RPG Academy Film Studies

A curated episode list by Kalum
Creation Date February 8th, 2019
Updated Date Updated August 5th, 2019
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The collected episodes of the bonus show "Film Studies" by The RPG Academy which review movies with a RPG twist. Would we recommend them specifically to fans of tabletop RPG and Dungeons & Dragons? Which game systems and setting swould be the best to adapt them? Which concept and ideas could we borrow from them for RPG adventures?
Film Studies – Episode 1 – Brotherhood of the Wolf
The RPG Academy
http://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RPGA-Film-Studies_Episode-01_edited.mp3   Hello and welcome to the first ep of a new bonus series of podcasts from The RPG Academy Network. In Film Studies, members of the network, along with guests who may not be in the network will review a film and discuss ways it could help inform an RPG session or plot. For this inaugural episode, Kalum from The Rolistes Podcast was joined by Tanner and Dakota of the Shadow of the Cabal podcast and special guest Camille from Demipia the Third Age (@DemipiaT3A) as they watched Brotherhood of the Wolf. This being the first episode we were still playing around with the format of the show and future shows may or may not follow this one exactly. I hope you enjoy this series. If so, please reach out and suggest other movies you’d like us to discuss. If you’d like to purchase a copy of the movie we discuss AND support our show you an use our Amazon.com affiliate link E-mail us at Podcast@TheRpgAcademy Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Join our new Google+ Community page: The Rpg Academy Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get access to exclusive bonus content and more.  
Film Studies – Armour of God II / Operation Condor  (Three Low-stats Bards & a Min-max Monk)
The Rolistes Podcast
Listen & review on ITunes.  Welcome to the second episode of “Film Studies”, the bonus series brought to you by The RPG Academy Network. In Film Studies, members of the Network, sometimes joined by non-Network guests, will review a film and discuss ways it could inspire tabletop RPG adventures, characters or practices. This time Dakota from … Continue reading Film Studies – Armour of God II / Operation Condor (Three Low-stats Bards & a Min-max Monk)
Film Studies – Episode 3 – Clue
The RPG Academy
http://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Film-Studies-Episode-3-Clue.mp3 Clue, the Movie (Bluff Check +5 – the Movie) Welcome to the third episode of “Film Studies”, the bonus series brought to you by The RPG Academy Network. In Film Studies, members of the Network, sometimes joined by non-Network guests, will review a film and discuss ways it could inspire tabletop RPG adventures, characters or practices. This time Michael ( @TheRpgAcademy)  heads the class to introduce you to the 1985 “Clue, the Movie.“ Our competent academic team is completed by Victoria, from  The Broadswords and Tracy from The Othercast. Tabletop RPG settings systems and setting mentioned included: “Dungeons and Dragons from Wizards of the Coast and Gumshoe by Plegrane Press. The next film to be the subject of our class will be Joxxxxx  Delicasine. Let us know ahead of the recording about if this one inspired you some tabletop RPG adventures and maybe we will discuss it on the show. This new series is still in its early stages and we are still fiddling with the format. Please send us your feedback so we can fine tune it for your enjoyment, to tell us about your own experience with the movies discussed or even suggest films you would like us to cover in future episodes. If you’d like to purchase a copy of the movie we discuss AND support our show you an use our Amazon.com affiliate link. You can even do so with tabletop RPG purchases via our DriveThru affiliate link. http://www.theothertracy.com  http://theothertracy.com/theothercast  http://patreon.com/theothercast  http://patreon.com/theothertracy  E-mail us at Podcast@TheRpgAcademy Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Join our new Google+ Community page: The Rpg Academy Discuss our content on The RPG Academy Network’s subReddit Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get access to exclusive bonus content and more.
Film Studies – Episode 4 – Delicatessen
The RPG Academy
https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/RPGA-film-Studies_Episode-04_2018.05.15.mp3   Delicatessen   (Butchers & Feelings) The RPG Academy bonus series “Film Studies” is back (sorry for the delay)! Once more, Kalum from “The Rolistes Podcast” takes us to France with “Delicatessen” a post-apocalyptic dark comedy from 1991 by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro. As a reminder, for Film Studies, members of the Network sometimes joined by non-Network guests, will review a film and discuss ways it could inspire tabletop RPG adventures, characters or practices. Our competent academic team is completed by Bianca from “The Broadswords” and Scott from “Lawful & Orderly”. Tabletop RPG settings systems and setting mentioned included: “Fantaji Universal Role-Playing Game” by Anthropos Games, “Monster of the Week” by Evil Hat Productions, “Dread” by The Impossible Dream, “Dungeon Crawl Classics” by Goodman Games, “Star Wars – The Roleplaying Game” by West End Games and its “Darkstryder Campaign”, as well as “Curse of Stradh” by Wizards of the Coast. The next film in our curriculum will be Neil Jordan‘s “High Spirits” from 1988. Let us know ahead of the recording about if this one inspired you some tabletop RPG adventures and maybe we will discuss it on the show. This new series is still in its early stages and we are still fiddling with the format. Please send us your feedback so we can fine tune it for your enjoyment, to tell us about your own experience with the movies discussed or even suggest films you would like us to cover in future episodes. If you’d like to purchase a copy of the movie we discuss AND support our show you an use our Amazon.com affiliate link. You can even do so with tabletop RPG purchases via our DriveThru affiliate link. E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/Gmail. Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Join our new Google+ Community page: The Rpg Academy Discuss our content on The RPG Academy Network’s subReddit Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get access to exclusive bonus content and more.
