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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

Game Designer Workshop Episode 21: Red Markets Supplements

10/9/2019
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Red Markets has a whole line of supplements, such as Veblen Goods and Trabajo, an enclave book. Sean Farris, one of the writers behind the Veblen Guide, visited Springfield and talked to Caleb and I about Red Markets. We discussed the challenges writing supplements for an existing game and collaborating with others, among other topics. Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Game Designer Workshop Episode 21: Red Markets Supplements appeared...

Duration:00:38:51

RPPR Episode 170: Inhuman Resources – Control and Bureaucracies in Games

9/24/2019
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News: Check out the latest RPPR After Hours for an in-depth discussion on traps in fantasy RPGs! Synopsis:Thad and I both recently played Control, a new video game about a secret government agency that tries to protect the world from supernatural forces while also trying to exploit that power for their own ends. Obviously, this… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 170: Inhuman Resources – Control and Bureaucracies in Games...

Duration:01:30:07

Game Design Workshop Panel at Gen Con 2019

9/10/2019
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Three game designers discuss their current projects and answer audience questions at Gen Con 2019. Find out about the new edition of Blue Planet, the latest from Red Markets, and more! Panelists: Ross Payton Jeff Barber – Get the Quickstart guide for Blue Planet: Recontact for free! Caleb Stokes – Get Trabajo now! Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Game Design Workshop Panel at Gen Con 2019 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:00:54:09

RPPR Episode 169 Part 2: Gen Con 2019 Wrap Up

8/26/2019
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More Gen Con coverage continues with Jay B, Renee, and Aaron. We discuss escape rooms, Space Hulk, and a lot more! Games Discussed below the fold Song: ??? by ? ? Corp. & t e l e p a t h Oink Games: Publishes Deep Sea Adventures, Troika, and Dungeons of Mandom Epic Adventure Candles:… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 169 Part 2: Gen Con 2019 Wrap Up appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:01:02:11

RPPR Episode 169 Part 1: Gen Con 2019 Wrap Up

8/19/2019
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We are back from Gen Con and we have a lot to talk about! In fact, we had so much to talk about it, I split the episode into 2 parts. Caleb, Maddy, special guest Sean Farris, and I talk about the games we played and bought and other highlights. In the second segment of… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 169 Part 1: Gen Con 2019 Wrap Up appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:01:28:32

RPPR Live at Gen Con 2019

8/9/2019
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I have attended every Gen Con since 2007 and it has become a very important part of my life. It led to the creation of RPPR, my career in RPG writing, and the start of many deep friendships. Without RPPR, I would have never met Maddy. I have no idea what my life would be… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Live at Gen Con 2019 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:01:03:57

RPPR Episode 168: Nagalisitu campaign Post-Mortem

7/12/2019
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News: The RPPR Patreon has a new milestone and if we reach it, we will create new RSS feeds for your favorite classic campaigns, like Know Evil. This will allow you to easily download them with your favorite podcasting app. Learn more details on our Patreon. We have an example RSS feed for the Final… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 168: Nagalisitu campaign Post-Mortem appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:01:01:14

RPPR Episode 167: Origins 2019 Wrap Up and Shadowrun 6th Edition Beginner Box Review

6/25/2019
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News: The RPPR Patreon has a new podcast, Questing for Answers! We’ve posted 2 episodes already and if you’re a patron, your questions can be answered in the next episode. Synopsis: Origins has come and gone and Birk and I have a blast there. The Shadowrun 6th Edition Beginner Box was released there so we… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 167: Origins 2019 Wrap Up and Shadowrun 6th Edition Beginner Box Review appeared first...

Duration:01:16:35

Game Designer Workshop Episode 20: Doctor, Witch Doctor and Outlining

5/14/2019
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Caleb is working on a new game! Called Doctor, Witch Doctor, it’s a fun storytelling game about medical melodrama shows and magic. Make up magical cures for weird magical diseases! Get addicted to weird magical drugs! We also talk about outlining larger projects, Red Markets updates, and Upwind: Three Beasts. Song: Witch Doctor by Erthling Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Game Designer Workshop Episode 20: Doctor, Witch Doctor and...

Duration:00:54:52

RPPR Episode 166: Cool Villain Ideas

4/15/2019
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Cool villains are hard to pull off in RPGs, mainly because players tend to kill them as soon as possible. Aron, Tom, and I got together to talk about how to make villains more memorable in games. Perhaps they can’t be killed easily or come back after death (thanks raise dead spells!) or killing them… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 166: Cool Villain Ideas appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:01:20:00

RPPR Episode 165: The Importance of Gear in RPGs

3/18/2019
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Many RPG campaigns inevitably have at least one session that’s more about shopping for new items and gear. Some players love it and others hate it. How important are items and associated game mechanics for them? Caleb, Jay B, and I discuss the differing philosophies of items in various RPGs, from Phoenix Command’s detailed rules… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 165: The Importance of Gear in RPGs appeared first on Role...

