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Episode 24 (Part 2) WARHAMMER Fantasy Role Play (with Graeme Davis)

11/25/2018
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Download Episode INTRO: We’ve had another iTunes review (we’d love to get more!) GAMESMASTER’S SCREEN: Graeme Davis takes us on a whistle stop tour around his career so far: check out this book-listing at Graeme’s site for all the references mentioned. WHITE DWARF: @dailydwarf has given another insightful perspective of all of the adventures that … Continue reading

Duration:01:22:52

Episode 23 (Part 1) WARHAMMER Fantasy Role Play (with Graeme Davis)

10/21/2018
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Download Episode INTRO: The GROGNARD files is dedicated to Greg Stafford (1948-2018) OPEN BOX: Graeme Davis talks to us about the genesis of the 1st edition of WARHAMMER and some of the plans for the new edition. You find out more about his long and distinguished career in gaming on his website. WHITE DWARF: The … Continue reading

Duration:01:33:59

Episode 23 – Dungeons & Dragons, Storm King’s Thunder

9/16/2018
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Download Episode Intro: It has been a summer of love for the library – there’s too much on there! Open Box: We’re in Port Street in Manchester reflecting on the campaign The White Dwarf: Daily Dwarf goes Against the Giants. Games Master’s Screen: What’s our favourite class? Ed’s Shed: Ed decides to ‘bring out the Gimp‘ when he creates … Continue reading

Duration:01:37:14

Episode 22 (Part 2) RuneQuest RolePlaying in Glorantha (with Michael O’Brien aka MOB)

8/6/2018
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Download Episode INTRO: I’ve got one of those blowers with a feather on the end to celebrate our anniversary and the release of RuneQuest RolePlaying in Glorantha. MOB RETURNS: MOB talks about all the different ways that you can play in Glorantha: 13th Age, HeroQuest, but especially RuneQuest. Here he talks about how RuneQuest appeals … Continue reading

Duration:01:40:15

Episode 22 (Part 1) RuneQuest RPG Renaissance (with Michael O’Brien aka MOB)

7/16/2018
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Download Episode INTRO: Three years of GROGPODing and Forty Years of RuneQuest seems like a great point in time to revisit the game that we played the most back in the day. RQ3 contributed to us stopping playing, so this is a chance to revisit the game and see what happened when we stopped playing. … Continue reading

Duration:01:36:59

Episode 21 – Night’s Black Agents RPG (with Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan)

6/20/2018
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Download Episode INTRO (00:00) The GROGNARD files finally sells out to one of those new fangled games. There’s a new iTunes review too, that compares us to Ridley Scott’s Hovis advert. OPEN BOX (with Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan) (0:07) We are joined by Gar who tells us about his formative years in RPGs, his role in relaunching … Continue reading Episode 21 – Night’s Black Agents RPG (with Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan)

Duration:01:44:59

Episode 20 (Part 2) Golden Heroes RPG (with Simon Burley)

5/17/2018
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Download Episode INTRO We’ve had a great, positive response to the first part of the episode, and a new iTunes review from Steve Race, host of Squadron Chatter, the Unofficial Podcast for Squadron UK RPG. GM SCREEN (with Simon Burley) Simon Burley returns, to talk about Imagine magazine, his role as a ‘zine editor, … Continue reading Episode 20 (Part 2) Golden Heroes RPG (with Simon Burley)

Duration:01:45:55

Episode 20 (Part 1) Golden Heroes RPG (with Simon Burley)

4/17/2018
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Download Episode INTRO: This is a game that embodies the spirit of the podcast. It belongs to a period when the players were informing the gaming industry. Games Workshop decided to do a big budget version of the game. You can see the short film I made here (it’s less than 5 minutes) OPEN BOX … Continue reading Episode 20 (Part 1) Golden Heroes RPG (with Simon Burley)

Duration:01:18:58

Episode 19 – Paranoia RPG (with Paul Baldowski)

3/21/2018
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Download Episode INTRO: Thanks to a Poll of Patreons, we are examining a game that we never played back in the day … PARANOIA. OPEN BOX: (with Paul Baldowski): Paul Baldowski was a writer for the Mongoose edition. He’s also runs Just Crunch which publishes The Cthulhu Hack. Also, make sure you check out the … Continue reading Episode 19 – Paranoia RPG (with Paul Baldowski)

Duration:01:43:21

Episode 18 (Part 2) Judge Dredd RPG (with Marc Gascoigne)

2/16/2018
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Download Episode INTRO A new review on iTunes WHITE DWARF @dailydwarf “2000ad and Me” a personal reflection on the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic GAMES MASTER’s SCREEN Marc Gascoigne returns to talk about Fighting Fantasy, EarthDawn (!), The Black Library and Angry Robot. Also, the famous ‘lost’ RPG – Dark Future. JUDGE BLYTHY RULES an examination of … Continue reading Episode 18 (Part 2) Judge Dredd RPG (with Marc Gascoigne)

