50 Best D&D Podcasts to Listen

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Dungeons and Dragons is a legendary tabletop RPG that spawned a massive community of loyal and creative fans. Having said that, some fans went a step further and decide to share with us their worlds, campaigns, and characters through the art of podcasting. Whether you’re interested in actual play, improv, tips, or just want to have some fun; we’re bringing you the 50 best Dungeons and Dragons podcasts.

1. The Dungeoncast

The Dungeoncast

In their words:”A Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition podcast where co-hosts, Will and Brian, explore all things D&D, including lore, game mechanics, character creation, and lots of other creative concepts. Join in on the conversation about the world’s most popular tabletop role-playing game in a casual, educational, and humorous conversation in an inclusive setting. Together we’ll delve into the endless possibilities and unforeseen challenges of role-playing, creating characters, and dungeon mastering. New episodes of The Dungeoncast will air every Monday on YouTube, iTunes, or anywhere else podcasts can be found!

Link: Official Website

2. Dragon Talk – An Official Dungeons & Dragons Podcast

Dragon Talk - An Official Dungeons & Dragons Podcast

In their words:“Go inside the walls of Dungeons & Dragons for exclusive interviews and previews! The D&D team sits down each week with celebrities and personalities from across gaming and pop culture to discuss one of the greatest fantasy brands of all time. We’ll talk about the tabletop roleplaying game as the latest in D&D video games, comics, novels, movies, and television.”

Link: Official Website

3. D&D is For Nerds

D&D is For Nerds

In their words: “Australia’s most popular D&D actual play podcast! Set in the world of Ogg Nott, a place full of mystery and intrigue – if only the players knew it was ending. Listen to this award-winning podcast as our heroes delve deep into adventure, with each season bringing a new story, new characters, and new threats to face. New listeners can start at any season, but veteran listeners will find themselves following a greater story set over centuries. New episodes are out every Sunday!

Link: Official Website

4. Greetings Adventurers – Dungeons and Dragons 5e Actual Play

Greetings Adventurers - Dungeons and Dragons 5e Actual Play

In their words: “Greetings, Adventurers! (previously Drunks and Dragons) is an award-winning actual-play comedy podcast using Dungeons & Dragons as a framework for creating a (mostly) improvised narrative? Listen to a group of friends as they try to save the world without destroying it in the process (again).

Link: Official Website

5. Tabletop Champions – Real Play D&D 5E (DND 5e)

Tabletop Champions - Real Play D&D 5E (DND 5e)

In their words: “The Tabletop Champions have been playing D&D together for just over 3 years now, and their first campaign in Irulan started just after 5e itself was released. The story of Irulan was told over the past 3 years, and the Champions opened a new chapter to a whole new world, Naluri. Jump on with us at Episode 145 for a whole new crazy adventure.

Link: Official Website

6. The Lazy D&D Podcast – Dungeons & Dragons News and DM Prep from Sly Flourish

The Lazy D&D Podcast - Dungeons & Dragons News and DM Prep from Sly Flourish

In their words: “The complete podcast of Sly Flourish, the Lazy Dungeon Master. Building the better D&D dungeon master.

Link: Official Website

7. Critical Role

Critical Role

 In their words: “Critical Role is home to a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors playing tabletop roleplaying games! Enter a world of glorious imagination and improvisation with a group of the finest collaborative storytellers around. Here you’ll find our TTRPG and adjacent shows, including Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, 4-Sided Dive, and a growing selection of one-shots.”

Link: Official Website

8. Dungeon Delve

Dungeon Delve

In their words:”Dungeon Delve from Dungeons & Dragons features live-play D&D adventures in convenient audio form. Chris Perkins, Dungeon Master and principal story designer for Dungeons & Dragons, hosts newly remastered episodes of his adventures with Acquisitions, Inc., as well as other live play sessions with members of the D&D team.

