Jul 31, 2013

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“Name That Stroh” Contest...

If you listened to this week’s episode of Spellburn then you already learned that Joseph Goodman’s nickname is “The Dark Master”. Alas, poor Harley Stroh, Goodman Games’ most prolific writer, lamented on air that he has no pet name. He has thrown himself upon the mercy of our listeners to give him one. So we’re running a contest to “Name That Stroh!” Here’s how to enter: 1.) Post a comment on this page with a spiffy new moniker...

Jul 29, 2013

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Episode 7: Invoke Harley Stroh

Episode 7: Invoke Harley Stroh

Welcome to our best episode yet, with genial game writer and gentleman grognard Harley Stroh. Harley has written over 40 adventures for Goodman Games, including the some of the most infamous, like Sailors on the Starless Sea, Blades Against Death, and Colossus Arise! Join us as Harley discusses his passions and projects, and shares some tips and tricks for aspiring game designers and Judges. Links mentioned in this episode: • Recover the Body Table: http://myotherswordisvorpal.blogspot.com/2013/07/body-recovery-in-dcc.html • Angels, Daemons,...

Jul 17, 2013

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Episode 6: Mighty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap...

Episode 6: Mighty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

This week on Spellburn we’re jumping straight to the front of the marching order to spotlight warriors and dwarves. In the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG, these two fighter classes aren’t your typical hack-and-slash, one-trick war-ponies. Between Mighty Deeds of Arms and improved critical hit ranges, there’s just the right amount of skull-crushing style to make these two character classes entertaining to play level after level. Links mentioned in this episode: • Mighty Deeds of Arms Record Sheet: Mighty-Deed-of-Arms-Record.pdf...

Jul 10, 2013

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Episode 5: A Mercurial Magic System

Episode 5: A Mercurial Magic System

This week on Spellburn we take a look at wizard magic! Described by some as a set of rules that out-Vancian the Vancian Magic System, we’ll take you through the entire system with some live-play examples. From spellchecks to mercurial magic effects to spell corruption to patrons, we’ll find out what happens to those who dare dabble in the dangerous and wildly unpredictable arcane arts in the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG. Links mentioned in this episode: Pros and...

Jul 3, 2013

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Episode 4: Mighty 3rd Party Deeds

Episode 4: Mighty 3rd Party Deeds

This week on Spellburn we take a look at 3rd party publishers and the products that have been released for the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG. For a system only a year-and-a-hald old, there is already an enormous assemblage of efficacious adventures, supplements, and tools for use with DCC RPG – many of them free to download and use! From dungeons to patrons to alternate occupations and more, we cut a wide swath through it all in this episode....