Wilds puts the crew closer to the killer, but not quite close enough...
20 min
34
Campaign Chronicles 15 - Tails & Trouble
Our heroes split up as the Undercity begins to reveal its secrets...
17 min
35
Tales of Tarthage: EP 6 - The Lesson
Nathan and Nia go clue hunting but find out more than they bargained for.
16 min
36
We Cast Sending - Role to Cast / EP 112
We're talking all things TTRPG with the awesome Role to Cast podcast
36 min
37
Tales of Tarthage: EP 5 - The Books
As Nathan hits the drink, Balasar is hitting the books...
18 min
38
We Cast Sending - Nick from Verse Studios / EP 111
We're chatting to Nick from Verse studios, the home of Arclands! The ultimate homebrew experience!
37 min
39
Tales of Tarthage: EP 4 - The Votes
As the crew set about warning the election candidates they might be in danger, Nia finds that Tarthage may be doomed already.
16 min
40
We Cast Sending - Bonus Action / EP 110
We discuss magical items and their creation with Bonus Action!
35 min
41
Tales of Tarthage: EP 3 - The Game
As the team regroup, a game of Cratergrate gives everyone a chance to unwind.
14 min
42
Tales of Tarthage: EP 2 - The Hut
Nathan makes a grim discovery in the Eastern Wilds before a chilling discovery is made closer to home
14 min
43
Tales of Tarthage: EP 1 - The Coat
A body, skinned and tossed into the river, begins a journey into the city of Tarthage.
14 min
44
We Cast Sending - Jennifer Kretchmer / EP 109
We talk to Jennifer Kretchmer, writer on Candlekeep Mysteries, inclusion champion and general D&D enthusiast!
50 min
45
We Cast Sending - SlyFlourish / EP 108
We chat all things D&D with SlyFlourish!
44 min
46
Campaign Chronicles 14 - The Filthy Lucre
Pursued by enemies unknown, our heroes find sanctuary in an unlikely place. But for how long?
16 min
47
Miscellaneous Marvels - Multiclassing / EP 107
We're breaking down Multiclassing and how to do it without breaking everything!
27 min
48
Miscellaneous Marvels - Goliaths / EP 106
Is bigger better? We're talking Goliaths and finding out!
26 min
49
Miscellaneous Marvels - Battle maps or the mind...
We deep dive on how to properly run combat in D&D 5e and discuss the pros and cons of two popular systems.
27 min
50
Miscellaneous Marvels - Genasi / EP 104
Another show another race, this week we're explaining why Genasi are super adaptable!
30 min
51
Miscellaneous Marvels - Blood Hunters / EP 103
We're breaking down the Blood Hunter class and building you an awesome backstory along the way!
33 min
52
Miscellaneous Marvels - Tortles / EP 102
We break down Tortles. Stats, lore and much more!
26 min
53
Campaign Chronicles 13 - The peaceful and damned
Mystery and danger unfold as our heroes journey deeper into the Undercity.
13 min
54
Tasha's Teachings: Exploring the Crucible with ...
We chat with podcaster and writer Stuart Watkinson about Tasha's Crucible of Everything Else
31 min
55
Tasha's Teachings - Sidekicks / EP 100
24 min
56
The Claws of St Nicholas: Part 2 - He knows if ...
Can the gang kill the monster and save the children?
16 min
57
The Claws of St Nicholas: Part 1 - You better w...
Four unlikely allies uniting to hunt down an ancient evil in old Londinium town...
18 min
58
Tasha's Teachings - Group Patrons / EP 99
Breaking down everything cool about Group Patrons
29 min
59
Tasha's Teachings - Character customisation / E...
We're discussing character customisation in Tasha's Cauldron of Everything!
29 min
60
Tasha's Teachings - What works and what doesn't...
Brand new series for a brand new book! In Tasha's Teachings we're going to break down each element in Tasha's Cauldron of Everything starting with an overview of what works and what doesn't...
26 min
61
Campaign Chronicles 12 - Beneath the Southern C...
The Guardians of the Glade return in another instalment of Campaign Chronicles! There's intrigue in the air as our heroes finish one mission only to find another beneath their feet. Romance, action and adventure await!
