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Excellent show!

By WolfeRJ - Sep 01 2016
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This show will certainly entertain any gamer but also will spark new play ideas. The discussions often offer solid insight into use of historical verisimilitude in gaming. Interview guests add enjoyable variety.

I would love to Game with these Gents!!!

By Yoo-Hoo Tom - Dec 13 2013
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Great Show Notes! Yes, everything sounds better with a British accent. If, like me, you are a "Gamer of a Certain Age", and are interested in many different types and genre's of RPG's, LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST!

iTunes Ratings

3 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Excellent show!

By WolfeRJ - Sep 01 2016
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This show will certainly entertain any gamer but also will spark new play ideas. The discussions often offer solid insight into use of historical verisimilitude in gaming. Interview guests add enjoyable variety.

I would love to Game with these Gents!!!

By Yoo-Hoo Tom - Dec 13 2013
Read more
Great Show Notes! Yes, everything sounds better with a British accent. If, like me, you are a "Gamer of a Certain Age", and are interested in many different types and genre's of RPG's, LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST!
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Improvised Radio Theatre - With Dice: Latest posts

Latest release on Jun 30, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Worst Owl Ever

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This month, Mike and Roger talk with John Dallman and Doctor Bob, and
look at the new transhumanist games Mindjammer and Nova Praxis.

Apr 30 2016

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Rank #2: The Rough Wheels of their Intellects

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This month, Mike and Roger talk about how to get started in Tékumel,
the negotiations at the start of a campaign, an anniversary adventure,
and the shaving of yaks.

Nov 01 2015

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Rank #3: Back to the Dungeon

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This month, Roger and Mike go back to the roots of role-playing. We
also have an interview with Michael Mornard, also known as Old Geezer,
who brings us recollections of the early days of what would become
Dungeons and Dragons.

Mar 01 2013

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Rank #4: Council of Guilds and Disgustingly Rich People

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This month, Mike and Roger get into character, and look at the
differences between Fantasyland and mediaeval Europe.

Jun 30 2019

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Rank #5: And The Rest of You Have Trench Foot

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This month, Mike and Roger look at the Bluebeard Plot and the Great War.

Jan 01 2020

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Rank #6: Sometimes the God Anoints Him With Lightning

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This month, Roger and Mike consider some more fantasy gaming tropes:
the lawful good but still feudal kingdom, and the vast disparities of
power found among people in fantastic societies.

Jul 31 2019

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Rank #7: Working Hard to Overthrow Reality

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This month, Roger and Mike discuss handout-driven campaigns like The
Armitage Files
and The Dracula Dossier, consider British
role-playing conventions, and ask: how railroady is too railroady?

Dec 01 2015

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Rank #8: I Shoot the Horde of Bees With My Rifle

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This month, Mike and Roger look at RuneQuest that isn't RuneQuest,
ponder why some campaigns just flow more easily than others, think
about GURPS books that were never written, and work on long-term
goals.

Apr 30 2018

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Rank #9: Gooshy Stuff

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This month, Roger and Mike feel burned out, consider the fun of being
evil, and try to work out how to get better at GMing.

Feb 01 2019

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Rank #10: Systems and Settings

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This month, Mike and a newly-married Roger consider systems, settings, and how each gets adapted to the other.

Apr 30 2013

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Rank #11: In Space

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This month, Roger and Mike look at Space Opera, and interstellar
science fiction gaming in general.

Mar 31 2013

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Rank #12: Unmutated, More or Less

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This month, Roger and Mike discuss the Powered by the Apocalypse
game, GMPCs, and real-world weirdness.

Jul 31 2015

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Rank #13: Rupert of Hentzau Wants You Dead

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This month, Roger and Mike (plus a supporting cast of birds and
trains) fire players, think about themes that make them uncomfortable,
and indulge in Ruritanian romance.

May 24 2018

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Rank #14: Fire Has to Mean Something

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This month, Mike and Roger revisit RPG-a-Day, and consider some
possibilities for role-playing without violence.

Aug 31 2018

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Rank #15: A Chance to Die Well

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This month, Mike and Roger look at Torg, consider campaigns we don't have time to run, and ask: "Is it fun?".

Sep 30 2013

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Rank #16: Deceleration Trauma is Not Your Friend

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This month, Mike and Roger indulge in crass commercialism, consider players who don't turn up reliably, look at high-powered games and how to keep them interesting, and delve into the pulps and what gaming can learn from them.

Jun 30 2018

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Rank #17: Merely an Engsvanyáli Garderobe

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This month, Mike and Roger search for secret doors, are intimidated by
some but not all "large" campaign settings, and consider how to do
cultural appropriation with respect.

Jan 01 2019

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Rank #18: Paradisia, A Lawful Good Kingdom

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This month, Roger and Mike consider what to do once the adventures are
rich beyond even their wildest dreams, try to avoid the boring bits of
game prep, and experiment with an actual play recording.

May 31 2019

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Rank #19: Giant Radioactive Scorpions

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This month, Roger and Mike look at how to be a better player, classic
campaigns like the Slave Lords and Masks of Nyarlathotep, games you
can play at short notice, and a new feature: Counterfactuals to Order.

May 31 2013

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Rank #20: I'm Not Quite Sure How You Pervert the Halflings

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This month, Roger and Mike run through the GURPS Spaceships series,
and consider how and when to construct your own setting.

Sep 30 2018

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