On A Roll

On A Roll

www.onarollpodcast.com
The Podcast to help you Level Up Your RPG!
115: Between Games
Jul 17 • 67 min
Episode 115: Between Games What happens to characters in between games? The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite take a look at the between games antics of characters, players and storytellers as they examine downtime actions, online or email scenes…
114: DMing For The First Time
Jul 10 • 73 min
Episode 114: DMing For The First Time The very first time anyone runs a game can be nerve-wracking. The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite navigate through advice and suggestions to help make running your first game less stressful and more…
113: Constructing Scenes
Jul 4 • 59 min
Episode 113: Constructing Scenes A great story in a roleplaying game is made up of many different scenes The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite get into the nuts and bolts of what makes a scene work. Examining all of the pieces, Ryan, Carie and Jason…
112: Into The Storyteller’s Vault
Jun 25 • 61 min
Episode 112: Into The Storyteller's Vault One of our Patreon backers is at the Thief level, meaning one of his characters gets roasted this episode! But first, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite hang out with game designer Josh Heath to talk…
111: Free RPG Day Special
Jun 16 • 74 min
Episode 111: Free RPG Day Special This special episode celebrates the fun had at Free RPG Day! The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite spent the day at Dicehead Comics and Games in Cleveland, Tennessee, where they played a ton of Dungeons & Dragons,…
110: Villains vs. Bad Guys
Jun 12 • 65 min
Episode 110: Villains vs. Bad Guys This week's episode is tuned to the key of E vil as the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite explore the differences between villains and bad guys. Ryan, Carie and Jason debate the finer points of constructing great…
109: Great ST Mistakes
Jun 5 • 62 min
Episode 109: Great ST Mistakes Nobody's perfect, not even the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite. Delving deep into their gaming history, Ryan, Carie and Jason tell the stories of the greatest mistakes they ever made while storytelling for…
108: Building Better Players
May 29 • 62 min
Episode 108: Building Better Players We are all players. Some of us are better players than others, but what qualities make a player "good?" The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite take some time this week to delve into the traits that make a great…
107: Toxicity
May 22 • 68 min
Episode 107: Toxicity Role-playing game communities, like most communities, have become increasingly aware of issues like safety, inclusion and behavioral problems. This week, The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite tackle the difficult and often…
106: Finding Ideas
May 17 • 55 min
Episode 106: Finding Ideas Where do ideas come from? The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite explore the process of creativity and how great ideas are born. Join Ryan, Carie and Jason as they talk about coming up with ideas for plots, characters and…
105: Con Job
Apr 29 • 54 min
Episode 105: Con Job The Favorite had to work, so The Curmudgeon and the Legend went to Lexicon, an amazing gaming convention in Lexington, Kentucky. After playing in some tabletop games there, they bring in the show's first guest, The Pollack, to talk…
104: The Unpermissibles
Apr 18 • 58 min
Episode 104: The Unpermissibles The Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite tackle the difficult subject of The Unpermissibles – the triggering topics that should really never be used as plots in your games. Join Ryan, Carie and Jason as they discuss…
103: Run the Game You Say You’re Running
Apr 10 • 55 min
Episode 103: Run the Game You Say You're Running This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite talk about the importance of clearly understanding and communicating what the game you are running is to your players to help balance expectation and…
102: Buzzwords
Apr 4 • 66 min
Episode 102: Buzzwords In their second episode, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite discuss the current epidemic of buzzwords used to market tabletop gaming, LARPing and MUSHing. Accessible, blockbuster, bleed, immersion and transformative are…
101: Firsts
Apr 2 • 56 min
Episode 101: Firsts In the very first episode of On A Roll, the Curmudgeon shares the tale of his first tabletop rpg and the demon who ran the game, The Legend recalls her first D&D game and The Favorite talks about his first boffer LARP. It's a trip…