036 Epic Level, High Level Role-playing Games

Is there a difference between epic level and high level gaming? Of course there is. Maybe. Kind of. Sort of.

Episode 36 Show Agenda


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Rumors of Sean and Brett being part of a brotherhood of Canadian spies lead may or may not have been true.

News from Gamehole!

Another Guest to announce! Peter Adkison will be joining us this fall at Gamehole Con! Peter is the owner of Gen Con and is the former owner and CEO of Wizards of the Coast.

Random Encounter – emails, voice mails, social media from listeners

Phil V. claims that:  “I know who the Straygeologist is.

Thanks jasonlmorris for iTunes review!

Jeff Rademaker email

Carl Pinder comments from G+


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Topic of Discussion

Epic and High-Level Gaming

  • What is Epic and what is High-Level gaming? Define terms. Is it only applicable to fantasy and superheroes?
  • What do we think of each?
  • Good and bad aspects.
  • Have you run or played in an Epic game?
  • Have you run or played in a High-Level game?

Die Roll – 2-4 miscellaneous points of gaming or geekery we want to share with you.


  1. Ars Magica update – http://blog.atlas-games.com/2015/05/futura-artis-magicae-future-of-ars.html
  2. BEER! My Hellboy brew arrived! Thank you to Mike Rigsby!
  3. Played Dungeon Lords board game this weekend – http://www.amazon.com/Czech-Games-CGE00007-Dungeon-Lords/dp/B00MEKY26W/ref=sr_1_3?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1431885615&sr=1-3&keywords=dungeon+lords


  1. Catchbox microphone you toss around the room http://us.getcatchbox.com
  2. Tabletop Generation, looks like it’s still under development. Tabletop Generation is a community where all parts of the industry come together. A place where a game designer can find the right illustrator for their project, a place where a graphic designer can showcase their work to the right people, a place where you can find the people you need for your project. It’s all about board games, helping each other, and making it happen! https://www.tabletopgeneration.com,
  3. Petition for Sega Dreamcast limited edition console. https://www.change.org/p/sega-of-america-to-design-and-release-a-sega-dreamcast-limited-edition-console
  4. Syrinscape  is a revolutionary sound design app that adds evocative ambient background sound and a movie-like soundtrack to your tabletop gaming experience.  https://syrinscape.com
  5. Black Cat Systems & Soundbyte you want to be sure to get the android or iOS version from the respected stores.  http://www.blackcatsystems.com/software/soundbyte_rack_cart_machine_radio_automation_software.html


About the Author
The 'S' of Gaming and BS podcast. Besides producing and hosting the show, Sean enjoys long walks on the beach, running rpg's, and killing player...characters.