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
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.
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.
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.
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"
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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
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.
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'
Thanks to the 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.
Fellow podcasters kindly call in and add to the ongoing discussion, historical references, 'Spikepit and Son', regrets and memories, playacting and 'episode 100'. We hear from fellow podcasters, Ray Otus, Matt Jackson, Aron C, Jason Hobbs, and Che Webster.
Young Sonny is back by popular demand. A light hearted episode to remind us of what it's like to be young or new to the RPG hobby. Spikepit and son try out the wrestling rules, just for the sake of it. A short actual play recording, part of my D&D Companion Series.
Call in responses, Aonghais, Joe, Aron and RFED, Dnd Basic, BECMI Companion call in request, Gamer Health, Roll 20 online gaming. My thoughts on creating d66 tables for There and Back Again RPG. Shout out for Che Webster, 'Roleplay Rescue' podcast.
Starting with replies to call ins and encouragement from the community, Cody M, Matt Jackson, Winston Crutchfield, Aron C. I move on to talk about my changing circumstances and the fact that my gaming has really taken off recently.
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.
In this episode I sit with my youngest son and we checkout our new Dungeons and Dragons 5E Monster Cards, and discuss our initial impressions. I hope that listeners enjoy this light hearted episode, a reminder of how exciting it is to get new stuff when you're a kid.