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Eidolon Playtest is two different actual-play RPG campaigns, releasing every Monday on alternating weeks! The goal of this podcast is to playtest EIDOLON: Become Your Best Self, an RPG inspired by Persona and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, created by Luke Varner and Molly Rhinebeck! EIDOLON POP is a story of a group of college students uncovering the secret, surreal past of their professor, while EIDOLON ROCK is a story of a gang of low-level Las Vegas criminals who stumble up on a drug that gran ...
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We're a Pathfinder Second Edition actual-play podcast going through Paizo's classic adventure paths, converted over to the new edition! Season 1 - Rise of the Runelords (complete!) Season 2 - Curse of the Crimson Throne (ongoing)
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Wandering Monster

John Baltisberger

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America’s Test Table! Each week a rotating cast of GMs, players, and creatives come to the table to playtest new and indie TTRPGs. We go through the mechanics, the world, and mostly just stress-test our GMs patience!
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This is Playtest. A podcast where the host Dane Kubicka interviews Indie studios about their video games currently in development and also their history with games and how they got where they are now.
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6 Adventurers figuring out the Ryme of the Frostmaiden. Playtest ’til it Breaks is a D&D actual play podcast. We plan to do more campaigns under this title at a later time. Cast for this campaign. -DM - David Moad -Balmiir Hexis - Derek Dalton -Bilryn Bilser Bimbodig - David Lott -Daedan Stonemane - Brock -Draft - Cory Dutson -Gahn - Brenden -Xycelle - Breanna Moad #dnd #d&d #ttrpg Visit us at: ptib.podbean.com lnk.bio/playtesttilitbreaks
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Play/Test

Chris Foster

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Play/Test is one part Actual Play Podcast, one part Interview Show, one part shameless promotional material for the tabletop role-playing games I make. Each week you'll hear actual playtests, edited for your consumption, of Hard-Space Hustle, a low-glamour sci-fi action game!
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Let the gods quake at the sounds of your whispered plans. Let them lose sleep in their skyscrapers and citadels. Their end looms, a neon Fimbulwinter rising from those they pushed down. Ragnarok is coming, and it's you. Join Tracy Barnett, Alex Flanigan, Bee Zelda, and Jeff Stormer as they playtest the first season of Iron Edda Reforged! See the system develop from inception to final as the neighborhood of Puppet Strings rises up to take down Tyr!
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Cozy roleplaying in a haunted post-apocalypse. Join Cobb, Tissa, and Penelope as they travel the pastoral continent of Amylte and try to help the world heal from the mistakes of its war-torn past. Sword of Symphonies is the award-winning Actual Playtest of Heroic Chord, led by designer Cat McDonald and played by their excellent friends.
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We're PlayQuest! A group of friends that loves to playtest table-top RPGs and tell a story along the way! Come along with us as we play D&D, Cypher, Tenra Bansho Zero, and other TTRPGs, discuss the rules, and try not to let our characters die as we test the limits the games and our imaginations.
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Head to Table

Thom Rawson and Tom Snowden

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Head to Table is the comedy podcast where each week two friends design a brand new, short form tabletop RPG and then playtest it. Join us as we create ill-advised mechanics, vastly oversimplify the complicated, and foil our own best laid plans. Head to Table is Thom Rawson and Tom Snowden. Check us out on Twitter at @headtotable or at headtotable.com.
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[IN]Universe

Atomic Android

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A pop-culture podcast where two friends (and sometimes guests) talk through the ins-and-outs of our favorite fictional universes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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A weekly show all about indie games! Jill (The Indie Informer), Mike (Six One Indie), Janet (Gameonysus), and Jenny (Kimchica) are our resident indie experts, and they can't wait to delve into what makes this part of the industry so special. Expect news, game recommendations, and deeper dives into aspects of the game industry from these four folks who range from PR, marketing, influencer work, development, community management, content creation, and beyond!
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Talk Tennis

Michelle Heidbrink, Tennis Warehouse

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Created for the tennis enthusiast & players of all ages and levels! Get a peek behind the scenes from WTA & ATP pros, industry experts, the physics behind tennis & gear guides! You‘ll stay up to date & well versed in all things tennis and learn more than you can imagine about gear (think: racquets, shoes, strings and MORE)! Powered by Tennis Warehouse.
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An Escape from Tarkov podcast with a focus on the development of the game, content creation, live streaming, and general gaming culture. Hosted by Church1x1 and GigaBeef. Join us, as we discuss the our love for EFT. Want to see a video recording of an episode? Head over to our YouTube channel - https://rb.gy/eeiplm Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/scavtalk/support
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It's time to Get Commanded! This is a Magic: the Gathering podcast that helps you to have better, more fun games of Commander, AKA EDH. Every episode, Walt and James receive a transmission from the Space Commanders (don't tell anyone). The Space Commanders get Walt and James to talk about everything, from game mechanics, new cards and deck archetypes to social aspects, playstyles and how to annihilate your opponents with Twiddle (look it up).
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Building Better Games

Benjamin Carcich & Aaron Smith

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Building Better Games is about helping leaders create better video games through holistic leadership. If you’re a leader in games and game dev, you are who we make this podcast for. Making games is hard, no two ways about it. Only 5% of video games that enter production turn a profit. We aim to increase that number. Through our own successes and failures we (and our guests) have learned lessons that will help you create better teams and better games. Leadership matters, so let’s get better a ...
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Tales from the Glass-Guarded World

Tales from the Glass-Guarded World

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We're an actual-play D&D podcast, based on a homebrew campaign setting. Join us to follow the adventures of Tara, Finn, Paxton, Aethelflaed, and Aster Fortuna in a strange world sealed inside glass. You can find more details at tftggw.com, facebook.com/talesfromtheglassguardedworld, twitter.com/TFTGGW, or at tftggw.libsyn.com.
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Cosmic Crit is a weekly Actual Play podcast centered on the new Starfinder RPG from Paizo. Listen to the shenanigans as a seasoned GM, a couple of noobs, and some RPG veterans explore the galaxy and fight monsters on behalf of the Starfinder Society. It's a little roleplay, a lot of natural 20s (we hope), and plenty of fun.
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Join Trevor Payne, GM and Show Runner for the Roll for Intent podcast and Christian Cheney, 30 year veteran of TTRPGs and the mind behind Beast Foundry as the review content, talk to creators of all stripes, and discuss the state of Pathfinder 2nd Edition.
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Crit Academy is a Dungeons and Dragons talk show. Our goal is to deliver guidance and inspiration to both players and game masters. Each week we have a round-table-style discussion about the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Topics covered include D&D news, official released content, playtest material, third-party content, publishing, homebrew, and so much more. In addition to our main topic, each week we have our unearthed tips and tricks segment where we provide a monster variant, encount ...
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Roll For Intent

Roman Neville Productions

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Five friends invite you to join us as we dodge responsibilities for a couple of hours every week to slay monsters and crack wise as we work our way through Paizo's Abomination Vaults adventure path. We play holding fast to the belief that this is a game that enables you to tell stories, not a story that we can roll dice along to. We want to give you the feeling that you're pulled up to the table next to us, rolling dice, having a great time, and sometimes going off the rails. This is an actu ...
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Forever Exiled is a Path of Exile podcast hosted by Justin (Tagz) and Tyler (Wrecker of Days) that covers all things Path of Exile. We’re both heavily obsessed with the game. Every time we go out for dinner, the conversation quickly turns from real life to the builds we’re playing, the news that GGG has released, and all of our opinions and dreams regarding it all. We talk so much PoE, that a podcast just made sense ;-). Tagz has been playing Path of Exile since Beta in April 2012 and Wrecke ...
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Welcome to Loot Bag Games, we make short episodes all about board gaming. Come joins us and take a break with Loot Bag Games every Friday. Lootbaggaming Twitch Channel Twitter Youtube
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A7XfanBen, Xerecs, Godmason and others discuss all things related to Wizkids Pirates Constructible Strategy Game! Set reviews, custom game piece reviews, random topic discussion, stories and more!
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Hey everyone, this podcast is about OSR RPG's, Music, Craft Beer, and having some fun! Shane discovered the OSR back in 2013, since then he has written furiously on the subject. Included are ramblings, random tables, monster ideas, reviews and interviews with other OSR authors!
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World of Wyldrvir

Robert Montelongo

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Welcome to Wyldrvir! A Podcast set in an all new TTRPG system that is fully free to play at home! Made by a team of young adults come watch this world bloom and the adventures begin!
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Brain to Board

