Of Mooks and Monsters Episode 73 – Understanding Rules with Savage Worlds

Welcome back, everyone! It’s our final episode of the year, folks.

For this one, Rob asks me a few questions about how one learns a new RPG one is planning to run.

It’s been a good year for Of Mooks and Monsters. Thanks to all you listeners, and hope to hear from you in 2018. You can email the show at podcast@mentalcellarpublications.com and let us know what you want to hear on the show.

Thanks, and happy new year.

 

Of Mooks & Monsters Episode 14 – Leading Players without Rails

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This week’s Of Mooks & Monsters is focused on railroading, the distasteful practice of the GM leading the players by the nose through their story, and how we as GMs can avoid it.

Join Actor-GM Rob Ward and Author-GM Tim Niederriter as we delve into a cardinal issue of running roleplaying games.

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Of Mooks & Monsters Episode 13 – Problem Players

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Today, on Of Mooks & Monsters, Rob and Tim talk about a topic all GMs have experience with: Handling troublesome players.

We explore a list of ways players can go wrong, and how to deal with them as the game master.

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Rob can be found on Twitter, @StageHat.

Buy Tim’s book, Rem’s Dream, here. And follow him on Twitter @TNiederriter.

 

 

Of Mooks & Monsters Episode 12 – Interview with Terry Mixon

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Hello, everyone!

Rob Ward is offline this week, so we have an interview where Tim talks to an old-school game master.

Terry Mixon is the author of the Empire of Bones Saga, the Humanity Unlimited Saga, and the newly launched Fractured Republic Saga. He is one of the cohosts of the Dead Robots’ Society podcast, a veteran, and also a veteran game master.

By Terry’s books on Amazon.com.

Tim asks all kind of questions to get at the core of what makes a game master tick.

Promo this week is for Necropolis, the new book by James Silverstein (Another veteran game master and friend of the show). Check that book out here.

Sit back, relax if you can, and give us a listen.

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Tim Niederriter’s books are also available. Check out Rem’s Dream today.

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Of Mooks & Monsters Episode 10 – Natural Resources

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This week, Rob and Tim delve into one of the geekiest subjects yet: Natural Resources in RPGs.

This subject may sound overly deep but we go through a lot of examples and practical reasons GMs should think about the economic connections in their game worlds.

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Currently, this episode is also available on iTunes. Let us know where else we should be if you like.

And remember what the drink synthesizer said in Hitchhiker’s Guide.

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