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

Mar 20, 2019

This week, we discuss the struggle for GMs who want to keep magic items feeling magical and characterful in their game - while also trying to balance that against the aching desire that players feel for getting their hands on that Longsword of Longswordening +2.


0.35: Icecream sounds quiet for the first half...

Mar 13, 2019

Episode 531

This week's hosts: Seán, Shane, Ice-cream and Eoin (joins later)

This week, the party take a look at adventure modules. What are they for, how do they do it and whether they do it well.

Show notes:

  • Apologies, there were some issues with Ice-creams mic. He's quite low for the first 2 minutes
  • 01:00 - Early...

Mar 6, 2019

Dex, February 2019: Chase scenes in RPGs

This week's hosts: Sean, Savage and Eoin.

This week, the Party discusses how best to use the classic "chase scene" in an RPG - are they just fillers, or can they be used to truly enhance a session?

Show notes

0.35: Oh sweet Jesus, is it going to go on like this?

2.39: Mick is...

Feb 27, 2019

This week's hosts: Sean, Eoin & Savage

This week the party talks about using props at your gaming table, from maps to soundscapes to scented candles. Whether you are making and doing, or set dressing with the pros, there are lots of different ways to enhance your game and glam up your table.

02:53 - Mike Schley -...

Feb 21, 2019

This week's hosts: Iain, Sean, Icecream, Eoin, Shane and Brian.

This week the party discuss a bushel of books, movies, manga, podcasts and a whole lot more that have inspired and entertained them.

Show notes:

2:00 - Attack the Block (2011)
5:30 - Senlin Ascends (The Books of Babel #1) by Josiah Bancroft
7:30 - System...