Tag: GM Advise

October 18, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 58 Haunted Houses in RPGs   Continuing our month of horror, James and Lacey bring the haunted house story into RPGs. We talk about inspiration, tropes, techniques and mechanics to bring haunted houses to your games.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast Gonna Geek Network

October 4, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 56 Getting Players to Try New RPGs   James and Lacey look at strategies to get your players to try new RPGs that might be outside off what they normally play. What has worked for us when introducing new and sometimes drastically different games. As well as how we have modified the games…

September 27, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 55 Kiel Chenier Interview   After playing Blood in the Chocolate, the Just one More Fix crew sit down and talk with Ennie award winner Kiel Chenier to talk about RPGs, OSR, LotFP, game design elements and other geekiness.   Dungeons & Donuts Blood in the Chocolate Rey and Kiel Can’t Do Dark…

September 21, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 54 Making Better Monsters   Lacey and James look at some of our favorite monsters from movies and books. What it takes to make monsters add to the story. Take 2 on this one, we had a recording snafu that delayed the release. Always remember check your default settings when starting to record….

September 13, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 53 Introducing RPGs   Kurt and James offer our sage like advice for getting started in tabletop RPGs, with usable recommendations for RPG systems, styles and genres. We joined the Gonna Geek Network! Check out their other geeky podcasts at the Gonna Geek Network   Lamentations of the Flame Princess Black Hack Traveler…

August 16, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 49 Players v Stats   James and Lacey talk about playing characters with mental and social skill that the players may not have and how to overcome it.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

August 2, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 47 Capturing the DnD Feel James, Lacey, Kurt, Lee and Carrie talk about what is the DnD feel and how to capture it in other games. Drawing inspiration from Fate of Freeport, Dungeon World and Lamentations of the Flame Princess.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

July 26, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 46 Running Con Games and One Shots   James, Lacey, Kurt and Greg talk about running convention games and one shots. Our success, failures and what we have learned. Join us and run games at cons.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

July 19, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 45 Building Vampire the Masquerade Games   James and Lacey lay out our method for building politics and drama into your Vampire the Masquerade or any other political RPG. If you can decipher my terrible handwriting here is what we created during the podcast. Hope this help some of you get your World…

July 11, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 44 Gaming Round Table 3   James, Lacey, Lee and Carrie sit down for our third gaming round table and discuss several RPG topics, board games, movies, kickstarter Lamentations of the Flame Princess and the ENnies.   Zdzisław Beksiński   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

July 5, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 43 Playing Evil   James, Carrie and Lee debate the old RPG question of playing evil characters but from a slightly different angle. Also monsters as PCs and evil within the party.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

June 21, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 41 The Illusion of Choice   Addressing our own short comings as GMs and Players, James, Kurt and Lacey talk about giving the players the illusion of choice and when it goes wrong.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

June 14, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 40 Players v Meta   James, Kurt and Lacey look at the ground breaking case of Players v Meta, and look at if and when you should use the players meta knowledge against them and make changes to the world.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast  

June 7, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 39 Textbooks for an RPG Class   Drawing inspiration from a forum post Kurt, James and Lacey discuss what RPG books would you use as a text to teach and make ideal players and game masters.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

May 17, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 36 Props at the Table   Lacey, Lee, Carrie and James talk about props at the gaming table. Does it add to the emersion and experience or is it just a distraction and waste of time?   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

May 2, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 34 Collaborative Character Creation   Lacey, James, Lee and Carrie address some of the flaws we have at our table. Starting with why we shouldn’t make characters in a silo and the benefits of collaboration during character creation.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

April 25, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 33 Gaming Round Table 2   James, Lacey and Carrie have another round table discussion about inspiration, several gaming topics and other miscellaneous geekery.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

April 18, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!What Makes Burning Wheel Burning Wheel   James and Lee talk about some of the systems that make Burning Wheel stand out and bringing some of those ideas to other games to improve our stories and gaming.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

March 28, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Resurrecting Games   James, Lee and Carrie debate how long is to long to bring a game back to life and ways to set your game up to successfully return to life.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

February 7, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Violating the Reliable Narrator   Lee, Carrie and James talk about if it’s okay to actively deceive your players or even outright lie to them. The players depend on the game master to be a reliable narrator, is omitting information and not allowing or calling for rolls the same as lying to the players?…