+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 83 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


Legend of the Elements

Rich welcomes Max Hervieux of the Logbook Project. Introduction Max’s start with Apocalypse World (00:24) Read a Sitch Named villains vs. mooks (01:09) Open Your Brain - Legend of the Elements Overview (04:40) Chakras & Chi (05:40) Tags &...


 2016-10-20  30m


Introduction Marissa’s start with Apocalypse World (00:23) Read a Sitch Running one-shots (01:21) Open Your Brain - Epyllion Overview (07:10) Differences with Apocalypse World (07:46) Moon Magic move (08:39) Suitability for younger players (10:24)...


 2016-10-05  42m

Action Movie World

Rich is joined by Ian Williams of Flatland Games. Introduction Ian’s start with Apocalypse World (00:22) Read a Sitch The idea of initiative in Apocalypse World (02:50) Open Your Brain - Action Movie World Overview (09:06) Mechanical differences...


 2016-09-21  41m

Monster of the Week

Introduction Michael’s start with Apocalypse World (0:23) Read a Sitch Snowballing moves (01:32) Night Witches (04:41) Open Your Brain Overview (08:05) Luck and other key differences with Apocalypse World (09:40) Use Magic (13:33) Resurrection...


 2016-09-07  32m

Velvet Glove

This week, Rich welcomes Sarah Richardson from Magpie Games! Warning: this episode has some mild adult content.  Introduction Sarah’s start with Apocalypse World (00:27) Read a Sitch Making memorable NPCs (02:10) Open Your Brain - Velvet Glove...


 2016-08-24  24m

Night Witches

Rich is joined by Jason Morningstar from Bully Pulpit Games. Introduction Jason’s start with Apocalypse World (00:24) Read a Sitch Exploring gendered moves in Sagas of the Icelanders (02:07) Open Your Brain - Night Witches Overview (06:47) Marks...


 2016-08-10  42m

The Sprawl

Rich is joined by Hamish Cameron, author of The Sprawl! Introduction Hamish’s introduction with PbtA (00:28) Read a Sitch The power of XP rewards (01:42) Open Your Brain - The Sprawl Overview (04:20) Can I play an orc? (04:58) Influences (05:24)...


 2016-07-27  24m

Uncharted Worlds

Rich welcomes Sean Gomes, the creator of Uncharted Worlds!    Introduction Sean’s gateway to PbtA (00:36) Read a Sitch Trusting players with narrative authority (01:56) Open Your Brain - Uncharted Worlds Overview (05:38) Sandbox PbtA...


 2016-07-13  24m

The 'Hood

Introduction How James got his start with PbtA (00:25) Read a Sitch “To do it, do it” (02:29) Open Your Brain - The ‘Hood Overview (09:06) Harm (11:16) Heat (12:50) The Heat to XP connection (16:12) Act Under Fire Easy like Sunday morning...


 2016-06-29  31m

Sagas of the Icelanders

Introduction Gregor’s start with PbtA games (00:22) Read a Sitch Combat in Apocalypse World (00:54) Open Your Brain - Sagas of the Icelanders Overview (06:00) The role of gender in the game (08:41) Distinction between male and female moves (12:30)...


 2016-06-15  27m