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Join our hosts for a weekly dive into Irish gaming. We bring you a mixture of discussions, games reviews and event previews/reviews.

Join our hosts for a weekly dive into Irish gaming. We bring you a mixture of discussions, games reviews and event previews/reviews.

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Ireland

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Join our hosts for a weekly dive into Irish gaming. We bring you a mixture of discussions, games reviews and event previews/reviews.

Language:

English


Episodes

INT, June 2021 - DnD 6e Predictions

6/8/2021
Episode 648 This week's hosts: Warlord Scarr & Hida O-Win Editor - SavageMick This week the closest thing we have to Tango & Cash, Scarr and Hida, lay out their predictions for a probably-not-coming-any-time-soon sixth edition of the World's Greatest Most Popular Roleplaying Game. Is there any further improvement to be made to the king of fantasy roleplaying or has the pursuit of market dominance lead the Gygaxian Goliath down an evolutionary dead-end? Listen to find...

Duration:00:48:03

WIS, Jun 2021: Magical Realism

6/3/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 647 This week's hosts: ‘Hida O-Win, Scarr, and Liam Editor – Scarr This week, The Party discuss the dichotomy between magic always working, while ‘realistic’ abilities keep being questioned. ------------------------ Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your message in future shows so get ready to be super famous! [ https://www.speakpipe.com/theadventuringparty ] We have a Discord Server and...

Duration:00:34:56

GP, May 2021 - Shopping

5/25/2021
Episode 646 This week's hosts: Warlord Scarr, Liam & SavageMick Editor - SavageMick So you've cleaned out the local dungeon to the last groat. Now what? Time to go shopping! This week the party pick through the myriad offerings in the local markets and stores for bargain-basement commercial encounters and high-end, high-fashion, high-concept ideas for those sessions when the weapons are put away and the wallets are opened. ------------------------ We have a Discord Server and it rocks!...

Duration:00:37:13

INT, May 2021: Lost Roles

5/18/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 645 This week's hosts: ‘Hida O-Win, Scarr, and ‘Savage’ Mick. Image taken from ‘The Leading Facts of American History’ (1910 edition) by D. H. Montgomery. Editor – Scarr This week, The Party discuss the Mapper and Caller, two RPG party roles lost in the mists of time. ------------------------ Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your message in future shows so get ready to be super famous!...

Duration:00:36:42

Wis, May 2021 - Party Selection

5/11/2021
Episode 642 This week's hosts: HidaOWin. Graham Turner, Warlord Scarr Climbing down off the high of the 64 RPG Bracket Fight Fatal Four Way Finale (See last episode), the party take a moment to consider the care with which we should start great endeavors, and what endeavor could be greater than putting together your next adventuring party? Editor - SavageMick ------------------------ We have a Discord Server and it rocks! Get in here! [ https://discord.gg/VW6NUJe ] Find us on Facebook...

Duration:00:34:44

Opposed Roll, May 2021: 64 RPG Bracket Fight – Fatal Four-Way Finale!

5/6/2021
Apologies for the lateness of this episode, folks. The Adventuring Party - Episode 643 This week's hosts: Liam, Scarr, ‘Savage’ Mick, and Evil Robot Shane. Editor – Scarr Image credit: Philippe Moreau Chevrolet - 'Jean-Marc Mormeck - Last Fight in Paris' This week, The Party finally finish their month-long quest after a year: Which RPG won March Madness 2020? Out of 64, there can only be one... Show notes: 03:21: Call of Cthulhu, the Ageless Veteran 15:52: Blades In The Dark, the...

Duration:01:08:30

April 2021 - Bits Box 0-003 - All Hands on Mech

4/27/2021
Episode 642 This week's hosts: SavageMick, Whiskey and Precession. Topics - Live Action Roleplay on ships and boats & Battletech/Mechwarrior Editor - SavageMick ------------------------ We have a Discord Server and it rocks! Get in here! [ https://discord.gg/VW6NUJe ] Find us on Facebook here, leave a Thumbs Up and we can be internet friends! [ https://www.facebook.com/TheAdventuringParty/ ] Come ear-watch us on Youtube. Leave a comment! [...

Duration:00:41:13

Review, Apr 2021: Digimon CCG

4/21/2021
Episode 641 Hosts: Seam, Scarr, Eoin and Savage Editor: Scarr This week, the Party podcastvolve to a high enough tier to take on the latest CCG based on that cartoon your mother thinks is 'Pokeyman'. ------------------------ Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your message in future shows so get ready to be super famous! [ https://www.speakpipe.com/theadventuringparty ] We have a Discord Server and it rocks! Get in...

Duration:00:36:48

RPG, April 2021 - Out of the Abyss

4/13/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 640 This week's hosts: Graham, Hida O-Win, Shane, Seán & Savage Mick Editor - Savage Mick ------------------ SPOILERS Ahem... SPOILERS!!! This week the party talk about what we like, don't like, just don't understand, or may never forgive about the DnD5E campaign from WoTC and Green Ronin, Out of the Abyss. ------------------ Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your message in future...

Duration:00:40:09

INT, April 2021: Whose Game Is It Anyway?

4/8/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 639 This week's hosts: Graham, Liam, Scarr, and Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win Editor - Scarr This week, The Party discuss ownership of your game table: How much control does the GM really have, and how much damage can the players do if allowed?

