Category Archive: Misdirected Mark Productions

Oct 13 2017

Games People Play: The Grocery Store Game

Desperate times call for bananas.

We’re joined by tabletop game designer Joshua A.C. Newman to talk about…grocery stores! We cover self-checkout machines, queuing theory, toilet paper preferences, and panic attacks in the spaghetti sauce aisle.

Read more at http://gamespeopleplay.libsyn.com/#BiJ6vTksFi6ukCA1.99

Oct 12 2017

Gnomecast 26 – What Elements Make a Good One Shot

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, JT, and Matt, talking about Elements that make for a good One Shot.

Oct 12 2017

DwD&D#120 – Starting Your Campaign

Let’s get down with first adventures and story arcs. Shawn and Chris are talking all about Starting your Campaign with that first session and first story arc. Get Down.

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Oct 12 2017

MMP#279 – Narrative Positioning

Phil, Chris, Bob, and Jason Hobbs of Hobbs & Friends of the OSR are talking about Narrative Positioning.

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Time Stamps

2:19 – What’s Going On

12:30 – The Workshop: Narrative Positioning

1:11:20 – The Social Media Depository

Oct 12 2017

Jianghu Hustle 2 – The Jianghu, Iron Monkey, The Magic Blade

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 pummeled with some high flying kung fu fighting fun. It’s Eli Kurtz and Eric Farmer dropping knowledge all over the place.

Show Notes

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ppX6zdjS89A3BRiws5e2ljc4bI5cIz5I7gZcDcgo8w8/edit?usp=sharing

Oct 09 2017

H&FotOSR#20 – Frank Mentzer

On this episode Hobbs is joined by The Legendary Frank Mentzer. They talk Empryea, TSR, BECMI, and other things. Enjoy the show and let Jason know how we’re doing in the comments below or email us at  hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com.

Show Notes

  • Introduction
    • Introduce Guest of the week  Frank Mentzer(10 minutes)
      • Old TSR Grognard
        • BECMI
        • Temple of Elemental Evil
        • List goes on
      • How do we know each other
        • Cons
      • Weekly gaming briefly
        • Hobbs (Playtesting Whitebox western game)(WWO online)
        • Frank (?)
      • Everything about YOU! (Never Read Rules Cyclopedia)
        • Frank
    • Frank Mentzer (Main topic)(20 minutes)
      • Any new old TSR Stories
      • Empryea/Aquaria
        • The Aesthetic
        • Multiple version compatability
        • Loxley
          • Eldritch Enterprises
          • The Team
        • The Okay from EGG
        • Is the product OSR or containing BECMI stat blocks
        • Haters – anything to say about their reasoning?

 

  • Timeline – 2008?

 

      • Cons
        • Which is the best
          • Why
        • RPG Awards

 

  • State of the OSR (5 Minutes)

 

    • Is the OSR irrelevant
  • Outro (5 Minutes)
    • Patrons (Appreciation)
      • (David Horrocks), (Brian Miller), (Cody Mazza)
    • @hobbsindeed, @osrnhobbs, www.patreon.com/OSRnHobbs
    • hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com
    • Hobbs & Friends of the OSR G+ Community (418)
    • Hobbs & Friends of the OSR is part of the Misdirected Mark Network, media arm of Encoded Designs

Oct 09 2017

Cypher Speak Episode 20: Dinosaurs and Lore of Future-Past

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Troy & Darcy talk about the lore and science and people (and dinosaurs!) of Predation! There is so much setting material to love.

(PS: If you get an episode that is mysterious and only 3 minutes long, please re-download 🙂

Highlights

  • Predation‘s timeline

  • Time anomalies
  • Dinosaur diversity
  • Grevakc history
  • Organizations: Butterflies & SATI
  • Extinction Risk: 100% (Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event)
  • Peculiar Books products via the Cypher System Creator Program by Megan & Aser Tolentino of the Redacted Files Podcast
  • Troy – CypherCaster Magazine. CypherCasters is looking for new contributors. Contact Dani Neary (@ImperialScum) or send an email to: Submissions@Cyphercast.net
  • Darcy – Ellomyr Fiction in the Numenera 2 Kickstarter Comments, Cypher Live

What are your hottest tips? Tweet at us or comment!


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

Thanks for all the support so far!

