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Brett & Sean – The BS in the podcast – are the delightfully quirky hosts. They sometimes talk funny and this adds to their charm. With over 250 episodes it might take you a while to catch up to current because their mantra when listening is start at episode 1 and go forward. Their host of experience with almost all things TTRPG is vast and the discussions brought forth are compelling and very relevant to the hobby, friendship and being a good person. They also possess an enlightened social awareness with is very refreshing in TTRPG circles. It is good to see that hobby has progressed from teenage boys giggling about breastplates to all types of people playing. Whether you are a newbie just getting into the hobby to someone who is finding it again after a hiatus or a grognard gamer there is an abundance of discussion topics for every one of you. If I had to choose one TTRPG podcast this might be the one. Take a listen you won’t regret it. Semper Fidelis -Eric

Would be great if

By Emerald Wildstar - Sep 10 2019
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I really want to listen to this podcast but one of the two hosts swears so much it’s a serious crutch If he were to suddenly stop the episode run times might be cut by a third. The other host is fine and you can decide which is which. To be fair, the podcast is labeled explicit. But this isn’t Howard Stern. It’s a podcast on gaming. Swearing does not add value at all, but it does keep me from being able to listen to it with my kids around. I’ll check back in the future to see if it changes. It is unlikely any of your potential audience will be turned away by a *lack* of swearing. So I’d give it another star and consider it great if this area were to be improved on.

iTunes Ratings

84 Ratings
Average Ratings
74
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3
1
5

GBS

By norsecarl - Oct 25 2019
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Brett & Sean – The BS in the podcast – are the delightfully quirky hosts. They sometimes talk funny and this adds to their charm. With over 250 episodes it might take you a while to catch up to current because their mantra when listening is start at episode 1 and go forward. Their host of experience with almost all things TTRPG is vast and the discussions brought forth are compelling and very relevant to the hobby, friendship and being a good person. They also possess an enlightened social awareness with is very refreshing in TTRPG circles. It is good to see that hobby has progressed from teenage boys giggling about breastplates to all types of people playing. Whether you are a newbie just getting into the hobby to someone who is finding it again after a hiatus or a grognard gamer there is an abundance of discussion topics for every one of you. If I had to choose one TTRPG podcast this might be the one. Take a listen you won’t regret it. Semper Fidelis -Eric

Would be great if

By Emerald Wildstar - Sep 10 2019
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I really want to listen to this podcast but one of the two hosts swears so much it’s a serious crutch If he were to suddenly stop the episode run times might be cut by a third. The other host is fine and you can decide which is which. To be fair, the podcast is labeled explicit. But this isn’t Howard Stern. It’s a podcast on gaming. Swearing does not add value at all, but it does keep me from being able to listen to it with my kids around. I’ll check back in the future to see if it changes. It is unlikely any of your potential audience will be turned away by a *lack* of swearing. So I’d give it another star and consider it great if this area were to be improved on.

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134 Speaking Cypher System

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We invite Darcy and Troy from the Cypher Speak podcast to come on and educate us on, what else, the Cypher System rpg by Monte Cook games! How does it all work? What are the upsides of the system? There’s player facing die rolls, GM intrusions, cyphers and much more. Find more of about our...

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Apr 04 2017

1hr 52mins

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069 Star Wars Edge of the Empire Part 1

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Part one of two where we discuss Star Wars Edge of the Empire roleplaying game published by Fantasy Flight Games. We talk about the dice, dice pool and the narrative component of the rpg system. We also touch on the force die, light and dark side points and how those are used within the game....

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Jan 05 2016

1hr 22mins

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Never Prepared

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How prepared are you for your games? Hopefully your better prepared than Brett is for this podcast… but let’s say you need to run an rpg, like right now, and you’ve done no prep.  How would you do it? Announcements Gameholecon.com Avalon KS Update Random Encounter Blake of House Ryan  writes in about Dragonlance Jared...

