Games

News and chat about the latest D&D and other tabletop roleplaying games!

Episodes

This special episode features Morrus and Peter playing Shadowrun Sixth World Edition run by gamemaster Your Editor Darryl.

Darryl Mott can be found at http://gamerstavernshow.com, http://youtube.com/gamerstavernmedia and http://twitch.tv/gamerstavernshow

Shadowrun Sixth World is available on DriveThruRPG at https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/286850/Shadowrun-Sixth-World-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=36142

Intro music is "Shadowrun Mogue Revamped" by Unununium88, used with permission

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In this special episode, Kevin Kulp returns to run a demo game of Swords of the Serpentine with Morrus and Peter as players. For those already familiar with the Gumshoe system and Swords of the Serpentine, the rules introduction ends and the adventure starts at 25:20.

Kevin Kulp on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KevinKulp

Swords of the Serpentine: https://site.pelgranepress.com/index.php/swords-of-the-serpentine/

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Your Editor Darryl, Darryl Mott to talk about Shadowrun and the Sixth World! In the news, we have a shocking update from ICv2’s RPG industry sales rankings, more Ghosts of Saltmarsh release news, Invisible Sun gets a PDF release, the Judge Dredd Kickstarter fulfillment has begun, and more! Plus a new sketch and Our Favorite Game in All the World!

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Darryl Mott

Gamer’s Tavern http://twitch.tv/GamersTavernShow

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/meetinatavern

Twitch http://twitch.tv/GamersTavernShow

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What’s Caught Our Eye

How to Play an RPG Anywhere Any Time https://lifehacker.com/how-to-play-an-rpg-anywhere-any-time-1832830780

StabCon South http://stabconsouth.com/

Margaret Weis’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/margaret.weis

International GM’s Day https://gmsday.com/

Giant Book of Sci-Fi Battle Maps http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6095-Witness-The-Awesome-Power-Of-These-Fully-Operational-Giant-Sci-Fi-Battlemaps!

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News

Ghosts of Saltmarsh Release Information http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6076-The-New-D-D-Book-Is-Called-Ghosts-of-Saltmarsh

New Dragon+ Article on Saltmarsh http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6085-New-Dragon-(Feb-2019)-Saltmarsh-Greyhawk-edition

EN Publishing Job Posting http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6078-EN-Publishing-is-Hiring-Publishing-Administrator-(UK-Part-time)

Young Adventurer’s Guides http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6086-Kids-D-D-Intro-Books-Young-Adventurer-s-Guides

Unearthed Arcana: Artificer http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6090-Unearthed-Arcana-The-Artificer-Is-Here!-UA-Schedule-Changes

Beadle and Grimm’s Ghosts of Saltmarsh Sinister Silver Edition http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6092-B-G-s-Sinister-Silver-Edition-of-Ghosts-of-Saltmarsh

News Digest (Invisible Sun PDF, WizKids Miniature License Expands) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6088-News-Digest-Invisible-Suns-PDF-Released-New-D-D-Book-Leaked-then-Announced-Age-of-Sigmar-Cover-and-Game-Information-and-more!

Stranger Things D&D Starter Set Unboxing http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6093-Unboxing-the-Stranger-Things-D-D-Starter-Set

ICv2 RPG Industry Sales Chart http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6100-Big-Changes-in-ICv2-s-RPG-Industry-Charts-as-Pathfinder-Drops-Off-Before-2E-s-Release!

WOIN Galactic Sentience Catalog http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6105-Populate-Your-WOIN-Galaxy-With-The-Galactic-Sentience-Catalog!

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Kickstarters

Conclave https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1763763660/conclave-0

Lasers & Liches https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/snickelsox/lasers-and-liches-new-5e-sourcebooks

Lunars: Fangs at the Gate https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/lunars-fangs-at-the-gate-for-exalted-3rd-ed

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Shadowrun

Shadowrun 5th Edition PDF https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/115985/Shadowrun-Fifth-Edition-Core-Rulebook-Master-Index-Edition?affiliate_id=36142

Shadowrun 5th Edition Hardcover https://amzn.to/2Hfg3qS

Shadowrun Anarchy PDF https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/194759/Shadowrun-Anarchy?affiliate_id=36142

Shadowrun Anarchy Hardcover https://amzn.to/2C8tBBj

Shadowrun Quickstart https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/116662/Shadowrun-Fifth-Edition-QuickStart-Rules?affiliate_id=36142

Shadowrun 3rd Edition PDF https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/1893/Shadowrun-Third-Edition?affiliate_id=36142

Shadowrun 04: 2XS by Nigel Findley https://amzn.to/2SPu4xX

The Neo-Anarchist Podcast http://neo-anarchist.com/

Shadowcasters Network https://www.twitch.tv/shadowcastersnetwork

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It's the finale of the cyberpunk actual play campaign! The group hunts down some weapons and readies for a potential fight while meeting up with the hacker's boyfriend for a sale of the information they came across.

