Exposition!

In this episode, the guys discuss how best to deliver background information about your campaign, story, or setting, without drowning your players in a massive info-dump! Also, Matt tells an exciting story about his neighbors, and Barker teaches you how to pull off the most horrifying prank imaginable...

Enjoy.

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November 15, 2016

The guys are back after BrigadeCon 2016 (www.brigadecon.org) and ready to take a trip around the town!

This week's topic? Cartographers!

Whether inserting a cartographer into your game as an NPC, or constructing an entire cartographer's guild in your world and hiring your players as chief employees in the guild, much can be done to infuse your world with the fun and beautiful staple of mapmaking!

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Roll Up & Die - BrigadeCon 2016: Ideas You Can Steal

November 9, 2016

Ideas You Can Steal!  

In this special live episode of Roll Up & Die, the guys offer a plethora of ideas that you can steal. Actually, it was pay what you like. This episode was recorded as part of BrigadeCon 2016, an online gaming convention to raise money for Child's Play.

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By the Gods!

In this deity-defying episode, the guys change their fate and re-record the podcast that was lost. They discuss deities, demigods, how to develop a pantheon for your world, how to include divine powers into your campaign, and we give avocados their three seconds of fame.

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Ending Campaigns LIVE!

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BeABetterGameMaster.com
YouTube.com/BeABetterGameMaster
Facebook.com/BeABetterGameMaster

aFistfulofDice.com
YouTube.com/aFistfulofDice
Facebook.com/aFistfulofDice

Gothnog.com (Gothnog's Curiosity Shop)
Critical Hit Publishing (RPG Books, Supplements & Adventures)
YouTube.com/CaptainGothnog
Facebook.com/pages/Captain-Gothnog-Dragonheart

Absolute Tabletop

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