Mar 28 2017

MMP#251 – Noir with John Adamus

Hey Folks. This week it’s Noir as a genre and Noir World with John Adamus. We’re getting into all the rain slicked messy relationships of what Noir really hold. So get ready to have a face punch conversation with someone and make some hard choices.

Time Stamps

2:01 – What’s Going On

14:53 – The Workshop: Noir

Mar 27 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 53: Party Imbalance

Show us how you deal with unbalanced power levels in your party — like when an encounter for your barbarian will TPK everyone else.

We also discussed at length why Darth Vader is a bad father because of his lazy force use, phlegm, and our new super hero alter egos, Smash Man and Skill Monkey.

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Mar 23 2017

Advantage to Insight – Episode 26: Arcanis feat. Henry Lopez

Return to Arcanis: The World of Shattered Empires! Welcome Henry Lopez, creator of Arcanis to the show as we dive into topics about the campaign setting, the origins of the game, the long running organized play campaign, and the Kickstarter campaign now FULLY FUNDED! This week on Advantage to Insight!

(This episode is dedicated to the late Vincent Au, the greatest fan of Living Arcanis.)

Topic

  • All about the Arcanis campaign setting!

Notes

Contact

References

Mar 23 2017

HoFotOSR#6 – Sean “Railroad” Kelley

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Sean “Railroad” Kelley and they talk DCC and nakedness in game products. Enjoy the show and let Jason know how we’re doing in the comments below or email us at  hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com.

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Mar 21 2017

MMP#250 – Kung Fu, Finally

Hey Folks. This week it’s episode 250. That’s right. 250. More interesting, it’s actually the Kung Fu episode. Enjoy and thank you for being here for so long with us.

Time Stamps

1:13 – What’s Going On

21:54 – The Garage: Kung Fu Mechanics

1:20:50 – Social Media Depository

Mar 21 2017

DwD&D#92 – Investiagtion

Let’s get Sherlocked. We’re talking investigation on Down with D&D this week as we delve into the mystery of it all.

Links

Mar 20 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 52: PANDAVERSARY!

Show us how you survive ONE YEAR of crazy silly shows about role playing games/one shots and campaigns! Phil and Senda reminisce and go long about favorite shows, favorite shticks, and favorite outtakes with such topics as how the hell did this happen anyway? and how much Phil dislikes Pepperidge Farm Bread (because it’s cut too thin). We will be back next week with our regularly scheduled two points of view programming for your listening enjoyment!

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Mar 20 2017

Cypher Speak: Rules Primer

We wanted to give a quick Rules Primer of the Cypher System.  For experienced players there will not be much new here, but if you are a new player, and want to understand the jargon in some of our episodes this primer’s for you.

 


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Mar 20 2017

Cypher Speak Episode 5: Comparative Cypher Studies

This week we compare the Cypher System to several other game systems.  If you are unfamiliar with the Cypher System, this will help you draw comparisons to games you may know.  If you are familiar with the Cypher System, this may give you a few ideas for new games to try.

 

Games We Compare To:

Savage Worlds

Fate

Star Wars – Edge of the Empire

Powered By the Apocalypse

Fiasco

The End of the World

Dungeons & Dragons

Nights Black Agents (Gumshoe)

 

Poddities:

Cypher Caster #6

????

 

 


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Mar 17 2017

Threats From Gallifrey Running With the Rippers

Garrett’s Paranoia book is published! Savage Tim talks Rippers.
“Doctor of Gallifrey” by Marc Gunn can be purchased here.
Manos and Dragons can be puchased at http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/206213/Manos-and-Dragons
30 Treasonous Plots for Paranoia can be purchased here.
Check out Garrett’s Call of Cthulhu blog here.

 

      1. TFG043 Destiny Point for the Death Star - Threats From Gallifrey

Mar 17 2017

The Streets of Avalon. Six – Master Corwin

Last time on the Streets of Avalon our rogues decided to trust some cats, Marus killed One Eyed Willy for murdering Allison, and Grandma forgave her son Cutter and asked him to stay safe. Now let’s find out if Mort is on the level and if Marus can learn anything about the box.

Welcome to the Streets of Avalon, an urban city actual play created and DMed by Brett B who puts the B in Gaming and BS, with Tom Flanagan of the Knights of the Night, Kevin Lovecraft – the glue of MMP and G&BS, Chris Sniezak of MMP, and Emily Morgan of She’s a Super Geek. Enjoy and please, provide feedback as we’re learning and going to get better at this as we move forward.

Scene switch by Mike Koenig

Metal clang by battlestar10

Ting by Popup Pixels

All other sounds from the Public Domain

Editing & Sound Enginnering by Chris Sniezak

Mar 16 2017

Advantage to Insight – Episode 25: Sharn Campaigns feat. Kristian Serrano

This is the end… but not without a fight! The Last War is never over for Kristian Serrano as he joins us on the mics again to talk about how Sharn campaigns are run! This week on Advantage to Insight!

