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+1 Forward is a show about roleplaying games using the Apocalypse Engine. We cover these games in play, and talk about the many flavors of games Powered by the Apocalypse. Each episode will have a discussion about mechanics, as well as an example of play.
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Dec 24, 2018

Rich and Rach discuss Apocalypse Engine Games and defined settings. Most PbtA games don't have them. Why is that? Is that a feature or a bug?

Timecodes:
05:52 - Do Apocalypse Engine games need settings?
13:35 - Discussing some PbtA games with strong settings baked in
30:14 - Challenges with MCing defined settings and how to deal with them

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Dec 12, 2018

Rach comes back from Metatopia 2018 with five stellar interviews with designers of PbtA games in alpha playtest.

Timecodes:
04:56 - Taylor with Descent into Midnight
10:24 - Stentor with Get Ready to Rock
15:52 - Iris with Dream of the Empress
22:23 - Sam with Passing
27:07 - Hamish with Codename Mindblock

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

Nov 24, 2018

Timecodes:
03:07 - Read a Sitch about solo gaming!
12:58 - Open Your Brain to Ironsworn
31:20 - Act Under Fire... as Plussy tries to protect Gauntlet Village

 

Links

Purchase Ironsworn

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/238369/Ironsworn

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

Nov 5, 2018

Rach speaks with Brennan Taylor of Galileo Games!

Timecodes

1:01 - Read a Sitch - MCing Hard Moves
6:21 - Open Your Brain to Thousand Arrows
15:24 - Act Under Fire with Hojo Ochiki

 

Thousand Arrows Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/galileogames/thousand-arrows-a-samurai-action-and-drama-ttrpg?ref=discovery&term=thousand%20arrows

Oct 23, 2018

Rich welcomes Mike Espinoza to discuss Nahual

01:51 - Read a Sitch playtesting miniseries games
08:37 - Open your Brain to Nahual
17:13 - Act Under Fire with Massuno the Perro

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Oct 16, 2018

Rach welcomes Jonathan Lavallee to the show!

01:16 - Read a Sitch... on collaborative play and shared GMing
11:23 - Open Your Brain... to We Used to be Friends, the ashcan version
24:27 - Act Under Fire... with Rach and Jonathan playing a scene of We Used to be Friends

Links

We Used to be Friends

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/241912/We-Used-to-be-Friends-Ashcan-Edition?affiliate_id=78493

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

 

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 15, 2018

Timecodes:
02:10 - Read a Sitch
07:33 - Open Your Brain
22:32 - Act Under Fire

Aug 29, 2018

Another episode where Rach and Rich answer questions from listeners about playing PbtA games
Time Codes:
1:06 - From James Mullen: if the Moves I've picked from a playbook turn out to be sub-optimal for where the story is going, what should I do? Stick with them, ask the MC if I can select new Moves or ask the MC to shift the story so that I can use the Moves I've picked?
8:22 - From David LaFreniere: How should players best facilitate their characters interacting in a hostile way? Follow up, how can the MC help facilitate or, if the game situation/system seems appropriate, encourage players to have their characters engage in hostile ways?
18:20 - From Marc-Alexandre Dube - What materials could the player use to easily organize the information about the character. PbtA abstracts a lot of things, but most moves from most playbooks are a case of "specific over general". Which mean (you'd need to) memorize all the chosen playbook moves on top of the general moves (and the special moves).
27:41 - Marshall Miller asked several questions!
28:03 - What are the best PbtA games for kids?
30:07 - Which are the best PbtA games for PbF?
33:10 - What's the best PbtA game for 1 player + 1 MC?
39:41 - What's the best PbtA game for a large group (e.g. 8+)?

