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Spikepit

By Colin Green
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381 Hey Look! A Dungeons and Dragons ride - Old School meets 5e in the Westernlands.
"Wow neat!" or "Give me a break!" Scratching the "Old School" itch. Spikepit ponders ideas for addressing some pressing DMing projects. Music was written and recorded by Frank Clark and is used with his express permission. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
19:51
June 11, 2021
380 Into the Pit - Procedural Proposition
Big thanks to Spencer, Jason and BJ.
06:48
June 8, 2021
379 Into the Pit - Schwing!
"Tortured Heart" written and performed by Frank Clark, is used with his kind permission as the opening and closing theme of this episode. 
19:32
June 3, 2021
377 Drive by - You have been assimilated!
F bomb episode - Spikepit is questioning things again.
21:05
May 27, 2021
376 Drive by
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26:29
May 24, 2021
375 Spikepit - Procedure at play
Notes? not yet.
23:36
May 16, 2021
374 Spikepit Drive By
Thoughtful call ins from, Lieren and Che. Please enjoy.
20:04
May 4, 2021
363 Out of the Pit - What's DnD all about - Thoughts from Designers
NEW!! video project over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBiIGnQtLfBfYm89BLhAFA Spikepit combines thoughts from Dungeons and Dragons designers old and new, in this look back at the world's most popular roleplaying game.  Music was written and recorded by Frank Clark and is used with his express permission. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
13:54
April 30, 2021
373 Spikepit Drive By
Big thanks to Logan, Andy and Rob for the magnificent call ins. Please do enjoy.
17:08
April 29, 2021
372 Drive By - Politics or not?
Great call ins from Free Thrall, Happy Whisk and Lonely Adventurer
24:54
April 27, 2021
371 Drive by - GAME OVER MAN!!!
Spikepit RPG Podcast is no more....called in contributions from Happy Whisk, Joe (Hindsightless) and Jason (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast) NEW!! video project over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBiIGnQtLfBfYm89BLhAFA  If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
21:17
April 26, 2021
361 Out of the Pit - Once Upon a Time in the Midwest
NEW!! video project over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBiIGnQtLfBfYm89BLhAFA A DnD tale of adventure, readings from designers of the worlds most popular roleplaying game, Mike Mearls and Tom Moldvay.  If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
07:52
April 22, 2021
370 Into the Pit - Rulings not Rules?
no notes this time. CBA
19:29
April 21, 2021
369 Into the Pit - O5R Hacking DnD
NEW!! video project over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBiIGnQtLfBfYm89BLhAFA  Spikepit presents a raft of thoughts and ideas for hacking DnD. Big thanks to BJ (Arcane Alienist) and Arlen (Live from Pellam's Wasteland) for their  called in contributions.  Music "Tortured Heart" was written and recorded by Frank Clark and is used with his express permission.  If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
21:10
April 13, 2021
365 Out of the Pit - Hacking DnD
NEW!! video project over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBiIGnQtLfBfYm89BLhAFA Spikepit hits the books in a quest to resolve his inner D&D conflict through hacking rules old and new. Looking at Chapter 9 "Dungeon Master's Workshop" from WOTC's Dungeon Master's Guide.....lets take a deep dive. . Big thanks to BJ (Arcane Alienist) and Jason (Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast) for their called in contributions. Music was written and recorded by Frank Clark and is used with his express permission. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
19:28
April 6, 2021
364 Out of the Pit - Using D&D Ability Scores
NEW!! video project over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBiIGnQtLfBfYm89BLhAFA Originally recorded 10/03/2021 and shelved. This episode is now released in response to listener feedback. If we are going to have a conversation, perhaps singing off of the same song sheet may help. Spikepit hits the books in a quest to resolve his inner D&D conflict through hacking rules old and new. Taking Chapter 7 "using abilty scores" from WOTC's Basic Rules Dungeons and Dragons as a starting point.....lets take a deep dive. .  Music was written and recorded by Frank Clark and is used with his express permission. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
35:22
March 28, 2021
366 Into the Pit - Abusing Your Books
NEW!! video project over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBiIGnQtLfBfYm89BLhAFA Spikepit responds to listener feedback in this episode loosely themed around serial book abuse. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
25:44
March 19, 2021
360 Into the Pit - Spikepit Schooled Again
All the call ins all the time. Big thanks to, TJ, James, Arlen, Menion, Ivy, and our mystery caller. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode please post them in the comments below, or alternatively contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
17:11
March 5, 2021
358 Into the Pit - Enemy (not) at the Gates 1.1
Listener feedback on recent episodes, in particular "DM Tips" I also ponder my hobby plans. Big thanks to John Large (Red Dice Diaries), Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast), Joe Richter (Hindsightless) and BJ (Arcane Alienist), for called in contributions. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
10:17
February 27, 2021
359 Out of the Pit - What is the OSR
It's 2021 I'm passionate about talking and running role-playing games, let's pose the question "What is the OSR?" Blame Erik Tenkar and his Tavern Chat podcast for this "Into the Pit" episode. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. If you enjoy the show please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast 
08:40
February 26, 2021
357 Into the Pit - River Adventures (Retread Remix)
A meandering journey, discussing rivers in RPG's. Originally released as separate episodes "Retread Remix"  draws together content from the back catalogue, which now resides in the Spikepit archives. Thanks to Jason Hobbs, Larry Hamilton, DM Dad, Tim Shorts and Rui Lorenco for their called in contributions. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
10:52
February 19, 2021
356 Out of the Pit - A Further Five Favourite DM Tips to win DnD!!!
Five further game winning DM tips for Dungeons and Dragons (also applicable to other games which may involve bad wrong fun) If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
13:50
February 15, 2021
355 MonkeyBlood Midderlands & More (Retread Remix)
A wealth of Midderlands goodness; discussion around inspirational influences, compatible systems, particularly appropriate adventures,  collaboration (John Large of Red Dice Diaries) and much more...Originally released as separate episodes "Retread Remix"  draws together content from the back catalogue, which now resides in the Spikepit archives. Thanks to Frank Turfler and Matt Jackson for their excellent called in contributions. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
18:17
February 12, 2021
354 Wormskin and the Dolmenwood (Retread Remix)
Featuring Gavin Norman's Dolmenwood setting, including readings of as yet unpublished material .  Originally released as two separate episodes "Retread Remix"  draws together content from the back catalogue, which now resides in the Spikepit archives. Thanks to Cody M. for his call in contribution. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
23:12
February 11, 2021
353 Into the Pit - How do you compare to a goldfish?
In this episode I pose that classic question, how do you compare to a goldfish? Also, do you enjoy bad wrong fun, jumping around the alphabet and getting tied up in your PbtA's? Also, feedback related to recent episodes from Barney (Loco Ludus), Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere), Che (Roleplay Rescue), Joe (Bigus Geekus), Jason (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast) and Goblin's Henchman. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
13:26
February 9, 2021
352 From the Pit - Five More Favourite DM Tips to Win DnD!!!
Five more game winning DM tips for Dungeons and Dragons (also applicable to other games which may involve bad wrong fun) If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
12:39
January 31, 2021
351 Into the Pit - NZ Rulz
Dedicated to my buddies from the future, this show is all NZ all the time....well apart from me, but I think I may have been a Kiwi in a previous life. Big thanks to Julz (Jewels from NZ) and Yvon.
15:49
January 27, 2021
350 Into the Pit - A defining moment
A defining moment, future plans, clarifying gatekeeping, running house rules at cons and more. Big thanks to Shane, Che, Jason and Barney.
11:22
January 22, 2021
349 Into the Pit - Deeper Games?
Is the long game a deep game? Great call ins from Andy Goodman (Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks, Grizzly Peaks Radio) and Jason Connerley (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast)
16:32
January 17, 2021
348 Into the Pit - Nostalgia (Retread Remix)
Remixed compilation of archived episodes . Discussion of using Anchor, nostalgia, Dungeons and Dragons, Warhammer, Star Wars and accents from Mary Poppins
13:49
January 9, 2021
347 From the Pit - Five Favourite DM Tips to win DnD!!!
Five winning DM tips for Dungeons and Dragons (also applicable to other lesser games)
18:27
January 3, 2021
346 Drive By - BrikWars
Christmas is coming. Family gaming, dice, Lego, maps, design and utility. I'm ignoring the famous advice and crossing the streams.
