Sidekicks & Sidequests

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 073 - Boris the Belare Boat Captain

    April 6th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  49 mins 1 sec

    We join the table of Brianna Jean and roll the dice to create Boris. Taking a departure from medieval fantasy, we create our first space NPC! Boris is a Belare or space angel (being made of energy inside a suit). Captain of his own vessel, his rambunctious offspring wants to go off and be an adventurer. Will the promise of adventure with a ride-along be worth the credits and discounts?

  • Episode 074 - Jack Splash & Wayne, Underdark Tax Collectors

    April 20th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 11 mins

    We join the table of Gary Barker and roll the dice to create Jack Splash & Wayne. We RETURN to Fantasyland in an unlikely pair of tax collectors and protection for Freetown in the Underdark: Jack Splash, an albino manticore covered in paint splashes for intimidation and his boss, Wayne, a grimlock with the gift of gab. Each NPC offers you wildly different sidequests with even weirder results, depending on failure or success...

  • Episode 075 - Amelia the Bullywug, Enchanted Pest Control

    May 4th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 5 secs

    We return to the table of Patrick Kolb and roll the dice to create Amelia. Driven by knowledge, this humble bullywug seeks to become a master of the enchanted pest control guild that she works for. Amelia is currently dealing with an infestation, and she could really use your help bringing balance back to your local area.

  • Episode 076 - Daneel the Koalinth Theologian

    May 18th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 13 secs

    We join the table of FyreWriter and roll the dice to create Daneel. A teenage theologian, she is consumed by her desire to study her mysterious deity and complete her pilgrimage. However, this koalinth (sea hobgoblin) has some unique problems that prevent her from getting a book back from a fellow follower.

  • Episode 077 - Sahara the Werewolf Blacksmith

    June 1st, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 16 mins

    We join the table of Joshua Simons and roll the dice to create Sahara. Receiving our inspiration from "The Far Side", we create a dragonborn blacksmith, who some might say is a misanthrope based on their slick nature, but really, they are a lycanthrope. But with a heart forged in the fires of life, Sahara cares for their community and needs your help with fulfilling either possible sidequest they offer.

  • Episode 078 - The Collector, Legendary Gentleman Thief

    June 15th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  45 mins 46 secs

    We return to the table of Daniel Silver, who shares another NPC of his creation: a smooth-talking swindler with debonair savoir-faire, simply known by his calling card "The Collector". This gentleman thief has resources, skill, and finesse to pull off daring heists and legendary capers. The fact that your party stumbled upon this mythic moonlighter means that infiltrating the BBEG HQ just got a lot more interesting...

  • Episode 079 - Arianna the Bardic Skeleton

    June 29th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  50 mins 7 secs

    We return to the table of Katie Ruvalcaba and roll the dice to create Arianna. In life, she was a legendary bard of well renown. In death, she serves Pete the Necromancer, trying to recover seven fabled rings. Will your party follow the tip and take a trip to some nearby crypt to resurrect a skeleton?

  • Episode 080 - Professor Hank the Emerald Poet

    July 13th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  51 mins 10 secs

    We return to the table of Brady Effler and roll the dice to create Professor Hank. No, not the blue-furred X-Men, but an adult emerald dragon! However, he is an educator with enthusiasm for poetry and a past history most intense. Luckily, Professor Hank needs your help protecting some scrolls and books of ancient poets from "rats in a basement"...

  • Episode 081 - Gertrude the High Elf Scribe

    July 27th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  38 mins 56 secs

    We join the table of Fenway Jones and roll the dice to create Gertrude. Young (for a high elf), ambitious, ready for adventure -- but stuck being the scribe of a famous bard, ghostwriting his epic life's story. Recently, the bard's latest exploit left out a crucial detail: the fate of an animal handler in the employ of a lord and his eccentric petting zoo!

  • Episode 082 - Layla & Rebethany, Couatl Bandits

    August 10th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 3 mins

    We join the table of Claire Sullivan & Michaelie Love to roll the dice to create a mirrored pair of Couatls! Drawing inspiration from Robin Hood, there is a mysterious origin story and usurping of power that has these serpentine guardians living as outlaws and bandits. They need the help of your adventuring party to infiltrate the nearby enemy camp to steal their plans and prevent the future peril!

  • Episode 083 - Jermaine the Troglodyte Cartographer

    August 24th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 39 secs

    We join the table of Jonathan Blevins and roll the dice to create Jermaine. Not a Bard, Not a New Zelander...but a troglodyte cartographer! Using his underground cave walls, he has maps of every land, every location, every place. All except for the Island of the Sun God.

  • Episode 084 - Benny the Donut Watchmen

    September 7th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 42 secs

    We join the table of Beth May and roll the dice to create Benny. He's a meazel who is a watchmen for an underground town that revolves around a particularly powerful kind of pastry. If your party is up for the task, you will need to extract a whole lot of "holes" in order to make a lot of dough.