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For one night only, Johan Nohr

Johan Nohr, the graphic designer extraordinaire who changed RPG design forever with Mörk Borg etc., replaces Dave to talk about, well, everything really

Concepts & Philosophies, Who Needs Em?

We review 2021 plus more words from "chairman" Dave

Stick to your principles

A new talent for Coriolis, and a different point of view on Community Content

Community Content Masterclass

Dragonmeet! Salvage Union! Vaesen! and a Masterclass, with the Masters, Nick Brooke and Diana Probst

Matthew's problem with prep

How GM prep is different for Forbidden Lands, plus new Free League Workshop products for Coriolis and Twilight 2000, and Dragonmeet!

Feeling Fulfilled

the kickstarter was funded, the art and writing have been completed, you've seen the proof PDFs and (we're talking fantasy now) the publishers have found a shipping container. What happens next? We talk to GamesQuest CEO Nigel Matthews.

Not Live from Essen Spiel '21

Essen 2021! Plus unionising RPGs, Free RPG Day, Twighlight 2000 fulfilment, Kalymba and Dicebreaker

The Wise Words of Chairman Dave

Fearsome Wilderness! Aegean kickstarter! Black Rose Manor! The One Ring! Plus, designing games.

You know what a turtle is? Same thing

We probe Tomas Harenstam for secrets about the recently announced Blade Runner RPG. Plus news, SLA Industries and further thoughts on Alien's Three World Empire

The Music of the Spheres

Sweden Rolls GM and composer Andreas Lundström. Plus Dee Sanction Adventures, Drakar Och Demoner, and Into the Odd. Oh and Andy.

Power-gaming is Good for the Soul

Why power-gamers are an asset to any table, and what to do when they are not. Plus Steve Perrin and SLA Industries

Blood and Beasts

We interview Swedish fantasy author Erik Granstrom about the current Forbidden Lands Kickstarter Bloodreach and the Book of Beasts. Plus Carbon Grey and, wow, Avatar!

Live (kinda) from UK Games Expo!

Join Dave and Matthew (and son Tom) on a road trip to Birmingham. It also feels as though you are there (and some of you were)

Cold War Goes Hot

We interview Twilight 2000 YouTuber James Langham, and get excited about UKGE

Animal Magic

Genlab Alpha, the TSR dumpster fire (with special guests "the WOTC deep state"), and more

Are you experienced? Take 2

We discuss awarding XP in Alien RPG campaigns, and offer some alternative questions. In the world of gaming: Twilight 2000 on pre-order; Wyrd Science 2 on Kickstarter; and, UKGE. Plus having confidence in yourself.

Back to the Workshop

We delve into the barrel of goodness that is the Free League Workshop once more, and come up with Wolf and Raven, Playing with Goblins and the Hyenas of Odacon, plus the Mythic Japan expansion for Vaesen. Also Marvel's Multiverse and Alien Campaigns

Back To Where It All Began

Because you (yes, you David Taylor) demanded it - a Mutant Year Zero episode! (Though ... not as much MYZ as we promised)

Per Ardua Ad Astra

Changed Stars - optimistic sci-fi, not a million miles from YZE, plus War Stories - gritty YZE World War 2

The New Seekers

Is the skill set in Alien enough for campaigns? And, after the end credits, who are the Circle of Seekers? (Hmmmmm, maybe we should not have titled the episode after the spoilery bit not everyone will want to listen to ...)

The Ruin of Symbaroum?

We chat with the marvellous Mattias Johnson Haake about "ruining" Symbaroum with the The Haunted Waste and the forthcoming 5e Kickstarter. Plus The Community Atlas and Edgeland

The Swedish Style

Is there a "Swedish Style" in RPGs? Eminence gris Anders Blixt, Bitter Reach writer Magnus Seter, and RPG historian Shannon Appelcline get chatting (a LOT - hang on for the post credits scene)

Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it

Vaesen in Mythic Japan! Ancient Rome! The Old West! Stalingrad! The Wars of Roses! The Crusader States!

Kicking off the OGL explosion

Project: Cassandra and Temples and Tombs, plus ZineQuest 3 and more

Avast there landlubbers! Pirates on the port bow!

The hero's journey: Alex Aguila, from humble beginnings as co-founder of Alienware (!) to the heady heights of writing a competition winning Alien adventure!

A light from the shadows shall spring

The One Ring! A major interview with designer Francesco Nepitello, and Martin Takaichi of Free League. Plus acid splash criticals and electric shocks in Alien.

I am fortune’s fool

What things from 2020 did give one of our prestigious prestigious awards to? Which is the world's fifth favourite TTRPG talk podcast? How do they push their rolls on Verona Beach?

Secrets of the Void be with You, My Friend

How long is this show? You decide! W.I.L.D, Opera House, Dune, Twilight 2000, Nomads and two, count'em TWO interviews with Rickard Antroia. Stop at the end credits fro a spoiler free full length show. Carry on after for bonus spoilers.

You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat you with until you understand who's in ruttin' command here

Normal service is resumed? The Dee Sanction, WILD, Dragonmeet, Frozen Inferno and military rank within player groups.

A Fireside Chat

Live (kind of) from our weekend gaming retreat. VTTs, new/old Coriolis, Forbidden Lands battles, and Tales of the Old West

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