+1 Forward

+1 Forward is a show about games using the Apocalypse Engine. We cover these games in play, and talk about the many flavors of games Powered by the Apocalypse. Each episode will have a discussion about mechanics, as well as an example of play.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 40m. Bisher sind 102 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

Principles and Genre

Rich & Rach are talking about MC Principles. Timcodes (00:50) Principles (06:25) Genre and Urban Fantasy (28:31) GM Fiat? (30:37) Highlighting some particularly powerful Principles Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com Our Patreon...


 2017-09-20  44m

Impulse Drive

Rich sits down with Adrian Thoen, author of Impulse Drive! Introduction Adrian’s start with PbtA games (00:22) Read a Sitch Improv play (02:00) Open Your Brain - Impulse Drive Overview (10:14) Advantage/Disadvantage (14:10) Other new features...


 2017-08-23  36m

Porting the 'Pocalypse

Read a Sitch - Porting the Pocalypse Overview (00:47) The game is a conversation (03:45) Consequences to actions (05:05) Moves snowball (09:55) Countdown Clocks (13:06) Be a fan of the characters (15:48) What do you do? (23:00) Principles (25:45)...


 2017-08-09  45m

Legacy: Life Among the Ruins 2E

Rich is joined by James Iles from UFO Press Introduction James’s start with PbtA (00:42) Read a Sitch “Splitting the party” (02:52) Open Your Brain - Legacy: Life Among the Ruins 2E Overview (07:53) Playing factions vs playing characters (10:00)...


 2017-07-26  38m

Episode Zero

Rich welcomes new co-host, Rach Shelkey! Looking Back at Season 1 Rach’s start with PbtA (00:47) Favorite episodes from Season 1 (02:14) Read a Sitch Porting one PbtA game into another (09:03) Fan playbooks (17:05) Links Ennies Voting...


 2017-07-11  25m

The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth

Rich welcomes game designer Christopher Grey! Introduction Christopher’s start with PbtA (00:34) Read a Sitch Exchanging harm (02:40) Open Your Brain - The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth Overview (06:44) Character creation (07:34) Wish Upon a Star...


 2017-05-31  36m

The Veil

Introduction Fraser’s start with PbtA games (00:46) Read a Sitch Using songs to inform your story (03:41) Open Your Brain - The Veil Overview (10:29) States (12:52) The Abyss Stares Back move (16:24) The Apparatus (18:42) Act Under Fire Plus01...


 2017-05-10  40m


Rich welcomes Mark Plemmons from Brabblemark Press! Introduction Mark’s start with PbtA (00:36) Read a Sitch Bringing a new player into a new campaign (02:59) Open Your Brain - MASHED Overview (09:03) The aftermath of combat (12:00) Medical moves...


 2017-04-26  36m

Noir World

Rich welcomes John Adamus to the show! Introduction John’s start with PbtA (00:23) Read a Sitch Subjecting your home group to evolving playtests (04:18) Open Your Brain - Noir World Overview (08:14) GM-less (11:48) Modularity (14:38) Textual support...


 2017-04-05  40m

The Warren

Rich is joined by Marshall Miller of Fine Mess Games! Introduction Marshall’s start with PbtA games (00:33) Read a Sitch PbtA PbP (01:58) Open Your Brain - The Warren Overview (07:44) Making the rabbits unique (09:56) Retire move (11:10) Panic...


 2017-03-19  32m