Tag Archive: Tabletop

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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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 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.

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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 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 12 2017

DwD&D 116 – Session 0

Let’s get down with starting up. This time it’s session 0 as Shawn & Chris keep up the series on campaigns.

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Sep 12 2017

Diversity in Gaming

Our very own Senda and Ang are joined by Kate Bullock and Jen Adcock to talk about diversity in gaming.

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Gnomestew.com

First Sight Second Thoughts

Sasgeek.com

Bluestockings.ca

Sep 12 2017

Publishing 101

Victoria Beaver from Obatron Productions, Phil Vecchione from Encoded Designs, and Eric Simon from 4inhand games get together and dish on publishing in this day and age.

Sep 12 2017

Trad to Indy

Rach Shelky and Rob Dibold talk about how to go from traditional games to Indy games if you’re interested in expanding your games you’d like to play.

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 05 2017

Different Players, Different Campaigns

Campaigns once again and this time its about player types, DM types, and how to mesh those puzzle pieces together.

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Aug 31 2017

H&FotOSR#17 – Hex Talk 4

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Eric & Jose for Hex Talk 4. 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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Aug 31 2017

Gnomecast #23 – Games That Changed Us

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 Matt, John & Ang talking about Games that changed the way they played.

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Aug 30 2017

MMP#273 – Failure

Hey folks. Chris and Phil are talking about failure in RPGs as a mechanic in the garage.

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2:01 – What’s Going On

22:44 – The Workshop: Failure

1:20:46 – The Social Media Depository

Aug 23 2017

DwD&D#113 – GenCon 2017

Let’s get down with GenCon 2017. Shawn was there, chatted with some folks, and we talk about everything else that Shawn experienced and heard about at the show.

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Aug 23 2017

MMP#272 – RPGs as Entertainment

Hey folks. Chris and Phil are talking about how RPGs compare to books, other games, movies, comics and the media we love to enjoy..

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1:40 – What’s Going On

16:07 – The Workshop: RPGs as Entertainment

1:29:48 – The Social Media Depository

Aug 17 2017

Gnomecast #22 – How to Make Death Matter

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 Avery & Ang talking about How to Make Death Matter.

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Aug 16 2017

MMP#271 – Adding New Players

Hey folks. Glenn is in the house to sub in for Chris while Chris subs in for Bob as we talk about the pro’s, con’s, and methods of bringing new people into games.

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2:52 – What’s Going On

20:45 – The Workshop: Adding New Players

1:21:48 – The Social Media Depository

Aug 15 2017

DwD&D#112 – The Good DM and Incomplete Adventurers

Let’s get down with what’s wrong and what’s missing from adventures. It’s another discussion about adventures from a different lens.

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Aug 10 2017

H&FotOSR#16 – Patrick “Hawk” Stevens

On this episode Hobbs is joined by Patrick “Hawk” Stevens. They’re family so they talk about their early gaming life, Hawk’s experiences creating art for the zine, and the weird west game that’s more west than weird Hobbs is working on. 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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Aug 09 2017

MMP#270 – Rough Edges

Hey Folks. We start with where the game fails to meet our expectations for how we believe play should proceed and then take a look at why that’s good and bad in play and design. It’s Rough Edges

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3:29 – What’s Going On

20:34 – The Workshop: Rough Edges

1:25:36 – The Social Media Depository

Aug 02 2017

MMP#269 – Initiative

Hey Folks. It’s time to get our turn on when it’s time to get our turn on. We’re talking Initiative in the garage today and breaking down the mechanisms surrounding it.

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 1:50 – What’s Going On

15:48 – The Garage: Initiative

1:32:17 – The Social Media Depository

Jun 22 2017

Gnomecast #17 – Gnomecast at Origins 2017

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 we’re at Origins and Ang is talking to as many Gnomes as she can find.

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