Playing It Wrong

Playing It Wrong
Welcome to Playing It Wrong, the They Might Be Gazebos podcast. about D&D, RPG’s and the people who play. Remember: Roll dice. Kill Monsters. Take their stuff. And HAVE FUN! Find us on Facebook: Visit the Blog: And you can support the podcast at Or visit our page on Drivethrurpg; Or on Lulu: Support this podcast:

Jul 5 • 1 min
I’ve got so much going on. I need to ramp up on the old blog, a handful of RPG projects to get done, and some DIY projects around the house. So what takes up the most time for the least return? Well, that’s the podcast. I’m done just taking a couple weeks…
Preservation Thru Evolution So Go Out & Make Stuff
Jun 21 • 8 min
You don’t need any special certificate, accreditation, or license to make RPG stuff. Just do it. A lot of us older folks in the OSR get the label and I think we subconsciously follow that label that we are “The Establishment. We aren’t we’re the…
Status Report
Jun 15 • 1 min
Just a very short little shout out. Still around just getting the whole media “empire” in order. Don’t worry things will be happening. Thanks —- Support this podcast:
Cepheus Engine
Jun 7 • 13 min
In this episode, I go on a little rant about the Cepheus Engine( old-school Traveler) and more specifically about Sword of Cepheus. It’s a pretty darned good Sword & Sorcery RPG. A more detailed review is forth coming on the blog. Plus there’s a good…
Bonus Episode: ePic Character Generator
May 28 • 3 min
It’s a blast from the past and bit of software that I had totally forgotten about. The ePic Character Generator. Check it out. —- Support this podcast:
Roll Initiative!
May 25 • 19 min
This episode I talk about initiative and high some interesting methods I’ve seen over the years in such games as TWERPS, The Hero System, Shadowrun, and Savage Worlds. Find out where I stole my house rule from. And finally back to reading from the Tomes…
The First Official Bonus Episode
May 20 • 3 min
Well, made it to the 50 Likes on the Facebook page. So that means Bonus Episodes every week. As the first one, I’m complain about Lulu’s major screw up. And send out some Get Well Soon vibes to Erik Tenkar. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 17: I Hate Some People
May 17 • 9 min
This episode is a total ramble cast. I hate “some people”. You know that mythical bunch that is always cited by someone in online arguments. It’s always “some people”. Not much going on in the way of gaming but got lots of ideas bouncing around inside my…
Episode 16: Magic Guilds What Are They Good For?
May 3 • 13 min
Yes, we’re back after a week’s break. Life is hectic but we’re working around it. This week, it’s a rant about Magic Guilds, or Wizards’ Guilds or whatever you want to call them. What place do they hold in your world? Or do the they even have a place? And…
Old School Psionics WTF? and Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
Apr 19 • 10 min
I really tried to delve into the Psionics in Supplement III: Eldritch Sorcery. It just made my brain hurt. But isn’t that what Psionics is about? Also, a call in and another tale from the Bag of Too Many Things. And we’re one “Like” away on Facebook. That…
Judging A Game Before You Play
Apr 12 • 10 min
What can turn off a game before you even buy it, read it, or play it? My big two things are character sheets and the community around the game. And I know this is a short episode but hey things are crazy and I’m trying to get back into some normal habits.…
Don’t Let Monsters Be Boring
Mar 29 • 22 min
I missed last week but here I am back with another episode. This time I’m talking about making monsters interesting. It doesn’t take much and you don’t have to make every one of them weird. Because if everything is weird then nothing is weird. The top…
Bonus Episode 2: Design Journals, YARC, Zoong, and Fighters
Mar 26 • 7 min
I decided to use the Bonus Episodes as a Design Journal for my own little set of house rules which I call YARC (Yet Another Retro-Clone) and to spruce up my main campaign world, Zoong. Heck, I may also do some rambles about my other projects. Who knows?…
Lots of Projects and Keeping The Fires Burning
Mar 22 • 2 min
