044 Fudging Dice Rolls in RPGs

It’s often a topic of debate, mostly for game masters. Do you fudge dice rolls or roll in open and let them land where they may?

Episode 44 Show Agenda


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Bonus BS! interview with Phil got a bit out of hand…

Ed Greenwood – looks like he’s going to make it to Gamehole this year.

Wayne Humfleet’s birthday is today!

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

Moe Tousignant G+ re: Ep 41 Free RPG Day

Chad Knight G+ Ep 42 re: Taboos


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Topic of Discussion

Fudging Dice Rolls

  • GM side dice fudge
    • Is it cheating?
    • Save a PC
    • Kill a PC
    • Manipulate a story
    • Manipulate tactics instead of dice
  • Player side
    • Cheating?
    • What if they fudge to fail?
    • Manipulate a story

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


  1. Ash vs. Evil Dead – http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/11/8932771/ash-vs-evil-dead-trailer-starz-bruce-campbell
  2. Batman vs. Superman latest trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WWzgGyAH6Y
  3. Leaked Deadpool movie trailer – http://www.dorkly.com/post/75251/youre-seriously-missing-out-if-you-dont-watch-the-leaked-deadpool-trailer
  4. DrivethruRPG has 1st Ed AD&D PHB on sale for $10 – http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/17003/Players-Handbook-1e?src=hottest&it=1
  5. My youngest son was our DM today and he killed us all, and then poisoned me with mutton.


  1. John Carter RPG coming xmas 2015 from Modiphius Entertainment  http://www.modiphius.com/john-carter.html ,
  2. Inspiration…Seen on G+ 30 Most Terrifyingly Creepy Places From Around the World https://www.distractify.com/terrifyingly-creepy-places-all-around-the-world-1197794611.html
  3. Into the Badlands, trailer for new AMC series coming this November https://youtu.be/5KyHy4KRvIc


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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.