Dungeon Dads

Dungeon Dads

Dungeon Dads is a D&D 5e actual play podcast. Our characters live the adventurer life, our players live the dad life.

Episodes

December 2, 2019 137 min

Jonas (John), Filnyr (Tim), and Abel (Sam) sign up -- for various reasons -- to be new recruits in the army of King Robert Hark. They each come in with different expectations, but it's safe to say that no one is getting what they signed up for. When the spears are raised and the arrows fly, will they learn to work together to survive, or will this be the shortest podcast series ever recorded? Find out in the first episode of Du...

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Listen as each Dad tries to find the best method to roll character stats when faced with Thom's novel approach. They also choose classes, races, and talk through their decisions and intentions for their characters.

If you're just in this for the adventure, feel free to skip this episode and head straight to episode 2!

To jump to a specific character, see their starting times in this episode below:

  • Sam creates Abel - 0:00...
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    December 9, 2019 30 min

    In addition to the guys' thoughts on their first episode, this bonus episode includes some in-depth discussion of D&D mechanics, as the Dads discuss the details of new skills, and why they're choosing certain spells and abilities for their characters.

    So if you're just in this for the adventure, feel free to skip this episode and head straight to episode 2!

     

    Dad References:
  • Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer
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    December 16, 2019 108 min

    Jonas, Filnyr, and Abel are given the task of rooting out the mysterious "Hank," the enemy agent convincing new recruits to desert. It's a counter-espionage extravaganza as Jonas spies a new business opportunity, and the gang has trouble telling lies from the truth, not because they're in too deep, but because they're just not very good at this.

     

    Dad References:
  • Zabar's
  • "I was born a poor black child....
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    December 23, 2019 76 min

    Origin episode for Jonas Silverwind. These prologue episodes, recorded before episode 1, are individual adventures with each of the party members that give some additional background and detail as to how they ended up at Fort H'Passe. In this thrilling origin story, Jonas Silverwind embarks on a journey to reclaim his honor in the eyes of his noble family. Things go horribly wrong, or perhaps... horribly right? Either way, Mr. ...

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    This bonus episode is for anyone who has been enjoying the podcast but finds the entire concept of Dungeons and Dragons a bit mystifying. Sam and Thom explain some basic DnD concepts, discuss why we chose this format in the first place, and keep the whole thing right around 20 minutes.  

     

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    December 30, 2019 75 min

    The gang deals with the aftermath of their attempt at espionage. Tensions mount both within and without the group as a new threat is revealed and the past comes back to haunt more than one hero. Who knew soldiering could be so complicated?

     

    Dad References:
  • Earmuffs
  • Donald Rumsfeld
  • Second Breakfast
  • Who's On First?
  • Jesus
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    January 6, 2020 66 min

    Origin episode for Abel Rockbrother. These prologue episodes, recorded before episode 1, are individual adventures with each of the party members that give some additional background and detail as to how they ended up at Fort H'Passe. In this gripping tale, Abel Rockbrother's lonely life as the hermit of Red Cloud Mountain is disrupted when a dwarf war party comes a knockin'. Will Abel refuse the call to adventure? He&#...

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    January 7, 2020 20 min

    Time to level up to 3! What new spells and abilities will the dads choose? Listen and find out... if you dare.

    This bonus episode includes some in-depth discussion of D&D mechanics, so if you're just in this for the adventure, feel free to skip this episode and head straight to episode 4!

     

    Dad References:
  • Hold Me Now
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    January 13, 2020 101 min

    The Goodshower Spearmen are given a mission of critical importance to the Hark army, but the mysterious sentient blade Paresseux Incompetent has another agenda. As the bond between Filnyr and Paresseux grows, the rest of the squad is put in mortal danger... but to whose end?

     

    Dad References:
  • Shot Towers of the 1800s
  • Sabre!
  • We're Not Worthy!
  • You Can Do It!
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    January 20, 2020 65 min

    Origin episode for Filnyr Omajyre. These prologue episodes, recorded before episode 1, are individual adventures with each of the party members that give some additional background and detail as to how they ended up at Fort H'Passe. This week it's a home invasion thriller as Filnyr greets unexpected visitors at the Neverwinter consulate. Will his natural diplomacy be enough to defuse the situation, or will he have to turn t...

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    January 27, 2020 89 min

    Filnyr, Jonas, and Abel are in a fight for their lives as battle erupts in the forest. Who lives and who dies may all come down to a roll of the dice.

     

    Dad References:
  • I'm Still Standing
  • Dick in a Box
  • That scene in the Two Towers where the arrows go whoosh by Aragorn's head.
  • Wrigley Field
  • Up your butt Jobu.
  • Fuck you Jobu! I do it myself.
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    February 3, 2020 32 min

    A few shoutouts, a few questions, a few answers, and a lot of tangents. It's time for some real talk with the dads.

     

    Dad References:
  • Mitch Hedberg - Corn on the Cob
  • Home Alone - Les Incompétents
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG
  • Munchkin
  • Nerdarchy
  • Coachella 2005
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    Some Podcasts We Like:
  • Not Another DnD Podcast
  • Venture Maidens
  • You Meet in a Tavern
  • Acquisitions Incorporated: The "C" Team
  • Dungeons and Daddies
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    February 10, 2020 66 min

    A journey to a mysterious purveyor of trickster magic at the center of an enchanted forest. What could go wrong?

     

    Dad References:
  • Pizza Hut
  • "You can call me Ray J."
  • "What my special purpose is for."
  • "Some people call me Maurice."
  • Jabba the Hutt
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    February 17, 2020 16 min

    This bonus episode includes some in-depth discussion of D&D mechanics, as the Dads discuss the details of new skills, and why they're choosing certain spells and abilities for their characters at level 4. If you're just in this for the adventure, feel free to skip this episode and head straight to episode 7!

     

    Dad References:
  • Wildcats
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    February 24, 2020 100 min

    The gang must flee Gnome's Gap while fending off the dangers of the forest: mysterious enchantments, wild beasts, and... a log on the water.

    Dad References:
  • Crikey!
  • Baby Got Back
  • Anaconda
  • Lost in the Woods
  • Hodor
  • Snake (Calculator Game)
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    The dads debate rules of passive perception and challenge each other to a miniature painting contest. Peanut butter is discussed.

     

    Dad References:
  • Justin's Peanut Butter
  • 300: Shield Wall vs. Spin Moves
  • Bring it On!
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    March 9, 2020 97 min

    The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Will our heroes stay the course or be tempted to dally with magical curiosities?

     

    Dad References:
  • Goblin Market - Christina Rossetti
  • In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
  • His Dark Materials - Iorek's Armor
  • The Wiz - Ease on Down the Road
  • Ghostbusters - Crossing the Streams
  • Keep Calm and Carry On
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    March 16, 2020 37 min

    The dads process their experiences from episode 8, argue about who had the hardest time painting minis, and shout out to some of our awesome fans.

     

    Dad References:
  • "Anything Can Happen in the Woods..."
  • Squidmar - "I wish I knew this before painting my first miniatures"
  • Goobertown Hobbies - "FUNDAMENTALS!"
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    March 23, 2020 100 min

    It's a fight to the death against some bad hombres. You know what's worse than necromancers or slavers? Necroslavers!

     

    Dad References:
  • Alanis Morissette - Hand In My Pocket 
  • Hulk Stomp
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