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RPPR Episode 177: Savage Worlds

News: Zombies of the World is being reprinted in hardcover! Get a copy today! Also, check the BPB Twitter for our Savage Tokusatsu livestream dates. It’s now Sunday May 31 at 6 pm CST (it was moved after we recorded this episode). Synopsis: Savage Worlds is a popular RPG system Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 177: Savage Worlds appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

58mins

29 May 2020

Rank #1

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RPPR Episode 121: Con-SCAR-acy

Sponsors: This episode of RPPR is sponsored by Mystical Throne Entertainment. Use coupon code rpproctober to get the Entropic Gaming System PDF for $1 (normally $5). Arc Dream is also sponsoring this episode of RPPR. Check out the Delta Green Kickstarter going on now. There is a free Quickstart guide Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 121: Con-SCAR-acy appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 30mins

14 Oct 2015

Rank #2

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RPPR Episode 136: Playing for an Audience

News: Puppetland is now out! I wrote two adventures for it and we will do an actual play of it in the near future. Stay tuned. Also, Faust has moved to Washington so he can work for Camouflaj and we wish him the best of luck! Synopsis: Caleb and I Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 136: Playing for an Audience appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 41mins

12 Nov 2016

Rank #3

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RPPR Panel: Scary Parrots: Weird Horror in RPGs at Gen Con 2015

Sponsor: Arc Dream is sponsoring this panel. Check out the Delta Green Kickstarter. New reward levels have been released so backers can get everything in print and PDF. Synopsis: Horror gaming can go beyond Lovecraft and tentacles. Sometimes the most frightening moments in RPGs can come from obscure references and Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Panel: Scary Parrots: Weird Horror in RPGs at Gen Con 2015 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

55mins

22 Oct 2015

Rank #4

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RPPR Episode 126: Scenario Chop Shop

News: A new companion website for our Patreon, RPPR After Hours, is now live. Find all the podcasts and other content without digging through the Patreon archives. Speaking of the Patreon, we have a new milestone: a new weekly podcast featuring campaign actual play. If we get to $1800 a Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 126: Scenario Chop Shop appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 39mins

13 Mar 2016

Rank #5

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RPPR Episode 127: Mistakes are Inevitable – Learning New Games

News: RPPR Tabletop Tales is up and running! Check our newest podcast of campaign actual play. Our first campaign, the Dresden Files, is currently on its first season. Also, be sure to check out Thrilling Intent on Youtube. Caleb and I will be guests on their livestream on April 30th Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 127: Mistakes are Inevitable – Learning New Games appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 42mins

20 Apr 2016

Rank #6

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RPPR Episode 118: Limping away from Gen Con 2015

News: No Soul Left Behind is now available in print! Backers should get their copies soon. Also, Firewall will soon be out in print. Synopsis: Gen Con is over and what a time we had! Between the games we played, fans we met, and panels we ran or attended, all Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 118: Limping away from Gen Con 2015 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

3hr 11mins

8 Aug 2015

Rank #7

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RPPR Episode 158: Gen Con 2018 Wrap Up

We’re back from Gen Con and we had a blast! In this episode we go over the highlights and low points of our con experiences and more importantly, the games we played! Board games, card games, and of course, role playing games. What did we try out and what did Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 158: Gen Con 2018 Wrap Up appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

2hr 26mins

16 Aug 2018

Rank #8

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RPPR Episode 163: Scum and Villainy and PAX South 2019

News: I have started using Instagram! Check out my photos and videos of PAX South! Also, Adam Scott Glancy has a campaign of Hollow Earth Expedition on RPPR Tabletop Tales. If you’re looking for exciting pulp action, check it out! Synopsis: We have been playing Scum and Villainy, a Forged Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 163: Scum and Villainy and PAX South 2019 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 46mins

1 Feb 2019

Rank #9

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RPPR Episode 117: Slouching Towards Gen Con 2015

News: RPPR will be part of the Podcast-a-Ganza at Gen Con. The Boiling Point Conversion Guides are out and are available for download. Red Markets will soon have a beta available for playtesting. Synopsis: Another Gen Con is upon us and RPPR shall be there. This year, Caleb and I Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 117: Slouching Towards Gen Con 2015 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 35mins

