Tag Archive: RPG

Mar 03 2017

The Streets of Avalon. Five – Allison

Last time on the Streets of Avalon our rogues learned that Cutter is Grandma Nora’s son, the Box is wanted by just about everyone who’s important in Avalon, and Allison was shot. Now let’s find out if Allison is really dead and see what moves our rogues make next.

Welcome to the Streets of Avalon, an urban city actual play created and DMed by Brett B who puts the B in Gaming and BS, with Tom Flanagan of the Knights of the Night, Kevin Lovecraft – the glue of MMP and G&BS, Chris Sniezak of MMP, and Emily Morgan of She’s a Super Geek. Enjoy and please, provide feedback as we’re learning and going to get better at this as we move forward.

Scene switch by Mike Koenig

Sad Woman Crying by Daniel Simon

All other sounds from the Public Domain

Editing & Sound Enginnering by Chris Sniezak

Mar 01 2017

MMP#248 – 8 Steps to Build a Plot with Jim McClure

Hey Folks. This week we have GM Jim McClure with us to talk Satanic Panic, his newest game which is in Kickstarter right now, and we also get into a huge topic about 8 steps to build a plot/story arc for your games. Tons of information in this longer episode so strap in and enjoy.

Time Stamps

2:20 – What’s Going On

25:50 – Workshop: 8 Steps to Build a Plot

1:30ish – We stop talking about 8 Steps and start talking about all things Satanic Panic & Jim

Feb 28 2017

DwD&D#89 – What’s New in D&D Feb 28th

What. Is. Up. in D&D is what we’re talking about today. Mass Combat, Killer Kobolds, and Vampire Vines are on the docket so strap in and enjoy.

Links

DragonTalk Roundup

Unearthed Arcana – Mass Combat

Kobold Press – Midgard Kickstarter

Killer Kobolds

Adventure Title Generator from MT Black

Worldbuilder Blog – Vampire Vines

Feb 21 2017

DwD&D#88 – Storm Kings Thunder Chapter 5

Guh is in the house. No really. She’s in the house and we can’t move her. We could use a hand over here so get on down and help us move the largest of the Hill Giants. While you’re here we’ll chat about STK chapter 5.

Feb 17 2017

The Streets of Avalon. Four – Cutter

Last time on the Streets of Avalon our rogues learned there was a terrible being known as the Mouth of Urlig in the box, they decided – against Fionn’s wishes – to sell Violet to the Masks, and Vassar set up the deal. Now let’s find out the fate of Violet and see what moves our rogues make next

Welcome to the Streets of Avalon, an urban city actual play created and DMed by Brett B who puts the B in Gaming and BS, with Tom Flanagan of the Knights of the Night, Kevin Lovecraft – the glue of MMP and G&BS, Chris Sniezak of MMP, and Emily Morgan of She’s a Super Geek. Enjoy and please, provide feedback as we’re learning and going to get better at this as we move forward.

Scene switch by Mike Koenig

All other sounds from the Public Domain

Editing & Sound Enginnering by Chris Sniezak

Feb 14 2017

DwD&D#87 – What’s New in D&D Feb 13

Let’s get down with the sorcerer, Dragon Talk, and some new products for D&D.

Links

Feb 08 2017

MMP#246 – The Problem with the Wizard

Hey folks. This week Phil rants about the wizard and Chris is his yes man in this unrefined and slightly ridiculous take on why wizards are a problem in RPGs.

Time Stamps

1:37 – What’s Going On

17:41 – Workshop: The Problem with the Wizard

1:17:44 – The Extra Dimentional Social Media Depository

1:30:05 – Podcast Review: Welcome to Nightvale

Feb 07 2017

DwD&D#86 – Winter Fantasy with Lindsay, Shea & Introcaso

Let’s get down at Winter Fantasy with Chris Lindsay, Mike “Sly Flourish” Shea, and James Introcaso. They market D&D products, they write blogs, they record podcasts, they’re everywhere D&D is and now they’re down with it.

Links

The World Builder Blog

Sly Flourish

Don’t Split the Podcast Network

Feb 03 2017

The Streets of Avalon. Three – The Box

Last time on The Streets of Avalon Vassar speaks with a lamplighter, our rogues dispatch the final shapeshifters, and the box compelled Vassar to open it. Now lets find out what’s in the box.

Welcome to the Streets of Avalon, an urban city actual play created and DMed by Brett B who puts the B in Gaming and BS, with Tom Flanagan of the Knights of the Night, Kevin Lovecraft – the glue of MMP and G&BS, Chris Sniezak of MMP, and Emily Morgan of She’s a Super Geek. Enjoy and please, provide feedback as we’re learning and going to get better at this as we move forward.

Scene switch by Mike Koenig

All other sounds from the Public Domain

Editing & Sound Enginnering by Chris Sniezak

Feb 02 2017

FofOSR #2 – Jose “Panhandler” LaCario

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Jose “Panhandler” LaCario and they talk B/X, Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyporborea and about an article that asks if retro clones are needed anymore.. Enjoy the show and let Jason know how we’re doing in the comments below or email us at  hobbsnfriends@misdirectedmark.com.

Links

Jan 31 2017

DwD&D#85 – What’s New in D&D Jan 31st

Let’s get down with the most current things in D&D. Shawn and Chris hit up a variety of things that came up between Jan 16th and Jan 30th. Strap in and enjoy.

