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The On A Roll podcast focuses on better storytelling, better playing and better community through the belief that the only way to win an RPG is to have fun, so Ryan, Carie and Jason are sharing their experiences to help you spend more time winning! Join the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite as they talk about tabletop gaming, LARPing, MUSHing and keeping your investment in check. Join us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/groups/onarollpodcast) and let us know your thoughts on the show, gaming and having more fun! If you like the show, help support our production and keep us going by supporting On A Roll on Patreon. (http://patreon.com/onarollpodcast)

The On A Roll podcast focuses on better storytelling, better playing and better community through the belief that the only way to win an RPG is to have fun, so Ryan, Carie and Jason are sharing their experiences to help you spend more time winning! Join the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite as they talk about tabletop gaming, LARPing, MUSHing and keeping your investment in check. Join us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/groups/onarollpodcast) and let us know your thoughts on the show, gaming and having more fun! If you like the show, help support our production and keep us going by supporting On A Roll on Patreon. (http://patreon.com/onarollpodcast)

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United States

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The On A Roll podcast focuses on better storytelling, better playing and better community through the belief that the only way to win an RPG is to have fun, so Ryan, Carie and Jason are sharing their experiences to help you spend more time winning! Join the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite as they talk about tabletop gaming, LARPing, MUSHing and keeping your investment in check. Join us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/groups/onarollpodcast) and let us know your thoughts on the show, gaming and having more fun! If you like the show, help support our production and keep us going by supporting On A Roll on Patreon. (http://patreon.com/onarollpodcast)

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English

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Episodes

Episode 328: Building a Gaming Org

10/20/2020
Episode 328: Building a Gaming Org In this double-length episode, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about what they've learned from being administrators of national larp organizations. Carie, Jason and Ryan then build a hypothetical org for The Gun Belt!

Duration:01:58:18

Episode 327: Shooting Genre From Canons

10/2/2020
Episode 327: Shooting Genre From Canons Josh Heath joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about genre and canon. Carie, Jason, Ryan and Josh try to define what they are before talking about how they're different, the importance of enforcing them, and if your game even needs them! Special Guest: Josh Heath.

Duration:01:12:15

Episode 326: Good Strong Hands

9/25/2020
Episode 326: Good Strong Hands Craig Campbell from NerdBurger Games came by to tell the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend about his new game, Good Strong Hands. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn about this fun new game based loosely on The Neverending Story! Special Guest: Craig Campbell.

Duration:01:12:47

Episode 325: Find a DM on CRAWLR

9/10/2020
Episode 325: Find a DM on Crawlr Jackie Zantow-Schwartz joins Ryan, Jason and Carie to tell the story of CRAWLR, the web-based social network she created that connects gamers with one another. It's like TindR, but for vampires, superheroes, deckers and clerics!

Duration:01:01:17

Episode 324: Ryan Asks A Question

9/4/2020
Episode 324: Ryan Asks A Question Jason's finished his surgery, so we're back! This week, Ryan made a list of fun questions about our experiences in gaming. With no preparation, Ryan asks Carie and Jason all sorts of things about games, players, locations, game lines and more!

Duration:01:15:00

Episode 323: Australian Nerdball

8/21/2020
Episode 323: Australian Nerdball Brendan Faithfull joins us from Melbourne to talk about larp in Australia and the popularity of weekly battle larps they refer to as Nerdball. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn about his larp, Exodus, and talk about the differences and similarities of international larp philosophies!

Duration:01:19:07

Episode 322: Great Artists Steal

8/13/2020
Episode 322: Great Artists Steal This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a look at where great ideas come from. Carie, Jason and Ryan discuss great sources for plots, characters and themes you can adapt for your games!

Duration:01:01:24

Episode 321: Craig Campbell and Nerdburger Con Online

8/5/2020
Episode 321: Craig Campbell and Nerdburger Con Online Nerdburger Games' Craig Campbell. creator of Capers and Die Laughing, stops by to tell the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend all about Nerdburger Con Online, coming Aug. 14-16, 2020. He also tells Carie, Jason and Ryan about his upcoming game, Good Strong Hands, and how to run an online con! Special Guest: Craig Campbell.

