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Level Up Your Gaming: Tabletop RPG Podcast

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The Level Up Your Gaming Podcast is a tabletop RPG podcast. Assisting GM's DM's and Players, the Level Up Your Gaming Podcast is here to help you take your games to the next level. Each Wednesday your hosts, Aaron and Josh, talk about a new topic to help you improve your tabletop role playing games. You can email us your questions, comments, and episode suggestions at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.comOr Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGamingAlso leave us a review on apple podcasts or your favorite podcast site here. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/level-up-your-gaming-tabletop-rpg-podcast/id1494186757

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United States

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The Level Up Your Gaming Podcast is a tabletop RPG podcast. Assisting GM's DM's and Players, the Level Up Your Gaming Podcast is here to help you take your games to the next level. Each Wednesday your hosts, Aaron and Josh, talk about a new topic to help you improve your tabletop role playing games. You can email us your questions, comments, and episode suggestions at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.comOr Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGamingAlso leave us a review on apple podcasts or your favorite podcast site here. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/level-up-your-gaming-tabletop-rpg-podcast/id1494186757

Language:

English


Episodes
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Let's Make A One Shot: Axe Marks The Spot

4/11/2024
In today's episode we continue our series of Let's Make A One Shot. The game we make a one shot for comes from the prompt Axe Marks The Spot. We describe all the details you would need to consider to pull this one shot off. Enjoy this episode as we make a one shot using the tools we talk about. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:52:01

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Making Your Mooks More Human

3/29/2024
In today's episode we discuss making mooks more human. What are mooks? How can we improve them? How does this make for memorable encounters? How much should I add to my mooks to improve them? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:39:06

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Playing The Good Guys

3/21/2024
In today's episode we discuss playing the good guys. What is a good guy? How do we play this character? Doesn't it limit my players? How can adding constraints to character morality improve fun and engagement? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:45:56

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Making Your Story Fit Your Setting

3/15/2024
In today's episode we discuss making story fit your setting. Does any story work for any setting? How do you bend story to fit into different settings? What are things that we need to consider when fitting story into settings? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:47:07

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Let's Make A One Shot: Carnival Of Mirrors

2/29/2024
In today's episode we continue our series of Let's Make A One Shot. The game we make a one shot for comes from the prompt Carnival Of Mirrors. We describe all the details you would need to consider to pull this one shot off. Enjoy this episode as we make a one shot using the tools we talk about. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:53:35

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Adding Minigames

2/16/2024
In today's episode we discuss adding minigames to your game. What are some examples of minigames? How do I make minigames feel good? Does it take away from playing a Table Top RPG? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:36:20

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Tools For Building A World

2/8/2024
In today's episode we discuss different tools for building a world. What are some tools available online? What are some techniques I can use to build a world? What if I don't know where to begin? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:01:00:06

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Nostalgia In Games

1/25/2024
In today's episode we discuss nostalgia in games. Why do we use nostalgia in games? How can this be a helpful thing? What makes it such a powerful tool? What are the problems with using nostalgia in games? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:42:27

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Cinematics And Autopilot

1/18/2024
In today's episode we discuss using cinematics and autopilot. How do I use cinematics? Is there a right time to use autopilot? How much is too much? What are the downsides to using these storytelling techniques? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:33:20

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Streamlining Games

1/4/2024
In today's episode we discuss streamlining games. How do different games streamline their systems? What can be learned form looking at other games? Do all streamlining ideas mesh? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:54:03

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Let's Make A One Shot: Bard To The Bone

12/14/2023
In today's episode we continue our series of Let's Make A One Shot. The game we make a one shot for comes from the prompt Bard To The Bone. We describe all the details you would need to consider to pull this one shot off. Enjoy this episode as we make a one shot using the tools we talk about. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:38:20

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GM Note Taking

12/8/2023
In today's episode Josh talks about taking notes as a GM. Why should you take notes as a GM? What are the benefits of note taking? How does it help you tell better stories? Josh answers all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:22:30

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How Real Is Too Real

11/30/2023
In today's episode we discuss how real is too real in your game. How much gritty realism should I add to my game? When should I lean away from the realism? When should I embrace it? Do I need realism at all? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:40:03

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Let's Make A One Shot: Assassination At The Opera

11/16/2023
In today's episode we do our first in a series of Let's Make A One Shot. The game we make a one shot for comes from the prompt Assassination At The Opera. We describe all the details you would need to consider to pull this one shot off. Enjoy this episode as we make a one shot using the tools we talk about. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:57:15

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Running Your First Game

11/9/2023
In today's episode we discuss running your first game. How do I get started GMing my first game? What do I need to know in order to run a game? What resources are out there? Do I have to do all this prep that you guys talk about? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:32:51

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Giving Your Players Life

11/2/2023
In today's episode we discuss giving your players life. How do I guide my players to make good backstories? How much detail do they need? How do I use these stories in my storytelling? What should you avoid when adding details to a character? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:50:31

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Promo 2023-2024

10/27/2023
The promo for the podcast for end of year 2023 - 2024

Duration:00:00:50

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Inspiration VS Insight

10/19/2023
In today's episode we discuss inspriation vs insight for your players. Should I give my players the answer when the character has the knowledge? How long to I allow them to figure out a story or mystery? What do I do when my players are stuck? What if no one posseses the knowledge on their character sheets? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:33:39

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Learning How To Relax

10/4/2023
In today's episode we discuss how to relax as a GM. Do I always have to be running at 100%? What do I do when my players go off the rails? How do I maintain energy each game session? Do I have to duplicate perfect game sessions? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:41:16

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Building A Better World

9/21/2023
In today's episode we discuss how to build a better in game world. What makes for good world building? What should I focus on first? What should I wait to flesh out? How much is too much? Should I avoid anything when world building? We give you our thoughts and answer all these questions and more in today's episode. Leave us an email for feedback, questions, or thoughts at levelupyourgamingpodcast@gmail.com or Follow us on Facebook and engage with us at https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpYourGaming Please leave us a review or a five star rating wherever you get your podcast.

Duration:00:39:33