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A Podcast From Japan About Games and Gamer Culture

A Podcast From Japan About Games and Gamer Culture

Location:

Japan

Description:

A Podcast From Japan About Games and Gamer Culture

Language:

English


Episodes

The Weekly 072: Cyberpunk Red Miniatures Game, Bestselling RPGs of 2020 and the Baggage of Cyberpunk

1/7/2021
Cyberpunk Red will have a skirmish miniatures game called Combat Zone produced by Monster Fight Club. This is the same company that produced the miniatures for the Cyberpunk Red tabletop game previously. We review the list of best selling “other” … Continue reading →

Duration:01:05:49

The Weekly 071: Colonial Marines for Alien RPG, Quest RPG AP Tutorials and Character Preciousness

12/30/2020
Free League is releasing the Colonial Marine Operations Manual. Featuring rules for Marines and guidelines for running a whole marine-centric campaign. Plus six missions to run written by Andrew E.C. Gaska and Paul Elliot. Also featuring the excellent artwork of … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:26

The Weekly 070: The Well RPG, Hasbro Prepping Wizards of the Coast for Sale and TTRPG Alignment

12/16/2020
The Well by Peter Schaefer is an original tabletop roleplaying game currently on Kickstarter. Our conspiracies align as rumors that Hasbro is prepping Wizards of the Coast for sale emerge. We also discuss alignment in TTPRGs and if it is … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:50

The Weekly 069: Gale Force Nine Sues Wizards of the Coast, ROLE Virtual Tabletop Early Access and Failing Forward

12/3/2020
After twelve years of working together, Gale Force Nine is suing Wizards of the Coast for non-payment. WotC is stating dissatisfaction with the translation work done for TRPG Club for Korean translation and Black Book Editions for the French translation. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:25:56

The Weekly 068: Fantasy Flight Miniatures Games Change Hands, Disney Branded Modern Boardgames, #DisneyMustPay and PC RPGs Versus Tabletop

11/24/2020
Fantasy Flight miniatures games are handing over management to Atomic Mass Games also owned by Asmodee. They had success last year with Marvel Crisis Protocol. This will include their Star Wars games, X-Wing, Armada and Legion. Fans seem to be … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:24

The Weekly 067: Former Blizzard Exec Starts Tabletop Company, Critical Role is Now a Publisher and Gatekeeping

11/9/2020
Former Blizzard executives and World of Warcraft directors, Chris Metzen and Mike Gilmartin, are starting a tabletop company, based on their Orange County gaming club, called Warchief Gaming. Critical Role launches their own publishing company called Darrington Press. They have … Continue reading →

Duration:00:27:04

The Weekly 066: Games Workshop Goes to Kickstarter, Dragonlance Authors Sue Wizards of the Coast and Playing Horror on the Tabletop

10/29/2020
Games Workshop licensing is now open to proposals for merchandise using the Warhammer IP. This includes crowdfunding those projects on Kickstarter. The authors of the Dragonlance novels, Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, are suing Wizards of the Coast due to … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:02

The Weekly 065: Return of Heroquest, Honey & Hot Wax, Create for Mork Bork, 5E Racial Ability Rules Changes and the Year of Dune

10/12/2020
Hasbro has revealed their plans to “reprint” Heroquest through their HasLab crowd-funding-like website. Honey & Hot Wax is an anthology of sex-positive roleplaying games. The collection of games varies from 2-player to games needing 6 to 12 players along with … Continue reading →

Duration:00:33:15

Idle Red Hands Weekly 064: DriveThru RPG Redesign, New Alien Module Released, Acheron RPG Headed to Kickstarter, Ultraviolet Grasslands Free Player’s Guide and Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden

9/24/2020
The DriveThru RPG website is previewing its long-overdue redesign. Free League released a new adventure module for their Alien RPG called Destroyer of Worlds. It is a boxed set and features the colonial space marines prominently. Stay frosty. They also … Continue reading →

Duration:00:34:20

Idle Red Hands Weekly 063: Morning Coffee RPG, Bitchin’ Chimera, Adventure Zone Responds to Artists, The Wretched Second Printing and Old School Revival Bundle

9/10/2020
Morning Coffee for a New Lover is an RPG by Nathan Black printed on an actual coffee mug. The Dead Milkmen have written a D&D 5E module called Lost Tomb of the Bitchin’ Chimera named for their track Bitchin’ Camaro … Continue reading →

