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Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast

Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast

By Jason
A podcast about tabletop role playing games, exploitation movies, board games, miniature war games, and whatever else attracts my interest.
You can leave me a message here on Anchor or find me on the Audio Dungeon Discord
Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/
TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
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152 More games played and 80’s movies
I take a call from Joe about Barbarians of Lemuria, talk about games I played including Full Clip (1PG RPG), Monster of the Week, Dungeon Crawl Classics and Cyberpunk Red. In addition I cover the 1989 films Collision Course and Fletch Lives! Rev. Derek’s podcast where the Stephen King book discussion is being held https://anchor.fm/derek-mcclean4 Joe’s podcast https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9
28:31
November 29, 2020
151 Barbarians of Lemuria and other recent games
Calls from Barney and Joe plus game recaps of Barbarians of Lemuria, Harn, MERP, and creation of a Cyberpunk Red character.
24:35
November 26, 2020
150 Third time is the charm, Cyberpunk Red IP system
Closing out our discussion on Cyberpunk Red's IP system including a short chat with Eric while he walks his dogs. Loco Ludus Website Loco Ludus • A podcast on Anchor RSS https://anchor.fm/s/f972340/podcast/rss The Omega 3D Chicken Coop Website The Omega 3D Chicken Coop • A podcast on Anchor RSS https://anchor.fm/s/4a9ada4/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
25:55
November 22, 2020
149 Cyberpunk Red IP clarification and call ins
Whoops, I missed part of the rules yesterday so while I share some very insightful calls from Barney and Eric they may have a different opinion after this episode... Loco Ludus Website https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus The Omega 3D Chicken Coop Website https://anchor.fm/eric-salzwedel
08:51
November 21, 2020
148 Cyberpunk Red makes an offering to the Ludic Behemoth
Quick discussion of Cyberpunk Red’s innovative XP system and their well deserved shout out to Seth Skorkowsky! My wife and Mattie also make an appearance. Loco Ludus Webpage https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus
08:50
November 20, 2020
147 I Pity the Fool! B.A. on dice.
Arlen from Live from Pellam’s Wasteland and Barney from Loco Ludus weigh in on the dice conversation. Thank you to Ray Otus for the art and TJ Drennon for the music. Also mentioned is Sinster Red a zine by Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast. Here’s the link to Arlen’s episode https://anchor.fm/pellamswasteland/episodes/2-75-Rolling-the-Dice-When-That-Matters-eml79n
19:16
November 18, 2020
145 How often should we roll dice? UPDATED
Note that on 16 Nov 2020 I added an audio clip of the conversation between Barney and Isaac at the end of this podcast, if you have already listened to my episode 146 or Barney's interview you can skip it. Do you have an opinion on how often we should roll dice? How about success ratios? I reference this episode of Loco Ludus in the episode, you don’t have to listen to it but I highly recommend it. https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus/episodes/Interview-with-Isaac-Williams-about-Mausritter-2-0-em51t2
12:33
November 16, 2020
146 Caller Response to How Often Should We Roll Dice?
What I've been watching, playing and a bunch of calls regarding when to roll dice and what kind of success rates are acceptable. I talk about Veronica Mars, Truth Seekers, New Tricks, and Dungeon Crawl Classics. I also play a short clip from the Loco Ludus podcast with the dice discussion the callers are referring to. Loco Ludus episode the clip is taken from: https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus/episodes/Interview-with-Isaac-Williams-about-Mausritter-2-0-em51t2/a-a10bofm Down in a Heap Website https://anchor.fm/rob-c RSS https://anchor.fm/s/79fc2c8/podcast/rss Hindsightless Website https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Keep off the Borderlands Website https://anchor.fm/free-thrall RSS https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Red Dice Diaries RPG Podcast Website https://rddrpgpodcast.buzzsprout.com/977239 Spikepit RPG Podcast Website https://anchor.fm/spikepit RSS https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss The Happy Whisk Website https://anchor.fm/thehappywhisk RSS https://anchor.fm/s/59b3f70/podcast/rss The Omega 3D Chicken Coop Website https://anchor.fm/eric-salzwedel RSS https://anchor.fm/s/4a9ada4/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD 
51:16
November 16, 2020
144 Mailbag
Listener mail from John, Joe, Arlen, and Colin.
21:56
November 8, 2020
143 All About Hackmaster
Eli joins me to talk all about Hackmaster! Here is a link to the Hackmaster Players and GM's (Unofficial) discord https://discord.gg/HPhbDQWket Here is a link where you'll be able to play in a demo game later this month https://tabletop.events/conventions/rpg-alliance-con-2020-november-21-22 For the actual play podcasts the links are below Raktus Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/raktus Know Your Roll Website https://anchor.fm/raktus RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/226d686c/podcast/rss Raktus Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4Y-R9ya-075it-1gzfON5A Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
42:52
November 6, 2020
142 Call of Cthulhu Invictus Wrap Up With Karl Rodriguez
I talk about the board game Star Fleet Captains and my first ever 5E game, Adventures in Middle Earth. Oh yeah, Karl also stops by and talks about his recently finished short campaign using Call of Cthulhu Invictus! Arlen's podcast Live from Pellam's Wasteland Website https://anchor.fm/pellamswasteland RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/a01c930/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
1:00:54
November 4, 2020
141 Mailbag!!
All listener mail, all the time! Calls from Joe, Menion, Colin, Lonely Adventurer, Rob C., Andy, Spencer, and Derek.  Camping With Owlbears Website https://anchor.fm/lonely-adventurer RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss  Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi Website https://anchor.fm/menion RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss Down in a Heap Website https://anchor.fm/rob-c RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/79fc2c8/podcast/rss  Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks Website https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss  Hindsightless Website https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss  Keep off the Borderlands Website https://anchor.fm/free-thrall RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss  Rev. Derek's Ruminations Website https://anchor.fm/derek-mcclean4 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/1914fca8/podcast/rss Spikepit RPG Podcast Website https://anchor.fm/spikepit RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/  TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
43:39
November 2, 2020
140 Tribute to Sir Thomas Sean Connery
A short, inadequate tribute to Sir Thomas Sean Connery 25 August 1930 - 31 October 2020.
09:38
October 31, 2020
139 Maniac Cop Trilogy
Where I discuss Maniac Cop (1988) Maniac Cop 2 (1990) and Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993). I also briefly touch on Maniac (1980). No RPG content here just B movie campy horror goodness. Happy Halloween!
20:17
October 30, 2020
138 Games I’ve Played or don’t break up a dog fight by putting your hand in the pit bull’s mouth
Wherein I discuss games I’ve been in the last week or so. Middle Earth Role Playing, two OSE games, Barbarians of Lemuria Mythic Greek edition. I also talk about getting bitten the hand, the Manic Cop films, and do an unboxing.
40:30
October 29, 2020
137 The Being, Chinatown, Hack-O-Lantern, Enola Holmes, and Die, Monster, Die!
Wherein I talk at length on 1983's The Being, rant on separation of art from the artist with Polanski’s Chinatown, and also touch on Hack-O-Lantern, Enola Holmes & Die, Monster, Die!
29:18
October 28, 2020
136 Eric and I talk about GM fun and player agency
Eric of the Omega 3D Chicken Coop and I have a tipsy conversation about how you can still have fun as a GM while allowing player agency. We do ramble a bit as well on a variety of topics. The Omega 3D Chicken Coop website https://anchor.fm/eric-salzwedel RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/4a9ada4/podcast/rss 
1:22:10
October 26, 2020
135 Mailbag!
The calls just keep stacking up, here are some from Calls from Joe, Spencer, John, Cody, Karl, Andy and Arlen! Here is a link to Menion's latest episode where he also addresses Arlen's comments: https://anchor.fm/menion/episodes/Old-Friends--New-Friends--the-Interests-that-Bind-Us-Together-el7gje/a-a57pm4 Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks website https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Hindsightless website https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Keep off the Borderlands website https://anchor.fm/free-thrall RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Live from Pellam's Wasteland website https://anchor.fm/pellamswasteland RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/a01c930/podcast/rss No Save For You! website https://anchor.fm/nosaveforyou RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/50e4ef8/podcast/rss Red Dice Diaries website https://reddicediaries.com/
33:36
October 25, 2020
134 Cody’s RPG Reading Corner and format change to the show
Another reading from David Hargrove’s Arduin Grimoire Volume 1 and I propose a change to the show’s format going forward.
