OSE Wilderlands - Setting Up My Campaign & Other Wilderlands Related News
In this episode I talk a bit about how I setup my OSE Wilderlands campaign and mention the Goodman Games Jennell Jaquays Kickstarter and MeWe Wilderlands Group Fanzine Goodman Games Jennell Jaquays Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1409961192/judges-guild-deluxe-dark-tower-caverns-of-thracia-and-more MeWe Wilderlands Group: https://mewe.com/join/thewilderlandsofhighfantasy
September 19, 2020
OSE Advanced Fantasy Kickstarter
Shout out to the OSE Advanced Fantasy Kickstarter and Goodman Games 4: The Lost City book. Calls ins from Evil Jeff & Joe Rickter. OSE Advanced Fantasy Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/exaltedfuneral/old-school-essentials-advanced-fantasy? Evil Jeff's Minions & Musings Podcast: https://anchor.fm/eviljeff Joe Rickter's Hindsightless Podcast: https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9/ Magic Madhouse The Lost City: https://www.magicmadhouse.co.uk/goodman-games-original-adventures-reincarnated-4-the-lost-city-p324391
September 6, 2020
In this episode I unbox my B/X Remastered boxed set from the Pacesetter Kickstarter, publish some messages from Joe of the Hindsightless & Jason of the Nerds RPG Variety Cast podcasts mainly relating to using torches in RPG games
September 5, 2020
Torchlight. Where do the shadows start?
Some thoughts on varying torch light.
May 25, 2020
The Wilderlands Campaign Setting
This is a podcast giving a summary of what the Wilderlands are and of the various published supplements available to support the setting Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/45586442575/ MeWe Group: https://mewe.com/join/thewilderlandsofhighfantasy
May 24, 2020
General Catchup And Musings On Session Time & Length
So where has my podcast been the last 3 or so months, why have I been quiet and what have I been up to? I also have some thoughts on when is the best time to play a session and how long should it be.
May 23, 2020
Long Running Campaigns
I muse on what actually is a long running campaign. Messages from Jason of the Nerds RPG Variety Cast Podcast and Evil Jeff of Minions and Musings Podcast
February 8, 2020
Talking About The Tower of Zenopus Game I Ran Using D&D Holmes Rules
In this episode I talk a bit about the game of The Tower of Zenopus using the Holmes D&D ruleset My thanks To Joe from The Hindsightless & Jason from the Nerds RPG Variety Cast podcasts for their messages.
February 1, 2020
Some thoughts on my upcoming game of Holmes D&D and of the system in general.
January 21, 2020
What The OSR Is To Me And Why We Need Labels
In response to some of the other "OSR" anchorites putting out episodes about what the OSR means to them this is my output. I also include a piece about why we need labels.
January 17, 2020
How I Setup And Run A Runequest: Roleplaying In Glorantha Online Game
In this episode I talk a little bit about how I went about setting up GMing an online game for the very first time and how the session went.
January 1, 2020
Responding To Call Ins On Thieves, Player Fatigue and Players Sharing GM Responsibilities
My last few episodes resulted in a number of call ins so this episode is just responding to them. Calls ins were from: Jason:https://anchor.fm/jason376 Dave: https://anchor.fm/dave-aldridge Colin: https://anchor.fm/spikepit Joe: https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9
December 23, 2019
Can the players share the DM duties?
In this episode I ponder if a game session can work where there is no single GM and instead all the players share the GM duties
December 20, 2019
In this episode I respond to a couple of call ins from Jason: Nerds RPG Variety Cast podcast. Andy: Expedition to the Grizzly Peaks podcast and talk about player fatigue
December 19, 2019
So what is the difference between B/X and Old School Essentials
In this episode I include calls ins from Edwin King, Dave Aldridge of dpercentile & Jason of Nerds RPG Variety Cast and then deal with the highlighting the differences between the original TSR D&D B/X Ruleset & Nectrotic Gnome's Old School Essentials
December 15, 2019
Mystery Unboxing Bonus Episode
Just a bonus episode made on the spur of the moment. It's an unboxing and I'm not giving away what is being unboxed, what more can I say?
December 8, 2019
Is Mapping Really Old School?
