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Dan "Delta" Collins and Paul Siegel host weekly discussions on topics relating to old school D&D, tabletop RPGs, DM advice, and D&D history.

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Dan "Delta" Collins and Paul Siegel host weekly discussions on topics relating to old school D&D, tabletop RPGs, DM advice, and D&D history.

    Art of D&D | Vol. 2: The 80’s | Wandering DMs S03 E22

    Art of D&D | Vol. 2: The 80’s | Wandering DMs S03 E22

    Dan is joined once again by Brooklyn-based artist Isabelle Garbani for another chapter in their ongoing exploration of the history of art in Dungeons & Dragons. It’s sure to be another discussion full of surprises: a study in contrasts between Dan, who’s drenched in the works of his lifelong study, and Isabelle, who brings a top-trained artist’s eye to the work for the very first time. Featuring the 1980’s work of Larry Elmore, Clyde Caldwell, Keith Parkinson, and more.



    View Larry Elmore’s websiteView Clyde Caldwell’s websiteView Keith Parkinson’s website



    View Käthe Kollwitz at MoMA



    Visit Isabelle’s art website here



    Watch Art of D&D Vol. 1 (The 70’s) hereWatch Eat, Plague, Love with Isabelle here



    And watch Isabelle play in the Book of War series



    Wandering DMs Paul Siegel and Dan “Delta” Collins host thoughtful discussions on D&D and other TTRPGs every week. Comparing the pros and cons of every edition from the 1974 Original D&D little brown books to cutting-edge releases for 5E D&D today, we broadcast live on YouTube and Twitch so we can take viewer questions and comments on the topic of the day. Live every Sunday at 1 PM Eastern time.



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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 16

    Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 16

    In the season 3 finale the gang finds themselves fighting a large group of skaven and beastmen, with the help of a few of Middenheim’s own military leaders, and bar-hopping across town in the company of the ever colorful Doctor Luigi Pavarotti. Will they take advantage of their newfound notoriety and well connected friends to untangle the mysteries plaguing Middenheim, or fall to squabbling and in-fighting?



    Join us in the latest installment of our Original Dungeons & Dragons and Warhammer Fantasy mash-up, and delight in the shenanigans of a group of so-called adventurers continuously find themselves in over their heads.

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Matt Finch | Old School Prevails | Wandering DMs S03 E21

    Matt Finch | Old School Prevails | Wandering DMs S03 E21

    Dan & Paul are joined by special guest Matt Finch: Creator of the award-winning Swords & Wizardry retroclone of OD&D, author of the Quick Primer for Old School Gaming, designer of lots of adventures, founding partner and Creative Director for Frog God Games. What’s Uncle Matt up to right now? We’ll ask him about how his perspective towards old-school has evolved in a decade on from the OSR, and a year spent online.



    Watch Matt’s YouTube channelRead the Quick Primer for Old School GamingStart playing Swords & Wizardry!See Matt’s most recent adventure, “Death Ship of the Roach Princess”Read the Dicebreaker article on OD&D quoting Dan & Matt



    Wandering DMs Paul Siegel and Dan “Delta” Collins host thoughtful discussions on D&D and other TTRPGs every week. Comparing the pros and cons of every edition from the 1974 Original D&D little brown books to cutting-edge releases for 5E D&D today, we broadcast live on YouTube and Twitch so we can take viewer questions and comments on the topic of the day. Live every Sunday at 1 PM Eastern time.



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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 15

    Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 15

    From enjoying the Festival of Fine Ales to attending a fancy dinner party and an opera, the gang attempts to disentangle the mysterious network of influence around the Graf of Middenheim while enjoying the delights of the Carnival.



    Join us in the latest installment of our Original Dungeons & Dragons and Warhammer Fantasy mash-up, and delight in the shenanigans of a group of so-called adventurers continuously find themselvesin over their heads.

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Thieves Guilds | Organizing Crime | Wandering DMs S03 E20

    Thieves Guilds | Organizing Crime | Wandering DMs S03 E20

    Paul & Dan have a thoughtful conversation on Thieves’ Guilds in D&D and other RPGs: Does one prominently feature in your campaign? Does it exclude the non-thief players? Is it a better engine for group adventures, or solo play? And: was it ever a thing in the real world?



    Wandering DMs Paul Siegel and Dan “Delta” Collins host thoughtful discussions on D&D and other TTRPGs every week. Comparing the pros and cons of every edition from the 1974 Original D&D little brown books to cutting-edge releases for 5E D&D today, we broadcast live on YouTube and Twitch so we can take viewer questions and comments on the topic of the day. Live every Sunday at 1 PM Eastern time.



    Subscribe to Wandering DMs for new episodes

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 14

    Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 14

    The gang meet with a vampire and some elves, and discusses the problem of the taxes. Indigo faces off against Dieter for the title of the Graf’s Champion.



    Join us in the latest installment of our Original Dungeons & Dragons and Warhammer Fantasy mash-up, and delight in the shenanigans of a group of so-called adventurers continuously find themselves in over their heads.

    • 1 hr 55 min

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Ur_-_ moma ,

Great and informed podcast

Its a great source for learning about old school play! As a “young buck” introduced during 5th edition, much of the info the Wandering DMs go over is completely new and interesting to me.

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