17 min
62
Bang! One Shots - Player vs Player / EP 96
This week on Bang! One Shots, we're talking about how you can pit your players against each other as a DM and survive as a player! There's also gambling, jokes and a couple of Michael Caine impressions...Background beats by YondoMusic!
25 min
63
Bang! One Shots - Playing Villains / EP 95
It's good to be bad on the last instalment of Bang! One Shots. We're breaking everything you need to create a wicked One Shot where your players are the baddies!Background beats by YondoMusic!
27 min
64
Bang! One Shots - Christmas / EP 94
We're getting entirely too festive for this time of year! We break down some Yuletide tropes and game hooks for your next Christmas One Shot campaign!Background beats by YondoMusic!
23 min
65
Bang! One Shots - Halloween / EP 93
In our brand new series we're helping you create a seasonal One Shot adventure. This week we discuss tropes, game hooks and soundtracking your Halloween One Shot!Background beats by YondoMusic!
27 min
66
Campaign Chronicles 11 - Under a bad moon
Our heroes are on the road once more as they travel towards the Southern Citadel. But evil stalks them at every turn and they soon find one of their own in danger!
15 min
67
Creature Features - Make Your Own Monster / EP 92
Creature Features draws to a close with a round or two of homebrew monster action as Sam and Ed build their own monsters on the show!Background beats by YondoMusic!
24 min
68
Creature Features - Cambion & Derro / EP 91
Things are getting freaky as we look at the ever crafty Cambion and damn insane Derro! We're talking stats, lore, game hooks and more!Background beats by YondoMusic!
26 min
69
Creature Features - Dragon Turtles & Trolls / E...
This week we're going under the sea and to a crazy land of the Trolls! We're breaking down Dragon Turtles and Trolls with stats, lore, game hooks and much more! Plus a few silly noises at the end!Background beats by YondoMusic!
26 min
70
Creature Features - Neogi & Merfolk / EP 89
We venture out among the stars and then deep below the oceans in a distinctly unusual instalment of Creature Features!Background beats by YondoMusic!
29 min
71
Creature Features - Giants & Doppelgangers / EP 88
We're back with more funny noises and D&D knowledge than ever as we breakdown Giants and Doppelgangers, stats, lore, game hooks and more!Background beats by YondoMusic!
28 min
72
Creature Features - Basilisks & Blights / EP 87
Our exploration of magical creatures continues this week as we unpack Basilisks and Blights looking at how they play, what they look like and how you can get them into your game!Background beats by YondoMusic!
27 min
73
Creature Features - Aboleth & Ankheg / EP 86
It's a brand new series and things are getting monstrous! This week we're breaking the Aboleth and the Ankheg, how to use them, what they do and why they're interesting!Background beats by YondoMusic!
28 min
74
Campaign Chronicles 10 - Bark and bite
Our heroes underground adventures meet a thrilling conclusion in the latest Campaign Chronicles as the dark Druid summons an unholy army beneath the surface of the earth. But is there a darker secret hidden somewhere close?
17 min
75
Worldbuilding Wonders - Campaign Setting / EP 85
It's the last in the Worldbuilding Wonders series and we're going out with a bang! Cohost is building a world on the fly thanks to some quick fire questions from Sam and giving to a guide of things to use in your own campaign...Background beats by...
29 min
76
Worldbuilding Wonders - Magic / EP 84
It's a kinda magic? This week we're exploring magic in Koraxia and everything that comes with it, including a couple of Random Encounters!Background beats by YondoMusic!
30 min
77
Worldbuilding Wonders - The Cabal of the Undyin...
We've created heroes and now we're looking at the biggest, baddest villains Koraxia has to offer. Meet the Cabal of the Undying!Background beats by YondoMusic!
33 min
78
Worldbuilding Wonders - Heroes and villains / E...
This week we're talking heroes, villains and everyone in between. Meet some of Koraxia's colourful characters and stay til the end for some more random encounters!Background beats by YondoMusic!
28 min
79
Worldbuilding Wonders - Guilds & Factions / EP 81
Shadowy Monks, chaotic mercenary armies and an enchanted orchestra to name but a few. This week we're talking guilds!Background beats by YondoMusic!
30 min
80
Worldbuilding Wonders - Towns / EP 80
We're taking another tour of Koraxia, this week taking in some of the towns and their deep dark secrets! Plus, another couple of RaNdOm EnCoUnTeRs....Background beats by YondoMusic!