13:01
October 23, 2020
133 Where I overreach and step out of my lane
I talk about games I played, movies I watched, clumsily stick my foot in social issues, and answer listener mail. Topics discussed include From Beyond, The House With The Clock In Its Walls, Blumhouse's Fantasy Island, The Happytime Murders, Fletch, Neal Simon's Seems Like Old Times, Penny Dreadful City of Angels, Lovecraft Country, US (spoilers at the very end of the episode), Monster of the Week, Hot Circle superhero hack PbP, Call of Cthulhu Invictus, Clank, Back to the Future (Funko board game), and Betrayal at Baldur's Gate.  Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 Hindsightless https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 Red Dice Diaries RPG Podcast https://reddicediaries.com/
53:25
October 21, 2020
Mutton Chops and Gimlets
NO RPG content just tipsy rambling about my new facial hair stylings and new cocktail of choice. I’ll talk RPGs tomorrow, promise!! Here is a video on Gimlets and how to make great ones! https://youtu.be/iVC64ad8SMs
05:25
October 20, 2020
132 Remix Response
A quick response to hopefully help quell some of the tensions around Spikepit RPG Podcast episode 324, 666 Spikepit Evil Remix https://anchor.fm/spikepit/episodes/666-Spikepit-Evil-Remix-Halloween-Edition-324-el5it3
07:48
October 17, 2020
131 A little of this and a lot of that
A little unboxing and a lot of Karl Rodriguez who kindly sent me many, many, many messages to play.
20:24
October 17, 2020
130 Live From Pellam’s Wasteland Middle Earth Preview
Here is a preview of Arlen Walker’s upcoming Middle Earth episode linked here: https://anchor.fm/pellamswasteland/episodes/2-60-Middle-Earth-Magic-in-Games-el5fuj
08:54
October 16, 2020
Tipsy MERP AAR with Menion
Menion from Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi podcast, who may have had a few drinks, joins me in a rambling discussion about the Middle-Earth Role Playing game, I.C.E. second edition, we just played that Barry over at the Shadow of the GM podcast ran for us. We also talk about how GM's should also take time to play games! Apologies in advance to Che and Andy, we wouldn't have mentioned you if we didn't love you!  Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi podcast https://anchor.fm/menion RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Hindsightless podcast https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Roleplay Rescue https://roleplayrescue.com/ Shadow of the GM podcast https://anchor.fm/gmsshadow RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss 
45:52
October 15, 2020
128 Bundle of Humpday
More readings from Arduin, shows I’ve watched, games I’ve played and a bagful of listener mail! More notes to follow soon...
51:18
October 14, 2020
MERP Character Creation
I create a character for Middle Earth Role Playing 2nd Edition
22:18
October 13, 2020
126 The Question of Tommy Lee Jones
Joe Richter issues a challenge, find a Tommy Lee Jones movie that isn’t boring, I give it the old college try!
06:25
October 12, 2020
125 The Overstuffed Episode
More Arduin on Cody's RPG Reading Corner, this week's games, what I've watched, and listener mailbag. Some of the topics include Monster of the Week, Sword & Scoundrel, Call of Cthulhu Invictus, Pathfinder 1E, The Boys, Lovecraft Country, Black Moon Rising, In The Electric Mist, Cutter's Way, and Opposing Force. Calls from Karl, Daniel, Spencer, John, Eric, and Lieren. Plus a surprise appearance by Joe Richter!   Bandit's Keep podcast website https://anchor.fm/daniel-norton RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/cfb2f28/podcast/rss Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0-gfEp3GDT0wT7bdU-CeSw Hindsightless website https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Keep off the Borderlands website https://anchor.fm/free-thrall RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Red Dice Diaries RPG Podcast website https://reddicediaries.com/  The Omega 3D Chicken Coop website https://anchor.fm/eric-salzwedel RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/4a9ada4/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere website https://anchor.fm/lieren RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/  TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
1:00:36
October 9, 2020
124 Keep off Miller’s Crossing
Spencer joins me to discuss the Coen Brother’s film, Miller’s Crossing. Keep off the Borderlands https://anchor.fm/free-thrall TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
1:02:14
October 6, 2020
123 Matching System and Genre with Arlen & Free Thrall
Arlen Walker from Live from Pellam's Wasteland & Spencer from Keep off the Borderlands join me to talk about matching the game system to the genre of game you are running. The episode of No Save For You we reference about using 5E for other genres is 025. Keep Off The Borderlands https://anchor.fm/free-thrall Live From Pellam's Wasteland https://anchor.fm/pellamswasteland No Save For You https://anchor.fm/nosaveforyou Spikepit RPG Podcast https://anchor.fm/spikepit Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
45:17
October 4, 2020
122 What Joe Richter doesn't like
I talk with Joe Richter about a pet peeve he has, players using Al Gore's Internet to metagame!! We also revisit Pathfinder 1E vs Pathfinder 2E. Hindsightless podcast https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss
31:52
October 2, 2020
121 Listeners weigh in on story versus player agency
All listener calls! You may want to listen to episode 117 of my podcast before listening to this one. Episodes 306 through 309 of Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast are also referenced. Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 Live from Pellam's Wasteland https://anchor.fm/pellamswasteland Loco Ludus https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus Roleplay Rescue https://anchor.fm/rpgrescue Spikepit RPG Podcast https://anchor.fm/spikepit Safer Fantasy Crafting https://anchor.fm/sfc-saferfantasycrafting Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/lieren Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
36:56
September 30, 2020
120 Arduin and games I am running
Cody’s RPG Reading Corner is back, herein lies part 1 of the first volume of David Hargrove’s classic Arduin. I also talk about my Mythic Greek Barbarians of Lemuria game, my Boot Hill play by post game, my Top Secret play by post game and True Detective Season 3 plus I field some listener calls. Plundergrounds podcast https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds Shadow of the GM podcast https://anchor.fm/gmsshadow Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere podcast https://anchor.fm/lieren Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
42:55
September 28, 2020
119 Talking Blood Simple with Andy Goodman
Andy Goodman and I talk about the Coen Brother's 1984 movie Blood Simple. This is a rambling, spoiler filled discussion that probably isn't fit for the average listener... Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
57:57
September 26, 2020
118 The Glaive Zine Interview
I talk with the creator of the Glaive zine from Kickstarter's Zine Quest 2.  Atomic Robo https://www.atomic-robo.com/ Tesladyne Patreon https://www.patreon.com/tesladyne Camping With Owlbears podcast https://anchor.fm/lonely-adventurer RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss Glaive PDF for sale https://tesladyne.itch.io/glaive Knave https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/250888/Knave Monster Man podcast https://monsterman.libsyn.com/ Monster Man Patreon https://www.patreon.com/monsterman TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
48:47
September 25, 2020
117 When does story trump player agency?
What is railroading and when is story more important than player agency? Special thanks to Andy Goodman for making this episode possible. Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8
17:53
September 23, 2020
116 Games, TV Reviews, Dogs, and Mailbag
Lots of listener call ins plus my week in gaming, what I’ve been watching, and a dog update. Full show notes tomorrow. Bandit’s Keep podcast https://anchor.fm/daniel-norton
30:06
September 23, 2020
115 Missouri Breaks with Loco Ludus
Barney of the Loco Lucus podcast joins me to talk about the 1976 film Missouri Breaks and adapting films to RPGs. Spoilers for the movie throughout the episode but it is on Amazon Prime at the time of publication. Loco Ludus Website https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/f972340/podcast/rss 
1:01:25
September 18, 2020
114 The Keep NOT on the borderland
I talk to Spencer (Free Thrall) about the 1983 Michael Mann movie The Keep, the F. Paul Wilson novel of the same name, and the associated Mayfair Games board game and Role Aids RPG module. I also talk about dogs, games I've played this past week, TV I've watched recently, and open up the mailbag. SPOILER ALERT for The Keep movie, novel, and Role Aids module.   Keep off the Borderlands Website https://anchor.fm/free-thrall Loco Ludus Website https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
59:31
September 16, 2020
113 Mailbag and Andy owes me a rug
All listener calls all the time! There are calls from Karl, Eric, Andy and John. I also play a clip from this YouTube video, I have no affiliation with the person that posted it and don’t know anything about them. https://youtu.be/gbIv7W7rhx4 Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks Website https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Red Dice Diaries Website https://reddicediaries.com/ The Omega 3D Chicken Coop podcast Website https://anchor.fm/eric-salzwedel RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/4a9ada4/podcast/rss
18:35
September 14, 2020
112 Conflicts in Game Play Styles
A quick episode in response to episode 301 of the Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast. Link coming soon!
