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2021-06-17

Monster ManEpisode 367: Aurumvorax to Bat

In this episode, a few new creatures crop up among some old friends!If you're enjoying the show, why not consider supporting it on Patreon? You'll get access to lots of new bonus content, including my other podcast, Patron Deities!Thanks to Ray Otus for our thumbnail image. The intro music is a clip from "Solve the Damn Mystery" by Jesse Spillane, used under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast210 Listener Feedback and The Vulcan Dairies

I respond to listener feedback from Taylor, Joe and John, do some unboxings and talk about my new motorscooter.Clerics Wear Ringmail Podcast https://anchor.fm/clerics-wear-ringmail/A Groats-worth of Grotesques https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/357543/A-Groatsworth-of-GrotesquesMonster Man Podcast https://monsterman.libsyn.com/Down in a Heap podcast https://anchor.fm/rob-cCallers to today's showClerics Wear Ringmail podcast https://anchor.fm/clerics-wear-ringmail/Clerics Wear Ringmail b…

The Adventuring PartyCHA, June 2021: Unusual Characters

The Adventuring Party - Episode 649This week's hosts: ‘Hida O-Win, Scarr, and LiamEditor – ScarrApologies for the delay, folks.This week, The Party discuss unusual RPG characters, why one might want to try something outside the regular, and what the pitfalls might be.Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your message in future shows so get ready to be super famous! [ https://www.speakpipe.com/theadventuringparty ]We have a Dis…

2021-06-16

The Lost Bay PodcastIan Yusem - The Drain / Picket line tango / Moonbase blues

Ian Yusem is the designer of the Mothership rpg adventures Moonbase blues, Picket Line Tango, The Drain. Ian has also a great blog called Uncanny Spheres in which he writes with a lot of honesty about his experience as an indie rpg designer. He posts detailed postmortems of his games where he addresses the financial reality of being an indie TTRPG designer and he writes a lot about community. What does that mean to belong to a community of creators ? How does one even find their own community ?

Revolution Comes to the PodcastTotal Resistance & the Green Book

Exploring the Appendix N of the roleplaying game Revolution Comes to the Kingdom. This episode is about manuals of guerrilla warfare: the Swiss book Total Resistance (Der totale Widerstand) from 1957, and the two quite different editions of the IRA "Green Book" from 1956 and 1977.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/porcupinepublishing/message

2021-06-15

gg no reInfinite Loop of Babies - Neoclassical Geek Revival 2e Preview Part 2

We continue the 1K Dead Babies module using the 2e preview of Zzarchov's Neoclassical Geek Revival system. (Apologies for the weird background noise—will fix that for next time.) Show notes: ggnorecast.com/209.

Fear of a Black DragonHard Light

The Basic Crawl00:00:21 - Overview00:03:00 - How have we used this in our games?00:03:21 - Things we liked about this adventure00:14:00 - Questions we had about this adventure00:17:11 - Chain Lightning RoundThe Expert Delve00:19:35 - Sci-fi dungeonsCompanion Adventures00:38:00 - Films00:39:56 - Video Game00:40:52 - Music

2021-06-14

Monster ManEpisode 366: Arcane and Argos

We take a look at our first Spelljammer monsters in today's episode!If you're enjoying the show, why not consider supporting it on Patreon? You'll get access to lots of new bonus content, including my other podcast, Patron Deities!Thanks to Ray Otus for our thumbnail image. The intro music is a clip from "Solve the Damn Mystery" by Jesse Spillane, used under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Ronin RoleplayingStupid Vengeance, Part 7

Episode #33 – The Dresden Files Training montages and an angry Fomor servitor, dressed as a Pixie. Music from https://filmmusic.io “Take a Chance” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Categories:

  • Podcast
  • Ronin Roleplaying
  • Actual Play
  • Dresden Files Accelerated
  • FATE Accelerated
  • Game Master's Apprentice
  • GMA
  • Roleplaying Gamemaster Emulator
  • Scormey
  • Scormey.com
  • Scormus
  • Solo
  • Solo Roleplaying
  • Solo TTRPG
  • Tabletop
  • Tabletop Roleplaying
  • The Dresden Files
  • TTRPG

Dicey StoriesDS053 | StarCraft | FRAWD Investigators: Challenge on Chau Sara | Part 5 of 7

Lilly and Imogen bring all their resources to bear to disrupt Neiman’s research.Scene 10Scene 11Scene 12Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

