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May 13, 2015

Bill and I talk about some of our recent experiences with games using cards for conflict resolution.  I recently played God-KIng, a game by Daniel Cruz Chan, that uses a normal deck of playing cards in places of dice for conflict resolution.  Basically, in each conflict, players are dealt four cards and add one card...


Mar 24, 2015

Hi,  In this episode Bill and I are joined by Ben Forest to talk about immersion in roleplaying games.  We'll use a couple of excerpts from Traveller games.  Ben ran one of the games; in the other the GM was Adam D.  Unsurprisingly, our conclusion on immersion is that it means different things to different...


Mar 2, 2015

Bill and I had a great time at the Dreamation RPG convention last week in Morristown.  I was able to play or run seven games and all of them were a blast.  This show is about a Dungeon World adventure I ran.  Bill pointed out that he runs split parties differently than I do, and I think his method is better!  Rather...


Dec 15, 2014

At Gencon, Bill played in a game of Timewatch ran by Kevin Kulp, the game's author!  Timewatch is a new game being released by Pelgrane Press.  In Timewatch, the player characters are part of an organization whose mission is to preserve the legitimate time stream of history.  Kevin ran an adventure titled "A Thief...


Nov 30, 2014

Welcome back!  In this episode, Bill and I talk about the game of Night's Black Agents he ran at Gencon 2014.  The adventure was named "the Lazarus Sanction" and it involved the agents reconnecting with an asset from the past located in the Transcaucas region.  We discuss some GMing techniques and some rule...