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Jul 19 2019

1hr 13mins

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Description Expectations in RPG’s

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Descriptions in rpg’s. How to align the way the game master and players exchange information. An example: “I’m looking for any irregularities in the walls, drafts, breaks in the mortar” versus “I search the room”. Thanks to Matt Seiberlich for the topic suggestion.

Announcements

Evercon.org

Random Encounter

From Mike H. – looking for advice

Jello sends us something about being serious

Die Roll

  • Ray Otus started a thread on our forums listing random character generators for a variety of RPG’s
  • The Adventures of Gaia on Youtube, Melissa is a star on that show. 
  • Animated Spellbook on YouTube
  • Matt Colville on running D&D
  • Dracula: The Evidence kickstarter ends November 20th, 2019. Bram Stoker’s novel as an interactive experience: a box set telling the story through letters, clues, maps, phonograph records & more.

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Oct 19 2019

1hr 9mins

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033 Espionage Roleplaying Games

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Be it fantasy, modern or far future scifi, you can make espionage a big part of your roleplaying game But what about running a game that is catered to the genre? We talk about it in this episode and we’ll throw in some random encounters as well. Episode 33 Show Outline Intro Sponsored by DarkTheatre.net Announcements Bonus...

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Apr 28 2015

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136 Player Facing Die Rolls

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Player facing die rolls. Do they fix something that is missing from some tabletop rpg’s? Spurred by listener, Ace’s, email we talk about why we do or don’t like them. We hit a goal on Patreon so you’ll hear Sean show off his accent skills. Announcements Sponsor: Gamehole Con 2017 registration is now open! Thank you...

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Apr 18 2017

54mins

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175 Hidden Hit Points

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Brett references John Wick’s Play Dirty and a concept of not using numbers for hit points but rather describing the damage to reflect the condition of your pc. Cool concept or sheer madness? Random Encounter Erik Frankhouse calls into the show Emails from Cory Winn, Abram Nothnagle and Blake Ryan. Die Roll Brett Birds of Prey Deliberately...

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Jan 24 2018

1hr 15mins

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071 Dungeon Crawl Classics Part 1

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This week we talk about the Dungeon Crawl Classics (DCC) role-playing game by Goodman Games. We ask Jen Brinkman, from Spellburn and Sanctum Secorum podcasts, to help us explain the rules and mechanics of this cool fantasy-based rpg. Inspired by the original Appendix N, DCC is a game that makes it clear that adventuring is dangerous,...

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Jan 19 2016

1hr 17mins

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010 Game Master Mistakes in RPGs

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Getting impatient with players? Not ‘yes, and’ing? B & S Divulge some of their GM mistakes in roleplaying games. It’s all learning, right? Episode 10 Show Outline Announcements Friends of the show page on the website. Drop us a line.18 Official podcast of Gamehole Con III in 2015! Random Encounter Happy post Canadian Thanksgiving to...

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Nov 18 2014

1hr 13mins

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Tracking Player Character Wealth

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Tracking wealth, aka the treasure, of player characters, is it needed? How do you do it?

“Tired of tracking coins and individual purchases for player characters in role-playing games, I’ve experimented with several other methods that abstract wealth. It’s more a matter of what standard of living the PCs can afford. Anything appropriate to that category they can just have. More expensive items they may have to roll against their standard of living and possibly take on debt to acquire. Large influxes (treasure) can increase their standard of living (SoL) by a small amount for a long time, or much higher for a brief period. Anyway, you get the idea.” ~ Tom

  • How do we deal with this?
  • Any tricks we’ve used?
  • What systems do we use/have used that deal with tracking wealth differently than “counting each coin?”
  • Are there ideas we have that we’ve yet to use?

Announcements

  • Evercon.org – Robert is running Five Torches, DCC, and AS&SH
  • Avalon KS – Master Archivist Collection coming soon

Random Encounter

Audio from Goblins Henchmen on sub-optimal play

Harrigan on Sub-optimal play

Matt V. comments on sub-optimal play

Ted from the forums on sub-optimal play

Louis writes in on Why So Serious

Die Roll

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Oct 24 2019

1hr 7mins

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008 Fresh Blood Into RPG Hobby

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We talk about getting new people into the tabletop rpg hobby. Be careful of turning-off new players – killing pc’s, ruling with iron fist, and more. Episode 8 Show Outline Announcements VOTE DAMMIT! Topics of Discussion – New Gamers How we got started in RPGs The pitch – what to say to someone to...

