Episode Archive

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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!

Read More

037 Generating PCs, Collaboratively or Not

Generating player characters, it can be done together or solo. How do you do it? What makes sense or does it matter? Episode 37 Show Agenda Intro – Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net From the Gamehole!   Tom Valley, friend of Gamehole Con is looking for people to help run D&D Adventurers League at Gamehole in November. Contact...

Read More

036 Epic Level, High Level Role-playing Games

Is there a difference between epic level and high level gaming? Of course there is. Maybe. Kind of. Sort of. Episode 36 Show Agenda Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Rumors of Sean and Brett being part of a brotherhood of Canadian spies lead may or may not have been true. News from Gamehole! Another Guest...

Read More

035 Out of Print Role-playing Games

Out of print role-playing games, sometimes referred to as ‘dead games’, do you still play them? Do you need to play the latest and greatest? Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Happy late Mother’s Day to all the gaming moms, and moms who let the rest of us game! Reminder to folks about Gamehole Con’s design...

Read More