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Spikepit

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Spikepit where Colin ponders ideas related to Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop role playing games with a view to engaging and entertaining the community. Become a Patron!


Spikepit Drive By
Jul 17 • 8 min
Podcast Crossover, and F**k the Ennies
169 Into the Pit, Attack of the Waffler
Jul 15 • 16 min
Into the Pit, contributions from Spencer Keep off the Borderlands, Larry Hamilton Follow Me and Die, Tim Shorts Gothridge Manor, John Large Red Dice Diaries.
168 Into the Pit, A Year of Podcasting.
Jul 12 • 13 min
In this anniversary episode discussion revolves around being a bad player, Arthurian legend and book recommendations. Contributions from the following: Jason Hobbs of Random Screed, Hobbs and Friends and Hex Talk podcasts. Arlen Walker of Live from…
Dice Roll Zine 1&2 Overview
Jul 9 • 35 min
With thanks to Steve C for his Dice Roll Zine, produced & published by Hog Town Games, words and maps copyright 2019 Steven A. Cook. Contact: [email protected] If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding this episode, please contact…
166 King Arthur - Legend of the Sword
Jul 5 • 21 min
I talk about King Arthur - Legend of the Sword, as a source of inspiration. Also I respond to contributions from Joe Richter “Weal or Woe” podcast, Vance A, John Large “Red Dice Diaries” podcast and blog, Larry Haught. If you have any questions, comments…
165 D&D Essentials and Modern Age RPG
Jul 3 • 13 min
Inspiration by Gothridge Manor with contributions from Ivy the Happy Whisk. Thoughts on D&D Essentials and Modern Age from Green Ronin.
164 It’s a Multiplayer Game
Jun 28 • 35 min
Contributions from the following: Jeremy Aka “Froth” of Thought Eater podcast and Blog, Arlen Walkerof Live from Pellam’s Wasteland podcast, Rob C of Down in a Heap podcast, John Large of Red Dice Diaries podcast, Spencer of Keep off the Borderlands…
163 Gardens in Games and the Gardens of Ynn Overview.
Jun 26 • 27 min
Great contributions from Jeremy of the Thought Eater podcast and blog, Arlen Walker Live from Pellam’s Wasteland podcast and Lieren from Updates from the Middle of Nowhere podcast. Random monster by Pete Jones the voice behind the Dragons are Real…
162 More good players
Jun 24 • 20 min
Being a better player. Contributions from, Ivy the Happy Whisk, Logan Sword Breaker Howard, Froth the Thought Eater , Spencer aka Free Thrall, Evil Jeff of Minions and Musings and James Richards. Please enjoy listening.
161 Better RPG Play
Jun 21 • 33 min
Contributions from: Ivy the Happy Whisk, Frank Turfler of Frank T’s Liner Notes, regular caller Larry Haught of the Spikepit Pit Crew, Darren Green aka RFED, Che Webster Roleplay Rescue and my Canadian buddy Shane Ward voice of Gilligan’s Isle of ADD.…
160 Are you a “trying” player?
Jun 20 • 20 min
Starting discussion about player quality. Why do I spend so much time and effort trying to improve as a GM? What changes should I make to improve my games? Contributions from Frank T, Spencer G and Lieren. Please enjoy listening. [email protected]
159 Recent Gaming Marathon
Jun 17 • 30 min
A weekend of great gaming survived, I discuss the experience. Following that I answer some great call ins on the theme of gaming with youngsters. Thanks to Joe Richter, Ivy Shorts, James Done, Shane Ward and Jim Yoder for their call in contributions.…
158 Choice in the Chaotic Dome
Jun 13 • 16 min
Talk about random tables, gardens in RPG’s and Games on Demand at UKGE Thanks to contributors, John Large - Red Dice Diaries, Cody Mazza - No Save for You, Jeff Collyer - Tome of All Dooms and Logan ‘Swordbreaker’ Howard.
Rained Off
Jun 11 • 12 min
Gardening chat. Big thanks to all the caller’s. Please enjoy.
156 Sharing your RPG hobby.
Jun 7 • 19 min
Talking with Sonny about our recent gaming experiences. Great contributions from Dave Aldridge of D Percentile Podcast. “Crazy Spikepit Theme” by Logan”Sword Breaker”Howard. Please enjoy.
