Episode 172 – OGL OMG (a.k.a. Version Wars)
There has been no end of social media frenzy about Hasbro / Wizards of the Coast and their attempt to introduce a new Open Gaming Licence. What is? Why are they doing? What’s everyone upset about? Does it impact your game at the kitchen table? Find out, all this and more, with special guest Mat from Steamforged Games.
Episode 171 – 2022 Retrospective (a.k.a. A Polite Golf Clap)
A look back on the past year, what’s been good for gaming, what can we look forward to and more. A genial fireside chat with your amiable hosts.
Episode 170 – Star Wars (a.k.a. Live Long And Prosper)
A chance to reminisce among other things, the lads chatter about bringing Star Wars into your gaming life and what’s good about that.
Episode 169 – Mechanics Drive Play (a.k.a. Long Chambery Things)
Following on from emergent play in the last episode, the lads go through a cornucopia of games and systems to talk about mechanics which drive different styles of play.
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.
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”.
Episode 166 – Radiant Citadel with Ajit George (a.k.a. A New Hope)
The guys are joined by lovely human and creator and project lead of Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel, Ajit George. Discover how the project came about, what to expect from the latest D&D offering, how it’s different from what’s gone before and much more!
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.
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.
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.