Yes, everything is crazy. So here’s a little update. Busy with day job and doing my best to keep things going with the Podcast and Blog. I just may do some at the desk ramble casts as Bonus Episodes. We shall see. Stay safe out there. —- Support this…
Beware the Boxed Text
Mar 15 • 18 min
This week I delve into the Boxed Text. The bane of many adventures. Be inspired by it but don’t get tied to it. You can even ignore it. And a very special call in. Plus, I also start on reading from Supplement III: Eldritch Wizardry. There’s some pretty…
Let’s Redefine Grognard
Mar 8 • 14 min
A crazy idea. Let’s redefine Grognard. Not the old grumpy gamer but gamer who’s about the game. After the end of G+, people are more and more forming new communities and having a good time. There’s enough division and negativity going around. Plus where I…
Genre and Setting Save Yourself Some Work
Mar 1 • 19 min
It’s OK to use the same setting with different genres. Just do the extra work to tweak it what you want to do. Plus hey there was some powered armor in old D&D. It ain’t all Tolkien. Also, GM’s Day is coming on March 4. And the Swords & Wizardry Boxed Set…
Make Your Own Fantasy Heart Breaker
Feb 23 • 13 min
Hey, all those old-school games out there are mostly compatible. So go ahead and mix and match and make the game you want to play. There’s nothing stopping you. Also, Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day is coming soon! Congrats to every one who did the…
Episode 8: Hey I get to play this time!
Feb 16 • 21 min
I actually get to play Dungeon Crawl Classics and had two characters survive the funnel. Lord Bob and Mysterio. This week the Blight game is coming but I’m already thinking about the next campaign. It may sound silly but Cthulhu Vs either Pirates or…
Episode 7: Steve The Paladin & Another Difference in Old-School Games
Feb 9 • 23 min
Let me tell about how much luck that Steve the Paladin had in our last session os Swords & Wizardry, and yet another thing that’s different between old and new games. Plus some call-ins from Gothridge Manor and Chgowiz. Listen to their anchor casts. Good…
Pet Peeves & The Dumbest Thing Ever In D&D
Feb 2 • 14 min
I got a couple of pet peeves. So if you’re publisher on Drivethru. Please categorize your products accordingly. It’s annoying. And here’s another gaming confession. I dislike crafting when the PC’s just sit around and make stuff, and domain play where…
Episode 5: Kickstarters, The Old West, and Blackmoor
Jan 26 • 26 min
Coming Soon! The Kickstarter for the new Swords & Wizardry Boxed Set from Frog God Games. I’m excited. And do a little rant on the Blight campaign, you won’t believe what the Druid befriended. And I’m thinking more about old West RPG’s. Thanks to Mark…
Episode 4: Ramble, Ramble, Ramble
Jan 19 • 20 min
I’m all over the map on this one. New 5e book is set in Critical Role’s world. Meh. And long rant on minimalist games, missing games, and finding something to do. And a little shout out to Steve Cook’s Dice Roll Zine. And this week, I finish up reading…
Welcome to The Blight
Jan 12 • 16 min
Just started my Swords & Wizardry game in The Blight. Say hi to the new characters. The story is just starting. Big shout outs to for the Heroes Journey Kickstarter and starting this week Ain’t Slayed Nobody, a Wild West Call of Cthulhu Actual Play…
Of Dice and Characters
Jan 5 • 22 min
Lot’s is going on this week. The biggest news is that Issue 2 of Gazebo Gazette is out to Patrons and should be coming out on Drivethru soon. What else? I start my Swords & Wizardry campaign in The Blight this week. And I’ve been having some real bad dice…
Happy New Year: Year of the Double Crits
Jan 1 • 5 min
Happy New Year, dear listeners! Hopefully, you’re not hungover. It’s a new year and time for more attitude. Thanks to everyone. Now roll initiative against the New Year. Let’s get this party started. “Take the Lead” Kevin MacLeod (…
It’s that time where everybody is thinking
Dec 15, 2019 • 22 min
Like just about everyone else I start thinking about this year and plans for the next. So give it listen and hear what’s coming up. But I’ll give this clue, there’s lots of shout outs to some folks producing cool stuff. Cool stuff this year goes to Old…
What Should I Play?