11:43
December 17, 2020
345 Into the Pit - Do you fear your game?
Che Webster of Roleplay Rescue kindly called in with some great reflection on recent topics, expanding the discussion about long term campaign play, player collaboration and inspiration for adventures.  Big thanks to Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast) and Edwin King. Closing theme music by the very talented TJ Drenon. If you have any  comments, questions or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
23:60
December 12, 2020
344 Into the Pit - Progression, Regression and Long Term Play
Barney of Loco Ludus kindly called in with some great reflection on recent topics, expanding the discussion about long term campaign play, character progression and developing adventures.  Big thanks to Spencer (Keep of the Borderlands) Joe Richter (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe) and new member to the Pit Crew, Glynn Seal (Monkeyblood Designs). Closing theme music by TJ Drenon. If you have any  comments, questions or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
17:43
December 6, 2020
343 Into the Pit - Family Gaming (Retread Remix)
Spikepit and callers talk about how RPG's like Dungeons and Dragons are great with the family.  Originally released as a series of episodes in July 2018 this "Retread Remix"  draws together content from the back catalogue, which now resides in the Spikepit archives. Thanks to Frank Turfler, The Mixed GM, Spencer Game (Keep off the Borderlands), and Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast) for their called in contributions. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
11:53
November 25, 2020
342 Drive By - A real life urban crawl
An urban crawl down memory lane, with some personal recollections and reflection.
20:06
November 18, 2020
341 Into the Pit - A lot to upack
Grappling with the topic of replay value and mashing up ideas.
22:43
November 17, 2020
340 Into the Pit - Recent Topic Round Up
RPG discussion revolving around my responses to some great call ins inspired by recent topics.  Many thanks to Joe Salvador and fellow podcasters  Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast) Joe Richter (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe) Josh Beckelhimer (Forever Prepping DM) Arlen Walker (Live from Pellam's Wasteland) John Large (Red Dice Diaries) Frank Turfler (Frank T's Liner Notes) Barney (Loco Ludus) and Goblin's Henchman for their called in contributions.  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast 
26:44
November 13, 2020
339 Into the Pit - Are experience point systems rubbish?
Long term RPG play and progression. Awesome contributions from John Large (Red Dice Diaries) and Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast)
18:14
November 12, 2020
338 Into the Pit - Fuelling Your Imagination
So maybe DnD is boring? Awesome call ins from John Large (Red Dice Diaries), Joe Richter (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe) Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast)
17:18
November 12, 2020
337 Drive By - Dungeons and Dragons 5E is boring!!!
Yep that’s right.
14:27
November 11, 2020
336 Drive By - Middle Earth in my DnD Realms?
Yep, me again mashing up RPG stuff. Who doesn't want to have their cake and eat it?
12:50
November 10, 2020
335 Into the Pit - Wargaming and RPG's
Spikepit is taking time to ponder wargaming and RPG's.  Many thanks to fellow podcasters Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue) Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast)  and Joe Richter (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe) for their called in contributions.  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
20:34
November 6, 2020
333 Pit Stop - There and Back Again, a Hobbit RPG
Spikepit is taking time for a closer look at the "There and Back Again"  RPG by Ray Otus.  This episode draws together content from the back catalogue, as well as from some previously unreleased actual play recordings. Thanks to DM Dad, Shane Ward, RFED, DM Rikki, Luca and Sonny for their contributions.  Thumbnail image, "There and Back Again", by C Green. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
55:02
November 2, 2020
332 Into the Pit - Creativity in DnD and other RPG's (Retread Remix)
Spikepit and callers talk about RPG's like Dungeons and Dragons and the creativity surrounding them.  Originally released as a series of episodes in July 2018 this "Retread Remix" draws together content from the back catalogue, which now resides in the Spikepit archives. Thanks to  Larry Hamilton and Roy Lorenco for their called in contributions, closing theme music by TJ Drenon.  Thumbnail image, Poppy Coffin NPC card, by C Green. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
08:40
October 30, 2020
331 Drive By - Dragon Rampant
To follow
12:42
October 28, 2020
330 Into the Pit - Seeing in the Dark (Retread Remix)
Spikepit and callers talk about how fantasy RPG's like Dungeons and Dragons deal with seeing in the dark.  Originally released as a series of episodes in July 2018 this "Retread Remix"  draws together content from the back catalogue, which now resides in the Spikepit archives. Thanks to Frank Turfler, Chuck Thorin, Matt Jackson, John Large and Jason Hobbs for their called in contributions, closing theme music by TJ Drenon.  Thumbnail image, gated entrance to magazine, by C Green. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
15:33
October 26, 2020
308 Into the Pit Osseous and Playtesting
Awesome call ins from Arlen, Barney, Rob and Jason. Pondering recent game of Osseous, Premiere Inn, crowd sourcing and play tests.
22:25
October 26, 2020
329 Into the Pit - Hold on a Minute Medley (Retread Remix)
This is the big one, all the miss a turn pit discussion in one listen.  This will take you out of play for an hour and sixteen minutes.
01:19:54
October 24, 2020
328 Into the Pit - Simplicity, Feedback and Investigation
Using what you know, KISS and simplicity, 5E colonial, more on investigations.  Thanks to Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere) Che (Roleplay Rescue), Spencer (Keep off the Borderlands), Jason (Nerds RPG Variety Cast), Karl Rodriguez and John (Red Dice Diaries) for their called in contributions. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
18:28
October 23, 2020
200 A Reflection
200 A Reflection Sharing some thoughts and feelings about the podcast.  Inspiration from fellow podcasters and future ideas.  Thanks to Aron Clark and Spencer Game for their called in contributions. Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear".  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
11:47
October 22, 2020
327 Into the Pit - The Pitch (part 2) - What is your game actually like dude?
Awesome call in responses to using tech and how we pitch our games and why.  Big thanks to the callers for their support and to TJ Drennon for the music.
13:37
October 20, 2020
326 Drive By - Does it suck?
Call in responses from listeners, in response to my decision to try something different.
08:37
October 18, 2020
325 Thank you and Goodnight
325 episodes 65000 downloads 2 complaints. You're only as good as your last episode.
05:55
October 17, 2020
666 Spikepit Evil Remix (Halloween Edition 324)
Halloween draws near and restless Old School Revenants stir from their tombs.
06:20
October 16, 2020
323 Into the Pit - Using Technology in RPG's
A whole bunch of great feedback around the subject of using technology in RPG's. Big thanks to all those folk supporting the show with call ins, Patreon support or spreading the word through social media.
19:34
October 16, 2020
322 Drive By - School Runnings
Catching up on some gaming chat with Sonny during the school run home. Art, painting minis, games we're playing and more.
17:37
October 14, 2020
321 Drive By - The Pitch (part 1) - Can you label your game?
Big thanks to Lieren and John for their called in contributions.
12:49
October 12, 2020
320 Into the Pit - Lots to discuss.
Presenting slides, 5e hacks, Adventures in Middle Earth, rolling dice, running investigations and more. Big thanks to everyone who called in with their generous contributions.
29:13
October 8, 2020
319 Pit Stop - Meet Joe Salvador
Welcoming into the pit, game designer Joe Salvador, author of Eldritch Tales and the driving force behind Raven God Games.
51:54
October 6, 2020
318 Drive By - Sliding in a quickie
Fast turnaround response to presentation call ins from John, Barney, Andy and Jason. Cheers Gentlemen.
28:03
October 3, 2020
317 Into the Pit - I've got a big one for you!
I've got a big one for you! A great bunch of call ins from the Anchorite community. Good job folks, hope you enjoy.
43:27
October 2, 2020
316 Drive By - The Eliminator
Half cut and mysterious, Cody Mazza calls in regarding player elimination, explaining why he loves those dusty arse mouldy RPG's, with rubbish thieves and napalm lanterns. I also ponder presentation software for running RPG's.
24:02
October 1, 2020
315 Into the Pit - Pushing Inpsiration Rolls, a 5E Hack
The three player investigation game, pushing inspiration rolls in Dungeons and Dragons and psychological operations in RPG's. Big thanks for the awesome call ins.
28:41
September 23, 2020
314 Into the Pit - You can't run an investigation because magic?
I'm back on a health drive and we continue discussion of gaming ideas thanks to the awesome Pit Crew.
25:29
September 17, 2020
313 Into the Pit - Should you buy more bookshelves?
Do you have a pet system? Do we need generic games? Should you buy more bookshelves?
30:09
September 11, 2020
312 Into the Pit - Engaging collaboration
To follow
22:54
September 4, 2020
311 Pit Stop - Eldritch Tales
Overview of Eldritch Tales - Lovecraftian White Box Role-playing by Joseph Salvador of Raven God Games.
26:07
September 2, 2020
309 Into the Pit - Lost Episode
RPG a Day 29 a lost episode with a loose theme around journey. Call ins from Arlen and Vance. Hop aboard and enjoy the....err........ride.
14:08
August 29, 2020
307 Drive By - White British?
A slice of real life. Challenging presumption.
09:15
August 27, 2020
306 Into the Pit - Engaging in "Strange" Investigation
Investigation and Eldritch Tales, Cheat Your Own Adventure, and player engagement as a goal. Generous contributions from Karl Rodriguez, Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast) and Chris Shorb. Spikepit theme by TJ Drennon.
