Tag: Inspiration

November 29, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 63 CRISPR Gene Editing in RPGs   James and Lacey look at the recent updates in gene editing and CRISPR technology and use them for inspiration for RPG concepts and scenarios, across multiple genres. CRISPR Radiolab episode Recent case of CRISPR to treat human disease   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix…

November 23, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 62 Gaming Round Table 4   James and Lacey have another gaming round table discussion about originality and inspiration in RPG settings, plots and systems.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast Support us on Patreon Gonna Geek Network  

November 15, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 61 Inspiration Deep Dive SciFi   James and Lacey complete the first in a series of episodes drawn from the inspirational sack. Today we talk about Lacey’s SciFi themes and sources of inspiration. There is a preview of our post show and some of the content available to our patreon supporters. Ex Machina…

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 11, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 57 Early Mental Health Treatments to add Horror   James and Lacey look at several turn of the century mental health treatments and ways to use them to add elements of horror to your tabletop RPG experiences. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Young Doctor’s Notebook Utica Crib Tuskegee Experiment, CDC Tuskegee Timeline…

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….

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 31, 2017 James 3 comments

Download Episode!Episode 38 Gaming with Kids   James and Lacey share what has been successful in introducing our kids to RPGs. We also discuss several games that we have used and a few we have modified.   No Thank You Evil! RAWR! Dread Fate Core/Accelerated Little Wizards Pip system / Infestation D&d 5e Mouseguard Tales…

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

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

April 12, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!GM Complacency   James, Kurt and Lacey dig into GM complacency, where it comes from and ways to stop it. Is it a symptom of burnout or just lack of inspiration?   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

April 5, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Creative Restraints   James sits contemplates placing artificial restraints on creating scenarios, settings and plots. Can it force us out of ruts and the same old bag of GM tricks.   Also a challenge is issued…   One Page Dungeon 200 Word RPG   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

March 22, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Raising the Stakes   James, Kurt, Lee and Carrie talk about raising the stakes in games and keeping things from stalling out by keeping treats fresh and keeping players on their toes.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

March 14, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Making Consequences Matter   James and Lacey look at consequences that happen in RPGs and different systems that make them matter in more concrete ways.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

February 22, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 24 Goals   Unfortunately because of scheduling conflicts you get only James in this episode. Today we do something we probably should have done at the beginning of this project and lay out the goals we have for Just One More Fix and where we are headed.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One…

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 25, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode! James, Lacey, Carrie and Lee look at the Hero’s Journey and the Monomyth and using them to build better RPG stories. The Hero’s Journey was first made by Joseph Campbell and updated by Christopher Volger (In the episode I say Stephen Vaugn and was way off).

January 4, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Kurt, Lee and Lacey look at using archetypes from the monomyth to build better NPCs.   We are starting to get towards the last half of the games that we commonly play, so if there is a game that you would like to see us review let us know and we will add…

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 5, 2016 James No comments exist

    Here we are again. As the holiday season pushes on and we wake from our turkey induced sleep, let’s talk about movies. Not the blockbusters that everyone knows about, but smaller produced movies and ones from eras that most of us haven’t seen. Some smaller or indie movies can be really artsy and awful…

November 28, 2016 James No comments exist

Inspiration Alley With the passing of Thanksgiving, black Friday and cyber Monday, we are in the full swing of the holiday season. Which means several things for most of us, extra shifts and overtime for extra money for holiday gifts, visits from family, and ultimately, less time for the games we love.   But don’t…

November 14, 2016 James 2 comments

Recently I had a discussion about the state of gaming. It wasn’t the worn out “is gaming in decline” discussion. It was much more positive than that. Is this the best time in gaming or has that already passed? My answer, yes this is the best time in gaming, by leaps and bounds.   Are…

November 7, 2016 Kurt 2 comments

Game Master Burn out. I began my career gaming at the age of 13 My my early 40s I had been behind the GM screen for decades. I was now living in the golden age of table top. The Satanic Panic of the 80s was long over and now forgotten. Dungeons and Dragons was now…

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 15, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode! Competitive gaming. Two games, two tables and one winner. Also Hillcon 2016, getting friends together for 3 day gaming weekends. Sorry for the delay, had a few technical issues with the upload, blah blah blah IT RSS error error. But fixed now.

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…