Tag: Indie Games

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…

August 29, 2017 James 1 comment

Download Episode!Episode 51 Lamentations of the Flame Princess Interview   **Explicit Warning** This episode contains some blue language. Be warned or don’t listen. We sit down with Lamentations of the Flame Princess writer and designers James Raggi, Zak Smith and Patrick Stuart to talk about Lamentations of the Flame Princess, Ennie Awards and the success of…

August 23, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 50 at GenCon 50   Excited and exhausted, James, Lacey, Lee and Carrie talk about GenCon 50. How it was different from past cons and some of the awesome things we saw. We recorded this in the hotel lobby at GenCon so the audio quality may be a little bit different as well…

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 27, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Review Mashed   James, Lacey, Kurt and Greg review Mashed from Brabblemark Press, a powered by the apocalypse game where you play personnel in an US Army surgical hospital in the Korean War.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

July 13, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Review A Penny For My Thoughts   James, Lacey, Lee and Carrie review A Penny For My Thoughts from Evil Hat Productions, a GMless story game in the vein of Fiasco.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

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

May 25, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 37 GenCon Events 2017   Excited for GenCon this year? James and Lacey talk about some of the events and games that we are looking forward to at GenCon 2017.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

April 27, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Review Witch Fated Souls   James, Lacey, Carrie, Lee and Kalen review Witch Fated Souls from Angry Hamster Publishing. Witch is a dark modern fantasy RPG about characters that have sold their souls for magical power.   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 8, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 26 Game Choices to Introduce Roleplaying   James, Lacey, Carrie and Lee talk about introducing new players to roleplaying games and considerations for what systems could be better to introduce RPGs.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

March 3, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!   James and Lacey review The Black Rose, an investigation and bluffing board game that takes place in the world of Shadows of Esteren.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

February 16, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Review Infestation   James, Lacey, Lee and Carrie review Infestation from Third Eye Games. Infestation is an RPG that players take the rolls of awakened bugs in a overrun house.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

February 3, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Review Colonial Gothic   James and Lacey review Colonial Gothic from Rogue Games. Colonial Gothic is a horror RPG set in colonial America. It uses the 12 degrees system and has Lovecraftian themes with elements of exploration in the new world.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

February 2, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 21 Breaking Rutts and Stuff   James and Lacey look at breaking our normal gaming habits and roles we take at the gaming table. We wander pretty far from the main topic but it eventually comes back around. Take a journey of conversation with us and see where we end up.   Twitter…

January 27, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Lee and Lacey review Spirit of 77. The powered by the apocalypse RPG of inspired by 70s movies and TV shows from Monkey Fun Studios. Spirit of 77 of also has playlists on spotify, there are both general playlists that fit any Spirit of 77 game and specific playlists themed toward their premade…

January 20, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Lee, Carrie and James review World of Dew a samurai noir RPG. World of Dew is produced by Woerner’s Wunderwerks and is an expansion to John Wick’s Blood and Honor. The sound of water is also mentioned, it expands the World of Dew RPG.

January 13, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Lacey, Lee and Kurt take a look at the zombie apocalypse game All Flesh Must be Eaten. All Flesh is produced by Eden Studios and has several supplements that add flavor or setting to the core game.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

January 5, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode! Lacey, James and Kurt review one of the first RPG to set us on the path of indie RPGs. Fate Core is produced by Evil Hat Productions. Fate is a generic RPG system that is easily modified to fit any setting and uses fudge dice for conflict resolution.

December 27, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!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 Dread | JOMF Dread Review Tales from the Loop Kickstarter 7th…

December 23, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!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…

December 21, 2016 James 2 comments

Download Episode!You may have noticed it is not Friday. We had a recording SNAFU and this week you will be getting the Review on Wednesday and the regular episode on Friday. So…   Here is James, Lacey and Carrie reviewing the old school revival RPG Lamentations of the Flame Princess.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just…

December 16, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Lacey, Kurt and James review the world building game Microscope from Lame Mage Productions. Sorry for the sound quality in this one. It’s not really up to our normal standards. Had a mic issue and didn’t realize it until editing but we still wanted to get a review out to you this week.   Twitter…

December 9, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode! Lacey, James and Kurt review Bully Pulpit Games’ Fiasco. Fiasco is a RPG inspired by movies of small heists and cons gone horribly wrong (think Fargo or Burn After Reading).   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

December 2, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode! Kurt, James and Lacey take a look at Dread. Dread is a horror indie RPG from The Impossible Dream that uses a Jenga tower for conflict resolution.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

November 25, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Kurt and Lacey review Conspiracy X 2nd edition. Conspiracy X is a game about dark secrets and hidden agendas inspired by shows like X Files and Fringe. Conspiracy X is produced by Eden Studios. I was unable to find a Con X character generator. My google fu may just be weak. If there…

November 18, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode! In this review Lacey, Carrie and James take a look at Monsterhearts. Monsterhearts is a Powered by the Apocolypse game loosely based on shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood and other paranormal romance stories. Monsterhearts 2 is on kickstarter now.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

November 11, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Kurt and Lacey review Mouseguard from Burning Wheel. Mouseguard is an RPG based on David Petersen’s comic with the same name. It uses a modified version of the Burning Wheel system.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

November 4, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Kurt and Lacey review The Quiet Year from Buried Without Ceremony. The Quiet Year is a map/world building game. Players play out a year in a community and rebuild what was destroyed and lost after a war, before the ice shepherds bring trouble during the coming winter.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One…

November 2, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!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…

October 26, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!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…

October 19, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode! Lacey, Carrie and James sit down and talk about female gamers and Tabletop RPGs. How games and game design has changed over time and with the changing demographics at the gaming table.

October 7, 2016 James 2 comments

Download Episode! This is our second installment of Zero to Play. Taking you through our process from initial inspiration to the first game session. In this episode we talk about the process of distilling inspiration and turning it into the initial ideas that form an RPG. How a number of factors effect this budding stage,…

September 29, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!We are starting a series called zero to play. We are going to take you through our different processes of building games and scenarios. Each game starts with inspiration and that is our focus in this episode. Where do we find inspiration, what inspires us as gamers and what effect does genre have on…

September 14, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!0230 All Flesh Must Be Eaten 0305 Dogs in the Vineyard 0240 Maid 0407 The Warren 0500 Watership Down 0800 Burning Wheel 1749 Apocalypse World 1827 Spirit of 77 1834 Monster Hearts 2010 Mouseguard “Volatile Reaction” Kevin MacLeod