Daydreaming about DragonsE79S2 Tabletop Techniques: Leadership and Empathy / Inspiration Goat: Almost Famous and Lester Bangs on Rock and Roll

In which I discuss leadership and empathy in collaborative endeavors and think about Lester Bangs in Almost Famous and what he has to say about Rock and Roll.Reddit Thread Mentioned |https://www.reddit.com/r/DMAcademy/comments/ngskg3/how_to_tell_a_player_he_cant_play_his_new/gysrzqm?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3Daydreaming about Dragons Merch |https://shopofjudd.threadless.com/collections/daydreaming-about-dragonsInspiration Goat's Twitter |https://twitter.com/InspirationGoat…

2021-06-13

Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast209 Barfights!

Bar fights, gaming recaps, unboxings, reviews of 1971's Willard & 1972's Ben, and a ton of listener feedback.Daniels Rules https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1gXRGSXufk_uQaTjcskVJn4JfvecQlklhDelving Deeper Online rules http://ddo.immersiveink.com/dd.htmlBandit's Keep on Unarmed Combat https://anchor.fm/daniel-norton/episodes/Special-Episode-Unarmed-Combat-ev4v6bDaniel reading his rules https://anchor.fm/daniel-norton/episodes/BX-Grappling-Rules---Read-Through-ev50gnThe GMologist Present…

2021-06-12

Geek Native's Audio EXPAudio EXP - the 12th of July - The not-so-secret D&D projects

Unexpected Middle-earth news, more secrets coming for D&D as Wizards move the levers of control around, and Vampire 5e announces a slate of new products. About Audio EXP Audio EXP is Geek Native's highlights podcast. Each week there's a recap of some significant or exciting RPG news, releases, conventions and interviews. The average length of the podcast is just over 10 minutes long. You will find a transcript of this week's podcast and links to the stories mentioned here: https://www.geeknative…

2021-06-10

Monster ManSpecial Episode: Coeurl

Patreon backer Liana brings you this special episode all about A.E. Van Vogt's creation, the coeurl, which is already the inspiration for a well-known D&D monster. Can we do something different with this extraterrestrial predator? Let's find out!If you're enjoying the show, why not consider supporting it on Patreon? You'll get access to lots of new bonus content, including my other podcast, Patron Deities!Thanks to Ray Otus for our thumbnail image. The intro music is a clip from "Solve the Dam…

2021-06-09

The Adventuring PartyINT, June 2021 - DnD 6e Predictions

Episode 648This week's hosts: Warlord Scarr & Hida O-WinEditor - SavageMickThis week the closest thing we have to Tango & Cash, Scarr and Hida, lay out their predictions for a probably-not-coming-any-time-soon sixth edition of the World's Greatest Most Popular Roleplaying Game. Is there any further improvement to be made to the king of fantasy roleplaying or has the pursuit of market dominance lead the Gygaxian Goliath down an evolutionary dead-end? Listen to find out!We have a Discord Serve…

2021-06-07

Monster ManEpisode 365: Monstrous Manual Introduction

It's time to start a new monster book! In this episode, we're getting started with the 2nd edition Monstrous Manual, published in 1993.If you're enjoying the show, why not consider supporting it on Patreon? You'll get access to lots of new bonus content, including my other podcast, Patron Deities!Thanks to Ray Otus for our thumbnail image. The intro music is a clip from "Solve the Damn Mystery" by Jesse Spillane, used under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast208 The Baroque Bestiary

I do a short review of George Patterson’s new RPG bestiary, A Groats-Worth of Grotesques, and field listener feedback from B.J., Karl, Joe, and Spencer. Things I Discuss: A Groats-Worth Of Grotesques https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/357543/A-Groatsworth-of-Grotesques Biggus Geekus http://biggusgeekuspodcast.com/ Clerics Wear Ringmail blog post on Weapons, Wits, and Wizardry https://clericswearringmail.blogspot.com/2021/06/old-game-new-project-introducing.html Grapasymapas' Pulp! https://t.co…

Ronin RoleplayingStupid Vengeance, Part 6

Episode #32 – The Dresden Files Bishop and Dakota make it to Austin, Texas, only to fall into yet another sticky situation! Music from https://filmmusic.io “Take a Chance” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Categories:

  • Podcast
  • Ronin Roleplaying
  • Actual Play
  • Dresden Files Accelerated
  • FATE Accelerated
  • Game Master's Apprentice
  • GMA
  • Roleplaying Gamemaster Emulator
  • Scormey
  • Scormey.com
  • Scormus
  • Solo
  • Solo Roleplaying
  • Solo TTRPG
  • Tabletop
  • Tabletop Roleplaying
  • The Dresden Files
  • TTRPG

Dicey StoriesDS052 | StarCraft | FRAWD Investigators: Challenge on Chau Sara | Part 4 of 7

Lilly and Imogen prepare their assault on Neiman’s zerg training grounds.Scene 9Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

Daydreaming about DragonsE78S2 Too many or too few players / Gideon the Ninth and Humor

In which I consider some ideas on what to do when there are more people and less people than you had anticipated and think a bit more about Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir, Audiobook read by Moira Quirk.Daydreaming about Dragons Merch |https://shopofjudd.threadless.com/collections/daydreaming-about-dragonsInspiration Goat's Twitter |https://twitter.com/InspirationGoat |Daydreaming about Dragons youtube Playlist |https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcnZ3uO0pp0rzRsfN_ObyhOdgaoeMs0TQ |Dic…

2021-06-05

Geek Native's Audio EXPAudio EXP - the 5th of July - The new Marvel TTRPG and its easter eggs

An RPG news-centric podcast given the announcement of Marvel's new RPG, but there's movie news too, geeky virtual reality software for your webcam and a host of free downloads. About Audio EXP Audio EXP is Geek Native's highlights podcast. Each week there's a recap of some significant or exciting RPG news, releases, conventions and interviews. The average length of the podcast is just over 10 minutes long. You will find a transcript of this week's podcast and links to the stories mentioned here:…

Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast207 Interview with James Sral of Sub-Class Act Podcast and Publishing

If the episode shows up as 30 min Anchor screwed up, wait a day and redownload it, sorry for the hassle. James Sral from Sub-Class Act joins me to discuss his games Novas & Nebulae and Reef Runners, his podcast, and gaming philosophy in general. After that there are a couple short game reviews (Temples & Tombs and Big Apple Sewer Samurai), an unboxing and reflections on the good ole boy system vs American ingenuity in Colorado circa 2004. Sub-Class Act https://anchor.fm/sub-class-act DrivethruRP…

2021-06-04

Dungeon Designers Guild"Tiny D6" System with Alan Bahr

*Tiny D6* System by Alan Bahr Gallant Knight Games ( https://www.gallantknightgames.com/ ) @alanbahr ( https://twitter.com/alanbahr ) @gallantkgames ( https://twitter.com/GallantKGames ) *Tiny D6 Games* ( https://www.gallantknightgames.com/tinyd6/ ) Yukon Dark ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeU9HitL7C4 ) (Tiny Cthulhu Livestream) Theme music: "High Fantasy" by Gygax ( Gygax Bandcamp ( https://gygaxguild.bandcamp.com/ ) ) All rights reserved. Additional music: "One Small Rover" by Alexander Na…

2021-06-03

Daydreaming about DragonsEpisode 77 Thinking about Session 0 and The Murderbot Diaries

In which I think a bit about what I like to bring to Session 0 and Inspiration Goat rightfully demands discussion on the Murderbot Diaries.Rob Donoghue's tweet about backgrounds |https://twitter.com/rdonoghue/status/1389025610232647682Blog Post about Backgrounds |https://githyankidiaspora.wordpress.com/2021/05/10/bringing-it-all-together-quickly-with-backgrounds/Threadless Shop |https://shopofjudd.threadless.com/Inspiration Goat's Twitter |https://twitter.com/InspirationGoat |Daydreamin…

The Adventuring PartyWIS, Jun 2021: Magical Realism

The Adventuring Party - Episode 647This week's hosts: ‘Hida O-Win, Scarr, and LiamEditor – ScarrThis week, The Party discuss the dichotomy between magic always working, while ‘realistic’ abilities keep being questioned.Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your message in future shows so get ready to be super famous! [ https://www.speakpipe.com/theadventuringparty ]We have a Discord Server and it rocks! Get in here! [ https://d…

2021-06-02

The Lost Bay PodcastAnna Blackwell - Delve/Rise/Umbra

Anna Blackwell is the designer of the solo RPG Delve, or rather the solo RPG series Delve, Rise and Umbra.Delve is a map-drawing game in which you run an underground dwarven hold. As you dig underground you encounter magic, treasures, evil forces. The game is played with dice and a standard card deck. It involves exploration, resource management, and drawing, and it's built to create a strong emergent narrative experience.In this episode, we talk about the fear of the dark, caving, drawing, so…

The Adventuring PartyEpisode Delay

Sorry folks, we're going to have to push back this weeks episode. Expect good stuff on Thursday morning.

