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Episode Twelve

Episode 12

It’s time for Tryst to finally test his hand at piloting. I’m sure nothing unexpected will crop up on that front. Meanwhile, Bacta attempts to put the jump on Jorj Car’das while Leenik helps himself to a second serving of meatloaf.

Holiday Special

Holiday Special

The Crew gets up to some some capital N Nonsense in this year’s Life Day Holiday Special.

 

 

Episode Eleven

Tryst and Lyn get to the heart of the story arc while Leenik and Bacta come face to face with Jorj Car’das!

Strong, Unreasonable Villains

This week James takes on a new listener question: When my players come up with what seems like a reasonable bargain or deal, my antagonists accept, as long as they’re not giving up more than they originally intended to. The greatest play experiences I’ve had came from GMs who created hardline antagonists who would accept nothing less than total acceptance of their demands. Overcoming them gave me a thrill that I want to give my players, but whenever I try to run these guys, my senses of fairness and logic kick in and I accept a reasonable solution.

Episode Ten

Definitely NOT a secret message

Enter Lyntel! As Tryst gets familiar with the Explore Corps newcomer, Bacta and Leenik get themselves Leeniked even further. Hopefully they thought this one through.

 

Episode Nine

A new challenger approaches! Or, more accurately, each leg of the split part approaches as yet unseen challengers. As Bacta and Leenik bond with a kindred spirit, the unlikely trio of Tryst, Tamlin, and Tony skulk through Myrkr’s dense forests in search of an elusive Exploration Corps thief.

Episode Eight

With the party split, the ship missing, and Jorj Car’das hot on thair tails the crew of the Mynok mus get captured twice as hard if they want to survive this episode!

18. Metatopia 2014

James discusses the outstanding Metatopia and talks game design with fellow rookie designers Jason Pitre and Mark Richardson

Episode Seven

With little Tamlin watching nervously from the dense underbrush of Myrkyr’s Great Forest, the crew of the Mynock springs into battle against an unseen and deadly foe. Will the boys hold Cardas’ crew at bay, or will the unseen assailant send off a message to her employer, alerting him to they boy’s position?

17. Alignment Part 1 with Ben Dutter

Plenty of OD&D concepts have fallen out of favor. Most of them died out because they put limitations on play. These days swords and sorcery systems are way less restrictive and f20 games are focused on customization. However, 5th edition D&D opted to keep alignment- which has some gamers scratching their heads.