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Episode 79: Building Out a SciFi World

7/11/2019
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Main Topic After the fantastic interview with Jeffery W. Ingram from The Worldbuilders Anvil last week, Zen and GuardaManger dive into how to do some worldbuilding for science fiction! Science Fiction versus Science Fantasy versus Space Opera This is about the tone and feel of it the world and relates to the level of heroics expected from the characters. As you progress further to the right on that list, you see more and more exceptional or unrealistic actions and design. Space Opera in a...

Duration:00:36:57

Dark Tides Session 12

7/4/2019
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The twelfth session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg If you want to you can also help us out here Support Me on Ko-fi Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:36:27

Episode 78:Interview with The WorldBuilder’s Anvil

6/27/2019
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Main Topic Sit down with us and have a chat with the guys over at the WorldBuilder’s Anvil. Both Jeffery and Michael are gamers and we wanted to get a chance to sit down with them to chat about how they go about creating content for the games they are in. Links to their show Worldbuilder’s Anvil https://www.howtoworldbuild.com/start Dial M for Monster Closing remarks Zendead- Penny Dreadful I am using this to help work out a few ideas for the Fate game I am going to be running. So...

Duration:00:59:38

Campaign Design Part 3 – Deeper Dive (con’t.)

6/13/2019
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Main Topic The two topics are Micro Conflict and Succession of power. Micro Conflict Micro Conflicts are up close and personal. These are times where the stakes are not high, but are personal. You can look at individuals, towns, or other places or people with an emotional resonance to build this conflict up so that the stakes are never objectively huge but highlight character development through solving these seemingly “lesser” problems of the campaign world. GuardaManger (Fantasy/The...

Duration:01:00:31

Dark Tides Session 11

6/6/2019
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The eleventh session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg If you want to you can also help us out here Support Me on Ko-fi Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:36:03

Campaign Design: Part 2 Deeper Dive

5/30/2019
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Main Topic So in the last show about this we touched on 4 Topics today we will be diving into 2 of them with a bit more detail. Discovery/Exploration: This is a classic example of the “Look over the Hill” campaign. Here are two examples of a Campaign designed around that theme: GuardaManger (Fantasy) – There’s No Place Like It Overview This campaign will have a Theme of “Home”. I want to design a campaign to have the players ask themselves what “Home” means to them. An exploratory...

Duration:01:00:12

Dark Tides Session 10

5/23/2019
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The tenth session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg If you want to you can also help us out here Support Me on Ko-fi Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:33:26

Patreon Sneak Peek

5/16/2019
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Main Topic Today I am bringing you a sneak peek into what I hope is something that draws more folks in to see the kinds of things we are working at for our patrons. We talked about the Discord Server for the show and here is an invite link to that. https://discord.gg/67jsus Find us Show- Email, Twitter, Facebook Zendead- Email, Twitter, Facebook Joules- Email, Twitter, Facebook Nulloperations-Email, Twitter, Facebook Guard-a-manger- Email, Twitter If you want to you can also...

Duration:00:15:15

Dark Tides Session 9

5/9/2019
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The ninth session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg If you want to you can also help us out here Support Me on Ko-fi Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:35:36

Interview about FATE of Cthulhu

5/2/2019
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Main Topic This evening we sat down and chatted about the new Kickstarter going on from Evil Hat. We had in addition to the normal miscreants we also had Sophia Lagace and Ed Turner. FATE of Cthulhu takes a unique look at the Cthulhu mythos in role-playing and provides tables a new way to approach the existential horror of Great Old Ones rising through a science-fiction lens and 5 different takes on trying to avert the apocalypse! You can find the Kickstarter here. You can find Evil Hat...

Duration:00:53:54

Dark Tides Session 8

4/25/2019
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The eighth session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg If you want to you can also help us out here Support Me on Ko-fi Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:34:26

Episode 74: Campaign Basics

4/18/2019
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Main Topic We talked about world building before, but now we will take the suggestion from you, our listeners, and look at how to create a campaign for your games.Before we dive too deep, we thought we would take the chance to make two or three episodes out of this topic, but that means defining terms first! Bear with us and we will explain what parts of a campaign we think you have to at least be aware of when designing (and next time, we will take a hand at some actual design practice!) A...

Duration:01:03:04

Dark Tides Session 7

4/11/2019
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The seventh session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg If you want to you can also help us out here Support Me on Ko-fi Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:28:14

Episode 73: Adapting Systems to Other Settings

4/4/2019
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Main Topic Sometimes, you want to use a system for a setting that it wasn’t originally built for! How do you do it and what are the considerations to keep in mind? Focus first and foremost of the style and feel you have and want for your table as well as the game itself. The closer that the system already evokes one of those, the easier it will be to adapt it! Some keys to keep in mind is that not every system can be used to run every game idea. Some have built in conceits that make them...

Duration:00:53:34

Dark Tides Session 6

3/28/2019
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The sixth session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:42:56

Episode 72: Chatting with Opti About Co-op Worldbuilding

3/21/2019
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Main Topic We sat down with Opti to talk about his new Project that is not Shadowrun related and how he is using Co-Op worldbuilding to bring this to live. Welcome to a heroic setting, The Optiverse! The future holds unlimited potential as these Variants come more into the light, but what will our heroes discover about the world and themselves! How did Opti create the idea for this game and how did he build out this world through the help of a bunch of his friends? How did you divide up...

Duration:00:55:45

Dark Tides Session 5

3/14/2019
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The fifth session of Carrion Crown Contact us Derek @seizethegm Josh @Joshposey Aj @nicholson_aj Marty @mhooie Joe @joe_rpg Music is “Dark Times” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon as well.

Duration:00:50:49

Comics Exchange Interviews Shawn Harbin

3/12/2019
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Main Topic In this episode Bill the owner of the Comics Exchange here in Knoxville interviewed Shawn Harbin about his upcoming Kickstarter Shawns’ contact info and his Kickstarter page links are below The Dungeon Comic Facebook page TransFurred Kickstarter Page Instagram and Twitter “Laser Groove” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:00:21:42

Episode 71: Really number 100- Look around and what do we see.

3/11/2019
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Main Topic Today we do a short retrospective and look forward. Glad you are joining us on this big show. What have we seen and done so far? Where are we going and what are the hopes, dreams, and fears for the future of this fun gaming show you listen to? Music is courtesy of The Enigma TNG you can find his music on YouTube or on Bandcamp Find us Show- Email, Twitter, Facebook Zendead- Email, Twitter, Facebook Joules- Email, Twitter, Facebook Nulloperations-Email, Twitter,...

Duration:00:31:09

Episode 70: Online Gaming

3/7/2019
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Main Topic The world’s going digital, and while getting together with a group of friends in a living room, at a con, or at a game shop is still a great experience; getting together virtually has become a more practical habit in our ever-expanding online world. From free voice services and virtual tables, traditional roleplaying has many opportunities to expand in the online community. Communication and Dice Rolz.orgExploding DiceSetting up the gaming environment for those that need...

Duration:00:48:34