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A Tale As Old As Time

Episode #8 – Play-By-Post roleplaying has been around for decades, at least as long as the earliest Usenet groups on the fledgling Internet. But with all of our advancements in technology, why does this form of tabletop play still exist? Music: “Celebration” by Alexander Nakarada (www.serpentsoundstudios.com) Licensed under Creative Commons BY Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ …

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Rated PG-13

Episode #7 – Let’s discuss ERP, or “Erotic Roleplaying”, and why it is a good thing for the MMORPG community. Music: “Celebration” by Alexander Nakarada (www.serpentsoundstudios.com) Licensed under Creative Commons BY Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Powered by WPeMatico

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Support Your Local Rennie!

Episode #6 – We all know that COVID-19 has taken a toll on the SCA and RenFaire scene this year. But whether or not you are a part of one of these communities, if you are a Roleplayer of any stripe, you really need to look into virtual faires, and other ways to support Faire …

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The Mercer Effect is a Cop-out

Episode #5 – Many Tabletop Roleplayers, especially Game-Masters, have cited the “Mercer Effect” (where their players unreasonably expect the GM to be as solid and professional as Matt Mercer of “Critical Role”) as the cause of their group’s woes. I have been there myself, but that said, it’s an absolute cop-out. Let’s discuss why. Music: …

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A Look Under The Hood

Episode #4 – Today I discuss the mechanics of tabletop roleplaying games, their relative complexities, and whether they matter or not in the long run. Music: “Celebration” by Alexander Nakarada (www.serpentsoundstudios.com) Licensed under Creative Commons BY Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Powered by WPeMatico

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