Episode 40 – Post Gen Con 2019

We survived Gen Con!  Listen to our harrowing tales of “the best four days in gaming”.

WARNING:  In this episode we talk about rampant capitalism, playing games, and adult beverages.

Games Discussed:

Night’s Black Agents Solo Ops
Red Markets
Trabajo
Le      Corbusier
Elevation
Veblen      Goods
Band of Blades
Zweihander
Eclipse Phase 2nd Ed 
Mothership
Hive Mind
Dead Planet
Pound of Flesh
Masks of Nyarlathotep Dark Adventure Radio Theatre
Tachyon Squadron
Star Crossed
For the Queen
King in Yellow (Annotated)
The Sword, The Crown and the Unspeakable Power 
The Watch 

Music:
Infiltrators by Nathaniel Wyvern 

Episode 39 – Prepping for Gen Con & Player Decisions


If it’s your first time going to Gen Con, this is your survival guide. If it isn’t, still listen along and nod knowingly when we say something to which you agree with. In this episode the RPX crew will offer advice to surviving ‘best four days in gaming’.
Also, in this episode we will also explore how to handle unexpected actions from players.

Special shout out to Crazon / Review Cultist of Al Dente Rigamortis for our new logo. Be sure to check out his Deviant Art page  as well as pasta podcast  Al Dente Rigamortis .

Note:  In the show we mention parking through Gate 10.  Welp, they’re sold out.  Sorry.  
Music: Ketsa – Up Down

Episode 38 – Origins 2019 Wrap-up

While Origins 2019 is quickly becoming a distant memory, you too can recreate this magical experience. First, have four great days of fun playing board games and tabletop RPGs. Next, get a star-studded cast of special guests such as Role Palying Public Radio’s  Ross Payton, Ethan and Greg from Technical Difficulties, and Birk – podcast mercenary.  Lastly, lock yourself up in a frigid conference room. If none are available, you might be able to record at Mt. Everest’s base camp.

In this wrap-up we will be discussing the variety all the all games we played as well as giving you a sneak peek at some of the newer games that were demoing at Origins.

Episode 37- Velvet Glove Post-Mortem

In our first ever post-mortem, David and Shaun from Role Playing Public Radio and Ethan from Technical Difficulties sit down with us to discuss their thoughts and experiences playing Velvet Glove. We talk about the mini-campaign, The Lethal Lolitas, and provide our overall impression of the system.

Episode 36 – Dimensions D6 RPG Kickstarter

We recently interviewed game designer Alton Wheelhouse about the upcoming Kickstarter for Dimensions D6 RPG.Dimensions D6 RPG is a brand new introductory Role Playing Game, specifically designed to teach new players how to play a complete adventure in an hour or less, regardless of experience.   With simple to understand rules and progressive level design, anyone can explore the Multiverse with the TTRPG designed to fit in your pocket!

Find out more about Dimensions and their upcoming Kickstarter here.
We will update this page when the Kickstarter launches in the upcoming week.

Episode 35 – Interview with Ray Cox

Game designer and podcaster Ray Cox of [insert quest here] sits down with us to share his latest projects. Live.Love.Die.Remember, places players in the final moments between pilots and the mechs that love them.  Ray’s current project Live.Love.Die explores the emotional bonds formed between Mech pilots and the AI fighting machines they go to war in.

You can find Ray at:

[insert quest here]

[insert quest here] Twitter

Pick up your own copy of Live.Love.Die.Remember and Erotia today!

Episode 34 – Fan Generated Content, Hacks, and Google Plus

n a topic that originally started as raiding the sinking ship that is Google Plus for great fan content; Patrick, Noah, and Adam discuss fan generated content and hacks for tabletop rpgs.  

Areas of Discussion: 
· Masks Google Plus
· A Nocturne (Blades Transhuman Sci-fi)
· Our Lonely Words (Blades Persona-esque mental exploration)
· Remnants of War
· Monster of the Week Roadhouse
· The Fairfield Project
· Night at the opera Reddit
· Blades in the Dark Score Generator
· Dogs In the Bark (Light-hearted, playing street dogs)
· Copperhead County (Small town Deep South crime)
· A Fistful of Darkness (Weird West)

Other Items:
Savage Tokusatsu 
BestPalBrigade Twitch Channel 
Red Dead Redemption 2
Resident Evil 2

Episode Music:   Simultaneous Eon by Fascinating Earthbound Objects

Episode 33- Time Travel




Time travel can be tricky. Being a game master where players can travel to virtually any time or place can also be tricky, but rewarding if your players manage to punch a Nazi T-Rex in the face.  In this episode we sit down to discuss and compare TimeWatch and Continuum and the dos and don’ts of time travel.

Areas of Discussion: Current RPX campaigns being ran as well as our upcoming pilot episodes.Topics of discussion: Time travel, TimeWatch, Continuum, Behind Enemy Times (campaign), Aaron’s Masks campaign, why Chris hates time travel, pilot episodes.

Episode music:
Glueworm Evening Blues by Lobo Loco

Episode 32 – Termination Shock Kickstarter

Termination Shock

Acclaimed game designer and author Greg Stolze drops in to discuss his newest RPG projects, Termination Shock which is currently kickstarting through December 25th, and a standalone version of Arc Dream’s Grim War.

Please swing by the Kickstarter page and check out Termination Shock.

Also, check out the Stolze’s  Termination Shock actual play campaign.

Join the RPX Patreon for bonus episodes, unreleased content, and a chance to play in our next Patreon game.

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.