An episode where I ponder if mapping a dungeon really is old school and enthuse about players mapping as they go along. My Blog: https://unguardedtreasure.blogspot.com/ My Blog post with pictures of the maps described in the podcast: https://unguardedtreasure.blogspot.com/2019/12/is-mapping-really-old-school.html
December 7, 2019
Old School Essentials
My unboxing of my copies of Old School Essentials
November 21, 2019
The Buzz the Morning After Playing Barbarians of Lemuria
In this episode I talk about the buzz I was feeling the morning after playing Barbarians of Lemuria
October 21, 2019
The First Fantasy Campaign Review
As part of the Anchor OSR community Anchorites Appreciate Arneson month here is my review of Judge's Guild First Fantasy Campaign by Dave Arneson Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackmoor_(campaign_setting) Acaenum: https://www.acaeum.com/jg/Item0037.html TJ Drennon: https://www.patreon.com/TJD
October 18, 2019
A Roundup of my September gaming activity and my thoughts on topics I've either read or listened to in September. Topics I cover are "Realism in Gaming" and "Consent in Gaming" (https://www.montecookgames.com/consent-in-gaming/) Messages from: Joe Richter: https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9 Jeff Collyer: https://anchor.fm/tome-of-all-dooms Jason: https://anchor.fm/jason376/ Colin Green: https://anchor.fm/spikepit
October 1, 2019
Wilderlands of the Fantastic Reaches Unboxed & UnPackaged
In this episode I unbox my booklet and unpackage my maps for Wilderlands of the Fantasic Reaches as well as answer some call in messages. Thanks for the messages from: Jeff Collyer: Tome of all Doom Che Webster: Roleplay Rescue Jason: Nerds RPG Variety Cast
September 27, 2019
The Owlbear & Wizard Staff Con
My experiences at The Owlbear and Wizard Staff Tabletop RPG Convention
September 25, 2019
Pulling a Few Threads Together
In this episode I catch up on some of the messages listeners have sent in, include an update on the GURPS game I am playing in, and include a bit of news about Roleplaying with the family
September 8, 2019
In this episode I ponder what If Dave Wesley, Dave Arneson & Gary Gygax had never met. Would RPGs exist to today and if so how would they have been invented? Discovering Chainmail Fantasy Rules Origins: http://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2016/01/a-precursor-to-chainmail-fantasy.html Secrets of Blackmore: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/secretsofblackmoor/secrets-of-blackmoor-the-true-history-of-dungeons
September 2, 2019
In this podcast I am roleplay rescued by Che Webster, I talk a little about the Chivalry & Sorcery Kickstarter, the Dudley Bug Ball and I have a visitor. Links: Roleplay Rescue: https://anchor.fm/rpgrescue Chivalry & Sorcery Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cns5/chivalry-and-sorcery-the-medieval-role-playing-game Tom, Zeb & Steve T-Shirt: https://www.teepublic.com/en-gb/t-shirt/3068011-tom-zeb-steve
August 31, 2019
Religions In Fantasy Roleplaying Games
In this episode I am trying out a new format for my pod cast. I investigate creating religions and all that entails be it physical structures, hierarchy, source of power, sub cults etc. and also muse about going to real world locations for inspiration
August 29, 2019
Bonus Episode 2
An ad hoc episode outlining my current RPG schedule
August 27, 2019
Why Is That There Are Some RPGs I Prefer To GM & Some Games I Prefer to Play?
I ponder what it is that makes some RPGs more attractive for me to GM or play in. I include a shout out for the documentary, Secrets of Blackmore, http://movie.secretsofblackmoor.com/
August 26, 2019
My musings on character names and their importance
August 24, 2019
Biography of a Roleplaying Grognard Part 3
This episode explains my Roleplaying experiences from 1997 to 2019 including what I am up to at the moment and how I got back into Roleplaying
August 24, 2019
Bonus GURPS Character Creation Epiosode
My report on creating a GURPS character
August 3, 2019
Biography of a role playing grognard part 2
My further ramblings of my RPG journey from the 1990s onwards ..
July 31, 2019
Biography of a role playing grognard part 1
I take you from my first RPG experiences up until the late 1980s
July 24, 2019