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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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Ireland

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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+1, December 2017: Wealth by level

12/6/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán, Mary and the common cold This week the party bravely fend off the grim spectre of the death to bring you a discussion on character wealth and resources. Apologies for the audio being quite hollow. We had an unidentified hum at various points on the track that was very distracting. Took some aggressive filtering to clear. Show Notes: NurgleSlovak Chicken Soup recipe http://paizo.com/pathfinderRPG/prd/coreRulebook/gamemastering.htmlRescue grenade

Duration: 00:40:16


Wis, November 2017: Introducting new characters

11/29/2017
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This week's hosts: Ian, Oisin Cathal and Seán This week the party discuss the perils of introducing new characters to your game? Bring them in as a starting character or advance them and kit them out with the best? Show Notes: Academy of Eblana

Duration: 00:35:14


Cha, November 2017: Monikers Review

11/21/2017
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This week's hosts: Ian, Oisin Cathal and Sean This week the party reviews the fun party card game Monikers. Is it fun? Can it be played at parties? IS IT EVEN A GAME!?!?! We (probably) answer all these questions and more! Show Notes: Monikers last weeks episodeIt's the final countdownFermi ParadoxShakespeareTrope DogeNobody agrees last weeks episode

Duration: 00:31:37


Int, November 2017: DnD 5th Edition Source books

11/14/2017
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This week's hosts: Ian, Oisin, Cathal and Sean This week we let Seán talk about his favourite thing in the world, D&D 5th Ed, specifically, a review of the core books. Show Notes: XanatharThe rules are Free Bounded Accuracyit’s freedoesfree The player companion is available for free onlineAngel Summoner and BMX BanditCheating death with XKCDAdventures in video gamesThat annoying underground gnome (Svirfneblin) Volos guide to monstersElminsterone last bookcontinues to talk about D&D 5th Ed!

Duration: 00:38:32


Die, November 2017: The Wonderful World of Dice

11/7/2017
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This week's hosts: Ian, Oisin and Sean This week our party gets down and dirty with the topic that really matters Dice, can you trust them? Should you? Do you need to pray to the Dice gods? Tune in and find out. Show Notes: Confirmation Bias Call of Cthulhu DicePre-attentive processingDork Toweranydice.com Bonus Shownotes: Listing of Dice Sounds Bonus Fun fact: This episode was edited while I was eating chocolate dice.

Duration: 00:35:26


Igni, November 2017: The Witcher Larp

11/1/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Ian, Oisin and Sean This week party member Liam recounts his experience of the Witcher Larp held in Poland. Show Notes: The WitcherThe Witcher LarpMoszna Castle Group pictureWroclawLorien Trusthttps://www.cowlarp.com/Calender 2018

Duration: 00:33:28


Con, October 2017: Gaelcon Preview

10/24/2017
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This week's hosts: Ian, Oisin and Sean This week the party bring you a preview of Gaelcon, which is taking place this bank holiday weekend (October 27th to 30th) in the Ballsbridge Hotel Dublin. Show Notes: GaelconRPGs and LARPsThe Evil League of Evil is an equal opportunities employer and can accommodate workers from any and all races, species, disabilities, faiths, religions, genders and sexual orientations. Except elves. Elves need not apply.IMAYhave a problemCard...

Duration: 00:33:14


Cha, October 2017: Leaving an RPG group

10/17/2017
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This week's hosts: Cathal, Ian and Sean This week the party discuss the finer points of how to leave an RPG group. Show notes: Ship of Theseus

Duration: 00:35:17


Crit, October 2017: RPGs in Media Res

10/11/2017
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This week's hosts: Cathal, Ian and Sean This week as a follow on to our discussion about how gaming is portrayed in media the party discuss gaming that is the media. We look at Force Grey, The Adventure Zone and allow Cathal to talk for entirely too long about the gaming phenomenon that is Critical Role. Show Notes: episode in questionCritical RoleGeek & SundryPodcast goodnessForce GreyVictor the Black-Powder MerchantTwitchAlphareddit Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Vox Machina comictwitch...

Duration: 00:35:46


Exp, Oct 2017: Through the Ages Review

10/3/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin and Seán. This week we review the board game Through the Ages. Images of the game can be found below show notes. Show Notes: PC GameClash of Cultures it's a thing Android Apple storeCzech Games Game Box Play Area with rules Full Overview of the Game Counters Score Track The Wonders (Go for the Pyramid!!!)

