Sidekicks & Sidequests

Building a world, one character at a time.

About the show

The unofficial Dungeons & Dragons podcast that helps to put humans back into humanity and breathe life into your campaign NPC's with backstory and bravado.

Sidekicks & Sidequests is unofficial Fan Content permitted under the Fan Content Policy. Not approved/endorsed by Wizards. Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast. ©Wizards of the Coast LLC.

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  • Episode 049 - Timothy the Dragonborn Blacksmith

    May 5th, 2021  |  41 mins 52 secs

    We join the table of Nathan Alcoser, who brings his own character to the table, Timothy. A bearded dragonborn blacksmith, thanks to a chance encounter with Bill the Bounty Hunter, is obsessed with finding a way to cross the multiverse to Texas.

  • Episode 050 - Jack the Sky Elf Farmer

    May 19th, 2021  |  32 mins 19 secs

    We join the table of Brian Rose. and roll the dice to create Jack, the sky elf farmer. He's an old soul here in outskirts the mountain-side town. However, he is constantly having to deal with marauding manticore, and he isn't getting any younger.

  • Episode 051 - Ester Van Missive the Hafling Courier

    June 2nd, 2021  |  45 mins 35 secs

    We join the table of Kay Laird, who brings their own character to the table, Ester Van Missive. A plucky mail carrier for the local town, she has a threefold problem: an overgrown path, an important message to deliver, and a rivalry with the dreaded Clark. Will you help out?

  • Episode 052 - Huxtable the Deathlock Horse Trainer

    June 16th, 2021  |  45 mins 24 secs

    We join the table of Karla Romero and roll the dice to create Huxtable, the deathlock horse trainer. An undead warlock in the service of a local demonic cult, he tends the local lord's horses. But will you investigate the abandoned lodge and stop this cult?

  • Episode 053 - Professor Pandemonium the Lich Ringmaster

    June 30th, 2021  |  50 mins 28 secs

    We join the table of Ian Shoulders, who brings his own character to the table, Professor Pandemonium. An undead and charismatic wizard hellbent on feeding his carnival with souls for vitality and power, his traveling carnival arrives in town. Will you dare to enter?

  • Episode 054 - Athanasius the Vampiric Bricklayer

    July 14th, 2021  |  58 mins 25 secs

    We join the table of Harper Hayes and roll the dice to create Athanasius, the bricklayer who became a vampire. A simple man in a simple town, trying to live a simple life, longs to become human once again. A friendly fetch quest might blossom into redemption or retribution.

  • Episode 058 - Quando the Orc Tinkerer

    September 8th, 2021  |  59 mins 27 secs

    We join the table of Andrew Strother and roll the dice to create Quando, the orc tinkerer. In his former life, he was an artificer, now old, he makes life easier in his sleepy hamlet. But a literal ticking clock is counting down until a hellish portal opens.