Random Screed

Random Screed

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By Random Screed
I go on rants about things in life, usually concerning Mental Health and using Tabletop Role-playing games to deal with my struggles.

I host the podcast Hobbs & Friends of the OSR
Available on 13 platforms
Beginnings End
Ubiquitous call ins (thanks) and a campaign synopsis for a game that just ended and another for a game that just started
21:30
December 13, 2018
Success in spite of myself
Lots of call-ins and responses since Vinyl Couch and much deserved thanks to my supporters
19:41
December 12, 2018
Maniac Rage Quitter
A new level of advertisement. Call ins. I'm a maniac rage quitter!
14:19
December 6, 2018
OSR Homework
A brief Screed for you all today and some important homework!!!
05:14
December 4, 2018
Inclusive Gaming
No minorities participated in Hobbsapalooza. It was still a blast but I wonder how you become proactively a safe place? No answers. Just more questions.
17:53
December 3, 2018
Kalmatta 100
This is a special episode about Kalmatta, Island of Adventure. Trying to answer some call-ins and lots of interesting stuff on this episode including a reading of Mark Clover's A Tale of the OSR. Don't miss it!
13:05
November 30, 2018
99 Hobbsapalooza
Got some call ins concerning logo-gate and ramble on about the status and Hobbsapalooza
20:33
November 23, 2018
Do or do not logo?
I blather on about my new thoughts on logo-gate after reading more social media and talking with Stuart
12:09
November 20, 2018
OSR by any other logo?
Call ins and responses and I talk about my own tangle with the recent logo-gate
16:42
November 19, 2018
Heidi's song
This episode is dedicated to Heid Hobbs. She's great. There are some call ins and me mumbling about her and gaming style and aesthetic.
17:26
November 16, 2018
Importance of language
Gamehole talk and calls and discussing the importance of language in RPGs
22:05
November 15, 2018
Post Gamehole 2018
A single short call. Gamehole round up and a system decision
12:44
November 13, 2018
Gountdown to Gamehole 1
Good call ins and me talking about narrowing a sandbox, perhaps THE sandbox
23:56
November 6, 2018
Race and class
Half this show is call ins. I love it
21:29
November 5, 2018
Mind Games
The usual. Some call ins. Some seriousness. Some chuckles
15:24
October 31, 2018
Hobbsgoblets
Awards! First time caller! GM Anxiety
14:29
October 26, 2018
Is this Heaven?
Extensive call ins. I whine about being a whiner and forget everything I wanted to talk about.
17:26
October 22, 2018
New kid on the block
More best session never call ins!!! What makes the best session ever? New quote.
21:48
October 17, 2018
Born again social media
This episode has some responses to the Best Session Neveh, Vinyl Couch, and talking about starting fresh.
16:15
October 11, 2018
Best session you never had?
Talking about Suspension of Disbelief and how it can affect the best session you never had. Trivial answers to last episodes Quote and a new quote!
17:10
October 8, 2018
Outta the hole
Lots of call ins and a rapid fire round of comments
19:00
October 3, 2018
Treading water
I'm dropping some heavy about depression on a Saturday morning
09:53
September 29, 2018
Melancholia
Birthday shout out while fielding calls and talking about playtesting woes
16:09
September 27, 2018
Nothing Atoll
Callins, the new Vinyl Couch and some design talk about Relentless
22:19
September 25, 2018
Aesthetic playtests
Call ins and responses, some play reports, and talking about the importance of aesthetic and troubles of GMing with system implied setting.
23:40
September 20, 2018
Venting to the later days
Call ins and me whining about my life. Then I finish my gaming story
24:05
September 18, 2018
TPK? Again??
Chatting with Colin about Whimsy and going over what to do with your campaign when a TPK occurs
15:07
September 9, 2018
Whimsy Discord
Blathering about Discord and whimsy in d&d
14:24
September 9, 2018
Long story long
My origins and early inspirations in gaming
17:08
September 8, 2018
Accolades
Cody M and me spouting off about the cool OSR Anchorites community
10:11
September 8, 2018
Shorter Screed
Call ins and a couple questions
15:34
September 6, 2018
A Lotta Kalmatta
Discussing my weekend of Kalmatta and the lies of depression.
22:47
September 5, 2018
Gamerhood watch
Defining the OSR and discussing the Live Stream for charity tonight!!
22:56
August 31, 2018
I'm so excited
Calling in and calling out and I give the sitrep for everything!
19:20
August 29, 2018
Shenanigans
Call in and talking about a couple games as well as the power of perspective
19:52
August 27, 2018
Bonus game descriptions
Two gaming briefs sandwiching old man grognard
14:05
August 22, 2018
At it again
Call ins and reactions. Let's Converse
12:32
August 21, 2018
Long form screeding
Take life slowly and talk about the benefits of different types of games
16:00
August 15, 2018
Doing the right thing
Another mediocre episode. Anchor can be a pain
11:32
August 14, 2018
Mothership
Brothers Green. Mothership review
12:58
August 11, 2018
Life Speak
Last episode wrap up. More about me. Status report. Gamer Health update
12:33
August 10, 2018
Hex Talk Returns
Call ins. A question of duty. Gamer Health and Status Report
13:34
August 8, 2018
Special With spikepit and Diz
A lost segment from last episode and good discussion with Colin. And his brother calls in!
12:10
August 6, 2018
Post Gen Con
Recording on my trip home from gen con. My apologies... This thing is a train wreck
09:23
August 6, 2018
Mid Gencon Update
What I played. Who I saw. What I think.
08:31