Film Studies – Episode 5 – High Spirits
The RPG Academy
https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/RPGA_Film_Studies_High_Spirits_edited.mp3                                               E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/Gmail. Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Join our new Google+ Community page: The Rpg Academy Discuss our content on The RPG Academy Network’s subReddit Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get access to exclusive bonus content and more.
Film Studies – Episode 6 – El Dia de la Bestia
The RPG Academy
https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/RPGA-film-Studies_Episode-06-El-Dia-de-la-Bestia.mp3 Merry belated Christmas wishes! The RPG Academy “Film Studies” is back with a post-seasonal episode. This time, Kalum from “The Rolistes Podcast” takes us to Spain with “El Dia de la Bestia” a very dark NSFW Christmas comedy from 1995 by Alex de la Iglesia. As a reminder, for Film Studies, members of the Network sometimes joined by non-Network guests, will review a film and discuss ways it could inspire tabletop RPG adventures, characters or practices. Our competent academic team is completed by Dani Neary from “Tales of Blood & Stone” and Nuria Núria Casellas from “Cucafera Games”. Tabletop RPG settings systems and setting mentioned included: “Cypher System” by Monte Cook Games “Shadow of the Demon Lord” by Robert J. Schwalb “Ragnarok” by Carlos Monzón “Aquelarre” by Richard Ibáñez, Antonio Polo & Lester Smith “Mutantes en la Sombra” by José Félix Garzón & Igor Arriola “In Nomine Satanis / Magna Veritas” by Croc for Siroz Team “Kult: Divinity Lost” by Modiphius “Urban Shadows” by Andrew Medeiros and Mark Diaz Truman for Magpie Games “Nephilim” by Frederic Weil for Multisim adapted for the US market by Chaosium “Dark Earth” by Multisim   The novel “Wings of Twilight” by Hans Cumming was also mentioned.   Please check out “Endless Pass: A Viking Saga” by our guest Núria Casellas for Wizkids. There has been a change and the next Film Studies will be Groundhog Day with Neverending story after that. E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/Gmail. Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Join our new Google+ Community page: The Rpg Academy Discuss our content on The RPG Academy Network’s subReddit Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get access to exclusive bonus content and more.
Film Studies – Episode 7 – Groundhog Day
The RPG Academy
https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Film-Studies-Ground-Hog-Day.mp3 Happy Groundhog day.  Whether this is your first, third or 10,000th Groundhog Day this year, let’s make it a good one and remember to get your boots on ’cause it’s cold out side! In this episode, Michael and Michael? from The RPG Academy podcast are joined by Kalum from “The Rolistes Podcast” to discuss the 1993 comedy classic Groundhog Day: Written and Directed by Harold Ramis and starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliot. As a reminder, for Film Studies, members of the Network sometimes joined by non-Network guests, will review a film and discuss ways it could inspire tabletop RPG adventures, characters or practices. Tabletop RPG settings systems and setting mentioned included: Dungeons and Dragons by WotC 13th Age by Pelgrane Press PBTA games “Nephilim” by Frederic Weil for Multisim adapted for the US market by Chaosium There has been a change and the next Film Studies will be Neverending Story and Bone Tomahawk after that. E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/Gmail. Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Join our new Google+ Community page: The Rpg Academy Discuss our content on The RPG Academy Network’s subReddit Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get access to exclusive bonus content and more.
Film Studies – Episode 8 – Bone Tomahawk
The RPG Academy
https://therpgacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Film-Studies-Bone-Tomahawk.mp3 It’s June! Time to kick off your summer with another RPG Academy “Film Studies” episode. And what better way to celebrate summer than with some heat of the wild (and in this case, slightly weird and horrific) West. Chris Hussey from The Adventures of Young & Holt,  sits down with Michael, May and Kali to discuss that “other” Kurt Russel-led western, “Bone Tomahawk.” As a reminder, for Film Studies, members of the Network sometimes joined by non-Network guests, will review a film and discuss ways it could inspire tabletop RPG adventures, characters or practices. The rest of the posse, as mentioned is Michael from the Redemption podcast, Kali from Riff & Rabble and May from Return to Greyhawk. The next film in our curriculum will be The Never Ending Story. (spoiler – it ends!) Let us know ahead of the recording if this movie inspired you some tabletop RPG adventures and maybe we will discuss your contribution on the show. If you’d like to purchase a copy of the movie we discuss AND support our show you an use our Amazon.com affiliate link. You can even do so with tabletop RPG purchases via our DriveThru affiliate link. E-mail us at TheRpgAcademy/Gmail. Follow us on twitter @TheRpgAcademy Visit our Facebook Page Discuss our content on The RPG Academy Network’s subReddit Become a backer: Patreon.com/TheRpgAcademy and get access to exclusive bonus content and more.
Film Studies – The Neverending Story (Choose Your Own Adventure Gone Wrong)
The Rolistes Podcast
Listen & review on ITunes.  Once upon time… ...there was a podcaster who dreamt of recording with all of his favourite fellow podcasters… ...and so The RPG Academy “Film Studies was born. Turn the pages and join Kalum from “The Rolistes Podcast” into a journey through “Die Unendliche Geschichte aka The Never Ending Story”, a West … Continue reading Film Studies – The Neverending Story (Choose Your Own Adventure Gone Wrong)