Season 5 Episode 17 - Fear of a Tech Table

Welcome to Season 5 Episode 17 of RPG Circus

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  • Technology at the Gaming Table
  • Our Favorite Monster: Lizardmen
  • Min-Max vs Roleplayers, What to do?

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Season 5 Episode 16 - My Iron Kingdom for a Horse.

Welcome to Season 5 Episode 16 of RPG Circus
Episode Topics
  • Interview with Simon from Privateer Press about Iron Kingdoms
  • We get Jay's input on GenCon 2013
  • We Review our guess on the Ennies
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Season 5 Episode 15 - Let's See if the Ennies Stump Us?

Welcome to Season 5 Episode 15 of RPG Circus
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  • We Make Our Predictions for the Ennie Awards 2013
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GenCon Seminars
  • GMs’ JAM, SEM1345325, Saturday 11:00am-12:30pm, in Room 242 of the Convention Center
  • EVil Hat’sState of the Hat ,SEM1340101,Thursday 5PM-6PM Crowne Plaza : Hay Market B.
  • Third Eye Games - Eloy Lasanta : Getting Started in the Industry: Freelancing and Self-Publishing, SEM1345483 ,Thurs 2pm, Room Crowne Plaza : Grand Central Bllrm C
  • Third Eye Games - Eloy Lasanta : Introduction to Independent RPGs ,SEM1341367, Sat 1pm, Room Crowne Plaza : Grand Central Bllrm D


All Hail Caesar! - Weird Wars Rome Kickstarter

As an older gamer, I have come to really like the ease of the Savage Worlds system. It's not too tough to play and I've found that as game master, I hardly have to look at the rules books (which is a huge plus). One of the settings I really like the concept of is Weird Wars 2. Although to be fair, I never really played it yet. They also have Tour of Darkness, which is Weird Wars during the Vietnam Conflict (or war depending on you point of view). Now comes the lastest Weird War funded via Kickstarter : Weird Wars Rome!

After doing my part to fund this Kickstarter, I told my friend Tony about it. The first words he sent were "OOOOOHHH" (or something like it). Something about the idea of Rome Legions really hit a chord with us. We spent the sometime talking about a bunch of ideas for a game. Mind you neither of us have really seen the game (after all it is a Kickstarter). This I think is important. While I like the Wierd Wars 2 idea, I was really having a hard time trying to come up with ideas for adventures. It was a setting that I wanted to play in, I really wasn't up to running it. Part of that we think was the time frame of the war, which is sort about 6 years. For some reason both of felt tied to the history. With Rome, there many more years to deal with and we actually feel less obligated to history for some reason. The only thing I can think of is that Rome really fired our imagination.

So if the idea of Roman Legions, Gladiators, Celts, and Eyptian Pharohs has your attention, then I sugguest you back this Kickstarter. For $20, you will get a PDF of the Rulebook. For $30, you will get the PDF and a Softcover copy of the rulebook. Personally, I think that's an outstanding price. I personally pledged for a hardcover (I like hardcovers).

So Go to the Kickstarter and pledge for your copy today.

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Season 5 Episode 14 - Fear of tremulus

Welcome to Season 5 Episode 14 of RPG Circus
Episode Topics
  • tremulus Review
  • Game Balance thoughts
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Season 5 Episode 13 - Wishes, Complaints, and Other Things

Welcome to Season 5 Episode 13 of RPG Circus

Episode Topics
  • Random Encounters
  • George's Wishes/Complaints

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Season 5 Episode 12 - I have an Eerie Feeling About This.

Welcome to Season 5 Episode ? of RPG Circus

Episode Topics
  • Our Favorite Monsters : Ghosts
  • Introducing New Players to Your Table
  • How Systems and Settings Influence Each Other

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Season 5 Episode 11 - Are You Managing Your Campaign or Is It Managing You?

Welcome to Season 5 Episode 11 of RPG Circus

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  • Interview with Phil and Walt of Odyssey: The Complete Game Master’s Guide to Campaign
  • Managing Fear of Players

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Season 5 Episode 10 - May the Greater Force be with Your Sandbox!

Welcome to Season 5 Episode 10 of RPG Circus

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  • Greater Forces in Your Sandbox Campaign
  • Diceless Gamemastering
  • Favorite Monsters: Golems

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