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HJRP2207 Props, Horror, Disappointment, Triumph

7/14/2018
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hjrp2207 Your hosts: Stu, Kimi, Mac, Tappy In this Episode: We discuss props. Jeb sends us a note about Fear the Con, a New Book and an Observation. Drayle 88 sends us a real horror story. Eric from Indiana sends us A Tale of Disappointment and Triumph. Jeb's new book is available at Amazon.

Duration:01:20:23

HJRP2206 Black and White, Episodic Games, LARP

7/7/2018
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hjrp2206 Your Hosts: Kimi, Gina, CADave, Stork In this Episode: We discuss Mr CJ’s post on the Forum about eschewing shades of gray. Blake from Australia sends some comments on episodic games and new players. Eric from New Jersey sends us some info for the LARP curious.

Duration:01:31:26

HJRP2205 Sources of Drama, Horror and Horror

7/1/2018
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HJRP2205 Your hosts: Stu, Kimi, Tappy, Aabria In this Episode: Michael from Wisconsin asks about other sources of drama in conflict. Joe Crack sends a response to last week's episode and horror story. And Leatherneck sends us a horror story with a lesson.

Duration:02:08:27

HJRP2204 Co-GMing, 10 Candles, Con Game Etiquette

6/23/2018
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hjrp2204 Your Hosts: Stu, Kimi, Stork, Adam In this Episode: We discuss Co-GMing. Jonas Larrsen sends us an email. Steve from Atlanta sends praise and ideas for 10 Candles. Matt asks about con game etiquette -- specifically when to bail.

Duration:02:09:20

HJRP2203 Disparate Power Levels, Horror

6/2/2018
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hjrp2203 Your hosts: Stu, Kimi, Tappy, Aabria In this Episode: Steve from SoCal writes in with some thoughts on porportional RPGing, or intra-party balance. We discuss. Daniel from Texas sends us a horror story. Ayslyn sends us a horror story … gone right? Only about a week left to support Tsunamicon in Wichita, Kansas. www.tsunamicon.org/kickstarter

Duration:01:12:36

HJRP2202 – Live from GameX 2018

5/30/2018
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Your hosts: Kimi and the Happy Jacks Crew and Audience Join us as we recap the games we played and ran at GameX 2018!

Duration:01:12:20

HJRP2201 With Fear the Boot, Canon in RPGs, Murderhoboism and Exploitation, Riddle

5/27/2018
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HJRP2201 Your Hosts: Stu, Kimi, Stork, and Dan and Chris from Fear the Boot. Show Notes! We discuss a bit about RPG podcasting history and using existing canon in RPGs. Fredrix writes in about murderhoboism and exploitation. And Oli sends us a riddle from his first RPG experience. A big THANK YOU to Dan and Chris for joining us in this episode!

Duration:02:19:17

HJRP2120 Strategicon’s Gamex, Language, Religion (Again)

5/19/2018
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HJRP2120 Your hosts: Stu, Kimi, Jim and Mike www.strategicon.net Show Notes! We discuss the upcoming con. Steffi from Scotland takes umbrage with the DnD/religion conversation. Hoyle sends us a story about language in games.

Duration:01:28:22

HJRP2119 Religion and Magic, Musings, Props

5/12/2018
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HJRP2119 Your Hosts: Stu, Kimi, Tappy, Aabria In this Episode: Ed from Minnesota writes in about religion in games. Steve from SoCal sends three musings. Axel from Germany sends us a props-related horror story.

Duration:01:35:00

HJRP2118 Legacy Campaign, Tainting Experience, Triumph and Learning

5/5/2018
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hjrp2118 Your hosts: Stu, Kimi, Gina, Tappy In this Episode: Sam asks for legacy campaign advice. Ben from Texas writes in about tainting the player experience. Isaac from Texas sends us a tale of triumph and learning.

Duration:02:03:41

HJRP2117 Schrodinger’s Plot Hook, Religion, Language

4/28/2018
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hjrp2117 In this Episode: Mike from MI asks about Schrodinger's Plot Hook. Steve in SoCal writes in about faith and religion in RPGs. Daniel sends us a GURPS well actually about languages. Your Hosts: Stu, Gina, Adam, Stork

Duration:01:58:48

HJRP2116 Rivals, Finding Fun, Horror

4/21/2018
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hjrp2116 Your hosts: Stu, Kimi, Joey, Stork In this Episode: HeavymetalJess asks about rivals. Ed from Florida write in about finding fun. And M from the Twin Cities sends us a horror story and asks for advice.

Duration:01:35:47

HJRP2115 Languages in RPGs, Crossroad, Confession

4/14/2018
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hjpr2115 Your hosts: Stu, Kimi, Mac, Stork In this Episode: We discuss languages in RPGs, EricaOdd asks for advice on where do go in her Dragon Age game, and Dungeon Master Dan sends us a confession.

Duration:01:38:58

HJRP2114 Taking Things Seriously

4/7/2018
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hjrp2114 Your hosts: Stu, Adam, Jason, Stork In this episode: We discuss taking things seriously.. James writes in about first session shenanigans. Brandyn from Delaware writes in about dynamic vs. static damage. And Steve from Atlanta writes in about our first AP, Ghostbusters LA.

Duration:01:56:42

HJRP2113 Player-Driven Campaigns

3/31/2018
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hjrp2113 In this Episode: William from Minnesota asks about player-driven campaigns. A Three part email from Daniel in Australia. And Steffi from Scotland sends us a horror story about first-time gaming.

Duration:01:52:12

HJRP2112 Hero’s Journey, Kids at Cons, Horror

3/25/2018
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hjrp2112 Your Hosts: Stu, Gina, Tappy In this Episode: David from Montreal writes in with a question about the hero’s journey in RPGs. Eric from New Jersey asks about taking kids to game cons. Mike from Maximum Irritation sends us a Pathfinder horror story.

Duration:02:05:14

HJRP2111 Splitting the Party in Real Life

3/18/2018
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HJRP2111 This episode is sponsored by Easyrollerdice.com. Check out their large leather-lite dice bag kickstarter at easyrollerdice.com/bag Your hosts: Stu, Stork, HosierRob and Aabria In this Episode: Corbin Twa writes in about splitting the party in real life. Brandon from Ontario (Canadia) give us an update about his high school RPG club. Sgt Dan writes in to talk about explaining RPGs and to plug Fear the Con. Brian from LBC writes in about GM motivation.

Duration:02:03:53

HJRP2110 Player Engagement

3/11/2018
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hjrp2110 Your Hosts: Kimi, Mac, Jason, Tappy In this Episode: We discuss player engagement, how to get it and how to keep it. Dave from New York sends a success story, a horror story and a confession. David from Tampa asks (in the form of a horror story) why so many players play evil PCs. Askew Dragon sends us a “I never thought this would happen to me” story.

Duration:01:32:17

HJRP21-09 Memory, Jackercon, Horror Story

3/4/2018
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hjrp2109 Your Hosts: Stu, Kimi, Adam In this Episode: Ben asks for some help with player memory retention. Curt writes in to promote Jackercon. Jason send in a GMing horror story with a twist.

Duration:01:49:26

HJRP2108 Sauruon Dilemma, Scheduling, Vetting, Bending Rules for New Players

2/24/2018
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hjrp2108 Your Hosts: Stu, Joey, Tappy In this Episode: Ben from Texas brings up the Sauron Dilemna. Christopher (Mystic Fedora?) says Stu’s right (and so is he). Joseph from the IE asks about scheduling and vetting. Ben from Texas (it’s a Ben from Texas doubleheader) writes in about customizing the game.

Duration:01:37:48