Of Mooks & Monsters

Ever been curious about roleplaying games?

Ever wondered what games are out there other than Dungeons and Dragons?

Ever wanted a second opinion on a game you’re running?

Well, look no further.

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Of Mooks & Monsters is a podcast about alternative RPGs, hosted by author and GM, Tim Niederriter, and actor and GM, Rob Ward. Together, we dive into RPG topics from the broad to the deep, all in search of ways to become better game masters. Whether this involves gangsters or ghouls, we’re rolling the dice every week.

Episode 1 – Systems

Episode 2 – World Building

Episode 3 – Character Creation

Episode 4 – A Water Cooler

Episode 5 – Religion in Games

Episode 6 – Archenemies

Episode 7 – Henchmen

Episode 8 – Actors and Writers

Episode 9 – Factions

Episode 10 – Natural Resources

Episode 11 – Playing Characters

Episode 12 – Interview with Terry Mixon

Episode 13 – Problem Players

Episode 14 – Leading Players without Rails

Episode 15 – Building a Session

Episode 16 – The Big Event

Episode 17 – Choose Your Genre!

Episode 18 – BRP

Episode 19 – Interview with Dave Robison

Episode 20 – Mutants and Masterminds

Episode 21– Failure

Episode 22 – One Shots

Episode 23 – Hacking Systems

Episode 24 – Actual Play – Risus Hack #1

Episode 25 – Actual Play – Risus Hack #2

Episode 26 – Playing Bad Guys

Episode 27 – Interview with Jim Ryan

Episode 28 – Intelligence Ramblings

Episode 29 – Tenlyres Actual Play Special

Episode 30 – Professional Wrestling Actual Play

Episode 31 – Adaptations

Episode 32 – Historical Games

Episode 33 – Interview with Another Tim

Episode 34 – Review of Blades in the Dark

Episode 35 – Risus Hack Actual Play Pt3

Episode 36 – Risus Hack Actual Play Pt4

Episode 37 – Professional Wrestling Actual Play Pt2

Episode 38 – Missing Players

Episode 39 – Ending Campaigns

Episode 40 –  Professional Wrestling Actual Play Pt3

Episode 41 – Generations in RPGs

Episode 42 – Immersion and Player Questions

Episode 43 – Settling Disputes

Episode 44 – Dustmarrow Hall Character Creation

Episode 45 – Dustmarrow Hall Game #1

Episode 46 – Maps and Navigation

Episode 47 – Society in RPGs

Episode 48 – Winging It

Episode 49 – Mammalia Actual Play Part 1

Episode 50 – Mammalia Actual Play Part 2

Episode 51 – Mammalia Debrief

Episode 52 – Conversion

Episode 53 – Chicken or Egg

Episode 54 – Atmosphere

Episode 55 – Recruiting New players Part 1

Episode 56 – Recruiting New Players Part 2

Episode 57 – Joe and Tim Brainstorm

Episode 58 – Wargames and RPGs

Episode 59 – Writing Your Own Rules

Episode 60 – Storytelling in RPGs

Episode 61 – Where Mechanics End

Episode 62 – Helping Players Build Characters

Episode 63 – Cypher System One Shot Postmortem

Episode 64 – Sticking to the Plan

Episode 65 – Supplements

Episode 66 – Challenging Players

Episode 67 – Focus

Episode 68 – Bringing Down Metagamers

Episode 69 – Mutants and Wargames

 

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Music is Saint James Infirmary, by Roger McGuinn