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Design Episode 35 :: Who's the Good Guy?

11/11/2019
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Our setting lacks obvious protagonists, so we create a few. Are you more at home in a continent-spanning adventurer's guild? How about an ancient order of ascetics that has the trust of the people? No, you want to skulk through the city as a spy with a heart of gold! Whatever you or your players fancy, we've got the plot hooks to land 'em. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/11/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-35-whos-the-good-guy For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:49:43

Leyliners 01 :: Gettin' Docks'd

11/4/2019
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A new direction AND a continuation of our Echoes of the Starcrypt campaign in one!? You'd better believe it! Join the Pig, the Gator, and the Weasel as they try to make it as city boys in the tough bay town of Ishraleon, where adventure and intrigue overlap one another like the plates on a dillo. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/11/rpg-from-scratch-leyliners-01-gettin-docksd For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:49:31

Design Episode 34 :: Ol' Stumpy

10/28/2019
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The gang wraps up Step 5 by polishing off Death, Command, Fire, and Champion! We also create a new undersea villain to plague all of your oceanic aspirations! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/10/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-34-ol-stumpy For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:00

Gloomtown 07 :: Battlefield Promotions

10/21/2019
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The story of Snarfs and Marshals goes out in a blaze of glory. Who brought the ships to the harbor? Where is the Sub-Governor? DOES Whitsnarf have a fire marshal? All is answered in the stunning conclusion of Gloomtown! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/10/rpg-from-scratch-gloomtown-07-battlefield-promotions For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:10:00

Design Episode 33 :: Planting the zealot-tree

10/14/2019
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Josh and Maxx talk about what can be done to help first-time GMs deal with planning combat encounters, generic enemies, and we round out the edges of Step 5 Zealotry, Ice, and Marksman! Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/10/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-33-planting-the-zealot-tree For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:41:31

Gloomtown 06 :: Four Cutthroats on Heirloom Boats

10/7/2019
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The gang gets right up in the meat of the issue and all is revealed as every possible bit of excrement strikes the turbines. They deal with the supposed mutiny of their own fire Marshall and the very real mutiny of the Sub Governor's forces. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/10/rpg-from-scratch-gloomtown-06-four-cutthroats-on-heirloom-boats For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:08:40

Design Ep. 32 :: The 5 Steps of the Magical Method

9/30/2019
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In this episode, we refine what's at the core of Marksmam before diving DEEP into Step 5. We tackle Citdadel, Marksman, and then show our clear favoritism for Radiance and support classes in general. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/09/rpg-from-scratch-design-ep-32-the-5-steps-of-the-magical-method For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:46

Gloomtown 05 :: There-House

9/23/2019
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The gang discovers a major conspiracy and gets frickin' ROWDY in the lakeborne town of Catchsnarf and try not to burn the whole place down in the process, ignorning every temptation. Show Notes: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/09/rpg-from-scratch-gloomtown-05-there-house For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:31:51

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