Chris Sniezak

Author's details

Name: Christopher Sniezak
Date registered: February 6, 2012
URL: http://misdirectedmark.com

Latest posts

  1. DwD&D 117 – James Introcaso on the Adepts Program and the DM’s Guild — September 19, 2017
  2. Games People Play One – The Christmas Game — September 15, 2017
  3. Gnomecast #24 – Are They Having Fun Yet — September 14, 2017
  4. MMP#275 – QCC 2017 Recap — September 13, 2017
  5. DwD&D 116 – Session 0 — September 12, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. MMP #111 – Atomic Marvel Dice Masters and Fudging Part 2 — 11 comments
  2. Episode #105 – The New GM and Moving Day — 6 comments
  3. A Rant on House Rules — 6 comments
  4. Episode #85 – Fred Hicks and Con on the Cob — 6 comments
  5. MMP#127 – Chattin with Mappin, Mass Effect RPG, & AMP Year One — 5 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 03 2017

Gnomecast #20 – Continuity

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. This episode we have Senda, Chris, & Ang talking about continuity in games.

Aug 02 2017

MMP#269 – Initiative

Hey Folks. It’s time to get our turn on when it’s time to get our turn on. We’re talking Initiative in the garage today and breaking down the mechanisms surrounding it.

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 1:50 – What’s Going On

15:48 – The Garage: Initiative

1:32:17 – The Social Media Depository

Aug 01 2017

DwD&D#110 – Rethinking Campaign Expectations

Let’s get down with stories, arcs, and campaigns. It’s rethinking campaign expectations this week as we talk about a number of ways to structure campaigns.

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Jul 27 2017

Gnomecast #19 – Gnomes, Kids, & RPGs

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. This episode we have John, JT, Matt, & Ang talking about gaming with kids.

Jul 27 2017

H&FotOSR#15 – Gaming with Kids

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Cory “DM CoJo” Cozman and Brett “What’s My Surname” B. They’re covering gaming with kids in this episode. Enjoy the show and let Jason know how we’re doing in the comments below or email us at  hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com.

Jul 26 2017

MMP#268 – Designing for Kids

Hey Folks. We’re sitting down with Eloy Lasanta, the Sage of the 3rd Eye, to talk about designing games for kids. We hope you enjoy and thanks for listening.

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Time Stamps

 1:35 – What’s Going On

34:10 – The Garage: Designing Games for Kids

Jul 25 2017

DwD&D#109 – Gaming with Kids

Let’s get down with kids and teens playing some D&D with special guest Rory Merwin.

It’s the experience, the do’s and don’ts, and as much help as we can cram into 50 minutes for running D&D games for kids.

Jul 21 2017

The Streets of Avalon. Fourteen – Urgon

Last time on the Streets of Avalon our rogues helped Vera and saved a griffon from a couple of goblins. Now the question is what will they do with the griffon and what is behind the brick wall they’re tearing down? Lets find out what moves our rogues will 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 and member of the Pocket Sized Play AP, 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.

Sounds from the Public Domain

Editing & Sound Engineering by Chris Sniezak

Jul 19 2017

MMP#267 – Fight the Man

Hey folks. This week we’re throwing punches at the authority and taken the fight to The Man!!! To help us out we’re bringing Robert Bohl in to back us up and while he’s here we’re talking Misspent Youth. an RPG about fighting the authority, which is Kickstarting right now.

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Time Stamps

 1:29 – What’s Going On

15:23 – The Workshop: Social Justice in Games

 1:06:01 – The Social Media Depository

 

Jul 18 2017

DwD&D#108 – Initiative

Let’s Get down with the order of turns. We’re talking Initiative in D&D, RAW, DMG alts, and Greyhawk initiative, plus we throw a few of our own favs in there.

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Jul 15 2017

DwD&D#107 – Expectations for Published Adventures

Let’s get down with adventures, how they look, how they should look, and what we want inside them to make them easier to run. Shawn & Chris are looking at adventures and how their presented on the page.

