Combat for Sport or War – Ep166

There are two modes of thinking of the balance of RPG combat, combat where there is parity among the classes (or archetypes or whatever you want to label them) and combat where there is unfair advantage.

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Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Brandon, Shannon, Jayson & Shawn

Items Mentioned:
Warhammer 40000, Dungeons & Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Streetfighter, Pathfinder, Shadowrun, Conan, Fallout, Star Wars, Gen Con, White Wolf Publishing, Savage Worlds, Only War, Twilight 2000

 

Undead – Ep98

Undead   Ep98

Want to spice up a game? Just add Eddie.

We love the undead. Okay maybe not love, but we like… wait. No. Do we really like the undead? Do we use them enough? Do we do it right?

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

 

Intro: Jayson

Outro: Dan

 

Items Mentioned:

Dungeons & Dragons, Warhammer Fantasy, White Wolf Publishing, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Grumpy Celt, World of Warcraft, Left 4 Dead, Lord of the Ring, Monster Hunter International, Hero Games, Shadowrun, The Mummy, Blood Bowl, Aces & Eights, Pathfinder, Star Wars

Non-Traditional Fantasy – Ep96

Non Traditional Fantasy   Ep96

Monster Hunter International est 1895

There is a recent trend in modern fantasy which suggests that traditional fantasy, as we know it, is rather passé.

 

Is it? What is non-traditional fantasy, and how does it translate to RPGs?

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

 

Intro: Eric

Outro: Dan

 

Items Mentioned:

Lord of the Rings, Dresden Files, Monster Hunter International, Twilight, Harry Potter, Anne Rice, White Wolf Publishing, George R.R. Martin, Robert Jordan, Jack Reacher, Jack Ryan, Mack Bolan, Remo Williams, The Sword in the Stone, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Mad Max, Iron Druid, Eberron, EN World, Spell Jammer, Planescape, The Fantasy Shop, Star Wars, Archon StL, Quantum Thief, Big Bang Theory, Talisman, Forgotten Realms, Shadowrun, Victoriana, GURPS, Hero System, Rifts, Gen Con, Supernatural, American Horror Story, Mike Carey, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Merlin, Doctor Who, Techno Viking, Pathfinder

 

Editor’s Note:

This episode Eric is still adjusting his sound quality. Again we apologize for it.