EFP

EFP

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Erik Frankhouse Presents. A show about freelancing and the tabletop industry. Watch. Listen. Learn. Be a better gamer. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support


EP 39 How to GM pt 2
May 31 • 28 min
This is a continuation from EP 30 How to GM. I wanted to give a bit of time and dive a little deeper into my process In hopes it can help you. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EP 38 Ship Combat
May 23 • 32 min
With the Grimmerspace Kickstarter funded I wanted to dig into ship combat. The topics range from talking to your players to cinematic combat. Watch. Listen. Learn. Be a better gamer. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EP 37 Lichdom. What is it good for?
Apr 30 • 30 min
Flipboard • EP 37 Lichdom. What is it good for? • West • Why be a Lich • Plataxian • Bumper • The How • The Phylactery • Battlegrounds & Lairs • Static City Drumline • MmmM • Static City Drumline • Thanks and Demon Dayz • Story Hooks • Gosling • Closing…
Episode 36 Running Duos
Apr 18 • 37 min
In episode 36 I talk about running a two player game and how to do it. Full of tips and tricks to add to your 5e game or to any game you may be running. Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EP 35 GaryCon XI Post
Mar 14 • 30 min
Recorded this early early Sunday morning during GaryCon XI. My voice is a bit trashed but I wanted to get my thoughts out while they are fresh. Watch. Listen. Learn. Be a better gamer. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 34 Backgrounds
Feb 20 • 26 min
Today I want to talk about Backgrounds from both sides of the screen. I have a few tips and a lot of forgotten backgrounds over my years, so let’s talk about how to make them work for your games. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 33 Deep dive interview with iron GM competitor David Benevides about running comic books RPGs.
Jan 25 • 101 min
Comic book tabletop RPGs is the hardest thing for me to run as a GM. With that said I brought in a friend and Iron GM competitor, David Benevides to dig deep on how to make comic book games better. Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast:…
EP 32 Negotiation in RPGs
Dec 10, 2018 • 34 min
Welcome back to episode 32 where I dive into running negotiations in tabletop RPGs. Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 31 Playing Old Games
Sep 9, 2018 • 20 min
Today is all about playing old games. I had a blast diving back into Cyberpunk with two of my best friends. I urge you to try the same thing. Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 30 Learning to GM
Jul 24, 2018 • 25 min
Today we dive into leaning to GM and finding a Group. Watch.Listen.Learn —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 29 Interview with Iron GM Necessary Evil
Jul 5, 2018 • 15 min
I’m extremely honored to have the 3 time Iron GM winner, Necessary Evil on for a deep dive interview. I do apologize in advance fro anything he says that may offend you. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 28 Rewarding Character Development
Jun 15, 2018 • 21 min
In today’s episode is all about rewarding players for character development and the systems I love that already do it. Remember, Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 27 Setting the Tone
Jun 10, 2018 • 20 min
Let’s talk about how to set the tone for your game. Each setting deserves some study to make sure you are doing it justice. Thanks to Drew for the Bumper and remember, Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 26 Magic is Everything
May 18, 2018 • 23 min
In today’s episode I go over how magic in games is an important piece to a setting. I go over how to ground it into your experience and some of my ideas on free form magic. Remember to call in through the Anchor app and thank you again for listening.…
Ep 25 Breaking Point
May 14, 2018 • 20 min
Today I want to talk about when is the right time to change to a new game. We will dive into the ways I handle it and how I bring it to the table. Watch.Listen.Learn —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 24 player Commitment
May 5, 2018 • 17 min
Let’s talk about what you can do as a Player to make a better PC in episode 24 of EFP. Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 23 It’s a Trap!
Apr 28, 2018 • 14 min
Today we talk traps on both sides of the gaming table. We touch on why the exist. How to use them. Abusing their power and how PCs can use the rules to their advantage. Remember to Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast:…
Ep 22 Stealth in Games
Apr 13, 2018 • 31 min
It’s time to dig into the ugly skill in the room, STEALTH. Maybe even find a solution! Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 21 Designing a Setting
Mar 29, 2018 • 27 min
Today I want to talk about designing your own setting and what my process is. Hopefully this will help at least one listener during the creative struggle. Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 20 Character Development
Mar 22, 2018 • 25 min
Today I want to talk about how to create a deeper character. To design something that isn’t just numbers on a sheet. Watch. Listen. Learn —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EP 18 Narrative
Mar 15, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode we go over Narrative in gaming on both the GMs and Players side of the Screen. This is followed up with an announcement I have been waiting for. Go roll some dice and remember to Watch. Listen. Learn. —- Support this podcast:…
Ep 18 GaryCon X Pathfinder 2.0
Mar 12, 2018 • 21 min
My voice is shot, and this is recorded in the car but I wanted to get these thoughts out before they fade. Let’s talk about GaryConX and Pathfinder 2.0. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 17 Playing with New Players
Mar 2, 2018 • 18 min
Today we talk about how we should approach a table with new players or GMs. Remember to drink, roll some dice and share. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 16 Pacing
