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The On A Roll podcast focuses on better storytelling, better playing and better community through the belief that the only way to win an RPG is to have fun, so Ryan, Carie and Jason are sharing their experiences to help you spend more time winning! Join the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite as they talk about tabletop gaming, LARPing, MUSHing and keeping your investment in check.Join us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/groups/onarollpodcast) and let us know your thoughts on the show, g ...
 
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Episode 235: Ten Things That Will Make Your Character Better Continuing the Ten Things lists, this week the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about better characters. Carie, Jason and Ryan assemble a list of the Ten Things That Will Make Your Character Better! Support On A RollBy Ryan Faricelli.
 
Episode 234: Ten Things to Make Your Setting Better This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend investigate some basic approaches to making the setting where your game takes place even better. Carie, Jason and Ryan gleen their experiences to compile a list of ten simple things anyone running a game can do right now to improve locatio ...…
 
Episode 233: Don't Run This, But If You Must... There's a lot of talk about offensive topics in games right now, so the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend examine sexual assault, child abuse, pregnancy, miscarriage and abortion in gaming. Carie, Jason and Ryan discuss alternative stories that storytellers can run that can evoke the same ki ...…
 
Episode 232: That New Consent Checklist Monte Cook Games published a Consent Checklist book this week, so the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend gave it a read. Carie, Jason and Ryan discuss what's in the document, as well as their thoughts on it as a tool for gaming! They even look at some of the reactions folks are having to it. Support ...…
 
Episode 231: Trolling the Waters With the Favorite off for the week, the Curmudgeon and the Legend examine the six gaming topics most likely to cause troll-ignited dumpster fires. Carie, not-Jason and Ryan talk blackface at larp, professional DMing, the Mercer effect and more! Support On A RollBy Ryan Faricelli.
 
Episode 230: The Eight Fun Languages A group of scholars determined that there are eight types of fun in games. The Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend explore these "fun languages." After learning about them, Carie, Jason and Ryan examine how players and game runners can use them to make their games more fun! Support On A Roll Links: The M ...…
 
Episode 229: Help! I'm a new player! After hearing from a friend who played their first D&D game ever recently, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend decided to talk about what new players should think about as they join a game. Carie, Jason and Ryan deep dive into the things new players should do to help make their first game even more f ...…
 
Episode 228: Ten Things To Make Your Game Better This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend investigate some basic approaches to making your game better. Carie, Jason and Ryan gleen their experiences to compile a list of ten simple things anyone running a game can do right now to improve their group and help everyone have more fun! ...…
 
Episode 227: Maury Brown on New World Magischola Maury Brown joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend this week to talk about the massively successful New World Magischola larp and the new Magimundi Bestiary currently on Kickstarter. Carie, Jason and Ryan talk about bisonatees, changing the world through larping, whimsical cryptids, de ...…
 
Episode 226: Dice Dice Baby Why do people love dice? Gamers have to have all the dice they can get, so the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend spend some time with Lucia Versprille of Monstrous Incantations to talk about the little plastic buggers. In the process, Carie, Jason and Ryan learn all about the artisinal crafting and techniques o ...…
 
Episode 225: RPG Omnibus It's a round robin extravaganza this week, as the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend tackle a ton of topics in rapid succession. Carie, Jason and Ryan plow through the first On A Roll RPG Omnibus! Support On A Roll Links: Jeff Goldblum at TwinMask Larp — Here's a user video from a gamer that played with Jeff Goldbl ...…
 
Episode 224: Ethics in Gaming The Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend tackle the difficult but important topic of ethics in gaming this week. Carie, Jason and Ryan try to figure out just what ethics are and how they affect gaming communities, as well as what gamers can do to help improve things! Huge thank you to Dr. Andrea Phillips from Le ...…
 
Episode 223: Anatomy of a Power Gamer Inspired by something said in an interview on last week's show, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend do a deep dive into power gaming. Carie, Jason and Ryan look at the reasons power gamers exist, how they affect your game and whether or not they are good or bad! Support On A Roll…
 
Episode 222: Live From Goat Larp The Favorite shares his experiences from Goat Larp with the Curmudgeon and the Legend. Was it everything you'd expect from a larp for goats!?! Jason also talks with attendees and the creators of Goat Larp recorded live on location in the middle of the field! Special Guest: Dan - The G.O.A.T.. Support On A Roll L ...…
 
Episode 221: Plot Arc Planning Major, long-running plot arcs are the topic this week for the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend. Carie, Jason and Ryan explore the art of crafting and planning story-driven, character-driven and emotion-driven plot arcs! Support On A RollBy Ryan Faricelli.
 
Episode 220: Playing to What? This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend explore the three generally accepted ways for players to play their character. Carie, Jason and Ryan deep dive into playing to win, playing to lift and playing to lose! Support On A RollBy Ryan Faricelli.
 
