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Professional Goblins

Professional Goblins

By Mike Myler
Every other Thursday from 7:30PM to 9PM EST, RPG industry veterans Mike Myler, Savannah Broadway, and Scott Gladstein get together with a new guest to talk shop! We broadcast live so join the discussion at! SHOW FORMAT Product Review Favorite current character/Character Lessons Favorite project we are working on Favorite new project we aren't involved with PATHFINDER/STARFINDER News & Speculation D&D 5E News & Speculation Other RPG News Other Media of Interest Current Kickstarters Guest’s Topic!
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Episode 46: Ehn Jolly!

Professional Goblins

Savannah is back on the show with us for this episode! :D Links from the show notes: ProJared WOTC sex scandal. MTG Most Complex Game
May 11, 2019
Episode 54 - Bogdan Constantinescu!
This week is another 3-person show as Christina and Scott welcome a designer from down under: Bogdan Constantinescu! Mike is *certain* they talked about a lot of good RPG stuff, particularly the guest's current (ending on 3/24/2019) Kickstarter: Grey Cells --> 
March 14, 2019
Episode 53 - New Co-Host Christina Stiles!
Join us this week with new co-host Christina Stiles! Much talk about D&D 5E, new projects, Pathfinder, various bits of RPG news, and some other things. In 2 weeks we do our next show (3/7/2019) and will be switching things up so stay tuned! --   Favorite Character / Game you are currently in  / Character Lesson -- Christina: Pathfinder sahuagin wereshark, Zarakeen. I want to eat that.  Skull & Shackles campaign -- Scott: Demi-lich -- Mike: On Turbine Wings and Jill-Bot’s descent to depravity Favorite Working Project -- Christina: Working on Book of Passion Bestiary and a nonfiction book at the moment. Also will begin working on the 5e version of Ravensberg my students wrote that is a charity product on DriveThru -- Scott: Alternate Paths Magic 2 -- Mike: Trade War came out for both 5E and SotDL (also EN5ider has 3 more free articles including a dungeoooon) Favorite New Project (not yours; if you can profit, it is not this  -- Mike: (and Warden soon) PATHFINDER/STARFINDER News & Speculation -- Scott: Updates to PF2 playtest -- Mike: No resonance D&D 5E News & Speculation -- Stranger Things -- Strongholds & Followers is out -- Illrigger -- Next WotC book is nautical adventures -- 5E Numenara from Monte Cook  Other RPG News -- Morrus/EN World no longer part of the ENnies -- Robocross madness -- Zak S is a shitheel (official GenCon announcement) -- Gamehole Con disinvites Mentzer -- Matthew MacFarland at Onyx Path (and everywhere else) -- Roll20 got hacked Other Media of Interest -- GEN:lock is really solid. -- Last Man -- Twilight zone -- Marvel cancels Netflix's Punisher and Jessica Jones Current Kickstarters  --  --  
February 22, 2019
Episode 52: George "Loki" Williams
We sit down with New Orlean's lord of trickery for an hour and a half of RPG talk! Listen to us gawk at White Wolf, wonder at Paizo, contend about Wizards of the Coast, and generally chat up everything down the line for Pathfinder and D&D 5E.
November 20, 2018
Episode 51: RIFFTACULAR - SWAT Kats, Street Sharks, Biker Mice from Mars
Turn on your childhood television and get into some cartoons with us as we watch the first episodes of the classic 90s 'toons SWAT Kats, Street Sharks, and Biker Mice from Mars!
November 14, 2018
Episode 50: Jesse Jordan!
We talk RPGs with a new person unknown to us--Jesse Jordan! There's also quite a bit about Marvel comics and the MCU. So much speculation. SO MUCH SPECULATION!
September 11, 2018
Episode 49: RIFFTACULAR Wildfire, Mummies Alive, Mighty Max
For this episode we're down a Scott but rejoined by one of our favorite people: John Kennedy! Take a walk down memory lane with us as we watch the (surprisingly good and slightly terrifying) Wildfire, still-amazing Mummies Alive!, and macabre Mighty Max.
September 05, 2018
Episode 48: Ashley Warren!
This week we have something new--a person that none of us already knows! Ashley Warren is a DMsGuild Adept and Mike ran into her (very cool) writing workshop for new game designers. Check out the episode!
August 19, 2018
Episode 47: RIFFTACULAR The D&D Cartoon!
