Gothridge Manor

Gothridge Manor

anchor.fm/gothridgemanor
Welcome to my Anchor channel. You’ll find nothing serious here. I talk about tabletop RPG gaming with a focus on the older editions and retro clones. Some folks call it the OSR, I just call it gaming. If you like rolling weird dice, talking in weird voices and just being weird, pull up a chair and stay a while. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support


Pre Game Pep Talk
Jul 15 • 8 min
Game night! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Adventure Creation on the Back Deck
Jul 14 • 53 min
I have my stack of books, dice, pencils, maps, and many phone to do a podcast as I construct an adventure. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Sunday Check In
Jul 14 • 8 min
My mapping weekend with very little words. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Pay to Play
Jul 12 • 15 min
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Gaming Fatigue and Making Shopping in Game a Better Experience.
Jul 10 • 20 min
I cancelled a game session today because I’ve caught gaming fatigue. However I still love to create for my games. I’m writing an article and creating random tables to enhance shopping sessions. —- Support this podcast:…
A Triple UnBoxing with The Happy Whisk
Jul 6 • 14 min
I order gaming stuff from Noble Knight Games, EBay, and Amazon. They all came in today. So instead of having me do one of my normal unboxings I had Ivy assist me with the unboxing and add her commentary. —- Support this podcast:…
Getting Input from Your Players
Jul 5 • 16 min
Call Ins and the topic of getting input from your players at the end of a session. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
D&D Essentials Kit Unboxing
Jul 3 • 18 min
I got my two boxes of D&D Essentials Kit. I do an Unboxing and go through the items within. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Teeko Strikes Back
Jul 3 • 14 min
I talk about to much to write here. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Requiem of the Giants
Jul 1 • 20 min
I give a run down on my Patreon in June. The changes in pledge levels. My dip in pledges. And the two offerings in June. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Bitching About Getting Shit in the Mail
Jun 28 • 12 min
My package with my two d and d essentials box sets said they were delivered two days ago but the post office can’t find them. Then I get a shitty shirt from China. Wasn’t supposed to be from there. Probably toss it because it’s horrible made. —- Support…
Headache Review of Threefold
Jun 27 • 18 min
I’m cranky in this one. Suffering from a headache. I got my copies of the Modern Age quickstart. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Call Ins and a Reset Sessions
Jun 25 • 31 min
Lots of call ins and lots of yapping. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Beginning Stages of Developing Factions
Jun 23 • 18 min
Just finished my map of Scorn, a town south of the Komor Forest. I’m working on the major powers (factions) within. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Stories in Old School Games
Jun 21 • 24 min
I get into the conversion about story gaming and old school games. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Specialized Clerics and Campaign Level Problems
Jun 20 • 17 min
I give reasons why I love specialized clerics and I the different problems characters face at different levels. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Pet Peeves and Cleric Obligations
Jun 19 • 18 min
I start out with a non gaming mini rant. I have no idea why. A call from Hobbs made me think of the real difference between clerics and fighters. And lastly. Getting ready for game night —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Tweaking the Cleric and Demons With Sticky Butts
Jun 18 • 17 min
It starts on one day. Ends on another. Call ins about post apocalyptic games and comment on my Stinky Game Session. Then is end with a recap of Monday’s game and considering how to tweak the cleric to make him a bit more useful. —- Support this podcast:…
Stinker of a Game
Jun 13 • 8 min
Last night’s game did not go so well. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Tonight’s Game While Thinking About My Next Campaign
Jun 12 • 12 min
Title says it all. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
The Benefit of Developing Multiple Plotlines
Jun 11 • 19 min
I recount last night’s session with why it benefits the party, and GM, to weave multiple plotlines in your game. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Dice Roll Zine #2 Review
Jun 8 • 16 min
I do review of Steve C’s latest issue of Dice Roll Zine. It’s fantastic. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Answering Colin’s Rant Episode
Jun 5 • 17 min
Spikepit did an episode called rant. His frustration is obvious and I created this episode to answer and piggy back on his. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Best Heist EVAR! With a gaggle of call ins.
