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Episode 4 1/2: Judges Guild seminar

Episode 4 1/2: Judges Guild seminar

Thanks to intrepid reporter DM Jim, we at Save for Half present the 2017 North Texas RPG Con seminar on the history and future plans of the Judges Guild, presented by Bob Bledsaw Jr. If you didn’t make the con (shame on you!) or missed the seminar then get ready for an hour of JG goodness! Links mentioned in this show: Judges Guild http://judgesguild.org/ North Texas RPG Convention http://www.ntrpgcon.com/ Don’t forget to drop...

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Episode 4: Cyborg Commando

Episode 4: Cyborg Commando

This 1987 RPG, produced by Gary Gygax and Frank Mentzer with Kim Mohan, has a reputation in the gaming hobby as one of the worst RPGs ever designed. But is it really that bad? Your determined Save for Halfling DMs take a dive into this game and see if it lives up to its reputation or is instead a gem in the rough! Links mentioned in this show: Designers & Dragons – Evil Hat Productions New Infinities Productions history on...

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Episode 3 1/2: North Texas RPG Con

Episode 3 1/2: North Texas RPG Con

Welcome to the Save for Half “Sideshow”! These shows are produced erratically and oddly, much like a circus’ sideshow. They are for the bits and bobs we don’t feel fit into the format of the “whole number” shows, so be warned, it gets weird from here on out! In this sideshow we are joined by Mike “BadMike” Badolato, co-owner/runner/responsible adult/sucker of the North Texas RPG Convention,...

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Episode 3: Basic/Expert D&D

Episode 3: Basic/Expert D&D

We’re back and ready to find a dragon in a dungeon…so long as it’s Basic/Expert! The terrible trio of DMs Mike, Liz and Corbett throw down on dragons, ghouls, and rules lawyers in this third episode of Save for Half! Links mentioned in this show: Dungeons & Dragons Basic set by Tom Moldvay – Wikipedia Dungeons & Dragons Expert set by Steve marsh/Zeb Cook – Wikipedia Don’t forget to drop us an...

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Episode 2: “Gamma World”

Episode 2: “Gamma World”

In our second outing* the Save for Half-lings (with guest-star DM Jim!) look at a seminal old school classic – 1st edition Gamma World. James M. Ward and Gary Jaquet’s over-the-top combination of super-science and deadly, earnest danger set the bar for early science fiction and post-apocalyptic role playing games, and its influence is still felt in gaming 38 years later. * Original Recording of this show was April 10, 2016...

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Episode 1: Doctor Who RPG (FASA)

Episode 1:  Doctor Who RPG (FASA)

No, this isn’t episode 3 of Save for Half. Thanks to the powers of the Time Vortex (and our forgetting to do otherwise) we’re going back in time to give you episode 1 of the Save for Half podcast! DM Corbett joins the podcast posse of DMs Mike, Liz and Jim to discover the mysteries of time and space…according to the 1985 FASA edition of the game. Watch out for disorganized rules, tactical combat movement, and always those...

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Episode 0: New Show!

Episode 0: New Show!

“What’s this?” you ask in your best Adam West Batman narration voice? It’s the all new, repurposed, family-friendly Save for Half podcast! Now with 100% more DM Corbett! DMs Mike, Liz, and C-Daddy join you for a talk about what this show is, our Top 5 wishes for future episodes, and generally prattle on about RPG stuff. No Dungeon Crawl Classics were hurt in the making of this show! Don’t forget to drop us an email at...

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