RPG From Scratch

A GamesHobbies and Other Games podcast featuring Josh La Forge and Doug Banks
 4 people rated this podcast
Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Imagine it: a gleaming, glorious system combining everything you love about gaming and dropping the crap you can’t stand. Embark on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as we design, test, and rebalance our own RPG From Scratch! We chronicle our tabletop trials and errors, grapple with game design, explore the art of mechanics and storytelling, and adventure through epic playtesting campaigns. New episodes weekly!

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We go over some mild party drama and talk about how to resolve it, but the real meat of this episode is where we dive off the cliff into the dangerous waters of damage scaling. Our proposed solution is guaranteed to be controversial, but if geeks like us enjoy anything, it's arguing.Show notes:https://nerdyshow.com/2019/01/rpg-from-scratch-design-episode-16-neverending-compromises
Which horrors are revealed and which are vanquished by the return of light to this pit of secrets? The gang discovers the source of the noise deep in the Earth and reunite with an old acquaintance as discord spreads between them, believing this to be their final moment.Show Notes:https://nerdyshow.com/2019/01/rpg-from-scratch-echoes-of-the-starcrypt-part-13
We delve into our hopes and dreams when preparing to sit down with a new gaming group. Also, What is magic? Is it the power that underlies all reality, like The Force? Is it an alien essence being unknowingly mined by the collective unconscious for the benefit of our devourers? Is it like trying to tell a stranger about rock and roll?We don't know! Let's just make something up.Show notes and more…

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galdapjunior reviewed this podcast on Sep 29th, 2018
"Great podcast. As a GM who likes to homebrew and explore different systems this is lots of fun to listen to."

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Aug 5th, 2018
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Feb 18th, 2019
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