Regarding Rant
Jun 6 • 6 min
Response to Judd’s call in.
154 Western Lands Season One Finale
Jun 6 • 21 min
My BFRPG Season One draws to a close and I discuss my future plans for my ongoing Western Lands Campaign. Thanks to the following contributors, Free Thrall from Keep off the Borderlands, and Jeffery Collyer from Tome of All Dooms
Rant!!
Jun 5 • 13 min
Why not think of others sometimes? Let’s consider giving people a chance to put things right.
152 Game Expo and Black Hack
Jun 4 • 24 min
Recap of my day at the UKGE and talk relating to the Black Hack 2. Big thanks to everyone who called in. Please enjoy.
151 Big Game Chat
Jun 2 • 24 min
All the call ins from the gang, character generation, gaming with kids, overwhelming 5e modules, new Anchorites and all that good stuff. Please enjoy.
150 Gardening Anchorites
Jun 2 • 12 min
Call ins and replies in relation to gardening
149 New Voices
May 29 • 16 min
RFED and a UK Games Expo reminder. First time callers James Done, Dave Aldridge and Three Thrall. Anchorite new wave. Please enjoy
148 Generating characters
May 27 • 21 min
Discussion around character generation and my recent experiences whilst gaming with my kids. Contributions from the legendary Thought Eater, Froth and Rich”Cockatrice”Fraser discussing 5E character generation options. “Crazy Spikepit Theme” thanks to…
147 Gardening Response
May 26 • 15 min
Big response from listeners. Thanks to Tim, Ivy, Larry, Joe and Arlen for all the kind words and call in contributions. Please enjoy.
146 Above and Below with RFED
May 25 • 9 min
RFED talks about Above and Below in relation to RPG’S. Please enjoy. [email protected]
145 Module or Hook?
May 22 • 16 min
Discussion around a question from ‘ol Man Grognard and Jim Yoder calls in with “Tom the Troll” impersonation. “Crazy Spikepit Theme” by Logan”Sword Breaker” Howard. Please feel free to call in on Anchor or contact me at [email protected]
Gardening Spikepit
May 21 • 8 min
Thanks to Lieren for the inspirational call ins. Please enjoy. [email protected]
143 Winston Crutchfield
May 20 • 24 min
Answering Winston’s call in. Subjects include, 5e, BFRPG, Awarding experience and dice. Thanks for listening.
142 Outpost of the Deep Elder
May 18 • 14 min
General RPG chat with call ins from Tim of Gothridge Manor, Mark of The Yawning Owlbear, Jeremy ‘Frothsof’ Smith of Thought Eater and Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere. ‘Crazy Spikepit Theme’ by Logan ‘Sword Breaker’ Howard. Thanks for…
Go Anchorites!
May 16 • 14 min
It’s a secret!
140 Twilight of the Ancestral Clock
May 15 • 19 min
Talking Gamer Health, Robin Hood, BFRPG and 5e Star Wars. Contributions from Cody, Tim, Ivy, Shane and Che. Thanks for listening
139 The Floating Spirit
May 9 • 21 min
Feedback from previous episodes B/X thieves, downtime rules and campaign timeline. Contributions from the following, Tim Shorts, Cody M, Ray Otus, Joe Richter, Shane Ward, Aron Clark and J E Shields. ‘Crazy Spikepit Theme’ by Logan ‘Swordbreaker’ Howard.…
138 Rescue of the Chaotic Watcher
May 7 • 20 min
Call in replies and questions answered. Thanks to Ivy, Tim, Evil Jeff, James Jim, and Vance for their awesome contributions. Please enjoy
137 Sunday Morning Spikepit.
May 5 • 30 min
In this episode with a bunch of call ins and questions. Contributions from Yawning Owlbear, Free Thrall, Larry Haught, Happy Whisk and Gothridge Manor. Topics include, new podcasts, escape room abuse, games I want to play, moving time in campaign, food,…
136 Less is more?
May 2 • 19 min
Further discussion in relation to character advancement, rewarding players and using average damage. I ponder the idea of less being more and what this may mean in role playing games. Great call ins from, Eric Salzwedel, Cody Mazza, Evil Jeff, Steve C and…
135 Awarding Experience Points
Apr 29 • 24 min
Feedback on the average hp and damage episode from Logan Howard, Ray Otus and Eric Salzwedel. Discussion in relation to making experience awards, call ins from Jason Hobbs, Evil Jeff, Aron Clarke, Shane Ward and Tuffer
134 RFED brings “Dead of Winter” to your RPG
Apr 28 • 7 min
In this episode my Brother RFED talks about this popular boardgame, from Plaid Hat. He gives an overview of the game and presents his thoughts on how you could you it as a resource for your role playing game.
