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Detentions and Dragons

Block Party Podcast Network

Welcome to Detentions and Dragons, a podcast dedicated to introducing Dungeons and Dragons into the classroom experience! Not a teacher? Don't worry! Hosts Josh and Matt are confident that new players, new Dungeon Masters, and fans of Dungeons and Dragons will find this enjoyable and informative as well! Podcast updates biweekly weekly. We are off during the summer! Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network!!

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02/20/23 • 44 min

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about the improvised actions in combat. They discuss what improvised actions are, when and why a player might use them, and how a DM can fairly and collaboratively integrate these into the story. And of course, Matt and Josh demo improvised actions through semi-scripted role play.

Did these two teachers help successfully add more improv to your game ? Then help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

Music provided by Komiku.

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02/20/23 • 44 min

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02/06/23 • 44 min

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about the other combat actions. Characters can cast spells and make melee attacks, but those aren't the only ways they can participate in battle They discuss the basics of actions like dodge and disengage, why a player might use them, and demo these actions magic through semi-scripted role play.

Did these two teachers help you vary up your combat verbs? Then help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

Music provided by Komiku.

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku

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02/06/23 • 44 min

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01/09/23 • 43 min

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about the basics of using magic combat. They discuss the basics of spells, the requirements of spell casting, and demo combat magic through roll play.

Did these two teachers help you cast your next great spell? Then help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

Music provided by Komiku.

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku

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01/09/23 • 43 min

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12/25/22 • 38 min

The holiday tradition returns once more! To celebrate the holiday season, Matt gives Josh the present he wants most in life: a chance to talk about fun stories from his D&D games. Listen as Josh and Matt ramble on and embellish their stories and inside jokes from their personal campaigns around the fireplace!

Music: Brother Christmas by Lemon Yellow Hayes (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lemon_Yellow_Hayes/)

Fireplace Sound Effects: hansende (https://freesound.org/people/hansende/sounds/263994/)

Happy Holidays!! And thank you for all of your support throughout the year!

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12/25/22 • 38 min

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12/05/22 • 34 min

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about the basics of combat. They discuss how set up combat, roll for initiative, and the demo through roll play some basic combat.

Did these two teachers help you roll above your opponents armor class? Then help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

Music provided by Komiku.

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku

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12/05/22 • 34 min

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11/14/22 • 34 min

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about how to do an ability check. They discuss what an ability check is and then role model ability checks in a mini-session of D&D.

Did these two teachers help you pass your ability check? Then help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

Atmospheric town audio provided by Tabletop Audio.

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Music provided by Komiku.

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11/14/22 • 34 min

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10/31/22 • 51 min

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about how to fill out a character sheet. They discuss what needs to be considered before making a character and then take a step-by-step approach to filling out the stats and abilities portion of the aforementioned character sheet.

This is a great tutorial for new players! It also provides a model for experienced Dungeon Masters looking to help rookie players with character building at their own table.

Did these two teachers teach you how to make your first character? Then help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

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10/31/22 • 51 min

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10/17/22 • 44 min

On this special crossover lesson, Matt and Josh join Neal on the Dungeon Master's Block podcast to interview Senior Brand Manager of D&D and Co-host of the Dragon Talk podcast Shelly Mazzanoble and veteran teacher Kade Well. The topic of this interview: Bringing D&D into Education!

Checkout this link for more D&D education resources from Wizards of the Coast here:

https://dnd.wizards.com/resources/educators

You can find Shelly Mazzanoble on Twitter @shellymoo

You can find Kade Wells' YouTube Channel here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIXU_T8F8qtsz4q5M2b5SUQ

Did this interview inspire you to bring D&D into your school?

Then please rate and subscribe to Detentions and Dragons! Or help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

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10/17/22 • 44 min

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10/03/22 • 23 min

Detentions and Dragons is back and ready to kickoff their 6th season of the podcast!

Josh and Matt have always focused on making D&D fun and accessible for new players and new teacher DMs. However, at the start of the 6th year of the podcast, they thought they would start the new season by establishing a theme.

That theme: Roll Models!

Specifically, this season's lessons will focus on three major topics:

1. Modeling actual D&D play.

2. Reviewing model modules and materials.

3. Interviewing role models in the community.

On this lesson, they also talk about how to get the ball rolling on at the beginning of a new campaign!

Did these back-to-school mentors help motivate you for the new year? Help them out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

Additional Music in this Lesson's Podcast:

Music by Komiku

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10/03/22 • 23 min

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03/13/23 • 43 min

On this lesson of Detentions and Dragons, Josh and Matt talk about bonus actions in combat. They discuss what bonus actions are, when and why a player might use them, and demonstrate bonus actions through semi-scripted role play.

Did these two teachers help successfully add a bonus to your next D&D game? Then help Josh and Matt out by recommending Detentions and Dragons to a friend, teacher, or student. New listeners are the best way to help us grow as a podcast. Thanks again for all of your support!

Detentions and Dragons is a proud member of the Block Party Podcast Network! Check out our show and other great D&D and gaming podcast at https://www.blockpartypodcastnetwork.com/ or where ever you download podcasts!

Music provided by Komiku.

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku

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03/13/23 • 43 min

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FAQ

How many episodes does Detentions and Dragons have?

Detentions and Dragons currently has 177 episodes available.

What topics does Detentions and Dragons cover?

The podcast is about Dnd, Leisure, Hobbies, Teaching, Games, School, Gaming, Podcasts and Education.

What is the most popular episode on Detentions and Dragons?

The episode title 'Lesson # 170 - Roll Modeling: Improvised Actions and Dragons' is the most popular.

What is the average episode length on Detentions and Dragons?

The average episode length on Detentions and Dragons is 39 minutes.

How often are episodes of Detentions and Dragons released?

Episodes of Detentions and Dragons are typically released every 7 days.

When was the first episode of Detentions and Dragons?

The first episode of Detentions and Dragons was released on Sep 4, 2017.

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