Andrew Nathenson

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Welcome to Brain to Board, a podcast about how one crazy man designs a game from scratch, and takes you along for the ride. We'll explore the design process and publishing process, and any other things that come up along the way. Episodes are released every other Saturday. Music by TeknoAXE
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An exploration of interactive entertainment in Oklahoma. We will talk a lot about larp, escape rooms, haunted houses and other immersive events around the state. There will likely be a lot of Dystopia Rising content, as we are heavily involved in that community. If you’ve got an immersive event going on in Oklahoma, let us know!
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Design Games

Nathan Paoletta & Will Hindmarch

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We are Nathan Paoletta and Will Hindmarch. We design games. On the Design Games podcast, we talk from our different backgrounds about designing games from ideation to publication, focusing on analog experiences like tabletop RPGs. Listen in as we find out what we know and think about games. We don't always agree and it's awesome.
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Running Off The Rails

Raymond O'Connor and Ariel Rascoe

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Ray and Ariel equip new and experienced tabletop RPG players with actionable tips and tricks to bring their game to the next level. We have been playing Dungeons and Dragons for years now and truly believe that tabletop RPGs offer a unique life experience that everyone should enjoy. Find out how you can adapt your game to your players and ensure a successful adventure at your table.
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The Commander and Guardian playtest is here, and Dead is here to yell it at people.This episode was recorded May 8th, 2024.You can find the playtest material discussed here: https://paizo.com/pathfinderplaytestHelp support Death's Door Prods: https://www.ko-fi.com/deathsdoorprodsWebsite: https://www.deathsdoorprods.com/iTunes: https://itunes.apple.…
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Glavin! Talk about nerding out! This week is all about Path of Exile 2! Who cares about 3.24's Necropolis league (is that still going on?)! Now that we have passed the embargo date that GGG set for the PlayTest they invited us to, we just can't stop talking about the differences between Path of Exile 1 & 2! It was a privilege to be invited to the e…
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Playtesting! Goldfishing! Jumpstarting! Well, not that last one. This week, the Space Commanders want James and Walt to give you all their tips and tricks when it comes to testing a new Commander deck before busting it out with your playgroup or local game store. There's playstyles, consistency, enhancers, and, as always, unpaid promotion of Moxfie…
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Join the Tennis Warehouse playtest squad as the gush over the Wilson Pro Staff Six.One 95! Troy, Chris, Boone & Michelle talk about the what they loved about this racquet as well they go into the history and heritage of the Six.One line of frames. Take a look at the specs: Wilson Pro Staff Six.One 95 v14 Racquet: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/des…
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Part 3 of our Start Frontiers homebrew rules playtest continues the story of S.C.U.M., the Splendid Company of Upstanding Mercenaries. They've made their way inside the Aramax One power facility to destroy the computer in the basement, only to discover some mercenaries have already broken in, disarmed the guards, and occupied the basement to do...s…
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Episode 63: People, Products, Playtests (Republish of E1 of BBG) Welcome to Building Better Games! Due to Ben's recent knee surgery, we're revisiting one of our most popular episodes from season two. In this episode, originally titled "People, Products, Playtests," we dive deep into the importance of maintaining a strong relationship with the games…
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In this episode of "Building Better Games," Benjamin Carcich and Greg Street, also known as Ghostcrawler, delve into the intricacies of game design during the ideation phase. Greg shares his extensive experience from his time working on League of Legends, World of Warcraft, Age of Empires, and his current venture at Fantastic Pixel Castle. Key Disc…
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Timestamps 0:00 - Pre-ramble 15:22 - Tarkov news recap 22:50 - IGN leaks Tarkov 1.0 and Story line quest speculation 35:55 - More teasers and leaks 42:39 - Patch 14.9.1 and Armor Rework 1:16:56 - Has the Armor Hitzone Rework broke the game 1:37:23 - Giga cracks the new armor meta 1:55:39 - An extremely obsessive and mantic analyzes of armor 2:29:51…
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Dan & Paul discuss experiences in TRPGs when players don't know the rules. Is it fundamentally fair or unfair? Does it add to the immersion of the roleplay? What added flexibility dos it give to the GM? Is exploring the rules of a new world an essential part of roleplaying games, that we've lost along the way? Games with concealed rules are games w…
