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The Gauntlet Podcast

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Sep 11, 2020

Jammi and Lowell bring on Darold Ross, author and gamer

Show Notes:
00:01:35 - Jammi's Games Played and their Spotlight - Better the Devil Who Serves You
00:14:25 - Darold's Games Played and his Spotlight - Chekhov Society
00:27:48 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Vaesen

Second Segment -
00:38:46 - Darold talks about his game in development - Blood Ties

Giving Me Life
00:49:48 - Jammi is digging some slice-of-life anime
00:50:58 - Darold is reading lots of male-male romance novels
00:52:00 - Lowell is enjoying Judgment, a spinoff video game from the Yakuza series

Darold's story "Ripper in Red" https://www.amazon.com/Ripper-Red-Stitchers-Darold-Ross-ebook/dp/B08H1G9MVX​

Aug 31, 2020

Jammi and Lowell bring on Maria of Sword Prince Games.

Show Notes:
00:00:49 - Jammi's Games Played and their Spotlight - Hearts of Wulin, Supernatural playset
00:13:34 - Maria's Games Played and her Spotlight - Waiting Room
00:24:28 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Mage: the Ascension PbtA

Second Segment -
00:34:56 - Maria talks about her games in development that you can find on her Patreon or itch store.

Giving Me Life
00:44:43 - Jammi is getting life from Sailor Moon
00:45:43 - Maria is obsessed with Duntame (sp) and the webtoon Let's Play
00:47:51 - Lowell's loving odd high school anime shows

Maria's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mariamison
Maria's Itch Store: https://mariabumby.itch.io/

Aug 16, 2020

Sherri and Jammi gab with Rich about games and Star Wars gaming, too.

Show Notes:
00:00:52 - Sherri's  Games Played and her Spotlight - Traverser
00:11:12   - Jammi's Games Played and their Spotlight - Fellowship 2nd edition
00:23:04 - Rich's Games Played and his Spotlight - Rust Hulks

Second Segment -
00:38:23 -  Rich chats with Jammi and Sherri about "Star Wars Saturdays," his ongoing anthology campaign to play as many RPGs in the Star Wars setting as possible.

Giving Me Life
00:47:24 - Rich had fun playing Truth or Drink in a Dungeon World Duet game with his wife!
00:49:06 - Sherri has been enjoying the What Ifs between game sessions
00:50:11 - Jammi is digging alt-universe character story ideas

Jul 20, 2020

Rich brings on Alexi, Chris, Jim, and Sawyer: four GMs and players in a Gauntlet community special project called Gauntlet Comics to talk about the project and our Summertime Crossover Event!

Show Notes:
00:05:59 - What is Gauntlet Comics?
00:14:27 - How do Gauntlet Comics GMs onboard new folks?
00:21:10 - How do we handle returning players?
00:24:38 - The Gauntlet Comics Summertime Crossover!
00:31:44 - What's Next for Gauntlet Comics?

Giving Me Life
00:39:27 - Sawyer has been loving Into the Badlands and Mad Max: Fury Road, so they're making some Apocalypse Wuxia for an upcoming Gauntlet game series!
00:40:12 -  Alexi is enjoying a Legend of Korra rewatch
00:40:56 - Chris is loving Matha Wells' Murderboy Diaries series
00:41:43 -  Jim gives a strong recommendation for the TV show Lucifer (now on Netflix!)
00:43:45 - Rich is getting life from uniform numbers (no, really)
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Gauntlet Comics Wiki:
https://gauntletcomics.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page

Jim Likes Games' site:
https://jimlikesgames.com/

Alexi's Cloven Pine Games Itch Page:
https://cloven-pine-games.itch.io/

Sawyer's Itch Page:
https://ferretheim-games.itch.io/

Sawyer's DriveThru RPG selections can be found here:
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/12534/Ferretheim-Games

Jul 8, 2020

Lowell and Sherri welcome Sawyer Rankin of Ferretheim Games to the podcast.

Show Notes:
00:00:47 - Sherri's  Games Played and her Spotlight - Hearts & Souls
00:11:44 - Sawyer's Games Played and their Spotlight - Monsterhearts 2 and Dark Americana
00:20:08 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Agon

Second Segment -
00:30:41 -  Sawyer discusses Monsterhearts 2 Skin Overlays, a project they're developing for release soon

Giving Me Life
00:38:45 - Sherri is enjoying My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
00:41:11 - Sawyer is back into the Playstation... One? and Tecmo's Deception
00:42:34 - Lowell is into Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Sawyer's Itch Page:
https://ferretheim-games.itch.io/

Sawyer's DriveThru RPG selections can be found here:
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/12534/Ferretheim-Games

Jun 12, 2020

Sherri and Jammi welcome Spencer Starke to the podcast.

