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Welcome to Gelatinous Cube! A podcast about creating great encounters in Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop roleplaying games.

We're Rosie and Adam, siblings and hard working dungeon masters. Every episode we get forensic on an RPG encounter: why it works, where it could - or did - go wrong and what's cool about it. Whether you play narrative or sandbox, OSR or 5e we want to give you useful tools for thinking about your game.

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...