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Plot Hooks is a podcast focused on the arts of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier roleplaying game, Dungeons & Dragons. We seek to highlight ways that dungeon masters and players alike can craft immersive narratives in their home campaigns.

Plot Hooks is a podcast focused on the arts of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier roleplaying game, Dungeons & Dragons. We seek to highlight ways that dungeon masters and players alike can craft immersive narratives in their home campaigns.

Location:

United States

Description:

Plot Hooks is a podcast focused on the arts of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier roleplaying game, Dungeons & Dragons. We seek to highlight ways that dungeon masters and players alike can craft immersive narratives in their home campaigns.

Twitter:

@plothooks

Language:

English

Contact:

9197499691


Episodes

PH 57 - Life Doesn't Care about Your Level

4/10/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today in the Prime Material, Samuel considers the disconnect between how the challenges of real life come at us regardless of “what level” we’re at, while in TTRPGs the challenges are geared for our level specifically. In The Wilds segment, the weretiger! And in The Tavern, what would you do if the party participated in a...

Duration:00:35:42

PH 56 - Folk of the Feywild

4/3/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today in the Prime Material, Samuel looks at the latest Unearthed Arcana supplement - Folk of the Feywild - and talks storytelling with these incredible new races! In The Wilds segment, the hippogriff! And in The Tavern, what would you do if actions in the Feywild caused things to happen in the Material Plane? DISASTER...

Duration:00:44:25

PH 55 - Consequences, not Punishment

3/20/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today in the Prime Material, Samuel looks at the contrast between consequences and punishments from the DM perspective, and how understanding the nuance can help us have better play experiences and tell better stories. In The Wilds segment, the carrion crawler! And in The Tavern, what would you do if a creature needed something...

Duration:00:32:35

PH 54 - Disaster Hamsters

3/13/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today, in a special episode, we preview Disaster Hamsters - Plot Hooks' new DM's Guild supplement which launches on March 14, 2021. Thanks so much to the entire team which made it happen: StarShinobi (@StarShinobi), Ken (@KenHartWriter), Holly (@ManateeTartan), Nick (@NickPlaysDnD), and Direquest (@direquest on Instagram)! We...

Duration:00:12:28

PH 53 - Nautical Storytelling with David Tilstra

3/6/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today, I'm joined by David Tilstra, the DM for the nautical actual play From Afar Podcast! Together we dive into the waters of roleplaying on the ocean for today's show! In the Prime Material, we look at nautical storytelling in general, along with its challenges! In The Wilds, the classic and epic sea-faring foe: the Sahuagin!...

Duration:01:04:57

PH 52 - Crafting A Satisfying Endgame

2/27/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today in the Prime Material, I look at crafting a satisfying ending to our campaigns, using the lens of two popular movies to frame our conversation on this vital storytelling topic! In The Wilds segment, the rust monster! And in The Tavern, what would you if that pet you picked up was a familiar? Disaster Hamsters is getting...

Duration:00:29:51

PH 51 - Ximena De Ariño and Morras y Dragones

2/20/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today in the Prime Material, I'm joined by the amazing Ximena De Ariño of Morras y Dragones! We hit on subjects such as linguistic discrimination, storytelling within another cultural context, and lots of goofiness along the way! In The Wilds segment, the ochre jelly! And in The Tavern, what would you if an alchemist is...

Duration:00:48:26

PH 50 - Handling Disabilities Well with Holly

2/13/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today in the Prime Material, I'm joined by the amazing Holly - otherwise known as Tartan Manatee - to discuss handling disabilities well in our stories. In The Wilds segment, the wyvern! And in The Tavern, what would you if a dungeon wasn't what you thought it was? Be sure to follow Holly on Twitter, @ManateeTartan! She's on...

Duration:00:59:06

PH 49 - Why There's No Formula for Playing TTRPGs

2/6/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today in the Prime Material, we look at why there is no formula for playing TTRPGs and why that is important. In The Wilds segment, the roc! And in The Tavern, what would you if something died of old age? Disaster Hamsters is getting so close to releasing! We can't wait! In the meantime, check out Oath of Destiny, live on the...

Duration:00:30:52

PH 48 - Storytelling with Ashley Warren

1/30/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today, the amazing Ashley Warren joins the show to take a deep dive into storytelling in the Prime Material! In The Wilds segment, Ashley's favorite critter, the imp! And in The Tavern, what would you if you rolled back time? Be sure to check out Ashley's work! Check out Scribemind for more information, or follow her on...

