The Dungeons, Dragons, & Psychology Podcast

The Dungeons, Dragons, & Psychology Podcast

The Dungeons, Dragons, & Psychology Podcast is a TTRPG podcast that helps collaborative storytellers build great campaigns using psychology. Each episode dives into different aspects of tabletop roleplaying games, and offers listeners (psyclithids) tricks of the trade for how to improve their own games. Your host, Robert Walker, is a longtime DM and student of psychology and is the author of "Session Zero: The DMG to Writing Great Campaigns in any System."


Recent Episodes

April 22, 2024

Leveling up as Bard: Unleash Your Inner Voice

Calling all aspiring Bards! This episode equips you with the tools to level up your real-life Bardic skills. We explore the "3 Book Rule," focusing on three key areas to unleash your inner creative force. Master the Art of…
April 3, 2024

Level up as a Fighter: Fit to Fight

Unsheathe your metaphorical sword and unleash your inner strength! This episode is all about leveling up as a Fighter in the real world. We'll guide you through building raw power, incredible stamina, and the unwavering spir…
April 1, 2024

Creating YOUR Character Sheet: Leveling Up IRL

Episode Details & Links Today is all about creating YOUR character sheet for the process of leveling up IRL. Here you will start the adventure by giving your heroic self a character name, choosing a class, picking skills, se…
March 12, 2024

Leveling up in Real Life(IRL): The Introduction

This episode of The Dungeons, Dragons, & Psychology Podcast explores the concept of "leveling up" in real life and how it can benefit you. Host Robert Walker dives into the psychology behind leveling up in games like D&D, ex…
Jan. 30, 2024

Generative AI In TTRPGs

Episode Details & Links Today we will be discussing a hot topic, generative AI in TTRPGs. I will share my opinions on the topic as well as how I have used it in my own games recently. Tricks of the Trade Information & Links …
Nov. 27, 2023

(Remastered) Season 2 Finale: 10 Psychological Concepts in TTRPGs

Episode Details & Links Greetings, adventurers! This is a re-recorded version of the Season 2 Finale, which sadly encountered some recording issues with a corrupted file. But I have solved the problem and recorded again with…