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"I listen to the Tavern Chat podcast every morning, sometimes I think its NPR, till the F bomb drops then I remember I am in geek heaven instead!" Enjoy a daily chat with your Old School Gaming Bartender :) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/support

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"I listen to the Tavern Chat podcast every morning, sometimes I think its NPR, till the F bomb drops then I remember I am in geek heaven instead!" Enjoy a daily chat with your Old School Gaming Bartender :) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/support

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By 1crappystar - Dec 31 2018
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I absolutely adore Erik Tenkar’s opinions on the many facets of gaming. Great perspectives, great amounts of wisdom, always looking out for the gaming community as a whole. Always great current topics and ideas. Check his dice, he rolls a Nat 20 with every episode!

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By how is then name taken - Jul 11 2018
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I love me some Uncle Eric.

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Great insight!

By 1crappystar - Dec 31 2018
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I absolutely adore Erik Tenkar’s opinions on the many facets of gaming. Great perspectives, great amounts of wisdom, always looking out for the gaming community as a whole. Always great current topics and ideas. Check his dice, he rolls a Nat 20 with every episode!

The show

By how is then name taken - Jul 11 2018
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I love me some Uncle Eric.
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Tavern Chat

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"I listen to the Tavern Chat podcast every morning, sometimes I think its NPR, till the F bomb drops then I remember I am in geek heaven instead!" Enjoy a daily chat with your Old School Gaming Bartender :) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/support

Rank #1: E514 - The BBC Insults Gamers via Twitter

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Yep, the BBC insulted gamers via Twitter. I playback the BBC audio and give my reactions.

https://twitter.com/BBC/status/1183397244403441667

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Oct 15 2019

16mins

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Rank #2: E491 - I Left My Voice at ShireCon :)

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Yep, it appears I am losing my voice tonight. Still, ShireCon was a blast and I'm already looking forward to next year.

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Sep 22 2019

7mins

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Rank #3: E411 - Are the Kickstartesr I Back for Reading or Collecting?

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I find myself backing Kickstarters and then the books go directly on my gaming shelves. I need to read more or buy less ;)

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Jul 03 2019

10mins

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Rank #4: E422 - More Thought on Stats and on Controlling Your Content - With Voicemails

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Voicemails from Tim and Ivy Shorts as well as Glen Halstrom. Yes, I revisit low ability scores and controlling you own voice. Never put your integrity in the hands of others.

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Jul 14 2019

11mins

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Rank #5: Episode 107 - Of Dogs, Men and Critical Fumbles

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Recorded on the back porch in The Poconos. I talk about the benefits of using dogs over henchmen for low-level PCs as well as critical fumbles.

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Aug 31 2018

11mins

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Rank #6: E453 - Loot Crate Goes Bust - What About our Gaming Crates?

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Loot Crate just went bankrupt with 250k subscribers. Where does that leave our RPG crates and boxes?

https://io9.gizmodo.com/loot-crate-files-for-bankruptcy-and-lays-off-workers-bu-1837204311

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Aug 14 2019

12mins

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Rank #7: E314 - Designers & Makers Fireside Chat with Joshua Desa (Genius Loci Games)

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In today's entry in the Designers & Makers series of Fireside Chats I sit down with Joshua Desa of Genius Loci Games. We talk publishing, kickstarters, past and future works, fair cost of art and generally chew the fat. INHO, Josh's Pyramid of the Lost King is one of the best setting / adventure releases one can find in the OSR.  (yes, that there is an affiliate link)

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Mar 27 2019

58mins

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Rank #8: E279 - Removing Day - Zak S Removed from 5e Consultant credits & Frank Mentzer Removed as Guest of Honor at Gary Con

Feb 19 2019

13mins

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Rank #9: E315 - RPG Books Burned in China - Something to Fear?

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The Sassoon Files, a Call of Cthulhu Mythos sourcebook, was destroyed by Chinese censors, reasons unknown. Is this something RPG publishers should be concerned about?

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Mar 28 2019

11mins

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Rank #10: E500 - 500th Episode! Swords & Wizardry Continual Light 50% Off! Woot!

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Yep, its the 500th episode of the Tavern Chat Podcast. Swords & Wizardry Continual Light has achieved Electrum status on DTRPG and we are celebrating by putting the SWCL PDF on sale for 50% off!

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Oct 01 2019

9mins

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Rank #11: E142 - Protecting Your Reputation from Groundless Accusations

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We have some voicemails related to Episode 141 and the Tome of Adventure Design. Afterward, I talk about steps you can take to protect yourself and your reputation from groundless accusations on social media. Quite simply, screenshot anything and everything in a conversation online that may go south.

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Oct 05 2018

15mins

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Rank #12: E541 - Looking Back at the Ridiculous Level Titles from AD&D 1e

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Ever want to be a "Superhero?" May as well roll a Fighter, cause you'll be one at 8th level ;)

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Nov 11 2019

10mins

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Rank #13: E209 - Episode Zero of Designers & Makers - Wherein Your Bartender Interviews Himself ;)

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We'll be kicking off the Designers& Makers series of interviews in the next couple of days, but to prepare folks for what's in store, I asked myself (and answered) the five questions that will be asked of all. These are not the be all and end all of the questions, but simply a common baseline. Enjoy :)

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Dec 12 2018

11mins

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Rank #14: E177 - GameHole Day Two with Bad Mike, Ben Barsh, Zach Glazer and Rach

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I hang out and discuss Gamehole and related stuff with Bad Mike, Ben Barsh, Zach Glazer and my wife Rach. Ambient noise supplied by Dwarven Forge ;)

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Nov 10 2018

13mins

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Rank #15: E170 - Episode #1 of the TavernSpike Podcast - Join "SpikePit" and Myself on a Podcast Crossover

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It has finally happened. There has been a melding of worlds. A mashing of podcasts. Yep, this is the first in a series of "podcast crossovers". Today, I hang with Colin "SpikePit" Green. We touch on many topics related to gaming, geekdom and beyond. Enjoy the podcast that spans both sides of the "pond" ;)

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Nov 02 2018

59mins

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Rank #16: E542 - How Much does WotC want for a 45th Anniversary Dice Set with an Artificial Sapphire

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Nov 12 2019

10mins

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Rank #17: Episode 66 - AD&D 1e PH put me to Sleep - No Save ;)

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In today's episode, I look at the Sleep spell in AD&D and how it is handled in some of the retroclones.

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Jul 21 2018

15mins

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Rank #18: E539 - Troll Lord Games Swoops in To Dig Out the Marmoreal Tomb Kickstarter - with Commentary

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Surprising news today. Troll Lord Games is going to assist in getting the Marmoreal Tomb Kickstarter completed. Very surprising and very good news.

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Nov 09 2019

13mins

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Rank #19: E220 - The OSR is Under Attack - Roll for Initiative!

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The attempted boycott of Gary Con continues. The target is no longer one guest, or one convention - the whole of the OSR is under attack by Stacy Dellorfano. You can stand by and do nothing, or you can support the creators, conventions and communities that are part of the larger OSR.


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Dec 23 2018

7mins

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Rank #20: E245 - Designers & Makers - Fireside Chat with Skeeter Green (Bard's Gate)

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Today I sat down with Skeeter Green, formerly of Frog God Games and currently with Skeeter Green Publishing. Skeet wraps up talking about his upcoming Kickstarter. Take my money already...

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Jan 17 2019

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