Episode 31 – Role Playing Problematic Characters

Problematic Character Type

We all can’t be paladins. 
Stemming from a recent debate among RPX members over a potential Delta Green scenario, in episode we discuss playing problematic characters and/or character types. 
Areas of Discussion: Problematic characters, Game-specific problematic characters, Role playing difficulties, The role of genre on character.
Shout outs: 
Vince recently had an article published on Aeon.  Be sure to stop by  and check out his article Gamified Life

Don’t click this link.

Actual Play – Pulp Cthulhu – The Disintegrator – EP 2

With little evidence to disprove the nature of the other worldly device, our investigators arrive at the White Point Hotel on the eve of the auction. There they will find a new ally and possibly an even greater threat.

Adam – Maverick Frank – Mechanic
Casey – Bill Walker – Electrical Engineer
Kyle – Roderick Heath – Private Investigator
Laura – Elizabeth Harper – Occultist

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Actual Play – Red Markerts 10K – Episode 33 – Inherit


The Meek shall inherit the Earth? Not on Freelance’s watch. As a means to prove their loyalty to the 10K region, Freelance accepts a job that begin the effort to eliminate the Meek presence in the region.

Aaron – Munchkin – Child soldier archetype.  Don’t get too attached.

Chris – Iditarod –  A dog trainer burned by the last movie they worked on and trying to buy their way back into the industry.

Ethan C. –   Taxey –  A street tough hustler rapper with a new dependent.

Ethan  F. – Hard Luck – A gambler who never knew when to hold or fold’em scrapping by in the Loss.

Nick – Pulse – Reluctant steward ISO NSA immunes in the Loss.

Catch all of the epic Red Markets 10K campaign here.

Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 32 – Cure for Money

A new taker joins Freelance as a group of sick people need escorted to Mayo in the second episode of season 2!

Chris – Iditarod – A dog trainer burned by the last movie they worked on and trying to buy their way back into the industry.

Ethan – Taxey – A street tough hustler/rapper with a new baby and a new purpose.

Ian – Poet – Firefighter, Physicist, Poet. Now if only he could be a good parent.

Matt – Angus – The Scottish woodsman just trying to make his way through the Loss.

This episode of the 10K Lakes Campaign can be found here at the Technical Difficulties Gaming Podcast.

Beyond The Wall of Patreon – Ep 3 – You’ve Changed Bowser

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In our third episode of Beyond The Wall of Patreon we uphold the rigorous academic standards set forth by RPX by discussing Bowserette. Fortunately, or unfortunately (depending on your opinion of the gender-bending King Koopa, we manage find a few other things to talk about.

Areas of discussion:

The less said the better.

My First Nerd Love:
Anime, comics, a War Hammer oh my!

My Tastes Have Changed:
One of us listened to Smash Mouth. Tune it to find out who deserves a good Amish shunning.
Save My Nerd Property:
The original Mass Effect trilogy ended much like a domestic dispute where the police hauled away our significant other while we screamed “I still love him!!! In Mass Effect Andromeda our estranged lover made bail then broke into our house and stole all the copper wiring for meth. Can this once great game be rehabilitated?

Music: Ketsa – Nowhere to Turn

Note:  In this episode Patrick alludes to the following video when discussing the ‘other’ in Lovecraft.
Outsiders: How to Adapt H.P. Lovecraft in the 21st Century

Beyond the Wall of Patreon – Episode 2 – I Was a Teenage Weeaboo

We are still experimenting with the Patreon format.  In this episode we discuss teenage anime experiences, post Gen Con vasectomies, The Martyr (film), and bad Kickstarter ideas.

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Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 31 – Leaving the Nest

Simple job.  All that had to do was swing by a few enclaves, pick up supplies, and deliver them to the site of establishing enclave.  What could go wrong?

Aaron – Munchkin – Child soldier archetype.  Don’t get too attached.

Ian – Poet –  Firefighter, Physicist, Poet. Now if only he could be a good parent .

Greg – NRG – A hustling mechanic with a husband, adopted son, and crippling debt.

Jared – Factotum – An overprotective dad with issues.

Nick – Toss-Up – Canadian demolitions expert caught on the wrong side of the fence but the right side of the nukes.

Episode 30 – Post Gen Con 2018

It took us nearly a month to recover, but the Roleplaying Exchange is back with our rather lengthy post-Gen Con episode.  Join us as Adam, Chris, Daniel, Laura M., Patrick, and Sean discuss their Gen Con 2018 experiences.
SWAG Discussed:  
Psst… We have a super-secret Patreon page. It is super-secret because Adam accidentally flagged it as adult content. So until Patreon reviews our account and determines that our nudes are in fact *tasteful* (j/k), you can only find this page through the links we post. Go ahead join. Tell your friends you supported RPX before they sold out and went mainstream.

Bonus Episode: Beyond the Wall of Patreon – Episode 1 – A Gentleman’s Agreement

Here is a bonus preview episode of the new RPX Patreon exclusive show, Beyond the Wall of Patreon.  If you enjoy what you hear, or you enjoy the Roleplaying Exchange, please consider backing our Patreon page.

In our inaugural first episode of Beyond the Wall of Patreon we discuss nerd culture.  In particular, we begin with the rise of nerd culture, the discovery of our nerdiness, then the conversation goes way off the rails. Listener discretion is advised.

Actual Play – Pulp Cthulhu – The Disintegrator – EP 1

When a supposed device that can cause physical matter to wither and disintegrate is placed up for bid at a private sale auction, wealthy scientist and philanthropist Professor Lionel Finch tasks our investigators with the job preventing the device from falling into the wrong hands. With the auction just days away, the players sat about investigating the device’s creator George Pelfry and the circumstances that led to the creation of his device.

Adam – Maverick Frank – Mechanic

Kyle – Roderick Heath – PI

Laura – Elizabeth Harper – Occultist