Top of the Round

Top of the Round

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Welcome to Top of the Round! An original actual play Dungeons and Dragons adventure set in the dark, mysterious world of Ishnar. What happens when a naive druid, a mysterious drow elf, and an orphaned monk are roped into becoming mailmen for a goddess? Rated Explicit for language, violence, some horror themes, and suggested adult content.


S01E60 - Indecision
May 25 • 57 min
When it rains, it pours. As the trio finally has a moment to talk and share information, they quickly realize there is much too much happening for them to handle alone. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Brad…
S01E59 - Ruins
May 18 • 64 min
Once again facing the fallout from their decisions, the trio traverses as carefully as possible through Heaven’s Gate, hoping they are moving towards a solution… or more answers. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz…
S01E58 - Lazarus
May 11 • 52 min
Overloaded by information and unsure of what the future holds, our trio embarks on the next chapter of their journey. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Brad Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson as Talice…
S01E57 - Unmasked
May 4 • 50 min
Very few who receive a promotion are fortunate enough to have a proper orientation and training. Talice’s fortune speaks for itself. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Brad Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson…
S01E56 - Oh Baby
Apr 27 • 69 min
With secrets coming to light and fading into the walls, Talice must take a long, hard look in the mirror. Chaz struggles to deal with what was lost, and Se’ku gets frustrated with what’s on his plate. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs…
S01E55 - Pendulum
Apr 20 • 58 min
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S01E54 - Into the Breach
Apr 13 • 100 min
With a chance to come up for some “fresh” air and a hole burning in their pockets; the group travels to Talice’s hometown, Kraken’s Breach, and get much more than they bargained for. CONTENT WARNINGS: brief mentions of child slavery/abuse, drug use,…
S01E53 - Redacted
Apr 6 • 53 min
With the Rite behind them, Talice and the boys try to pick up the pieces… but how do you pick up the pieces when so many are missing? Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz, Brad, and Narrator Joseph Yadon as Se’ku…
S01E52 - Fade to Black
Mar 30 • 51 min
Only one may leave. CONTENT WARNING: self harm, loss, grief Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Narrator Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson as Talice Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook:…
S01E51 - The Heart of the Matter
Mar 23 • 73 min
Accomplishing a goal is much more nerve wracking when there’s an audience. As Talice figures out how to get the heart unnoticed, we’re left wondering what will happen if she succeeds, or worse, fails. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs…
S01E50 - Double Tap
Mar 16 • 60 min
Two steps forward one step back. Talice and Lulu find themselves even further from the end of this test… and something is gravely wrong. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Narrator Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki…
S01E49 - Going Down
Mar 9 • 62 min
Descending down into the abyss is one thing, but preparing for what comes next is a whole different arena. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz, Brad, and Narrator Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson as Talice…
S01E48 - The Dark Side of the Cavern
Mar 2 • 62 min
As the path branches and decisions are made, more secrets are unveiled in the reviewing stand. Content warning: very graphically explained violence/gore, mentions of self harm Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as…
S01E47 - A Sticky Situation
Feb 24 • 55 min
Nothing is what it seems. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz, Brad, and Narrator Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson as Talice Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround…
S01E46 - Initium
Feb 17 • 70 min
Practicing what is known can be comforting, and a great time killer for the looming Rite… that may be closer than our trio is expecting. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson as…
S01E45 - Tread Lightly
Feb 10 • 73 min