Link: Official Website

9. Roll Britannia

Roll Britannia

In their words: “An actual play DnD 5e comedy podcast from 5 British lads with little to no experience in dungeons or dragons. Join James (the DM), Tom (Keth Frostiron), Chip (Jeff Silverbow), Paul (Malrus Tosscoble), and Alex (Derek Normalbeard) on their pirate adventure as they explore the world of Dungeons and Dragons (but badly). NEW EPISODES WEEKLY

Link: Official Website

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10. DumpStat – Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

DumpStat - Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

In their words: “Time to roll stats and drop the Intelligence! Join hosts ARCH LICH BRILL and DOC THE FIGHTER as they delve into D&D hot topics, comedy, advice, antics, and discussion. Brill and Doc have played D&D 5E for over 10 years collectively. With DnD experience under their belt, they’re looking for ways to share their experience with new players, veteran players, dungeon masters, and others interested in the hobby. Whether you’re a newborn fighter or an experienced artificer, your new favorite DnD Podcast IS and WILL BE DumpStat!

Link: Official Website

11. Dimension 20

Dimension 20

In their words: “Brennan Lee Mulligan is your game master in FANTASY HIGH, the first season in the DIMENSION 20 roleplaying anthology! Your CH cast favorites return to take on the Aguefort Adventuring Academy, now available as an audio podcast!

Link: Official Website

12. Black Dice Society

Black Dice Society

In their words: “The Black Dice Society is an official Dungeons & Dragons stream set in the horror setting of Ravenloft. The Domains of Dread call out to six souls as they struggle to survive their journeys through the Mists. But behind it all, Darklords plot and scheme their own escape… even if it means our heroes’ doom.

Link: Official Website

13. BomBARDed

BomBARDed

In their words: “Yea! BomBARDed is an actual-play, Dungeons & Dragons podcast that follows the exploits of three bards and their musical adventures while attending Strumlott’s School for Bards. Our cast is made up of musicians (who play in the band LINDBY in real life), and we play our instruments at the table when casting our bard spells.

Once per episode, we also roll chord dice together to create a random group song that goes along with what is happening in the story. It’s loads of fun and brings our love of music, storytelling, and tabletop gaming together in one show full of bardic inspiration every other Tuesday!

Link: Official Website

14. The Adventure Zone

The Adventure Zone

In their words: “Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother, and Me have recruited their dad Clint for a campaign of high adventure. Join the McElroys as they find their fortune and slay an unconscionable number of … you know, kobolds or whatever in … The Adventure Zone…

Link: Official Website

15. D&D Minus

D&D Minus

In their words:“The actual play podcast with all the swearing and di*k jokes you’ve been waiting for”

Link: Official Website

16. Critical Hit: A Major Spoilers RPG Podcast

Critical Hit: A Major Spoilers RPG Podcast

In their words: “Listen, learn, and laugh along with the members of the Critical Hit Podcast. The continuing saga of five adventurers seeking fortune and glory in the world of Dungeons and Dragons., Urban Shadows, Fate, Pathfinder, and more. Plenty of role-playing and fun for everyone. Newbies or seasoned vets will get a kick out of this live campaign.

Link: Official Website

17. Dungeons and Daddies

Dungeons and Daddies

In their words:”A Dungeons and Dragons podcast about four dads from our world transported into a realm of high fantasy and magic and their quest to rescue their sons.

Link: Official Website

18. Godsfall

Godsfall

In their words:”Godsfall is a Dungeons and Dragons story following awakened gods as divinity and magic return to the world.

Link: Official Website

19. High Rollers DnD

High Rollers DnD

In their words: “Welcome to High Rollers, a live-play Dungeons & Dragons podcast! Join Dungeon Master Mark Hulmes and his players as they explore the world of Aerois on Europe’s biggest RPG stream! Episodes go live Mondays and Thursdays! Watch live every Sunday at 5 pm UK Time.

Link: Official Website

20. Dragon Friends

Dragon Friends

In their words: “Meet Philge the Half-Orc Barbarian, Freeze the High Elf Warlock, Halfling Rogue Bobby Pancakes, and Baston Indrirovich as they quest through the magical world of Faerun and beyond. Dragon Friends is a monthly comedy show and podcast where six Australian comedians muddle their way through a Dungeons & Dragons campaign. Heads up, it gets weird quickly.