Episode 219: Marketing Your Game part 2 In the second of our two-part episode deep dive on the topic of advertising your role-playing game, marketing expert Jared Powers joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend. Jared informs Carie, Jason and Ryan on a variety of advertising topics, including Facebook ads, SEO and marketing apps for yo ...…
 
Episode 218: Marketing Your Game part 1 Marketing expert Jared Powers joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about how to market your game. Jared takes Carie, Jason and Ryan on a deep dive on the topic of advertising your role-playing game to find new players in this first of two parts! Special Guest: Jared - The Pescatarian. ...…
 
Episode 217: Fleshing Things Out After the basic concepts of her new game have been decided, the Favorite and the Curmudgeon help the Legend flesh out some cultural details of Adventurers Not Wanted. Carie, Jason and Ryan share the brainstorming process and insights in fleshing out a world that's been created for a game! Support On A Roll Links ...…
 
Episode 216: Shut Up & Listen After receiving an email with some valid concerns about Carie's treatment on the show, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a look at her experience as a woman who games. Carie leads Jason and Ryan on a journey of discovery and awareness that's upsetting and insightful, demonstrating the need for us all ...…
 
*Episode 215: Grease Monkeys * Mechanics are important, so this week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend spend some time examining the dice, nuts and bolts in a game and what makes them work (and not work). Carie, Jason and Ryan also discuss Ryan's theory of Collaborative Immigrants and Collaborative Natives! Support On A Roll…
 
Episode 214: Making History This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend examine the finer points of crafting a history for your characters. Carie, Jason and Ryan deep dive into methods, techniques and tropes for making your character's history something memorable and influential in your games! Support On A Roll…
 
Episode 213: Playing Dead Jason's off doing work stuffs, so the Curmudgeon and the Legend take on character death. Carie and Ryan examine how your character dying sucks, but also, how it can be good fo you as a player and good for your game! Support On A RollBy Ryan Faricelli.
 
Episode 212: Does (Plot) Size Matter? Running epic plots is hard! This week, Carie, Jason and Ryan talk about the challenges of huge stories and the difficulty involved in nailing good endings for giant tales. Support On A Roll Links: #Inktober2018 Postcard Set by Reel Fun Studios — Kickstarter — Carie's Kickstarter for her postcard set is foun ...…
 
Episode 211: Dan Comstock and The Goat Larp Dan Comstock shows up to talk with the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend about GOAT Larp. Carie, Jason and Ryan try to figure out how to run plots for goats while talking to Dan about the 10,000 attendee German festival larp scene and his plans for Dammerung! Special Guest: Dan - The G.O.A.T.. S ...…
 
Episode 41: Dakotasaurus on Math APRIL FOOL'S EPISODE 2019 – This week on the Honor Roll podcast, the Professor, the Alumnus and the Teacher's Pet sit down with Dakotasaurus to talk about study techniques and mathematics. Ryan, Carie and Jason take on a math problem dictated by Dakota and she challenges them to guess her favorite dinosaurs! Sup ...…
 
Episode 210: Rare and Unusual Characters After listening to Jason's dramatic prison tale, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend dive deep into the world of rare and unusual characters. Carie, Jason and Ryan discuss what makes a character rare and unusual and how storytellers and players should handle them in their games! Support On A Roll ...…
 
Episode 209: Burnout What happens when you get burned out? The Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend try to figure out the signs of gaming burnout and what causes it. It's up to Carie, Jason and Ryan to come up with ways to avoid and treat player and storytelling burnout on this week's episode! Support On A Roll Links: Snowhaven for Fifth Edi ...…
 
Episode 208: Plot Building What does the process of plot building sound like? This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend pull back the curtain on a storyteller meeting. Carie, Jason and Ryan craft a plot for a game off the cuff to demonstrate the process! Support On A Roll Links: Coral Springs MUSH — This is the MUSH that Carie runs ...…
 
Episode 207: Josh Heath on Snowhaven Josh Heath from High Level Games joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about the current tabletop RPG on Kickstarter, Snowhaven. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn all about snow-punk, the process of producing an indie RPG and the fascinating world of pistol-packing yetis! Special Guest: Josh – ...…
 
Episode 206: LIVE! from Con Nooga Con Nooga, the multi-fandom convention in Chattanooga, Tennessee, asked the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to help host panels and record an episode live during the con. Carie, Jason and Ryan answered questions and gave gaming advice to attendees in this week's episode! Support On A Roll Links: The Gun ...…
 
Episode 205: Matthew, Zak and Other Pieces of Poop After an exhausting week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about the gross monsters in the RPG industry. Carie, Jason and Ryan tackle the controversies and consider what we as gamers can and should do now! Support On A Roll Links: Ninja Monkey Studios - Home — The Facebook page ...…
 
Episode 204: Sandboxes and Narratives This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a cue from a listener and discuss the differences between running a sandbox-style game and a narrative-driven game. Carie, Jason and Ryan take a look at the pros and cons, and what they prefer! Support On A Roll…
 
