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Mud & Blood

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A podcast about dark & grim tabletop RPGs

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A podcast about dark & grim tabletop RPGs

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Great podcast.

By Andytalaga - Aug 16 2019
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Great podcast. Love the live play for carrion company.

Knowledgeable hosts!

By AmberCStitt - Aug 07 2018
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What an entertaining and thorough review these two take us through! A must-listen. :)

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
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Great podcast.

By Andytalaga - Aug 16 2019
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Great podcast. Love the live play for carrion company.

Knowledgeable hosts!

By AmberCStitt - Aug 07 2018
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What an entertaining and thorough review these two take us through! A must-listen. :)
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Mud & Blood

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A podcast about dark & grim tabletop RPGs

Rank #1: Coriolis 1-0: Session Zero

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In this new chapter of Mud & Blood history, we begin our first Actual Play series. Host Matt will be running a sandbox(ish) game of Coriolis for your auditory pleasure. Coriolis is the sci-fi game billed as “Arabian Nights in Space”. We’ll be posting 1 hour episodes every Sunday night (GMT) and are aiming for 12 full play sessions in this first season.  This first week is Session Zero.

Intro and Outro music is the excellent track Valravn by Danheim, and ambient music is provided by 2018 ENnie award winning Tabletop Audio.

How to find the Players

  • Adam on Twitter as @AdamAttley (link)
  • Charlotte on Twitter as @FoxFyre22 (link)
  • Nathan on Twitter as @ScriptandVerse (link)
  • All of them are on our Discord server! (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

Subscribe!

Our show’s RSS feed is https://9littlebees.com/feed/mudandblood/

You can also subscribe to our occasional newsletter by clicking on the image below.

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Oct 07 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #2: 9: WFRP 4E First Look

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In Episode 9, Liam is joined by WebDM’s own Jim Davis for a first look at the new Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (WFRP) edition published by Cubicle 7. As this game has only just been released, we can only give our first impressions and discuss character creation. But fear not – more WFRP 4E content is planned!

Show music, as always, is by Danheim

How to Find Jim

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/webdm

Youtube: https://tinyurl.com/webdm-youtube

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Aug 04 2018

2hr 24mins

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Rank #3: WFRP 1-2: Fools in the Rain

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Session 2 of our WFRP 4e Actual Play is here! We’re going to keep the descriptions brief to avoid spoilers. Enjoy!

You can find background notes, character sheets, etc at this link: mbcast.co/wfrp-sheets

Ambient Norse music is by Danheim, other ambient music is by our own Liam Stevens.

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Jun 06 2019

2hr 53mins

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Rank #4: WFRP 1-3: A Grain of Lies

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Session 3 of our WFRP 4e Actual Play is here! We’re going to keep the descriptions brief to avoid spoilers. Enjoy!

You can find background notes, character sheets, etc at this link: mbcast.co/wfrp-sheets

Ambient Norse music is by Danheim, other ambient music is by our own Liam Stevens.

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

Subscribe!

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Jun 20 2019

2hr 9mins

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Rank #5: 58: GUMSHOE Cthulhu Reviews

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In Episode 58, we review not one, but two games! Trail of Cthulhu and Fall of Delta Green! These games both use the GUMSHOE system by Robin D. Laws and were written by Kenneth Hite. This follows our interview with Kenneth in episode 52 – check that out first, because it will help to put this review in context.

Matt has also flicked through the physical book in his accompanying visual review over on our YouTube channel – follow this link: mbcast.co/youtube58

For a summary of all our review scores, visit mbcast.co/reviews

Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.

How to find the Games

  • Trail of Cthulhu on DTRPG (link)
  • Trail of Cthulhu on Pelgrane Press (link)
  • Fall of Delta Green on DTRPG (link)
  • Fall of Delta Green at Pelgrane Press (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Our show’s RSS feed is https://9littlebees.com/feed/mudandblood/

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Sep 23 2019

2hr 35mins

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Rank #6: 22: Rob Schwalb Interview

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In Episode 22, Liam and Matt interview Rob Schwalb about his magnum opus, the runaway success RPG Shadow of the Demon Lord (SOTDL). Rob has also worked full-time on both WFRP and D&D and is the creator of A Song of Ice and Fire RPG, amongst many, many other projects. Be warned that this show has reached a new high in the amount of swearing, so if that might offend you, you might want to give this one a miss…

Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.

How to find the Game

  • SOTDL on the Bundle of Holding (link)
  • Schwalb Enterprises web store (link)
  • SOTDL products at DriveThruRPG (link)
  • SOTDL Mailing List (link)

Rob can be found at:

  • His website (link)
  • Twitter as @rjschwalb (link)
  • Facebook as @Robert.J.Schwalb (link)
  • Google+ community (link)
  • MeWe community (link)
  • Shadow of the Demon Lord Cult on Facebook (link)
  • Discord server (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

Subscribe!

