On A Roll

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. Join us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/groups/onarollpodcast) and let us know your thoughts on the show, gaming and having more fun! If you like the show, help support our production and keep us going by supporting On A Roll on Patreon. (http://patreon.com/onarollpodcast)


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episode 207: Josh Heath on Snowhaven

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episode 206: Live! from Con Nooga!

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Episode 205: Matthew, Zak and Other Pieces of Shit

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Episode 204: Sandboxes and Narratives

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Episode 203: Engagement vs. Immersion

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Episode 202: Sensitivity Editing

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Episode 201: Running The End

It's the first episode of season two! Since it's the beginning of our new season, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about endings. Carie, Jason and Ryan explore the reasons and requirements for ending a story and the benefits and drawbacks of doing so!


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Episode 131: Do We Even Need Experience Points?

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