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Role Playing Public Radio looks at role playing games with humor and insight. Our mission is to make gaming more fun, whether it is celebrating a legendary session or making fun of dysfunctional games. If you have ever slain a gazebo by mistake, looted the body of a sass mouthed NPC, or died screaming in Call of Cthulhu, RPPR is for you!

Role Playing Public Radio looks at role playing games with humor and insight. Our mission is to make gaming more fun, whether it is celebrating a legendary session or making fun of dysfunctional games. If you have ever slain a gazebo by mistake, looted the body of a sass mouthed NPC, or died screaming in Call of Cthulhu, RPPR is for you!
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Role Playing Public Radio looks at role playing games with humor and insight. Our mission is to make gaming more fun, whether it is celebrating a legendary session or making fun of dysfunctional games. If you have ever slain a gazebo by mistake, looted the body of a sass mouthed NPC, or died screaming in Call of Cthulhu, RPPR is for you!

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Episodes

RPPR Episode 158: Gen Con 2018 Wrap Up

8/16/2018
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We’re back from Gen Con and we had a blast! In this episode we go over the highlights and low points of our con experiences and more importantly, the games we played! Board games, card games, and of course, role playing games. What did we try out and what did we grab for future episodes?…

Duration:02:26:15

Game Design Workshop Panel at Gen Con 2018

8/8/2018
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Caleb Stokes, Jeff Barber, and I discuss our current work in game design at this panel, recorded at Gen Con 2018. I talk about the current state of Ruin, my architectural horror RPG, Caleb talks about Red Markets, and Jeff talks about Upwind. We also answer questions from the audience, trying to help them with…

Duration:00:51:39

Interview with Tracy Barnett on Iron Edda Accelerated

7/28/2018
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Iron Edda Accelerated is a roleplaying game about the heroes of a Viking holdfast during Ragnarok. They battle threats from outside and within for honor, glory, and clan. The game draws strongly from Norse mythology — although its focus on holdfasts allows for telling a variety of stories. I talked to the game’s creator, Tracy…

Duration:00:45:53

RPPR Episode 157: Our Pre Gen Con 2018 Show

7/19/2018
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RPPR and the Mixed Six are going to be at Gen Con this year with multiple events! We have panels, games, and seminars for our fans. Caleb and I talk about them with special guest Maddy. RPPR Game Design Panel: Thursday 10 am to 11 am. Red Markets Panel: Thursday from noon to 1 pm.…

Duration:00:32:49

Interview with John Scott Tynes on Delta Green: The Labyrinth

7/15/2018
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Delta Green: The Labyrinth takes Delta Green agents beyond the beltway and deep into the fissures of America in the new millennium. American life has entered a labyrinth of twisty passages all alike. And while there are many ways in, there is no way out. I interviewed John Scott Tynes about his recent turn back…

Duration:00:39:50

RPPR Episode 156: Origins 2018 Wrap Up

6/19/2018
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News: BACK PARTY FOWL NOW! Synopsis: Caleb and I (along with Sara who is not on this episode) went to Origins for the first time. Caleb ran Red Markets and Party Fowl while I just attended as a carefree con goer. We both had a good time, bought way too many games, and learned how…

Duration:01:09:01

RPPR Episode 155: Jumpsuit Hedonism – 70s Sci-fi in gaming

6/8/2018
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News: RPPR B-Sides Volume 4: Unknown Markets is now available! Listen to incomplete Unknown Armies and Red Markets campaigns run by Caleb and I, and many one shots for various systems! We’re also going to Origins next week. Caleb is running demos of Party Fowl (BACK IT NOW ON KICKSTARTER!) and Red Markets. Synopsis: I…

Duration:01:21:32

RPPR Episode 154: Party Fowl

5/22/2018
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???Party Fowl Board Game Kickstarter is live! In this episode, Caleb, Spencer, and I discuss the creation of Party Fowl, playtesting, duck puns, Metatopia, shipping, and other topics. We also have shout outs in the form of our favorite fictional ducks and of course some anecdotes about playtesting Party Fowl. Song: The Duck by Beleza

Duration:01:20:00

Game Designer Workshop Episode 18: Delta Green Scenario Workshop with Adam Scott Glancy and Will Schar

5/12/2018
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Will Schar of the All Roads Tavern podcast won the first Night at the Opera Delta Green scenario writing contest and I agreed to critique the winner of that contest. I asked Adam Scott Glancy of Pagan Publishing to join in the critique, so we both read the scenario A Soft White Damn. It’s an…

