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D&D Podcast: Writing Adventures with James Haeck

May 6 2017

The crew talks to designer James Haeck, discusses about stealth, and superheroes in this episode.

James Haeck is the current editor of EN5sider magazine, the designer for the D&D Adventurer’s League, and a regular contributor at Kobold Press. He’s also worked with Matt Mercer on the Critical Role Campaign Guide. In this podcast he talks about writing adventures and how to survive as a freelancer.



Breaking into freelance D&D writing is tough, but James Haeck joins us to tell us how his talents were discovered with a little help from a Critical Role. Greg Tito is joined by co-host Bart Carroll to chat about superheroes and kids puking. Sage Advice – Jeremy Crawford speaks about stealth, but you need to roll Wisdom (Perception) check to determine if you can hear him.

  • 00:00 – Intro with Greg Tito and Bart Carroll (and James Haeck!)
  • 08:58 – Sage Advice – Stealth
  • 47:48 – Interview with James Haeck
  • 01:31:30 – Outro with Greg and Bart


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