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Timestamps 0:00 - Hardware and Modding woes 11:11 - Arena Patch notes Breakdown 22:47 - Gp coins have gotten completely reworked 36:25 - Arena speedruns early wipe progression 53:05 - Various minor updates, leaks, and teasers 59:57 - Does FIR add or substract from gameplay 1:15:22 - Church's first "mod" 1:27:13 - Massive space conquer simulator Get…
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Ryan and Ben take a look at the new Monster Manual cover are, discuss the Roll20 Demiplane news, and then try out a new segment all about combat encounters! Community Pages: Monster Manual cover art; Roll20 purchases Demiplane; Captains and Cannons; Star Wars 5th Edition; Ginny Di’s Youtube Channel; How to make your players stop talking and fight. …
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"It comes around when you are least expecting it to strike."CREDITS:Zoe Tunnell as Charlotte "Charlie" O'NeilMolly Rhinebeck as Regina RosenthalMaxie Knightley as Solaris Apogee LVII 4th House AKA SoloLexi Waltner as Kacey ChambersCrystal Zaslavchik as Jake & Naomi ShirogorovHaley Holst as The GMIris Christianson as Haley HolstGuest Starring Luke V…
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We had a lot of fun this week! GGG invited us to Los Angeles to play Path of Exile 2! We play-tested all of the new additions that they've added and they were keen to get feedback on it! We had an amazing time both with the event itself and meeting so many members of the community. There's so much info to discuss that we're going to have to split i…
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We're almost back to the main story, but today Jessica runs us through a one-page RPG called Adventure Skeletons by Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor. A group of skeletons from the wizard research complex decides to venture out into the world, and what they encounter is ridiculous. Next time we'll be back to regular episodes, and we'll continue with th…
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It's time for a big hug!!! It's not your aunty, it's Group Hug cards in Commander! This week, the Space Commanders want Walt & James to tell you how you can play Group Hug in every deck, and how it might help you get over the line in your next game. There are cards, strategies and timing, but shockingly, not a single physical hug. Maybe next time! …
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In this episode of "Building Better Games," hosts Benjamin Carcich and Aaron Smith dive into the complex and often frustrating topic of estimation and planning in game development. They address the challenges, misconceptions, and emotional reactions surrounding estimation, drawing on their extensive experience in the industry. The episode also cove…
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Our protagonists find damaging info on Ambassador Amprei and gain an unexpected new ally in the process. We are Third Action, an Pathfinder Second Edition actual-play podcast running through the classic Curse of the Crimson Throne adventure path. Watch us live at 7:30 PM PST every Monday night @ https://www.twitch.tv/thirdaction ! Discord - https:/…
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The Wandering DMs tackle employment in D&D. Do adventurers need day jobs? Does starting a business or pursuing a craft undermine the motiviation to go out treasure hunting? What of systems that define prior careers as part of characgter creation? It's time for Dan and Paul to get to work! Employment is a relationship between two parties regulating …
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Timestamps 0:00 - Tarkov TV highlights and BSG Roadmap through August. 43:15 - New mechanics and features we are hyped for 1:10:06 - FIR is being permanently removed 1:24:23 - Hideout and Map changes 1:47:32 - Grizzly Kit more relevant with this change 1:59:52 - Nikita might of finally learned a lesson 2:07:36 - Misc. Tarkov related changes 2:16:15…
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"And they say she's pushing you around... How does it feel? I guess it hurts your pride..."CREDITS:Tyberius Wilson as Maurice BaileyMike Painter as Bob McGovernFabby Garza as KC CardenasLuke Varner as Jordan RogersHaley Holst as The GMIris Christianson as Haley HolstGuest starring Luke Varner as VOID MOOSEMUSIC BY MAXIE KNIGHTLEYEDITED BY MIKE PAIN…
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Secrets are revealed and what was lost is found as our heroes prepare for their journey to Darjinst.This episode was recorded May 28th, 2023.Help support Death's Door Prods: https://www.ko-fi.com/deathsdoorprodsWebsite: https://www.deathsdoorprods.com/iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/deathsdoorprods/id688055687Spotify: https://open.spoti…