Dec 9, 2019 • 20 min
We had a case of GM burnout in the gaming group so we’re heading back to 5E with a fresh GM. Time to make a new character. So what should I play? WOTC hasn’t put our as many splat books as in the old days but there’s still a lot of stuff. And as far as…
Handling NPC’s
Dec 1, 2019 • 19 min
Don’t over think it. Let the dice, the story, and the Player Characters determine what’s important. And don’t go into detail that you don’t need to. Plus a call in from Gothridge Manor, I continue reading from Supplement I Greyhawk. And Old School…
The Case For Short Campaigns
Nov 24, 2019 • 15 min
This episode is about keeping campaigns short. It avoids GM burn out and keeps things fresh. It lets you play around with different games. It lets other people take their turn in the GM seat. All in all, it’s something I dig. I also have a thing about…
Social Media Vs Content
Nov 10, 2019 • 23 min
This time I go totally off the normal beaten track and talk about search engines and social media and that they’re pretty much stacked against the little guy or the “outsider”. Let’s face it. Celebrity and controversy get more traction than content. So to…
This Week Supers and Lots of House Cleaning
Nov 3, 2019 • 22 min
In case you haven’t noticed the blog domain is updated! And yes it’s been a busy weekend but I’ve squeezed in an episode. This week I talk about Super Hero RPG’s and dang it they are tough to run. I talk about some of the problems and the two best games…
Bodaks, Spellcasters and “New” Cleric Spells
Oct 27, 2019 • 26 min
This week is a little rant about Bodaks and how they changed. Plus in D&D Bootcamp: Wizard Vs Sorcerer Vs Warlock. And the Cleric spells in Supplement 1 Greyhawk. Plus it’s time to start decluttering around the house. Join in on the fun! And if we get 50…
You should really use the environment to make those encounters interesting
Oct 13, 2019 • 16 min
An encounter should be more than just a PC’s and monsters attacking each other. Those some interesting terrain or environmental hazards into the mix. Also, this episode the “new” cleric spells in Greyhawk and a little rant for beginners trying to play a…
The Noting and Catch Up Episode
Oct 6, 2019 • 26 min
Last episode ran really long so this one we’re catching up. We’ve the Session Summary and I forgot that damage from Clay Golems takes a 17th level Cleric to heal it. I like everybody else mentions Feast of Legends. Talk about playing a Fighter in D&D Boot…
Lankhmar, Tegel Manor, and The Blight
Sep 29, 2019 • 27 min
I got call ins from Gothridge Manor and three podcast unboxings! DCC Lankhmar. Tegel Manor, and The Blight. Give it a listen. All good stuff and so glad that I bought. And heck I couldn’t resist doing an unboxing video too. You can check that out over at…
Why Fantasy?
Sep 22, 2019 • 17 min
In this episode, I go deep into opinionsville. So why is fantasy the most popular genre for RPG’s? And there’s the usual segments, a remarkably calm Labyrinth Lord game, D&D Boot Camp, and reading from the Little Brown Books. Also, mentioned in this…
Sweet Mystery of Life.
