+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 38m. Bisher sind 77 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche


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

Threadbare RPG

Intro Stephanie’s start with PbtA (00:25) Editor’s note: Hamish’s goblin game is not available quite yet. We’ll update this space when it is. Read a Sitch How to handle a 6- (01:27) Open Your Brain - Threadbare RPG Overview (08:32) Leveling in...


 2016-06-01  30m

Urban Shadows

This week, Rich is joined by Mark Diaz Truman from Magpie Games! Introduction Mark’s early experiences with Apocalypse World (00:32) Read a Sitch Successfully MC’ing a player-versus-player situation (04:43) Open Your Brain - Urban Shadows Overview...


 2016-05-18  34m

Apocalypse World (2nd Edition)

In our first episode of +1 Forward, Rich is joined by Meg Baker to talk Apocalypse World (2E)!  Read a Sitch Sex moves (01:37) Dealing with reset Hx in the fiction (05:12) Open Your Brain - Apocalypse World (2E) Release date goals...


 2016-05-04  23m