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Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Convention DMing [Season 1 | Episode 20]
Jul 6 • 60 min
Running a game at a convention can be daunting, but also deeply rewarding Hosts for this episode are: Pete, Wayne and Dan Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Solo DMing [Season 1 | Episode 19]
Jul 6 • 60 min
Solo DMing, 1 player and 1 DM, is a rare thing. Is it worth it? Hosts for this episode are: Nick, Chad and Pedro Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – PVP Drama [Season 1 | Episode 18]
Jun 29 • 62 min
Player vs player drama can be great fun, or implode the game. Hosts for this episode are: Chris, Dan and Wayne Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – DM Collaboration [Season 1 | Episode 17]
Jun 29 • 58 min
What’s more dangerous than DMs collaborating with one another? Hosts for this episode are: Nick, Chad and Gavin Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Non-Gaming Inspirations [Season 1 | Episode 16]
Jun 29 • 60 min
Drawing inspiration for your games from sources other than the games themselves Hosts for this episode are: Dan, Cheyenne and Wayne Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all…
Polyabhorrent [Episode 3] - Promethean the Created Actual Play
Jun 23 • 51 min
The throng (and Gideon) investigate the site where the strange video was shot and find something deeper is afoot. Cast: Coffin Joe [Ulgan] – Aaron Woodside Desire (Dez) [Unfleshed] – Maddie Graham Adios Beaches [Galateid] – Shannon Irwin Stitcher [Zeky] –…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Dramatic Challenges [Season 1 | Episode 15]
Jun 22 • 65 min
Not all conflict is combat. Sometimes dramatic challenges can be just a entertaining Hosts for this episode are: Eric, Chad and Nick Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Ethics and Dark Themes [Season 1 | Episode 14]
Jun 22 • 68 min
Is it ok to use dark subject matter? How should it be handled? Hosts for this episode are: Pete, Gage and Dan Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Too Much DM Prep [Season 1 | Episode 10]
Jun 22 • 62 min
When is prepping your game too much? Hosts for this episode are: Pete, Kali and Cheyenne Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming. Live every…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – “B” and “C” Plotlines [Season 1 | Episode 13]
Jun 22 • 63 min
Incorporating minor plots into your game Hosts for this episode are: Wayne, Chad and Nick Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming. Live every…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Plot Twists [Season 1 | Episode 12]
Jun 22 • 58 min
Plot twists are tough to pull off well. Hosts for this episode are: Dan, Pete and Scrimerva Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming. Live every…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Playing with Intrigue [Season 1 | Episode 11]
Jun 22 • 63 min
Adding intrigue into your game. Hosts for this episode are: Scrimerva, Chad and Pedro Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming. Live every…
RGF FTW [Season 3 | Episode 4]
May 18 • 62 min
With season 1 of Resting Glitch Face in the books, the cast get together to talk behind the scenes and season 2. Cast: Eric, Dorthea, Cyd, Maddie and Shannon Like our show? Become a Patron
Polyabhorrent [Episode 2] - Promethean the Created Actual Play
Apr 19 • 53 min
Arriving in Cape Castor, the created meet up with a mortal who is strangely resistant to their disquiet. Cast: Coffin Joe [Ulgan] – Aaron Woodside Desire (Dez) [Unfleshed] – Maddie Graham Adios Beaches [Galateid] – Shannon Irwin Stitcher [Zeky] – Dan…
Polyabhorrent [Episode 1] - Promethean the Created Actual Play
Mar 27 • 53 min
Late summer of 2019 a group of amateur occult hunters went missing near Cape Castor Missouri. A video surfaced online of their last moments which prompted a throng of Prometheans to travel to the Mississippi river basin of southern Missouri to…
Finding Catharsis – Trench Monkeys RPG Podcast [Tour 2: Episode 1]
Mar 1 • 48 min
Gaming can mean unpacking your baggage too. Cast: Kyle, Greg and Eric Trench Monkeys is a discussion podcast where active duty, reserve, national guard and military veterans discuss gaming through the filter of their military experience. If you have a…
