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The GameFor Podcast

The GameFor Podcast

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A fortnightly podcast about building community and finding players within the tabletop gaming landscape.
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Our Favorite Games Past & Present
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam reflect on their favorite tabletop games from "back in the day" and today. Follow Adam on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopminions Check out Matt's website: https://www.gamingmattr.com
56:49
October 7, 2020
How Tabletop Gaming Can Help Your "Real Life"
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about how tabletop games can help you in your "real life" - both personal and business. Follow Adam on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopminions Check out Matt's website: https://www.gamingmattr.com
46:53
September 23, 2020
3D Printing and Tabletop Gaming - Getting Started
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about 3D printing as it relates to tabletop gaming, from board games to tabletop miniatures - what is it, pros and cons, and how to get started. Follow Adam on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopminions Check out Matt's website: https://www.gamingmattr.com
59:43
September 9, 2020
Tabletop Games Burnout
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about tabletop games burnout: what it is, and can it be fixed? Follow Adam on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/tabletopminions Check out Matt's website: https://www.gamingmattr.com
46:06
August 26, 2020
Game Worlds We'd Like to See Expanded
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about some tabletop games with stories and "worlds" that they love, and would like to see more of: books, comics, movies, TV, and more! Check out Matt's website: https://www.gamingmattr.com/
57:48
August 12, 2020
Getting into Indie Games
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about how to get into and find "indie" tabletop games - interesting games produced by smaller, independent companies. 
1:01:54
July 29, 2020
Interview with Steve Ellis - Free RPG Day
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam interview Steve Ellis about Free RPG Day, owning a game store, being a game designer and eventually even a game publisher. Free RPG Day: Saturday, July 25, 2020 - https://www.freerpgday.com/
56:07
July 15, 2020
Interview with Teri Litorco - Renegade Game Studios
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam interview Teri Litorco from Renegade Game Studios and "That Teri Girl" from YouTube. We talk about working for a board game company, building community through inclusivity, and being a BIPOC in tabletop gaming. Renegade Game Studios - https://www.renegadegamestudios.com/ Teri's book: The Civilized Guide to Tabletop Gaming - https://www.amazon.com/Civilized-Guide-Tabletop-Gaming-Rules/dp/1440597960
1:15:26
July 1, 2020
The Future of the GameFor Platform
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about the future of the GameFor platform in these times of global pandemic and social distancing. This episode's sponsor: Turbo Dork - http://www.turbodork.com - radical paints to make your grey world colorful.
41:01
June 17, 2020
How to Start as a GM for RPGs
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about how to start your "career" as a gamemaster for tabletop roleplaying games. This episode's sponsor: Turbo Dork - http://www.turbodork.com - radical paints to make your grey world colorful.
1:05:59
June 3, 2020
Interview with Lee Gaddies - Gaddis Gaming
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam interview Lee Gaddies from Gaddis Gaming about how he started his company, learning history through gaming, and where he sees the industry going forward. This episode's sponsor: Turbo Dork - http://www.turbodork.com - radical paints to make your grey world colorful. Gaddis Gaming Ball Tank Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gaddisgaming/ball-tank Gaddis Gaming website: https://www.gaddisgaming.com/
59:34
May 20, 2020
How to "Level Up" As a Newcomer in Gaming
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about how to "level up" newcomers to tabletop gaming - whether it's helping your friends or just helping yourself. This episode's sponsor: Turbo Dork - http://www.turbodork.com - radical paints to make your grey world colorful.
1:00:52
May 6, 2020
Finding and Playing Solo Games
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about how to find and play solo tabletop games when you're stuck at home, or just can't find folks to play with. This episode's sponsor: Turbo Dork - http://www.turbodork.com - radical paints to make your grey world colorful Links to single-player games mentioned in this podcast: The Walking Dead: All Out War by Mantic Games https://www.manticgames.com/games/the-walking-dead/ Dungeon Saga by Mantic Games https://www.manticgames.com/games/dungeon-saga/ Star Saga by Mantic Games https://www.manticgames.com/games/star-saga/ Fallout: Wasteland Warfare by Modiphius Entertainment https://www.modiphius.net/collections/fallout-wasteland-warfare Blackstone Fortress by Games Workshop https://www.games-workshop.com/en-US/Warhammer-Quest-Blackstone-Fortress-2018-eng Rangers of Shadow Deep by Joseph McCullough https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/257695/Rangers-of-Shadow-Deep-A-Tabletop-Adventure-Game Kingdom Death: Monster by Adam Poots https://shop.kingdomdeath.com/collections/in-stock/products/kingdom-death-monster-1-5 Star Wars: Imperial Assault by Fantasy Flight Games https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-imperial-assault/ Spirit Island - Greater Than Games https://store.greaterthangames.com/spirit-island.html Gloomhaven (and Frosthaven) - Cephalofair Games http://www.cephalofair.com/gloomhaven Castle Panic - Fireside Games https://firesidegames.com/games/castle-panic/ Oneironaut - Play this game while you are sleeping! https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/305837/Oneironaut--Explore-your-dreams Mythic - World Mill Games http://www.wordmillgames.com/mythic.html Hikikomori - Japan term seeking self isolation http://dsg.neko-machi.com/hikikomori.pdf Pocket Dungeon - Free - Pencil, Dice Mechanic and Post-It Notes https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/42361/pocket-dungeon Pathfinder (Adventure Card Game) https://paizo.com/pacg Four Against Darkness - Ganesha Games https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/180588/Four-Against-Darkness
1:14:06
April 22, 2020
When Is It Time to Let Go of Games?