Jun 4 • 37 min
Title says it all. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Season 2 Begins Tonight
Jun 3 • 8 min
First day back to work. Hated it. But it’s the first night of season 2. Thank God it’s game night. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
The Devils are the Ones Who Judged Us
Jun 1 • 19 min
Those Fecking Books did a podcast about devils in D&D. I talk about my experiences facing this accusing me I was a devil w worshiper. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Short Rests..more on Rot Grubs..Psionics..Yep It’s a Call in Show
May 31 • 18 min
The title says it all. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
How do you increase your podcast listens
May 31 • 24 min
Updates on my Patreon and the upcoming Adventure Design Roundtable. And then the click bait topic of increasing listeners. Here’s a hint, I have no clue. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Adventure Challenge Levels
May 28 • 13 min
My philosophy of challenge levels when writing adventures. And how I’ll need to change that when rewriting adventures for 5e. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Rot Grubs in My Birthday Cake
May 27 • 19 min
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Upcoming Adventures with a Batch of Call Ins from Some Very Good Folks
May 24 • 22 min
So many great call ins. A bit of rumbling about the adventure writing round table and updates about my next projects I’m working on for Patreon. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
It’s vacation time and it starts with a triple Unboxing
May 23 • 26 min
It’s now vacation. I talk about a lot of this. I had a ketchup disaster but soldiered on. Then a triple Unboxing. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Starting a Adventure Writing Roundtable and Fucking Sissy Players
May 22 • 13 min
Frank and I plan to start a panel for adventure writers. And I address the complaints of my fucking sissy players. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
I’m a Liar
May 20 • 17 min
The episode goes in a lot of directions. It was recorded at three different times. Listen and make a save vs insanity. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
RPG Systems Expectations
May 18 • 18 min
Edition wars pop up now and again. Most are done in good spirit. But the arguments on both sides hold truth. It’s our expectations of an rpg that can make a big difference. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Camping Encounters
May 17 • 13 min
I yammer in about camping in game and add a random table of non violent camping encounters. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Publisher Series: Packing Your Books Properly
May 16 • 12 min
Gabor Lux asked a great question about packaging. Great question that for perfectly into my Publisher Series. The importance of getting your gaming books delivered safely. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Noble Knight Unboxing
May 15 • 11 min
I got a big box of books from Noble Knight Games. So I unboxed it for your listening pleasure. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Play With Who Shows and Top 3 Games I Wish to Play
May 14 • 21 min
Sometimes when the entire party can’t make it, you play with who shows. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
It’s the Demons
May 10 • 9 min
Sessions report as the second leg of the campaign begins. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Transitioning from the 1st stage to the 2nd stage of a campaign.
May 8 • 20 min
What is going onin my campaign as we transition into the next stage. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Monday Game Cancelled and a Patreon Update
May 7 • 15 min
Read the title. It is the description. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Anchorites Call In or are They Doppelgangers
May 4 • 14 min
Call in episode —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Doppelgangers!
May 3 • 11 min
Some details on how I run Doppelgangers. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Goblins!
May 2 • 14 min
Muy take on goblins being a race of adaptive creatures who take on the customs and culture of the people or creatures they connect themselves with. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
3 Favorite Magic Items from the 1st Ed. DMG
May 1 • 14 min
I focus my 3 selections on the 1st ed. DMG. I’ll do other top 3 lists with magic items. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Publisher Series: Using Your Interior Art Effectively
Apr 30 • 10 min
I provide a few tips on what kind of art to select to give a cohesive feel to your book. And how to use your art to compliment your words. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
One Page Dungeon Contest
Apr 28 • 11 min
Muy entry into the one page dungeon contest is done. Thanks to Glynn Seal for reminding me and Rob Conley for the concept of the adventure. Where’s your entry? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
NPC Cards and 90 Patrons
Apr 27 • 14 min
https://www.patreon.com/gothridge I just finished up my 15th NPC card, Gish. He’s a froggy dude. It’s the first one finished for my April Patreon. Then I give sneak peeks into my next adventure, The Solemn Dark. But that title will change. Oh, and I hit…
Coffee Shop Musings on a Rainy Night
Apr 25 • 10 min
Latest adventure for my Patreon. Audits. Campaign character write ups. Developing personal storylines. Podcasts I’ve been listening to lately. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Gnolls Netflix and Chill with No Pants
Apr 23 • 12 min
Sometimes when the Players invade layers the monsters have more pressing concerns occupying their mind. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Silver Bulette Interview Featuring the Kickstarter, Creeping Cold
Apr 20 • 36 min
I wrangle Ian McGarth and Jayson ‘Rocky’ Gardner of Silver Bulette into the Gothridge Manor to talk about their current Kickstater, Creeping cold. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/599310737/creeping-cold —- Support this podcast:…
Dealing With Entitlement
Apr 18 • 12 min
Hobbs spoke about a patron of his who questioned where he was spending the pledge money. This is my reply to that. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Fighting the Fuckits
Apr 17 • 18 min
Giving yourself a chance to get out of the Fuckits with gaming. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
I Review the Stranger Things Starter Set
Apr 13 • 16 min
I do a quick review of the Stranger Things Starter Set. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Stolen, New, Blew, and Old
Apr 12 • 12 min
I do a lousy job at doing the Ray Otus challenge. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
To My Friend James
Apr 11 • 6 min
We lost a very good person. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Mazes and Monsters
Apr 11 • 21 min
I go into the wayback to talk about the reactions and actions people took after the airing of Mazes and Monsters. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Another fun call in show
Apr 9 • 11 min
Got a new podcast and more folks calling in and a song. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Shout Outs to A Bunch of Anchorites!
Apr 5 • 48 min
This is a show about call ins and what these callers are doing. I talk about their podcasts, their on-line stores and Patreons. Thanks for listening. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
The Kill Box
Apr 2 • 13 min
Got my Stranger Things box set. Talk about last nights game and the death of the first character. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Prep: Taming the Chaos in My Head
Apr 1 • 20 min
I’ve changed the way I do prep these days. I walk through the differences and why I’ve changed. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Growing Up Gaming
Mar 29 • 38 min
Topic of the day is growing up in the late 70s and early 80s gaming. We learned the game together. But before that I’ve got a batch of great call ins. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Dungeon Crawl to Hex Crawl
Mar 25 • 17 min
I received X1 Isle of Dread today. The Goodman Games version. I do an unboxing and talk about how Isle of Dread changed the paradigm of the way I thought about gaming. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Bad Questions and Good Advice
Mar 23 • 13 min
There has been a few poorly posed questions going around about gaming. I address this. To counter this I received a couple very helpful call ins. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Using Written Languages in Game
Mar 22 • 12 min
We start off with some kinky whip suggestions from callers. Them the meat of the podcast is using written languages in game. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Mini Boss Monsters
Mar 20 • 20 min
There are creatures, groups and places that have an influence with the world around them. I talk about mini boss monsters that hold sway over small territories and they could intersect with other mini boss monsters. Then taking these influences and add…
Sourcing the Players and Dealing with a Boss Monster
Mar 19 • 18 min
Great fun last night. The players and I came up with some fun additions to the game. And an encounter with a worg that could have gone very bad. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
My Adventure Writing Pet Peeves
Mar 18 • 16 min
I chomp down on a couple things I see in writing an Adventure. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Layering Questions and Answers Into an Adventure
Mar 15 • 26 min
A few call ins and I discuss how I enjoy layering my adventures with different questions to be answered. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Session 1: A street mage gets scared by a cow and the holy hobbit gets knocked out
Mar 13 • 14 min
A quick recap of our first session. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Another Unboxing!
Mar 12 • 11 min
I get a geek t-shirt and three books from one book shelf. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Unboxing!
Mar 8 • 16 min
This time I unbox the Lost Hall of Tyr and the Deck of Many Dungeons. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
The Holy Hobbit
Mar 7 • 22 min
I go through four call ins then go over the holy hobbit and the difference in mage classes. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Working on the Campaign
Mar 5 • 12 min
Doing the work to start a second group on my campaign. I go into a little detail how I create custom classes. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Creating Characters for the New Campaign
Mar 2 • 18 min
Three call ins and creating the details for characters in my new campaign. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Designing Macceum Sewer
Feb 28 • 24 min
I completed my 80th Micro-Adventure, Macceum Sewer. I go through each of the thirteen room and share ho I created them and ways I may GM a situation. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/gothridge Blog: https://www.gothridgemanor.com/ —- Support this podcast:…
Key Conclusion
Feb 21 • 11 min
Call Ins about keys. The key conclusion. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Keys
Feb 19 • 25 min
Being more aware of keys in your game. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
On Being a Good Player
Feb 15 • 15 min
A few quick tips on player etiquette and improving your participation in game. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Focusing on the Positive in the OSR
Feb 14 • 11 min
I like to focus on the great things going on in the OSR. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Nerd T Shirts Unbagging
Feb 9 • 7 min
I got my new nerd shirts! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
The problem with Assassins as PCs
Feb 8 • 19 min
My Take on the problems that assassins have in Game. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Creative Crutches
Feb 6 • 13 min
I discuss a few of my creative crutches when my brain goes to goo. And an announcement. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Scammers in Game
Feb 2 • 7 min
I take a real life confrontation with some asshole scammers and figure a way to put it into a game. I swear a lot in this one. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Keep Lips Zipped When Creating
Feb 1 • 23 min
Che had an interesting call discussing giving away your creativity. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Focus Your Creativity
Jan 31 • 11 min
A technique I use to overcome the ordinary —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Resurrection at what cost?
Jan 30 • 15 min
I discuss the ultimate re do button. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Call in Episode
Jan 30 • 29 min
Lots of calls. I’ve fallen behind. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Just not liking the game
Jan 29 • 8 min
Have you ever been in a game where you liked the people and genre, but couldn’t get past the fact you disliked the system? I have for the first time. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Prepared Adventures
Jan 23 • 10 min
I’ve been using more prepared adventures. More than I ever have. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
GothridgeManor.com is open for business
Jan 20 • 7 min
Built my own website. Stop on by. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
New Player Excitement
Jan 14 • 7 min
A lady I work with starts her first ever rpg game in February. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
I Hit a HUNDRED
Jan 11 • 14 min
I finally hit the 100 listeners per episode mark. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
XP- Organize Them Books- Zines
Jan 10 • 17 min
Call Ins from Che, Colin, and Joe. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
DM Tarot Unboxing
Jan 8 • 10 min
I get my final Kickstarter from 2018…and candy! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Zine Quest Join Me
Jan 7 • 7 min
Kickstarter Announced a tribute to rpg zines for February 2019. They are inviting people to create their own zines. Let’s do this. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Organizing My Gaming Books
Dec 28, 2018 • 12 min
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What Gaming Goodie Would You like to see under the tree?
Dec 24, 2018 • 3 min
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Moving the Manor
Dec 23, 2018 • 24 min
I am planning on moving Gothridge Manor in 2019. Not sure yet, but looking at potential property. Some how I digress into details of my Patreon and all the fantastic people I back there and a a view backstage of how much is made and how much goes out.…
Creating Adventure Ideas Using One Sentence Plot Hooks
Dec 19, 2018 • 37 min
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Gaming Books Tell a Story and a Second Unboxing
Dec 17, 2018 • 21 min
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Publisher Series: Postage and Packing
Dec 16, 2018 • 15 min
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Doing Experience Differently
Dec 14, 2018 • 9 min
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My Patreon
Dec 13, 2018 • 36 min
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I Bitch About How Amazon Packs Books
Dec 11, 2018 • 18 min
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Gaming Group History
Dec 9, 2018 • 28 min
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Creating Cultures Through Play
Dec 8, 2018 • 15 min
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Game Week
Dec 7, 2018 • 20 min
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Character Arc Through a Campaign
Dec 4, 2018 • 16 min
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My Campaign Inspirations and Development
Dec 3, 2018 • 27 min
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Sponsers for Anchor!?!?
Nov 29, 2018 • 4 min
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Game Night Cleansing the Temple
Nov 29, 2018 • 10 min
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Publisher Series: My Take of the Changes on RPGNow
Nov 23, 2018 • 33 min
A batch of call-ins. RPGNow not surviving Thanos’s snap. And Bug throwing a fit. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Will I GM or Play. It’s All Good.
