Tag Archive: D&D Encounters

Jun 18 2014

MMP 117 – The Railroad with Garrett and Drew

 

The Railroad

Hey Folks. This week I hang out with Garrett Crowe from Threat Detected and the MMPs secret weapon Drew Smith. We get into the idea of what the railroad means to us and some ways to avoid and deal with it along with many of the regular segments and a visit from Friend Computer.

Sponsors for the Show: Level 99 Games

3:49 – Intro

9:28 – Bar

News

Chris

Garrett

Crowdfunding

Chris

Drew

Local

Drew

Rapid Fires

30:01 – Gameroom

Garrett

1) D&D Encounters

2) Deadlands Noir

3) Cthulhu Wars

Chris

1) Minion Games – The Manhattan Project

2) The Hood

3) Race to Adventure Board Game

4) Marvel Puzzle Quest

5) Bastion

6) Artemis

Drew

1) Eldritch Horror

2) Android Netrunner: The Card Game

3) Star Wars Edge of The Empire Campaign

4) Storium

46:47 – Workshop - The Railroad and what does it really mean?

1:12:12 – Geekery

Garrett

1) Timey Wimey Puppet Show, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Season 1

Chris

1) The Apocalypse Codex (A Laundry Files Novel)

Drew

1) Apocalypse Codex

        - GOD GAME BLACK – Laundry Files RPG source book from Cube 7

2) Game of Thrones

May 01 2014

Episode #111 – Atomic Marvel Dice Masters and Fudging Part 1

Atomic Marvel Dice Masters and Fudging

Hey Folks. In part one of this double sized episode we cover the news and then break down Marvel Dice Masters in the gameroom. See you in part two where the atomic blue lights will shine on us talking about fudging in the workshop and we geek out in the geekery.

1:10 – Intro

3:51 – Bar

News

  • Acthung! Cthulhu Investigators guide for Fate now out for A!C Backers
  • New Gnomes Join Gnome Stew! (http://www.gnomestew.com/gnome-gnews/welcoming-two-new-authors-to-the-stew-angela-murray-and-john-fredericks/)
  • Encoded Designs  (encodeddesigns.com)

Crowdfunding

Local

Rapid Fire

  • Storiumn Update
  • Worlds in Peril Update

31:36 – Gameroom

Phil

    • No Savage Elhal
    • Minecraft
    • Dungeon World  (Airy Peaks)
    • Forbidden Desert (Almost made it…)

Chris

    • Dice Island
    • 3.0 D&D
    • Ticket to Ride
    • Ostia
    • Revolution
    • Artemis
    • Love Letter
    • D&D Encounters
    • Dungeon World x2
    • Storium

52:53 – In Depth with Marvel Dice Masters

Apr 03 2014

Episode #107 – Margin of Success and Gathering Players

Margin of Success and Gathering Players

Hey Folks. This week we pull the Margin of Success of the wall in the garage and pull it apart and we chat about how gathering your players for your game can be a lot like dating. There’s also this little shadow problem but I think I got a tool for it.

Sponsors for the Show – Level 99 Games, Evil Beagle games

0:55 – Intro

2:46 – The Bar

News
Fate Codex Issue 2 is out and delivered to Pateron Backers
CFP: Edited Collection on the Cultural Influences of Role-Playing Games
Relam Works 1.0 released
Gnome Stew hits 2,000,000 Visitors!

Crowdfunding
Sean and Ross Big Denver Adventure
Mobile Frame Zero 002: Alpha Bandit
Post Human Pathways
Bethorm: The Plane of Tekumel
Dice and Slice KS

Local
The QCC Kickstarter
UBCon April 11-13
Lil’ Con April 19th

Rapid Fire News
War of the Ashes Playtest is live. Unfortunately signups are closed.
Dungeon World 3rd Printing
Bundle of Holding – Delta Green!
Around the Table is still a thing.

18:32 – The Garage – Margin of Success

39:16 – Gameroom

Phil
Minecraft
Fate of Elhal
Madness Games and Comics

Chris
Marvel Dice Masters
Raiden Fighters and other shooters
Fate of Elhal
D&D Encounters

56:17 – Workshop – Building Your Group

1:22:30 – Geekery

Chris
True Detective

Phil
Chris has never seen Animal House
Larger Question: Is there a list of Must See movies for this community?
Watched Pacific Rim
How I Met Your Mother series finale

Mar 27 2014

Episode #106 – Multidimensional Dice and Making Story Happen on the Grid

Multidimentional Dice and Making Story Happen on the Grid

Hey Folks. This week I learn we have a garage and it needs an access card or a portal gun. In there we pull apart Multidimensional Dice as a mechanic and then we chat about Making Story Happen on the Grid and ways you can keep the narrative strong when the mini’s and the maps come out.

