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TABLETOP TALK - Third Floor Wars

TABLETOP TALK - Third Floor Wars

By Craig Shipman

Do you love tabletop gaming? Do you unplug and gather friends to play roleplaying games, board games, or miniature games? This is your podcast.
Craig sits with designers, developers, artists, writers, and creators and learns how they approach their work. I try and understand their process, inspiration, and methods for crafting their creations.
These are not your typical boring interviews – Craig digs deep into the actual work and uncovers your favorite tabletop games' origins and the creative process that brought them to life.
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Bonus - 2023 ENNIE Awards Clip
Bonus - 2023 ENNIE Awards Clip
I am finally shooting my shot! This is the clip I submitted for the 2023 ENNIE Awards for this podcast. Let's see what happens!
12:02
January 25, 2023
David Larkins (King Arthur Pendragon, Berlin the Wicked City) Interview: ep. 189
David Larkins (King Arthur Pendragon, Berlin the Wicked City) Interview: ep. 189
Is King Arthur Pendragon the only PERFECT RPG ever made? Craig talks with David Larkins, line editor at Chaosium for the King Arthur Pendragon RPG, to find out. Twitter: https://twitter.com/sirlarkins Berlin the Wicked City: https://www.chaosium.com/berlin-the-wicked-city-hardcover/ King Arthur Pendragon" https://www.chaosium.com/pendragon-rpg/ ********************* Go to the Writer's Room for 7th Sea adventures! https://linktr.ee/writersroom7thsea Check out the great games from A Couple of Drakes: https://acoupleofdrakes.com Subscribe to the GM Mastermind: https://gmmastermind.com/ Support the show for as little as $1 month: https://www.patreon.com/Thirdfloorwars Check out our live streaming content on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thirdfloorwars Please support us by shopping with Gadzooks Gaming: https://www.gadzooksgaming.com/ Don't miss our RPG actual plays, tutorials, and gaming content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA496705JLkpgAssAhetpdw Get a cool T-Shirt or mug and help us bring you more content. The store is open! https://thirdfloorwars.com/shop/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thirdfloorwars/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThirdFloorWars You can record any questions as an audio file and email it to us at admin (at) thirdfloorwars (dot) com
01:14:48
January 18, 2023
Jeff Barber (Blue Planet, Upwind) Interview: ep. 188
Jeff Barber (Blue Planet, Upwind) Interview: ep. 188
Frontier Hard Science Fiction - Blue Planet is a favorite RPG and getting a new edition. Craig sits with Jeff Barber of Biohazard Games, the maker of Blue Planet and Upwind. https://www.biohazardgamespublishing.com/ https://posthuman.shop/collections/eclipse-phase-play-aids ********************* Go to the Writer's Room for 7th Sea adventures! https://linktr.ee/writersroom7thsea Check out the great games from A Couple of Drakes: https://acoupleofdrakes.com Subscribe to the GM Mastermind: https://gmmastermind.com/ Support the show for as little as $1 month: https://www.patreon.com/Thirdfloorwars Check out our live streaming content on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thirdfloorwars Please support us by shopping with Gadzooks Gaming: https://www.gadzooksgaming.com/ Don't miss our RPG actual plays, tutorials, and gaming content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA496705JLkpgAssAhetpdw Get a cool T-Shirt or mug and help us bring you more content. The store is open! https://thirdfloorwars.com/shop/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thirdfloorwars/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThirdFloorWars You can record any questions as an audio file and email it to us at admin (at) thirdfloorwars (dot) com
02:05:08
December 09, 2022
Gregg and Deric of Session One Studios (Limelight RPG) Interview: ep. 187
Gregg and Deric of Session One Studios (Limelight RPG) Interview: ep. 187
Are you ready to play high school students who share a deep love of music and start a band?  Craig sits with Gregg and Deric of Session One Studios, makers of LIMELIGHT, the RPG.  Website: https://sessiononestudios.com Itch.io: https://sessiononestudios.itch.io/  Twitter: @session1studios  Twitter: @glauer42  Email: info@sessiononestudios.com  Email: gregg@sessiononestudios.com  Email: deric@sessiononestudios.com  Discord: https://discord.gg/zgwDC2NfUG  Dusk: https://store.steampowered.com/app/519860/DUSK/  Chop Goblins: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1935660/Chop_Goblins/  Selaco: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1592280/Selaco/  Mythic Quest: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mythic_Quest  Reservation Dogs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reservation_Dogs  *********************  Go to the Writer's Room for 7th Sea adventures! https://linktr.ee/writersroom7thsea  Check out the great games from A Couple of Drakes: https://acoupleofdrakes.com  Subscribe to the GM Mastermind: https://gmmastermind.com/  Support the show for as little as $1 month: https://www.patreon.com/Thirdfloorwars  Check out our live streaming content on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thirdfloorwars  Please support us by shopping with Gadzooks Gaming: https://www.gadzooksgaming.com/  Don't miss our RPG actual plays, tutorials, and gaming content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA496705JLkpgAssAhetpdw  Get a cool T-Shirt or mug and help us bring you more content.  The store is open! https://thirdfloorwars.com/shop/  Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thirdfloorwars/  Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThirdFloorWars  You can record any questions as an audio file and email it to us at admin (at) thirdfloorwars (dot) com
01:51:43
December 02, 2022
Nick of Goblin Archives (Liminal Horror, The Mall) Interview: ep. 186
Nick of Goblin Archives (Liminal Horror, The Mall) Interview: ep. 186
Into the Odd but PURE horror? Craig sits down with Nick from Goblin Archives and talks about their games Liminal Horror and its supplements. Blog: https://goblinarchives.blot.im/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/goblin_archives Liminal Horror: https://www.exaltedfuneral.com/products/liminal-horror-pdf?_pos=1&_psq=liminal%3B&_ss=e&_v=1.0 The Mall: https://www.exaltedfuneral.com/products/the-mall?_pos=1&_psq=the+mall&_ss=e&_v=1.0 Itch: https://goblinarchives.itch.io/ ********************* Go to the Writer's Room for 7th Sea adventures! https://linktr.ee/writersroom7thsea Check out the great games from A Couple of Drakes: https://acoupleofdrakes.com Subscribe to the GM Mastermind: https://gmmastermind.com/ Support the show for as little as $1 month: https://www.patreon.com/Thirdfloorwars Check out our live streaming content on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thirdfloorwars Please support us by shopping with Gadzooks Gaming: https://www.gadzooksgaming.com/ Don't miss our RPG actual plays, tutorials, and gaming content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA496705JLkpgAssAhetpdw Get a cool T-Shirt or mug and help us bring you more content. The store is open! https://thirdfloorwars.com/shop/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thirdfloorwars/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThirdFloorWars You can record any questions as an audio file and email it to us at admin (at) thirdfloorwars (dot) com
01:00:47
November 23, 2022
Raph Damico (The Zone, Laughing Kaiju) Interview: ep. 185
Raph Damico (The Zone, Laughing Kaiju) Interview: ep. 185
What about an RPG inspired by the movie Annihilation - NO GM needed? Craig sits down with Raph Damico and they dig into The Zone.  It is Raph's storyteller strange, twisted, horror RPG.  We've played it several times on the channel and it is great to hear the work that brought it to life. KS: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/raphdamico/the-zone-rpg Zone website: https://laughingkaiju.com/games/the-zone/ Laughing Kaiju: https://laughingkaiju.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/raphdamico Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGZIpC-07Mp4f0oiVkcUx3G18sZyCo7 ********************* Go to the Writer's Room for 7th Sea adventures! https://linktr.ee/writersroom7thsea Check out the great games from A Couple of Drakes: https://acoupleofdrakes.com Subscribe to the GM Mastermind: https://gmmastermind.com/ Support the show for as little as $1 month: https://www.patreon.com/Thirdfloorwars Check out our live streaming content on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thirdfloorwars Please support us by shopping with Gadzooks Gaming: https://www.gadzooksgaming.com/ Don't miss our RPG actual plays, tutorials, and gaming content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA496705JLkpgAssAhetpdw Get a cool T-Shirt or mug and help us bring you more content. The store is open! https://thirdfloorwars.com/shop/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thirdfloorwars/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThirdFloorWars Please give us feedback or leave us a message that we can use in a future episode! You can record your message here: https://anchor.fm/thirdfloorwars/message You can also record your question as an audio file and email it to us at admin (at) thirdfloorwars (dot) com
02:03:07
September 29, 2022
Bläckfisk Publishing (Heroes of Cerulea, Blood Feud) Interview: ep. 184
Bläckfisk Publishing (Heroes of Cerulea, Blood Feud) Interview: ep. 184
Lo-fi and lighthearted RPG… from SWEDEN? I talk with Lucas Falk and Alf Peter Malmberg of Bläckfisk Publishing – the makers of the Heroes of Cerulea RPG. Bläckfisk Publishing is a Swedish collective of brainstormers, dreamers, and hard workers. They focus on developing tools for empathy, improvisation, and community—usually in the form of role-playing games. Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/blackfiskforlag/heroes-of-cerulea-pixelated-dungeon-crawl-tabletop-rpg Bläckfisk Publishing: https://blackfiskpublishing.com/ ********************* Go to the Writer's Room for 7th Sea adventures! https://linktr.ee/writersroom7thsea Check out the great games from A Couple of Drakes: https://acoupleofdrakes.com Subscribe to the GM Mastermind: https://gmmastermind.com/ Support the show for as little as $1 month: https://www.patreon.com/Thirdfloorwars Check out our live streaming content on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thirdfloorwars Please support us by shopping with Gadzooks Gaming: https://www.gadzooksgaming.com/ Don't miss our RPG actual plays, tutorials, and gaming content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA496705JLkpgAssAhetpdw Get a cool T-Shirt or mug and help us bring you more content. The store is open! https://thirdfloorwars.com/shop/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thirdfloorwars/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThirdFloorWars Please give us feedback or leave us a message that we can use in a future episode! You can record your message here: https://anchor.fm/thirdfloorwars/message You can also record your question as an audio file and email it to us at admin (at) thirdfloorwars (dot) com
01:58:13
September 26, 2022
Diogo Nogueira (Old Skull Publishing, Primal Quest) Interview: ep. 183
Diogo Nogueira (Old Skull Publishing, Primal Quest) Interview: ep. 183
Are any good games coming out of Brazil? The short answer is "yes," and Diogo Nogueira leads the charge. Craig and Diogo talk about his process for creating OSR-inspired games. We learn his approach from his unique path to making games through the writing of his ENie-nominated OSE module. Old Skull Publishing: https://oldskull-publishing.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogo_oldskull/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/diogo_oldskull Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oldskullpublishing ********************* Go to the Writer's Room for 7th Sea adventures! https://linktr.ee/writersroom7thsea Check out the great games from A Coup