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A Podcast From Japan About Games and Gamer Culture

A Podcast From Japan About Games and Gamer Culture
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Japan

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A Podcast From Japan About Games and Gamer Culture

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English


Episodes

Episode 221: Interview with Ken Spencer from Why Not Games for Rocket Age 5E

6/17/2019
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Ken Spencer talks to us about the Why Not Games Kickstarter for the adaption of Rocket Age to “the world’s greatest role-playing game” 5th edition. He also talks about the inspiration for the setting and also their plans to keep … Continue reading →

Duration:00:41:04

Episode 220: Interview with Lou Agresta from Iron GM Games for Grimmerspace

6/16/2019
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We were lucky enough to get some time with Lou Agresta in the middle of the Kickstarter for Grimmerspace, a scifi horror setting for the Paizo Starfinder RPG. We discuss the choice of the system, playing horror in an RPG, … Continue reading →

Duration:01:12:13

Idle Red Hands Weekly 011

6/15/2019
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A return and response to the UK Games Expo incident. Interviews this week. First with Lou Agresta from Iron GM Games about Grimmerspace on Kickstarter. Then Ken Spencer from Why Not Games about their adaption of Rocket Age to 5e. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:21:29

Idle Red Hands Weekly 010

6/8/2019
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The second session of the Grimmerspace free adventure Abbatoir-8. Things From the Flood RPG controversy at UK Games Expo. On Kickstarter, The Few and Cursed comics by Felipe Cagno now have a deck-building miniatures board game by Mike Gnade. The … Continue reading →

Duration:00:25:51

Idle Red Hands Weekly 009

6/1/2019
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R.Talsorian Games releases an image for Cyberpunk Red and Twitter responds. Free League is making an Alien RPG using the Year Zero Engine with pre-orders starting now. Grimmerspace on Kickstarter and our livestream of the first actual play session. Also … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:39

Idle Red Hands Weekly 008

5/25/2019
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Games Workshop and Bandai team up to bring us 40k action figures and chibi grimdark (as if Funko Pops were grimdark enough). On Kickstarter we talk about Good Society, a Jane Austen RPG, Trilemma, a compendium of system-independent adventure locations … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:59

Idle Red Hands Weekly 007

5/17/2019
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FATE of Cthulhu using time travel to avoid problematic mental illness elements of Lovecraft. The series finale of Game of Thrones will get a live stream and postmortem after it airs by Idle Red Hands. John Carter of Mars 2d20 … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:37

Idle Red Hands Weekly 006

5/11/2019
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Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls TTRPG plagiarizes D&D, the unauthorized short-lived Games of Thrones CCG Kickstarter, a plague of Patreons including one for Idle Red Hands and the end of a gaming era with Jamie and Andrew leaving Japan. Our final Monsterhearts … Continue reading →

Duration:00:24:34

Idle Red Hands Weekly 005

5/4/2019
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Modiphius has released two new supplements for their Infinity RPG based on the Corvus Belli miniatures wargame. The Haqqislam and Ariadna now have books that focus on these factions in the Infinity universe. We will be review this system and … Continue reading →

Duration:00:24:44

Idle Red Hands Weekly 004

5/1/2019
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A Golden Week weekly, talking about the series end of three big pop culture properties: Game of Thrones, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Star Wars Skywalker Saga. CMON is adapting the popular videogame, Bloodborne, as a miniatures and tile-based … Continue reading →

Duration:00:29:06

Idle Red Hands Weekly 003

4/19/2019
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This week we discuss Tomb Guardians Miniatures, Things From the Flood, the Odyssey of the Dragonlords Kickstarter and two-player TTRPG lunch sessions with our guest @jampersand they are a long time member of our roleplaying group playing Monsterhearts, the Sprawl, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:21:04

Idle Red Hands Weekly 002

4/13/2019
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This week we talk about GM dice fudging, the joy of painting boardgame miniatures and the Lancer RPG Kickstarter. Send us your questions or suggestions for topics on Twitter @idleredhands or in the comments. Check out the Lancer Kickstarter here. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:25:08

Interview with Tomb Guardians Miniatures

4/10/2019
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We talked with Cass Suwinski from Tomb Guardians Miniatures about their current Kickstarter campaign for their Queen of the Damned Velrath’s Vampires metal miniatures series. Previously they have produced miniatures for a Dwarven series and there will also be an … Continue reading →

Duration:00:36:16

Idle Red Hands Weekly 001

4/6/2019
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This week begins Idle Red Hands Weekly, a shorter format update podcast to let you know what we are working on and what’s coming up in the future. We will talk about gaming news, our favorite new releases in the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:54

Episode 219: Racial Ability Bonuses – Hot Dwarves and Smart Orcs in D&D

3/31/2019
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In this episode we discuss the question of racial ability bonuses in D&D and other TTRPG systems. Is race the best way to give the flavor of the setting or does it just bring with it uncomfortable stereotypes drawn from … Continue reading →

Duration:01:07:54

Episode 218: Forbidden Lands

1/26/2019
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Following our character creation and first gaming session, we have a long-form review of Forbidden Lands, the fantasy TTRPG from Free League. We discuss the system, setting, and mechanics of the game with a final comment on the value of … Continue reading →

Duration:01:41:35

Episode 217: Warriors: Pirates

1/13/2019
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“The Code is more what you call guidelines than actual rules.”–Pirates of the Caribbean In our latest installment in our Warriors series, we give you guidelines on how to play pirates or give your non-pirate characters a dash of piracy. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:57:59

Episode 216: Creature Feature : Robots

12/28/2018
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Also check out our shorter video discussion of robots in TTRPGs on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/idleredhands Robots, androids, replicants. They are called by many names and have a variety of origins and motivations. How can they best be used in … Continue reading →

Duration:00:57:53

Episode 215: Top 5 Fantasy Settings

12/4/2018
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Following up on our top 5 horror settings, we discuss ideas for new and fresh fantasy settings inspired by books, movies, and television. These are not necessarily our favorites, but they were definitely the most inspiring. Have we played it too … Continue reading →

Duration:01:08:11

Episode 214: Race vs. Ancestry in Fantasy RPGs

11/27/2018
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We discuss Paizo changing the word “race” to “ancestry” in Pathfinder 2.0. What does that mean for Dungeons and Dragons? Will WotC follow Paizo’s lead? Now that “ancestry” is taken, what would be some other alternatives? Is this a case … Continue reading →

Duration:00:32:25