Podcasts

June 6, 2022

Whoops! – Loot Mechanics #275

A fix is coming for the “Dark Souls” RPG, and another Marvel MMO bites the dust. Intro (0:49) – Beoulus has been working, as usual, and Scormey is at Faire! Tabletop Roleplaying (7:26) – The “Dark Souls” RPG fix is coming soon… kind of, anyway. Wrap (26:29) – The Marvel MMO from Daybreak is no […]
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June 3, 2022

Meander, Part 1 (Ep. 83)

Starting up a bit of an excursion, playing the excellent OSR, PbtA game “Vagabonds of Dyfed”! Game: “Vagabonds of Dyfed“ Oracle: “GameMaster’s Apprentice – Fantasy Deck“ 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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May 30, 2022

Troll Party – Loot Mechanics #274

Trolls doing what Trolls do in “Guild Wars 2”, and a little talk about the “Girl Genius RPG” book. Intro (0:49) – Our week, in brief. Video Game News (7:46) – ArenaNet fails to learn from previous mistakes, allowing Trolls to screw players yet again. Wrap (23:45) – My thoughts on the “Girl Genius RPG“, […]
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May 27, 2022

A Dream in Ice, Part 4 (Ep. 82)

Troika! – Vengeance and Vegetables 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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May 23, 2022

PANIC! – Loot Mechanics #273

New TTRPG books, panic over D&D Beyond’s recent book removal scandal, and more! Intro (0:49) – NEW. F*CKING. BOOKS. Tabletop Roleplaying (13:09) – ZOMG! DERR TAKKIN” MAH BOOKZ! Wrap (33:12) – Final thoughts. “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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May 20, 2022

A Dream in Ice, Part 3 (Ep. 81)

Troika! – Confusing creatures of the Obelisk, who are way nicer than they had any reason to be. 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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May 16, 2022

Nostalgia on Steroids – Loot Mechanics #272

Since these movies are right in our wheelhouse, let’s talk about tabletop roleplaying in action film settings! Intro (0:49) – Our week, in brief. Tabletop Roleplaying (3:37) – The merits and downsides of delving into action-movie tabletop roleplaying Wrap (26:12) – In a move that shocks no one, Bethesda delays “Starfield” to 2023. “Alchemists Tower” […]
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May 13, 2022

A Dream in Ice, Part 2 (Ep. 80)

Troika! – The spirit of Ted grows colder… 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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May 9, 2022

Fixing what’s broken – Loot Mechanics #271

New stuff in Scormey’s mail, a look at more bad dev choices from Blizzard, and we discuss the ethics of fixing errors in TTRPG books. Intro (0:49) – New games arriving at Casa de Scormey! Video Game News (6:29) – Troubles regarding “World of Warcraft”, and Scormey relates how this all comes back to a […]
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May 6, 2022

A Dream in Ice, Part 1 (Ep. 79)

Troika! – What in the Heck is this nonsense? 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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