You ever get nostalgic about your first love? Tell Chris about it and you’ll feel shame. In this episode Noah explains the world of Shadowrun and Chris suffers an aneurysm. So strap on in there chummer, this is Shadowrun.
Swing by A Fistful of Misanthropes to listen to Noah and fellow misanthropes ply Shadowrun.
Also, check out this promotional Shadowrun video from the 90’s, A Night’s Work. It’s a gem.
Adam, Noah, Chris and RPX actual player Aaron discuss their experiences using improvisation techniques to shape their role-playing games.
Areas of discussion: Improvisation, Player Vs. GM Improvisation, Stocking Your GM Toolbox, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata, Yakuza 0,
Please check out Noah’s new podcast based of the CW’s Riverdale, Blood Money, Maple Syrup.
Like any bad partner in a relationship, we may have forgotten Valentine’s Day, or pushed this episode back to make room for the Greg Stolze interview. But, putting Stolze ahead of your needs does kind of sound bad, forget we said anything. So, please accept this lackluster gift and our most sincere apologies. We’ll do better in the future, we promise.
In this episode, we (awkwardly) discuss adding romantic elements to your tabletop games.
Areas of discussion: romance, hot loving, smooches, long walks along the beach, Catherine (videogame), Riverdale
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.
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.
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