Emergent Play

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Episode 168 – Emergent Play (a.k.a. Play To Find Out)

From thick books of lore to many-paged character backgrounds, how do you get cool stuff to the table? Do you even bother with all that and play to find out instead? The lads chat about how to get more juiciness from your gaming sessions.

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One D&D

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Episode 167 – One D&D (a.k.a. There Can Be Only One)

The guys are keen for a deep dive into the latest D&Dizzle news, fresh playtest documents, talk of a new approach, a lengthy train in the run up to the most recent evolution of the world’s largest RPG, “One D&D”.

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D&D in the 70s

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Episode 165 – D&D in the 70s (a.k.a. A Gateway To Wider Experiences)

This time Gaz & Baz are reunited to talk about playing D&D back in the day. Joined by D&D designer and Good Friend of the Show, Jonathan Tweet, plus legendary DM Hollis Monroe, the guys talk through early experiences before Greyhawk existed and you had to make your own worlds of wondrous adventure.

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Escape Rooms with Rafael Chandler

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Episode 164 – Escape Rooms with Rafael Chandler

Another Stunt Baz in the shape of Mat from Steamforged Games, a returning special guest in the splendid form of Good Friend of the Show, Rafael Chandler; what more could you ask for? Rafael has a successful Escape Room business and is (at time of recording) launching a Kickstarter for a 100+ puzzle escape room in a box which becomes a roleplaying game. The guys chat about puzzles in your games, how to come up with them, what makes them interesting and much more in this episode.

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New Gaming Tech

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Episode 163 – New Gaming Tech (a.k.a. Is Verisimilitude a Word?)

There’s a foreword this time from Baz to let you know what’s going on in his life, thoughts are with him right now. The episode was recorded before his recent sad news, and after the into message regular Stunt Baz and author of the Burn After Running blog joins Gaz to talk about new gaming tech. What developments have their been in RPG techniques and how can they be leveraged for use in any game, including more traditional ones? Level up your RPG sessions with these top tips.

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Zombies with Dirk the Dice

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Episode 162 – Zombies with Dirk the Dice (a.k.a. Goldeneye Caused It)

The Unknown Stunt Baz, Dirk the Dice off of The Grognard Files podcast joins Gaz this time to talk about zombies in popular media and in particular, games. From their origins to the hugely popular K-Zombie films and TV, how do we get more shambly bois in our games? You can chat to Dirk on the Twitters here.

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Justin Alexander Interview

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Episode 161 – Justin Alexander Interview (a.k.a. Was Dragonlance Railroady?)

Armed with “Stunt Baz” Guy Milner off of the Burn After Running blog, this time Gaz interviews RPG producer and designer at Atlas Games, Justin Alexander. The chat covers the excellent RPG resource The Alexandrian, as well as what’s hot at Atlas Games and some great game design discussion.

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