Category Archive: Misdirected Mark Productions

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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 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 24 2017

Cypher Speak Episode 15: No Thank You, Evil!

It’s time to talk Kids Games!  This week we cover Monte Cook Games RPG for Kids, No Thank You, Evil! by Shanna Germain.  Gaming with kids is really great, and if you are looking for a good introduction to play an RPG with kids, look no further than No Thank You, Evil!

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Keep in touch & let us know your thoughts on the show or anything in the CypherSphere!

Thanks for all the support so far!

Jul 24 2017

Threats From Gallifrey Bouncy Bubbly Beverage Bonanza

The Troubleshooters make sure a junior creche indoctrination center has not been corrupted by corporate influence. They try to avoid shooting kids but shoot each other. It’s more Paranoia AP!
“Doctor of Gallifrey” by Marc Gunn can be purchased here.
30 Treasonous Plots for Paranoia can be purchased here.

 

 

      1. TFG053 Bouncy Bubbly Beverage Bonanza - Threats From Gallifrey

Jul 24 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 68: Kidding Around

Show us how you handle kids at your table in one shots and campaigns! Phil and Senda use their first hand child rearing experience to talk about the challenges and bonuses of having kids at your table, learning opportunities, and tips for getting them gaming young! Also, Senda apparently only drinks weird things, dazzle/FIZZY, we realize the age gap in terms of school ages (lol Phil is old), and Phil laughs at llamas.

Check out our sponsor for this week, Rainbow World! Collaborative world building for fun and candy, available now on drivethrurpg: http://drivethrurpg.com/product/211534/Rainbow-World (and currently on sale for $1.50 through the end of July 2017!)

Bonus outtakes available for Patrons today!

Find us on the internet!

Twitter: @pandastalkgames

Facebook: facebook.com/pandastalkgames

and panda(at)misdirectedmark.com

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

Bone, Stone, and Obsidian – Episode 2: Survival

The sands of Athas are unforgiving to those without bone, stone, or obsidian to protect their water–and their lives. In this episode, Robert and Wayne talk about more than just sand and desert. Join us for a survival guide to Athas!

Topic

  • Survival and scarcity: lore, story, and mechanics

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Contact

Bone, Stone, and Obsidian

  • obsidian@athas.org

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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 17 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 67: Panda’s Talking James (and set piece encounters)

Show us how you handle set piece encounters in one shots and campaigns! One Shot Network’s James D’Amato joins us to talk about set piece encounters in light of his current kickstarter, the Dungeon Dome, which is basically all set piece encounters, so we thought we’d pick his brain! Also, Shakespeare, specifically the histories, the fine art of orc and ogre kissing, and Casablanca.

This episode was brought to you by Bagthulhu from Wayward Masquerade, which you can preorder right now on backerkit! Check it out: https://bagthulhu.backerkit.com/

 

Bonus outtakes available for Patrons today!

Find us on the internet!

Twitter: @pandastalkgames

Facebook: facebook.com/pandastalkgames

and panda(at)misdirectedmark.com

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

Cypher Speak Episode 14: Rewind, Let’s do it again, Numenera Revisted

We love Numenera! We’ll always love Numenera, but maybe you’re looking for a way to enhance your Numenera game and bring it up to a new level.

We discuss how to upgrade your Numenera game with some of the new narrative options from newer Numenera Books, and how to include some newer Cypher System tech.

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Troy Covers how to upgrade your Numenera Game using new Numenera source material, including:

  • Character Options 2
  • The Into Numenera Series of books
  • Numenera Bestiary 2
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera

Darcy Covers how to use new Cypher Tech in your game:

  • Horror Mode from the Cypher System Rule Book
  • Super Heroes in Numenera
  • Post Apocolyptic rules
  • Descriptors / Foci / Cyphers / Artifacts

What did we miss? What have you added from other Cypher Sources into your game?

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Keep in touch & let us know your thoughts on the show or anything in the CypherSphere!

Thanks for all the support so far!

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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Time Stamps

2:22 – What’s Going On

19:58 – The Bar: MMP 101

 

Jul 10 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 66: Emperor Propatine

Show us how you use props in one shots and campaigns! Senda and Phil talk through some of their favorite instances of props and simple costume pieces in their gaming past, as well as some tips for using them effectively in your game and what to avoid. There is also ketchup, Parry Gripp, Sith pandas, Lisa Frank, and the EMPEROR. That’s right. The EMPEROR.

Bonus outtakes available for Patrons today!

Find us on the internet!

Twitter: @pandastalkgames

Facebook: facebook.com/pandastalkgames

and panda(at)misdirectedmark.com

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.

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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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Jul 03 2017

Threats From Gallifrey Paranoia Clone on Clone Violence

Secret society briefings are done. R&D gear is assigned. It’s time to start turning on our own teammates as Paranoia AP continues.

“Doctor of Gallifrey” by Marc Gunn can be purchased here.
30 Treasonous Plots for Paranoia can be purchased here.

      1. TFG052 Clone on Clone Violence - Threats From Gallifrey

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.

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What’s Going On

The Workshop: Designing for Genre

The Social Media Depository

Jun 27 2017

Cypher Speak Episode 13: New Centropolis was once just Centropolis, Why they changed it I can’t say, People just liked it better that way

Darcy & Troy fly into the recursion of New Centropolis.  They talk about some cool ways to use New Centropolis in your Strange game, then they dive right into bringing you some of your favorite super hero references, and how you could use them in this recursion.

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Keep in touch & let us know your thoughts on the show or anything in the CypherSphere!

Thanks for all the support so far!

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 26 2017

Cypher Speak: Asset Interview Darcy Ross – Special Announcment

This is just a quick episode for Darcy to share some special news.

We recorded in a hurry absent our usual setups so please forgive any audio peculiarities.

Contessa Kick Starter

MCG Announcement

Jun 26 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 65: Origins and Playtesting Experiences

Show us how you…drop after a con?

Phil and Senda talk Origins, what they liked and some of what they did, and then settle in to a discussion of the play testing process as Senda experiences it for the first time. Also: allergies to Nutella as karmic justice, Cholaca, transformations and tiaras.

Bonus outtakes available for Patrons today!

Find us on the internet!

Twitter: @pandastalkgames

Facebook: facebook.com/pandastalkgames

and panda(at)misdirectedmark.com

Extra sounds today come from Sirkoto51 and fins on freesound.org and are used under the Creative Commons Attributions License.

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