As their stay at the Conspiracy continues, Talice tries to keep the boys out of trouble while waiting for her Rite. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson as Talice …
S01E44 - Confessions
Feb 3 • 57 min
Sometimes the hardest thing a person can do isn’t surviving a challenging fight or accomplishing a dangerous task, but rather, opening up. CONTENT WARNING: feels Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz Joseph…
S01E43 - The Spicy Wildshape
Jan 27 • 53 min
Chaz seeks information on his sick mother while Talice goes on an unexpected journey. CONTENT WARNING: verbal, mental, and physical abuse, vague sexual content, grief Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz Joseph…
S01E42 - Bittersweet
Jan 20 • 71 min
After a devastating fight, all who remain must figure out how to move forward with alarming urgency. CONTENT WARNING: death, loss Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Brad Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki…
Making a Newscaster
Jan 13 • 10 min
Join Sally Scoop as she takes a deep dive to uncover the secrets of what makes Brad Report, the most disreputable and prolific Newscaster in all of Ishnar, tick. Written and Produced by Nikki Richardson Sally Scoop and Talice performed by Nikki…
Book One Epilogue
Jan 6 • 53 min
Epilogue
Book One Acknowledgements
Jan 1 • 2 min
Our crew here at TotR has so much to be thankful for as we look back on our first Book. Here we give some shout-outs and credit where credit is due. Thank you for supporting us along this amazing journey! TotR Crew: Kenon Pearce Jordache…
S01E41 - A Mother’s Love
Dec 30, 2019 • 88 min
End of Book One
A Very TotR Holiday Special
Dec 24, 2019 • 6 min
Merry Yismas Eve! This is a short, surprise special we have been secretly preparing for your ears. This bonus episode fits in between episodes 40 and 41. Warning: HEAVY spoilers for anyone who isn’t caught up. also. lots of violence. …
S01E40 - Hung With Care
Dec 23, 2019 • 57 min
The pieces are set and the Allmother is near, but who will make the first move? In this penultimate Book 1 episode, emotions run high, reveals are made, and time is running out as Chaz, Se’ku, Talice, and the Auburn get closer to their target……
S01E39 - Hide and Seek
Dec 16, 2019 • 64 min
The mysterious figure stalking our adventurers through the Wayward Wilds has left a trail, and the adventurers are hot on it. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Brad Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson as…
S01E38 - The Birds and The Trees
Dec 9, 2019 • 59 min
There are many dangerous things in the Wayward Wilds, magnitudes more when corruption is in the air. The adventurers take one step forward and two steps back toward their goal. Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and…
S01E37 - Broken Like Twigs
Dec 2, 2019 • 62 min
Recovering from their losses after a late night attack, our adventurers, along with the remaining survivors, journey deeper and deeper into the Wayward Wilds… Kenon Pearce as DM and Various NPCs Jordache Richardson as Chaz and Brad Joseph…
S01E36 - ENTropy
Nov 25, 2019 • 67 min
Allies and foes can both be found in the dark, but sometimes you just need to light the way to tell the difference. Kenon Pearce as DM Jordache Richardson as Chaz, Brad, and Interviewee Joseph Yadon as Se’ku Nikki Richardson and Talice …
S01E35 - Safeword
Nov 18, 2019 • 60 min
Trust above all else. The hunt is on for the Allmother as the group travels deeper into the Wayward Wilds and comes across someone, or something, in the dark. Kenon Pearce as DM and Interviewee 1 Jordache Richardson as Chaz, Brad, and…
S01E34 - Performance Review
Nov 11, 2019 • 60 min
After discovering some devastating destruction, the adventurers race towards the Wayward Wilds… and Talice finally gets a chance to have the conversation she’s been waiting for. Kenon Pearce as DM Jordache Richardson as Nog, Brad, and Chaz…
S01E33 - Sins From The Past
Nov 4, 2019 • 65 min
As the dust attempts to settle, our three adventurers race to the Wayward Wilds, encountering familiar faces, familiar places, and some very concerning travelers along the road… Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround…
S01E32 - Limb from Limb
Oct 28, 2019 • 73 min
Emotions run high as Chaz begins to understand what anger truly is, Talice makes a dangerous decision, and Se’ku finds a new way to cope. TRIGGER WARNING: SELF HARM, SCENES OF VIOLENCE, ABUSE Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook:…
