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Episode 43: Am GM will Travel

12/21/2017
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Main Topic A good GM doesn’t always get to play on their home turf. What do you do when you are travelling to a player’s house or acting as an itinerant gamesmaster? Being a GM...

Duration:01:10:19

Episode 42: Sight Unseen/ Putting your Money Where your Mouth is

12/14/2017
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Main Topic How do you know whether to jump into a setting you have never used before? What can you do to help you figure out if it is right for you? Know what...

Duration:01:00:37

Episode 41 Interview with Ed Stolph from Scabard campaign management software

12/7/2017
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Main Topic Special offer for listeners https://www.scabard.com/pbs/page/main/Seize_the_GM_Special_Offer Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/ScabardRPGManager/?ref=gs&fref=gs&dti=702035019969227&hc_location=group Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1481474908551927/about/ Music is courtesy of The Enigma TNG you can find his music on YouTube or on Bandcamp Find us Show-...

Duration:00:51:49

Episode 40: GM Multitasking

11/23/2017
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Main Topic As GMs, you are asked to handle a lot of tasks to make the rest of the world come alive. While PCs have a lot on their shoulder to cover their characters, you...

Duration:01:07:24

Episode 39: Leading and Guiding Without Tracks

11/16/2017
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Main Topic Role playing games are collaborative efforts with parts of the story the responsibility of the players as well as the GM. A temptation for a GM is to try to control the overall...

Duration:01:00:58

Episode 38: Introducing Players to New Games

11/9/2017
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Main Topic What are good ways? What are bad ways? Good ways- Talk about them Run a one shot Have a player run a game that interests them Pick a game that plays to the...

Duration:00:58:36

Episode 37: How to Mechanically Enable Horror Games

11/2/2017
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Main Topic As we’ve been discussing, Horror as a theme can be played in a wide variety of genres. Accordingly, some of the more interesting questions are how to enable a horror game across different...

Duration:01:26:57

Episode 36:Horror – How Far is Too Far? / What Do I Get Out of Horror?

10/19/2017
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Main Topic Limits and dangers of Games? A lot of this goes first to knowing your players and them trusting you. Horror in ways other themes don’t requires that trust and that connection. To the...

Duration:01:13:23

Episode 35: Horror – Maintaining Tone & Mood

10/12/2017
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Main Topic Joules is an expert in maintaining the mood and tone at a table through the non-game components – what do you at the table to keep the tone and mood in the game?...

Duration:00:56:44

Episode 34: Horror – What Are Horror Games? What do you shoot for?

10/5/2017
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Main Topic Horror games can run a gamut of options so first we have to define what we are talking about when we say “Horror.” Different styles of horror include Urban Fantasy Horror rooted...

Duration:00:54:02

Episode 33: Yes and, Yes but, and No

9/28/2017
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Main Topic We will be discussing the ideas of Yes and, Yes but, and No. This trio of possible responses attempts to describe how a GM answers a player’s actions. The phrases are seen more...

Duration:01:49:36

Episode 32: Co GMing

9/21/2017
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Main Topic Ways to co-GM A GM and a helper or two at the table also called Shared GMing. Playing to the strengths of the people involved. If one person is responsible for the story,...

Duration:01:11:14

Episode 31: GM Burnout and Self Care

9/14/2017
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Main Topic Today we talk about GM Burnout and how to help prevent it. Talking Points- Burnout how it happens. Over Immersion- Long run of a game- Burnout Options Take a break. Sometimes you need...

Duration:01:12:27

Episode 30: Make sure you still have fun

9/7/2017
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Main Topic We talk about the points that help point to how to keep having fun. Even when you are doing all this extra work. GaM Collaborative Storytelling – Make sure the story you...

Duration:01:03:41

Episode 29: Player Buy-in

8/31/2017
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Main Topic We introduce a fill in co-host till we have Null back in the saddle. Today we sit down and talk about Player buy-in. How to get it and not abuse it. Stat...

Duration:01:07:07

Dog Days of Podcasting Day 14

8/30/2017
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Just am update on how my mother is faring. I would like to thank everyone that help and had kind words for me during this horrid time. Zendead

Duration:00:14:19

Episode 28: Games that we love

8/24/2017
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Main Topic What games do we love to play and run? Listen and find out today. Lexicon Gallowglass noun gal·low·glass \ˈga-lō-ˌglas\ Definition of gallowglass 1: a mercenary or retainer of an Irish...

Duration:01:13:54

Episode 27: Movie Inspiration Part 2

8/17/2017
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Main Topic Today we sit down to talk about these movies to draw Inspiration from. Zendead- Horror- The Descent Fantasy- Dark City Scifi- Valerian Joules- I have no idea what genre – The Adventures...

Duration:01:12:12

Dog Days of Podcasting Day 11

8/16/2017
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Main Topic How my life just got flipped in a single phone call. Today’s show is dedicated to my mother Janet Kay McHenry We are trying to raise money for her final expenses...

Duration:00:14:03

Interview with Michael from The Worldbuilders Anvil

8/10/2017
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Main Topic We got to sit down and chat about gaming, podcasting and worldbuilding with Michael from The Worldbuilders Anvil. Music is courtesy of The Enigma TNG you can find his music on YouTube...

Duration:01:51:19

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