Shadow of the GM

Shadow of the GM

By Barry Dewey-Robertson
The musings of GMsShadow on all things TTRPG!

You can also contact me by email at Gmsshadow@hotmail.com

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Episode 12: More Peril(ous Lands)
Call ins from Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast and Joe of Hindsightless podcast. This stimulates me to discuss the difficulty system in Romance of the Perilous Land further... maybe I should just speak to Scott? RSS https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss
13:26
February 21, 2020
Episode 11: One Game to Rule them All
Call ins today from Joe of Hindsightless, Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast, Andy of Expedition to the Grizzly (Not Barrier) Peaks and Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere. Then the main show revolves around the debate of 'Should you stick to one system and master It?" RSS https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss
28:31
February 20, 2020
Episode 10: Review of Romance of the Perilous Land
Call ins from Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast and two special guests at the end of the show. Then I do my best to briefly review Romance of the Perilous Land by Scott Malthouse published by Osprey Games.
34:02
February 17, 2020
Side Rant: Complexity, Rules Design, and Communication Styles
Call ins today from Josh of JB Publishing, Joe of Hindsightless and Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast. Followed on by me wittering on about complex rules, how Rpgs are written, used and how we all communicate differently. I doubt it makes sense. You have been warned. RSS https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss
30:53
February 12, 2020
Episode 9: Competing Playstyles
Call ins from Josh of JB Publishing, Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere and Jason from Nerds RPG Variety Cast talking min maxing and rule 0. Then I go on a small stream of consciousness about competing playstyles at the table and how I did or didn't manage these. RSS https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss
20:08
February 11, 2020
Episode 8: From OD&D Rule Zero to Here-o
In this episode I respond to a call in from Joe of the Hindsightless podcast. Then I look into the concept of rule zero. Are the rules immutable, or are they more like guidelines. RSS https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss
25:24
February 7, 2020
Episode 7: From the Min to the Max!
Call ins from Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast and Joe of Hindsightless. Today I ramble on about Min Maxing. Is it New, and is it mad, bad and dangerous to know? RSS Feed: https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss
20:00
February 3, 2020
Episode 6: Second to the Third (Edition D&D that is)
Wherein I discuss the brief history of TSR to WotC, the main changes from 2e to 3e, and why it was clearly all WotCs fault that it was so different and clearly nothing like old editions... or was it?
18:10
January 29, 2020
Episode 5: let's Level about Classes
In this episode I discuss my feelings in Level and class based RPGs. I also reply to some call ins from Joe at Hindsightless and Josh from JB Publishing.
14:07
January 24, 2020
Episode 4: Review of 4th Edition D&D
Where we talk about 4e. Oh yes we do. In this episode I reply to some of my call ins, as well as a two sided review of 4e D&D. Why it is the best edition of D&D. Why it is the worst edition of D&D.
30:28
January 20, 2020
Episode 3: What OSR means to me
I give in again to the audio dungeon peer pressure. Here I discuss how I first came across the OSR movement and what I feel it means to me.
09:54
January 17, 2020
Episode 2: 2020 Project
Where I catch up on my call ins and discuss my not so secret plan for 2020.
23:38
January 15, 2020
Episode 1: Railroads!
Where due to inspiration from the Anchor community I feel the need to wax lyrical on railroading in TTRPGs. Is it such a bad thing?
16:53
January 14, 2020
Episode 0 Part 2
Part 2 of my test or introduction podcasts. In this one I discuss how I got into gaming and where I am now.
27:23
January 13, 2020
Episode 0 part 1
My first attempt at an Anchor podcast. A test of my skills and why I'm podcasting. RSS Feed: https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss
07:44
January 10, 2020