May 17, 2016

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Splatbook 121 – Creating the Legend!

Splatbook 121 – Creating the Legend!

We talk ourselves up in this episode (yeah, what else is new)! Join DMs, Glen, Brian and Fulongamer as they discuss things legendary. After taking care of some emails, they guys get right down to it. First they discuss the Loremaster kit from the Complete Bard’s Handbook, then they move on to talking about dealing with PCs losing family heirlooms during adventuring. From there they break down the spell Leomund’s Trap, and bring it home with concluding a six-part segment for beginning DMs.   You can find us on Osrgaming.org, d20radio.com, Tumblr, Facebook, iTunes, Planetadnd.com and Twitter (@thacoshammer), as well as our home page at http://www.thacoshammer.info. If you are looking for an RSS feed or a different way of downloading the show directly, the address is: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/94174. If you are looking for our Actual Play (AP) podcasts, you can find them on iTunes (search for WGP’s OSR AP Podcasts), or you can go to http://feeds.feedburner.com/osractualplaypodcasts. You can also email the show at thacoshammer@gmail.com, and you can leave a voicemail for the show at 405-806-0555.   People Skills – Loremaster Kit (Complete Bard’s Handbook) Rule Zero – DM tech III: Handling the loss of Important relics or family heirlooms Magic Fingers – Leomund’s Trap 99% Perspiration – Tips for Beginning DM’s Part Six: Making the game yours   Email from DM Freddy (Running half and full damage) Email from Chantel Jones (The Seer kit from Sages and Specialists) Email from John (Higher level fighters vs. low-level...

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Apr 6, 2016

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Splatbook 120 – Voicemails!

Splatbook 120 – Voicemails!

We’re taking calls (or in this case, voicemail messages)! Join DMs Glen, Fulongamer and Brian as they listen to six voicemails from constant contributors to the show, with many thanks to them for their questions, input and opinions. You can find us on Osrgaming.org, d20radio.com, Tumblr, Facebook, iTunes, Planetadnd.com and Twitter (@thacoshammer), as well as our home page at http://www.thacoshammer.info. If you are looking for an RSS feed or a different way of downloading the show directly, the address is: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/94174. If you are looking for our Actual Play (AP) podcasts, you can find them on iTunes (search for WGP’s OSR AP Podcasts), or you can go to http://feeds.feedburner.com/osractualplaypodcasts. You can also email the show at thacoshammer@gmail.com, and you can leave a voicemail for the show at 405-806-0555. Voicemail from DM Laz (Council of Wyrms) Voicemail from DM Cojo (Tome of Adventure Design) Voicemail from DM Cal (Turning former PCs into NPCs) Voicemail from DM Raoul (Death Spell/Game-breaking spells) Voicemail from DM Cal (Designing a carnival as a front for a thieves’ guild) Voicemail from DM Cojo (2e game rules altered or thrown...

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Mar 20, 2016

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Splatbook 119 – We Start Playing Favorites!...

Splatbook 119 – We Start Playing Favorites!

  We start to find out what we love the most in this episode! Join DMs Glen, Brian and Fulongamer as they name a few of their favorite things! After a round of emails, the guys get right on it. First the discuss the merits and pitfalls of legacy items for PCs, then move on to an adventure in Dungeon magazine, Ancient Blood. From there they conitnue the series for beginning DMs, and then bring it home with...

Feb 22, 2016

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Splatbook 118 – In Defense of Power Gaming...

Splatbook 118 – In Defense of Power Gaming

  For this splatbook we’re doing something a little different, With DM’s Glen, Fulongamer and Brian. Some time ago, we got an email from Mike Squillante, who espoused the wonders of power gaming, and we decided to take an episode’s worth of time to break down this email and give our opinions on the subject of power gaming. We hope that you like it, and please give us feedback if you would like to hear shows like this...

Jan 30, 2016

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Splatbook 117 – For the Gold, For the Glory!...

Splatbook 117 – For the Gold, For the Glory!

We seek gold and legendary status in this episode! Join DMs Glen, Brian and Fulongamer as they delve in the recently completed 2nd Edition retroclone, For Gold and Glory! After answering some emails, the fellas get to the task at hand. First, they give an overall review of the book, and then they give their pros and cons they found in the rulebook.   You can find us on Osrgaming.org, d20radio.com, Tumblr, Facebook, iTunes, Planetadnd.com and Twitter (@thacoshammer),...

Jan 12, 2016

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Splatbook 116 – Beyond the City...

Splatbook 116 – Beyond the City

Broke as a joke, we’re leaving the city behind! Join DM’s Glen, Cory, Fulongamer, and Brian as they conclude their five part episode arc regarding cities! After answering some emails, the guys saddle up and ride out. First the delve into the possible races that surround a city, then expand upon that into a discussion of neighboring life to a city, and bring things home with a review of the Cities of Mystery supplement. You can find us...

Dec 28, 2015

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Splatbook 115 – Fool For The City! (Guest Starring DM Freddy)...

Splatbook 115 – Fool For The City! (Guest Starring DM Freddy)

We’re getting off of Main Street and stepping into the crowd in this episode! Join DM’s Glen, Brian, Cory, Fulongamer, and their special guest and constant contributor to the show, DM Freddy as they continue to explore the depths of the city in the fourth part of five dealing with cities. After a bout of emails, the fellas get right to work. First they discuss the possibilities of humanoid-based cities, then move on to spells and magic items...

Dec 20, 2015

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Splatbook 114 – Hot in the City!...

Splatbook 114 – Hot in the City!

We’re out for a good time in the episode! Join DM’s Glen, Brian, Cory, and Fulongamer as they continue their series on city building! After answering some emails, the guys dress in their finery and go out on the town. They start things off with the third part of their series on city building, then they review the City Sites supplment, and stagger their way home with a breakdown of a monster perfect for city adventuring, the feyr....