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 […]
As you may or may not be aware, the 27th of November is my birthday, I’m celebrating by opening some lovely gifts that my wife has bundled into a hamper. Pride of place is the Old School Essentials black box set from Necrotic Gnome. Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence.
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. […]
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 […]
I’m cracking open the Red Dice Diaries voicemail vault to answer some calls from listeners regarding previous episodes, many thanks to all of you for leaving me messages, I really appreciate it and enjoy listening/responding to them. Thanks to: Jason from the Nerds RPG Variety Cast: https://anchor.fm/jason376 Lieren of Updates from the Middle of Nowhere: […]
I’ve been seeing a lot of posts recently in the Audio Dungeon and on various social media with people unsure how to locate the RSS Feed of an Anchor cast that isn’t there own. Some of us podcasters put it in the description to make it easier, if that’s not the case though, Anchor doesn’t […]
In this episode I talk about a couple of concerning trends I’ve noticed recently in RPG books, including the trend to have gigantic margins in roleplaying books and some–in my opinion–questionable layout/publishing choices. Theme tune is The Land of the Dead by Rafael Krux, used under Public Domain licence. If you disagree, have an opinion or […]
Here are my first draft rules for Streets with Numbers, my kludged Faction Rules for my OSR Midderlands, Greater Lunden game (although I’ll probably work for other games). Please give them a go, play around with them and let me know what you think.
I’ve long been a fan of the Stars Without Number game (written by Kevin Crawford), and am currently playing in an ongoing campaign run by Johannes Paavola, where I play Katherine O’Brien ship mechanic and recently awakened Artificial Intelligence. SWN uses an adapted and slightly more detailed version of the standard D&D/OSR ruleset with a […]
In this episode of the Purple Worm podcast we continue our dive into the world of weird games, discussing Numenera, Maid and what we think makes a weird game. Our RSS feed is: https://anchor.fm/s/f74b65c/podcast/rss Check out our individual podcasts:- Pete @ Dragons are real: https://anchor.fm/dragonsarereal– Dave @ dpercentile: https://anchor.fm/dave-aldridge– Colin @ spikepit: https://anchor.fm/spikepit– John @ […]