Rich interviews Paul Stefko of Nothing Ventured Games about Iron Edda.
0:01:14 - Read a Sitch about converting other RPG settings to PbtA
0:12:37 - Open Your Brain to Iron Edda: World of Metal and Bone
0:21:55 - Act Under Fire with the Berzerker Plussy!
Purchase Iron Edda: World of Metal and Bone on DriveThru RPG (aff):
You can support Paul and see lots more of his games on his Patreon here:
Trophy RPG is now available for preorder! Check out the Trophy preorder store here.
In this special episode Trophy author Jesse Ross sits down with Trophy publisher Jason Cordova to announce the preorders, give an update on the state of the project, and talk about some of the additions and refinements that are being made to Trophy since it was originally released in Codex.
Check out The Trophy Podcast!
Rich interviews returning guest Blake Ryan about his new Kickstarter Season of Dreams.
0:01:30 - Read a Sitch about checking in with your table to help keep it healthy
0:08:25 - Open Your Brain to Season of Dreams
0:16:55 - Act Under Fire with Pine the Tree Spirit
Check out the Season of Dreams on Kickstarter:
Rich interviews Jessica and Ruth of Five Wits Press about Super Destiny High School Rumble!! an anime-inspired PbtA game.
0:01:11 - Read a Sitch about MCing when the players keep rolling those 10+s
0:08:30 - Open Your Brain to Super Destiny High School Rumble!!
0:16:46 - Act Under Fire with Tatsu and Hifumi
Purchase Super Destiny High School Rumble!! on DriveThru RPG (aff):
Five Wits Press website:
Rach and Rich reflect on their Summer Series of BOB games.
0:04:30 - What aspects of BOB most surprised us
0:07:51 - Which aspects we found underwhelming
0:16:37 - Advice we offer for first time BOB players
0:21:40 - Thoughts on Setting Elements as MC Tools
0:32:45 - Idle Dreaming
0:39:30 - Final Thoughts on BOB and PbtA
Rach and Rich continue their Summer Series. This series covers games in the Belonging Outside Belonging (BOB) style of PbtA games. This fifth episode features Luke of Games from the Wildwood.
0:01:48 - Spend a Token... to hear Luke talk about Setting Elements and Moves
0:11:34 - You Also Play As The... person learning about Grand Guignol
0:18:24 - No Dice, No Masters... a demo of Setting Elements in Grand Guignol
Luke's Itch store can be found here:
Luke is part of the podcast Feelings First:
Rach and Rich continue their Summer Series. This series covers games in the Belonging Outside Belonging (BOB) style of PbtA games. This fourth episode features Jay Dragon of Possum Creek Games.
0:01:48 - Spend a Token... to hear Jay talk about Idle Dreaming
0:07:58 - You Also Play As The... person learning about Wanderhome (and Moomin)
0:17:02 - No Dice, No Masters... a demo of Wanderhome
Wanderhome's KS page:
Jay Dragons's Itch store:
Rach and Rich continue their Summer Series. This series covers games in the Belonging Outside Belonging (BOB) style of PbtA games. This third episode features Jammi of Sword Queen Games.
0:01:28 - Spend a Token... to hear Jammi talk about GMs in a BOB game
0:14:53 - You Also Play As The... person learning about Balikbayan
0:27:38 - No Dice, No Masters... a demo of BALIKBAYAN with Kidlat the Aswang and Dixon the Santelmo.
Sword Queen Game's Itch store can be found here:
Rach and Rich continue their Summer Series. This series covers games in the Belonging Outside Belonging (BOB) style of PbtA games. This second episode features Riley Rethal, creator of Venture.
0:02:03 - Spend a Token... to hear Riley discuss Idle Dreaming
0:08:21 - You Also Play As The... person leaning about Venture
0:15:43 - No Dice, No Masters... a demo of Venture's character creation and a setting element
Riley's Itch store can be found here:
Rach and Rich kick off their first Summer Series. This series will cover games in the Belonging Outside Belonging (BOB) style of PbtA games. This first episode features Avery Alder, creator of Dream Askew, the first BOB game.