Link: Official Website

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21. Dark Dice

Dark Dice

In their words: “Dark Dice is a horror actual-play D&D podcast that uses immersive soundscapes to create an added layer of immersion. Six travelers embark on a journey into the ruinous domain of the nameless god. They will never be the same again.”

Link: Official Website

22. Queens of Adventure

 Queens of Adventure

In their words: “Dungeons & Dragons & Drag Queens come together in original comedy adventures! Join them for a legendary journey that combines flash and fantasy, death drops and death saves, and queer friends saving the world in the shade of the great queens and old gods! Queens of Adventure is an ongoing Dungeons & Dragons story starring Seattle drag artists and special guests from the local drag & burlesque community.

Link: Official Website

23. Dungeons & Da Asians

Dungeons & Da Asians

In their words: “To celebrate Asians Represent’s nomination for Best Podcast at the 2019 ENnie Awards, here’s session zero of our upcoming D&D actual play…*Dungeons & Da’ Asians*! You’ll be introduced to Dong-Feng (Agatha), the crustacean sky soldier, W’Leed, the human pirate, and Ning (Steve), the water genasi rogue, as we prepare for our upcoming adventure through the kingdom of Xia!

Link: Official Website

24. Romancing the Dungeon

Romancing the Dungeon

In their words: “Looking for a group! Looking for love! A Softcore DnD podcast about finding that special someone in a world full of peril, monsters, and heartbreakers!

Link: Official Website

25. Taking Initiative

Taking Initiative

In their words: “A D&D 5e actual-play podcast with a bit of audio drama flair. Featured in the Wizards of the Coast “Podcasts of…” events.

Link: Official Website

26. Join The Party

Join The Party

In their words: “Join the Party is an actual play podcast with tangible worlds, genre-pushing storytelling, and collaborators who make each other laugh each week. We welcome everyone to the table, from longtime players to folks who’ve never touched a roleplaying game before. Hop into the Camp-Paign, our Monster of the Week story set in a weird and wild summer camp.

Or marathon our D&D games with Campaign 2 for a modern, sci-fi superhero game and Campaign 1 for a high fantasy story. And once a month, we release the Afterparty, where we answer your questions about the show and how we play the game. New episodes every Tuesday.

Link: Official Website

27. The End Of Time And Other Bothers

The End Of Time And Other Bothers

In their words: “An improvised fantasy roleplaying game set in the world of Alba Salix, Royal Physician. We use the Dungeon World roleplaying system and improv to weave a tale of flightless fairies, half-demons and cafeteria line workers, dystopian empires, magical waterfalls, and mysterious books. Oh, and the end of time—that’s in there somewhere too.

Link: Official Website

28. Saturday Morning D&D Show!

Saturday Morning D&D Show!

In their words: “Leveling up as Dungeon Masters!! In each episode, we discuss Dungeons and Dragons along with Table-Top RPG news. Going over games, we run and play in, learning from our victories and TPKs! Join us as our campaigns evolve over time, and we learn what it takes to be a Dungeon Master. Live on YouTube every Saturday Morning 9:00 am PST!

Link: Official Website

29. Ghostpuncher Corps

Ghostpuncher Corps

In their words: “A team of adventurers is tasked by Lucifer herself to track down errant demons and undead souls and return them to the underworld where they belong. Crafted using the framework of tabletop roleplaying and set to a bangin’ soundtrack, GPC is unlike anything else on your podcast player.

Link: Official Website

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30. 20 Sided Stories

20 Sided Stories

In their words: “They are a bunch of actor-friends diving into your favorite worlds and genres with a mission to create immersive, unscripted audio stories in 20 episodes or less. They use tabletop RPGs—and a variety of guests—to keep us on our toes, allowing every dice roll to completely change the direction of the story.

The sound design is unparalleled, the comedy is side-splitting, and the game rules are original and easy to follow. Every series of this anthology is completely unrelated, so pick one that speaks to you and press play!

