FMRPG 039 – Crit Hit 2017 Recap

The gang’s all here!

The Warlord Amanda joins Brendan, Adam and Ben to recap the games played at Crit Hit 2017!

Links to Hot -ass Kickstarters and such the like. Don’t wait!:
Xas Irkalla
www.kickstarter.com/projects/855767…a?ref=user_menu

Spire
www.kickstarter.com/projects/gshowi…g?ref=user_menu

Atramentis Games website:
atramentisgames.com/

Art by Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson
Music by Legion, The Blues Brothers, Will Smith and GNR

FMRPG SHDWSWRN 013 – Collecting Vampire: The Masquerade

In this episode Brendan, Ben and Adam gather to lend a hand to anyone who is thinking about putting together a collection of Vampire: the Masquerade. If you are not familiar with the game, but would like to become so, we give an outline of some of our favorite books and let everyone know where to get started with a collection.

Skip Ahead:
00:00:30 – Intro
00:16:06 – Forever Knight Episode 09
00:32:15 – Main Conversation

Brendan’s List
Starter:
Vampire: the Masquerade 2nd Edition Core
2nd Edition Player’s Guide
1st Edition Storyteller’s Guide
Player’s Guide to the Sabbat
Storyteller’s Handbook to the Sabbat
Add Clanbooks to taste – (Bradstreet covers; Lasombra, Tzimisce, Giovanni recommended.)

Advanced Reading:
Children of the Night
Children of the Inquisition
Destiny’s Price – Mage: the Ascension 2nd E.
Giovanni Chronicles I
Montreal by Night
The Book of Nod

Ben’s List
Starter:
Vampire: the Masquerade 2nd Edition
2nd Edition Player’s Guide
Sabbat Player’s Guide
Storyteller’s Guide to the Sabbat
Any Clanbooks

Advanced Reading:
Vampire: the Dark Ages Core Book
Dark Ages Companion
Giovanni Chronicles I & II
Transylvania Chronicles I & II

Adam’s List
Starter:
Vampire: the Masquerade 2nd Edition Core
2nd Edition Player’s Guide
Player’s Guide to the Sabbat
Storyteller’s Guide to the Sabbat

Advanced Reading:
Ghouls: Fatal Addiction
World of Darkness: Sorcerer
Mediums – Wraith: the Oblivion 2nd Edition
Damnation City – Vampire: the Requiem 1st Edition
The Black Hand: A guide to the Tal’Mahe’Ra

Art by: Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson
Music by: Our Lady of Shadows, In Strict Confidence, Fred Mollin, Bell, Book & Candle, and Bauhaus.

FMRPG BONUS EPISODE – JUSTIN SIROIS AT CRIT HIT 2017

At last!

Brendan, Adam and Ben are joined, IN PERSON by none other than Justin Sirois of Severed Books at Crit Hit 2017. Justin talks to us about he the genesis of Beneath the Inverted Church, teases it’s sequel and talks about the challenges and rewards of self-publishing in the game industry.

Check out links below for BtiC on Amazon:
www.amazon.com/Beneath-Inverted-…e+inverted+church

And Severed Books on Etsy:
www.etsy.com/shop/DungeonDealer…l2-shopheader-name

Keep up with Justin at: www.etsy.com/shop/DungeonDealer…l2-shopheader-name

Art by: Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson
Music By: Legion and GNR

FMRPG 038 – Roleplaying an Intellectual Property

In Episode 38 of Full Metal RPG, Brendan, Adam and Ben are joined by the Warlord Amanda to discuss roleplaying inside of and Intellectual Property such as a film, television series or novel.

Each host then presents an IP game that they recommend

Brendan – A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying
Adam – Star Wars Saga Edition
Ben – Stormbringer
Amanda – Firefly

Here’s a cheat sheet to hear what and when:

Intro: 00:00:30
IP Gaming Explored: 00:15:13
Reviews: 00:42:41
Outro: 01:26:01

Art by Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson. Music by Legion, Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers, and Guns N Roses

FMRPG SHDWSWRN 012 – Vampire: the Masquerade Signature Character Showcase

Welcome back!

