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December 6, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 64 Travel Gaming   James and Lacey dig into our gaming travel bag while on vacation and talk about how to keep gaming while traveling or on vacation. James’ gaming bag packed and unpacked     Lacey’s bag putting all others to shame and it still has more room if your back can…

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…

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 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 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 9, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode! Episode 48 Making Characters for Vampire the Masquerade   Lacey and James make Vampire characters to go with our city made in Episode 45. We go through our own processes for creating dramatic horror characters, tying them into the politics of the city to create more story hooks to explore in game.   Here…

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 28, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 42 Surviving Cons With Kids   By request James and Lacey talk adventures in taking you kids to conventions and how to survive and what we have learned from our experiences.   One correction, we mention talking to the GMs at the Indie Press Booth about getting younger kids into games, the correct…

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 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 10, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 35 A Case for Mind’s Eye Theater   James, Lee and Carrie talk about Mind’s Eye Theater the system used for the World of Darkness Live Action Roleplay games. We also look at how LARP is different than tabletop and things it does better and how it falls short. One World By Night Underground Theater Mind’s Eye…

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 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

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

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 1, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Episode 25 Lost Characters   Lacey and James debate dealing with lost character sheets and notes. Tough it out and remake the character or start over fresh with a new character? And we update our Vampire: Prelude Review after finishing some of the storylines.   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 14, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Gaming Round Table 1   James, Lacey, Lee and Carrie have the first round table discussion of several gaming topics and other miscellaneous geekery.   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?…

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 18, 2017 James No comments exist

Download Episode!To Supplement Yes or No   James, Lacey, Lee and Carrie discuss RPG supplements of all types, do they add enough to our games and are they worth it.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast  

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 14, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode! 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.

November 15, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!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…

November 9, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!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 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 28, 2016 James 2 comments

Download Episode!James and Lacey review Monte Cook’s No Thank You Evil! No Thank You Evil! is an RPG that brings families together and introduces kids to RPGs Uh Oh Monsters & Story Please are expansions that are kickstarting now.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

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 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.

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