The On A Roll podcast focuses on better storytelling, better playing and better community through the belief that the only way to win an RPG is to have fun, so Ryan, Carie and Jason are sharing their experiences to help you spend more time winning! Join the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite as they talk about tabletop gaming, LARPing, MUSHing and keeping your investment in check.
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In the season four premiere of On A Roll, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend return with guest Adam Cerling. Adam created the infamous larp character database software Grapevine, used around the world for more than two decades as the standard for running World of Darkness larps. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn the story of how Grapevine came to be, and the tale of Adam's new project – an indie larp called Storywild!
In this double-length episode, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about what they've learned from being administrators of national larp organizations. Carie, Jason and Ryan then build a hypothetical org for The Gun Belt!
Josh Heath joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about genre and canon. Carie, Jason, Ryan and Josh try to define what they are before talking about how they're different, the importance of enforcing them, and if your game even needs them!
Craig Campbell from NerdBurger Games came by to tell the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend about his new game, Good Strong Hands. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn about this fun new game based loosely on The Neverending Story!
Jason's finished his surgery, so we're back! This week, Ryan made a list of fun questions about our experiences in gaming. With no preparation, Ryan asks Carie and Jason all sorts of things about games, players, locations, game lines and more!
Brendan Faithfull joins us from Melbourne to talk about larp in Australia and the popularity of weekly battle larps they refer to as Nerdball. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn about his larp, Exodus, and talk about the differences and similarities of international larp philosophies!
This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a look at where great ideas come from. Carie, Jason and Ryan discuss great sources for plots, characters and themes you can adapt for your games!