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Detentions and Dragons

Dec 10, 2018

Professional Development Time is Back! Today Josh and Matt discuss how to run a physics lesson using the Havoc Classroom RPG system. If you have been unsure what a content driven lesson of Havoc looks like, regardless of the subject you teach, you should listen! Even non-teacher can find a technique or valuable...


Dec 3, 2018

Every great DM wants to have an inspiring cast of characters with varied backgrounds and intriguing histories. However, what happens when your players decide to stray off the critical path to buy a pretzel? You can panic. Or you can improv a fun NPC! On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt discuss making...


Nov 26, 2018

Character Alignments: Does your player character save the cat or do they save their time and steal a bunch of gold?

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt discuss character alignments. As a player, deciding how a player character responds to in-game events can be challenging. However, the character...


Nov 19, 2018

On this lesson, Josh and Matt talk about their favorite cantrips in D&D 5th edition. And we are not necessarily talking about the most powerful cantrips but level-0 spells that they think are fun and add an interesting dimensions to any campaign.

They also try to answer this question: What is a pebble?

Did these teacher...


Nov 5, 2018

Josh and Matt are joined by founder of the Block Party Podcast Network, Mitch Connelly! The topic: Character Creation tips.

Character creation, often referred to as "session zero" can be a textbook slog through stat blocks and dice rolling or an engaging and interactive gaming experience in its own right! Mitch...