Episode 10

by Brian on January 4, 2007

We emerge from the Holiday Season, over-stuffed on booze, rich food, and games. This episode, we cover 2006 in review, BattleLore, Spirit of the Century, and some Dogs in the Vineyard play. And Chris repeatedly springs random questions on his co-producer, damnit.

Liner Notes

Introduction [0:38]
2006 in Review [1:32]
Chris’ Podcast Indulgence [3:30]
MiniCons and Mixing it up [4:40]
Brian’s Fudge indulgence [7:38]
Scheduling Low Note [16:14]
Sooo Much Product [17:29]
Push vol 1 [18:10]
Favorite Product of 2006 [21:27]
BatteLore [24:32]
Spirit of the Century review [38:44]
Dogs in the Vineyard play report [51:52]
Heading to DarkCon [1:04:20]
Good Night and Happy 2007 [1:05:35]

Links

Paul Tevis
OgreCave
Godzilla Gaming Podcast
Fell Calls
True 20
Fudge
Push
Now Playing
Cray Canyon Cold Snap
BattleLore
Evil Hat’s Spirit of the Century and Don’t Rest Your Head
BattleTech
Dogs in the Vineyard
Hero’s Banner
DarkCon

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Martyn January 4, 2007 at 6:55 am

I’d like to mention Interactive Fantasy from Hogshead circa 1995/6 as an example of a quasi-academic journal style publication about roleplaying. It was pretty great too.

Zebulon January 4, 2007 at 12:02 pm

We were dispensing the King’s justice in New Gidea as I recall.

alejandro January 4, 2007 at 2:12 pm

So I’ve seen a lot of love towards indie games (no complaints here) and to True20, I’d like some sort of review/analysis/whatever on Savage Worlds. What do you fellas think about, what experience do you guys have with it (if any, etc.)

Thanks Alex

Paul Tevis January 4, 2007 at 3:50 pm

That Dogs scenario is New Gidea, written by Judd Karlman (of the Sons of Kryos). You can find it at http://www.indie-rpgs.com/forum/index.php?t=12548. I’ve also run it, and it is indeed awesome.

–Paul

Brian January 4, 2007 at 4:14 pm

Wow – thanks for the comments folks! Much appreciated!

Alex: I’ve run Savage Worlds a few times (1st edition), and had some good results with it (and some wonkiness). I’ll see if I can’t talk little about it in an upcoming episode.

Judd January 4, 2007 at 9:54 pm

I’m really excited to hear that you all got some mileage out of New Gidea.

Fantastic.

Carl January 9, 2007 at 9:35 pm

Major thanks to Judd Karlman for creating New Gidea, a town I love running, and to Chris, Chris & Jim for being such excellent players, and of course to Vincent for writing DitV in the first place.

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