Tag Archive: Podcast

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

Episode 02: 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 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 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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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 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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Sep 21 2017

Jianghu Hustle one – The Knight Errant, Five Venoms, Drunken Master 2

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

Let us know what you think of the show, how to improve it, and where the pair should go in the future.

Sep 20 2017

MMP#276 – You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling

Phil, Chris, Nikki, & Bob talk about game Ennui and what you can do to combat when you’ve just lost that burning desire to play your game.

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Time Stamps

1:14 – What’s Going On

11:10 – The Workshop: Game Ennui

1:11:23 – The Social Media Depository

 

Sep 19 2017

DwD&D 117 – James Introcaso on the Adepts Program and the DM’s Guild

Let’s get down with starting up. This time it’s James Introcaso from The Don’t Split the Podcast Network talking with us about the Adepts Program and the DMs Guild.

Links

Don’t Split the Podcast Network

The World Builder Blog

The Gith & Eladrin

The Lizard King

Beasts of the Jungle Rot

Encounters in Port Nyanzaru

Cellar of Death

Sep 15 2017

Games People Play One – The Christmas Game

In this pilot episode, Alanna and Hannah discuss the many mini games that make up the Christmas Game. We identify a few different types of Christmas gamers, and talk about what it’s like to be a fringe gamer during the Christmas season.

Logo: Evan Rowland

Intro Music: Bah! by Okapi

Outro Music: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Kevin MacLeod

Sep 14 2017

Gnomecast #24 – Are They Having Fun Yet

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, Chris, & J.T talking about reading the table and experiences they’ve had where a player they thought wasn’t having fun is having an amazing time.

Sep 13 2017

MMP#275 – QCC 2017 Recap

Phil, Chris, Bob, & Nikki talk about their Queen City Conquest 2017 experiences and many of the games they played and ran.

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Dungeon World

Rockalypse

Undying

Urban Shadows

Swords & Wizardry

Lightsabers without Master

TAG

Action Movie World

 

Sep 12 2017

Play Better Games Damn It

Phil, Senda, Chris, Bob, and Ang from MMP sit around and talk about playing better games, damn it. It’s a little tongue and cheek while still being informative and very MMP

Sep 07 2017

H&FotOSR#18 – Donn “DSR” Stroud & Tim “TPK” Deshaine

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Donn “DSR” Stroud & Tim “TPK” Deshaine. They talk  GenCon, the Ennies, and if the OSR is growing as a hobby. Enjoy the show and let Jason know how we’re doing in the comments below or email us at  hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com.

Sep 06 2017

MMP#274 – Con Games & QCC

Sean Gilgore is in house Misdirected to talk QCC and then Phil and Chris talk con games. Come hang with us at the QCC.

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Time Stamps

1:57 – What’s Going On

23:48 – The QCC

48:09 – The Workshop: Con Games

1:29:49 – The Social Media Depository

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