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Aug 25, 2010

Mailbag:  A Completely Non-Fictional Listener is back with another rambling question, and Shane, Liam and humbug are at hand with another rambling non-answer.  It's all got something to do with RPG wound systems, lethality and healing, and as with so many questions about RPGs, raises the big issue again of "what...

Aug 18, 2010

+1 Downtime:  With stacks of role-playing supplements accumulated from years of ill-advised purchasing, Shane, humbug and Dizzy examine the merits and flaws (ho ho) of the big-line-of-crap-for-each-game model, and discuss the many forms those supplements take.  Unfortunately a computer error wiped out the list of...

Aug 11, 2010

Downtime:  Initiative systems in role-playing games are something abstract and strange and full of weird anomalies and holes, possibly the hardest part of a role-playing game rule system to get right.  This week, Shane, humbug, Liam, Dizzy and Cillian take a look at the complexities and pitfalls of the concept in...

Aug 4, 2010

Exp:  Fresh from games of the apparently rare Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition, Shane, humbug, Liam, Dizzy and Cillian discuss the original, the revisions and the board game spin-offs of this classic in the high on World War II, low on swastikas stakes board war game.  Features: