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 073 - Boris the Belare Boat Captain

    April 6th, 2022  |  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 an be an adventurer. Will the promise of adventure with a ride-along be worth the credits and discounts?

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

    April 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins

    We join the table of Gary Barker and roll the dice to create Jack Splash and 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  |  54 mins 5 secs

    We join 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  |  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.