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Nov 04 2014

1hr 9mins

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188 Sean’s RPG Encounter

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Sean is going to walk us through how he goes about building an rpg encounter while Brett questions and snipes from the sidelines (don’t worry, roles get reversed next episode). Announcements Gamehole Con submissions for events is open! Support the QCC! Random Encounter Emails from Sky Slayton and Christopher Grey Die Roll Sean GenCon has...

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Apr 25 2018

1hr 6mins

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106 Magic Items and Player Characters

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Magic items, how do you convey the properties of these wondrous items to the player characters? A topic brought up by Kevin Lovecraft, he writes “I wonder how to reveal the properties of such items to players/characters when they discover them. Spout Lore seems like the obvious method, but what are some other ways to justify...

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Sep 20 2016

1hr 2mins

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009 RPG Convention Game Prep

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RPG Convention game prep: goals of the game, what should players bring, pacing and more. Episode 9 Show Outline Announcements Friends of the show page on the website. Drop us a line. Random Encounter Email from Nick A. Comments from Chad K. Topics of Discussion – Convention Game Prep Game Master Game system known system unknown...

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Nov 11 2014

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205 What We Stopped Doing In Our RPG

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Over time our rpg ame mastering style or the way we play has changed. We talk about some things we stopped doing. Announcements Queen City Conquest – Sept 7, 8, and 9 Gamehole Con! Evercon submissions are open! Random Encounter Vmail from Joe Cwik Thomas from Beholders Horde emails us Crimfan comments on 204 Email...

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Aug 22 2018

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BBS002 Bonus BS Events Guy Josh Hoyt of Gamehole Con

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Josh Hoyt, Director of Games, making him the events guy at Gamehole Con. Gamehole Con is a yearly tabletop gaming convention held in November in Madison, Wisconsin. This is Gamehole Con’s third year. Their debut event had 200+ events. This year they are already over 500! Sean talks to Josh about his gaming background, what...

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Jun 13 2015

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201 Low Level Play in RPG’s

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Inspired by DM Cojo, we talk about low-level play. Only this time we have someone help us define it and stay on track. Chris Sniezak from Misdirected Mark/Encoded Designs provides some additional insight. Announcements Gamehole Con submissions for events is open! Evercon submissions are open! Die Roll Sean Dave Hanlon was interested to know what...

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Jul 25 2018

1hr 9mins

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053 Challenges Killing Player Characters in RPGs

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Challenges killing player characters, is it tougher to do with today’s roleplaying games? Episode 53 Show Agenda Reading from Curt Thompson’s G+ Intro Announcements Random Encounter – emails, voice mails, social media from listeners Moe Tousignant re: Weird on G+ Darcy Ross re: Weird on G+ Victor Wyatt comment on G+ Voicemail from Joe Matt...

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Sep 15 2015

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Gaming in Small RPG Groups

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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. Announcements Avalon KS AwesomeDice.com GameholeCon Evercon Random Encounter Roman emails us on Hindrances James on meta currencies and inclusivity Bret goes back to...

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Jun 13 2019

1hr 9mins

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054 Player Character Pain in Roleplaying Games

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Player character pain in roleplaying games. Sean believes that the physical piece is tied to mechanics while the mental pain is tied to roleplaying. Sometimes there are mechanics that help simulate pain. Maybe it’s the condition track in WotC’s Star Wars Saga Edition rpg, you take damage and move down a condition track and taking...

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Sep 22 2015

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How Much Role-Playing Game Prep?

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Has tabletop role-playing game prep changed for us over the years? If so, why? It depends on the game. Be it a one shot, a campaign or con event, game prep may be different for each. Thanks James for posing the question.

Announcements

Evercon.org – some BSer’s are running games at the con, be great to have more!

