Episode Archive

Gaming in Small RPG Groups

Ok, so what is a small role-playing game group? What games might be played and what do you have to keep in mind when you’re playing with a small group of players.

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PC Hindrances

PC Hindrances, some systems you take them in order to gain extra points to be converted to boons, buffs and edges. But what if your players take them, but they don’t end up being a hindrance.

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Dark Trails and the Weird West

Dark Trails is a role-playing game inspired by HP Lovecraft and authored by David Baity. We have him on to talk about his new game and the weird west.

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Being Inclusive with Paige Leitman

How can we be better about welcoming everyone that is not like Brett & Sean into the hobby? It can be difficult if you see things through the same lenses every day, so we tapped Paige Leitman to help us gain some perspective.

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Meta Currencies

Meta currencies like bennies in Savage Worlds, momentum in Star Trek Adventures, light and darks side points in FFG’s Start Wars, FATE points…we talk about them. Thanks to Peter Skanes for the topic!

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Consuming RPG Setting Material

Read it all. Skim it. Take notes. How do you consume RPG setting material? Thanks Jim Fitzpatrick for the point of inspiration!

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Recovering From A Bad Game

It can be a little bit intimidating and difficult to recover after you run a bad game. How do you engage the players again? Do you discuss issues with the game at that point? Do you just move on? Dow do you approach resolving or improving? Questions posed by Tony Baker, we try and tackle...

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238 Tekumel and Empire of the Petal Throne

Victor Raymond joins Sean to talk about the OSR, MAR Barker – author of Empire of the Petal Throne, and Tekumel!

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237 Waterborne Adventures Part 2

Waterborne adventures. Ships! Pirates! Storms! Dragon Turtles! We talked about this a bit back on episode 219, but now we’ve got an expert in such things on hand to help us out!

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