August 3, 2018
Road to Gencon
Road to GenCon episode 1 What is success? Gamer Health!
14:25
August 2, 2018
Played a new game
My experience with Call of Cthulhu
14:01
July 31, 2018
Wearing shoes
More real life stuff
10:04
July 27, 2018
Real life
Dropping some real life beats and some sage advice hopefully
16:14
July 26, 2018
Bettlebee discussion
I answer some questions about creation process and the g+ community.
12:49
July 25, 2018
Creativigasm
Some call ins, Status Report and a new segment!
14:45
July 24, 2018
Call ins gallore
Lots of people got something to say. Status report!!
11:28
July 20, 2018
Statement of my ideals
I finally found the courage and words to communicate how I feel about this and get strong about the necessities of my beliefs. Listen at your own peril.
14:05
July 16, 2018
My own ignorance
Hot mess of an episode of me struggling to articulate what I'm trying to do and admitting my mistakes.
08:27
July 10, 2018
Tolerance
Sticking to my guns and call ins gallore.
14:27
July 9, 2018
Almost Famous
Call ins. New contender and rambling. Status Report!
07:50
July 6, 2018
ENnies in the wind
Call ins! Responses! ENnie nominations! Status! Report!
11:01
July 5, 2018
Running Thieves Guild Adventures
Call ins galore and talking about how to run Thieves Guild Adventures
13:14
July 3, 2018
Politico wrap and two player D&D
Call in response, politici wrap up, and talking about one player and one GM. Grimdark Harry Potter?
12:28
July 2, 2018
Politics?
Talking about gaming privilege, Friends interview and the importance of routine in mental health
10:59
June 30, 2018
All the things!
Every topic and then some! Call in! KS! Status Report Love you!
09:57
June 29, 2018
Saltmarsh Best of the worst
Scooby Doo plot. Check! Call ins and status report!
08:26
June 26, 2018
KS Special Report
Vigilante City CROSS
05:30
June 23, 2018
We refute the bartender
Got some call ins and I get tasty about the OSR! LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE!
09:49
June 22, 2018
The next day
Sharing response to the last episode and a consistent status report!!
07:40
June 20, 2018
Honesty sucks
Pretty beat down. Is this double con drop?
06:14
June 19, 2018
Origins Recap
I booster on shit my experience at Origins and recuperating from two weeks of cons
11:19
June 18, 2018
Origins Ramble 1
We came. We saw. We mingled.
05:28
June 14, 2018
3 Modules
I give my most influential 3 modules and the popular Status Update!
11:41
June 12, 2018
North Texas wrap up
Awesome seeing everyone. Sassy Katz! Mreow
13:13
June 11, 2018
NTRPG Day 1
I talk about the games I played at North Texas
04:53
June 8, 2018
On to NTRPG Con
I'm on my way. I'll try and keep you posted on my journey.
02:44
June 7, 2018
Random Matt and mind blank
Call from Matt and talking about stuff
09:40
June 4, 2018
A new day
Being excited and talking about theater of the mind vs maps.
08:07
June 2, 2018
The Con Game
Past episode follow-ups, suicide prevention, and Con Games!
10:51
May 31, 2018
Pick up games and suicide solutions
A few guys called in with some advice and I proposed a call to action! As always thanks for listening.
07:37
May 29, 2018
Pick-up games
Hobbs backed on about his prices for creating quick, no prep pick-up games. And we go to the phones!
14:27
May 26, 2018
Let's chat
Talking about my fellow Anchor folk and inspiration
07:05
May 25, 2018
Catharsis
Call ins, video games
09:26
May 22, 2018
RIP Michael Fantin
The Tribe has lost a good gamer and it may be suicide. We are all here for each other. Reach out when you're hurting and I'll be reaching back to take your hand.
05:27
May 22, 2018
Treasure types and reaction rolls
Let's talk about those things! Go!
09:56
May 21, 2018
It's Friday!!!
09:22
May 18, 2018
Gamerhood Talk
Too many call ins probably and Tom Petty guests!
08:48
May 17, 2018
Anchorite peeps
I talk about other channels I listen to and give a short status report of Mr Hobbs Gamerhood
09:25
May 15, 2018
Choices
Tim and Colin call in and we talked about it
06:43
May 11, 2018
All those games
You got games on the shelves you aren't playing? Me too.
11:43
May 9, 2018
Colin Sandwich
Talkin' bout games and me being manic!
10:12
April 22, 2018
Routine vs Depression
Another call in! Keep them coming!
06:39
April 19, 2018
Che Speaks
Talking about mania and home game. Disjointed as ever
13:11
April 15, 2018
What's going on!?
An actual episode about gaming theory! And a call in!
10:31
April 13, 2018
April 12, 2018
05:46
April 12, 2018
More call ins
This is an odd on to last episode More Call ins
02:40
April 12, 2018
Branding My Reputation
Another call in! More screeding!
10:43
April 9, 2018
GaryCon 2018
Response to Aron Clark
09:59
April 5, 2018
Random Random Screeds
Random random screeds for your listening pleasure
43:28
March 12, 2018
Impossible Imposter
Hobbs talks about Impostor Syndrome and gets a call in
08:24
February 25, 2018
Impostor Impossible.
Hobbs waxes about contacting him and making exploration fun.
06:30
February 25, 2018
Thank You And Canadian Todd
I offer thanks to supporters and talk about Down with D&D
08:26
January 25, 2018
Art As Theft
Hobbs talks D&D and murmurs about making mistakes.
08:09
January 23, 2018
I'm Being Depressed!
Law of attraction • Shoutout to Gabriel Perez Gallardi • Part 1 • Screedites • Part 2
08:18
January 12, 2018
Games And Madness
Call ins and screeds about mental health
08:30
January 10, 2018
Just Getting Started
More diatribes and philosophical discussion at Random Screed
04:33
December 28, 2017
Random Screed #1
Random Screed #1
06:47
December 21, 2017
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