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Join Troy and Jacob as they explore what methods, tips and tricks to running a fantastic tabletop RPG!

Join Troy and Jacob as they explore what methods, tips and tricks to running a fantastic tabletop RPG!
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Join Troy and Jacob as they explore what methods, tips and tricks to running a fantastic tabletop RPG!

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English


Episodes

Fonzie’s Razor - A Norwescon 40 Live Recorded Panel

11/9/2017
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Here it is at last! The final leg of our three part Norwescon series. Hopefully Norwescon will let us do it again in 2018! This final panel is about Fonzie’s Razor: All things being equal, the coolest answer is the correct answer, even if that means the GM is wrong. Arinn Dembo Web: http://arinndembo.com/ Twitter: @Erinys Satyros Phil Brucato Web: https://www.patreon.com/philbrucato Twitter: @SatyrBrucato Ogre Whiteside Wasn’t able to find his Tumblr. Sorry!

Duration: 00:51:56


GMing From the Hip - A Norwescon 40 Live Recorded Panel

8/26/2017
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At long last the second installment of our three part Norwescon series! Operating Systems were reinstalled, files were lost, found, subjected to public inquiry, lost again, and finally buried in soft peat for three months and recycled as firelighters, but here it is! Special thanks to Chuck for the kick in the butt necessary to get this next episode published. This panel is about GMing without a plan. Join us and our fabulous panelists: Veronica Hamilton Web:...

Duration: 00:51:34


Put Your Phone Down! - A Norwescon 40 Live Recorded Panel

6/6/2017
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Greetings all! Troy and I have returned from a grand adventure! We went to Norwescon 40 in SeaTac, WA and recorded three panel discussions on three different gaming topics! This is the first of the series and it’s all about the ways technology interacts with our gaming group and our games. Join us and our fabulous panelists: Donna Prior - Web: www.orcacon.org Twitter: @orcacon and @_Danicia_ Jeremy Zimmerman - Web: www.bolthy.com and www.madscientistjournal.org Twitter:...

Duration: 00:56:05


Superhero Games

4/9/2017
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Come on! Who doesn’t love a ridiculous amount of personal power? But is great responsibility really a necessary component of the whole power deal? I mean… we already know you can get responsibility a la carte… In this episode Troy and Jacob don their skin-tight body suits and explore the Superhero genre of RPGs. Shticks, team dynamics, game balance, system reviews, and amusing anecdotes. This podcast is truly AMAZING!!

Duration: 01:02:23


GM Tools

1/31/2017
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With the holidays behind us, the time has come to end our hiatus! In this episode Jacob and Troy will be unpacking the idea of manipulating circumstances to achieve specific desired effects in your game. Everything from story elements and NPCs to couches and communal dinners, as always, told with a healthy dose of advice and amusing gaming anecdotes!

Duration: 01:00:22


A Bonus Podcast for a Special Announcement!!

10/23/2016
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WOOOO!!! We’re going to Norwescon 40 in Seatac, WA, April 13th-16th, 2017!!! Live recorded podcasts with interesting people! Maybe an interview two with gaming industry folks?? Anything could happen!!

Duration: 00:06:42


Who are we and what is “gaming”?

10/15/2016
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Hey everyone. Are you into gaming? Like, paper and dice gaming? Or do you want to know what paper and dice gaming is? Then you belong here! My name is Jacob, my partner is Troy and we’re going to be in your ear now!

Duration: 00:42:56