06:40
September 12, 2020
111 Den's dead baby, Den's dead
ShandyAndy killed my barbarian in OSE, I kill Karl's mountain man in Boot Hill, I talk about some upcoming games, promote a RPG kickstarter project by the legendary punk band The Dead Milkmen, and Joe gives us a lesson in how to play other cultures.  Warning: This episode contains potentially offensive language Lost Tomb of the Bitchin' Chimera - Dead Milkmen RPG Module Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/justinsirois/lost-tomb-of-the-bitchin-chimera-dead-milkmen-rpg-module ShandyAndy's Unguarded Treasure (B52) podcast: https://anchor.fm/unguardedtreasure Joe's Hindsightless podcast: https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 
24:27
September 9, 2020
110 Tipsy Traveller Character Generation
Mr. E of The Adventuring Party podcast discord requested this episode. Basically I am through most of a six pack of Legend Brewing Company of Richmond, VA’s Brown Ale and I make a character using the 1983 Traveller starter set. Probably not the best episode to start on...
07:54
September 7, 2020
109 Pick a Tyger by the tail
No gaming content, I just talk about the dog we just picked up from a rescue organization. 
05:23
September 6, 2020
108 Return of the Reading Corner, Bill & Ted movie review, game recaps and listener calls!
The return of Cody's RPG Reading Corner! Talking ShandyAndy's OSE game! Bill & Ted Face The Music movie review! Listener Calls! Red Dice Diaries Website https://reddicediaries.com/ Loco Ludus Website https://anchor.fm/loco-ludus RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/f972340/podcast/rss Unguarded Treasure (B52) Website https://anchor.fm/unguardedtreasure RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/cabf138/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
26:56
September 3, 2020
107 RPG A Day Week 5
My stream of consciousness thoughts on the fifth week's words, Days 25 through 31, for the seventh annual RPG A Day monthly challenge. RPG A Day Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RPGaDAY/ Tome Of All Dooms https://anchor.fm/s/9709550/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss
10:39
August 31, 2020
106 Falling Into The Spikepit
Here it is folks, an interview with Legendary Anchorite Colin "Spikepit" Green of the Spikepit RPG Podcast.  Podcasts referenced in the conversation: Down In A Heap Website https://anchor.fm/rob-c RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/79fc2c8/podcast/rss dpercentile Website https://anchor.fm/dave-aldridge RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/b931d08/podcast/rss John Alan Large Website https://reddicediaries.com/ Purple Worm Website https://anchor.fm/purple-worm RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/f74b65c/podcast/rss Spikepit RPG Podcast Website https://anchor.fm/spikepit RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss Thought Eater Website https://anchor.fm/thoughteater RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/8706e50/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
47:54
August 29, 2020
Special Episode with Joe From Weal or Woe
NSFW Language alert! I answer a bunch of calls plus a chat with Joe Richter from the Hindsightless and Weal or Woe podcasts about combat wheelchairs & his new Pathfinder West Marches game.  Podcasts mentioned: Hindsightless Website https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Jewels From NZ Website https://anchor.fm/jewelsfromnz RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/d71c1d8/podcast/rss Keep off the Borderland Website https://anchor.fm/free-thrall RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Plundergrounds Website https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/6e8a2b4/podcast/rss Spikepit RPG Podcast Website https://anchor.fm/spikepit RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
48:15
August 27, 2020
105 A Little Help From My Friends
Lots of listener calls this time, in fact so many I get help answering them! Discussion include players being bored during games, whether players should collaborate on actions, investigative mechanics in games, and much more! Podcasts referenced during the show: Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks Website https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss  Hindsightless Website https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Live from Pellam's Wasteland Website https://anchor.fm/pellamswasteland RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/a01c930/podcast/rss Red Dice Diaries Website https://reddicediaries.com/ Roleplay Rescue Website https://anchor.fm/rpgrescue RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/7dc2f24/podcast/rss Shadow of the GM Website https://anchor.fm/gmsshadow RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss  Spikepit RPG Podcast Website https://anchor.fm/spikepit RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss  Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere Website https://anchor.fm/lieren RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/  TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
53:59
August 26, 2020
104 RPG A Day Week 4
My stream of consciousness thoughts on the fourth week's words, Days 18 through 24, for the seventh annual RPG A Day monthly challenge. RPG A Day Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RPGaDAY/ Tome Of All Dooms https://anchor.fm/s/9709550/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss
07:32
August 24, 2020
103 Ordure Fantasy With Creator Michael Raston & Combat Wheelchairs
I talk with Michael Raston about his new game Ordure Fantasy and we also touch on game design and play style. I also look at combat wheelchairs the Nerd's RPG Variety Cast way, through exploitation cinema and the forgotten classic Mr. No Legs! Ordure Fantasy PDF https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/324369/Ordure-Fantasy The Lizard Man Diaries Blog http://lizardmandiaries.blogspot.com/ The Lizard Man Diaries Podcast Website https://anchor.fm/michael830 RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/7d04bc8/podcast/rss Article on Ted Vollrath "Mr. No Legs"  http://isshin-concentration.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-amazing-ted-vollrath.html Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
36:44
August 22, 2020
102 Contests or Mini-Games in RPGs with Two Guests!
Note, there are two calls and responses at the end, if you didn't hear that that is because Anchor didn't upload the full episode to other podcatchers. I am republishing this in the hope that will fix it.  I interview Barry from Shadow of the GM about contests within our games and ShandyAndy from Unguarded Treasure (B52) about our Barbarians of Lemuria game set in mythic Greece.  Also other games I played and listener calls! Cody's RPG Reading Corner will be back next week, I promise! dpercentile website https://anchor.fm/dave-aldridge RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/b931d08/podcast/rss Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks website https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Shadow of the GM website https://anchor.fm/gmsshadow RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss Spikepit RPG Podcast website https://anchor.fm/spikepit RSS Feed https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss Unguarded Treasure (B52) website https://anchor.fm/unguardedtreasure RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/cabf138/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
57:54
August 19, 2020
101 RPG A Day Week 3
My stream of consciousness thoughts on the third week's words, Days 11 through 17, for the seventh annual RPG A Day monthly challenge. RPG A Day Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RPGaDAY/ Tome Of All Dooms https://anchor.fm/s/9709550/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss
07:20
August 17, 2020
100 Cthulhu Invictus Time Jump Interview
I talk to GM Karl and fellow player Anne about our current Cthulhu Invictus game where we recently jumped ahead 32 years! Check out The Omega 3D Chicken Coop podcast, especially the newest episode with me and the 7 November 2018 episode which is an interview with Colin "Spikepit" Green! Website https://anchor.fm/eric-salzwedel RSS feed  https://anchor.fm/s/4a9ada4/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
39:33
August 15, 2020
99 Double the Interviews, Double the Fun!
Not one but two interviews! I talk to Karl Rodriguez about our recent Revised Recon game and I talk to Lieren about the difficulty of communicating on Discord. I also talk about a recent game of Sorcerers & Sellswords run by Colin "Spikepit" Green! Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi website https://anchor.fm/menion RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks website https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Jewels From NZ website https://anchor.fm/jewelsfromnz RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/d71c1d8/podcast/rss Raven God Games at DrivethruRPG https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/9237/Raven-God-Games Ray Otus Itch.io (Sorcerers & Sellswords) https://rayotus.itch.io/ Sorcerers & Sellswords Interview with Ray Otus & Colin "Spikepit" Green https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds/episodes/148-Sorcerers--Sellswords-with-Spikepit-egsmp5 Spikepit RPG Podcast website https://anchor.fm/spikepit RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss Tome of All Dooms website https://anchor.fm/tome-of-all-dooms RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/9709550/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere website https://anchor.fm/lieren RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
1:21:10
August 12, 2020
98 RPG A DAY Week 2
My stream of consciousness thoughts on the second week's words, Days 4 through 10, for the seventh annual RPG A Day monthly challenge. RPG A Day Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RPGaDAY/ Tome Of All Dooms https://anchor.fm/s/9709550/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss
06:51
August 10, 2020
97 The Real Eurovision Song Contest
A quick RPG annoucement followed by my little tribute to the greatest show on Earth, Eurovision Song Contest!!  Official website of Eurovision Song Contest https://eurovision.tv/ Video of Iceland's 2006 entry: https://youtu.be/KkydPOGTJKk The songs sampled in the clips:   "Congratulations" Silvia Night from Iceland 2006  "Baila el Chiki-chiki" Rodolfo Chikillicuatre from Spain 2008  "My Slowianie" Donatan & Cleo from Poland 2014
13:42
August 8, 2020
96 Where I apologize for misrepresenting everyone
A slightly tamer Cody's RPG Reading Corner, games that I played and ran, and a number of calls from listeners.  Some podcasts you should check out Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi website https://anchor.fm/menion RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks website https://anchor.fm/andy-goodman8 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Hindsightless website https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Jewels From NZ website https://anchor.fm/jewelsfromnz RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/d71c1d8/podcast/rss Safer Fantasy Crafting website https://anchor.fm/sfc-saferfantasycrafting RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/1358abfc/podcast/rss The Omega 3D Chicken Coup website https://anchor.fm/eric-salzwedel RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/4a9ada4/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere website https://anchor.fm/lieren RSS feed https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
26:58
August 5, 2020
95 RPG A Day Week 1
My stream of consciousness thoughts on the first week's words, Days 1 through 3, for the seventh annual RPG A Day monthly challenge. RPG A Day Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RPGaDAY/ Tome Of All Dooms https://anchor.fm/s/9709550/podcast/rss Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss
04:01
August 3, 2020
94 Wilford Brimley Tribute
Anthony Wilford Brimley 27 September 1934 to 1 August 2020.