The Grill - AMA 02
Oct 23, 2019 • 67 min
Welcome to The Grill AMA part 2, The Sizzling because for some reason you want to know more about us instead of less. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard License -
S01E31 - Down with the Sickness
Oct 21, 2019 • 55 min
Chaz learns of shocking news while he tries to plan a rescue mission. Meanwhile, Se’ku lends a helping hand and Talice… doesn’t. TRIGGER WARNING: SELF HARM, ABUSE Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround…
S01E30 - One More Drink
Oct 14, 2019 • 71 min
Small decisions have large consequences, but how much damage could another glass of wine really cause? Wine is the answer. Website: totrpodcast.com Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround Wanna talk to the…
S01E29 - The Best Laid Plans
Oct 7, 2019 • 56 min
With everything out in the open, our three adventurers try to devise a plan to save the Evergrove, and the world. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround Wanna talk to the cast? Join our…
S01E28 - In Un-Loving Memory
Sep 30, 2019 • 61 min
A funeral in the Evergrove? As the dust from the trial settles, our three adventurers struggle to wrap their heads around the crucial information they’ve just learned, and how it affects them. Meanwhile, the Evergrove stirs with concern as Chaz…
S01E27 - Complicating Matters
Sep 23, 2019 • 75 min
Back on the surface, the group learns there is much more at play in the world than they could have ever imagined. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround Wanna talk to…
S01E26 - Early Bird
Sep 16, 2019 • 78 min
What’s a trial without a boss fight? Chaz, Se’ku, and Talice give it their all against a foe the likes of which they’ve never faced before. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround…
S01E25 - Against the Tide
Sep 9, 2019 • 51 min
Chaz embarks on a hero’s journey as he descends deeper into the trials that lay below the maelstrom. Se’ku and Talice do their best to aide him. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround…
S01E24 - Spin Cycle
Sep 2, 2019 • 59 min
A life, and perhaps world altering question has been posed. Now fate rests in Chaz’s hands? Oh gods… Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround Wanna talk to the cast? Join our Discord! …
S01E23 - Home Sweet Home
Aug 26, 2019 • 68 min
At long last, our party enters the Evergrove, welcomed by a great celebration as Talice gets closer to accomplishing her objective. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround Wanna talk to…
S01E22 - On the Road Again
Aug 19, 2019 • 57 min
The Evergrove is in our adventurer’s sights as they set out to give Chaz a premature homecoming. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround Wanna talk to the cast? Join our Discord! …
S01E21 - Favors
Aug 12, 2019 • 63 min
Back in the manor and trying out some major negotiation tactics, Talice finds herself backed further and further into a tough spot. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround …
S01E20 - The Heist
Aug 5, 2019 • 66 min
Something very important is missing and the adventures hatch a plot to reclaim what was taken from them. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround Wanna…
S01E19 - Let Them Eat Cake
Jul 29, 2019 • 57 min
Talice continues to squabble with Chaz over the events at the tanner, while stalking the source of her anger. Se’ku reveals a very unhealthy obsession. Website: Twitter: @totrcast Facebook: @topoftheround Instagram: @topoftheround…
S01E18 - Cloak and Swagger
Jul 22, 2019 • 74 min
Talice learns the meaning of hatred, while Chaz finds love from the same source. Se’ku tries his hand at the art of deception from a seething instructor. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through…
S01E17 - Boiling Point
Jul 15, 2019 • 79 min
Finally out of the manor, the adventures plan their next steps and celebrate a very special occasion. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard…
S01E16 - Face Your Fears
Jul 8, 2019 • 100 min
One down, two to go. Chaz and Se’ku confront their fears… but will they escape the manor alive? Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard License - Breaking News by…
S01E15 - Fly on the Wall
Jul 1, 2019 • 79 min
With the aide of a new companion, the adventurers learn exactly what they must do in order to escape the manor. Stay tuned to the end of this episode for 2 special announcements and a promo from our friends over at the Homebrew Heroes! Medieval…