Duration:01:22:30

RPPR Episode 164: Railroading Off the Cliff

2/23/2019
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News: We have a new series on the RPPR Patreon called Mashup Mayhem. We take different things and mash them together to make RPGs. Our latest episode merges the AvP franchise with the Cthulhu mythos. In tabletop RPG industry news, a game designer, Zak Smith, has been accused of sexual assault and abuse by four… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 164: Railroading Off the Cliff appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:01:06:57

RPPR Episode 163: Scum and Villainy and PAX South 2019

2/1/2019
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News: I have started using Instagram! Check out my photos and videos of PAX South! Also, Adam Scott Glancy has a campaign of Hollow Earth Expedition on RPPR Tabletop Tales. If you’re looking for exciting pulp action, check it out! Synopsis: We have been playing Scum and Villainy, a Forged in the Dark system RPG,… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 163: Scum and Villainy and PAX South 2019 appeared first on Role Playing Public...

Duration:01:46:09

Patreon Preview Episode 2: Bandersnatch and D&D Wrestling

1/29/2019
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In this preview of January’s Patreon bonus podcasts, we look at Netflix’s Bandersnatch and the ramifications of mashing up Dungeons and Dragons with wrestling. If you liked this preview, click on the links below to access the full episodes on Patreon: RPPR After Hours: Choose Your Own Netflix Mashup Mayhem: D&D and Wrestling Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Patreon Preview Episode 2: Bandersnatch and D&D Wrestling appeared first on Role...

Duration:00:09:36

Designing Tabletop Games Through Failure Panel at PAX South 2019

1/22/2019
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Many of us have at least a few failed game designs sitting around somewhere. Instead of lamenting those failures, we talk about how to leverage them to improve your skills and inspiration. Whether you’ve already got a game published or are just now thinking about entering the fray, we want to share some of our… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Designing Tabletop Games Through Failure Panel at PAX South 2019 appeared first on Role...

Duration:00:59:21

RPPR Episode 162: 2018 Year in Review

12/22/2018
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News: RPPR is changing things up for 2019! Listen to this episode for all the details but it includes: New rewards for the RPPR Patreon Changes to our podcast schedule A new music review podcast and a lot more! Synopsis: A lot has happened this year, but I thought we could focus on something positive,… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 162: 2018 Year in Review appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:01:08:23

Queer Experiences Panel at Gen Con 2018

12/17/2018
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A question and answer panel about incorporating LGBT themes into play and/or supporting your queer players, featuring David and Bridget from Role Playing Public Radio and Matt from the Drunk and Ugly (Sorry about the delay in posting it! I forgot until Matt reminded me.) Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Queer Experiences Panel at Gen Con 2018 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:00:48:36

Patreon Preview Episode 1: Video Game Movies and Payday 2

12/13/2018
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Every month, we publish patron-only podcasts on the RPPR Patreon, with a lot of great material. Some of you are missing out on this, so every month, we will publish a preview of our patron podcasts. This month, we have After Hours, talking about the rich lore of Payday 2 and Don’t Cross the Stream,… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post Patreon Preview Episode 1: Video Game Movies and Payday 2 appeared first on Role Playing Public Radio.

Duration:00:17:40

RPPR Episode 161: Eclipse Phase Second Edition Character Creation

11/22/2018
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News: Check out the Mixed Six podcast if you haven’t already. We recently did an episode that features vaporwave and it’s pretty great 🙂 Synopsis: The rules for Eclipse Phase 2E are now out to backers of the Kickstarter, so Aaron, Shaun, Tom, and I got together to generate characters and talk about the new… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 161: Eclipse Phase Second Edition Character Creation appeared first on Role Playing...

Duration:01:25:37

RPPR Episode 160: Beachside Bases OR How to Create a Base for Base Raiders

10/22/2018
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News: We now have RPPR merchandise available for sale! Check out our storefront and buy t-shirts, coffee mugs, and more. Synopsis: Developing an idea for an abandoned superhero or villain base for my RPG Base Raiders can be difficult. Aaron, Shaun, and I discuss how to come up with interesting bases. I describe a scenario… Support Role Playing Public Radio on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/RPPR/ The post RPPR Episode 160: Beachside Bases OR How to Create a Base for Base Raiders...

Duration:01:26:23