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Gaming from the First Age

Gaming from the First Age

By First Age
A podcast where First Age gets to talk about what is happening in tabletop roleplaying games from his remote and increasingly isolated island.
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Traveller - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far Future

Gaming from the First Age

Traveller - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far Future

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4th Edition - the best version of D&D(?)
Another podcast episode, with the unexpected confirmation that the polarising 4th Edition is, in fact, the best version of D&D. Ever. Well, that depends, but join First Age as he reflects upon this much maligned edition of D&D. Join me on the podcast. Leave me a message on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-age Join the Gaming Tavern: https://www.gamingtavern.uk/index.php Join the Tavern Discord: https://discord.gg/Bgxkn52x5J Get the D&D 4th Edition Quickstart: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/110212/H1-Keep-on-the-Shadowfell--QuickStart-Rules-4e Music: Onwards Upwards by Ketsa  https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/Metamorphosis/Onwards_Upwards NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
39:52
December 29, 2020
Noughty But Nice
Another podcast episode and a confluence of amazement, which I need to share. Get yourself a beverage and prepare for some burbling. So much amazement that I burble for a good 50 minutes... Join me on the podcast. Leave me a message on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-age Join the Gaming Tavern: https://www.gamingtavern.uk/index.php The Role VTT: https://www.playrole.com/ A first go at streaming with Role: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-qC8T10AfA&ab_channel=GrahamSpearing True20: https://greenroninstore.com/collections/true20 Anna B Meyer's maps of Greyhawk: https://www.annabmeyer.com/greyhawk-content/ A flyby over Greyhawk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I4nN56l_1o&ab_channel=TheGreyhawkChannel Our Greyhawk Wiki: http://greyhawk.ttrpg.uk/ A hosting company that has worked out for me: https://www.hostinger.co.uk/ Music: Onwards Upwards by Ketsa  https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/Metamorphosis/Onwards_Upwards NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
49:06
November 21, 2020
Traveller - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far Future
Unless you are in the lottery of Low Berth, join me In the passengers' common room for this episode of the Gaming from the First Age podcast, as I'm joined by good friends Dom and Tom to discuss the Traveller roleplaying game.  Leave me a message on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-age Join the Gaming Tavern Discord Server for some live chat: https://discord.gg/Yvh6CKv9M9 Music: Onwards Upwards by Ketsa  https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/Metamorphosis/Onwards_Upwards NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
1:02:08
October 30, 2020
Lucky Bag
In this episode of the Gaming from the First Age podcast, First Age presents a lucky bag of magic, including some current Kickstarter excitement, recent arrivals,  and a word on upcoming conventions. Register for the Gaming Tavern, a great forum for RPGs and gaming chat at: https://www.gamingtavern.eu/ Music: Onwards Upwards by Ketsa  https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/Metamorphosis/Onwards_Upwards NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
30:51
September 20, 2020
Pathfinder 2nd Edition Complexity?
In this episode, First Age talks with Andrew, a much respected Pathfinder GM, on the complexity of Pathfinder 2nd Edition and how playable it is at higher levels. Music: Onwards Upwards by Ketsa  https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/Metamorphosis/Onwards_Upwards NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ Pathfinder can be found at https://paizo.com/
1:04:50
September 5, 2020
Generic Systems
In another podcast, First Age talks about generic or, perhaps, genre agnostic roleplaying games. Music: Onwards Upwards by Ketsa  https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/Metamorphosis/Onwards_Upwards NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ Dungeon Musings Podcast: https://anchor.fm/dungeonmusings The Keys to the Kingdom: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/241127
27:46
August 8, 2020
Omega Actual Play with Generic Comparisons
In this episode I reflect on some Omega system actual play, canter through some generic system comparisons, and talk briefly about current excitement. A favourite snug on the Internet for gaming chat: https://www.gamingtavern.eu/index.php The Owlbear and Wizards Staff: https://warhorn.net/events/the-owlbear-and-wizards-staff-3-adventuring-in-the-aether
29:30
August 1, 2020
2005 and going strong
Follow me in a bit of a guessing game to work out which tabletop RPG game system I'm talking about. A bit of a homage to this system from the noughties.
23:20
July 24, 2020
An introduction to the Podcast
This is a one take first episode of Gaming from the First Age, where I talk a bit about where I am coming from and some of the content to come.
18:43
July 18, 2020