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174 What We Want In Our RPG

1/17/2018
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Consider this a pre session zero where Brett wants to know what we want in our rpg. Announcements GaryCon Paladinhood Lawful Good Gaming (Facebook, Twitter) James Walls (Twitter) Random Encounter Feedback on episode 173 Mooks & Minions to include Jared Rascher, Mirko Froelich, Chris Shorb. Rich Fraser comments on you meet in tavern Die Roll... The post 174 What We Want In Our RPG appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:12:48


173 Mooks and Minion

1/10/2018
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Mooks and minions in your tabletop RPG. They are fun to mow down, but can it be too much? We know Savage Worlds and Fantasy Flight Games Genesys-based system rpg’s have them, but what about using them in games that don’t have mechanics to deal with them? Announcements EverCon :singing voice: Random Encounter Feedback from episode... The post 173 Mooks and Minion appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:52:23


172 You Meet in a Tavern

1/3/2018
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You meet in a tavern and have no connection with other player characters in your role-playing game. But what is your motivation young thespian of rpg’s? Come on, do you really need one? Announcements Happy New Year! Evercon 2018 January 5th, 6th, and 7th! Avalon KS – Quick note Random Encounter From Andy Hall on... The post 172 You Meet in a Tavern appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:58:10


171 Making Exploration Fun!

12/27/2017
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Thanks go out to Andy Hall, we discuss exploration in rpg’s. We share our thoughts and ideas on how to make it more fun than ‘you travel, you travel, and travel some more’. Announcements Brett pimps Evercon Random Encounter Emails from Michael Drescher, Sky Slayton and Steve Orlik. Crimfan comments on the blog Avi comments chimes... The post 171 Making Exploration Fun! appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:07:20


170 Emergent Character Creation

12/20/2017
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For character creation you start with your character name and minor details, but build it as you proceed in an adventure. Craziness. Announcements Evercon 2018 January 5th, 6th, and 7th. Discounted Pre-Reg and Event Submissions closed – but you can still buy tickets at the door! Patreon and supporting us Random Encounter Show 168 from... The post 170 Emergent Character Creation appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:11:14


169 Inside RPG Industry – Rob Wieland

12/13/2017
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This week we have Rob Wieland, author, blogger, writer and game designer. His credits include Shadowrun, Star Wars Saga Edition and Firefly RPG. Creator of Camelot Trigger, Mafia Century, Encore, Save Game and Girls’ Heist Out. Other projects include other popular titles like Nights Black Agents, 13th Age, CHILL 3rd Ed, Vampire the Masquerade 20th Anniversary. You can find him penning articles... The post 169 Inside RPG Industry – Rob Wieland appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:27:59


168 Burning Hands…On Sean

12/6/2017
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Sean has been dragging feet getting his West Marches-style rpg campaign up and running. Brett has decided to provide some ‘guidance’ and light a fire under Sean. Announcements Evercon 2018 January 5th, 6th, and 7th- Submissions and Pre-Reg still open – Be great to get some BS’ers out there to run and hang out Correction... The post 168 Burning Hands…On Sean appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:02:36


167 All in the Family

11/29/2017
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Brett’s group often keeps family out of character backgrounds. Why? Because he’ll kill them off, torture them, or use them as means to putting pc’s in a difficult predicament. They wonder if they’re alone. We talk about family in role-playing games. Announcements Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! Looks like Alex Kamer is going to... The post 167 All in the Family appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:03:19


166 Combat Adding to Story

11/22/2017
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Brett and Sean have a Jason Hobbs from Hobbs and Friends of the OSR podcast to talk about how combat in rpg’s don’t have to be ‘I hit ’em with my sword. Fourteen, did I hit? Take 3 damage’ rinse, repeat. There may be things you can incorporate into combat that actually contributes to your... The post 166 Combat Adding to Story appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:07:34


165 Like Night and Day

11/14/2017
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“After Gamehole con I realized something that I could do which should drastically change up and, I hope, improve my Iron Shoes adventure: Changing the Time of Day/Night that it takes place. So I figured I’d talk through that and we’ll see where that leads us.” ~Brett Announcements Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! Looks... The post 165 Like Night and Day appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:00:49:27


