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Is there an analog RPG you’ve always wanted to try, but just haven’t been able to get started? Want to discover new games, or learn more about ones you already know? Join our hosts as they learn a new RPG every show, with the game’s designer on hand to teach you.
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Apr 28, 2019

WARNING - This is a Detention episode. As such it may not be suitable for all listeners. There are themes of domination, bondage, and slavery.

Tales of Gor brings you into a striking world of science-fantasy roleplaying. Born from the Gorean Cycle (34 books) by John Norman, Tales of Gor brings you to The Counter Earth. A world of contradictions, freedom and slavery, science and fantasy, primitive violence and high technology ripe for adventure.

While two great alien powers vie for control of the solar system their plans play out on two worlds, Earth and Gor. Will you take sides or simply strive to survive in a hostile world of gigantic animals, powerful city states and cunning machinations?

Powered by Open D6Tales of Gor lets you step into this long-running series of science-fantasy novels and carve your own future on the Counter-Earth. 

Illustrated in striking style by celebrated fetish and comic book artist Michael Manning (Spider Garden, Tranceptor) this book is also a visual treat for fans of Gor, giving his unique interpretation to Gor, its creatures and its people.

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Jan 10, 2019

The Deryni Adventure Game is based on the popular “Deryni” series of fantasy books by Katherine Kurtz. The novels weave a rich tapestry of romantic chivalry, medieval kings, a powerful Church, and the Deryni, a persecuted race of humans with the gift of magic.

Now you can share in the magic! Create characters – human or Deryni! – and experience the Eleven Kingdoms through their marvelous adventures! Uncover intrigue in the courts of kings, defend the Deryni from persecution, explore the world, and experience all manner of medieval majesty!

Aug 9, 2018

Season 2 opens with two new hosts, James "Jay Cee" Carpio and Spence.

They interview Jeff Talanian about his game  Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea. It's an awesome OSR game that harkens back to Robert E. Howard's pulp-fiction tales.

Aug 2, 2018

Thunder is a fantasy roleplaying game of high adventure. Take up the mantel of a Cleric or Paladin, become a mercenary Fighter or Berserker, cross the line with the law and play a Rapscallion, or dabble in the arcane and become a Mage.

On this episode you'll get the full live play from GaryCon 2016, with Satine Phoenix, Chad Parrish, Mike Kafes, and Frank Sapia.

Jan 20, 2016

Game School discusses with Adventure Playgrounds founder, BJ Hensely, how to best introduce younger children into roleplaying.  This one is full of sound advice on creating family friendly adventures that your kids will love!

 

 

Jan 3, 2016

Game School talks with Jack Norris of Green Ronin about  Fantasy Age! If your familiar with Wil Wheaton's exciting Dragon Age campaigns, you can't miss this one as Fantasy Age allows you to take the same rules set to build your own dynamic campaign setting.

With Satine at Comic Con during the time of this recording, our producer, Peter Bryant steps in to prove that orcs can be heroes too!

Nov 20, 2015

Game School talks with Alexander Macris and Tavis Allison about their game Adventurer Conqueror King. ACK is a fantasy game that allows you to play in a world reminiscent of writers Howard and Fritz Leiber. Alex and Tavis run Satine and Chad through an encounter against two evil anti-heroes and their men. Will they defeat the evil? You’ll have to listen to find out.

Aug 20, 2015

Game School talks with Luke Crane about the game Torchbearer. Torchbearer is a sword and sorcery RPG with an incredible and innovative new style of game play. We are joined by our new co-host Satine Phoenix and Luke runs her through a quick adventure into an underground lair of unspeakable evil.

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