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Tom Makes Podcasts

Tom Makes Podcasts

By Thomas J. McMullin is a channel where I, the titular Tom produce a variety of shows to practice audio editing and content creation.

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Our Flag Ship shows are
*Lore Keeper - a series about using tabletop games to tell stories
*Casual Fan - wherein I interview professionals in fields I have little to no understanding, educating myself and hopefully you as well.
*PodQuest - an educational Podcast about making Podcasts from the lens of a beginner. You learn as I do!
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07) Lore Keeper - On the Origin of Species
The seventh episode of Lore Keeper explores the ideas of the very earliest of society. How did so many diverse races survive the early days of their shared history without obliterating one another,  much like we humans drove to extinction our early cousins? Part One of Three discussing the Origins of our worlds and ideas on how to apply them.
December 16, 2019
06) The Lore Keeper - Shared History
Does your character have an amazing in depth backstory rich with lore and history? Or do you perhaps have trouble getting exactly the right story to fit your legend? Listen to this if you'd like to learn how to make your character's present day (The days you sit at your table with friends) better, by using your friends as features in your history.
December 09, 2019
05) Lore Keeper - The Stories that Shaped us.
There's nothing shameful about asking for advice, and there's nothing wrong with going to the professionals for a little extra help.
December 02, 2019
04) Lore Keeper - The Spotlight Shines Brightest
We all like to be the star of our show, but when there is more than one person at the table, maybe they deserve some time to shine as well?
November 29, 2019
03) Lore Keeper - The Story Telling Power of Rules
Rules are one of the most powerful storytelling tools we have at our disposal. Once you've established the rules of your world, you've also established the challenges and the ways in which one might overcome them.
November 26, 2019
02) Casual Fan - Featuring James Timothy Hunt, Script Supervisor
The best kept secret of possible careers in the film industry, Script Supervisor's are the unseen guiding hands of entire film production crews.
November 23, 2019
02) PodQuest - Organize your way to success
Both Mindly and Google Docs are useful resources for an amateur podcaster. Are you already using them? Or have you got other resources at your disposal. Let us know!
November 21, 2019
01) PodQuest - Publish Today not Tomorrow
Join me in making your own podcast, as we go on a Podquest together and I guide you through the steps I've taken to producing content.
November 21, 2019
The TomMakesPodcasts Roundup
If you want to know a little about who I am and why I'm doing the things I am doing, look no further than this two minute explanation.
November 21, 2019
01) Casual Fan - Moji Cap - Data Akangbou
In this interview we will be talking with a ln ambitious man, who hasn't just got big dreams for himself and his app, but who has big dreams for the world of business and the working class' place in it. Data Akangbou tells us a little about his product and his journey
November 19, 2019
01) The Lore Keeper - Three Questions
Who is in your world? Do they get along? What do they want? If you can answer these three questions, you can establish your campaign setting quicker than you think. All other details can come later! Let's try to answer those three questions today.
November 15, 2019
02) Lore Keeper - Improv at the Table
Just a brief discussion on using improv to improve your role play experience, and why it's important to "Always say yes".
November 15, 2019