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Dungeons & Diapers
97 minutes | Aug 6, 2022
D&D 81 – Vacation Games
The boys are on vacation! At the same time! But not together! You get what we mean right? Anyway, what is a geek vacation without a geek vacation game? Crofton goes through an existential crisis filled with anime, RPGs, and full priced Switch games in an era of Xbox Game Pass. As Ryan talks him down, he must deal with the Nicolas Cage of it all that is going on in his head. Add to that some fun Daddy Day Camp vacation tales and you got all the makings of a fine episode of Dungeons and Diapers. All of this and Only Murders in the Building too!
103 minutes | Jul 23, 2022
D&D 80 – COVID Capers
Well COVID finally caught up to one of our intrepid hosts - find out which one and how they handled it with tons of kid content, from board games (King of Tokyo), to movies (Raya and Big Hero 6), to TV shows for adults (Abbott Elementary). Meanwhile, the non-COVID host shared his summertime scary story with impressions of horror video game The Quarry. All this and more on a packed episode! Come listen!
82 minutes | Jul 3, 2022
D&D 79 – Trash Talk
Crofton and Ryan are back, after a small break, to exchange notes on all the geekery that crosses their paths. This is a bit of a greatest hits episode as it includes an Obi-Wan inspired Star Wars discussion, a how to get your kid into games sidebar, and Ryan pool jokes. It is not all retreads however as Ryan brings the projectile vomit from his son's soccer game and Crofton underlines the nuances behind trash talking your own children when gaming together. Come listen!
90 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
D&D 78 – Strange Summer
It's almost summer, and for parents of young kids that means figuring out childcare. Crofton and Ryan talk about this and some of the big summer TV releases, notably Stranger Things Season 4 on Netflix (no spoilers). All of this and Ryan and family go to the zoo! Come listen!
111 minutes | May 31, 2022
D&D 77 – Strange Walks and Bus Ride Talks
Ryan and Crofton take a break from the games (following Crofton's critically acclaimed visit to The Gamer's Inn) to talk about TV and movies - notably Doctor Strange and his crazy multiverse experiences (slight spoilers marked below if you're looking to avoid) and the kids of Big Mouth and their hormonal adventures. It is then story time, as Crofton shares a story of bouncy castles and Ryan, a tale of two Kayden's. It is an episode super stuffed with all the things you love! Come listen!
101 minutes | May 10, 2022
D&D 76 – Marvel Madness
Ryan and Crofton have had it rough lately - for different reasons. They are here to talk about them and work through their complicated emotions. Don't worry though, here to help them is the wonderful world of Marvel Comics which they enjoyed through Spider-Man No Way Home, Moon Knight on Disney Plus, and the Guardians of the Galaxy video game. Thoughts are shared, laughs exchanged. Add to that some Switch Sports and a little Easter bunny conversation. All of this and you got a banger episode of DaD baby!
103 minutes | Apr 15, 2022
D&D 75 – Steaming Pile of Genesis
Crofton kicks off the show running through "Disaster Chez Crofton", while Ryan's office chair seems to have a mind of it's own. In the Dungeons section, Ryan has been watching Peacemaker while Crofton takes the Sega Genesis to task. We also revisit Apple TV+ and The Afterparty, this time with some spoiler chat, so be sure to check the time marker in the notes! Moving into the Diapers section, there are a lot of birthdays going on, and Clara has a brand new catchphrase!
97 minutes | Apr 1, 2022
D&D 74 – Vacay Vistas
Crofton is back from vacations - both from out of the country with his family and from out of the podcast as he visited Ryan over on The Gamer's Inn. Highlights from that discussion include Switch vacation games Golf Story and Into the Breach, Valheim and Ryan's rundown of the new Halo show. Crofton then goes in depth on his beach vacation and trying to get his kids to pee in the pool. Did we say pool? This episode should come with a trigger warning for Ryan. Come listen!
103 minutes | Mar 21, 2022
D&D 73 – BOBA BREAK BLUES
Ryan is luckily feeling better and back to chatting with Crofton on everything and anything geek and family related. This week the boys go full spoilers on the Book of Boba Fett before talking about The After Party, Elden Ring and more. Ryan is trying to survive a March Break with three kids at home while Crofton does all the fun planning for a vacation trip under the sun. All of this and a time change too! Come listen!
27 minutes | Mar 11, 2022
D&D Mini – Crofton and “Ryan” Talk Elden Ring
Ryan is feeling under the weather and the boys postponed doing a full Dungeons and Diapers this week. That said, Crofton was SO EXCITED about Elden Ring that he coerced a totally real and not at all fake Ryan to participate in a 30 minute discussion of the first hours of Elden Ring. Again, this is a totally real conversation and we don't know why you guys are pushing us on this. Come listen!