Sep 16, 2019 • 20 min
This episode I channel my inner Glen Halstrom and talk about running mysteries in your game. It isn’t easy. In D&D Boot Camp, what to do about jerks. And from the Little Brown Books, guess what spell you need snow for? And remember. Not everybody likes…
Fusion Gaming
Sep 8, 2019 • 25 min
It’s all about mixing, matching, and melding the things you like into something grand. Plus more advice for newbies and experienced players in D&D Boot Camp. I start going over the 3rd Level Magic-User spells in Greyhawk. Oh yeah. And there’s probably a…
Urban Adventures
Sep 1, 2019 • 22 min
Erik Tenkar and Gothridge Manor have already talked about this stuff. Since I’m preparing to run The Blight by Frog God Games, I figured it’s time I share my initial thoughts. Don’t fear the city. Be ready to improvise. And too many details will just bog…
More About Swords & Wizardry for the New School
Aug 25, 2019 • 23 min
This episode I continue my rant on Swords & Wizardry making it more palatable to those who are used the current editions of the game. Plus your usual favorites! D&D Boot Camp: What Should A New Player Play?; and Readings from the Ancient Tomes and talking…
Swords & Wizardry The Gateway Clone
Aug 19, 2019 • 19 min
This episode I rekindle my love for Swords & Wizardry. I’ve talked that much about it recently but then there was an epiphany. It makes the perfect game as a gateway and bridge between the old-school games and the current editions. You can check out more…
Rebooting and Rants on Celebrity D&D, Social Media, Gate Keeping and Old School Gaming
Aug 11, 2019 • 17 min
The landscape has changed. D&D is mainstream. Social media networks go away (looking at you G+). And some mystic cabal appoints the influencers. What’s the common gamer to do? Play it your way. I know I have a “plan”. It’s time to go Punk. And here’s the…
Change What The Players See
Jul 28, 2019 • 15 min
I travel back in time and talk about world building again. This time it’s all about the player characters. Go ahead and mess around with Races & Classes and all that player facing stuff. And we’ve got a call-in from The Yawning Owlbear himself. Thanks,…
Find Your Voice
Jul 21, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, I rant about being yourself and and finding your own voice whether it be in blogging, gaming, or podcasting. Plus updates and what’s been going on, mysterious hints about what’s on the way, and more readings from the Little Brown Books of…
Players Do Your Homework
Jul 14, 2019 • 17 min
This week is a little rant on players doing prep. It’s not just the DM folks. You should do some prep too. Some fun from last week’s session of Labyrinth Lord. If you find a Ring of Wishes. Just walk away. And an intro for Volume 3 of the Little Brown…
Actual Plays: Tell us about the game
Jul 7, 2019 • 21 min
I’ve got shout to Happy Whisk and emails from the Yawning Owlbear. And I go off on a little rant on actual play podcasts and streams. And I finish up on Volume 2: Monsters & Treasures of the Little Brown Books. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 24: Adventures are setting too
Jun 30, 2019 • 17 min
More rants about gaming. Previously, I talked about how adventures are guidelines. Guess what? They are setting too. And all the usual features. What been happening around my game table and more readings from the Little Brown Books. —- Support this…
Episode 23: Lethality, Kickstarters, and Little Brown Books
Jun 23, 2019 • 18 min
Mark Wallring of The Yawning Owlbear Anchorcast sent in an email on lethality in 5E so I rant more on that. It’s about system mastery. I got lots of goodies this weekend. Kickstarters are starting to come in and I got some cool stuff. And as usual even…
Episode 22: Theives Skills, Puppies and Treasure
Jun 16, 2019 • 19 min
This week we’re back to normal with a brief summary of the Labyrinth Lord game where in I ran a nice little adventure by Tim Shorts (The Demon Baboon of Porters Crown). Also, I go into a little rant on Thieves’ Skills on old school games. And we’ve…
Episode 21, Season 2: Adventures are Guidelines too!
Jun 9, 2019 • 18 min
I go in a lot of different directions in this episode. A little rant about communities (again). The main rant which is all about adventures are guidelines too. So change that stuff game masters. Make it your own. Sadly, there was no gaming this week due…
Episode 20: Don’t Be Afraid To Change Things Up
Jun 2, 2019 • 18 min
You don’t eat pizza everyday so why play the same game all the time. Not only that changes are coming to this Podcast and the good old blog. Thanks for listen and stay tuned! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 19: Lethality in 5e and other rants.
May 26, 2019 • 18 min
This time I rant about lethality in 5E and some humorous stories of TPK’s. Some introspection on when to podcast, when to blog and when to publish and continued readings from the 0E D&D Little Brown Books. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 18: Crossng the Streams. Er Genres.
May 19, 2019 • 17 min
Don’t cross the streams. Yes, cross the streams and by streams I mean genres. Hack away to heart’s content. Random settings. Random rants. And more reading from the Little Brown Books. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 17 Season 2: Kickstarters, Science Wizards, Choosing Games & Dragons!
