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  1. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 67 :: Knights of the Round Tabletop

    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 explore the concept of hazardous items and how the Leyliners (and McGargle) would classify them. But that’s not all – we also take a detour to discuss the preparation process for polishing off the epic Citadel Path. It’s sure to be a lively and engaging episode that any tabletop fan won’t want to miss. So join us as we dive into the world of tabletop roleplaying and have a blast doing it!

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  2. RPG From Scratch :: Bonus :: Discussing The Open Gaming License

    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!

    The Hombres gather to discuss the recent news regarding Hasbro and their proposed changes to the Open Gaming License, the motivations behind it, and what kind of licensing structure we plan on using for our Artifacts Roleplaying Game. Community drives this entire industry, so we’d love to hear what you value about this concept as well.

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  3. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 66 :: Step by Step

    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!

    The Hombres create another premade character to add to the canon. We also map out a baseline of what each step should get on steps 7 through 10, putting us on the home stretch of where we see everyone ending up, as well as laying out what we think each weakness that each Path has that it will overcome at the end.

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  4. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 65 :: Darkness before the Sunrise

    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!

    The Hombres tackle two more premade characters! We introduce the world to Cirril – the goth pirate, with a longing in his soul and a song in his heart, and backing him up is Lady Sunrise, a swamp stomping hard knock blues artist from the honkiest tonkiest hive in Urd.

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  5. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 64 :: Giving up the Ghost

    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!

    Maxx debuts his first listener-submitted items. The Hombres reunite to tackle the big questions. What is life after death? Who lives here? How exactly does one Pounce?

    We are launching McGarrgl’s Compendium of Wondrous and Wacky Items, a codex of user-submitted items for the world of Urd! All listeners can document the items they find via the Unique Item Submission Form.

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  6. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 63 :: Iconics

    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!

    The Hombres get back in the lab to tackle Step 6 Radiance, really giving them glowy bois the blasting power they need to match their dazzling personalities. Also, we discuss the utility of premade characters for beta testing and create a diverse dais of roguish roustabouts.

    We are launching McGarrgl’s Compendium of Wondrous and Wacky Items, a codex of user-submitted items for the world of Urd! All listeners can document the items they find via the Unique Item Submission Form.

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  7. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 62 :: State of the Art

    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!

    The Hombres get our artist, Jarrod Pope on to talk about character design from the perspective of a player, an artist, and a game designer.

    We are launching McGarrgl’s Compendium of Wondrous and Wacky Items, a codex of user-submitted items for the world of Urd! All listeners can document the items they find via the Unique Item Submission Form.

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  8. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 61 :: X Marks the Man

    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 this episode, the Hombres get back into Step Six with Champion, get a surprise visit from a being beyond understanding, and throw a few bones to the Marksman players out there!

    We are launching McGarrgl’s Compendium of Wondrous and Wacky Items, a codex of user-submitted items for the world of Urd! All listeners can document the items they find via the Unique Item Submission Form.

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  9. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 60 :: Wondrous and Wacky

    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!

    The gang gets further into the rules of death and dying. Radiance gets an upgrade in Step 3. Also, how do you deal with unfinished side quests as a GM?

    We are launching McGarrgl’s Compendium of Wondrous and Wacky Items, a codex of user-submitted items for the world of Urd! All listeners can document the items they find via the Unique Item Submission Form.

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  10. RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 59 :: The Index

    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!

    The Hombres get elbow deep into the organizational structure of The Leyliners and the history of the Akaenoshian Empire.

    We are launching McGarrgl’s Compendium of Wondrous and Wacky Items, a codex of user-submitted items for the world of Urd! All listeners can document the items they find via the Unique Item Submission Form.

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