Chris Sniezak

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. MMP#284 – Converting New Gamers — November 17, 2017
  2. H&FotOSR#24 – Edwin Nagy — November 14, 2017
  3. MMP#283 – Hodge Podge & Phil at Metatopia — November 10, 2017
  4. DwD&D#124 – Xanathar’s Guide to Everything DM Stuff — November 10, 2017
  5. Gnomecast #28 – What Ifs — November 8, 2017

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Oct 03 2017

The Lounge with Derek Kamal on Heavy Metal Thunder Mouse

My guest tonight is writer and game designer Derek Kamal from Shoreless Skies Publishing and he’s here to talk about Heavy Metal Thunder Mouse, which is kickstarting right now, along with a few other things about his work and himself.

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Oct 03 2017

DwD&D#119 – Rich Lescouflair and Designing for other Genres with 5e

Let’s get down with Esper Genesis, Rich Lescouflair, and designing for other genres with the 5e rules set.

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Sep 27 2017

MMP#277 – Games as Art

Phil, Chris, Nikki, & Bob talk about games as art. First they talk art philosophy, then ways to interpret art, and finally they apply the concepts to games.

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Time Stamps

1:51 – What’s Going On

18:54 – The Workshop: Games as Art

1:33:41 – The Social Media Depository

Sep 26 2017

DwD&D 118 – Is D&D doing what it set out to do

Let’s get down with starting up. This time it’s Jason Hobbs from Hobbs & Friends of the OSR talking with us about  if D&D is accomplishing what it set out to do.

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Sep 22 2017

The 30-Life Crisis Game

Hannah Shaffer was kind enough to let us re-release these episodes of Games People Play. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did listening to them the first or second time around. Thank Hannah.

Alanna and Hannah discuss the comparisons and expectations games people play with you as you approach age 30, including an extended metaphor about Texas hold’em poker.

Logo: Evan Rowland

Intro Music: Bah! by Okapi

Read more at http://gamespeopleplay.libsyn.com/#8mXWYAH47SjPF8ip.99

Sep 21 2017

H&FotSOR#19 – Carl “Black Powder” Bussler

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Carl “Black Powder” Bussler. They talk Well of Souls, Black Powder Black Magic, and weird west gaming. 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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Sep 21 2017

Jianghu Hustle 1 – The Knight Errant, Five Venoms, Drunken Master 2

Are you ready to feel learn everything you can about Kung Fu gaming. Well open your ears, stretch out those limbs, and get ready to have your ears pummled with some high flying kung fu fighting fun. It’s Eli Kurtz and Eric Farmer dropping knowledge all over the place.

Let us know what you think of the show, how to improve it, and where the pair should go in the future.

Sep 20 2017

MMP#276 – You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling

Phil, Chris, Nikki, & Bob talk about game Ennui and what you can do to combat when you’ve just lost that burning desire to play your game.

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Time Stamps

1:14 – What’s Going On

11:10 – The Workshop: Game Ennui

1:11:23 – The Social Media Depository

 

Sep 19 2017

DwD&D 117 – James Introcaso on the Adepts Program and the DM’s Guild

Let’s get down with starting up. This time it’s James Introcaso from The Don’t Split the Podcast Network talking with us about the Adepts Program and the DMs Guild.

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Don’t Split the Podcast Network

The World Builder Blog

The Gith & Eladrin

The Lizard King

Beasts of the Jungle Rot

Encounters in Port Nyanzaru

Cellar of Death

Sep 15 2017

Games People Play One – The Christmas Game

In this pilot episode, Alanna and Hannah discuss the many mini games that make up the Christmas Game. We identify a few different types of Christmas gamers, and talk about what it’s like to be a fringe gamer during the Christmas season.

Logo: Evan Rowland

Intro Music: Bah! by Okapi

Outro Music: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Kevin MacLeod

Sep 14 2017

Gnomecast #24 – Are They Having Fun Yet

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 Ang, Chris, & J.T talking about reading the table and experiences they’ve had where a player they thought wasn’t having fun is having an amazing time.

Sep 13 2017

MMP#275 – QCC 2017 Recap

Phil, Chris, Bob, & Nikki talk about their Queen City Conquest 2017 experiences and many of the games they played and ran.

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Dungeon World

Rockalypse

Undying

Urban Shadows

Swords & Wizardry

Lightsabers without Master

TAG

Action Movie World

 

Sep 12 2017

DwD&D 116 – Session 0

Let’s get down with starting up. This time it’s session 0 as Shawn & Chris keep up the series on campaigns.

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Sep 12 2017

Diversity in Gaming

Our very own Senda and Ang are joined by Kate Bullock and Jen Adcock to talk about diversity in gaming.

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Gnomestew.com

First Sight Second Thoughts

Sasgeek.com

Bluestockings.ca

Sep 12 2017

Publishing 101

Victoria Beaver from Obatron Productions, Phil Vecchione from Encoded Designs, and Eric Simon from 4inhand games get together and dish on publishing in this day and age.

Sep 12 2017

Trad to Indy

Rach Shelky and Rob Dibold talk about how to go from traditional games to Indy games if you’re interested in expanding your games you’d like to play.

Sep 12 2017

Play Better Games Damn It

Phil, Senda, Chris, Bob, and Ang from MMP sit around and talk about playing better games, damn it. It’s a little tongue and cheek while still being informative and very MMP

Sep 07 2017

H&FotOSR#18 – Donn “DSR” Stroud & Tim “TPK” Deshaine

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Donn “DSR” Stroud & Tim “TPK” Deshaine. They talk  GenCon, the Ennies, and if the OSR is growing as a hobby. Enjoy the show and let Jason know how we’re doing in the comments below or email us at  hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com.

Sep 06 2017

MMP#274 – Con Games & QCC

Sean Gilgore is in house Misdirected to talk QCC and then Phil and Chris talk con games. Come hang with us at the QCC.

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Time Stamps

1:57 – What’s Going On

23:48 – The QCC

48:09 – The Workshop: Con Games

1:29:49 – The Social Media Depository

Sep 05 2017

Different Players, Different Campaigns

Campaigns once again and this time its about player types, DM types, and how to mesh those puzzle pieces together.

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Aug 31 2017

H&FotOSR#17 – Hex Talk 4

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Eric & Jose for Hex Talk 4. 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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Aug 31 2017

Gnomecast #23 – Games That Changed Us

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 Matt, John & Ang talking about Games that changed the way they played.

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Aug 30 2017

MMP#273 – Failure

Hey folks. Chris and Phil are talking about failure in RPGs as a mechanic in the garage.

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Time Stamps

2:01 – What’s Going On

22:44 – The Workshop: Failure

1:20:46 – The Social Media Depository

Aug 29 2017

DwD&D#114 – Starting a Campaign

Let’s get down with beginnings. Session 0, finding players, campaign concepts, and how much to plan. We do a brief cover on all these ideas and more.

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Aug 23 2017

DwD&D#113 – GenCon 2017

Let’s get down with GenCon 2017. Shawn was there, chatted with some folks, and we talk about everything else that Shawn experienced and heard about at the show.

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