05:23
August 2, 2020
93 Shaw Brother’s 1982 Human Lanterns
I do a series of unboxings, with a strong Robin Hood theme, and then review the amazing Kung Fu / Horror mashup Human Lanterns staring Tony Liu, Kuan Tai Chen, and the immortal Lieh Lo! If you are not interested in the unboxings jump ahead to the 8:54 minute mark for the movie review.
28:05
August 1, 2020
92 More Karl with Surprise Random Screed Tie In!
This episode is bursting at the seams! We have a steamy Cody's RPG Reading Corner, games that I have played and run and a number of listener calls. On top of all that I have a last minute Karl Rodriguez interview where we talk about Cthulhu Invictus and do a tie in to a recent episode of Random Screed. If you just want to hear the Jason Hobbs / Random Screed tie it starts at the 33:45 minute mark. Mentioned in this podcast Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Random Screed https://anchor.fm/s/1d9e468/podcast/rss John Alan Large, Red Dice Diaries https://reddicediaries.com/ Colin Green, Spikepit RPG Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
55:27
July 29, 2020
91 All Arlen Walker, All The Time!
Arlen Walker of Live from Pellam's Wasteland calls about Palladium’s Recon and other Vietnam RPGs, why dogs are better than cats, & how to handle NPCs in the party. Enjoy this special episode!
21:26
July 27, 2020
90 Remembering John Saxon
A tribute to the actor John Saxon 5 Aug 1935 - 25 July 2020 (warning for excessive use of you know’ by your host)
04:44
July 26, 2020
89 Palladium’s Revised Recon review and play report
Today we have a quick unboxing of goodies for my Boot Hill PbP game, an overview of Palladium’s Revised Recon (yes, now it is Deluxe Revised Recon but I’m working off my original books from the ‘80s) and a play report from our first session of Weird War Vietnam. Enjoy! (Episode has been updated with a clarifying apology at the beginning)
30:07
July 25, 2020
88 Cody's RPG Reading Corner, Session Recaps, and Listener Calls Galore
This episode has the first installment of a new segment, Cody's RPG Reading Corner! If that wasn't enough there are also RPG session recaps and listener calls galore. Podcasts mentioned in the show either as an aside or belonging to a caller: No Save For You! https://anchor.fm/s/50e4ef8/podcast/rss Keep Off the Borderlands https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Roleplay Rescue https://anchor.fm/s/7dc2f24/podcast/rss Plundergrounds https://anchor.fm/s/6e8a2b4/podcast/rss Hindslightless https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss The Red Dice Diaries RPG Podcast https://reddicediaries.com/ Shadow of the GM https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
31:06
July 22, 2020
87 Controversy Strikes!
Animal Companions, Henchmen, Familiars, Hirelings are you using them wrong in your game? Listen to this controversy laden episode to find out! https://thegrognardfiles.com/2016/04/18/episode-6-part-1-add-rpg-dungeon-masters-guide/ Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
10:19
July 19, 2020
86 MERP Settings with Karl
Karl Rodriguez joins me again to talk about MERP setting books and to plug Crush, The Con. Here is the website for the Crush Foundation https://www.thecrushfoundation.com/ Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
27:21
July 18, 2020
85 Cthulhu Invictus game report and some great listener feedback
Recent games and listener calls.  Barry of Shadow of the GM https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss  Che of Roleplay Rescue https://anchor.fm/s/7dc2f24/podcast/rss  Joe from Hindsightless https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss John from the Red Dice Diaries Podcast https://reddicediaries.com/ Ray from Plundergrounds https://anchor.fm/s/6e8a2b4/podcast/rss ShandyAndy of Unguarded Treasure (B52) https://anchor.fm/s/cabf138/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
22:54
July 15, 2020
84 RoleMaster Retrospective with SIX guests!
Don't take my word for it, listen to the panel of experts I have assembled. In this episode we hear the following podcasting giants discuss their past with Iron Crown Enterprises products and their opinions on them.  Barry of Shadow of the GM https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss Che of Roleplay Rescue https://anchor.fm/s/7dc2f24/podcast/rss Joe of Hindsightless https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Menion of Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss Rob of Down in a Heap https://anchor.fm/s/79fc2c8/podcast/rss ShandyAndy of Unguarded Treasure (B52) https://anchor.fm/s/cabf138/podcast/rss Iron Crown Enterprises website: http://ironcrown.com/ You can see the cover for Rogues of the Borderlands that Joe talked about at this link: http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Rogues_of_the_Borderlands You can leave me a message here on Anchor or find me on the Audio Dungeon Discord Iron Crown Enterprises Logo used with their express permission TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
1:51:13
July 11, 2020
83 Call In Extravaganza
Call in extravaganza show, all call ins all the time! Links to the caller's podcasts and the videos I mention below:  Arlen from the Live from Pellam's Wasteland podcast https://anchor.fm/s/a01c930/podcast/rss Colin from the Spikepit RPG Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss   John from the Red Dice Diaries Podcast https://reddicediaries.com/   Menion from Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi podcast https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss Spencer from the Keep Off the Borderlands podcast https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss  The Harryhausen Chronicles on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Y19kfPCFHWY  Dog scene from The Hidden on YouTube: https://youtu.be/DDjl_awJgic Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/  TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
24:13
July 8, 2020
82 Beware of the Sewers
I talk about the 1980 genre masterpiece Alligator, sewers, and how to use them in your RPGs. Wedding attack scene from Alligator:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d02JXjTqIbg
11:18
July 4, 2020
81 Karl is in the house plus Sinister Red!
My PDF copy of the Sinister Red zine has arrived so I provide a quick spoiler free review and then I chat with special guest, Karl Rodriguez, about games we have played recently.  Rudy's RPG Retrofit podcast (the creator of Sinister Red) https://anchor.fm/rudy-mangual Arlen's episode of Live from Pellam's Wasteland that has the Sword & Scoundrel debrief  https://anchor.fm/s/a01c930/podcast/rss  Sword & Scoundrel Beta document (PWYW) on DrivethruRPG  https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/259404/Sword--Scoundrel-Open-Beta-Document  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/  TJ Drennon provides music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
47:26
July 1, 2020
Happy 100th Birthday Ray Harryhausen!
Just a short tribute to a man that ignited the imagination of millions!  Raymond Frederick Harryhausen June 29, 1920 – May 7, 2013
04:33
June 29, 2020
80 William Girdler Movie Retrospective Spoiler Cast
More exploitation movie content than RPG content. I do an overview of all nine of the late, great William Girdler's films and discuss how you can use things from his films in your games. The movies discussed are not politically correct so if that bothers you skip this episode. Movies discussed include Asylum of Satan, Three on a Meathook, The Zebra Killer (aka The Get Man aka Panic City aka Combat Cops), Abby, Sheba Baby, Project: Kill, Grizzly, Day of the Animals, and of course The Manitou. Spoilers for these movies are discussed. Websites for further information and / or discussed Three on a Meathook trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siZtVkEc1pQ http://www.williamgirdler.com/ https://horrornewsradio.com/podcast-hosts/the-black-saint/ https://gruesomemagazine.com/2017/09/26/gruesome-says-farewell-brother-friend-true-talent-rip-santos-ellin-jr/
46:43
June 28, 2020
79 The Calls Stacked Up!
This is an all call-in episode where I play and answer the calls that have stacked up. I will be picking up a regular schedule from here on out publishing episodes on Wednesday and Sunday each week. Callers and podcasts mentioned in the episode: Colin from the Spikepit RPG Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss Andy from the Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Josh from the JB Publishing podcast https://anchor.fm/s/436d2e8/podcast/rss John from the Red Dice Diaries Podcast https://reddicediaries.com/ Barry from the Shadow of the GM podcast https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss Karl Joe from the Hindsightless podcast https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Spencer from the Keep Off the Borderlands podcast https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Lonely Adventurer's from the Camping With Owlbears podcast https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
32:00
June 24, 2020
78 Hiatus
Taking a break to deal with real world complications. Watch for a call in episode later this week. Ray Otus of Plundergrounds has provided the art for my podcast. https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds
00:56
June 2, 2020
77 Games played and planned
Quick recap of some of the games I have recently played in and some that I am planning on running. Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
14:29
May 19, 2020
76 Lethargy
It’s been a while! I talk about why I haven’t been podcasting, delve into my love for exploitation movies, mine a couple movies for game inspirations, and answer calls from some wonderful callers. Josh from the JB Publishing podcast https://anchor.fm/s/436d2e8/podcast/rss Andy from the Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Julz from the Jewels From NZ podcast https://anchor.fm/s/d71c1d8/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
34:02
May 18, 2020
Think before you hit send!