It's another RIFFTACULAR this week as we take in the first three episodes of the classic Dungeons & Dragons cartoon, ponder at some of the costuming choices, if there's something creepy about the iconic Dungeon Master (hint: Mike thinks so), and drop some spoilers regarding the larger backstory that went unexplored in the never-made final episodes.
August 03, 2018
Episode 46: Ehn Jolly!
This episode we're joined by Pathfinder freelancer Ehn Jolly! Hear us speculate on Pathfinder, pamphlet RPGs, and much more, and join us for the next show (D&D cartoon RIFFTACULAR!) on at 7:30 PM EST on Thursday July 19th! Thanks for listening in! :D
July 13, 2018
Episode 45: Jimmy Sanders!
A reprieve from Mike this week! Still, Savannah and Scott had a great time talking to Jimmy about his (about to finish) Kickstarter for the Fates of Madness RPG card game.
July 06, 2018
Episode 44: Fire & Ice RIFFTACULAR!
Our guest this week had to cancel so we moved up our riffing of the excellent Fire & Ice--queue up your copy and watch it with us! :D
June 22, 2018
Episode 43: RIFFTACULAR Pirates of Dark Water Episodes 1-3
Sync up your Pirates of Dark Water episodes (1, 2, and 3) and join us we regale in the thrilling adventures of a protagonist we quickly sired with the name "Elfquest", try not to mess up the name of the poorly named Niddler's (Nibbler's?), and speculate upon the many other curiosities of this old school toon-age.
June 12, 2018
We Be Goblins Actual Play #1!
We did an Actual Play of WE BE GOBLINS wonderfully gamemastered by Savannah Broadway! We're not sure when this game will continue but worry not--our miscreants' adventure will be further explored in a future episode!
June 12, 2018
Adventures of Baron von Munchausen Actual Play #4
Join the Professional Goblins (Savannah Broadway, Scott Gladstein, and Mike Myler) with Jason Sonia as we play the storytelling Baron von Munchasen RPG!
June 12, 2018
Adventures of Baron von Munchausen Actual Play #3
Join Duchess Savannah, Lord Angus Crackhouse, and Duke Myler as they welcome Lady Grimme to the table for a rousing telling of terrific tales you will surely find most entertaining indeed!
June 12, 2018
Adventures of Baron von Munchausen Actual Play #2
Heyo folks! This is our second actual play of the inimitable Extraordinary Adventures of Baron von Munchausen! Join Mike, Savannah, Scott, and guest Duan Byrd as we regale each other with tales of our incredible feats of discovery in the mysterious regions of our far-flung world!
June 12, 2018
Adventures of Baron von Munchausen Actual Play #1
This is Mike Myler's FAVORITE GAME! Join him, Savannah Broadway, and Scott Gladstein along with this week's guest, CAPTAIN John Kennedy!
June 12, 2018
Episode 42: Erik Evjen!
We're back with an episode featuring guest Erik Evjen of IGRE Publishing! We talk D&D, Pathfinder, RPGs, and various other nerdy things until the battery on his phone gives out--and then for a wee bit longer as we hoped he'd pop back in. It was still a great show and we loved having him on with us!
June 12, 2018
Episode 41: Dakota Krout!
Last week we had the author of the Divine Dungeon on the show: Dakota Krout! Check out the timestamps below to jump around a conversation about all things Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D, RPGs, or things nerdy. See our show LIVE and participate in the chat at!
June 12, 2018
Episode 40: Robyn Fields!
This week we were joined by Robyn Fields! A great many things were discussed!
June 12, 2018
Episode 39: Owen K.C. Stephens! Pathfinder Playtest!
This week we've got OWEN K.C. STEPHENS on the show! We talk about the Pathfinder Playtest, the upcoming Starfinder Armory, the logistics of publishing with the big dogs, the trials of living in modern day Seattle and NYC, and much more! We *usually* do a two hour show but Know Direction went on the air just after us with Erik Mona and Logan Bonner, so we abdicated to them and kept it short his week (abbreviating the show format as necessary).
June 12, 2018
Episode 38: Jason Nelson!
Last episode we had JASON NELSON from Legendary Games on the show! Join us for talking Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5E, RPGs, other bits of geekery and gaming, and more--if you dig the show, join us at on Thursdays at 7PM EST to be a part of the discussions. Thanks!
June 12, 2018
Episode 37: Clinton Boomer!
One our favorite and most prolific friends joined us this week: CLINTON BOOMER! Normally we do timestamps to track topics as we rove around Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5e, and other more general RPG goodness, but as is so common with his curse and gift, we got taken on a Boomer-ride for most of the show (and coincidentally, it's one of our best shows yet). If you dig it remember that we broadcast LIVE on Thursday nights at 7:30PM EST over at, so please join us next time we're on air. :D
June 12, 2018
Episode 36: Sasha Hall!