Feb 22, 2018 • 27 min
This is an episode about pacing your tabletop RPGs and storytelling. I hope you enjoy. Remember to call in using the anchor app and follow my patreon for more of my work. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 5 Postcast
Feb 19, 2018 • 17 min
Phylactery Session 5 Postcast • Aftermath • Research • Closing —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 5 Precast
Feb 19, 2018 • 9 min
Phylactery Session 5 Precast • Precast thoughts • Upping magic! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 15 Combat
Feb 15, 2018 • 20 min
Ep 15 Combat • Basics • New Idea • Description • Damage • Blackmoor Society • Death Blow —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 4 Postcast
Feb 13, 2018 • 16 min
Phylactery Session 4 Postcast • Part 2 • Part 3 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 4 Precast
Feb 13, 2018 • 10 min
Phylactery Session 4 Precast • Prescast 2 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 14 Organizations
Feb 9, 2018 • 19 min
Ep 14 Organizations • Organizations • Development • PC Side • Joining • Kickstarter Strongholds & Streaming —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 13 All about Story
Feb 1, 2018 • 24 min
Ep 13 Story • Opening • Why Mechanics • Like a Movie • Blackmoor Society • Narrative World Building • Out of the Box • This Week —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 3 Postcast
Jan 29, 2018 • 16 min
Phylactery Session 3 Postcast • Overview • Escaping • Closing —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 3 Precast
Jan 29, 2018 • 13 min
Phylactery Session 3 Precast • Setup • New Monster • Game Time —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 12 Set Pieces
Jan 25, 2018 • 26 min
Ep 12 Set Pieces • The 3 E’s of Set PIeces • Organizing • 5min Set Piece Design • Mechanics • Let’s colab! • Callin Hobbs • Closing Thoughts —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 2 Postcast
Jan 22, 2018 • 19 min
Phylactery Session 2 Postcast • In Watchers Cave • Down the mountain • What did I Learn —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 2 Precast
Jan 22, 2018 • 6 min
Phylactery Session 2 Precast • Ideas for today’s adventure —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EP 11 Monster Creation
Jan 18, 2018 • 24 min
EP 11 Crafting Monsters • Why a new monster? • Where to start • Mythology • GM Abilities Secret • In the dmg • Thanks for the call in • Critical Roll and Patreon —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 1 Postcast
Jan 14, 2018 • 11 min
Phylactery Session 1 Postcast • I really like D&D 5e • Post thoughts with thinking music —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 1 Precast
Jan 14, 2018 • 11 min
Phylactery Pre Show Session 1 • Missing Player • New Prep • New plot webs —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EP 10 House Rules
Jan 11, 2018 • 22 min
EP 10 House Rules • Why do you need them? • When and how to apply them. • Designer House Rules. • How to present them. • EFP! • Answer to Hobbs • Wrap Up. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Phylactery Session 0
Jan 7, 2018 • 20 min
Session 0 New Setting • Why the new game. • Phylactery and campaign ideas • Magic vs Steel • Run down —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EP 9 New Year. New Campaign?
Jan 4, 2018 • 20 min
EP 9 New Year. New Campaign? • Is it time? • The signs. • Talk to your group. • Ideas • Weave and Conventions —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Dungeons and Story
Dec 28, 2017 • 22 min
EP 8 Dungeons and Story • Why and Who • Traps what are they good for? • Puzzles in tangible ways • NPCs are important • Closing Call in! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 7 Convention Play
Dec 18, 2017 • 18 min
EP 7 Convention Play / GMing • Getting ready and Table Etiquette • Immersion and how to do it. • What I’ll be doing at Midwinter and Non-Con • Plotted Adventures Season 1 FINISHES! • Adventure Hooks —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 6 Transparency Dec 8 2017
Dec 8, 2017 • 17 min
EP 6 Transparency Dec 8 2017 • Organized play and Community • X-Card in Play • From the Rocking Chair • The Last Iron choose your own adventure. https://instagram.com/p/BEhO8GJjVtr/ —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 5 West Marches
Nov 30, 2017 • 1 min
Ep 5 West Marches • Why West Marches • The Breakdown • Handling rules for your system in WM • New Releases • Roll some dice • Uppercuts. Remember to call in and my Patreon Adventure Releases tonight! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 4 New Rules
Nov 22, 2017 • 19 min
EP 4 New Rules • From the Rocking Chair • Ruler • Call in from Sean at Gaming & BS. Happy Thanksgiving from EFP. Now go roll some dice and drink a beer. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 3 Twitch and Tabletop
Nov 16, 2017 • 12 min
In today’s short cast I talk about twitch streaming and tabletop gaming. There is reference to Rollplay and there 5e round table discussion. If you haven’t watched this I highly recommend it. Link below. https://youtu.be/yqjLO6YNKV0 —- Support this…
Ep 2 Brian Berg of TPK Games
Nov 10, 2017 • 96 min
Erik Frankhouse Presents a deep dive with Brian Berg owner of TPK Games. We talk bout running a business to how one gets into the industry. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Ep 1 Nov 7 2017 GameHoleCon
Nov 10, 2017 • 8 min
EFP Nov 9 2017 GameHoleCon • I love GameHoleCon • Closing and Podcasts! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
EFP Nov 9 2017 GameHoleCon
Nov 9, 2017 • 8 min
Talk about my time at GameHoleCon and what I love about it. Don’t forget to call in. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support
Drew Staton Voice Acting
Oct 12, 2017 • 21 min
Oct 11 2017 Voice Acting • 1hr interview with Drew Staton • Interview with Andrew Staton • Interview with Andrew Staton • Interview with Andrew Staton —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/efp/support