The Adventuring Party
Discussing table-top and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to.

This week's hosts: Liam, Humbug, Eoin and Icecream.

This week on the Adventuring Party. we let off a little steam. Now that all the festive cheer is over we bring you a discussion on things we have a strong distaste for.

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This week's hosts:  Liam, Humbug, Eoin and Icecream

This week we dust off our unloved gaming items and give them a new home. We get in the spirit of the season and get together for our Secret Santa.

06:50 - For classic Humbug misdirection see previous years episodes, some of them are pretty elaborate.

07:30 - Transhuman Space - GURPS

8:20 - HERO system - Demon: Servants of Darkness

11:15 - Razarfang's Exodus

11:42 - HERO System: You Gotta Have Character 12:17 - Mungo Park

12:47 - Robert Johnson

14:17 - Merchant of Venus

14:25 - Quote of the Episode: Is it remarkably racist against Space Jews?

16:14 - Mage Knight

16:45 - Check out our previous review of Galaxy Truckers


20:25 - Gamers World

23:40 - Weird d10

24:55 - 30 Seconds

25:40 - Dino Hunt

27:00 - Pass the Pigs

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This week we discuss how to bring a bit of Christmas cheer into your RPG session by bringing in jolly Old Saint Nick. Cian, Eoin, Humbug and Liam discuss Santa as both a good guy and a bad guy.

He sees you when your sleeping, he knows when your awake, he knows when you have been good or bad so be good for goodness sake!!! SANTA CLAUS COMING TO TOWN!

00:55 - Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

01:02 - Miracle on 34th St

01:26 - Santa's Slay (starring Goldberg) looks like possibly the best and worst Christmas movie of all time.

02:26 - Shadowrun

05:50 - Ars Magica

06:48 - Quote of the episode: "You do what to the elf?"

11:20 - Yggrasill

11:27 - Mr Wednesday

12:21 - Metal Eoin

13:00 - Gumshoe

13:49 - I'd be worried if it was The Thing(Spoilers) 

14:30 - Krampus

17:15 - Star Trek

20:48 - I wonder how long it will take for this to be released on google glass

20:54 - Head explosion

21:30 - It was Ashley Judd

21:54 - This guy is WAAAY ahead of you

22:20 - Holy Christmas Tree! Santa conventions are a thing

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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin, Icecream, Humbug

In any industry, the line between mainstream and indie gets pretty blurred. In an industry as small as RPGs, that line can be totally invisible. This week, we discuss what makes an indie RPG and what makes a “studio” RPG. If that topic doesn't excite you, there are also gunshots and an explosion. Seriously.

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  • 1.24: Well, Liam's answered the question! We can all go home now.
  • 3.38: Well, Humbug's answered the question! We can all go home now.
  • 4.25: My God, our choice of musicians to discuss really pins an age on us.
  • 5.11: And we shall call this the Humbug Page Count Theory. I love it.
  • 6.09: And we shall call this the Humbug Campaign Theory. I tolerate it.
  • 6.39: “I'm Detective Morrisson, Stop Bad Mutants Division” “That's a very... accurate name”
  • 6.50: Interesting thing about Becoming Heroes – I looked up the company who made it, Transeptune, and they have three separate RPGs available with a few more in the work. This is what we were talking about earlier; even small RPG producers who do things in their spare time can have a stable of titles.
  • 23.48: Uh oh, I've had some ideas. That usually spells disaster.
  • 25.52: Quote of the Episode:

“But surely, Baron, you're mistaken; the moon wasn't invented until 10 years AFTER the events you've described!”

“It wasn't Earth's moon, it was Mars' moon, which of course then was in orbit above the Earth”

“Oh, my apologies”

  • 31.11: Well, Icecream's answered the question! We can all go home now.


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This week's hosts: Liam, Eoin, Icecream, Humbug

It's a multi-segment episode of the Adventuring Party this week as a we do a little reviewing (Eirtakon) and a little previewing (The Shape of Things to Come) and a little game review (Eight Minute Empire). Then we get down tonight, uh huh, get down tonight.

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