On Episode 12, the gang is all here and we have Brendan, Adam and Ben all together to discuss the game of games: Vampire: the Masquerade. In this Episode we discuss our favorite and least favorite Signature Characters from the V:tM line and how we think you can get some gaming miles out of them.

Each host has two characters to present that they love, and one character to present that they hate.

We also review Episode 08 of Forever Knight, “Cherry Blossoms” oh boy.

Art by Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson. Music by Our Lady of Shadows, Alter der Ruine, Fred Molin, Paralysed Age and Mark Isham

We hope you enjoy!

The Warlord’s Words

Greetings, I am the Warlord Amanda.

Here’s a quick run-down.

I was born n raised in Arizona, so I have a good idea what hell is like, and have been a geek since I popped out of the womb…literally.  Being named after Spock’s mother didn’t really give me a chance to be anything else, not that I would want to be anything else!!  I fell in love with comic books a little after I could walk, I know…I cringe when I think of a child with a comic book too.

I didn’t get into gaming until grade school.  Actually, I didn’t get into RPGs until grade school, I was playing video n board games way younger.  I’ve always been a geek, it was as natural as breathing, even though my childhood was spent during the age of bullying and horrendous geek shaming and stereotyping, I never wanted to be anything else.  I didn’t care that my lunch breaks were spent alone because I had my games, my comics and I knew I was smarter than everyone else, so who cared what the other monkeys thought?  I didn’t really meet like-minded people until high school, which is where my heavy rpg playing began.  Who was I playing with before?  Mostly my mom’s friends and the occasional Sci-Fi con game where I was the token kid.

Anyhoo, my point is I’ve been around the geeky block and kicked it’s ass repeatedly.  I’ve weathered the bullying storm when it was in high gear.  I am loving the new popularity of geekiness!!  My warlord status was earned…best to not forget that  =)  I will occasionally get tipsy, or drunk, and share some stories and/or insights here.  I raise my glass to you.

I am the Warlord Amanda…you may tremble now.

 

FMRPG 037 – “OSR” Gaming vs. “Vintage” Gaming

Whaddup Cultists?!

In this Episode Brendan Carrion and Adam Sink are joined by none other than the elusive Aleks aka “Legion” to discuss the relative merits and flaws of OSR gaming vs. their “Vintage” or “Classic” counterparts. We wrestle with a concept pitched to us by Jamie at Colosseum Rex in Sunderland:

“Do we need creators to emulate bygone systems or games when we live in a world where we have access to the original games from that time period, whether in physical copies via eBay, Amazon etc or pdfs”

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Original art by Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson. Music by Legion, Bloodhound Gang and Opeth

FMRPG SHDWSWRN 011 – V5/WoD: Berlin REACTIONS!

In this Episode of the SHDWSWRN Radio Hour we are joined by Josh from the Wrecking Crew!

We catch up with Brendan and Ben about their progress in Giovanni Chronicles 1!

Brendan and Adam rap about Forever Knight – S1 E7: False Witness!

And the whole damn gang weighs in on what we’ve heard about all the latest news and innuendo emanating from World of Darkness: Berlin!

We talk some actual hot button topics in gaming!

Art by: Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson

Music by: Our Lady of Shadows, Ohgr, Fred Molin, Northborne, and Faderhead.

Check it!

036 – FMRPG: Listener Game Reviews

Ahoy ahoy dweebs! WE ARE BACK!

And almost, almost on schedule too.

This time on Full Metal RPG we have Ben back in the saddle with Adam and Brendan and that makes for some spirited conversation. Apparently Ben is having one of those days…when you don’t wanna wake up.

Jim Miller stops by to give us the latest updates to Crit Hit, so check in for that.

And then the meat of our show, LISTENER GAME REVIEWS. That’s right, we review some original gaming material developed, produced and sent in to us by listeners.

We start things off with a review of “Nightmares of the Dead Dreamers” by James Vail, a full roleplaying game complete with system and setting available from Drive Thru RPG at Pay What You Want Pricing.

We follow that up with “Days of Blight” by Matt Rauscher, an adventure module available from the DMs Guild for $9.95.

We mix in some “jokes” too.

Music by Legion, Limp Bizket, Combichrist and Guns N Roses. Art by Rich “Nerdgore” Sampson.