May 12, 2019 • 22 min
Congratulations to Gavin Norman on a successful Kickstarter of Old School Essentials. Also throwing out hopes for great kickstarters for Faraway Land Old School Version and The Crypt in Cadaver Canyon. Plus I do a little review of Crypt of the Science…
Episode 16 Season 2: I’m a lazy DM but also reactive
May 5, 2019 • 10 min
It’s a short episode this week. A little bit of self critique here. I’ve been lazy in DMing of late. Simple monsters without flair. But also being reactive to those crazy things that the players do or the dice cause. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 15: Season 2: Nohing and Everything
Apr 28, 2019 • 12 min
May is going to be a busy month. Teasers about what’s going to happen. Plus a little rant about the retroclone de jour and how we may change rules but still play the same game. And VAMPIRES! —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 14: Cities!
Apr 21, 2019 • 17 min
I talk about running a campaign based in one city. Remember the Dungeon Crawl Classics Lankhmar is coming soon. And I find out that Gnolls are actually a cross between Gnomes and Trolls. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 13, Season 2: Dark Streets & Darker Secrets.
Apr 14, 2019 • 17 min
This episode I rant about Dark Streets & Darker Secrets, the newest game from Old Skull Publishing, a rules light RPG of Street & Sorcery. If you want to do horror, or monster hunters or even urban fantasy. You could do it with this RPG. So give the rant…
Episode 12: Throw Out Your Monster Manual and Orcs!
Mar 31, 2019 • 11 min
Make your own monsters or make your flavor of existing monsters. As a DM you don’t always have to follow exactly what the book says. Remember rules are just guidelines and so are monster books. Plus some interesting bits on Orcs from the original Little…
Episode 11, Season 2: Converting Adventures!
Mar 24, 2019 • 13 min
Catching up since we missed last week. The episode is a rant converting adventures. Ignore the math. Convert the meaning. And keep it simple. Plus a little catch up. Thanks for listening and follow the blog at or find us on Facebook…
E10 S2; The Best Campaign Ever!
Mar 12, 2019 • 20 min
I ramble about the best campaign ever. For me, that’s the next one. It’s a time to get the creative juices flowing and play around with new ideas. I talk about some of the possibles in the future and rant about Dark Streets & Darker Secrets a bit and it’s…
Episode 9/Season 2: Labyrinth Lord, Annoying People & Finishing up on Vol 1 Men & Magic
Mar 3, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode, I have a long rant about Labyrinth Lord and BX Essentials all thanks to a very good question from Joe the Lawyer. I have a sad moment about annoying and bad people at the table. And in the episode I finish up Volume 1 Men & Magic from the…
Episode 8 Season 2: Rants, Rants, Rants
Feb 24, 2019 • 14 min
More on Zweihander, The Make Your Own Damned Retroclone Challenge and even more rants. —- Support this podcast:
Grim Dark: Zweihander, Warhammer, and What else?
Feb 17, 2019 • 12 min
I ramble on about grim dark and start thinking of running Zweihander, or Warhammer Fantasy or maybe something else in the future. Plus a little update on the Labyrinth Lord game. And we begin covering Cleric spells from the Little Brown Books. —- Support…
Episode 6 Season 2: Starting Labyrinth Lord Game
Feb 11, 2019 • 11 min
This week’s episode is a bit short and a day behind. Sorry about that. In this episode, meet the characters from my Labyrinth Lord game. and their initial trials. Plus I rant a little bit about 6th level magic user spells from the Little Brown Books. —-…
Episode 5 Season 2: Solar Blades & Cosmic Spells
Feb 3, 2019 • 12 min
A quick and rambling episode. I talk a little about the new game from Old Skull Publishing, Solar Blades & Cosmic Spells. Complain about OBS’s server migration. Read from the Little Brown Books and jump thru hoops to get ready for my next campaign. —-…
Episode 4 Season 2 Thieves Guilds and Ethiopian Food
Jan 27, 2019 • 19 min
A bit of ramble this week. I talk a little about Thieves Guilds, Ethiopian Food, and we get a Call In! Bonus still reading from the Little Brown Book. —- Support this podcast:
Mise En Place For Your Campaign
Jan 20, 2019 • 19 min
Mise En Place is cooking term. Basically, doing all your preparation beforehand. And that’s what I rant about this episode. Getting ready to run Advanced Labyrinth Lord and all the things I’m trying to get ready. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 3, Season 2: The Dungeon is trying to kill you
Jan 13, 2019 • 18 min
We’ve got your usual rants plus I talk about hazards in dungeons besides traps and monsters. And the regular feature of a spontaneous reading from the Little Brown Books. This episode Level 2 Magic-User spells. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 2, Season 2: DM Notebooks
Jan 6, 2019 • 12 min
I rant about my “system neutral” DM Notebook and how it’s important and it’s important to clean the thing out every once in a while. Also, continue with the reading from the Little Brown Books. This time up: 1st Level Magic-User spells. —- Support this…
Episode 1 Season 2: Happy New Year!
