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Unguarded Treasure (B52)

The ramblings of a grognard about tabletop roleplaying

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Responding To Call Ins On Thieves, Player Fatigue and Players Sharing GM Responsibilities

My last few episodes resulted in a number of call ins so this episode is just responding to them. Calls ins were from: Jason:https://anchor.fm/jason376 Dave: https://anchor.fm/dave-aldridge Colin: https://anchor.fm/spikepit Joe: https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9

24mins

23 Dec 2019

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Can the players share the DM duties?

In this episode I ponder if a game session can work where there is no single GM and instead all the players share the GM duties

8mins

20 Dec 2019

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Holmes D&D

Some thoughts on my upcoming game of Holmes D&D and of the system in general.

21mins

21 Jan 2020

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Player Fatigue

In this episode I respond to a couple of call ins from Jason: Nerds RPG Variety Cast podcast.  Andy: Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast and talk about player fatigue

15mins

19 Dec 2019

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What The OSR Is To Me And Why We Need Labels

In response to some of the other "OSR" anchorites putting out episodes about what the OSR means to them this is my output. I also include a piece about why we need labels.

10mins

17 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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So what is the difference between B/X and Old School Essentials

In this episode I include calls ins from Edwin King, Dave Aldridge of dpercentile & Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast and then deal with the highlighting the differences between the original TSR D&D B/X Ruleset & Nectrotic Gnome's Old School Essentials

34mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Is Mapping Really Old School?

An episode where I ponder if mapping a dungeon really is old school and enthuse about players mapping as they go along. My Blog: https://unguardedtreasure.blogspot.com/ My Blog post with pictures of the maps described in the podcast: https://unguardedtreasure.blogspot.com/2019/12/is-mapping-really-old-school.html

11mins

7 Dec 2019

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Old School Essentials

My unboxing of my copies of Old School Essentials

9mins

21 Nov 2019

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The Buzz the Morning After Playing Barbarians of Lemuria

In this episode I talk about the buzz I was feeling the morning after playing Barbarians of Lemuria

12mins

21 Oct 2019

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The First Fantasy Campaign Review

As part of the Anchor OSR community Anchorites Appreciate Arneson month here is my review of Judge's Guild First Fantasy Campaign by Dave ArnesonWiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackmoor_(campaign_setting)Acaenum:  https://www.acaeum.com/jg/Item0037.htmlTJ Drennon: https://www.patreon.com/TJD

51mins

18 Oct 2019

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Wilderlands of the Fantastic Reaches Unboxed & UnPackaged

In this episode I unbox my booklet and unpackage my maps for Wilderlands of the Fantasic Reaches as well as answer some call in messages. Thanks for the messages from: Jeff Collyer: Tome of all Doom Che Webster: Roleplay Rescue Jason: Nerds RPG Variety Cast

22mins

27 Sep 2019

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Bonus Episode 2

An ad hoc episode outlining my current RPG schedule

12mins

27 Aug 2019

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Biography of a Roleplaying Grognard Part 3

This episode explains my Roleplaying experiences from 1997 to 2019 including what I am up to at the moment and how I got back into Roleplaying

33mins

24 Aug 2019

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Biography of a role playing grognard part 2

My further ramblings of my RPG journey from the 1990s onwards ..

26mins

31 Jul 2019

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Biography of a role playing grognard part 1

I take you from my first RPG experiences up until the late 1980s

20mins

24 Jul 2019

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