About the show

Father and son team, Jay and Jack Oatway, bring together two generations of Dungeons and Dragons experience. They discuss fun, offbeat ways to bring more to the table. From how to create characters that challenge expectations, to building a more well-rounded campaign: tune in for fresh perspectives for players and DMs, whether you are new to the game, or are a seasoned veteran.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Playing All The Three Pillars

    Episode  |  April 17th, 2020  |  47 mins 55 secs
    adding flavor, investigation, perception, playtest, three pillars, tips, unearthed arcana, weirdness

    There has never been a better time to play D&D -- but only if you touch all the Three Pillars of Game Play: Exploration, Roleplay (social interaction) and Combat. We look at which classes are best at bringing each pillar into your game, and make your next campaign even more interesting.

  • How To Build a Starlock (Celestial Strength Warlock)

    Article  |  April 14th, 2020
    By Jay
    celestial patron, d&d, dnd, fitnut, starlock, steal this character, strength warlock

    If you have grown bored of all the hexblades out there, why not try something really different with your next Warlock. Try making him/her into a strength-based fighter with some solid healing abilities.

  • I Never Thought I'd Talk About D&D Again Until This Happened

    Article  |  April 11th, 2020
    By Jay
    ad&d, parenting

    Meet the guys behind the Podcast

  • Two Generations Talking D&D

    Episode  |  April 10th, 2020  |  44 mins 44 secs
    adding flavor, background occupation, fitnuts, point buy, steal this character, subverting tropes, tips, weirdness

    In this episode, we discuss getting started, give a walkthrough of a 'starlock' character build (a Strength Warlock with a therapy healing dog), and drop some hints and tricks on how to really stand out with your next character.