Join in every other Monday where Drew Burton, Derek Dix, Josh Matney, and Elizabeth Rein work through some of tabletop roleplaying's hardest challenges such as the reproductive systems of butterflies, where and where not to park your horse, and the intricacies of dog adoption in the nation of Alaria. Stupid Wizards Actual People is an improv roleplaying podcast currently playing a Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition campaign.
A great tragedy has struck the Church of Selûne in the city of Trask and "renowned" monster hunters Kellen (Josh Matney) and Vincent (Derek Dix) Greybane have been given the job of solving the case of the midnight massacre. They are aided in their investigation by the mysterious life-like Warforged, Willow (Elizabeth Rein), who has deep connections to the Church of Selûne. Our Dungeon Master Drew Burton leads and corrals this gang of gumshoes as they work their way through the nation of Alaria in search of answers.
Meet The Actual People
Drew Burton -
A walking Dungeons & Dragons encyclopedia, Drew is currently the Dungeon Master for Season 1 of SWAP. Drew has been playing TTRPGs since 2008 when he started as a player in Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 edition. A few years later, Drew DM'ed his first campaign in 3.5 with Josh as a player. Creating the nation of Alaria for our players to adventure through, Drew plays all of the non-player characters and monsters and oversees the story and plot behind the scenes.
Derek Dix -
Currently playing Vincent Greybane, Derek began his journey into TTRPGs in 2013 within the 4th edition system of Dungeons and Dragons. Known for talking to every NPC, Derek enjoys the improv and roleplaying aspects of TTRPGs and has played in multiple campaigns over his decade of tabletop gaming.
Josh Matney -
Currently playing Kellen Greybane, Josh started playing TTRPGs a little more than a decade ago. Josh started his journey with the 3.5 edition around 2010 as a player in a campaign with Drew as the DM. Josh fell in love with TTRPGs when he played through a homebrew Pokemon campaign wherein he had a session go on for 12 hours. Josh has had experiences in many different game systems and campaigns as a player and game master alike.
Elizabeth Rein -
Currently playing Willow the Warforged, Elizabeth is a Diversity hire.