The Broken Pact is a weekly web series where a group of improvisers, actors and gamers play the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons 5e. The show uses the Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica sourebook to combine Magic the Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons.
The Broken Pact premiered on October 13, 2018 with "Enemy of the Guildpact" (1x01). The show aired live on the D&D Twitch channel, and episodes are archived on the D&D YouTube channel. The show is also available in podcast form from various podcast services such as Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and the Saving Throw site.
On January 11, 2021, it was announced that The Broken Pact will return for a new season on Monday, February 15 at 8pm PST, featuring the cast from Dice Ex Machina. Of note, the show will now be airing on the Saving Throw Twitch channel.
Dice Ex Machina
Dice Ex Machina is a new series on Saving Throw that involves everyone from The Broken Pact, with Riley Silverman taking the reigns as the GM, Gaurav Gulati taking a producer role behind-the-scenes, Ashlen Rose and Jordan Pridgen staying on as players, Reuben Bresler joining the players as well, and the addition of Danielle Radford to the cast as a player. Dice Ex Machina is also a mix of Magic the Gathering and D&D, this time delving into the Greek mythology-inspired Theros setting. While there may be some easter eggs from The Broken Pact present, these are two separate campaigns that don't require previous knowledge of each other.
For a list of episodes, see The Broken Pact (episodes).
Cast & Characters
- Reuben Bresler as the DM
- Riley Silverman as Velma Sweet
- Ashlen Rose as Tutturu
- Gaurav Gulati as Lucian Ladrian
- Jordan Pridgen as Astorok
For a complete list of NPCs, see The Broken Pact (NPCs).