Jan 1, 2019 • 10 min
New year, new beginnings. Let us make 2019 the year of sharing the fun. Be excellent out there. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 44: Happy Holidays
Dec 24, 2018 • 4 min
Best wishes to all the listeners out there. Thanks and let’s have a great 2019. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 43: This is the year that was
Dec 17, 2018 • 18 min
This episode I talk a bit about the passed year plus plans for next year. I know it’s a bit early for this but with all the holidays coming up things are going to get busy. May you get some new dice for Christmas and roll a crit in the New Year. —-…
Episode 42: What’s your clone of choice? And Dungeon Mayhem
Dec 9, 2018 • 18 min
Yes, there’s lots of call ins plus I do a really quick ramble about the new card from Wizards of the Coast, Dungeon Mayhem. And I ask that enteral question, what’s your favorite retroclone? —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 41: Call Ins and Wild West RPG’s
Dec 2, 2018 • 21 min
I go off my normal track and talk a little bit about some inexpensive Wild West RPG’s. Plus some call ins! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 40: Dice Know When To Roll ‘Em. Know When To Hold ‘Em
Nov 25, 2018 • 17 min
We’re back after a little break. This week more on skills and dice. When to roll and when not to. Plus a few other side rants and reading from the 0e Little Brown Books. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 39: Grimtooth’s Trapsylvania, Far Away Land, and more Sharp Swords
Nov 11, 2018 • 19 min
A rambling journey of what’s up this week. Far Away Land for Swords and Wizardry, Grimtooth’s Trapsylvania (Enter if you dare), and the exciting wrap up of the Sharp Swords and Sinister Spells game. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 38: BX Essentials Call Ins, Cosmic Blades & Solar Spells, Crazy Rambling
Nov 4, 2018 • 19 min
This episode we’ve got call ins on BX Essentials. I ramble about Cosmic Blades & Solar Spells. And I get even crazier and more mediocre as I read from the Little Brown Books. Yes I include the Supplements in that statement. Plus we have live dogs and…
Episode 37: DM Notebooks, Swords & Wizardry, and Low Fantasy Gaming
Oct 29, 2018 • 24 min
Lots of rambling. Check out and oh yeah, tell me about BX Essentials. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 36: Runequest: Roleplaying in Glorantha
Oct 22, 2018 • 26 min
Some random thoughts on the newest iteration of Runequest and your usual treats of call-ins and a reading from the Little Brown Books. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 35: MeWe, Skills, & Readings of Ancient Wisdom
Oct 14, 2018 • 19 min
This is a full episode here. Fixed some tech glitches. Added a couple of new regular segments and still do the usual OSR rants. This time up Skills. And the first segment of reading from the original rules. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 34: Frankengame
Oct 9, 2018 • 7 min
Why be limited by just one set of rules? Take the stuff you like and mix it all together and do you own Frankengame! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 33: The Weirdling World of Jordoba
Oct 7, 2018 • 15 min
A rambling ranty rant about Jordoba and Uncle Matt’s RPG Studio. Here’s the links to the stuff and see for yourself. Check out the Youtube Channel: And his Patreon:…
Episode 32 Unplug Unwind Rewind
Oct 1, 2018 • 6 min
Hey, we broke the 1,000 mark. Thank you! Work’s been crazy so a I rant about the value of doing nothing…..Trust me next episode will be more RPG-centric. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 31: Race As Class
Sep 23, 2018 • 13 min
This time I rant about Race As Class and pretty much stand in the middle. Have a chance to hear me ramble before I’ve had enough caffeine to start the day. Plus a little more about the upcoming Whitebox game. —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 30 Henchmen & Hirelings
Sep 19, 2018 • 4 min
