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Episode 44: Vampire the Masquerade by White Wolf

Episode 44: Vampire the Masquerade by White Wolf

You all knew it was coming, sooner or later. Like a undead wraith itself, Vampire: The Masquerade rises from the grave (the 2nd edition anyway) for your Fab Four to review. We cover what’s good, what’s not-so-good, and what sucks (see what I did there?) in White Wolf’s pre-eminent product in the RPG hobby. Get your Goth gear on, find some ankhs, and prepare for fang-u-lous fun! No Kindred were diablerized in the making of...

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Episode 43: The Fantasy Trip by Steve Jackson Games

Episode 43: The Fantasy Trip by Steve Jackson Games

Before the age of the OGL, there was a time undreamt of, the time of second generation FRPGS! Join us back in the late 1970s as we cover “The Fantasy Trip” by first Metagaming, then reprinted by Steve Jackson Games. Your fave Halflings consider this precursor to GURPS in all of its rules-light glory. Mana, Wizard Staffs, Solo Adventures, and dollar signs await your listening pleasure in this episode of Save for Half! No...

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Episode 42: Original Dungeons & Dragons, Edited by Greyharp

Episode 42: Original Dungeons & Dragons, Edited by Greyharp

One of the biggest complaints about Original (little brown book) D&D is that it’s difficult to understand because of layout and order. Not to mention it frequently refers to stuff in Chainmail—sold separately! Never fear, Greyharp has come to the rescue with this sorta-kinda-but-not-really retroclone of the original game. Layout corrections, rules organization, and actual cut-and-pastes of the Chainmail rules help this version be...

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Episode 41.5: North Texas RPG Con 2022

Episode 41.5: North Texas RPG Con 2022

It’s that time of year, what you’ve all been waiting for. That’s right, we’ve got BadMike himself from North Texas RPG Con to discuss what we did this year at the best Old School con in the world! We laughed, we cried, we managed to avoid the dealer room! Plus, DM Corbett was there! No really! Honest! We mean it this time! No candy bars were harmed in the making of this show, not even the full size ones that Corbett...

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Episode 41: Dallas The Television Role-Playing Game by SPI

Episode 41: Dallas The Television Role-Playing Game by SPI

What else need be said? Schemes, treachery, retconning entire seasons…it’s all here in this…erm…RPG (?) game about the hit TV show of the decade, Dallas. Who shot J.R.? Who didn’t shoot J.R.? And did anyone check his colon for gems? All these questions and more are answered on this episode of Save for Half! No Ewings were harmed in the making of this podcast, though it’s open season on the Carringtons!...

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Episode 40: East Texas University by Pinnacle Entertainment Group

Episode 40: East Texas University by Pinnacle Entertainment Group

It’s finals time at the Halfling Hideaway, and we’d probably do well if we weren’t so busy fighting supernatural evil. Yes, it’s cool hijinks and eldritch horror combined in the Savage World supplement East Texas University by 12 to Midnight, Inc. As 3 of your 4 Halflings grew up in ETX, we have opinions. So does DM Jim, for that matter! No pine trees were harmed in the making of this podcast, not even the walking...

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Episode 39.5: Email Hot Tub Time Machine

Episode 39.5: Email Hot Tub Time Machine

Yes, it’s the senses-blasting return of that (in)famous Halfling tradition…the Email Hot Tub Time Machine!™ Guest starring DM Cojo! Well, not exactly…but he has so many emails here you’d think he was in the room! No emails were harmed in the making of this sideshow, though quite a few were in the lost and found! Don’t forget to drop us an email at saveforhalfpodcast(at)gmail.com to give your opinions of the show! Be...

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