33 min
81
Worldbuilding Wonders - Races in Koraxia / EP 79
A Half-Orc empire, Siberian Simians and Dwarves in the mountains. We're building Koraxia's population and there's a few surprises along the way!Background beats by YondoMusic!
33 min
82
Worldbuilding Wonders - Cities / EP 78
Take a tour through the land of Koraxia, a land almost entirely engulfed by the Empire of the Blue Sun! We visit Solarix, Dorak and the Archipelago of Ghii, not to mention the New North South... Background beats by YondoMusic!
32 min
83
Worldbuilding Wonders - Ancient Race / EP 77
Where did all these magical weapons and items come from? What's a god civil war? All these questions, and more, are answered on this week's show as we continue Worldbuilding Wonders!Background beats by YondoMusic!
28 min
84
Worldbuilding Wonders - Gods / EP 76
In our brand new series we begin work on our homebrew world!
32 min
85
Campaign Chronicles 9 - The Bloody Grove
Chaos ensues as the hoard of Blights attacks but that's just the beginning for our heroes as they pursue an old evil deeper underground. What awaits in the bloody grove? Only time will tell... 
15 min
86
Homebrew Heroes - Create Your Own! / EP 75
The season finale of Homebrew Heroes gives you advice and tips on how to create your own homebrew race and mix it into your world. Ed and Sam also take improv to a new level as they create a new race on the show!Background beats by YondoMusic!
26 min
87
Homebrew Heroes - Gan'Gi / EP 74
Meet the Gan'Gi, an amphibious homebrew race!
24 min
88
Homebrew Heroes - Convergent / EP 73
Meet the Convergent, our new homebrew race!
27 min
89
Homebrew Heroes - Sicantio / EP 72
Our second homebrew race is another uniquely strange creation that you can play in your own campaign! Plus Ed is here with a character from his box... which is also a thing!Background beats by YondoMusic!
30 min
90
Homebrew Heroes - Simians / EP 71
We break down our first homebrew race, Simians.
27 min
91
Homebrew Heroes - Races for homebrew worlds / E...
In the first of a brand new series we explore how you can decide which Races best fit your homebrewed world plus there's plenty of interesting story hints and tips for your own campaign.Background beats by YondoMusic!
28 min
92
Campaign Chronicles 8 - A Growing Evil
With Wendy trapped in the lair of the Kobold queen our remaining heroes accompany travel deeper underground, facing new dangers along the way... 
14 min
93
Sub Classical - Sorcerers & Warlocks / EP 69
A psychic alien symbiotic or a patron ripped from the deepest darkest ocean! How do you draw your power? Sorcerers and Warlocks close out our Sub Classical series.Background beats by YondoMusic!
27 min
94
Sub Classical - Bards & Paladins / EP 68
Get ready to cash some life cheques because we're giving Paladins an awesome new skillset while also making your Bard the Bardiest Bard that there ever was. Plus Great Mandibles... kinda.Background beats by YondoMusic!
23 min
95
Sub Classical - Barbarians & Monks / EP 67
Bored of playing a stereotypical Barbarian? Want to juice up your Monk? Sub Classical is here for you! Plus, there's even a guest appearance from everyone's favourite side character, Great Mandibles... Background beats by YondoMusic!
24 min
96
Sub Classical - Artificers, Druids & Rangers / ...
Sub Classical rumbles on in a flurry of Marvel references as we unpack some more awesome subclasses!Background beats by YondoMusic!
27 min
97
Sub Classical - Bards, Clerics & Sorcerers / EP 65
Sub Classical rumbles on and this week we're spicing up the spell casters, song smiths and... simple healers in your party with a little help from Unearthed Arcana!Background beats by YondoMusic!
24 min
98
Sub Classical - Barbarians, Monks, Paladins & W...
It's another instalment of Sub Classical and this week we're spicing up the brains and brawn of your crew with some awesome new sub classes!Background beats by YondoMusic!
31 min
99
Sub Classical - Fighters, Rogues & Wizards / EP 63
A brand new series begins now and we're deep diving on some brand new classes that can be played right now! There's also the return of "What's That Spell?"Background beats by YondoMusic!
36 min
100
Expanding Eberron - Artificers / EP 62
We deep dive on Artificers as our Expanding Eberron rumbles to a close
37 min