Friend or Foe Friday – Vampires in D&D

In this week’s Friend or Foe Friday–and our first episode dealing with this particular creature–we take a look at vampires, the aristocracy of the night, in D&D. Title Music: Fireworks by Alexander Nakarada (Public Domain) You can leave us a voicemail message using Speakpipe.com Or you can email us at RDDRPGpodcast@gmail.com Check out our other […]

Wednesday Wisdom – Top 10 Tips for Using Language in Games

It’s the middle of the week and we’re talking about how you can use language in your games, Hannah has some top tips. Title Music: Fireworks by Alexander Nakarada (Public Domain) You can leave us a voicemail message using Speakpipe.com Or you can email us at RDDRPGpodcast@gmail.com Check out our other stuff at RedDiceDiaries.com RSS […]

CBP Worldbuilding #2.5: Drawing more map

This is the third post using Angeline Trevina’s book 30 Days of Worldbuilding (available on Amazon), the book provides 30 prompts/exercises to help guide world-building. This is an extension of the prompt Day 2: Draw Your Map where the author advises us to draw a map to prevent us getting lost in our world. My […]

Hannah Hi-Jacks : Star Trek Fate

RDD RPG Podcast I’ve been thinking about re-launching my podcast for a while, I wanted to get my wife Hannah–also a gamer–involved, along with some other friends and add some value to the podcast. But wouldn’t you know it? I’ve not even recorded an episode and Hannah’s hi-jacked the mic to ask me some questions […]

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 Introduction

In this introduction video to my new Youtube playlist I talk a bit about what Appendix N is, the history of it and my plans for the playlist in the future.

Thieves & Stealing from the Party

In this episode I talk about something that boils my p*ss in RPGs, particularly in D&D style games, player character thieves stealing from the party. If you want to have your say, disagree or chat about this, you can leave me a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/the-red-dice-diaries/message Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence. […]

Voicemails, Lamentations and Encumbrance

In this episode of the podcast I answer some voicemails that I’ve received from fellow Purple Worm host Pete Jones (of the Dragons Are Real anchorcast) and Jason Connerley (of Nerds RPG Varietycast). If you want to have your say, disagree or chat about this, you can leave me a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/the-red-dice-diaries/message Theme tune […]

Hireling & Property rules in LOTFP

In this episode I take a look at the rules for property, investment and hiring henchmen in the OSR RPG Lamentations of the Flame Princess. If you want to have your say, disagree or chat about this, you can leave me a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/the-red-dice-diaries/message Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence. […]

Further Burning Wheel Discussion

In this episode, Johannes, Mathew and myself discuss our recent Burning Wheel session, we also discuss our impressions and thoughts on this excellent–and often maligned–tolkienesque fantasy RPG. If you want to have your say, disagree or chat about this, you can leave me a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/the-red-dice-diaries/message Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public […]