Episode Archive

032 What RPG Do You Want To Run, But Have Not

Some of us have a few roleplaying games. Many of them we have not played or GM’d. What are those games and why haven’t you run or played them? Episode 32 Show Outline Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Update from the Gamehole!! Gamehole Con adds more special guests! Merle Rasmussen, the original author and creator of...

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031 Bards Are For Roleplaying

Bards, huh! What are they good for? Absolutely roleplaying. Bards are for roleplaying. We skip the crunch and talk about Bards, listener feedback and Die Roll! Episode 31 Show Outline Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Gamehole Con has it’s exhibitor floor layout complete. Touts biggest exhibit hall second only to GenCon! Random Encounter – emails, voice...

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030 Are RPG Campaigns Necessary?

Do you need an rpg campaign that has a cohesive plot line or can one shots do the trick? Episode 30 Show Outline Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Random Encounter – emails, voice mails, social media from listeners Kristian Serrano’s quote from the G&BS post on G+: “Most players I know don’t actively participate in online...

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029 Pursuing the Perfect RPG System

Why do gamers keep buying new RPG’s? Sean thinks its the pursuit of the perfect RPG rule system. We talk about it and a GaryCon wrap up. Episode 29 Show Agenda Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements No Gen Con for Brett this year 🙁 Random Encounter – emails, voice mails, social media from listeners Erik...

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028 Listener Voicemails, Maps and Character Background

We address listener voicemails that ask how we maps in roleplaying games and comment on player character backgrounds in this role playing game podcast episode. Episode 28 Show Agenda Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Working out some colaboration with the Misdirected Mark team (http://misdirectedmark.com/) Random Encounter & Topic of Discussion VM from Chris Hussey – maps...

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027 Handling RPG Rules at the Table

We answer our first voice mail from Chris Hussey, how do you handle rpg rules at the table? Update from Gameholecon and Die Roll. Episode 27 Show Agenda Intro including music – DarkTheatre.net Home of the Character Folio Announcements Great Feedback on Episode 26 – love the input! Karl Keesler’s uses Magic Cards and an...

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026 Player Character Backgrounds in RPGs

Player character backgrounds in roleplaying games, how do you handle them? Do you incorporate them into your story? Brett and Sean share their thoughts. Episode 26 Show Agenda Intro including music – DarkTheatre.net Home of the Character Folio Announcements Volunteer for ACD’s Games Day. Go here for more details. Greyed Out Dice Bag Ad Random...

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025 Break Time and RPG Group Size

Sometimes we need to take a break from gaming and the reasons may vary. It could be GM burn-out or a player that just isn’t into the game. We also talk about Brett’s 10 person gaming group and how a smaller, more intimate, group can be more beneficial. There’s also different ways to handle rpg...

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024 Railroading and Sandboxes in Role-playing Games

Railroading and Sandboxes in role-playing games, Brett and Sean broach the often-discussed topic. Many commentary rpg podcasts typically talk about this, here is our take. Episode 24 Show Agenda Random Encounter A couple of recent emails and posts. Shane writes in response to episode 22 RPG Wikis and Dissemination of Info: Thanks again for the...

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023 What Have RPGs Done For You?

We touch on the benefits of roleplaying games in our professional lives. Then we get off the beaten path…. Die roll is still included and Sean goes on rant over bad experience registering for events for GaryCon. Episode 23 Show Agenda Intro – Sponsored by Dark Theatre, home of the character folio! Sponsor Topic of...

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