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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 12, 2019

Rach interviews Sam Tung and Sam Roberts about their action-packed adventure game Escape from Dino Island!

Timecodes:
04:11 - Read a Sitch on running and playing low-prep games
12:56 - Open Your Brain to Escape from Dino Island
23:27 - Act Under Fire

You can buy the game here:
https://samnite.itch.io/escapefromdinoisland

Nov 27, 2019

Rich and Rach interview Rich Howard and Richard Kreutz-Landry about their game Descent into Midnight, which is coming to Kickstarter in early 2020!
Third game designer Taylor couldn't make the recording, sadly.

Timecodes:
3:27 - Read a Sitch with Richard talking about being brave as an MC and trusting your players
9:33 - Read a Sitch with Rich H handling surprise  player-created pregens at cons
15:48 - Open your Brain to Descent into Midnight
31:59 - Act Under Fire

Check out the game here:
https://descentintomidnight.com/

The Masks episode of Whelmed Rich H mentioned:
https://crashingthemode.com/podcast/2017/6/21/masks-ap-relations-episode-01

Nov 21, 2019

During Gauntlet Con 2019, Rich moderated a panel with his co-host Rach and expert MCs Marissa Kelly of Magpie Games and Phil Vecchione of Encoded Designs.

Nov 11, 2019

Rach interviews Mikko Karttunen about his Renaissance-era PbtA game featuring intrigue, character drama, and a little bit of magic

Timecodes:
02:09 - Read a Sitch about player-driven game play
10:36 - Open your Brain... to Blightburg
21:23 - Act Under Fire with Rach 

Purchase Blightburg here (affiliate link):
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/280214/Blightburg?affiliate_id=78493

Oct 30, 2019

Time Codes:
02:54 - Games Rich is playing
28:01 - Games Rach is playing
40:31 - Intro of second topic - mini-movie nights!
41:31 - Rach tackles BSG episode 33 through the lens of Night Witches
49:00 - Rich tackles 1981 movie Thief through the lens of The Sprawl

Oct 24, 2019

Rach interviews Daniel and Daniel from Dundas West Games about their Kickstarter edition of Ross Rifles.

Timecodes:
01:54 - Read a Sitch about actual horror vs. supernatural horror in RPGs
09:45 - Open your Brain.. to Ross Rifles
25:39 - Act Under Fire with Rach's Replacement and Daniel's Scrounger in the trenches!

KS link:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dundaswestgames/ross-rifles

Oct 18, 2019

Rach and Rich continue Movie Night, a new series where we pair a movie and a PbtA RPG and talk about how you can watch the movie and improve your experience with the game. Our second pairing is Mad Max Fury Road and Apocalypse World 2nd Edition

Timecodes:
04:07 - Spoiler-less Fury Road plot description
07:54 - Apocalypse World overview
15:27 - Fury Road Spoiler Review!!!
16:03 - Playbook talk, where we assign playbooks to significant movie characters
27:16 - Gauntlet Con promo
28:00 - Playable scenes from the movie

Oct 2, 2019

Timecodes:
02:17 - Read a Sitch about protagonization in PbtA games
10:53 - Open Your Brain to Root the RPG
29:40 - Act Under Fire with Zola the Fox Ranger

KS Link:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/magpiegames/root-the-tabletop-roleplaying-game

Sep 23, 2019

Timecodes:
3:23 - Read a Sitch about running games for younger and older folks for their first time
11:40 - Open your Brain to Disposable Heroes
25:34 -  Act Under Fire with some Disposable Heroes and the Chaos-infused Shadow of What-Was-Once Draxus the Lich (no kidding)


KS Link:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sandypuggames/disposable-heroes-0

Sep 9, 2019
Timecodes:
01:49 - Read a Sitch about Interpreting Games with more Creativity
07:41 - Open Your Brain to Don't Pay the Ferryman
14:25 - Act Under Fire with Plussy the Ork Harlequin

The cool ork picture Rich mentioned in the episode can be seen here:
https://twitter.com/BlakeRyanBatman/status/1158163461886529538

You can purchase Don't Pay the Ferryman on DrivethruRPG here (aff):
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/235459/Dont-pay-the-Ferryman?affiliate_id=7849
Aug 26, 2019

Timecodes:
02:35 - Read a Sitch about employing improv in games
12:30 - Open Your Brain to Kult
30:35 - Act Under Fire with The Driver 

You can purchase Kult: Divinity Lost from Drive Thru RPG here (aff):
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/259252/Kult-Divinity-Lost--4th-Edition-of-Kult-Core-Rules?affiliate_id=78493

Jul 9, 2019
Timecodes
01:38 - Read a Sitch on deities in gaming
14:11 - Open Your Brain to Demigods
26:39 - Act Under Fire with Plussy AND Violet!!!
 
