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Is there an analog RPG you’ve always wanted to try, but just haven’t been able to get started? Want to discover new games, or learn more about ones you already know?Join Satine Phoenix and Chad Parish as they learn a new RPG every show, with the game’s designer on hand to teach you.

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Is there an analog RPG you’ve always wanted to try, but just haven’t been able to get started? Want to discover new games, or learn more about ones you already know?Join Satine Phoenix and Chad Parish as they learn a new RPG every show, with the game’s designer on hand to teach you.

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Great RPG show!

By caddy1071 - Jun 23 2016
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Loving Game School - designers that want to show their great games display their works and Chad, Satine and Pete provide great questions and role play to flesh it out! Great stuff.

Great new podcast

By Eric C from Adarimal - Sep 23 2015
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Veteran gamers. Players and designers are the audience and he serve them well.

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11 Ratings
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Great RPG show!

By caddy1071 - Jun 23 2016
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Loving Game School - designers that want to show their great games display their works and Chad, Satine and Pete provide great questions and role play to flesh it out! Great stuff.

Great new podcast

By Eric C from Adarimal - Sep 23 2015
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Veteran gamers. Players and designers are the audience and he serve them well.
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Game School

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Is there an analog RPG you’ve always wanted to try, but just haven’t been able to get started? Want to discover new games, or learn more about ones you already know?Join Satine Phoenix and Chad Parish as they learn a new RPG every show, with the game’s designer on hand to teach you.

Rank #1: 108 Adventurer Conqueror King

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Game School talks with Alexander Macris and Tavis Allison about their game Adventurer Conqueror King. ACK is a fantasy game that allows you to play in a world reminiscent of writers Howard and Fritz Leiber. Alex and Tavis run Satine and Chad through an encounter against two evil anti-heroes and their men. Will they defeat the evil? You’ll have to listen to find out.

Nov 20 2015

1hr 1min

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Rank #2: 103 Torchbearer

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Game School talks with Luke Crane about the game Torchbearer. Torchbearer is a sword and sorcery RPG with an incredible and innovative new style of game play. We are joined by our new co-host Satine Phoenix and Luke runs her through a quick adventure into an underground lair of unspeakable evil.

Aug 20 2015

1hr 2mins

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Rank #3: 122 Runequest 6th Edition

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In this episode Game School delves into the one of the classics of tabletop games, Runequest and it's newest edition with Lawrence Whitaker.  The 6th edition remains true to the feel of classic fantasy while adding a few new surprises to keep it fresh for your table.

May 16 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #4: 125 Castles and Crusades

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The Game School crew went to GaryCon! We recorded a live episode with Steve Chenault, one of the men responsible for the creation of Castles and Crusades. Steve talked with Satine about the history of the game, explained some of the mechanics, and then ran her on a short adventure.

 

About Castles and Crusades

Castles and Crusades is a fantasy role playing game with countless possibilities. The Players Handbook allows you take up the sword and shield, the staff or bow; to arm yourself as you desires and wander upon planes of your own imagining and plunder the wealth of adventure.

Designed for use with multiple players, Castles and Crusades puts you in charge of the adventure path. Included within are all the rules of play, how to get started in your very own role playing game, how to run the game and play in it.

It’s easy to learn attribute-based rules system allows players to choose among 13 archetypal character classes and 7 races to create their characters. Spells, equipment, fast-paced combat rules, and all essential information needed to play a game of Castles and Crusades is in this book.

TLG Portal

The Portal is a subscription service that allows you to access the mountains of material published by Troll Lord Games. Through the Portal you will find everything you need to play a game of Castles & Crusades, Amazing Adventures, Tainted Lands and all the games TLG creates. Also find the World of Aihrde, Inzae, fiction, other games… in short all the material extracted from the many books, modules, digital content, and journals published by Troll Lord Games. But that’s not all. The portal will include ALL FUTURE CONTENT as well. We’ll still publish books, but you’ll have fast access here! As we release new content, we’ll upload it to the portal.

The purpose is to give you quick and easy access to the many games and worlds of Troll Lord Games.

