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What Do We Want To See Out of New RPGs

11/16/2019
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We often talk about mechanics, settings, options, and features of an role-playing game system that we like or don’t like, but is there something that we wish was out there that we’ve not found yet? I mean… what’s the next development in gaming that we’re waiting to have someone build? Announcements Evercon.org – some BSer’s ... Read moreWhat Do We Want To See Out of New RPGs The post What Do We Want To See Out of New RPGs appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:59:03

Learning from a Con and Book Formats

11/9/2019
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Not a recap of Gamehole Con, but we learned some things. We also talk about book formats in the rpg hobby. This latter piece inspired by Ray Otus. Announcements Thank you to all the BSer’s Evercon.org – some BSer’s are running games at the con, be great to have more! Avalon Random Encounter Trevor Davis ... Read moreLearning from a Con and Book Formats The post Learning from a Con and Book Formats appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:59:55

Now Hold It Right There

10/31/2019
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Running a role-playing game for young teenagers presents a certain set of challenges. DM Cojo has a voicemail where he shares his observations. “No, Little Johnny, you can’t be a half-orc barbarian. Ok, little Sally, you can’t just fly”…or can you? Announcements Evercon.org – Robert is running Five Torches, DCC, and AS&SH Avalon KS – ... Read moreNow Hold It Right There The post Now Hold It Right There appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:38:57

Tracking Player Character Wealth

10/24/2019
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Tracking wealth, aka the treasure, of player characters, is it needed? How do you do it? “Tired of tracking coins and individual purchases for player characters in role-playing games, I’ve experimented with several other methods that abstract wealth. It’s more a matter of what standard of living the PCs can afford. Anything appropriate to that ... Read moreTracking Player Character Wealth The post Tracking Player Character Wealth appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:53:47

Description Expectations in RPG’s

10/19/2019
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Descriptions in rpg’s. How to align the way the game master and players exchange information. An example: “I’m looking for any irregularities in the walls, drafts, breaks in the mortar” versus “I search the room”. Thanks to Matt Seiberlich for the topic suggestion. Announcements Evercon.org Random Encounter From Mike H. – looking for advice Jello ... Read moreDescription Expectations in RPG’s The post Description Expectations in RPG’s appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:55:33

Sub-Optimal Play in RPG’s

10/13/2019
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Sub-optimal behavior is core to tabletop role-playing games. Matt Colville mentions this in his Running the Game #56 and I figured we should discuss it Random Encounter Jared Rascher comments on Why So Serious? Steve Orlik has an epiphany and character sheets Goblins Henchmen calls in all serious Chris Schorb calls in about strongholds and his ... Read moreSub-Optimal Play in RPG’s The post Sub-Optimal Play in RPG’s appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:54:38

Brett’s Delta Green

10/1/2019
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“I started my Delta Green game”, says Brett. Oooh, that sounds fun. What do you have going on? Announcements Evercon.org – Events, T-shirts, and discounted badges Random Encounter Blake Ryan on RPG Character Sheets Jeff Goad replies to Why So Serious? DM Cojo asks how to help a younger player GM for adults Die Roll ... Read moreBrett’s Delta Green The post Brett’s Delta Green appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:53:37

Why So Serious?

9/28/2019
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RPGs can be taken very, very seriously. Sometimes, we don’t even understand that someone at our table is taking it as seriously as they are. We share our personal perspectives and we touch on whether you can separate the art from the artist! Random Encounter Laramie Wall on RPG Character Sheets Ian writes in about ... Read moreWhy So Serious? The post Why So Serious? appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:03:10

RPG Character Sheets

9/21/2019
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The mighty role-playing game character sheet. It’s at the core of almost every rpg that has been published. There’s the presentation of the character sheet. Some help you understand the game. We talk about them. Announcements Sean put up an unboxing of Masks of Nyarlathotep Gamer Prop Set on Youtube Random Encounter John M writes ... Read moreRPG Character Sheets The post RPG Character Sheets appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:15:45

Sean’s Cthulhu Game – 2

9/10/2019
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Brett wanted to check in on Sean’s Call of Cthulhu role-playing game as he continues to get players through the greatest rpg campaign ever written, Masks of Nyarlathotep! Announcements Forums! Evercon.org Gameholecon.com Random Encounter Laramie writes in about cheating at the table Al Evans on the forum had interesting story about a cheater Ray Otus ... Read moreSean’s Cthulhu Game – 2 The post Sean’s Cthulhu Game – 2 appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:05:43

