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The Gauntlet Podcast

This is a podcast about roleplaying games, board games, and the Jewish demon queen, Agrat bat Mahlat, Terrible Be Her Name.
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Jul 27, 2019
Games Played
00:34 - Rich's games played and Spotlight - Hit the Streets: Defend the Block
13:50 - Patrick's games played and Spotlight - Project Lycra
25:11 - Sherri's games played and Spotlight - Blazon

Guest Segment
33:16 - Origins 2019 recap

Giving Me Life
55:40 - Sherri is into Dragon Quest Builders
56:56 - Patrick lavishes praise on DIE (the comic and RPG)
1:00:00- Rich... likes riding a bus?

Links
Hit the Streets: Defend the Block's Kickstarter ends the morning of July 31st!

Blazon, by Rose Bailey, can be found on Drive thru RPG

Jul 16, 2019

Games Played
02:04 - Lowell's games played and Spotlight - Pasión de las Pasiones
14:49 - David's games played and Spotlight - Comrades

Guest Segment
37:34 - David Morrison talks about Trophy and playing beyond the literal in RPGs

Giving Me Life
52:37 - Lowell is into JRPG explainer videos on YouTube
53:53 - David is a superfan of the TV show Pose

Links

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Our forums

www.forums.gauntlet-rpg.com 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jun 28, 2019

Games Played
01:31 - Sherri's games played and Spotlight - Things from the Flood
14:09 - Leandro's games played and Spotlight - Good Society
27:59 - Lowell's games played and Spotlight - Neo Shinobi Vendetta

Guest Segment
38:40 - Leandro Pondoc talks about Gauntlet's Open Table play and the excitement of Shared Setting Creation

Giving Me Life
48:13 - Sherri is into Fruits Basket
50:34 - Leandro is digging Legend of the Galactic Heroes
53:07 - Lowell is all about Take my Revolution (https://temporalhiccup.itch.io/take-my-revolution)

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Our forums

www.forums.gauntlet-rpg.com 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jun 9, 2019

Games Played
00:55 - Lowell's games played and Spotlight - Veil'd Fantasy
15:32 - Cat's  games played and Spotlight - Alas for the Awful Sea: Kingsport
32:02 - Jason's games played and 9 Lessons from running 9 games of Trophy

Guest Segment
49:21 - Cat Ramen talks about Red Carnations on a Black Grave, her game coming to Kickstarter SOON!

Giving Me Life
1:04:48 - Lowell and Hearts of Wulin on Twitch
1:06:56 - Cat is excited about Hearts of Wulin and playing with Lucian!
1:08:17 - Jason loves Zigguratti

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Our forums

www.forums.gauntlet-rpg.com 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

May 22, 2019

Game Discussion
00:45 - Sherri's games played and Game Spotlight - Tales from the Loop
14:19 - Oli's games played and Game Spotlight - Murderous Ghosts
29:49 - Lowell's games played and Game Spotlight - Urban Shadows + Dresden Files

Guest Segment
41:12 - Quietus!

Giving Me Life
59:15 - Sherri making her own FitD game
1:05:46 - Oli loves 2nd season of She-Ra
1:04:53 - Lowell is having fun with Twitter

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Our forums

www.forums.gauntlet-rpg.com 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

May 10, 2019

Jason Cordova is joined by Agatha Cheng and Lowell Francis to discuss Hearts of Wulin, coming to Kickstarter May 14th! 

Time Codes
10:33 - Talking Mechanics
14:27 - Combat
22:04 - Elements and Playbook roles
40:49 - Kickstarter Details

Links

Hearts of Wulin

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gauntlet/227140374?ref=817189&token=9812b9e7

Apr 22, 2019
Games Played
00:50 - Sherri's games played
01:29 - Sherri's Game Spotlight - The Black Hack 2nd edition
07:50 - Vee's games played
08:35 - Vee's Game Spotlight - Rider's Last Rites
21:19 - Hayley's games played
21:35 - Hayley's Game Spotlight - The King is Dead
31:29 - Lowell's games played
31:53 - Lowell's Game Spotlight - Masks as a quarterly game experience

Guest Segment
40:28 - What The Storybrewers Are Brewing Up!

Giving Me Life
51:25 - Sherri's foray into game design!
52:32 - Vee's love of sports, and bouldering
53:06 - Hayley's trip to Port Macquarie 
59:50 - Lowell is playing Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World (it looks like work)
 
Links
The Black Hack (2e)
 
Rider's Last Rites
 
The King is Dead
 
 
Apr 10, 2019

Games Played
01:04 - Lowell's games played
01:33 - Lowell's Game Spotlight - Legacy - Life Among the Ruins, 2nd ed
17:19 - Tyler's games played
19:08 - Tyler's Game Spotlight - World Wide Wrestling RPG with The Road expansion
32:05 - Jason's games played
35:50 - Jason's Game Spotlight - Crossroads Carnival

Guest Segment
47:21 - Gauntlet International!

