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A Player’s Guide to Roleplaying


So you listen to actual-play podcasts. That's no surprise, you're reading this, aren't you? I listen to a lot of them, too. I'm more often than not amazed at the roleplaying. The first thing I'll tell you is this: Don't compare yourself to the podcast players. Depending on the podcast, sometimes the player will take a [...]

A Player’s Guide to Roleplaying 2017-08-31T16:25:21+00:00

Highlight: Godsfall


Today’s highlight is Godsfall: Swords & Superheroes. Godsfall is a Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition actual-play podcast. Godsfall is probably the heaviest-edited podcast I've ever listened to, which also makes it one of the most fascinating actual-play podcasts to listen to. When the scene is set near a harbour, you can hear the sound of seagulls, [...]

Highlight: Godsfall 2017-08-31T16:25:21+00:00

Bored Ghost


"Bored Ghost is a storytelling audio series that uses games to drive the stories. We play a variety of games, from independently published collaborative storytelling games to traditional Role-Playing Games, all with the intent to tell a series of stories" Average Length: Medium (45-90 minutes)

Bored Ghost 2017-08-31T16:25:21+00:00

Film Reroll


  "Film Reroll: We take famous movies and play through them as if they were a role playing game. Instead of all those pesky writers carefully crafting a plot, we let the dice decide and go from there. Inevitably it all goes completely off the rails. With Paulo Quiros, Jocelyn Vammer, Jon Miller and Pitr [...]

Film Reroll 2017-08-31T16:25:22+00:00

Three Brilliant Artists


Do you find yourself wishing that an artist would draw cool art of your RPG characters? Or even wish that an artist would draw you a cool pic for your tumblr or twitter profile pic? If you're as obsessed with podcasts (or even a little bit) as I am, you'll know that fan-art is a big [...]

Three Brilliant Artists 2017-08-31T16:25:22+00:00

Weekly Roundup


Ready for this week's roundup of podcasts we think you should listen to? Here we go! Here's a spectacular female host: Angela (@angelamwebber on Twitter) hosts the show Gosh Darn Fiasco. If you haven't heard of Fiasco, it's technically a GM-less RPG game. Fiasco is a game inspired by adventures gone terribly wrong, and as [...]

Weekly Roundup 2017-08-31T16:25:22+00:00

All Roads Tavern


"All Roads Tavern is an tabletop roleplaying actual play." Average Length: Medium (45-90 minutes)

All Roads Tavern 2017-08-31T16:25:22+00:00

Under Discussion


"UnderDiscussion: The Undergopher Podcast is a fun, always geeky, sometimes off topic podcast about RPGs and tabletop gaming." Average Length: Medium (45-90 minutes)

Under Discussion 2017-08-31T16:25:22+00:00

Who What Why?


  "Who, What, Why? A Game Design Podcast is an audio-only internet radio show where we interview game designers to learn more about game design." Average Length: Medium (45-90 minutes)

Who What Why? 2017-08-31T16:25:22+00:00
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