Link: Official Website

31. Very Random Encounters: Chaotic Improv Actual Play

Very Random Encounters: Chaotic Improv Actual Play

In their words: “A show where they play pen-and-paper RPGs in which they randomly determine as many things as is possible, including characters, villains, names, places, and other weirder stuff!

It all comes together to be a very random encounter. They are an actual play roleplaying game podcast by four friends who love the challenge of telling a story whose details are all prompted by random rolls.
You can start with the first episode in any given season.

Link: Official Website

32. Heart Beats

Heart Beats

In their words: “Heart Beats Cast is an actual play podcast. We play a heavily homebrewed version of Ryuutama set in the world of ‘Runorah’ (Rune-Or-Ah), created by The Storyteller and Game Master Xander.

Heart Beats explores the concept of normal people in an extraordinary world. We follow our players living their new lives in the town of Heartbeats, a small town in this wondrous fantasy world. There is no dragon slaying or many dungeons, but that is not to say there won’t be any fantastical adventures in the town of Heartbeats! 

Link: Official Website

33.  The Titans of All’Terra

The Titans of All'Terra

In their words: “Jump into a classic fantasy story set in the original world of All’Terra, and told through the collaborative story structure of 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons! Join Josh, our Dungeon Master, as he leads four unlikely heroes on an adventure that will change their lives and might even save the world!

The Party: Joan Stormcrown, a human cleric of the grey god, played by Kelsey. Dalfin Mugwart, a halfling monk, played by Ricky. Winnie Dumplekin, a gnome evocation wizard, played by Erin. Relnor Windhelm, a human fighter/member of Lestraad’s Navy, played by Eric.

Link: Official Website

34. Venture Maidens

Venture Maidens

In their words: “Five years ago, a group of lifelong friends fumbled their way through tech troubles to produce a show that now boasts millions of downloads and thousands of listeners across the globe.

At the heart of Venture Maidens is a homebrew 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign brought to life as a bi-weekly live stream and podcast. However, somewhere along the way, Venture Maidens became so much bigger than just one show. The venturers are a passionate gaming community who champions friendship and creativity in all things.

The stories we tell both on and off the table are fun, fearless, and unapologetically human.

Link: Official Website

35. Dumbgeons & Dragons

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In their words: “An improvised actual play podcast where 4 best friends come together to tell tales of battling monsters, saving the world, and building community.

Link: Official Website

36. The Unexpectables

The Unexpectables

In their words: “Follow the travels and tribulations of Task the Kobold Ranger, Greckles the Kenku Rogue, Panic the Tiefling Bard, and Borky the Orc Barbarian as they traverse the dangerous and mysterious lands of Alivast, and the Capital City that hosts a bungle of characters, magic, and villains.

Link: Official Website

37. The Broadswords

The Broadswords

In their words: “Rashemen is a land steeped in superstition, ruled by witches, and entrenched in snow. Berserkers reign, and spirits roam the frozen wastes. Yllairies, Keilah, and Mépris all have their own reasons for journeying north, but they soon find they have something in common—they are pawns in a divine plot. Join the broads as they unravel the mysteries of Rashemen. The Broadswords is a non-binary and women-led actual play D&D podcast.

Link: Official Website

38. Dames and Dragons

Dames and Dragons

In their words: “Dames & Dragons is a comedy D&D actual play podcast with a detailed original setting, lots of stupid jokes, a mystery or two, and some fumbling attempts at heroism. Join our cast of teen Guardians as they protect their Goddess from monsters, traps, social awkwardness, bread mold, and murderous ancient deities—among other things. Updates every other Thursday! www.damesanddragons.com

Link: Official Website

39. d20 Dames

d20 Dames

In their words: “d20 Dames is a storytelling podcast powered by Dungeons & Dragons. Every other week a group of four daring friends comes together to solve mysteries, befriend monsters, and explore a fantastic realm.

Link: Official Website

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40. The Dice Girls

The Dice Girls

In their words: “We are 4 goofball women getting together to play D&D for the first time ever — so there’s bound to be some misadventure!

Link: Official Website

41. Dungeons, Dice & Everything Nice

Dungeons, Dice & Everything Nice

In their words: “Dungeons, Dice, & Everything Nice is a Dungeons and Dragons (5e) podcast made by your best friends. We’ve got Gobliritas, needless sacrifices, and a lot of Butcher Shop workplace dynamics.

Link: Official Website

42. Fate of Isen

Fate of Isen

In their words: “Fate of Isen is a Dungeons & Dragons actual-play podcast from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Join the quest as unlikely heroes fumble their way through saving the world of Isen from evil empires, demons, monsters, and more! We are very proud to be part of the Kiwi RPG community.

Link: Official Website

43. Mythic Thunderlute – A D&D Podcast Musical

Mythic Thunderlute - A D&D Podcast Musical

In their words: “Professional actors and musicians- Jake, Lillian, Michael, Steve, and Leigha- play a tightly-edited Dungeons and Dragons campaign. After the record, they add sound effects, underscoring, and full-fledged musical numbers!

Link: Official Website

44. Dice Paper Role

Dice Paper Role

In their words: “Dice Paper Role is a Dungeons and Dragons comedy adventure. Created in 2017 by five Australian mates playing the fifth edition, DPR is an actual play podcast with original stories, beautiful artwork, bespoke music, and evocative sound effects.

With over 100 episodes, you can start from the beginning, jump into one of our one-shot games (recorded live at Australia’s biggest comedy festivals), or hear our unique take on Wizards of the Coast’s ‘Curse of Strahd’ adventure. There will be trolls and lols aplenty in this improvised fantasy world. 

Link: Official Website

45. Gunpowder, Treason, No Plot

Gunpowder, Treason, No Plot

In their words: “GTNP is a weekly homebrew actual-play 5th edition D&D podcast written and recorded in the UK. Our campaign focuses on truly macabre tales of terrifying gods, power-hungry mortals, and depraved cultists, where heroes are few are far between and madness is merely one failed roll away.

Drawing on the Cthulhu mythos mixed with a high-magic fantasy world on the cusp of technological advancement, we hope to create a unique setting with a little something for everyone.

Link: Official Website

46. The Night Shift

The Night Shift

In their words: “The Night Shift is a real play D&D Podcast featuring the best cast and the worst characters. An acclaimed young adult author, a radio DJ, a food network star, and an LSU football player get together to play Dungeons and Dragons.

Link: Official Website

47. Lads on Tour Podcast

Lads on Tour Podcast

In their words: “A D&D podcast about a stag do at the end of the world.

Link: Official Website

48. Dumb-Dumbs & Dragons

Dumb-Dumbs & Dragons

In their words: “Dumb-Dumbs & Dragons is a Dumb-Dumbs & Dice podcast where improvisers who’ve never roleplayed before journeying into the world of Dungeons & Dragons. The show is hosted by our dungeon master, Tom McGee (@mcgeetd), and our regular players: the sneaky Tyler Hewitt (@Tyler_Hewitt), the brilliant Laura Hamstra (@elhamstring), and the flatulent Ryan LaPlante (@theryanlaplante).

With special guest comedians joining us on our journey, follow our heroes as they begin their adventures!

Link: Official Website

49. BasementRPG

BasementRPG

In their words: “BasementRPG is an unnecessary Dungeons and Dragons podcast. Season 1 is currently following Bertha’s Brigade through Storm King’s Thunder, and Season 2 is just starting out in Tomb of Annihilation.

Link: Official Website

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50. We Speak Common

We Speak Common

In their words: “Welcome to We Speak Common – a podcast network about Dungeons and Dragons. Discover the world of D&D and learn alongside people just like you. Join this community of like-minded people and trade game tales, rules, and tips to enjoy D&D even more. Discovery new mechanics and storytelling techniques through our 3 core show ,Tinker’s Toolbox, Table Fables and Legends & Lore, and many other shows along the way.

Link: Official Website

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