20:02
August 26, 2020
304 Into the Pit - Pushing the Osseous RPG
In this episode I welcome Spencer Game into the pit.  We discuss his game, Osseous, create a character and enjoy a brief light hearted example of play.  Hopefully you find it full of "HUMOUR".  I personally found one of the funniest things about the recording the fact that we still managed to get the rules wrong.  Big thanks to GM Spencer for being a great sport, entering fully into the spirit of things.
31:45
August 24, 2020
303 Into the Pit - Sparta, Settings and Silly Voices
Not exactly cutting "Edge" I wade into Sparta, interviews, running settings - Harn and Chult. Immersion, engagement and funny voices. Awesome call ins from Arlen Walker (Live from Pellam's Wasteland) Karl Rodriguez and Andy Goodman (Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks)
28:16
August 23, 2020
302 Driving into the Pit - Schooling from Goodman
Andy Goodman points out the error of my ways and calls out Jason Connerley on the Watchman. I respond to Andy whilst pondering "investigation" and "push" back. Big thanks to Andy for his contribution.
05:50
August 21, 2020
301 Drive Right into the Pit
Things are getting a little crazy. I deal with a complaint and respond to call ins from Andy Goodman, Safer, Jason Connerley, John Large and Joe Richter.
12:50
August 20, 2020
300 with Jason Connerley
Three hundred episodes in.  To mark the occasion Jason Connerley of Nerd's RPG Variety cast has joined me for a chat about the 2006 film "300" and how it might inspire ideas in our RPG's.
34:50
August 19, 2020
299 Into the Pit - Meeting people through RPG Podcasting
Day 18 RPG a day "Meet" RPG Podcasting and meeting people. Big thanks to Chris Shorb for the called in support prompting this explanation of my method.
23:55
August 18, 2020
298 Spikepit - Roll for Shoes!
They say a change is as good as a rest. Day 13 features a complete RPG - Roll for Shoes. Mentions of Knave, PROLE, Tunnel Goons and Goon Jam.
06:33
August 13, 2020
297 A Short Unscheduled Message
Talking about some of my ideas for the future.
05:24
August 12, 2020
296 Into the Pit - Intellectual Bludgeoning
Tough questions and intellectual bludgeoning. Call ins from Rob, Che and John.
10:54
August 11, 2020
295 Drive By - Sorcerers and Sellswords
This episode covers some thoughts about my recent RPG activity and incorporates days 8, 9 & 10 of RPG a Day month. Sorcerers and Sellswords Pit Crew session, The Dark Crystal and the magic of Jim Henson.
10:36
August 10, 2020
294 Drive by - No man's an island
Andy Goodman bringing the tough love with a couple of call ins for Day 7 of RPG a day.
07:48
August 7, 2020
288 Drive By - Don't over think it.
No time for show notes, it's Friday!!!
26:44
July 31, 2020
287 Into the Pit
GH, Joe, Chris, Jason and myself airing our thoughts around RPG'S. Learning through gaming, Meta gaming, Colonialism, Satanic Panic, Sorcerers and Sellswords, Pit Crew game.
27:09
July 24, 2020
286 Into the Pit - Know your players feedback
Awesome call ins from Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere) Joe Richter (Hindsightless) Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue) Rich Fraser (Cockatrice Nuggets) and Karl Rodriguez.
26:16
July 15, 2020
285 Drive By - Rewind
Important restatement from Jason and shout out for DM Rikki.
05:06
July 10, 2020
284 Drive By - Please Don't Burn it Down
A strong heart felt response to my appeal for a sensible discussion. Big thanks to Chris Shorb, Karl Rodriguez, John Large, Goblin's Henchman, Jason Connerley and Menion.
28:11
July 9, 2020
283 Drive By - Seeking sensible open minded discussion.
Ennies, taking sides, open communication, big publishers and all sorts. Call ins from Chris Shorb, Andy Goodman, Joe Richter and Lonely Adventurer
30:17
July 7, 2020
282 Drive By - At the Crossroads Design Dilemma
Feedback from the community Barry, Spencer, Lonely Adventurer, Chris, Diz, Dave. Cheers guys!
11:39
July 5, 2020
281 Into the Pit - Know your players?
The 5e DMG take on knowing what your players like. Called in contributions from Ray Otus (Plundergrounds) and Lonely Adventurer (Camping with Owlbears). Theme song by Logan Howard.
16:23
June 29, 2020
280 Drive By - Spikepit's Three Step RPG follow up
More nonsense....You have been warned.
28:03
June 28, 2020
279 Drive By - Spikepit's Three Step RPG
Discussing my recent foray into the immersive world of RPG design.
10:16
June 27, 2020
278 Drive By - Blue Collar Ramble
Call in contributiona from Joe Richter (Hindsightless and Weal or Woe)
17:03
June 26, 2020
277 Drive By - Big Ass World Books and Rambling Campaigns
Call in contributions from Shandy Andy (Unguarded Treasure B52) and John Large (Red Dice Diaries)
20:34
June 20, 2020
276 Into the Pit - DnD Downtime Discussion
What about between sessions? How does downtime work? Does anybody care? Contributions from Shandy Andy (Unguarded Treasure) and John Large (Red Dice Diaries). Theme music by TJ Drenon.
27:37
June 15, 2020
275 Drive By - Thoughts on "A City on the Edge" and state of play catch up.
On the road RPG thoughts, experiences running an DnD Adventurers League published adventure. Also a quick round up and thoughts about what I'm playing.
14:41
June 9, 2020
273 Into the Pit
Call ins galore discussing a range of recent topics
27:56
May 26, 2020
272 Into the Pit - RFED's Game Design
Chatting with my brother Darren Green aka RFED about his recent experiences trying game design.
49:40
May 24, 2020
271 Into the Pit - Why do we play RPGs?
Awesome contributions from Chris Shorb, Darren Green, John Large (Red Dice Diaries), Julz Burgisser (Jewels from NZ), Joe Richter (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe), Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast), Barney (Loco Ludus), Josh Beckleheimer (JB Publishing). Theme music by TJ Drenon based on original idea by Logan Howard.
31:17
May 23, 2020
270 Into the Pit - DnD Gems with Julz
Awesome call in conversation with Julz (Jewels from NZ) Monster CR, DMG tools and online play. Tunes by TJ Drenon
27:16
May 18, 2020
269 Drive By
RPG questions and chat, lost books, grappling, exhaustion, jungles and more......
27:41
May 12, 2020
268 Drive By - After Dark
Content caution.
26:13
May 8, 2020
267 Drive By - Cube Campaign Concept
10x10x10 Cube Campaign, Lego & Maps, running in Minecraft
20:20
May 6, 2020
266 Into the Pit - Jungle Inspiration
Awesome call in contributions from Barney (Loco Ludus), John Large (RDD RPG), Rob C (Down in a Heap), Jason Hobbs (Random Screed, Hobbs and Friends, Hextalk) Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast). Thanks to TJ Drenon for the cool theme music, based on Logan Howard's "Crazy Spikepit Theme"
19:23
April 30, 2020
265 Into the Pit - Grappling Discussion
Show notes? Not yet.
31:19
April 29, 2020
264 Drive By - Into the Pit
Responding to a bunch of call ins Barney (Loco Ludus) Jason (Nerds RPG Variety Cast) John Large (RDD RPG) Karl Rodriguez and Vance A
19:49
April 25, 2020
263 Drive By - Grappling & Finesse
Call ins from Karl Rodriguez and John Large (RDD RPG). I'm pondering unarmed combat and grappling.
13:47
April 24, 2020
262 Drive By - Into the Pit
Great call ins from, Cody M (No Save for You) Andy Goodman (Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks) Joe Richter (Hindsightless and Weal or Woe) John Large (RDD RPG) and Shane Ward (Isle of ADD)
21:56
April 22, 2020
261 Drive By - Into the Pit, Jungle Tales
Jungle Cast, with awesome call ins from Andy (Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks), Joe (Hindsightless and Weak or Woe), Jason (Nerds RPG Variety Cast), Barney (Loco Ludus).
29:34
April 20, 2020
260 Drive By - Into the Pit, Falling
Quick episode focused primarily on falling from height and fatality. Thanks to Jason (Nerds RPG Variety Cast) and Joe (Hindsightless) for their called in contributions.
15:24
April 15, 2020
259 Drive By - Into the Pit
It's taken a while, but here's some call ins from the folks. Big thanks to Barney (Loco Ludus) Jason (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast) and Ray (Plundergrounds)
19:59
April 13, 2020
258 Drive By - Into the Pit
Online gaming advice from the gaming community.
32:17
April 9, 2020
257 Drive By
Still banging on. A question about the challenges of online play. Call ins and even some brief guitar chat.
13:39
April 8, 2020
256 Drive By - Encouraging
Further thoughts following collection of great call ins.
23:35
April 2, 2020
255 Drive By - Pushing Back
Ideas out loud.
