ELDEMY02 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play Eldemy 02

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Game System: DnD5E

GM: Stu Venable

Players: Bill, Bruce, Kimi, Kris, Tyler.

Please Note: Happy Jacks Actual Play Podcasts are published unedited. Recordings include side conversations, interruptions, etc.

 

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HJRP1403 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 03

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Your hosts: Stu, Aya, Twin and Mowi.

Show Notes! Niklas has a very diverse group of players and asks for some advice on how to handle them. Snardflapple gives us his take on coming up with a game concept and how to turn it into scenes.

Jerry from Oregon shares his experience at his first convention and also his thoughts on world building, using Microscope, and he’s shared his experience here.

Dough ask us about DMPCs, and Loren tells us about his experience exposing his wife to Star Wars.

Finally, Julien asks for some podcasting advice and shares his show link.

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HJRP1402 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 02

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Yhappy_jacks_all_ages300x300-150x150our Hosts: Stu, Hosier Rob, Hyvemynd and Tyler

Show Notes! James from China sends us a horror story about playing a Jedi without his Lightsaber. We use this as a jumping off point to discuss hard times in games and adventures. How much is too much? When to let up?

Sam asks about Hero vs. GURPS, as he’s considering purchasing GURPS and is a Hero guy now. Moonday asks about Christmas gives for her gaming group. Daniel run a Pathfinder game at a local hobby shop and has three regular players who are problem players and seem to be a bit possessive about what is supposed to be a public game.

Anthony writes in about gaming locations, as in the physical location where you play the game, not locations within a setting, what what one can do to make the session more memorable.

And Larrson sends us a gaming nightmare.

 

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ELDEMY01 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play Eldemy 01

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Eldemy AP Original Artwork

Game System: DnD5E

GM: Stu Venable

Players: Bill, Bruce, Kimi, Kris, Tyler.

Please Note: Happy Jacks Actual Play Podcasts are published unedited. Recordings include side conversations, interruptions, etc.

Note: Due to mic placement some voices are louder than others. I’ve tried to adjust this and have uploaded a modified file. It may or may not make much of a difference.

 

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HJRP1401 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 01

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happy_jacks_all_ages300x300-150x150Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Gina.

Show Notes! We start off talking again about sidebars. Akshay asks for some help with developing a campaign around a single city. Tim from Green Bay asks about restarting a game after a very long hiatus.

Matthew asks us how to run initiative in a Savage Worlds game online. Ben writes in about an incident where PCs disagreed about the course of action. Jon writes in about an adventure that took an unexpected turn.

David writes in with a gaming nightmare.

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SWT02 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play Star Wars Traveller Session 02

SWT02 – Star Wars Traveller Actual Play

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System: Mongoose Traveller

GM: Bill

Players, Elspeth, Stork, CADave, Tyler and Stu.

This is the second session of Bill’s Star Wars Traveller game.

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HJRP1220 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 12 Episode 20

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happy_jacks_all_ages300x300-150x150Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Kimi, JiB

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Shownotes! Ryan writes in asking about using real life events as game inspiration. We discuss. Bruce asks a few questions about recording actual plays.

Eric from New Jersey bugs us about Fate and Dungeon World and asks how to integrate two new players into his game. Muntjack writes in with a GMing mistake an asks us about ours. Chris asks about presenting local culture to the players and treats us to a gaming horror story. And finally, Friar Greg tells us about some of his favorite villains.

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SWT01 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play Star Wars Traveller Session 01

SWT01 – Star Wars Traveller Actual Play

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System: Mongoose Traveller

GM: Bill

Players, Elspeth, Stork, CADave, Tyler and Stu.

This is the first, introductory session of Bill’s Star Wars Traveller game.

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HJRP1219 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 12 Episode 19

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Note: this is Episode 19, not 18 as mentioned at the top of the show.

Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Tyler and Gina

Show Notes!  Plug: JackerCon V: In Space, No One Can Hear You… The online virtual game con. Held via Google+ Hangouts. November 1 through November 9. The forum link: happyjacks.org/jackercon.

Zac from West Virginia writes in to ask how to handle proactive and reactive players. John from Texas asks how to make a setting for his next session interesting. Heavy Metal Jess asks how to screen prospective players. Hyvemind suggests we try an Apocalypse Hack.

SirGuido asks us about leaving a group and player poaching. Morgan sends us a game success story about his version of Stu’s Ghostbusters actual play. TruckerRob tells us about his one encounter with Rolemaster. Jeff in Maryland tells us about his Gencon experience.

 

 

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HJRP1218 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 12 Episode 18

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Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Kimi, Tyler

Show Notes! Joel in Sweden didn’t like a comment we made about GM fun vs Player fun. We discuss this in-depth.

Andrew asks for some ways to freshen up the Tolkien races. Goodmush asks about building scenes. ET writes in about games that use dual hit point systems. Useless Trivial Man gives us a report from Xenocon about his Grindhouse gladiatorial game.

Andrew from Yorkshire sets us straight on English caravaning. Dan writes in with some GURPS love. James from Michigan treats us to a nightmare.

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