1:06 – Intro

2:23 – Watercooler

The One Page Dungeon Contest
All Rolled Up is turning 1 year old. – Phil’s Gnome Stew article on All Rolled Up
Dungeon Elementary
Icons Assembled Edition
Shop Till You Drop by Mike Merals
Night Witches

Coming to DnDClassics this week:
Eberron Campaign Setting (3E Eberron)
Mind Lords of the Last Sea (2E Dark Sun)
Circle of Darkness (2E Ravenloft)
FRA3 Blood Charge (2E Forgotten Realms)
SJA1 Wildspace (2E Spelljammer)

and looking ahead to next week:
Thri-Kreen of Athas (2E Dark Sun)
RM1 Roots of Evil (2E Ravenloft)
The Gothic Earth Gazetteer (2E Ravenloft)
WGR5 Iuz the Evil (2E Greyhawk)
SJQ1 Heart of the Enemy (2E Spelljammer)

Crowdfunding
Combat description cards from Conflict Roleplaying
Sean Patrick Fannon’s GoFundMe

Local News
The Buffalo GenCon Party Bus Mark@misdirectedmark.com
Painted Ogre Games is Looking for Minion’s 
UBCon
The Queen City Conquest Kickstarter
Around the Table – Remind about this new segment

22:34 – The Garage — Multidimensional Dice

39:58 – Gameroom

Chris
Marvel Puzzle Quest
League of Legends
D&D Encounters

Phil
More Minecraft! On the iPad a well as PC
Scattagories (parents house)
Ticket to Ride (parents house)
Gloom

52:03 – Workshop – Making story happen on the battle map.

1:09:26 – Geekery

Chris
Letters of Note: Make Your Soul Grow

Phil
Star Wars Ep 7 30 years after Jedi
X-Men Days of Future Past Second Trailer:
Gauntlet Trailer
Breach & Clear coming to Steam 
Incredibles 2 is a go.

Mar 13 2014

Episode #104 – The Two Year Extravaganza Audio Drama Show

The Two Year Exstravaganza

Hey Folks. Chris here and I’d just like to say thanks to everyone for listening these past two years. Going forward there will be some changes but this last year and the story we’ve been telling with all the gaming, game mastering, and entertaining we’ve been doing has been great, and fear not, there will be an episode 105 and a year 3. So I hope you enjoy and feel free to let us know what you thought of this episode.

Show Notes

Batman Arkahm Knight
State of the Hat
Katana’s and Trench coats
Mutant Chronicles
Bruce Cordell on Ordering Art
Wield Kickstarter
Everyone is John
D&D Classics
Nathan Poletta’s Wrestling Game
International Boardgame Day
The Queen City Conquest Kicksarter

Dec 04 2013

Episode #91 – Lie Detectors, Geeking with Baby, and Gaming Locations

Lie Detectors, Geeking with Baby, and Gaming Locations

Hey Folks. This week we talk about Insight and how to handle it during your game and have several other conversations about gaming clubs and locations and geek culture concerning Mark’s feelings on parenting.

Sponsors for the Show – Level 99 Games, Seeley & Kanes

0:44 – Intro – Appendicitis sucks

4:22 – Watercooler
No More Open Gaming
Mike Merals Design Finesse Part 2
Elder Sign Omens is now on Steam
BS-Radio Hiatus Over
Pelgrane Press is looking for Playtesters
Level 99 Games Spot – Argent the Consortium

26:24 – Gameroom

Chris
Blood Bowl
Ticket to Ride

Mark
Pandemic
Cards Against Humanity
Eat A Whole Pie

30:19 – Workshop – Insight as a lie detector. How to deal with the problem

1:01:48 – Geekery

We’re Alive: A podcast about Survival
More Superhero Redesigns
What Little Boys learn from Star Wars

Dec 01 2013

Patreon #5 – Organized Play Round Table

Organized Play Round Table

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Hey Folks. For this special Patreon episode I’ve managed to coerce Teos Abadia and The Mad Wizard Merwin to join myself and the informant Rob Dorgan to lay the skinny on Organized Play on you. The conversation was quite good…hey, what the heck. I didn’t authorize thi… Pay no head to those words. They’re just a little interference in the signal. Anyways, enjoy the show.

