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This is a podcast about tabletop roleplaying games. We cover the indie scene, story games, and the OSR.

This is a podcast about tabletop roleplaying games. We cover the indie scene, story games, and the OSR.
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This is a podcast about tabletop roleplaying games. We cover the indie scene, story games, and the OSR.

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English


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The Green Law of Varkith, Veil 2020: Land of the Free

8/11/2018
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July Games Round-up 00:00:53 - The games Jason played 00:05:05 - The Green Law of Varkith 00:25:35 - Veil 2020: Land of the Free Looking ahead to August 00:46:36 - Star Wars Saturday 00:47:48 - All Systems Nominal 00:48:53 - Monsterhearts 2: True Beauty Giving Me Life 00:53:00 - Prepping for Gen Con 00:53:42 - Never Knows Best 00:55:36 - The Gauntlet Blog Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Duration:00:57:47

Flotsam: Adrift Amongst the Stars with Josh Fox

7/19/2018
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Flotsam: Adrift Amongst the Stars 00:00:43 - Overview 00:01:25 - Mechanics 00:16:30 - Setting 00:27:22 - Kickstarter 00:33:15 - Upcoming projects Giving Me Life 00:38:00 - New nephew 00:39:37 - El Ministerio del Tiempo Links Flotsam Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/blackarmada/flotsam-adrift-amongst-the-stars?ref=nav\_search&result=project&term=flotsam Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Duration:00:43:44

Hearts of Wulin, The Between

7/5/2018
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Game Roundup 00:00:22 - Hearts of Wulin 00:22:00 - The Between Looking Ahead to July 00:45:52 - The Spire 00:46:38 - Story Game Sunday Giving Me Life 00:48:43 - Charterstone 00:49:48 - Hollow Knight Links: Klong by Erich Schall is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Duration:00:52:14

Sean Nittner

6/20/2018
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Lowell sits down with Sean Nittner from Big Bad Con and Evil Hat Productions. Big Bad Con 00:00:46 - Overview 00:05:03 - How the Con got started 00:09:00 - What makes Big Bad Con special? 00:18:30 - Kickstarter Sean’s Work in Tabletop Publishing 00:28:26 - Sean’s work at Evil Hat 00:35:45 - Advice for first-time game publishers 00:39:38 - Moving on to work with bigger publishers Giving Me Life 00:44:47 - Playtesting new games 00:47:10 - Indexes Links Big Bad Con...

Duration:00:51:38

Dead Friend, Pasión de las Pasiones, Midnight at the Oasis

6/5/2018
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May Game Roundup 00:01:33 - Changeling the Lost PbtA 00:15:21 - Dead Friend 00:30:18 - Pasión de las Pasiones 00:43:14 - Midnight at the Oasis Looking Ahead to June 00:56:28 - Night Witches 00:57:35 - Monster of the Week: Agents of Faust Giving Me Life 00:59:54 - Prepping for Origins 01:00:51 - The Toys That Made Us Links Summer Pride by Loyalty Freak Music is licensed under a CC0 1.0 Universal License. Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our...

Duration:01:05:09

Middle Eastern Themes in Gaming, Tall Pines, Sea of Man

5/2/2018
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Lowell and Jason are joined by community member Tyler for the Gauntlet Hangouts Roundup for April 2018! Game Discussion 00:00:49 - Middle Eastern Themes 00:19:12 - Tall Pines 00:30:05 - Sea of Man Looking Ahead to May 00:42:26 - Threadbare 00:43:10 - Alas for the Awful Sea 00:44:38 - Spelljamming Troika! Giving Me Life 00:46:26 - Dusk City Outlaws 00:47:30 - The Terror and GLOW Season 2 00:49:09 - The Between development Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our...

Duration:00:52:29

GM Masterclass 03 - "Behind the Scenes"

4/18/2018
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Host question 00:00:53 - You have one hour to prep your session. What do you do? Listener questions 00:07:48 - How do you prep for a campaign when the group is inconsistent? 00:19:30 - How do you maintain hype between sessions? 00:24:25 - How do you get good critiques about your GMing? 00:34:25 - How do you get players to care about your NPCs? Giving Me Life 46:00 - A Very Fatal Murder 00:48:56 - Nailed it! Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our...

Duration:00:51:59

Open Table Play, Worlds of Adventure, Carcosa Hexcrawl

4/4/2018
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Game discussion 00:00:47 - Open Table Play 00:23:25 - Worlds of Adventure 00:41:13 - Carcosa hex crawl Looking ahead to April 00:52:20 - The Black Hack: Under the Hellbridge 00:53:00 - Space Wurm vs Moonicorn 00:53:30 - Lady Blackbird: Flight of the Owl Giving Me Life 00:54:28 - Twitter 00:55:27 - Unmasked 00:56:15 - The Gauntlet

Duration:00:58:39

GM Masterclass 02

3/21/2018
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Kate’s question 00:00:21 - What bad GM experience have you had recently and what did you learn from it? Listener questions 00:10:23 - How do you handle the one player who is clearly not having a good time? 00:19:20 - How do you integrate GM tips and techniques into your style? 00:29:00 - What do you do with the player who is focused on something inconsequential? 00:35:05 - How do we make character generation feel more like play? Giving Me Life 00:45:40 - Skin Wars 00:47:15 - The...