Giving Me Life
57:37 - Lowell and the Video Palace podcast
58:25 - Tyler and an Alexander Kent book series
59:50 - Jason and the Gauntlet forums

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Our forums

www.forums.gauntlet-rpg.com 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Mar 29, 2019

Guest: Bethany Harvey (@bethanyharvey on Twitter)

Gauntlet Hangouts Roundup
00:00:58 - 1%er Supers
00:9:23 - Dream Askew
00:23:50 - Cryptomancer

Guest segment
00:36:10 - Designing a Mystery for D&D 5E and Dungeon World

Giving Me Life
00:44:03 - The comfort of Earl Grey tea
00:45:30 - The return of the sun
00:46:20 - Flavorful Origins (on Netflix)

Links
The Gauntlet Forums - https://forums.gauntlet-rpg.com/
Dream Askew - https://buriedwithoutceremony.com/dream-askew
Cryptomancer - https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/186678/Cryptomancer

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

Mar 13, 2019

Gauntlet Hangouts Roundup
00:00:56 - Forbidden Lands
00:16:15 - Spire RPG
00:32:21 - Trophy

Guest segment
00:45:30 - HILT//BLADE

Giving Me Life
00:57:06 - Fancy coffee
00:58:48 - Klaus from Umbrella Academy
00:60:09 - The Between beta

Links
The Gauntlet Forums
https://forums.gauntlet-rpg.com

Forbidden Lands
https://www.modiphius.net/collections/forbidden-lands

Spire RPG
https://rowanrookanddecard.com/spire-rpg/

Trophy (Codex - Dark 2)
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/268198/Codex--Dark-2-Dec-2018

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Mar 1, 2019

Gauntlet Hangouts Roundup
01:01:11 - Storm Riders!
00:11:42 - The Dark Between the Stars
00:28:45 - Threadbare

Guest Segment
00:43:06 - The Veil: Inheritance

Giving Me Life
01:00:00 - Dressing up game
01:02:00 - Roll tables for Hack the Planet
01:04:25 - Vera

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

Feb 10, 2019

Gauntlet Hangouts Roundup
00:01:30 - City of Mist
00:22:17 - Girl Underground
00:32:10 - Hot Guys Making Out: Sherlock

Guest Segment
00:43:50 - Trophy and mining the fantasy genre for new ideas

Giving Me Life
00:56:52 - Yakuza
00:59:20 - Cabins in the woods
00:60:40. - Mastering Twitter

Links
City of Mist
https://www.cityofmist.co

Girl Underground
https://girlunderground.org

Codex - Lies
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/238692/Codex--Lies-Jan-2018

Promo music
Happy Ukulele by Scott Holmes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License.Happy Ukulele by Scott Holmes is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Happy_Music/Happy_Ukulele_1026

Jan 22, 2019

Improv for Gamers
00:00:21 - Background
00:05:00 - Improv
00:07:32 - Performative play and creativity
00:14:59 - When to use the book
00:17:57 - Some highlights

Giving Me Life
00:31:35 - Smash Bros. Ultimate
00:32:35 - Gift giving traditions

 

Improv for Gamers

https://www.evilhat.com/home/improv-for-gamers/

Jan 10, 2019

Jason speaks with Lowell about his upcoming game, Hearts of Wulin

Time Codes
00:02:14 - Overview
00:03:05 - Wuxia melodrama
00:05:11 - Emotions and Entanglements
00:11:25 - Chi
00:14:25 - Combat
00:19:38 - Playbooks
00:21:15 - Listener questions

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Promo music for January: Positive and Fun by Scott Holmes is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Dec 30, 2018

In our special year-end episode, members of The Gauntlet community share their Favorite Games of 2018. Congratulations to all the games that were selected:

Cartel

For the Queen

Our Mundane Supernatural Life

The King is Dead

Ten Candles

Hearts of Wulin

Once Again, We Return

Ascendancy

Spindlewheel

Trouble for Hire

Stonetop

Good Society

Masks

Cold Ruins of Lastlife

Harn World

Gardens of Ynn

Troika

Ultraviolet Grasslands

The Sword, the Crown, and the Unspeakable Power

Legend of the Five Rings

Wreck of the Void Hatred

Mask of the Mummy King

Ryuutama

Bluebeard's Bride

Monsterhearts 2

Midnight at the Oasis

Storm Riders!

The Between

Nahual

Impulse Drive

Monster of the Week

Velvet Glove

Blades in the Dark

Scum & Villainy

Spacewurm v. Moonicorn

One Child's Heart

Eden

Dialect

 

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 
 
Dec 10, 2018

NOTE: During the discussion of The Witcher Pen & Paper, Lowell incorrectly credits the game being written by Mike and Lisa Pondsmith. In fact, it was written by Cody and Lisa Pondsmith. 

