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  1. RPG From Scratch :: Echoes of the Starcrypt :: Part 12

    Echoes of the Starcrypt Part 12Ever 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!

    The mole is vanquished! But now the gang has drawn the ire of a caretaker of this forsaken tomb. Dare you learn the secrets it keeps? Our heroes gain an insight to the very nature of this structure, and it greatly disturbs them.

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  2. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 14 :: Politics and Religion

    Design Episode 13 :: Don't Be a MartyrEver 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!

    We commit the ultimate party faux pas and delve deep into the cultural and political strife of our world, coming up with 3 distinct religions and give names to those who would be Emperors.

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  3. RPG From Scratch :: Echoes of the Starcrypt :: Part 11

    Echoes of the Starcrypt Part 11Ever 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!

    The gang scrambles to face down the giant mole! Who sent it? Is it the creature that has terrorized Clan Nargabar and The Way Forward? Listen in as they discover more about this creature and the nature of the site itself.

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  4. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 13 :: Don’t Be a Martyr

    Design Episode 13 :: Don't Be a MartyrEver 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!

    Want to go Core Radiance but feel underwhelmed at unfairly targeted by Martyr? You’re in luck! In this episode, along with rounding out some corners, we discuss some pie-in-the-sky Path ideas to see if anything from them is worth stealing for our current ones. We also finally begin our difficult conversation about Magick as a system.

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  5. RPG From Scratch :: Echoes of the Starcrypt :: Part 10

    Echoes of the Starcrypt Part 10Ever 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!

    It turns out our party is by no means alone within the bowels of this alien ruin… and neither is whatever is chasing them! Listen in as we make a series of extremely questionable moral decisions while ignoring any and all integrity of the profession of Archaeology.

     

     

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  6. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 12 :: Under One Condition

    Design Episode 12 :: Under One ConditionEver 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!

    We come up with a new game name, patch up some small holes, do away with ammunition tracking, add a HoT spell, and dig deep into the meat of what conditions you gain when you fall to 0 HP, making our game riskier than ever for PCs. Listen in, and crawl your way out of a dungeon together with your Homebrew Hombres!

     

     

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  7. RPG From Scratch :: Echoes of the Starcrypt :: Part 9

    Echoes of the Starcrypt Part 9Ever 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!

    Your favorite crew of miscreants begins their very first dungeon crawl: forsaking fresh air and sunlight for the horrifying secrets beneath the earth. Listen in as they brave the mysteries of the ancients and discover what haunts these ruins.

     

     

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  8. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 11 :: The Rest of Your Life

    Design Episode 11 :: The Rest of Your LifeEver 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!

    We ratchet up the difficulty by deciding what happens when the players fail to get a full night’s rest and further complicate what happens to characters when they fall to 0 HP. We also come up with an elegant way of creating and using potions. Along with ironing out a half-dozen other small details, we bring up the feedback from one of our Patrons and work it into our game. Pitch-in and listen-in!

     

     

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  9. RPG From Scratch :: Echoes of the Starcrypt :: Part 8

    Echoes of the Starcrypt Part 8Ever 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 Part 8 of our Actual Play campaign, the crew finds a glut of clues and tries to find a way to care for the four lost children, while engaging in intense debates about the scrolls, Forsha, and whether or not crocodiles have beards.

     

     

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  10. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 10 :: Break a Leg!

    Design Episode 10 :: Break a Leg!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!

    We recently took Scratch Dice to AVL Scarefest in North Carolina and in this episode we recap our experience running our game for strangers and share some of the excellent feedback we received. We completely revamp how we handle Death and Dying as well as throw in some lingering effects for those who touch the void. How many broken legs do you want? We have them on special!

     

     

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