Tag Archive: Gameroom

Sep 04 2014

MMP#127 – Chattin with Mappin, Mass Effect RPG, & AMP Year One

Chattin with Mappin, Mass Effect RPG, and AMP Year One

Hey Folks. We’re here at the house to chat with Captain Mappin who is suited up in his best TNG uniform, ready to tell us all about his very free Mass Effect RPG powered by Fate, and give us some inside stories from the olden days of the gaming industry. We also have our first part of our AMP Year One RPG review covering the setting of the game.

1:36 – Intro: Chatting with Mappin

30:55 – Gameroom

47:25 – Mass Effect RPG

1:25:15 – AMP Year One Review: Setting

1:38:44 – The Geekery

Jul 10 2014

MMP #120 – The Improv Tool Kit and Creative Constraint

The Improv Toolkit

Hey Folks. This week Chris and Phil chat about The Improv Tool Kit and Creative Constraint while things are heating up with the yearly story as the villain makes their first appearance on the mics. Hope you enjoy and feel free to leave feedback. We always want to get better.

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News

  1. L.U.G. Con (Let Us Game: All day and all night Convention!)
  2. Mechanical Bard: Ninth World Tales
  3. Evil Hat is looking for Playtesters for War of the Ashes
  4. D&D Basic Rules
  5. Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Fundamentals (D&D Boxed Game)
  6. Blood Bowl coming soon on iOS and Android

Crowdfunding

  1. Zombiecide Season 3 
  2. Stray’s – Kid friendly Fate Accelerated
  3. Short Order Heroes – Locations:
  4. Ross & Sean’s Big Denver Adventure happening this week.

Local

  1. Pro Level Gaming’s D&D Starter Launch Party
  2. Collectors Inn

Sunday July 13th – UFS demo’s at 2pm.

Saturday July 19th – Golem Arcana Demo’s at 3pm.

Rapid Fires

Gameroom

Phil

  1. The Hood - slow start, but solid session, tensions building
  2. Airy Peaks - good god what a great session
  3. Shadowrun Returns – loving it, but had to rewind
  4. Minecraft – Diamonds Steve’s best friend.

Chris

  1. Airy Peaks,
  2. The Hood
  3. Shadowrun Returns
  4. Lords of Waterdeep: A Dungeons & Dragons Board Game

Workshop – Improv Tools and Constrained Creativity

Recent Gnome Stew article: http://www.gnomestew.com/gming-advice/improv-toolkit/

Geekery

Phil

    1. Drone films Fireworks

  1. Blame Sage event  (why others should do the same)
  2. Dice Shaming Lighting Hand dice shame

Chris

  1. Monster Hunter Nemesis (Monster Hunters International Book 5)

Nov 29 2012

Episode #38 – Mmmmm Pie

mmmmm pie

This week we talk about playtesting, porting idea’s from games and other sources to another game system, movies, and pie. Hope you enjoy and feel free to let us know if you do or you don’t.

Timer Notes

0:57 – Watercooler

QCC
Winter Fantasy Judge Sign up
Emalyn finishes NanoWrimo
D&D livestream and AP podcasts to come
Playtesting D&D stuff

ITunes Review

14:45 – The Gameroom

Artimis
Summoner Wars
Lords of Waterdeep
D&D Encounters
Chrono Trigger for Android
Star Wars Angry Birds
Orcs Must Die
League of Legends

22:06 – The Workshop

Porting idea’s from one game or source to your current game.

52:33 – The Geekery

Rise of the Guardians
Wreck It Ralph
Pie

Oct 24 2012

Episode #33 – Halloweenie

033 – Halloween

Happy All Hallows Eve my gaming friends. I hope your sweet tooth is satisfied this year be it by candy or costume and welcome to the 2012 Halloween edition of Misdirected Mark. So sink your fangs into this one as we discuss horror gaming for the holiday and say hi to Samhain if you see him. Also watch out for sparkling vampires. If you see them KOS with extreme prejudice.

Time Notes

1:24 – Watercooler

Halloween time
Where you can find us
telecommute gaming with MM on the 13th of November
James Ernest from Cheepass games and the EST EDT rant

9:18 – The Gameroom

Channel the Gygax
Tentecal Bento
LFR Directors Cut
D&D Encoutners – Next Season by Shawn Merwin

16:14 The Workshop – Horror games and gaming

The Dorothy Costume
List of “scary” games
Suspense is key?
Cabin in the Woods
Horror is about Losing control?
Tracks which count down to zero.
Whispers from a ghost
Setting the mood
Improv game design
Slasher film tropes
Tremulus talk
Using something innocent in a horrific way
Take away things they care about and use them.
Story time
Ticking time bombs
Dangling the hope

42:06 – Geekery

Bats in the Geekery
Hillfolk
Kickstarter Warnings
Kickstarter Reassurances
Halloween Parties
Hard Magic by Larry Corriea