Sidekicks & Sidequests

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

117 episodes of Sidekicks & Sidequests since the first episode, which aired on February 19th, 2020.

  • Episode 109 - Parleys at the Platter #1: Sports, Athletics, and D&D

    August 10th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 30 mins

    The first of its kind, Parleys at the Platter is a quarterly, special program which seeks to bring previous guests together who share a similar field of expertise or passion. For our inaugural episode, I invited Travis Frederick, Johnny Stanton IV, and Joshua Simons together to talk about the intersection between the sports world and the arts world.

  • Episode 110 - Patron's Pub Night 2: Electric Boogaloo

    August 16th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 3 mins

    Another bonus episode!?! That's right, we have two of our dedicated Patreon Patrons in the Levitating Platter: Katie "Goblinkatie" Downey & Anson Jablinski! Our longest conversation TO DATE on this podcast, but it's worth it! Join us for this Q&A, discussion, reflection, and check-in on how "Sidekicks & Sidequests" is doing!

  • Episode 111 - Proserpina the Archfey

    August 23rd, 2023  |  Season 4  |  51 mins 6 secs

    We return to the table of Nolan Paige and roll the dice to create an archfey named Proserpina. A powerful fey creature utilizing a disguise of an elven teen version of herself to be a market barker/coupon book promoter for this city undergoing a Steampunk/Industrial Revolution. She wants to steer these people in the right direction, and she needs your help to clean up a contaminated fountain at the source of pollution.

  • Episode 112 - Levity Butterleaf the Common Tongue Teacher

    September 6th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 14 mins

    We return to the table of Leigha Murray and roll the dice to create Levity Butterleaf. She is a human woman turned dhampir, a half-vampire hunter of supernatural creatures that operates as a Common Tongue Teacher during the day. But when word reaches her that her sire, Magnus, is in the area, see needs the help of some heroes to capture him...ALIVE.

  • Episode 113 - Sandrine and the Sunset

    September 20th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 27 mins

    We join the table of Adam Bradford to create a modified construct commoner named Sandrine that is a fishmonger! Aboard the vessel, The Sunset, Sandrine lives a simple life being the best fisherman in this area. He's heard rumor of a legendary catch, and he needs the players to help get him there and tackle the challenges!

  • Episode 114 - Creation, Morality, Chaos, Love, and Death

    October 4th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 3 mins

    We join the table of the Five Sided Fates: Astrid, KC, Jeri, Alyssa, and Ola! The Five Sided Fates decided to introduce us to NPCs and a sidequest based around their personas as Aspects of Fate. Is your party ready to have your Fate tested?

  • Episode 115 - Daisy and The Crescent's Edge

    October 18th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 35 mins

    We join the table of Scxrlet64 to create a teenage silver dragon named Daisy! As a "Trust Fund Baby", she's going to wizard boarding school, being a social influencer for charity, and building up her own horde of gold, magic, and religious artifacts. When she learns the truth about her headmaster, she needs the help of adventurers to go and retrieve the only weapon that can kill him: The Crescent's Edge!

  • Episode 116 - Gggggg (Gargle Noises)

    November 1st, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 17 mins

    We join the table of Kiki Hayden to create a druid (an archfey?) that's named [insert gargle noises]! She is a kenku that has made a Vow of Veganism of vital importance to her and her family. However, she has two feuding daughters stockpiling weapons, and she needs your help to resolve the dispute nonviolently...lest your magic items all become buckets and farming tools!

  • Episode 117 - Orjid Dragrax the Dragonborn Fairy Hunter

    November 15th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 10 mins

    We return to the table of Jacob Prince and import a BG3 character (plus roll the dice) to create Orjid Dragrax. He is an elder black-and-red dragonborn sorcerer who is on the hunt for all manner of fey creatures. You can always find him in your local area, trying to keep these types of creatures at bay. Help him in his endeavors and you will be rewarded!