If you wouldn't say it to someone you respect you probably shouldn't type it on social media...
03:30
May 8, 2020
75 Is this the end?
Spoiler, it is not the end! I take some calls, do a special unpackaging and discuss games I played or ran since the last podcast. Calls from: John Alan Large's Red Dice Diaries RPG Podcast https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/977239.rss Karl Rodriguez, Game Master extraordinaire   Menion's (AKA Rob) Confession of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi podcast https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss Barry Dewey-Robertson's Shadow of the GM podcast https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss Colin Green's Spikepit RPG Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss I also mentioned Jason Hobbs http://hobbsnfriends.com/  James Holloway's Monster Man podcast https://monsterman.libsyn.com/ and The Vintage RPG Podcast https://vintagerpg.com/category/podcast/ Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
29:48
April 29, 2020
74 GM Tips from Witchfinding and RPG Session Reports
I answer a call from John, give some more GM tips based on 1968’s Witchfinder General and talk about games I’ve played in recently to appease Joe of the Hindsightless & Weal or Woe podcasts.
27:13
April 21, 2020
73 More RPG Lessons From Movies
I answer some voicemails and talk about another trio of movies you can mine ideas from for your games, this time from the 1960's. I discuss 1962's How The West Was Won, 1965's The Naked Prey, and 1968's Witchfinder General.  Goblin's Henchman's Goblin's Henchmen Podcast RSS https://anchor.fm/s/7d26480/podcast/rss John Alan Large's Red Dice Diaries RPG Podcast RSS https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/977239.rss Michael Shorten "Chgowiz" 's The Dungeon Master's Handbook Podcast RSS https://anchor.fm/s/100d3ff8/podcast/rss  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provided the opening, closing and voicemail music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
25:41
April 20, 2020
72 Ramblecast
I ask listeners to call in and tell me about their experiences with The Strange and the Cypher system, I do some unboxings and I talk about games I was fortunate enough to play in. Links coming soon.
22:15
April 11, 2020
71 Scarlet Heroes, the perfect system for drop in / drop out games?
Calls from Lonely Adventurer, RFED, and Joe. I also do an unboxing and talk about why Kevin Crawford’s Scarlet Heroes May be the perfect all around drop in / drop out game.
21:44
April 8, 2020
70 Play by Post Character Generation
I answer calls from Joe, Ray, Ivy, Michael and Menion plus I roll up characters for a couple Play by Post games. Joe's Hindsightless podcast: https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Ray's Plundergrounds podcast: https://anchor.fm/s/6e8a2b4/podcast/rss Ivy's The Happy Whisk podcast: https://anchor.fm/s/59b3f70/podcast/rss Michael/Chgowiz's Dungeon Master's Handbook podcast: https://anchor.fm/s/100d3ff8/podcast/rss & Menion's Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi podcast: https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss I also mentioned Julz From NZ's awesome YouTube videos while she is locked in for COVID: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOzN8hpBbFeVaHKzA13B8SOAwNjAiqJDF
24:48
April 5, 2020
69 The Runs
No, it's not a Beavis and Butthead joke, it s a discussion of Cannonball Run (1981), Midnight Run (1988) and Running Scared (1986)!
22:09
April 1, 2020
68 Sorcerer review
No, I don't review the Ron Edward's RPG but I do review the William Friedkin's 1977 movie. I also give a shout out to Fat Goblin Games who could really use your help financially, answer a call from Lonely Adventurer and do a couple unboxings. Fat Goblin Games https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/3865/Fat-Goblin-Games Lonely Adventurer's Camping With Owlbears podcast https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss Matt Jackson's website http://www.msjx.org/ Ray Otus did the art for this podcast, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD  
28:09
March 27, 2020
67 Lots of Weekend Gaming!
I played five games in the past two days and would like to talk about it! Plus Mattie and Gadget have something to say. I also give listeners three surefire ways to bring a smile to their face. The podcasts I mention during the episode: Larry Hamilton's Follow Me, and Die! https://anchor.fm/s/4a2778c/podcast/rss Micheal "Chigowiz"'s The Dungeon Master's Handbook https://anchor.fm/s/100d3ff8/podcast/rss Andy Goodman's Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Dave Aldridge's dpercentile https://anchor.fm/s/b931d08/podcast/rss Jason Hobb's Random Screed https://anchor.fm/s/1d9e468/podcast/rss Julz's Jewels From NZ https://anchor.fm/s/d71c1d8/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
11:51
March 23, 2020
66 Romance of the Perilous Land!
I answer some calls from Andy of Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks, talk about a Romance of the Perilous Land game I was fortunate enough to play in and do an unboxing. Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
20:03
March 21, 2020
65 Splish Splash
This is not much of an episode to be honest, I answer some voicemails in the tub and do some unboxings. The episode slated for 21 March will actually have some new gaming content in it. Links to the things I mention in the podcast will be up shortly. Josh's JB Publishing https://anchor.fm/s/436d2e8/podcast/rss Dave's dpercentile https://anchor.fm/s/b931d08/podcast/rss Steve's Dice Roll ZIne Ramblecast https://anchor.fm/s/402d4c0/podcast/rss Michael's The Noble Art of Running Away https://anchor.fm/s/f2ccf54/podcast/rss  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find his blog at plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
19:28
March 17, 2020
64 Explicit Voicemails and Unboxings
This episode is just a series of voice messages, some explicit, and unboxings. Probably not the best episode to start on...        Steve's podcast Dice Roll Zine Ramblecast https://anchor.fm/s/402d4c0/podcast/rss          Steve's The Borderlands blog https://dndborderlands.blogspot.com/                        Menion (AKA Rob)'s podcast Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi  https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss                      Pete's podcast Dragons Are Real https://anchor.fm/s/8c05ff0/podcast/rss                  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on his Plundergrounds blog which has links to all his other blogs and projects http://plundergrounds.blogspot.com/         TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
28:36
March 3, 2020
63 ICRPG Altered State Deep Dive
Only one topic today Runehammer Games newest release, Altered State, roleplaying in a dystopian future! I will warn you that I do not go into the details of the core ICRPG system, if you are not familiar with it go read the free quick start linked below or listen to a podcast / watch a video on the core system. Verdict? This is a winner, go buy it now! Altered State https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/304415/ALTERED-STATE?src=hottest_filtered Free ICRPG Quick Start Rules https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/221038/INDEX-CARD-RPG-Free-Quickstart?term=Icrpg+quick+ link to ICRPG website and videos https://www.icrpg.com/services Podcast art by Ray Otus and music by TJ Drennon
35:13
February 29, 2020
62 Answering a few call ins
I’m sick so this is a short one, I mention a new Anchor podcast called The Noble Art of Running Away and answer calls from Che Cormack,  Lonely Adventurer & Lieren. The Altered State review has been postponed until episode 63 which is due out 29 February 2020.  The Noble Art of Running Away https://anchor.fm/sos-rope  Che's podcast Friday Night Dnd https://anchor.fm/s/350d0e0/podcast/rss  Lonely Adventurer's podcasts Camping With Owlbears https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss  Lieren's podcast Updates From The Middle Of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus   TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
14:28
February 25, 2020
61 Star Dogs Referee's Handbook Review
In this episode I respond to calls from Lonely Adventurer, Lieren, and Barney. I also review the brand new Star Dogs Referee's Handbook and I talk about my favorite genre. Star Dogs Referee's Handbook https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/304127/Star-Dogs--Referees-Handbook?src=fp_u5 Michael Raston's Blog https://lizardmandiaries.blogspot.com/ Michael Raston's Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/7d04bc8/podcast/rss Goblin's Henchman podcast https://anchor.fm/s/7d26480/podcast/rss Goblin's Henchman Blog https://goblinshenchman.wordpress.com/ Face Folio on Kickstarter http://kck.st/2vJKou3 The messages on this episode are from Barney of Loco Ludus https://anchor.fm/s/f972340/podcast/rss Lieren of Updates From The MIddle of Nowhere https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss Lonely Adventurer of Camping with Owlbears https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
29:42
February 22, 2020
60 5E Hardcore Mode by Runehammer Review
In this episode I promote Lonely Adventurer of the Camping with Owlbears podcast new Zine Quest 2 project, Glaive, I review Runehammer Games’ 5E Hardcore Mode PDF, and I do a mystery unboxing. Camping with Owlbears podcast https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss Glaive kickstarter http://kck.st/32cad23 5E Hardcore Mode https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/303156/5e-HARDCORE-MODE?src=fp_u5 Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus   TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
20:48
February 19, 2020
59 Locke & Key review and what you can nick for your games
I mention some new, or new to me Anchor podcasts, play reports from recent games, a mystery unboxing, review the Netflix show Locke & Key and talk about things in the show you could use in your game.     New podcasts mentioned   Bibliophile Adventures https://nerdylegion.com/podcasts/bibliophileadventures.rss  Camping with Owlbears https://anchor.fm/s/12c448e0/podcast/rss  Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi https://anchor.fm/s/133db0f4/podcast/rss  Send Three & Fourpence https://anchor.fm/s/1294cb10/podcast/rss  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus  TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
23:30
February 14, 2020
58 Near And Far Boardgame
Calls from ShandyAndy, Free Thrall, Pete Jones and John Alan Large, discussion of the Near And Far boardgame, mystery unboxing, & gaming update.