Children of Doom: Storm-Wracked [Episode 1] - Conan 2d20 Actual Play
Feb 29 • 53 min
The crew of The Liberty are hunting the stormy Western Ocean for a vile ship that leaves pain and misery in its wake. Cast: Iphfia – Maddie Elja Kierkhall – Cyd Helix Vond – Brandon Loviisa Imeldsdatter – Shannon Game Master – Eric Edited and Produced by…
Hookers and Lotus [Season 3 | Episode 3]
Feb 22 • 54 min
The mass appeal of Conan and what we love about the 2d20 system. Cast: Eric, Matt, Toby, Brandon and Shannon Like our show? Become a Patron
Toxic Fandoms [Season 3 | Episode 2]
Feb 20 • 85 min
Are you a fan? But, are you a real fan? No you’re not. You’re a poser. Cast: Eric, Michael, Gage, Shannon, and Brandon Like our show? Become a Patron
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Bouncing Back from a Bad Session [Season 1 | Episode 9]
Feb 16 • 55 min
Is a bad session all it takes to scrap a campaign? Hosts for this episode are: Chris, Chad and Pedro Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming.…
Starting a New Podcast [Season 3 | Episode 1]
Feb 14 • 71 min
If you have ever thought about starting a podcast, this is vital information and insight. Season 3 starts now. Cast: Eric, Michael, Oz, Shannon, and Brandon Like our show? Become a Patron
Children of Doom: An Aesir in a Bathhouse [Prologue Episode 2] - Conan 2d20 Actual Play
Feb 12 • 72 min
In the Argosian port city of Messantia, Loviisa seeks a man who could shed the light on the rumor of a darkness from her past returning. Cast: Iphfia – Maddie Elja Kierkhall – Cyd Helix Vond – Brandon Loviisa Imeldsdatter – Shannon Game Master – Eric…
Winter Break: Part 1 - Extra Curricular Activities [Savage Worlds|ETU]
Jan 21 • 109 min
A paranormal investigations club meets during a stormy winter break. Amythest Blackwell - Shannon Frank Talamantes - Chris Ricky Lang - Michael Tuco Malone - Travis Gretsky - Wayne The Dean (Game Master) - Gage
Children of Doom: Find the Gem [Prologue Episode 1] - Conan 2d20 Actual Play
Jan 18 • 65 min
In the sleepy Brythunian village of Olgen, the return of a past friend changes a simple farm girl’s destiny. Cast: Iphfia – Maddie Elja Kierkhall – Cyd Helix Vond – Brandon Loviisa Imeldsdatter – Shannon Game Master – Eric Edited and Produced by Eric…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Keeping a Schedule [Season 1 | Episode 8]
Jan 18 • 55 min
The greatest TPK of all time is bad scheduling Hosts for this episode are: Scrimerva from The Shadowcasters Network Dan from Fear the Boot and Pete from Imagining Games Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round…
Big20 Dungeon Master Show – Lasting Villains [Season 1 | Episode 7]
Jan 16 • 60 min
What does it take to make a lasting villain? Hosts for this episode are: Scrimerva from The Shadowcasters Network Chad from Fear the Boot and Morning Skye and Pedro from World Walkers Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live…
Big20 – Player Control [Season 1 | Episode 6]
Jan 15 • 55 min
Using mechanics and spotlight to give players more control Hosts for this episode are: Gage from Gaming with Gage Kali from Riff and Rabble and Wayne from Fear the Boot Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao Big20 is a live streamed GM round…
Conan Untitled Actual Play [Session Zero]
Jan 7 • 131 min
This is session zero of our upcoming Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of actual play. We discuss character concepts, player and GM expectations, and design the concept of the main villain and how they tie into the PCs. Players: Maddie, Cyd, Shannon…
Big20 – Working with Failure [Season 1 | Episode 5]
Dec 23, 2019 • 63 min
Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming. How to work with failure to make better stories Hosts for this episode are: Chad from Fear the Boot and Morning Skye Pedro from World Walkers and Wayne…
Big20: Session Zero Best Practices [Season 1|Episode 4]
Dec 23, 2019 • 61 min
Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming. Session Zero tips and best practices Hosts for this episode are: Scrimerva from The Shadowcasters Network Dan from Fear the Boot and Kali from Riff &…