07:55
April 1, 2020
254 Into the Pit - Something for the Weekend - Back on Track
Back on track with railroads. By the people for the people. Thanks for all the call ins folks. Theme music by TJ Drenon.
21:38
March 27, 2020
253 Drive By - Online Gaming News
Changes to our gaming.
16:33
March 24, 2020
252 Into the Pit - Something for the Weekend
Call ins a plenty
45:18
March 13, 2020
251 What's Up Wednesday
Talking games - RFEDS homebrew, Altered State, BECMI Broken Lands, DnD Jungles of Chult and Space Hulk.
26:43
March 11, 2020
250 Into the Pit - Something for the Weekend
Continuing the RPG and DnD conversation.
26:02
March 6, 2020
249 What's up Wednesday - DnD at the Dinosaur Races
Discussing how I brought dinosaur racing to my DnD game. Flashback call in from Larry Haught.
22:34
March 4, 2020
An Explanation and Apology
How not to leave a discord server
02:39
March 2, 2020
248 Into the Pit - Something for the Weekend
Notes to follow
26:13
February 29, 2020
247 What's up Wednesday - Back in the DM's Chair
A busy gaming week and my Jungle of Chult campaign is underway. Vintage Frank T call in and gaming with the family, games I've been playing, initial observations about Tomb of Annihilation, and more.
22:34
February 26, 2020
246 Into the Pit - Something for the Weekend
Show notes to follow
34:04
February 21, 2020
245 What's Up Wednesday? DnD Jungle Characters
Great called in contributions from Rich Fraser (Cockatrice Nuggets) and John Large (Red Dice Diaries, Purple Worm). Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon and  Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard, based on Logan's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. I can also be found on Twitter and Instagram @spikepitpodcast. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
25:31
February 19, 2020
244 Into the Pit - Something for the Weekend
Something for the weekend?  Great calls from Rob C (Down in a Heap), Joe Ricther (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe), Julz Burgisser (Jewels From NZ), Shandy Andy (Unguarded Treasure B52), Lone Adventurer (Camping with Owlbears) John Large (Red Dice Diaries and Purple Worm) and Goblin's Henchman. Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon and  Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard, based on Logan's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. I can also be found on Twitter and Instagram @spikepitpodcast. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
27:36
February 14, 2020
243 What's up Wednesday - with Ray Otus
Final part of chat with Ray Otus (Plundergrounds) more art chat, colour and game design. Great supportive call ins from Aron Clark, Vance A, Goblin's Henchman (Goblin's Henchman) and Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere) Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon and  Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard, based on Logan's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. I can also be found on Twitter and Instagram @spikepitpodcast. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
49:54
February 12, 2020
242 Into the Pit - Something for the Weekend
Fancy something for the weekend? We are talking DnD, playing and working on Mudharbour, gamer snobbery, bringing new people into the hobby, min-maxing, and lots more.  Many thanks to Joe Richter (Hindsightless, and Weal or Woe), Barry (Shadow of the GM),  Goblin's Henchman, The Lone Adventurer (Camping with Owlbears), Julz Burgisser (Jewels from NZ), Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast), Josh Becklehiemer (JB Publishing), and Ivy (The Happy Whisk) for all their wonderful called in contributions.   Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon and  Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard, based on Logan's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. I can also be found on Twitter and Instagram @spikepitpodcast. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
36:40
February 7, 2020
241 What's up Wednesday - DnD Plans with Sonny
What's up? I'm talking gaming plans (Dungeons and Dragons) with Sonny.  Mudharbour, a zine by Dave and Claire Aldridge has funded, thanks to those guys this means my first RPG commission. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1361661542/2031831706?ref=6joqml&token=7de5e26d  Many thanks to Aonghais (Kirby's Kids) for his called in contribution.  Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. I can also be found on Twitter and Instagram @spikepitpodcast. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
22:53
February 5, 2020
240 Into the Pit - What's up with DnD
Shandy Andy, Evil Jeff, Tim Shorts, Froth, Josh, Jason and John Large
32:08
January 31, 2020
239 Into the Pit - Old Masters with Ray Otus
Big thanks to Ray Otus (Plundergrounds), Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere), Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue) Music by TJ Drenon.
47:36
January 29, 2020
238 Romance of the Perilous Land
Conitunity my look at Romance of the Perilous Land. Called in contributions from Spencer (Keep Off the Borderlands) Jason (Nerds RPG Variety Cast) Music by TJ Drenon.
27:56
January 28, 2020
237 Into the Pit - Die Drop Discussion
Thanks for the great contributions from all those who called in. Rui Lorenco (Chaoses Limb), Josh Beckleheimer (JB Publishing), Joe Richter (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe), Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere), Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue), Spencer (Keep Off the Borderlands). Theme musice by TJ Drenon.
22:47
January 26, 2020
236 Drive By - Nevermind the B*ll*cks DnD 5e Rant
Why don't you just say that you don't want to follow the crowd?
23:44
January 24, 2020
235 Drive By - Usage Die HP, Lego Ideas, Big Damage
A compilation of on the road musings, covering the following topics,  approaching publishers regarding walk throughs and reviews, hit points and usage dice, the Lego ideas book and light, medium and heavy weapons. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
17:06
January 22, 2020
234 Romance of the Perilous Land - Character Generation
Continuing my look at Scott Malthouse's new game, with a delve into character generation. Thanks to Osprey Games for providing a copy of their book for review. Great call in contributions from Aron Clark, Jason Connerley and Scott Malthouse. Music by TJ Drenon.
37:22
January 20, 2020
233 What OSR isn't - With Ray Otus
Part 1 of a great chat with Ray Otus (Plundergrounds). We discuss some thoughts around the concept of OSR.
29:37
January 17, 2020
232 Into the Pit - Up the Junction with RPG Railroads
It's gone off the rails. Great contributions from Joe Richter (Hindsightless, Weal or Woe) Brett, Josh Beckleheimer (JB Publishing), Andy Goodman (Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks), Tim Shorts (Gothridge Manor), John Large (Red Dice Diaries, Purple Worm), Goblin's Henchman, Vance A, Evil Jeff (Minions and Musings) and Barney (Loco Ludos)
34:06
January 16, 2020
232 Into the Pit - Railroad?
Awesome call ins discussing the poorly defined RPG phenomena, that limits choice.
26:16
January 13, 2020
231 Drive By - Riddle of the Railroad
The Purple Worms played Riddling Reaver, and I briefly ponder on railroad adventuring.
09:26
January 11, 2020
230 Into the Pit - Die Drop Tables to Push the Envelope
Pushing the idea envelope, awesome call ins from Jason Hobbs, Goblin's Henchman, Barney, RFED and Joe Richter. Shout out to TJ Drenon for the music.
33:43
January 10, 2020
229 Into the Pit - Shaking it up, Double D's discussion.
What! No show notes..........Not yet.
32:11
January 9, 2020
228 Drive By - Who doesn't like some fast and loose Double "D" action?
I couldn't contain my enthusiasm for Double D's any longer. Let's begin the "Die Drop Table" discussion.
14:60
January 8, 2020
227 Drive By - 2020 Thoughts
Off the cuff reflection on last year and some ideas for the coming year.
32:20
January 2, 2020
226 Drive By - Release Schedule, Combat Duration, Mechanisms and Metaphors, RPG Review Feedback
Carrying on the RPG discussion with the following topics, release schedule, combat duration, mechanisms and metaphors, review feedback, seasonal thanks.
30:44
December 23, 2019
225 Looking at Romance of the Perilous Land (part 1)
Looking at Scott Malthouse's Romance of the Perilous Land, a Roleplaying Game of British Folklore . One of two titles launching Osprey Games new RPG line. This episode looks at physical description, layout, art and the books introduction.
15:24
December 20, 2019
224 Linguistic Pedantry, My DnD 5e Monk, New media forms thought experiment.
Talking about mechanisms, linguistic pedantry, back catalogue synchronicity, my DnD 5e character and Rui's thought experiment.
16:40
December 16, 2019
223 Into the Pit - Black Hack Street Urchins
Planning my first online game, Apocalyptic Victoriana, Thieves, Dickens Robin Hood, Historical Settings, Family Gaming, Mechanical Backlash to Linguistic Pedantry. Big thanks to Pete Jones (Dragons Are Real), Vance A, Rob Connerley (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast) Rui Lourenco (Chaoses Limb) Mark Walking (Yawning Owlbear) and Goblin's Henchman for their great call ins.
26:22
December 9, 2019
222 Drive By - Why Mechanisms?
Pondering the language around mechanisms and how it could be useful. Talk continues around back catalogue, anxiety, Osseous, reading show notes, harming the hobby, a parcel arrives, singing listeners
20:08
December 6, 2019
221 Drive By - "The Hood Hack"
All over the map in this episode. Tropes, boss monsters, undervalued work, Black Hack love and Robin Hood are some of the topics. Thanks to Goblin's Henchman, Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue) and Jason Connerley (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast) for making the effort of calling in.
