B,A,C,O,N,L,T, find out what it means to me

In this episode I attempt to put a different spin on the “What is OSR?” and other standard RPG conversations by comparing the glorious roleplaying game to something equally as divine, the BLT. 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 […]

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 #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 […]

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 […]

Meanderthals

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 […]

Happy 2020 and 30 Days of Colonial Blackpowder

A Happy New Year to you all, as we kick off 2020 with Season 3 of the Red Dice Diaries Anchorcast we’re Overjoyed to See RPGs, I’m excited to talk about my plans for creating a Colonial Blackpowder D&D campaign setting in 2020. This idea was inspired by ChicagoWiz’s excellent podcast and blog: https://chgowiz-games.blogspot.com/ I […]