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Discussing table-top and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to.

Discussing table-top and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to.
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Discussing table-top and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to.

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English


Episodes

Wis, December 2018: Women in Gaming

12/12/2018
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This week's hosts: Seán, Shane, Mick, Mary and Shiv This week, the party discuss women in gaming. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minority_stresshttps://news.microsoft.com/en-gb/2017/03/01/40431/

Duration:00:39:21

Exp, December 2018: Experience Points

12/4/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Shane, and Seán This week, the party talk about experience, in various forms. 00:43 - Experience Points. EXP/XP. 01:20 - Doling out XP in D&D. Less control in a story? 02:11 - Not always a story. Also many kinds of XP! 03:06 - Rather than just accumulating to level, sometimes you spend XP to improve incrementally. 03:50 - Improving by creeps, improving by jerks. 04:30 - Flushing XP away on skill points, or saving up to boost an attribute. 05:36 - Sometimes XP...

Duration:00:35:51

Amber, November 2018: Keyforge

11/28/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Shane and Seán This week, the party discuss the new Fantasy Flight Games Unique card game, Keyforge: Call of the Archons. Show notes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Garfield https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2018/11/9/archon-names/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7FIvfx5J10

Duration:00:43:34

Wis, November 2018: RPG Terrain

11/20/2018
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This week's hosts: Seán, Liam, and special guest Mick This week, the party talk about RPG maps and terrain. 01:00 - It was not, in fact, Liam. 02:03 - As they say in the business, in the "Theatre of the Mind." 02:11 - Take away due to lack of table space, not meanness. 05:21 - Does your system need terrain, can it support terrain? 07:09 - Big Terrain. 09:20 - The old battle mat. 12:30 - Papercraft! 18:04 - Space. 21:22 - ninjaconor86 on Youtube. Ongoing Doctor Who game. -...

Duration:00:33:15

Wis, November 2018: Playing to Win vrs Playing for Fun

11/14/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam and Seán Special guest: Mick This week, the party discuss playing boardgames to win versus playing just for fun. Show notes: http://www.ianpaulpower.com/

Duration:00:33:02

Wis, November 2018: Dealing with Burn-out

11/7/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Shiv, Shane, and Ian This week, the party discuss what to when you feel burned out with gaming. Show notes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_Ireland

Duration:00:39:50

Str, October 2018: Flamme Rouge

10/30/2018
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This week's hosts: Seán, Shane, and Ian This week, the party go cycling with Flamme Rouge! 00:32 - Too sick to get through an introduction. 01:02 - Flamme Rouge - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/199478/flamme-rouge 01:47 - Kind of, but the context is wrong. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peloton 02:20 - Formula D - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/37904/formula-d 02:38 - It is in fact, Camel Up - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/153938/camel 02:47 - In which Seán is wrong,...

Duration:00:39:32

XP+2, October 2018: Gaelcon 30 Part 2

10/24/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Shiv, Shane, and Ian This week, the party continue their Gaelcon 30 preview. See last weeks episode here: http://theadventuringparty.libsyn.com/xp-october-2018-gaelcon-30-part-1 Show notes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0WO91PM04E

Duration:00:25:50

XP, October 2018: Gaelcon 30 Part 1

10/17/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Shiv, Shane, and Ian This week, the party kick off their Gaelcon 30 preview. Show notes: http://theadventuringparty.libsyn.com/wis-august-2018-pathfinder-playtest

Duration:00:26:25

Cha, October 2018: Why are RPGs bad?

10/9/2018
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This week's hosts: Seán, Shane, and Ian This week, the party talk about why rpgs are bad? 00:43 - Why are RPGs so bad? 00:55 - Stealing a run on Eoin's ideas while he's not here. 01:29 - Kick the ball rolling? 02:02 - Gaelcon, it's coming up. http://gaelcon.com/ 03:34 - Shane's plug for The System Mastery Podcast - https://systemmasterypodcast.com/ 03:49 - What is California? We may never know. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California 05:27 - Is it bad by design? Or is it bad...