Because it’s the topic of the day…. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 28 House Rules: Season to Taste
Sep 18, 2018 • 11 min
A little bit of philosophy on House Rules. They are a good thing. Make the game yours and fun for everybody. Plus Call Ins. Even from Rocks Fall Everybody Dies and Spike Pit! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 26: Friday Call Ins
Sep 18, 2018 • 14 min
I said I’d two podcasts this week. Just didn’t say what days. So here you go and we have call ins and a request. Yes, I even take requests.. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 27: Review of Swords and Wizardry Decks
Sep 16, 2018 • 14 min
You can check out the accompanying blog post here: Or the go straight for the product here: —- Support this podcast:…
Episode 25: Rambling Ranty Rant 5E & OSR Again
Sep 10, 2018 • 14 min
Ah I just go on rambling rant again on Fifth Edition and OSR D&D. Plus some rants on note taking and some shout outs! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 24: The 3 Dumbest Things Players Have Said In My Games
Sep 3, 2018 • 14 min
Yes, this episode I take a trip down memory lane and talk about the dumbest things players have ever said in my games. And if you’ve got dumber ones. Share them! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 23.5 Follow Up on Appendix N and GM Tools
Aug 28, 2018 • 5 min
Follow up on the things that I forgot in Episode 23 and call ins! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 23: Appendix N and GM Tools
Aug 27, 2018 • 18 min
I jump on the Appendix N rant bandwagon and talk about the funny books that have influenced me. I also start off ranting about GM Tools and then my brain melts down and I start ramble. Some times you just have to know when to end a session. Next Episode…
Episode 22: Tale of the Goblin War Cow
Aug 20, 2018 • 20 min
Lots of stuff. More tech and personal notes with a side of self promotion. Call In’s. We get Call In’s. And The Tale of the Goblin War Cow! —- Support this podcast:
Drive By Rant: Just Getting Stuff When You Level
Aug 14, 2018 • 1 min
Short little rant. Still waiting on Itunes and something that bugged me back in old D&D. Just getting stuff when you leveled. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 21: World Building Wrap Up
Aug 13, 2018 • 13 min
Bring together the thoughts on world building, ranting on Forums, and the host needs more coffee. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 20: Call Ins and Questions
Aug 10, 2018 • 6 min
Got some call ins. Thank you one and all and I’ve got questions for listeners. Tell me what you think. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 19: Vigilante City by Bloat Games
Aug 6, 2018 • 29 min
A virtual “unboxing” of the preliminary pdf to Kickstarter backers. Yeah I rant as a I scan through the PDF. Overall, looks like it going to be fun! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 18: More Ennies, More World Building, Pathfinder?, and Rants
Aug 6, 2018 • 19 min
Title says it all. A rambling rant episode. More congrats to the Ennie winners and I need to spend more money. Pathfinder 2.0 WTF? I continue to talk about World Building. And some general rants… —- Support this podcast:…
Ennies, Ennies, Ennies!
Aug 4, 2018 • 2 min
Quick little congrats to all the Ennie Winners. WOTC :( and have a great weekend. —- Support this podcast:
Drive By: Character Concepts!
Aug 1, 2018 • 2 min
So how do you come up with your ideas? I list upcoming possible characters and have a fond memory of the barbarian who only used one syllable words. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 17: I get into trouble
Jul 31, 2018 • 10 min
I attempt to define the OSR, rant about 5E Adventurer’s League, and make own call on keeping gaming interesting. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 16: World Building Part 1
Jul 29, 2018 • 18 min
The first part of an ongoing rant on building your D&D world or whatever your game of choice happens to be. Make it fun and memorable. —- Support this podcast:
Drive By: MTG D&D?