22:26
February 12, 2020
57 Putting the "variety" back in Variety Cast
Ray Otus calls with more cyberpunk ideas, Andy Goodman of Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks makes recommendations for future shows, I do an unboxing, I pitch some games I'd like to run, and I do a movie review of 2016's Neon Demon. Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
25:19
February 8, 2020
56 Talking Space 1999 with Ray Otus
This is a long but good one! Ray Otus of Plundergrounds fame talks with me about the first season of the cult 1970's TV show Space 1999. Zine Quest 2 Kickstarter projects I mention: Hunters in Death https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gothridgemanor/hunters-in-death?ref=discovery&term=hunters%20in%20death Mudharbour https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1361661542/mudharbour?ref=discovery&term=mudharbour Sinister Red https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rudymangual/sinister-red?ref=discovery&term=sinister%20red You can listen to Ray Otus' Anchor podcast here: https://anchor.fm/s/6e8a2b4/podcast/rss Read the show notes here: http://plundergrounds.blogspot.com/ And follow his various blogs here https://viridianscroll.blogspot.com/ https://raysreading.blogspot.com/ http://jellysawgames.blogspot.com/ https://radiorevival.blogspot.com/ And he has a Patreon here: www.patreon.com/rayotus Ray also did the art for my logo! TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
1:11:01
February 4, 2020
55 January Cyberpunk Entries and Winner
Entries from Spencer of the Keep off the Borderlands podcast, Barney of the Loco Ludus podcast, Tim of the Gothridge Manor podcast, Colin of the Spikepit RPG podcast, Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast, Joe of the Hindsightless & Weal or Woe podcasts, Josh of the JB Publishing podcast, Rob of the Down in a Heap podcast, Eric of the Games with Eric podcast, Ray of the Plundergrounds podcast, and John of The Red Dice Diaries podcast. I also announce the winner of the contest. After that I discuss a great example of player agency from a recent game with Jason Hobbs. Here are links to everyone's podcasts: Keep of the Borderlands https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Loco Ludus https://anchor.fm/s/f972340/podcast/rss Gothridge Manor https://anchor.fm/s/1f24e04/podcast/rss Spikepit https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss RPG Retrofit https://anchor.fm/s/f32963c/podcast/rss Hindsightless https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss JB Publishing https://anchor.fm/s/436d2e8/podcast/rss Down in a Heap https://anchor.fm/s/79fc2c8/podcast/rss Games with Eric https://anchor.fm/s/114a2b9c/podcast/rss Plundergrounds https://anchor.fm/s/6e8a2b4/podcast/rss The Red Dice Diaries https://anchor.fm/s/55de8b4/podcast/rss You can find the game with Jason Hobbs here on The Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/videos/544422743  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
22:51
February 1, 2020
54 Unboxings & Ramblings
I do a few unboxings and ramble about Marshall McLuhan, Space 1999, & UFO. Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
16:14
January 29, 2020
53 Daisho: Samurai Adventure RPG by Deep7 review
I talk about recent Daisho ("Bushido Light"), ICRPG Altered State, Traveller, and Call of Cthulhu games as well as a review of Deep7's Daisho: Samurai Adventure. Joe and Andy leave messages and I do a mystery unboxing. Here are links to the podcasts of the callers and players I mention in this episode Joe of the Hindsightless Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss       and Weal or Woe Podcast https://www.wealorwoe.com/ ShandyAndy of the Unguarded Treasure Podcast (B52) https://anchor.fm/s/cabf138/podcast/rss Andy of the Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss Barney of the Loco Ludus podcast https://anchor.fm/s/f972340/podcast/rss Che of the Roleplay Rescue Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/7dc2f24/podcast/rss Colin of the Spikepit RPG Podcast https://anchor.fm/s/2f8cda0/podcast/rss Free Thrall of the Keep of the Borderlands podcast https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Hobbs of the Random Screed podcast https://anchor.fm/s/1d9e468/podcast/rss      and Hex Talk https://hextalk.audiodungeon.com/      and Hobbs & Friends http://hobbsnfriends.com/ (episode 53 has an interview about the products I unbox in this episode!) Pete of the Dragons are Real podcast https://anchor.fm/s/8c05ff0/podcast/rss  You can also find Colin and Pete (and occasionally Free Thrall) on the Purple Worm podcast https://anchor.fm/s/f74b65c/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
22:56
January 27, 2020
52 Samurai Game Using Daisho
I answer a call about Urban Fantasy, give a session report for ICRPG Altered State, talk about prep for my samurai game using Daisho by Deep7, do a quick unboxing, and give my impressions after the session.  Joe's Hindsightless podcast can be found here: https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/TJD
21:57
January 25, 2020
51 Game Prep and Phone Calls
I talk about my game prep for ICRPG Altered State (cyberpunk) and Bushido (feudal Japan). I also take calls from Free Thrall, Josh, Andy, and John.  Links to the caller's podcasts Free Thrall's podcast is Keep off the Borderlands https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss Josh's podcasts is JB Publishing https://anchor.fm/s/436d2e8/podcast/rss Andy's podcast is Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks https://anchor.fm/s/11576140/podcast/rss John's podcast is The Red Dice Diaries https://anchor.fm/s/55de8b4/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon www.patreon.com/TJD
29:35
January 21, 2020
50 Urban Fantasy or was that a leprechaun working at the bank?
ShandyAndy calls about combat length, I do a short unboxing, plug the January Cyberpunk Contest, and discuss Urban Fantasy. This episode's caller is ShandyAndy of the Unguarded Treasure (B52) podcast https://anchor.fm/s/cabf138/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/TJD
18:30
January 18, 2020
49 Anachronism and a bit more on Hallucinations
This episode has calls from Free Thrall and John Alan Large, I talk more about hallucinations and have a segment about anachronism in media. The spoiler segment is just shy of two minutes long. This episodes calls are from: Free Thrall of the Keep Off the Borderlands podcast https://anchor.fm/s/6f45028/podcast/rss John Alan Large of The Red Dice Diaries podcast https://anchor.fm/s/55de8b4/podcast/rss  Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/TJD
18:00
January 16, 2020
48 Realistic Period Psychological Horror Films
I point out some new podcasts, answer calls about the OSR and hallucinations, do a mystery unboxing, and talk about the recent wave of realistic period psychological horror movies!  New podcasts mentioned in the show: The Tentacled Tumbleweeds https://anchor.fm/s/10005428/podcast/rss Goblin's Henchman https://anchor.fm/s/7d26480/podcast/rss Shadow of the GM https://anchor.fm/s/122cac60/podcast/rss Our callers were: Joe https://anchor.fm/s/9592550/podcast/rss Lieren https://anchor.fm/s/c4f89c/podcast/rss The movies I discuss are: The Witch https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4263482/ Hagazussa https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7323600/ The Head Hunter https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6469548/ Draug https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6014434/ Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/TJD
22:12
January 13, 2020
47 Hallucinations in Games
Some housekeeping regarding the January Cyberpunk Contest and zooming in and out of combat, a discussion about hallucinations in RPG, & a mystery unboxing.  I reference Arlen Walker's podcast Live from Pellam's Wasteland during the housekeeping, here is his RSS so you can add it to your podcatcher https://anchor.fm/s/a01c930/podcast/rss Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/rayotus TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/TJD
17:15
January 12, 2020
46 January Contest & What OSR Means To Me
I discuss the January Cyberpunk Contest where listeners are invited to share their favorite Cyberpunk property and to recommend one song for a Cyberpunk soundtrack. The contest is open until the end of January 2020, one of the entries will be drawn randomly to receive a DrivethruRPG gift certificate. I also discuss what the OSR means to me in this episode. You can leave me a message here on Anchor or find me on the Audio Dungeon Discord. Ray Otus did the art for this show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/rayotus     TJ Drennon provides all the music for my show, you can find him on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/TJD
18:14
January 9, 2020
45 Solution to The Question of How to Zoom In and Out of Combat
Calls from Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast and Eric of the Games with Eric podcast, a solution to my question on how to zoom in and zoom out of combat and a mystery unboxing! Music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
11:55
January 4, 2020
44 Combat length and the possible need for multiple combat mechanisms
This focused episode is about combat length. It features calls by Rudy of RPG Retrofit and Josh of JB Publishing & is mainly being rushed out so Josh has something to listen to at work. The blog I refer to is here: http://www.bastionland.com/2017/05/decisive-combat.html?m=1 and the music this episode was all provided by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
15:57
December 27, 2019
43 Happy Holidays
Calls from The Happy Whisk, Andy, Barney, John, and Colin. Also a short unboxing. Music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