25:24
December 1, 2019
220 Drive By - Wednesday Insanity - Don't Over Think It!
Wednesday Insanity - Don't Over Think It! Getting into the game. Reworking old episodes. Transvision Vamp. Show Notes. The Black Hack. Big thanks to Jason, Josh, Joe, Ivy, Vance and Evil Jeff.
24:56
November 27, 2019
219 Drive By - Back Catalogue Anxiety
Responses to recent episode, anxiety clarification and further thoughts in relation to the value of old episodes. Big thanks to contributors. Spencer, Lieren, Frank and John
25:01
November 26, 2019
218 Drive By - Looking Back and Moving Forward.
Gaming and anxiety. Also taking a look at the back catalogue, wondering how to deal with it? Big thanks for called in contributions from Spencer Game (Keep off the Borderlands) and Rui Lorenco.
25:34
November 25, 2019
217 Drive By - Responding to Awesome Callers
Catching up with a wide range of great call ins from the gaming community.
18:04
November 19, 2019
216 Into the Pit - Black Hack Warrior with RFED
Rolling up a Black Hack Warrior character, old school style with RFED.  Many thanks to the following people for their called in contributions, Drend, John Large (Red Dice Diaries), Dave Aldridge (DPercentile), Jason Connerley (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast).  Theme Music written and performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear".  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
30:39
November 11, 2019
215 Into the Pit - More Black Hack
Character generation, equipment and usage, The Black Hack Whack Classes, Vance Atkins (http://leicestersramble.blogspot.com) , Jason Connerley, Rui Lorenco
15:28
November 7, 2019
214 Drive By - Black Hack Greatness
A bunch of thoughts around some recent RPG play using Black Hack and BECMI DnD Rules, for folks who like it raw and rough. With thanks to Rui Lourenco and Cody M (No Save for You) for their excellent called in contributions.  Also thanks to Dave Aldridge (DPercentile & Purple Worm), and Karl Rodriquez (B/X Broken Lands on Audio Dungeon Discord) for including me in their games.  Big shout out to my Patrons for their ongoing support.  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
27:30
November 5, 2019
213 Into the Pit - Glynn Seal's Ryecroft Exclusive
A sneeky peak at Glynn Seal's latest creative brainwave - Ryecroft, 284 numbered locations on the surface of this cemetary crawl, with below ground yet to be determined.  Music by TJ Drenon, sound effects from Freesound.org. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
07:03
November 4, 2019
212 Tunnel Goons Actual Play 5 (AAA7)
The final episode of Achorites Appreciate Arneson Month and last installment of my Tunnel Goons actual play recordings.  These were recorded during my initial play of Tunnel Goons with my face to face gaming group. Special thanks to Mark Wallring (The Yawning Owlbear) for his called in contribution and generous ongoing support. The scenario is based on a one page dungeon called "Chambers of the Dread Titan" by Mike Shea.  Theme Music written and performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
34:14
October 31, 2019
211 Tunnel Goons Actual Play 4 (AAA6)
As part of Achorites Appreciate Arneson Month I am releasing a series of Tunnel Goons actual play recordings.  These were recorded during my initial play of Tunnel Goons with my face to face gaming group.  The scenario is based on a one page dungeon called "Chambers of the Dread Titan" by Mike Shea.  Theme Music written and performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
26:34
October 31, 2019
210 Drive By - Message Fest
A bunch of stuff, for folks who like it raw and rough.  Rui Lourenco opens the show, then we hear some great responses to my thoughts on GM led design (working title) Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere), Jason Connerley (Nerds RPG Variety Cast), Shandy Andy (Unguarded Treasure),  , and well wishes from John Large (Red Dice Diaries) If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
25:56
October 30, 2019
209 Tunnel Goons Actual Play 3 (AAA5)
As part of Achorites Appreciate Arneson Month I am releasing a series of Tunnel Goons actual play recordings.  These were recorded during my initial play of Tunnel Goons with my face to face gaming group.  The scenario is based on a one page dungeon called "Chambers of the Dread Titan" by Mike Shea.  Big thanks to Rui Lourenco for his called in contribution. Theme Music written and performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
35:01
October 22, 2019
208 Into the Pit - What's in the bag? Armour and Equipment (AAA4)
Many thanks to the following people for their called in contributions.  Spencer"Free Thrall"Game (Keep Off the Borderlands), Arlen Walker (Live from Pellam's Wasteland) on equipment and character knowledge.  Email regarding arms and armour from Thaddeus G. Moore.  Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
15:10
October 17, 2019
207 Tunnel Goons Actual Play 2 (AAA3)
As part of Achorites Appreciate Arneson Month I am releasing a series of Tunnel Goons actual play recordings.  These were recorded during my initial play of Tunnel Goons with my face to face gaming group.  The scenario is based on a one page dungeon called "Chambers of the Dread Titan" by Mike Shea.   Called in contributions, from Joe Richter (Hindsightless and Weal or Woe podcasts) and Joe Salvador (Raven God Games).  Theme Music written and performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
37:09
October 14, 2019
206 Into the Pit - Referees Take Two
So I may have failed my first attempt.  Getting your message across isn't easy.  Thanks for the called in contributions from, Scott MaltHouse (Delve Cast), Joe Richter (Hindsightless), Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue) Jason Connerley (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast), John Large (Red Dice Diaries).  Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. You could also support my show by joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit, or by spreading word through your social media. #spikepitpodcast
15:29
October 9, 2019
205 Into the Pit - Managing Pre Game Anxiety
Following request from Mark Wallring (Yawning Owlbear) we talk about Anchorite anxiety, specifically managing pre game anxiety.  Thanks for the called in contributions from, Jeff Collyer (Tome of all Dooms), Frank Turfler (Frank T's Liner Notes) Josh Beckleheimer (JB Publishing), Joe Richter (Hindsightless), and Ray Otus(Plundergrounds),  Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear".  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. You could also support my show by joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit, or by spreading word through your social media. #spikepitpodcast
14:48
October 7, 2019
204 Drive By - Referees (AAA2)
A van based ramblecast where I talk about my current thoughts on games.  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
19:10
October 4, 2019
203 Into the Pit - Fighting Fantasy Inspired Adventure Zines?
A call in rich episode with responses to various episodes,  In the main positive feedback regarding my thoughts on how to present rules closely tied with adventure encounters and setting, inspired by the original Fighting Fantasy paperbacks.  A hopefully dramatic reading from "Eldritch Tales"  Also kind messages about my reaching 200 episodes and much more. Enjoy Many thanks to the following people for their called in contributions. Tim Shorts(Gothridge Manor), Frank Turfler (Frank T's Liner Notes), Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue), Goblin's Henchman, Ivy Shorts (the Happy Whisk), Jason Hobbs (Random Screed, Hobbs and Friends) Jason (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast), Darren Green (aka RFED) and Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere)   . Short extract read from "Eldritch Tales, Lovecraftian White Box Role-Playing" by Joseph D. Salavador of Raven God Games.  Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
15:29
October 3, 2019
202 Tunnel Goons Actual Play 1 (AAA1)
As part of Achorites Appreciate Arneson Month I am releasing a series of Tunnel Goons actual play recordings.  These were recorded during my initial play of Tunnel Goons with my face to face gaming group.  The scenario is based on a one page dungeon called "Chambers of the Dread Titan" by Mike Shea.  Theme Music written and performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear". If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit   #spikepitpodcast
33:44
October 1, 2019
201 Drive By - Misunderstanding the Hobby
 Following on with further discussion around portrayal of weapons and fictional violence in roleplaying games. Is there misunderstanding? Do we need to talk about these things more? Many thanks to the following people for their called in contributions.  Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere), Dave Aldridge (DPercentile), Evil Jeff (Minions and Musings), Joe (Hindsightless), Jason (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast).Theme Music performed by TJ Drennon inspired by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard's original "Crazy Spikepit Theme".  Remix by Colin Green using Sound effects from Freesound.org, BTalbot "Wolf Howl", InspectorJ "Thunder Very Close Rain", TunaBizz "Buzz Load and Clear".  If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit  #spikepitpodcast
15:17
September 29, 2019
199 Into the Pit - Companion Dungeons and Dragons, Lost Episode.
A lost episode found. Looking at the Dungeons and Dragons Companion Rules. Thanks to Pete (Dragons are Real) and Jeremy (Thought Eater) for their called contributions.If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
17:23
September 23, 2019
198 Drive By - Misunderstanding and Judgement
Following on with further discussion around portrayal of weapons and fictional violence in roleplaying games. Is there misunderstanding? Do we need to talk about these things more? Thanks for the called in contributions, from Goblin's Henchman, Winston Crutchfield (Five Minutes of Prayer), Cody Mazza ( No Save for You), Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere), Spencer (Keep off the Borderlands) Julz Burgisser(Jewels from NZ), Cody Mazza (No Save for You). If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
19:11
September 19, 2019
197 Into the Pit - Hacking Equipment Rules
Tunnel Goons and hacking equipment rules. Thanks for the called in contributions, from Jeremy (Thought Eater) Cody Mazza ( No Save for You) Ray Otus (Plundergrounds) Jason (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast). "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan"Sword Breaker"Howard. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
22:23
September 18, 2019
196 Drive By - Inappropriate Lightsaber drawing, a listener response.
Please BE ADVISED, this episode contains the use of STRONG LANGUAGE. Listener responses to the episode where I discussed my son's confiscated lightsabre doodles . Thanks for the called in contributions, from John Large (Red Dice Diaries), RFED, Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere), Vance A, Jason (Nerd's RPG Variety Cast), Pete Jones (Dragons are Real), Arlen Walker (Live from Pellam's Wasteland), Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue), Joe Richter (Hindsightless). Thanks also to those who wrote emails and joined in the discussion on Discord. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
24:00
September 15, 2019
195 Drive By - No Lightsabers?
Chat with my son about how his school has a low opinion of his art and hobbies. Yes you read that right.