Show Notes:
00:51 - Jammi's Games Played and their Spotlight - Through a Mirror Darkly
10:04 - Sherri's Games Played and her Spotlight - Power Beyond Doubt
26:05 - Spencer's Games Played and his Spotlight - Alice is Missing

Giving Me Life
48:01 - Jammi is chomping their fun with the video game Maneater, a Shark RPG
49:24 - Spencer really enjoys the Parcast Podcast Network lineup of shows
50:47 - Sherri is getting her life back once her big work project ends soon!

Jen's Patreon (for free Power Beyond Doubt playtest materials):
https://www.patreon.com/halcycat

Alice is Missing is live on Kickstarter right now!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/huntersbooks/alice-is-missing-a-silent-role-playing-game

May 26, 2020

Leah and Alexi Sargeant are our special guests!

Show Notes:
00:47 - Alexi's Games Played and his Spotlight - Checkpoint Midnight
10:01 - Leah's Games Played and her Spotlight - Apocalypse Keys
18:15 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Star Trek Adventures (Express)

Middle Segments -
28:55 - Alexi talks about speedy character creation and discovering characters during play
36:54 - Leah discusses high concept Masks games

Giving Me Life
46:28 - Alexi is excited about Magic the Gathering's Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths
47:13 -  Leah is enjoying Robin Sloan’s video game development diary (https://www.robinsloan.com/overworld/)
49:01 - Lowell is digging back into Persona 3 Portable

Cloven Pine Games Itch store:
https://cloven-pine-games.itch.io/

May 12, 2020

Alun Rees is our special guest!

Show Notes:
01:22 - Jammi's Games Played and their Spotlight - Girl by Moonlight
15:17 -  Alun's Games Played and his Spotlight - Hit the Streets: Defend the Block
29:10 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Goblin Court

40:31 - Middle Segment - Playing to Lose and Putting on the Brakes

Giving Me Life
56:58 -  Jammi loves Final Fantasy VII remake
58:36 - Alun is getting life from the positive coverage for essential workers
59:32 - Lowell is getting life from POD WoD books 

Alun's Itch store:
https://gallusgames.itch.io/

Goblin Court: https://besw.itch.io/goblin-court

Girl by Moonlight: https://www.evilhat.com/home/girl-by-moonlight/

Apr 27, 2020

Show Notes:
01:04 - Jammi's Games Played and their Spotlight - Neo Shinobi Vendetta
12:09 -  Rich's Games Played and his Spotlight - Secret Science Sewer Siblings
21:02 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Hearts of Wulin with Courtly rules

30:40 - Second Segment - Tips and Tricks for moving your face-to-face TTRPG online

Giving Me Life
49:30 - Rich is getting life from Star Wars TV shows on Disney+
50:29 -  Jammi loves watching cooking shows online
54:25 - Lowell is digging recycling old NPC names

Apr 13, 2020

Show Notes:
00:47 - Sherri's Games Played and her Spotlight - Apocalypse World: Burned Over
14:51 -  Tyler's Games Played and his Spotlight - Free from the Yoke
27:06 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - #iHunt

38:30 - Second Segment - Tyler talks about crunch in RPGs!

Giving Me Life
51:43 - Sherri found a decent buttercream frosting recipe
52:45 -  Tyler is getting life from Star Trek Picard
54:25 - Lowell is into Disgaea 5

Mar 23, 2020

Show Notes:
0:48 - Jammi's Games Played and their Spotlight - Oathbreakers
12:43 - Sherri's Games Played and her Spotlight - Brindlewood Bay
28:19 - Robert's Games Played and his Spotlight - Working for the Corp

38:40 - Second Segment - Robert discusses his project to list all the Solo and Duet RPGs!
Find his lists linked on his Twitter account: @LarkBrigade

Giving Me Life
51:22 - Jammi is obsessed with the Hellboy comics
52:26 - Robert is back into Star Trek
53:27 - Sherri is hyped for Animal Crossing and Persona 5 Royal

Mar 11, 2020

Show Notes:
01:28 - Sherri's Games Played and her Spotlight - Masks as a prelude
12:23- Maria's Games Played and her Spotlight - the Night Witches campaign!
24:45- Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Pipedream

34:49 - Second Segment - Maria shares a bunch of the games she's loving
Girl by Moonlight (https://www.evilhat.com/home/girl-by-moonlight/)
Once More into the Void (https://temporalhiccup.itch.io/once-more-into-the-void)
Last Place on Earth by Eli Seitz, which funded on KS! (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/eliseitz/the-last-place-on-earth)
Dream Ablare (https://therisingtithes.itch.io/dream-ablare)

Giving Me Life
43:04 - Sherri's getting life from the hype for Animal Crossing New Horizons
44:19 - Maria is joyful about a series of short stories called Hurricane Hills (https://www.thebooksmugglers.com/2016/12/hurricane-heels-hurricane-heels-1-isabel-yap.html)
45:18 - Lowell is getting life from The Magical Nights of Glorious Tang on Amazon Prime

Pipedream on itch.io: https://roleoverplaydead.itch.io/pipedream

Feb 19, 2020

Show Notes:
01:14 - Sherri's Games Played and her Spotlight - Have a Familiar Ring
11:47 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Purplest Prose

22:21 - Second Segment - Austin talks about his game Beam Saber, coming to Kickstarter soon, and his session of running it for the Gauntlet.

