Author Archives: John Large

Live & Uncut Podcast Recording – Over production in RPGs

By | 20th September 2018

We’ve recently been experimenting with live-recording group podcasts on Twitch so that people can watch an “uncut” version as it’s being recorded and get involved via the chat box. These recordings are available on the Red Dice Diaries Twitch Channel. Last night’s recording was about over-production in RPGs, although–as usual–we rambled and got off topic… Read More »

Feedback – an apology

By | 16th September 2018

My apologies if you’ve tried to send feedback via the contact us section of the blog, there seems to have been some problem that has prevented me from receiving notifications where this part of WordPress is concerned. I think that I’ve now got the problem worked out and have responded to the messages that I could… Read More »

Random Things – Fellow Prisoners

By | 16th September 2018

We’ve all been in the situation where our character has been caught bang-to-rights for some sort of indiscretion or perhaps has been falsely accused and has found themselves in prison. Perhaps you were taken captive whilst raiding a dungeon and now languish in a cell yourself? One thing that can add flesh to these encounters… Read More »

Podcast Episode 38 – 5 RPG Commandments

By | 16th September 2018

In this episode of the podcast I talk about five do and don’ts when it comes to RPGs that I love. Disclaimer: This is just my personal opinion, it’s definitely not intended as a 100% this is the be-all and end-all of RPGs. Music on Podcast Title Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Podcast Episode 36 – Combat in RPGs

By | 13th September 2018

In this episode, Johannes Paavola, Lloyd Gyan and myself talk about combat in RPGs, it’s role, the dynamics of combat and the dreaded topic of dice-fudging. Music on Podcast Title Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ You can find the live & uncut version of this recording on Twitch: Watch Podcast Live & Uncut from… Read More »