Duration:01:26:39

Episode 18 (Part 1) Judge Dredd RPG (with Marc Gascoigne)

1/16/2018
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Download Episode INTRO: Warning, there’s an unnecessary David Bowie impression in this bit, as the Judge Dredd Board Game appeared in Labyrinth. POTTED HISTORY: (00:05:00) A brief publication history of Judge in RPGs and news of the forthcoming game from EN Publishing. OPEN BOX (with Marc Gascoigne): (10:44) We are joined by a giant in … Continue reading Episode 18 (Part 1) Judge Dredd RPG (with Marc Gascoigne)

Duration:01:41:03

Episode 17 – Review of 2017 in RPGs

12/16/2017
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Download Episode Intro: For this GROGPOD, we take a break from the usual format, instead of concentrating on a single subject, we are looking back at some of the experiences that we have had over the year. Thanks to Phil the Dice Mechanic for his review Groggies Pt 1: Our annual awards are determined by … Continue reading Episode 17 – Review of 2017 in RPGs

Duration:01:31:11

Episode 16 (Part 2) More Call of Cthulhu (with Mike Mason)

11/22/2017
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Download Episode INTRO: A dedication to Carl T. Ford, the publisher/ editor of Dagon Fanzine. GAMESMASTER’S SCREEN 00:02:20 (With Mike Mason) Mike faces the Keeper’s Screen to talk about Traveller, D&D and the all new Masks of Nyarlathotep (coming soon). DAILY DWARF 00:40:00 @dailydwarf does an incisive assessment of the scenarios that appeared in White Dwarf. CURSE … Continue reading Episode 16 (Part 2) More Call of Cthulhu (with Mike Mason)

Duration:01:42:35

Episode 16 (Part 1) More Call of Cthulhu (with Mike Mason)

10/20/2017
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Download Episode INTRO 00.00.16 We are returning to one of our favourite games, Call of Cthulhu, to consider what has changed for the game over the past 2 years, since the last episode. OPEN BOX (with Mike Mason) 06.00 At the time of recording, Mike had just returned from his trip to NECRONOMICON and was … Continue reading Episode 16 (Part 1) More Call of Cthulhu (with Mike Mason)

Duration:01:39:16

Episode 15 – James Bond 007 RPG

9/19/2017
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Download Episode INTRO This time we are looking at James Bond 007, a game we didn’t play back in the day, but the GROGSQUAD suggested that we should give it the once over. We had a great review from Mike Hobbs from Meeples and Miniatures POTTED HISTORY 03:43 This is the story of Chris Klug realising … Continue reading Episode 15 – James Bond 007 RPG

Duration:01:47:32

Episode 14 (Part 2) RPG Fanzines (with Ian Marsh)

8/19/2017
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Download Episode INTRO: News about a new PBM ‘zine that we’ve inspired – Bones of the Lost God – if you like Phil’s monsters, he’s put some of his art on Red Bubble. GAMESMASTER’S SCREEN (with Ian Marsh): Ian Marsh returns to talk about his editorial-ship at White Dwarf and his involvement in Games Workshop. He … Continue reading Episode 14 (Part 2) RPG Fanzines (with Ian Marsh)

Duration:01:37:30

Episode 14 (Part 1) RPG Fanzines (with Ian Marsh)

7/15/2017
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Download Episode INTRO Welcome to the world of fanzines. OPEN BOX (with Ian Marsh) The first part of an interview with Ian Marsh, who was the editor of DragonLords fanzine and went on to become the editor of White Dwarf. DAILY DWARF For one episode only @dailydwarf becomes the Daily Dagon as he looks at … Continue reading Episode 14 (Part 1) RPG Fanzines (with Ian Marsh)

Duration:01:36:14

Episode 13 – Mercenaries, Spies and Private Eyes (with Jon Hancock)

6/17/2017
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Download Episode INTRO 00:05 By a strange quirk of fate, Mercenaries, Spies and Private Eyes has suddenly become available as a PDF from Drive Thru RPG. We’ve had another five star review on iTunes, this time it’s from Baz, of The Smart Party podcast. OPEN BOX 05:30 Dirk returns to Whartson Hall to visit Big … Continue reading Episode 13 – Mercenaries, Spies and Private Eyes (with Jon Hancock)

Duration:01:30:34

Episode 12 (Part 2) Games Workshop & Citadel (with Tim Olsen)

5/16/2017
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Download Episode INTRO – We’re still taken aback at the scale of response to the first part of this episode, but we’re conscious enough to issue a warning about Hob Nob balls. POTTED HISTORY (3.49) – Kindly provided by @hobgoblinorange who provides an overview of the major players and developments in the miniature figure art in … Continue reading Episode 12 (Part 2) Games Workshop & Citadel (with Tim Olsen)

Duration:01:24:09