DnD Blogs, Vlogs, and Pods

The Best DnD Advice From Around the Web

Playing with your own group is great, but sometimes you might want to take a peek at how other groups are playing. Maybe you need advice on where to take your campaign or have a question about a specific rule. We've gathered up the best DnD resources the internet has to offer. Check out blogs for advice and streams & podcasts for entertainment and inspiration.

DnD Blogs - The Best From Around the Web

We're far from the only DnD blog online offering advice. We've curated some of the best DnD blogs on the internet. If you can't find what you're looking for in our content, one of these great resources is sure to have something for you!

DnD Blog Archive

The Monsters Know What They’re Doing Ready to Use Tactics for D D 5E

The Monsters Know What They're Doing

Combat tactics for Dungeon Masters

Dungeon Solvers

Dungeon Solvers

A blog about D&D 5e and other RPGs.

Spilled Ale Studios

Spilled Ale Studios

Tabletop RPG Publishing & Blogging

D&D Adventurers League - Blog

D&D Adventures League Blog

Reviews the additions to the D&D Adventures League

The id DM

The Id DM

Advice for running D&D, 4th edition

arcane eye

Arcane Eye

Blog for DMs and Players for D&D 5th edition



TTRPG News and Resources

Sly Flourish

Sly Flourish

Articles, tools, and tips for Dungeon Masters

Kobold Press

Kobold Press

An American game company that produces role-playing games and game supplements

The Rambling GM

The Rambling GM

Runner of games, teller of stories

D&D Duet

D&D Duet

Resources for running two-person D&D games

dm david

DM David

D&D design, advice, rules, and inspiration

The Angry GM

The Angry GM

Advice for players and dungeon masters

Goblin Gaming Blog

Goblin Gaming

Tabletop News



Tabletop RPG News & Resources

Thought Eater

Thought Eater

D&D 5e blog

The Newbie DM

The Newbie DM

An Ennie Nominated D&D Blog & Podcast. Home of tutorials, advice, and downloads for new DMs.

The Friendly Bards Companion to D&D

The Friendly Bard's Companion to D&D

A companion for running D&D



Daily TTRPG content


POC Gamer

Blog all about science fiction and fantasy, across all platforms and media types, as seen from the perspective of a POC. 

Vlogs and Channels

These veterans of TTRPGs have advice that comes from years of experience. Check out their posts for ideas, strategies, and inspiration for your own campaign.

DM Advice


How to be a Great Game Master

Advice on how to be a great game master


Matt Mercer

Advice on running the game from the DM of Critical Role


Web DM

Weekly videos for Players and Dungeon Masters


The DM Lair

Information and resources to help dungeon masters


Role Play Chat

Information and resources for dungeon masters and players


Matthew Colville

Advice on running the game from a writer and video game designer


Kobold Guide to Gamemastering

Kobold Press Twitch Channel


RPG Research

Studies on the aspects of participation in role-playing games.


Forgotten Realms History

Covers the Lore of Forgotten Realms



Advice on running the game from a video editor, voice actor, screenplay writer, and short story editor



Discusses various aspects of the game


Demystifying DMing

Videos to help new DMs


The DM Vault

DM Advice

Animated Guides


Zee Bashew

Easy to understand Animated D&D tutorials for new and seasoned players


JoCat - A Crap Guide to D&D

Guide series from a graphic designer, illustrator, and hobbyist animator

Map Making Tutorials


2-Minute Table Top

Tutorials for set pieces and props



Hub for tabletop role playing games and fantasy maps

Terrain and Miniatures


Black Magic Craft

Building terrain for tabletop RPGs


Miguel Zavala

Creating 3D printable minis


Game Gear Master

Building terrain for tabletop RPGs


Jasmin MedievalMinis

Crafting and painting bespoke miniatures for D&D


Qyjari's Curious Crafts

Craft building for tabletop RPGs


Crafts and Minis

Minis and terrain

Live Games and Animated Campaign Stories


Dingo Doodles

Electric Bunny Comics creator telling stories about D&D


Girls Guts Glory

When you dress up and play Dungeons and Dragons with your girlfriends

DnD Twitch Streams

Can't get enough DnD? Check out these Twitch streams of DnD actual plays and discussions about rules, lore, and everything else. Check each page for their streaming schedules.


