Category Archives: Spirit of the Century

Dice of Doom Podcast 045: Rules that enhance Roleplaying Games and Crafting “Who ‘dun it?” Mysteries

In this episode we discuss systems that have used rules mechanics to enhance the setting of a roleplaying game, D&DNext, Palladium and crafting “Who ‘dun it?” mysteries. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 042: What should be in the Roleplaying Classic Collection?

For this episode we have only asked ourselves one question. And then we talk non-stop for around 45 minutes on it. No really. We just found it that interesting. The question you ask? If you were Professor of Roleplaying Games at some awesome university that had an RPG Dept, what would be the core reading texts? What would make up the Roleplaying Game Canon, so to speak. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 031: Refocusing a Game that has Lost its Way, Should a GM Controlling HP in Combat and The Role of the GM

In this episode we talk about ways to get a game back on track, we answer a question “Could a GM control the HPs of the players in a game to promote better roleplaying?”, and we summarise our thoughts on the role of the GM. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 030: Dealing with a bad GM, running short and long term games and tabletop accessories

In this action packed episode of the podcast we discuss ways in which to deal with a bad GM (mostly by talking about what NOT to do…), the differences we’ve experienced in running short term games as part of our gaming experiment vs the normal long term games that are usually played and we answer questions about gaming accessories and dice from Donny on our Facebook page and Symatt on Twitter. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 029: Spirit of the Century First Impressions and Established vs Original Campaign Settings

This week we discuss our first impressions of Spirit of the Century and walk through some of the steps required to build a pulp character in the game, as well as the possibilities of adding the Aspects system to other gaming styles. We also answer a listener question from Symatt, namely, “Which do you prefer, an established campaign setting like Eberron, or one that you make yourself.” Continue reading

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