Rogues in the House

Rogues in the House
Critically acclaimed podcast focusing on Sword and Sorcery & Heroic Fantasy. Join us on Facebook:

Elric of Melnibone
Jul 17 • 88 min
After a short vacation fueled hiatus Rogues in the House is back with Episode 11. In this Episode the guys dodge swipes from Stormbringer and discuss Elric of Melnibone. Diving into Elric as a character, Michael Moorcock as an author and what the…
World Building, Sword and Sorcery Style
May 22 • 70 min
What does a Sword and Sorcery-centric world look like? How do you build one? The Rogues tackle this topic and more, in Episode 10 of Rogues in the House! Rogues in the House Facebook Page
Scott Oden - Author, Novelist & Conan Writer
May 8 • 102 min
In Episode 9, author Scott Oden joins the show to discuss his work. Scott is the author of five novels, and several short stories. His Conan novella, Shadow of Vengeance, is being published as a monthly serial in Marvel’s Savage Sword of Conan, and…
Video Games in Sword & Sorcery
Apr 24 • 94 min
In Episode 8, Alex, Logan and Matt discuss the sword and sorcery genre as it is represented in video games. Do video games make for a good medium for S&S? What style games best play up the S&S feel? What are our picks as good S&S games? Tune in to find…
Conan the Barbarian (1982) Part 2
Apr 10 • 86 min
In Episode 7, Logan, Matt and Alex deliver Part 2 of the 1982 film, Conan the Barbarian. Once again, the guys are joined by a very special guest. Sit back, relax and crack open a can of Forge Milk (patent pending - RitH inc.). We hope you enjoy the second…
Conan the Barbarian (1982) Part 1
Mar 19 • 58 min
In Episode 6, Alex, Matt and Logan engage in Part 1 of a two part deep dive on the 1982 film - Conan the Barbarian. Incredibly, the guys are joined by a very special guest - none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger (as played by Matt). Tune in for a few…
Ill Met in Lankhmar
Mar 4 • 56 min
In this episode, Rogues in the House takes a look at everyone’s Sword and Sorcery duo. The Rogues take a stroll on the mean streets of Lankhmar discussing “Ill Meet in Lankhmar” and the impact Fafhrd and Mouse had on the SnS genre. Note: This was…
DM Scotty - Crafting & Quest Givers Adventure Modules
Feb 18 • 79 min
Episode 5: Rogues in the House is excited to bring to you the Legendary DM Scotty! A tabletop crafting legend, Scotty is branching out on a new project. Tune in to hear more about that and Scotty’s takes on Sword and Sorcery. Also, there might be singing…
Chris Lites - Novelist & RPG Author
Feb 4 • 93 min
Episode 4: The guys are very happy to bring you the very first guest on Rogues in the House. Chris Lites, novelist & RPG Writer joins the show to talk about his work with Modiphius’ Conan 2d20 RPG and his upcoming work with Perilous Worlds. In this…
More Armor Talk, Mailbags and GUNS?!
Jan 22 • 36 min
On the birthday of Robert E. Howard, Rogues in the House bring you a new “Short Swords” episode. Alex, Matt and Logan dive into the RitH mailbag to discuss guns in Sword and Sorcery, A second helping of the armor debate, some funny voices and a few…
Fur Diapers, Chainmail Bikinis & Armor Aesthetics in S&S
Jan 6 • 78 min
In Episode 3, Matt, Logan and Alex discuss the tropes, function and potential pitfalls of armor in sword and sorcery - namely the “fur diaper” and the “chainmail bikini”. The guys weigh in, and take community feedback on the subject.
Tech Level in S&S Mediums
Dec 18, 2018 • 33 min
Logan, Matt and Alex bring you Episode 2.5 - a half-cast! The series henceforth known as “ShortSwords” gives you a quick fix in about half the time as a full episode. In this episode, the guys talk a little more about the tech level they like most in…
S&S in Tabletop Games
Dec 1, 2018 • 71 min
Rogues in the House returns for Episode 2, where we take a look at Sword and Sorcery in the context of table top games - specifically RPG’s. Touching upon D&D 5e, Savage Worlds, Conan 2d20 and RPG’s in general; we discuss mechanics, and flavor needed to…
Rogues in the House - The First Episode
Nov 12, 2018 • 62 min
Matt, Alex and Logan explore what Sword and Sorcery is as a genre, where they discovered it and why they love it. Ale is swilled, heads roll and Logan shows how far behind on the Cromcast he is.