Big20: PC Subplots [Season 1|Episode 3]
Dec 23, 2019 • 58 min
Big20 is a live streamed GM round table discussion where GMs from all walks of life discuss gaming. Incorporating PC subplots into the main plot and with each other. Hosts for this episode are: Pedro from World Walkers Chad from Fear the Boot and Morning…
Spectators to Your Game [Legacy Episode 30]
Nov 22, 2019 • 28 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, Jayson and Shawn
PC Failures [Legacy Episode 29]
Nov 22, 2019 • 32 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, Jayson and Shawn
World of Darkness [Legacy Episode 28]
Nov 22, 2019 • 44 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Greg, Jayson, Mark and Shawn
Character Creation - High vs Low Level [Legacy Episode 27]
Nov 22, 2019 • 21 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Jayson and Shawn
Leadership [Legacy Episode 26]
Nov 22, 2019 • 31 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Greg, Mark, Jayson and Shawn
Gamebreakers [Legacy Episode 25]
Nov 22, 2019 • 32 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Greg, Mark, Jayson and Shawn
Hackmaster Basic Review [Legacy Episode 24]
Nov 22, 2019 • 55 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, and Shawn
Player vs Player Intrigue [Legacy Episode 23]
Nov 22, 2019 • 26 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Jayson, Mark, Dan, and Shawn
Hack & Slash vs Roleplay [Legacy Episode 22]
Nov 22, 2019 • 28 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Jayson, Dan and Shawn
Shadowrun [Legacy Episode 21]
Nov 22, 2019 • 32 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Jayson, Mark and Shawn
High Magic vs Low Magic Fantasy [Legacy Episode 20]
Nov 22, 2019 • 33 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, Jayson and Shawn
MMOs and New Gamers [Legacy Episode 19]
Nov 22, 2019 • 40 min
Cast: Eric, Dan, Mike and Shawn
Miniature Wargaming [Legacy Episode 18]
Nov 22, 2019 • 34 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, and Aaron
Going to Gen Con (2011) [Legacy Episode 17]
Nov 22, 2019 • 31 min
Cast: Eric, Mark and Deuce
Antihero [Legacy Episode 16]
Nov 21, 2019 • 31 min
Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark and Jayson
Big20: Breaking the Ice [Season 1: Episode 2]
Nov 14, 2019 • 51 min
How do you get comfortable with new players and help them be comfortable with you? Hosts: Dan from Fear the Boot Cheyenne from Chicks with Crits and Kali from Riff and Rabble
Big20 – Starting New and Apathetic Players [S1E1]
Nov 6, 2019 • 57 min
Do you have a process when doing something new, and how do you get apathetic players engaged? Hosts: Chad (Fear the Boot) Pedro (World Walkers) Eric (Sidetangent Productions) Theme Music: Battle Stations by Felipe Adorno Vassao
Power of Gaming [Season 2 Finale]
Sep 2, 2019 • 129 min
For our season 2 finale a full table discusses the power of gaming, from how it’s positively affected our lives to how it can negatively affect our real lives. Cast: Eric, Pete, Brodeur, Jayson, Shannon, Mike, and Brandon Like our show? Become a Patron
Returns to Gen Con
Aug 31, 2019 • 88 min
We’re back!!.. or well, we were back. Returning to Gen Con after a few years we’ve noticed a few things have changed. We are lucky to be joined by a new friend on this one, who we spent some (not too sexy-) time with and recount some of our trip and…
Malice
May 20, 2019 • 72 min
When someone tells you that the game you are playing is Nordic Noir meets Lurking Horror, what do you think it will be about? If you said frickin awesomeness, you are correct. Cast: Eric, Gage (Gaming with Gage), David Kizzia (Monkeyfun Studios), Brandon,…
Non-Linear Stories in RPGs
May 20, 2019 • 87 min
Can stories in RPGs be told non-linearly? Thank you to Gaming with Gage Podcast for sponsoring this episode Cast – Eric, Joy (from Soulbear RPG and What That Dungeon Do), Gage (from Gaming with Gage), Chad and Dan (from Fear the Boot), Shannon and Brandon…
Getting into Character
May 20, 2019 • 64 min
A more in depth look at how to get into your character’s headspace. Cast – Eric, Michael (The Redemption Podcast), Shannon, Brandon and Maddie Like our show? Become a Patron.
