The Goblin's Corner

Professional GMs Eric Holden & Matt Staples talk gaming, storytelling and more. Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of Dungeons & Dragons (or other table top RPGs), a gaming pro, or somewhere in between, you can be assured to learn something that will make your game more interesting, engaging, and most of all fun.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 135 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 18 hours 19 minutes


episode 1: Introductions

Pilot episode. Whereupon we ramble nonsensically and tell you a bit about ourselves. Very unpolished, like a diamond sitting beneath a dragon bottom.


 2020-08-17  18m

episode 2: Types of Players

Whereupon we describe several types of players in gaming, as well as the benefits and cons of each.


 2020-08-24  39m

episode 3: Types of DMs

Whereupon we go into great length regarding the many types of DMs, GMs and other things which end in "Ms." There's also a bread dragon.


 2020-08-31  41m

episode 4: Good Story

Whereupon we describe the many examples of chimeras in a fantasy game. Oh, and we also talk about what makes a good story.


 2020-09-03  45m

episode 5: Building A Character

Whereupon we provide several examples on how to make a good character great. Let's give that one dimensional character some depth!


 2020-09-06  29m

episode 6: How To Be A Good Player

Whereupon we give dos and don'ts of proper player etiquette, gripe like old men on a porch, and wax philosophical regarding Matt's TV watching habit.


 2020-09-14  35m

episode 7: How To Host A Game Night

Whereupon we describe the many tips to successfully set up and host an amazing game night, and talk probably way too much about snacks. Life lessons, lessons.


 2020-09-21  35m

episode 8: Playing Online vs. Playing In Person

Whereupon we argue the pros and cons of online gaming versus in person gaming, in a world where we're pretty much limited to online gaming (thanks covid-19).


 2020-09-28  37m

episode 9: Session Zero

Whereupon we drink deep from the well of knowledge (and Eric's liquor cabinet), going into the differences in group zeros versus solo zeros, along with the benefits and potential pitfalls of each. Listen close, there'll be a test later.


 2020-10-05  57m

episode 10: First Game

Whereupon we debate how hot superhero costumes can get in the south, as well as prepare newcomers for typical shenanigans to expect during their first game session. 


 2020-10-12  42m