Random Encounter

Ilina-Selene Hawkins-Young points out something from Team Player or Lone Wolf

Voicemail from Blake Ryan on Team Player or Lone Wolf

Die Roll

  • Color Out Of Space, written by HP Lovecraft and starring Nicolas Cage. Trailer. Thanks to Shane on the forums.
  • Improved Initiative – online tracker for 5e by Evan Bailey
  • The Rook and The Raven planners, journals, disc-bound gaming notebooks. Website
  • Exploricon – rpg convention in Madison, January 2020
  • Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master by SlyFlourish aka Mike Shea, on drivthrurpg
  • Never Unprepared: The Complete Game Master’s Guide to Session Prep by Phil Vecchione/Encoded Designs, on drivethrurpg

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Dec 03 2019

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Team Player or Lone Wolf

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PCs Operating as a Team v. as Individuals

Some games seem to promote individual play as much as group play – some players seem to thrive/enjoy doing private adventures in and amongst other groups.  What are our experiences with this?

Announcements

  • Evercon.org – some BSer’s are running games at the con, be great to have more!
  • Avalon Stretch Goal Book – Master Archivist Collection – POD ready soon

Random Encounter

Email from DM Cojo on what he wants to see in a game

Voicemail from Chris Shorb

Charlie Benson emails us asking for tips for helping friends get into RPG’s

Die Roll

  • Cole Luther stopped by our booth at GameHole Con. He’s part of the Dive Cloud pocdast. Check ‘em out!

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Nov 29 2019

1hr 12mins

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What Do We Want To See Out of New RPGs

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We often talk about mechanics, settings, options, and features of an role-playing game system that we like or don’t like, but is there something that we wish was out there that we’ve not found yet? I mean… what’s the next development in gaming that we’re waiting to have someone build?

Announcements

  • Evercon.org – some BSer’s are running games at the con, be great to have more!
  • Break Time! – Sean and Brett not going to record again until 11/24

Random Encounter

Matt V. comments on Tracking PC Wealth and more

Ray Otus comments on Now Hold It Right There

Welcome new listener Josh Beckelhimer

Email from Charlie Benson

Die Roll

  • New Mexicon 2020 and indie rpg con in Albuquerque April 17-19, 2020, Matt Bohnhoff is running a Kickstarter. Ends Nov 25, 2019

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Nov 16 2019

1hr 13mins

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Learning from a Con and Book Formats

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Not a recap of Gamehole Con, but we learned some things. We also talk about book formats in the rpg hobby. This latter piece inspired by Ray Otus.

Announcements

  • Thank you to all the BSer’s
  • Evercon.org – some BSer’s are running games at the con, be great to have more!
  • Avalon

Random Encounter

Trevor Davis writes in about Now Hold It Right There

Cojo calls in to clarify a couple things

Die Roll

  • From Tony Baker, The Outer Worlds’ credits pays tribute to … developers’ slain D&D characters, on Polygon
  • The best new board games from the world’s biggest board game show, aka Essen 2019, from Ars Technica
  • Hermeticgamer, Professor Chris, his dissertation, Encounters at the Imaginal Crossroads. Read it here.
  • Old School Essentials by Necrotic Games, on DriveThruRPG
  • Gangbusters B/X version by Mark Hunt, on DriveThruRPG

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Nov 09 2019

1hr 14mins

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Now Hold It Right There

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Running a role-playing game for young teenagers presents a certain set of challenges. DM Cojo has a voicemail where he shares his observations. “No, Little Johnny, you can’t be a half-orc barbarian. Ok, little Sally, you can’t just fly”…or can you?

Announcements

  • Evercon.org – Robert is running Five Torches, DCC, and AS&SH
  • Avalon KS – Master Archivist Collection 

Random Encounter

Bill Durfey writes in

Greg Palacheck comments on tracking character wealth

Robert N on the forums points out this as he responds to Description Expectations

DM Cojo calls and leaves us another voicemail.

Die Roll

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Oct 31 2019

48mins

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Tracking Player Character Wealth

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Tracking wealth, aka the treasure, of player characters, is it needed? How do you do it?