Duration:00:57:21

PH 47 - Way of Mercy Monk

1/16/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today, we explore storytelling with the Way of Mercy monk subclass out of Tasha's Cauldron of Everything in the Prime Material! In The Wilds segment, straight out of Exandria, the gloomstalker! And in The Tavern, what would you if there was a meteor strike? Be sure to check out our Patreon! You can find our supplements there,...

Duration:00:40:02

PH 46 - Differentiating Our Worlds

1/9/2021
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. Today is our anniversary episode! One year of Plot Hooks content! Thanks so much for your support with all our content this past year! For today's show, we look at making our roleplaying settings and worlds unique in the Prime Material! In The Wilds segment, the deep gnomes! And in The Tavern, what would you if you encountered...

Duration:00:32:16

PH 45 - The Far Realm

12/19/2020
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. We travel far from the Prime Material today in our main topic, as we delve into storytelling with the Far Realm! In The Wilds segment, the grell! And in The Tavern, what would you do at the holidays? Be sure to check out our Patreon! You can find our supplements there, including The Ihmeset Race and The Menagerie - and the...

Duration:00:40:51

PH 44 - Creating Iconic NPCs

12/12/2020
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. We discuss creating iconic NPCs in today's Prime Material! In The Wilds segment, we look at one of the most iconic creatures in DnD, the blue dragon! And in The Tavern, what would you do if the party became iconic? Be sure to check out our Patreon! You can find our supplements there, including The Ihmeset Race and The...

Duration:00:36:31

PH 43 - Circle of Wildfire Druid

12/5/2020
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. In today's Prime Material, we look at the new druid subclass from Tasha's Cauldron of Everything, the Circle of Wildfire! In The Wilds segment, we continue the fire theme with salamanders! And in The Tavern, what would you do if a volcano was about to erupt? Our brand new DMs Guild supplement, Oath of Destiny, is live! So...

Duration:00:37:42

PH 42 - Thanksgiving

11/28/2020
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. On today's special episode, Plot Hooks and 10 other content creators share what we're thankful for in TTRPGs! A big thanks to Luna from Shared Experience, Mike from the Plot Hooks team and the gaming stream Wolfleader9067, Nick from Know Your Roll, Patch from Discount Dungeons, Benjamin from Lawful Great Adventures, David from...

Duration:00:18:39

PH 41 - Jay Annelli on Ravnica and Theros

11/21/2020
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. In today's Prime Material, I'm joined by the amazing Jay Annelli of The Vorthos Cast to talk about the settings of Ravnica and Theros! In The Wilds segment, we look at the Izzet guild leader, Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind! And in The Tavern, what would you do if you met the Wanderer? Our brand new DMs Guild supplement, Oath of...

Duration:01:06:37

PHA 4-4 - You Ooze, You Lose

11/18/2020
Hey everyone, it’s Samuel! And welcome back to the 4th and final part of 4th session of Plot Hooks: Adventures, brought to you by Plot Hooks! This show brings you along as fantastic creators in the TTRPG space, other members of the Plot Hooks team, and our Patrons play through one-shot adventures set in the official Plot Hooks world, Khariq! If you’d like to get involved, head over to Patreon.com/PlotHooks, where you can impact future Plot Hooks: Adventures sessions, get access to the full...

Duration:00:53:33

PH 40 - The Shadowfell

11/14/2020
Hey everyone! Welcome to Plot Hooks, the podcast where we explore the art of narrative and collaborative storytelling in the world's premier RPG, Dungeons & Dragons. In today's Prime Material, we look at the twisted reflection of the Material Plane, the Shadowfell. In The Wilds segment, the sorrowsworn! And in The Tavern, what would you do if the Shadowfell and the Feywild began to bleed together? Our brand new DMs Guild supplement, Oath of Destiny, will go live soon! So excited to share...

Duration:00:37:03

PHA 4-3 - Global Concerns

11/11/2020
Hey everyone, it’s Samuel! And welcome back to the 3rd part of 4th session of Plot Hooks: Adventures, brought to you by Plot Hooks! This show brings you along as fantastic creators in the TTRPG space, other members of the Plot Hooks team, and our Patrons play through one-shot adventures set in the official Plot Hooks world, Khariq! If you’d like to get involved, head over to Patreon.com/PlotHooks, where you can impact future Plot Hooks: Adventures sessions, get access to the full episode...

Duration:00:59:06