Gaming and BS

A system-agnostic tabletop role-playing game podcast hosted by Brett and Sean

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097 Imprisoning Player Characters

Imprisoning player characters can take away agency from the players, no question. Game masters can certainly present this to the players, but should be careful not to take it too far. Take it too far and players will get frustrated and ruin a game. Just getting the player characters into a prison situation may be a...

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096 Character Building Questions

Character building questions stems from the bonds that rpg Dungeonworld uses to help solidify, or establish, relationships between player characters. It typically starts before kicking off the game and prevents a player character from lacking the motivation for being with the other player characters. We look at this from the player side as well as from the Game Master’s...

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095 Campaign Creation

Campaign creation, a topic posed to us by Michael Drescher. We throw in the Fronts from the Dungeonworld rpg as a point of reference and a good way to approach fleshing out your campaign. Our thoughts, or approach, is not the be all end all to creating a campaign. Sean tends to start with prepublished modules but...

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094 Random Encounters in RPGs

Random encounters in role-playing games, they were frequently found in many first edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons modules and adventures. We look back at how we used them or they were used against us. It doesn’t have to be rolling on a table to see what is coming down the hall to consume the player...

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Meet the two hosts of the show, Brett and Sean.