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by game designer and author Sarah Newton to talk about her games Mindjammer, The Chronicles of Future Earth, and more! In the news, we’ve got more Endless Quests, Numenera teasing a new product, Stranger Things D&D boxed set, Roll20 hacked, and more! Plus our favorite game in all the world, a three-part sketch, and the premiere of our brand new theme song!

Our Guest This Week

Sarah Newton https://mindjammerpress.com/mindjammer/

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What’s Caught Our Eye

Immersive Battlemats for Tabletop Roleplaying Games https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/atlasmundi/immersive-battle-maps-for-tabletop-roleplaying-gam/description

Opportunity Rover D&D Stats http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?657197-Opportunity-Rover-D-amp-D-Stat-Block

Mutant Crawl Classics https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/244345/Mutant-Crawl-Classics-RPG?affiliate_id=36142

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News

Numenera 5e Tease http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6047-What-Are-These-D-D-5E-Notes-In-Monte-Cook-Games-Numenera-Shipments

Update: The announcement about this product came out just before the podcast was finished editing http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6069-Monte-Cook-Games-Announced-Its-5E-Project-Arcana-of-the-Ancients

Stranger Things D&D Starter Set http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6048-New-Stranger-Things-D-D-Starter-Set-Announced

Roll20 Hacked http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6053-Roll20-s-4M-Accounts-Hacked

A New One Page Adventure from EN Publishing, Winterheart http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6059-One-Page-Adventure-Winterheart

The Witcher “Easy Mode” Quickstart on Free RPG Day http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6055-The-Witcher-Easy-Mode-Will-Be-Free-On-Free-RPG-Day

More information about Free RPG Day https://www.freerpgday.com/

D&D Beyond Stats for Multiclassing http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6056-Who-s-Multiclassing-With-Who-More-D-D-Beyond-Stats!

More Endless Quest Books http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6058-Ravenloft-Mad-Mages-New-Endless-Quest-Books-From-Matt-Forbeck

Dungeons & Dragons Endless Quest: Escape from Castle Ravenloft pre-order https://amzn.to/2Nhzm42

Dungeons & Dragons Endless Quest: The Mad Mage’s Academy pre-order https://amzn.to/2U1bOTE

Zak S. Update http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6067-WotC-GenCon-Respond-To-Zak-S-Allegations

Spirit Of Dice Set Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/163050832/the-spirit-of-dice-range

Morrus Retires from the ENnie Awards http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/ennies-leadership-change-announcement/

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Kickstarters

Reach of Titan https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/496783700/reach-of-titan

LexOccultum – Carta Monstrorum https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1256540796/lexoccultum-carta-monstrorum

The Lesser Key to the Celestial Legion https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2038851623/the-lesser-key-to-the-celestial-legion

Zorro: The Roleplaying Game https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gallantknightgames/zorrotm-the-roleplaying-game

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Mindjammer

Mindjammer Press https://mindjammerpress.com/mindjammer/

Mindjammer by Sarah Newton (novel) https://amzn.to/2BGsSH5

Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game (digital) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/128331/Mindjammer--The-Roleplaying-Game?affiliate_id=36142

Mindjammer – The Roleplaying Game (hardcover) https://amzn.to/2Iq8ZKc

Chronicles of Future Earth Quickstart (available for free!) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/253485/The-Chronicles-of-Future-Earth-The-Swallower-of-Souls--Quickstart-Adventure?affiliate_id=36142

The Worm Within: The First Chronicle of Future Earth (Book 1) https://amzn.to/2GV2rRq

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Theme tune by Steve Arnott

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Ed Jowett of Shades of Vengeance to talk about science fiction roleplaying! The guys talk about Era: The Consortium, NEW, Paranoia, Traveller, Eclipse Phase, Star Trek, and others along with what makes sci-fi roleplaying different. In the news, information on the Relics & Rarities premier, Kickstarter’s ZineQuest promotion is in full swing, new miniatures from WizKids for Pathfinder and Dungeons & Dragons, hints about the new D&D book, and more! Plus Our Favorite Game in All the World, a new listener-submitted sketch, and a new review!

