‘Bucks In Six’ Still, How D&D Came To Be

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A fan in a Bucks jersey puts his hand over his heart as he records with his phone. Fireworks go off in the background.
Brandon Toicen of Waukesha records a Snapchat as fireworks are lit to celebrate the Bucks victory against the Suns in game four of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Milwaukee, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We talk about the Milwaukee Bucks’ historic post-season run. Then, we learn the story behind one of the most popular role-playing games ever — Dungeons & Dragons.

Featured in this Show

  • Bucks In Six: Milwaukee Wins NBA Championship Title

    Former Bucks player Brandon Jennings coined the term “Bucks in six” in 2018. The phrase turned from prediction to reality Tuesday night after Milwaukee beat the Phoenix Suns to win its first NBA championship in 50 years. We discuss this season with a Bucks historian and a fan.

  • Inside Lake Geneva's New Dungeons & Dragons Museum

    The popular role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, which got its start in Lake Geneva, is now home to the Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum. We talk with the head curator of the museum about the game’s history and cultural significance.

Episode Credits

  • J. Carlisle Larsen Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Angelo Bautista Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rick Schabowski Guest
  • Mitchell Maurer Guest
  • Jeff Leason Guest