Episode Archive

022 RPG Wikis and Dissemination of Info

We start out talking about how Brett organizes his campaign info using a wiki and then slide into disseminating campaign information using social media. How do you manage getting information to your players? Episode 22 Show Agenda Intro including music – DarkTheatre.net Home of the Character Folio Announcements Gamehole NewsThe Rodneys!The what? Yes, The Rodneys....

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021 Gender Mixing, Male Players Playing Female Characters

Males players playing female characters in roleplaying games, that’s the topic. Do you allow it? Is it a big deal? Episode 21 Show Outline Intro including music – DarkTheatre.net Home of the Character Folio Announcements Submitted Gaming and BS to rpggeek.com. Thanks to Moe Tousignant for the suggestion. 10th annual podcast awards at NMX in Vegas....

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020 Experience Points & Character Advancement

Incentive for level-based roleplaying game systems is typically experience points. We talk about player character advancement and how pacing goes back to game balance. How do you handle character advancement in level-based systems? Episode 20 Show Outline Intro including music and Darktheatre.net Announcements Gamehole Con, met with director Alex, and we’re sorting out our plans....

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019 Homebrew RPG Settings

Brett and Sean talk about homebrew RPG settings versus prepublished ones. Is the mystery lost when players have access to the world atlas and details? What’s your preference? Show outline Advert from Greyed Out Visit their online store and use promo code: GamingandBS to receive 10% off your order. Topics of Discussion – Homebrew RPG Settings...

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018 Re-Alignment, In and Out of Game

We circle back to episode 17 where we initially talked about alignment. We address listener feedback and elaborate a bit more on the topic. Episode 18 Show Outline Intro including music Announcements Brett is in news coverage of EverCon: http://www.waow.com/story/27815978/2015/01/09/gamers-come-out-for-evercon Random Encounter – messages from audience via email, G+ community or Twitter Sean – this! is...

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017 Alignment In Fantasy RPGs

We talk about alignment, primarily in D&D/fantasy roleplaying games. How do you handle alignment in your game? Intro including music Announcements Sean submitted event for GaryCon.com in March. Running One Minute to Midnight, a Spycraft d20 scenario. Brett will be at EverCon.org next weekend and is all set to go. Random Encounter – messages from...

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016 Props in Roleplaying Games

Props in roleplaying games, it may take work but it can add more to your game. Oh! And it doesn’t have to be something the GM offers! Episode 16 Show Outline Intro including music Announcements Hope those out there that celebrated Xmas had a  good time with family and friends – and happy upcoming New...

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015 Scifi Roleplaying Games

Scifi rpgs, is space handled like Firefly or Star Wars? We talk about the challenges of a scifi game. Hard science and how ‘crazy’ do you get when you offer a scifi rpg to your players? Episode 15 Show Outline Intro Announcements Random Encounter – messages from audience via email, G+ community or Twitter Phil...

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014 Tech at the Gaming Table

Technology at the gaming table, what do you allow? Laptops ok or are they a distraction? “Hey man, can you put away your cell phone for a second. It’s your turn.” Episode 14 Show Outline Guest Chad Knight joins us to talk about EverCon.org. tech at the table, Die Roll, and Skill Check! Announcements Poll...

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013 It’s How You Use It – Following Rules in RPGs

Brett and Sean discuss playing an rpg, but not necessarily playing by the rules-as-written? Huh, what? Then why play that game? Episode 13 Show Outline Intro Sponsor Greyedout Productions – Dice bags. Promo code: GamingandBS gets you 10% off. http://greyedout.etsy.com Topics of Discussion It’s not what system you choose, it’s how you use it that matters....

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