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

Jun 27, 2018

This week Eoin, Liam and special guest KB, talk about player aids, all the little things that make it easier to play a game.

 

00:40 – KB breaks everything in the world

01:20 – RPG Player Aids

01:45 – KB comes out of the programmer closet

03:00 – Acceptance is proportional to the number of dice

04:40 – Gaming table space is at a premium

06:10 – Liam doesn’t like curtains

08:10 – Glass Beads!

08:40 – Holy Quantum Abaci Batman!

10:10 – What can I do again?

11:00 – Quote of the episode “I just want to play the game, Don’t sell me all your tat!”

12:20 – Custom Star Wars dice

13:45 – A glut of players

15:05 – Bold players trying not to spend money!

17:10 – Dice Cloud

18:40 – Shadowrun Character sheets

19:10 – The ancient art of writing all over your character sheet

20:25 – Loupe

21:15 – Unnecessary grumble from Liam

23:05 – Flow charts, because organised fun is the best fun!

25:25 – Liam has a soft spot for zip lock baggies…

27:05 – Board game cheat sheets

27:55 – Savage Worlds Combat Survival Guide

30:35 – Aids should make the game easier and more enjoyable for everyone

32:00 – “Logical Sense” is a terrible basis for initiative

34:40 – There’s no player aid to make players patient

38:15 – GM Screens need to have the information you actually need

39:20 – Snorting

40:45 – Why isn’t it dead yet?

42:35 – Maybe material components

44:00 – Liams Nested Tables