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Cheaters – Ep55

You wanna see what we do to cheaters?

Show me someone who cheats at roleplaying games and I’ll show you… you know what, it may not be as uncommon as you might think. Be it fudging dice rolls or tweaking stats, cheating is something that every gamer has been exposed to. You’ve either done it or know someone who has. What do you do with someone you’ve caught with their hand in the cookie jar?


We talk about ways to cheat, the people we know who’ve done it and how some of us have done it.


Cheaters – Ep55


Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark and Jayson


Running Time – 35:10


00:00     Intro – Mark

00:31     On to the Topic

02:18     TANGENT: The Percentage Roll

03:47     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Dr. Strangelove, Star Wars

09:14     TANGENT: Mark Cannot Miss, or Can He?

09:49     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy

13:17     TANGENT: Epic Arguments

13:44     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Dungeons & Dragons, Dragon Magazine, Henry Rollins, Q Workshop

26:19     TANGENT: Dice

28:37     TANGENT: Jay Got Mark and The Live Rick Roll

Items Mentioned: Rick Roll

29:37     Back to Topic

30:12     TANGENT: Eric’s Open Air Policy and GM Screens

30:58     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Illuminati, Munchkin, The Great Dalmuti

34:27     Outro – Mark



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Fictional Societies – Ep54

Who knows, he could be a real sweetheart if you got to know him.

How believable are the societies in roleplaying games? Many of the established game worlds we play in expect the suspension of belief, granted. If you really look at it, though, is an evil society sustainable? Are races inherently evil, like the drow or orcs?


In this Episode we take on these questions and ask a few more.


Fictional Societies – Ep54


Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark and Jayson


Running Time – 36:21


00:00     Intro

00:40     On to the Topic

Items Mentioned: Dungeons & Dragons, Warhammer 40k, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Idiocracy

04:36     TANGENT: The Sex Perspective

05:57     TANGENT: Orcs (or Orks)

06:54     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Keep on the Borderlands, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Action Nerds: Go!, Warhammer: Age of Reckoning, Firefly, World of Greyhawk, Rolemaster Classic

17:12     TANGENT: James Franco, Paul Walker and the Mark Hamel Society

Items Mentioned: James Franco, Paul Walker, Cracked Mark Hamill Scale

18:21     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Stan Nicholls Orcs, Markus Heitz Dwarves, Ice Pirates, World of Warcraft, Harry Potter

21:00     TANGENT: Goblins, Elves and Barney Stenson

Items Mentioned: Barney Stenson, The Karate Kid

21:59     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Starship Troopers, Men in Black

23:04     TANGENT: The Humans

Items Mentioned: Survivorman, Bear Grylls

25:42     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Star Trek, Legend of the Five Rings

32:12     TANGENT: How Evolved Are We?

Items Mentioned: The Hunger Games, Thor

33:27     Back to Topic

35:37     Outro



Dead Worlds – Ep53

Telling a gamer that they play in a dead world is like telling these guys disco is dead.

Dungeons and Dragons seems to be the game of lost lands. Meaning that there are worlds that were once very popular but have been abandoned by the people that own the rights to them. Are these worlds really dead? If not, what constitutes a dead world in roleplaying?


We talk about our take on this and some of the game worlds that we’ve played or wished we played that have may or may not have died.


Dead Worlds – Ep53


Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, Jayson and Shawn


Running Time – 30:40


00:00     Intro

00:30     On to the Topic

Items Mentions: Dungeons & Dragons, Dark Sun, Star Wars, Wizards of the Coast, Greyhawk

04:29     TANGENT: The Power of Words

Item Mentioned: The Persuaders

05:18     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Ravenloft, Forgotten Realms

07:49     TANGENT: Would Mike Do It?

09:23     Back to Topic

Item Mentioned: White Wolf

11:22     TANGENT: World of Darkness Kickstarter

Item Mentioned: Kickstarter

12:37     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Al Qadim, Planescape, CanonFire!

14:28     TANGENT: Jamaican Mike

Item Mentioned: In Living Color

15:04     TANGENT: Warhammer Codex and Magic the Gathering

Items Mentioned: Games Workshop, Magic the Gathering

16:14     TANGENT: The New Guy

16:59     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Traveller, Games Designer Workshop, Conan, Robert Jordan, Mongoose Publishing, Paizo Publishing

20:22     TANGENT: The Sidewinder Saga

Items Mentioned: Sidewinder

21:27     Back to Topic

Items Mentioned: Star Frontiers, Gamma World

22:19     TANGENT: Cyberpunk 2020 vs. Shadowrun

Items Mentioned: Cyperpunk 2020, Shadowrun

23:09     TANGENT: Big Eyes, Small Mouth Players

Item Mentioned: Big Eyes, Small Mouth

23:39     Back to Topic

Item Mentioned: Legend of the Five Rings

29:58     Outro



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