11:47
September 13, 2019
194 Drive By - The Complete Cheap Paperback Gamebook
Inspired mostly by Goon Jam and Ray Otus' Lords of Mars, this idea of cheap little game books/zines is knocking about in my head. But like fighting fantasy books of old, they could be complete self contained games. Game rules, setting, adventure campaign, maps, character sheet, pre gens, GM advice, tables, bestiary....the works. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
19:04
September 11, 2019
193 Into the Pit - More on Character Generation and Oil Infusions
Talking character generation and it's significance, oil infusions, and questions for the community. Thanks for the called in contributions, from John Large (Red Dice Diaries), RFED, Shandy Andy (Unguarded Treasure), Goblin's Henchman, Cody M (No Save For You) and Mark Wallring (Yawning Owlbear) Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
19:43
September 10, 2019
192 Drive By - Armour, Realism and Living Rules
Talking BDSM, de platforming, armour rulings, realism and my living rules project. Thanks for the called in contributions, from Lieren (Updates from the Middle of Nowhere) Jason and Goblin's Henchman. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
16:18
September 4, 2019
191 Into the Pit - Pregenerated Characters
Show notes to follow
23:19
September 2, 2019
190 Drive By - Hacking Maze Rats and More.
Talking oil, Maze/Womp Rats hacking, De platforming and BDSM. Many thanks for the called in contributions, from Carl Heyl of The Dungeon Show, and Shandy Andy of Unguarded Treasure. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
22:44
August 29, 2019
189 Into the Pit - Mundane?
Many thanks for the called in contributions, from Matt Jackson of Matt Random, Dave Aldridge of DPercentile, Winston Ctutchfield from 5 Minutes of Prayer, and Carl Birch. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
17:11
August 26, 2019
188 Drive By - It's Good to Talk
Many thanks for the called in contributions, from Jason, TJ from MMM, Mark from The Yawning Owlbear, Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere, John Large from Red Dice Diaries, Jeremy of the Thought Eater. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
20:26
August 22, 2019
187 Into the Pit - Oil, Realism and Passing the Torch
Many thanks for the called in contributions, Joe from Hindsightless, Spencer of Keep Off the Borderlands, John Large from Red Dice Diaries, Che Webster from Roleplay Rescue, Joe the Lawyer from Joe's Not so Wonderous Imaginings and Goblin's Henchman. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
15:07
August 19, 2019
186 Drive By - We don't need no accreditation.......we don't need no thought control
Hey teacher leave those kids alone... A whole bunch of credits to follow
16:52
August 16, 2019
185 Drive By - GM Accreditation WTF.
Inspired by Che Webster of Role Play Rescue. You will be assimilated.
08:49
August 15, 2019
184 Drive By - All Dudes?
Many thanks for the called in contributions, Joe from Hindsightless, Spencer of Keep Off the Borderlands, Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
15:38
August 14, 2019
183 Into the Pit - DnD Fifth Edition
Mostly 5e episode. Many thanks for the called in contributions, Joe from Hindsightless, Spencer of Keep Off the Borderlands, Dave (aka Percy) of D Percentile, Matt of Matt Random, Tim of Gothridge Manor, Ivy the Happy Whisk and first time caller Shandy Andy of Unguarded Treasure B52. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
30:49
August 12, 2019
182 Drive By Walker's Wall of Shields
A great call in from Arlen Walker, of Live from Pellam's Wasteland, constitutes the bulk of this episode about combat tactics in RPG'S. I also ask, where are the ladies? If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
14:27
August 11, 2019
181 Into the Pit - Fantasy Realism
Many thanks for the called in contributions, Joe from Hindsightless, Spencer of Keep Off the Borderlands, Dave of D Percentile, Cody M of No Save for You, Jeremy of Thought Eater, Evil Jeff Minions and Musings and first time caller Goblin's Henchman. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
22:19
August 9, 2019
180 Drive By - Awesome Dragon Heist Session
Recounting a session of gaming gold. Dungeons and Dragons in the Dragon Heist Campaign.
19:40
August 7, 2019
179 Spikepit - Drive by
Many thanks for the called in contributions from, John Alan Large of The Red Dice Diaries, Spencer of Keep Off the Borderlands and Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
13:51
August 5, 2019
178 Drive By - Flaming Oil!!!!!!
This is episode is a reading of a blog article, "Lamp Oil Doesn't Burn. antiledo.blogspot.com"If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
05:49
August 3, 2019
177 Drive By Fifth Edition Struggles
Many thanks for the called in contributions from the ladies, Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere and Ivy the Happy Whisk. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
22:28
August 1, 2019
176 Into the Pit - A Shower of Feedback
Many thanks for the called in contributions from Steve C of Dice Roll Zine, Cody M of No Save for You, Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere, Jim Yoder of Random Encounters in the Library, Jason Hobbs of Random Screed and Arlen Walker of Live from Pellam's Wasteland. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
23:35
July 30, 2019
175 Spikepit Drive By - You're a Rule Zero Tyrant!
Letting off steam in relation to, rule zero tyranny and the business of un-personing. Called in contributions from Ivy Shorts of The Happy Whisk and Mark Wallring of The Yawning Owlbear. Enjoy. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Please consider joining the rest of the Pit Crew at https://www.patreon.com/spikepit #spikepitpodcast
12:17
July 25, 2019
174 Spikepit Drive By
Called in contributions from Dave Aldridge of D Percentile, Che Webster of Role Play Rescue, Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere, John Large of The Red Dice Diaries. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy. #spikepitpodcast
19:52
July 24, 2019
173 Into the Pit
Calling "Into the Pit" Evil Jeff of Minions and Musings, Joe the Lawyer of Joe's Not so Wonderous Imaginings, Dave Aldridge of D Percentile, Carl Birch, Frank Turfler of Frank T's Liner Notes, Winston Crutchfield of Five Minutes of Prayer and Darren Green aka RFED. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy.
15:32
July 22, 2019
172 The City of Great Lunden - Unboxing and Initial Impressions.
#CSIMidderlands game (set in the city of #GreatLunden) the unedited/streamed version is available on #Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/451912713 Dungeon Musings https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMteaIjHEkd2Hz0JhOlblmw If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, or you would like to discuss supporting the show through sponsorship, please contact me, Colin Green, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy.
19:58
July 19, 2019
171 Spikepit Drive By - Recommending ICRPG & Runehammer, inspired by Lieren.
Big Shout out for RUNEHAMMER, Heroes of the Hammer and ICRPG. Thanks to Lieren for the ongoing support and sense of humour.
12:34
July 18, 2019
170 Spikepit Drive By
Podcast Crossover, and F**k the Ennies
07:50
July 17, 2019
169 Into the Pit, Game Chat
Into the Pit, contributions from Spencer Keep off the Borderlands, Larry Hamilton Follow Me and Die, Tim Shorts Gothridge Manor, John Large Red Dice Diaries.
16:04
July 15, 2019
168 Into the Pit, A Year of Podcasting.
In this anniversary episode discussion revolves around being a bad player, Arthurian legend and book recommendations. Contributions from the following: Jason Hobbs of Random Screed, Hobbs and Friends and Hex Talk podcasts. Arlen Walker of Live from Pellam's Wasteland podcast and newest patron joining the "Pit Crew" Vance A. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" performed by Logan 'Sword breaker' Howard. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact me, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy listening.
13:24
July 12, 2019
167 Dice Roll Zine 1&2 Overview
With thanks to Steve C for his Dice Roll Zine, produced & published by Hog Town Games, words and maps copyright 2019 Steven A. Cook. Contact: hogtowngamesosr@gmail.com. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, please contact me, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy.