Show Notes

Vault of the Dracolich

Shadowrun missions

Tales of the age 13th age

Ashes of Athas

D&D Encounters

 

Nov 27 2013

Episode #90 – The New Guy

The New Guy

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Hey folks. This week Mark tracks down the Evil Hat, we hit the ussual spots in the show, and I venture into the Greenshirts lounge to converse with Gnome Illusionist Cannibal Phil, Colonel Myke, and Sean, we’ll figure out a nickname later, to talk about being the New Guy. Hope you enjoy and feel free to let us know.

Sponsors for the Show – Level 99 Games, Evil Beagle Games, Seeley and Kanes

0:47 – Intro

1:38 – Watercooler

Gaming Superstars Join Cubicle 7 for Call of Cthulhu London Kickstarter
Pete Figtree and Ruthless Diastema
Baulder’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition
Rite Publishing’s biggest sale of the year
Mike Mearls & Design Finesse.
Commander decks for MtG.
White Box & an excellent article on a history of OD&D and the supplements released for it.
Dungeons and Donuts
Magfest bundle
Argent the Consortium

13:56 – Gameroom

Gaming With Baby

Mark
D&D Encounters
Mobile Games

Chris
Elhal
Numenera
Bananagrams
Five Crowns

29:28 – Workshop  -  The New Guy

1:01:57 – Geekery

Mark
Doctor who 50th anniversary

Chris
Wrestling School Sunday on BS Radio.

Nov 13 2013

Episode #88 – Gaming & Relationships and Knapik is Deranged

 

Gaming & Relationships and Knapik is Deranged

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Hey Folks. Chris here and we’ve got another installment of the show for you. This time we have a panel of folks who tell us all about their experiences as gamers with significant others and give some advice for being gamers and having healthy relationships. Mark also might be suffering from the effects of being beaten by the Evil Hat. There are a few audio glitches but that’s because Mark was wearing his aluminum foil hat.

Sponsors for the Show – Level 99 Games and Seeley and Kane’s Comics

0:53 – Intro
3:14 – Watercooler

The Actual Play Festival by Ginger Goat
We are all Strange Video
World Wide D&D Gameday is November 16th. Buffalo D&D Encounters Facebook Group
Father and Sun Galaxy
Garrett Crowe and Threat Detected
Prismatic Tsunami Quarterly
Eon Altar
Brimstone
Artimis Night at UB on the 3rd Monday of November

Level 99 games spot

17:05 – Gameroom

Gaming With Baby

Chris
Smash up
Ghosts
Ascension
King of Tokyo
La Strada
Elhal
SPI
Numenera
Blood Bowl

Mark
Shaintar
Dresden Files
Encounters

42:26 – Workshop: Gaming and Relationships at MiniCon

1:24:27 – Geekery

Thanksgiving Vampire Larp at the Buffalo Screening Room
The Age of Genre TV. Arrow and Dracula

Nov 07 2013

Episode #87 – The Strange with Bruce Cordell

The Strange with Bruce Cordell

The Strange

Hello Folks. Chris here and we’ve got a good one for you today. The Prophet of Carter Morrison is here to tell you all about The Strange. Who’s the prophet you ask? Why it’s Bruce Cordell and think the interview is quiet good. We also have the return of the Marks favorite ass chapper as Tony returns for the second You Know What Really Chaps My Ass segment. Mark is also absent as he chases down the Evil Hat of Fred Hicks. Man is that Hat Evil. Enjoy.