(we even renamed the segments!)
0:01:19 - Spend a Token... to hear Avery talk about the history and design goals of Dream Askew
0:12:59 - You Also Play As The... person leaning about Dream Askew
0:21:56 - No Dice, No Masters... a demo of Dream Askew's setting creation
Avery's talk on Designing in Dialogue With Other Games:
Rach and Rich bring on Paul Beakley of the Indie Game Reading Club blog to talk about his amazing article called Prep 2.0 (https://www.indiegamereadingclub.com/indie-game-reading-club/prep-2-0/) and using Clocks in PbtA games!
0:01:35 - Read a Sitch
0:14:28 - Open Your Brain to Prep 2.0
0:20:06 - It's all about Clocks!
The IGRC blog:
Rach and Rich interview David Brunell-Brutman about his game about 1990's action with Teens with Attitude.
0:01:46 - Read a Sitch about what it means to Play to Find Out
0:13:19 - Open Your Brain to Teens With Attitude
0:23:33 - Act Under Fire with Chris and Lance
Find the Teens With Attitude Quickstart here: teenswithattitude.com
David's Patreon: patreon.com/davidbrunellbrutman
David's Instagram: instagram.com/david.brunellbrutman
Rach and Rich continue Movie Night, our 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 third pairing is Star Wars: Rogue One and Impulse Drive
02:02 - Spoiler-less Rogue One plot description
06:03 - Impulse Drive overview
12:38 - Rogue One Spoilery Chat!!!
17:09 - Playbook talk, where we assign playbooks (Archetypes) to significant movie characters
29:33 - Playable scenes from the movie
45:00 - Rach breaks down an NPC movie character with Impulse Drive mechanics
Star Wars - Rogue One can be found on Disney+.
You can purchase Impulse Drive here (aff):
A discussion on hacking Story Games to Star Wars from the Gauntlet forum:
Rich and Rach talk about ways to get in some PbtA gaming during social distancing measures.
00:13:36 - Duet Gaming with a local partner or roommate
00:20:09 - Things to consider with PbtA Games to run them as a Duet Game
00:32:25 - Gaming at home (with kids)
00:38:05 - Gaming Online with video conference rools
00:51:02 - RPG Play-by-Post (on forum or the like)
00:56:04 - RP by Chat (irc, Discord, or Slack)
Rich interviews Brandon Leon-Gambetta about his game currently on Kickstarter called Pasión de las Pasiones.
02:20 - Read a Sitch on using Custom Moves for Places and Situations
14:24 - Open Your Brain to Pasión
26:31 - Act Under Fire with Uno Mas!
Find the Pasión de las Pasiones Kickstarter here:
Rich interviews Robert Bohl about his game currently in playtest called Demihumans.
03:00 - Read a Sitch on Session Structure
09:13 - Open Your Brain to Demihumans
20:06 - Act Under Fire with Plussy the Orc!
Find out more about Demihumans here:
If you're interested in how it's played, check out this amazing AP!
Rach interviews April Walsh about her game currently in playtest called Thirsty Sword Lesbians.
0:42 - Read a Sitch on Safety Tools
12:15 - Open Your Brain to Thirsty Sword Lesbians
21:27 - Act Under Fire with a Scoundrel as she faces the United Empire
Find out more about TSL here:
Rach interviews new and seasoned designers about their newest PbtA designs while she's at Metatopia 2019.
Be warned, these game designs are not yet finished and not publicly available. Feel free to follow the designers and hear more!
Noel Warford: An Angelic Bureaucracy
Joie Martin: Follow Me Down
Twitter: @drowningmoonrpg, @smallglassworld
India Weston: Heartwood
Alexi Sargent: Checkpoint Midnight
Checkpoint Midnight Mailing List: Bit.ly/CheckpointMidnightList
Amr Ammourazz: Between the Margins
Marissa Kelly: Airlock