On the morning of October 1, 2014 the bodies of Dr. Tibalt Grieves and Amanda Griffin were discovered at their residence in Mill Creek, Washington. The bodies of both Grieves and Griffin were found with wounds to the face and a congealed blue substance surrounding the mouth. The discovery of a hidden bio-hazard lab within the residence with several hundred thousands of dollars worth of equipment prompts officers to cordoned of the house and contact the CDC and FBI. A brief examination of the site by CDC infectious analyst and Delta Green friendly Dr. Roberta Kane prompts her to contact Delta Green and Operation Malta is activated.
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
Today we sit down to discuss table control and how to implement it in both the real and virtual settings.
Areas of discussion: planning, combat, table talk, group rolls.
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.
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.
Noah and Adam regale Chris with tales of their Gen Con 2016 experiences.
Talking Points: Driving through West Virginia, RPPR, Delta Green, panels, con games, and more…
In this special episode Noah gives advice to Adam on how prepare for his first full Gen Con.
Areas of discussion: What to bring to Gen Con, eating at Gen Con, navigating the crowd, being sanitary at Gen Con.
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
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.
Chris, Noah, and Adam break out the tin cans and string to interview Caleb Stokes about his upcoming Kickstarter for Hebannon Game’s Red Markets. Red Markets is an economic horror game set in the wake of a partial zombie apocalypse. Check out Red Markets, kickstarting May 23rd, 2016.
Note: We apologize for the poor audio quality, our last job didn’t pay enough bounty to maintain upkeep on recording equipment.
For more information on Red Markets please visit Hebanon Games.
To listen to Red Markets being played please visit Role Playing Public Radio and The Technical Difficulties Gaming Podcast.