35:37
July 9, 2019
166 King Arthur - Legend of the Sword
I talk about King Arthur - Legend of the Sword, as a source of inspiration. Also I respond to contributions from Joe Richter "Weal or Woe" podcast, Vance A, John Large "Red Dice Diaries" podcast and blog, Larry Haught. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact me, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy listening.
21:01
July 5, 2019
165 D&D Essentials and Modern Age RPG
Inspiration by Gothridge Manor with contributions from Ivy the Happy Whisk. Thoughts on D&D Essentials and Modern Age from Green Ronin.
13:03
July 3, 2019
164 It's a Multiplayer Game
Contributions from the following: Jeremy Aka "Froth" of Thought Eater podcast and Blog, Arlen Walkerof Live from Pellam's Wasteland podcast, Rob C of Down in a Heap podcast, John Large of Red Dice Diaries podcast, Spencer of Keep off the Borderlands podcast and Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere podcast. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" performed by Logan 'Sword breaker'Howard. If you have any questions comments or concerns please contact me, spikepitpodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy listening.
35:25
June 28, 2019
163 Gardens in Games and the Gardens of Ynn Overview.
Great contributions from Jeremy of the Thought Eater podcast and blog, Arlen Walker Live from Pellam's Wasteland podcast and Lieren from Updates from the Middle of Nowhere podcast. Random monster by Pete Jones the voice behind the Dragons are Real podcast. Please enjoy. spikepitpodcast@gmail.com
26:51
June 26, 2019
162 More good players
Being a better player. Contributions from, Ivy the Happy Whisk, Logan Sword Breaker Howard, Froth the Thought Eater , Spencer aka Free Thrall, Evil Jeff of Minions and Musings and James Richards. Please enjoy listening.
20:30
June 24, 2019
161 Better RPG Play
Contributions from: Ivy the Happy Whisk, Frank Turfler of Frank T's Liner Notes, regular caller Larry Haught of the Spikepit Pit Crew, Darren Green aka RFED, Che Webster Roleplay Rescue and my Canadian buddy Shane Ward voice of Gilligan's Isle of ADD. Please enjoy. Call in or email comments to spikepitpodcast@gmail.com
33:29
June 21, 2019
160 Are you a "trying" player?
Starting discussion about player quality. Why do I spend so much time and effort trying to improve as a GM? What changes should I make to improve my games? Contributions from Frank T, Spencer G and Lieren. Please enjoy listening. spikepitpodcast@gmail.com
20:16
June 20, 2019
159 Recent Gaming Marathon
A weekend of great gaming survived, I discuss the experience. Following that I answer some great call ins on the theme of gaming with youngsters. Thanks to Joe Richter, Ivy Shorts, James Done, Shane Ward and Jim Yoder for their call in contributions. Please enjoy listening.
30:33
June 17, 2019
158 Choice in the Chaotic Dome
Talk about random tables, gardens in RPG's and Games on Demand at UKGE Thanks to contributors, John Large - Red Dice Diaries, Cody Mazza - No Save for You, Jeff Collyer - Tome of All Dooms and Logan 'Swordbreaker' Howard.
16:09
June 13, 2019
157 Rained Off
Gardening chat. Big thanks to all the caller's. Please enjoy.
12:06
June 11, 2019
156 Sharing your RPG hobby.
Talking with Sonny about our recent gaming experiences. Great contributions from Dave Aldridge of D Percentile Podcast. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan"Sword Breaker"Howard. Please enjoy.
19:05
June 7, 2019
154 Western Lands Season One Finale
My BFRPG Season One draws to a close and I discuss my future plans for my ongoing Western Lands Campaign. Thanks to the following contributors, Free Thrall from Keep off the Borderlands, and Jeffery Collyer from Tome of All Dooms
21:36
June 6, 2019
152 Game Expo and Black Hack
Recap of my day at the UKGE and talk relating to the Black Hack 2. Big thanks to everyone who called in. Please enjoy.
24:13
June 4, 2019
151 Big Game Chat
All the call ins from the gang, character generation, gaming with kids, overwhelming 5e modules, new Anchorites and all that good stuff. Please enjoy.
24:26
June 2, 2019
150 Gardening Anchorites
Call ins and replies in relation to gardening
12:09
June 2, 2019
149 New Voices
RFED and a UK Games Expo reminder. First time callers James Done, Dave Aldridge and Three Thrall. Anchorite new wave. Please enjoy
16:02
May 29, 2019
148 Generating characters
Discussion around character generation and my recent experiences whilst gaming with my kids. Contributions from the legendary Thought Eater, Froth and Rich"Cockatrice"Fraser discussing 5E character generation options. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" thanks to Logan Howard. Please enjoy.
21:32
May 27, 2019
147 Gardening Response
Big response from listeners. Thanks to Tim, Ivy, Larry, Joe and Arlen for all the kind words and call in contributions. Please enjoy.
14:49
May 26, 2019
146 Above and Below with RFED
RFED talks about Above and Below in relation to RPG'S. Please enjoy. spikepitpodcast@gmail.com
09:01
May 25, 2019
145 Module or Hook?
Discussion around a question from 'ol Man Grognard and Jim Yoder calls in with "Tom the Troll" impersonation. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan"Sword Breaker" Howard. Please feel free to call in on Anchor or contact me at spikepitpodcast@gmail.com
16:17
May 22, 2019
144 Gardening Spikepit
Thanks to Lieren for the inspirational call ins. Please enjoy. spikepitpodcast@gmail.com
07:38
May 21, 2019
143 Winston Crutchfield
Answering Winston's call in. Subjects include, 5e, BFRPG, Awarding experience and dice. Thanks for listening.
24:31
May 20, 2019
142 Outpost of the Deep Elder
General RPG chat with call ins from Tim of Gothridge Manor, Mark of The Yawning Owlbear, Jeremy 'Frothsof' Smith of Thought Eater and Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere. 'Crazy Spikepit Theme' by Logan 'Sword Breaker' Howard. Thanks for listening.
14:20
May 18, 2019
141 Go Anchorites!
It's a secret!
13:54
May 16, 2019
140 Twilight of the Ancestral Clock
Talking Gamer Health, Robin Hood, BFRPG and 5e Star Wars. Contributions from Cody, Tim, Ivy, Shane and Che. Thanks for listening
18:51
May 15, 2019
139 The Floating Spirit
Feedback from previous episodes B/X thieves, downtime rules and campaign timeline. Contributions from the following, Tim Shorts, Cody M, Ray Otus, Joe Richter, Shane Ward, Aron Clark and J E Shields. 'Crazy Spikepit Theme' by Logan 'Swordbreaker' Howard. Please enjoy.
20:47
May 9, 2019
138 Rescue of the Chaotic Watcher
Call in replies and questions answered. Thanks to Ivy, Tim, Evil Jeff, James Jim, and Vance for their awesome contributions. Please enjoy
20:03
May 7, 2019
137 Sunday Morning Spikepit.
In this episode with a bunch of call ins and questions. Contributions from Yawning Owlbear, Free Thrall, Larry Haught, Happy Whisk and Gothridge Manor. Topics include, new podcasts, escape room abuse, games I want to play, moving time in campaign, food, Robin of Sherwood and regrets. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan 'Swordbreaker' Howard.
29:49
May 5, 2019
136 Less is more?
Further discussion in relation to character advancement, rewarding players and using average damage. I ponder the idea of less being more and what this may mean in role playing games. Great call ins from, Eric Salzwedel, Cody Mazza, Evil Jeff, Steve C and Ivy Shorts. Please enjoy.
18:40
May 2, 2019
135 Awarding Experience Points
Feedback on the average hp and damage episode from Logan Howard, Ray Otus and Eric Salzwedel. Discussion in relation to making experience awards, call ins from Jason Hobbs, Evil Jeff, Aron Clarke, Shane Ward and Tuffer
23:60
April 29, 2019
134 RFED brings "Dead of Winter" to your RPG
In this episode my Brother RFED talks about this popular boardgame, from Plaid Hat. He gives an overview of the game and presents his thoughts on how you could you it as a resource for your role playing game.
07:14
April 28, 2019
133 Average vs. Random Hit Point and Damage Determination.
Discussing the use of average versus random hit point generation in your RPG. Call ins from, Logan Howard, Jason Hobbs, Frank Turfler, Aron Clark, Evil Jeff and Pete Jones. Closing with "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard thanks for listening.
11:59
April 26, 2019
132 What's up with Dungeons and Dragons? Frank T and Me
I talk DnD with Frank Turfler of "Frank T's Liner Notes"
11:38
April 24, 2019
131 What's up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 9
Continuing discussion comparing the latest edition of Dungeons and Dragons with older editions. Call ins from Jason Hobbs, RFED, Larry Hamilton and Joe Richter. Please Enjoy.
