Yearly Archives: 2013






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Modern technology is changing the gaming world one app and social media page at a time. Jesse Scoble (designer on Silver Age Sentinels and A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying) joins us to discuss how our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and the internet are all changing the industry and our […]

Episode 6: Technology and Gaming, or “Instant Game Publisher, Just ...


Okay, there’s been some confusion based on the title of the podcast and the website not matching, so after some research and a bit of work, we’re cleaning house. Welcome officially to the Gamer’s Tavern Podcast!! In addition, I’m also going to step back a bit in my on-air role […]

Tidying up


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Vampire: The Masquerade, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, World of Darkness both new and old, Ravenloft, Call of Cthulhu…what draws us to these classic horror roleplaying systems and settings? Guest Ari Marmell (fantasy author and game designer for White Wolf and Wizards of the Coast) joins us at the Gamer’s Tavern to […]

Episode 5: Horror Roleplaying Games, or F#&$ Samuel Haight



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Welcome to the Gamer’s Tavern. How do you define horror in roleplaying games? What tricks can you use to increase the horror in your games? How do you stop the tension in your games from getting derailed? Our guests Brian Patterson (d20Monkey) and Jason Marker join us to find answers […]

Episode 4: Putting Horror in Your Games, or “One, Two, ...



Welcome to the Gamer’s Tavern. This week’s episode was…a bit of a clusterfrag as we had a guest unfortunately cancel on us at the last minute. But swooping in to save us was Darrell Hardy (who spells his name wrong regardless of what he says on the podcast because everyone […]

Episode 3: Gaming Horror Stories aka Don’t Shoot a Crossbow ...



The night of ghouls and goblins is upon us in a few short weeks, the night when the barrier between the living and the dead is the thinnest and spirits of the deceased return…and the Gamer’s Tavern is celebrating!! We’ve got a trio of Halloween themed episodes for you, the […]

All Hallows Eve is Nigh!



Welcome to the Gamer’s Tavern. Have a seat and join us for You All Meet in a Tavern Episode 2, “What Makes a Game Fun” aka “How to Make Literally Dozens of Dollars a Year” with your hosts, Darryl Mott Jr. and Ross Watson. Ross spent the first half of […]

Episode 2: What Makes a Game Fun aka How to ...