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Discussing tabletop and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to

Sep 29, 2010

+1 Mailbag:  Another non-fictional listener has a question about when and how much character background it's best to create.  Typically, the answers from Shane, humbug, Liam and new guy Stu are many, varied and inconclusive, although drag in some interesting examples from experience.  Features:

  • The mailbag joke yet...


Sep 22, 2010

Mailbag:  Listeners got questions, we got long-winded vaguely-related rambling.  One irlpotato asks us about background music in gaming, and Shane, humbug, Liam and Cillian manage to scrounge together some opinions, and for once we don't concentrate exclusively on RPGs.  Features:

  • That joke again
  • A non-fictitious...


Sep 15, 2010

+1 Downtime:  With Dublin's Thursday Games Nights on the move again as its pub venue closes down under it, Shane, humbug, Liam and Cillian throw around ideas for what makes a good space for a gaming club to conduct its shadowy business.  Features:

  • Unlikely business truths
  • Good drink and bad food
  • Let them eat cake
  • Vote...


Sep 8, 2010

Downtime:  Although money plays a major part in a lot of board games and RPGs, that's for another day; today Shane, humbug and Liam are discussing the subject of real actual money and how it relates to the hobby.  Gaming has been accused of being both an expensive hobby and defended as being a cheap one, so what's the...


Sep 1, 2010

Character creation:  Excited about the ongoing outdoor LARP starting this week in Dublin, Shane, humbug and Liam dig into the rules document and see what kinds of characters they can turn out - a real man, a real roleplayer, a munchkin and a loony.  It's worth noting that in the short amount of time between recording...