83 minutes | Mar 2, 2022
D&D 72 – Title Trouble
Crofton and Ryan are back to blab about the Golden Age of video game releases we are in, with Horizon: Forbidden West and Elden Ring chatter. Crofton wraps up his anime teen talk with Daganrompa and updates Gwen's journey through Dragon Quest Builders 2 while Ryan has a laugh with the Righteous Gemstones and prepares to get his hands dirty with potty training. All that and Buddies Night too! Come listen!
102 minutes | Feb 11, 2022
D&D 71 – Occupy Crofton
The ongoing occupation of his city may be pushing Crofton over the edge but not as far as those Yellowjackets that Ryan is watching on TV. Actually Ryan loves the tube this ep, with thoughts on Boba Fett and what makes "good" Star Wars (trigger warning) as well as the Wheel of Time and if it is a Lord of the Rings clone (trigger warning). Crofton hits the games with his thoughts on anime high school murder detective Sim Daganrompa (trigger happy havoc warning) as well as Dragon Quests Builders. All of this and Kayden cleans up at Catan Jr. Come listen!
94 minutes | Jan 21, 2022
D&D 70 – Shed Talk
It may be a New Year but it is the same old Dungeons and Diapers you love. Ryan and Crofton share holiday notes including some gifts that were hits with the kids. Ryan finally sees Spider-Man: No Way Home and Crofton plunges into the forests of Valheim. Gwen schools her dad at Catan Junior while Ryan survives school closures. All of this and the boys share thoughts on the news bombshell of Activision being bought by Microsoft. Come listen!
88 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
D&D Special Edition – 1st Annual Daddies
On this, the last Dungeons and Diapers edition of the year, we start a new tradition: the Daddies - the first ever Dungeons and Diapers award show. What was Ryan's favourite film of the year? What game kept Crofton coming back for more? And what were their single biggest "Dad" moments of the year? The Academy has spoken, the awards will be handed out, and the year will be reviewed. Come listen and then tell us your picks! Who are your Daddies?
96 minutes | Dec 11, 2021
D&D 69 – Nice
Ryan and Crofton are back! They never left, you say? Well then they are super-back... just like the Master Chief in Halo. Listen to Ryan provide an introductory course in Halo-ology while Crofton is just a Lover in a Dangerous Spacetime. TV shows are on the docket as well with Arcane and The Wheel of Time. All of this and at least 15 minutes of dedicated Spider-Man content! Come listen!
90 minutes | Nov 28, 2021
D&D 68 – Luckily It Is Just Pee
After making him wait an entire episode, Ryan finally relents and allows Crofton to detail every single nuance of Resident Evil 4 VR and what makes it great. Then the boys exchange notes on hot releases like Forza Horizon 5 and Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Meanwhile in the Diapers section it is literal diapers as Ryan unsuccessfully tries to get some of his kids to a nappy-free world. All this and Crofton gets beat by his daughter at Smash Bros! Come listen!
89 minutes | Nov 15, 2021
D&D 67 – Time Change Fun
Ryan and Crofton have officially run out of time... so they changed it! Find out which kids loved the time change and which did not. Crofton's adventures in Smash Bros with his daughter continue as does his enjoyment of Netflix's American Vandal series. Ryan doesn't have time for any shenanigans as he has to deal with a family emergency and explain it to his kids. Never an easy thing, listen to how he navigated a difficult situation and helped his children learn from it. All this and Crofton tried to talk about Resident Evil 4 VR (more on that next episode)! Come listen!
74 minutes | Oct 22, 2021
A Very DaD TGI – No Look Charge Beam Shot
While Jocelyn is away, Crofton from Dungeons & Diapers joins Ryan on the show to unpack Metroid Dread. We keep the conversation relatively spoiler free, so don't worry if you're avoiding story spoilers outside of the intro. Moving over to the news, Nintendo unveiled the final free update for Animal Crossing New Horizons, alongside details for a DLC and the final pricing for Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack. We also got our first look at the Uncharted movie with a new trailer!
71 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
D&D 66 – Monster Mass
Ryan and Crofton are back in two instalments - a before and after Ryan's kids all got sick at the same time. Come meet innocent Ryan, not knowing what fate was to befall him as he talks anime and Tales of Arise. Crofton updates on all his stuff including Sea of Thieves, Psychonauts 2, Smash Bros. and Murders in the Building. A gap follows whereas life hits Ryan hard before he returns, hardened and weary, to update a tough week in the Murphy household. All this and Crofton goes on a road trip! Come listen!
81 minutes | Sep 24, 2021
D&D 65 – In the Mind of Mario
Get (close to) live reaction from Crofton and Ryan to the Mario movie casting news, starring a dude named Chris. The good vibes continue with some Ted Lasso talk before the boys go into the minds of madness with Psychonauts 2. Then it is back to school season - how are you managing? Are you a Crofton (yay all good) or a Ryan (sad sigh, blows nose)? All of this and Goose Game is back. Come listen!
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