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Episode 18: James Bond: 007 by Victory Games

Episode 18: James Bond: 007 by Victory Games

It’s Half. Save for Half, and this time the Fab Four are discussing that espionage title of RPGs from the 1980s, the James Bond: 007 RPG from Victory Games. We are joined by a fifth guest host, DM Gary, who is not only well-versed in the game but is the 007 RPG Gamemaster for DMs Mike and Liz’s ongoing “View to a Kill” adventure. Car and snowmobile chases, Ease Ratings, and Five point (or is that Six?) Seductions are all here...

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Episode 17: Champions 1st Edition

Episode 17: Champions 1st Edition

It’s a “Super” episode of Save for Half today as the Fab 4 return to talk about the first edition of Champions, the Super RPG. Published in 1981, this 73-page rulebook gives you everything you need to fight crime, supervillains, and…math? We’ll give you the lowdown on the powers, the foibles, and mathematical formulas of this pioneering Superhero RPG; who’s on its 6th printing today! No BODY, STUN, or d6s were harmed in...

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Episode 16.5: That 70’s (RPG) Podcast

Episode 16.5: That 70’s (RPG) Podcast

Jenkies! It’s time for another groovy episode of Save for Half! This time the Fab Four are joined by Jon Peterson, author of the book Playing at the World and all around fun guy from Yuggoth to discuss the RPG scene of the 1970s, a time where our hobby first got its roots set into the hearts and minds of millions. Fun, games, and fanzines are discussed, so take a listen on your 8-track, vinyl, or cassette! No K-Tel records were harmed in...

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Episode 16: Monsters, Monsters!

Episode 16: Monsters, Monsters!

Welcome to the mash…the Monster Mash? Your trio of Halflings (with a surprise 4th joining the cast) delve into an unusual little RPG of the mid-1970s called Monsters! Monsters! by Ken St. Andre. The author of Tunnels & Trolls decided to give the enemies of heroic parties their own side of the game, and we give you the goods….and the bads, and the uglies! No Crones were harmed in the making of this podcast, not even the...

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Episode 15: Avremier

Episode 15: Avremier

Welcome to the Halfling Hideaway of Save for Half! This show we’re looking at a modern set of supplements for the campaign world of Avremier by David A. Hill. It’s made to be run with the Original D&D rules (1974), but is flexible enough to run with most any A/D&D rules set. It’s a big project (Core setting book and 4 supplements) but luckily for us our good friend DM Jim from Frog God Games has joined us to complete this review!...

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Episode 14: Privateers & Gentlemen

Episode 14: Privateers & Gentlemen

Ahoy there, ye landlubbers! It’s the Halfling crew of the SS SFH here to cut yer jib and keel yer haul…with the role playing game “Privateers & Gentlemen”! Published in 1982, this box set from Fantasy Games Unlimited has sailing ships, mutinous crews, rotten boroughs….but surprisingly few pirates? We delve into the books with the assistance of (brevet) DM Mark from the Tabletop Radio Hour podcast. He’s...

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