Games we played in November
00:01:05 - The Witcher: Pen and Paper
00:20:15 - All Systems Nominal
00:37:06 - The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth

December highlights
00:48:05 - After the War
00:48:43 - SCUP: Wreathe Your Hands in Blood

Giving Me Life
00:51:30 - Mystery Science Theater 3k: The Gauntlet
00:52:35 - Flea Market Flip
00:54:49 - New city, new life

 

Links

"Crypto" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Nov 20, 2018

This is the audio from the Dead and Forgotten Games panel at Gauntlet Con 2018. The panel moderator was Rach Shelkey. The panelists were Rich Rogers, Misha Bushyager, and Phil Vecchione. 

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Nov 7, 2018

Lowell and Jason welcome Lauren McManamon to the show.

 

Game Discussion

00:00:35 - The Between

00:08:00 - Big Bad Con

00:13:33 - Thousand Arrows

00:30:45 - Girl Underground

 

Looking ahead to November

00:46:55 - Kingsport ‘62

00:48:05 - We Used to Be Friends

00:49:01 - Weave

 

Giving Me Life

00:51:15 - Niece running Hearts of Wulin

00:51:55 - #QueerGauntlet

00:53:31 - The Mercy Falls Campaign

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Oct 29, 2018

Lowell is joined by Misha Bushyager from New Agenda Publishing!

Timecodes
00:00:22 - Overview and rules of Orun
00:13:16 - Tech in Orun
00:16:00 - Other projects
00:20:33 - Black designers in roleplaying games
00:24:35 - African themes in roleplaying games (and representation in games, generally)
00:32:06 - Orun wrap-up

Links
Orun Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/newagendapubs/orun

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Oct 24, 2018

This is the Queering Game panel from Gauntlet Con 2017. The panelists includes Avery Alder, River Williamson, and Richard Ruane. 

Oct 7, 2018

Game Round Up
00:00:55 - Cthulhu Dark: Pizza Time!
00:11:45 - Monsterhearts 2: Once Again, We Return
00:35:39 - Scum & Villainy

Looking ahead to October
00:48:36 - Gaunt Marches Campaign
00:50:13 - Masks: The Anime and Girl Underground
00:52:16 - Changeling: The Lost PbtA and Promethean: The Created

Giving Me Life
00:55:40 - Dragon Quest XI
00:56:39 - Making new Gauntleteers
00:58:59 - Surviving September

Links
Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Promo Music: Gustav Holst, "Terzetto Movement 2: Un Poco Vivace", performed by Steve's Bedroom Band (CC BY 3.0)

Oct 1, 2018

The Gauntlet Gaming Community, which produces this podcast, is launching its very first Kickstarter on October 2nd! We’re raising money to create a beautiful hardcover book collecting the first 13 issues of our zine, Codex. This special podcast episode features Lowell Francis and Jason Cordova discussing the history and development of the zine, the Kickstarter campaign, and the future of The Gauntlet community. It’s a fantastic conversation. Enjoy!

Sep 18, 2018

GM Masterclass 04 - Hard Sell Players

Hard Sell Players
00:00:45 - How do you encourage players to play characters different from them?
00:09:07 - What’s the best way to manage players with system mastery?
00:16:12 - How do you handle players who disdain safety tools but doesn’t go out of their way to break them?
00:25:23 - What adjustments do you make when the player is clearly not interested in any of the hooks?
00:34:50 - How do you safely play with players who have trauma?

Giving Me Life
00:45:29 - Gauntlet Con 2018
00:48:08 - Being finished with FanExpo

Links
Wide Open Road by Noel Griffin is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Noel_Griffin/Fiction_City/Noel_Griffin_-_Fiction_City_-_11_Wide_Open_Road_

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

https://patreon.com/gauntlet

Sep 7, 2018

August Game Round Up
00:02:39 - Tales From the Loop
00:24:00 - Don’t Rest Your Head
00:38:40 - The Election of the Wine Queen

Looking Ahead to September
00:52:05 - Monsterhearts 2: Once Again, We Return
00:52:50 - Monsterhearts 2: Summer Folk
00:53:09 - Monsterhearts 2: Kingsport 1692

Giving Me Life
00:55:35 - Hit Parade podcast
00:57:20 - The Legend of Fuyao
00:58:23 - Okami HD on Switch
00:59:35 - Asians Represent podcast

Links
Wide Open Road by Noel Griffin is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Noel_Griffin/Fiction_City/Noel_Griffin_-_Fiction_City_-_11_Wide_Open_Road_

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

https://patreon.com/gauntlet

Aug 31, 2018

Lowell speaks with Whitney Delaglio about their new game Prism and much more!

PLEASE NOTE: Whitney’s audio is slightly scratchy in the beginning of the interview, but clears up at the 00:7:00 mark.

Timecodes
00:00:22 - Overview of Prism
00:14:25 - Magic in the Prism setting
00:19:47 - Metatopia
00:25:10 - Inclusivity in the hobby
00:30:32 - Final thoughts on Prism

Links


Prism Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2026929256/prism-1?ref=nav\_search&result=project&term=prism

Our website
www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Patreon
patreon.com/gauntlet

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

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