Ross and I were both guests on the most recent episode of the Arcology Podcast, which is a discussion about Shadowrun with hosts Vox and Mr. Johnson. We talk about a lot about our opinions on Shadowrun as well as the production of the Game Table podcast. If you’re a […]

Arcology Podcast Appearance


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The forgotten campaign setting of D&D, as Ross likes to call it. The original creator of Birthright, Richard Baker, joins us to talk about the setting that just might have inspired Game of Thrones. You are a king, lord of your land with the divine right to rule – literally, […]

Episode 27: Birthright, or The Name Ed Stark Sounds Familiar


Babysitter’s face is on every trid announcing the 50,000¥ reward for his arrest following his “terrorist actions”. Reaver leaves a meet with the team to get a knock at his door. How’s Babysitter going to get out of this mess? Who’s visiting Reaver after the team’s high profile run? Prepare […]

Game Table Episode 6: Enter Molly Mayhem



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You’re interested in role playing games, but not sure where to get started? Ivan Van Norman and Mark Carroll join us to help you find a group, pick a first game, and introduce gaming to your friends. We also give many tips for starting gamers! Our Sponsors Accursed – The […]

Episode 26: How to Get Started in Role Playing Games


Crowdfunding is the great equalizer of our time. How can you back projects without getting burned? How do you launch your own project and make sure it’s successful? Guests Jamey Stegmaier and Mack Martin join us to discuss crowdfunding and gaming. The tips to make your Kickstarter stand out from […]

Episode 25: Crowdfunding, or No More Cthulhu Zombie Games!


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Bum-ba-BAAAAH! Bumbumbumbumbum-ba-BAAAAH! This week, we talk about Super Hero games. Licensed from Marvel, DC, or independent publishers or game systems that created their own universe. What games are out there to sate your Silver Age or Modern Era lust? How do super-hero games differ from normal RPGs? Tune in to […]

Episode 23: Super Hero Games, or FASERIP is SFW



So if you haven’t read the article I did on deep frying, do so now because you need to know those basics before you can use the tips in here. Because if you’ve never had homemade tortilla or potato chips, you don’t know what you’re missing. And it’s so incredibly […]

Specialties of the House: Chips, Dips, and Nachos


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Welcome to the Sixth World. The team has made their plans, and now it’s time to see if they pay off! The group is sneaking into an Ares building under construction to destroy a crane for Big Bob from Big Bob’s Autos. Will the protest (that will probably turn into […]

Episode 5: The Crane Lube Job


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What makes a character fun to play? We go over all the tricks to make your PCs more interesting, dynamic, and fun. Award winning author Elizabeth Bear and award winning Writer/Producer/Actress Joanna Gaskell join award willing game designer Ross Watson and…just Darryl Mott Jr. to discuss how to create player […]

Episode 24: Creating Interesting PCs, or Blue Glow of Player-Characterhood



Welcome to the Sixth World, where man meets magic and machine. In this Shadowrun actual play podcast, the team is hired by Big Bob from Big Bob’s Auto for a job. What’s their master plan for taking on Ares? Find out in this week’s Gamer’s Tavern Game Table. This episode […]

Game Table Episode 4: Gen-you-ine American Made Honda


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What does it mean to be human when you can replace your body with cybernetic implants? Does your soul survive if you upload your consciousness into a computer? Cyberpunk and transhumanist games ask these questions. From William Gibson’s Neuromancer to Warren Ellis’s Transmetropolitan, from Ghost in the Shell to Almost […]

Episode 22: Cyberpunk and Transhumanism, or a Space Station Made ...


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On the trail of Sarah Patagonia, the team is surrounded by members of the Funky Fresh gang, both exits blocked by purple, teal, and shotguns. How is the team going to escape? And once they do, how are they going to deliver the cybered elf to the dapper troll Jenkins? […]

Game Table Episode 3: The Carrot and the Stick