Episode 76 – The Firewalled Tale

We talk about slicing in the context of ShadowRun and looking at it in a very Gibsonesque fashion.

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Episode 72 – The New Path Tale

David’s players went to Bandomir.

This is a problem because he has no idea what to do and the session is the day after recording. Ben chimes in with a few ideas and in doing so they find a great truth for all GMs.

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Episode 68 – The Holiday Tale

As we enter into the longest night we look to holidays in Star Wars and role playing games in general. From what makes up a holiday, to covering a few ideas and themes that you can do from major adventures all the way to little bits.

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Episode 65 – The Boldly Going Tale

David was talking about his Nebulon-B campaign and the idea was cool enough that we decided to do an entire episode about campaigns being set on a ship and the cool things you can do with it. Taking cues from The Hunt for Red October and Battlestar Galactica all the way through SeaQuest we talk about how to bring being on a large ships bridge to life.

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Episode 64 – The Coercive Tale

We talk about coercion and the use of the skill at the table.

Joshua is away and one of my players was looking at the blackmail talent, so David and I had a discussion on how to use it, how it’s been used in movies and ways to improve its effectiveness.

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Episode 62- A Tale of Hope and Despair

Hope and despair are woven into the DNA of Star Wars, and stories generally. How you can use hope in the darkest situations and despair when everything is going right is the topic of this weeks episode. Listen in and have fun.

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Episode 59 – The Restarting Tale

Ben is back and he brought in two other people to talk with him about Star Wars and the cool things they can come up with.

As the Star Wars RPG talk starts, they break into a discussion on Nemeses and how you can use them effectively in a few situations.

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Episode 58 – The Tale of Endings

We talk about things to keep in mind as you end sessions, chapters, and campaigns during Cams final show.  We have a great time as we watch out for murder bears around the campfire.

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Episode 47 – A Party Tale

This week we start a look at how you can deal with holes in the party and how, as a GM, you can challenge players without making it punishment for choosing the ‘wrong party’.

We also give a few ideas for party concepts and how they can be made into really amazing adventures or campaigns.

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Episode 38 – The Tale of Session 0

We bring in a very experienced GM and player to talk with us about Session 0, what goes into it and how we can use it to propel our game session, and group, forward.

We also talk about one way to deal with that character concept that just doesn’t want to get along with everyone else at the table.

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