10:43
December 24, 2019
42 RPG Combat Length, Is There a Sweet Spot?
Calls from John Alan Large of the Red Dice Diaries podcast and Josh Beckelhimer of the JB Publishing podcast. I discuss holiday stress, the sweet spot for combat length, and upcoming games. Music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
23:06
December 21, 2019
41 ICRPG Colonial Gothic and other recent games
Calls from Andy of Expedition to The Grizzly Peaks and Joe of Hindsightless & Weal or Woe. I also talk a little more about my ICRPG Altered State cyberpunk game and my recent ICRPG Colonial Gothic game. Intro and outro music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
19:21
December 18, 2019
40 Mystery Unboxing, Announcement of January 2020 Contest and Listener Calls
Calls from Colin of the Spikepit RPG podcast and Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast. Also a mystery unboxing and information on the upcoming January 2020 contest. As always music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
15:46
December 14, 2019
39 Cyberpunk the ICRPG way, Altered State Quick Start session recap and Pete Jones on Board Games
Calls from Josh of the JB Publishing podcast, ShandyAndy of the Unguarded Treasure (B52) podcast, and Pete of the Dragons Are Real podcast. Also thoughts after my recent ICRPG Altered State cyberpunk game. Music, as always, by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
28:12
December 11, 2019
38 call ins, mystery unboxing, New Year’s resolutions and a lesson learned?
Calls this episode from Free Thrall of Keep Off The Borderlands podcast, John Alan Large of the Red Dice Diaries podcast, and Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast. Also a mystery unboxing, the aftermath of my overbooking lessons learned, and my RPG New Year’s resolutions! Music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
30:39
December 9, 2019
37 adapting films to games
Calls from Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast, Colin of the Spikepit RPG podcast, Pete of the Dragons AreReal podcast, Josh of the JB Publishing podcast, John of the Red Dice Diaries podcast, Barney of the Loco Ludus podcast, and a segment of a previous call from Joe of the Hindsightless& Weal or Woe podcasts. An installment of “what we don’t like about RPGs” and a discussion about adapting films into RPG adventures. Intro and Outro music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
30:50
December 7, 2019
36 Dave Discusses D&D 4E and other Listener Calls
All listener calls all the time! Calls from Josh of JB Publishing podcast, Tyler of the A 20sided Life podcast, ShandyAndy of the Unguarded Treasure (B52) podcast, RFED, and Dave of the dpercentile podcast. Music by TJ Drennon, you can find his Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/TJD/overview
21:00
December 4, 2019
35 Late Entry to the Nov Contest, Overbooking Your Schedule and Listener Calls
Calls from Colin of the Spikepit RPG podcast, Dave of the dpercentile podcast, Free Thrall of the Keep Off The Borderlands podcast, and Joe of Hindsightless & Weal or Woe podcasts. I read a late entry to the Nov Novel to RPG contest from Josh of the JB Publishing podcast, discuss how I overbooked my schedule on Sunday and include a mystery unboxing. Music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon
25:26
December 3, 2019
34 Dave this one’s for you! Interview with RFED on Boardgames
This is a long one folks but I hated to cut any of it. RFED, who you know as a frequent contributor to the Spikepit RPG podcast, talks with me about boardgames at the request of Dave from the dpercentile podcast. Music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/TJD/overview
48:04
December 2, 2019
33 November Contest Entries and Winner
Contest entries from John of Red Dice Diaries podcast (including a dramatic reading of Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge!!), Colin of the Spikepit RPG podcast, Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast, Edwin, Pete of the Dragons are Real podcast, Free Thrall of the Keep off the Borderlands podcast, Michael of the lizardmandiaries.blogspot.com , Joe of the Hindsightless & Weal or Woe podcasts, Evil Jeff & Minion Delta of the Minions and Musings podcast, and Arlen of the Live from Pelham’s Wasteland podcast.
35:50
November 30, 2019
32 Star Dog Random Generation and Listener Calls
Calls from Joe of Hindsightless, Colin of Spikepit, Dave of dpercentile, Darren (RFED),  Cody of No Save for You, and Free Thrall from Keep off the Borderland podcasts. I also create a character and do some random generation with Star Dogs. Star Dog Random Generators are here: https://lizardmandiaries.blogspot.com/2019/11/star-dogs-players-handbook.html The YouTube video you should watch AFTER The Black Hole is "Too naive to understand The Black Hole (1979)" found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nvv_Km78CPw  EDIT I have now seen that the youtube channel I linked to has a number of political videos, I am not endorsing the channel, his opinions, or his other videos.  I do find his take on The Black Hole interesting, I haven't watched the rest of his videos and I'm not going to because they are not relevant to the single video I posted.
29:43
November 28, 2019
31 Space Special! Star Dog Players Handbook Review
All about Space! Space based movies, board games, and tv shows are highlighted.  Also a rules review of a new space RPG, Star Dogs Players Handbook by Gorgzu Games. I was given a free review copy of the pdf. The blog where you can find more is https://lizardmandiaries.blogspot.com/2019/11/star-dogs-players-handbook.html
30:40
November 25, 2019
30 Player Facing Rolls and Hidden Knowledge
I discuss player facing rolls and hidden GM knowledge. In addition we have a call from Rudy and a mystery unboxing. Thank you to TJ Drennon for the music!
19:02
November 23, 2019
29 unboxing, game reports, & call ins
Mystery unboxing, game plans and play reports, calls from Lieren, Joe (Hindsightless), Pete Jones, and new caller Edwin. Intro and outro music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
23:05
November 20, 2019
28 ICRPG Xeno Dead Zone Special Play Report
Special Episode on tonight’s Aliens game run by Pete Jones of the Dragons are Real podcast!
06:18
November 19, 2019
27 Mystery Unboxing and First November Contest Entry
Feedback on two recent games, calls from John Alan Large of Red Dice Diaries, a mystery unboxing, and our first entry in the November Novel to RPG Contest! Intro and outro music by TJ Drennon, you can find him on Patreon.
22:16
November 16, 2019
26 November Novel to RPG Contest & Upcoming Game Plans
I announce the details for the November Novel (it can be a short story or poem) to RPG Contest, plug new and newly returned podcasts and discuss upcoming games I am planning on playing in / preparing to run. Music by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
16:39
November 13, 2019
25 listen to this BEFORE episode 24
Anchor published the wrong file for episode 24, if you haven't listened to episode 24 yet you want the 25 minute version NOT the 35 minute version. Sorry for the hassle.
01:33
November 9, 2019
24 Managing NPC Conversations
A mystery unboxing, calls from John Alan Large of the Red Dice Diaries podcast, Pete Jones of the Dragons are Real podcast, Rudy of the RPG Retrofit podcast, Evil Jeff of the Minions & Musings podcast and a discussion of my recent ICRPG Colonial Gothic game and how to manage when a conversation with a NPC should be over. Musical transitions and outro by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
25:20
November 9, 2019
23 Thoughts on my Weekend Games and GM/Player Responsibilities
I discuss GURPS Dungeon Fantasy, ICRPG, Colonial Gothic, The Black Hack 2E, and GM/Player responsibilities. With a last minute call from John Alan Large of the Red Dice Diaries podcast. TJ Drennon provided the outro music, you can find him on Patreon.
35:25
November 6, 2019
22 The Black Hack 2E After Action Report!
This episode discusses Dave Aldridge of the dpercentile podcast’s thoughts on the advantages of NOT having a rigid campaign world and a recap of the first session of his new West Marches style TBH 2E game. TJ Drennon did the outro music, find him on Patreon.