Fear and Loathing in RPGs
May 2, 2019 • 77 min
Do you or your players suffer from anxiety? Wanna be a dick? Use it. Thank you to Dances with Kobolds Twitch Channel Cast – Eric, Chris, Gage, Dorthea and Brandon Like our show? Become a Patron.
They Came From Beneath the Sea: Slippery Conspiracy – Episode 2
Apr 21, 2019 • 42 min
Enter intrepid reporter Carrie Heston and hard boiled G-man Avery Brown into the mystery surrounding Hanamalu. CAST: Avery Brown – Brandon Irwin Carrie Heston – Shannon Steele Gabrielle Cruz – Lindsey Finchum Jay Everett – Aaron Woodside Kala Hale –…
They Came From Beneath the Sea: Slippery Conspiracy – Episode 1
Apr 16, 2019 • 47 min
In the shadow of mighty, slumbering Mau there is something foul afoot in the small town of Hanamalu. Does it have something to do with top-secret projects of the nearby the military instillation, or is there an ancient curse of the sleeping god of the…
Junior’s Hair Club For Men
Apr 16, 2019 • 44 min
When a player character is too big to fail, that may be the perfect time for them to do just that. Thank you to our brothers at Fear the Boot for sponsoring this episode Cast – Eric, Chris, Brandon and Shannon Like our show? Become a Patron.
Cheesy Sci-Fi/Horror
Apr 16, 2019 • 31 min
We just finished recording an actual play of They Came From Beneath the Sea! from Onyx Path. We discuss the genre and the gameplay. Thank you to Wallace for sponsoring this episode Cast – Eric, Shannon, Aaron, Dorthea, Scott, Lindsey, Brandon Like our…
Future of Gaming [Legacy Episode 15]
Feb 21, 2019 • 27 min
In this episode we speculate on the future of tabletop gaming. This episode expounds on some points made in Episode 3 regarding technology and the pen & paper gaming experience. We also have a special thank you at the end. Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan & Mark…
Con Experiences [Legacy Episode 14]
Jan 23, 2019 • 46 min
This episode we discuss some of our favorite con-going experiences. Running Time – 46:24 Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark & Jayson 00:00 – 00:28 Intro 00:28 – 01:13 Topic: Con Experiences 01:13 – 03:40 TANGENT: Con Roots & Carbondale IL 03:40 – 06:01 Back on…
Gamer and Nerd Culture Movies [Legacy Episode 13]
Jan 14, 2019 • 70 min
We talk about some of our favorite movies, but we also have the perspective of Mandy (Deuce’s wife and Eric’s sister). We also run long on this one. That is for two reasons: We intended to break this episode up into two parts, but decided that that was…
PC Death, Retirement & Abandonment [Legacy Episode 12]
Jan 8, 2019 • 35 min
We bring up some past campaigns that we consider successes and those that petered out. We also drudge up the sore subject of the controversial death of one character. Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan & Jayson Games Discussed: Dungeons & Dragons, Shadowrun, Star Wars
Comics Reboot [Legacy Episode 11]
Jan 2, 2019 • 22 min
DC Comics rebooted of their universe. It is something that is not done very often, and especially to this extreme. This episode may not have to usual gamer-centric feel, but it certainly has the same nerd goodness that you have come to expect Cast – Eric,…
Quirks, Clichés & Stereotypes [Legacy Episode 10]
Dec 27, 2018 • 37 min
No this is not our last episode, we just wanted to give you one chock full of GamersTable goodness. (Make sure you listen for the catch phrase… it might be beneficial.) Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark and Jayson Games Discussed: Dungeons & Dragons, Aces &…
World of Greyhawk [Legacy Episode 9]
