http://media.blubrry.com/the_misdirected_mark_podcast/p/misdirectedmark.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/PTG045-Genre.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:11 — 56.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSShow us how you deal with players who don’t play to genre! Phil and Senda talk about the reasons people play against genre, and how to handle each of those situations in one shots and campaigns. Then they …View full post
http://media.blubrry.com/the_misdirected_mark_podcast/p/misdirectedmark.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/006-Holy-Orders.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:16 — 9.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome 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 …View full post
http://media.blubrry.com/the_misdirected_mark_podcast/p/misdirectedmark.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/242-The-Many-Faces-of-Failure.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:41:20 — 46.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHey 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 …View full post
http://media.blubrry.com/the_misdirected_mark_podcast/p/misdirectedmark.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ati020-dark-sun-in-depth-robert-adducci.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:46 — 33.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome back to part 2 of our series about Dark Sun! Robert Adducci joins us again on the mics as we delve deeper into the organizations, villains, secrets, and mysteries of Athas. What are the most game-able elements …View full post
http://media.blubrry.com/the_misdirected_mark_podcast/p/misdirectedmark.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/082-Storm-Kings-Thunder-Chapter-4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:49 — 15.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLet’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 …View full post
Dec 14 2016
Dec 14 2016
D&D Adventurers League is played at conventions, gaming stores, online, and right at home all over the world… but what does it mean to us? Take a look at organized play through our eyes–this week on Advantage to Insight!
(Wayne apologizes for the excessive illness-base sniffling this episode.)
- Why play D&D Adventurers League?
- How did we get started in D&D organized play?
- Advantage to Insight (Twitter)
Dec 13 2016
Dec 12 2016
Hi pandas! We admit it — we dropped the ball. Life happened and recording did not. We’ll be back next week with more one shot and campaign (and outtake) goodness, but for this week here is a little waveform carol that we would usually release only to patrons that we’re sharing to thank you all for listening and say Happy Pandadays!
Dec 08 2016
John O’Brien discusses his experience running the Buffalo Pathfinder Society and his new gaming adventures.
Dec 07 2016
“Philosophers with clubs” are more interesting when they are in combat! So we brought two Planescape officiandos to battle it out head-to-head with their minds–winner takes all the MODRONS! This week on Advantage to Insight!
(Hang out after the podcast for special behind the scenes audio!)
- Darcy Ross vs. Space Rhino
- Chris for editing the show for us this week! Thank you!
Dec 06 2016
Let’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.
- Adventurers League Announces Remainder of Storm King’s Thunder Schedule
Schedule released through March 2017
- Winter Fantasy 2017
DM Registration is up, and so is the first part of the schedule.
- DMs Guild Spotlight – Puzzles, Riddles and Traps set 1
- Lost D&D Radio Show – D&D Podcast
- Maze Arcana – D&D Podcast
- Kobold Press – Your Whispering Homunculus: Obscure Symbols and Portents, Part 1
- From the World Builder Blog: Five Campaign Worlds for your Next D&D Campaign
- Force Grey – The Lost Episode
Dec 05 2016
Everyone’s got a comfort zone they fall in to with PCs — show us yours! Phil and Senda talk about their comfort zones, how to mitigate the annoyance of other players when you stick to your comfort zone, and tips for how to break out. There was also a battle of waveform carols. That happened. It was late.
Dec 04 2016
Dec 01 2016
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 Ang, John, and myself, Chris. Today we talk about Resurrecting your Campaigns.
Nov 30 2016
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 28 2016
Hey pandas! So last week was Thanksgiving here in the US, and while we thought we had everything planned out so that we would still be on schedule, life came up the only night we could record before holiday travel started. Since we wouldn’t want to miss a week, here is the audio of the live show we did at Acadecon, in panda suits! Patreons already have access to the video to see this, but we’ll be releasing the video to the public also sometime this month. We did a question round up on some things that had been hanging around that we didn’t think we could fill a whole show with, messed up a lot, and this my friends…this is what it sounds like before I put all that stuff at the end.
Nov 23 2016
0:49 – What’s Going On
6:14 – Workshop: Playtesting
1:20:06 – Social Media Depository
1:33:00 – Podcast Superfriends
Nov 23 2016
Legend has it if you say “Sharn” three times quickly, Kristian Serrano appears on the mics to talk about Eberron with you! Lucky for us, we only needed to say it once! Listen as we dive into the first of three episodes about running a campaign in Sharn–this week on Advantage to Insight!
