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Pod Chatter Episode 18 – Railroading: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

In this episode, Christopher and I chat about the much maligned practice of Railroading at the game table! Surprisingly, we had quite a few positive things to say about it! I also realized something about GMing that I hadn’t realized … Continue reading

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Sand Castle Episode 1 – Underworld – Crystal Orchids

It’s time for an all new show, the Sand Castle! In this episode, Christopher and I come up with an adventure idea for a district in the Shark Bone Podcast Sandbox and flesh it out into something that can be … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 14 – The Three Act Story Structure

In this episode, Christopher and I discuss using the three act story structure in games. Specifically, prepping and running games using this structure as a framework for the stories told at the game table. I think it’s a great tool. … Continue reading

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CHUM 38 – Battlebards

A few days ago, I once again had the pleasure to chat with Alex of Battlebards fame about, you guessed it: Battlebards! In this episode, Alex tells me that Battlebards is going live with its public beta on February 1st, … Continue reading

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Sandbox Episode 23 – Skull Island

Arrr! Ye be welcome to another episode of this here podcast! It’s filled to bursting with wonderful pirate and swashbuckling themed ideas for ye to bring into yer own games! Now, get to looting, and make yer tabletop experience better, … Continue reading

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CHUM 37 – Planning Better Scenes

Awhile ago, I started using a different method for planning the scenes in my game sessions. That method has worked out really well for me so I decided to share it and some quick thoughts. This is the result. This … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 10 – Play Aids

We really enjoyed doing this episode. We actually had some viewers online for the live recording of this episode! Due to that, there are some start and stops while we are answering questions from our live audience, but it’s a … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter Episode 9 – Character Hobbies

This episode is a couple days late and, for that, I apologize. My laptop died and I had to order a hard drive enclosure to get the data off of it to edit and release this episode. In this episode, … Continue reading

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CHUM Episode 34 – Focal Point

For this episode, Christopher took the reigns and set up and ran an interview with two of the authors, Phil Vecchione and Walt Ciechanowski. They chat about what’s cool about Focal Point: The Complete Game Master’s Guide to Running Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Pod Chatter 6 – Borrowing From Favorite Media

Welcome to episode 6 of our Pod Chatter show! In this episode, Christopher and I discuss pulling ideas from your favorite media. We give tips and ideas on how to make it work and when it might now. And Stargate! … Continue reading

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