Episode 203: Engagement vs. Immersion After attending a new local game with lots of costuming, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about the difference between engagement and immerision, and how both are achieved. Carie, Jason and Ryan work out the pros and cons of them both, and they try to figure out which is more important! Supp ...…
 
Episode 202: Sensitivity Editting After a viscious thread in a Facebook group, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend tackle the important topic of sensitivity editing in gaming. Carie, Jason and Ryan try to navigate the angry distance between the "Get Woke Go Broke" and the "Social Justice Warrior" crowds and figure out sensitivity in gam ...…
 
Episode 201: Running the End It's the first episode of season two! Since it's the beginning of our new season, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about endings. Carie, Jason and Ryan explore the reasons and requirements for ending a story and the benefits and drawbacks of doing so! Support On A Roll Links: reelfunstudios - Twitch ...…
 
Episode 131: Do We Even Need Experience Points? There's a lot of talk about experience points lately, so the Favorite asks the Curmudgeon and the Legend what the point of XP is. Carie, Jason and Ryan discuss the problems and benefits of XP, why we have it and why it's such a contentious topic on our final episode of season one! Support On A Rol ...…
 
Episode 130: Donny Cates and Telling Great Stories Epik Comic Show happened recently, and the Curmudgeon and the Legend sat down with Marvel comic's writer Donny Cates. Carie and Ryan find out Donny's story and how he became a comic book author, and then get his take on how to tell a great story! Special Guest: Donny – The Marvel. Support On A ...…
 
Episode 129: Jamie Chambers, Historic D&D and A Delve in a Cave Hanging out at PostApocalypticon at Dicehead Games and Comics, the Curmudgeon and the Legend sat down with game designer Jamie Chambers to talk about his new 5th Ed adventure, A Delve in the Cave. Ryan and Carie also talk with Jamie about his early online role with TSR and his expe ...…
 
Episode 128: Chris Spivey, Diversity and Harlem Unbound While at HLG Con, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite had the opportunity to hang out with Chris Spivey, the multiple Gold Ennie-winning designer of Harlem Unbound. Ryan, Carie and Jason talk with Chris about diversity in gaming and designing a role-playing game that tackles diffic ...…
 
Episode 127: Craig Campbell on Indie Game Design Having played Die Laughing at HLG Con, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite invite indie game designer Craig Campbell back to the show to talk about the game. Ryan, Carie and Jason then spend time with Craig diving into the world of indie game development and the Kickstarter process. Speci ...…
 
Episode 126: ACTUAL PLAY of Die Laughing Driving across the United States to Atlantic City for HLG Con was tiring, so the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite made it their mission to have as much fun there as they could. Ryan, Carie and Jason wrangled Craig Campbell of Nerdburger Games and convinced him to run a session of his latest game, ...…
 
Episode 125: Running Games for Profit After reading a heated online discussion, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite dive into the ethics and acceptability of running role-playing games, particularly LARPs, for profit. Ryan, Carie and Jason discuss behaviors, expectations and general opinions about this surprisingly controversial topic. ...…
 
Episode 124: Nerdball with Matthew Webb The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite have a sit down with Matthew Webb about his recent article about the concept of LARP as Nerdball. Ryan, Carie and Jason talk about how competitive play can be abusive and systemic. They also exploring ways we can all work to prevent those problems and build heal ...…
 
Episode 123: Facebook Live AMA Armed with courage and technology, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite take on Facebook Live and hold an "Ask Me Anything"-style show. Ryan, Carie and Jason talk about all of the games in Ryan's gaming room and everything else they get asked by our listeners. Support On A Roll Links: Cleveland Geekster — C ...…
 
Episode 122: Snacktastic Help What sort of things that are NOT the game helps make your game better? This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite discuss snacks, locations, music, props and everything else you can add to your game night to make things great. Ryan, Carie and Jason even explore the differences in these kinds of addition ...…
 
Episode 121: Make Great Characters Ever wonder what makes a good character great? This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite try to figure out what players can do to develop their good characters into characters that are great. Ryan, Carie and Jason formulate a four piece theory based on Depth, Substance, Usefulness and Awesome. How ...…
 
Episode 120: Problem Players 2: Electric Boogaloo This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite continue their discussion about problem players. In the second of two parts, Ryan, Carie and Jason break down more types of problem players, what causes them and how to deal with them. They also talk about how to vet players as a means to pr ...…
 
Episode 119: Problem Players What do you do when one of your players is ruining the game for everyone? This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite discuss how to address problem players. In the first of two parts, Ryan, Carie and Jason break down different kinds of problem players, what causes them and how to deal with them. Support ...…
 
Episode 118: Player Agency Just what is player agency and how does it work... or not work? This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite follow the lead of Drew, one of their Patreon backers, and tackle defining Player Agency and then exploring the things that make up this mysterious idea. Ryan, Carie and Jason also talk about whether ...…
 
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