What Came First The Chicken Or The Egg.

What came first, the chicken or the egg? A question for the ages, or at least up to around 2003 this was just a thinly veiled attempt to discuss evolution outside of the pretext of religion, but this can have an interesting relation to the wonderful world of paper RPGs as well. The question goes…

Episode 7

Just Nick and Bailie this time. Today we talk about the Genesys system and adapting it to a new setting. We also talk about Ameritrash games, and what they are about. Thanks for listening to us! For more podcasts use the links below or the menu on the top of the page. Be sure to…

The End

Ending a game is never easy. It always feels like your game should be wrapped up in a tight little bow with everyone happy, but that's not always the case. There are many reasons while your planned ending can go off the rails, and today we're going to talk about a few of them and…

Episode 6

This time Hunter, Bailie and Nick talk about what makes a Euro game and Euro game, X-wing 2.0, and also some of the finer points of playing RPGs! Thanks for listening! If you liked this episode be sure to listen to our others with the links below. You can also follow us on Twitter and…

You want to play WHAT!?

In many prior articles I have mentioned that I very much prefer one shot campaigns to long campaigns. One of the major reasons for this is the freedom from consequence that a lot of players feel. It allows them to let loose and be whoever they want to be without worrying about the consequences in…

What Is Role-playing

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about role-playing in RPGs and how to get into character. Even though I’ve been playing for a while I’ve never really gotten into any character. Most of my experiences are silly characters, or people who have these extreme personalities that would be ridiculous in real life. Now don’t get…

You Can’t Cross The Same River Twice

Heraclitus is a famous Greek philosopher, and he revealed a deep truth about tabletop gaming when he coined the famous term “You can’t cross the same river twice.” In reality he was talking about how the world is in constant change, but us gamers can take a big lesson from this too! That lesson is…

Episode 3: Larp in all its forms

So we got a couple of really great guests this episode Robert from the internet shadows, and my new friend Matt. They taught me all about Larping and we got to talk about Matt's newest event coming up this November. Be sure to check out The Night In Question and also follow Jackalope games on Twitter…

Star Wars Legion Review

So as we all know the newest FFG game “Star Wars Legion” was released this Friday. I had the good fortune of obtaining my very own core set, and I have to say that I am happy with the game as a whole. Today I am going to go off of my first impressions of…

Camping and campaigning

So my spring break has just passed and I took some time to go out camping. While I was out I decided to take a small journal and use it to write down my thoughts and possibly take some notes for my world building. We went out to a camping spot off of a half…