Table Top Babble

237 – Fat Magic – A 5E Campaign

Today on the show Amber chatted with editor and writer, Shane Ormond.

They sat down on July 11th and Shane shared his experience with maybe the most bizarre business venture Amber has  personally ever heard from someone she knows. Then they got into Fat Magic: a 5e campaign set in a world saturated by delicious and dangerous food magic.

They talked about the inception of the campaign; how it was born from the pandemic, burn out, and missing the ability to share a meal with his DnD group. As of this episode release, Fat Magic is live on Kickstarter and it’s also a project Amber is contributing to as a graphic designer.

Go to FatMagicRPG.com to check it out!

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236 – Storybrewers Roleplaying

Today on the show Kenny talked with Vee and Hayley of Storybrewers Roleplaying. They are the designers of many fabulous games; in particular, they designed Good Society, which is a TTRPG in the style of a Jane Austen novel. They sat down on June 9th and chatted about the dynamic of their writing, the tightrope between specific design and flexible design, and of course, scandalous romances spied from remote library windows.

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235 – WebDM – Weird Wastelands

Today on the show Amber chatted with GMs, game designers/writers, and advicemongers, Jim and Pruitt of WebDM.

They sat down on June 8th and Jim and Pruitt shared how WebDM got started, what kinds of advice they give in the gaming sphere, they also were kind enough to give me some advice, and of course they chatted about Worlds of Web DM: Weird Wastelands a toolkit for 5e that can also be used for other systems that focuses on exploration! As of this episode airing there are 12 days left on their Kickstarter! Go check it out!

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233 – Amr Ammourazz

Today on the show Amber chatted with streamer, podcaster, and game designer Amr Ammourazz.

They sat down on May 24th and talked about running games for the first time, their experiences with Pathfinder, getting into TTRPGs via podcasts, of course there was more Marvel talk and social issues being told through stories, Chimera RPG a game they are working and the activism they are currently focusing on. Unfortunately, there was not a lot of opportunity to showcase their punmanship which Amber deeply regrets not providing for them.

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232 – Drakoniques

Today on the show Amber chatted with TTRPG streamer, cofounder and event organiser of Friends Who Roll Dice, and the stream manager of One More Multiverse, Drak!

They sat down on May 21st and talked about his love of role playing games, representation in actual play streams, coming out of their shells, how Drak loves the audience interaction of streams and playing as villains. He also chatted about getting into streaming TTRPGs and how much he’s grown in the space over the last year! So many games, so many shows! And he shared what it means to be a Stream manager and gave some tips & advice on Streaming!

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231 – Tracy Barnett – You Are The Dungeon

Today on the show Amber chatted with designer, consultant, and editor Tracy Barnett. They sat down on May 19th and talked about Tracy’s journey becoming a full-time freelancer, self promotion and marketing, a little bit about gatekeeping in RPGS, learning how to create graphics and layout, and of course their game You Are The Dungeon a single-player journaling experience that puts you in the role of a living, sentient dungeon. Which as of this episodes air date, has 6 days left on its Kickstarter.

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230 – Caro Asercion

Today on the show Amber had a lovely chat with game designer and visual artist Caro Asercion. 

They  sat down on May 10th and talked about getting into TTRPGs via actual play podcasts, finding design prompts on Tumblr, game jams on Itch.io, environmental storying telling, and Caro’s games like “I’m Sorry Did You Say Street Magic?”

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229 – Craig Campbell – NerdBurger Games

Today on the show Amber chatted with RPG designer Craig Campbell of Nerdburger Games. We sat down on May 1st and he shared his journey into writing and designing games as well as a few of the games he’s designed! Including a bit about his new game, Norwhereville a horror RPG set in a small town that won’t let you leave, which is currently live on Kickstarter!

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228 – Rick Perry – Dimension 20

Today on the show Amber chatted with Rick Perry, the Production Designer & Creative Producer for the actual play show Dimension 20. They sat down on April 30th and talked a bit about his film industry background and how it led to designing sets for a TTRPG show as well as some fun behind the scenes stories on how the Dimension 20 sets come into being!

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227 – Just Jess

Today on the show Amber chatted with the incredibly sweet, fun and funny Content Creator, Streamer, and TTRPG Designer Jess. They sat down on April 21st and talked all about her start in TTRPGs, getting into streaming and what it takes to produce a show plus tips on getting started, and we chatted about some of the games she’s designed as well!

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