Episode Archive

158 Writing versus Running an RPG Adventure

Forrest Aguirre brought this topic to our attention via Twitter.  What are the differences between Writing and Running an RPG adventure? So, we brought Forrest onto the show to help Sean and I talk through this.

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157 Wear and Tear on Arms and Armor

For some reason, arms and armor never seem to get “used up” or replaced, unless it’s to get better stuff that we found in a dragon’s horde, pulled off an NPC, or upgraded from the store. Why is that? Is there any reason why we’d want to deal with the bookkeeping for such things?

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156 Point Buy Tweaking

‘Point buy’ may not be the right words. We talk about buffing a player’s character beyond what is a standard starting point. This works out better in a point-based character progression than a level based one. We’re curious of what you think after hearing this episode.

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155 Brett’s Recent RPG Mistakes

We all make mistakes in our rpg’s and Brett is not immune. He comes to the table and confronts those mishaps in hopes of becoming a better game master. Meanwhile, Sean lends an open ear and helps console the fragile Brett.

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154 Player Series – Games With No Classes

How to make a character in a game with no classes.  I think this merits a discussion as players new to this style of game often have difficulties forming a concept. Thanks to Tony Baker for the topic.

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153 Gaming with the Feels

Gaming with the feels, aka emotional bleed. There are times when the story is deep and rich, the interactions with NPC’s is turned up to eleven and we become immersed in play. Emotions will heighten and inevitably impact the game and the players. We banter about the feels that come with rpg gaming.

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No New Show, Explanation and Thank You!

No new episode this week?!! Gasp! Well, let me explain while also extend a thank you to all of you. After a brief explanation we’ll be rewinding it back to September 17th, 2014.

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152 Getting Back Into The Hobby

We’re glad you’re getting back to rpg’ing. It’s never too late. We try to settle your nerves with words of encouragement…and maybe some advice.

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151 Back to NPC’s

We go back to NPC’s because we wanted to chat about why it’s important to have non-player characters with personality.

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150 Mega Dungeons

Mega dungeons, you know, the big ones. There’s Undermountain, Castle Greyhawk, Barrowmaze and many more. We talk about ’em.

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