Gaming & BS

Episodes of our flagship show, Gaming & BS

106 Magic Items and Player Characters

Magic items, how do you convey the properties of these wondrous items to the player characters? A topic brought up by Kevin Lovecraft, he writes “I wonder how to reveal the properties of such items to players/characters when they discover them. Spout Lore seems like the obvious method, but what are some other ways to justify…

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105 PC Safe Zones

PC safe zones, inspired by Ed Nagy. He asks, “Do you allow your PCs somewhere where they can store items without fear, can heal and plot without worry?  When do you break that tacit agreement and have robbers hit them at home?” We talk how we have encountered safe zones, either as a pc or game…

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104 RPG A Day

RPG a day is an internet meme done by BrigadeCon and Autocratik that outlines a question a day for the month of August that spurs conversation and talk about our favorite hobby, role-playing games. We go through all 31 questions in this episode. 

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103 Steal the Plot

Steal that plot. One of Brett’s favorite GM advice books is Stealing Cthulhu by Graham Walmsley (available at DRPG).  Let’s dig into the book’s core idea and see how we can use it to really improve our genre emulation.

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