Voicemails on shrooms, one shots, dogs & dice

In this episode I respond to a number of voicemails received recently, discussing topics as diverse as mushrooms, the place for one-shots and collecting dice. Have an opinion or thoughts on this topic? Leave us a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/the-red-dice-diaries/message Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/anchor-audio-bank/staging/2020-02-07/71bb71fc52dd72e3e72362ab31e36e70.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | […]

Out of love with one shots

In this episode I talk a little bit about why I’ve started moving away from one shots and back towards campaigns. Have an opinion or thoughts on this topic? Leave us a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/the-red-dice-diaries/message Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/anchor-audio-bank/staging/2020-02-06/86e22cf02e5bf1ff5d73d99c29bf9123.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

OSR, why all the shrooms?

In this episode I’m joined by Johannes Paavola, and we discuss why we think there is such a profusion of mushrooms and herbs in many OSR games and supplements.The supplements/books I discussed in this episode were: The Midderlands, OSR Bestiary and Setting by Monkeyblood Design Behind the Walls, an adventure for the Midderlands published by […]

CBP Worldbuilding #1 : Genre & Setting

This is the first post using Angeline Trevina’s book 30 Days of Worldbuilding (available on Amazon), the book provides 30 prompts/exercises to help guide world-building. Day 1: Genre & Setting: in the first prompt the author advises us to describe the genre of our world and write a brief description of it. Colonial Blackpowder Genre […]

Appendix N: 30 Days of World Building

In this Appendix N video I take a look at the excellent 30 Days of Worldbuilding workbook by Angeline Trevina. Currently available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Days-Worldbuilding-Step-Step-Fictional/dp/1677313129/

What does the OSR mean to me?

There has been a discussion on the Audio Dungeon Discord Server recently about what the OSR means to people? So I thought that I’d record an episode about what it means to me. If you want to get involved with the Audio Dungeon Discord you can find it here: https://discord.gg/D5Gpe3s Have an opinion or thoughts […]


In this bonus voicemail episode I answer some call-ins concerning the topic of primitive humans, evolution and how civilised folk in an RPG setting might respond to the close proximity of a primitive offshoot. Call-ins were by: Joe Richter of the Hingsightless podcast. Jason Connerley of the Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast. Have an opinion or thoughts on […]

New Year’s Eve Simian Meanderings

It’s the last episode of 2019, and in this Oxidised Schwifty Resonator voicemail episode of the Red Dice Diaries, Barney from Loco Ludus is kind enough to leave me some messages concerning my recent musings on the treatment of prehistoric man in D&D and various retroclones, we have some well-wishes and interesting points of discussion. […]

Gorilla Podcasting

In this Obvious Simian Rebellion episode of the Red Dice Diaries podcast I muse a bit about the subject of our primitive ancestors (as represented in D&D and various retroclones) and ponder how they’d cope with being throwing into the mix with modern day humans. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/anchor-audio-bank/staging/2019-12-21/d10dd0a2e659352d4f88591c9275fca5.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

A Cautionary (but interesting) Tale

As you may or may not be aware, once of my plans for the New Year is to create a long-term D&D campaign world to run multiple games in. This desire has been spurred on by a number of factors: Getting the excellent Old School Essentials books and then the boxed-set for my birthday. Listening […]