• Fighter Sweep Attacks | Combat Dominance | Wandering DMs S03 E18

    Paul & Dan discuss the old rule in Original and 1st Edition D&D where Fighters get as many attacks per turn as their level vs. low-level opponents. What classic fiction inspired this rule? Is it a good idea, and should we bring it back today? And since the books never give it a name, what in tarnation should we all call it?! 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…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 12

    Yeffi makes a date with an elf, Mina falls in love over tea, Bruno acquires a new mortal enemy, and Indigo buys some meat on a stick. Can they figure out how to mingle in polite society, win the position…

  • Tim Kask | Editing Original D&D | Wandering DMs S03 E17

    Dan & Paul are joined by special guest Tim Kask (really!): Game designer, editor of the Original Dungeons & Dragons Supplements (including works by Gygax and Arneson), inaugural editor of Dragon Magazine, YouTuber, wargamer, and so much more! We’ll bend…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 11

    The gang approaches Middenheim and does their best to avoid the tax-man. Will they make it into town with their coin-purses in tact? Join us in the latest installment of our Original Dungeons & Dragons and Warhammer Fantasy mash-up, and…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 10

    The gang spends some time talking to ghosts, and ends up with more questions than answers. Should they trust the Grand Theogonist, or Al-Ulric, or any high priest for that matter? Join us in the latest installment of our Original…

  • Roads and Highways | Wandering DMs S03 E13

    Dan & Paul discuss the state of the Roads and Highways in our D&D campaign worlds. The original editions of D&D didn’t give any specific rules for them, and all adventuring was presumed to be in untracked wilderness. But most…

  • How is D&D Good For You? | Wandering DMs S03 E12

    Inspired by our discussion last week with writer Ethan Gilsdorf, Dan and and Paul continue the thread: Are there benefits to playing D&D for other parts of your life, other than just a fun pastime? We have strong opinions on…

  • Ten Dead Rats | Season 03 Episode 09

    The gang finds more ways to have fun with the invisibility spell, Yeffi drinks the stew, and Bruno helps the Grand Theogonist receive a vision from Sigmar. But are the Sigmarites really the saviors of the Empire, or is something…