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - still recorded at home - Matt and Adam talk about how to know when it's time to let go of certain games, and how you can do it.
52:52
April 8, 2020
How to Play Tabletop Games Remotely
In this special at-home episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how to keep tabletop gaming when you have to do it remotely, either due to long distance - or a worldwide pandemic.
1:06:11
March 25, 2020
How to Run Tabletop Games at Conventions
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam answer a viewer question how to go about running your favorite tabletop games for people at local gaming conventions.
56:49
March 11, 2020
Getting Out of Your Gaming Comfort Zone
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam answer a viewer question about getting out of your tabletop gaming comfort area: how to do it, and what's to be gained by doing so.
38:17
February 26, 2020
What's Good About Friendly Local Game Stores?
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about what they like about their friendly local game stores, and why stores are important to tabletop gaming.
42:42
February 12, 2020
How to Get Started in Role Playing Games
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how you can get started in role playing games - from what to buy (or not buy) to how to find the right group for you.
56:28
January 29, 2020
How to Discover New Games
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how to discover new and different tabletop games to play.
58:43
January 15, 2020
Favorites of 2019 and Looking to 2020
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about their favorite tabletop gaming products of 2019 and have a look forwards into the new year/decade.
1:19:16
January 1, 2020
How to Get Your Family Into Tabletop Gaming
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how you can get your significant other, extended family, and/or children into tabletop gaming.
55:17
December 18, 2019
Bringing Something Extra to Your Games
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how to bring that little something extra to your tabletop gaming sessions.
43:45
December 4, 2019
Tabletop Gaming on the Road
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how to travel with and play your tabletop games and hobby supplies when you're traveling (especially for the holidays).
38:31
November 20, 2019
Old Tabletop Games Made New Again
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about old, beloved tabletop games being re-released to the audiences that still love them and to new audiences, as well.
1:01:54
November 6, 2019
How to Get Started in Board Gaming
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how to get started in board gaming, one of the most popular of the tabletop genres.
59:26
October 23, 2019
Organizing and Storing Your Games
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about how to to organize and store your tabletop games.
39:04
October 9, 2019
How to Game on a Budget
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam talk about ways you can still have a lot of fun tabletop gaming while still working to stick to a budget.
51:59
September 25, 2019
How to Get Started in Miniatures Wargaming
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam start a new series about how to get into the different genres of tabletop gaming - and they start with miniatures wargaming.
1:03:15
September 11, 2019
How to Start Your Gaming Group
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam discuss how you can can start a local tabletop gaming group or club, and how to help make it grow.
46:50
August 28, 2019
How to Communicate With Gamers
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, Matt and Adam discuss how you can more effectively communicate with your fellow gamers, and some of the issues that can arise from doing that.
44:35
August 14, 2019
First Gaming Event Experiences
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast - launched during Gen Con 2019 in Indianapolis, we discus our first tabletop gaming event experiences, from big events like Gen Con to small local conventions, and what kinds of things you can expect at both.
53:36
July 31, 2019
Crowdfunding in Tabletop Gaming
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, we discus crowdfunding (Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, etc.) in tabletop gaming - the pros and cons - and how it effects tabletop gaming communities and your gaming enjoyment.
56:10
July 18, 2019
How to Refresh Your Gaming Vibes
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, we talk about what you can do to reinvigorate your enjoyment of tabletop gaming if your gas tank seems to be empty. 
52:19
July 3, 2019
What to do if your favorite game isn't popular?
In this episode of The GameFor Podcast, we go through the things you can do to spread the word in your local area if the game you like isn't popular.
55:37
June 19, 2019
Introduction to the podcast
In this intro episode of The GameFor Podcast, we introduce ourselves, talk about the history of the GameFor app, and what plans we have going forward with this podcast.
26:37
June 5, 2019