- Find out about Sharn: City of Towers
- The goal of this episode is to have the listener to immediately search out more information and play
- What makes Sharn a great campaign setting?
- What tropes and elements? Tone?
- History of Sharn
- Appendix N and references
- Sharn: City of Towers (Wikipedia)
- Welcome to Sharn! (Dragonshards)
- Sharn (Eberron Wiki)
- Gangster Squad (movie title we could not remember)
- Advantage to Insight: Eberron feat. Kristian Serrano
Nov 22 2016
Nov 21 2016
Show us how you find the right game for you…you show me yours I’ll show you mine? Phil and Senda talk through key things they currently look for in games, even though it’s an evolving taste. We also talk about a lot of different games on this show. In case you’re looking for them, here are some links in approximate order of mention:
One Last Job: https://gshowitt.itch.io/one-last-job
Dialect: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thornygames/dialect-a-game-about-language-and-how-it-dies (YOU CAN BACK THIS GAME UNTIL 12/9/16 — GET ON IT)
Royal Blood: https://gshowitt.itch.io/royal-blood
All Outta Bubblegum: https://www.reddit.com/r/rpg/comments/2h7ezh/saving_all_outta_bubblegum/
Bluebeard’s Bride: http://www.magpiegames.com/bluebeards-bride/
Loose Threads: (I MISSPOKE THE NAME I’m sorry) http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/196127/Loose-Threads–A-World-of-Adventure-for-Fate-Core?hot60=0&src=hnum
The Witch is Dead: http://imgur.com/a/d8QZe
Lasers and Feelings: http://www.onesevendesign.com/laserfeelings/
Rockerboys and Vending Machines (out now to Patrons — coming soon for everyone else!)
Damn the Man, Save the Music: http://makebigthings.com/damn-the-man-save-the-music/
Night’s Black Agents: http://site.pelgranepress.com/index.php/nights-black-agents/
Hackmaster Basic: http://www.kenzerco.com/hackmaster/
Nov 17 2016
Hello Gnomes and fans of gnomes. It’s episode two of the GNOMECAST, where gnomes talk about gnomes and try to avoid getting thrown in the pot for other gnomes to eat. I, your humble host Chris, has “recruited” fellow gnomes Ang & Avery to join me on this episode. Hopefully we avoid the pot.
Today we’re talking about Gaming as Imaginative Play by Avery Liell-kok. Check out the original by clicking on the link.
The Gnomecast is a joint effort of Misdirected Mark Productions and The Gnome Stew.
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Nov 16 2016
Hey Folks. The show is short. It’s because Phil isn’t here. Don’t worry, I’m sure we’ll be around two hours again next week. This episode is all about Co-op games, how they work, and how the ideas within can apply to RPGs.
1:01 – What’s Going On
8:57 – The Garage: Co-op Games
48:09 – The Social Media Depository
- WotC Brings Back TSR Era Modules as Print on Demand
- City of Mist
- Bluebeard’s Bride
- Monsterhearts 2
- Preservant, a story game about survival
- Dialect: A Game about Language and How it Dies
1:02:08 – Podcasting Superfriends
Nov 16 2016
It is solo host on the podcast this week as Wayne abuses the power of the mics and talks about a random splattering of topics–some of them even D&D related! It is the recap and update show–this week on Advantage to Insight!
Why This Topic
- Flying solo this week, time for an update of random D&D and gaming
- In One Week
- Misdirected Mark Patreon
- Misdirected Mark website
- Gaming and BS, She’s a Super Geek, Talking TableTop
- ALOCON, Breakout Con, Queen City Conquest, Gamehole Con
- D&D Adventurers League Eastern Canada Region
- Unearthed Arcana
Nov 15 2016
Let’s get down with the raging and some of the other places things are happening in D&D. That’s right, we’re expanding our reach of What’s New in D&D to other places and spaces plus we groove on the newest UA on our favorite ragers, the Barbarian.
Nov 14 2016
Senda and Phil show us how they handle leveling up characters mid session! It’s not something we’ve done a lot but we tackle it anyway. Why would you plan to level up in the middle of a game session? If you’re going to, what are the best ways to do it without interrupting the flow of the game itself? In more news, I can’t remember the words to the song, we sing a couple extras, and we learn Phil’s college nick name.
Nov 09 2016