Archive

June 16, 2019

016: Fabled Lands
(A Solo Game)

I visited UK Games Expo at the NEC in Birmingham. I made a few purchases and met up with another Anchorite Colin "Spikepit" Green. We also mI have a couple of call ins from Tim Shorts (of Gothridge Manor) and Colin Green (of Spikepit). I have been doing some solo gaming at home in between my regular gaming, one of these has been using Fable Lands, which is one of the "Choose your own adventure" style gaming books.

May 29, 2019

015: UK Games
Expo Report

I visited UK Games Expo at the NEC in Birmingham. I made a few purchases and met up with another Anchorite Colin "Spikepit" Green. We also managed to get a roleplay session in. I also talk about the new MDF printed miniatures, Vektorace and Masters Toolkit.

May 29, 2019

014: Journeys in
Middle Earth

Lord of the Rings Journeys into Middle earth is a new co-operative boardgame by Fantasy Flight that uses an app on your phone or tablet. I have played it many times and I give you my thoughts. Also released recently was the OGL for the Year Zero Engine the rules that run the Free league games: Forbidden Lands, Tales from the Loop, Mutant Year Zero, Coriolis and the upcoming Alien RPG.

May 7, 2019

013: Minimal d6 and
My Free RPG

In this episode I have a call in from Colin Green. Then I talk about the minimald6 game by Norbert Matausch. My new rules The Long Game a minimald6 game for shows like Leverage, The A-Team and White Collar

April 21, 2019

012: Encumbrance
Lamentations Style

The main topic of this episode is one of the rules that is often hand waived in games, encumbrance. Having recently run a Lamentations of the Flame Princess game I explain the virtues of that system which is easy and elegant. I also have a couple of call-ins from Jeremy "Frothsof" Smith and Benjamin Hinnum.

April 12, 2019

011: Starting
A New Campaign

Recorded before and after i was prepping for a new campaign. It explains how I prep for a new session and my after thoughts.

April 9, 2019

010: Dungeons & Dragons
Basic (Mentzer)

Released in 1983 the latest version of Basic was a complete re-organisation of the rules which taught the players and Dungeon Master how to play the game, step by step.

April 7, 2019

009: GM
Tools

In this episode I suggest some tools that will assist a GM in keeping notes for a campaign.

March 31, 2019

008: My New
Campaign

In this episode I record in my car like Jason Hobbs and Colin Green. I discuss my new upcoming Campaign based in Glynne Seal's The Midderlands and using the Lamentations of the Flame Princes rules.

March 11, 2019

007: D&D
Expert (Cook)

In 1981 Dungeons and Dragons Expert book by David Cook was released as a counterpart to Moldvay's Basic. I talk about the changes made to Expert over previous editions.

February 21, 2019

006: Skills
 

In this episode I discuss skills, do we need them and how do we use them.

February 12, 2019

005: D&D basic
(Moldvay)

I discuss the 1981 Dungeons and Dragons Basic rules known as B/X or the Magenta Box and detail the changes from the previous edition by Holmes.

February 7, 2019

004: Making A
Zine

Are you considering making a zine then this episode may be for you. I will also be releasing a zine as a tie in to this podcast.

February 5, 2019

003: Conversions and
Settings

I discuss my tips to make conversions between different systems, or taking a setting and using it in your favourite RPG.

February 1, 2019

002: D&D Holmes
Edition

Released in 1977, Holmes edition was released a precursor to the upcoming Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

January 28, 2019

001: D&D Whitebox
1974

I discuss the first iteration of Dungeons & Dragons commonly known as OD&D, 0e or Whitebox.