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Fear of a Black Dragon

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This is a podcast about tabletop roleplaying game modules and setting books.

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This is a podcast about tabletop roleplaying game modules and setting books.

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Tomb of the Serpent King

By Marco V "Gunny Watt" - Nov 08 2019
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This episode has a great explanation of the C.A.T.S. system of setting tone and expectations at the table. I am also planning to download this module it sounds like a blast to run even for experienced groups.

Fantastic

By RudyRiot - Oct 25 2017
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Great analysis of rpg modules and supplements. Entertaining, concise, very informative.

iTunes Ratings

60 Ratings
Average Ratings
59
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1

Tomb of the Serpent King

By Marco V "Gunny Watt" - Nov 08 2019
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This episode has a great explanation of the C.A.T.S. system of setting tone and expectations at the table. I am also planning to download this module it sounds like a blast to run even for experienced groups.

Fantastic

By RudyRiot - Oct 25 2017
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Great analysis of rpg modules and supplements. Entertaining, concise, very informative.
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Fear of a Black Dragon

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This is a podcast about tabletop roleplaying game modules and setting books.

Rank #1: The Keep on the Borderlands

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The Basic Crawl Overview (00:21) Things we liked (04:10) Things we had questions about (15:57) Chain Lightning Round (20:15)

The Expert Delve Using the Labryinth move for wilderness adventures (22:30)

Companion Adventures Other interpretations of Keep (33:33) The Nightmare Underneath (34:45) Music recommendations (35:54) Film recommendations (37:33)

Nov 23 2017

40mins

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Rank #2: Sailors on the Starless Sea

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The Basic Crawl Overview of Sailors on the Starless Sea (00:23) What we liked about the module (02:42) Questions we had about the module (12:01) Chain Lightning Round (20:20)

The Expert Delve Avoiding the gonzo funnel (23:02)

Companion Adventures Treasure Hunt module (41:35) Film & TV recommendations (42:21) John Carpenter’s Lost Themes (45:44) Funnel adventure resources (47:10)

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Sep 07 2017

50mins

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Rank #3: Against the Cult of the Reptile God

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:35 - Overview 00:04:05 - How we have used the module in our games 00:06:36 - Things we liked about the module 00:18:07 - Questions we had about the module 00:19:26 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:20:47 - Water Margins and Dragons

Companion Adventures 00:33:02 - Media recommendations 00:34:42 - Story game recommendations

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Jul 18 2019

40mins

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Rank #4: Ravenloft

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:25 - Overview 00:05:36 - Things we liked about the module 00:17:52 - Things we had questions about 00:24:32 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:27:45 - Kicking off the adventure

Companion Adventures 00:40:03 - Music recommendations 00:41:27 - Film recommendations

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Feb 21 2018

45mins

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Rank #5: Deep Carbon Observatory

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:21 - Overview 00:05:51 - How have we used this module in our games 00:07:05 - Things we liked about the module 00:20:12 - Questions we had about the module 00:25:26 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:27:36 - Scaling down the module to fit the number of sessions you have

Companion Adventures 00:43:19 - Media recommendations 00:47:00 - Game recommendation

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Aug 07 2019

49mins

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Rank #6: The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:23 - Overview 00:03:15 - Our experience with the module 00:04:04 - Things we liked about the module 00:10:28 - Questions we had about the module 00:18:35 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:20:35 - Running a seafaring adventure

Companion Adventures 00:45:36 - Film and TV 00:48:03 - Music 00:50:23 - Books

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Nov 13 2018

52mins

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Rank #7: The Ultraviolet Grasslands

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:22 - Overview 00:05:40 - Our experience with the book 00:06:18 - Things we liked 00:20:14 - Questions we had 00:25:30 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:27:33 - Making journeys interesting

Companion Adventures 00:49:10 - Music 00:50:33 - Films

Links Summer Pride by Loyalty Freak Music is licensed under a CC0 1.0 Universal License.

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Jun 11 2018

55mins

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Rank #8: Operation Unfathomable

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:21 - Overview 00:06:01 - Our experience with the book 00:06:34 - Things we liked about the book 00:14:57 - Questions we had about the book 00:23:04 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:25:56 - Good characterizations

Companion Adventures 00:51:04 - KS video 00:51:27 - Music recommendations 00:54:06 - Game recommendation

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Apr 24 2018

55mins

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Rank #9: Blood in the Chocolate

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Tom & Jason are talking about Blood in the Chocolate!

