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  • RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 42 :: Flame War

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    In Episode 42, Liam and Josh dig into the value of names in Game Design. We also discuss problems caused by Cookie Cutter Builds in RPG systems and try to build our own optimized 2 and 3-man parties to see if we always come to the same conclusions. Flame Orbs gets a total overhaul. Is it too good now? Let us know!

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  • Flame On :: Episode 226 :: Now That’s What I Call Gay Life Vol. 9: Butthole’s Cupid

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    Bars have often been called the gay church because even during tumultuous times they are a safe haven for homosexuals to gather, fraternize, and oftentimes find a mate. Once you’ve figured out how to navigate the potential pitfalls, you can have some wild and crazy nights! Listen in as the boys tell their wildest stories and find out how you can be butthole’s cupid!

    BeeJay is in the host chair once again to lead this discussion about some of the most intriguing and debauchery filled nights. You’ll hear stories from Pat about his nights in New York and Atlanta, Josh will fill you in on how trying to buy merchandise can get you more than you bargained for, and BeeJay will fill you in on how he became a friend’s butthole cupid one night at Parliament House. After that, they also tackle why bar life is still important in a digital age and give their opinions on how they could thrive in 2020 and beyond! All of this and more is waiting for you in this volume of Now That’s What I Call Gay Life!

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  • Leyliners 8 :: Your Two Tents

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    In Episode 8, the gang seizes the moment and goes full Thin Lizzy on the Larsan fort and take advantage of the confusion. They decide that more prisoners should be released, if not for the sake of pure compassion, then for their outspoken commitment to chaos. In so doing, they meet a familiar voice… and then his face.

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  • RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 41 :: GM Quest’ions

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    In Episode 41, Liam, Josh, and Maxx throw down on some of the most common GM’ing questions. How do you do loot? Skill checks? What about huge differences in power between player characters? Most importantly, how do you make a good villain?

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  • Flame On :: Episode 225 :: Gay Life Vol. 8 – Bar Awkwardness

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    Bars have often been called the gay church because even during tumultuous times they are a safe haven for homosexuals to gather, fraternize, and oftentimes find a mate. However, when a young gay starts going out to the bars, it is usually filled with very awkward moments and in this episode of Now That’s What I Call Gay Life, you’ll hear some great awkward stories!

    BeeJay is back in the host chair and he’s ready to bring you a brand new episode of Now That’s What I Call Gay Life. In this installment he asks panelists Josh and Pat about their early experiences in the gay bars of Central Florida and Long Island. Listen in as they chat about pick up lines, buying one drink per hour, tripping on stage, getting a police officer punched, and how you can handle a situation perfectly, but still end up looking like the failure. All of these stories and more await you in this brand new volume of Now That’s What I Call Gay Life!

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  • Leyliners 7 :: A Hill to Die on

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    In Episode 7, the gang finally ventures outside the city proper and enmesh themselves in the vibrant and honest lives of the rural peoples of the land. Though they be strange of speech and impressively aromatic, they adapt quickly enough to land a 17-course meal of sauerkraut and ADVENTURE

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  • RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 40 :: Jazz Hands

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    In Episode 40, Liam and Josh review what benefits and limitations that going barehanded as a mage means in our system, as well as setting a roadmap for all of our Zealots in the future. We also end up creating a few items that will drive more dastardly characters to salivate.

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  • Flame On :: Episode 244 :: New Decade and the End of an Era

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    As the new decade rolls in, the one thing that stays the same in everyone’s lives is the pop culture around them. This is especially true for the boys of Flame ON! as they gather to chit chat about pop culture as well as say farewell to their palatial Rosevear Estates recording studio!

    Welcome to the year 2020! The flying cars are overhead and George Jetson is reporting for work at the sprocket factory… wait… never mind, that’s not what the future looks like! It’s another year chock full of pop culture goodness to talk about, and the boys of Flame ON! are here to do just that. For this historic episode, the boys are joined by Oral and Jarrod to discuss the topics that are on the tips of their tongues. Before the talk turns to this month’s pop culture in the new decade, they revisit pop culture resolutions for 2019 and how well they completed them. From there the cast discusses The Witcher on Netflix, the inspirational styling of Netflix animation, the conclusion of DC Comics Doomsday Clock, the upcoming Star Trek series Picard on CBS All AccessSteven Universe Future on Cartoon Network, as well as drag in the form of Moving Parts the Trixie Mattel documentary and the new Netflix series, AJ and the Queen starring RuPaul (and a few word about her new album, You’re A Winner, Baby!). Before signing off one last time from the Rosevear Estates, they also share their 1-UPs for the month!

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  • Leyliners 6 :: The Breakfast Club

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    Flummoxed and frustrated by the consequences that starting a city-wide riot has caused, the gang goes on a search for Stitto and revisits their priorities now that their timeline has accelerated.

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  • RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 39 :: Volcano Girls

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    In Episode 39, Maxx, Liam, and Josh talk about where the Paths are headed now that we’re at the halfway point of their development. Should they have followers? New game mechanics? How powerful should you expect to be at Step 10? What level would John Wick be?

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  • Flame On :: Episode 243 :: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    A (not so) long time ago in a movie theater (not that) far, far away, four homosexuals had to decide if they would follow the path of the Jedi and become a Skywalker or descend into the darkness of the Sith with Palpatine. Did they make the right decision? Listen in and find out!

    After 42 years of lore and fandom, Star Wars ended the Skywalker saga with their latest film installment, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, and the boys of Flame ON! braved opening weekend crowds to see the trilogy of trilogies come to an end. From the fan service of Lando, the Ewoks, and Porgs, to the divisiveness of Rey’s lineage, the Ben and Rey kiss, and the lack of screen time for Rose, the boys have a lot to discuss and they’re ready to share their opinions with you! Did their take on the movie match up with yours? Find out as you listen to them review The Rise of Skywalker!

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  • Wicked Anime :: Episode 174 :: Wickies 2019

    Wicked Anime brings you awesome animated commentary every other week!

    Live! (At one point)- we bring you the 2019 Wickies! Wicked Anime closes out 2019 with their picks for the best and worst anime of the year. Be sure to stay all the way through the end, as we’ll also be finding out what the best of the DECADE is as well. 10 years of anime has come and gone and we’re here to talk about it all!

    Join Jonstar, AFLM, Greg, Evan, and Derek as they talk about what’s happening in anime and what happened this decade!

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