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Now displaying: August, 2016
Aug 28, 2016

Game Discussion
Resolving weird mechanical tensions in Monster of the Week (00:18)

Running a ‘prequel’ session of Edge of the Empire with Star Wars babies (!!!) (07:24)

Lady Blackbird and melting the special snowflakes (11:23)

One shots: the made-for-TV movie vs. the TV show pilot (16:18)

The Skeletons (18:55)

Failing forward in D&D (27:47)

Pulling a narrative bait & switch on your players (32:50)

Adapting some aspects of Beyond the Wall to PbtA games (41:59)

When OSR combat doesn’t match your pacifist setting (44:27)

Alienór (46:46)

Giving Me Life
Halloween Whiteboard (54:56)
MinnLoCo (56:54)
AW 2e PbP (57:32)
Love in the Time of Charity Games (58:23)

Links:
More Weirdness for Monster of the Week

http://www.genericgames.co.nz/files/MotW_more_weirdness.pdf

Get Lady Blackbird

http://www.onesevendesign.com/ladyblackbird/


Buy The Skeletons

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/177596/The-Skeletons

Buy Alienór

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/145553/Alienr

Halloween Whiteboard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbEn2QV5BEc

Minneapolis Long Con

https://plus.google.com/communities/108970759442542364640

Love in the Time of Charity Games

http://bullypulpitgames.com/love-in-the-time-of-charity-games/

Our website: www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Aug 21, 2016

This week, Rich is joined by Andrea from the Ivory Thorns blog and Lowell from the Play on Target podcast. 

Game Discussion
A new campaign of Dungeon World (00:56)
Threadbare RPG and running sessions at GenCon Games on Demand (06:35)
Working on some GM techniques in Masks (12:03)
As a GM, how much do you plan ahead? (15:16)
Walk With Me (19:24)
Using Microscope and Masks to set-up a campaign of Mutants & Masterminds 3E (22:50)
John Wick’s Cat (29:06)

Giving Me Life
Persona 4 Golden (37:58)
New Girl (40:12)
Doctor Who (44:15)

Links
Age of Ravens blog

http://ageofravens.blogspot.com


Ivory Thorns blog

http://ivorythorns.tumblr.com

 

Our website: gauntlet-rpg.com

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Aug 14, 2016

Game Discussion
The Innocent playbook in Masks (00:12)
Making the story work when you have a new player in the group (06:06)
Playing a nice Brainer in Apocalypse World (09:59)
Necessary Evil (12:10)
Some general Savage Worlds talk (14:36)
Death Frost Dungeon World kickoff (17:40)
Monster of the Week and using questions directed at the players to paint the scene (19:18)
“I rolled a saving throw and I liked it” aka Beyond the Wall (27:05)
Knowing when to hit the fast forward button on your story (30:28)
Fiasco (33:56)
The Sharknado playset (36:32)
Play culture and managing expectations in Fiasco (39:00)
Misericord(e) (42:33)

Giving Me Life
RPG-a-Day 2016 (51:32)
Dungeon Meshi (53:44)
Simon’s Cat (54:50)
Stranger Things (55:56)

 

Links
Simon’s Cat

https://simonscat.com/category/simonscat/

 

Our website

gauntlet-rpg.com

 

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Aug 7, 2016

Game Discussion
Lady Blackbird musings (00:43)
Beyond the Wall & feminist fantasy (08:01)
Shadows of Esteren (14:11)
Carolina Death Crawl (22:36)
Witch: Fated Souls & rediscovering campaign-length play (28:48)
Apocalypse World & introducing tough themes to new players (33:03)
Downfall (40:58)
Wandering Monster High School (46:34)

Giving Me Life
The return of Yay (51:41)
AD&D syndicated radio pilot from the 80’s (54:01)
Tea! (56:20)
Codex - Blood is out! (58:02)

Links

Our website: gauntlet-rpg.com

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