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In-Depth Series: Tabletop Gaming

  • Number of episodes: 47
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2016-09-19
  • Date of latest show: 2019-10-29
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3

In this series, initiated by klaatu, analog games of various sorts are described and reviewed. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabletop_game for details.

hpr2932 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 10 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-10-29. Duration: 00:54:15. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2927 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 09 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-10-22. Duration: 00:26:24. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2922 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 08 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-10-15. Duration: 00:32:47. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2917 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 07 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-10-08. Duration: 00:28:05. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2912 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 06 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-10-01. Duration: 00:33:33. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2907 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 05 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-09-24. Duration: 00:52:00. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2902 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 04 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-09-17. Duration: 00:54:46. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2897 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 03 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-09-10. Duration: 00:40:46. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2892 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 02 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-09-03. Duration: 00:37:27. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2887 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 01 hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-08-27. Duration: 00:36:42. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2883 :: Pass the pigs hosted by tuturto

Released: 2019-08-21. Duration: 00:05:18. Flag: Clean.
Tags: dice game.
tuturto talks about their childhood game pass the pigs

hpr2873 :: Death Angel - Card game hosted by tuturto

Released: 2019-08-07. Duration: 00:17:25. Flag: Clean.
Tags: cardgame.
Short description of Death Angel card game

hpr2843 :: Afrikan Tähti (or Star of Africa) hosted by tuturto

Released: 2019-06-26. Duration: 00:11:18. Flag: Clean.
Tags: finnish, childhood favourite.
tuturto talks about one of the most important Finnish board game ever

hpr2795 :: Dead Earth hosted by klaatu

Released: 2019-04-19. Duration: 00:36:50. Flag: Clean.
Tags: RPG,Tabletop Game,Dead Earth.
A review of a 20-year old, GNU Free Documentation Licensed, RPG about post-apocalyptic turmoil

hpr2782 :: Never stop gaming hosted by klaatu

Released: 2019-04-02. Duration: 00:21:17. Flag: Clean.
Tags: rpg,dm,gm,game master,dungeon master,dnd.
Ways to feed the gaming impulse, even when you can't game

hpr2770 :: Navigating the maze of RPG books hosted by klaatu

Released: 2019-03-15. Duration: 00:31:13. Flag: Clean.
Tags: book,rpg,game.
There are so many kinds of RPG books out there, where do you start? Klaatu tells all!

hpr2762 :: What You Really Are hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2019-03-05. Duration: 00:16:36. Flag: Clean.
Tags: gaming, D&D, lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx looks back at his early gaming days.

hpr2757 :: How to DM hosted by klaatu

Released: 2019-02-26. Duration: 00:44:54. Flag: Clean.
Tags: rpg,dm,gm,game master,dungeon master,dnd.
Klaatu explains how to DM an RPG, and Lostnbronx demonstrates, step by step, how to build a dungeon

hpr2638 :: Dirt cheap Magic hosted by klaatu

Released: 2018-09-12. Duration: 00:40:10. Flag: Clean.
Tags: magic,mtg.
Magic the Gathering for cheapskates

hpr2608 :: BattleTech hosted by tuturto

Released: 2018-08-01. Duration: 00:18:28. Flag: Clean.
Tags: BattleTech.
Quick introduction to BattleTech tabletop game by tuturto

hpr2593 :: Intro to De Bellis Antiquitatis hosted by tuturto

Released: 2018-07-11. Duration: 00:27:28. Flag: Clean.
Tags: tabletop gaming.
Short intro to tabletop wargame called DBA

hpr2571 :: Kill Dr. Lucky hosted by klaatu

Released: 2018-06-11. Duration: 00:19:28. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,tabletop.
Klaatu reviews a board game

hpr2569 :: Pandemic: Reign of Cthulu board game review hosted by klaatu

Released: 2018-06-07. Duration: 00:19:00. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,tabletop.
Klaatu reviews a board game

hpr2550 :: Howto get started playing RPGs hosted by klaatu

Released: 2018-05-11. Duration: 00:25:19. Flag: Clean.
Tags: rpg,intro,howto,tutorial,dnd,pathfinder,opend6,ogl.
Lostnbronx and Klaatu tag-team an intro to tabletop role-playing games [RPG]

hpr2519 :: the_remora Builds a character in Edge of the Empire hosted by the_remora