Duration:00:37:50

Dex, October 2018: Azul

10/3/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Shane, and Ian This week, the party take a look at Azul. Special Guest Ciara from Decking Awesome Games. http://www.deckingawesomegames.com/ Dice Summoners Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/870869293/dice-summoners 00:32 - Azul - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/230802/azul 00:50 - Spiel des Jahres - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spiel_des_Jahres 00:51 - Spiel des Jahres - https://www.spiel-des-jahres.com/en 03:05 - Liam is correct. -...

Duration:00:37:17

Per, September 2018: Dice Summoners Kickstarter

9/25/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Ian and Shane This week, Ciara from Decking Awesome Games gives the party a look at their current Kickstarter project, Dice Summoners. Show notes: Decking Awesome Games Dice Summoners Kickstarter Board all laid out

Duration:00:40:13

Int, September 2018: Good Characters Going Bad

9/18/2018
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This week's hosts: Mary, and Shiv, with special guests Shane This week, the party talk about good characters turning bad. 00:33 - Un invitado especial. 00:47 - The eternal struggle. 00:15 - The "Are we the baddies?" question. 01:51 - Organically manifesting evil in session one. 02:31 - Slippery slope. 03:10 - As with everything, communicating with your players solves most problems. 05:30 - Evil by choice, or by thoughtless convenience? 06:40 - Are you compellingly evil? Or just a...

Duration:00:26:08

Cha, September 2018: Boardgames for Newbies

9/12/2018
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This week's hosts: May and Shiv, with special guest Shane This week, the party discuss boardgames to play with new players.

Duration:00:33:35

Wis, September 2019: Old School Revival RPGs

9/4/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, and Ian, with special guests Shane and KB This week, the party discuss RPGs old and new. 00:30 - Esteemed guests. 00:49 - Absent but unforgettable. 01:11 - Old School Revival 03:40 - Shane makes his feelings about the retro revival movement clear. 04:35 - Stars Without Number - https://rpggeek.com/rpgitem/232644/stars-without-number-revised-edition 05:30 - No reviews here. 05:50 - Old School Traveller meets Old School Dungeons & Dragons. 09:10 - The scaling...

Duration:00:35:28

Wis, August 2018: Sentinels Collectors Box Review

8/28/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Ian and special guests Shane and KB This weeks editor: Ian This week, the party review the absolutely gigantic Sentinels of the Multiverse Ultimate Collectors Case 01:30 – Liam does some eyeballing 03:50 – KB starts listing of the different editions of Sentinels 04:09 – I show my abysmally low stat in Sentinels Lore 04:30 – Sentinels 101 07:12 – Liam extolls the virtues of Ali Express 09:52 – We discuss Kickstarter Pedigree 10:42 – We start dissecting the...

Duration:00:39:46

Loot, August 2018: Storm King's Thunder

8/21/2018
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This week's hosts: Seán, Shiv and Liam This week Seán give us a run down of the D&D 5th Edition module, Storm King's Thunder. Apologies for being light on show notes:

Duration:00:43:41

Wis, August 2018: Pathfinder Playtest

8/14/2018
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This week's hosts: Seán, Shiv and Liam This week the party give us their first impressions of the newly released Pathfinder 2nd Edition Playtest. http://paizo.com/pathfinderplaytesthttps://oddfishgames.com/oddfish-games/adventure-scents/http://paizo.com/community/forums/pathfinder/playtesthttps://warhorn.net/events/ireland-pfs

Duration:00:45:25

Wis, August 2018: Listener Question - Interesting Monsters

8/7/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Oisín and Mary This week the party answer a listener question on what makes for an interesting monster and how to spruce up a dull one https://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/77305/latest/77305

Duration:00:31:21

Long Rest, August 2018: Gaming Holiday Recaps

7/31/2018
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This week's hosts: Liam, Óisin, and Mary This week, the party discuss their recent gaming holidays. 00:30 - What we did on our holidays! 00:51 - Take careful note of the date! 01:04 - Eblana. - The Academy of Eblana LARP 01:55 - Eblana enters The Endgame. TM. Only two more chances to play. 03:58 - Every player gets a turn at bat. 06:00 - Liam needs to get away from the game at night. 06:27 - Óisín's and Mary's experiences listening through tent walls. 06:43 - Not Icy Tents, I.C....

Duration:00:38:04