Episode 46 – Combating Murderhobo Syndrome

AND WE ARE BACK ON A MONTHLY ROTATION… at least we have a strong start. Our main topic for this short episode is about “Avoiding the Murderhobo Trope” in tabletop roleplaying games. Check out our discussion and send us any feedback you may have:

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This episode was recorded on 7/16/2018 using Mumble and edited in Audacity. We used Levelator to level and normalize the audio before editing. This show has been minimally edited to remove a few gaps of silence and fix some quality issues here and there.

Don’t forget to check out our 1d4cast Actual Play Episodes in iTunes, they are on a separate feed. Look for V20 – Session 5 (the finale and still in editing stages) and other APs to come.

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Episode 31 – Campaign Design Part 2: Tools We Use

HAPPY 5 YEARS TO US!!!!!


In this episode, we are missing Katie, but we carry on regardless and talk a little bit about games we have run or played in since the last recording, various upcoming conventions, current Kickstarters, as well as discuss website posts from our listeners.

The episode’s main topic is a follow up to last month’s topic, but a more in-depth look at useful tools, Campaign Design: Tools. We have a discussion about different tools and books that my be useful to help a GM design a campaign.

We hope that you enjoy the show.

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Episode 30 – Philosophy of Campaign Design

In this episode, we are missing James and John, but we carry on our courageous and noble quest to talk a little bit about games we have run or played in since the last recording as well as discuss twitter and website posts from our listeners.

The episode’s main topic is all about Campaign Design. We have a discussion about what it means to design a campaign, tips for Player Buy in and input, as well as a general discussion on how we approach design in our own ways.

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Episode 29 – Wanna Play In Our Sandbox?

In this episode, we talk a little bit about games we have run or played in since the last recording as well as discuss twitter and facebook posts from our listeners.

The episode’s main topic is all about Sandbox Gaming. We have a discussion about what it means to be in a sandbox game, some methods to motivate players and make their choices count, as well as some helpful tools to get your world set up and going.

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GM Toolkit EP03 – Prepping for Cons

Hello everyone! We are actually releasing our March Episode in *GASP* March!

This time it is just Steve and I and with 1d4Con right around the corner, we thought we should talk about prepping games for convention play.

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