The Basic Crawl Overview (00:23) Things we liked (03:42) Things we had questions about (12:40) Chain Lightning Round (18:17)

The Expert Delve Heists (21:06) Blades in the Dark (24:26) 2D vs. 3D (32:05) Other criminal enterprises (33:57)

Companion Adventures Music recommendations (38:07) Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall (41:30) The Stuff (42:23) Futurama: Slurm Factory episode (43:18)

Notes & Links Astor Piazzolla tracks mentioned on the show: Libertango, Fugata, Otoño Porteño, Milonga del Angel

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Nov 02 2017

44mins

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Rank #10: The Gardens of Ynn

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:27 - Overview 00:03:25 - Our experience with the module 00:03:56 - Things we liked about the module 00:15:35 - Questions we had about the module 00:19:12 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:21:34 - Other Spaces in fantasy games

Companion Adventures 00:41:10 - Film 00:45:29 - Music 00:46:10 - Literature 00:47:02 - Television 00:49:35 - Gaming

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Aug 23 2018

53mins

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Rank #11: Carcosa (Part One)

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:45 - Overview 00:06:11 - Things we liked about the book 00:17:00 - Questions we had 00:21:25 - Chain lightning round

The Expert Delve 00:24:18 - Playing with dark content

Companion Adventures 00:47:50 - Books 00:49:07 - Internet resources 00:50:23 - Films 00:51:15 - Music 00:52:22 - Zines

Mar 26 2018

54mins

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Rank #12: Tomb of Horrors

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:22 - Overview 00:05:18 - Things we liked about the module 00:12:41 - Questions we had about the module 00:17:00 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:19:20 - Traps

Companion Adventures 00:39:42 - Films 00:42:32 - Games

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Jul 13 2018

46mins

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Rank #13: Statues

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:22 - Overview 00:03:04 - Our experience with the module 00:03:37 - Things we liked about the module 00:17:29 - Questions we have about the module 00:28:57 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:31:05 - Urban Picaresque

Companion Adventures 00:48:35 - Films 00:50:55 - TV 00:52:44 - Books

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Jan 13 2019

55mins

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Rank #14: The Veiled Society

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:23 - Overview 00:02:53 - How have we used the module in our games? 00:03:40 - Things we liked about the module 00:15:42 - Questions we had about the module 00:23:38 - Chain Lightning Round

Expert Delve 00:24:58 - A man runs in with a crossbow…

Companion Adventures 00:52:30 - Music 00:53:08 - Film and TV 00:55:42 - Games

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Jun 13 2019

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Rank #15: Anomalous Subsurface Environment (ASE1)

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:30 - Overview 00:03:21 - Our experience with the module 00:04:00 - Things we liked about the module 00:25:02 - Questions we had about the module

The Expert Delve 00:34:24 - Playing in gonzo settings

Companion Adventures 01:01:01 - Film and TV 01:02:33 - Literature

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May 29 2019

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Rank #16: Hearts of Wulin Special

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Jason is joined by Agatha Cheng and Lowell Francis to discuss Hearts of Wulin, coming to Kickstarter May 14th! 

Time Codes 10:33 - Talking Mechanics 14:27 - Combat 22:04 - Elements and Playbook roles 40:49 - Kickstarter Details

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Hearts of Wulin https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gauntlet/227140374?ref=817189&token=9812b9e7

May 10 2019

48mins

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Rank #17: Yoon-Suin (Part Two)

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:22 - Overview 00:05:45 - Our experience with the materials 00:08:33 - Things we liked about the book 00:20:02 - Questions we had about the book? 00:24:03 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:28:00 - Lessons from Yoon-Suin 00:34:55 - Turning Issues and Assets into Fronts

Companion Adventures 00:50:12 - Music 00:52:10 - Film 00:53:47 - Books

Links Tuvan throat singing video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbj3ihvYEso&t=59s

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Apr 11 2018

56mins

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Rank #18: Death on the Reik (Part 1)

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:28 - Overview 00:08:22 - How have we used the module in our games 00:09:15 - Things we liked about the module 00:23:57 - Questions we had about the module 00:31:01 = Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:33:56 - Finding and keeping hold of the thread in a big scenario

Companion Adventures 00:46:45 - Other media to inspire you for Death on the Reik

Links Paul C’s in-character journal http://fightthepwk.bravesites.com/tags/entries/enemy-within

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Apr 03 2019

52mins

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Rank #19: Fever Swamp

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:20 - Overview 00:02:57 - Things we liked about the 00:11:05 - Questions we had about the module 00:17:04 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:19:54 - Running a swamp-based adventure

Companion Adventures 00:40:00 - Games 00:42:15 - Films 00:45:05 - Music

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Jun 26 2018

47mins

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Rank #20: The Arasaka Brainworm

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The Basic Crawl 00:00:21 - Overview 00:02:27 - Our experience with the module 00:02:48 - Things we like about the module 00:14:45 - Questions we had about the module 00:20:20 - Chain Lightning Round

The Expert Delve 00:24:35 - Using Grim Portents to be a “fair” GM

Companion Adventures 00:41:31 - An incomparable selection 00:42:17 - Book recommendations 00:43:13 - Music recommendations 00:44:05 - Film recommendations 00:44:52 - History

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Oct 12 2018

46mins

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