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The Gauntlet Podcast

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Dec 18, 2015

It's a full house this week as Steve, Kristen, Rich, Dan, and Jason all talk about the games that meant the most to them in 2015.

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Dec 11, 2015

In this crossover episode with the Tabletop Superhighway podcast, Larry and Jesse join us to talk about our favorite gaming sessions of 2015. Games we discuss include:

Pathfinder (!), Apocalypse World, Lovecraftesque, Wandering Monsters High School, Renegade Jennys & Boilerplate Jacks, Dungeon World, Reign, Time Cellist, and much more!

 

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Dec 4, 2015

This week, Steve joins us to talk about what hot RPG gifts the kids are going to be talking about this holiday season.

Games: Mysterium, Apocalypse World Furiosa, Dread, Stars Without Number, Apocalypse World, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Sweet Agatha, Escape From Tentacle City

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Nov 27, 2015

In this episode, Kristen joins us to talk about making the transition between games that have you playing strictly "behind your character's eyes" and games that ask you to share in creating the fiction external to your character. 

 

Game we discuss this week include: Urban Shadows, Renegade Jennys and Boilerplate Jacks, Uncharted Worlds, Dungeon World, In a Wicked Age, Lasers & Feelings, and Apocalypse World. 

 

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Nov 20, 2015

This week we talk to Jason Morningstar about the Golden Cobra contest, the games he's working on, and prepping for a stint as an arcane janitor.

Games Discussed: Monsterhearts, Masks, Pandemic Legacy, Sweet Agatha, Lamentations of the Flame Princess, Kaleidoscope, The Warren, Soth

Bully Pulpit Games: http://www.bullypulpitgames.com/

Golden Cobra: http://www.goldencobra.org/

Beginner Larps
Larps from the Factory: http://larpfactorybookproject.blogspot.com/p/larps.html
T
he Tribunal: http://leavingmundania.com/2014/08/17/j-tuomas-harviainen-larp-collection/
The Upgrade: http://jeepen.org/games/upgrade/
The Climb: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/122764/The-Climb
Juggernaut: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/144312/Juggernaut

Metal Showcase 11PM: http://www.lulu.com/shop/jason-morningstar/metal-showcase-11pm/paperback/product-14623170.html

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Nov 13, 2015

In this episode, Rich & Jason discuss an article called "The 'Good Roleplayer' Doesn't Exist and Must Die," which can be found here:

 

http://leavingmundania.com/2015/11/03/the-good-roleplayer-doesnt-exist-and-must-die/

 

We also discuss a bunch of games, including: Masks, Dresden Files FAE, Lamentations of the Flame Princess, Star Wars D6, Funnel World, Meg Baker's Wishing Games, Fiasco, Lady Blackbird, Monster of the Week, and The Warren. 

 

The Community Feedback post can be found here:

https://plus.google.com/108530078404383929502/posts/fwEAVyMxBCj

 

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Nov 6, 2015

This week, Epidiah Ravachol talks with us about Worlds Without Master, running the long con to get players for the games you're interested in, and the myriad joys of accounting.

Here are the links for the final question:
Dan: http://i.imgur.com/goe7Ue3.jpg
E
ppy: http://www.toomuchjoy.com/index.php/music-2/finally-1996/

Games discussed: Everything in Worlds Without Master (Swords without Master, Wolfspell, Enter the Avenger, Sorceress Bloody Sorceress, A Scoundrel in the Deep, Invisible Empire, No Longer with Us, Masks of the Mummy Kings), Meguey Baker's Wishing Games, The Final Girl, Ten Candles, Dread Geas of Duke Vulku, Lamentations of the Flame Princess, Monster of the Week, Lovecraftesque, Usagi Yojimbo, Amazons, Golden Sky Stories: Fantasy Friends

Worlds Without Master: http://www.worldswithoutmaster.com/
Eppy's Webpage: https://dig1000holes.wordpress.com/
Meguey Baker's Wishing Games: https://www.patreon.com/Meguey

Other Links:
Children Falling Over - https://www.reddit.com/r/childrenfallingover
Darth Darth Binks - https://www.reddit.com/comments/3qvj6w/

Oct 30, 2015

This week, we are joined by Paul Czege and Robert Bohl to talk about our final thoughts on the Threeforged contest and the joys of sensory deprivation.

Games Discussed: In Production, The Clinic, The Perfected City, Traverser, Soth, Masks, A Taste for Murder, Lamentations of the Flame Princess

Paul's Website: http://halfmeme.com/

Rob's Websites: https://plus.google.com/+RobertBohl/about

http://misspentyouth.robertbohl.com/

Threeforged Review Document: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11gqZg_JSiI_4fJ6yApQneI34s9wLPszgkwfaNjtjwOY/edit#gid=0

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Oct 23, 2015

This week, we talk with Emily Care Boss about the revamp of her Romance Trilogy.

Join the Patreon! http://www.blackgreengames.com/patreon/

Emily's Webpage (including her Last Chance Noir blog): http://www.blackgreengames.com/

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Oct 16, 2015

This week, Steve joins us to talk about games that teach valuable lessons and also a little more Threeforged talk.