Duration:00:21:39

Idle Red Hands Weekly 062: Twilight 2000, Green Ronin’s Sword Chronicle, Thousand Suns RPG, Visigoths vs. Mall Goths and DTRPG medals

9/3/2020
Free League is developing a new version of Twilight 2000 that was funded on Kickstarter. It will be a boxed set and was developed in collaboration with Game Designer’s Workshop. The Chronicle system that powered Green Ronin’s A Song of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:22:37

Idle Red Hands Weekly 061: Hellboy RPG, Alexa Play Starfinder, 2020 Ennies, Star Trek 2d20, and Masters of the Universe RPG

8/23/2020
Following the miniatures skirmish boardgame, Mantic is following up with a Hellboy TTPRG designed by Marc Langworthy of Red Scar Publishing. It will launch on Kickstarter and be powered by 5E of the World’s Greatest Role-playing Game. Amazon releases Starfinder … Continue reading →

Duration:00:26:59

Idle Red Hands Weekly 060: The Green Knight RPG, Cutie Marks and Dragons, NBCUniversal Making Comics and Adventure Begins Boardgame

8/14/2020
A new TTRPG based on the new A24 film, directed by David Lowery, “The Green Knight” starring Dev Patel as Gawain. The Green Knight: A Quest for Honor RPG will include a Game Master’s Guide (with Rules of Play, Official … Continue reading →

Duration:00:24:10

Idle Red Hands Weekly 059: Orion Black Quits, Open Letter to GW, D&D Legacy Disclaimer, Critical Role Controversy and Quest Adventure Game

7/28/2020
Orion Black quits their position at Wizards of the Coast and releases a long statement explaining why. An open letter to Games Workshop is posted as a response to their “Warhammer is for everyone” inclusivity statement and especially the ending … Continue reading →

Duration:00:29:47

Idle Red Hands Weekly 058: Patrick Rothfuss RPG, Mile High Comics Responds to DC, Warhammer 40k 9th Edition and The Bitter Reach

7/13/2020
Patrick Rothfuss and James D’Amato are creating an RPG set in the world of the Kingkiller Chronicles. Specifically, the University’s Arcanum where, with the author, Bee Zelda, Satine Phoenix, and Liz Anderson will play four students along with on the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:24:15

Idle Red Hands Weekly 057: Dungeon Scrawl in Beta, Tunnel and Trolls Bundle, 5E Diversity Errata, All for One: Régime Diabolique RPG, Paizo Apology, and Origins Online Cancelled

7/2/2020
Dungeon Scrawl, an excellent web-based mapping application, is in open BETA, free with no ads or paywall. Tunnels and Trolls has a new updated Bundle of Holding. Wizards of the Coast releases diversity errata for some popular adventures. Paizo apologizes … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:34

Idle Red Hands 056: Game of Thrones Play D&D, Indomitus 40k 9E Box, Magic Cards Banned, Legend of Vox Machina Delayed and KFConsole

6/29/2020
Cast members from the HBO A Game of Thrones series play Dungeons and Dragons for charity. The new boxed set for 9th edition Warhammer 40k, Indomitus, revealed. It is not a starter set but does include the new 9E core … Continue reading →

Duration:00:31:15

Episode 227: How To Play Star Wars

6/25/2020
If you played Star Wars as a kid on the playground or with the almost endless number of Kenner toys, you probably wanted to try it on the tabletop as a role-playing game. What is the best way to do … Continue reading →

Duration:01:18:07

Idle Red Hands Weekly 055: Single Artist RPGs, Warhammer Inclusion, DC Comics Leaves Diamond, Swords and Wizardry, The Dark Eye Second Bundle and Wretched Game Jam Date Extended

6/18/2020
A great article with interviews on d20 Radio about the rise of single-artist TTRPGs by Egg Embry. Warhammer posts an inclusion statement. It shows a new social awareness at the company and also how you need to present yourself when … Continue reading →

Duration:00:26:31

Idle Red Hands Weekly 054: Free RPG Day Details, Warhammer Crime, Tales From The Loop Starter Set, Bristol 1350, Kingdoms of Amalur Remaster, Alice is Missing and Wretched and Alone Game Jam and The Plague

6/10/2020
We have the details about what is shipping to your local friendly game store for Free RPG Day 2020. Black Library continues its Warhammer Crime series. Free League has released the physical copies of the Tales From The Loop Starter … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:44