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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 exactly...


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 things...


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: