Sub-Optimal Play in RPG’s

Sub-optimal behavior is core to tabletop role-playing games. Matt Colville mentions this in his Running the Game #56 and I figured we should discuss it

Random Encounter

Jared Rascher comments on Why So Serious?

Steve Orlik has an epiphany and character sheets

Goblins Henchmen calls in all serious

Chris Schorb calls in about strongholds and his campaign

Die Roll


  • The Wolverines Take the Highway to the Danger Zone, by Chris Hussey. Get it on DriveThruRPG. It’s the end of one chapter in your life, and time to start another. High School Graduation. It’s the 80’s and the world is at your fingertips. Trouble overseas? Not your problem. Rumors of a Commie invasion? Sounds like a grown-up issue.
  • Jared Rascher strikes again on his blog with What Do I Know About Reviews? Demonic Excretions (5e OGL)
  • Ty Purnty points out THE STORY ENGINE deck of endless storytelling prompts + book Kickstarter. Ends October 11, 2019. Is fully funded.
  • Brett – St Anthony’s Tongue artifact

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The 'S' of Gaming and BS podcast. Besides producing and hosting the show, Sean enjoys long walks on the beach, running rpg's, and killing player...characters.