133 Average vs. Random Hit Point and Damage Determination.
Apr 26 • 12 min
Discussing the use of average versus random hit point generation in your RPG. Call ins from, Logan Howard, Jason Hobbs, Frank Turfler, Aron Clark, Evil Jeff and Pete Jones. Closing with “Crazy Spikepit Theme” by Logan”Swordbreaker”Howard thanks for…
132 What’s up with Dungeons and Dragons? Frank T and Me
Apr 24 • 12 min
I talk DnD with Frank Turfler of “Frank T’s Liner Notes”
131 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 9
Apr 23 • 22 min
Continuing discussion comparing the latest edition of Dungeons and Dragons with older editions. Call ins from Jason Hobbs, RFED, Larry Hamilton and Joe Richter. Please Enjoy.
130 Top 3 Monsters
Apr 21 • 9 min
Episode inspired by Logan Howard’s challenge, name your top three monsters. Call ins from, Matt Jackson, Logan Howard, Gothridge Manor and RFED. Enjoy listening.
129 Ask me anything.
Apr 20 • 2 min
An unscheduled outside of the box episode. Come one come all.
128 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 8
Apr 19 • 11 min
Codi Mazza, Ray Otus and Joe Salvador continue the Dnd chat with ‘ol Spikepit, I question session 0 and also quote Ghandi. Honest…not.
After Dark with Joe the Lawyer
Apr 19 • 11 min
Joe keeping it real! By Tom and friends.
126 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 7
Apr 18 • 16 min
Ongoing DnD chat witn great call ins. Rich Fraser - 5e monster manual , Aonghais - Plot Points Podcast episode 98 and DMG1e and Che Webster - 5e samey characters and dull for GM. Enjoy
125 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 6
Apr 16 • 16 min
Continuing the 5e discussion from Royal Ashdown Forest, with call ins from, Logan Howard, Matt Jackson, Aonghais and James Richards. Many thanks.
124 What’s up With 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 5
Apr 14 • 13 min
What’s up With 5e Dungeons and Dragons? Discussion continues with call ins from Shane Ward, Aron Clark, and Froth. In addition I ask about Milestone Experience, average hit points and damage vs. random determination. Enjoy
123 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 4
Apr 12 • 19 min
On going 5E discussion we hear from those who are not impressed. Matt Jackson, Rob C and Joe Richter. Thanks for listening. If you enjoy the show please consider taking a look at the “Spikepit” Patreon.
122 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 3
Apr 10 • 26 min
Ongoing 5e discussion. Thank you to the following listeners for their excellent call ins. Froth, Joe Richter and RFED on 5e. Joe Salvador, Commands and Colors war games. Matt Random, guys getting together with friends. Happy Whisk on Patreon. Thanks for…
121 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons? - 2
Apr 8 • 22 min
More 5e chat, and the DMG. Opening with Logan Howard’s “Crazy Spikepit Theme”. Call ins, Rich Fraser, Ray Otus, RFED and Vance. I reflect on taking time to talk with your gamer buddies
120 What’s up with 5e Dungeons and Dragons?
Apr 5 • 16 min
Discussing 5th Edition DnD and my recent re-reads. Call in from Froth of Thoughteater, regarding map episodes. “Crazy Spikepit Theme” by Logan Howard. Thanks for listening.
119 Grab Bag Episode
Apr 2 • 19 min
Replying to Call ins from Wayne Peacock, Larry Hamilton, RFED, Che Webster. What am I upto and Patreon update. Shout out for Gavin Norman’s Winter’s Daughter. “Crazy Spikepit Theme” Logan Howard. Thanks for listening.
118 More Map Chat
Mar 31 • 15 min
Continuing the discussion of hex vs. grid the great map debate. Call ins from Matt Jackson,Vance A, RFED, Winston Crutchfield and Froth. “Crazy Spikepit Theme” by Logan”Swordbreaker”Howard.