2021-05-31

Ronin RoleplayingStupid Vengeance, Part 5

Episode #31 – The Dresden Files Surviving a Ghoul Attack, and hitting the road. Music from https://filmmusic.io “Take a Chance” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Categories:

  • Podcast
  • Ronin Roleplaying
  • Actual Play
  • Dresden Files Accelerated
  • FATE Accelerated
  • Game Master's Apprentice
  • GMA
  • Roleplaying Gamemaster Emulator
  • Scormey
  • Scormey.com
  • Scormus
  • Solo
  • Solo Roleplaying
  • Solo TTRPG
  • Tabletop
  • Tabletop Roleplaying
  • The Dresden Files
  • TTRPG

Dicey StoriesDS051 | StarCraft | FRAWD Investigators: Challenge on Chau Sara | Part 3 of 7

Lilly and Imogen find one of the people Neiman abducted, learning more about the ghost’s plans and Lilly’s past.Scene 6Scene 7Scene 8Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

2021-05-29

Geek Native's Audio EXPAudio EXP - the 29th of May - Can games cause harm?

Geek Native's highlights show discusses games and games companies in hot water this week, contrasting that to the original Satanic Panic. Then, because life is too severe, makes some game recommendations, freebies and competitions available. About Audio EXP Audio EXP is Geek Native's highlights podcast. Each week there's a recap of some significant or exciting RPG news, releases, conventions and interviews. The average length of the podcast is just over 10 minutes long. You will find a transcrip…

2021-05-27

Dungeon Designers Guild"Those Dark Places" with Jonathan Hicks

*Those Dark Places* by Jonathan Hicks "Space is a hell of a thing..." Industrial Science Fiction RPG Somebody Wake Up Hicks ( https://twitter.com/JonMarkHicks ) on Twitter Farsight Blogger ( https://farsightblogger.blogspot.com/ ) Available: Print or Digital ( https://ospreypublishing.com/those-dark-places ) at Osprey Games GM Simulator Expansion ( https://ospreypublishing.com/gaming_resources_roleplaying ) and additional resources Theme music: "High Fantasy" by Gygax ( Bandcamp ( https://gygaxg…

gg no reNeoclassical Geek Revival 2e Preview

We have a preview copy of the 2nd edition of Zzarchov Kowolski's Neoclassical Geek Revival, and we run it with his classic module A Thousand Dead Babies. We have a preview copy of the upcoming 2nd edition of Zzarchov Kowolski's (patreon: https://www.patreon.com/zzarchov, drivethrurpg: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/4140/Zzarchov-Kowolski) Neoclassical Geek Revival, and we run it with his classic module A Thousand Dead Babies (aff link: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/110659/A-Thous…

2021-05-24

Ronin RoleplayingStupid Vengeance, Part 4

Episode #30 – The Dresden Files The snow shelter was apparently a really bad idea. Music from https://filmmusic.io “Take a Chance” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Categories:

  • Podcast
  • Ronin Roleplaying
  • Actual Play
  • Dresden Files Accelerated
  • FATE Accelerated
  • Game Master's Apprentice
  • GMA
  • Roleplaying Gamemaster Emulator
  • Scormey
  • Scormey.com
  • Scormus
  • Solo
  • Solo Roleplaying
  • Solo TTRPG
  • Tabletop
  • Tabletop Roleplaying
  • The Dresden Files
  • TTRPG

Dicey StoriesDS050 | StarCraft | FRAWD Investigators: Challenge on Chau Sara | Part 2 of 7

A hydralisk with a neural implant bars the way farther into the Cerberus facility.Scene 4Scene 5Note: This episode includes physical combat where the goal is to not kill the other side.Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

2021-05-22

Geek Native's Audio EXPAudio EXP - the 22nd of May - It's not the gamer apocalypse

New stats from Wizards of the Coast show that only a minority of roleplayers are over 40, as the player base booms. But is it all progress as eBay bans sexy comics and adult games? About Audio EXP Audio EXP is Geek Native's highlights podcast. Each week there's a recap of some significant or exciting RPG news, releases, conventions and interviews. The average length of the podcast is just over 10 minutes long. You will find a transcript of this week's podcast and links to the stories mentioned h…