Nov 15, 2018 • 5 min
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Changing the way I listen to podcasts
Nov 15, 2018 • 7 min
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Building a Thieves Guild
Nov 13, 2018 • 15 min
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Levels of Room Description
Nov 13, 2018 • 21 min
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Stan Lee and my Early memory of comic books
Nov 12, 2018 • 13 min
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My Monster Books
Nov 10, 2018 • 21 min
A tour of the monster books in my office. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Anatomy of Adventure Writing: Part 2: Room Detail
Nov 6, 2018 • 9 min
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Music and Sound Effects in Game
Nov 3, 2018 • 8 min
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Anatomy of Adventure Writing Part 1
Nov 2, 2018 • 16 min
Introduction and GM Notes —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Cross Promotion interviews with You
Nov 2, 2018 • 12 min
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Podcast with The Happy Whisk
Oct 26, 2018 • 13 min
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Before and After
Oct 25, 2018 • 18 min
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Player Choice
Oct 22, 2018 • 9 min
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Investigative Adventures
Oct 18, 2018 • 15 min
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Bringing Literary Concepts to Adventure Writing
Oct 16, 2018 • 14 min
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Game Prep
Oct 15, 2018 • 14 min
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An Economic Moster Has No Hit Dice
Oct 12, 2018 • 14 min
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Best session evaaar lightning cast
Oct 11, 2018 • 1 min
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MeWe?
Oct 10, 2018 • 11 min
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Retiring Characters for reasons other than death
Oct 6, 2018 • 23 min
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How much gore/violence is too much?
Oct 3, 2018 • 19 min
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Writing for other people
Oct 1, 2018 • 16 min
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Gambling and Tournaments
Sep 30, 2018 • 17 min
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Review: B/X Essentials Adventures and Treasures
Sep 29, 2018 • 23 min
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Call Ins. Reviews. Spell Components. Stuff.
Sep 27, 2018 • 22 min
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Publisher Series: Handling a Negative Review
Sep 26, 2018 • 10 min
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Using Components and Reagents to Spice Up Spells and Potions
Sep 25, 2018 • 13 min
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Shh Secret Episode, Game Night Adventure
Sep 19, 2018 • 14 min
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Different Ways to Create NPCs
Sep 18, 2018 • 13 min
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Henchmen Werespiders
Sep 17, 2018 • 13 min
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Publisher Series: Self Promotion
Sep 14, 2018 • 26 min
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Retiring Products
Sep 13, 2018 • 10 min
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Publisher Series: What are words worth?
Sep 12, 2018 • 21 min
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Flash Cast PC Death in 1 on 1 Games
Sep 6, 2018 • 5 min
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1 on 1 gaming
Sep 5, 2018 • 24 min
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Call In Bonanza
Sep 4, 2018 • 27 min
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My Experience with ‘Pay What You Want’
Aug 31, 2018 • 21 min
I recently purchased two Anchorcasters products. Larry Hamilton’s, Locks, Vaults, and Hiding Places. And Howard Belieff’s, A Bakers Denizen. Both use the PWYW option. I wanted to share my experience this pricing strategy. —- Support this podcast:…
Critical Hits
Aug 30, 2018 • 9 min
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My Take on Why Shadow Points are a Good Thing
Aug 29, 2018 • 9 min
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Developing Classes through Culture
Aug 27, 2018 • 12 min
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Hunting for the Heart of a Dryad
Aug 25, 2018 • 18 min
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Building The Connection between the PC and the Campaign World
Aug 22, 2018 • 9 min
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Thieves World & Robin of Sherwood
Aug 20, 2018 • 12 min
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Tent Revival
Aug 15, 2018 • 7 min
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Random tables. B/X class variants. Crap ton of anchor casts.
