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NPC Cast: RPG, Tabletop, and Board Games.

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Games
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A podcast about face to face games! We cover board games, roleplaying games, cards games, really any tabletop game at all!

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A podcast about face to face games! We cover board games, roleplaying games, cards games, really any tabletop game at all!

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Great podcast

By Scotty Apricoty - Aug 11 2017
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Fresh ideas and solid insights on RPGs and board games.

Great show

By Doctor_Hannah - Jul 13 2017
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Recently started listening and very much enjoy the content. So far it's been very informative.

iTunes Ratings

76 Ratings
Average Ratings
70
4
0
1
1

Great podcast

By Scotty Apricoty - Aug 11 2017
Read more
Fresh ideas and solid insights on RPGs and board games.

Great show

By Doctor_Hannah - Jul 13 2017
Read more
Recently started listening and very much enjoy the content. So far it's been very informative.

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NPC Cast: RPG, Tabletop, and Board Games.

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A podcast about face to face games! We cover board games, roleplaying games, cards games, really any tabletop game at all!

NPCs in RPGs

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In this episode, Chris and Del talk about NPCs in RPGs! It’s a legit NPC CAST! (65min)

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Aug 01 2016

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Fave Games with Stephanie Straw

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Chris chats with honorary NPC Stephanie Straw about favorites, community, and charity gaming! (70min)

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May 31 2017

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How To Choose What Game To Play

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In this episode, Chris and Del are joined by friend-pc Stephanie Straw to talk about how we choose what games we want to play! (55min)

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Stranger Things

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Gloomhaven

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Jul 25 2016

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Politics in RPGs

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In this episode Del and Chris talk about Politics in your campaign world, and how you can use them to add some flavor to your adventures! (55min)

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Sep 06 2016

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Superhero Games

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We’re moving the podcast release to Mondays! In this bonus episode we talk about Superhero Board & Card Games! (55min)

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Marvel Legendary

DC Deck-building Game

Sentinels of the Multiverse

Heroclix

Marvel Dicemasters

Overwatch

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Statecraft

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Jun 28 2016

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Players That Know Too Much

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In this episode Del and Chris take a question from a listener about players who know too much! (59min)

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Aug 23 2016

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Bullet Points – Two Player Games

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In this Bullet Points episode, Chris and Del are joined by their friend Pete, from Mind the Gap Studios to create Two-Player games that don’t use cards! (65min)

Things you may be interested in:

Mind the Gap Studios

Seafall

Who, What, Why Cast

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Jul 18 2016

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Interview with Brittanie Boe

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May 18 2017

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so excited

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Chris talks about a bunch of things that he is excited about! (40min)

Acadecon
Legends of the Five Rings
Great Western Trail
Pauper Cube
Origins Game Fair

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

May 10 2017

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Disease in RPGs

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In this episode Del and Chris talk about how diseases in RPGs, and how GMs can use them in their campaigns! (64min)

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Aug 30 2016

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Non-Fantasy RPGs

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In this episode, Chris and Del talk about transitioning from Fantasy RPGs to different genres! (53min)

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Night’s Black Agents

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Shadowrun

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Reflections

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Jul 11 2016

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Designing The Last Garden

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In this episode Del chats with Chris and Matt about their game The Last Garden! (54min)

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Stranger Things

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Aug 16 2016

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Gen Con 2016

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In this Del-hosted episode, Chris and Stephanie talk about their trip to Gen Con! (63min)

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Board Game Geek Gen Con GeekBuzz List

New Angeles

Thornwatch

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Aug 09 2016

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Playing Canon Games

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In this episode, Chris and Del talk about playing games based on pre-existing canons! (52min)

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Overwatch

Scythe

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Jul 04 2016

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NPC Cast is Changing

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Chris talks about some upcoming changes to NPC Cast! (26min)

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Apr 18 2017

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Board Games with RPG Elements

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The guys chat about the challenges of infusing board games with elements of RPGs! (60min)

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Apr 11 2017

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Board Game Design Time

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Chris and Del talk about running and playing in Noir RPG games! (50min)

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The Genius Game

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Apr 04 2017

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Noir in RPGs

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Chris and Del talk about running and playing in Noir RPG games! (50min)

Things you may be interested in:
The Last Garden
Noirlandia
Gumshoe
Call of Cthulu
Necromancer in D3
Noir World

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Mar 28 2017

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Retro Videogames

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Chris is out of town, and so this is a throwback episode from the NPC Cast Vaults! (43min)