10:45
November 4, 2019
21 BASI6, The Infinite Game, and more!
Dave Aldridge of dpercentile podcast talks BASI6, Colin Green of the Spikepit RPG podcast weighs in on the Infinite Game, I get a call from Arlen Walker of Live From Pellam’s Wasteland podcast on the Halloween contest, there is a mystery unboxing and I give an after play report on Betrayal at House on the Hill. Musical transitions and outro by TJ Drennon, you can find him on Patreon. My game is available here: https://sharps54.itch.io/jasons-basi6-rpg
26:06
November 2, 2019
20 Halloween 2019 Contest Entries and Winner
I finish up Scary Movie Month with my final reviews, the rest of the horror movie entries and the winner of my 2019 Halloween Contest. Transitional music and outro by TJ Drennon, find him on Patreon.
36:46
October 31, 2019
19 This is the End, of Arneson month
Call in from Arlen Walker of Live from Pellam’s Wasteland, a discussion on how to do an intimate horror game, and the final summary of my Anchorites Appreciate Arneson month game. The Outro music and good AAA month song are by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon. You can get a free copy of my game at this link: https://sharps54.itch.io/jasons-basi6-rpg
16:10
October 28, 2019
18 Thoughts on the Infinite Game
Mystery unboxing, Scary Movie Month reviews, and thoughts on the infinite game discussion from the Roleplay Rescue podcast. Fantasy Rainforest 1 transition provided by TJ Drennon, find him on Patreon!
20:55
October 26, 2019
17 Armor Class Clown
Anchorites Appreciate Arneson Month Week 4 entry, call ins about Barbarians of Lemuria, Halloween a contest submissions and reminders and # Scary Movie Month reviews. Title courtesy of Jeff from the Tome of All Dooms podcast and transitions by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
21:20
October 23, 2019
Barbarians of Lemuria special episode
Very raw podcast I recorded on the way home from work about this past weekend’s Barbarian of Lemuria game. Call ins from ShandyAndy of the Unguarded Treasure (B52) podcast and Joe Richter of the Hindsightless and Weal or Woe podcasts.
25:25
October 21, 2019
15 The Unexpected Podcast
RPG Design Part 5 for Anchorites Appreciate Arneson Month. Call ins from The Mysterious Brother Tyler M. from A 20sided Life podcast and Darren Green. Title courtesy of Free Thrall of the Keep Off The Borderlands podcast and author of the Osseous RPG. Musical transitions by TJ Drennon, look for him on Patreon.
24:34
October 21, 2019
14 Roll Over
Voicemail from “Torgo”, mystery unboxing, Scary Movie Month reviews, a last minute contest and a crazy suggestion. Title courtesy of Ray Otus of the Plundergrounds podcast and musical transitions courtesy of TJ Drennon, you can find both of them on Patreon!
15:20
October 18, 2019
13 Armor Class Action Lawsuit
Call ins by the Green Brothers, Arneson Month segment "The Play Is The Thing", and a recap of movies watched for Scary Movie Month. Title courtesy of Jeff of the Tome of All Dooms podcast. Musical transitions by TJ Drennon of the Malodorous Miasma Meltdown podcast, you can find him Patreon.
24:11
October 16, 2019
12 Cul de sac
This episode has call ins from John Alan Large of The Red Dice Diaries and Lieren of the Updates from the Middle of Nowhere podcast which prompt a revisit of last episode’s story game discussion. Also RPG Design Part 4 for Anchorites Appreciate Arneson Month, Combat! Title courtesy of Colin Green of the Spikepit RPG podcast, you can also find him on Patreon.
15:56
October 14, 2019
11 HDWG Have Dice Will Game
This episode has a mystery unboxing, a rant involving story games and call ins from Free Thrall of the Keep Off The Borderlands podcast and Evil Jeff of the Minions and Musings podcast. Title courtesy of Ray Otus of the Plundergrounds podcast. Musical transitions by TJ Drennon of the Malodorous Miasma Meltdown podcast, you can find them both on Patreon.
24:15
October 12, 2019
10 Ear Hole of Vecna
This episode has call ins, the week 2 AAA challenge, and thoughts on how we classify RPGs. Call ins by Dave Aldridge of the dpercentile podcast. Title courtesy of Jeff from the Tome of All Dooms podcast, musical transitions by TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
21:10
October 9, 2019
9 Operation Underhill
Anchorites Appreciate Arneson month special episode. RPG Design Part 3, talking about dice mechanics. Also a reminder about the special October name the sound clips contest from episode 8! Title courtesy of Free Thrall of the Keep off the Borderlands podcast. Musical transitions by courtesy of TJ Drennon, look for him on Patreon.
16:10
October 7, 2019
8 RPGASAP
Featuring a mystery unboxing and special October name the sound clips contest! Also there are call ins about Monday’s RPG design episode by the mysterious brother Tyler M of A 20sided Life podcast. Additional call ins by Free Thrall of the Keep off the Borderlands podcast, Ray Otis of the Plundergrounds podcast, Lieren of the Updates From the Middle if Nowhere podcast, Joe Richter of the Hindsightless podcast, Dave Aldridge of the dpercentile podcast, and Colin Green of the Spikepit RPG podcast. Title courtesy of Ray Otis of the Plundergrounds podcast. Musical transitions by courtesy of TJ Drennon, look for him on Patreon.
32:26
October 5, 2019
7 Fall In
Don’t start with this episode! I prattle on about games I have recently played in and plan to play in the coming week as well as movies I watched so far for Scary Movie Month. Things discussed include Delving Deeper, BX Broken Lands, Best Left Buried, She Wolf of London (1946) and Werewolf of London (1935). Title courtesy of Colin Green of the Spikepit RPG podcast. Musical transitions by courtesy of TJ Drennon, look for him on Patreon.
24:02
October 2, 2019
6 One Sided Die
Anchorites Appreciate Arneson month special episode “That One Player” as well as voicemails from Shandy Andy of the Unguarded Treasure (B52) podcast, Lieren of the Updates From the Middle of Nowhere podcast, and Pete Jones of the Dragons Are Real podcast. Title courtesy of Ray Otis of the Plundergrounds podcast. Musical transitions by courtesy of TJ Drennon, look for him on Patreon.
18:22
October 2, 2019
5 Podcast of Vecna
Anchorites Appreciate Arneson month special episode. RPG Design Part 2, talking about attributes, careers, experience, and encumbrance. Title courtesy of Jeff of the Tome of All Dooms podcast. Musical transitions by courtesy of TJ Drennon, look for him on Patreon.
24:47
September 30, 2019
4 Ameritrash Gamer
Call ins from Jeff from the Tome of All Dooms podcast. Also mystery unboxing, a discussion of movies that invoke RPGs and a discussion about the strangest media properties adapted to RPGs. Title courtesy of Pete Jones of the Dragons Are Real Podcast. Musical transitions courtesy of TJ Drennon who you can find on Patreon.
17:33
September 27, 2019
3 Jason’s Podcast
Call ins from Jeff of Tome of All Dooms, The Mysterious Brother of A 20sided life, and Tim Shorts of Gothridge Manor. Session recaps to include a fairly in-depth discussion of ICRPG. Title courtesy of Colin Green of the Spikepit RPG Podcast. Scratchy Transition by Paraplegic Paramour’s Paranormal Parasol courtesy of TJ Drennon.
19:27
September 25, 2019
2 Beholder Bacon
RPG Design Part 1, rambling thoughts on what I like. This week’s title courtesy of Ray Otis of the Plundergrounds Podcast. Scratchy Transition by Paraplegic Paramour’s Paranormal Parasol courtesy of TJ Drennon. Episode image and opening theme belong to the show The Littlest Hobo and are used without permission.
17:49
September 23, 2019
1 Part 2 Another Artisinal Artifact
Part 2 of episode 1, this part includes games I played in and a discussion of careers vs skills. Episode name courtesy Jeff of the Tome of All Dooms podcast. Scratchy Transition by Paraplegic Paramour’s Paranormal Parasol courtesy of TJ Drennon.
14:55
September 21, 2019
1 Part 1 Another Artisinal Artifact
Part 1 of episode 1, this part includes call ins and a mystery unboxing. part 2 drops tomorrow. Episode name courtesy Jeff of the Tome of All Dooms podcast.
10:55
September 20, 2019
0.5 International Talk Like a Pirate Day 2019
Special episode! Includes call ins a mystery unboxing, and a series of short pirate related recommendations.
14:47
September 16, 2019
Pilot
This is the pilot and a proof of concept episode for my planned podcast. Herein you will find what I plan to do in future podcasts, a discussion on the minimum number of dice you need for common RPG systems, a mystery unboxing, and a short term contest (ending 9/20/2019) based on the sound clips included in the podcast. All feedback and comments are welcome, the more brutal and soul crushingly honest the better I can course correct. The best way to reach me is through a voice message left on Anchor or on the Audio Dungeon Discord.
14:04
September 14, 2019