hjrp2304 In this Episode: We announce our upcoming fundraiser to benefit rainbowrailroad.com. Donate at happyjacks.org/rainbow. Watch Friday, November 16, at 6:30pm Pacific time through Saturday, November 17 at 8:00pm. We’ll start with our Friday night advice…


Your Hosts: Stu, Kimi, Davy, Stork

In this Episode:

We discuss grokking a PC or NPC. Bobby from Belgium asks for some tips running a game over Skype. The Reverend Doctor Johnson sends a brief love note. Minnesota sends us a confession and horror story.


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Your Hosts: Stu, JiB, Kimi

In this Episode:
GMing Tips: Fleshing out NPCs.
Ayslyn writes in about pacing a high-travel campaign.
Tomi from Finland sends some thoughts on character abilities (and lack thereof) and how that affects a campaign.
And Bill in Longmont Colorado sends a GURPS GMing success story.


Your Hosts: Kimi, Stork, JiB, Gina

In this Episode:

  • Jonas Larsson writes in about handling NPC drawbacks.
  • Charas asks about player conflict.
  • Dave from Chicago sends a long overdue Fuck You.
  • Leatherneck sends us a Player confession (and GM nightmare).


Your hosts: Stu, Stork, Bill and Jessie

In this Episode:

Daniel shares his epiphany about FATE. Dan from Minnesota asks about making likeable NPCs. Eran in London ask about explaining Savage Worlds in a web comic. Tim writes in about ending a session.


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emailus-full-sizeYour Hosts: Stu, Kimi, Stork

Show Notes! Alervant writes in with a GMing question about introducing NPCs, DiceOff asks about world building. Hour Eleven asks a thought-provoking question: do we need combat? GM Zack asks for rules heavy system recommendations. and Jonathan tells us of his DnD4E experiences and gives us a horror story.