Category Archives: Podcast

Episode 13: NPCS

Players create one character, game masters create the rest. Join us as we discuss how to build believable NPCs that help bring your game to life.

Areas of discussion: NPCs, architypes, creation strategies, Mary Sues.

Episode 12: 2016 Year In Review

 

 

Today we sit down to discuss the beast that was 2016. While skirting past many of the more troubling elements of 2016, we focus our discussion on new tabletop rpgs, the state of the hobby, and rpg related Kickstarters that we backed.

Areas of discussion: new games of 2016, kickstarters we backed, new rpgs we played, the state of tabletop rpgs in 2016

Episode 10: Interview with Jeff Barber

 

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Upwind is a fantasy RPG currently being Kickstarted about exploration and survival in an endless sky filled with ancient technology. We interview the game’s designer, Jeff Barber, to pick his brain about non-traditional mechanics, old-school animation, and ecology in game worlds.

For more information on the Upwind project please visit the Upwind Kickstarter page.

Learn more about Biohazard Games, Upwind, and the Q-System please visit Biohazard Games.

Episode 9: Problem Players

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Next on the Roleplaying Exchange, problem players and the GMs who love them.

Areas of discussion: changes to the podcast, solving tabletop problems, rules lawyers, cheaters, and disengagement.

Episode 7: Character Creation

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Character creation and party dynamics might not be the first concern when designing or starting a role playing game, but bad character concepts can ruin a game.  In this episode we discuss character creation.

Areas of discussion: Character creation, pre-gens, group character creation, party dynamic

Episode 6: About Us

It was recommended to us a few episodes back that we should probably introduce ourselves. So, in this episode we will briefly discuss ourselves, bad tattoo decisions, and what we wish to accomplish with this podcast.

Areas of discussion: Introductions, Mission Statements, Rationality Cults, Bad Tattoos, and Website Spam.