Games


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This episode of the Gamer’s Tavern is devoted to examining the link between gaming and film. Film has influenced tabletop gaming over the years and, more recently, gaming has started to influence films as the kids playing the Red Box grew up to be writers, actors, and directors. This week’s […]

Episode 10: Film and Gaming, or Attack of the Lincoln ...


Running a roleplaying game can be difficult. How can you make it easier on yourself while adding more epic to your games? That’s exactly what Keith Baker, designer of Eberron and Gloom, joins us to discuss! Worldbuilding, adventure design, NPCs, you name it, we cover it in the longest and […]

Episode 9: Tricks and Tips for Gamemasters




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We finally get the Shadowrun out of our systems as we’re joined by John Dunn and Russell Zimmerman to talk about my personal favorite RPG of all time, Shadowrun! If you’ve never played the game before, you’ll want to check out the primer I recorded on the Shadowrun system and […]

Episode 7: Shadowrun!!!!





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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 ...



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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!