2021-05-21

Dungeon Designers Guild"Knave" & "Maze Rats" with Ben Milton

*Knave* & *Maze Rats* by Ben Milton Questing Beast Blog ( http://questingblog.com/ ) Question Beast Youtube ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvYwePdbWSEwUa-Pk02u3Zw ) Available on: DrivethruRPG ( https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/10312/Questing-Beast-Games ) Itch.io ( https://questingbeast.itch.io/ ) Theme music: "High Fantasy" by Gygax ( Gygax Bandcamp ( https://gygaxguild.bandcamp.com/ ) ) All rights reserved. Additional music: "White Woodlands (no drums)" by Alexander Nakarada ( www.s…

2021-05-20

Fear of a Black DragonLeviathan

The Basic Crawl00:00:21 - Overview00:04:33 - How have we used this in our games?00:04:59 - Things we liked about this adventure00:19:37 - Questions we had about this adventure00:21:23 - Chain Lightning RoundThe Expert Delve00:24:20 - A world without dungeons, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the random tables.Companion Adventures00:44:12 - Film and TV00:45:24 - Short Story00:45:39 - A Blog00:46:02 - Games

2021-05-19

Thought EaterEnd of the Line

In which I retire the podcast. It has been a good run. Thanks for listening.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support

The Lost Bay PodcastVi Huntsman - Collabs without permission

Vi Huntsman runs a Crazy youtube channel called Collabs without permission. They do great video reviews of TTRPG zines. In March they shared a review of the game Mothership filmed at Bonneville Salt Flats. It’s a super brilliant review of the game, and it looks amazing, like a short Sci-Fi film.Vi has been collecting zines for years. We did the interview via a conferencing app. And as we were recording I could see behind Vi shelves literally filled with zines.In this episode, we talk about Vi’…

2021-05-17

Daydreaming about DragonsE76 S2 Getting info on the table and Mare of Easttown, hobbit shires and small town settings

In which I talk about keeping secrets and putting information on the table so the players can make interesting decisions and Inspiration Goat brings Mare of Easttown to the table, getting us to think about small town settings, hobbit shires and a bit about detectives as sorcerers.Sci-fi Collection, Supporting Medshare India |https://shopofjudd.threadless.com/collections/science-fiction/Silver Swords of the Lich Queen: Inspirational Tables for a Githyanki Invasion |https://www.dmsguild.com/pr…

2021-05-14

Thought EaterFrothcast #205: Five Minute Friday: Magical Shortages and Miscasts aka Animate Bread

In which I discuss a fun adventure idea pulled from recent headlines and this great post from Prismatic Wasteland. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support

Dungeon Designers Guild"Aliens & Asteroids" with Brian "Fitz" Fitzpatrick

*Aliens & Asteroids* by Brian "Fitz" Fitzpatrick Wants You for the Space Marine Corps. Moebius Adventures ( https://moebiusadventures.com/product/aliens-asteroids/ ) Available on: DrivethruRPG ( https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/233186/Aliens--Asteroids ) Theme music: "High Fantasy" by Gygax ( Bandcamp ( https://gygaxguild.bandcamp.com/ ) ) All rights reserved. Additional Music: "War" by Infraction ( Website ( https://inaudio.org/track/war-cinematic-dubstep/ ) ) Special thanks: Charley ( http…

2021-05-13

Revolution Comes to the PodcastRampokan & Tintin

Exploring the Appendix N of the roleplaying game Revolution Comes to the Kingdom. This episode discusses comics: Rampokan, a story set in the Indonesian Revolution, and Tintin, a series that needs little introduction. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/porcupinepublishing/message

2021-05-12

Thought EaterFrothcast #204: Humpday RPG Show 5.12.21

A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support

2021-05-07

Thought EaterFrothcast #203 : Killer "Big Reveal" Campaign Idea

In which I discuss a killer campaign idea prompted by Free Thrall of the Keep Off the Borderlands podcast. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support

2021-04-26

Fear of a Black DragonAn Unchained Melody (Orbital Blues)

The Basic Crawl00:00:21 - Overview00:03:29 - How have we used this in our games?00:04:11 - Things we liked about this adventure00:13:46 - Questions we had about this adventure00:18:08 - Chain Lightning RoundThe Expert Delve00:19:37 - How to GM like Elmore LeonardCompanion Adventures00:36:03 - Books00:36:51 - Films00:38:57 - MusicLink to the Kickstarter