117 Hex vs. Square - Map Chat
Mar 29 • 16 min
Why do we use hexes? A discussion. Call ins from Cody M, Froth, Che Webster. “Crazy Spikepit Theme” by Logan”Swordbreaker”Howard. Cheers
116 BFRPG Western Lands 6 Morgansfort
Mar 27 • 26 min
BFRPG Western Lands post session chat with Sonny. Announcement of my “Spikepit” Patreon launch, with shout out to my first Patron, Frank Turfler.
115 BFRPG Western Lands Update
Mar 26 • 13 min
Continuing discussion in relation to Basic Fantasy RPG Westernlands Campaign. Call in from Jason Hobbs. Shout out to John Large and Matt Jackson. Thanks to Logan “Swordbreaker” Howard for his “Crazy Spikepit Theme”
114 Grab Bag Episode
Mar 25 • 20 min
Discussion relating to, Tomb of the Serpent Kings, Basic Fantasy experiment, Guilds of Ravnica Glorantha, Mythras, d100 systems and categories for game design. Call ins from Larry Hamilton, Jason Hobbs, Joe the Lawyer, Che Webster, Tim Shorts. “Crazy…
113 Tomb of the Serpent Kings
Mar 21 • 24 min
Talking about my experience of running Tomb of the Serpent Kings with Basic Fantasy RPG Call ins from Aron C and RFED.
112 The Black Hack Chat
Mar 18 • 21 min
Discussing recent experience of ‘The Black Hack 2’ and response to related call ins, from Happy Whisk, Matt Jackson and Vance An. I also talk about what I’m upto in relation to other systems and my initial impressions of some adventures by Frog Gods and…
111 Lazy DMing part 2
Mar 14 • 23 min
Following on from previous episode I reflect on how the ‘Lazy DM’ method worked in session 4 of my BFRPG Western Lands Campaign. I also discuss some player feedback and content for future episodes. Thanks to Logan Howard ‘Swordbreaker’ for the closing…
110 Lazy DMing
Mar 12 • 25 min
Intro tune by Logan Howard ‘Swordbreaker’, call ins relating to last episode from Rob C ‘Down in a Heap’, Tim Shorts ‘Gothridge Manor’. Playing the Black Hack vall in from Vance A. I discuss my pre game prep and the influence of Sly Flourish’s Return of…
109 Basic Fantasy Adventure Games
Mar 7 • 13 min
Basic?…call ins from Frank Turfler, Jason Hobbs and Che Webster. I ponder the popularity of the ‘Basic’ game and talk about my ongoing Western Lands Campaign, session zero and Alignment.
108 BFRPG Running Western Lands
Mar 4 • 24 min
I talk mostly about prep and running BFRPG Western Lands, also Joe Salvador’s Eldritch Tales . Call ins from Happy Whisk, Tim Shorts, Joe Salvador, Winston Crutchfield, Larry Haught, and Jason Hobbs. Many Thanks
107 Birthday Episode
Feb 28 • 18 min
Call ins from, Tom T’internet Troll, Ivy the Happy Whisk, Vance A, Aron C and RFED. I also discuss my birthday celebration strategy.
106 Family Gaming, Daisy May
Feb 26 • 15 min
Opening with DM Dad. On the road chat about gaming with my daughter Daisy May.
105 Old School Essentials, Retro Adventure Game, Core Rules Preview
Feb 25 • 22 min
A look at Gavin Norman’s reworked and clarified B/X core rules. Formerly the B/X Essentials line of books, Old School Essentials Retro Adventure Game is the new identity of this project going forward. In this episode I talk about what’s in the book and…
104 Basic Fantasy Campaign Crossover
Feb 22 • 27 min
Jason proposes, and the Basic Fantasy and RPG Chat continues. Call ins from, Jason Hobbs, RFED, Joe Ricther, Joe Salvador, Che Webster, also ‘Happy Manor’ Ivy and Tim Shorts
103 Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Reportage
Feb 20 • 23 min
School Run debrief with Luca, Session 1 Western Lands Basic Fantasy Campaign
102 More Basic Fantasy
Feb 18 • 19 min
Call ins from Jason Hobbs, Tim Shorts, Larry Haught, and Shane Ward. Mostly I talk about my preparation for my new campaign and Sonny talks about his thoughts in relation to Basic Fantasy RPG.
101 Basic Fantasy RPG
Feb 15 • 24 min
Great call in contributions from RFED, Shane Ward, Larry Haught, Happy Whisk and Aron C. I talk about my thoughts on starting a campaign using Chris Gonnermans super accessible ‘Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game’
100 Century of Spikepit
Feb 12 • 30 min
Thanks to the all the folks who contribute to ‘Spikepit’ be it shout out, emoji, friendly comment, follow or forward on social media, call in or simply just listens. I couldn’t do it without you all. My biggest thanks however goes to Jason Hobbs for…
099 Anchorite Feedback
Feb 11 • 15 min
Fellow podcasters kindly call in and add to the ongoing discussion, historical references, ‘Spikepit and Son’, regrets and memories, playacting and ‘episode 100’. We hear from fellow podcasters, Ray Otus, Matt Jackson, Aron C, Jason Hobbs, and Che Webster.
098 Spikepit and Son - D&D Companion Wrestling Rules
Feb 8 • 15 min
Young Sonny is back by popular demand. A light hearted episode to remind us of what it’s like to be young or new to the RPG hobby. Spikepit and son try out the wrestling rules, just for the sake of it. A short actual play recording, part of my D&D…
097 Timekeeping in Your Game.
Feb 6 • 15 min
Historical inspiration in RPG’S. Timekeeping in medieval London. Call ins from Ray Otus (Plundergrounds), first time caller, Vance and Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue).
096 Dungeons and Dragons Companion Set Overview
Feb 3 • 16 min
An introduction to a 3 or 4 part look at the Mentzer Companion Rules for Dungeons and Dragons. With call ins from RFED, Larry Haught, Ray Otus ‘Plundergrounds’ and Tim Shorts ’ Gothridge Manor’
095 Non Gaming Regrets a Cautionary Tale
Feb 1 • 12 min
My reflections on facing up to regret, and getting important things done.
094 Not Appendix N!
Jan 30 • 15 min
Inspiration from history.
093 Fun with d66 Tables
Jan 28 • 24 min
Call in responses, Aonghais, Joe, Aron and RFED, Dnd Basic, BECMI Companion call in request, Gamer Health, Roll 20 online gaming. My thoughts on creating d66 tables for There and Back Again RPG. Shout out for Che Webster, ‘Roleplay Rescue’ podcast.
003 SOS from HMS Spikepit
Jan 27 • 2 min
SOS from HMS Spikepit
092 Playing Loads of Games
Jan 23 • 22 min
Starting with replies to call ins and encouragement from the community, Cody M, Matt Jackson, Winston Crutchfield, Aron C. I move on to talk about my changing circumstances and the fact that my gaming has really taken off recently.
091 Dungeons and Dragons Basic, Moldvay/Mentzer Comparison
Jan 21 • 15 min
Call ins and comments from the gaming community. Comparing and contrasting our thoughts about Moldvay and Mentzer visions of Dungeons and Dragons.
090 Sourcing the Table - A Call in Episode
Jan 17 • 21 min
Replies to call ins from, Matt Jackson, Tim Shorts, Shane Ward. I also talk about some of the great podcasts the OSR Anchorites have been putting out recently.
089 Basic Fantasy, Equipment Emporium
Jan 16 • 11 min
A heads up and brief walkthrough Equipment Emporium, a supplement for Basic Fantasy. It’s something I plan to bring to my DnD game and it’s FREE! www.basicfantasy.org
088 Fantasy Adventure Game or Role Playing Game
Jan 15 • 16 min
Part 2 of the conversation between Frank Turfler, of Frank T’s Liner Notes, and myself. Where we discuss the topic, Fantasy Adventure Game or Role Playing Game?
087 Dungeons and Dragons Basic
Jan 13 • 22 min
B/X open table and Kalmatta call ins, Jason Hobbs, Joe the Lawyer, Logan Howard and Cody Mazza. 5e Monster Card Episode Feedback, RFED and Shane Ward, Basilisk confusion cleared up by Ray Otus. Mentzer vs. Moldvay - lets compare Basic Rules.
086 An Anchorite Amalgam
Jan 10 • 21 min
I catch up with responses to some great call ins, talk about online games I’m involved in and my ideas for safe zones in open table games.