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Aug 9, 2018

Timecodes:
2:55 - Read a Sitch
16:50 - Open Your Brain
30:22 - Act Under Fire

Links

Zombie World Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1277034820/zombie-world-a-card-based-tabletop-rpg-of-zombie-h?ref=user_menu

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jul 24, 2018

Guest:
Jen of Slugfest Games @halcycat on Twitter

Timecodes:
1:33 - What are Custom Moves?
29:22 - Act Under Fire - Making a Custom Move exercise

Links:
The Story Games "Custom Moves make the game" thread:
http://story-games.com/forums/discussion/13109/apocalypse-world-custom-moves-make-the-game/p1

Some of Jen's awesome Monsterhearts Custom Moves:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kjVqgHQaQb4Ulieqv1KvMD6tdYzz_9jS8-pix44XPTE/edit

Candy Bar Visit Custom Move:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FeaYjJ6TjkB8D4RYG4vVLGmPvtV-QVJHDWlvuR8OMEQ/edit?usp=sharing

Jul 4, 2018

Timecodes

2:21 - Read a Sitch
9:33 - Open your Brain
16:24 - Act Under Fire

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jun 20, 2018

Timecodes

1:53 - What are Moves?
4:50 - Move Triggers
5:17 - Trigger 1: Failed PC Moves
7:38 - Trigger 2: The Players' Expectant Look
15:40 - Trigger 3: The Golden Opportunity
19:00 - Choosing Moves from your Big List
25:22 - MC Moves and Planning Ahead
29:03 - Move Stockpiling?
31:40 - What to Do When You Can't Figure out What Move to Use?

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Jun 1, 2018

Timecodes
1:40 - Read a Sitch
6:55 - Open Your Brain
16:35 - Act Under Fire

Links

Dream Askew // Dream Apart KS: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/averyalder/dream-askew-dream-apart

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

May 16, 2018

Time Codes
02:13 - Read a Sitch (coming back to the table after a hiatus)
12:51 - Open your Brain to SCUP
27:48 - Act Under Fire (Plussy the Voice)

Link to the game:
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/239692/The-Sword-The-Crown-and-The-Unspeakable-Power?affiliate_id=78493

Apr 20, 2018

Timecodes

00:00:52 - Death Knights 
00:09:38 - Atitlan Riders
00:21:17 - Bullets in the Mountains 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Apr 6, 2018

Agenda and Principles from existing games
04:49 - The Ward
09:38 - The Fellowship
17:46 - Dream Askew
21:15 - Impulse Drive
24:28 - Monster of the Week

Plus One Forward's "Universal" Agenda
26:33 - Introduction
27:57 - Agenda One
28:22 - Agenda Two
30:45 - Agenda Three
31:29 - Plus One Forward's "Universal" Principles
32:03 - Principle One
32:26 - Principle Two
33:26 - Principle Three
34:25 - Principle Four
36:08 - Principle Five
37:54 - Principle Six

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Mar 23, 2018

Timecodes
00:00:29 - Overview of discussion
00:04:12 - Common advancements
00:23:07 - Switching playbooks
00:30:25 - Creating a second player character
00:38:52 - Playing safe vs playing risky

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Mar 6, 2018

Timecodes:
02:06 - Read a Sitch
10:52 - Open Your Brain
23:17 - Act Under Fire

 

Links

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Mar 1, 2018

Timecodes:
01:53 - Read a Sitch
09:51 - Open Your Brain
23:48 - Act Under Fire

Links for Patrick and Daniel:
Twitter and Instagram: dundaswestgames
Facebook: facebook.com/dundaswestgames
Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat: danielhkwan
Blog: danielhkwan.com
Email: patrick@dundaswest.com
Twitter and Instagram: kenan_patrick
Grab a copy of the preview of the game at PWYW:
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/233160/Ross-Rifles-Preview-Edition?affiliate_id=78493 (

Feb 14, 2018

Rach talks with Elsa S. Henry about Dead Scare!

Timecodes

00:57 - Read a Sitch - Accessibility for tabletop RPGs
08:02 - Open your Brain - Dead Scare
21:08 - Act Under Fire - Neighborhood Creation for Dead Scare

Buy Dead Scare: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/205214/Dead-Scare?affiliate_id=78493

Jan 16, 2018

Rich welcomes Rory MacLeod to discuss his new game, Infinite Galaxies!

Timecodes

2:17 - Read a Sitch - One-shot / Con GMing thoughts
7:49 - Open Your Brain - Infinite Galaxies
18:44 - Act Under Fire - Plusbot 9000 on the ice planet of Zoth!

Links

Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/197523193/infinite-galaxies-core-rules

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

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