Saturday, August 6, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 248 Tell Me About Your Character





I talk about missing Gencon and I ask you about your favorite character. I am ready to listen.



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Sunday, July 31, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 247 What is your favorite apocalypse





The question is simple. What is your favorite end of the world scenario?



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Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 246 Being Good in an Evil Place





I talk briefly about a campaign where you play good people supporting a bad regime or person. Sometimes, you don't know you are backing the wrong team.



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Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 245 Character Backstories in Games











The Basics of the Game Rambles 245 Character Backstories in Games



Humans have backstories. So do characters in games. How you make the characters, and how it ties to a backstory, say a lot about games.  I ramble about that for a bit.  Not a single word is said about Pokemon GO.



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Friday, July 1, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 243 Samwise Sevens 13 RPG Questions





Here is my video response to 13 good questions.



The original video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKC9L...



1. Can you please describe in detail any negative situations that came about in your life because you played RPGs? For example, were you ever bullied, belittled, made fun of, told you were going to Hell because you play THOSE games, etc.?



2. What skills do you think you have personally improved upon by playing RPGs?



3. Who introduced you to RPGs, and what was your first experience like playing them?



4. What was your first experience like running a game?



5. What was it like designing your own system?



6. What was it like making your own setting?



7. Why do you think tabletop RPGs are not known about by a good many people in the public?



8. What is an RPG and why are these types of games fun?



9. If you were going to teach a new player how to play RPGs how would you go about doing that?



10. What age group do you think plays these games more than other age groups?



11. What overall benefits do you think a person that plays RPGs has that perhaps a non-gamer wouldn't have, or would have less of?



12. Have you ever seen a RPG session break out in any violence, or have you ever seen with your own eyes people becoming more violent after playing RPGs?



13. Do you think RPGs are still seen as much of a negative thing as they once were?





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Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 242 Channel update and mild controversy





The obligatory channel update. I talk about plans, and mild social network controversies.



Here are some shows I found in my search today.





https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMCeXOrkePLLRzuOraRZCZw



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtbOR51Zalih402BV33BT1w



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUQnacOQXV6b8nFp4ZfjiQg



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVzfhsz5QLp0LQvCHbAChiw



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC55hM6e1c-ExnLfr8DK3gGQ



https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRogueDM







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Sunday, June 12, 2016

The Basics of the Game Episode 46 The Hollow World





The Hollow World was one of the big expansions to Mystara. It is about time I gave it some attention.



http://www.dmsguild.com/product/17168/Hollow-World-Campaign-Setting-Basic



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Saturday, June 11, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 241 Overwatch RPG quick thoughts



Quick thoughts on how to do an RPG of Overwatch, because you want an RPG of Overwatch. Duh!



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Sunday, June 5, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 240 Mystara Players Guide?





This is a brief critique and recommendation of the fan created 5th edition Mystara Players Guide.  I like it overall, but I do acknowledge its flaws.



http://pandius.com/Players_Guide.pdf



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Saturday, May 28, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 239 Channel update and plans





This Ramble is a bit of a channel update. I talk about plans for future shows.



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Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Basics of the Game Let's Play Sword Coast Legends 9





Another Live Stream of Sword Coast Legends ....This time, we are showing off some of the new update and DLC.  I will be showing off the new race and class combo.



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Saturday, May 14, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 238 Traveler





Today's Ramble is about the different versions of Traveler, and my thoughts on it in general.



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Sunday, May 8, 2016

The Basics of the Game Rambles 237 Argor





Today's Ramble is about playing in a live recorded gaming session, and the game we played, Argor.



JDRD30's second one shot

https://youtu.be/D4Yk8W9p1Kw



Argor Home Site

https://drakengames.com/argor-frpg/



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Saturday, May 7, 2016

The Basics of the Game Late Night Rambles 236 Rifts Savage Worlds and fu...





Tonight's ramble is an update/ramble. I talk a little about the Rift's Kickstarter, Civil War, and Zendikar making it to D&D officially.



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Saturday, April 16, 2016

The Basics of the Game Late Night Rambles 235 Using Magic the Gathering





Tonight's Ramble is a drug-fueled discussion of Magic the Gathering as a setting for games.



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Sunday, April 10, 2016

The Basics of the Game Late Night Rambles 234





Tonight's Ramble is still influenced by recent infirmities. I talk about the use of angels in D&D and other RPG's.



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Saturday, April 9, 2016

The Basics of the Game Late Night Rambles 233





Tonight's Ramble is brief due to the fact I am on drugs for pain. I talk about the history of the concept of "Hollow Earth." This is due to the recent release of the D&D Hollow World pdf online.



http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/17168/Hollow-World-Campaign-Setting-Basic



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Sunday, April 3, 2016

The Basics of the Game Late Night Rambles 232





Tonight's Ramble is brief, and mildly melancholy. I do talk about one of the reasons I play RPG's.



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Saturday, April 2, 2016

The Basics of the Game Late Night Rambles 231





Tonight's Ramble Is about larping, the different ways ideas from table top items translate, vice versa, and a bit of Dark Elf controversy.





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Sunday, March 27, 2016

The Basics of the Game Late Night Rambles 230





Tonight's Ramble is about game l;lessons you can take from Batman vs Superman.



https://thebasicsofthegame.wordpress.com/2016/03/27/batman-vs-superman/



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