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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Nerdburger Games' Craig Campbell. creator of Capers and Die Laughing, stops by to tell the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend all about Nerdburger Con Online, coming Aug. 14-16, 2020. He also tells Carie, Jason and Ryan about his upcoming game, Good Strong Hands, and how to run an online con!
Internationally renowned larp creator Dan Comstock joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about Goat Larp 2, Village of Idiots and the crazy world of larp production. Carie, Jason and Ryan also speak with him about the future of larp in a pandemic land!
Non-player characters are essential, so the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a look at the kinds of NPCs that are in a game. Carie, Jason and Ryan then examine the best ways to utilize them!
This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend test a session zero component of Ryan's roleplaying game, The Gun Belt! Ryan leads Carie and Jason through the town-building process as they create the interstellar wild west streets of South Fallenrock!
Jason bought a new rpg, so the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend explore why. Carie, Jason and Ryan do an analysis of the things people look at when deciding if they want to buy a new roleplaying game!
Librarian and gamer Drew Meyer joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about his experiences running RPGs for kids and teens. Carie, Jason and Ryan explore the wonders and challenges of young gamers and learn Drew's 10 Rules For Running Kid-Friendly Games!
Jason's been running D&D for a group of brand new players, so Carie and Ryan join him to talk about what he's learned. We talk about best practices for making sure your new players have fun and come back for more!
Josh Heath joins the Curmudgeon and the Legend to imagine and dream about Werewolf 5th Edition. Carie, Josh and Ryan brainstorm on what they would do if they were developing the new Werewolf: the Apocalypse game!
The pandemic is a lot to process, so Ryan and Carie sat down with gamer and research scientist Tim Clancy from the Infomullet. He puts COVID-19 into gaming terms that even the Curmudgeon and the Legend can understand, addressing the virus, the response, how it will affect conventions like Gen Con or Dragon Con and what it's like to be sick from it!