HJRP S33E21 | Conventions for Risky Games, Unexpected Story Changes, & Fudging Dice
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
1d ago
◇ Topic: Trying risky games at conventions, Emails: Doogler 93 asks about sudden, unexpected changes in game stories, Steffi from Scotland claps back at an email about fudging dice | Hosts: Kimi, Artem, Bill, Alex◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:24 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord), GamEx at the Hilton LAX is MAY 24-27, & Kimi’s new game Starscape will be featured in an AP starting May 6th and Kickstarting in June! goldenlassogames.com/kickstarter 4:15 – Indie Designer of the Month: Craig Campbell (he/him) of NerdBurger Games (nerdb ..read more
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HJRP S33E20 | Impact of Feedback, Onboarding for Lore-rich Settings, & Conflict Generation
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
1w ago
◇ Topic: What memorable or valuable feedback changed your view of gaming?, Emails: Brian in Milwaukee asks about onboarding new folks to a lore-rich setting, Eric from NJ shares his conflict generation tool | Hosts: Kimi, Cai, Pooja, Jason◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 2:01 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord), GamEx at the Hilton LAX is MAY 24-27, & Kimi’s new game Starscape will be featured in an AP starting May 6th and Kickstarting in June! goldenlassogames.com/kickstarter 6:28 – Indie Designer of the Month: Craig Campbell (he/him ..read more
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HJRP S33E19 | Initiative Debate, Players feeling like Supporting Characters, & a GM Success Story
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
3w ago
◇ Topic: Initiative/sequenced actions – worth it or not?, Emails: Old Uncle Fox asks how to avoid always being a supporting character, Wes from Indianapolis shares a GM success story! | Hosts: Kimi, Jay & Craig from Nerdburger Games◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:22 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord) & Savage Worlds actual play starting April 4th! | 2:28 – Indie Designer of the Month: Craig Campbell (he/him) of NerdBurger Games (nerdburgergames.com) is on the show! | 24:27 – Topic sent in by Jemma on the Discord: Initiative/sequ ..read more
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HJRP S33E18 | Creative Weapons, Table Secrets, & Con Report
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
1M ago
◇ Topic: Mike asks how to make weapons feel unique and varied, Emails: Steffi wants our takes on open table secrets that cause problems, Eric from New Jersey has a Con Report | Hosts: Jason & Enge◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:38 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord) & Savage Worlds actual play starting April 4th! | 1:38 – Indie Designer of the Month: Craig Campbell (he/him) of NerdBurger Games (nerdburgergames.com)| 2:54 – Topic: Mike asks how to make weapons feel unique and varied | 28:13 – Steffi wants our takes on open table s ..read more
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HJRP S33E17 | Micro RPGs, Ideas for a Star Wars GM, & PBP Helping Burnout
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
1M ago
◇ Topic: Micro RPGs, Emails: Eric from New Jersey made some rash GM choices and needs ideas, | Hosts: Kimi, Clara & Samantha ◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:34 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord) & Savage Worlds actual play starting April 4th! | 2:22 – Indie Designer of the Month: Logan Timmins (he/him) (breathingstories.itch.io)| 4:38 – Topic: Micro RPGs | 19:42 – Eric from New Jersey made some rash GM choices and needs ideas | 33:34 – BeardHare talks about how PBP has helped with TTRPG burnout | 51:15 – Episode Closing | 53:53 ..read more
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HJRP S33E16 | Sharing PC Spotlights, PCs that have to be Talked into Everything
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
1M ago
◇ Topic: How do you balance the PC spotlight as a GM?, Emails: JDGriz asks when it’s ok for your PC to be the center of attention, Conner from Ireland asks how to deal with the character who needs to be talked into everything | Hosts: Kimi & Enge ◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 3:55 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord) & Savage Worlds actual play starting April 4th! | 6:48 – Indie Designer of the Month: Logan Timmins (he/him) (breathingstories.itch.io)| 15:36 – Topic: How do you balance the PC spotlight as a GM? | 35:45 – JDGriz ask ..read more
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HJRP S33E15 | Exploring Yourself through RPGs, Player Responsibility, & Good Player Feedback
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
1M ago
◇ Topic: Using TTRPGs to explore parts of yourself, Elly talks about player responsibility for table dynamics, Gurg Murg shares some experience with player feedback | Hosts: Kimi & Emily ◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:17 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord) & Kimi went to GAMA Expo! | 1:41 – Indie Designer of the Month: Logan Timmins (he/him) (breathingstories.itch.io)| 3:43 – Topic: Using TTRPGs to explore parts of yourself | 21:31 – Elly talks about player responsibility for table dynamics | 34:10 – Gurg Murg shares some experi ..read more
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HJRP S33E14 | What RPGs Don’t do Well, Truths vs Rumors, & OrcCon Recap
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
2M ago
◇ Topic: What is something that TTRPGs don’t do well… yet? Bill from Canada compares rumors to truths, & Josh from Denver gives us an OrcCon recap | Hosts: Kimi, Riley & Clara ◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:26 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in May (happyjacks.org/discord) & Kimi went to GAMA Expo! | 2:03 – Indie Designer of the Month: Logan Timmins (he/him) (breathingstories.itch.io)| 22:02 – Topic: What is something that TTRPGs don’t do well… yet? | 01:04:43 – Bill from Canada compares rumors to truths | 01:24:49 – Josh from Denver gives us an OrcCon ..read more
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HJRP S33E12 | Player Type Changes, AITA?, & Game Stories
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
2M ago
◇ Topic: What type of player are you? Does it change based on system or setting? Davi asks “Am I the A-hole?”, and Doogler shares some game stories | Hosts: Kimi, Enge, & Samantha ◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:41 – Announcements: Next Discord Game Daze will be in March! (happyjacks.org/discord) | 3:07 – Indie Designer of the Month: Anna Landin (she/her)(https://annalandin.itch.io/)| 8:13 – Topic: What type of player are you? Does it change based on system or setting? | 27:33 – Davi asks “Am I the A-hole?” | 39:57 – Doogler shares some game stories | 01:04:45 – Episode Closin ..read more
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HJRP S33E13 | Movie Inspired Games, Players Rejecting the Premise, Big Game Groups, & Yay, Pinnacles!
Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
by Happy Jacks RPG Network
2M ago
◇ Topic: Has a movie ever inspired a character or a campaign you made? Jörn from Sweden asks about players who reject the premise, Ken from Canada asks about running games for big groups and shares an update, Mike likes Pinnacles! | Hosts: Jason, Jay, Pooja, & Clara ◇ 00:33 – Welcome & Episode Summary | 1:24 – Announcements: We have a Savage Worlds actual play GMed by Enge starting up soon! Our March 2nd Game Daze was a huge hit! We had 9 games in all different systems! The next one will be in May! (happyjacks.org/discord) | 01:43 – Indie Designer of the Month: Logan Timmins (he/him ..read more
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