2021-04-21

The Lost Bay PodcastChris McDowall - Electric Bastionland

Chris McDowall is the creator of the RPGS Into the Odd and Electric Bastionland. Both games share a fascinating weird industrial early XXth century setting and have been extremely influential to the indie RPG scene for the way they handle game mechanics. As a matter of fact, if you’ve listened to previous episodes of this podcast you might have heard other designers mention Chris’ games a few times.In this episode we talk about Fear, a strange fascination with the London Underground Railway, a …

2021-04-16

Fear of a Black DragonThe Maze of Nuromen

The Basic Crawl00:00:21 - Overview00:02:43 - How have we used this in our games?00:03:46 - Things we liked about this adventure00:15:26 - Questions we had about this adventure00:18:35 - Chain Lightning RoundThe Expert Delve00:20:34 - How to make bog standard D&D monsters more interesting.Companion Adventures00:35:01 - Check out Jason's YouTube run of this module!00:35:55 - RPGs00:36:58 - Books00:37:29 - Music00:38:48 - Podcastshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npMzL0EHsaw

2021-04-09

Revolution Comes to the PodcastFar Cry 4

A podcast exploring the Appendix N of Revolution Comes to the Kingdom. In this episode, an open-world first-person shooter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/porcupinepublishing/message

2021-04-03

Alex Schroeder: Halberds & HelmetsMonsters: Giant Beetles

Talking about giant beetles and how I used them: pack animals for the underworld, war elephants for goblins and the like, or car sized monsters in dungeon corridors

Categories:

  • Old School
  • Monsters

2021-04-01

Revolution Comes to the PodcastTwo Eggs On My Plate & The Siege of Jadotville

A podcast exploring the Appendix N of Revolution Comes to the Kingdom. In this episode, a WW2 resistance memoir and a film set during the Congo Crisis. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/porcupinepublishing/message

2021-03-23

gg no reThulian Echoes Finale & Review

We finish up Thulian Echoes and give our thoughts. Show notes: https://ggnorecast.com/207.

2021-03-03

gg no reDear Gary, Can a Vampire Die of Old Age?

GG NO RE answers your RPG questions again, from the technical to the social. Show notes: https://ggnorecast.com/206.

2020-12-16

Plundergrounds164 Revisiting Logic in Fantasy

I talk about over and under "grounding" fiction in role-playing. I also shill two amazing podcast episodes, Daydreaming About Dragons 69 and Spikepit 333.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds/message

2020-12-13

Plundergrounds163 Guide to Player Greatness?

I'm back after a hiatus, partly thanks to a challenge thrown out there by Judd Karlman of Daydreaming About Dragons. I'm rolling a d20 for topics this season. Today is #12, one submitted by (I think) Logan Howard of Swordbreaker: If you were tasked with training players for greatness, what steps would you take? In response I talk about developing self-awareness through a player inventory. (Partly inspired by Rob C's confessional on Down in a Heap.) I then talk about developing a table awareness …

2020-11-23

PlundergroundsPlundergrounds Test

This is a test of the Plundergrounds podcast system --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds/message

2020-11-05

Alex Schroeder: Halberds & HelmetsMonsters: Giant Bees

Talking about giant bees, giant wasps, and how I used them: like Aliens in a hive, and as mounts for lizard people

Categories:

  • Old School
  • Monsters

2020-10-02

Plundergrounds161 More on Spell Effects and Kriegsspiel

This episode features some great call ins from Judd of Daydreaming About Dragons and Joe of the Hindsightless podcasts. I spend a bit of time talking about engaging with fiction and projecting one's self into fictional worlds. Then Barney of Loco Ludus calls in to talk Kriegsspiel and cultural stereotypes. I mention Playing At the World, an amazing Kriegsspiel table, David Wesley, the Bruanstein game, Strategos.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds/message

2020-08-25

Alex Schroeder: Halberds & HelmetsMonsters: Bears

Talking about bears, laser eyes, and summoning angry flying bears

Categories:

  • Old School
  • Monsters

2020-08-05

Alex Schroeder: Halberds & HelmetsMonsters: Basilisk

Talking about the basilisk (also known as the cockatrice)

Categories:

  • Old School
  • Monsters