Gaming & BS

Episodes of our flagship show, Gaming & BS

062 Horses, Hirelings & Living Gear in RPGs

Gear can play a unique role in your rpg. You’re equipped with a horse, to carry your stuff. You hire a pleeb to carry your loot, but how do you really handle these things in your rpg. Inspired by a question posed to The Dungeon Bastard at Gamehole Con 2015, we touch on the subject.

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061 Dark and Gritty in Role-playing Games

Dark and gritty in role-playing games. A dark and gritty game is probably one you won’t GM to children due to moral quandaries, adult themes, or violence and mature situations. We wanted to compare it to heroic games, but not sure that came across.

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060 Surprise Bait and Switch in Roleplaying Games

Presenting the unexpected in roleplaying games doesn’t come to your players without an element of surprise. Sean has mentioned wanting to start a game and not tell folks what it’s about so let’s discuss how to introduce a change-up or a surprise to your game (and if it’s a good idea at all).

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059 Fear and Horror in Roleplaying Games

Fear and horror in roleplaying games, after all tis the season! In this episode we talk about whether you need to scare your players in order to create fear and horror in your rpg. How does mechanics play a role in creating these emotions? There are some games that facilitate fear and horror better than…

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