The Portal will be easy to access via your phone, tablet, IPad, laptop or desktop.

 

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Jul 25 2016

37mins

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Rank #5: 112 Fantasy Age

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Game School talks with Jack Norris of Green Ronin about  Fantasy Age! If your familiar with Wil Wheaton's exciting Dragon Age campaigns, you can't miss this one as Fantasy Age allows you to take the same rules set to build your own dynamic campaign setting.

With Satine at Comic Con during the time of this recording, our producer, Peter Bryant steps in to prove that orcs can be heroes too!

Jan 03 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #6: Hyperboria

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Season 2 opens with two new hosts, James "Jay Cee" Carpio and Spence. They interview Jeff Talanian about his game  Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea. It's an awesome OSR game that harkens back to Robert E. Howard's pulp-fiction tales.

Aug 09 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #7: Star Wars

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On this episode JC and Spence interview Jay Little. He is a developer and one of the lead designers of Fantasy Flight Games' Star Wars: Edge of the Empire roleplaying series.

https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/#/universe/star-wars

Dec 02 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #8: 120 Pathfinder

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Join the Game School crew, along with guest host and actor, Kyle Vogt, as they talk with Paizo’s James L. Sutter and Linda Zaya-Palmer, all about Pathfinder!  James is a co-creator of the Pathfinder roleplaying game as well as the executive editor for Paizo Publishing.  Linda is a 5-star Pathfinder Society GM and a developer at Paizo.

  As this episode ran long, this is going to be a two-parter with this episode featuring James and Linda explaining the system and telling great behind the scenes stories regarding the genesis of Pathfinder.    Part Two will be released next week and feature our live play segment to run about 20 minutes.  But because we did a full on game session you can hear the dice roll in totality by tuning into the soon to be released After School Special featuring host, Satine Phoenix.   Whether your new to the system or a Pathfinder Society veteran, this episode has something for everyone!   And don’t miss our regularly scheduled episode next week when the crew sit down with the Design Mechanism’s own Lawrence Whitaker, author of the sixth edition of RuneQuest.   System:  Pathfinder Hosts: Satine Phoenix, Chad Parish, and Kyle Vogt Guests:  James L. Sutter and Linda Zayas-Palmer Duration: 01:04:54

Apr 27 2016

1hr 4mins

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Rank #9: 118 Garycon VIII Podcast Panel 2016! Part 1

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This is part 1 of a special two part episode on how to produce a gaming podcast. Recorded at GaryconVIII, this panel is hosted by Game School, the Dead Games Society, Drink Spin Run, Gaming and BS, Game School, Cube of Death and the Mythwits podcast.

And joining the panel as a special guest, Jayson Elliott of TSR Games and former host of Roll For Initiative.

If you enjoy this episode don’t forget to tune into Part 2!

And check out some of the other podcasts represented…

http://gamingandbs.com/

http://www.drinkspinrun.com/

http://studio187.com/mythwits/about/

http://cubeofdeath.tsrpn.com/

http://gameschool.tsrpn.com/

http://rfipodcast.com/show/

And of course, the TSR Podcast Network as well as Garycon itself!

http://garycon.com/

http://tsrpn.com/

Also, I just wanted to say thanks to our great audience members and if you like painting miniatures then check out The Dale Wardens!

http://thedalewardens.blogspot.com/

Mar 27 2016

52mins

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Rank #10: 110 Outbreak Undead

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This is part 1 of a special two part interview with game designer, Ivan Van Norman, creator of Outbreak: Undead!

Dec 15 2015

41mins

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Rank #11: 126 Mythic Mortals

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"Play as yourself, suddenly granted the incredible and unstable powers of legendary heroes!"  

It's Mythic Mortals, the extraordinary new game of super heroes brought to us by David Schirduan.  Tune in as David guides us through a novel new approach to tabletop combat and listen as he pits Satine Phoenix against one very bullish bruiser!