Aug 14, 2018 • 14 min
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Quantum Ogre
Aug 11, 2018 • 10 min
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Call In Episode
Aug 9, 2018 • 12 min
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Campaign Organization
Aug 8, 2018 • 10 min
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Finding the Time to Game
Aug 7, 2018 • 10 min
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Maps from a Designer Perspective
Aug 2, 2018 • 11 min
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Thieves Guilds
Jul 30, 2018 • 12 min
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Virtues of a Micro Adventure
Jul 25, 2018 • 15 min
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I talk a lot
Jul 24, 2018 • 15 min
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Call In Episode
Jul 23, 2018 • 18 min
I answer or discuss call ins I’ve recently been sent. Thanks. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
OSR as a Business
Jul 20, 2018 • 16 min
The evolution of OSR from fiesty bloggers to award winning full time publishers —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Mail Call
Jul 18, 2018 • 7 min
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A Few Adventure Writing Inspirations
Jul 18, 2018 • 10 min
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A Little Bit of This and That
Jul 17, 2018 • 19 min
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My June Patreon Goodies
Jul 16, 2018 • 11 min
Want to know more about my Micro-Adventures for June. Hyroth my NPC card, leader of a fake cult. Adventure Time game time tracker card. And Into the Ruins, a short adventure that could take the party to Hell. —- Support this podcast:…
ENnies Messages
Jul 14, 2018 • 21 min
I go through the calls I received for my enniewry episode. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Solo Gaming
Jul 13, 2018 • 9 min
Matt Jackson grabbed me a copy of Four Against the Darkness so I’m going to start my solo gaming career. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Ennies What Are They Good For?
Jul 12, 2018 • 12 min
My take on the whole Ennie awards thing. For what it’s worth. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Gothridge Manor the Blog Part 1
Jul 11, 2018 • 27 min
I get —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Uncomfortable Topics in Game
Jul 10, 2018 • 13 min
I was surprised last night that a topic came up that I stopped the game to address it. We resolved it quickly with a good conversation. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Knowing the Difference Between a Good and Bad Critique
Jul 9, 2018 • 13 min
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Low Tech Design, Pondering Spell Rarity and Death Rolls
Jul 8, 2018 • 13 min
Enjoying the Sunday sun designing an adventure on the back deck with pen and dice thinking about spells. Installing a spell rarity aspect. And lastly how I house rule death rolls. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Congrats Hobbs and Game Night and Gravity is to Blame and Spells
Jul 6, 2018 • 14 min
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Keeping it Fresh by Playing Different Genres
Jul 2, 2018 • 8 min
Playing different genres of games helps me gain fresh ideas and approaches to my tried and true love of fantasy. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Politics, the Measure, the Sliding Scale of Asshole
Jul 2, 2018 • 17 min
Good grief, I talk a little about politics. Fuck. I hope never to do that again. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Taverns Use In Game
Jul 1, 2018 • 11 min
How I use and develop taverns in game. I provide a couple of examples. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Scaling Spells to Grow in Power ast the Mage Grows in Power
Jun 30, 2018 • 16 min
I’m working on scaling spells to grow in power as a mage gains experience. To make low level spells relevant at higher levels. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Running my 3rd Session
Jun 26, 2018 • 8 min
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Balanced Encounters?
Jun 25, 2018 • 11 min
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Random Gaming Stuff
Jun 21, 2018 • 7 min
Just updating the progress of my game. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Iniative Baby, who goes first?