21:41
April 23, 2019
130 Top 3 DnD Monsters
Episode inspired by Logan Howard's challenge, name your top three monsters. Call ins from, Matt Jackson, Logan Howard, Gothridge Manor and RFED. Enjoy listening.
09:06
April 21, 2019
129 Ask me anything.
An unscheduled outside of the box episode. Come one come all.
02:01
April 20, 2019
128 What's up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 8
Codi Mazza, Ray Otus and Joe Salvador continue the Dnd chat with 'ol Spikepit, I question session 0 and also quote Ghandi. Honest...not.
10:53
April 19, 2019
126 What's up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 7
Ongoing DnD chat witn great call ins. Rich Fraser - 5e monster manual , Aonghais - Plot Points Podcast episode 98 and DMG1e and Che Webster - 5e samey characters and dull for GM. Enjoy
16:01
April 18, 2019
125 What's up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 6
Continuing the 5e discussion from Royal Ashdown Forest, with call ins from, Logan Howard, Matt Jackson, Aonghais and James Richards. Many thanks.
15:55
April 16, 2019
124 What's up With 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 5
What's up With 5e Dungeons and Dragons? Discussion continues with call ins from Shane Ward, Aron Clark, and Froth. In addition I ask about Milestone Experience, average hit points and damage vs. random determination. Enjoy
12:54
April 14, 2019
123 What's up with Dungeons and Dragons 5E? - 4
On going 5E discussion we hear from those who are not impressed. Matt Jackson, Rob C and Joe Richter. Thanks for listening. If you enjoy the show please consider taking a look at the "Spikepit" Patreon.
19:25
April 12, 2019
122 What's up with Dungeons and Dragons 5E? - 3
Ongoing 5e discussion. Thank you to the following listeners for their excellent call ins. Froth, Joe Richter and RFED on 5e. Joe Salvador, Commands and Colors war games. Matt Random, guys getting together with friends. Happy Whisk on Patreon. Thanks for listening.
26:24
April 10, 2019
121 What's up with Dungeons and Dragons 5e ? - 2
More 5e chat, and the DMG. Opening with Logan Howard's "Crazy Spikepit Theme". Call ins, Rich Fraser, Ray Otus, RFED and Vance. I reflect on taking time to talk with your gamer buddies
21:54
April 8, 2019
120 What's up with Dungeons and Dragons 5E?
Discussing 5th Edition DnD and my recent re-reads. Call in from Froth of Thoughteater, regarding map episodes. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan Howard. Thanks for listening.
16:05
April 5, 2019
119 Grab Bag Episode
Replying to Call ins from Wayne Peacock, Larry Hamilton, RFED, Che Webster. What am I upto and Patreon update. Shout out for Gavin Norman's Winter's Daughter. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" Logan Howard. Thanks for listening.
19:01
April 2, 2019
118 More Map Chat
Continuing the discussion of hex vs. grid the great map debate. Call ins from Matt Jackson,Vance A, RFED, Winston Crutchfield and Froth. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard.
15:33
March 31, 2019
117 Hex vs. Square - Map Chat
Why do we use hexes? A discussion. Call ins from Cody M, Froth, Che Webster. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan"Swordbreaker"Howard. Cheers
16:35
March 29, 2019
116 BFRPG Western Lands 6 Morgansfort
BFRPG Western Lands post session chat with Sonny. Announcement of my "Spikepit" Patreon launch, with shout out to my first Patron, Frank Turfler.
26:29
March 27, 2019
115 BFRPG Western Lands Update
Continuing discussion in relation to Basic Fantasy RPG Westernlands Campaign. Call in from Jason Hobbs. Shout out to John Large and Matt Jackson. Thanks to Logan "Swordbreaker" Howard for his "Crazy Spikepit Theme"
13:23
March 26, 2019
114 Grab Bag Episode
Discussion relating to, Tomb of the Serpent Kings, Basic Fantasy experiment, Guilds of Ravnica Glorantha, Mythras, d100 systems and categories for game design. Call ins from Larry Hamilton, Jason Hobbs, Joe the Lawyer, Che Webster, Tim Shorts. "Crazy Spikepit Theme" by Logan"Swordbreaker" Howard.
19:59
March 25, 2019
113 Tomb of the Serpent Kings
Talking about my experience of running Tomb of the Serpent Kings with Basic Fantasy RPG Call ins from Aron C and RFED.
23:55
March 21, 2019
112 The Black Hack Chat
Discussing recent experience of 'The Black Hack 2' and response to related call ins, from Happy Whisk, Matt Jackson and Vance An. I also talk about what I'm upto in relation to other systems and my initial impressions of some adventures by Frog Gods and Troll Lord Games. Thanks to Logan Howard of Swordbreaker for the 'Crazy Spikepit Theme'.
21:32
March 18, 2019
111 Lazy DMing part 2
Following on from previous episode I reflect on how the 'Lazy DM' method worked in session 4 of my BFRPG Western Lands Campaign. I also discuss some player feedback and content for future episodes. Thanks to Logan Howard 'Swordbreaker' for the closing theme.
23:28
March 14, 2019
110 Lazy DMing
Intro tune by Logan Howard 'Swordbreaker', call ins relating to last episode from Rob C 'Down in a Heap', Tim Shorts 'Gothridge Manor'. Playing the Black Hack vall in from Vance A. I discuss my pre game prep and the influence of Sly Flourish's Return of the Lazy DM. Close with shout out for Glynn Seal's 'Great Lunden ' Kickstarter and 'Red Dice Diaries'. Enjoy.
25:22
March 12, 2019
109 Basic Fantasy Adventure Games
Basic?...call ins from Frank Turfler, Jason Hobbs and Che Webster. I ponder the popularity of the 'Basic' game and talk about my ongoing Western Lands Campaign, session zero and Alignment.
13:31
March 7, 2019
108 BFRPG Running Western Lands
I talk mostly about prep and running BFRPG Western Lands, also Joe Salvador's Eldritch Tales . Call ins from Happy Whisk, Tim Shorts, Joe Salvador, Winston Crutchfield, Larry Haught, and Jason Hobbs. Many Thanks
24:26
March 4, 2019
107 Birthday Episode
Call ins from, Tom T'internet Troll, Ivy the Happy Whisk, Vance A, Aron C and RFED. I also discuss my birthday celebration strategy.
17:45
February 28, 2019
106 Family Gaming, Daisy May
Opening with DM Dad. On the road chat about gaming with my daughter Daisy May.
14:39
February 26, 2019
105 Old School Essentials, Retro Adventure Game, Core Rules Preview
A look at Gavin Norman's reworked and clarified B/X core rules. Formerly the B/X Essentials line of books, Old School Essentials Retro Adventure Game is the new identity of this project going forward. In this episode I talk about what's in the book and express some of my thoughts and opinions.
22:02
February 25, 2019
104 Basic Fantasy Campaign Crossover
Jason proposes, and the Basic Fantasy and RPG Chat continues. Call ins from, Jason Hobbs, RFED, Joe Ricther, Joe Salvador, Che Webster, also 'Happy Manor' Ivy and Tim Shorts
26:37
February 22, 2019
103 Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Reportage
School Run debrief with Luca, Session 1 Western Lands Basic Fantasy Campaign
23:06
February 20, 2019
102 More Basic Fantasy RPG
Call ins from Jason Hobbs, Tim Shorts, Larry Haught, and Shane Ward. Mostly I talk about my preparation for my new campaign and Sonny talks about his thoughts in relation to Basic Fantasy RPG.
18:54
February 18, 2019
101 Basic Fantasy RPG
Great call in contributions from RFED, Shane Ward, Larry Haught, Happy Whisk and Aron C. I talk about my thoughts on starting a campaign using Chris Gonnermans super accessible 'Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game'
23:43
February 15, 2019
100 Century of Spikepit - The Everybody Medley
An episode featuring everybody who called in. Big thanks to all the folks who contribute to 'Spikepit' be it shout out, emoji, friendly comment, follow or forward on social media, call in or simply just listens. I couldn't do it without you all. My biggest thanks however goes to Jason Hobbs for getting me started and continuing to support the show.
29:38
February 12, 2019
091 Dungeons and Dragons Basic, Moldvay/Mentzer Comparison
Call ins and comments from the gaming community. Comparing and contrasting our thoughts about Moldvay and Mentzer visions of Dungeons and Dragons.
15:23
January 21, 2019
087 Dungeons and Dragons Basic
B/X open table and Kalmatta call ins, Jason Hobbs, Joe the Lawyer, Logan Howard and Cody Mazza. 5e Monster Card Episode Feedback, RFED and Shane Ward, Basilisk confusion cleared up by Ray Otus. Mentzer vs. Moldvay - lets compare Basic Rules.
21:45
January 13, 2019
Into the Pit - Hello World
Colin introduces himself briefly and outlines the direction for Spikepit
06:29
July 12, 2018