Dec 27, 2018 • 34 min
We delve into our most played and loved (in the case of Mike, Eric and Jayson) campaign world… Dungeons & Dragons’ World of Greyhawk. The question is posed to Mike, why do we keep beating this dead horse? Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark & Jayson Games…
Inspiration [Legacy Episode 8]
Dec 27, 2018 • 32 min
Inspiration can be found in many places, but for us it is definitely not at the bottom of a Four Loko can. Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark & Jayson Games Discussed: Shadowrun, Star Wars, Hero Clix, Call of Cthulhu, Warhammer 40K, Ultima Online, Diablo, Rogue…
Metagaming [Legacy Episode 7]
Dec 27, 2018 • 30 min
We talk about one of the most overused and misunderstood faux pas’ of gaming… the dreaded Metagaming. Cast: Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark & Jayson Games Discussed: Dungeons & Dragons, Star Wars, Buck Rogers, Star Trek, Shadowrun, Car Wars
Gaming with Strangers [Legacy Episode 6]
Dec 27, 2018 • 32 min
We talk about some of our experiences with people joining our group and gaming at conventions. Games Discussed: Shadowrun, Dungeons & Dragons, Legend of the Five Rings, Star Wars, Call of Cthulhu, Chill and Alpha Omega Websites to Check Out: Gen Con Archon
Changing Editions: For Better or Worse [Legacy Episode 5]
Dec 24, 2018 • 37 min
Does changing editions of games benefit those who play them? Games Discussed: Star Wars (West End Games & Wizards of the Coast), Shadowrun, Dungeons & Dragons, Aces & Eights, Legend of the Five Rings, Mutants and Masterminds, Pathfinder, Hero System, Call…
Sacred Cows, Lame Ideas & Bad Experiences [Legacy Episode 4]
Dec 24, 2018 • 30 min
Why some people will not play some games Games Discussed: Star Wars (West End Games), Dungeons & Dragons (4th edition), Aces & Eights, Alpha Omega, Mutants and Masterminds. Links to Check Out: Wookiepedia Kenzer & Co.
Book Adventures vs. Homebrew [Legacy Episode 3]
Dec 24, 2018 • 26 min
What is better, pre-made book adventures or homemade ones? Games Discussed: Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Shadowrun, Legend of the Five Rings (CCG and RPG), Magic the Gathering, Vampire (Mind’s Eye Theater).
Resting Glitch Face
Dec 5, 2018 • 53 min
The cast of Resting Glitch Face, our Shadowrun Anarchy AP discuss the game, their characters and the formation of an all-lady Shadowrun team. Cast: Eric, Maddie, Dorothea, Shannon and Lindsey Like our show? Want all access to unedited content and games…
Powergaming vs. Roleplaying [Legacy Episode 2]
Nov 21, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, we (attempt to) delve into a very common subject in the role-playing game world – Powergaming vs. Roleplaying. Games Discussed: Dungeons and Dragons, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Hero System, Conan RPG, Magic the Gathering, Warhammer 40K.…
Drinking & Gaming [Legacy Episode 1]
Nov 6, 2018 • 28 min
This is our original first episode released in 2011. In it we cover a topic that has followed us all our gaming lives: Does alcohol and gaming mix? Games Discussed: Dungeons and Dragons, Shadowrun, GURPS – Old West, Legend of the Five Rings, Aces and…
Hype, Hype, Hype!
Nov 1, 2018 • 33 min
The latest hype, the natural killer of what you were just hyped about. Special thank you to our sponsor Jason Burchfield Cast –Eric, Babs, Jayson, Brandon, Mike, and Brandi
Playing Against Type in Role Playing Games
Nov 1, 2018 • 46 min
Sometimes playing something new or different is just what the doctor ordered. Cast –Eric, Jayson, Mike, Shannon & Babs