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Episode 22.5: James Michael Spahn and The Hero’s Journey 2E

Episode 22.5: James Michael Spahn and The Hero’s Journey 2E

Welcome to the New Year! Your Halflings are joined by noted game designer James Spahn to talk about his new update of The Hero’s Journey Fantasy RPG, Kickstarting this month. We discuss his game philosophies, new innovations that make The Hero’s Journey 2E his ideal RPG, and his plans for the future. Tune in, and tune up to the Save for Half Sideshow! No kobolds were harmed in the making of this episode, not even the green...

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Episode 22: Aftermath! by FGU

Episode 22: Aftermath! by FGU

It’s the Post-Apocalypse, and you are a lone survivor battling the radioactive wastes with a pistol, sneakers, and all the armor that hit location #12 can hold! That’s right, it’s Aftermath by Fantasy Games Unlimited, and your Halflings delve into how the world ended in 1981! DM Jim failed his barter roll with the landshark, so we are joined this episode by DM Ben of the legendary realms of New York. Flowcharts, bicycles, and the relative...

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Episode 21: Manual of the Planes by TSR

Episode 21: Manual of the Planes by TSR

What do you do with that 20th level character in AD&D? Start adventuring in the various planes of existence, naturally! Your four halflings take a dive into 1987’s Manual of the Planes by Jeff Grubb and the TSR Bullpen. Soaring vistas, deep Abysses (Abyssi?), and Quasi-Elementals abound in this episode of Save for Half! No Modrons were harmed in the making of this show, because Nirvana has a perfect count.   Links mentioned in...

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Episode 20: Flash Gordon & The Warriors of Mongo by FGU

Episode 20: Flash Gordon & The Warriors of Mongo by FGU

It’s Flash! <insert Queen chorus here> He’ll save—for Half—every one of us! In this latest episode of Save for Half, your Fab Four take a deep dive into 1977’s Flash Gordon and the Warriors of Mongo, a…RPG? written by Lin Carter and Scott Bizar and published by Fantasy Games Unlimited. Adventure, excitement, power rays, and rabid flying squirrelons await you in this episode of Save for Half! None of DM Mike’s friends were harmed in...

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Episode 19: Bullwinkle and Rocky Roleplaying Party Game by TSR

Episode 19: Bullwinkle and Rocky Roleplaying Party Game by TSR

It’s party time here in the Halfling Hideaway, and what’s more of a party than a Party RPG? It says so, right on the box! Yes, it’s the Bullwinkle and Rocky Roleplaying Party game, from 1988. You demanded it (sorta), so we’re here to bring it to you! Can Boris really ‘Kill Moose’? Does Sherman and his boy face weeping angels in the time vortex? Can Dudley Do-right face off against Frost Giants? Ok, only one of those...

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Episode 18.5: North Texas RPG Con 2019

Episode 18.5: North Texas RPG Con 2019

What’s this? A Save for Half NTRPG Con wrap-up show before November? Thrills, chills, and Mike Badalatos abound in this overview of what the hosts did at NTRPGC! Well 3/4 of the hosts anyway. We review the con in its entirety, from the Wed. night elevator lines to the mini-tornado that hit the DFW area Sunday morning! Oh, and some gaming too… No conventions were harmed in the making of this show, not even with tornados! Links...

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