Released: 2018-03-29. Duration: 00:22:10. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Roleplaying.
I Sit down and Build a Character for Edge of the Empire using Oggdudes Character Generator

hpr2455 :: Interface Zero RPG Part 5 hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-12-29. Duration: 01:24:34. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Interface Zero,game,gaming,tabletop,rpg.
Klaatu, Lobath, and Thaj play the Interface Zero RPG part 5

hpr2444 :: Interface Zero Play-through Part 4 hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-12-14. Duration: 00:32:07. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Interface Zero,rpg,game,play,pathfinder,dnd.
Klaatu, Lobath, and Thaj play the Interface Zero RPG

hpr2437 :: Interface Zero Play-through Part 3 hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-12-05. Duration: 00:42:23. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Interface Zero,cyberpunk,rpg,game.
Klaatu, Lobath, and Thaj play the Interface Zero RPG

hpr2429 :: Interface Zero RPG Play hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-11-23. Duration: 00:31:42. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Interface Zero,actual play,rpg,gaming,live play.
Klaatu, Lobath, and Thaj play the Interface Zero RPG part 2

hpr2424 :: Interface Zero RPG Play hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-11-16. Duration: 00:50:10. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Interface Zero,actual play,rpg,gaming,live play.
Klaatu, Lobath, and Thaj play the Interface Zero RPG

hpr2422 :: Kickstarter Post Mortem hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-11-14. Duration: 00:46:03. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Crowd Funding,Kickstarter,Tabletop Gaming.
Klaatu talks about his failed Kickstarter campaign

hpr2409 :: RPG Counternote hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2017-10-26. Duration: 00:19:15. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: rpg,role-playing game,pc,gaming,klaatu,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx offers his thoughts concerning Klaatu's recent episodes about RPG's.

hpr2402 :: Petition: the card game for fanatics hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-10-17. Duration: 00:42:00. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,rpg.
Klaatu talks about a card game he designed

hpr2390 :: Still in the game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-09-29. Duration: 00:24:09. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,rpg,pc gaming.
Klaatu compares PC and tabletop gaming

hpr2373 :: PCGen hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-09-06. Duration: 00:44:00. Flag: Clean.
Tags: RPG,character,character generator.
Klaatu talks about a PC generator

hpr2282 :: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-05-02. Duration: 00:40:45. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,card,rpg.
Klaatu talks about the Pathfinder RPG franchise, the OGL license, and the Adventure Card Game

hpr2276 :: Tunnels and Trolls and Dungeon Delvers hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-04-24. Duration: 00:31:17. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,book,rpg.
Klaatu talks about Tunnels & Trolls solo RPG series, and Dungeon Delvers

hpr2266 :: Gamebooks: Lone Wolf hosted by klaatu

Released: 2017-04-10. Duration: 00:42:51. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,book,rpg.
Klaatu talks about the Lone Wolf solo RPG series

hpr2174 :: Dungeoneer Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-12-01. Duration: 00:42:40. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,card,rpg.
Klaatu reviews the Dungeoneer RPG card game

hpr2172 :: Dutch Blitz Table Top Game hosted by Steve Saner

Released: 2016-11-29. Duration: 00:25:48. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: tabletop, game, german, culture.
Steve describes the game of Dutch Blitz.

hpr2164 :: Skipbo Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-11-17. Duration: 00:22:11. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop game.
Klaatu talks about the surprisingly amazing game from Mattel

hpr2159 :: Coup Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-11-10. Duration: 00:15:37. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop game.
Klaatu raves about the tabletop game, Coup

hpr2152 :: Apples to Apples Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-11-01. Duration: 00:13:41. Flag: Clean.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop game,card.
Klaatu reviews Apples to Apples, a tabletop card game

hpr2146 :: Cards Against Humanity Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-10-24. Duration: 00:20:31. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop game,card,boardgame.
Klaatu reviews Cards Against Humanity

hpr2136 :: Fluxx Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-10-10. Duration: 00:18:12. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,card,boardgame.
Klaatu reviews the card game (Pirate) Fluxx

hpr2132 :: Gloom Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-10-04. Duration: 00:23:29. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,card,boardgame.
Klaatu reviews the card game Gloom

hpr2121 :: Dark Cults Tabletop Game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2016-09-19. Duration: 00:29:55. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: game,gaming,tabletop,card,boardgame.
Klaatu discusses the EOL tabletop game DARK CULTS