Our show’s RSS feed is https://9littlebees.com/feed/mudandblood/

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Nov 01 2018

1hr 37mins

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Rank #7: Coriolis 1-7: Rendezvous with Jana

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In session 7 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs trying to extricate themselves from the research base on Jana…

Intro and Outro music is the excellent track Valravn by Danheim, and ambient music is provided by 2018 ENnie award winning Tabletop Audio.

How to find the Players

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

Subscribe!

Our show’s RSS feed is https://9littlebees.com/feed/mudandblood/

You can also subscribe to our occasional newsletter by clicking on the image below.

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Nov 26 2018

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Rank #8: Kult 1-0: Session Zero

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The next Mud & Blood Actual Play series is here! This time it’s a campaign of the Swedish contemporary horror game Kult: Divinity Lost. GM Ed will be running a campaign centred around a group of university friends getting back together many years after they lived together during their studies. Players include host Matt, plus Charlotte, Sam, and Harry.

You can find background notes, character sheets, etc at this link: mbcast.co/kult-sheets

We’ll be posting new episodes every other Thursday night (GMT) starting on Halloween! This first week is Session Zero.

Ambient music is the excellent track Kveld by Danheim.

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

DTRPG Affiliates

If you can’t support us on Patreon but still want to help us out, how about using our affiliate link when buying RPGs on DriveThruRPG? It doesn’t cost you a penny more, and we get a small percentage of the sale, which enables us to buy books for future reviews. Every little helps! Here’s the link:

drivethrurpg.com/?affiliate_id=430686

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Oct 17 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #9: 29: WFRP 2e vs 4e with WebDM

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In Episode 29, we are joined by Jim and Pruitt from WebDM, that YouTube & Twitch channel par excellence. Jim has run two recent WFRP campaigns for the EncounterRP channel in recent months – the first being a 2e series and the second being a 4e series, both of which Pruitt was a player in. Join us as we talk about their experiences with both systems.

Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.

How to Find WebDM

Other Links

  • Beneath Dark Boughs, WFRP 2e Actual Play series (link)
  • The Great Conspiracy, WFRP 4e Actual Play series (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Jan 12 2019

1hr 51mins

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Rank #10: 28: Kult 4e Review

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In Episode 28, we review the dark, contemporary horror RPG KULT: Divinity Lost (KDL) by the Swedish publisher Helmgast. Matt also flicks through the Core Rulebook in his accompanying visual review over on our YouTube channel – follow this link: mbcast.co/youtube28

Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.

How to find the Game

  • Helmgast web store (link)
  • Kult free resources (link)
  • Kult products at DriveThruRPG (link)

Helmgast can be found at:

  • Their website (link)
  • Official forum (link)
  • Twitter as @kultrpg (link)
  • Facebook as @KultDivinityLost (link)
  • Kult RPG Fans group on Facebook (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Dec 22 2018

2hr 26mins

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Rank #11: 60: Our History with the OSR

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Ahead of our first reviews of OSR products and more OSR content starting next year, we thought it’d be good to give our history with the OSR to help put future reviews and discussions into context.

This episode replaces the planned interview with Sean McCoy, which we hope to conduct in the next episode or two.

Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Oct 07 2019

1hr 41mins

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Rank #12: 6: Sandbox Campaign Prep

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In Episode 6, Liam and Matt look at sandbox campaigns – specifically what they are, why you should care, and how to go about preparing one. Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.

Websites:

Fate Core SRD: Faces & Places (link)
Dungeon World SRD: Gamemastering (link)
The Alexandrian: Gamemastery 101 (link)

Map Generators:

Hex Kit on itch.io (link) and DTRPG (link)
Hextml (link)
DavesMapper (link)
Watabou Medieval Fantasy City Generator (link)
Ordo Magica: Town Generator (link)

Product Pages:

The Lazy Dungeon Master on DTRPG (link)
Non-Player Compendium on DTRPG (link)
Fria Ligan’s Year Zero games (link)
Kevin Crawford’s Sine Nome Publishing on DTRPG (link)
Apocalypse World and derivatives on DTRPG (link)
Dungeon World and derivatives on DTRPG (link)
FATE Core on DTRPG (link)
The Traveller system on DTRPG (link)
Symbaroum on DTRPG (link)
Earin Shaad’s True Mask Games on DTRPG (link)
Vornheim on DTRPG (link)
Maze Rats on DTRPG (link)

Storytelling Cubes and Cards

Story Cubes (link)
Backstory Cards on DTRPG (link)
Storyteller Cards (link)
Story World cards on Amazon.com (link) and Amazon.co.uk (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Jul 12 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #13: WFRP 1-5: Let Me In

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Session 5 of our WFRP 4e Actual Play is here! We’re going to keep the descriptions brief to avoid spoilers. Enjoy!