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The PCs witness the culmination of Zoudou’s rite, and get a glimpse of just what kind of dark power they’re up against. Then we engage in a lot of wild conjecture and theories, read several confusing journals, and get a final dream of the Blood Moon to “close out” Book 1. In other words, 10/10 session. https://ia902300.us.archive.org/31/items/sog-1…
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GGG blew our minds this week! 3.24's Necropolis didn't get touched this week. GGG posted a video while at a PlayStation conference this week that dramatically impacts Path of Exile play on both PC and Xbox/PlayStation. PoE 2 is changing so much of the core Path of Exile experience for everyone and we can't wait to try it out this coming week in LA!…
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Recorded at Metatopia 2023 Presented by Meguey Baker, Vincent Baker An introduction to PbtA from a designer's point of view. How and why Apocalypse World works the way it does, what your game can take from it, and how and why your own game should work differently. Highlighting PbtA's conversation model, with an emphasis on consent and communication…
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Should you play combos?! This week, the Space Commanders have abducted James and Walt and thrown them in the arena to duke it out and finally settle this eternal debate. Are combos the antidote to our too long games of EDH? Or are combos the unspoken flaw in every Rule 0 conversation? It's time to Get Commanded! This podcast is recorded on Wurundje…
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We finished Titans so we could watch shit like this?You can find streaming options for the show here: https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/madame-webHelp support Death's Door Prods: https://www.ko-fi.com/deathsdoorprodsWebsite: https://www.deathsdoorprods.com/iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/deathsdoorprods/id688055687Google Podcasts: http…
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"I can't explain, these attempts they drain, but I can't give in, all efforts will be spent in vain."CREDITS:Lexi Waltner as Kacey ChambersMaxie Knightley as Solaris Apogee LVII 4th House AKA SoloCrystal Zaslavchik as Jake & Naomi ShirogorovZoe Tunnell as Charlotte "Charlie" O'NeilMolly Rhinebeck as Regina RosenthalHaley Holst as The GMIris Christi…
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Bob & Mike Bryan join us in Ojai, CA at the oldest tournament in the United States to chat all things gear, their legacy, the next gen of tennis and more! If you have any further questions or want to continue the conversation?! Email us at podcast@tennis-warehouse.com Shop with us for all your TENNIS needs all over the WORLD: 🇺🇸 Tennis Warehouse --…
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Ryan and Ben discuss some of the newest updates then take a look at each other with insight checks! Community Pages: Flee Mortals! on D&D Beyond; Where Evil Lives on D&D Beyond; Flee Mortals’ Creature Roles; Game Informer: Art of Dungeons and Dragons; Reddit Game Informer TLDR; Animal Adventures: The Faraway Sea. Socials: Discord; Bluesky; Ryan’s B…
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Dan & Paul discuss the role of skill systems in D&D and other tabletop RPGs. Not part of the initial Original D&D ruleset, they give PCs an opportunity to master individual skills in a fine-grained manner. Have they been beneficial to D&D, or a distraction? Do they work better in other games, like sci-fi or horror? A skill represents the learned kn…
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Timestamps 0:00 - Fog has been almost completely removed 11:25 - Map to Map travel is REAL 22:29 - An assortment of teasers, fixes, and features 33:52 - Redemption Quest line completion 53:06 - AbneyDude's armor rework suggestion is interesting 1:17:50 - Fallout New Vegas has the best faction system 1:31:20 - Guest Interview Get featured in our nex…
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After a blink into Oz's past, the Circle of the Broken Cage finally has a proper lead on their case. In meeting this new phenomena, they must each wrestle with their own selves to overcome. Content warnings: Body horror, cursing, ghosts You can find us at: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/queerpg⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ If you're looking for some new dice, head over to ⁠⁠⁠…
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As the crew of Cosmic Crit ventures into uncharted territory in search of the lost expedition, they stumble upon an enigmatic archway bearing ancient Elven inscriptions, hinting at secrets long forgotten. Their curiosity piqued, they pass through the arch, only to find themselves transported to a moon of Golarion, where they encounter a surreal lan…
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It's been a glorious week of watching people in our FE community die in our private league. Your deaths give us great joy. So does going CI as soon as possible! If you're not playing for fun, you're playing wrong 😉 . We hope you're having a great week, whether or not you're play Path of Exile's 3.24 Necropolis. Thanks for your listens each week! Yo…
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