One Shot - A Glorious Mistake
Jun 27, 2019 • 124 min
There is a murderer afoot in Heaven’s Gate and it is up to our three adventures to catch them before they kill again! Join us on this very special one shot to find out who lives, and who dies! We are so sorry. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal…
S01E14 - Stone Cold
Jun 24, 2019 • 67 min
Trapped inside a terrifying manor belonging to the God of Death, the adventures scramble to find an escape before it’s too late. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music…
S01E13 - No Trespassing
Jun 17, 2019 • 53 min
In the wake of battle, Se’ku discovers a clue to his past, which raises even more questions. Meanwhile, Talice continues her secret mission and Chaz finds the group free lodging! Content Warning: self-harm/suicide Medieval Adventure by…
S01E12 - Retribution
Jun 10, 2019 • 73 min
Se’ku’s headstrong approach to life leads our adventures into an intense conflict and… wait, seriously? Again?! Content Warning: Someone’s clothes get forcibly taken (NO sexual intentions) *PLEASE NOTE: Kenon, our DM, was recovering…
S01E11 - Pop Goes the Bandit
Jun 3, 2019 • 58 min
Se’ku’s headstrong approach to life leads our adventures into an intense conflict and face to face with a mysterious, yet familiar, individual. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato -…
The Grill - AMA 01
May 29, 2019 • 44 min
BONUS CONTENT: Welcome to the Grill! Our first ever AMA where we answer all your burning questions and give each other a hard time. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard…
S01E10 - Foresight
May 27, 2019 • 62 min
On the road to Solgar, our adventurers begin to open up about their pasts, a blind fortune teller warns of a dark future, and Se’ku walks headfirst into trouble. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato…
S01E09 - Counting Sheep
May 20, 2019 • 67 min
On the road our adventurers learn that their biggest threat isn’t cursed creatures or the rising storm, but their own dreams. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard License - …
S01E08 - Naked and Afraid
May 13, 2019 • 65 min
Chaz and Se’ku try their hand at enforcing the law while Talice recovers from the aftermath of her encounter. After regrouping and acquiring one more “crucial item”, the adventures actually set out on their journey. …
S01E07 - An Unexpected Gift
May 6, 2019 • 62 min
Se’ku aids Chaz as he struggles to understand the intricacies of the world outside the Evergrove. Meanwhile, Talice pursues an answer and gets way more than she bargained for. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through…
S01E06 - Girl Talk
Apr 29, 2019 • 95 min
Reunited at last! After getting more than they bargained for in the Wayward Wilds, the adventurers head back to Heaven’s Gate for something Talice desperately needs. No, not her medicine, a friendly conversation with a familiar face. …
S01E05 - Caps and Naps
Apr 22, 2019 • 74 min
Caught in an eerie forest, two of our adventurers fight for their lives while the third enjoys a nice, home-cooked meal. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard License - …
S01E04 - Staff Meeting
Apr 15, 2019 • 78 min
After finally leaving Heaven’s Gate, our three companions, followed by an unknown figure, find themselves at the receiving end of strange, dangerous magic… and back in an unwelcoming forest. Listen through the end of our episode for a special…
S01E03 - Map Quest
Apr 8, 2019 • 74 min
Chaz, with a clear and decisive mind, leads the adventurers on the next big step of the journey that lies ahead. Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard License - Breaking News…
S01E02 - Pistachio?
Mar 31, 2019 • 79 min
Pursued by unknown horrors, Se’ku, Talice, and Chaz race towards Heaven’s Gate… but will they make it in time? And who the hell is this old guy? MUSIC: Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard…
S01E01 - O Holy Night
Mar 25, 2019 • 59 min
Three unlikely companions find themselves working together to survive a harrowing night: the Reaping. MUSIC: Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard License - Dark Memory Ambient/Dark Music…
S01E00 - Blood Moon Rising
Mar 22, 2019 • 1 min
In this episode, we introduce ourselves and welcome you to the world of Ishnar. MUSIC: Medieval Adventure by DogisReal licensed through AudioJungle/Envato - Music Standard License - Etherial Choir Ascends by Doug Maxwell/Media…