Skip to main content
Shut Up And Roll For Initiative

Shut Up And Roll For Initiative

A D&D live play podcast from the Shut Up And Respawn network! Join us as we learn the ins and outs of Dungeons and Dragons! From first time players to seasoned veterans. When things get hairy, its time to Shut Up And Roll For Initiative.
Listen on
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Breaker Logo


Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo


RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


The Unlikely Alliance Episode 18 Dragon Who
The adventure continues, Rip Finn and Duffin survived their encounter with a mighty enemy and are on their way to find the Finn's arch nemeses. 
November 16, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 17 I didn't start that fire?
The adventure continues with Finn, Rip and Duffin. Their trust will be tested and they will face a foe like none they have faced before.  
October 26, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 16 Did that tree just move?
The adventures have been through much and thanks to their valiant efforts and team work they are still alive. They will need all their wits to survive the path ahead, choices made might very well change the future for everyone. 
June 27, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 15 This should be a great place to rest.
Strengthened from their victories in the east the adventurers journey back to town and then head north.
June 27, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 14 Friend or Foe
The adventurers fight for their lives as they try to gather information to help them get one step closer to the Wave echo cave. 
June 27, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 13 Journey to the East
Our small group of adventurers travel east to uncover what keeps causing problems for the people in the area. They encounter monsters and someone who might be of help to their journey. 
June 27, 2020
Roll For Initiative 15: Villains
The real Villain shows it's face.
May 15, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 12 Journey to Phandalin
After successfully conquering Cragmaw castle and ridding the area of monsters, Finn, Rip and Duffin journey back to Phandalin. What kind of trouble will they find on the way back, only the DM knows.
May 9, 2020
Roll For Initiative 14: Imposter
Harbin is not who he says he is!
May 1, 2020
Roll For Initiative 13: Smoke
More smoke monsters then Lost.
April 17, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 11 Attack on Cragmaw Castle Part 2
Finn Rip & Dufin continue on their journey through Cragmaw Castle destroying all who come in their path. Will they make it out alive? There is only one way to find out, buckle up because its our longest episode yet.  
April 12, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance: Attack on Cragmaw Castle
Join the adventurers as they make plans to attack Cragmaw Castle and then try to implement them. Will they survive or find anyone to help them on this journey? Find out in this episode of The Unlikely Alliance.
April 11, 2020
Roll For Initiative 12: Tunnels
Three heroes search for a sword, three heroes find a horse.
March 24, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 9 Journey to Cragmaw Castle
Join us as our adventurers make their way to Cragmaw Castle. Along the way they encounter enemies and maybe something else, will they fight or will they hide? Find out in this episode of the Unlikely Alliance.  
March 23, 2020
Roll For Initiative 11: The Road
Our heroes take to the road.
March 6, 2020
The Unlikely Alliance Episode 8 Part 2
Follow the adventurers as they journey on their way to find an elusive wizard, take on patrols of goblins and find their employer who has been missing for a while now.  
March 2, 2020
Roll For Initiative 10: Extermination
The trio fight for their lives and the lives of others,
February 21, 2020
An Unlikely Alliance 8: Part 1
Part 1
February 20, 2020
An Unlikely Alliance 7:
Part 7
January 31, 2020
Roll For Initiative 9: Rats
Our heroes learn that maybe they shouldn't be so trusting.
January 24, 2020
Roll For Initiative 8: New Enemies
Our trio finds new enemies and new friends.
January 10, 2020
An Unlikely Alliance 6:
Session 6
January 2, 2020
Roll For Initiative 7: Hunters
The trio takes to the road to investigate the logging camp. First they must stop by Falcon's camp. But the roads are not safe!
December 29, 2019
An Unlikely Alliance 5: Bad Luck
Some of the worst dice rolls ever. 
December 24, 2019
Roll For Initiative 6: The Shield
The battle for the ranch begins and almost quickly comes to a deadly halt. 
December 13, 2019
An Unlikely Alliance 4: Skeletons in closets
Part 4 
December 4, 2019
Roll For Initiative 5: You wont believe what Fen did this week.
Honestly you have to see what Fen did this episode.
November 27, 2019
Roll For Initiative 4: Fallen Friends
The mystery of the mimic is solved! The gnomes are saved! Berick gets a lot of sweet loot. The trio go to pay a visit to Dazzlin and Norbus. The find Dazzlin trapped by another creature of the depths. The trio save the dwarf and learn of the death of Norbus.  The heroes return to Phandallin and speak with the town master.
November 15, 2019
Roll For Initiative 3: Where the hell is it?
Into the halls of Gnomengarde the trio ventures! Who is friend and who is foe? Where did Berick get those wings?
October 30, 2019
An Unlikely Alliance 2: Allies
Fin and Duffin find themselves face to face with the goblin leader.
October 27, 2019
Roll For Initiative 2: I'm 300 years old
We find our heroes in old dwarven ruins, looking for treasure and spoils. Orcs attack our heroes! Though 300 year old Fen has a glimpse of his mortality and things swiftly come into focus for the high elf. Rewards are given and levels are gained as the trio rests for the night before heading out to the mill to warn the midwife of danger! Danger finds the trio as they quickly come face to tail with a chimera! ​Heroes fall and rise and levels are gained!
October 18, 2019
Roll For Initiative 1: New Beginnings
A new adventure begins! or I don't know why people don't like me. Shield, Fen and Berick meet in the small village of Phandalin. Words and arrows were very quickly exchanged! The Town master was investigated and the threat of a white Dragon has the unlikely party set out to warn the nearby locals. Caves are explored and 2 players knock on deaths door! Its time to shut up and roll for initiative. 
October 4, 2019
An Unlikely Alliance 1: Beginnings
Our adventure begins! Join of DM Adrian, the bard Finn, fighter Duffin and the cleric Jim as they begin their very first adventure! Join Steve and Devon as they play for their very first time in an exciting 5E D&D adventure. The Lost Mines of Phandelver.
September 21, 2019