This week we're joined by Sasha Hall, and up and coming game designer and one of Scott's crew! We talk Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5e, and other RPG topics. Remember we broadcast LIVE on Thursday nights at 7:30PM EST over at, so please join us next time we're on air and be a part of the discussion via the Twitch chat room. :D
June 12, 2018
Episode 35: Claudio Pozas!
We were all SUPER excited to be joined by world-renowned artist Claudio Pozas this week!! Check out the timestamps below to rove around topics as we talk Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5e, and other more general RPG goodness. If you dig the show, remember that we broadcast LIVE on Thursday nights at 7:30PM EST over at, so please join us next time we're on air. :D
June 12, 2018
Episode 34: James Gray!
Join us and this week's guest, James Gray, as we talk Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5e, and other more general RPG topics! If you dig the show, remember that we broadcast LIVE on Thursday nights at 7:30PM EST over at, so head on over and become a part of the discussion. :D
June 12, 2018
Episode 33: Indi Martin!
One of Mike's most favorite artists is on this week's show: the inimitable Indi Martin! Take a gander and hear us talk up Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5e, tabletop gaming in general, the art style of Book of Exalted Darkness, tips on freelance illustrating, and a great many other things as well.
June 12, 2018
Episode 32: Stephen Rowe!
This week we're joined by Stephen Rowe from Rite Publishing! Join us to talk about Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5E, other tabletop games, global power dynamics vis-a-vis male genital mutilation, and much more!
June 12, 2018
Episode 31: Mini-Episode!
It's just Mike and Savannah this week but we were off the air for a month and decided that the show must go on--so it did and much to our amazement, the discussion went completely full circle!
June 12, 2018
Episode 30: Scott D. Young!
Another Canadian doppelganger on the show today!
June 12, 2018
Episode 29: Miranda Russell!
After a hilarious recorded off-air start we welcome MIRANDA RUSSELL of Rite Publishing!
June 12, 2018
Episode 28: Keith Leiker!
This week's episode features guest KEITH LEIKER of The Lost Age RPG!
June 12, 2018
Episode 26: Haze Browne!
In this episode we interview the wonderful Haze Browne from End Transmission Games, start our review/considerations about Pathfinder, talk about diversity in the gaming industry, and much more.
June 12, 2018
Episode 24: Lyz Liddel!
This week we've got one of the Golems from Paizo (albeit a distant Golem) on the show! :D Savannah Broadway, Scott Gladstein, and Mike Myler welcome Lyz Liddell into the Professional Goblins lair and aside from one technical error, it was a great show!
June 12, 2018
Episode 23: Kevin Glusing!
Kevin Glusing is a great third party publisher for Pathfinder and we were happy to have him on the show!
June 12, 2018
Episode 25: Crystal Sully!
This week Savannah, Scott, and Mike welcome Crystal Sully to the show! She just wrapped up the thrilling Ultimate Beastiary Kickstarter and talks us through her success, insights into the RPG industry as a regular top-knotch artist, and much more.
June 12, 2018
Episode 21: Monica Marlowe!
We've got a veritable RPG Superstar for the guest this week: Monica Marlowe! We talk gaming moments, allude to mysterious past events, and much more!
June 12, 2018
Episode 20: Jacqueline Bryk!
This week Savannah, Scott, and Mike welcome Jacqueline Bryk onto the show! We talk LARPing, the different Worlds of Darkness, and much more!
June 12, 2018
Episode 22: Jason Sonia!
This week Savannah, Scott, and Mike welcome JASON SONIA of Storm Bunny Studios onto the show! Although Scott is muted for the first part of it, we assure you it's a great and lively time!
June 12, 2018
Episode 19: Duan Byrd!
Today's show begins a new era for Professional Goblins as we make a co-hosting trifecta of Savannah Broadway, Scott Gladstein, and Mike Myler to welcome Duan Byrd onto the show! Join us as we talk an awful lot about MUDs and MUSHes of ages past, game design, Pathfinder, Starfinder, D&D 5e, and more!
June 12, 2018
Episode 18: John Kennedy!
One of the most fundamental pillars of the indie tabletop gaming community joins Scott Gladstein and Mike Myler to shoot wise about RPGs: John Kennedy!
June 12, 2018
Episode 17: Christina Stiles!
This week we have a veritable professor of RPGs on the show: Christina Stiles from Misfit Studios!
