Do game masters make good players? Well, do they?


Random Encounter

Email from Laramie Wall: bad endings and things you don’t know

Louis H emails us: loose ends, discovery

Monger P emails us: Gumshoe? Topic idea

Matt Voegtli leaves comment on ep 229 Things You Cannot Know

Randy Nichols emails us: tactics in rpg’s

Email from Marc Rothenberg: It’s Cthulhu!

Email from Joe B: his new campaign and balance

The Sugah Loaf emails us: playtesting, Xfiles, tactics


Die Roll



  • Wizards of the Coast announces Ghosts of Saltmarsh coming May 21st
  • Review of Matt Colville’s Strongholds & Followers by Jared Rascher on his blog
  • The Great American Novel, A Roleplaying Game by Christopher Grey, on kickstarter now. Ends March 20th, 2019
  • DnD Beyond interviews Shawn Merwin, provides best advice for aspiring RPG writers (video)
  • For Monger, GUMSHOE: System Guide for New Players on rpggeek

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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.