Displaying episodes 1 - 30 of 191 in total

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

A Gaggle of GMs

Running games at conventions with guests Niclas and Thomas, UPP Battleship Potemkin, plus new Stålenhåg, Conekt, new Feng Shui stuff, Essen and Summer in December

Kantai Kessen

Dave "polishes his sphere" and leaves it in the edit! (Borg Sphere, you dirty minded people.)

Navigating Game Lore (our UKGE 2020 seminar)

Glorantha, the World of Darkness, Rokugan, the Third Horizon. Are you intrigued by long-established RPGs with well developed settings? Have you been excited by fans sharing their love for the fantastic geographies and incredible histories? Or is the complex mythology and enthusiastic fan base off-putting, a barrier to enjoying those richly detailed worlds?

Good luck, you're on your own

Whoo this is a long one, but with added Marc Miller for extra crunchiness! Plus UKGE Virtually Expo; Servants of Memory and T2000 kickstarter success; Gorham's Folly in Alien; Tales of the Old West and five new patrons!

We won, we won, we bloody won!

The Ennies, Millie the GM, Tales of the Old West and Alien's Three World Empire

Trust your enemy to be your enemy, but never trust your neighbour to be your friend

The Union of Progressive Peoples and the Coriolis Calendar, plus Vaesen, Klingons, Albacon and the Mercy of the Icons

Together, We Are One

We look at just some of the creativity inspired by Free League's games, shining a spotlight on the Free League Workshop, plus an interview with, and an exclusive announcement from, Michael Prescott of Trilemma Adventures!

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