Sponsors for the Show – Seeley and Kanes, Evil Beagle, Level 99 Games

0:49 – Intro

1:27 – Watercooler

Kickstarter and the dangers of international shipping
The Evil Hat Street Team is now a thing.
MiniCon at UB is on November 9th – Gaming and relationships, Rm 114 Baldy Hall, 7pm – 8pm. Board Gaming to follow.
Post World Games update:
Torchbearer is available to purchase in print now.
The Firefly Cover has be revealed from Margret Wies Productions
Table Top – Halloween Episode
Level 99 Games – Power Play

Seeley and Kanes Comics

10:18 – Gameroom

Chris
Dungeon World
Cards Against Humanity
Blood Bowl the Video Game
Ticket to Ride on Android
D&D Encounters

13:06 – Lounge

Bruce Cordell and The Strange

Evil Beagle Games – Colossal Clash

54:44 – You Know What Really Chaps My Ass

1:01:11 – Geekery
NanoWrimo

Oct 30 2013

Episode #86 – Horror Games and Con on the Cob Part II

Horror Games and Con on the Cob Part II

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Hey Folks. Chris here and we’re gonna talk about horror RPGs you might be interested in picking up. I also have a chat I had with Lester Smith from Popcorn Press and a Fate discussion with Pete Figtree of Ruthless Diastema and Tom Flanagan from Knight of the Night.

Sponsors for the Show – Level 99 Games, Seeley and Kanes

0:50 – Intro
I got the Evil Hat from Fred Hicks but now it’s running loose in the house.

3:06 – Watercooler

How to run a small gaming business
The Devil’s Spine
Station 10
FFG is hiring
The 13th age SRD is now available
Level 99 Games Spot – Power play. Competitive Narrative Gaming.
Queen City Conquest Sept 19-21
Running Gagg

10:00 – Gameroom 

Gaming w/ baby

Chris
The Fate of Elhal – get to the monkey
Love Letter
Ticket to Ride
Kingdom Builder
Numenera
D&D Encounters

Mark
encounters tomb of horrors
dresden files

32:05 – Workshop – Creepy ass games

Call of Chthulu 

Trail of Chthulu

Tremulus 

Nights Black Agents

Silent Memories

Dread

Zombie Cinema

Final Girl

43:03 – Rest of Con on the Cob material

Lester Smith and Pop Corn Press
Core RPG

Pete Figtree and Tom Flannagan Fate Chat

1:40:59 – Geekery

Grimm and Doctor Who

Sep 19 2013

Episode #80 – Divine Instruments with the Sage of the Third Eye

Divine Instruments with the Sage of the Third Eye

Divine Insturments

Hello Folks. This week we hang at the Watercooler, sit in the Gameroom, and go to our usual booth at the Geekery but we have a very special guest. In the lounge this week we have Eloy “The Sage” Lasanta of Third Eye Games to talk about his Kickstarter Divine Interventions and Beyond, a Kickstarter for source books for Part Time Gods. Hope you enjoy.

This weeks show is sponsored by Evil Beagle Games, Level 99 Games, and Seeley and Kanes Comics.

2:12 – Watercooler – Justice and Life

Play Zork online

The War: Episode 2 Kickstarter by John Wick 

Humble Indie Bundle 9

8:05 – Gameroom – Pixel Tactics 2

Mark
Dominion
Shaintar
Dresden Files Character Creation

Chris
Dominion
Fate – Steam Punk Investigations
Prime Time Adventures
D&D Encounters
Ticket to Ride
Ascention

27:40 – Lounge – Eloy Lasanta, Third Eye Games, and Divine Instruments

Part Time Gods
Ennie Nominated Mermaid Adventures
Apocalypse Prevention Inc.
Camp Myth
Top Billing – The Movie Making Card Game
Wu Xing: The Ninja Crusade
Eloy’s Layout Samples
Rolling 20’s Excellence in the Gaming Industry
That’s How We Roll

1:18:55 – Geekery

Asura’s Wrath – Contextual Button Pushing
The Library – freegal, overdrive

Nov 14 2012

Episode #36 – D&D Encounters and Shawn Merwin

036 – Shawn Merwin & D&D Encounters

Hey folks. This week we have Shawn Merwin to chat about the current season of D&D encounters. Shawn was one of the writers for the current season and we’re chatting about the things which are different, the things people like so far, some stories from the table, and tips to deal with the changes. Also I think the phone joke is dead. Sorry Phil.

Timer Notes

1:07 – The Watercooler and Gameroom are merged

Shawn Merwin is in the House
The Queen City Conquest
D&D Encounters
Edge of the Empire

10:52 – The Workshop – D&D Encounters

Mark’s embarrassment concerning James Wyatt
The changes to the rules for this season
Stories from the table
Tip in dealing on dealing with rules this season – Link to Community page on WotC.com
More Stories from the table
GMing Tips and design tips

45:44 – The Geekery without sound

A Song of Ice and Fire
An Arrow chat that is destroyed by Mark and his tom foolery.