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  • Spot Hidden, Perception, Notice

    Spot Hidden, Perception, Notice

    01/01/2021 Duração: 01h14min

    Spott hidden in Call of Cthuhlu, perception in Dungeons and Dragons, maybe it’s notice in other games. Some game masters will find these skills to be a royal pain in the ass. You tell the player that they need to roll the skill to see or hear something. What if they fail the check, and the failure brings the... The post Spot Hidden, Perception, Notice appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Team Spirit

    Team Spirit

    25/12/2020 Duração: 01h12min

    Team spirit, yes we have it, how bout you? Is Dungeons and Dragons a team game? Certainly it is a collaborative rpg. You need to rely on different class abilities in order to overcome obstacles and have your character survive. Little argument there, but what about being an actual team game, with mechanics, or incentives,... The post Team Spirit appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Codified Rules in RPG’s

    Codified Rules in RPG’s

    12/12/2020 Duração: 01h20min

    Some tabletop role-playing games can have a LOT of rules and mechanics. We can often use them or not. Pick what you want, leave what you don’t. But! There may be advantages to codifying rules for your rpg. Announcements New Avalon product on DTRPG – Avalon Trinkets Exploring Eberron giveaway, enter your email here: http://gamingandbs.com/explore-eberron ... The post Codified Rules in RPG’s appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Healing in Table-top RPG’s

    Healing in Table-top RPG’s

    03/12/2020 Duração: 01h21min

    Every PC hurts, sometimes. Healing in table-top role-playing games. You can use spells, scrolls, potions, but then there’s the long and short rests. A combat lasts 2-3 minutes. The party is wasted. You hear it come from the players, “we rest!” Are there other ways to handle the 5 minute work day of an adventurer?... The post Healing in Table-top RPG’s appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Some Advanced Dungeons and Dragons

    Some Advanced Dungeons and Dragons

    27/11/2020 Duração: 01h20min

    Brett throws some Advanced Dungeons & Dragons at his home group and realizes how it is turning his game into something different. This isn’t to talk about the rules of AD&D, but to offer insight into how the game provides a different experience for his game group and how Brett runs the fantasy rpg. Announcements Giving a... The post Some Advanced Dungeons and Dragons appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Audio in Tabletop Role-playing Games

    Audio in Tabletop Role-playing Games

    13/11/2020 Duração: 01h28min

    Audio in tabletop role-playing games can certainly help with immersion. You can use looping music for background ambiance, or you can use sound effects for things occurring within your game, examples include the crackle of a fire place, sounds of laser guns, battle noises with swords clanging and much more. Does it ever become too... The post Audio in Tabletop Role-playing Games appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Game Master Screen Today

    Game Master Screen Today

    06/11/2020 Duração: 01h19min

    Game master screens, we talked about them in the past. Do we use a GM screen or do we not? But times have changed as we start to do more gaming via online – Zoom, Discord, Skype…has the purpose of the GM screen changed with the times? Random Encounter Voicemail from Chris Shorb on GM... The post Game Master Screen Today appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Game Master Is Not A Player

    Game Master Is Not A Player

    29/10/2020 Duração: 01h26min

    Of course the game master is considered a player in a traditional tabletop role-playing game. They just have a different role with different duties and responsibilities. Seriously, being the game master is no joke. You schedule games, maintain order at the table, paint the picture, become well-versed in the rules, create or present the setting.... The post Game Master Is Not A Player appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Cursed Items

    Cursed Items

    22/10/2020 Duração: 01h18min

    Cursed items in tabletop role-playing games can make for some pretty shitty situations for player characters. “OH! Yeah, you’re always at minus two to hit.” That can suck. However, there are other ways to make cursed items quirky, fun, laughable yet not too obnoxious. Thanks Ahzad for the inspiration! Announcements Virtual Gamehole Con event registration... The post Cursed Items appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Losing in RPG’s

    Losing in RPG’s

    16/10/2020 Duração: 01h14min

    Losing in RPG’s, some say it’s not a thing. But aren’t there times when we feel like we lose in tabletop role-playing games? Announcements Virtual Gamehole Con event registration and badges available now. Random Encounter Feedback from the forums on Changing How You GM Idahogamer Great episode gentleman! I enjoyed hearing the ideas on how... The post Losing in RPG’s appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Changing How You Game Master