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Ed Jowett

Shades of Vengeance https://www.shadesofvengeance.com

Era: The Consortium https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/146452/Era-The-Consortium--Rulebook-Primer?affiliate_id=36142

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What’s Caught Our Eye

Crafting Better Puzzles for RPGs https://www.nerdolopedia.com/articles/2018/7/13/crafting-better-puzzles-for-roleplaying-games

The “Spirit Of” Dice Series Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/163050832/the-spirit-of-dice-range?ref=enworld

Cats & Cats Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/daytheelf/cats-and-cats?ref=enworld

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News

Relics & Rarities http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6017-Relics-Rarities-Special-Guests-Are-Kevin-Smith-Daredevil-s-Charlie-Cox

ZineQuest Kickstarter Promotion http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6021-RPG-Kickstarter-Zine-Quest-News-%96-The-Initial-Seven-Zines

D&D Beyond Statistics Part 1 http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6028-90-of-D-D-Games-Stop-By-Level-10-Wizards-More-Popular-At-Higher-Levels

D&D Beyond Statistics Part 2 http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6037-Humans-Fighters-and-Life-Domain-Most-Popular-On-D-D-Beyond

News Digest (WizKids Minis, Talisman New Edition, D&D on Fox News) http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6029-News-Digest-New-D-D-and-Pathfinder-Minis-from-WizKids-Judge-Dredd-Arrives-and-more!

BAMFsies http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6031-2018-Bamfsies-Awards-for-Best-Superhero-RPGs-Announced

New Star Trek Adventures Books http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6030-Science-Division-Alpha-Quadrant-Trouble-on-Omned-III-For-Star-Trek-Adventures

WOIN W4: Spirits of Manhattan (PDF) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/266150/WOIN-W4-Spirits-of-Manhattan?affiliate_id=36142

WOIN W4: Spirits of Manhattan (Physical) https://amzn.to/2E8bHzQ

Upcoming Nautical D&D Book http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6035-Pages-From-The-Upcoming-Nautical-D-D-Book!

Abuse Allegations Against Zak S aka Zak Smith aka Zak Sabbath http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?6042-RPG-Writer-Zak-S-Accused-Of-Abusive-Behaviour

Since recording, a second statement was made by another ex-partner of Zak’s documenting allegations of abuse (WARNING: This is a very detailed account of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse): https://www.facebook.com/VivkaCriesWolf/posts/2478145012257909

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Kickstarters

Carbon 2185 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dragonturtlegames/carbon-2185-a-cyberpunk-rpg?ref=enworld

Awaken: The Liborian Saga https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2084336794/awaken-the-liborian-saga?ref=enworld

Dark Naga – Haunting of Hastur https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/darknaga/dark-naga-haunting-of-hastur-hardback-5e-and-osr?ref=enworld

The Tome of Magical Mystery https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sessionzero/the-tome-of-magical-mystery-5e-compatible?ref=enworld

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Sci-Fi Games

Era: The Consortium (Amazon) https://amzn.to/2IkjUp4

Era: The Consortium (Drive Thru) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/146452/Era-The-Consortium--Rulebook-Primer?affiliate_id=36142

N.E.W. (Amazon) https://amzn.to/2SUC6K0

N.E.W. (Drive Thru) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191271/NEW-The-Science-Fiction-Roleplaying-Game-v12?affiliate_id=36142

Paranoia https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/191159/Paranoia-Red-Clearance-Edition?affiliate_id=36142

FASA Star Trek https://amzn.to/2I8ao83

Eclipse Phase https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/211293/Eclipse-Phase-Second-Edition-Open-Playtest?affiliate_id=36142

Traveller https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/171643/Traveller-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=36142

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Dealing with a dying hacker, the group tries to find some late night assistance as they avoid an assassin on their trail.

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The Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD actual play continues! Welfare checks in the mail, yet disappointing, the Damon's Rejects seek out other ways to earn some creds. Tucker gets an interesting opportunity to make some big money.