Giving Me Life
44:05 - Sherri's getting life from Bon Apetit, a YouTube show
45:43 -  Lowell is getting life from a re-read of The Craft Sequence novel series
47:02 - Austin enjoys the podcast - Well, There's Your Problem


Find Take Have a Familiar Ring by Sword Queen Games here:
https://temporalhiccup.itch.io/have-a-familiar-ring

Find Purplest Prose by Pammu here:
https://thedovetailor.itch.io/purplest-prose

Beam Saber KS info is here:
https://tinyurl.com/beamsaberkickstarter

Bon Apetit episodes are here:
https://www.youtube.com/user/BonAppetitDotCom

The Craft Sequence novels are here:
https://www.maxgladstone.com/series/the-craft-sequence/

Well, There's Your Problem can be found here:
https://wtyppod.podbean.com/

Feb 6, 2020

Show Notes:
00:53 - Sherri's Games Played and her Spotlight - Take My Revolution
 11:34 - Lowell's Games Played and his Spotlight - Veiled Fantasy

24:52 - Second Segment - Kurt talks about his experiences developing and GMing his game Lighthearted.

Giving Me Life
47:18 - Sherri's getting life from Revolutionary Girl Utena rewatch
50:44 -  Kurt is getting life from catching up on Schitt's Creek
51:46 - Lowell is getting life from board game The King's Dilemma


Find Take My Revolution here:
https://temporalhiccup.itch.io/take-my-revolution

Find Lighthearted here:
https://kurtpotts.itch.io/lighthearted

Jan 17, 2020

Timecodes
00:01:20 - History and development of Trophy
00:11:15 - Trophy Dark
00:13:51 - Trophy Gold
00:21:05 - Trophy Loom
00:25:17 - Kickstarter details

Links
Trophy Kickstarter Campaign Page

Dec 31, 2019
Show Notes:
1:40 - Community Submissions:
  • Alexi AND Leah Sargeant 
  • Alun Rees
  • Blake Ryan 
  • Chris Newton 
  • David Morrison 
19:17 - Rich's selection
32:59 - Community Submissions:
  • Epistolary Richard
  • Jamila R. Nedjadi 
  • Kurt Potts
  • Leandro Pondoc 
  • Maria Rivera 
45:49 - Sherri's selection
58:10 - Community Submissions:
  • Mikael Tysvaer 
  • Patrick Knowles 
  • Sam Zimmerman 
  • Sawyer Rankin
  • Sean Smith 
73:18 - Lowell's selection
82:11 - Community Submissions:
  • Steven desJardins
  • Steven Watkins 
  • Tyler Lominack
  • Walter German
  • William Hobson 
  • Rach Shelkey
102:54 - Giving Me Life

Links:
Alexi's itch: https://cloven-pine-games.itch.io/
Blake Ryan's DriveThru RPG link: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/10875/Blake-Ryan
Epistolary Richard's Indie RPG Pipeline: https://theindierpgpipeline.blogspot.com/
Jammi's itch: https://temporalhiccup.itch.io/
Kurt's itch: https://kurtpotts.itch.io/
Sawyer's DriveThru RPG link: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/12534/Ferretheim-Games
Dec 19, 2019

Games Played
01:15 - Sherri's Games Played and Game Spotlight - Impulse Drive
14:27 - Alexi's Games Played and Game Spotlight - Sunset Kills
28:15 - Lowell's Games Played and Game Spotlight - Alien RPG

Guest Segment
38:24 - Checkpoint Midnight and Running Games in Historical Settings

Giving Me Life
52:27 - Sherri is getting life from Thanksgiving with family and sweet potato searching
54:04 - Alexi is excited about becoming a dad!!!
54:40  - Lowell is getting life from Penzeys, an online spice store

CheckPoint Midnight updates here:
http://bit.ly/CheckpointMidnightList

Follow Cloven Pine Games on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ClovenPineGames

You can find Cloven Pine Games here:
https://cloven-pine-games.itch.io/

Dec 2, 2019

Games Played
01:35 - Rich's Games Played and Game Spotlight - Bat Hack
16:04 - Madjay's Games Played and Game Spotlight - Apocalypse World - Burned Over
28:38 - Rach's Games Played and Game Spotlight - Legacy - Life Among the Ruins

Guest Segment
42:18 - Into the Madlands!!!