Topic

  • Prepare a Dungeon Master to run a Sharn campaign

Notes

  • How to run a Sharn campaign?
    • Mind mapping
  • Action and dark intrigue
  • How to make characters and parties
    • The Last War
  • Go back to the tropes, but how-to
  • Where to dig for ideas?
  • Most important ideas to remember

Contact

References

Mar 16 2017

Gnomecast #10 – Six Narrative Game Tips

Welcome to the Gnomecast, the Gnome Stew’s tabletop gaming advice podcast. Here we talk with the other gnomes about gaming things to avoid becoming part of the stew. So I guess we’d better be good. Today we have Ang and myself, Chris. Today the topic at hand is Six Narrative Game Tips. I hope you enjoy and let us know your narrative game tips and your traditional game tips too.

Links

Swords without Master

 

 

Mar 14 2017

DwD&D#91 – What’s New March 13th

Let’s get down with traps, Digital tools, Sci-Fi 5e, Demons in Freeport, and more on this track of down with D&D.

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Mar 13 2017

Threats From Gallifrey Keeping Game of Thrones Together

Garrett writes a Cthulhu blog. Rob and Tony discuss keeping the party together.

 

      1. TFG043 Destiny Point for the Death Star - Threats From Gallifrey

Mar 13 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 51b: Never Tell me the Games

Show us how you’d run cartoons as RPGs! In the second half of our Phil Solo episodes, Phil tackles favorite cartoons and how he’d run them as role playing games. I promise I’m mostly back together and our next episode will be back to normal for official 52!

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Mar 09 2017

H&FotOSR#5 – The Birdman & The Panhandler

On this episode Hobbs is joined by John The Birdman, Jose “Panhandler” LaCario and they talk Kalmatta, D&D, and The Treasure Vaults of Zadabad. Enjoy the show and let Jason know how we’re doing in the comments below or email us at  hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com.

Links

Mar 08 2017

MMP#249 – Lay Down the Beat…Structure

It’s time to feel the beat of the story as we talk about Hamlet’s Hit Points and how we can apply the idea of Hope/Fail cycles to our RPGs.

Time Stamps

1:13 – What’s Going On

15:43 – Workshop: Beat Structure

1:07:19 – Social Media Depository

Mar 07 2017

DwD&D#90 – Storm Kings Thunder Chapter 6

Are you ready to rock with the religious stone giants of storm kings thunder. We did. Hear all about chapter 6 on this episode plus we get into the Hasbro CEO on mad money and canon in rpgs.

Links

Hasbro CEO on Mad Money

Mar 06 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 51a: Phil Shot First (Converting Trad. Players to Indie Games)

Show us how you make a podcast when one of you doesn’t have a voice….? Guess Phil’s flying solo! On today’s episode, Phil tackles a question from our list that didn’t really have two points of view: How to get traditional RPGers to try an Indie game — and hopefully like it! I am on the mend and will be back for episode 52 the week after next…YOU CAN’T SHAKE ME THAT EASILY!

 

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Mar 06 2017

Cypher Speak Episode 5: The Great Estate

Hello Dear Listeners, we’re back!

The Estate is one of the major earth organizations in The Strange. Darcy & Troy discuss the possibilities of what this organization can do for you players, and some of the nefarious ways it can cause headaches for them.

 

Links:

The CypherCast Podcast

The Strange Box Kickstarter

Torment: Tides of Numenera

 


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Thanks for all the support so far!

 

Mar 03 2017

The Streets of Avalon. Five – Allison

Last time on the Streets of Avalon our rogues learned that Cutter is Grandma Nora’s son, the Box is wanted by just about everyone who’s important in Avalon, and Allison was shot. Now let’s find out if Allison is really dead and see what moves our rogues make next.

Welcome to the Streets of Avalon, an urban city actual play created and DMed by Brett B who puts the B in Gaming and BS, with Tom Flanagan of the Knights of the Night, Kevin Lovecraft – the glue of MMP and G&BS, Chris Sniezak of MMP, and Emily Morgan of She’s a Super Geek. Enjoy and please, provide feedback as we’re learning and going to get better at this as we move forward.

Scene switch by Mike Koenig

Sad Woman Crying by Daniel Simon

All other sounds from the Public Domain

Editing & Sound Enginnering by Chris Sniezak

Mar 01 2017

MMP#248 – 8 Steps to Build a Plot with Jim McClure

Hey Folks. This week we have GM Jim McClure with us to talk Satanic Panic, his newest game which is in Kickstarter right now, and we also get into a huge topic about 8 steps to build a plot/story arc for your games. Tons of information in this longer episode so strap in and enjoy.

Time Stamps

2:20 – What’s Going On

25:50 – Workshop: 8 Steps to Build a Plot

1:30ish – We stop talking about 8 Steps and start talking about all things Satanic Panic & Jim

Mar 01 2017

Advantage to Insight – Episode 24: Unearthed Classes feat. Alex D’Amico

If you make lemonade from lemons, what do you make when Unearthed Arcana gives you class options…? Thankfully, Alex D’Amico is able to make better sense of the recent Unearthed Arcana articles than we are at making jokes–this week on Advantage to Insight!

Topic

Notes

Thanks

  • Alex D’Amico

Contact

Credits

Feb 28 2017

DwD&D#89 – What’s New in D&D Feb 28th

What. Is. Up. in D&D is what we’re talking about today. Mass Combat, Killer Kobolds, and Vampire Vines are on the docket so strap in and enjoy.

Links

DragonTalk Roundup

Unearthed Arcana – Mass Combat

Kobold Press – Midgard Kickstarter

Killer Kobolds

Adventure Title Generator from MT Black

Worldbuilder Blog – Vampire Vines

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