Dec 7, 2021
Team GC are getting AMBITIOUS this week, as Rosie and Adam discuss Rosie's fairytale adventure Red Riding.
We discuss the impossibility of originality, the benefits of tradition, and the general headaches of devising RPG's for publication. Then we check back in with the Gelatinous Cube for an encounter that considers...
Nov 24, 2021
We focus on the Weird in RPG's this week, as we contemplate
Adam's bizarre chaos-demon confection The Whirlywhip. What makes a
thing weird, and how can this quality enliven our games?
Then we trip over to the lovely folks from the OSR RPG group on Facebook for more weird and wonderful happenings.
Nov 10, 2021
Rosie and Adam discuss Rosie's mushroom trap, and the importance
of shrooms to fantasy and folklore.
We ask why mushrooms are so alluring (clue: drugs), what makes a trap a trap, ponder mycophobia and consider how worlds emerge from small player actions. Oh, and there are goblins. There are always goblins. Then it's...
Oct 27, 2021
This episode we talk Adam's dark fairytale farmyard
Rosie and Ad discuss why the weird is privileged over the uncanny in RPG creation, horror in the familiar, and motivating players through moral appeals. They get into the virtues of over preparation and what do if your players sidestep an encounter...
Oct 13, 2021
Merry met, friends! Revelations abound as we shine the divine
light of Pelor on Rosie's favourite PC, Moonie the Cleric. Rosie
and Ad discuss how players can "presence" their cleric's god to
make games more surprising and fun, and explore how clerics tap
into the deep magic that happens at the D&D