Genre Blending in Role-Playing Games

9/7/2019
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Cojo asked us to talk about Genre Blending in role-playing games: “I wanted to get your opinion on blending genres in your gaming… Personally, I am a huge fan of genre mash-ups. I love games that mix genres such as Rifts, Dungeon Crawl Classics, the Spelljammer campaign setting, or Call of Cthulhu. I am also ... Read moreGenre Blending in Role-Playing Games The post Genre Blending in Role-Playing Games appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:50:52

Cheating in Role-Playing Games

8/31/2019
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Cheating in rpg’s, or as Brett puts it “what the f#$% is wrong with some people?” We talk about different ways people have tried to cheat and how you can approach people you know, not suspect, is cheating. Announcements FORUMS! Are here! Go get your username and introduce yourself. Be sure to check your spam ... Read moreCheating in Role-Playing Games The post Cheating in Role-Playing Games appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:07:53

Art in Role-Playing Games

8/24/2019
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Art has has such an impact on the rpg hobby. It not only conveys what the game may be about, but it evokes a feeling. It can be space ships, adventurers, discovering treasure, combat, action, and much, much more. It also ties a brand together. Be sure to look at your podcatcher as you listen ... Read moreArt in Role-Playing Games The post Art in Role-Playing Games appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:57:46

BS’er Feedback aka Random Encounters

8/14/2019
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We were set to talk about art in role-playing games, but had to call an audible. Sean got shot at, Brett played some games, and we field some great Random Encounters. Announcements Gameholecon.com Evercon.org Avalon KS Update Random Encounter Comment from Jared of House Rascher on Temple of Elemental Evil episode Comment from Joe T. ... Read moreBS’er Feedback aka Random Encounters The post BS’er Feedback aka Random Encounters appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:56:42

Temple of Elemental Evil

8/9/2019
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Brett wants to talk about one of the few modules he actually runs. It’s the Temple of Elemental Evil. A 1st edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons module by Gary Gygax and Frank Mentzer. But like many of our shows the topic morphs a bit into module design. Announcements Gameholecon.com Avalon KS Update Random Encounter Old School ... Read moreTemple of Elemental Evil The post Temple of Elemental Evil appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:16:07

Terrain in Role-Playing Games

8/1/2019
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From Peter – Tabletop terrain. I’m not sure if you gents have tackled this topic yet. Referring to maps, Dwarven Forge, 3D printing, Hirst Arts and so on. I’m currently creating 3D terrain using Hirst Arts molds. Extremely slow process but very stunning. So…. How do we deal with terrain in our games? Random Encounter ... Read moreTerrain in Role-Playing Games The post Terrain in Role-Playing Games appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:58:20

Vehicles and Mounts in RPGs

7/27/2019
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Care and feeding as well as combat – how do we use mounts and vehicles in our role-playing games? Announcements Gameholecon.com Random Encounter John drops us a quick comment on Dragonlance MRM1138 comments on Game Master Metagaming Laramie ‘Brick’ Wall comments on a few episodes Judge of House Brandon emails us a topic suggestion Edwin ... Read moreVehicles and Mounts in RPGs The post Vehicles and Mounts in RPGs appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:58:36

Never Prepared

7/19/2019
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How prepared are you for your games? Hopefully your better prepared than Brett is for this podcast… but let’s say you need to run an rpg, like right now, and you’ve done no prep. How would you do it? Announcements Gameholecon.com Avalon KS Update Random Encounter Blake of House Ryan writes in about Dragonlance Jared ... Read moreNever Prepared The post Never Prepared appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:58:57

Dragonlance

7/11/2019
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Dragonlance, it was an idea by Tracy and Laura Hickman that became a D&D game at TSR. It ultimately went on to be adventure modules, books and even a movie. Announcements Sean’s content on Patreon Random Encounter Jared of House Rascher comments on GM meta Matt of House of Bohnhoff on Metagaming vs Immersion Blake ... Read moreDragonlance The post Dragonlance appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:09:31

Game Master Meta Terms

7/5/2019
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Metagaming, we covered it. This is more meta terms the game master may use in a game. An example, “That’s a side quest, it’s not part of the main plot.” Announcements Gameholecon.com Evercon.org – 20th Anniversary! AwesomeDice.com final giveaway Winner for June is Peter. Avalon KS – Hard copy process update: waiting for proofs Ran ... Read moreGame Master Meta Terms The post Game Master Meta Terms appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:50:51