Jun 20, 2018 • 10 min
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Work and Gaming
Jun 19, 2018 • 15 min
I get a little personal in this one. How work affects mb gaming. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Self Promotion Problem
Jun 18, 2018 • 7 min
My lack of wanting to self promote is a problem. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Hit Points Arguement
Jun 17, 2018 • 9 min
Yup. I like my hit points few and bloody. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
First Campaign Session
Jun 15, 2018 • 10 min
Ran my first session for my new campaign. Got a friend back into gaming. That was the biggest win of the night. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
My Top 3 Gaming Suppliments
Jun 14, 2018 • 8 min
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Plotting my Halfling Adventure
Jun 12, 2018 • 10 min
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Building a Halfling Community
Jun 12, 2018 • 7 min
I share the steps I take to build and present a Halfling Community to my player. What I include and how I hope to use it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Session 0.2
Jun 11, 2018 • 14 min
I go into more detail of why and how I lead up to and run Session 0. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Episode 29: My 3 Favorite Adventure Modules
Jun 8, 2018 • 10 min
Steve C over at Dice Roll Zine Podcast asked what were your 3 favorite adventure modules. Here are mine with a few honorable mentions. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Session 0
Jun 5, 2018 • 18 min
I like to develop character background using the players ideas and then giving them information specific to the character. Run one or two individual sessions to grow the character into the campaign world. —- Support this podcast:…
My Patreon
Jun 4, 2018 • 11 min
I give details of my Patreon. Even where all the vast amounts of money I make goes. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Randomly Generating Room Contents Part 1
May 31, 2018 • 10 min
I have many ways I develop adventures and what I put on them. This is part one that will be a semi regular series. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Time to Think
May 30, 2018 • 11 min
I’m on vacation. On my back deck. And I share how valuable it is for me to hand these moments to think. To complete a thought. To give my creativity time to breathe. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
I’m on Facebook…again
May 26, 2018 • 6 min
I’m giving it a go again. That thing called Facebook. I’ve had my issues. And 300 words tonight! Brain is in full gamer mode. Unclogged by Adulting. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Map or Mind
May 26, 2018 • 16 min
I talk about my perspective as a player and GM using maps or theatre of the mind. The pros and cons as I see it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Expansive Storyline…The Werewolf
May 25, 2018 • 13 min
I’m in an Adventures in Middle Earth game. About a year now. And I talk about how Rob Conley is able to weave an expansive storyline to get us involved with the setting. It’s fantastic. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
A Bad Game Night is Still a Good Game Night
May 22, 2018 • 8 min
A quick ramble about last night’s game session. Not much progress. But remembering what’sI’ll important. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
The Process of Creating My Micro-Adventure
May 22, 2018 • 17 min
A look at how I came up with my latest micro adventure with only a few tangents. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Starting Characters in a New Campaign
May 19, 2018 • 14 min
A few ways I introduce new characters into a campaign. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Random Friday
May 18, 2018 • 7 min
Roll for random topics. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
All over the place
May 17, 2018 • 18 min
Beware. I’m All over the place on this one. You’ll learn about one of my pet peeves and why I shouldn’t do a podcast at the end of the day. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Imprisonment
May 16, 2018 • 21 min
How use imprisonment your game and not have the players hate you…maybe. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Doing too much
May 15, 2018 • 14 min
I’ve been taking on a lot of projects, playing more than I’ve ever played and trying to keep productive with my writing. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Resource and Encumbrance
May 14, 2018 • 12 min
Other elements in game that usually hand wave unless it becomes part of the adventure. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Weather in Game
May 12, 2018 • 14 min
How weather influences game; combat, the cultures and how it can add a time element to an adventure. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
My NPC Cards
May 10, 2018 • 12 min
I talk about how I work on my NPC Cards. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Playing Styles
May 9, 2018 • 7 min
I yap about how I adapt from playing a goofball style game to an in character style. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
A Thanks from Frank
May 4, 2018 • 21 min
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The Value of Playtesting
May 3, 2018 • 12 min
I talk about some things I learned last night with the Playtesting I ran. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Shout Out to Hobbs and Village Random Encounters and Development
May 1, 2018 • 13 min
Shout out to Hobbs and Friends for an excellent episode. Then me talking about developing a village through the use of a random encounter table. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Finding a Home for My Podcast and a little something about Playtesting
Apr 30, 2018 • 7 min
Exploring options for a home for future episodes and the trickyness of Playtesting. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Random Encounters: Hex Crawl & Dungeons
Apr 24, 2018 • 20 min
I focus on how I use and develop random encouters. And the differences between a hex crawl and dungeon random table. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Organizing the Disorganization…Failure
Apr 23, 2018 • 8 min
A little bit personal. A bit where I failed tho organize. Random ruins. And a short bitch about Spring road construction. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gothridgemanor/support
Podcast vs. Video Poll
Apr 21, 2018 • 3 min
I’m developing a hexcrawl campaign using Komor Forest, my setting I’ve used for the past year when writing my Micro-Adventures and Micro-Locations. I put a poll into my G+ feed to see what folks would prefer, a podcast or video. —- Support this podcast:…