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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by a special guest, EN World columnist and editor of this very show, Darryl Mott, as they count down the top news stories in the world of tabletop roleplaying games from 2018 in a special double-length episode to end the year! In the news, Starfinder gets a new accessory, PaizoCon 2019 tickets go on sale, True Blood and Daredevil’s Deborah Ann Woll has a new D&D show, and a LOT more plus Our Favorite Game in All the World and a brand new sketch!

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What’s Caught Our Eye

Gentlemen’s Guide to Multiclassing https://www.reddit.com/r/dndnext/comments/a548fe/the_gentlemans_guide_to_multiclassing/
California Election Determined by a D20 Roll https://www.polygon.com/2018/12/14/18141183/california-election-dungeons-and-dragons-dice-d20
Play D&D in a Castle https://dndinacastle.com/

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News

Starfinder Critical Hit Deck Announced http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5897-Starfinder-s-Critical-Hit-Deck

PaizoCon 2019 Tickets On Sale http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5896-Paizocon-2019-Tickets-Available

New Livestream from Deborah Ann Woll http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5895-New-D-D-Show-From-Daredevil-s-Deborah-Ann-Woll

King Arthur Pendragon Returns to Chaosium http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5890-King-Arthur-Pendragon-Returns-To-Chaosium

Handiworks Games Announces Two New Games http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5885-Beowulf-Greeks-New-5E-Settings-Coming-From-Handiwork-Games

Technoir Kickstarter Saved After Seven Years, New Legend of the Five Rings Sourcebook and Adventure, World’s Oldest Board Game Discovered, Essen Spiel Theft Update in the News Digest http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5893-News-Digest-An-Unfulfilled-Kickstarter-Returns-Pendragon-Comes-Home-to-Chaosium-Essen-Spiel-Theft-Update-and-more!

Hasbro Themed Water Park http://www.belloflostsouls.net/2018/12/hasbro-to-build-water-park-featuring-magic-the-gathering-my-little-pony-and-more.html

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Kickstarters

The Vagabond’s Cyclopedia https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sigilstonepublishing/the-vagabonds-cyclopedia-an-osr-pbta-supplement

Vindeon https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/178651391/vindeon-a-fantasy-rpg

Wave One Adventure Book for ASA (mentioned) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/700532845/wave-one-of-adventure-books-for-asa

The Adventurer’s Prayer https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1388023634/the-adventurers-prayer-full-color-poster

Lost Hall of Tyr https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2101297466/lost-hall-of-tyr-2nd-edition-maps-and-print-run

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In this episode Morrus & Peter are joined by Angus as we take a look at the 2018 Gen Con EN World RPG Award nominees, play our favourite game in all the world, and more! 

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Show Notes

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ENnies Nominees 2018

http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5378-Congratulations-To-The-2018-ENnies-Nominees!

http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/2018-nominations/

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News

Roll20's Charactermancer
http://blog.roll20.net/post/175281766075/june-26-update-is-live-charactermancer

WFRP4's Core Character Stats
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5352-Warhammer-Fantasy-Roleplay-s-Core-Character-Stats

Chris Spivey's Sci-FI RPG For Chaosium
https://www.chaosium.com/blogchris-spivey-to-develop-scifi-rpg-game-setting-for-chaosium/

Pathfinder 2 Archetypes
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5357-Pirates-Gray-Maidens-Archetypes-in-Pathfinder-2nd-Edition!

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Kickstarters

Irongate: Savage Worlds SciFi Expansion for The Last Parsec by Shane Hensley
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/545820095/irongate-savage-worlds-scifi-expansion-for-the-las

Vault of K’Horror A Tunnels & Trolls GM Adventure by Richard Loomis
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/994700393/vault-of-khorror-a-tunnels-and-trolls-gm-adventure

The Eye of the Cyclops from Forge of Ice by Alex Bates
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/966071466/the-eye-of-the-cyclops-from-forge-of-ice

Dragonscales Fantasy RPG by James M Ward and Stephen A Lee
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1644549315/dragonscales-fantasy-rpg-by-james-m-ward-and-steph

The Host – A cybernetic guide for Warsong by Raymond
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/highergrounds/the-host-a-cybernetic-setting-guide-for-warsong

SideQuests: Tip-Top Taverns for DND, Pathfinder, and RPGs by Dominic M
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sidequests/sidequests-tip-top-taverns-for-dnd-pathfinder-rpgs

Critical Role by Steamforged Games Ltd 
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/steamforged/critical-role

Easy Read Large Print Dice by Andy “Cosmo-Joe” Watkins
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/497057119/easy-read-large-print-dice

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