164 Post Gamehole – GBS Unplugged

11/7/2017
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Yes, we recap Gamehole Con 2017, but the conversation isn’t simply a rehash of what we did. We talk about a GM’s experience at the con as well. Announcements Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! Looks like Alex Kammer is going to attend to run some games for us! Be great to get some BS’ers... The post 164 Post Gamehole – GBS Unplugged appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:08:52


163 Play By Post RPG

10/31/2017
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Michael Parker asked us about Play by Post rpg’ing, so we figured we’d dig into this a bit and see what thoughts, ideas, and/or advice we have around it. Announcements Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! Looks like Alex Kamer is going to attend to run some games for us! Be great to get some... The post 163 Play By Post RPG appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:04:24


162 West Marches RPG

10/24/2017
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While some may have run games like this since they were children, Ben Robbins fleshed out the nuances of what he eventually called The West Marches. Matt Colville had a great youtube video about it so we wanted to bring it to your attention because it sounds super sexy. That last part was Brett. Announcements... The post 162 West Marches RPG appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:14:58


161 Brett’s Upcoming RPG

10/17/2017
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Last week we talked about Sean getting a game up and running, this week we talk about Brett’s upcoming RPG. Announcements Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! Looks like Alex Kamer is going to attend to run some games for us! Random Encounter Feedback on episode 160 includes… Voicemail from Nick in Houston Comments from Crimfan, Michael... The post 161 Brett’s Upcoming RPG appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:21:42


160 Sean’s Next RPG

10/10/2017
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In an exercise in futility, Brett decides to put the screws to Sean in order to help(?) him figure out what he’s going to run for his next rpg. Announcements Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! #GamerVsHarvey – GBS was able to donate $383, and help from friends tallied up at $895!! Random Encounter Feedback... The post 160 Sean’s Next RPG appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:13:29


159 Re-Energizing Your RPG

10/3/2017
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The rpg you’re running is starting to get stale. Maybe it’s the same ole tropes, story and routine. Brought on by a conversation Brett had with Tom Flanigan from Knights of the Night and Streets of Avalon, we talk about some things to consider to re-energize your role-playing game. Announcements Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! Avalon and Encoded... The post 159 Re-Energizing Your RPG appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:03:20


158 Writing versus Running an RPG Adventure

9/26/2017
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Forrest Aguirre brought this topic to our attention via Twitter. What are the differences between Writing and Running an RPG adventure? So, we brought Forrest onto the show to help Sean and I talk through this. Announcements Event registration for Gamehole Con opens Sept 2nd Evercon – Submissions and Pre-Reg Open! Avalon and Encoded –... The post 158 Writing versus Running an RPG Adventure appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:26:19


157 Wear and Tear on Arms and Armor

9/19/2017
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For some reason, arms and armor never seem to get “used up” or replaced, unless it’s to get better stuff that we found in a dragon’s horde, pulled off an NPC, or upgraded from the store. Why is that? Is there any reason why we’d want to deal with the bookkeeping for such things? Announcements... The post 157 Wear and Tear on Arms and Armor appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:07:59


156 Point Buy Tweaking

9/12/2017
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‘Point buy’ may not be the right words. We talk about buffing a player’s character beyond what is a standard starting point. This works out better in a point-based character progression than a level based one. We’re curious of what you think after hearing this episode. Announcements Event registration for Gamehole Con opens Sept 2nd... The post 156 Point Buy Tweaking appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:00:19


155 Brett’s Recent RPG Mistakes

9/6/2017
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We all make mistakes in our rpg’s and Brett is not immune. He comes to the table and confronts those mishaps in hopes of becoming a better game master. Meanwhile, Sean lends an open ear and helps console the fragile Brett. Announcements Event registration for Gamehole Con opened – shit is getting real! Evercon –... The post 155 Brett’s Recent RPG Mistakes appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

Duration:01:10:24

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