Blade Runner

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Episode 160 – Blade Runner (a.k.a. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)

One of the most universally recognised IPs in geekdom, Blade Runner is a staple of the lad’s early film experiences. Now Free League are bringing the films (and other media) to life with a new RPG set in futuristic LA. Designer Tomas Härenstam guests to explain more about this highly anticipated game!

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Superheroes

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Episode 159 – Superheroes (a.k.a. Not All Heroes Wear Capes)

With great podcasting, comes great responsibility to listen. Or something. This time the lads go through some Supers RPGs. What are they about? Do they match the genre? Are they any good? All this and more awaits.

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Campaigns

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Episode 156 – Campaigns a.k.a. One Scenario After Another

What makes a good campaign? This time the lads explore what’s out there in published campaign land and seek to determine what sort of campaigns there are, what makes them good and throw out some top tips and recommendations.

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Runequest

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Episode 156 – Runequest a.k.a. Your Glorantha May Vary

The starter set is out for the latest edition of an old classic, Runequest. As Baz plunders this resource and gives his thoughts, Gaz expands in this knowledge with a tour through previous editions and the lads try to answer the core question of any game – what’s cool about it?

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Subsystems

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Episode 154 – Subsystems a.k.a. Cut Down Like Ep1 of Squid Game

The lads chat through chases, Dramatic Tasks, the funnel, spell duels, grappling and all other manner of subsystems and extra bits. COre mechanics are all very well and good, but how do you do mass battle? Find out in this episode!

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Live From Dragonmeet 2021

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Bonus Episode – Writing RPG Scenarios for Publication

The lads went down to London Village for Dragonmeet and presented in their usual seminar slot. This time they were joined by special guests Paul Fricker (Call of Cthulhu, Rivers of London) and Mat Hart (Steamforged Games) to talk in a wide-ranging presentation on writing your own content for RPGs and getting it out there. Topics included what to write, how to get started, writing for companies or yourself, Kickstarter and more. Enjoy!

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Shane Hensley Interview

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Episode 153 – Shane Hensley Interview a.k.a Shaken Not Stirred

The lads were delighted to have one of their gaming heroes on this time, founder of Pinnacle Entertainment Group, Shane Hensley. He’s created the best-selling, award-winning Deadlands, Hell on Earth, Weird Wars, and later Savage Worlds and many of its settings. He’s also written for God’s Own Game Earthdawn, TORG, and many other things, plus worked on computer games such as City of Villains. Chat covers everything from his classic games to getting assaulted by an orc!

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