Jul 26, 2018 • 1 min
Er what? A few very quick thoughts about the “announcement” —- Support this podcast:
Episode 15: Make It Epic or Let the PC’s break stuff!
Jul 24, 2018 • 5 min
Wrapped up the DCC campaign and the PC’s were involved with the creation of a “new” race… —- Support this podcast:
Episode 14: Job Vs Class Part 2 Lankhmar and Untold Adventures
Jul 23, 2018 • 8 min
This episode I continue my pondering of Job Vs Class and what to do about. Plus talk a little about Untold Adventures & Unsung Heroes by Barrel Rider Games and Dungeon Crawl Classics Lankhmar. —- Support this podcast:…
Drive By Old Weird West
Jul 23, 2018 • 2 min
Latest episode of Playing It Wrong —- Support this podcast:
Episode 13: Klingons on the Bridge, Captain!
Jul 22, 2018 • 9 min
I take a trip down memory lane to an old Star Trek RPG session (the FASA version) and talk about licensed RPG’s. —- Support this podcast:
A Hot Weekend Drive By
Jul 21, 2018 • 2 min
Projects, The End of a Campaign, and DCC Lankmar PDF’s to backers! Stay frosty! —- Support this podcast:
Drive By: I suck at self promotion and Dice Towers.
Jul 17, 2018 • 1 min
Short little shout out and rant. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 12: Call Ins and Job Vs Class.
Jul 16, 2018 • 8 min
I answer some messages and I rant about Classes. How many do we need? Would a job be better. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 11: DCC and SS&SS
Jul 15, 2018 • 19 min
This time I rant about Dungeon Crawl Classics and Sharp Swords and Sinister Spells and just a wee bit about my upcoming game. —- Support this podcast:
The Official Episode 1: A Star Wars Special
Jul 15, 2018 • 3 min
Because every show needs a Star Wars special. And we still have the cow and a live audience of two dogs. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 11
Jul 15, 2018 • 1 min
What’s up this weekend —- Support this podcast:
Episode 10: Lots of Rants: Ennies, Food & Politics, ZOONG!
Jul 8, 2018 • 18 min
I rant about the Ennies; RPG’s, Food & Politics; and the World of Zoong! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 9: House Rules and Class Hacks
Jul 1, 2018 • 7 min
This episode I talk more about house rules and some of the one’s I use. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 8: The Cantina Scene and House Rules
Jun 26, 2018 • 8 min
Short episode because I’m tired. A little rant about Cantina Scene parties and then a question about house rules. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 7: Swords and Wizardry and Stuff
Jun 24, 2018 • 15 min
More on Swords and Wizardry and why I like it. And few other ramblings and plans. Shout outs to MattRandom and Random Screed! —- Support this podcast:
Episode 6: Katana Guy!
Jun 19, 2018 • 13 min
Rant about Katana Guy. You know him.. Plus shout outs and questions from Random Matt and Spike Pit! There’s a little bit more about Theater of the Mind, planning, hints of future episodes. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 5: Welcome to the OSR
Jun 18, 2018 • 10 min
I know it’s been done before but hey this let’s you creep into my mind a bit find out my basic philosophy on, well, RPG’s in general but mostly the OSR. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 3: Random Ramblings
Jun 12, 2018 • 6 min
A little rant about Primeval Thule. What’s up in gaming with me. Crossing my fingers on some future projects. Send us your questions because if you don’t we’ll find some on the Internet. —- Support this podcast:
Episode 2 Theater of the MIND!
Jun 6, 2018 • 4 min
A quick stream of babble about Theater plus I try recording on Audacity and learn it at the same time. Still have a two dog audience. —- Support this podcast:
The Pilot Episode
Jun 3, 2018 • 1 min
Welcome to the podcast. Costarring two napping dogs and a cow. —- Support this podcast: