On A Roll

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

99 episodes of On A Roll since the first episode, which aired on April 2nd, 2018.

  • Episode 328: Building a Gaming Org

    Episode  |  October 20th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 58 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    In this double-length episode, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend talk about what they've learned from being administrators of national larp organizations. Carie, Jason and Ryan then build a hypothetical org for The Gun Belt!

  • Episode 327: Shooting Genre From Canons

    Episode  |  October 2nd, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 12 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    Josh Heath joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about genre and canon. Carie, Jason, Ryan and Josh try to define what they are before talking about how they're different, the importance of enforcing them, and if your game even needs them!

  • Episode 326: Good Strong Hands

    Episode  |  September 25th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 12 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    Craig Campbell from NerdBurger Games came by to tell the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend about his new game, Good Strong Hands. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn about this fun new game based loosely on The Neverending Story!

  • Episode 325: Find a DM on CRAWLR

    Episode  |  September 10th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
    characters, crawlr, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    Jackie Zantow-Schwartz joins Ryan, Jason and Carie to tell the story of CRAWLR, the web-based social network she created that connects gamers with one another. It's like TindR, but for Clerics!

  • Episode 324: Ryan Asks A Question

    Episode  |  September 4th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 15 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    Jason's finished his surgery, so we're back! This week, Ryan made a list of fun questions about our experiences in gaming. With no preparation, Ryan asks Carie and Jason all sorts of things about games, players, locations, game lines and more!

  • Episode 323: Australian Nerdball

    Episode  |  August 21st, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 19 mins
    australia, characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, international, larp, mush, nerdball, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    Brendan Faithfull joins us from Melbourne to talk about larp in Australia and the popularity of weekly battle larps they refer to as Nerdball. Carie, Jason and Ryan learn about his larp, Exodus, and talk about the differences and similarities of international larp philosophies!

  • Episode 322: Great Artists Steal

    Episode  |  August 13th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    This week, the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend take a look at where great ideas come from. Carie, Jason and Ryan discuss great sources for plots, characters and themes you can adapt for your games!

  • Episode 321: Craig Campbell and Nerdburger Con Online

    Episode  |  August 5th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
    capers, characters, die laughing, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, nerdburger games, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    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!

  • Episode 320: Of Goats and Idiots

    Episode  |  July 31st, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    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!

  • Episode 319: NPCs

    Episode  |  July 16th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    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!

  • Episode 318: Building South Fallenrock

    Episode  |  July 3rd, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 6 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, the gun belt, world of darkness, xp

    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!

  • Episode 317: A Game's First Impression

    Episode  |  June 25th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 9 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    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!

  • Episode 316: Running Kid-Friendly Games

    Episode  |  June 18th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 8 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, kids, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    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!

  • Episode 315: Running for New Players

    Episode  |  June 4th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    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!

  • Episode 314: Character Acting

    Episode  |  May 28th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 14 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, tabletop, world of darkness, xp

    Lee University theater Professor Dan Buck joins the Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend to talk about acting. Carie, Jason and Ryan get schooled on how to find a character and how to act it out!

  • Episode 313: Imagining Werewolf 5th Edition

    Episode  |  May 23rd, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 17 mins
    characters, dungeons and dragons, experience points, game design, games, geeks, hunters entertainment, larp, mush, pathfinder, podcast, roleplaying, rpg, snowhaven, tabletop, vampire, werewolf, world of darkness, xp

    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!