Oct 09 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 78: Edgeplay

Show us how you deal with stuff you might not want in your game…? Phil and Senda talk about dealing with sensitive and triggering topics when they come up in your game without table consent or pre-planning: purposeless? Shut it down. Actually interesting and respectful? Decide if you want to play.

Phil accidentally sings the waveform song, Teeny Little Super Guy, and Senda gets cussy because feels about safety.

Bonus outtakes available for Patrons today!

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Oct 07 2017

Threats From Gallifrey A Stone Falls

Garrett raves about Encoded Designs’s Return of the Lizard King. Savage Tim talks about the Goon and Queen City Conquest, plus completing Stone and a Hard Place.
“Doctor of Gallifrey” by Marc Gunn can be purchased here.

Return of the Lizard King can be purchased here.

 

 

      1. TFG056 A Stone Falls - Threats From Gallifrey

Oct 06 2017

Games People Play: The Making Friends Game

Hannah and Alanna talk about the challenges of making new friends as an adult.

Intro Music: Bah! by Okapi

Oct 06 2017

Cypher Speak Numenera 2 – Ellomyr Interlude – Return to the Valley of Sins

Hello Everyone!

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Part 3 of my Fiction – Return to the Valley of Sins

 

Troy here, and I did some short audio fiction for the Ellomyr fiction that is

happening as part of the Numenera 2 kickstarter.

I might do a couple of these throughout the campaign, and I will clearly label them.

This is not a regular episode, just some fiction I wanted to do.

As always feedback is appreciated, feel free to let me know on my personal twitter:

@TroyP23

Troy

 

Music: http://www.purple-planet.com

Oct 05 2017

Gnomecast #24 – Jared Rasher

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 Chris talking with the newest gnome Jared Rasher as we get to know him a bit.

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Oct 05 2017

H&FotOSR#21 – Phil “DNA” Vecchione

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Phil “DNA” Vecchione. They talk OSR gaming, DCC, Lamentations of the Flame Princess, and a little about how we should go about dealing with each other on the internet. 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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Oct 04 2017

MMP#278 – Roll When?

Phil, Chris,  & Bob talk about when you roll the dice and how does it affect the play of the game.

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Time Stamps

2:44 – What’s Going On

23:24 – The Garage: Roll When

1:34:54 – The Social Media Depository

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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Oct 02 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 77: Bagels and Lax GMs

Show us how strict or lax you are running games! Senda and Phil talk about four of the eight (Phil promises there are eight) different axis we might be able to judge strictness vs. laxness on as a GM: Mechanics, Settings, Story, and Table (and sneaky surprise fifth, Genre). How do you rate as a GM? Let us know on your favorite social media!

Bonus outtakes available for Patrons today!

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Sep 30 2017

Cypher Speak Numenera 2 – Ellomyr Interlude – The Battle for Ellomyr

Hello Everyone!

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Part 2 of my Fiction – The Battle for Ellomyr

 

Troy here, and I did some short audio fiction for the Ellomyr fiction that is

happening as part of the Numenera 2 kickstarter.

I might do a couple of these throughout the campaign, and I will clearly label them.

This is not a regular episode, just some fiction I wanted to do.

As always feedback is appreciated, feel free to let me know on my personal twitter:

@TroyP23

Troy

 

Music: http://www.purple-planet.com

 

Sep 27 2017

Cypher Speak Numenera 2 – Ellomyr Interlude – Valley of the Sins

Hello Everyone!

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Troy here, and I did some short audio fiction for the Ellomyr fiction that is

 

happening as part of the Numenera 2 kickstarter.

I might do a couple of these throughout the campaign, and I will clearly label them.

This is not a regular episode, just some fiction I wanted to do.

As always feedback is appreciated, feel free to let me know on my personal twitter:

@TroyP23

Troy

 

Music: http://www.purple-planet.com

 

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 25 2017

Cypher Speak Episode 19: Numenera me baby, one more time!

Troy & Darcy discuss the ongoing MCG Kickstarter for Numenera 2!

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Highlights/Shoutouts:

What are your hottest tips? Tweet at us or comment!


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

Thanks for all the support so far!

Sep 25 2017

Panda’s Talking Games – 76: The Wrath of Con(ventions)

Show us how you think of small to medium conventions vs. large and mega conventions! Also known as, we recorded this the week after the Queen City Conquest! There are too many outtakes! Phil forgets the name of the show, and there are giant anime tears streaming from Senda’s eyes as she considers the editing ahead of her.

Bonus outtakes available for Patrons today!

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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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