Role Playing Public Radio

Role Playing Public Radio is a tabletop RPG podcast for all gamers! Our shows feature gaming advice, reviews, and discussions about the hobby. Hosted by award-winning author, Ross Payton, RPPR is a must listen for everyone interested in tabletop games. Whether you're an experienced GM or new to hobby, there's something here for you. If you want to create your own game, you can listen to our ongoing series Game Designer Workshop, where we look at every aspect of publishing RPGs, from initial design to printing and shipping your own game. In our regular episodes, We also look at some of the weirdest games ever published in our After Hours series.

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