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S3E14 Changing Gears

On this episode, we talking about changing gears – changing game systems, changing genres, changing roles, changing groups – as part of our May 2023 RPG Blog Carnival hosting duties. Before venturing into those tiny, switching passages, all different, we talk about Ken’s return to backpacking, discuss new streaming series (Lockwood and Co., Picard, and

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Changing Gears: A Foray Into the World of Solo RPGs

I truly enjoy playing role-playing games. I truly enjoy running role-playing games. For the last decade, I’ve often found myself in the GM’s chair, crafting narratives and orchestrating encounters for my fellow gamers. As fun as this role can be, I’ve often missed being a player, navigating through the trials and tribulations of a carefully

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A screen shot of the Owlbear Rodeo virtual table top, including a dice rolling tray, a battle map with cyberpunk-themed icons, and a yellow sticky note that says All of the spilled money is here

Review: Owlbear Rodeo

Owlbear Rodeo is a straightforward virtual tabletop (VTT) for role-playing games. A low-frills alternative to VTTs like Roll20 and Foundry, the web application is designed to have you up and running in minutes. A new version, Owlbear Rodeo 2.0, is currently in beta; for this review, we’re looking at the original application. A Straightforward Virtual Tabletop

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