Things you may be interested in:
The Last Garden
Nyctophobia

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Mar 21 2017

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Improvised Surprises in RPGs

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Chris and Del answer some questions about improvising storylinesand when it’s alright to lie to your players! (48min)

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Mar 14 2017

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PUBG in RPGs

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Chris and Del talk about the battle royale video game that is sweeping the nation, and about applying some of what makes it great to your RPG sessions! (55min)

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Aug 11 2017

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Playing RPGs with Kids

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Chris and Stephanie share some tips about running and playing games with kids/children/young persons! (67min)

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Dungeons & Dragons
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Fate Accelerated
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Jul 26 2017

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Tabletop Gaming Conventions Pt. 2

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Chris and Stephanie chat about 3 more of their favorite Tabletop Gaming Conventions! (64min)

BGG Con
PAX West
OrcaCon

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Jul 13 2017

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Tabletop Gaming Conventions Pt. 1

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Chris and Stephanie chat about 3 of their favorite Tabletop Gaming Conventions! (84min)

Origins Game Fair
Geekway to the West
Gencon
The Component Collector

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Jun 28 2017

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Puzzles in Games with NPC Aaron

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NPC Aaron is back! He and Chris chat about Puzzle Board Games, and Puzzles in RPGs! (50min)

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Jun 13 2017

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Fave Games with Stephanie Straw

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Chris chats with honorary NPC Stephanie Straw about favorites, community, and charity gaming! (70min)

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Wurfel Bohnanza
Mastermind
Honshu

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May 31 2017

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Interview with Brittanie Boe

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May 18 2017

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so excited

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Chris talks about a bunch of things that he is excited about! (40min)

Acadecon
Legends of the Five Rings
Great Western Trail
Pauper Cube
Origins Game Fair

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

May 10 2017

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NPC Cast is Changing

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Chris talks about some upcoming changes to NPC Cast! (26min)

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Apr 18 2017

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Board Games with RPG Elements

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The guys chat about the challenges of infusing board games with elements of RPGs! (60min)

Things you may be interested in:
Gloomhaven
Zipp (Malifaux)
Star Trek Ascendancy
Avenue

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Apr 11 2017

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Board Game Design Time

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Chris and Del talk about running and playing in Noir RPG games! (50min)

Things you may be interested in:
Board Game Design Time
The Genius Game

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Apr 04 2017

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Noir in RPGs

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Chris and Del talk about running and playing in Noir RPG games! (50min)

Things you may be interested in:
The Last Garden
Noirlandia
Gumshoe
Call of Cthulu
Necromancer in D3
Noir World

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Mar 28 2017

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Retro Videogames

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Chris is out of town, and so this is a throwback episode from the NPC Cast Vaults! (43min)

Things you may be interested in:
The Last Garden
Nyctophobia

NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Mar 21 2017

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Improvised Surprises in RPGs

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Chris and Del answer some questions about improvising storylinesand when it’s alright to lie to your players! (48min)

Things you may be interested in:
The Last Garden
Rising Sun on Kickstarter
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NPC CAST: YOUR PLACE FOR FACE TO FACE GAMES.

Mar 14 2017

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RPG Settings for New Players

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Chris and Del answer some questions from the NPC Cast universe, including whether or not Fantasy is the best setting to get started in Role-Playing Games with! (35min)

Things you may be interested in:
The Last Garden
Gloomhaven
Daedalus Complex

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Mar 07 2017

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The Last Garden

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Del hosts as Chris and Matt talk about their game The Last Garden, which is live on Kickstarter right now! (40min)

Things you may be interested in:
The Last Garden

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Feb 22 2017

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Party Splitting and Rotating Players

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Del and Chris answer a couple of audience questions, including what to do when your players are heading in different directions and the best way to run a game for a ton of players! (54min)

Things you may be interested in:
Shadowrun: Anarchy
The Last Garden

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Feb 13 2017

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Dusk City Outlaws with Rodney Thompson

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Del and Chris chat with Rodney Thompson about his new game Dusk City Outlaws, on Kickstarter now! (68min)

Things you may be interested in:
Dusk City Outlaws Kickstarter

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Feb 06 2017

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nPc 4 Life

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In Aaron’s last show as NPC Cast host, we look back on the things he has been the most proud about! (55min)

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Harry Potter Minis Game

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Jan 30 2017

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New Hotness and New Players

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Del and Chris answer a couple of listener questions, including how to deal with players that want to play the new hotness and how to introduce brand new players to the hobby! (52min)

Things you may be interested in:
Roll Player
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The Other Side

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Jan 23 2017

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