Pretending With Dice
Pretending With Dice is an actual-play ttrpg show, hosted and GM'd by Adam Johnston. We play various different RPG systems, in short story-arcs, with a rotating group of players. Story-arcs are usually between 6 and 12 episodes in length, so there is always a convenient jumping-on point for new listeners. Each episode features sound-effects and original music for an immersive audio experience.Episodes release every two weeks on a Thursday, with occasional bonus episodes on intervening Thursdays.

Series Status

Ongoing - Multiple seasons / arcs

Episode Frequency & Length

Bi-weekly
1-2 Hours

Type & Channels

Podcast
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Discord, Website
Pretending With Dice
2017
Pretending With Dice is an actual-play ttrpg show, hosted and GM'd by Adam Johnston. We play various different RPG systems, in short story-arcs, with a rotating group of players. Story-arcs are usually between 6 and 12 episodes in length, so there is always a convenient jumping-on point for new listeners. Each episode features sound-effects and original music for an immersive audio experience.Episodes release every two weeks on a Thursday, with occasional bonus episodes on intervening Thursdays.

Rules & Source Material

Home Brew, Game Book / Manual, Other IP / Universe
Call of Cthulhu, Dungeons and Dragons 5E
Almost True Play, Rule of Cool, Comedy, Guests / Interview

Format, Setting & Vulgarity

Multiple Arcs / Seasons, One-Shots
Fantasy, Space, Horror
Gore and Violence, Swearing / Cursing

Cast & Player Characters

LGBTQ+, Female, Male, Random Mix, Mostly Knowledgeable of the Rules, Some First Time Players
Fighter, Magic User, Healer, Sneaky

Cast Voice Distinctness

Fairly Distinct

Audio Quality & Equipment

Conference Call, USB Mics, XLR Mics, In Studio, Audio improves within first 10 episodes
Includes Music, Includes Sound Effects, Includes Original Compositions

Editing Style

Fully Edited , Mastered

Video (if applicable)