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Jeff Talks RPGs

Jeff Talks RPGs

By Jeff Stevens
Jeff Stevens hosts a monthly show where he talks to people in the TTRPG about topics like game design, kickstarters, worldbuilding, and more!
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Episode 3: World Building with Ed Greenwood

Jeff Talks RPGs

Episode 3: World Building with Ed Greenwood

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Episode 13: Crafting Character Rewards with Celeste Conowitch
Jeff and Celeste chat about the Rewards and Rarities Kickstarter from 2CGaming.  Rewards and Rarities is no mere magic item compendium; it is a comprehensive collection of tools, tips, and tricks to make handing out loot memorable for everyone at the table. Whether you’re a player bored of basic arms and armor or a DM struggling to give your party memorable magic items, Rewards and Rarities brings you the solutions you need, all at the low cost of a Kickstarter pledge. From potions to ponies, sabers to spell scrolls, wands to wagons, Rewards and Rarities is your one-stop shop for rewarding the most heroic adventuring parties. Never again have your pack cluttered with magic items you forget or struggle to assemble a draconic hoard. Rewards and Rarities gives your games a trove to remember.    And don't miss Jeff's Potbellied Kobold's Guide to Villains & Lairs for 5E Kickstarter, closing in less than 2 days!   Follow Celeste: https://twitter.com/cconowitch Follow Jeff: https://twitter.com/jcorvinstevens
53:25
November 16, 2021
Episode 12: Professional Dungeon Mastering with Beth the Bard and Megan Hardy
@Jcorvinstevens is back with episode 12 of #JeffTalksRPGs. @ItsBethTheBard & Megan Hardy joined to chat about life as a professional DM & all the cool stuff they do teaching #dnd to children.
55:21
November 12, 2021
Episode 11: Horror Adventures with Phil Beckwith and Beth the Bard
Jeff sits down with Phil Beckwith (Game Designer, P.B. Publishing, He/Him, Nerd, Father/Husband. Goodman Games freelance game writer) to chat about his Haunt trilogy and Beth the Bard (She/Her | D&D | Pro #DungeonMaster | Roleplay-Focused | ADHD Advocate | Sirens: Battle of the Bards Writer | Twitch DM | DnD Writer) about her genderswap Ravenloft adventure, She is the Ancient.
01:01:25
October 28, 2021
Episode 10: D&D News, Twitter Poll, Legendary Resistance
This episode is just Jeff! He shares some D&D news, talks through a recent twitter poll he posted, and shares some thoughts he has on how to improve legendary resistances.
49:41
September 15, 2021
Episode 9: Fantastic Terrain and Environmental Effects
Jeff sits down to chat with Justin Handlin from CritAcademy about using terrain and environmental effects to enhance gameplay. They also briefly chatted about the Capes and Crooks Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/critacademy/capes-and-crooks-a-5th-edition-superhero-rpg?ref=5rbbha)
01:01:21
August 04, 2021
Episode 8: DM Prep Tips with WebDM
In this episode, Jeff sits down with Jonathan Pruitt and Jim Davis of WebDM to chat about some tips for DMing a good game and to catch up on their Kickstarter, the Worlds of WebDM: Weird Wasteland book produced with 2C Gaming. 
55:55
July 06, 2021
Episode 7: TTRPG Industry Writer Pay Rates
Jeff sits down to talk with long-time industry veterans Mike Shea and Teos Abadia, plus best-selling author Anthony Joyce, and Ryan Servis (co-owner of 2cGaming)
01:01:53
May 19, 2021
Episode 6: Lessons Learned from Our First Kickstarters
Jeff Stevens chats with Chad Lensch (Rescue at Griffoncrag Pass: a 5E Adventure) and Steve Pankotai (DIESEL: An Action TTRPG At The Edge Of Reality) about how their first Kickstarter went, what he learned from kickstarting Adventures of the Potbellied Kobold, and what they would all do differently next time.
01:09:53
April 12, 2021
Episode 5: Adventure Design with Mike Shea
Jeff Stevens chats with Mike Shea, better known as Sly Flourish about his approach to adventure design. You can find out more about Mike at www.slyflourish.com
01:03:41
March 29, 2021
Episode 4: Project Management and Collaboration
Jeff Stevens sits down to talk with Steve Fidler (@vorpaldicepress) and Toni Winslow-Brill (@vorgryth) about group projects for TTRPG creators and some common pitfalls.
01:00:20
February 15, 2021
Episode 3: World Building with Ed Greenwood
Jeff Stevens sits down with the legendary Ed Greenwood himself to talk world building for TTRPGs. Ed's ramblings come free of charge. 
01:11:45
January 18, 2021
Episode 2: Becoming a Full-Time TTRPG Creator
Follow Hannah on Twitter! https://twitter.com/wildrosemage   Check out her portfolio here: https://wildrosemage.carrd.co/   Follow Shawn on Twitter! https://twitter.com/shawnmerwin   Find his DMsGuild work here: https://t.co/wZY4GNipbS?  Follow Jeff on Twitter! https://twitter.com/Jcorvinstevens   Check out his website: https://www.jeffstevensgames.com/ Watch live at https://www.twitch.tv/ginnyloveday Sundays at 4pm CT
56:46
December 22, 2020
Episode 1: Real Life RPG Consumers
Jeff Stevens sits down to chat with Jon Pettit (he/him) @aponly, Jon Lemich(he/him) @RunAGame, and Chad Gallagher (he/him) @realCMG about what they look for in digital TTRPG products on marketplaces like DMsGuild or DriveThruRPG
01:00:43
November 24, 2020