Critical Role

Nerdy-ass voice actors play Dungeons and Dragons.


The Chain

MCDM D&D actual play


Welcome to Tremahia

Weekly actual play stream of D&D


DnD Official

The official DnD Twitch Stream


Web DM

Crafting original D&D content


Proficiency Bonus

A live D&D Twitch Stream



The Twitch Stream for DnD Beyond.


High Rollers

D&D every Sunday 5pm UK live

DnD Podcasts

Don't have time to watch a stream or live play? Check out these podcasts for when you want to listen to some DnD on the go. Whether it's actual play or discussions about rule or lore, you'll find it here. Know about a podcast that's not here? Let us know!

Critical Role

Nerdy-ass voice actors play Dungeons and Dragons.

The Adventure Zone

The siblings from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad for a campaign of high adventure.


A musical Dungeons & Dragons adventure.

Matt Colville

MCDM presents: Running The Game

The Dungeoncast

All things D&D including lore, game mechanics, and creative concepts. 

West of the Wood

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast. 

You Meet In A Tavern

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast. 

CSI: Neverwinter

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast. 

What's Your Damage?

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast. 

Pretending With Dice

Tabletop RPG/Gaming Actual-Play Podcast

Hit Dice

A real play, 5th edition podcast

Dungeon Hole

An actual play D&D podcast

The World Forge

A comedy podcast

Not Quite Heroes

A D&D5e podcast

DM's Deep Dive

A D&D podcast where Mike Shea chats with fellow DMs

Total Party Thrill

An ENnie-nominated RPG discussion podcast

Fate and the Fablemaidens

An actual play podcast

Role Play Chat

Discussions about role play

Late and Legends

Join Josh, Jon, Benn, and Brendan as they enter the Borough of Renlan.

Dragon Talk

The official Dungeons & Dragons Podcast.

Critical Fayle

Join the Goons as they adventure through Barovia.

Behold Her

A monthly show that spotlights inspiring women in tabletop gaming, hosted and produced by Lysa Penrose.

Flintlocks & Fireballs

Follow the adventures of three would-be privateers across the shores of a Napoleonic world

Dice Nights

A couple friends talk about D&D and occasionally pretend to be a Lich and a Beholder running a talk show.

Not Another D&D Podcast

Three unlikely adventurers attempt to right the wrongs caused by a party of legendary heroes who screwed up the world while trying to save it.

The Broadswords

An all-women actual play DnD podcast.

How Friends Roll

A beginner friendly Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition actual play podcast

The Chimera

An actual play podcast in which old friends get together to tell strange stories.

Infinite Deer

A comedy D&D podcast

Penance RPG

An actual play RPG podcast

On World Building

A podcast about world building

Dungeon Chatter

Discusses different aspects of RPG play and design

D&D Debrief

Actual play D&D

Dames & Dragons

Actual play D&D

Venture Maidens

Actual play D&D

Escapism or Bust!

A D&D 5e Podcast

Tales of Swordfall

A D&D 5e actual play podcast

20 Sided Adventures

A D&D 5e actual play podcast

Roll Like a Girl

A D&D 5e actual play podcast

Join The Party

A collaborative storytelling and role playing podcast

High Rollers

A live-play Dungeons & Dragons podcast

I Am Hear

A podcast that features interviews with people active in the RPG community around the world.

Detentions & Dragons

A podcast about running D&D with students at school.

Shining Kingdom

A Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition improv adventure

Death Saving Bros

A roleplaying podcast focused on creative storytelling and brought to life through irreverent humor.

Friday Knights

A weekly fifth edition Dungeons and Dragons real play adventure. 

Crit Academy

A podcast with new and reusable material for both players and DMs.

Chaotic Adequate

Sword and Sorcery meets postmodern comedy in podcast form

Swordcast Adventures

An actual play 5e D&D podcast

The Stubborn Heroes

An actual play 5e D&D podcast

Shocking Gasp

A serialized actual play D&D 5e podcast

Of Dice and Dens

An actual play D&D podcast

Table Top Babble

An RPG advice, news, reviews, and interviews show that discusses the latest trends

Monsters and Multiclass

Discussion based D&D podcast

Filling in the Gaps

A weekly session building podcast for DM’s, by DM’s.

The Dice Girls

A D&D podcast

Rise of the Demigods

A 5e D&D actual play podcast

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