Duration:01:02:57

Episode 320: Of Goats and Idiots

7/31/2020
Episode 320: Of Goats and Idiots Internationally renowned larp creator Dan Comstock joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about Goat Larp 2, Village of Idiots and the crazy world of larp production. Carie, Jason and Ryan also speak with him about the future of larp in a pandemic land! Special Guest: Dan Comstock.

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 319: NPCs

7/16/2020
Episode 319: NPCs Non-player characters are essential, so the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a look at the kinds of NPCs that are in a game. Carie, Jason and Ryan then examine the best ways to utilize them!

Duration:01:02:42

Episode 318: Building South Fallenrock

7/3/2020
Episode 318: Building South Fallenrock This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend test a session zero component of Ryan's roleplaying game, The Gun Belt (http://thegunbelt.com)! Ryan leads Carie and Jason through the town-building process as they create the interstellar wild west streets of South Fallenrock!

Duration:01:06:58

Episode 317: A Game's First Impression

6/25/2020
Episode 317: A Game's First Impression Jason bought a new rpg, so the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend explore why. Carie, Jason and Ryan do an analysis of the things people look at when deciding if they want to buy a new roleplaying game!

Duration:01:09:09

Episode 316: Running Kid-Friendly Games

6/18/2020
Episode 316: Running Kid-Friendly Games Librarian and gamer Drew Meyer joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about his experiences running RPGs for kids and teens. Carie, Jason and Ryan explore the wonders and challenges of young gamers and learn Drew's 10 Rules For Running Kid-Friendly Games! Special Guest: Drew Meyer.

Duration:01:08:26

Episode 315: Running for New Players

6/4/2020
Episode 315: Runnning for New Players Jason's been running D&D for a group of brand new players, so Carie and Ryan join him to talk about what he's learned. We talk about best practices for making sure your new players have fun and come back for more!

Duration:01:02:45

Episode 314: Character Acting

5/28/2020
Episode 314: Character Acting Lee University theater Professor Dan Buck joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about acting. Carie, Jason and Ryan get schooled on how to find a character and how to act it out!

Duration:01:14:16

Episode 313: Imagining Werewolf 5th Edition

5/23/2020
Episode 313: Imagining Werewolf 5th Edition Josh Heath joins the Curmudgeon and the Legend to imagine and dream about Werewolf 5th Edition. Carie, Josh and Ryan brainstorm on what they would do if they were developing the new Werewolf: the Apocalypse game! Special Guest: Josh Heath.

Duration:01:17:35

Episode 312: Advanced COVID 19th Edition

5/14/2020
Episode 312: Advanced COVID 19th Edition The pandemic is a lot to process, so Ryan and Carie sat down with gamer and research scientist Tim Clancy from the Infomullet. He puts COVID-19 into gaming terms that even the Curmudgeon and the Legend can understand, addressing the virus, the response, how it will affect conventions like Gen Con or Dragon Con and what it's like to be sick from it! Special Guest: Tim Clancy.

Duration:01:13:44

Episode 311: Kids on Brooms on Podcasts!

5/7/2020
Episode 311: Kids on Brooms on Podcasts The fun flies in on a broomstick this week as the Curmudgeon and the Legend are joined by the creators of the all new Kids on Brooms rpg! Jonathan Gilmour and Doug Levandowski (who created Kids on Bikes) join us with their Kids on Brooms co-creator Spenser Starke to talk about these amazing games! Special Guests: Doug Levandowski and Jonathan Gilmour.

Duration:01:16:43

Episode 310: For Whom The Bell Tolkiens

5/1/2020
Episode 310: For Whom The Bell Tolkiens Are Orcs a racist construct from Tolkien that persists in modern day Dungeons and Dragons, or is it a lot to do about nothing? After a firestorm on Twitter, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Jason's Replacement do a deep dive into Tolkien, orcs and racism. Special Guest: Rob Alderman.

Duration:01:08:15

Episode 309: Typing Your Roleplay

4/9/2020
Episode 309: Typing Your Roleplay Socially isolated from each other, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a look at the differences in roleplaying by text versus at a larp or tabletop game. Carie, Jason and Ryan talk about what makes a good post when playing by text on Discord, chat room, MUSH or a play by post game! Also, Jason does his laundry.

Duration:00:58:25