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Episode 6: Classic Traveller by GDW

Episode 6: Classic Traveller by GDW

Welcome to the Far Future as only 1977 can bring it to you! In this show the Halfling trio covers the granddaddy of all space-traveling Sci-Fi games, Traveller by Marc Miller and Game Designers’ Workshop. Starships, aliens, (non-light) saber-fighting (?), and death during character generation – You get it all!       Links mentioned in this show: Chris “Clangador” Yoder’s Passing...

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Episode 5 1/2: Top Secret: New World Order

Episode 5 1/2: Top Secret: New World Order

Once again your intrepid Halflings dive into the murky world of Espionage RPGs. No Cold War this time around, instead we jack into the 21st century with Top Secret: New World Order by TSR Games. We are joined by author Merle Rasmussen and TSR Games head honcho Jayson Elliot to talk over what’s old, what’s new, and how this podcast will self-destruct in only 51 minutes! Links mentioned in this show: Kickstarter for Top Secret:...

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Episode 5: Top Secret

Episode 5: Top Secret

Get your trench coats and code books, in this show the Halflings enter the murky world of Cold War espionage with 1980s Top Secret RPG from TSR. DM Liz takes the reins as lead host, and won’t give it back! Thrills, chills, and treachery abounds as we strive to answer the question: Can an Old School RPG have too many tables?       Links mentioned in this show: Amazon – Top Secret box set...

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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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