We reviewed Blades in the Dark a few weeks ago and now Baz has taken it out for a spin with his gaming group. For your delectation we present a bonus ‘cast – an hour of actual play!
A fantastic German gaming retreat happens once a year in the old East, and Gaz was there once again. He comes back loaded with interviews, the first of which is a debrief of the event with Andrew Kenrick, former White Dwarf editor and Managing Editor at Cubicle 7 and publisher of the excellent Dead of Night rpg.
Episode 59 – Fria Ligan Interview with Tomas Härenstam
This week, it’s special guest time once again, and the the affable from The Free League came along to talk to us about Mutant Year Zero, Tales From the Loop, their new Kickstarter and more!
Episode 58 – Blades in the Dark – with Iain McAllister of Giant Brain fame!
The lads have been playing the excellent Blades in the Dark by John Harper, and Baz even went out of his comfort zone, running it as a low-prep game at a convention. Hear what is so good about this game anyway, and maybe a couple of foibles.
Episode 57 – Playing Up
(a.k.a Player’s advice for players)
We have books full of gaming advice for GMs, but where is all the help for players? What can you do to help your fellow players out? Shouldn’t we all just be helping each other have a great time?
Episode 56 – ShaCon All Over
(a.k.a Savage Worlds and ShaCon Convention)
The UK’s inaugural Savage Worlds convention has happened and Gaz was there as Guest of Honour! Baz asks searching questions about this Savage Worlds thing as may some people haven’t yet heard about it or played it. It’s not Earthdawn after all.
Episode 55 – Licensed Games with Mat Hart
If you’ve heard about Guild Ball and the Dark Souls board game, you’ll have heard of record-breaking Kickstarters from Steamforged Games. The lads have an extensive chat with the loquacious Mat Hart about RPGs, licensed games, kickstarters and what he’s having for tea.
Continue reading Licensed Games with Mat Hart
Episode 54 – Counting Beans
Special Guest time once more! The Gents speak to Paul Baldowski, joint creator of the excellent All Rolled Up gaming accessories, prolific blog writer, author of the Cthulhu Hack and more! We also chat about the latest games from Sweden and try to work out why we love them so much. Like Stranger Things? Play The Future Loop!
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The lads are back from holiday! They’ve been reading stuff, playing games, going to conventions. This week they just about Games Expo, ConDamned and not wearing pants. Also! Bonus content – preparing characters for a con game or maybe just rolling them up at the convention table. Why do one over the other?
Continue reading Preparing to Fail
Special Guest time again! We’re too good to you. This week the lads chat to Mike Mason, Line Editor for Call of Cthuhlu at Chaosium.
Kult of Keepers – who or what are they? Secrets from Black Library and 40K roleplaying. What does a line developer actually do? Organised Play and being on different sides of the Keeper’s screen. Can we get Baz into Horror gaming? All this and more delved into by our plucky investigators – Sanity rolls be damned!
If you want to learn more about Chaosium’s Organised Play, have a gander on their website.
Anyone wanting to buy Baz his copy of Pulp Cthulhu as a late birthday present, can do so direct from Chaosium too.