085 Spikepit and Son -Dungeons and Dragons 5E Monster Cards Unboxing
Jan 8 • 13 min
In this episode I sit with my youngest son and we checkout our new Dungeons and Dragons 5E Monster Cards, and discuss our initial impressions. I hope that listeners enjoy this light hearted episode, a reminder of how exciting it is to get new stuff when…
084 Health Challenges
Jan 6 • 7 min
083 Boardgame Brothers 4: Conclusions
Jan 5 • 27 min
082 Boardgame Brothers 3: Comparisons with RPG’s
Jan 4 • 28 min
081 Boardgame Brothers 2
Jan 3 • 14 min
Seasons Greetings Call in Episode
Dec 27, 2018 • 19 min
Red Spike Running Games and Prep
Dec 22, 2018 • 19 min
Colin and Frank Talk About Stuff 1
Dec 19, 2018 • 27 min
Chat with Frank Turfler, listen to part 2 on the excellent Frank T’s Liner Notes
078 Red Spike Tutorials, Reviews and Boardgames
Dec 17, 2018 • 20 min
077 Kazarak
Dec 14, 2018 • 2 min
076 Feedback
Dec 13, 2018 • 14 min
076 Feedback, Listener call in episode
075 Then and Now
Dec 11, 2018 • 22 min
074 Boardgame Brothers “The Beginnings”
Dec 9, 2018 • 23 min
Spikepit and RFED discuss their early experience and influences, boardgames in particular. Highlights include, Talisman, Dr Who, Heroquest and Space Hulk
073 New Dolmenwood Hex Exclusive
Dec 7, 2018 • 11 min
072 Sponsorship and Great Feedback
Dec 6, 2018 • 15 min
071 Sponsorship, Money and Value
Dec 5, 2018 • 17 min
070 Kalmatta Session Report & Dragonmeet
Dec 3, 2018 • 22 min
Spike Nuggets
Nov 30, 2018 • 30 min
068 Kalmatta - Rolling B/X Essentials Characters with RFED
Nov 29, 2018 • 28 min
067 Red Spike Freelancing and Dragonmeet
Nov 28, 2018 • 17 min
066 Kalmatta Beckons
Nov 27, 2018 • 16 min
065 Help me to help you
Nov 25, 2018 • 4 min
An Anchor appeal for information relating to Jason Hobbs’ Kalmatta and direction of future Spikepit episodes
064 There and Back Again Follow Up
Nov 23, 2018 • 13 min
063 There and Back Again
Nov 21, 2018 • 39 min
062 Red Spike Diaries 2 Journeys in the OSR
Nov 18, 2018 • 12 min
061 Call in catch up and chat
Nov 16, 2018 • 17 min
060 Spike Grounds
Nov 14, 2018 • 25 min
060 SpikeGrounds
Episode 59 Interview with John Large of Red Dice Diaries
Nov 13, 2018 • 29 min
Hogwarts Follow Up, Younger GM’s
Nov 11, 2018 • 17 min
Spikepit and Son
Nov 8, 2018 • 64 min
Episode 57 ‘Hogwarts’ game chat and actual play
Wormskin 1
Nov 7, 2018 • 17 min
Latest episode of Spikepit wherein I read excerpts from Wormskin 1, and talk about the Dolmenwood setting found within its pages. Many thanks to Gavin Norman for his permission to record this episode.