Links
Demigods is on Kickstarter now! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/demigods/demigods

You can check out the Quickstart here: https://demigodspbta.com/

Follow Jason Mills here: https://twitter.com/ItsProbablyOK
 

Our website

Our Patreon

Our forums

 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 
Jun 24, 2019
Timecodes
03:18 - Read a Sitch on running mysteries in PbtA
14:08 - Open Your Brain to Hogwarts
27:02 - Act Under Fire with Curtis
45:34 - A peek at the Mystery system in action

Check out the game and download it FREE here:
https://www.hwrpg.net/

David's Patreon to support the development of future tabletop RPG projects. He's also begun designing his next (PbtA) game, Teens with Attitude. Find out about that, and support him here:
https://www.patreon.com/davidbrunellbrutman
May 14, 2019

Timecodes
04:25  - Read a Sitch about non-PbtA games
15:11  - Open Your Brain to Tome of Mysteries
27:11- Act Under Fire with Plussy and his... kid sister?!?!

Check out Steve Hickey's games:
http://stevehickeygames.blogspot.com/

You can pick up Tome of Mysteries here:
https://www.evilhat.com/home/monster-of-the-week-tome-of-mysteries/

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

May 5, 2019

Timecodes
01:11  - Read a Sitch about Saying Yes and Playing to Find Out
09:28  - Open Your Brain to For the Dungeon
14:18 - Act Under Fire with Plussy the Ork Invading a Castle

 

Links

For the Dungeon Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thearmoredduck/for-the-dungeon

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Our forums

www.forums.gauntlet-rpg.com 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Apr 19, 2019

Timecodes
01:34  - Read a Sitch about collaborative world building
10:40  - Open Your Brain to Fellowship 2nd edition
21:52 - Act Under Fire with Plussy and the Magnetic Forest

 

Links

Fellowship 2e Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1552912590/fellowship-2nd-edition

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Our forums

www.forums.gauntlet-rpg.com 

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Apr 13, 2019

Timecodes
7:57 - Star Wars RPGs as a lens for PbtA
13:33 - Pacing
17:24 - Encouraging Buy-in from the group
27:24 - Epilogues
30:25 - When being cinematic might conflict with "the rules" of the game

 

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 28, 2019

Timecodes
2:41 - Read a Sitch about adapting licensed properties to PbtA
13:58 - Open Your Brain to Mysthea
30:12 - Act Under Fire with Plussy and the crystal lance

 

Links

Mysthea Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1549920133/mysthea-legends-from-the-borderlands

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Mar 7, 2019

Timecodes
3:05 - Read a Sitch about Managing Spotlight
9:12 - Open Your Brain to The Great American Novel
23:18 - Act Under Fire for Mom's medicine in Colorado

Links

The Great American Novel KS

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/greyauthor/the-great-american-novel-a-roleplaying-game

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Feb 27, 2019

Time codes
2:49 - Read a Sitch and comedy and advancing plots
9:05 - Open Your Brain to Jinkies!
19:53 - Act Under Fire in a malt shop!

Links

Jinkies Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1810228397/jinkies-the-roleplaying-game?ref=user_menu

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

 

Feb 19, 2019

Time codes
01:28 - Read a Sitch about running PbtA as a One Shot
09:17 - Open Your Brain to Bite Me!
26:24 - Act Under Fire with pack creation

 

Links

Bite Me! Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/blackarmada/bite-me-a-game-of-werewolf-pack-dynamics

 

Our website

www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Our Patreon

patreon.com/gauntlet

 

Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG

Feb 15, 2019

Timecodes
03:36 - Read a Sitch about Parallels between PbtA and Narrative Structure
10:22 - Open Your Brain to Comrades
22:03 - Act Under Fire with Athena

Kickstarter Link https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/695502966/comrades-a-revolutionary-rpg

Feb 5, 2019
Rich sits down with Fraser Simons of Samjoko Publishing to talk about his PbtA game series of Supernatural Urban Fiction.

Timecodes:
01:09 - Read a Sitch and learn about using one-shots to stitch together a campaign!
10:32 - Open Your Brain to Uncanny Echoes

* You can purchase the Uncanny Echoes from Drive Thru RPG here (affiliate link):
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/258443/Uncanny-Echo-Supernatural-Urban-Fiction-Roleplaying?affiliate_id=78493
Or check out Samjoko Publishing:
https://www.samjokopublishing.com/
 
Jan 15, 2019

Rach and Rich introduce Movie Night, a new series where we pair a movie and a PbtA RPG and talk about how you can watch the movie and improve your experience with the game. Our first pairing is Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Masks: A New Generation.

Time Codes
4:42 - a spoiler-free summary of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
8:33 - a spoilerific summary of Masks: A New Generation
11:28 - SPOILER WARNING and a look at Playbooks in the movie
19:54 - a few of our favorite scenes from Spider-Verse as they might play in a Masks session

* Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is in theaters as of this show's publication, go see it!
* You can purchase the Awesome Masks bundle here (affiliate link):
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/261677/Masks-A-New-Generation-BUNDLE?affiliate_id=78493

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