Games discussed: Dresden Files FAE, Dungeon World, Lacuna Part 1, Masks, Monster of the Week, Urban Shadows, Soth

Snail's Pace: http://snailspace.forgreatjustice.net/

Adam's NGP Forum: https://ngp.calypti.ca/discussions

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Oct 9, 2015

This week, Rich joins us to talk about participating in playtests and living in the comic book TV renaissance.

Games Discussed: Monster of the Week, Star Wars: Edge of the Empire, Monikers, Masks, Dresden FAE, Monsterhearts, Lacuna Part 1, A Penny for My Thoughts

Community Links:

Geek Life - http://www.shopgeeklife.com/

The Gauntlet - https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Gauntlet Hangouts - https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116329047011220562548

Indie+ Discussion Community - https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/100260706633299261636

 

Oct 2, 2015

This week, Jason talks with Josh Fox and Becky Annison about their game, Lovecraftesque, which they are currently Kickstarting.

Join the Lovecraftesque Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1122788890/lovecraftesque

More from Josh & Becky: http://blackarmada.com/

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Gauntlet Hangouts: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116329047011220562548

Sep 25, 2015

This week, Steve joins us to talk about a ton of threeforged games and what's next for The Gauntlet.

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Games: Fiasco, Mascarade, The Final Girl, Monsterhearts, A Hard Goodbye, Psychic Detective Agency, Children's Radio Hour, Fear of the Dark, Ultranormal Encounters, Last Year's Magic, Timelines, The Clinic, It is Forbidden, In a Week of Sharks, Field Work, The Book of Armaments

Sep 11, 2015

This week, Scott joins us to talk about running games as a new GM and unfortunate movie theater experiences.

Games discussed: Dungeon World, In A Wicked Age, Night Witches, Zombie Cinema, Monsterhearts, Urban Shadows

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Aug 28, 2015

This week, we talk with Grant Howitt about his upcoming projects, Chronicle and The Door, as well as a wide range of topics from Goblin Quest and Paranoia to Twitter and Hulk Hogan. 

Grant's Games: lookrobot.co.uk/games

Grant says you should play Wushu!:  http://danielbayn.com/wushu/

She's A Super Geek - Magical Girls One Last Job AP: http://sasgeek.com/podcasts/8-one-last-job-1/

The Panasonic Toughpad Conference: http://lookrobot.co.uk/2013/01/14/the-panasonic-toughpad-press-conference/

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Aug 21, 2015

This week, Kristen joins us to talk about underrated RPG mechanics and unexpectedly sexy medieval clothing.

This week's games: Dungeon World, In A Wicked Age, How We Are Like The Storm, Zombie Cinema, Night Witches

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Aug 14, 2015

This week, we talk with Paul Czege about the Threeforged game design contest, The Clay that Woke, and a few other (mostly) RPG related topics.

Paul's website: http://halfmeme.com/

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Aug 7, 2015

This week, Steve joins us to talk about dice analysis for crazy people and playing games with difficult subjects.

Games: Lost Legacy, Inigo Montoya, Jr., Dungeon World, One Night, Fiasco, Dead of Winter

Jul 24, 2015

This week, Russ joins us to talk about Blades in the Dark and sweet dance moves.

Games Discussed: Blades in the Dark, Adventures on Dungeon Planet / Carcosa, Dungeon World, The Clay That Woke, The Quiet Year, Forbidden Island, One Night: Ultimate Werewolf, Kaleidoscope, Lost Days of Memories and Madness

Jul 17, 2015

Man, I don't even know anymore...

Music Credits:

"Sidewalk Shade" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Local Forecast" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"In Your Arms" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Covert Affair" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Cool Vibes" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Mining by Moonlight" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Dispersion Relation" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Shades of Spring" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Opportunity Walks" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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"Off to Osaka" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Jul 10, 2015

This week, Kristen joins us to chat about RPGs we would love to see and that awkward moment when your mom starts talking to you about vampire erotica.

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Games Discussed: The Clay That Woke, Adventures on Dungeon Planet / Carcosa, The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The Deep Forest,  Monster of the Week, The Final Girl

Jun 26, 2015

This week, Steve joins us to talk about a few games and maybe spoil everything about Game of Thrones.

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Talking points: Dungeon World, Lady Blackbird, Parseley, Monster of the Week, Goblin Quest/Kobold Quest, Invisible Empire, Jungle Speed, Witness, The Quiet Year, The Whispering Road

Jun 12, 2015

Steve joins us for an experimental remotely recorded episode where we say nice things about story games and try to figure out whose computer keeps making that hangouts noise.

Jun 5, 2015

Kristen joins us to talk about a handful of tabletop games, LARPing, and which animals are currently "in".

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Games Discussed: Fiasco, Dungeon World, A Red and Pleasant Land, Dogs in the Vineyard, Hot Guys Making Out, Icebox: Timeline, The Clay That Woke, Microscope, Sorcerers & Sellswords, Vesna Thaw, A Taste for Murder, Ribbon Drive

May 22, 2015

In this one, Steve joins us to talk about the exciting world of Korean Music Videos and tricking Star Wars fans into roleplaying.

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Talking Points: Final Girl, Fiasco, Dungeon World, Cheat Your Own Adventure, Call of Cthulhu, Regency Ladies, Chuck Eat Cheese, Questlandia, Star Wars World, Invisible Empire, My Life with Master

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