“Tired of tracking coins and individual purchases for player characters in role-playing games, I’ve experimented with several other methods that abstract wealth. It’s more a matter of what standard of living the PCs can afford. Anything appropriate to that category they can just have. More expensive items they may have to roll against their standard of living and possibly take on debt to acquire. Large influxes (treasure) can increase their standard of living (SoL) by a small amount for a long time, or much higher for a brief period. Anyway, you get the idea.” ~ Tom

  • How do we deal with this?
  • Any tricks we’ve used?
  • What systems do we use/have used that deal with tracking wealth differently than “counting each coin?”
  • Are there ideas we have that we’ve yet to use?

Announcements

  • Evercon.org – Robert is running Five Torches, DCC, and AS&SH
  • Avalon KS – Master Archivist Collection coming soon

Random Encounter

Audio from Goblins Henchmen on sub-optimal play

Harrigan on Sub-optimal play

Matt V. comments on sub-optimal play

Ted from the forums on sub-optimal play

Louis writes in on Why So Serious

Die Roll

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Oct 24 2019

1hr 7mins

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Description Expectations in RPG’s

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Descriptions in rpg’s. How to align the way the game master and players exchange information. An example: “I’m looking for any irregularities in the walls, drafts, breaks in the mortar” versus “I search the room”. Thanks to Matt Seiberlich for the topic suggestion.

Announcements

Evercon.org

Random Encounter

From Mike H. – looking for advice

Jello sends us something about being serious

Die Roll

  • Ray Otus started a thread on our forums listing random character generators for a variety of RPG’s
  • The Adventures of Gaia on Youtube, Melissa is a star on that show. 
  • Animated Spellbook on YouTube
  • Matt Colville on running D&D
  • Dracula: The Evidence kickstarter ends November 20th, 2019. Bram Stoker’s novel as an interactive experience: a box set telling the story through letters, clues, maps, phonograph records & more.

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Oct 19 2019

1hr 9mins

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Sub-Optimal Play in RPG’s

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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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Oct 13 2019

1hr 8mins

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Brett’s Delta Green

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“I started my Delta Green game”, says Brett. Oooh, that sounds fun. What do you have going on?

Announcements

Evercon.org – Events, T-shirts, and discounted badges

Random Encounter

Blake Ryan on RPG Character Sheets

Jeff Goad replies to Why So Serious?

DM Cojo asks how to help a younger player GM for adults

Die Roll

  • Descent Into Avernus lore: The Hellriders article by NewbieDM
  • How to play Call of Cthulhu 7e, improvements and recovery on Youtube
  • Operation Pear Drop by Bruce Cunnington read more on our forums or go to drivethrurpg and buy it.

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Oct 01 2019

1hr 7mins

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Why So Serious?

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RPGs can be taken very, very seriously.  Sometimes, we don’t even understand that someone at our table is taking it as seriously as they are. We share our personal perspectives and we touch on whether you can separate the art from the artist! 

Random Encounter

Laramie Wall on RPG Character Sheets

Ian writes in about cheaters

Voicemail from DM Cojo on episode 89!! Interpreting Die Roles

Abram Nothnagle goes back to ep 115, Gods in RPG’s

Scott drops us a line on Dragonlance

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  • Harper’s Tale: An Adventure Path for D&D 5e. Indiegogo, ends October 5, 2019. “Harper’s Tale is an epic story of sacrifice, perseverance, and redemption. The heroes will investigate, battle, and learn the true origins of the threat to their home. The adventure is based on an outline my daughter, Harper, and I wrote after coming home from the hospital after her first round of chemotherapy treatment for leukemia.  All net proceeds from the crowdfunding campaign will be donated to benefit Friends of Kids with Cancer to help others like Harper who are battling cancer.”
  • Consent in Gaming by Monte Cook Games, free on their website by Sean K. Reynolds & Shanna Germain.  
  • Read a review of Consent in Gaming by Jared Rascher on Gnomestew
  • Eoris character sheet, thanks

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