Aug 09 2016

47mins

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Rank #12: Swords and Wizardry Light

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Swords and Wizardry Light combines fast play and introducing new players with nostalgia for the grizzled rpg veterans. Using pen, paper, two types of dice, and two foldable cards, the game can be played with only a few minutes of setup. It is easy to understand the mechanics and has a simple approach to the rest of traditional gaming that will have newbies playing without the confusion or frustration of a long character creation session.

https://froggodgames.com/product-category/free-stuff/ http://www.tenkarstavern.com/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/849179298513223/

Sep 20 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #13: 111 Outbreak Undead

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This is part 2 of our special two part interview with Ivan Van Norman, creator of Outbreak: Undead.

Dec 15 2015

43mins

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Rank #14: 105 Hobomancer

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Game School talks with Steve Johnson about the game Hobomancer.

Hobomancer is a fun and wacky RPG that uses QAGS 2nd Edition system. Steve runs Satine through a quick adventure through the streets of Chicago to escape the mob. Will Junkyard Merlin Griggs escape the mob and avoid the train yard bulls? You’ll have to listen to find out.

Sep 21 2015

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Rank #15: 124 Thunder!

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Douglas Poirier takes the Game School crew through the epicness of Thunder! A new fantasy based RPG based around classic role-playing but with some new innovations and fresh concepts.

Chad and Satine are joined by two guest players for the demo. Together they travel to the village of Kurnbi to investigate why no one has heard from the town in some time. When they arrive, they find the town coated in a thick and unnatural fog. What lies in the fog ahead and what is causing it? You’ll have to listen to find out.

The demo adventure was actually much longer and will be continued this summer as one of the Afterschool Specials.

System: Thunder: Classic Role Playing

Hosts: Satine Phoenix, Chad Parish

Additional Players: Mike Kafes, Frank Sapia

http://www.mythwits.com

https://www.instagram.com/cydneysavia/

Guest: Douglas Poirier

http://www.thunderrpg.com/

https://www.facebook.com/ThunderClassicRoleplaying/

http://drivethrurpg.com/product/173460/Thunder-Classic-Role-Playing--v32

Jun 11 2016

46mins

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Rank #16: 117 The Razor Coast

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Game School chats with Lou Agresta about The Razor Coast campaign setting for use with Paizo Publishing's Pathfinder!  It's a setting with a new flavor, where hidden islands harbor deadly rogues and otherworldly gods.  So grab yourself a bottle of rum and lash yourself in as Satine learns what it is to be a pirate navigating on strange seas.  

Feb 21 2016

1hr 29mins

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Rank #17: 114 Playground Adventures

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Game School discusses with Adventure Playgrounds founder, BJ Hensely, how to best introduce younger children into roleplaying.  This one is full of sound advice on creating family friendly adventures that your kids will love!

Jan 20 2016

56mins

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Rank #18: Deryni

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The Deryni Adventure Game is based on the popular “Deryni” series of fantasy books by Katherine Kurtz. The novels weave a rich tapestry of romantic chivalry, medieval kings, a powerful Church, and the Deryni, a persecuted race of humans with the gift of magic.

Now you can share in the magic! Create characters – human or Deryni! – and experience the Eleven Kingdoms through their marvelous adventures! Uncover intrigue in the courts of kings, defend the Deryni from persecution, explore the world, and experience all manner of medieval majesty!

Jan 10 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #19: 128 Call of Cthulhu

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Chad and Satine talk with Mike Mason about Call of Cthulu 7th edition.

https://www.chaosium.com/call-of-cthulhu-rpg/ 

Aug 04 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #20: Lucid Dreams

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James and Spence interview Andre Kruppa about his game Lucid Dreams.

Lucid Dreams is a d10 pool system geared toward the darker, grittier aspects of roleplaying. It has no particular setting, but is designed to handle anything from the Stone Age all the way to near-future settings. Popular settings such as the world of H.P. Lovecraft will port easily into this game system. Lucid Dreams is meant to be fast paced and focused on the story.

You can read the game review by Ernie Laurence at: http://multiverse.world/blog/2018/08/23/lucid-dreams-role-playing-engine/

Aug 23 2018

1hr 7mins

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