On A Roll

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 103: Run the Game You Say You're Running

    Episode  |  April 10th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 55 secs
    geeks, genre, roleplaying games

    This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite talk about the importance of clearly understanding and communicating what the game you are running is to your players to help balance expectation and manage the feel. It's about Communication, interpretation and expectation.

  • Episode 102: Buzzwords

    Episode  |  April 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
    accessibility, bleed, buzzwords, geeks, immersion, nordic larp

    In their second episode, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite discuss the current epidemic of buzzwords used to market tabletop gaming, LARPing and MUSHing. Accessible, blockbuster, bleed, immersion and transformative are just a few of the words Ryan, Carie and Jason explore.

  • Episode 101: Firsts

    Episode  |  April 2nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 46 secs
    demon master, dungeons & dragons, geeks, marvel superheroes, rpgs, shattered isles

    In the very first episode of On A Roll, the Curmudgeon shares the tale of his first tabletop rpg and the demon who ran the game, The Legend recalls her first D&D game and The Favorite talks about his first boffer LARP. It's a trip through time that ends with exploring the idea of first games and how new players navigate their first exposure to the role-playing game hobby.