Gaming and BS

Gaming and BS

Now Hold It Right There

Running a role-playing game for young teenagers presents a certain set of challenges. DM Cojo has a voicemail where...

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Tracking Player Character Wealth

Tracking wealth, aka the treasure, of player characters, is it needed? How do you do it? “Tired of tracking...

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Description Expectations in RPG’s

Descriptions in rpg’s. How to align the way the game master and players exchange information. An example:...

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Sub-Optimal Play in RPG’s

Sub-optimal behavior is core to tabletop role-playing games. Matt Colville mentions this in his Running the Game...

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Brett’s Delta Green

“I started my Delta Green game”, says Brett. Oooh, that sounds fun. What do you have going on?...

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Why So Serious?

RPGs can be taken very, very seriously.  Sometimes, we don’t even understand that someone at our table is...

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RPG Character Sheets

The mighty role-playing game character sheet. It’s at the core of almost every rpg that has been published....

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Sean’s Cthulhu Game – 2

Brett wanted to check in on Sean’s Call of Cthulhu role-playing game as he continues to get players through...

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Genre Blending in Role-Playing Games

Cojo asked us to talk about Genre Blending in role-playing games: “I wanted to get your opinion on blending...

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Cheating in Role-Playing Games

Cheating in rpg’s, or as Brett puts it “what the f#$% is wrong with some people?” We talk about...

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Art in Role-Playing Games

Art has has such an impact on the rpg hobby. It not only conveys what the game may be about, but it evokes a...

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BS’er Feedback aka Random Encounters

We were set to talk about art in role-playing games, but had to call an audible. Sean got shot at, Brett played some...

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Temple of Elemental Evil

Brett wants to talk about one of the few modules he actually runs. It’s the Temple of Elemental Evil. A...

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Terrain in Role-Playing Games

From Peter – Tabletop terrain. I’m not sure if you gents have tackled this topic yet. Referring to maps,...

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Vehicles and Mounts in RPGs

Care and feeding as well as combat – how do we use mounts and vehicles in our role-playing games?...

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Never Prepared

How prepared are you for your games? Hopefully your better prepared than Brett is for this podcast… but...

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Dragonlance

Dragonlance, it was an idea by Tracy and Laura Hickman that became a D&D game at TSR. It ultimately went on to...

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Game Master Meta Terms

Metagaming, we covered it. This is more meta terms the game master may use in a game. An example,...

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Suspending Belief in Role-Playing Games

“Your PC falls 120′ and suffers 60 points of damage”. No problem, I still have 60 left....

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Con Game Excitement, Bring It Home

A while back Brett brought up the idea of running home games more like convention games – asking why we...

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