    Changing How You Game Master

    08/10/2020 Duração: 01h20min

    An introspective episode on how Sean wants to become a better game master. Maybe you’ve considered making a change. What would lead you to change how you game master? What things do you want to eliminate from your style? What aspects would you want to start incorporating more into your role-playing games? Do you have... The post Changing How You Game Master appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Game Mastering on the Fly

    Game Mastering on the Fly

    03/10/2020 Duração: 01h10min

    Game mastering a role-playing game on the fly is not easy. Familiarity, practice and some brief quiet time certainly helps. Random Encounter Voicemail from Chris Shorb Voicemail from Chris Shorb Matt V. comments on GM’ing for Money Matt V. comments on GM’ing for Money Hey guys, hope life finds you well! Keep meaning to write... The post Game Mastering on the Fly appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Game Mastering for Money

    Game Mastering for Money

    23/09/2020 Duração: 01h19min

    Game mastering for money. Turning your passion for roleplaying games into a profession. How much to charge. What to expect. Thanks to Dayminkaynin for posting it on our forums. Random Encounter Todd Crapper of Broken Ruler Games sends in a voicemail on Descriptions on Demand Todd Crapper of Broken Ruler Games sends in a voicemail... The post Game Mastering for Money appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • TRUST

    TRUST

    19/09/2020 Duração: 01h13min

    We spend a lot of time talking about dealing with different issues, problems, players, and styles at the rpg table, but we don’t often talk about Trust. How important is it for the group? Let’s talk about it. Announcements Virtual Gamehole Con event registration and badges available now. Random Encounter Voicemail from Chris Shorb Voicemail... The post TRUST appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Easy Wins in RPG’s

    Easy Wins in RPG’s

    10/09/2020 Duração: 01h18min

    Easy wins are not about killing the big bad. But we do spend a lot of time talking about “The Big Bad” in our games, helping to make those encounters/fights/etc the best they can be.  But, how much value do we put on those easy or quick wins in our games? Those times the party... The post Easy Wins in RPG’s appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Descriptions on Demand in RPG’s

    Descriptions on Demand in RPG’s

    04/09/2020 Duração: 01h10min

    Descriptions on Demand in tabletop rpg’s. We’re not always comfortable, especially in a new game, when the GM gives us the talking stick and asks us to make something up on the spot about their game world. Here’s an article that references this approach: https://thealexandrian.net/wordpress/44891/roleplaying-games/gm-dont-list-11-description-on-demand So… what do we think about this? From Roger Brasslett... The post Descriptions on Demand in RPG’s appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Making Thieves Interesting

    Making Thieves Interesting

    29/08/2020 Duração: 01h05min

    Making thieves in tabletop rpg’s more interesting is going beyond just picking pockets and opening locks. Inspired from a post from Grotonomu. Announcements Virtual Gamehole Con event registration and badges available now. Heroes Save Villages, charity game on August 29th at 4pm cdt on Hobbs665 Twitch channel,staring Jason Hobbs (Hobbs and Friends), Kevin Madison (Dungeon... The post Making Thieves Interesting appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Brett Takes DD Survey

    Brett Takes D&D Survey

    22/08/2020 Duração: 01h47min

    Producers of Dungeons and Dragons, Wizards of the Coast, put out a survey to better understand tabletop gamers and their preferences. Sean thinks it would be interesting to have Brett take the survey. If you have not taken the rpg survey, we encourage you to do so, but feel free to answer the questions out loud... The post Brett Takes D&D Survey appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • Why Do Player Characters Wander Off

    Why Do Player Characters Wander Off

    14/08/2020 Duração: 01h07min

    We talk about this all the time, the idea that player characters like to go off the map, make a choice that sends the GM scrambling for what to do – they want to get off the Sean Train and take a tour of the forested hills “Over there, that spot on the map…”  Why... The post Why Do Player Characters Wander Off appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

  • RPG Campaign Talk

    RPG Campaign Talk

    07/08/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    You want to run an rpg campaign. Your players roll up  characters and you do a few intro adventures but realize you don’t have anything long-term. Setting up an rpg campaign. Thanks to Tom for bringing this up. Announcements Virtual Gamehole Con event registration and badges available now. Delta Green: Music from a Darkened Room... The post RPG Campaign Talk appeared first on Gaming and BS RPG Podcast.

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