Apr 7, 2016
Bill wanted to call this episode "Mel And Bill fix Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition," but I think the game mastering advice we talk about in the show applies to any game. There is nothing D&D specific about the ideas we discuss. The excerpts are from D&D but they could easily have been from many other games. We talk...
Apr 3, 2016
Lots of changes here at Virtual Play! Bill and I are going
to be trying shorter shows with greater frequency. Thanks to
a household move, we are a lot closer now so we'll give it our best
Today's show is about a Fate based game Bill is working on called Andromeda, as well as an upcoming project he will be...
Aug 15, 2015
Welcome back to Virtual Play! In this episode Bill and I talk about some GM techniques using Torchbearer and Night's Black Agents for excerpts. The games are a handful of games we played or ran at Gencon--I should say that either Bill ran or I played, since he ran a lot of games but I only played! The episode runs a...
Jul 17, 2015
Welcome to a longer than usual episode of Virtual Play, clocking in at approximately 75 minutes. Bill and I talk about games from Origins and Dexcon, as well as some local games. The main lesson for me from listening to the games is to think about the effect of the game's mechanics on the flow of an adventure and...
May 22, 2015
Bill and I are once again joined by Hannah to talk about games
from Camp Nerdly. This show contains excerpts from Star Wars
d6, Little Wizards, a Hellboy themed RPG, Night's Black Agents and
Action Park, a parsely style game. Duration is just under an
hour. Thanks for listening!