Duration:00:49:11

Hearts of Wulin, Lord Scurlock, Mercy Falls '83

3/8/2018
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Game Discussion 00:00:49 - Hearts of Wulin 00:15:45 - Lord Scurlock 00:28:30 - Mercy Falls ‘83 Looking Ahead to March 00:41:45 - Urban Shadows: The Forbidden Metropolis 00:42:35 - Monsterhearts 2: Mercy Falls 4 and Space Wurm v Moonicorn 00:43:45 - Into the Odd Giving Me Life 0046:23 - Monster Hunter World 00:47:55 - Civ 6 Rise and Fall 00:48:45 - The Bachelor Links Promo Music: Alternative Facts by David Hilowitz. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/David_Hilowitz_

Duration:00:52:53

GM Masterclass 01

2/18/2018
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Kate and Jason answer questions from the community and discuss their favorite GM techniques. Kate’s question 00:01:04 - What is your biggest challenge as a GM right now? Community questions 00:07:55 - How do you use hard moves to be a fan of the characters? 00:14:28 - How do you handle self-care, pre-game jitters, and post-game letdown? 00:25:52 - How do you do short but effective prep? 00:34:44 - What do you do when a player’s core character concept doesn’t fit? Giving Me...

Duration:00:46:44

Neo Shinobi Vendetta, Mystery Academy, Crossroads Carnival

2/4/2018
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Game Discussion 00:54 - Neo Shinobi Vendetta 17:37 - Mystery Academy 32:00 - Crossroads Carnival Looking Ahead 44:40 - World of Shadows 46:00 - Fall of Magic 47>13 - Red Carnations on a Black Grave Giving Me Life 50:20 - Jianghu Hustle 51:10 - 2018 Ramen Experiment 52:07 - Switch indies Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG Promo music: Watching Other People's Holidays by Karstenholymoly (c)...

Duration:00:54:20

Graeme Barber from POCGamer

1/23/2018
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Lowell sits down with Graeme Barber from POCGamer to talk about representation in gaming and much more! 00:52 - Graeme’s start with D&D 03:45 - Chult and Tomb of Annihilation 14:50 - Other games 18:08 - Representation in games 22:49 - Tropes 28:13 - Genre favorites 33:48 - Virtual Fantasy Con (link) 36:00 - Military service and its influence on Graeme 39:19 - Who to follow online 40:26 - Diving Links POCGamer https://pocgamer.com Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our...

Duration:00:45:39

Star Trek Adventures, Uncanny Echo, Hyper-Damage!: Dog Dudes of the Alamo

1/9/2018
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Jason and Lowell are joined by Fraser Simons for the first Gauntlet Hangouts roundup! Game Discussion Star Trek Adventures (01:16) Uncanny Echo (15:30) Hyper-Damage!: Dog Dudes of the Alamo (25:40) Looking Ahead World Wide Wrestling with Gerwyn Walters (41:18) Mutant Year: Zero with Lowell Francis (43:03) Swords Without Master: Echoes with Pat Perkins (44:07) Giving Me Life Reconnecting with family (47:03) Log Horizon (47:50) Design work (50:11) Links Our...

Duration:00:52:09

This Signal Kills Fascists

12/13/2017
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Lowell chats with game designer Chad Walker about his games Cryptomancer and SIGMATA. Timecodes Cryptomancer (01:24) SIGMATA: This Signal Kills Fascists (14:11) Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Duration:00:37:32

Gauntlet Hangouts 2017

12/4/2017
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Jason, Rich, Lowell and Michael are looking back at Gauntlet Hangouts 2017! Timecodes Overview of Gauntlet Hangouts (02:20) Looking back on GH 2017 (08:31) Highlights of GH 2017 (24:36) Looking forward to GH 2018 (43:31) Big picture stuff (54:40) Shout-outs (58:59) Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Duration:01:03:58

Episode 122 - The 'Hood, Blades in the Dark, Legacy of the Slayer

11/28/2017
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Games Round-Up The ‘Hood (02:16) Blades in the Dark (17:36) Legacy of the Slayer (33:40) Giving Me Life New IKEA (46:50) Diablo (50:36) NaNoWriMo (52:03) Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Duration:00:56:25

Gauntlet Con 2017 - "Being a Great Player" Panel

11/22/2017
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For this special episode of The Gauntlet Podcast, we present the "Being a Great Player" panel from Gauntlet Con 2017! The moderator of the panel was Yoshi Creelman. The panelists were Sherri Stewart and Patrick Knowles.

Duration:00:52:07

Episode 121 - Gauntlet Con 2017

11/7/2017
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Rich, Kate, Rach, and Lowell reflect on Gauntlet Con 2017! Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Duration:00:55:55