25 Jul 2015

Rank #10

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RPPR Episode 70: There are Monsters in the School Tom

News: I’ve released a new ebook, Zombies in Afghanistan. Find out what happens when the Taliban meets the undead! As an RPPR experiment, the fine folks at Subscriptorium have created a transcript of this episode. If you like having a transcript of RPPR, please let us know! RPPR is now Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 70: There are Monsters in the School Tom appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

2hr 2mins

18 Feb 2012

Rank #11

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After Hours: Accute Pony-osis of the Liver

We are adding weekly livestreams to the RPPR Patreon via our Discord! More info is available on the Discord so sign up today. I will be posting classic episodes of After Hours on this feed for the next few months but if you want to binge all of them, you Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post After Hours: Accute Pony-osis of the Liver appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 27mins

17 May 2020

Rank #12

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RPPR Episode 123: Pushing the Envelope

News: Death Traps: Volume 1 is out for Base Raiders! This supplement was co-written by Caleb, so be sure to check it out. Buy it on DrivethruRPG or at the Base Raiders store. Check out the free artwork produced via the RPPR Patreon. Synopsis: Covering mature or sensitive topics in Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 123: Pushing the Envelope appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 36mins

17 Dec 2015

Rank #13

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RPPR Episode 171: The SCP Foundation

The SCP Foundation is a subgenre of speculative fiction, covering horror, fantasy, and sci-fi, all contained in a very specialized writing style, meant to reflect the internal documentation of a mysterious organization that secures, contains, and protects weird objects and entities. I talked to a volunteer of the SCP Wiki, Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 171: The SCP Foundation appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 4mins

22 Oct 2019

Rank #14

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RPPR Episode 159: The Witcher RPG Breakdown

News: We have created a new reward for RPPR patrons – extended early access! Get actual plays and panels recorded at Gen Con 2018 a month early! The first AP, Dagashi OVA Season 1, run by Bridget, is available now on the RPPR Patreon! Synopsis: The new Witcher tabletop RPG Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 159: The Witcher RPG Breakdown appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 42mins

14 Sep 2018

Rank #15

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Game Design Workshop Panel at Gen Con 2018

Caleb Stokes, Jeff Barber, and I discuss our current work in game design at this panel, recorded at Gen Con 2018. I talk about the current state of Ruin, my architectural horror RPG, Caleb talks about Red Markets, and Jeff talks about Upwind. We also answer questions from the audience, Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Game Design Workshop Panel at Gen Con 2018 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

51mins

8 Aug 2018

Rank #16

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RPPR Episode 125: Masks of Nyarlathotep Post Mortem

Masks of Nyarlathotep is a classic (some would say quintessential) campaign for Call of Cthulhu. Given how much we play CoC, I thought it would be remiss of us not to record a run of it. It took us about a year to get through the campaign, but our dedicated Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 125: Masks of Nyarlathotep Post Mortem appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 41mins

16 Feb 2016

Rank #17

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RPPR Episode 119: Duality Post Mortem

News: No Soul Left Behind is out! BUY CALEB’S BOOK! If you backed Boiling Point, check the Kickstarter to read the text for Sparkles the Unicorn. Synopsis: Duality, a Rimward and gatecrashing focused Eclipse Phase campaign recently wrapped up on the Actual Play site. You can browse the entire list Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 119: Duality Post Mortem appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 47mins

25 Aug 2015

Rank #18

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Interview with John Scott Tynes on Delta Green: The Labyrinth

Delta Green: The Labyrinth takes Delta Green agents beyond the beltway and deep into the fissures of America in the new millennium. American life has entered a labyrinth of twisty passages all alike. And while there are many ways in, there is no way out. I interviewed John Scott Tynes Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Interview with John Scott Tynes on Delta Green: The Labyrinth appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

39mins

15 Jul 2018

Rank #19

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RPPR Episode 170: Inhuman Resources – Control and Bureaucracies in Games

News: Check out the latest RPPR After Hours for an in-depth discussion on traps in fantasy RPGs! Synopsis:Thad and I both recently played Control, a new video game about a secret government agency that tries to protect the world from supernatural forces while also trying to exploit that power for Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 170: Inhuman Resources – Control and Bureaucracies in Games appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

1hr 30mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #20