Chris Sniezak

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. H&fotOSR B001 – Swords and Wizardry Appreciation Day — April 23, 2017
  2. H&FotOSR#8 – Paul “The Bull” Wolfe — April 20, 2017
  3. The Lounge: Todd Nicholas on SCUP — April 19, 2017
  4. MMP#254 – Gaming on the Spectrum — April 19, 2017
  5. DwD&D#95 – Into the Dungeon — April 18, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. MMP #111 – Atomic Marvel Dice Masters and Fudging Part 2 — 11 comments
  2. A Rant on House Rules — 6 comments
  3. Episode #85 – Fred Hicks and Con on the Cob — 6 comments
  4. Episode #105 – The New GM and Moving Day — 6 comments
  5. Episode #8 – Campaign Foundations — 5 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 17 2017

DwD&D#83 – What’s New in D&D Jan 17 2017

Let’s get down with what’s new at the Yawning Portal and from other places around the gameosphere in this edition of Down with D&D.

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Jan 12 2017

Gnomecast #6 – Holy Orders

Welcome to the Gnomecast where we talk with gnomes about gnome things and avoid becoming part of the stew. This might be mandatory to avoid being volunteered as ingredients for the stew. Today we have John, Ang, and your moderator, Chris. Today we’re talking about Holy Orders from Troy’s Crock Pot, which I really don’t want to get thrown into. Enjoy

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Troy’s Crock Pot: Holy Orders

Ang’s twitter handle: @Orikes13

Jan 11 2017

MMP#242 – The Many Faces of Failure

Hey Folks. It’s a podcast about gaming, game mastering, game design, & entertaining you with Chris Phil and Bob who doesn’t like PB&J and will be set on fire at 700 bucks in the patreon. Wait. I totally failed at that intro. That’s because we’re talking about failure today. Enjoy and drop us a rating on Itunes.

Time Stamps

2:03 – What’s Going On

14:36 – Workshop: The Many Faces of Failure

56:13 – The Extra Dimentional Social Media Depository

1:22:42 – Podcast Superfriends

Jan 10 2017

DwD&D#82 – Storm Kings Thunder Chapter 4

Let’s get down with some ice. It’s cold here. it’s cold in SKT. It’s cold everywhere. I will not fight blue dragons today. I need more levels before we can play. That’s what’s up in chapter 4 of SKT, so tune in and hear Cindy Moore’s return to the mics. It’s on.

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Goodman Games is looking for 5e writers

Jan 06 2017

Streets of Avalon – Episode Zero

Hello adventures. This is the episode zero that explains what Avalon is, takes a slightly deeper look at the characters, and talks about what happened just before the actual play starts. Thanks for listening and until next time, may you avoid the Lamplighters and see by their light.

Jan 04 2017

MMP#241 – Arc of the Misdirected

Hey Folks. This week we revisit arcs and talk about everything surrounding them, what they are, how you can use them, what they mean, and how you can up your games by recognizing things about them.

Time Stamps

0:45 – What’s Going On

13:17 – Workshop: Arc’s Explored

1:12:26 – EDSMD

1:30:48 – Podcast Superfriends

Don’t Split the Podcast

It’s Like D&D

 

Jan 03 2017

DwD&D#81 – What’s New & the Monk UA

Let’s get down with the Monk and lay the skinny on some cool happenings around the D&D landscape. That’s this weeks groove on Down with D&D.

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Winter Fantasy

DM Guild Spotlight – The Complete Adventures of MT Black

Kobold Press – Heroes of Nuria Natal: Face of Bastet

Dragon Talk – Jeff Greiner of the Tome Show

Don’t Split the Podcast Network

Ultimate D&D Gaming Table – Super Fan Builds

Monks: Unearthed Arcana

Dec 29 2016

Gnomecast #5 – Gnome Resolutions for 2017

Welcome to the Gnomecast where we talk with gnomes about gnome things and avoid becoming part of the stew. This might be mandatory to avoid being volunteered as ingredients for the stew. Today we’re going to do gnome gamer resolutions for 2017. Let us know what your gamer resolutions are.

Dec 28 2016

MMP#240 – Year in Review 2016

Hey folks. This week on MMP we’re doing our year in review for 2016. We talk about our games of the year, the high’s and the lows of 2016, and what we want to accomplish next year. Happy New Years.

Dec 27 2016

DwD&D#80 – UA Bards & Fighters

Let’s get down with the talkers and the beat sticks and folks with the missile weapons. It’s Bards and Fighters on this installment of Down with D&D. We will get back to the news next time. There’s just so much design goodness to look at right now.

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Dec 25 2016

MM Productions Video Christmas Card

Hey Folks. Last thing for this holiday season. We have a video Christmas card for you all. Enjoy and Merry Christmas.

Dec 25 2016

The Streets of Avalon. One: Shapeshifers

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.