Duration:00:40:31

Theory, Mar 2021 - Asymmetric Games

3/30/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 638 This week's hosts: Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win, Warlord 'Shane' Scarr & Liam Editor - Savage Mick As the old military adage goes, "If you're in a fair fight, you're doing it wrong. - Author: Gary J. Byrne This week the party looks at how games work when each side is playing by a different set of rules. Can these be fair and balanced games? What can we learn from asymmetry in games and where should we seek to avoid it? ------------------ Want to actually shout...

Duration:00:32:50

INY, Mar 2021: Crafting in RPGs

3/24/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 637 This week's hosts: Scarr and Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win Editor - Scarr This week, The Party have collected the pelts of 12 other podcasts, and 7 spine-gems from Hot-Take Packmasters, and from these we will forge the finest possible episode talking about Crafting Systems in RPGs.

Duration:00:30:25

Opposed Rolls, March 2021: Bracket Fight - The Semi-Final

3/16/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 636 This week's hosts: Warlord 'Shane' Scarr, Graham "Black Robed One" Turner, Savage Mick and Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win Special Guest: Xaosseed of Seed of Worlds Editor - Savage Mick The end is near but the match-ups are getting tougher and the choices are getting harder. The pretenders and the one-hit-wonders are gone. We are down to hard bone now and it's time to find out who will make it into the Fatal Four-Way in the 64 RPG All-Time Greatest Bracket...

Duration:01:13:25

CHA, March 2021: Red-Teaming in RPGs

3/9/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 635 This week's hosts: Warlord 'Shane' Scarr, Savage Mick and Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win Special Guest: Xaosseed of Seed of Worlds Editor - Scarr This week, The Party bring in an external expert to do the dirty work we're too timid (and busy) to do ourselves. Showfriend Xaosseed talks Red Teaming, and how your RPG can benefit from people operating behind the scenes. ------------------ Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel....

Duration:00:35:56

Death Save, Mar 2021: Deadliest Encounters – The Sculptor

3/2/2021
Episode 634 This week's hosts: Scarr & HidaOwin Editor: SavageMick It's time for another delve into encounters most deadly! HidaOWin and Warlord Scarr take a look at a room with an ooze, a crazed alchemist and only one way out. From the Pathfinder Adventure "The Fall of Plaguestone" hails The Sculptor. ------------------------------- Show Notes? Memes? The stage for our deadly play ------------------------------- We have a Discord Server and it rocks! Get in here! [...

Duration:00:24:24

PER, Feb 2021: The Future of Virtual Tabletops

2/23/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 633 This week's hosts: Liam, Savage Mick and Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win Editor - Scarr This week, The Party discuss the ever-evolving form of the Virtual Tabletop, and what the many platforms vying for your online campaign might try doing next. ------------------------ Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your message in future shows so get ready to be super famous! [...

Duration:00:46:06

Backpack, Feb 2021: Sword Words

2/16/2021
Episode 632 This week's hosts: Scarr, Liam, HidaOwin and SavageMick Editor: SavageMick Is there anything to be said for talking to the loot? This week the party dig into their bulging backpacks and pull out their freshest takes on a listener question about sentient items, possessed swords, and ring leaders (I couldn't resist). ------------------------------- We have a Discord Server and it rocks! Get in here! [ https://discord.gg/VW6NUJe ] Find us on Facebook here, leave a Thumbs Up...

Duration:00:36:46

GP, Feb 2021: Free Things For Gamers

2/10/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 631 This week's hosts: Liam, Scarr, Savage Mick and Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win Editor - Scarr This week, The Party present some options for gaming on a CoViD budget: Even if you’ve spent your stimulus cheque on toilet paper and combination hand-sanitiser/pepper-spray, you can still afford to game with us. Show notes coming later. ------------------------ Want to actually shout at us? Go to SpeakPipe and tell us how you really feel. We might use a clip of your...

Duration:00:51:48

Opposed Roll, Feb 2021: 64 RPG Bracket Fight, Round 3 Part 2

2/2/2021
Episode 630 This week's hosts: Scarr, Séan, EvilRobotShane and SavageMick Editor: SavageMick We haven't forgotten and we sure as hell haven't forgiven. Get ready to skin your knuckles in another Bracket Fight! Round 1 FFG 40K RPG Vs. GumShoe Round 2 D&D 5e Vs. Paranoia Round 3 GURPS Vs. Blades in the Dark Round 4 D&D 3e Vs. Wrath & Glory 40k And yes, we did indeed get around to playing Lancer. See our live stream on Youtube and Twitch. Youtube:...

Duration:00:42:27

Death Save, Jan 2021: Deadliest Encounters – Shadow Clock Tower

1/26/2021
The Adventuring Party - Episode 629 This week's hosts: Savage Mick and Hida ‘Eoin’ O-win Editor - Scarr This week, The Party take a quick trip to visit the infamous Shadow Clock Tower. Will they return? Probably not, by the looks of this Deadly Encounter. Show notes: 01:14: We remain as on-brand as ever. 01:49: The ‘Total Party Kill’, when there’s not even a rogue on 3hp able to drag the corpses of their fellows to a friendly cleric, or stagger into a nearby tavern to find a...

Duration:00:41:14