Episode 36: Adventuring in Ancient Japan

August 30th, 2010

Adventuring in the past:  Japan from 5th to 11th century. 

Blix takes us on an journey to the beginnings of Japanese history and culture - before the samurai.  Here you will find powerful emperors, strong men of the mountains, ninja, and maybe a cappa or two.

02:20 - What no Samurai!?

02:40 - Shifting from tribes to cities.

04:19 - How to get along and fit in with the people of this time.

10:20 - Honor, Buddhism, and Bushido.

11:20 - The seat of power.

12:45 - The Golden Age of Japan.

14:25 - Ninjas and politics.

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Episode 35.5: Game Demos and Listener Mail

August 22nd, 2010

We provide more information on our Dragon Con demos

plus we continue to answer reader mail on how to handle where your team members are met with prejudice and what happens when a team goes missing.

01:20 – Fringeworthy novel release at GenCon.

02:20 – DragonCon Fringe Worthy Savage Worlds event by Blix.

03:50 – ConClave FW d20 adventure by Trav!

04:50 – TriTacGamer Forums.

05:17 – Ideas for improving the role of women in your adventures in difficult areas for women.

13:00 – Minority groups in areas of bigotry.

15:15 – Time travel and ways to avoid paradox.

26:00 – Does IDET send teams to investigate a lost team?

32:00 – Killing off a team is a great idea… Bruce goes homicidal and we let him ;)

36:00 – Bruce hosts the Intro to PodCasting panel at GenCon.

It must have gotten cut but Bruce is also running events at DragonCon. He will be running d20 Fringe Worthy events.

We apologize for our audio quality on this one; the quality came out a little rough.

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Episode 35: Upcoming Demos & Reader Mail

August 16th, 2010

This week Bruce talks about his Fringeworthy demos at Gencon Game Fair in Indianapolis.  He and Blix discuss their upcoming demos at Dragon Con in Atlanta.  Also mentioned are new demos by John Reiher and Trav.

Then on to reader mail.

What are essential skills for a character and how to make sure they have them?

We will have more questions and answers next week.

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Episode 34: FW Demo postmortem

August 8th, 2010

John Reiher ran a demo and got a lot of feedback this time.  We discuss his design and execution for his demo and make suggestions for more successful demos.

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