June 12, 2018
Episode 16: Christos Gurd!
This week on the show we got a surprise guest--Christina Stiles had to step out (tune in to our next episode to catch her!) so CHRISTOS GURD sat in for her! We've gamed before so this one is *extra* casual--thanks for checking it out and enjoy the show! :D
June 12, 2018
Episode 15: Christen Sowards!
This week we welcome Christen Sowards of Lost Spheres Publishing onto the show! Join us to talk Pathfinder, D&D 5E, and much more!
June 12, 2018
Episode 14: Alex Shanks-Abel!
This week we welcome Alex Shanks-Abel to the show to talk about food, imaginary monsters, Pathfinder, Starfinder, and a wee bit of D&D 5E!
June 12, 2018
Episode 13: Robert Brookes!
For this show Scott and I welcome Robert Brookes of Encounter Tabletop Publishing, the mind behind last summer's breakout sci-fi Pathfinder campaign setting: Aethera, on sale now from Legendary Games! As you might expect, we talk a LOT about Starfinder but it was a busy week!
June 12, 2018
Episode 12: Adam Meyers!
This week Scott and Mike welcomed our old friend and hotel-buddy Adam Meyers onto the show! The publisher of Drop Dead Studios gives us the down-low from another RPG industry veteran, one that had their feet on the ground at PaizoCon 2017!
June 12, 2018
Episode 11: Jonathan Green
This week on the show we welcome Jonathan Green, the mind behind Edge of the Frontier! After an extremely awkward, long, almost silent introduction, we talk shop about the recent flurry of Paizo news, the goings on of D&D 5E, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and much, much more!
June 12, 2018
Episode 10: Liz Courts!
RPG industry jack-of-all-trades Liz Courts joins us on the show!
June 12, 2018
Episode 9: Deanna Roberts!
Guest host Savannah Broadway joins Scott to welcome Deanna Roberts to the show!
June 12, 2018
Episode 8: Naiche Washburn!
Naiche is a great artist and we were delighted that he could join us. :D
June 12, 2018
Episode 7: Ryan Costello!
This week we're joined by Ryan Costello of Know Direction for an extra long episode that includes adorable kid interruptions, killer rabbits, TPKs, and all that other good stuff!
June 12, 2018
Episode 6: D&D Movies and Goggs
As it sounds! We're joined in this episode by Goggs from Movie the Podcast.
June 12, 2018
Episode 5: Louis Porter Jr!
This week on the show we've got a YouTube star: Louis Porter Jr! ( We all had a good time jawing on so it's an extra long episode at 2 hours covering the following topics in varying density. Enjoy the show! **The audio in this episode is leveled off and should be less turbulent than previous shows. :D
June 12, 2018
Episode 4: Savannah Broadway!
This week we welcome the diabolical Savannah Broadway onto the show! We kick things off with a Batbro and Cool Shredder review of the SUPER POWERED BESTIARY by Jacob Blackmon and Rogue Genius Games, hear about Savannah's game of newbie Pathfinders, see the print proof of #2099Wasteland, bear witness to the coolness that is Aethera as well as an upcoming Contessa series of convention games where YOU run a drow restaurant, talk a lot of cool Paizo news as well as EN World, GURPS, and Warhammer40k minis, then the reappearance of Tribes Ascend servers and therein Myler's and the rest of the guest's creative processes. At the end we talk about a lot of REALLY neat Kickstarters that are currently funding as well as an in-depth look from the inside of the Occult 7 Bloodlines & Black Magic setting for Pathfinder!
June 12, 2018
Episode 3: Jacob Blackmon!
Check out Episode 3 as we are joined by the prolific RPG illustrator Jacob Blackmon! After Cool Shredder and Batbro review THE WEALTH SYSTEM by Straight Path Games, we talk our favorite campaigns we're playing in (Jacob's kicking ass in a WoW Pathfinder game right now!), RPG news, and more!
June 12, 2018
Episode 2: Michael McCarthy
Join us in Episode 2 as we talk with Michael McCarthy -- veteran game designer, regular Paizo freelancer, and the newly minted publisher of Straight Path Games! Throughout the discussion he reveals some tantalizing Starfinder RPG news, there are some brain slugs (SLAAAAAAAAAAAARSH), some of our favorite Patreons, and even a bombshell ghoul.
June 12, 2018
EPISODE 1: SOUP MOUNTAIN and the Polka Paladin
The very first episode of Professional Goblins with just Mike and Scott!
June 08, 2018