Duration:01:38:59

RPPR Episode 153: History’s Mysteries

4/19/2018
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News: Our resident Shadowrun GM, Bridget, has launched her own Patreon. Check it out to support a new game designer. We also put together a LARP version of Puppetland and put it on Youtube. Aaron is streaming on Twitch for Raillery so subscribe to find out when he’ll play next. Synopsis: After running The Reign…

Duration:01:25:20

Patreon Preview: Don’t Cross the Stream – Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe

4/11/2018
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This is our newest RPPR Patreon bonus podcast series, Don’t Cross the Stream! In each episode, cast members like Caleb, Bridget, and Thad review and break down a title currently available streaming on Netflix. We then figure out how gameify it – either by creating new mechanics or random tables or creating entirely new mini-games.…

Duration:01:17:06

Interview with Kyle Carty on the Savage Tokusatsu Kickstarter

4/2/2018
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Aaron spoke with Kyle Carty about the recent Savage Tokusatsu Kickstarter recently. They discuss the genre, the new mechanics for the game and a lot more. If this interview interests you, check out the Kickstarter today! There’s also a free test drive of the rules now on DrivethruRPG.

Duration:00:48:46

RPPR Episode 152: Picaresque Perfect

3/19/2018
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?????Sponsor: BPB Games is running a Kickstarter for their latest project, Savage Tokusatsu, a supplement for Savage Worlds that lets you use transforming heroes, kaiju, giant robots, and more! RPPR’s Aaron is working on this project, so be sure to check it out! News: We have a new show for the RPPR Patreon! Don’t Cross…

Duration:01:17:51

Game Designer Workshop Episode 17: Ruin and Party Fowl Update

2/15/2018
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Even though Red Markets is out, Caleb is still hard at work designing new games and fulfilling stretch goals. He gives an update about Party Fowl, a new card game currently in development. Meanwhile I have made a few breakthroughs while working on Ruin. I now have concrete ideas on how a game should work…

Duration:00:55:33

RPPR Episode 151: Shotgun Summaries

2/5/2018
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News: I am going on vacation later this month, but don’t worry! There will be a lot of podcasts this month. We also have a new system for scheduling online games for the RPPR Patreon using our Discord server. Synopsis: There is an annual contest on the Delta Green email list for writing short scenarios.…

Duration:01:33:22

RPPR Episode 150: PAX South 2018 Wrap Up

1/22/2018
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Aaron, Tom, and I traveled down to Texas for PAX South 2018 and we had a blast! I finally got to play True Dungeon and we tried out multiple games that weekend like: True Dungeon: An escape room with LARPing and pog collecting (kind of). It’s got it all! Wild West Exodus: A new weird…

Duration:01:07:54

Collaborative Homebrew 101: A Cure for the Common Murderhobo – Panel at PAX South 2018

1/15/2018
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We’ve all been there: After hours of meticulously planning an epic campaign, our players kill the quest NPC and run off after the first shiny thing they see. The cure for this problem may be easier than you think. With your help we’ll create a world from scratch, and then we’ll crowdsource some story hooks…

Duration:01:00:54

RPPR Episode 149: Labyrinths and Mazes – Linear and Nonlinear Scenario Design

12/19/2017
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News: Patreon is keeping the current fee structure. If you canceled your patronage to RPPR because of the proposed changed, fear no more! Everything will be the same. Synopsis: Labyrinths and mazes may seem similar but they diverge in one important aspect. A labyrinth has only one path to its goal (linear) while a maze…

Duration:01:16:45

Game Designer Workshop Episode 16: Shipping, The Devil

12/3/2017
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News: Red Markets is now available in print and PDF at Indie Press Revolution and in PDF at DrivethruRPG. Get your copy today! It makes a great Christmas gift. Synopsis: The logistics of international shipping are maddening. Caleb went through a crucible but has finally delivered print copies to both American and overseas backers. Find…

Duration:01:06:33

RPPR Episode 148: When the Fat Alien Sings – Space Operas

11/21/2017
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News: Red Markets is on DrivethruRPG (PDF) and Indie Press Revolution (print and PDF) Buy it now! I was at Patrecon, a conference for Patreon creators and you can briefly see me at 2:05 in this video about it. As always, check out the RPPR Patreon! Synopsis: We’re in a space opera mood at RPPR.…

Duration:01:31:40