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Jul 13 2017

H&FotOSR#14 – Hex Talk 3

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Eric “The Stormlord” and “The Panhandler” Jose LaCario, for the third installment of Hex Talk. They’re covering the random tables in this episode. 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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Jul 12 2017

MMP#266 – Jumping on…MMP 101

Hey folks. This week we’re going into the wayback machine and chatting about who we are and what we do. It’s mmp 101 on today’s episode so lets pick up those mics and get on with this thing.

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2:22 – What’s Going On

19:58 – The Bar: MMP 101

 

Jul 07 2017

MMP#265 – Position & Effect from Blades in the Dark

Hey folks. This week we’re talking about a mechanic from Blades in the Dark which is part of the action roll called Position & Effect. It’s a garage episode and it’s also a shorter one so enjoy and let us know how we’re doing and what we can do better.

Time Stamps

3:09 – What’s Going On

16:53 – The Workshop: Designing for Genre

1:09:36 – The Social Media Depository

Jul 06 2017

Gnomecast #18 – Camp Adventures

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. This episode we have Tracy & Ang talking about Camp Adventures.

Making a Thing: Camp Adventures

Jul 04 2017

DwD&D#106 – AP and Storytelling Podcasts

Let’s get down with Celeste Conowitch and James Introcaso as they chat with us about Actual Play and Narrative podcastings affect on the gaming landscape and some things to thing about if you wanted to get into making these kinds of podcasts.

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Jun 29 2017

H&FotOSR #13 – Jared “Knight Errant” Rasher & Kevin “Dungeon Musings” Madison

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Jared “Knight Errant” Rasher andKevin “Dungeon Musings” Madison, to talk Shadow of the Demon Lord which they all recently played. 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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Jun 27 2017

MMP#264 – Damn the Genre

Hey folks. This week Hannah Shaffer is with us to talk Damn the Man, Save the Music, and how to design genre into games. Hope you enjoy and consider backing Damn the Man, Save the Music.

Time Stamps

What’s Going On

The Workshop: Designing for Genre

The Social Media Depository

Jun 27 2017

DwD&D#105 – Investigation v Perception

Let’s get down with spotting stuff and knowing how it all goes together. Shawn and Chris talk about Investigation and Perception on this weeks Down with D&D.

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Jun 23 2017

The Streets of Avalon. Thirteen – Sewers

Last time on the Streets of Avalon our rogues met a new friend in Muddy Joe and now they’re about to make their way into the sewers but will they help Chully before they get rid of the Box? Lets find out what moves our rogues will 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 and member of the Pocket Sized Play AP, 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.

Sounds from the Public Domain

Editing & Sound Engineering by Chris Sniezak

Jun 22 2017

Gnomecast #17 – Gnomecast at Origins 2017

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. This episode we we’re at Origins and Ang is talking to as many Gnomes as she can find.

Jun 21 2017

MMP#263 – Origins 2017 Recap

Hey Folks.This week we’re talking things that happened at Origins and what we learned from the games we played there. Thanks for listening.

Time Stamps

1:32 – What’s Going On

15:46 – Origins Recap

1:25:15 – The Social Media Depository

Jun 20 2017

DwD&D#104 – Origins 2017 Recap

Let’s Get Down. It’s all Origins all the time as the Mad Wizard recaps us on all the conventions hotness.

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Jun 20 2017

The Lounge – Darrell Hayhurst on Torg Eternity

Welcome to the Lounge where we’re going to chat about the pulpiest, genreist, two-fisted, horror, weird, cyberpunk, kitchen sink game that’s over 30 years old. That’s right. It’s Torg: Eternity. it’s kick starting right now, Darrell is one of the lead designers on the game, and he’s here to chat with us.

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Jun 16 2017

MMP#250 Kung Fu Rebuttal – You’re Killing Me Smalls

Hey Folks. This is a very special episode of the Misdirected Mark podcast where Chris, Phil, and Bob aren’t even here. It’s Eli Kurtz, PK Sullivan, and Eric Simon to give you the low down on what Kung Fu in games should really be like.

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