Episode 43 – Now You’re Playing With Power!

This is December 2017’s Episode. In this final month of 2017, we talk about handling and working with power scale in various RPGs and formats. Many of the discussion questions were created from a conversation that James and David Havelka had prior to the episode’s discussion.

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This episode was recorded on 12/18/2017 using Mumble and edited in Audacity. There is a little bit of a quality issue with Steve’s mic that I was unable to correct. He sounds like he’s on the toilet. We used Levelator to level and normalize the audio before editing in Audacity. This show has been minimally edited to remove a few gaps of silence and fix some quality issues here and there.

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Episode 42 – Building Character

This is November 2017’s Episode. This month we talk about our favorite Character Building subsystems within various RPGs. We ask ourselves (and each other) the tough questions and take a few small walks down Memory Lane.

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This episode was recorded on 11/20/2017 using Mumble and edited in Audacity. There is a little bit of a quality issue with some weird pops and noises around Monica’s and Steve’s mics that I was unable to completely remove. We used Levelator to level and normalize the audio before editing in Audacity. This show has been minimally edited to remove a few gaps of silence and fix some quality issues here and there.

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Episode 41 – It’s Clobbering Time

This is June 2017’s Episode. This month we talk about our favorite Combat and other Conflict Resolution subsystems within various RPGs.

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This episode was recorded on 6/26/2017 using Mumble and edited in Audacity. Due to a system meltdown after updating to Windows 10 “Creator’s Update”, James’ laptop took a huge dump, so we were unable to record originally on 6/19/2017. Anyway, there is a little bit of a quality issue with some weird pops and noises around Monica’s and Henry’s mics that I was unable to completely remove. We used Levelator to level and normalize the audio after editing in Audacity. 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. Another Vampire episode has been posted (Session 3) and a Mouse Guard Playtest will be appearing there soon (hopefully).

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Episode 40 – A Particular Set of Skills

This month we talk about our favorite Skills subsystems within various RPGs. We also discuss our time at and running 1d4Con 2017 as well.

Thank you to Zac C. for writing in!

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This episode was recorded on 5/15/2017 using G+ Hangouts and recorded by routing the sound through a mixer and into Audacity. There is a little bit of a quality issue with this episode as there are some weird pops and noises around Monica’s and Henry’s mics that I was unable to completely remove. We used Levelator to level and normalize the audio before editing in Audacity. 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. Another Vampire episode on its way as well as a Mouse Guard Playtest.

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Episode 32 – Powered by the Apocalypse (LIVE)

In this episode, we are missing John, and broadcasting LIVE with Google Hangouts “On Air”. We ran into a few glitches here and there, so the sound quality does suffer a little. We 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 all about Powered by the Apocalypse Engine. We mostly discuss the MC duties, Core game mechanics, and character creation as well as moves. After that we list off several hacks of the game and give a brief overview of each.

We hope that you enjoy the show.

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