You can find background notes, character sheets, etc at this link: mbcast.co/wfrp-sheets

Ambient Norse music is by Danheim, other ambient music is by our own Liam Stevens.

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Jul 24 2019

2hr 2mins

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Rank #14: 23: Shadow of the Demon Lord Review

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In Episode 23, we review Shadow of the Demon Lord, the horror fantasy game by Rob Schwalb. Matt also flicks through the Core Rulebook, The Companion, Godless & the GM Screen in his accompanying visual review over on our YouTube channel – follow this link: mbcast.co/youtube23

If you’d like to see our review criteria, all of our RPG reviews are collected at mbcast.co/reviews. Show music is the excellent track Berserkir by Danheim.

How to find SotDL

  • Physical copies & PDFs at Schwalb Entertainment (link)
  • Physical copies at Amazon (link)
  • PDFs at DriveThruRPG (link)

Rob can be found at:

  • His website (link)
  • Twitter as @rjschwalb (link)
  • Facebook as @Robert.J.Schwalb (link)
  • Google+ community (link)
  • MeWe community (link)
  • Shadow of the Demon Lord Cult on Facebook (link)
  • Discord server (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Our show’s RSS feed is https://9littlebees.com/feed/mudandblood/

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Nov 08 2018

1hr 45mins

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Rank #15: 54: Delta Green Review

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In Episode 54, we review Delta Green – the roleplaying game of covert agents opposing the forces of darkness without glory. This follows our interview with Shane Ivey in episode 51 – check that out first, because it really helps put this review in context.

Matt has also flicked through the physical book in his accompanying visual review over on our YouTube channel – follow this link: mbcast.co/youtube54

For a summary of all our review scores, visit mbcast.co/reviews

Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.

How to find the Game

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Aug 19 2019

2hr 32mins

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Rank #16: WFRP 1-4: Little Pig, Little Pig

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Session 4 of our WFRP 4e Actual Play is here! We’re going to keep the descriptions brief to avoid spoilers. Enjoy!

You can find background notes, character sheets, etc at this link: mbcast.co/wfrp-sheets

Ambient Norse music is by Danheim, other ambient music is by our own Liam Stevens.

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Jul 04 2019

1hr 49mins

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Rank #17: Coriolis 1-1: Out of Stasis

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In session 1 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, host Matt introduces the players to the new campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, as they wake up out of stasis on board their new ship…

Intro and Outro music is the excellent track Valravn by Danheim, and ambient music is provided by 2018 ENnie award winning Tabletop Audio.

How to find the Players

  • Adam on Twitter as @AdamAttley (link)
  • Charlotte on Twitter as @FoxFyre22 (link)
  • Nathan on Twitter as @ScriptandVerse (link)
  • All of them are on our Discord server! (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Our show’s RSS feed is https://9littlebees.com/feed/mudandblood/

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Oct 14 2018

55mins

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Rank #18: WFRP 1-9: Pig Iron (part 1)

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Session 9 of our WFRP 4e Actual Play is here! We’re going to keep the descriptions brief to avoid spoilers. Enjoy!

You can find background notes, character sheets, etc at this link: mbcast.co/wfrp-sheets

Ambient Norse music is by Danheim, other ambient music is by our own Liam Stevens.

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Sep 14 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rank #19: 18: Coriolis Review

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In Episode 18, we review Coriolis by Fria Ligan, a sci-fi game billed as “Arabian Nights in Space”. Matt also flicks through the Core Rulebook & Atlas Compendium in his accompanying visual review over on our YouTube channel – follow this link: mbcast.co/youtube18

If you’d like to see our review criteria, all of our RPG reviews are collected at mbcast.co/reviews. Show music is the excellent track Berserkir by Danheim.

Oh, and Matt will be running an Actual Play series featuring this game – Session Zero is due out this coming Sunday!

How to find Coriolis

Fria Ligan can be found at:

  • Their Website: FriaLigan.se (link)
  • Coriolis English Forums (link)
  • Google+ Coriolis Community (link)
  • Twitter as @FriaLigan (link)
  • Facebook as @FriaLigan (link)

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

Head over to our website, where you can find all our social media links: mbcast.co.

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Oct 04 2018

2hr 13mins

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Rank #20: 10: WFRP 4E for Dummies

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In Episode 10, Matt and Liam return to the 4th edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (WFRP 4E). As there are many new people discovering WFRP with this latest release, we discuss the basic elements of 4th edition – character creation and the underlying rules.

Show music, as always, is by Danheim

Mud & Blood Patreon

If you like our show and would like to support us or get access to some exclusive content, we’re on Patreon – take a look at mbcast.co/patreon

Get in Touch!

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Aug 09 2018

1hr 35mins

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