Looking to expand your passion for D&D? Why not listen to the best D&D podcast sessions with your friends? These top 10 podcasts include D&D fanatics that roleplay, discuss important meta match-ups and just plain having fun with the franchise. We don’t need to describe each of them but we will give you a preview of each podcast listed below. Also, take not that they are not in particular order.
“Go inside the world of Dungeons & Dragons for insights, interviews, and much more.“The crew behind Dragon Talk are all about discussing their passion for the franchise. Watch and listen as they discuss crucial game-changing elements, talk about specific characters and interview big-name personalities within the community.
“Welcome to Critical Role, where a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors sit around and play Dungeons & Dragons! Join Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer and an all-star cast of world-class performers each week as they travel through imaginary realms for more adventure than you can shake a magic staff at.”
“Listen, learn, and laugh along with the members of the Critical Hit Podcast. The continuing saga of four adventurers seeking fortune and glory in the world of Dungeons and Dragons. Plenty of role-playing and fun for anyone interested in the D&D experience.”
“Wondery is an award-winning actual-play, comedy podcast using Dungeons and Dragons as a framework for creating a (mostly) improvised narrative. Wondery has been releasing weekly since November of 2012.”
“An actual play podcast set in Ogg Nott, a world full of mystery and intrigue – if only the players knew it was ending. Listen as our heroes delve deep into adventure, with each season bringing a new story, new characters, and new threats to face. New listeners can start at any season, but veteran listeners will find themselves following a greater story, set over centuries.”
Join the Party
“Join the Party is a collaborative storytelling and roleplaying podcast, powered by the rules of Dungeons and Dragons. That means a group of friends create a story together, chapter by chapter, that takes us beyond the tabletop to parts unknown. In the first campaign, we explored fantasy adventure, intrigue, magic, and drama. In the newest story, we tackle science, superpowers, a better future, and the responsibility of helping others.”
The End of Time and Other Bothers
“A group of comedy improvisers come together every two weeks to co‐create a story using the Dungeon World roleplaying system. No animals are harmed.“TEOTAOB is a unique podcast. While other podcasters may be simply talking about the game or roleplay as specific characters, the people behind Other Bothers do impromptu comedic skits in the world of Alba Salix.
They don’t have a preview of their podcast but if you want to know more about Serendipity City, it’s that they are a group of roleplayers that do “ASMR” skits – acts that will help you relax and ease your mind as you listen to them. It’s unique and they only do podcast sessions every month.
“Ghostpuncher Corps is a tabletop roleplaying podcast in which Dungeon Mistress Lilith takes three adventurers through the comic world of Ghostpuncher. Petua, the neurotic warlock played by Amanda. Elektra, the synth bard played by Sydney. Mikey, the feral, pug-face t-shirt wearing druid played by Cassidy. These three are tasked by Lucifer herself to track down escaped souls and return them to Hell by any means necessary.”
Very Random Encounters
Very Random Encounters is “a show where we play pen and paper RPGs in which we’ve randomly determined as many things as is possible, including characters, villains, names, places, and other weirder stuff! It all comes together to be a very random encounter. We’re an actual play roleplaying game podcast by four friends who love the challenge of telling a story whose details are all prompted by random rolls.”
You can listen to the podcasts via Feedspot, Spotify or Stitcher. Some of them have official websites for you to tune in to. If you need links, they are already listen on their names above.
Right now, the most popular one is Dragon Talk thanks to their intuitive discussions on D&D.
It’s great to expand your passion through a variety of media beyond tabletop gaming. Besides, these podcasts are high-quality content for you to know more about the D&D universe.
It is certainly worth your time especially if you are playing a game with friends or if you want to fall alseep learning more about Dungeons & Dragons.
Yes, you can listen to the podcasts on Spotify. Just type in “Dungeons & Dragons” in the app and it should lead you to the top podcast channels.