Tag: Roleplaying

Fifth Times the Charm – Pixels & Dice #64

Today we talk about our experiences with “Dungeons & Dragons” 5th Edition, what we like, and how we feel it compares with some classic pen-&-paper roleplaying games. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook…

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The Dark Side – Pixels & Dice #62

Today Beoulus and Scormus talk about playing as evil characters in roleplaying games. Is this a good idea? Can this work well in a mixed alignment party? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook…

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Scormey’s Kickstarter Problem – Pixels & Dice #58

Scormus likes Kickstarter perhaps just a little too much, especially when it comes to cool new tabletop games and retro gaming projects. He totally tries to justify all this excess today. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN)…

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Advice for newbie GMs – Pixels & Dice #51

Today Beoulus and Scormus give some advice for new gamemasters. We’ll be revisiting this topic soon, since we didn’t have nearly enough time to cover everything we wanted to.. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us…

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Pixels & Dice #48 – 2017 Retrospective

A retrospective look at the year in Gaming. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD048.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher |…

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Pixels & Dice #45 – Roleplaying Regrets

We haven’t covered anything relating to pen-&-paper roleplaying lately, and Scormus is betting Beoulus can’t go a whole episode without mentioning “Guild Wars 2”, so today we tell tales of Roleplaying sessions gone awry. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and…

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Pixels & Dice #39 – The Witching Hour

In honor of Halloween, today we discuss our favorite games for getting into the “spirit” of the holiday! Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD039.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:…

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Pixels & Dice #38 – Darkhorse

Today, Scormus and Beoulus discuss their favorite ‘Darkhorse’ roleplaying games, and give you their thoughts on why you should give them a try. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find us on Facebook and Twitter https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD038.mp3Podcast: Play…

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Pixels & Dice #36 – A Musical Interlude

How important is music to your gaming experience, be it video games, tabletop games, pen-&-paper roleplaying, or what have you? Scormus and Beoulus give their thoughts on the matter today. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and Entertainment Network (TGEN) Find…

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Pixels & Dice #33 – White Wolf: The Innovation

White Wolf has launched their “Storyteller’s Vault” service for their ‘World of Darkness’ tabletop roleplaying games. Beoulus and Scormus discuss this service, and what it might mean for the roleplaying community as a whole. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. Proud member of The Gaming and…

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Pixels & Dice #30 – Tips for getting into Pen & Paper Roleplaying

Beoulus and Scormus have both been playing and game-mastering tabletop roleplaying games for nearly 40 years now, so today they share tips for new GMs or people just looking to get into roleplaying in general. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD030.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…

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Pixels & Dice #27 – Rose-Colored Glasses

Today, Beoulus and Scormus talk about the inclination of Gamers to romanticize old games, be they pen-&-paper RPG, video games, or whatever. Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD027.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS

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Pixels & Dice #24 – From Pixels into Paper

Many tabletop roleplaying games have been translated into video games, but few go the other way. Why is that, and what video games would make the best pen-&-paper RPGs? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD024.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android…

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Pixels & Dice #21 – The Homogenization of Roleplaying

With the advent of generic, multi-genre roleplaying systems over the last couple of decades, is the end in sight for unique, individualized Pen-&-Paper RPG systems? And is this necessarily a bad thing? Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts…

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Pixels & Dice #19 – All’s Faire in Love and Roleplaying

Scormus dips back into the LARPing well today, to talk a bit about his obsession with Renaissance Faires, and Beoulus contributes what his ‘opinion’ on the subject, being a dirty Normal… Theme Music – “Pinball Spring”, by Kevin MacLeod (Incompetech.com), licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0” license. https://gamingstuff.website/podcast/PnD019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts…

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