Duration: 00:39:41


Wis, September 2017: Scifi RPGs

9/26/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin and Seán. This week we respond to a listeners question on what low entry Sci-Fi RPGs are out there. Show Notes: StarfinderAge of RebellionMongoose Traveller 2nd EdTraveller5Star Trek Discovery KlingonsFaithFragged EmpireStarblazerSerenity RPG

Duration: 00:41:54


Exp, September, 2017: Paizoncon UK and Gencon 50 wrap

9/19/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Brian, Eoin and Seán. This week we take a first look at the new online D&D 5th Edition toolset and reference, D&D Beyond. Show Notes: Paizocon UKAmbercon NIWarhornPersonalised timetableEric MonaJimmy SpicesDim SumSolstice Scar Version AGencon 50Jersey fingerBandaged up photophotoL5R Kiku Matsuri HatamotoTrue DungeonArkham Horror LCGBuffalo Wild Wings

Duration: 00:38:45


Per, September 2017: D&D Beyond

9/12/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán and Eoin This week we take a first look at the new online D&D 5th Edition toolset and reference, D&D Beyond. Show Notes: D&D beyondPricing detailsThe second company then closed leaving workers and supplier unpaid while the assets were out of reach.RPG geekThe Adventure ZoneObsidian Portal

Duration: 00:41:12


Wis, September 2017: Traits - Flavour vrs Function

9/5/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán and Eoin This week we discuss character traits in RPGs. Should function trump flavour? Is there room for both? Show Notes: Pathfinder Society JingasaEGOT

Duration: 00:37:08


PER, August 2017: Starfinder preview

8/29/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán and Eoin This week we take a first look at the newly released Paizo RPG, Starfinder. Show Notes: Starfinder

Duration: 00:42:48


EXP, August 2017: Memorable Combats

8/22/2017
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This week's hosts: Cathal, Mary and Eoin Combat is a key component of most RPG systems but most fights are forgotten by the time the campaign is half done. What can be done to make combats more memorable? Show Notes: 03:30 - Baking power! 06:50 - Wound penalties 07:10 - Supermacs is an Irish fast food chain. 08:40 - 13th Age 10:30 - Quote of the episode: sigh, wait for the escalation dice 13:05 - Over the top Villains 15:40 - Pendragon 20:20 - Give players an out 22:44 -...

Duration: 00:37:18


Wis, August 2017: Gaming Classics - Axis and Allies

8/16/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Séan and Mary With the looming re-release of the Anniversary Edition, this week the party take aim at a gaming classic, Axis and Allies. Does it still hold up after more than three decades? Show Notes: Axis & Allies Revised EditionAnniversary EditionGame boardsBattle Board layoutJapanese-Soviet conflictLend leaseWild geographical inaccuracyA&A D-dayUnique national figures

Duration: 00:41:40


Wis, August 2017: Realism Vrs Disbelief

8/8/2017
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This week's hosts: Cathal, Mary and Eoin This week the party take a look at their RPGs. Are they willing to set aside there incredulity and accept some nonsense for a better game? Show Notes: 04:10 - Falling from a plane, not always fatal. Just nearly always. 04:25 - 18" drill bit man. Also probably almost always fatal. 04:50 - Bit of polyfil, be grand 07:40 - Can you identify the mystery novel? 11:15 - Price of a Mars bar over a euro! You heard it hear first folks. 15:00 -...

Duration: 00:33:48


Int, August 2017: Funemployed, Onitama, and BGICon

8/1/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Seán, and Mary This week, the party review Funemployed and Onitama 00:35 - Board Game Reviews 00:40 - What even is a "board" game anyway? 01:06 - Jumping the gun. 01:12 - Board Games Ireland Con - http://boardgamesireland.com/ 01:33 - Alfie Byrnes. 02:52 - Funemployed - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/142296/funemployed 03:40 - Superfight - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/139443/superfight 12:55 - Seán demonstrates a stunning inability to perform...

Duration: 00:37:00


Wis, July 2017: Alternate Campaign Openings

7/25/2017
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This week's hosts: Liam, Ian, Eoin and Sean This week the party discuss alternate ways top open a campaign. Show Notes: In Media ResDnD 5e Starter BoxStorm Kings ThunderDiscworldOne man one voteTravellerSpirit of the CenturyMasks of Nyarlathotepa while backDarkstryder CampaignTORGNecessary EvilOut of the AbyssSunK Cost Fallacy

Duration: 00:35:04

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