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Yes and Dragons

David Marino talks with award winning authors, world class improvisers, game designers, educators and more about how to make your characters and stories come alive by following the "rules" of improv theater.

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Apr 18, 2018

In this episode you'll hear Part 2 of the PAX East panel on "Improvisation in Roleplaying: How To Run A Game In The Now." This recording includes the Q&A portion of the same session.

With 20 years experience on the improv stage, and 30 years on both sides of the RPG table, Director of Improv at Curry College, David...


Apr 10, 2018

In this episode you'll hear Part 1 of the PAX East panel on "Improvisation in Roleplaying: How To Run A Game In The Now." Next week Part 2 will include the Q&A portion of the same session.

With 20 years experience on the improv stage, and 30 years on both sides of the RPG table, Director of Improv at Curry...


Mar 27, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: There will be no podcast next week. But the following week I will share our PAX East panel discussion on "Improvisation in Roleplaying: How To Run A Game In The Now".

Today on Yes And Dragons I speak with award winning game designer Filamena Young, who joins us from Tokyo. We talk about taking theatrical...


Mar 20, 2018

David interviews Sarah Lynne Bowman, professor of Humanities at Austin Community College. Her current research investigates why and how we create the characters and situations we do, and some of the consequences. It gets pretty deep. We also play a fancy version of word association.

With 20 years experience on the...


Mar 13, 2018

David interviews Martin Ralya about his book, “Unframed, The Art of Improvisation for Game Masters,” an anthology of 23 essays by a diverse group of award-winning authors, designers, and experienced game masters.  We discuss setting game expectations, jazzing up dialogue scenes and sorting all of your ideas. I also...