The Streets of Avalon are a hard place, and especially harder when trouble comes knocking at your door. Join Grandma, Fionn, Marus, and Vassar as they deal with a mysterious box that has come into their possession that everyone seems to want.

Mud-splat, thunder, scream, scene switch & rain sounds by Mike Koenig

Editing by Chris Sniezak

Dec 24 2016

MM Productions Holiday Special 2016

Happy Holidays. This is our first network holiday special, well we got as many people involved as we could. It’s full of stories and songs about the Holidays and we hope you enjoy it and your celebrations this holiday season.

Dec 22 2016

DwD&D#79 – Getting into AL and Clerics

Let’s get down with the holy holy and how to start with the Adventurer’s League. That’s what we’re grooving on this week which brings with it a little Christmas. So Merry groove on with your bad self Christmas and D&D into the night.

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Dec 21 2016

MMP#239 – Setting as Character

Hey Folks. We’re talking about setting as character, what that means, and how you might make your settings characters in your games.

Time Stamps

3:09 – What’s Going On

26:14 – The Workshop: Setting as Character

1:29:18 – The Social Media Depository

1:45:41 – Podcast Super Friends

Dec 15 2016

Gnomecast #4 – Make Your NPCs Flawed

Welcome to the Gnomecast where we talk with gnomes about gnome things and avoid becoming part of the stew. This might be mandatory to avoid being volunteered as ingredients for the stew. Today we have Senda, Matt, and myself, Chris to talk about making your NPCs flawed.

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Make Your NPCs Flawed

The University of Michigan Has News for D&D 4th Edition Players

Dec 14 2016

MMP#238 – Procedures are Mechanics

Hey folks. This week we talk about procedures in games and drop some definitions on the ideas surrounding mechanics. There’s also Cthulhumas and social media hi-jinx.

Time Stamps

4:12 – What’s Going On

16:00 – The Garage: Procedures are Mechanics

1:02:52 – The Social Media Depository

1:14:37 – Podcast Superfriends

Dec 13 2016

DwD&D#78 Greg Marks on the D&D Adventurer’s League

Let’s get down with D&D AL Admin Greg Mark’s. We talk AL changes, misconceptions, content, and some hints at future seasons. Enjoy and find your OP groove.

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Dec 07 2016

MMP#237 – Luke Cage Salon with Coffee

minilogo-blackHey Folks. This week Chris, Phil & Bob talk Luke Cage and then how they can gamify parts of it.

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1:05 – What’s Going On

10:02 – Salon: Luke Cage

1:40:19 – Social Media Depository

1:48:19 – Podcast Superfriends

Rock n’ Roll Play Baby

Dec 06 2016

DwD&D#77 – What’s New & SKT Chapter 2

DownwithD&Dnew_whiteLet’s get running since the giants are a coming. We cover what’s new in D&D and then fight back against the giants attacking all over the world. It’s Storm King’s Thunder chapter 2 and a little on chapters 3 and 4. Get down.

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Dec 01 2016

Gnomecast#3 – Resurrecting Your Campaigns

casticon2Welcome to the Gnomecast where we talk with gnomes about gnome things and avoid becoming part of the stew. This might be mandatory to avoid being volunteered as ingredients for the stew. Today we have Ang, John, and myself, Chris. Today we talk about Resurrecting your Campaigns.

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Resurrecting your Campaigns

Serial

Criminal

Case File

Detective

Nov 30 2016

MMP#236 – Complexity

minilogo-blackHey folks. This week we’re talking about complexity in games, what complexity in games means, and how you might figure out if games are complex or not complex.

Time Stamps

1:54 – What’s Going On

12:54 – Garage: Complexity in Games

1:28:40 – Social Media Depository

1:52:34 – Super-friends of Podcasting

Nov 29 2016

DwD&D#76 – Speculating on the Future

DownwithD&Dnew_whiteLets speculate on future D&D story lines with Wayne from Advantage to Insight. Hope you enjoy and sorry about any audio quality issues with the episode.

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Labryrinth

Nov 23 2016

MMP#235 – Playtesting

MM Mini LogoHey Folks. This week we talk about playtesting, how you do it, how we go about being better playtesters, and what you might be looking for when playtesting a game.

Time Stamps

0:49 – What’s Going On

6:14 – Workshop: Playtesting

1:20:06 – Social Media Depository

Any Die

Monsterhearts 2 Interview

1:33:00 – Podcast Superfriends

The Orpheus Protocol

Nov 22 2016

DwD&D#75 – Mike Shea on Fantastic Locations and DM Surveys

DownwithD&Dnew_whiteLet’s get down with some D&D. It’s all about Mike Shea and his work this week as we talk Fantastic Locations, The Lazy DM, and his DM survey. It’s all inside on this weeks Down with D&D.

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Sly Flourish

The Lazy DM

Fantastic Locations

The DM Survey

 

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