RPGs


I cannot stress enough that as absurd as this episode gets, this actually happened. The Secret Service raided Steve Jackson Games because they thought the GURPS Cyberpunk sourcebook was a real-life hacker manual. Find out more about the raid and lawsuit including copies of legal documents from http://sjgames.com/SS Find out […]

Gamer’s Tavern History Check: Steve Jackson Games v Secret Service


Welcome to Gamer’s Tavern History Check! This episode, we explore the series of events that led to the formation of the gaming hobby as we know it going all the way back to the very origin of the concept of “roleplaying games”.

Gamer’s Tavern History Check: Origin Story Part 1









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From Conan to Elric to Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser to Thieves’ World, the stories of sword and sorcery fantasy have been seminal in defining fantasy gaming. But what about the games based on those stories? What makes the genre different than other types of fantasy gaming? What kind of stories […]

Episode 58: Sword and Sorcery Games




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We revisit the topic of superhero roleplaying games. The overlap between Western comic book fans and tabletop gamers, it’s no surprise that superhero games are one of the largest genres of roleplaying games out there. We’ve talked about the different games in Episode 23, but how do you play and […]

Episode 57: Superhero Games Part 2, or Tapioca Showers


UPDATE: This episode has now been uploaded with the break music removed. Gamer’s Tavern Game Table Shadowrun live stream. This episode, the team finishes the cleanup of their last run, realizes that stealing a bunch of trucks for the UCAS military means they need to GTFO of Seattle, finds a new […]

Game Table Shadowrun: Plot Resistance Episode 6


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We’ve got another episode of Plot Resistance here! This episode, the group finishes their legwork on stealing the shipment of military humvees with a plan that involves the Halloweeners, a barroom encounter with a bar full of soldiers, a seduction, sneaking onto a high security military base, and a lot […]

Game Table Shadowrun Season 2: Plot Resistance Episode 5