Episode Archive

BBS005 Phil Vecchione Surprise

Interview with Phil Vecchione co-author of Focal Point, the Complete Game Master’s Guide to Running Extraordinary Sessions and then all hell breaks loose.  

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043 Taking It To The Table

Advice on running a roleplaying game. We dance around the topic, field listener feedback and cover Die Roll! Episode 43 Show Agenda Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Blubrry affiliate. One month for free. Promo code GamingandBS. blubrry.com BonusBS Ep 004, Part 2 of Inside Gaming and BS. Work Flow. Rocker Boys and Vending Machines! –...

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BBS004 Inside Gaming & BS Part 2: Work Flow – Bonus BS

Part 2 of Inside Gaming BS series. Sean talks about the work flow and technical process of podcast production of an episode in this Bonus BS. BBS004 Show Agenda Operation work flow Google docs easy to share/collaborate show outline/agenda template easy show notes spreadsheet for sponsors when they were mentioned time – billing Skype or...

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042 Taboos in Roleplaying Games

Is there anything you won’t allow in your game if you’re running a roleplaying game? As a player, is there certain situations or subjects that are taboo and off limits in your rpg? It’s our topic of discussion in this episode. Episode 42 Show Agenda Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Bonus BS is all up...

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BBS003 Inside Gaming & BS Part 1: Planning – Bonus BS

Are you planning a podcast? We have received some inquiries from listeners asking us how we do the show, who do we use for hosting, and what gear do we use. This is a multipart series providing insight into producing Gaming and BS podcast. BBS003 Show Agenda Planning stage Reason for show passion or risk...

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041 Improvisation in Roleplaying Games

Do you do any improvisation as a player or game master in your roleplaying games? We talk about it on this episode. Episode 41 Show Agenda Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Happy belated Father’s Day to all the gamer dads out there! Sean Rant = Free RPG Day Wil Wheaton – Producer under the bus...

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040 Cliches & Tropes in Roleplaying Games

Cliches and tropes in roleplaying games, are they a tiresome plot devices or are they just good old fun? Episode 40 Show Agenda Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Darktheatre.net Apps for iPad Our Character Folio 2 is live and it’s only $2.99! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/character-folio-2/id978347562?mt=8 Our Army Folio is price reduced to $1.99 https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/army-folio/id892196370?mt=8 Part Time Gods...

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BBS002 Bonus BS Events Guy Josh Hoyt of Gamehole Con

Josh Hoyt, Director of Games, making him the events guy at Gamehole Con. Gamehole Con is a yearly tabletop gaming convention held in November in Madison, Wisconsin. This is Gamehole Con’s third year. Their debut event had 200+ events. This year they are already over 500! Sean talks to Josh about his gaming background, what...

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039 RPG Game Groups – Consistent or Changing It Up?

We talk about rpg game groups. Is it good to have long-standing relationships with the member? What about switching it up and having new members? Episode 39 Show Agenda Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements GaryCon Podcast Seminar – Drink Spin Run, Dead Games Society, GBS Upcoming interview with Joshy Hoyt from Gamehole event coord. Random...

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OSR aka Old School Renaissance

OSR What is it? Is this simply the style of play (rulings v rules)? Why should I play a clone if I’ve got access to the original game? A game like DCC  – what sets it apart? We talk old school renaissance. You might know it as OSR. We also address listener comments and die roll!

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