Links

The Book of the Tarrasque 

Ask the Oracle: Cellphones

Where to find the D&D Team 2017

Midgard Kickstarter

DM Guild Spotlight – Banquet of the Damned

Merric’s Musings – A Tip for Quicker Play

Mike Shea’s DM’s Deep Dive

The 100 Dungeons Kickstarter

Jan 20 2017

Streets of Avalon. Two – Lamplighter

Last time on the streets of Avalon our rogues find themselves with a box everyone seems to want after getting into a brutal fight with a hammerite and her thugs. They have Violet the hammerite bound and gagged but shapeshifting creatures appear to try and take box. Our rogues fight off a few of them but it seems there are more in the Iron Wheel. Vassar finds himself following a cat for answers.

Welcome to the Streets of Avalon, an urban city actual play created and DMed by Brett B who puts the B in Gaming and BS, with Tom Flanagan of the Knights of the Night, Kevin Lovecraft – the glue of MMP and G&BS, Chris Sniezak of MMP, and Emily Morgan of She’s a Super Geek. Enjoy and please, provide feedback as we’re learning and going to get better at this as we move forward.

Mud-splat & scene switch by Mike Koenig

All other sounds from the Public Domain

Editing by Chris Sniezak

Jan 17 2017

DwD&D#83 – What’s New in D&D Jan 17 2017

Let’s get down with what’s new at the Yawning Portal and from other places around the gameosphere in this edition of Down with D&D.

Links

Jan 12 2017

Gnomecast #6 – Holy Orders

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 John, Ang, and your moderator, Chris. Today we’re talking about Holy Orders from Troy’s Crock Pot, which I really don’t want to get thrown into. Enjoy

Links

Troy’s Crock Pot: Holy Orders

Ang’s twitter handle: @Orikes13

Jan 06 2017

Streets of Avalon – Episode Zero

Hello adventures. This is the episode zero that explains what Avalon is, takes a slightly deeper look at the characters, and talks about what happened just before the actual play starts. Thanks for listening and until next time, may you avoid the Lamplighters and see by their light.

Jan 04 2017

MMP#241 – Arc of the Misdirected

Hey Folks. This week we revisit arcs and talk about everything surrounding them, what they are, how you can use them, what they mean, and how you can up your games by recognizing things about them.

Time Stamps

0:45 – What’s Going On

13:17 – Workshop: Arc’s Explored

1:12:26 – EDSMD

1:30:48 – Podcast Superfriends

Don’t Split the Podcast

It’s Like D&D

 

Dec 28 2016

MMP#240 – Year in Review 2016

Hey folks. This week on MMP we’re doing our year in review for 2016. We talk about our games of the year, the high’s and the lows of 2016, and what we want to accomplish next year. Happy New Years.

Dec 21 2016

MMP#239 – Setting as Character

Hey Folks. We’re talking about setting as character, what that means, and how you might make your settings characters in your games.

Time Stamps

3:09 – What’s Going On

26:14 – The Workshop: Setting as Character

1:29:18 – The Social Media Depository

1:45:41 – Podcast Super Friends

Dec 15 2016

Gnomecast #4 – Make Your NPCs Flawed

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 Senda, Matt, and myself, Chris to talk about making your NPCs flawed.

Links

Make Your NPCs Flawed

The University of Michigan Has News for D&D 4th Edition Players

Dec 07 2016

MMP#237 – Luke Cage Salon with Coffee

minilogo-blackHey Folks. This week Chris, Phil & Bob talk Luke Cage and then how they can gamify parts of it.

Time Stamps

1:05 – What’s Going On

10:02 – Salon: Luke Cage

1:40:19 – Social Media Depository

1:48:19 – Podcast Superfriends

Rock n’ Roll Play Baby

Dec 01 2016

Gnomecast#3 – Resurrecting Your Campaigns

casticon2Welcome 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.

Links

Resurrecting your Campaigns

Serial

Criminal

Case File

Detective

Nov 30 2016

MMP#236 – Complexity

minilogo-blackHey folks. This week we’re talking about complexity in games, what complexity in games means, and how you might figure out if games are complex or not complex.

Time Stamps

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 16 2016

MMP#234 – Co-op Games

minilogo-blackHey 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.

Time Stamps

1:01 – What’s Going On

8:57 – The Garage: Co-op Games

48:09 – The Social Media Depository

1:02:08 – Podcasting Superfriends

Oct 25 2016

DwD&D#70 – What’s New & Interesting Combats

DownwithD&Dnew_whiteLet get down with some fisticuffs. It’s about making the fight as fun as possible today. We also hit what’s new in D&D briefly. Let’s rock n roll.

Links

Oct 05 2016

MMP#228 – GM Advice vs How to Run

MM Mini LogoHey Folks. This week we chat about what’s in the GM section of books and what we think should be in the GM section of books. Of course we do the social media depository and podcast round up on the back end so lets pick up those pod catchers and get on with this thing.

Time Stamps

0:55 – What’s Going On

Character Cache

21:38 – The Workshop: GM Advice vs How to Run

Robin’s Laws to Good GMing

1:03:27 – The Extra Dimensional Social Media Depository

Weight loss challenge

Gnome Stew Spotlight – Reconsidering Rifts by Angela Murray

Swords & Wizardry Complete Rulebook 3rd Printing

Grid-it

IGDN Spotlight – Age Past by Jeff Meklinski

1:41:12 – The Podcast Round Up

Rock n’ Roll Play Baby by Kieran Strange

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