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December 27, 2016

Episode 16 Looking Forward to 2017



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James, Lacey and Kurt geek out about things we are looking forward to and games we plan to run in 2017.

Coming up on the end of our Fiasco Giveaway. Join us and enter while you can!

Itras By

Legend of the Five Rings

Diaspora

DreadJOMF Dread Review

Tales from the Loop Kickstarter

7th Sea

Settlers of Catan

Scrimish

No Thank You Evil!

Black Orchestra

Descent

Ortus Regni

Sakura Arms

Juggernaut

Rogue One

 

 

December 23, 2016

Episode 15 Holiday Special



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Lacey and James recommend and geek out about holiday gifts and ideas.

 

Board Games

Black Orchestra

Game Wright– Sushi Go, Sushi Go Party

Cash & Guns

Codenames

Telestrations

Room 25

Haba Games

Pretzel Games– Flick em up

Riff Raff

Ice Cool

 

RPG

Fate Core

Fiasco

7th Sea

Lamentations of the Flame Princess

D&D 5e

 

Books

Terry Pratchett—Discworld, Good Omens

Tracy Hickman—Dragonships, Dragonlance, Wayne of Gotham

Bone

Mouseguard

Faithless Main

Ghosts

City Maps

Drawlabs

Oh Christmas Geek

Think Geek

 

 

December 14, 2016

Episode 14 Character Deaths that Matter



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James, Lacey and Kurt talk about killing characters in game and how to use character death to add drama and suspense. We also talk about players that are on the fence about character death and trying to get them on board.

December 7, 2016

Episode 13 Chasing Games of Legend



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Lacey, James and Kurt talk about trying to recapture the magic of the legendary games that we have ran in the past by running the same game.

Fiasco Giveaway

November 30, 2016

Episode 12 Games We Want to Run 1



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James, Lacey and Kurt geek out about games we want to run in the near future and what is holding us back from running them.

November 22, 2016

Episode 11 Running Games With an End in Mind



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James, Kurt and Lacey sit down and talk about ending RPG campaigns. All stories have an end and planning one at the onset can create epic finales or put end caps on big milestones.

Sharknado

Sharknado the mini

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November 15, 2016

Episode 10 3D Printing & Gaming



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Lacey, Carrie and James sit down to talk about getting into 3D printing and tabletop gaming. How to get started and where to find amazing models to print.

These are the three sources talked about in this episode.

Fat Dragon Games
Printable Scenery
Thingiverse

Here are the Dragonlock tiles that I have printed. The two tiles on the left have a layer of grey spray paint primer on them. The others have one off set brick color and a dry brush highlight. The minis in the picture are from Dust Tactics.

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Stern of frigate from Printable Scenery with a close up to show details. This is straight off the printer.

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Dice Box from Thingiverse, closed and open.

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Dwarven Mini from Thingiverse. The larger one is 28mm the smaller is 15mm, with a 28mm Reaper mini for scale.

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Dr Doom mask from Thingiverse. This was printed as two pieces, glued together, primed and painted.

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And finally a Guy Fawkes mask from Thingiverse. Printed as one piece, primed and mostly finished paint.

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November 9, 2016

Episode 9 Building Investigative Games



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Kurt, Lacey and I sit down to talk about special considerations when running investigative/mystery games and building plots for them.

Fear the Con 10 Kickstarter
Extra Life

Big List of RPG Plots
Call of CthulhuTrail of Cthulhu
Bubble Gumshoe
Night’s Black Agents
Conspiracy X

Mystery Tropes

Armitage Files

November 2, 2016

Episode 8 Marrying Setting Scope and Plot



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Kurt, Lacey and I sit down to talk about the marriage of setting, scope and plot. What scope means to a game and how it’s defined and how it relates to building plots and choosing settings.

Evolution
James fails to remember examples from earlier in the dayLacey invents NATO the RPG
Juggernaut RPG
Big List of RPG Plots
Mind Map

October 26, 2016

Episode 7 Horror & Halloween



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Happy Halloween. Lets talk about Horror. Lacey, Lee and I discuss horror inspiration and horror RPGs. Pop Topic — We are going to talk about some of our favorite horror movies and using them to inspire gaming. We talk about a lot of different movies and the links are below. Most of them are older so there maybe a few spoilers if you haven’t seen them.
Tips for maintaining mood, different styles of horror and Horror RPGs.
Sorry for the coughing, I was able to edit most of it out but most of us are getting over it but we still wanted to get something out to you guys.

Hellraiser, Omen, Alien, Rosemary’s Baby, Haunting, Nosferatu, Babadook,
Silence of the Lambs, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, House of 1000 Corpses,
Se7en, What Lies Beneath, Exocist, Shutter Island, Paranormal Activity,
Devil’s Rejects

Horror RPGs
Dread, Call of Cthulhu, Trail of Cthulhu, World of Darkness, Vampire the Masquerade,
Wraith the Oblivion, Orpheus, Dark Heresy, Lamentations of the Flame Princess,Changeling the Lost, Little Fears, Don’t Rest Your Head, Itras By, Penny for Your Thoughts