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Burton Sci-Fi & Fantasy Con RDD Report

Burton Sci-Fi & Fantasy Con RDD Report

In this episode of the Red Dice Diaries podcast I give a report on the recent one-day Con where I ran some 5E starter rules using Greg Gillespie’s Barrowmaze setting, I’m joined by some special guests including anchorites and online players from my previous games. Have an opinion or thoughts on this topic? Leave us […]
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Voicemails on shrooms, one shots, dogs & dice

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 | […]
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Out of love with one shots

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
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OSR, why all the shrooms?

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 […]
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RPG Review: The Hero’s Journey 2nd Editon

RPG Review: The Hero’s Journey 2nd Editon

In this RPG Review I take a look at an advanced PDF review copy of The HEero’s Journey 2nd Edition written by James M Spahn. At time of posting this the game is on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gallantknightgames/the-heros-journey-2e/description Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence.
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Reviewing the Islands of Purple Haunted Putresence (Part 1)

Reviewing the Islands of Purple Haunted Putresence (Part 1)

In this episode I’m happy to be joined by my fellow Purple Worm co-host Pete Jones of the excellent Dragons are Real podcast, the first part of this review is available here and part 2 is available now on Dragons are Real. Link to Part 2 of review: https://anchor.fm/dragonsarereal/episodes/045-Reviewing-The-Islands-of-Purple-Haunted-Putresence-Part-2-ea7psm You can purchase the Islands of […]
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Voicemails about the OSR, labels and cavemen

Voicemails about the OSR, labels and cavemen

In this bonus voicemail episode I answer some call-ins concerning the definition of the OSR, labels and our prehistoric ancestors. 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/2020-01-15/ae50b374d6b0df1822175304364eed99.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
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CBP Worldbuilding #2: Draw Your Map

CBP Worldbuilding #2: Draw Your Map

This is the second 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 2: Draw Your Map – the author advises us to draw a map to prevent us getting lost in our world. Colonial Blackpowder Since my setting is based very […]
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CBP Worldbuilding #1 : Genre & Setting

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 […]
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Appendix N: 30 Days of World Building

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/
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