Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG built from everything you love about gaming, while dropping the crap you can’t stand? Listen in as as four homebrew hombres design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch.
Follow Josh, Doug, Maxx, and Liam, hosts of the writing podcast Bad Storytellers, as they take on the most over complicated way to have fun with your friends: tabletop gaming. Their quest? Build a roleplaying game that meets all of their needs with the end goal of sharing it with the world. Listen in on the trials and errors of tabletop game design, explore the art of mechanics and storytelling, and eventually adventure with them through epic playtesting.
In this, our debut episode, the gang discusses their experiences with other tabletop RPGs, their grievances with those systems, what they expect from a great d20-based game, and we lay the groundwork for the major variations that will make our system unique. (more…)