Giving Me Life
51:03 - Rach is going to Japan!
52:24 - Madjay is loving playing D&D Wednesday mornings with his son
53:27- Rich is getting life from his son's VR experience

Links:
Codex, volume 1 is on sale now! https://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/codex-volume-1-book.html

Fight with Spirit link: https://storybrewersroleplaying.com/fight-with-spirit-a-high-school-sports-rpg/

Madjay's podcast is called Diceology, you should check it out! https://www.diceology.com/

Nov 18, 2019

Games Played
01:17 - Sherri's Games Played and spotlight - Become One
11:42 - Jamila's Games Played and spotlight - Balikbayan Returning Home
27:53 - Lowell's Games Played and spotlight -  Mutants in the Night

Guest Segment
41:50 - Jamila talks about the games she's working on!

Giving Me Life
 55:50 - Sherri's getting life from GauntletCon and her Gauntlet gamer friends and their hacks
59:07 - Jamila is getting life from Outer Worlds
1:00:48 -  Lowell is  digging The Fog Knows Your Name and Choice of Games https://www.choiceofgames.com/fog-knows-your-name/

Jamila's Itch page:  https://temporalhiccup.itch.io/
Mutants in the Night: https://dungeoncommandr.itch.io/mutants-in-the-night 

Oct 28, 2019

Time Codes

1:58 Sherri talks about Silent Titans

13:15 Lowell talks about Night's Black Agents: Solo OPs

30:50 Q&A

54:48 Giving Me Life: Sherri on Troika

56:40 Giving Me Life: Lowell on Gauntlet Con

Oct 15, 2019

Games Played
01:25 - Sherri's Games Played and spotlight - Nahual
13:51 - Sarah's Games Played and spotlight - Lighthearted
25:54 -  Lowell's Games Played and spotlight - Amber Diceless

Guest Segment
41:31 - Sarah talks about playing and running games set in historical periods

Giving Me Life
48:50 - Sherri's getting life from Monster Hunter World's latest expansion
50:06 - the Amazon Prime Video series Unbound and it's animation is giving Sarah life
51:13-  Lowell is digging the new Lana Del Ray album

Nahual, by Miguel Espinoza, can be found here:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1971035968/nahual-a-tabletop-rpg-of-mexican-urban-fantasy

Kurt Pott's RPG Lighthearted can be found here:
https://kurtpotts.itch.io/lighthearted

Sep 30, 2019

Games Played
01:33 - Rich's games played and Spotlight - Hogwarts RPG
14:38 - Luiz's games played and Spotlight - Thirsty Sword Lesbians
29:15 - Lowell's games played and Spotlight -  WWW RPG and open table play with ongoing campaigns and narratives

Guest Segment
40:46 - Luiz talkes about his game Melody of a Never-ending Summer

Giving Me Life
53:53 - Luiz cried at a musical about Cazuza
54:53 - Rich is super into House and Powers of X
56:54-  Lowell gives Monte Cook some love

Melody of a Never-ending Summer can be found here:
https://luiz-paulo-ferraz.itch.io/mons

Sep 16, 2019

Games Played
01:15 - Sherri's games played and Spotlight - Kuro
10:23 - Jim's games played and Spotlight - The Ward
28:1+ - Lowell's games played and Spotlight -  The Sprawl

Guest Segment
41:26 - Jim Crocker is the virtual vendor for Gauntlet Con 2019!

Giving Me Life
48:09 - Sherri is into Twitter?
51:57 - The musical Six is giving Jim life
53:53-  Lowell has special feelings for a certain motorcycle

Jim Crocker's online webstore can be found here:
https://jimlikesgames.com/

Aug 30, 2019

0:24 Introductions
2:29 What's Band of Blades' Pitch
10:57 The Legion, Roles, and Playbooks
21:50 Band of Blades' Play Sequence
25:26 Campaign Themes
35:30 Designing Band of Blades as a Limited Campaign
43:50 Running Online

Buy Band of Blades here:
https://www.evilhat.com/home/band-of-blades/
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/243347/Band-of-Blades

Aug 19, 2019

Games Played
01:04 - Sherri's games played and Spotlight - Monster of the Week - Tome of Mysteries
13:58 - Richard Ruane's games played (a bunch!) and Spotlight - Dark Streets and Darker Secrets
27:52 - Lowell's games played and Spotlight - Tides of Gold

Guest Segment 
37:06 - Gauntlet Con 2019 is coming!

Giving Me Life
46:27 - Sherri is into Haribo's Star Mix and connections with friends who "get you"
47:23 - Richard's so excited for Flame Con and When Brooklyn Was Queer
48:47 - Lowell's into a new K-Drama on Netflix (quelle surprise), this one is "Urban Shadowsy" 

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