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Design Episode 31 :: His Eye is on the Arrow

9/16/2019
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Liam and Josh fix Professions in our Artifacts game and completely destroy Marksman, but worry not, adventurers. We can rebuild him. We can make him better. Stronger. Faster. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:54

Gloomtown 04 :: Fire Marshal Arts

9/9/2019
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Speaking with the Emperor's authority, the gang plows through every level of false bureaucrat determined to impede their progress towards the center of the sickness plaguing the Snarftowns, discovering innovations heretofore unheard of by mortal men... but just barely. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/rpg-from-scratch-gloomtown-04-fire-marshal-arts For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:06

Design Episode 30 :: Secret Level

9/2/2019
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We discuss new ways to level up and introduce a host of new artifacts into the world of our game. Need a really bad flashlight? How about a fanny pack? We've got you covered! Show notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/08/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-30-secret-level For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:48:43

Gloomtown 03 :: Convicted Melons

8/26/2019
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The Marshalls are dealt a devastating blow when Bentley receives troubling news from the capital. Their morale cannot be quenched, however, as they find plot seeds leading inexorably towards Fort Oderax. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/08/rpg-from-scratch-gloomtown-03-convicted-melons For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:19:29

Design Episode 29 :: Rails in the Sand

8/19/2019
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Doug and Josh discuss campaign design differences between on-rails and sandbox campaigns as well as the finer points of designing effective NPCs, getting back to the plot, and the prevalence of magic in our game. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/08/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-29-rails-in-the-sand For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:08

Gloomtown 02 :: Catching Lies with Honey

8/12/2019
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The Marshals split the party and begin their investigation into the amber-hued plague known as "gloomsmite" in earnest. They find that things are far more complicated than the sub-Governor would have us believe. Join the bees with us, and get buzzed. #TTRPG #ActualPlay #Podcast https://buff.ly/2yD7pgu For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:07:44

Design Episode 28 :: Archer-REEEE

8/5/2019
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We discuss the merits of Magic: The Gathering, how to keep your players from saying "okay, we do that," and how to describe things in a way that's better for your players. We also whip out the nerf bat and argue about the future of Marksmen in our game. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/07/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-28-archer-reeee For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:01:23

Gloomtown 01 :: A River Runs Through Whit

7/29/2019
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We meet our new rag-tag group of Akaenoshian Marshalls who've been sold up the river to deal with a small town's Temperance movement and the multiple conspiracies that have popped up to undermine it. Nobody knows that they're the wrong folks for the job... except themselves. An all-new campaign kicks off in GLOOMTOWN! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/07/rpg-from-scratch-gloomtown-01-a-river-runs-through-whit For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:02:48

Design Episode 27 :: OMGMPC

7/22/2019
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Thinking about making a GM PC? Think hard. We talk about our experiences and possible pitfalls regarding this controversial NPC type. Also, we make more monsters, artifacts, and rituals alongside a pair of wacky new questgivers for anyone to use! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/07/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-27-omgmpc For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:18:34

Gloomtown :: Session Zero

7/15/2019
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We plan our THIRD CAMPAIGN - this time, with Maxx at the helm. Doug, Liam, Josh, and our great friend Ouzts set about the evergreen task of creating compelling and interesting adventurers for our evolving game world. If you are starting a new tabletop adventure, listen in. You may be inspired! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/07/rpg-from-scratch-gloomtown-session-zero For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:35:43

Design Episode 26 :: We're off to See the Lizard

7/8/2019
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The gang shares their first GMing experiences, how nervous we were, and our biggest mistakes. We also dig into one of the biggest and oldest cultures of our word: the crocodilian and megalithic Mera! Would you like to wind up as an overfed, blind, idiot god? Listen in! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/07/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-26-were-off-to-see-the-lizard For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:00:16

Agnes' Ashes 8 :: Ex Post Artifacto

7/1/2019
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Like a conscientious part-time lover, we wrap it up in this episode. The gang finishes with The Eighth Hand, discusses some new business ideas and finds out the dubious fate of Post, the out... post. Say thank you and goodnight to The Wing Mob in our final episode of Agnes' Ashes! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/06/rpg-from-scratch-agnes-ashes-ex-post-artifacto For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:02:23

Book Review :: The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide

6/27/2019
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We take our first foray into product reviews with one dedicated to helping you make better characters and share our thoughts on its usefulness both on and off the table. This particular gem is written by James D'amato of the OneShot Podcast network. Let us know if it's something you'd consider using with your group. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:06:39

Design Episode 25 :: Face-Off

6/24/2019
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Should you always avoid splitting the party, or is that an eventuality that you've just gotta accept? On the world building front, we name the quarters of our year, detail the kinds of creatures Necromancers can employ, and create some really gnarly rituals! Show notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/06/design-episode-25-face-off For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:03:58

Agnes' Ashes 7 :: Flowers for Adonis

6/17/2019
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The Wing Mob mops up the mess they made of the monster and his minions, making a mad march out of the makeshift mortuary, meticulously mediating their monopoly on the macabre. More madness materializes as the murderers from their memories enter the melee. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:55

Design Episode 24 :: Mandatory Vacations

6/10/2019
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In this design episode, we get deep in the juice of downtime. How much should characters have? Do adventures move too quickly? Is tracking time important for the feel of a grand adventure? FIND OUT! Show Notes and More: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/06/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-24-mandatory-vacations For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:10:11

Agnes' Ashes 6 :: All Mixed Up

6/3/2019
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The Wing Mob delves further into the underground structure, leaving safety and their consciences behind as their focus shifts to victory and profit at all costs. Grandon squares up as the true mastermind of the Pawa's evolution is revealed! Show notes and More! https://nerdyshow.com/2019/06/rpg-from-scratch-agnes-ashes-all-mixed-up For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:15:36

Design Episode 23 :: Taming of the Elephant Shrew

5/27/2019
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We take another deep-dive into the structure of our world, solidifying the corners of our calendar and its relation to celestial events and mythos. Doug shares his frustrations and insights at playing Citadel, and we have a long conversation about the common pitfalls of riding gorillas. Show notes and more at: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/05/episode-23-taming-the-elephant-shrew For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:32:20

Agnes' Ashes 5 :: Arms Races

5/20/2019
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The Wing Mob, both sound of body and full of belly, set off to confront the Flesh Shaper in his very own Labattoir and find that there is far more to this experiment and its progenitor than meets the eye... Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/05/rpg-from-scratch-agnes-ashes-arms-races For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:06

Design Episode 22 :: Sadistical Distribution

5/13/2019
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The crew dishes out GMing advice on how to deal with problem players without ruining your game and how to manage complex combat encounters without losing your mind. We also delve deep into chance-to-hit as a concept and what it means for our system. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/04/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-22-sadistical-distribution For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:12