More on Usage Die, Reactions and Shout Outs Episode 55
Nov 5, 2018 • 13 min
TavernSpike
Nov 2, 2018 • 59 min
053 Mechanisms New and Old
Nov 2, 2018 • 18 min
Anchorites Assembled Special Episode
Nov 1, 2018 • 11 min
Anchorites Unite Episode 51
Oct 31, 2018 • 16 min
Maze Rats, Midderlands and Hextalk Episode 50
Oct 29, 2018 • 35 min
Midderlands 3 the Great City of Lunden Episode 49
Oct 27, 2018 • 21 min
Maze Rats Brain Dump and Call ins Episode 48
Oct 26, 2018 • 23 min
Knave session report and call ins Episode 47
Oct 23, 2018 • 29 min
Old School Essentials: Advanced Classes Preview Walkthrough
Oct 21, 2018 • 41 min
Knave walkthrough
Oct 20, 2018 • 35 min
Knave rules walkthrough Episode 45
Bonus sourcing the table, Episode 44
Oct 19, 2018 • 8 min
Call ins and Game Chat Episode 43
Oct 18, 2018 • 13 min
Grab bag episode 42
Oct 12, 2018 • 21 min
Back from the woods Episode 41
Oct 8, 2018 • 21 min
Stay Frosty, Aquarius 1, Episode 40
Oct 3, 2018 • 33 min
Review of ‘The Monster Alphabet’ by Goodman Games. Episode 39
Sep 30, 2018 • 19 min
Episode 38 brain dump
Sep 28, 2018 • 27 min
Episode 37 Random Encounters and Mob Rules
Sep 25, 2018 • 16 min
Episode 36 Goliath hunting party hack
Sep 21, 2018 • 30 min
Grab bag episode aka 35
Sep 19, 2018 • 8 min
Episode 33 Concrete Cow and Friendly Fire Wrap up
Sep 18, 2018 • 21 min
Friendly Fire and 5e Hacks call-in episode 32
Sep 13, 2018 • 23 min
‘Ass’-kalon the Treacherous
Sep 11, 2018 • 16 min
The Big 30 - Call ins and Death Saves
Sep 9, 2018 • 21 min
Episode 29
Sep 7, 2018 • 22 min
Episode 28
Sep 4, 2018 • 20 min
All the stuff, Episode 27
Aug 31, 2018 • 25 min
026 OSR Anchorite Tribute
Aug 29, 2018 • 26 min
Episode 25 Raising your player game
Aug 27, 2018 • 26 min
Source the players
Aug 24, 2018 • 25 min
Episode 23
Aug 21, 2018 • 17 min
Economy and equipment
Aug 20, 2018 • 19 min
All the cool call ins - Episode?
Aug 17, 2018 • 24 min
KISS
Aug 15, 2018 • 6 min
Source the table episode. Keeping things simple, inclusivity, jargon and pointless confusing pigeonholes
Random Characters and Anxiety Patterns
Aug 14, 2018 • 18 min
River call ins and randomness Episode 18
Aug 11, 2018 • 25 min
River call in responses, anxiety thoughts, random character generation.
River Adventures Episode 17
Aug 9, 2018 • 4 min
A “source the table” episode where I appeal to listeners to call in with thoughts and ideas related to running river related game sessions. Inspired by my recent visit to the Wye Valley.
Episode 16 Random Incoherent Ramblings
Aug 7, 2018 • 21 min
Call ins and feedback, family gaming, my setting plans, Midderlands Expanded Errata, Mud and Blood, Warhammer rpg 4e, hats off to Red Dice Diaries.
Episode 15 Day in the Life of Spikepit
Aug 4, 2018 • 17 min
Post Ennie, Anchor experiments, gaming with kids, more maps
Episode 14 Map call ins and a question of sources
Aug 2, 2018 • 18 min
Listener feedback on maps in RPGs. I talk about sources of inspiration beyond gaming, and offer best wishes to Ennie nominees.
Episode 13 Maps?
Jul 31, 2018 • 17 min
Talk about my love of maps, trends in map styles, folks who making maps. Call ins about why we play rpg’s.
Why we play tabletop role playing games, listener responses
Jul 28, 2018 • 10 min
Why we play role playing games, listener call ins. Plus infravision comments continued.
Episode 11
Jul 26, 2018 • 6 min
Why Roleplaying Games
010 DnD Infravision -Riddles in the Dark
Jul 24, 2018 • 14 min
Where I continue to talk about seeing in the dark, whilst getting people’s name’s wrong.
Episode 9
Jul 23, 2018 • 13 min
Feedback and talk on infravision
Episode 8
Jul 20, 2018 • 2 min
Sounding off, feeling better. Thoughts from the heart, overdue.
007 Ol’ Man Grognard
Jul 20, 2018 • 2 min
Yay Glen
006 Coming Back to Art
Jul 20, 2018 • 10 min
005 Creativity
Jul 17, 2018 • 13 min
Thoughts around creativity and inspiration. Also more nostalgia and call ins.
004 Talking Nostalgia
Jul 16, 2018 • 11 min
Where I talk about nostalgia, Mary Poppins, d6 Star Wars and recording on Anchor
002 A Warm OSR Welcome
Jul 14, 2018 • 8 min
Badly compiled messages, but now I know how that works. My apologies to the listener.
001 What or Who is Spikepit?
Jul 12, 2018 • 5 min
Colin introduces himself briefly and outlines the direction for Spikepit