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

BONUS: Welcome to Dragon Talk w/ Greg Tito & Shelly Mazzanoble

Nov. 13, 2022

On this amazing bonus episode I am joined by the hosts of Dragon Talk, the Official D&D Podcast, Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble. We discuss their upcoming book, stories from their book and show, and talk about how amazing t…

E32: Season 1 Finale W/ Nate, Joe, & Dustin

Oct. 30, 2022

Today I am joined by three of my gaming companions as we wrap up Season 1 with discussions about changes to next season's format, our favorite moments of season 1 and games we played in this year, and a couple of tangents al…

E31: Author J.V. Hilliard and Turning RPG Stories into Novels

Oct. 23, 2022

In today's session I'm joined by author J.V. Hilliard, the author of The Warminster Series. We discuss his novels, his background as both a role-player and a Dungeon Master, where he found inspiration for his stories and his…

E30: The Value of Comic Relief in TTRPGs w/ Dungeon Radio Hour

Oct. 16, 2022

On today's episode I am joined by Dalton Riddle and Andrew Gehrlein, two of creative minds behind Dungeon Radio Hour, an improve comedy actual play 5E podcast. We chat about their show and what makis it so enjoyable and uniq…

E29: Making RPGs Less Complicated w/ Cory & Chaney from Super Blood Moon Studios

Oct. 9, 2022

In today's session I talk with Chaney Hereford and Cory Holman, the creators of Super Blood Moon Studios and their upcoming RPG Realms of Elghrune. We discuss how their system came about and how it can make playing TTRPGs le…

E28: The Psychology of RPG Friendships w/ Tom Sanderson

Oct. 2, 2022

In todays session I'm joined by Tom Sanderson, the host of the podcast Tom Meets Interesting People, and we discuss his university dissertation of the formation of friendships through roleplaying games. In Tricks of the Trad…